The discovery of the molecular mechanism of the neuroparalytic action of tetanus and botulinum neurotoxins

The discovery of the molecular mechanism of the neuroparalytic action of tetanus and botulinum neurotoxins by Cesare Montecucco My scientific interest in presynaptic neurotoxins begun during a semi-sabbatical at the Institut Pasteur in 1984 in the lab of Jean-Pierre Changeux and was stimulated by discussion with Patrice Boquet, also at Pasteur. On my return to [...]