This guide provides links to books, articles, websites, and other useful resources.
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|
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|
|Mercury||Mercury or Hg|
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