Accession VIRO:0000046
DefinitionDelta-hemolysin is a toxin produced by Staphylococcus aureus that is capable of aggregating together to form pores, as well as destabilizing the plasma membrane by affecting the curvature of the cell, and dissolving the membrane at high concentrations through detergent action
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+ Hemolysin toxins [Virulence Factor]

Dinges MM, et al. 2000. Clin. Microbiol. Rev. 13(1):16-34, table of contents Exotoxins of Staphylococcus aureus. (PMID 10627489)

Vandenesch F, et al. 2012. Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2:12 Staphylococcus aureus hemolysins, bi-component leukocidins, and cytolytic peptides: a redundant arsenal of membrane-damaging virulence factors?. (PMID 22919604)

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