toxophore

toxophore

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

tox·o·phore

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

toxophore

/toxo·phore/ (tok´so-for) the group of atoms in a toxin molecule which produces the toxic effect.toxoph´orous

toxophore

[tok′səfôr′]
the part of a toxic molecule that is responsible for the poisonous effect.

tox·o·phore

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

toxophore

the group of atoms in a toxin molecule that produces the toxic effect.
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Here, after internalization and release, the toxophore interferes with intracellular processes leading to the programmed death of the tumor cells.