Shiga-like toxin, beta subunit (IPR003189)

Short name: SLT_beta

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Family relationships



This family represents the B subunit of shiga-like toxin (SLT or verotoxin) produced by some strains of Escherichia coli associated with hemorrhagic colitis and hemolytic uremic syndrome. SLT s are composed of one enzymatic A subunit and five cell binding B subunits [PMID: 10745005].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0019836 hemolysis by symbiont of host erythrocytes

Molecular Function

No terms assigned in this category.

Cellular Component

GO:0005576 extracellular region

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.