Tag: "antitoxins" at biology news
Mechanics of bacteriums toxin being unraveled
...ategies, such as vaccine therapy or treatment with antitoxins
or other inhibitors, are focused on blocking a toxin from binding to cells. My studies consider that exposure has already occurred. Once the toxin is in and hits its target, what do we do? I want to understand what a toxin does after it hits the t...
Study calls for cheaper antitoxins for plant poisoning in less-developed countries
...earth of affordable antivenoms for snake bites and antitoxins
for plant poisoning. Although digoxin-specific antibodies were not patented on ethical grounds when developed in 1975, they are now unavailable in Sri Lanka because of their cost."...
Crystal structure for anthrax-cell binding complex
...ature offer new leads for the discovery of anthrax antitoxins
that could be used in conjunction with antibiotics to treat late-stage anthrax. In a surprising twist, the new information will also help in the design of anthrax toxin as an anti-tumor agent for treatment of cancer. Anthrax toxin is comprised of th...