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Title: Natural toxins and their therapeutic potential
Authors: Kapoor, V K
Keywords: Animal toxin
Fungal toxin
Natural toxin
Therapeutic use
Issue Date: Mar-2010
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: Plants have been extensively investigated for exploring their therapeutic potentials, but there are comparatively scanty reports on drugs derived from animal kingdom, except for hormones. During last decade, the toxins that are used for defense by the animals, have been isolated and found useful tools for physiological and pharmacological studies, besides giving valuable leads to drug development. Toxins with interesting results have been isolated from the venoms of snakes, scorpions, spiders, snails, lizards, frogs and fish. The present review describe about some toxins as drugs and their biological activities. Some fungal, bacterial and marine toxins have also been covered in this article.
Page(s): 228-237
ISSN: 0975-1009 (Online); 0019-5189 (Print)
Source:IJEB Vol.48(03) [March 2010]

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