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"Botox" is botulism toxin, which is derived from a kind of bacteria.

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Is botox a narcotic?

No, Botox is made from botulism toxin.

What sources does botox come from?

Botox comes from a bacteria that is a type of botulism. Botulism is found in spoiled beef and can cause you to get very sick if taken internally. The word botox is a combination of botulism and toxin.

What is botox made of?

Botox is a poison or toxin that is made by certain bacteria during food poisoning (botulism)

With botox you freeze your facial muscles by injecting what poison into your face?


Is snake venom used in botox?

No. Botox contains botulin, which is made by the bacterium Clostrdium botulinum and is the same toxin that causes botulism.

What is botulism's scientific name?

Clostridium botulinum is the name of the organism which causes botulism. It can be a fatal paralytic infection which produces a toxin. Botox is a small dose of this toxin.

Where does botulism hide?

it can hide in everywhere from your stores canned peas to the air you breathe you can also get it from cocaine and botox

What would be result of botulism poisoning on muscle function?

botox uses botulism. so think of somebody's face that has been over-botoxed. loss of movement, stiffness, over-stretched.

What does botulism do to affect the nervous system?

Botox is derived from botulism, from the assumption that they work in the same ways which may be incorrect, it would cleave snare proteins that capture and open vesicles containing neurotransmitters. This would stop action potentials throughout the brain and body causing paralyses. I don't know the time till paralyses or death after exposure.

Which infectious disease is NOT transmitted by an animal bite?


Can you get botulism from a animal bite?

No you cannot the bacteria in most animal mouths cannot cause this

Is bull sperm an ingredient in botox?

No, botox is made from the botulinis toxin - botulinus being a bacteria that is sometimes responsible for terrible or deadly food poisoning called botulism. Botulinus toxin kills by preventing muscles from working. When you get Botox injections, the same thing happens. The technician injects Botox into the muscles that cause frown lines, and so forth, and the muscles quit working. (Botox does not directly affect wrinkles - just the muscles that cause them.)

What is Botox made out of?

Botox is short for botulinum toxin, a poison created by a Clostridium botulinum, or the bacterium that causes botulism. It is the most toxic substance known to man. It is a protein, and thus made of the usual elements (carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen and additionally sulfur).

What biochemicals in honey make it toxic to infants and young children?

Honey can be contaminated by botulism toxin, produced by bacteria and the same chemical used to perform the botox procedure.

Can botulism soak through your skin?

yes,and botox injections can spread to other parts of the body causing muscle weakness,urinary incontinence,breathing and swallowing difficulty.

Why is ''botox'' an effective anti-wrinkle treatment.describe its mechanism of action with reference to the neuromuscular junction?

"Botox" is actually a poison. It prevents muscle movement by preventing the nerve impulse to travel from the neuron across the neuromuscular junction and prevents the muscle from contracting. It is the toxin produced by the microbe that causes botulism.

Who makes botox?

Mr Botox

What are the chemical components of botox?


Is botox a steriod?

No, Botox is not a steroid.

Is lactylate vegan?

Lactylate can be animal derived, vegetable derived or made synthetically.

Can you have Botox injected into your fingers?

No, Botox has only been approved for removing wrinkles between the eyebrows, among a few other medical uses. Did you know that Botox is the poison from the botulism bacteria? I don't see why not... but it will not remove your fingerprints because these are caused by skin construction not muscle spasms. Only thing it can cause is loss of feeling and potentially some movement disorders. To get rid of fingerprints you will have to remove them by damaging dermis.

Did any of the Kardashians had Botox?

Yes she did have botox.

Which animal does botox come from?

"Botox" is a trademark brand name for botulinum toxin. It is a protein produced by a bacterium called Clostridium botulinum. Bacteria, being prokaryote microorganisms, are not generally classified as "animals".

Which animal name is derived from latin word which means Spirits of the Night?

LEMUR is the animal whose name is derived from the word 'Spirits of the Night'...

Are magots ok to feed to chickens?

Maggots can be fed to chickens; however, it is disadvantageous if the animal is carrying botulism.