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This strongly supports our earlier prediction that site 2 may be the site where the receptor protein would bind. 29,30 This underscores the importance of crystallographic study for understanding the interactions of drug molecules with toxins (Fig. 2-6). 31 With the knowledge that doxorubicin competes with gangliosides to bind to the toxin and the mechanism is similar to ganglioside binding, it would be a potential lead compound for drug design to treat botulism caused by type B (and G). Although catalytic domain remains an attractive target for botulinum therapeutics, binding domain now can be used as an additional or alternative target because both the ganglioside and protein receptor binding sites have been identified.
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