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Molecular Biology

, Volume 34, Issue 2, pp 168–174 | Cite as

Bacterial toxins and their application

  • A. G. Zdanovsky
  • M. V. Zdanovskaya
  • N. K. Yankovsky
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Abstract

The review deals with the structure of protein bacterial toxins, steps of the toxin molecule interaction with the target cell, molecular mechanisms of the toxic effect, as well as with the fields of application of toxins as research tools and as medicinal preparations.

Key words

bacterial toxins protein toxins mechanism of action application 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. G. Zdanovsky
    • 3
  • M. V. Zdanovskaya
    • 1
  • N. K. Yankovsky
    • 2
  1. 1.State Research Institute of Genetics and Selection of Industrial MicroorganismsMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Vavilov Institute of General GeneticsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  3. 3.BION-MMoscowRussia

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