Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 30th, 2003
"The SpvB virulence-associated protein has been shown to ADP-ribosylate actin, and this enzymatic activity is essential for virulence in mice," wrote A. Kurita and colleagues, Kitasato University, Kitasato Institute Life Science.
The researchers concluded: "Here we present evidence that intracellular expression of SpvB protein induces not only disruption of actin...
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