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Cardiotoxin

Cardiotoxin

1. A poisonous glycoside with specific cardiac effects. For example, causes irreversible depolarisation of cell membranes.

2. Specifically, one of the toxic principles from cobra venom.

3. Any substance that can cause heart damage with toxic doses.


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What is the most poisonous snake in da world?

... known as the "fierce snake" has the most potent venom. Others claim that the olive sea snake, although extremely docile contains a cardiotoxin with wich one drop can kill 100 men. But as far as the deadliest snake, its a matter of interpretation. Do you mean most deaths caused by ...

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