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Exfoliatins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Exfoliatins
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.097.293
D23.946.123.353
D23.946.350.500
Unique ID
D005083
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005083
Annotation
/antag permitted but consider also ANTITOXINS
Scope Note
Protein exotoxins from Staphylococcus aureus, phage type II, which cause epidermal necrolysis. They are proteins with a molecular weight of 26,000 to 32,000. They cause a condition variously called scaled skin, Lyell or Ritter syndrome, epidermal exfoliative disease, toxic epidermal necrolysis, etc.
Entry Term(s)
Dermolysins
Epidermolysins
Epidermolytic Toxins
Exfoliatin Toxin A
Exfoliative Toxin B
Exfoliative Toxins
Staphylococcal Exfoliative Toxin
Pharm Action
Dermotoxins
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Bacterial Proteins (1966-1976)
Bacterial Toxins (1977)
Staphylococcal Infections (1966-1977)
Toxins (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under BACTERIAL TOXINS 1978-90
History Note
91(78); was see under BACTERIAL TOXINS 1978-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/22
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Exfoliatins Preferred
Exfoliative Toxins Broader
Exfoliatin Toxin A Narrower
Exfoliative Toxin B Narrower
Dermolysins Related
Epidermolytic Toxins Broader
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