The VirF protein from Shigella flexneri is a member of the AraC transcription factor superfamily and is highly homologous to Rns, a positive regulator of virulence genes in enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli

Mol Microbiol. 1992 Jun;6(11):1575. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.1992.tb00879.x.
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Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Bacterial Proteins / genetics*
  • Escherichia coli / genetics*
  • Gene Expression Regulation, Bacterial / physiology
  • Sequence Homology, Nucleic Acid
  • Shigella flexneri / genetics*
  • Transcription Factors / genetics
  • Virulence / genetics


  • Bacterial Proteins
  • Transcription Factors