cytotoxic necrotising factors


cytotoxic necrotising factors
(= CNFs)
Toxins (110 kD, monomeric) produced by some strains of E. coli. Induce ruffling and stress fibre formation in fibroblasts and block cytokinesis by acting on p21 Rho.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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