phallotoxin


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phallotoxin

[¦fal·ō¦täk·sən]
(biochemistry)
One of a group of toxic peptides produced by the mushroom Amanita phalloides.
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Fluorescent phallotoxin was used to identify filamentous actin in the cells, while the DAPI detected nucleic acid molecules.
phalloides produces 2 types of toxins: phallotoxins and amatoxin.
Embryos and nauplius larvae of the dendrobranchiate malacostracan Sicyonia ingentis were stained with fluorescent phallotoxins to study myogenesis.