|Title||Proteins in the chlamydial inclusion membrane. |
|Publication Type||Journal Article |
|Year of Publication||2002 |
|Authors||Rockey, DD, Scidmore, MA, Bannantine, JP, Brown, WJ |
|Journal||Microbes and infection / Institut Pasteur |
|Date Published||2002 Mar |
The chlamydiae are obligate intracellular pathogens that occupy a nonacidified vacuole (the inclusion) during their entire developmental cycle. Several proteins have recently been identified that are localized to the inclusion membrane. The following is a discussion of how inclusion membrane proteins might participate in the chlamydial developmental process.