K Roger Aoki

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  • K Roger Aoki
  • Toxicon : official journal of the International…
  • 2002
This preclinical study compared the muscle weakening efficacy, duration, and safety margin of the recently approved botulinum toxin type B (BTX-B; Myobloc/Neurobloc) to botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A; BOTOX((R))). Mice received a single hind limb intramuscular injection of BTX-B (1-150U/kg) or BTX-A (1-120U/kg). An observer who was masked to treatment(More)
The DARET (depolarization after resonance energy transfer) assay is a coupled Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET)-fluorescence polarization assay for botulinum neurotoxin type A or E (BoNT/A or BoNT/E) proteolytic activity that relies on a fully recombinant substrate. The substrate consists of blue fluorescent protein (BFP) and green fluorescent(More)
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