Tag: "tetanus" at biology news
Human trial proves ricin vaccine safe, induces neutralizing antibodies; further tests planned
... or mild headache that might be experienced with a tetanus
or a flu shot, said Dr. Robert Munford, a professor of internal medicine and a collaborator on the study. Based on the protection they observed in the mice injected with ricin mixed with human-produced antibodies, the researchers projected that a R...
Tetanus toxin found to have therapeutic properties
...versitat Autònoma de Barcelona has discovered that tetanus
toxin, which causes tetanus, could be extremely us...t would also be possible to use sublethal doses of tetanus
toxin and molecules derived from tetanus
toxin for therapeutic purposes. The results have been obtai...
Brain-mapping technique aids understanding of sleep, wakefulness
...of neurons. The tracer, a nontoxic fragment of the tetanus
toxin, transfers itself from one neuron in retrograde fashion to neurons "upstream" -- those from which the tracer-producing neuron receives signals. Researchers then track the tracer to map the upstream neurons. Dr. Yanagisawa and his colleagues ar...