exotoxin


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a toxin that is secreted by microorganisms into the surrounding medium

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Clostridia may produce potent bacterial exotoxins, usually causing rapid death.
Mutational analysis of superantigen activity responsible for the induction of skin erythema by streptococcal pyrogenic exotoxin C.
Sterility assessment of multiple use botulinum A exotoxin vials: a prospective simulation.
Recently, it has been reported (31), inhibition of expression of the iron-starvation o-factor PvdS, and thereby repressing the production of pyoverdine, PrpL protease, and exotoxin A, will lead to suppressed P.
2004) Proapoptotic effect of proteolytic activation of matrix metalloproteinases by Streptococcus pyogenes thiol proteinase (Streptococcus pyrogenic exotoxin B).
Protection against Exotoxin A (ETA) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa Infection in Mice with ETA-Specific Antipeptide Antibodies.
This exotoxin has a membrane damaging effect not only on erythrocytes, but also on lymphocytes [5], neutrophils, platelets [6], tumor cells [7] and subcellular organelles [8, 9].
Most of these complications are caused by diphtheria toxin which is a Polypeptide Exotoxin that enters the cell, inactivates Elongation Factor-2 and inhibits protein synthesis causing local tissue necrosis3.
Exotoxin production medium [32] Enriched egg yolk medium [13] Sugar fermentation medium [13] Aesculin hydrolysis medium [11] Gelatin medium [35] Indole medium[11].
harveyi have been identified: a 22-kDa cysteine protease, which is an important exotoxin (Liu et al.
Four highly specific genes were targeted simultaneously for detection of genus species and exotoxin production (16S rDNA gyrB oprL and ETA) in P.
SEB is another exotoxin produced by Staphylococcus aureus, and is also responsible for staphylococcal food poisoning in humans.
pyogenes grown in the presence of rhodomyrtone produced reduced amounts of known virulence factors, such as the glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase, the CAMP factor, and the streptococcal pyrogenic exotoxin C.
A team from A*STAR's Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology has discovered the secret recipe for 'antidotes' that could neutralize the deadly plant toxin Ricin - widely feared for its bioterrorism potential - as well as the Pseudomonas exotoxin responsible for the tens of thousands of hospital-acquired infections in immune-compromised patients around the world.