Regulation of gene transcription in group A and В streptococci

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Present review describes gene transcriptional regulation in group A and В pathogenic streptococci. The functions, features, mechanisms of action of two-component regulatory systems and global transcriptional regulators, as well as their influence on metabolism and virulence of streptococci are shown. The data obtained by the researchers of Department of Molecular Microbiology, Institute of Experimental Medicine, are summarized.

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