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- another term for botulin
- ‘The most commonly known are bacteria such as anthrax, plague, and tularemia, and toxins such as botulinum toxin.’
- ‘The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and some state health departments keep a supply of antitoxin against botulinum toxin.’
- ‘But despite the protests the party went ahead, with more than 40 satisfied guests leaving with a few glasses of wine, some party food and a spot of the deadly botulinum toxin inside them.’
- ‘What shocked bird conservationists was that symptoms of the two spoonbills were different from those infected by the C. botulinum toxin.’
- ‘Today botulinum toxin is widely known as a pharmaceutical agent with multiple uses and has been propelled into the public eye after it was widely reported in the lay press as an antiwrinkle drug for facial cosmetic enhancement.’
- ‘The disorder can be treated with drugs or injections of the poison botulinum toxin, that temporarily weakens the muscles involved, but even ‘dinosaur doses’ did not help.’
- ‘In some patients botulinus toxin can be injected in the muscles of the dominant arm.’
- ‘Very small amounts of botulinum toxin can lead to botulism, a descending paralysis with prominent bulbar symptoms and often affecting the autonomic nervous system.’
- ‘The public has become more aware of treatments such as botulinum toxin type A and hyaluronic acid because of the media attention they have received.’
- ‘The prospect of having needles inserted into my face didn't fill me with joy, but it sounded a lot less scary than injecting a botulinum toxin into the offending areas.’
- ‘An antibody against botulinum toxin is available, which binds to the toxin and inactivates it.’
- ‘At eight weeks, nine of 15 patients in the botulinum toxin group and two of 16 patients in the saline group reported pain relief exceeding 50 percent.’
- ‘The full potential of the botulinum toxin will probably be known within the next five years, but as its injection into spastic muscles is a simple procedure, the intervention may well eventually be used in general practice.’
- ‘For example, someone who buys canned or dried milk would run a much lower risk of getting poisoned by botulinum toxin in milk.’
- ‘Pedal botulinum toxin injection is unacceptable to most patients and some doctors.’
- ‘Endocytosis is also used as a route of access into the cell by rogue invaders: certain toxins, such as botulinum toxin, or enveloped viruses, such as the influenza virus.’
- ‘Significantly higher patient satisfaction was reported in the botulinum toxin type A group than the placebo group.’
- ‘Any botulinum toxin would now also be so much sludge.’
- ‘Clostridium botulinum, the bacteria which produces botulinum toxin, is a normal soil bacterium.’
- ‘Well, yes, it is a chemical toxin; its proper name is botulinum toxin.’
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