exotoxin


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ex·o·tox·in

 (ĕk′sō-tŏk′sĭn)
n.
A poisonous substance secreted by a microorganism and released into the medium in which it grows.

exotoxin

(ˌɛksəʊˈtɒksɪn)
n
(Microbiology) a toxin produced by a microorganism and secreted into the surrounding medium
ˌexoˈtoxic adj

ex•o•tox•in

(ˌɛk soʊˈtɒk sɪn)

n.
a soluble toxin excreted by a microorganism.
[1915–20]
ex`o•tox′ic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exotoxin - a toxin that is secreted by microorganisms into the surrounding medium
toxin - a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species
endotoxin - a toxin that is confined inside the microorganisms and is released only when the microorganisms are broken down or die
Translations

ex·o·tox·in

n. exotoxina, veneno excretado por una bacteria, organismo vivo, contraria a la endotoxina, no liberada hasta que el organismo bacteria muere.
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15) In that bird, because bacteria were not found outside the intestines, exotoxin involvement was presumed likely.
Vicinium is manufactured as a single protein anti-epithelial cell adhesion molecule (anti-EpCAM) fusion protein fused with Pseudomonas Exotoxin A designed to specifically target and deliver a potent anti-cancer payload directly into tumor cells.
Vicinium is a single protein anti-epithelial cell adhesion molecule (anti-EpCAM) antibody fragment fused with Pseudomonas Exotoxin A (ETA) that is designed to specifically target and deliver a potent anti-cancer payload directly into tumor cells.
Effect of volume and concentration on the diffusion of botulinum exotoxin A.
The exotoxin gene detection rate differed by emm gene type.
Botulism is a rare and potentially lethal, albeit preventable and curable, illness caused by the exotoxin of Clostridium botulinum.
9) Type A is the most potent exotoxin, and is also the BoNT type most commonly used commercially.
The use of clindamycin, an antibiotic known to be effective in inhibiting exotoxin production by Staphylococcus species, was not associated with reduced hospital length of stay (P = .
aeruginosa, pyoverdine not only regulates its own production but also controls production of two other virulence factors, exotoxin A and PrpL protease[29].
SLO is a well-characterized oxygen-sensitive prototype of a cholesterol-dependent bacterial exotoxin that oligomerizes to form large pores in host cell membranes.
Tetanus Immunoglobulin act to neutralise free form of powerful exotoxin produced by bacterium.
Among these, the genes associated with lipopolysac-charides (LPS), cell wall, multi-drug efflux pumps, protease, exotoxin A, hemolysin, type II secretion system, attachment, motility, chemotaxis and biofilm formations, are more interesting [12, 13].