"The Stockyeards Bluebeard"
Johann Otto Hoch
Level of Toxicity: One time oral can get one sick. Lethal is 60 milligrams. Unit measured is (mg)
"Chemistry of the Posion": Element, [As], state of matter: solid
Other uses of the poison: Used in wood preservation and insecticides.
Effects or Symptoms in the Body
How does it interfere with the body? Interferes with the cellular longevity by alloestric inhibition of an essential metabolic enzyme, pyruvate dehydrogenase complex, which catalyzes the oxidation of the compounds.
Symptoms: Vary with the type and concentration of the poison, but abdominal pains, destruction of red blood cells (hemolysis), shock & death quickly.