CAP10

Putative lipopolysaccharide-modifying enzyme.
CAP10
SMART accession number:SM00672
Description:
Interpro abstract (IPR006598):

Cryptococcus neoformans is a pathogenic fungus which most commonly affects the central nervous system and causes fatal meningoencephalitis primarily in patients with AIDS. This fungus produces a thick extracellular polysaccharide capsule which is well recognised as a virulence factor. CAP10 is required for capsule formation and virulence [(PUBMED:10482503)].

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There are 488 CAP10 domains in 488 proteins in SMART's nrdb database.

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