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Genome of Clostridium botulinum reveals the background to world's deadliest toxin

...s the one real weapon in the genome of Clostridium botulinum and less than 2 kg — the weight of two bags of sug...nown as Botox®. The genome sequence shows that C. botulinum doesn’t have subtle tools to evade our human defences or tricky methods of acquiring resistance to a...

Molecular structure reveals how botulinum toxin attaches to nerve cells

...s a life-threatening disease caused by exposure to botulinum neurotoxins, which are among the most potent toxin... muscle fibers throughout the body. Poisoning with botulinum toxins leads to an often-fatal paralysis, which is one reason they are considered among the highest ...

Highly concentrated botulinum preparation for cosmetic injections can result in severe illness

... toxins of the spore-forming bacterium Clostridium botulinum and toxin-producing strains of Clostridium baratii...ding to background information in the article. Two botulinum toxin preparations are licensed in the United States by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for cl...

Encoded metallic nanowires reveal bioweapons

...allpox virus, and protein toxins such as ricin and botulinum toxin. If a simultaneous test for all of these is desired, the anthrax antibody would be attached to stripe pattern 1, the smallpox antibodies to stripe pattern 2, and the toxin antibodies to stripe pattern 3, for example. If the corresponding model ...

Scientists develop a way to make the deadliest toxin known even more toxic

...oratory that conducted the study, said, "Since the botulinum neurotoxin is the most poisonous toxin known, finding a compound to activate it might seem somewhat counterproductive. But the range of clinical uses for the toxin have increased well beyond its cosmetic use--multiple sclerosis, stroke, cerebral pals...

Scientists reveal how deadly toxin hijacks cells

Scientists have pinpointed exactly how botulinum neurotoxin A - a potential agent of biological war...ch may block the entry of toxins into cells." The botulinum toxins, of which there are seven types, are made by a bacterium commonly found in soil, known as Clo...

Tetanus toxin found to have therapeutic properties

...in is a neurotoxin belonging to the same family as botulinum neurotoxins, which cause botulism. These have been successfully used as a therapy to treat disorders caused by abnormal muscular contractions such as strabismus, cerebral palsy, anal contractions and torticollis. Recently these toxins have been used ...

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