A polypeptide of 62 aminoacyl residues; action on cells is similar to that of melittin in that it promotes disruption of membranes; used as an investigational antirheumatic agent.
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Cobra venom contains a post synaptic a neurotoxins called as cobrotoxin which consist of 60-62 or 66-74 amino acids.
NNAV contains cobra venom factor (CVF), cardiotoxin (CTX), cobratoxin (or cobrotoxin), phospholipases A2 (PLA2), and many other components.
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