Category Archives: Paralytic Nerve Toxins

One Potato, Two Potato, Three Potato, Die!

Last night, I had delicious mashed potatoes as part of my dinner, and it reminded me of a blog that I wrote a couple of years ago about the lethal aspects of the potato. So, I decided to share that … Continue reading

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BOTULISM – A Paralytic Nerve Toxin

Botulism, as an accidental illness, is rare these days. More sophisticated canning processes and better preservation of food products have prevented this serious neurotoxin from poisoning those in the modern world. Intentional poisonings, however, are another story. The botulism toxin … Continue reading

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Venom – Lethal Toxins or Medical Miracles?

Most of us are afraid of venomous creatures—those creepy, crawly animals with fangs or stinger tails, not to mention those slithery snakes with lethal incisors dripping venom. We don’t want to be anywhere near them, and rightfully so since the … Continue reading

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Medical Uses of Lethal Venoms

The venomous creatures of our world—specifically those that include spiders, scorpions, snakes and various living entities from the sea—have weaponry that are some of nature’s most efficient killers. The toxic proteins and peptides that make up the complex chemical structures … Continue reading

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Methyl Bromide – An Effective Neurotoxin!

When envisioning a chemical weapon for use in a murder plot, there are several criteria that should be considered: 1) the chemical must be lethal, of course, 2) it should be readily available to the villain in the story, 3) … Continue reading

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One Potato, Two Potato, Three Potato, Die!

The potato plant, a member of the perennial nightshade family, has an interesting secret locked up in its leaves, stems and in those funny looking green spuds. The potato, a starchy tuber from the Solanum tuberosum plant and a dietary … Continue reading

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BOTULISM – A Paralytic Nerve Toxin

Botulism, as an accidental illness, is rare these days. More sophisticated canning processes and better preservation of food products have prevented this serious neurotoxin from poisoning those in the modern world. Intentional poisonings, however, are another story. The botulism toxin … Continue reading

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