What is a nerve agent? The Salisbury attack on Russian spy Sergei Skripal and how deadly toxins are administered to … – Evening Standard


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What is a nerve agent? The Salisbury attack on Russian spy Sergei Skripal and how deadly toxins are administered to …
Evening Standard
The chemical in the agent causes a build-up of the enzyme, acetylcholinesterase, which usually signals our muscles to stop contracting. Dr Simon Cotton from the University of Birmingham said: “They interfere with the transmitting of nerve impulses

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