Related Overviews


'helothermine' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Medicine and Health


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A protein toxin (242 aa) stabilized by eight disulphide bridges, from the venom of the Mexican beaded lizard Heloderma horridum horridum, that inhibits the ryanodine receptor in skeletal and cardiac muscle. Has no homology with other channel-blocking toxins but appears to be a member of a family of cysteine-rich secretory proteins (CRISP) described in human and mouse testis.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.