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 harmful substance produced within living cells or organisms; synthetic toxicants created by artificial processes are thus excluded. The term...
- The toxin causes the disease botulism. The toxin is also used commercially for medical and cosmetic purposes. The seven main types of botulinum toxin are...
- Toxin is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He has been depicted as an antihero and at times a supervillain...
- Botulism is a rare and potentially fatal illness caused by a toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. The disease begins with weakness,...
- Joro spider toxin (joro toxin, JSTX) - a toxin which was originally extracted from the spider Nephila clavata venom. The compound has demonstrated the...
- Diphtheria toxin is an exotoxin secreted by Corynebacterium, the pathogenic bacterium that causes diphtheria. The toxin gene is encoded by a prophage called...
- 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...
- Cholera toxin (also known as choleragen and sometimes abbreviated to CTX, Ctx or CT) is AB5 multimeric protein complex secreted by the bacterium Vibrio...
- Microbial toxins are toxins produced by micro-organisms, including bacteria and fungi. Microbial toxins promote infection and disease by directly damaging...
- A toxin is a poisonous substance produced within living cells or organisms. Toxin may also refer to: Any toxic substance, even synthetic substances created...