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Conotoxins are potent neurotoxins produced by the cone snail, a carnivorous mollusc of the South Pacific, with which it immobilizes small fish and other prey. Other uses for these peptides are now being explored such as use in analgesics. The image is a digital computer model based on real molecules. Magnification: 25 million times at 5''x7''.
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