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  • This disclosure also relates to R-type pyocins wherein the tail fibers are modified to include globular proteins, which proteins can bind and degrade cell surface structures, such as polysaccharides. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • The two T6SS components, TssB/VipA and TssC/VipB, assemble to form tubules that conserve structural/functional homology with tail sheaths of contractile bacteriophages and pyocins. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • several
  • Several common STDs adversely affect pregnancy and result in spontaneous abortion, stillbirth, chorioamnionitis, premature rupture of membranes, preterm delivery, and postpartum endometritis. (nih.gov)