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Descriptor in English: Endotoxins
Descriptor in Spanish: Endotoxinas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Endotoxinas
Descriptor in French: Endotoxines
Tree number(s): D23.946.123.329
Scope note: Toxins closely associated with the living cytoplasm or cell wall of certain microorganisms, which do not readily diffuse into the culture medium, but are released upon lysis of the cells.
Annotation: antag permitted but consider also ANTITOXINS; coordinate IM with specific bacterium (IM with no qualifiers); for interaction of endotoxins with SUPERANTIGENS
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
See also the descriptors: Limulus Test MeSH
DeCS UI: 4809
Descriptor UI: D004731
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Endotoxins - Preferred
Concept UI M0007438
Scope note Toxins closely associated with the living cytoplasm or cell wall of certain microorganisms, which do not readily diffuse into the culture medium, but are released upon lysis of the cells.
Preferred term Endotoxins



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