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BIO 251 - Human Physiology: Dave Green: Getting Started

Find information here for your BIO 25100 Toxicology Research Project.

Welcome to the A&P I Research Guide

This guide provides links to books, articles, websites, and other useful resources.

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Research Project

Submit a minimum of 3 peer reviewed (i.e. journal based) sources for your research Project. One of these sources should come from the eLibrary resource on the Kirtland Library website.

Once you have submitted the sources you should download the rubric and Monograph form that you will use to complete the project

Toxicology Selection List

List of Poisonous/Venomous Animals - (Choose one from this list.)

Animal - Common Name (Scientific Name) Toxin (or Toxin Family)
 Poison Frog (Phyllobates terribilis)  Batrachotoxin
 Cane Toad (Bufo marinus)  Cardiac glycosides
 Blue-ringed Octopus (Hapalochlaena  lunulata)  Maculotoxin
 Box Jellyfish (Chironex fleckeri)  Neurotoxic, Cardiotoxic and  Dermatonecrotic

 

 

 List of Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms - (Choose one from this list.)

Plant/Mushroom - Common Name (Scientific Name) Toxin (or Toxin Family)
Castor Bean (Ricinus communis)  Ricin
A mixture from different trees, namely Strychnos toxifera and Chondrodendron tomentosum  Curare, tubocurare
The Death Cap Mushroom (Amanita phalloides)

 Amatoxin & Phallotoxin-  Cyclopeptide

Fool's Funnel (Clitocybe rivulosa)  Muscarine
Tobacco Plant  Nicotine

 

 

List of Natural or Man-Made Poisons - (Choose one from this list.)

Drug - Common Name Active Ingredient
 Cyanide  Cyanide or CN group containing compounds
 Arsenic  Arsenic or As
 Strychnine  C21H22N2O2
 Mercury  Mercury or Hg
 Paraquat  2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-1,4-dioxin

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