streptolysin


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streptolysin

[¦strep·tō′līs·ən]
(biochemistry)
Any of a group of hemolysins elaborated by Streptococcus pyogenes.
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Use of a monoclonal antibody to determine the mode of transmembrane pore formation by streptolysin O.
Like CAMP factor and streptolysin S, the 2-component system sivS/R is involved in transcriptional regulation of the capsular operon (32).
Streptolysin S and necrotising infections produced by Group G Streptococcus.
4 (phage remnant) Superantigen genes speC, speG, speH, spel, speJ, smeZ1 Streptodomases mf/spd, mf2, mf3/spd3 Other * SNP, single nucleotide polymorphism; SLO, streptolysin O; NADGH, nicotinamide glycohydrolase.
Nonetheless, mouse antibodies to GCS/GGS M protein react with human cardiac myosin (11), and levels of antibodies to streptolysin O and hyaluronic acid increase after infection with GCS/GGS (3).
Potential GAS virulence factors listed in this proposal are Streptolysin S (SLS) and Streptolysin O (SLO) which are playing a role in host protease activation.