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Tetrodotoxin

"Tetrodotoxin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
An aminoperhydroquinazoline poison found mainly in the liver and ovaries of fishes in the order TETRAODONTIFORMES, which are eaten. The toxin causes paresthesia and paralysis through interference with neuromuscular conduction.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tetrodotoxin" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Tetrodotoxin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.