Tag: "ricin" at medical news
UC Davis Creates New Nanoparticles
...ct bioterrorism agents such as botulinum toxin and ricin
in samples of milk, eggs and fruit juice. The technology would be non-toxic and relatively cheap to implement, according to Kennedy, and as a result, dairies and food processing plants would be the major beneficiaries. Additionally, the nanoparticl...
Kids Fall Ill After Consuming Ricin-Contaminated Castor Beans in China
...ina's Shaanxi Province were apparently poisoned by ricin
early on Thursday. //The state media reported that...ed, but no additional cases had come to light. The ricin
poison contained in castor beans is a deadly toxin. Oil from the castor beans is used as a laxative ...
Ricin Vaccine protection against bio-warfare and bioterrorism
... a trial on effective protection obtained from her ricin
vaccine in the Proceedings of the National Academy...ll a lot has to be done in developing an effective ricin
vaccine which would help to protect people from ricin
toxin as there is an increased threat of using...