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Porin P.IB

The porin, P.IB from Neisseria gonorrheae has been found to bind both G and F-actin (Wen et al, 2000). This is thought to be important in the invasion of the bacteria into host cells.

Wen, K.-K., Giardina, G., Blake, M. S., Edwards, J., Apicella, M. A. & Rubenstein, P. A. (2000) Interaction of the gonococcal porin P.IB with G-actin and F-actin., Biochemistry. 39, 8638-8647.

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