anatoxin


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anatoxin

(ˌænəˈtɒksɪn)
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a bacterial toxin that has been weakened for use in inoculationsa deadly neurotoxin produced by a species of cyanobacteria and found in both marine and freshwater environments
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Noun1.anatoxin - a bacterial toxin that has been weakened until it is no longer toxic but is strong enough to induce the formation of antibodies and immunity to the specific disease caused by the toxin; "diphtheria toxoid"
bacterial toxin - any endotoxin or exotoxin formed in or elaborated by bacterial cells
antigen - any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)
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Survey of Aspergillus section Flavi and anatoxin B1 in brewer's grain used as pig feedstuff in Cordoba, Argentina.
McPartland listed several references reporting the neurotoxicity of AFA strains collected in various parts of the world, leading the reader to believe that AFA from Klamath Lake was producing a series of neurotoxins such as neosaxitoxin and anatoxin.
iii) Another article that dealt with a new identification of a phenomenon in anatoxin accumulation in foodstuffs, a very important topic in food-safety, was commented on by a reviewer also in the US as a technical error.