Exotoxins

Patrick M. Schlievert, John K. Mccormick, Gregory A. Bohach, Douglas H Ohlendorf

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationStaphylococci in Human Disease
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Pages125-146
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9781405163323
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 18 2009

Keywords

  • Biology and biochemistry of TSST-1
  • Cytotoxins
  • Exfoliative toxins A and B
  • Exotoxins
  • Massive T-lymphocyte proliferation and superantigens
  • SFP and toxic shock syndrome differences
  • Srr, "master switch" regulator of exotoxin production
  • Staphylococcus aureus - versatile organism causing human diseases
  • TSST-1 - member of family of superantigens and staphylococcal enterotoxin-like proteins
  • δ-Hemolysin - 26-amino-acid peptide and membrane damage

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