ⓘ CFP-10

                                     

ⓘ CFP-10

CFP-10 also known as ESAT-6-like protein esxB or secreted antigenic protein MTSA-10 or 10 kDa culture filtrate antigen CFP-10 is a protein that is encoded by the esxB gene.

CFP-10 is a 10 KDA secreted antigen of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It forms a 1:1 heterodimeric complex with ESAT-6. How genes are expressed from the RD1 region of the genome of bacteria and play a key role in the virulence of the infection.