name: protein secretion by the type VI secretion system
def: "The process in which proteins are transferred into the extracellular milieu or directly into host cells by the type VI secretion system. Proteins secreted by this system do not require an N-terminal signal sequence." [GOC:mlg, PMID:16432199, PMID:16763151]
comment: Note that this term represents an activity and not a cellular structure. Consider also annotating to the cellular component term 'type VI protein secretion system complex ; GO:0033104'.
synonym: "protein secretion by the T6SS" EXACT 
synonym: "protein secretion by the type VI protein secretion system" EXACT 
synonym: "type VI protein secretion system" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0009306 ! protein secretion
is_a: GO:0071806 ! protein transmembrane transport
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