cytolysin


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a substance that partly or completely destroys animal cells

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Flammutoxin, a cytolysin from the edible mushroom Flammulina velutipes, forms two different types of voltage-gated channels in lipid bilayer membranes.
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Pneumolysin is a cytolysin produced by Streptococcus pneumoniae that binds to cholesterol in host cell membranes and forms pores.
The compositions include microbial delivery vehicles such as nonvirulent bacteria comprising a first gene encoding a nonsecreted foreign cytolysin operably linked to a heterologous promoter and a second gene encoding a different foreign agent.
First, a real-time PCR with SYBR Green I fluorescent dye, using oligonucleotide primers for the specific region of the cytolysin gene (vvh) was tested on 87 V.
Traits that may enhance the virulence include the usual suspects cytolysin, aggregation substance, adhesions, extracellular superoxide (ESO), extracellular surface protein (ESP), haemolysin and gelatinase (5).
Group B streptococcal beta-hemolysin/ cytolysin activates neutrophil signaling pathways in brain endothelium and contributes to development of meningitis.
SLO is an important GAS cytolysin that enhances cytotoxicity and toxin translocation (34,35), and its heightened expression would be expected to increase virulence.