Curare and Nervous System

BojoBass bojobass at
Tue Feb 7 00:13:43 EST 1995

I am a biology professor.  I was wondering what curare actually does to a
working nerve fiber on the molecular and then organismic level.
 Curare is a dark resinous extract obtained from several tropical American
woody plants, especially Chondrodendron tomentosum or certain species of
Strychnos, used as an arrow poison by some Indian peoples of South
Please answer fast so I can fit it into this weeks topics.
BojoBass at

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