exotoxin


exotoxin
(ek"so-tok\'sin)
A heat-labile, toxic protein produced by a bacterium as a result of its normal metabolism or because of the acquisition of a plasmid or prophage that redirects its metabolism. It is usually released into the bacterium\'s surroundings.

Microbiology. . 2009.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Exotoxin A — Exotoxin A (Pseudomonas aeruginosa) Bändermodell nach PDB  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • exotoxin — exotoxin. См. экзотоксин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • exotoxin — [eks′ō täk΄sin] n. [ EXO + TOXIN] Bacteriology a protein toxin, as tetanus or diphtheria, secreted by bacteria …   English World dictionary

  • Exotoxin — An exotoxin is a soluble protein excreted by a microrganism, including bacteria, fungi, algae, and protozoa. An exotoxin can cause damage to the host by destroying cells or disrupting normal cellular metabolism. Both gram negative and gram… …   Wikipedia

  • Exotoxin — egzotoksinas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Nuodingasis baltymas, kurį gamina ir išskiria į aplinką tam tikros bakterijos. atitikmenys: angl. exotoxin vok. Exotoxin, n rus. экзотоксин, m …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • exotoxin — egzotoksinas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Nuodingasis baltymas, kurį gamina ir išskiria į aplinką tam tikros bakterijos. atitikmenys: angl. exotoxin vok. Exotoxin, n rus. экзотоксин, m …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Exotoxin — Ektotoxine (auch Exotoxine) sind von Bakterien abgesonderte Giftstoffe, gegen die der Wirtskörper Gegengifte (Antitoxine) bilden kann. Der Begriff leitet sich vom griechischen ekto = außen und toxin = Gift ab, das Gift „verlässt“ also das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • exotoxin — A specific, soluble, antigenic, usually heat labile, injurious substance elaborated by certain Gram positive or Gram negative bacteria; it is formed within the cell, but is released into the environment where it is rapidly active in extremely… …   Medical dictionary

  • exotoxin — egzotoksinas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Nuodingasis baltymas, kurį gamina ir išskiria į aplinką tam tikros bakterijos. atitikmenys: angl. exotoxin rus. экзотоксин …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • exotoxin — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1920 a soluble poisonous substance produced during growth of a microorganism and released into the surrounding medium …   New Collegiate Dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.