trichotoxin

trich·o·tox·in

(trik'ō-tok'sin),
A cytotoxin having an injurious effect specifically for ciliated epithelium.

trichotoxin

(trĭk″ō-tŏks′ĭn) [Gr. trichos, hair, + toxikon, poison]
An antibody or cytotoxin that destroys ciliated epithelial cells.
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The bioactive compounds, trichotoxin A50 extracted from Trichoderma harzianum PC01 and chaetoglobosin C extracted from Chaetomium globosum have also been reported to elicit resistance or immunity in plants by inducing oxidative burst in plant cells (Nuchadomrong et al, 2004).
Trichotoxin A50: Induction of an oxidative defence mechanism in tomato and its celular site of action.
The species also has been shown to have antibacterial activity through the production of trichotoxin peptaibols.