ammodytoxins
(= atx A, B & C; ammodytin L)
Group II secretory phospholipases A2 (122 residues) found in the venom of Vipera ammodytes. Act specifically at peripheral nerve endings in the neuromuscular junction. Binding site may be a subunit of potassium channels.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Vipera ammodytes — Western sand viper. See ammodytoxins …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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