Definition of Toxin. Meaning of Toxin. Synonyms of Toxin

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Definition of Toxin

Toxin
Toxin Tox"in, Toxine Tox"ine, n. [Gr. toxiko`n. See Toxic. ] A poisonous product formed by pathogenic bacteria

Meaning of Toxin from wikipedia

- A toxin is a poisonous substance produced within living cells or organisms; synthetic toxicants created by artificial processes are thus excluded. The...
- Botulinum toxin (Botox) is a neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum and related species. It prevents the release of the neurotransmitter...
- Toxin or the Toxin symbiote is a fictional Anti-Hero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character has been depicted as an...
- Cholera toxin (also known as choleragen and sometimes abbreviated to CTX, Ctx or CT) is AB5 multimeric protein complex secreted by the bacterium Vibrio...
- Botulism is a rare and potentially fatal illness caused by a toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. The disease begins with weakness,...
- Alpha toxin or alpha-toxin refers to several different protein toxins produced by bacteria. Alpha toxin may be: Staphylococcus aureus alpha toxin, a membrane-disrupting...
- The AB toxins are two-component protein complexes secreted by a number of pathogenic bacteria. They can be cl****ified as Type III toxins because they...
- Diphtheria toxin is an exotoxin secreted by Corynebacterium, the pathogenic bacterium that causes diphtheria. The toxin gene is encoded by a prophage (a...
- Joro spider toxin (joro toxin, JSTX) - a toxin which was originally extracted from the spider Nephila clavata venom. The compound has demonstrated the...
- Shiga toxins are a family of related toxins with two major groups, Stx1 and Stx2, expressed by genes considered to be part of the genome of lambdoid prophages...
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