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Botulinum toxin

Blocks Ach release at NMJ --> flaccid paralysis

2

Tetanus toxin

aka: tetanospasmin
Blocks Gly and GABA release by proteolysis of synaptobrevin in inhibitory neurons --> spastic paralysis

3

Shiga and shiga-like toxins

block 60S ribosomal sub-unit