cytolysin


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cytolysin

 [si-tol´ĭ-sin]
a substance or antibody that produces cytolysis.

cy·tol·y·sin

(sī-tol'i-sin),
A substance that is, an antibody that effects partial or complete destruction of an animal cell; may require complement.
See also: perforin.

cytolysin

(sī-tŏl′ĭ-sĭn)
n.
A substance, such as an antibody, capable of dissolving or destroying cells.

cy·tol·y·sin

(sī-tol'i-sin)
A substance, i.e., an antibody, which effects partial or complete destruction of an animal cell; may require complement.
See also: perforin
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faecium groups; BIO+, biofilm-positive; BIO-, biofilm-negative; n, number of strains; acm, collagen adhesin; gelE, gelatinase; esp, enterococcal surface protein; hyl, hyaluronidase; efa, endocarditis antigen; cyl, cytolysin; AMP, ampicillin; IMP, imipenem; GN, gentamicin; S, streptomycin; VA, vancomycin; TEI, teicoplanin; TG, tigecycline; LZD, linezolid; *lack of differences between groups.
Parker, Structure of a Cholesterol-Binding, Thiol-Activated Cytolysin and a Model of its Membrane Form, Cell, 89, 685 (1997).
Helicobacter pylori pore-forming cytolysin orthologue TlyA possesses in vitro hemolytic activity and has a role in colonization of the gastric mucosa.
faecalis; gelE, extracellular metalloendopeptidase (gelatinase) for both species; hyl, hyaluronidase for both species; cylA, activation of cytolysin (hemolysin/class I.
Menestrina (1996) Mechanism of membrane permeabilization by sticholysin I, a cytolysin isolated from the venom of the sea anemone Stichodactyla helianthus.
Others such as cytolysin [7], enterolysin A [8], gelatinase [9], hyaluronidase, Zn-metalloendopeptidase, enhanced expression of pheromone (Eep) [10], and adhesion-associated protein EfaA (E.
Listeriolysin O is a 529 amino acid protein that is a member of the cholesterol-dependent cytolysin (CDC) family of proteins [4].
It produces a toxin (vaginolysin), which is a cholesterol dependent cytolysin (CDC).
Selected Efs and Efm isolates were evaluatedfor the expression of three virulencefactors: gelatinase, cytolysin (hemolysin), and bacteriocin.
One of the three S milleri subtypes, S intermedius, has been shown to produce a human-specific cytolysin called intermedilysin.
Low density lipoprotein inactivates Vibrio vulnificus cytolysin through the oligomerization of toxin monomer.
In addition to the core cytolysin domain involved in assembly and membrane-spanning, VCC has an N-terminal pro-domain that locks the oligomerization domain in an inactive conformation and two contiguous lectin domains at the C-terminus (13).