Mihoko Madokoro

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The venoms of two classes of fish, freshwater stingray (members of the genus Potamotrygon) and stonefish (members of the genus Synanceia), contain not only proteinaceous toxins but also hyaluronidases, which are considered as spreading factors that facilitate the tissue diffusion of toxins by degrading hyaluronan. So far, the freshwater stingray(More)
Lionfish are representative venomous fish, having venomous glandular tissues in dorsal, pelvic and anal spines. Some properties and primary structures of proteinaceous toxins from the venoms of three species of lionfish, Pterois antennata, Pterois lunulata and Pterois volitans, have so far been clarified. Our recent survey established the presence of(More)
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