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Botulin

Botulin

(Science: protein) a very strong poison which affects the nervous system, made by the bacteria clostridium botulinum. The poison causes the food poisoning known as botulism.


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C. botulinum: interesting organism!!

Though botulin toxin is highly toxic, it is used in minute doses both to treat painful muscles spasms, and as a cosmestic treatment in some parts of the world. To get Wrinkle free????.... Lol... Probably...Haha. Ladies would ...

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by destiny
Thu Dec 21, 2006 11:24 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: C. botulinum: interesting organism!!
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C. botulinum: interesting organism!!

This is one of my favorite toxins since it has such potential to be used in medicine. Botulin toxin produced by Clostridium botulinum is often believed to be a potential bioweapon as it is so potent that it takes less than one microgram to kill a person, and a drop ...

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by Vibrio
Wed Dec 20, 2006 7:21 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: C. botulinum: interesting organism!!
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C. botulinum: interesting organism!!

Though botulin toxin is highly toxic, it is used in minute doses both to treat painful muscles spasms, and as a cosmestic treatment in some parts of the world. To get Wrinkle free????.... Lol...

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by sachin
Wed Dec 20, 2006 4:22 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: C. botulinum: interesting organism!!
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C. botulinum: interesting organism!!

Cool site! =) Though botulin toxin is highly toxic, it is used in minute doses both to treat painful muscles spasms, and as a cosmestic treatment in some parts of the world. Overall, Clostridium botulinum has both advantages and disadvantages.

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by destiny
Wed Dec 20, 2006 10:05 am
 
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Topic: C. botulinum: interesting organism!!
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C. botulinum: interesting organism!!

Botulin toxin produced by Clostridium botulinum is often believed to be a potential bioweapon as it is so potent that it takes less than one microgram to kill a person, and a drop could kill 100,000 people, though contact ...

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by Condraz23
Wed Dec 20, 2006 9:41 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: C. botulinum: interesting organism!!
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