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agents that are capable of inducing a total or partial loss of sensation, especially tactile sensation and pain. They may act to induce general anaesthesia, in which an unconscious state is achieved, or may act locally to induce numbness or lack of sensation at a targeted site.

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BAYK 8644

maybe this will help - there is a section dealing with it and its effects http://www.whatislife.com/reader/anaesthetics/anaesthetics.html

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by fluktuacia
Mon Aug 14, 2006 1:36 pm
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The Fiber Disease

... amino acids. Even though many alkaloids are poisonous (such as strychnine or coniine), some are used in medicine as analgesics (pain relievers) or anaesthetics, particularly morphine and codeine. Most alkaloids have a very bitter taste. Although formally an alkaloid, the class of pyrazoles contain ...

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by Skytroll
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Passive Transport

... but they can pass literally through the lipidic bilayer or by canal proteins. Examples: Transport of lipidic molecules (as steroidic hormones), anaesthetics as ether, liposoluble chemicals, apolar substances (as atmospheric oxygen and nitrogen) and some polar molecules (as carbon dioxide, ethanol, ...

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by Enzyme
Sat Jan 21, 2006 2:38 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Passive Transport
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