(= a-neurotoxins)
Postsynaptic neurotoxins, many varieties of which are found in snake venoms. Two subclasses, short (four disulphides, 60-62 residues) and long (five disulphides and 66-74 residues). Examples include alpha-bungarotoxin, alpha-cobratoxin, erabutotoxins.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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