tetanolysin


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tetanolysin

[¦tet·ən·ō′līs·ən]
(biochemistry)
A hemolysin produced by Clostridium tetani.
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Under anaerobic conditions, these spores geminate and elaborate tetanospasmin and tetanolysin. Tetanolysin is not believed to be of any significance in the clinical course of tetanus.
[6] Two toxins are produced by the tetanus bacillus, namely tetanospasmin and tetanolysin. [7] Tetanospasmin is extremely potent and as little as 240 g is sufficient to obliterate the entire world population.
Tetanus is a non-contagious acute infectious disease caused by exotoxins (tetanolysin and tetanospasmin) produced by Clostridium tetani.