anthrax toxin

Accession VIRO:0000087
DefinitionThe anthrax toxin is composed of a single B subunit called protective antigen (PA) and two alternative A subunits: edema factor (EF) and lethal factor (LF). The lethal toxin (PA+LF) provokes a subit death in animals, the edema toxin (PA+EF) induces edema.
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+ Vibrio cholerae cytolysin stoichiometrically_homologous_to
+ edema factor part_of
+ lethal factor part_of
+ protective antigen part_of

Brossier F, et al. 2001. Toxicon 39(11):1747-55 Toxins of Bacillus anthracis. (PMID 11595637)