21 Facts About Bacterial toxin


The botulinum Bacterial toxin, which is primarily produced by Clostridium botulinum and less frequently by other Clostridium species, is the most toxic substance known in the world.

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Toxin A and toxin B are glycosyltransferases that cause the antibiotic-associated pseudomembranous colitis and severe diarrhea that characterize disease presentation of C diff infections.

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Clostridium tetani produces tetanus Bacterial toxin, which leads to a fatal condition known as tetanus in many vertebrates and invertebrates.

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When tetanus Bacterial toxin enters the body it is taken up by cholinergic nerve endings traveling axonally into the brain and spinal cord, disrupting motor function in individuals.

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The pore-forming Bacterial toxin perfringolysin has the ability to cause gangrene in calves with the presence of alpha Bacterial toxin.

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Anthrax Bacterial toxin is composed of three domains: protective antigen, edema factor, and lethal factor.

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Diphtheria Bacterial toxin is an ADP-ribosyltransferase that inhibits protein synthesis which causes the symptoms associated with the disease.

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Pertussis Bacterial toxin is produced by virulent Bordetella pertussis and is responsible for the disease of whooping cough, a respiratory disease that can be fatal for infants.

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Listeriolysin O Bacterial toxin is an exoBacterial toxin produced by Listeria monocytogenes and is associated with foodborne systemic illness and meningitis.

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Listeriolysin O Bacterial toxin is classified as a pore-forming Bacterial toxin that targets host cholesterol cells, inserting a pore into the host cell plasma membrane and permanently disabling cellular functioning.

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The snail releases the Bacterial toxin by absorbing water into the muscle cavity and it is released when the snail is attacked.

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Some mycoviruses contain Bacterial toxin genes expressed by host fungal species upon viral infection.

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MycoBacterial toxin production relies heavily on water activity, the ideal range would be from 0.

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Trichothecenes is a mycoBacterial toxin that is produced from the fungi species, Fusarium graminearum.

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The T-2 Bacterial toxin was found after civilians ate wheat that was contaminated by the Fusarium Fungi, during WWII from a biological weapon, the T-2 Bacterial toxin was an outbreak and made humans develop symptoms like food poisoning, chills, nausea, dizziness, etc.

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The Trichothecenes mycoBacterial toxin affects animals by decreasing plasma glucose, blood cell and leukocyte counts.

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Zearalenone is a mycoBacterial toxin that is produced from Fusarium graminearum and Fusarium culmorum that are found in different types of foods and feeds.

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Zearalenone is a non-steroidal estrogenic mycoBacterial toxin that is found in farm animal's reproductive disorders and in humans it causes hypoestrogenic syndrome.

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OchraBacterial toxin is a mycoBacterial toxin that is produced by Aspergillus species and Penicillium species.

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OchraBacterial toxin is a renal carcinogen, which has been found by animals containing OTA.

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AflaBacterial toxin is a mycoBacterial toxin that is produced from Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasititcus.

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