Shiga Toxin 2

Known as: VT2 Cytotoxin, SLT II, Escherichia coli shiga-like toxin 2 
A toxin produced by certain pathogenic strains of ESCHERICHIA COLI such as ESCHERICHIA COLI O157. It shares 50-60% homology with SHIGA TOXIN and… (More)
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2009
2009
Hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS) caused by Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infection is a leading cause of pediatric acute… (More)
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2007
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2007
Shiga toxin 2 (Stx2) from Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) was subtyped by a method involving partial sequencing of… (More)
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2006
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2006
Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), which is caused by Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infection, is the leading cause of… (More)
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2001
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2001
Shiga toxins (Stxs), encoded by the stxA and stxB genes, are important contributors to the virulence of Escherichia coli O157:H7… (More)
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2000
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2000
We have isolated Shiga toxin (Stx)-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) strains from the feces of feral pigeons which contained a… (More)
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1999
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1999
Associations between known or putative virulence factors of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli and disease in humans were… (More)
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1999
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1999
Lysogenic bacteriophages are major vehicles for the transfer of genetic information between bacteria, including pathogenicity and… (More)
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1999
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1999
We investigated the ability of a detoxified derivative of a Shiga toxin 2 (Stx2)-encoding bacteriophage to infect and lysogenize… (More)
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1992
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1992
Forty-five consecutive patients with various gastrointestinal disorders were identified as having Shiga-like toxin (SLT… (More)
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1988
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1988
A set of DNA probes has been developed to study the genes for Shiga-like toxins (SLT) and the bacteriophage from which these… (More)
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