Bacterial Toxin Terminology

July 23, 2018
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By: Mary N. Wessling, Ph.D. ELS In this blog we will unravel the terminology describing bacterial toxins. In general, there are at least three ways that bacterial toxins are described in the literature: by their biological designation—the genus and/or species…

Origins of Botulinum Toxin Types | List Labs

July 16, 2018
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By: T.J. Smith Origins of Botulinum Toxin Types – relationships between toxins and the bacteria that produce them Soon after the discovery that botulism was caused by a toxin, multiple toxin types were identified. Initial characterizations were based mainly on…

Staphylococcal Enterotoxin Type B (SEB) Toxin in Research

July 11, 2018
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By: Karen Crawford, PhD. President, List Labs Staphylococcal enterotoxin type B (SEB) is a powerful player in the family of toxins; in scientific terms, a superantigen.  This enterotoxin binds to major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class II molecules on antigen-presenting cells…

Microbiome Research Products | List Labs

June 22, 2018
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By: Rachel Berlin, Marketing Manager Microbiome research is uncovering the enormous potential for developing drugs, such a live biotherapeutic products, from the microbiome.  This burgeoning field is the future of medicine. List Labs is excited and proud to support microbiome research…