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Does anyone know how toads are resistant to their own toxins


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Posted by moonhardt on February 05, 2003 at 16:54:02:

Bufo toads have defensive toxins in their skins and parotoid glands. They also have these toxins in their blood. Does anyone know how toads are unaffected by their own toxins? I am particularly interested in their resistance to the bufadienolides (although any examples would help!).


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