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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: In silico identification of potential chaperone genes that belong to type III and type IV secretion systems in Xanthomonas axonopodis pv citri
Author: Khater, L
Santos, TM
Alegria, MC
Docena, C
da Silva, ACR
Ramos, CHI
Abstract: The secretion of bacterial virulence factors and flagellar components requires the assistance of specific type III and flagellar chaperones. Standard computational annotation of the genome of Xanthomonas axonopodis pv citri, a plant pathogen that causes citrus canker, initially did not identify any genes belonging to these chaperone categories since the primary sequence homology between them was very low. However, in a search for hypothetical proteins with characteristics similar to these chaperones, we have now identified 30 chromosomal and 10 plasmidial potential genes encoding chaperones belonging to types III/IV, and flagellar secretion systems in this organism. The significance of these findings is discussed.
Subject: chaperone
protein secretion
type III and type IV secretion systems
Country: Brasil
Editor: Soc Brasil Genetica
Citation: Genetics And Molecular Biology. Soc Brasil Genetica, v. 28, n. 2, n. 321, n. 327, 2005.
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S1415-47572005000200024
Date Issue: 2005
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