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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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Determination of some bacteria toxins associated with contact lenses (CL) after different using periods (0, 1, 5, 10 and 15 Days) with immuno-Tecra technique Bacterial toxin Usage periods of contact lenses (day) 0 1 Bacillus spp.
Gladue, "Linezolid effects on bacterial toxin production and host immune response: review of the evidence," Current Therapeutic Research- Clinical and Experimental, vol.
It is now well-accepted that this potent bacterial toxin plays an important role in producing necrotizing fasciitis (NF), the rapid infection of soft tissue referred to as flesh-eating" disease.
Scientists have known for about a decade that defensins can neutralize bacterial toxins but, until now, did not know how.
In this case the bacterial toxins, which cause the immune response, are more likely to be from gram-negative bacteria.
Duncan, "Thiol-activated cytolysins," in Bacterial ToxIns and Cell Membranes, J.
Once Shigella encounters immune system cells, including white blood cells such as macrophages, the bacteria use a needle-like complex to inject the cells with about 20 bacterial toxins. The researchers conducted a series of experiments to characterize one of those toxins, called IpaJ, chosen in part because so little was known about the protein.
Shiga toxins represent a group of bacterial toxins that are involved in the most serious forms of food poisoning.
She fell victim to septic shock after bacterial toxins invaded her bloodstream.
The poisoning is caused by bacterial toxins and pesticides that are used randomly in the planting and growth of fruits and vegetables.
Approximately 60 litres of water is used and this loosens accumulated matter from the inner walls of the colon as well as diluting and flushing out bacterial toxins.
One small, unnoticed error in canning can result in the growth of harmful (and often unnoticeable) bacteria and bacterial toxins. This is most likely to happen if foods are not processed properly or lids are not completely intact.