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Shiga toxin

Introduction: Shiga toxin

Description of Shiga toxin

Shiga toxin: class of toxins that inhibit protein synthesis by blocking the interaction of ribosomal RNA with peptide elongation factors; includes the specific shiga toxin produced by Shigella dysenteriae and a variety of shiga-like toxins that are produced by pathologic strains of sherichia coli such as Escherichia coli O157.
Source: CRISP

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.
Source: MeSH 2007

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