Example sentences for: pleotrophic

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  • The precise biological role of SLS in streptococcal infections remains controversial [ 7 ] . The original analysis of the sagA gene demonstrated that inactivation of the gene encoding the polypeptide component of SLS rendered the organism less virulent in a dermonecrotic mouse model [ 3 ] . In a related series of studies, Li et al also isolated a mutant that not only lacked SLS activity but also affected other phenotypes [ 4 ] . The additional phenotypes included surface M and M-related protein as well as the secreted cysteine protease, streptococcal pyrogenic exotoxin B, SpeB [ 4 ] . The disrupted gene was termed pel (pleotrophic effect locus).

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