MILITARY POTENTIAL OF BIOLOGICAL NEUROTOXINS

@article{Dixit2005MILITARYPO,
  title={MILITARY POTENTIAL OF BIOLOGICAL NEUROTOXINS},
  author={Aparna Banerjee Dixit and Ram Kumar Dhaked and Syed Imteyaz Alam and Lokendra Singh},
  journal={Toxin Reviews},
  year={2005},
  volume={24},
  pages={175 - 207}
}
Toxins are produced by thousands of living species for increasing their chance of survival by modifying the physiology of other species. They are used either for defense or predation. They vary in their structural complexities ranging from formic acid used by ants to the multimillion Dalton protein toxins produced by several bacteria. All the most poisonous, fastest-acting toxins are neurotoxins. They specifically affect the nervous system of animals, including humans, by interfering with nerve… 

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