"Poisons" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Substances which, when ingested, inhaled, or absorbed, or when applied to, injected into, or developed within the body in relatively small amounts may, by their chemical action, cause damage to structure or disturbance of function. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Poisons" by people in Profiles.
Rising incidence and high mortality in intentional sodium nitrite exposures reported to US poison centers. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2021 Dec; 59(12):1264-1269.
Divergence, gene flow, and the origin of leapfrog geographic distributions: The history of colour pattern variation in Phyllobates poison-dart frogs. Mol Ecol. 2020 10; 29(19):3702-3719.
Strychnine: Old Remedy, Silent Killer. Pediatr Ann. 2019 May 01; 48(5):e205-e207.
Arsenic: toxicity, oxidative stress and human disease. J Appl Toxicol. 2011 Mar; 31(2):95-107.
Convergent evolution of chemical defense in poison frogs and arthropod prey between Madagascar and the Neotropics. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Aug 16; 102(33):11617-22.