Puffer fish (fugu)

Raiza raiza_NOraSPAM at hotmail.com.invalid
Thu Jan 20 04:23:48 EST 2000


I guess this reply is pretty late, but tetrodotoxin (fugu
toxin) blocks sodium channels.  This prevents proper nerve
impulse conduction and is usually disastrous for whoever is
ingesting the substance.  It is one of the most lethal
naturally-occuring substances.

Hope that answered your question.

Raiza (who just plain wishes to remain anonyomous
considering the amount of spam on this newgroup)

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