What is the effect of curare on an organism?

Answer Curare is a generic name for toxins extracted from plants and first used by indigenous people of South America. These poisons were employed as weapons by applying to darts that were packed into hol... Read More »

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What is the effect of curare on synapses?

Curare is a strong neurotoxin made from two plants, the Chondrodendron tomentosum and the Strychnos toxifera. Curare does not affect smooth muscle like the heart, but can paralyze other muscles, su... Read More »

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What makes an organism an organism?

An organism lives. It has life because of organs. Organs are structures such as the lungs of animals, or the leaves of plants. These structures have specific, usually essential, jobs to do. Each or... Read More »

What is Curare?

Curare, or tubocurarine, is a poison found in certain South American trees, namely Strychnos toxifera, S. guianensis, Chondrodendron tomentosum or Sciadotenia toxifera. It is known for being a powe... Read More »