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Astaxanthin from Microbial Sources
AbstractSalmon farming increased substantially in the 1980s, which created a large market for astaxanthin, the principal pigment of salmon. Carotenoids are the most widely distributed class ofExpand
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Chapter 11 Botulism
Publisher Summary Botulism is an acute neuroparalytic disease of humans and animals caused through the action of botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs) acting at the neuromuscular junction (NMJ) of somaticExpand
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Interneuronal Transfer and Distal Action of Tetanus Toxin and Botulinum Neurotoxins A and D in Central Neurons.
Recent reports suggest that botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) A, which is widely used clinically to inhibit neurotransmission, can spread within networks of neurons to have distal effects, but this remainsExpand
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Symptomatic hibernoma: a rare soft tissue tumor.
Hibernomas are benign soft tissue tumors containing prominent brown adipocytes that resemble normal brown fat. Hibernomas have not been associated with malignant potential; however, they are similarExpand
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Benefits of Nature's Most Toxic Proteins
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What we knew : terror, mass murder and everyday life in Nazi Germany : an oral history
Pt. 1. Jewish survivors' testimonies. 1. Jews who left Germany before Kristallnacht: William Benson, Leipzig ; Margarete Leib, Karlsruhe ; Henry Singer, Berlin ; Karl Meyer, Cologne -- 2. Jews whoExpand
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Clostridium botulinum and Clostridium tetani
1 Genus and Species Definitions 2 Historical Background of the Pathogenic Clostridia 3 Milestones in the Understanding of Botulism and Tetanus 4 Classification of NeurotoxigenicExpand
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Clostridium botulinum Neurotoxins — Applications in Medicine and Potential Agents of Bioterrorism
Abstract Botulism is one of the distinctive diseases known to humankind. Botulism is characterized by a flaccid paralysis progressing to suffocation and death in severe cases that do not receiveExpand
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Extrachromosomal Virulence Determinants in the Clostridia
Publisher Summary This chapter provides an overview of extrachromosomal virulence determinants in the clostridia. The clostridia produce more toxins than any other bacterial genus, and pathogenicExpand
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