Ant venoms

@article{Hoffman2010AntV,
  title={Ant venoms},
  author={Donald R. Hoffman},
  journal={Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={2010},
  volume={10},
  pages={342–346}
}
  • D. Hoffman
  • Published 1 August 2010
  • Chemistry
  • Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Purpose of reviewThe review summarizes knowledge about ants that are known to sting humans and their venoms. Recent findingsFire ants and Chinese needle ants are showing additional spread of range. Fire ants are now important in much of Asia. Venom allergens have been characterized and studied for fire ants and jack jumper ants. The first studies of Pachycondyla venoms have been reported, and a major allergen is Pac c 3, related to Sol i 3 from fire ants. There are very limited data available… 

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