Rapid and ultrasensitive detection of botulinum neurotoxin serotype A1 in human serum and urine using single-molecule array method.

Dinh, Trinh L.
Ngan, Kevin C.
Shoemaker, Charles B.
Walt, David R.
2016

Botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) is one of the most poisonous substances ever known. It is produced by Clostridium botulinum, which causes botulism, a persistent paralysis of peripheral nerve termini. Clostridium botulinum bacteria, the source of BoNTs, are widely distributed in the environment. BoNT poses a significant risk as a bioweapon and is classified as a Category A agent by the Centers for Dise... read more

Subjects
Botulinum toxin.
Immunoassay.
Tufts University. Department of Chemistry.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/010296
Original publication
Dinh, T. L.; Ngan, K. C.; Shoemaker, C. B.; Walt, D. R., Rapid and ultrasensitive detection of botulinum neurotoxin serotype A1 in human serum and urine using single-molecule array method. Forensic Toxicology 2016, 1-6. The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11419-016-0336-7.
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