botulinum toxin

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

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A thousandth of a milligram of botulin toxin will kill an adult.
Before the Gulf War it was suggested that Iraqi experts were working on botulin toxin in addition to anthrax and plague as part of its biological and bacteriological weapons programme.
Before the Gulf War, it was suggested that Iraqi experts were working on botulin toxin in addition to anthrax and plague as part of its biological and bacteriological weapons programme.
In Japan, the use of hyaluronic acid and botulin toxin is not officially permitted for plastic surgery, but the health ministry allows doctors to decide whether they can be used or not.
Bush devoted much of his speech to outlining his goals for Project BioShield, a $6 billion, 10-year project to speed the research, production and availability of vaccines and treatments against smallpox, anthrax, botulin toxin and other.
Saadi said 157 of the R-400 bombs contained aflotoxin, anthrax and botulin toxin.
Last year, some 50,000 vials of botulin toxin type A, were ordered in the UK alone and you don't have to look far to find a practitioner.
Welsh common sense prevailed on Nicola HT when 55-year-old Laurina from Cwmbran revealed she had fabulous skin without going near botulin toxin type A.
Botox, which costs pounds 200, involves customers being injected in the forehead with botulin toxin type A, which is one of the world's deadliest poisons.
The so-called ``temporary facelift'', which costs pounds 200, involves customers being injected in the forehead with botulin toxin type A, which reduces wrinkles.