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Marine toxins as research tools

Marine organisms produce a wide array of toxins, many of which are not only structurally unusual, but also show potent and interesting modes of action. Since the discovery of tetrodotoxin, a pufferfish toxin, as a potent and selective blocker of Na+ channels in 1964, it has been widely used as a res...

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Other Authors: Fusetani, Nobuhiro, 1943-, Kem, William., SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Berlin : Springer, [2009]
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 259 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series: Progress in molecular and subcellular biology ; 46.