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Arrow poison

Arrow poison

Any natural toxin used for coating arrows, spears, and darts (e.g., extracts containing aconitin, ouabain, cardiac glycosides, batrachotoxin, curare, etc.).


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I need an answer please

... about the competitive blocker tubocurarine?... it was used as an arrow poison in the americas... it causes paralysis by competing with acetylcholine for nicotinic ...

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by Revenged
Sat Mar 24, 2007 5:55 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: I need an answer please
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Most venomous animal

Poisonous animal: The poison arrow frog and certain salamanders would have to top most people's list of "The World's Most Poisonous ...

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by Oscerot
Tue Dec 19, 2006 9:00 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Most venomous animal
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Most venomous animal

That is an interesting question! I'm guessing it's the poison arrow tree-frogs of South and Central America. However, their poison is secreted through the skin, ...

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by G-Do
Sun Dec 10, 2006 9:15 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Most venomous animal
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Organisms

Poison arrow frogs live in the jungle, not in ponds I believe. I didn't think tadpoles were called larva either, interesting! ...

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by Linn
Tue Apr 18, 2006 3:05 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Organisms
Replies: 29
Views: 12150

Organisms

Poison arrow frogs live in the jungle, not in ponds I believe. I didn't think tadpoles were called larva either, interesting! ...

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by February Beetle
Tue Apr 18, 2006 3:01 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Organisms
Replies: 29
Views: 12150
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