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J Bacteriol. 1987 June; 169(6): 2869–2871.
PMCID: PMC212202

Nucleotide sequence of the gene for the hole-forming toxin aerolysin of Aeromonas hydrophila.


The gene for the hole-forming toxin aerolysin from Aeromonas hydrophila was sequenced. Although most of the sequence seems unrelated to that of Staphylococcus aureus alpha-toxin, both proteins are very hydrophilic, and they each contain a nearly identical string of 10 amino acids.

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