A rational nomenclature for naming peptide toxins from spiders and other venomous animals

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dc.contributor.author King, Glenn en_US
dc.contributor.author Gentz, Margaret en_US
dc.contributor.author Escoubas, Pierre en_US
dc.contributor.author Nicholson, Graham en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:51:17Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:51:17Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2007002578 en_US
dc.identifier.citation King Glenn et al. 2008, 'A rational nomenclature for naming peptide toxins from spiders and other venomous animals', Pergamon, vol. 52, pp. 264-276. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0041-0101 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/9701
dc.description.abstract Molecular toxinology research was initially driven by an interest in the small subset of animal toxins that are lethal to humans. However, the realization that many venomous creatures possess a complex repertoire of bioactive peptide toxins with potential pharmaceutical and agrochemical applications has led to an explosion in the number of new peptide toxins being discovered and characterized. Unfortunately, this increased awareness of peptide toxin diversity has not been matched by the development of a generic nomenclature that enables these toxins to be rationally classified, catalogued, and compared. In this article, we introduce a rational nomenclature that can be applied to the naming of peptide toxins from spiders and other venomous animals. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Pergamon en_US
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2008.05.020 en_US
dc.rights NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Toxicon. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Toxicon, Volume 52, Issue 2, 1 August 2008, Pages 264–276 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.toxicon.2008.05.020, en_US
dc.title A rational nomenclature for naming peptide toxins from spiders and other venomous animals en_US
dc.parent Toxicon en_US
dc.journal.volume 52 en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation Oxford, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 264 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 276 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Medical and Molecular Biosciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 111500 en_US
dc.personcode 0000043010 en_US
dc.personcode 0000046066 en_US
dc.personcode 0000023295 en_US
dc.personcode 870145 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords peptide toxin; nomenclature; spider; scorpion; cone snail; sea anemone; snake en_US
dc.staffid 870145 en_US


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