Deadliest Toxin?

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Tue Jan 14 11:48:51 EST 1997


In article <Pine.SOL.3.95.970113152210.8431B-100000 at taurus.cus.cam.ac.uk>,
Tim Fitzmaurice <tjf11 at cus.cam.ac.uk> writes:

>> 
>> Apparently Botulinum is toxic with "a few" molecules per nerve
terminal;
>> interestingly in humans it is sometimes used to treat eyelid spasms  :)
>> 
>I seem to recall the toxin also being used in some advanced cases of
>tetanus.......confirmation anyone?
>
Today in my Speech Anatomy class, my prof. said it is used to treat
problems in the Larynx.


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