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Neurotoxin Toxin


Neurotoxins are classic venom components, particularly those affecting the neuromuscular junction and causing flaccid paralysis. However, not all neurotoxins have the same target site, nor the same mode of action or clinical effects.

The Neuromuscular Junction

The neuromuscular junction (NMJ) in skeletal muscle involves all voluntary and respiratory muscles. At the junction, a signal transmitted through the nervous system finally results in an action potential at the terminal axon...

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