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Compound Summary for: CID 20382

Tetrodotoxin

Also known as: Tetrodotoxine; Tetrodoxin; Tarichatoxin; Babylonia japonica toxin 1; BJT 1; Maculotoxin; Spheroidine; Tetrodontoxin
Molecular Formula: C11H17N3O8   Molecular Weight: 319.26798   InChIKey: CFMYXEVWODSLAX-XMVQEDPJSA-N
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.   From: MeSH
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