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sapF  -  antimicrobial peptide ABC transporter ATPase

Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Synonyms: ECK1285, JW1283
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Disease relevance of sapF


Biological context of sapF

  • These results indicate that the interaction of antimicrobial peptides from the host with the sapA to sapF operon from the pathogen plays a similar role in animal and in plant bacterial pathogenesis [1].


  1. Inactivation of the sapA to sapF locus of Erwinia chrysanthemi reveals common features in plant and animal bacterial pathogenesis. López-Solanilla, E., García-Olmedo, F., Rodríguez-Palenzuela, P. Plant Cell (1998) [Pubmed]
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