|LC control no.||sh 85016075
|Topical heading||Botulinum toxin
Clostridium botulinum toxin
|See also||Bacterial toxins
|Found in||MESH (Botulinum toxins)
Dorland's med. dict.
Stedman's med. dict.
Botulinum neurotoxin and tetanus toxin, 1989.
Allergan web site, Dec. 20, 2000 ("Clostridium botulinum produces 7 distinct toxins, Types A through G. Botulinum toxin type A is the most studied of the 7 serotypes ... In 1989, the rights to a form of botulinum toxin type A, currently commercialized under the trade name Botox, were acquired by Allergan, Inc. ... Allergan's Botox (Botulinum toxin type A) purified neurotoxin complex is used in the treatment of certain neuromuscular disorders characterized by involuntary muscle contractions or spasms.)