Corynebacterium diphtheriae

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Noun1.Corynebacterium diphtheriae - a species of bacterium that causes diphtheria
corynebacterium - any species of the genus Corynebacterium
genus Corynebacterium - the type genus of the family Corynebacteriaceae which is widely distributed in nature; the best known are parasites and pathogens of humans and domestic animals
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Development of a real-time fluorescence PCR assay for rapid detection of the diphtheria toxin gene.
The two commonly engineered bacterial toxins are Pseudomonas exotoxin (PE) and diphtheria toxin (DT).
E7777 is a fusion protein that combines the interleukin-2 (IL-2) receptor binding domain with diphtheria toxin fragments.
E7777 is a fusion protein that combines the interleukin-2 receptor binding domain with diphtheria toxin fragments.
According to the companies, E7777 is a fusion protein that combines the interleukin-2 (IL-2) receptor binding domain with diphtheria toxin fragments.
Most of these complications are caused by diphtheria toxin which is a Polypeptide Exotoxin that enters the cell, inactivates Elongation Factor-2 and inhibits protein synthesis causing local tissue necrosis3.
In the other set, they interfered with the same neurons by eliminating them selectively during development using diphtheria toxin.
The result of throat culture was normal so nasopharyngeal swab was taken for microscopic inspection and tularemia, Coxsackie virus A-B and adenovirus IgM and IgG antibodies and diphtheria toxin were prospected.
It had taken four years from the proposition of diphtheria toxin by Loeffler in 1884 (5), to its demonstration by Roux and Yersin in 1888 (6).
Both organisms can produce diphtheria toxin and lead to life-threatening disease that requires urgent treatment with DAT and antibiotics.
The possibility of anti-parallel [beta]-sheets being inserted into the lipid bilayer is demonstrated by the protease protection and analytical studies on diphtheria toxin, and aerolysin (Cabiaux et al, 1994; Parker et al, 1994).

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