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any of several neurotoxins that are produced by the anaerobic bacterium Clostridium botulinum

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Techniques of botulinum toxin injections in the head and neck.
The FDA will require all botulinum toxin manufacturers to add boxed warnings to the label that address the potential for paralysis-like symptoms resulting from the toxin's distant spread.
In the new study, scientists tracked two botulinum toxins by looking for the sliced up proteins that the toxins leave in their wake.
Clinicians administering botulinum toxins should understand that "clinical doses expressed in units are not comparable from one botulinum product to the next," the FDA said in its warning.
In this article, we describe an elderly woman with rapidly progressive cervical kyphosis following an injection of botulinum toxin A into her neck extensor musculature.
Many neutralizing MAbs to botulinum toxins have been generated that have potential diagnostic and therapeutic applications (21-24).
Botulinum toxin has several important properties that make it an ideal chemical denervator.
The Preparation, Handling, Storage and Mode of Injection of BOTOX[R] and Other Botulinum Toxins
The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX) utilizing a patent-pending formulation of zinc and phytase (trademarked as ZYTAZE(TM)), demonstrated that increasing zinc levels by oral administration for 4 days prior to a planned injection of botulinum toxin improved efficacy and/or duration in 41 of 44 patients tested (93%).
Physicians and others administering botulinum toxins should understand that "clinical doses expressed in units are not comparable from one botulinum product to the next," the agency said in its warning.
canis), Q fever (Coxiella burnettii), botulinum toxin (produced by Clostridium botulinum) and staphylococcal enterotoxin B.
Ipsen (Euronext: IPN, ADR: IPSEY) andSyntaxin, a biotechnology company specialising in innovative biopharmaceutical therapies targeting cell secretion pathways, announced today a global strategic collaboration to explore the discovery and development of new compounds in the field of botulinum toxins.
The well-established risk/benefit profile of BOTOX(R) is unique to the product, because no two botulinum toxins are alike," said Dr.
Type A is one of the seven distinct antigenic botulinum toxins produced by different strains of the bacterium.