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Saxitoxin. Molecular model of the neurotoxin saxitoxin (C10.H17.N7.O4), a chemical naturally produced by some marine dinoflagellates and cyanobacteria. Its toxic effects are caused by it acting as a selective sodium channel blocker. Atoms are represented as spheres and are colour-coded: carbon (grey), hydrogen (white), nitrogen (blue) and oxygen (red). Illustration.
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