Sun Apr 10 20:58:13 EST 2005
therefore causes paralysis, since the signals can't be recieved by the
muscles. Is this an accurate statement? Which type of receptor does it
blockade? Is it a competitive inhibitor for that receptor? Also, does
anyone have a chemical structure for the toxin and its attachment site, and
if so, would they please post it?
This has been bugging me all day, and I loaned one of my neuro books
to a friend. That was the one that had the easy-to-find explanation for
this (d'oh) although I still would like to have a structural diagram to
explain how it physically occupies the site. Thanks all!
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