Covalent structure of toxins I and II from the scorpion Buthus occitanus tunetanus.


The amino acid sequences of neurotoxins I and II, which are active on mammals, purified from the venom of Buthus occitanus tunetanus have been determined using standard methods, including mainly automatic phenylisothiocyanate degradation of S-carboxymethylated derivatives of the two proteins and peptides derived by enzymatic hydrolyses. Both toxins are made… (More)


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