Gene Symbol: espI
Description: ESX-1 secretion-associated protein EspI
Alias: snm3
Species: Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv

Top Publications

  1. McLaughlin B, Chon J, MacGurn J, Carlsson F, Cheng T, Cox J, et al. A mycobacterium ESX-1-secreted virulence factor with unique requirements for export. PLoS Pathog. 2007;3:e105 pubmed
    ..The results establish EspB as a substrate of ESX-1 that is required for virulence and growth in macrophages and suggests that the contribution of ESX-1 to virulence may arise from the secretion of multiple independent substrates. ..
  2. Zhang M, Chen J, Sala C, Rybniker J, Dhar N, Cole S. EspI regulates the ESX-1 secretion system in response to ATP levels in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Mol Microbiol. 2014;93:1057-1065 pubmed publisher
    The function of EspI, a 70?kDa protein in Mycobacterium tuberculosis, has remained unclear...