Pearls Sample Question
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Which of these organisms contains a molecule that resembles lipopolysaccharides?
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Listeria monocytogenes has several molecules that cause lysis of the phagosome allowing release into the cytoplasm.
Listeria contain molecules similar to lipopolysaccharides. Virulence factors include internalin, listeriolysin O, phospholipases, bacterial surface protein, and ActA.
In the cytoplasm, Listeria uses host actin polymerization to move from cell to cell.
The main target organ is the liver.
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