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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Vicinium, a fusion protein designed to be a next-generation antibody-drug conjugate (ADC), specifically targets the epithelial cell adhesion molecule (EpCAM) antigens on the surface of bladder cancer cells to deliver a potent cytotoxin to those cells.
The unique design of the selectively cleavable linker connecting the antibody to the duocarmycin drug leads to high stability in circulation, and induces efficient release of the cytotoxin in the tumor.
Sporadic cases of haemolytic-uraemic syndrome associated with faecal cytotoxin and cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli in stools.
pylori vacuolating cytotoxin A (VacA) protein can interact with lymphocytes, resulting in blockage of IL-2-mediated T cell proliferation.
The vacuolating cytotoxin gene (vacA) encodes for vacuolating cytotoxin and found in all strains of H.
According to a new research report by RNCOS entitled, "Global Antibody Drug Conjugates Market By Drug (ADCETRIS, Kadcyla), Pipeline Analysis (By Phase, Mode of Action, Linker, Technology, and Indication) Outlook 2022", in order to overcome these issues, the industry is coming up with more precise and optimal positioning of the link between the cytotoxin and the antibody, resulting in a "homogeneous" product that may assure more efficient delivery of cytotoxin to the tumor cell, resulting in better efficacy and less toxicity.
pylori is a Gram-negative bacterium, which can be divided into cytotoxin-associated antigen (CagA) and vacuolating cytotoxin (VacA) positive strains, as well as CagA and VacA negative strains.
8) described a thermostable cytotoxin, which is composed of three LPS-binding proteins, serologically related to the cholera enterotoxin.
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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.
Cytotoxin exert adverse effect on cell membrane leading to lysis of cell.
Cytotoxin lytic activity in synergy with various phospholipases of cobra venom was also reported (Chaim-Matyas et al.