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shi·ga tox·in

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  1. Shiga toxin

    Shiga toxins are a family of related toxins with two major groups, Stx1 and Stx2, whose genes are considered to be part of the genome of lambdoid prophages. The toxins are named for Kiyoshi Shiga, who first described the bacterial origin of dysentery caused by Shigella dysenteriae. The most common sources for Shiga toxin are the bacteria S. dysenteriae and the Shigatoxigenic group of Escherichia coli, which includes serotypes O157:H7, O104:H4, and other enterohemorrhagic E. coli.

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  1. Shiga Toxin

    A toxin produced by SHIGELLA DYSENTERIAE. It is the prototype of class of toxins that inhibit protein synthesis by blocking the interaction of ribosomal RNA; (RNA, RIBOSOMAL) with PEPTIDE ELONGATION FACTORS.

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How to say shiga toxin in sign language?

  1. shigatoxin

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shiga toxin in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shiga toxin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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