verotoxin

verotoxin

(vĕr-ō-tŏks′ĭn)
A heat-labile toxin produced by some types of Escherichia coli.

verotoxin

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Verotoxin producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) in Spain: Prevalence, serotypes and virulence genes of O157:H7 and non-O157 VTEC in ruminants, raw beef products, and human infections.
coli), causing hemorrhagic diarrhea and/or food poisoning which may develop into hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) and includes the invasive 0157:H7 strain making up 80% of the EHEC serotypes producing the verotoxin or Shiga toxin.
Verotoxin producing Escherichia coli--an environment induced emerging zoonosis in and around Calcutta.
Rapid and specific detection of verotoxin genes in Escherichia coli by the polymerase chain reaction.
Detection of various variant verotoxin genes in Escherichia coli by polymerase chain reaction.
coli produce verotoxin, which may be associated with a more severe hemorrhagic diarrhea.
coli (STEC), also known as verocytotoxin or verotoxin producing E.
In the July 15 GENES & DEVELOPMENT, researchers in Japan report that verotoxin II binds to a protein whose usual role is to prevent cells from committing suicide.