Fibronectin-binding proteins of gram-positive cocci

Ulrich Schwarz-Linek, Magnus Höök, Jennifer R Potts

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Cell wall-attached fibronectin-binding proteins are important multifunctional virulence factors of Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes. This review describes recent advances in the understanding of the function of these proteins on a molecular level and of their role in infections.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2291-8
Number of pages8
JournalMicrobes and infection
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2006


  • Adhesins, Bacterial
  • Humans
  • Staphylococcal Infections
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Streptococcus pyogenes
  • Virulence Factors

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