Gene Symbol: BC3102
Description: hemolysin BL binding component precursor
Species: Bacillus cereus ATCC 14579

Top Publications

  1. Heinrichs J, Beecher D, Macmillan J, Zilinskas B. Molecular cloning and characterization of the hblA gene encoding the B component of hemolysin BL from Bacillus cereus. J Bacteriol. 1993;175:6760-6 pubmed
    ..Higher levels of expression and disruption of the hblA gene are being pursued to resolve whether hemolysin BL is indeed the enterotoxin...
  2. Zhu K, Didier A, Dietrich R, Heilkenbrinker U, Waltenberger E, Jessberger N, et al. Formation of small transmembrane pores: An intermediate stage on the way to Bacillus cereus non-hemolytic enterotoxin (Nhe) full pores in the absence of NheA. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2016;469:613-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the NheBC complex itself has a tendency to increase the membrane permeability prior to the emergence of full pores containing also NheA. ..
  3. Granum P, Nissen H. Sphingomyelinase is part of the 'enterotoxin complex' produced by Bacillus cereus. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 1993;110:97-100 pubmed
  4. Fagerlund A, Lindb ck T, Granum P. Bacillus cereus cytotoxins Hbl, Nhe and CytK are secreted via the Sec translocation pathway. BMC Microbiol. 2010;10:304 pubmed publisher
    ..The Hbl, Nhe and CytK toxins appear to be secreted using the Sec pathway, and the reduced Hbl expression of a FEA deficient strain was shown not to be due to a secretion defect...