thuringolysin O


thuringolysin O
Cholesterol binding toxin from Bacillus thuringiensis.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • cholesterol binding toxins — Family of 50 60 kD pore forming toxins from various genera of bacteria including Streptococcus, Listeria, Bacillus and Clostridium. Apparently bind to cholesterol and oligomerise to form a pore: as a result cause cell lysis and are lethal. See… …   Dictionary of molecular biology


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