Neurotoxins

Known as: Neurotoxin 
Toxic substances from microorganisms, plants or animals that interfere with the functions of the nervous system. Most venoms contain neurotoxic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
How the widely used botulinum neurotoxin A (BoNT/A) recognizes and enters neurons is poorly understood. We found that BoNT/A… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Parkinson's disease (PD) results primarily from the death of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra. Current PD medications… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We here report biomagnification (the increasing accumulation of bioactive, often deleterious molecules through higher trophic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Abeta1-42 is a self-associating peptide whose neurotoxic derivatives are thought to play a role in Alzheimer's pathogenesis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Botulinum neurotoxin type A (BoNT/A) is the potent disease agent in botulism, a potential biological weapon and an effective… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Tetanus and botulinum neurotoxins are produced by Clostridia and cause the neuroparalytic syndromes of tetanus and botulism… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Clostridial neurotoxins inhibit neurotransmitter release by selective and specific intracellular proteolysis of synaptobrevin… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
NEUROTRANSMITTER release is potently blocked by a group of structurally related toxin proteins produced by Clostridium botulinum1… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
CLOSTRIDIAL neurotoxins, including tetanus toxin and the seven serotypes of botulinum toxin (A–G), are produced as single chains… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
An endothelium-derived 21-residue vasoconstrictor peptide, endothelin, has been isolated, and shown to be one of the most potent… (More)
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