Helena Pitter

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The effects of a 60,000 mol. wt protein from the pupae of the beetle, Diamphidia nigro-ornata have been studied. In concentrations as high as 50 micrograms/ml, the toxin has little effect on the propagated compound action potential of isolated nerve trunks, or on the voltage-gated sodium and potassium channels of voltage-clamped single skeletal muscle(More)
  • Helena Pitter
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 2005
A year ago I embarked on a life-changing course: at the tender age of 55 I began my nurse training. I had the support of my close family and friends, but many people thought I was mad and pursuing a hobby, rather than something I had wanted to do since the age of 18.
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