Shiga Toxin: Biochemistry, Genetics, Mode of Action, and Role in Pathogenesis

Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 1992;180:65-94. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-77238-2_4.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Bacterial Toxins / genetics
  • Bacterial Toxins / metabolism*
  • Bacterial Toxins / pharmacology
  • Base Sequence
  • Carbohydrate Sequence
  • Disease Models, Animal
  • Dysentery, Bacillary / complications
  • Dysentery, Bacillary / microbiology*
  • Endocytosis
  • Enterotoxins / genetics
  • Enterotoxins / metabolism*
  • Enterotoxins / pharmacology
  • Escherichia coli / genetics
  • Escherichia coli / metabolism*
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology
  • Gene Expression Regulation, Bacterial
  • Genes, Bacterial
  • Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome / etiology
  • Humans
  • Molecular Sequence Data
  • Protein Biosynthesis / drug effects
  • Receptors, Cell Surface / metabolism
  • Shiga Toxin 1
  • Shiga Toxin 2
  • Shiga Toxins
  • Shigella / genetics
  • Shigella / metabolism*
  • Shigella / pathogenicity
  • Structure-Activity Relationship
  • Trihexosylceramides / metabolism
  • Virulence

Substances

  • Bacterial Toxins
  • Enterotoxins
  • Receptors, Cell Surface
  • Shiga Toxin 1
  • Shiga Toxin 2
  • Shiga Toxins
  • Trihexosylceramides
  • globotriaosylceramide