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Neurotoxins

Known as: Neurotoxin 
Toxic substances from microorganisms, plants or animals that interfere with the functions of the nervous system. Most venoms contain neurotoxic… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Parkinson's disease (PD) results primarily from the death of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra. Current PD medications… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Nerve terminals are specific sites of action of a very large number of toxins produced by many different organisms. The mechanism… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Voltage-gated sodium channels are the molecular targets for a broad range of neurotoxins that act at six or more distinct… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Abeta1-42 is a self-associating peptide whose neurotoxic derivatives are thought to play a role in Alzheimer's pathogenesis… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Clostridial neurotoxins inhibit neurotransmitter release by selective and specific intracellular proteolysis of synaptobrevin… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
NEUROTRANSMITTER release is potently blocked by a group of structurally related toxin proteins produced by Clostridium botulinum1… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
CLOSTRIDIAL neurotoxins, including tetanus toxin and the seven serotypes of botulinum toxin (A–G), are produced as single chains… Expand
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
An endothelium-derived 21-residue vasoconstrictor peptide, endothelin, has been isolated, and shown to be one of the most potent… Expand
Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
To paralyze their more agile prey, the venomous fish-hunting cone snails (Conus) have developed a potent biochemical strategy… Expand
Review
1980
Review
1980
  • W. Catterall
  • Annual review of pharmacology and toxicology
  • 1980
  • Corpus ID: 44791087
A large number of biological toxins exert their toxic effects by modifying the properties of voltage-sensitive sodium channels… Expand