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What is pillin responsible for?

Pilli is responsible for attachment and antiphagocytic properties.

2

Por protein

Promotes intracellular survival.

3

Opa protein

Attachement to eukaryotic cells.

4

Lipooligosaccharide

Lipid A and core oligosaccharide lacking O-antigen. Acts as an endotoxin. This stimulates inflammation chemokines to TNFalpha

5

IgA protease

Destroys IgA

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B-lactamase

Hydrolyzed B-lactam ring in penicillin!