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Toxins 2017, 9(5), 160;

An Introduction to the Toxins Special Issue on “Novel Pharmacological Inhibitors for Bacterial Protein Toxins”

Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Ulm Medical Center, Albert-Einstein-Allee 11, 89081 Ulm, Germany
Academic Editor: Vernon L. Tesh
Received: 9 May 2017 / Revised: 9 May 2017 / Accepted: 10 May 2017 / Published: 11 May 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Novel Pharmacological Inhibitors for Bacterial Protein Toxins)
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Bacterial AB-type protein toxins that consist of an enzymatically active subunit (A) and a binding/transport subunit (B), are among the most toxic substances and represent the causative agents for a variety of severe human and animal diseases, such as in the context of infections, post-traumatic complications or food poisoning.[...] View Full-Text
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