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Aside from "toxins", the liver metabolizes a host of endogenous and exogenous compounds. Endogenous compounds are compounds that are normally present and produced within the body like ammonia and estrogens for example. Exogenous compounds are those like ethanol/alcohol, acetaminophen, and other drugs/etc that are not normally in the body but rather we take a ...


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Short answer Scorpion venom mostly affects neuronal firing activity by inhibiting recovery. Background There are some 100 subtypes of K+ channels and some 120 different scorpion toxins known. Of this host of toxins, the majority were tested on Shaker-related channels (subfamily KV1.x). Some peptides were shown to act on the Ca2+-activated K+ channels ...


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As I understand, what you really asking is: What is the mathematical model one can use to fit drug lethality/efficiency data? With answer to that you can go to stackexchange and bug them for fitting solution in language of your choice. However, answer to that is quite complicated, it depends on your system and experiment. And also, how well you want to ...


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Potassium channels participate in controlling the concentration gradient of the cell. I would rephrase this to "Sodium/potassium pumps establish the concentration gradients of sodium and potassium across the cell membrane." Potassium channels do not. I have found evidence in articles supporting the first claim, but I don't know much about ...



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