Spider venom helps hearts keep their rhythm

  title={Spider venom helps hearts keep their rhythm},
  author={Kristine Novak},
  journal={Nature Medicine},
  • K. Novak
  • Published 1 February 2001
  • Medicine
  • Nature Medicine
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  • H. D. Wolpert
  • Biology, Engineering
    Smart Structures and Materials + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring
  • 2011
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