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a toxin that is confined inside the microorganisms and is released only when the microorganisms are broken down or die

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Adrenocortical scavenger receptor class B type I deficiency exacerbates endotoxic shock and precipitates sepsis-induced mortality in mice.
2006) Synthesis of lipid A monosaccharide analogues containing acidic amino acid: exploring the structural basis for the endotoxic and antagonistic activities.
The NO levels of plasma were increased and blood flow of the tongue, palm, sole, and abdomen were decreased in wild-type mice with endotoxic shock.
Partial or complete bowel obstruction, if left untreated interfere with venous drainage and arterial occlusion can lead to ischemia and necrosis of bowel and variety of life threatening electrolyte disturbance, endotoxic and septic shock (Burrows and Merritt, 1992).
Role of Nrf2/ARE pathway in protective effect of electroacupuncture against endotoxic shock-induced acute lung injury in rabbits," PLoS ONE, vol.
These are responsible for pyrogenic activity, superantigenic activation of T cells of specific repertoire, and augmentation of endotoxic shock.
We investigated: (i) the potential impact of Gram-negative bacterial STIs on the regulation of receptors involved in HIV infection in the cervix using the endotoxic component of the Gram-negative bacteria, lipopolysaccharide (LPS), as a mimetic of infection; and (ii) the potential molecular pathways underlying the action of LPS.
Moreover, animals under endotoxemia also develop an increase in glucocorticoid production that precedes that of insulin [27]; thus the enhanced glucocorticoid endogenous environment could be cooperating for maintaining glucose homeostasis [49], a phenomenon vital for survival during endotoxic shock.
Endotoxic and anaphylactic-type shock in steers from intravenous injection of Escherichia coli endotoxin and ruminal absorption of endotoxin.
It may be worth mentioning here that presence of six and seven fatty acid acyl chains in heterogeneous distribution on bisphosphorylated ss-(1-6)-linked glucosamine disaccharide constitute highly endotoxic hexaacylated and heptaacylated lipid A species, which can excessively activate the host immune system to cause high fever, massive inflammation, septic shocks and ultimately death to the host [31].
In other situations, such as vascular changes associated with endotoxic shock (29), and ischemia-reperfusion injuries (30), endothelial iNOS expression has been associated with endothelial damage mediated by free radicals.
Common abortion complications are infection, excessive bleeding, embolism, ripping or perforation of the uterus, convulsions, anesthesia complications, hemorrhage, cervical injury, endotoxic shock and sterility.