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ba·tra·cho·tox·in (bə-trăk′ə-tŏk′sĭn, băt′rə-kō-)
A steroid alkaloid derived from skin secretions of South American poison-dart frogs of the genus Phyllobates. It is one of the most potent venoms known.
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in the genus Pitohui: chemical defense in birds?
These dendrobatid frogs are the origin of the batrachotoxins (BTXs)--batrachotoxin, homobatrachotoxin
, and batrachotoxin-A.
Effects of homobatrachotoxin
on chewing lice (Order Phthiraptera).