hemolysin BL


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hemolysin BL

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HBL

An enterotoxin produced by Bacillus cereus, which causes epithelial necrosis, invasion of blood vessels, and destruction of blood cells.
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Enterotoxic activity of hemolysin BL from Bacillus cereus.
Molecular cloning and characterization of the hblA gene encoding the B component of hemolysin BL from Bacillus cereus.