botulinum toxin

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

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Its first big batch of 9 tons of botulism toxin was so useless that when a cult member fell into the vat by accident, he was unharmed.
The request was part of a large package asking the board to include some additional restoration-related duties and relax some supervision requirements for dental hygienists and assistants, as well as approval for dentists to provide "dermal fillers" and "injectable botulism toxin.
Thirty grams of pure botulism toxin could kill every U.
As in, ``Hey Claire, I just got another coupon from my doctor; wanna go in on having botulism toxin injected into our increasingly jowly faces?
I read somewhere that 10 milligrams of botulism toxin, that's just like a few grains of sugar, is enough to kill 25 people.
They injected the botulism toxin, more commonly used to fight wrinkles, to ease her tight leg muscles, giving Milly control of movement.
Dr Bach McComb used a deadly botulism toxin instead of the anti-wrinkle drug botox, leaving two people paralysed and fighting for life.
American researchers who injected the clams with enough botulism toxin to kill 1,000 people found the shellfish neutralised the enzyme, which is considered a potential bioterror agent.
She, too, ate some tainted, home-canned food - chicken soup, in her case - that unleashed the botulism toxin.
The treatment, which involves tiny amounts of botulism toxin injected into nerves, was carried out more than 10, 700 times in the country last year.
In his address, Mr Bush said Saddam had failed to account for up to 25,000 litres of anthrax, 38,000 litres of botulism toxin, 500 tons of sarin, mustard gas and VX nerve agent and upwards of 30,000 munitions capable of delivering chemical weapons.
In the face of mounting opposition to war both at home and abroad, Mr Bush outlined a list of Saddam's alleged offences, accusing him of not accounting for thousands of litres of anthrax, botulism toxin, sarin, mustard gas and VX nerve agent.
Mr Bush outlined a list of Saddam's feared offences, accusing him of not accounting for thousands of litres of anthrax, botulism toxin, sarin, mustard gas and VX nerve agent.
An experimental drug disables deadly botulism toxin much better than current treatment does, researchers report.
Foodborne botulism is caused by eating foods that contain the botulism toxin.