Regulation of extracellular toxin production in Clostridium perfringens

J. I. Rood, M. Lyristis

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Until recently, little was known about the regulation of toxin production in Clostridium perfringens. Three regulatory genes that control the production of θ toxin (perfringolysin O) have now been identified. Two of these genes make up a two-component sensor-kinase-response-regulator system that also controls the production of other extracellular toxins.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)192-196
Number of pages5
JournalTrends in Microbiology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1995

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