Cone snail shells

Image: Cone snail shells

Caption: Cone snails are a group of 500 species that are the source of an incredible array of toxins. These animals could be among the world's most successful pharmacologists, potentially producing tens of thousands of compounds—peptide toxins—with pharmacological activity.

Credit: Photos by K.S. Matz; collage by NSF/S.Raimo
NSF funded: NO
NSF Permission: External and Internal
Original File Name: coneshells.tiff
In Image Library: Yes

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