streptolysin


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streptolysin

 [strep-tol´ĭ-sin]
the hemolysin of hemolytic streptococci.

strep·tol·y·sin

(strep-tol'i-sin),
A hemolysin produced by streptococci.

streptolysin

(strĕp′tə-lī′sĭn)
n.
Any of several hemolysins derived from some strains of streptococci.

strep·tol·y·sin

(strep-tol'i-sin)
A hemolysin produced by streptococci.

streptolysin

A substance derived from some strains of streptococci that breaks down red blood cells (haemolysin).
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(2013) Streptolysin O and its co-toxin NAD-glycohydrolase protect group A Streptococcus from Xenophagic killing.
FITC-dextran uptake was observed in the cells that were exposed to this marker in the presence of 230 ng/mL of streptolysin O.
Streptolysin 0 (SLO), prototype of the cholesterol-binding family of bacterial exotoxins, forms very large pores in the plasma membrane of mammalian cells 23.
3 a,b) nor 0.1 and 0.01 units/ml of streptolysin O (SLO) alone (Fig.
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The effects of purified streptolysin S (SLS) produced by Streptococcus pyogenes Group A on polymorphonuclear leucocytes (PML) was investigated.
Dual control of streptokinase and streptolysin S production by the covRS and fasCAX two-component regulators in Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp.
Borrelia toxins break down in the same biopathways as other biotoxins such as streptolysin. Clearing chronic streptococcal infections such as sometimes associated with tonsillitis and sinusitis (not just PANDAS) can make the biopathways more available for removing Borrelia toxins.
Moreover, recent genomic research has demonstrated that many pathogenically notable virulence factors in SDSE, including M protein, streptokinase, and streptolysin, were all encoded by genes highly homologous with those identified in S.
The following investigations were done: complete haemogram, renal and liver function tests, urine analysis, antinuclear antibody (ANA), antineutrophilic cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA), Rheumatoid factor (RF), C-reactive protein (CRP), cryoglobulins, lupus anticoagulant, HBsAg, anti HCV antibody, anti streptolysin O (ASO) titre, throat swab for culture and sensitivity, Chest X-ray and Mantoux test.
The typical appearance of severe local pain and rapidly spreading erythema followed by necrosis is a result of the streptococcal haemolytic toxins, streptolysin O and S, which destroy tissue.
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