Clostridium perfringens betatoxin

Clos·trid·i·um per·frin·gens be·tatox·in

(klos-trid'ē-ŭm pĕr-frin'jenz bā'tă tok'sin)
A substance produced by C. perfringens that causes necrosis and induces hypertension by causing release of catecholamine.
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