Sodium Botulinum Lab Report

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Lab Report Two Part One: Patient A is suffering from Clostridium botulinum because it prevents neurotransmitter release at the neuromuscular junction and causes flaccid paralysis. This is caused by no ACh in the cleft and no action potential in the muscle. There is no contraction of the muscles. Patient B is suffering from poison from the black widow. Calcium channels in the presynaptic terminal are opened so there will be ACh in the cleft, but it causes local paralysis so there will be no action potential in the muscles. Patient C is suffering from myasthenia gravis. If the patient has exertional fatigue and weakness that improves upon rest and returns back during activity then there would be no action potential in the neuron but

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