hepatotoxin


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hep·a·to·tox·in

(hep'ă-tō-tok'sin),
A toxin that is destructive to parenchymal cells of the liver.

hepatotoxin

/hep·a·to·tox·in/ (hep´ah-to-tok″sin) a toxin that destroys liver cells.hep´atotoxic

hepatotoxin

(hĕp′ə-tō-tŏk′sĭn, hĭ-păt′ō-)
n.
A substance capable of causing damage to the liver.

hep·a·to·tox·in

(hep'ă-tō-tok'sin)
A toxin that is destructive to parenchymal cells of the liver.

Hepatotoxin

A substance that is toxic to the liver.

hepatotoxin

a toxin that destroys liver cells.

fungal hepatotoxin
includes some of the most potent hepatotoxins, e.g. sporidesmin, aflatoxin, rubratoxin, and the toxin of Phomopsis leptostromiformis, a fungus growing on lupins.
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Under the action of the control formulations without herbs, hepatotoxin after injection showed a significant decrease in IAA and increase in the concentration of MDA--the product of oxidative degradation of fatty acids, and the reduction of antioxidant activity was greater in the control number 2, the formulation of which included the thickening agent carrageenan.
Cyanobacteria and prawn farming in northerns New Wales, Australia-a case study an cyanobacterial diversity and hepatotoxin bioaccumulation.
Percentage reduction against the hepatotoxin by the test sample was calculated by considering the difference in the enzyme level between the hepatotoxin treated group and control group as 100% reduction.
Some strains have the capacity to produce microcystin, a hepatotoxin which, when present in large concentrations, can cause mortality of the animals inhabiting or using the body of water (Krienitz et al, 2003; Ballot et al.
The hepatotoxins formed during TAA metabolism attack membranes protein and lipids causes alteration in cell permeability (Minnady et al.
Cyanobacteria and prawn farming in northern New South Wales, Australia-a case study on cyanobacteria diversity and hepatotoxin bioaccumulation.
Acute oral toxicity of microcystin-LR, a cyanobacterial hepatotoxin, in mice.
Oxidation of cyanobacterial hepatotoxin Microcystin-LR by Chlorine Dioxide: reaction kinetics characterization, and toxicity of reaction products.
Risks associated with eating these mushrooms result from a potent hepatotoxin.
4], an analogue of human hepatotoxin, has been widely used in in vitro and in vivo models to induce liver injury [3].