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Pathophysiological effects of endotoxins at the cellular level

based on proceedings of a symposium

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Published by A.R. Liss in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Endotoxins -- Physiological effect -- Congresses.,
  • Endotoxins -- Toxicology -- Congresses.,
  • Pathology, Cellular -- Congresses.,
  • Endotoxins -- Pharmacodynamics -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementsponsored by the Office of Naval Research, held in Washington, DC ; editors, Jeannine A. Majde, Robert J. Person.
    SeriesProgress in clinical and biological research ;, v. 62
    ContributionsMajde, Jeannine A., Person, Robert J., United States. Office of Naval Research., Symposium on the Pathophysiology of Endotoxins at the Cellular Level (1979 : Washington, D.C.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP632.E4 P37 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4260428M
    ISBN 100845100629
    LC Control Number81006066

      This short reveiw considers some of the more widely accepted biological actions of bacterial endotoxin. Early sections concern endotoxin chemical composition, assay techniques, and species variation in toxigenicity. Individual specific actions and classical endotoxin-induced phenomena are presented under headings of pyrogenic effect, hemodynamic effects, disseminated intravascular Cited by: Start studying [Micro] Endotoxins and Exotoxins. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

    Endotoxin, toxic substance bound to the bacterial cell wall and released when the bacterium ruptures or disintegrates. Endotoxins consist of lipopolysaccharide and lipoprotein complexes. The protein component determines its foreign (antigenic) nature; the polysaccharide component determines the. Endotoxins of Gram-negative microbes fulfill as components of the outer membrane a vital function for bacterial viability and, if set free, induce in mammalians potent pathophysiological effects. Chemically, they are lipopolysaccharides (LPS) consisting of an O-specific chain, a core oligosaccharide, and a lipid component, termed lipid by:

    Bacterial endotoxins EUROPEAN PHARMACOPOEIA The end-point is the last positive result in the series of decreasing concentrations of endotoxin. Calculate the mean value of the logarithms of the end-point concentrations and then the antilogarithm of the mean value using the following expression: Geometric mean end-point concentration =File Size: KB.   The key difference between endotoxin and exotoxin is that the endotoxin is a lipopolysaccharide that lies within the bacterial cell wall while exotoxin is a protein that secretes to the outside of the bacterial cell.. Toxigenesis is the process of producing toxins by pathogenic bacteria. It is one of the main mechanisms bacteria use to cause diseases. There are two types of bacterial toxins .


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Get this from a library. Pathophysiological effects of endotoxins at the cellular level: based on proceedings of a symposium. [Jeannine A Majde; Robert J Person; United States. Office of. Prog Clin Biol Res. ; Pathophysiological effects of endotoxins at the cellular level.

Based on proceedings of a symposium sponsored by the Office of Naval Research. Endotoxin, the lipopolysaccharide component of the outer cell wall of gram-negative bacteria, is present in large quantities in the large intestine of healthy horses.

81,83 Endotoxins are released into the immediate surroundings when gram-negative bacteria undergo rapid proliferation or die. 84,85 The intact bowel forms an effective barrier to. The pathophysiological effects of endotoxins in the above species are predomi-nantly dose-dependent. Generally, as dosage increases latency time decreases, the peak effect becomes more pronounced, and the duration of the effect protracted.

Furthermore, individual. Bacterial endotoxins: Pathophysiological effects, clinical significance, and pharmacological control: proceedings of an international conference held in clinical and biological research) on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Bacterial endotoxins: Pathophysiological effects, clinical significance, and pharmacological control: proceedings of an international conference held Format: Hardcover. [Pathophysiological significance of endotoxins]. [Article in German] Urbaschek B. The biological activities of endotoxin are manifold.

Besides the drop in platelets and the biphasic change in the number of leukocytes, severe disturbances in the capillary bed are among the first changes observed following the administration of by: 1.

On the other hand, endotoxin is also known to have a number of effects on macrophages directly, which are capable of producing secondary and possible injurious effects themselves (1,4,11,15).

A variety of possible endotoxin-cellular interactions, particularly those with macrophages, might tip the balance toward the ultimate benefit or detriment Author: Patricia S. Latham, Susan B. Sepelak. Endotoxins can make us very sick, and in some cases, even cause death. Where Endotoxins Come From Both gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria have a plasma membrane and a peptidoglycan layer in.

