Spider Venom Peptides

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dc.contributor.author Nicholson, GM
dc.contributor.editor Kastin, A
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-15T07:26:00Z
dc.date.issued 2006-01
dc.identifier.citation The Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides, 2006, 1, pp. 369 - 379
dc.identifier.isbn 0-12-369442-6
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/12750
dc.description.abstract Spider peptide and protein toxins are recognised as highly potent and spefici molecular tools that modulate neurotransmission via interaction with a variety of ion channels, receptors and transporters in vertebrates and invertebrates. The recent discovery of the diversity of thesepeptides means that spider venoms are only now being considered as combinatorial peptide libraries useful for probing synaptic neurotransmission, for validating novel insecticide targets and for aiding in the design of therapeutics and biopesticides. These studies are being greatly assistaed bu the determination of the pharmacophore of these toxins. This review details the discovery, structure and function of these spider venom peptide toxins.
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.subject peptides, toxins, spider venom
dc.subject peptides, toxins, spider venom
dc.title Spider Venom Peptides
dc.type Chapter
dc.parent The Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation San Diego, USA en_US
dc.publocation San Diego, USA
dc.publocation San Diego, USA
dc.publocation San Diego, USA
dc.identifier.startpage 369 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 379 en_US
dc.cauo.name FEIT. A/DRsch Ctre for Health Technologies en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 060108 Protein Trafficking
dc.for 111506 Toxicology (Incl. Clinical Toxicology)
dc.personcode 870145 en_US
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Toxicology (incl. Clinical Toxicology) en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.edition 1
dc.edition 1
dc.edition 1
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords peptides, toxins, spider venom en_US
dc.description.keywords peptides, toxins, spider venom
dc.description.keywords peptides, toxins, spider venom
dc.description.keywords peptides, toxins, spider venom
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 870145 en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Health Technologies


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