Results for: botulinum-toxin

How is hemifacial spasm treated?

The mainstay of treatment is injection of botulinum toxin to the face, which results in temporary paralysis of selected muscles of facial expression. Botulinum toxin, commonly known as Botox (Allergen Inc.), is a neuro-toxin. Full Answer

How do antibodies kill food poisioning?

food poisioning mainly caused by organism called clostridium botulinum.this organism will secreate dangerous toxin called botulinum toxin which is very fatal in nature.it was known that 1u gr of this toxin has the ability to kill 20000 mice at a… Full Answer

What does clostridium botulinum eat?

The bacteria produce Botulinum Toxin (BTX) by anaerobic respiration, so it commonly occurs in canned-food containers, where there is no oxygen and they were not killed when the food was processed. The bacteria can be killed and the toxin destroyed… Full Answer