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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The cyanobacterial hepatotoxin microcystin binds to proteins and increases the fitness of Microcystis under oxidative stress conditions.
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.
Some of the algae observed in the VSP and the GBL could be cayanobacterial, which may present with microcystin, a known hepatotoxin (Anderson, 2007; Dash et al.
The effects of incubation time, temperature, light, salinity, and phosphorus on growth and hepatotoxin production by Nodularia strains.
When taken in overdose, acetaminophen is a major potential hepatotoxin.
In this study hydroethanolic extract of Hybanthus enneaspermus demonstrated significant liver protection against the hepatic injuries caused by the hepatotoxin.
In the present study compounds isolated from the ethyl acetate fraction of methanol extract were examined against the hepatotoxin in vitro using primary cultured rat hepatocytes.
AFB1 is also known as a potent hepatotoxin and hepato-carcinogen.
An important subpopulation receiving IV paracetamol are those patients receiving TPN, a second potential hepatotoxin, who have a higher severity of illness, prolonged fasting periods and had a longer median duration of IV paracetamol use (Table 1).
Treatment of mice with a hepatotoxin leads to increased adenosine release from liver slices cultured ex vivo.