• Comparison of the prevalence of genes coding for enterotoxins, exfoliatins , panton-valentine leukocidin and tsst-1 between methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible isolates of Staphylococcus aureus at the University Hospital in Olomouc. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Exfoliatins are glutamate-specific serine proteases highly specific to desmoglein I, a cadherin (adhesion protein) in the desmosomes of the stratum granulosum that facilitates intercellular adhesion between keratinocytes. (wikipedia.org)
  • 15:00 Mechanisms of action of staphylococcal toxins (PVL and pore-forming toxins, exfoliatins, PSMs, superantigens). (escmid.org)
  • Sequencing also found no genes encoding superantigens (9 enterotoxins and tst), exfoliatins , or Panton-Valentine leukocidin. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Content was determined based on PCR screening of genes encoding five haemolysins, three exfoliatins, three leukotoxins and 21 pyrogenic toxin superantigens (PTSAgs), in addition to markers of genomic (νSaβ) and pathogenicity (SaPIs) islands. (microbiologyresearch.org)
  • Exfoliatins of two types bring damage to skin cells. (mlst.net)