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How the scorpion's venomous sting evolved

scorpion venomous sting defensins

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 15 January 2014 - 11:45 PM

Defensins are proteins common to many plants and animals that fight off viral, bacterial and fungal pests.

Researchers investigated the relationship between these proteins and the neurotoxins present in scorpion venom.


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