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An In-Silico Sequence-Structure-Function Analysis of the N-Terminal Lobe in CT Group Bacterial ADP-Ribosyltransferase Toxins
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The ADP-Ribosylating Toxins of Salmonella

Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
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Toxins 2019, 11(7), 416; https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins11070416
Received: 17 June 2019 / Revised: 10 July 2019 / Accepted: 12 July 2019 / Published: 16 July 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue ADP-Ribosylating Toxin)
A number of pathogenic bacteria utilize toxins to mediate disease in a susceptible host. The foodborne pathogen Salmonella is one of the most important and well-studied bacterial pathogens. Recently, whole genome sequence characterizations revealed the presence of multiple novel ADP-ribosylating toxins encoded by a variety of Salmonella serovars. In this review, we discuss both the classical (SpvB) and novel (typhoid toxin, ArtAB, and SboC/SeoC) ADP-ribosylating toxins of Salmonella, including the structure and function of these toxins and our current understanding of their contributions to virulence. View Full-Text
Keywords: ADP-ribosyltransferase; toxin; Salmonella; SpvB; ArtAB; typhoid toxin; SboC; SeoC ADP-ribosyltransferase; toxin; Salmonella; SpvB; ArtAB; typhoid toxin; SboC; SeoC
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Cheng, R.A.; Wiedmann, M. The ADP-Ribosylating Toxins of Salmonella. Toxins 2019, 11, 416.

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