Title: Report of Botulinum Toxin assays workshop held at Botulinum Research Center, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA on August 20 and 21, 2008

Authors: Kodumudi Venkateswaran

Addresses: Radix BioSolutions, 111 Cooperative Way, Suite 120, Georgetown, TX 78626, USA

Abstract: A workshop on ||Botulinum Toxin Assays|| was conducted on August 20 and 21, 2008 at the Botulinum Research Center, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. The workshop comprised of six lectures and four practical demonstrations. There were 23 participants in this workshop from industrial, governmental and academic institutions. This report outlines the presentations and demonstrations given.

Keywords: botulinum toxin assays; botulism; high affinity monoclonal antibodies; electrochemiluminescence; ECL assay; mass spectrometry; botulinum neurotoxins.

DOI: 10.1504/TBJ.2008.026479

The Botulinum Journal, 2008 Vol.1 No.2, pp.242 - 246

Published online: 16 Jun 2009 *

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