Weblinks

Virulence Factors of Pathogenic Bacteria

A database of bacterial virulence factors. Go to search, select virulence factors and query one of the key words provided.
http://www.mgc.ac.cn/VFs/main.htm

Anthrax Protective Antigen in JMOL

A 3-D, interactive tutorial on the anthrax protective antigen developed using Jmol, an open-source Java viewer for chemical structures. You may need to download the Java viewer, which is available at http://jmol.sourceforge.net.

The Type III Protein Secretion System

Animation of Salmonella enterica using a type III secretion system to introduce bacterial effector proteins into the host cell. The result is altered actin polymerization, membrane ruffling and engulfment of the bacterium into a specialized vacuole. The speaker is Dr. Brett Finlay, University of British Columbia.
http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/media/salmonella-sm.mov

E. coli Infection

Animation of Enteropathogenic E. coli invated intestinal epithelial cells and the molecular events leading to pedestal formation.
http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/media/ecoli-sm.mov