TITLE

Botulinum Neurotoxins: More and More Diverse and Fascinating Toxic Proteins

AUTHOR(S)
Popoff, Michel R.
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Journal of Infectious Diseases;Jan2014, Vol. 209 Issue 2, p168
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the clinical symptoms of botulism, a disease resulting from food poisoning or intestinal colonization, the spread of the disease, and different forms of the diseases with reference to various studies relating to the subject. Topics discussed include botulinum neurotoxin, clostridium botulinum, and botulinum toxin type. Also outlined are etiology of the disease, outbreak of botulism in Belgium, and severe case and risks of mortality associated with botulism.
ACCESSION #
93399099

 

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