Amphibian Venom

Venoms produced by frogs, toads, salamanders, etc. The Venom glands are usually on the Skin of the back and contain cardiotoxic Glycosides, Cholinolytics, and a number of other bioactive materials, many of which have been characterized. The Venoms have been used as arrow Poisons and include bufogenin, bufotoxin, bufagin, bufotalin, histrionicotoxins, and pumiliotoxin.