Mass Fingerprinting of the Venom and Transcriptome of Venom Gland of Scorpion Centruroides tecomanus

@inproceedings{ValdezVlzquez2013MassFO,
  title={Mass Fingerprinting of the Venom and Transcriptome of Venom Gland of Scorpion Centruroides tecomanus},
  author={Laura Leticia Valdez-V{\'e}l{\'a}zquez and Ver{\'o}nica Quintero-Hern{\'a}ndez and Maria Teresa Romero-Guti{\'e}rrez and Fredy I. V. Coronas and Lourival Domingos Possani},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
Centruroides tecomanus is a Mexican scorpion endemic of the State of Colima, that causes human fatalities. This communication describes a proteome analysis obtained from milked venom and a transcriptome analysis from a cDNA library constructed from two pairs of venom glands of this scorpion. High perfomance liquid chromatography separation of soluble venom produced 80 fractions, from which at least 104 individual components were identified by mass spectrometry analysis, showing to contain… CONTINUE READING
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