Venom from the platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, induces a calcium-dependent current in cultured dorsal root ganglion cells.

@article{Plater2001VenomFT,
  title={Venom from the platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, induces a calcium-dependent current in cultured dorsal root ganglion cells.},
  author={G. D. de Plater and P. Milburn and R. L. Martin},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={
          1340-5
        }
}
  • G. D. de Plater, P. Milburn, R. L. Martin
  • Published 2001
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of neurophysiology
  • The platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), a uniquely Australian species, is one of the few living venomous mammals. Although envenomation of humans by many vertebrate and invertebrate species results in pain, this is often not the principal symptom of envenomation. However, platypus envenomation results in an immediate excruciating pain that develops into a very long-lasting hyperalgesia. We have previously shown that the venom contains a C-type natriuretic peptide that causes mast cell… CONTINUE READING
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