Clostridium tetani


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Clostridium tetani

[klä‚strid·ē·əm ′tet·ən‚ī]
(medicine)
A spore-forming bacterium that produces a powerful toxin, tetanospasmin, that blocks inhibitory synapses in the central nervous system and thus causes the severe muscle spasms characteristic of tetanus.
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Alem disso, existia historia de manipulacao de solo e criacao de animais, o que possibilitou ter entrado em contato com o bacilo Clostridium tetani no seu sitio.
TeNT light chain and Hcc subdomain of heavy chain were amplified from Clostridium tetani genomic DNA for construction of the recombinant proteins.
2008), para evitar las consecuencias fatales que se producian con Clostridium tetani, experimentaron con una especie benigna.
El Clostridium tetani, es un bacilo gram positivo formador de esporas, perteneciente al genero Clostridium, al cual tambien pertenecen el C.
Clostridium haemolyticum e o agente causai da hemoglobinuria bacilar, enquanto Clostridium botulinum e Clostridium tetani sao responsaveis pelo botulismo e tetano, respectivamente.
Tetanus is an often-fatal disease caused by the bacteria Clostridium tetani.
A TETANUS is caused by a bacterium called clostridium tetani, which is naturally found in soil and animal manure.
El tetanos se debe a la infeccion de una herida por la bacteria Clostridium tetani.
butyricum (E=1e-70) (figuras 3 y 4), con un sitio de union a ribosoma localizado entre las posiciones 57 y 61, mientras que el resto de la secuencia exhibio una similaridad menor a una proteina transportadora de prolina y triptofano dependiente de sodio en Clostridium tetani (Brueggemann et al.
Tetanus occurs from exposure to Clostridium tetani, a bacterium that releases a toxin initially causing headache, fever, sore throat, muscle spasms, and stiffness in the neck, arms, and legs.
It is caused by an infection from the bacillus clostridium tetani which lives in the bowel of horses and other animals.