Researchers study snail venom for neuropathic pain

07/23/2014 | Pain Medicine News online

Researchers are studying whether the venom of the marine cone snail may help develop treatments for neuropathic pain. The venom contains conotoxins that give it an immobilizing effect and have been linked to pain relief. A study in the Journal of General Physiology finds the conotoxin Vc1.1 also may affect pain signaling.

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