cytolysin


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a substance that partly or completely destroys animal cells

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New cytolysins in sea anemones from the west coast of the United States.
Molecular detection of aggregation substance, enterococcal surface protein, and cytolysin genes and in vitro adhesion to urinary catheters of E.
On the basis of present research study it was observed that pneumolysin belongs to the group of protein named as thiol-activated cytolysin. These proteins have the property of damaging cholestrol containing membranes and cause lysis of the host cell.
Jellyfish venom is composed of various chemicals, including peptides, enzymes, neurotoxin, cytolysin, and hemolysin [11-17].
The reason for infectivity in spot assay might be the cytolysin produced by the bacteria.
Molecular biology of teh pore-forming cytolysin from Staphylococcus aureus, a and g-hemolysins and leukocidin.
(2) Cytolysin plays an important role in processes such as escape from the immune response, intracellular multiplication and cellular spread, within eukaryotic cells.
faecium, respectively), enterococcal surface protein (esp for both species), endocarditis-specific antigen A (efaA for both species), collagen-binding proteins (ace/acm); invasins (extracellular metalloendopeptidase also called gelatinase--gelE for both species, hyaluronidase--hyl for both species); cytotoxines (activation of cytolysin (class I.
Cytotoxicity with target DNA breakdown by rat basophilic leukemia cells expressing both cytolysin and granzyme A.
Moreover, it possesses lytic enzymes, cytolysin, aggregation substance, pheromones, and lipoteichoic acid (31).
Since then, this investigator and her group have been studying this cytolysin, and its specificity for rabbit erythrocytes has been confirmed.
Structure, Function, and Biology of the Enterococcus faecalis Cytolysin. Toxins, 5(5): 895-911.