botulinus


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Related to botulinus: botulinus toxin, Botulinum antitoxin
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Synonyms for botulinus

anaerobic bacterium producing botulin the toxin that causes botulism

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Botox, or botulinus toxin, is one of the world's deadliest poisons.
With regard to biological agents, the biological warfare programs of both the United States and the former Soviet Union had Bacillus anthracis (anthrax), botulinus toxin, and Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis virus in their respective biological weapons arsenals.
Any country capable of manufacturing penicillin can also make its own supply of botulinus toxin or anthrax spores; in fact, a number of countries, including Iraq and the United States, have developed them already.
Entre los agentes biologicos que obtuvo y cultivo la secta estuvieron el botulinus, la bacteria que produce la toxina causante del botulismo, y el bacillus anthracis, que causa el antrax.
Among the arsenal is 19,000 litres of botulinus, less than 10 litres of which could wipe out most of the population of Scotland.
HIS scientists tested huge quantities of terrifying agents, including anthrax, botulinus and aflatoxin - enough germs to kill everyone on earth.
However, bacteria such as botulinus can only be destroyed by temperatures above the boiling point of water.