Definition of Gliotoxin

1. Noun. A mycotoxin, originally isolated from ''Gliocladium fimbriatum'', that causes apoptosis of certain cells ¹



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Medical Definition of Gliotoxin

1. A toxic substance which acts mainly against certain viruses by preventing replication of viral DNA. It also has harmful effects on bacteria and fungi. It is produced by certain fungi, including Trichoderma viride. (17 Dec 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gliotoxin

glioma of the spinal cord
gliomas
gliomata
gliomatosis
gliomatosis cerebri
gliomatous
gliomyxoma
glioneuroma
gliopil
gliosarcoma
glioses
gliosis
gliosis uteri
gliosome
gliotic
gliotoxin (current term)
gliotransmission
glipizide
glipzide
gliquidone
glires
gliricidia
glirid
glirids
glisk
glisks
gliss
glissade
glissaded
glissader

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