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A glycoprotein that is the heat-sensitive (destroyed in cooking) toxin of the mushroom Amanita phalloides.
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Phallolysin from Amanita phalloides is cytotoxic to HeLa cells and ascites tumor cells (sarcoma P43 of the mouse), Pleurotus ostreatus hemolysin possesses antiproliferation activities against human fibrosarcoma cancer cells HT-1080 and against human breast adenocarcinoma cancer MCF-7 cell lines, and Pleurotus eryngii hemolysin reduces the viability of leukemia L1210 cells (Berne et al., 2002).
Demonstration and isolation of phallolysin, a haemolytic toxin from Amanita phalloides.
Amatoxins, phallotoxins, phallolysin and antamanide: the biologically active components of poisonous Amanita mushrooms.