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Tetrodotoxin
Abbreviation:
TTX

Definition:
Inhibitor of fast voltage-gated sodium (Na+) channels of neurons and muscle cells. It is an extremely potent and toxic neurotoxin.

See also:
Pharmacological Inhibition of Na+ and K+ Channels

Other resources:
Tetrodotoxin (Wikipedia)






Posted: Sunday, February 16, 2014
Last updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014