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2011-03-23 03:09:27

The zeta toxins are a family of proteins that are normally present within various pathogenic bacteria and can mysteriously trigger suicide when the cells undergo stress.

2011-03-14 00:00:26

A small company in Newtown Pa, Media Venom, is reinventing the instore radio Industry, by making it simple and affordable. As a business owner you are always on the look out for the best and easiest to work with for less.

2011-03-08 15:30:00

Research by the University of Liverpool has found that systemic inflammation caused by sepsis can be suppressed by a protein which occurs naturally in a type of roundworm.

2011-02-03 00:00:39

Therapik® provides bug bite relief and bug bite treatment, in a new, mess-free, drug-free and eco-friendly way. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 2, 2011 The FDA confirmed the following: Therapik® is indicated for use to provide temporary bug bite relief, from the pain and itching resulting from insect stings and bites from bees, wasps and mosquitoes, by increasing localized blood flow. Eco-friendly, as well as drug-free and mess-free, Therapik® uses directed heat to...

2011-01-31 16:21:00

EAST FALMOUTH, Mass., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Associates of Cape Cod, Inc., (ACC) is proud to introduce its NEW CHROMOGENIC ENDOTOXIN DETECTION SYSTEM incorporating the enhanced Pyrochrome® chromogenic reagent and the new-to-market Pyros Kinetix® Flex Incubating Kinetic tube reader.

2010-12-01 10:00:00

...and how you can avoid snakebites in the first place ROSEMONT, Ill., Dec.

2010-10-27 20:30:03

Scientists have discovered the secret of how an amazing sea snail injects its venom after shooting a harpoon-like tooth into its prey — or some unlucky swimmer — at jetliner speeds.

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2010-10-13 22:21:49

Two groups of researchers at UC San Diego have found an explanation for a longstanding mystery of how two very different toxins from anthrax bacteria work together to disrupt essential cell functions during infection with this potential bioterrorism threat.

2010-10-05 15:08:16

The most toxic free radical appears responsible for much of the lung damage that can result from oxygen therapy in the critically ill or injured.

2010-08-31 21:03:08

Scientists from the National Institutes of Health and University of Chicago have found a promising treatment method that in laboratory mice reduces the severity of skin and soft-tissue damage caused by USA300, the leading cause of community-associated Staphylococcus aureus infections in the United States.


Latest Toxins Reference Libraries

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2007-01-10 10:29:11

The Western Diamondback Rattlesnake, Crotalus atrox, is a species of venomous rattlesnake found in the United States and Mexico. It is found in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. It prefers flatlands and prairies to the rocky hills and low mountains. This snake is generally colored dark or light brown. Its pattern is a unique row of large, dark diamond shapes edged in yellow trim, running down the length of its body. The diamonds fade to dark rings around the tail, where...

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2005-06-15 17:02:02

Rattlesnakes are a group of venomous New World snakes (genera Crotalus and Sistrurus) which have a small jointed rattle on their tails. They use this rattle as a warning device when they feel threatened. The rattle is composed of a series of nested, hollow beads which are actually modified scales from the tail-tip. Each time the snake sheds its skin, a new rattle segment is added. Since they may shed their skins many times a year (depending on food supply and consequent growth rates), and...

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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.