Fibronectin-binding proteins of Gram-positive cocci Academic Article uri icon


  • Cell wall-attached fibronectin-binding proteins are important multifunctional virulence factors of Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes. This review describes recent advances in the understanding of the function of these proteins on a molecular level and of their role in infections.

altmetric score

  • 3

author list (cited authors)

  • Schwarz-Linek, U., Höök, M., & Potts, J. R.

citation count

  • 95

publication date

  • July 2006