biotoxin


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bi·o·tox·in

 (bī′ō-tŏk′sĭn)
n.
A toxin produced by a living organism.

biotoxin

(ˈbaɪəʊˌtɒksɪn)
n
(Biology) a toxic substance produced by a living organism
Translations
biotoxine
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Instead she went into retail, and over the years has worked for a variety of organisations including the Institute of Environmental Science and Research's marine biotoxin and public health laboratories in Porirua, eventually moving into the finance industry as a broker.
"We used to feel like we were operating in the dark, without any awareness of what a season might bring," said Darcie Couture, director of Biotoxin Monitoring for the Maine Department of Marine Resources.
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A chemical/biological attack is defined as the intentional release of a pathogen (disease-causing agent), toxin, or biotoxin (poisonous substance produced by a living agent) against humans, plants, or animals.
Tokyo, Japan, Oct 4, 2005 - (JCNN) - The Glyco-Informatics Team, an in-house research unit of the Research Center for Advanced Bionics, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), has developed the world's first highly-sensitive, fast ricin (known as RCA60, caster bean-based biotoxin) detection technology, in collaboration with the Department of Forensic Science, National Research Institute of Police Science, National Police Academy.
The lab's MicroChemLab system verifies chemical biotoxin, and pathogen signatures in the environment.
For example, we look at patent information to identify more effective partners for deploying the technology to the business world." Sandia technologies include such gadgets as The Hound--a portable explosives-detection device and a hand-held MicroChemLab that detects chemical, biotoxin, and pathogen signatures.
- Euro 201,000 for the Marine Biotoxin Laboratory in the Health Field in Vigo (Spain) for the monitoring of marine biotoxins, with Euro 33,000 for organising technical meetings.
Editorial will focus on "important" new scientific and technological findings in such fields as fiber optics, sonar, thermal, electromagnetic, biotoxin and chemical sensors.
A preliminary test indicated the powder might be a biotoxin, a fire department spokeswoman said.
Clams are occasionally affected by biotoxins such as paralytic shellfish poisoning; always call the California Department of Health Services biotoxin hotline (800/553-4133) before heading out.
The biotoxin primer is just one part of the publication, prepared by the Office of Law Enforcement Standards within the National Institute of Standards and Technology to help policemen, emergency medical technicians, firemen, and other first responders to identify biological threats and detection methods.