The effects of a toxin isolated from Australian tiger snake (Notechis scutatus scutatus) venom on autonomic neuromuscular transmission.


1 The effects on mammalian autonomic neuromuscular transmission of a purified toxin from the crude venom of the Australian tiger snake, Notechis scutatus, have been investigated. 2 The toxin had no measurable effect on transmission in either the rat anococcygeus, the rat vas deferens, or the longitudinal muscle of the guinea-pig ileum. 3 The toxin induced a… (More)


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