Definition: a cell cytotoxin produced by enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli that appears to contribute to the occurrence of hemorrhagic colitis and hemolytic uremic syndrome.
Synonym(s): Shigalike toxin
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.