botulinum


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Synonyms for botulinum

anaerobic bacterium producing botulin the toxin that causes botulism

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How could this botulinum toxin jump from one bacterial species to another?
Botulinum toxin can help block the communication between the nerve and the muscle and may alleviate abnormal movements and postures.
Type A botulinum toxin without complexing proteins injects 100 units in a vial.
Due to its effect of blocking the action of acetylcholine at neuromuscular junction, botulinum toxin A is very helpful in relieving muscle spasms.
This will be the first ever attempt to introduce a self-developed botulinum toxin to the US market by a South Korean company.
Botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT), which causes the disease botulism in humans, is produced by the spore-forming, anaerobic, gram-positive bacillus bacteria Clostridium botulinum.
Patients with history of laryngo-tracheal injury, laryngeal surgery, organic laryngeal pathology and previously treated with Botulinum toxin A were excluded from study.
Another study, a retrospective chart review of 18 patients published in 2009, had similar results, showing that in patients who undergo facial reconstructions, botulinum toxin can help with wound healing regardless of which type (A or B) is used.
Botulinum toxin might be of particular interest to singers because it has been used to treat a number of voice disorders.
If spores of botulinum contaminate food, they generate a neurotoxin.
Therapeutic use of botulinum toxins: Background and history.
Illustrated Guide to Aesthetic Botulinum Toxin Injections: Basics, Localization, Uses
A potent neurotoxin, botulinum toxin, is produced by the gram-positive anaerobic rod-shaped bacteria Clostridium botulinum (C.
Efficacy of botulinum toxin in benign essential blepharospasm: Desirable and undesirable effects