Streptolysins

Known as: Streptolysin, Streptolysins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Exotoxins produced by certain strains of streptococci, particularly those of group A (STREPTOCOCCUS PYOGENES), that cause HEMOLYSIS.
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Macrophages play a crucial role in the innate immune response against the human pathogen Streptococcus pyogenes, yet the innate… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The pathogen group A Streptococcus (GAS) produces a wide spectrum of infections including necrotizing fasciitis (NF… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Although the toxicity of streptolysin O (SLO) and streptolysin S (SLS) in purified group A streptococci (GAS) has been… (More)
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND We encountered three patients with severe necrotising soft tissue infections due to beta-haemolytic group G… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The pore-forming toxin streptolysin O (SLO) can be used to reversibly permeabilize adherent and nonadherent cells, allowing… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Group A streptococcus (GAS) is an important human pathogen that causes pharyngitis and invasive infections, including necrotizing… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Certain Tn916 insertions in the chromosome of an M1-type, nonmucoid Streptococcus pyogenes isolate (MGAS166) were previously… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
A search for homologs of the Bacillus subtilis PhoP response regulator in the group A streptococcus (GAS) genome revealed three… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Streptolysin S (SLS) is a potent cytolytic toxin produced by nearly all group A streptococci (GAS). SLS-deficient Tn916… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Streptolysin-O (SLO) is a thiol-activated, membrane-damaging protein toxin of Mr 69,000 that is produced by most strains of beta… (More)
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