Holothurin & Holotoxin from Sea Cucumbers??
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Sat Dec 4 00:54:14 EST 2004
"Toxic Tom G." <toxictomg at yahoo.com> wrote in message
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> "N:dlzc D:aol T:com \(dlzc\)" <N: dlzc1 D:cox T:net at nospam.com> wrote in
>> Note that the stuff (holothurin) is not toxic to humans, according to
>> literature I've read. So it may take more than all the toxin in a
>> creature to make a "dent".
> I am surprised that the toxin isn't toxic to humans, since several
> encourage boiling to remove toxins. And they do kill small mammals.
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David A. Smith
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