botulin


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Synonyms for botulin

potent bacterial toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum that causes botulism

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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.
Saadi said 157 of the R-400 bombs contained aflotoxin, anthrax and botulin toxin.
and then-Secretary of Defense Richard Cheney ordered all US military personnel to take experimental vaccines for anthrax and botulin.
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.
They also suggest that the drug could be mass-produced and stockpiled as a deterrent to the use of botulism toxin, or botulin, as a weapon.