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Substance Name: Anthrax toxin
ID: C030325000


  • Consists of 3 separate proteins: PA (protective antigen/factor), EF (edema factor) & LF (lethal factor); these three are nontoxic proteins that associate in binary or ternary combinations to form toxic complexes at the surface of mammalian cells; Bacillus anthracis calmodulin-dependent adenylate cyclase is component of EF protein, is a zinc-dependent metalloprotease; PA63 is a proteolytic fragment of PA83.
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Names and Synonyms

  • Anthrax toxin

Registry Number

  • C030325000