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2014-03-05 08:20:33

Hawaii Biotech Receives DoD Contract to Develop Anti-Botulism Drug HONOLULU, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Defense, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, has awarded Hawaii

Nearly 20 California Children Diagnosed With Polio-Like Paralysis
2014-02-24 08:27:35

While polio was eradicated from the United States in the 1950s after a vaccine was developed to stop the disease dead in its tracks, researchers have pointed out that a mysterious polio-like illness has been discovered in a cluster of children in California.

2014-02-16 23:00:46

Transparency Market Research Report added "Clostridium Diagnostics Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database.

2013-12-12 23:27:36

Latest news for New Zealand dairy products from Export New Zealand Ltd.

Scientists Help Identify Possible Botulism Blocker
2013-10-11 12:54:26

US and German scientists have decoded a key molecular gateway for the toxin that causes botulism, pointing the way to treatments that can keep the food-borne poison out of the bloodstream.

2013-07-01 23:17:10

“European Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Aesthetics and Medical Laser Devices” is the new market research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas


Latest Botulism Reference Libraries

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2011-04-15 13:32:47

Clostridium botulinum is a gram-positive, rod-shaped bacterium that produces neurotoxins, known as botulinum neurotoxins types A-G, that cause the flaccid muscular paralysis seen in botulism. It is the main paralytic agent in botox and is commonly found in soil. It is also an obligate anaerobe, meaning oxygen is poisonous to the cells. Superoxide dismutase helps C. botulinum tolerate traces of oxygen. It was first recognized and isolated in 1895 by Emile van Ermengem. Subsequent outbreaks...

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