The action of batulinum toxin at the neuromuscular junction.


Botulism results from the action of a protein neurotoxin (mol. wt. congruent to 150,000) produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum, of which there are eight known strains. Botulinum neurotoxin is the most potent biological toxin known, having a median lethal dose of 5--50 ng/kg body weight. The primary site of action of botulinum toxin is the… (More)


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