enterotoxin


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Related to enterotoxin: endotoxin, staphylococcal enterotoxin, Shiga toxin, Superantigen
  • noun

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a cytotoxin specific for the cells of the intestinal mucosa

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The xMAP Biothreat Toxin Panel is a multiplexed immunoassay intended for the simultaneous qualitative detection and identification of multiple biological toxins in a variety of sample matrices, including Botulinum toxins, Ricin, and Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B.
aureus leads to an increased likelihood of staphylococcal enterotoxin production, which causes vomiting and diarrhea in humans (Franco et al.
None of the isolates described in this study carried genes associated with the toxic shock syndrome toxin (tst) or the staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (eta, etb), but all possessed several enterotoxin genes.
He also went on to perform experiments which led to the birth of the concept of enterotoxin producing Escherichia coli which today is firmly entrenched as enterotoxigenic E.
Their results questioned previous reports about the ability of vegetative cells and presumptive enterotoxin-negative strains of this organism to produce enterotoxin, a protein with a molecular weight of 34 kDa (Lane 4).
Mr Whittaker recorded a verdict of unnatural death from Toxic Shock Syndrome, caused by Staphylococcal Enterotoxin A.
perfringens enterotoxin in cancer therapy and drug delivery, molecular variability in C.
Along with four major toxins, enterotoxin and beta2 toxins produced by types of C.
In one study, collections of breath condensates from a group of 60 piglets that were exposed to bacteria showed a peak in interleukin-2 as early as 1 hour after exposure to Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxin B--long before the onset of symptoms, Dr.
Toxic shock Former names: staphylococcal pyrogenic toxin C and syndrome toxin-1 staphylococcal enterotoxin F.
His group recently devised strips that sense the poison ricin and a bacterial toxin called staphylococcal enterotoxin B.
coli enterotoxin mimicked two natural biochemicals, guanylin and uroguanylin, which keep bowel cell division in check.
Category B - Brucellosis, Q fever, ricin toxin from castor beans, Glanders, epsilon toxin of Clostridium perfringens, and enterotoxin B of Staphylococcus)
The final report concluded enterotoxin A produced by the staphylococcus aureus bacteria was the causative agent.
The ferret experiments were designed to combat a new biological warfare agent called Staphylococcal enterotoxin B which mirrors radiation sickness.