shiga toxin 1

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Accession VIRO:0000121
DefinitionShiga toxin are A-B toxins produced by several enteric pathogens, most importantly Shigella dysenteriae (serotype 1 only) and Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC). Shiga toxins are important factors in disease pathogenesis and are responsible for the haemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS).
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+ Stx1A part_of
+ Stx1B part_of

Cherla RP, et al. 2003. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 228(2):159-66 Shiga toxins and apoptosis. (PMID 14638419)