noun see botulinum

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  • botulinus — [bäch΄ə lī′nəs] n. a bacterium (Clostridium botulinum) that produces the toxin causing botulism …   English World dictionary

  • botulinus — botulinal, adj. /boch euh luy neuhs/, n., pl. botulinuses. a soil bacterium, Clostridium botulinum, that thrives and forms botulin under anaerobic conditions. Also, botulinum /boch euh luy neuhm/. [1895 1900; < NL: the former specific name, equiv …   Universalium

  • botulinus — n. bacteria that causes botulism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • botulinus — bot·u·li·nus …   English syllables

  • botulinus — bot•u•li•nus [[t]ˌbɒtʃ əˈlaɪ nəs[/t]] also bot•u•li•num [[t] ˈlaɪ nəm[/t]] n. pl. nus•es also nums mcr a soil bacterium, Clostridium botulinum, that thrives and forms botulin under anaerobic conditions • Etymology: 1895–1900; < NL, = L… …   From formal English to slang

  • botulinus — /bɒtʃəˈlinəs/ (say bochuh leenuhs) noun the bacterium Clostridium botulinum, which forms botulinum …   Australian English dictionary

  • botulinus — noun anaerobic bacterium producing botulin the toxin that causes botulism • Syn: ↑botulinum, ↑Clostridium botulinum • Hypernyms: ↑eubacteria, ↑eubacterium, ↑true bacteria • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Botulinus-Toxin — Botulinumtoxin Serotyp A (Clostridium botulinum) Bändermodell nach …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • botulinus toxin C2 — Binary toxin with binding subunit (100 kD) and enzymatic subunit (50 kD) that ADP ribosylates monomeric G actin and blocks the formation of microfilaments. Produced by C and D strains of Clostridium botulinum …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • botulinus toxin C3 — (= exoenzyme C3) Toxin (24 kD) produced by C and D strains of Clostridium botulinum. An ADP ribosyl transferase that inactivates Rho. Needs to be injected into cells and is a laboratory tool rather than a true toxin …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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