a-bungarotoxin

α-bungarotoxin

[¦al·fə ¦bəŋ·gə·rə′täk·sən]
(neuroscience)
A neurotoxin found in snake venom which blocks neuromuscular transmission by binding with acetylcholine receptors on motor end plates.
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Taken together these data indicate that a-bungarotoxin disrupts zygote development during the pluteus stages in the sea urchin Arbacia punctulata.