neurotoxin

A substance, often exquisitely toxic, that inhibits neuronal function. Neurotoxins act typically against the sodium channel (eg. TTX) or block or enhance synaptic transmission (curare, bungarotoxin).

Neurotoxin

A substance that causes defects in nerve tissue. A toxin which acts against the central nervous system.

Neurotoxin

Neurotoxin is derived from Ancient Greek: νευρών (nevron) `sinew” and τοξικόν (toxikon) `toxin”. Neurotoxins are an extensive class of exogenous chemical neurological insults which can adversely affect function in both developing and mature nervous tissue. The term can also be used to classify endogenous compounds which when a...
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neurotoxin

(from the article `tetanus`) Both the occurrence and severity of tetanus are determined by the amount of toxin produced and the resistance of the host. The neurotoxic component, ... [3 related articles]
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neurotoxin

(noor´o-tok″sin) a substance that is poisonous or destructive to nerve tissue.
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neurotoxin

[n] - any toxin that affects neural tissues
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neurotoxin

<protein> A substance, often exquisitely toxic, that inhibits neuronal function. Neurotoxins act typically against the sodium channel (e.g. TTX) or block or enhance synaptic transmission (curare, bungarotoxin). ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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neurotoxin

neurolysin noun any toxin that affects neural tissues
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neurotoxin

A chemical toxin that affects the nervous system. Neurotoxins from snakes usually act on the central nervous system and can shut down the cardio-vascular sysytem.
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Neurotoxin

A neurotoxin is a substance that interfere with the electrical activities of nerves, thus preventing them from functioning.
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neurotoxin

a poison that acts on the nervous system
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neurotoxin

A poison that affects the nervous system.
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neurotoxin

A substance that is poisonous to nerve tissue.
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NEUROTOXIN

Any toxin targeting the nervous system.
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neurotoxin

any toxin that affects neural tissues
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Neurotoxin

Chemical that paralyzes nerves. Neurotoxins are produced by a variety of organisms, most notably som
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Neurotoxin

Neurotoxin: A substance that causes damage to nerves or nerve tissue. For example, lead is a neurotoxin.
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neurotoxin

poison which interferes with nerve function, usually by affecting the flow of ions through the cell membrane.
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neurotoxin

Type: Term Pronunciation: nū′rō-tok′sin Definitions: 1. Any toxin that acts specifically on nervous tissue. Synonyms: neurolysin
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