Unformatted text preview: -In order for it to wear off, it has to stop blocking the Na+ channels. -Bacteria make the toxin in pufferfish and live inside the pufferfish. This is a mutualistic relationship. -Pufferfish have multiple adaptations to avoid being caught, including puffing up. -Presumably you have to ingest it in order to get the effects. -TTX is located in the liver, gonads, and skin of the pufferfish.-CQ3: Which of the following explanations for how homobatrachotoxin works is most consistent with the data you’ve been provided with for how homobatrachotoxin works?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course BIOL 1104 taught by Professor Stanger-hall during the Spring '08 term at UGA.
- Spring '08