Any of a class of neurotoxins produced by mamba snakes

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  • Calcicludine — (CaC) is a protein toxin from the venom of the green mamba that inhibits high voltage activated calcium channels, especially L type calcium channels. Source Calcicludine is a toxin in the venom of the green mamba (Dendroaspis angusticeps) .… …   Wikipedia

  • Tityustoxin — is a toxin found in the venom of scorpions from the family of Tityinae . By binding to voltage dependent sodium ion channels and potassium channels, they cause sialorrhea, lacrimation and rhinorrhea. Source Scorpions are distributed among six… …   Wikipedia

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