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type III secretion system
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
A highly conserved, multicomponent secretion system found in many Gram-negative bacteria that are plant and animal pathogens. This system transports effector molecules directly from the cytoplasm to the cell surface when the pathogen comes in close contact with the host cell. It is evolutionarily related to the bacterial flagellum.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/15197.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/15197
Used For
T3SS (Type III secretion system)
type-III secretion apparatus
type 3 secretion systems
type three secretion system
Broader Term
transport proteins
Related Term
bacterial proteins
pathogenicity
protein secretion
Spanish
sistema de secreción del tipo III
Term Number
15197