Here are a few sites I found the most useful in producing these pages. If you wish to find out more about Botulinum Toxins, these are good places to start. I also found the book listed very useful in helping me understand some of the Biochemistry concepts found in these pages.
http://chemdef.apgea.army.mil/textbook/Ch-33.pdf - An excellent document that focuses on the clinical effects of Botulinum Toxins on humans.
http://www.Botox.com - A site detailing further the medicinal uses for Botulinum Toxin type A
http://www.hopkins-heic.org/forum/botpics.html - Gives useful graphic depiction of Botulism symptoms amongst other information. Also gives similar treatment to other infectious diseases.
http://www.botoxclinic.ca - Web site for a clinic offering Botox® cosmetic treatment. Looks into more detail, the use of Botox® in cosmetics.
http://www.wemove.org/spa_mbotp.html - Contains a .pdf file that is a good general source of information regarding Botulinum Toxins - especially for its structure and pharmacology.
http://www.freepint.com/gary/bioterror.html - An interesting site looking at the real threat of Bio-terrorism today.
http://www.unitedgasmask.com - If you take the concerns of the above web-site seriously, look here!. Also picture of person wearing protective clothing in incorrect quiz answer screen modified from here
http://www.eq.state.ut.us/EQSHW/CDS/TPICTHP1.HTM - Utah government site outline the process of Chemical/Biological weapons disposal. Also picture of projectiles in incorrect quiz answer screen modified from here.
http://www.diseaseworld.com - All you will ever need to know about Botulism, and other diseases. Also picture of canned food in incorrect quiz answer screen modified from here.
Principals of Biochemistry, Lehninger, 3rd edition, Worth Publishers, 2000 - This book helped me out a bit with the terminology etc, very nice diagrams and good to read.
Above: The Caduceus medical symbol you will find proudly emblazoned across many web-sites belonging to clinics offering Botox® treatment!
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The Toxic symbol in the menu frame, sourced from http://www.workersoftomorrow.com.
The picture of the fireworks in the correct quiz answer screen, sourced from http://www.shell-shock.co.uk.
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