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  • n. A particular enzyme inhibitor derived from a toad toxin.


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  • When ch’an su was analyzed early in this century it was found to contain among other active principles two powerful heart stimulants known as bufogenin and bufotoxin.

    The Serpent and the Rainbow

  • Bufotoxin and bufogenin have been found to be fifty to one hundred times more potent than digitalis.

    The Serpent and the Rainbow


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