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Chemical Exfoliatins

Name Exfoliatins
Equivalent Terms Dermolysins | Epidermolysins | Epidermolytic Toxins | Exfoliatin Toxin A | Exfoliative Toxin B | Exfoliative Toxins | Exfoliative Toxin, Staphylococcal | Staphylococcal Exfoliative Toxin | Toxin A, Exfoliatin | Toxin B, Exfoliative | Toxins, Epidermolytic | Toxins, Exfoliative | Toxin, Staphylococcal Exfoliative
Definition Protein exotoxins from Staphylococcus aureus, phage type II, which cause epidermal necrolysis. They are proteins with a molecular weight of 26,000 to 32,000. They cause a condition variously called scaled skin, Lyell or Ritter syndrome, epidermal exfoliative disease, toxic epidermal necrolysis, etc.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D005083
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1. ChemicalsBiological Factors Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Toxins, Biological Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Bacterial Toxins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Exfoliatins
2. ChemicalsBiological Factors Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Toxins, Biological Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Exotoxins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Exfoliatins

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