Clostridium perfringens alpha toxin


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Clostridium perfringens alpha toxin

a phospholipase produced by Clostridium perfringens that increases vascular permeability and produces necrosis.

Clos·trid·i·um per·frin·gens al·pha tox·in

(klos-trid'ē-ŭm pĕr-frin'jenz al'fă tok'sin)
A phospholipase produced by C. perfringens that increases vascular permeability and produces necrosis.
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