Navigation Links
Toxin causing Gastrointestinal problems identified

Australian scientists have found out a very strong toxin that causes serious gastrointestinal problems like food poisoning.//

In 1998, South Australia was affected by an epidemic of haemolytic uraemic syndrome, a hazardous disease that causes acute kidney failure. Toxin generated by some strains of E.coli was found to be the cause of that outbreak.

Dr Adrienne Paton from the University of Adelaide led the research team comprising scientists from ARC Centre of Excellence in Structural and Functional Microbial Genomics of the Monash University, and the United States.

Dr Travis Beddoe from Monash University's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, is one of the researchers who found out that subtilase cytotoxin, a bacterial toxin, turns off an important constituent of the cells in the gastrointestinal tract.

"It is unique because it cuts an essential component of the cell machinery in half, therefore disabling it," he said.

The scientists have discovered how the toxin works and also its 3-D structure. This will be useful in development of treatments for toxin-related ailments.

"This toxin belongs to the family of toxins that cause whooping cough, a very serious bacterial infection that affects children," Dr Beddoe said.

He said, "The research breakthrough may also provide insights into the development of age-related and degenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease, and may be used in the treatment of some cancers. "

The National Health and Medical Research Council and the Australian Research Council funded the collaborative research.

The results are available in the latest issue of the journal Nature.
GYT
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Toxins linked with pregnancy loss
2. Toxin connected to Flesh-eating Pneumonia in Kids
3. Vegetables decrease Tobacco Toxins
4. Toxin injections support stroke associated spasticity
5. Indians Stay Away from Coke, Pepsi After Toxin Scare
6. Toxin from the sea to relieve pain
7. Toxin Identified For Alzheimer’s Diseas
8. UN Fears Melting Of Ice Would Concentrate Toxins in the Chinese Water Supply
9. Gold Nanoparticles Are Good Detectors Biological Toxins
10. Appearance Of Facial Scars Improved By Botulinum Toxin
11. "Beach to Bedside" Study Focuses on Effects of Inhaled Toxins
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Toxin causing Gastrointestinal problems identified

(Date:4/18/2015)... “ ArcAngel ” was featured on NewsWatch ... at the latest and coolest applications on the ... of AppWatch and technology expert, conducted the app review and ... , In a turbulent world, people may find themselves ... always be their first move, but some situations can be ...
(Date:4/18/2015)... French physician and gastronome Anthelme Brillat-Savarin understood ... uttered, “Tell me what you eat, and I will ... with stress or sadness has often been attributed to ... Data collected from their Emotional Eating Test ... but for different reasons. , Collecting data from 521 ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... 17, 2015 John Evans, a Gardant ... the Patio from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on ... 1320 Executive Ct. in Pekin, Illinois, serves older adults ... some help to maintain their independence. , Becky Baker ... treats will be served during the luau. , For ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... WA (PRWEB) April 17, 2015 ERGO-Pedic ... cushions is introducing two new products to help a ... low back pain relief are the second most common ... our first product, designed specifically to help relieve sitting ... Comfort Cushion, and thousands of happy customers later, we ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... Alcohol and Violence , The National ... drinking and driving has been the focus of much ... the link between alcohol and crime received less public ... and sexual assault, and their relationship to alcohol have ... million adults in America were drinking alcohol at the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:A Personal Safety Application was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 2Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 3Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 4Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 5Health News:It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too 6Health News:John Evans Supportive Living Community Prepares for Party on the Patio 2Health News:Seat Cushion Company Credits Customer Driven Design For Two New Products 2Health News:Narconon Arrowhead Raises Awareness on Alcohol Related Prevention 2Health News:Narconon Arrowhead Raises Awareness on Alcohol Related Prevention 3
... vu' phenomenon, a sensation of having done, seen or experienced ... it is nothing more than a defect in the memory ... our day-to-day life, for some people, this kind of a ... the memory clinic at Leeds University, saying that he had ...
... promised his countrymen safe drinking water within a matter ... given priority // to make this possible. Most people ... safe drinking water. ,Inaugurating a conference ... and rural sanitation in states and union territories, the ...
... than cure” is the mantra for a new study that ... // ,Strategies to manage stress in Americans were ... percent of Americans are worried that stress will affect their ... eating or drinking alcohol. ,Although these habits might reduce stress ...
... professor in the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine ... for Comparative // Oncology (CECO) has been studying the ... has devised an experimental treatment for it. ... Roanoke, Va., he detailed his efforts to treat malignant ...
... based researchers have revealed that there is a definite link between ... was arrived at after studying the // data of 1,347 people ... 17 years. ,The IQ of the volunteers was ... It was found that IQ scores follow a social trend and ...
... as many as 30,000 people may have been saved from ... had consumed more vegetables // and fruits. Vegetables and fruits ... which is the first large scale project studying the risk. ... ,In the UK alone about 15,000 people suffer from ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Mystery Behind The Déjà Vu Phenomenon Yet To Be Resolv 2Health News:Safe Drinking Water To Be Made Available 2
(Date:4/17/2015)... ASSESS shows   plasma circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) ... tumour biopsy   IGNITE supports value of ... AstraZeneca today presented results from two key studies ... for epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation status in newly ... clinical practice. [ 1 ] , ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5hkm2f/medical_oxygen ) ... Systems - Global Strategic Business Report" report to ... markets for Medical Oxygen Systems in US$ Thousands by ... Cylinders & Regulators, and Oxygen Conserving Devices. The report ... Canada , Japan , ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... , Apr. 16, 2015 Research and Markets ... the "Corporate Reputation of Pharma in 2014 - ... report to their offering. This independent ... 130 patient groups with an interest in diabetes on ... of the pharma industry as a whole) in 2014. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:"Real World" Data Support Use of Blood Test for EGFR Mutation in Advanced NSCLC 2"Real World" Data Support Use of Blood Test for EGFR Mutation in Advanced NSCLC 3"Real World" Data Support Use of Blood Test for EGFR Mutation in Advanced NSCLC 4Medical Oxygen Systems - 2015 Global Strategic Business Report Featuring Leading Players, Caire, Invacare & Philips Respironics 2Perspective of Diabetes Patient Groups on the Corporate Reputation of Pharma in 2014: 130 patient groups with an interest in diabetes from 34 countries 2Perspective of Diabetes Patient Groups on the Corporate Reputation of Pharma in 2014: 130 patient groups with an interest in diabetes from 34 countries 3Perspective of Diabetes Patient Groups on the Corporate Reputation of Pharma in 2014: 130 patient groups with an interest in diabetes from 34 countries 4Perspective of Diabetes Patient Groups on the Corporate Reputation of Pharma in 2014: 130 patient groups with an interest in diabetes from 34 countries 5
Set of 2. Double-ended. 15 mm x 21 mm and 15 mm x 42 mm blades. Hand-held. Most popular model or size....
Army navy retractor set....
Jaffe wire lid retractor, large pair....
Sharp. 4 mm wide. Hand-Held...
Medicine Products: