staphylococcal enterotoxin B

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Noun1.staphylococcal enterotoxin B - a form of staphylococcal enterotoxin that has been used as an incapacitating agent in biological warfare
bioarm, biological weapon, bioweapon - any weapon usable in biological warfare; "they feared use of the smallpox virus as a bioweapon"
staphylococcal enterotoxin - a soluble exotoxin produced by some strains of staphylococcus; a cause of food poisoning
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Individually, Botulinum toxin isoforms A, B, E, F, Ricin, and Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B have the potential to pose a severe threat to human health if accidentally or intentionally introduced to our nation's food supply.
The researchers indicate that their technique may be used to analyze both SEA and Staphylococcal enterotoxin B (SEB) from a single sample.
of the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University fed the mice with a mixture of whole peanut extract (WPE) and a toxin from the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus, called staphylococcal enterotoxin B (SEB) to simulate the human anaphylactic reaction to peanuts in mice.
His group recently devised strips that sense the poison ricin and a bacterial toxin called staphylococcal enterotoxin B.
The ferret experiments were designed to combat a new biological warfare agent called Staphylococcal enterotoxin B which mirrors radiation sickness.
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