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Black widow spider venom

Black widow spider venom

potent neurotoxin that induces catastrophic release of acetylcholine from presynaptic terminals of cholinergic chemical synapses.


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there are only 2 such spiders in the world which can kill human by their venom...they are "BLACK WIDOW" and "TARANTULA"....the 1st ...

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by rg
Fri May 05, 2006 5:54 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Spider ID
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... reticulum. An enzyme in the venom of the black widow spider, named latrodotoxin, acts as a hydrolase, ...

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by MrMistery
Sun Dec 04, 2005 8:33 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Synapse
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