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Microbiol Sci. 1988 Sep;5(9):285-7.

Subunit structure and enzymic activity of pertussis toxin.

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Centre for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Bethesda, MD 20892.

Abstract

Pertussis toxin, an ADP-ribosylating toxin, interacts with vertebrate cells of many types and inhibits the ability of these cells to respond to certain hormones and neurotransmitters, resulting in a multitude of biological effects. The structure and mechanism of action of this toxin are described.

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