Sources told Reuters that samples taken from the site by international watchdog Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) tested positive for chemical precursors required to make sarin and VX nerve agents
Leading Aircraftsman Ronald Maddison, 20, died in 1953 shortly after being used in tests on the deadly nerve agent
They could also have - thelped manufacture VX - the most toxic nerve agent
so far produced, the Foreign Secretary told MPs.
It functions as a natural bioscavenger to absorb toxins such as organophosphorous compounds, including nerve agents
and certain pesticides, before they cause irreversible neurological damage.
After being asked for clarification on what V-type nerve agents
are, the MoD confirmed "in their most potent form they can become VX gas".
and Russian officials have said the vast majority of Syria's nerve agent
stockpile consists of 'unweaponized' liquid precursors that could be neutralized relatively quickly.
Patel, completed a pilot study demonstrating that AEOL 10150 provides neuroprotection, decreases oxidative stress, and significantly improves survival in rats exposed to pilocarpine -- a surrogate for the nerve agents
soman and sarin gas.
The ability to prophylactically coat surfaces that may be exposed to nerve agents
increases the likelihood of survival of the individual who may be required to touch such surfaces.
Treating nerve agent
victims requires quick action 6 one emergency management plan (http://jpp.
A US official told AFP thatSyriahad begun mixing chemicals that could be used to make sarin, a deadly nerve agent
, while CNN reported Damascus could deploy the gas in a limited artillery attack on advancing rebels.
Earlier, it had destroyed rockets bearing GB, or sarin, considered the more dangerous of the two nerve agents
These are real nerve agents
," readiness technician Tech.