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  • Calciseptine [r]: is a 60 amino acid peptide which acts as a smooth muscle relaxant and an inhibitor of cardiac contractions. It blocks K+-induced contraction in aortic smooth muscle and spontaneous contraction of uterine muscle and portal vein. [e]
  • Coastal taipan [r]: a highly venomous snake species found in Australia and the island of New Guinea. [e]
  • Dendroaspis [r]: a group of highly venomous snakes endemic to Africa. [e]
  • Dendrotoxins [r]: are a class of neurotoxins produced by mamba snakes (genus Dendroaspis) that block particular subtypes of voltage-gated potassium channels in neurons, thereby enhancing the release of acetylcholine at neuromuscular junctions. [e]
  • Elapidae [r]: A scientific family of tropical and sub-tropical venomous snakes. [e]
  • Inland taipan [r]: a highly venomous snake species native to central Australia. [e]
  • King cobra [r]: the largest venomous snake in the world belonging to the family Elapidae, found throughout South and Southeast Asia. [e]
  • Naja [r]: a genus or group of highly venomous snakes found across Africa and Asia, also known as "cobras". [e]
  • Snakebite [r]: Wound resulting from penetration of the flesh by the fangs or teeth of a snake. [e]
  • Snake venom [r]: Highly modified toxic saliva containing hydrolithic enzymes, polypeptide complexs, nucleases, and peptidases, that is produced by special glands of certain species of snakes. [e]

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