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clostrid·i·um per·frin·gens epsilon tox·in

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  1. epsilon toxin, Clostridium perfringens epsilon toxinnoun

    a bacterial toxin produced by clostridium perfringens; causes intense abdominal cramps and diarrhea that begins 8-22 hours after consumption of foods containing large numbers of these bacteria


  1. clostridium perfringens epsilon toxin

    Clostridium perfringens epsilon toxin is a potent, potentially lethal bacterial prototoxin produced by certain strains of the bacterium Clostridium perfringens. This toxin is one of the major virulence factors of the bacteria and is known to cause severe diseases in humans and animals, often through ingestion of contaminated food or water. It is characterized by causing increased permeability in the plasma membrane, leading to cell lysis and damage. The epsilon toxin is classified as a select agent, due to its potential use in biological warfare or bioterrorism.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clostridium perfringens epsilon toxin in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clostridium perfringens epsilon toxin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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