A subfamily of acidic alpha-K(+) toxins.

  title={A subfamily of acidic alpha-K(+) toxins.},
  author={Isabelle Huys and Timoteo C Olamendi-Portugal and Blanca Ines Garc{\'i}a-G{\'o}mez and Isabel Vandenberghe and Jozef J. Van Beeumen and Karin Dyason and Elke Clynen and Shunyi Zhu and Jurg van der Walt and Lourival Domingos Possani and Jan Tytgat},
  journal={The Journal of biological chemistry},
  volume={279 4},
Three homologous acidic peptides have been isolated from the venom of three different Parabuthus scorpion species, P. transvaalicus, P. villosus, and P. granulatus. Analysis of the primary sequences reveals that they structurally belong to subfamily 11 of short chain alpha-K(+)-blocking peptides (Tytgat, J., Chandy, K. G., Garcia, M. L., Gutman, G. A… CONTINUE READING