Crotoxin, the neurotoxin of South American rattlesnake venom, is a presynaptic toxin acting like beta-bungarotoxin

Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol. 1977 Jan;296(2):159-68. doi: 10.1007/BF00508469.
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Publication types

  • Comparative Study

MeSH terms

  • Acetylcholine / pharmacology
  • Action Potentials / drug effects
  • Animals
  • Bungarotoxins / toxicity
  • Calcium / pharmacology
  • Cats
  • Chickens
  • Electric Stimulation
  • Female
  • In Vitro Techniques
  • Lethal Dose 50
  • Magnesium / pharmacology
  • Male
  • Membrane Potentials / drug effects
  • Mice
  • Muscle Contraction / drug effects
  • Muscles / drug effects
  • Neuromuscular Blocking Agents*
  • Neuromuscular Junction / drug effects
  • Potassium / pharmacology
  • Rats
  • Snake Venoms / toxicity*
  • Synapses / drug effects*

Substances

  • Bungarotoxins
  • Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
  • Snake Venoms
  • Magnesium
  • Acetylcholine
  • Potassium
  • Calcium