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Viscotoxins are small proteins that are toxic against a varied number of cell types. They belong to plant thionins, and are produced from the leaves and stems of the European mistletoe (Viscum album).[1]


  1. ^ Giudici, Marcela et al. (August 2003). "Interaction of Viscotoxins A3 and B with Membrane Model Systems: Implications to Their Mechanism of Action". Biophysical Journal 85 (2): 971–981. doi:10.1016/S0006-3495(03)74536-6. PMC 1303218. PMID 12885644.