Taking out Exporter is Double Whammy for S. aureus Toxins
By Anette Breindl
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases have discovered that by targeting a bacterial transporter Staphylococcus aureus uses to export its toxins, they were able to not only reduce S. aureus virulence, but to kill the bacterium outright.
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