epitheliolysin

epitheliolysin

/ep·i·the·li·ol·y·sin/ (-the″le-ol´ĭ-sin) a cytolysin formed in the serum in response to injection of epithelial cells from a different species; it is capable of destroying epithelial cells of animals of the donor species.

epitheliolysin

(ĕp″ĭ-thē-lē-ŏl′ĭ-sĭn) [″ + ″ + lysis, dissolution]
A specific lysin formed in blood serum of an animal into which epithelial cells of an animal of a different species were injected. The epitheliolysin destroys the cells of an animal of the same species as that from which the epithelial cells were derived.
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