Gene Symbol: pilU
Description: prepilin peptidase
- Molecular cloning, nucleotide sequence, and function of a site-specific recombinase encoded in the major 'pathogenicity island' of Salmonella typhiX L Zhang
Department of Biochemistry, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, People s Republic of China
Gene 202:139-46. 1997..typhi encodes pili bearing two alternative PilV proteins as tip adhesins, one of which recognizes, specifically, a membrane component of Escherichia coli K-12, while the specificity of the other PilV protein is not known...