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Shiga Toxins

"Shiga Toxins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A class of toxins that inhibit protein synthesis by blocking the interaction of ribosomal RNA; (RNA, RIBOSOMAL) with PEPTIDE ELONGATION FACTORS. They include SHIGA TOXIN which is produced by SHIGELLA DYSENTERIAE and a variety of shiga-like toxins that are produced by pathologic strains of ESCHERICHIA COLI such as ESCHERICHIA COLI O157.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Shiga Toxins" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Shiga Toxins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 24 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 1999
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