Antitoxin

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  • an antibody that can neutralize a specific toxin

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  • an antibody that can neutralize a specific toxin

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  • Antitoxin: An antitoxin is an antibody with the ability to neutralize a specific toxin. Antitoxins are produced by certain animals, plants, and bacteria. Although
  • Toxin-antitoxin system: A toxin-antitoxin system is a set of two or more closely linked genes that together encode both a protein 'poison' and a corresponding 'antidote'. When
  • LdrD-RdlD toxin-antitoxin system: small non-coding RNAs which repress the protein LdrD in a type I toxin-antitoxin system. It was discovered in Escherichia coli strain K-12 in a long direct
  • TisB-IstR toxin-antitoxin system: The TisB-IstR toxin-antitoxin system is the first known toxin-antitoxin system which is induced by the SOS response in response to DNA damage. IstR
  • SymE-SymR toxin-antitoxin system: The SymE-SymR toxin-antitoxin system consists of a small hydrophobic toxin named SymE and a non-coding RNA called SymR which inhibits its translation
  • TxpA-RatA toxin-antitoxin system: The TxpA/RatA toxin-antitoxin system was first identified in Bacillus subtilis. It consists of a non-coding 222nt sRNA called RatA (RNA anti-toxin A)

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