streptolysin


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strep·to·ly·sin

 (strĕp′tə-lī′sĭn)
n.
Any of several hemolysins derived from some strains of streptococci.

streptolysin

(ˌstrɛptəʊˈlaɪsɪn)
n
(Medicine) a substance that breaks down red blood cells derived from some bacterial strains of streptococci.
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Noun1.streptolysin - any of several hemolysins derived from strains of streptococcus
erythrocytolysin, erythrolysin, haemolysin, hemolysin - any substance that can cause lysis (destruction) of erythrocytes (red blood cells) and the release of their hemoglobin
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Subsequently, the conditioned media was removed, and the cells were permeabilized with streptolysin O.
pyogenes and SDSE carry streptolysin O (slo), which is required for invasive human infection (11,19), and streptolysin S (sagA), which has been linked to necrotizing soft tissue infections (20).
Kehoe, The Thiol-Activated Toxin Streptolysin O Does Not Require a Thiol Group for Cytolytic Activity, Infect.
Streptococci pyogenes), including adhesions, the M protein, Streptolysin O and Streptolysin S, C5a peptidase, streptokinase, and various superantigens.
GAS produces two distinct hemolysins, streptolysin O (SLO) and streptolysin S (SLS).
An enquiry led by the Order of Physicians revealed that the infant's body had been hit by a bad bacteria -- a streptococcus that secretes streptolysin, which is a very bad toxin.
Increased levels of antibodies to streptolysin O (ASO titre) were found in the serum of patients in response to infection with hemolytic streptococcus groups A, C or G.
Human mesenchymal stem cells isolated from the bone marrow (12) and adipose tissue (14,15) express cardiomyocyte markers when permeabilized by streptolysin O in the presence of the rat cardiomyocyte extract.
Streptolysin O (SLO) is one of the most frequently used agents to be permeabilized on the plasma membrane of cell.
A variety of detergents and enzymes including saponin, TritonX-100, Tween-20, NP40, Proteinase K and streptolysin 0 were used to optimize a protocol of permeab-ilization for the flow cytometric enumeration of intracellular 185 rRNA.
Streptolysin A and deoxyribonuclease B are two further proteins that generate antibody formation on infection with GAS.