Biology And Ecology Of Venomous Marine Snails by Ramasamy SanthanamBiology And Ecology Of Venomous Marine Snails by Ramasamy Santhanam

Biology And Ecology Of Venomous Marine Snails

byRamasamy Santhanam

Hardcover | September 26, 2016

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The first comprehensive volume exclusively on marine cone snails, this book provides descriptions of over 100 species of hazardous marine snails along with their biological and ecological characteristics; the characteristics of conotoxins; information on cone snail injuries and their treatment along with prevention measures; and the therapeutic and medicinal value of conotoxins, including as a powerful nonaddictive painkiller, an epilepsy drug, and more. Over 275 color illustrations accompany the text for easy identification.

Title:Biology And Ecology Of Venomous Marine SnailsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:408 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 26, 2016Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1771883308

ISBN - 13:9781771883306

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Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Biology and Ecology of Venomous Marine Snails. Profile of Venomous Marine Snails. Conotoxins. Envenomation of Cone Snails. Therapeutic Uses of Cone Snail Venoms. Index.