toxophore

toxophore

 [tok´so-for]
the group of atoms in a toxin molecule that produces the toxic effect. adj., adj toxoph´orous.
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tox·o·phore

(tok'sō-fōr),
Denoting the atomic group of the toxin molecule that carries the poisonous principle.
[toxo- + G. phoros, bearing]
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tox·o·phore

(tok'sō-fōr)
Denoting the atomic group of the toxin molecule that carries the poisonous principle.
[toxo- + G. phoros, bearing]
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Thus, It was proposed the existence of chemical and non-biological interactions between toxin and antitoxin, at the same time mediated the first by the presence of two groups that he named toxophore and haptophore, one of those had no toxic effect.