Mscramms

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MSCRAMM
... MSCRAMM (acronym for "microbial surface components recognizing adhesive matrix molecules") adhesin proteins mediate the initial attachment of bacteria to host tissue, providing a critical step to establish infection ... All of these MSCRAMMs bind to fibrinogen except protein A, that binds IgG, but also other targets for MSCRAMMs are known, such as fibronectin ... The MSCRAMMs have mainly been studied in Gram positive pathogens and are promising drug targets ...