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Leukocidins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Leukocidins
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.543.695.750
Unique ID
D007956
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007956
Annotation
/antag permitted but consider also ANTITOXINS
Scope Note
Pore forming proteins originally discovered for toxic activity to LEUKOCYTES. They are EXOTOXINS produced by some pathogenic STAPHYLOCOCCUS and STREPTOCOCCUS that destroy leukocytes by lysis of the cytoplasmic granules and are partially responsible for the pathogenicity of the organisms.
Entry Term(s)
Leucocidin
Leukocidin
Leukocidin Proteins
Pharm Action
Cytotoxins
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
78; was LEUKOCIDIN 1965-77
Online Note
use LEUKOCIDINS to search LEUKOCIDIN 1966-77
History Note
78; was LEUKOCIDIN 1965-77
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Leukocidins Preferred
Leukocidin Narrower
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