Staphylococcus aureus alpha toxin

Staphylococcus aureus alpha toxin

Alpha Toxin is secreted by Staph. aureus bacteria. It is a membrane disrupting toxin that creates pores causing hemolysis and tissue damage. It has phospholipase C activity.

ee also

*Phospholipase C
*Peripheral membrane proteins

External links

* - Orientations of α-toxins in membranes

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