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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 raw material for the feed came either from Terjarv Frys, the manufacturer, or one of its suppliers, but the source of the botulin is not yet known.
Scientists in recent years have identified antibodies that people and animals make when exposed to botulin or a botulism vaccine.
The bacterium incubates in moderate temperatures of 39 [degrees] F to 122 [degrees] F--its ideal temp being about 90 [degrees] F The botulin toxin cannot develop at normal refrigeration temps of below 40 [degrees] F or at cooking temps of 140 [degrees] F and up.
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.
For those unable or unwilling to tackle the more technically demanding tasks of nerve gas manufacture or botulin culture," one chapter begins, "Mother Nature's bounty has provided a considerably more low-tech alternative: Ricin.
Saddam Hussein is working to re-establish his military power by producing chemical and biological weapons, such as anthrax spores and botulin toxin.
As early as 1972, American authorities broke an ultra-right-wing terrorist organization and discovered a weapons cache that included 80 pounds of botulin toxin, a deadly food poison.
Nisin has been lassified as Generally Recognized AS Safe (GRAS) by the FDA for extending shelf life of processed cheeses - evn under adverse storage conditions - and to help protect processed cheeses against botulin poisoning.
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.
Different options such as intralesional injections of bleomycin or corticosteroids either alone or combined with cryotherapy, compression therapy, silicone sheeting, radiation therapy, laser therapy, 5-fluorouracil, interferon, retinoids, imiquimod 5% cream, tacrolimus, verapamil and botulin toxin have been used, most of them with the aim of achieving the best functional and cosmetic solution possible.
Botox is a drug prepared from botulin used to remove wrinkles by temporarily paralysing facial muscles.
The animals were killed by botulin poisoning caused by the feed that had been delivered by Terjarv Frys, a local company.