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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Notably, the staphylococcal enterotoxin B (seb) gene and precursor gene for staphylococcal enterotoxin D (entD) were present.
They expressed staphylococcal enterotoxin B in radish leaves by agroinfiltration and showed antibody induction against the antigen after immunizing mice with homogenized leaves.
Inoue et al., "Inhibitory effect of catechin against the superantigen staphylococcal enterotoxin B (SEB)," Archives of Dermatological Research, vol.
On the other hand, despite negative culture of Staphylococcal species, the presence of mRNA encoding staphylococcal enterotoxin B (superantigen B) was existed.
Abbreviations PAMPs: Pathogen-associated molecular patterns SSAg: Staphylococcal superantigen PGN: Peptidoglycans LTA: Lipoteichoic acid HKSA: heat-killed Staphylococcus aureus SEB: Staphylococcal enterotoxin B.
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