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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...

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