Toxin

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Toxin

Any poisonous substance a living thing produces as part of its metabolic or other natural process. That is, toxins themselves are not living things, but are produced by living things. Toxins are defined by the Biological Weapons Convention.
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The precise mechanism by which the antibodies disable botulin isn't known, says report coauthor Leonard A.
As early as April 1990, the cult had tried to release botulin toxin from a vehicle driving around the Diet and other government buildings in central Tokyo.
As part of the UK Government's biodefence initiative, British Biotech has entered into an agreement with the Defence, Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) in Porton Down, UK, to investigate the efficacy of selected British Biotech metalloenzyme inhibitors against anthrax lethal toxin and botulin toxin.
Botox is a drug prepared from botulin used to remove wrinkles by temporarily paralysing facial muscles.
I have proposed that our government spend nearly $6 billion over the next 10 years to speed the research, production and availability of effective vaccines and treatments against small pox and anthrax, botulin toxin, E-bola plague and other possible agents of bioterror.
Other threats include botulin, typhus, yellow fever and encephalitis.
Mr Richard Butler, chairman of the UN Special Commission in charge of scrapping Iraqs weapons, raised a storm with comments that Iraq had enough biological material, such as anthrax or botulin toxin, "to blow away Tel Aviv".