Toxin

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Toxin

Any poisonous substance a living thing produces as part of its metabolic or other natural process. That is, toxins themselves are not living things, but are produced by living things. Toxins are defined by the Biological Weapons Convention.
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Dissemination of the gene encoding exfoliative toxin of Staphylococcus intermedius among strains isolated from dogs during routine microbiological diagnostics.
Staphylococcal exfoliative toxin B specifically cleaves desmoglein 1.
Complete nucleotide sequence of Staphylococcus aureus exfoliative toxin B plasmid and identification of a novel ADP-ribosyltransferase, EDIN-C.
Mutational analysis of the superantigen staphylococcal exfoliative toxin A (ETA).
Sequences specific for sea to see, seg to sei, eta, etb, and tst, which encode staphylococcal enterotoxins (SEA to SEE, and SEG to SEI), exfoliative toxins (ETA and ETB), and toxic shock syndrome toxin-l, respectively, were detected by using methods described by Jarraud et al.
Unlike previously described CA-MRSA strains, this strain does not harbor the PVL or exfoliative toxin genes, and it displays a multidrug resistance phenotype.
Detection of genes for enterotoxins, exfoliative toxins, and toxic shock syndrome toxin 1 in Staphylococcus aureus by the polymerase chain reaction.
Exfoliative Toxins (ETs A and B) are made by certain strains of S.