cytotoxin


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cy·to·tox·in

 (sī′tə-tŏk′sĭn)
n.
A substance having a specific toxic effect on certain cells.

cytotoxin

(ˌsaɪtəʊˈtɒksɪn)
n
(Pathology) any substance that is poisonous to living cells

cy•to•tox•in

(ˌsaɪ təˈtɒk sɪn)

n.
a substance that has a toxic effect on certain cells.
[1900–05]
cy`to•tox′ic, adj.
cy`to•tox•ic′i•ty (-tɒkˈsɪs ɪ ti) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cytotoxin - any substance that has a toxic effect on cells
toxin - a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species
enterotoxin - a cytotoxin specific for the cells of the intestinal mucosa
Translations

cy·to·tox·in

n. citotoxina, agente tóxico que afecta a las células de ciertos órganos.
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Retired British Colonel Hamish de Bretton-Gordon said the terror group could have access to 20 tons of the cytotoxin - enough to kill tens of thousands.
Randomized controlled field trial to assess efficacy of a Moraxella bovis pilin-cytotoxin-Moraxella bovoculi cytotoxin subunit vaccine to prevent naturally occurring infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis.
Technology providers, and key cytotoxin, linker and conjugation technologies supporting the development of improved ADCs,
Immune traits were contain of white blood cell (WBC), granulocyte, lymphocyte, monocyte (MO), rate of cytotoxin in monocyte (MC) and CD4/CD8 T lymphocyte subpopulations, All blood samples were directly injected into VACUETTE Serum Clot Activator tubes for detection of blood parameters and T lymphocyte subpopulations; All these hematological parameters were measured by MEK-6318K type full automatic Hematology Analyzer (Nihon Kohden, Tokyo, Japan).
coli known as Vero cytotoxin producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) and salmonella.
Capabilities include specialist cytotoxin handling, HPLC, ELISA and Gel electrophoresis, along with development and preparative scale chromatography and cross flow/normal flow filtration systems.
Bouthiller, who is undergoing alternating rounds of Adrianyacin and cytotoxin, and will soon explore the next phase of her action plan - which requires four rounds of the chemotherapy drug Taxol, may include a double mastectomy and will most likely necessitate radiation - the prospect is daunting but she takes it one day at a time.
GenSpera's technology platform combines a powerful, plant-derived cytotoxin (thapsigargin) with a prodrug delivery system that targets release of the drug within the tumor.
Characterization of and human serologic response to proteins in Helicobacter pylori broth culture supernatants with vacuolizing cytotoxin activity.
The organism is a spore-forming gram-positive anaerobic bacillus and pathogenesis is related to the production of toxin A, an enterotoxin and toxin B, a potent cytotoxin (2,3).
The toxins are pro-inflammatory enterotoxins, but toxin B is a more potent cytotoxin.