Effect of botox
The illustration shows the motor endplate, a myelinated process of a nerve cell with its neurotransmitter acetylcholine and the muscle cell below it. The enhanced picture shows the moleculare effect of botolinum toxin. Its subtypes A and B are used as injections for a multitude of neuromuscular dysfunctions, like blepharospasms, oromandibular dystony or spastic torticollus. Another indication is a hyperhidrosis. But the most well-known use is the injection into the facial skin, which palsies the mimic musculature and thus prevents wrinkles.