Definition of Epsilon toxin
1. Noun. A bacterial toxin produced by clostridium perfringens; causes intense abdominal cramps and diarrhea that begins 8-22 hours after consumption of foods containing large numbers of these bacteria.
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Literary usage of Epsilon toxin
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1. Sensor Systems for Biological Agent Attacks: Protecting Buildings And by Bmed, National Research Council (U.S.), ebrary, Inc (2005)
"... Ebola and Marburg—and arenaviruses V —eg, Lassa and Machupo) Category Bd Brucellosis (Brucella species) B epsilon toxin (from Clostridium perfringens) T ..."
2. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"They also failed to produce the disease by the intravenous administration of Cl. welchii type D epsilon toxin. They concluded that the cause of ..."
3. Critical Needs for Research in Veterinary Science by Banr, National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"... stomatitis virus (exotic) Clostridium botulinum Clostridium perfringens epsilon toxin Coccidioides immitis Coxiella burnetii Eastern equine encephalitis ..."
4. Guidelines for the Humane Transportation of Research Animals by National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"... neurotoxins Clostridium perfringens epsilon toxin Conotoxins Diacetoxyscirpenol Ricin Saxitoxin Shigatoxin and Shiga-like ribosome inactivating proteins ..."
5. High-Impact Terrorism: Proceedings of a Russian-American Workshop by National Research Council, Rossiĭskai︠a︡ akademii︠a︡ nauk, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), Carnegie Corporation of New York (2002)
"... encephalomyelitis Eastern and Western equine encephalomyelitis Ricin toxin from Ricinus communis (castor beans) epsilon toxin of Clostridium perfringens ..."