scorpion toxins
Polypeptide toxins (7 kD) with four disulphide bridges. The a -toxins are found in venom of Old World scorpions, b -toxins in those of the New World. Bind with high affinity to the voltage-sensitive sodium channel of nerve and muscle ( a and b toxins bind to different sites).

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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