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Neurotoxins Summary

Description: Toxic substances from microorganisms, plants or animals that interfere with the functions of the nervous system. Most venoms contain neurotoxic substances. Myotoxins are included in this concept.

Also Known As: Alpha-Neurotoxins; Excitatory Neurotoxins; Excitotoxin; Alpha Neurotoxins; Neurotoxins, Excitatory Show All >>

Networked: 1305 relevant articles (30 outcomes, 100 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Neurotoxins is Relevant

  1. Seizures (Seizure) : 3 outcomes 9 studies in 74 results
  2. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 53 results
  3. Paralysis (Palsy) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 110 results
  4. Glaucoma : 3 outcomes in 3 results
  5. Parkinson Disease (Parkinson's Disease) : 2 outcomes 11 studies in 113 results
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Drugs Related to Neurotoxins

  1. Amyloid (Amyloid Fibrils)
  2. 1- Methyl- 4- phenyl- 1,2,3,6- tetrahydropyridine (MPTP)
  3. Kainic Acid (Kainate)
  4. N-Methylaspartate (NMDA)
  5. Peptides
  6. Quinolinic Acid
  7. Oxidopamine (6 Hydroxydopamine)
  8. Venoms
  9. 1-Methyl-4-phenylpyridinium (1 Methyl 4 phenylpyridinium)
  10. Sodium Glutamate (Accent)
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Therapies Related to Neurotoxins

  1. Injections
  2. Denervation
  3. Transplants (Transplant)
  4. Intranasal Administration
  5. Therapeutics
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