taicatoxin


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 inhibitor (7 kD).

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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