|MadSci Network: General Biology|
There is a tremendous amount of work being done on viper venoms. The compounds studied range from small peptides (10mers) to disulfide linked peptides (three finger toxin family) to phospholipases (A, A2, etc...) to serine proteases. The studies range from isolation/characterisation of novel molecules with an aim to drug design to studies that aim to better understand the clinical pathology of envenomation. If you look in PubMed you will find a wealth of material. All the best, Bryan
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