hepatotoxin


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hep·a·to·tox·in

 (hĕp′ə-tō-tŏk′sĭn, hĭ-păt′ō-)
n.
A substance capable of causing damage to the liver.
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Noun1.hepatotoxin - any toxin that affects the liver
toxin - a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species
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hep·a·to·tox·in

n. hepatotoxina, toxina destructora de células hepáticas.
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Blood samples were drawn under mild anesthesia through cardiac puncture 24 h after the hepatotoxin administration.
Although D-GaIN has been known as a hepatotoxin causing necrosis, it has also been reported to induce apoptosis in the liver of rats.
Animals received syrups by gavage, prophylactically five days prior to the injection of hepatotoxin and free days after intoxication within ten days of the experimental rats were injected syrups.
Microcystin-LR (MC-LR), which is the most commonly reported as hepatotoxin is regarded as one of the most toxic microcystins.
One of the most common cyanotoxins found in eutrophic systems is microcystin, a hepatotoxin produced by certain genera of cyanobacteria such as Microcystis, Anabaena, Oscillatoria and Nostoc.
The cyanobacterial hepatotoxin microcystin binds to proteins and increases the fitness of Microcystis under oxidative stress conditions.
Microcystin (MC) is a hepatotoxin produced by some species of cyanobacteria such as Microcystis aeruginosa.
Toxicity of microcystin LR, a cyclic heptapeptide hepatotoxin from Microcystis aeruginosa, to rats and mice.
Information obtained from the patients' medical records included date of birth, gender, site of TB, basis of diagnosis, phase of treatment, symptoms, comorbid conditions, hepatotoxin ingestion (including prescription medication, traditional or herbal remedies, and alcohol), HIV status, CD4 count, ART details, serial liver function tests (LFTs), viral hepatitis studies, abdominal ultrasound findings and TB drug reintroduction details.
El-Shehawy R, Gorokhova E, Fernandez-Pinas F, del Campo F (2012) Global warming and hepatotoxin production by cyanobacteria: what can we learn from experiments?
Carbon tetrachloride has been extensively used for decades to explore the response of liver toxicity since injury caused by this hepatotoxin replicate those seen in most cases of human liver diseases which makes it a reliable model to study both signal transduction and cell cycle events in vivo (Zoo 2000; Brennan 1998).