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TpeL Toxin

Caption: The cell of the host absorbs the Clostridium perfringens toxin TpeL via the receptor LRP1. The toxins then destroy the cell from within. (left: cell culture without toxins; right: cell culture after toxins were applied). Source: Panagiotis Papatheodorou

Credit: Panagiotis Papatheodorou/University of Freiburg

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