Definition of Anatoxin

1. Noun. A bacterial toxin that has been weakened until it is no longer toxic but is strong enough to induce the formation of antibodies and immunity to the specific disease caused by the toxin. "Diphtheria toxoid"

Exact synonyms: Toxoid
Generic synonyms: Bacterial Toxin, Antigen



Definition of Anatoxin

1. Noun. Any of a group of neurotoxins produced by several species of cyanobacterium ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anatoxin

1. a toxoid [n -S] - See also: toxoid

Medical Definition of Anatoxin

1. Nontoxic derivative of a bacterial exotoxin produced by formaldehyde or other chemical treatment: useful as a vaccine because it retains most antigenic properties of the toxin. (12 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anatoxin

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anatomy of function
anatopism
anatopisms
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anatoxin (current term)
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anatrophic nephrotomy
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anatropous ovule
anatropy
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Literary usage of Anatoxin

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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"The pharmacological profile of anatoxin-A was further compared to nicotine ... In summary, the present study demonstrates that anatoxin-A acts as a ..."

2. Emil Von Behring: Infectious Disease, Immunology, Serum Therapy by Derek S. Linton (2005)
"... albeit as insufficiently reliable, the real purpose of the article was to celebrate the discovery of anatoxin diphtheria immunization by Gaston Ramon at ..."

3. Biological Science And Biotechnology in Russia: Controlling Diseases and by Rossiĭskai︠a︡ akademii︠a︡ nauk, Institute of Medicine (U.S.), National Academies Press (U.S.) (2006)
"A model has been designed for aluminum-hydroxide-adsorbed diphtheria anatoxin vaccine enriched with ..."

4. Biotechnology for Water Use and Conservation: The Mexico '96 Workshop by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, Mexico '96 Workshop, Organisation for Economic Co-operation, Development., Zapata, Francisco BolĂ­var (1997)
"... with the associated production of toxic by-products from cyanobacterial blooms, such as microcystin hepatotoxins and anatoxin neurotoxins (Keevil, ..."

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