Chapter 15. Isolated Nerve Terminals as a Model System for the Study of Botulinum and Tetanus Toxins

  1. Klaus Aktories
  1. J. Blasi,
  2. E. Link and
  3. R. Jahn

Published Online: 5 JUN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527614615.ch15

Bacterial Toxins: Tools in Cell Biology and Pharmacology

Bacterial Toxins: Tools in Cell Biology and Pharmacology

How to Cite

Blasi, J., Link, E. and Jahn, R. (1997) Isolated Nerve Terminals as a Model System for the Study of Botulinum and Tetanus Toxins, in Bacterial Toxins: Tools in Cell Biology and Pharmacology (ed K. Aktories), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527614615.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JUN 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 APR 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527308811

Online ISBN: 9783527614615

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Keywords:

  • neurotransmitter;
  • metalloendoprotease;
  • spontaneously;
  • synaptobrevin;
  • microinjection

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Clostridial Neurotoxins: How Do They Work?

  • Model Systems for the Study of Toxin Action

  • Practical Considerations

  • Relevant Chemicals