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poison

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anything that is injurious, destructive, or fatal

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a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species

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Mucosal and cellular immune responses elicited by recombinant Lactococcus lactis strains expressing tetanus toxin fragment C.
Cleavage of members of synaptobrevin/VAMP family by types D and F botulinal neurotoxins and tetanus toxin. J Biol Chem 1994; 269 : 12764-72.
Neurologists, pharmacologists, toxicologists, and other medical specialists and scientists from around the world also discuss the use of other neurotoxins like tetanus toxin, bungarotoxins, conotoxins, and spider and wasp neurotoxins.
The three most poisonous substances known are botulism toxin, tetanus toxin, and diphtheria toxin.
Long-term protective antibody levels were achieved for tetanus toxin in 100% of patients tested in both studies, for Hib in 100% of HSCT patients tested and 93% of leukemia patients tested, and for measles in 100% of HSCT patients tested and 94% of leukemia patients tested.
Tetanus toxin is released by Clostridium tetani and is preferentially taken up by motor nerves and is then transported in a retrograde direction into the central nervous system (3).
Cell-free extracts from 20 strains of Clostridium tetani isolated from soil samples, were tested for tetanus toxin production using an enzyme immunoassay.
The protease can be light chain Clostridium botulinum toxin; proteolytically active fragment of the light chain of a Clostridium botulinum toxin containing an amino acid sequence His-Xaa-Xaa-Xaa-His-Xaa-Xaa-His wherein Xaa is an amino acid; light chain of the tetanus toxin; proteolytically active fragment of the light chain of the tetanus toxin containing His-Asp-Leu-lIe-His-Val-Leu-His; IgA protease of Neisseria gonorrhoeae; and proteolytic domain of the IgA protease of Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
TT is a formalin-inactivated tetanus toxin, and current U.S.
There was significant recovery of GFP-TRPC3 after photobleaching in the plasma membrane region which was blocked by brefeldin-A, BAPTA and tetanus toxin. These treatments also decrease surface expression of TRPC3 protein.