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What does STX stand for?

STX stands for Saxitoxin (toxin)

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Sometime later, he discovered that an Uzbek warlord employed his technique to generate a large quantity of saxitoxin and then used it to poison hundreds of people.
Kao, Tetrodotoxin, Saxitoxin and Their Significance in the Study of Excitation Phenomena, 18 PHARMACOLOGICAL REVIEWS 997, 998 (1966).
For material, we choose heavyweight T-shirts similar to the 2-ply battle dress uniform T-shirts used for protective masks against ricin and saxitoxin in mouse experiments (8).
Saxitoxin and other PSTs are potent neurotoxins that block movement of sodium through sodium channels in nerve cell membranes, halting the flow of nerve impulses and thereby causing paralysis.