The autotransporter secretion system

Mickael Desvaux, Nicholas Parham, Ian Henderson

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The type V secretion system includes the autotransporter family, the two-partner system and the Oca family. The autotransporter secretion process involving first the translocation of the precursor through the inner membrane and then its translocation through the outer membrane via a pore formed by a beta-barrel is reviewed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-60
Number of pages8
JournalResearch in Microbiology
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2004


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