UniProt functional annotation for P0A0L2

UniProt code: P0A0L2.

Organism: Staphylococcus aureus.
Taxonomy: Bacteria; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Bacillales; Staphylococcus.
 
Function: Staphylococcal enterotoxins cause the intoxication staphylococcal food poisoning syndrome. The illness is characterized by high fever, hypotension, diarrhea, shock, and in some cases death.
 
Cofactor: Binds 1 zinc ion per subunit. The zinc ion is necessary for the toxin interaction with MHC class II.
Subunit: Monomer.
Subcellular location: Secreted.
Miscellaneous: This toxin seems to be coded by a bacteriophage.
Similarity: Belongs to the staphylococcal/streptococcal toxin family.

Annotations taken from UniProtKB at the EBI.