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Natural, cheap isolated opossum peptide set to provide ‘universal’ antivenom serum.


Scientists from San Jose State University report that they have turned to the opossum to develop a promising new and inexpensive antidote for poisonous snake bites. They predict it could save thousands of lives worldwide without the side effects of current treatments.  The presentation will take place here at the 249th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society

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