Accession Number : AD0768237

Title :   A Myotoxin Secreted by Some Piscivorous 'Conus' Species,

Corporate Author : DEFENCE STANDARDS LABS MARIBYRNONG (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s) : Freeman,Shirley E. ; Turner,R. J.

Report Date : 19 APR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The present communication describes an investigation of the pharmacology of myotoxins extracted from the venom ducts of C. magus and C. achatinus. An attempt has been made to test the toxins on as wide a spectrum of preparations as was possible having regard to the very limited supply of cone shells.

Descriptors :   (*GASTROPODA, TOXINS AND ANTITOXINS), (*TOXINS AND ANTITOXINS, *PHARMACOLOGY), AUSTRALIA, MOLECULAR PROPERTIES, MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM, CONTRACTION, CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM, AQUATIC ANIMALS

Subject Categories : Toxicology
      Pharmacology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE