1) A Botulinum Toxin is
a) A protein consisting of 1,300 Amino acids in sequence.
b) A complex tertiary alcohol of which there are 1,300 different types.
c) A bacteria that is the most toxic known to man.
d) A dietry supplement used to reduced wrinkles.
2) 1g of a Botuilnum Toxin in its pure form
a) is enough to kill a mouse.
b) is enough to depopulate the earth.
c) is enough to kill 200,000 mice.
d) Is the recommended daily dietry allowance for humans.
3) Botulinum Toxins act by
a) Stimulating the release of excessive neurotransmitters from neurons and strengthening the neuro-muscular connnection.
b) Blocking the release of neurotransmitters from neurons and the disconneting of the neuro-muscular junction.
c) Catalysing specific reactions that result in the complete destruction of neurons and surrounding muscle.
d) By draining neurons of all material therefore preventing operation.
4) Botulinum Toxins (at a strength 1/30 of that would make it highly toxic for humans)
a) Can be used to treat Autism, Aids & Blepharospasm.
b) Can be used to treat Botulism, Autism & Strabismus.
c) Can be used to treat Bladder Problems, Aids & Juvenile Cerable Palsy.
d) Can be used to treat Cervical Dystonia Blepharospasm & Strabismus.
5) The main area of research regarding the use of Botulinum Toxins in Biochemical warefare
a) is trying to find a form that kills without trace of presence in the blood.
b) is trying to find a form that cannot become air bourne and will therefore not cause mass death.
c) is to find the cheapest and most effective vacines possible.
d) is to find a form of Botulinum toxin resistant to the action of vaccines and anti-toxins.