Get this from a library. Bacterial endotoxins: pathophysiological effects, clinical significance, and pharmacological control: proceedings of an international conference held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May[Jack Levin;].

Abstract. The pathophysiologic role of endotoxin in clinical sepsis is still incompletely defined and a subject of controversy (50,54).

While some of the hallmarks of gram-negative sepsis, e.g., fever, shock, disseminated intravascular coagulation, complement activation, changes in leukocyte count can be simulated by intravenous administration of a bolus of endotoxin, such experimental models Cited by: 1.

The cellular reactions of importance for inhalation exposure effects are attachment to lipopolysaccharide binding protein, CD14 cell surface protein and TLR-4 receptors. The internalisation of endotoxin in macrophages and endothelial cells results in local production of.

Maud B. Gorbet, Michael V. Sefton, in The Biomaterials: Silver Jubilee Compendium, Endotoxin. Endotoxins, also called LPS, are the component of the outer membrane of gram-negative bacteria and are released into the circulation upon disruption of the intact bacteria (death, cell lysis) [].Endotoxin is commonly found everywhere in our environment and it is the most significant.

endotoxin [en´do-tok″sin] a heat-stable toxin associated with the outer membranes of certain gram-negative bacteria, including Brucella, Neisseria, and Vibrio species. Endotoxins are not secreted but are released only when the cells are disrupted; they are less potent and less specific than the exotoxins; and they do not form toxoids.

In large. This source expertly examines the discovery, biological structure, control, and continued clarification of endotoxin from a parenteral manufacturing perspective, with in-depth discussion of state-of-the-art technologies involving Limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL) such as assay development, automation, depyrogenation.

Completely revised and exp5/5(1). A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Endotoxin: Complex bacterial toxin; lipopolysaccharide (LPS) component of Gram-negative cell walls is composed of Lipid A + Core Polysaccharide + O Antigen (a.k.a., O polysaccharide side chain) and is released upon lysis of the cell during infection ; Lipid A component is responsible for endotoxin activity effects on the host; O side chain is the antigenic portion of the LPS molecule.

Systemic effects Toxic pneumonitis Note: 1 ng endotoxin may be approximately equal to 10 to 15 endotoxin units (EU). Douwes and Heederik () suggested that an exposure level of ng/m3, based on studies of cotton workers, has an “adverse respiratory health effect”, as defined by the American Thoracic Society guidelines.

toxin by long term, inadvertent exposure to high levels of endotoxins that could often be found in media, sera, and culture additives before endotoxin testing became widely used.

Possible Mechanisms for These Effects Much is still unknown about the mechanisms through which endotoxins interact with cell cultures (Reviewed in 12, 13, 14, and 15).File Size: KB. Endotoxins are ubiquitous in the environment and represent important components of bioaerosols. High exposure occurs in rural environment and at several workplaces (e.g.

waste collecting, textile industry etc.). Adverse effects on human health induced by inhalation of endotoxin are described in several studies. Up to now the endotoxin levels are mainly measured using the Limulus amoebocyte Cited by: Effects of Endotoxin in Normal Human Volunteers.

Endotoxin is a unique molecule because it represents an important probe for investigating the humoral and cellular basis of septic shock. Endotoxin administration to humans provides an opportunity to evaluate the earliest responses that are activated after exposure to an important bacterial.

Glucose Dyshomeostasis in Endotoxicosis Direct Versus Monokine-Mediated Mechanisms of Endotoxin Action glucose and lactate utilization by isolated dog heart myocytes, in: “Pathophysiological Effects of Endotoxins at the Cellular Level,” J.

A Filkins J.P. () Glucose Dyshomeostasis in Endotoxicosis Direct Versus Monokine-Mediated Cited by: 2.What are the effects of endotoxin on cell cultures? Endotoxins affect both in vitro and in vivo cell growth and function and are a source of significant vitro, there is increasing evidence that endotoxin cause a variety of problems for cell culture the effects documented were the stimulation of leukocyte cultures to produce tissue factors, the induced production.Biological effects on hosts infected with Gram-negative bacteria Immune response.

LPS acts as the prototypical endotoxin because it binds the CD14/TLR4/MD2 receptor complex in many cell types, but especially in monocytes, dendritic cells, macrophages and B cells, which promotes the secretion of pro-inflammatory cytokines, nitric oxide, and eicosanoids.

As part of the cellular stress response.