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How do chemicals work to cause nerve gas poisoning?

Nerve gas poisoning is caused by chemicals that damage the nervous system in particular ways. Chemicals such as organophosphates, soman, sarin, tabun, and VX enter the body through inhalation, ingestion, or contact with the skin and mucous membranes. These chemicals interfere with cell respiration and the breakdown of acetylcholine, which regulates interaction between nerves and muscle tissue. Such an accumulation causes hyperactive nervous activity, which in turn causes severe convulsions, respiratory distress, copious membrane secretion, and neurological malfunction.

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