Powerful New Poison found in Deadly Sea Snails
By Aaron Rowe July 11, 2007 | 8:00:00 AM
Spies with a penchant for exotic poisons can add a new one to their list – snail venom.
For more than 23 years, Professor Baldomero M. Olivera has been studying snail venom. This week, his team at the University of Utah reported their discovery of a completely unique neurotoxin in Conus parius, a mollusk that hunts along the coast in the Philippines. [...]
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