Oxyuranus scutelatus scutelatus
The Australian taipan snake. See taicatoxin.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • taicatoxin — Complex oligomeric protein toxin from Oxyuranus scutelatus scutelatus. Blocks high but not low threshold calcium channels of heart muscle. The oligomer contains a neurotoxin like peptide (8 kD), a phospholipase (16 kD) and a serine protease… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • taipoxin — Heterotrimeric toxin from Oxyuranus scutelatus scutelatus. All three subunits (a, b, g ) have homology with pancreatic phospholipase A2. Blocks transmission at the neuromuscular junction …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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