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Peptide Toxins in Sea Anemones: Structural and Functional Aspects
Sea anemones are a rich source of two classes of peptide toxins, sodium channel toxins and potassium channel toxins, which have been or will be useful tools for studying the structure and function ofExpand
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Novel peptide toxins from the sea anemone Stichodactyla haddoni
Four peptide toxins, SHTX I-III with crab-paralyzing activity and SHTX IV with crab lethality, were isolated from the sea anemone Stichodactyla haddoni and their primary structures elucidated byExpand
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Purification and physicochemical properties of a hemagglutinin (GVA-1) in the red alga Gracilaria verrucosa.
The red alga Gracilaria verrucosa was found to possess hemagglutinins against various kinds of animal erythrocytes; among these the horse, guinea pig, and chicken erythrocytes were stronglyExpand
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Isolation and molecular cloning of novel peptide toxins from the sea anemone Antheopsis maculata.
Three peptide toxins (Am I-III) with crab toxicity were isolated from the sea anemone Anthopleura maculata by gel filtration and reverse-phase HPLC. Am I was weakly lethal to crabs (LD50 830Expand
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Molecular cloning of tropomyosins identified as allergens in six species of crustaceans.
Although tropomyosin is known to be a major allergen of crustaceans, its structural information is limited to only five species. In this study, tropomyosin was confirmed to be a major allergen in sixExpand
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Novel peptide toxins from acrorhagi, aggressive organs of the sea anemone Actinia equina.
Two peptide toxins, acrorhagin I (50 residues) and II (44 residues), were isolated from special aggressive organs (acrorhagi) of the sea anemone Actinia equina by gel filtration on Sephadex G-50 andExpand
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Identification of an antibacterial protein as L‐amino acid oxidase in the skin mucus of rockfish Sebastes schlegeli
Fish skin mucus contains a variety of antimicrobial proteins and peptides that seem to play a role in self defense. We previously reported an antibacterial protein in the skin secretion of theExpand
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Purification, properties and cDNA cloning of neoverrucotoxin (neoVTX), a hemolytic lethal factor from the stonefish Synanceia verrucosa venom.
A proteinaceous toxin with hemolytic and lethal activities, named neoverrucotoxin (neoVTX), was purified from the venom fluid of stonefish Synanceia verrucosa and its primary structure was elucidatedExpand
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An epidermal growth factor-like toxin and two sodium channel toxins from the sea anemone Stichodactyla gigantea.
Three peptide toxins (gigantoxins I-III) with crab toxicity were isolated from the sea anemone Stichodactyla gigantea by gel filtration on Sephadex G-50 and reverse-phase HPLC on TSKgel ODS-120T andExpand
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Some properties and cDNA cloning of proteinaceous toxins from two species of lionfish (Pterois antennata and Pterois volitans).
  • Aya Kiriake, K. Shiomi
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Toxicon : official journal of the International…
  • 1 November 2011
Lionfish, members of the genera Pterois, Parapterois and Dendrochirus, are well known to be venomous, having venomous glandular tissues in dorsal, pelvic and anal spines. The lionfish toxins haveExpand
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