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Tarantula peptide inhibits atrial fibrillation

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A peptide from spider venom can prevent the heartbeat from losing its rhythm.

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    • Frank Bode

    Present address: Medizinische Klinik II, Universitaetsklinikum Luebeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Luebeck, Germany

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    • Frank Bode
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