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Title Treatments from toxins : the therapeutic potential of clostridial neurotoxins / edited by Keith A. Foster, Peter Hambleton, Clifford C. Shone
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (297 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Introduction and historical perspective / K.A. Foster, P. Hambleton, and C.C. Shone -- Three-dimensional protein structures of light chains of botulinum neurotoxin serotypes A, B, and E and tetanus neurotoxin / S. Swaminathan and R.C. Stevens -- Mechanisms of actions of neurotoxins / H. Bigalke and T. Binz -- Vaccines to protect against neurotoxins / L.A. Smith and I. Henderson -- Inhibitors of clostridial neurotoxin proteinase activities / J.J. Schmidt and K.A. Foster -- Introduction to clinical use of botulinum neurotoxins / M.P. Barnes -- Expanding clinical uses of botulinum neurotoxins / A.P. Moore -- Development of therapeutics based upon clostridial endopeptidase activity / K.A. Foster and J.A. Chaddock -- Use of neurotoxins as drug delivery systems / P. Foran -- Conclusions and future perspectives: botulinum neurotoxins as paradigms for development of microbial effector-derived drugs / J.M. Sutton
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Botulinum toxin -- Therapeutic use
Botulinum Toxins -- therapeutic use
Botulinum Toxins -- pharmacology
Clostridium botulinum -- pathogenicity
MEDICAL -- Toxicology.
Botulinum toxin -- Therapeutic use.
Form Electronic book
Author Foster, Keith A. (Keith Alan)
Hambleton, P. (Peter)
Shone, Clifford C.
ISBN 9781420004151