Sunday, July 24, 2011

Botulinum toxin

tulinichesky toxin is a protein that was produced by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum and is considered the most potent neurotoxin ever found. Botulinum toxin causes botulism poisoning, severe and life threatening disease in humans and monkeys injected animals.When type A (Botox Cosmetic) LD50 of the toxin 40-56 ng, about 32 ng of type C1, type D 3200 ng and type E 88 ng, so the above types, some of the most powerful neurotoxins known. Known for its brand name, Botox or Dysport, it is used for various cosmetic and medical procedures