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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1976) The arrangement of subunits in cholera toxin.
Intranasal vaccination of humans with recombinant cholera toxin B subunit induces systemic and local antibody responses in the upper respiratory tract and the vagina.
The adjuvant activity of HA was higher than mucosal adjuvant cholera toxin in inducing neutralizing antibodies; and
Sweden (8) *ctx--, negative for the cholera toxin gene.
Escherichia coli heat-labile enterotoxin B subunit is a more potent mucosal adjuvant than its closely related homologue, the B subunit of cholera toxin.
Two groups of scientists at the University of California, San Diego, worked on fruit flies, mice and cultured human intestinal cells to study cholera toxin, produced by the highly infectious bacterium Vibrio cholerae.
Since cholera involves stimulation of secretory process in response to cholera toxin produced by V.
This is attributable to the subtle difference of cholera toxin (CT) encoded by ctxAB genes of V.
The strain possessed a cholera toxin variant that was first seen in cholera strains of the classical biotype.
16] mol/L for the detection of cholera toxin with mix-and-run and dye-loaded liposomes.
By genetically modifying rice plants, scientists have created an edible vaccine that triggers an immune reaction capable of neutralizing cholera toxin, tests in mice show.
The cocaine molecule is too small to provoke an immunologic response on its own, so the vaccine consists of a complex of cocaine attached to the cholera toxin molecule.