haemolysin


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haemolysin

(ˌhiːməʊˈlaɪsɪn; ˌhɛməʊ-; hɪˈmɒlɪsɪn) or

hemolysin

n
(Biochemistry) biochem any substance, esp an antibody, that causes the breakdown of red blood cells
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Noun1.haemolysin - any substance that can cause lysis (destruction) of erythrocytes (red blood cells) and the release of their hemoglobin
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
streptolysin - any of several hemolysins derived from strains of streptococcus
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The pathogenicity of Vibrio parahaemolyticus and the role of thermostable direct haemolysin and related haemolysins.
32] who discovered the differences in haemolysin expression were observed in a strain of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium and Congo red binding activity, On the other hand the result agreed with Chart et al.
Some strains are resistant to multiple antibiotics and possess virulence factors, such as adhesins, invasins, pili, and haemolysin (Willems et al.