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Dr. Kennedy Curare is a muscle relaxant used in anesthesia Curare competes with acetylcholine, a chemical that carries information between nerve and muscle cells, and blocks transmission of the information. Curare thus produces paralysis and as a poison it kills by paralyzing the diaphragm resulting in asphyxiation. Curare was, perhaps still is, famously used in arrow poisons by South American Indians.



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