Synthesis, Structure and Biological Activity of CIA and CIB, Two α-Conotoxins from the Predation-Evoked Venom of Conus catus

@inproceedings{Giribaldi2018SynthesisSA,
  title={Synthesis, Structure and Biological Activity of CIA and CIB, Two α-Conotoxins from the Predation-Evoked Venom of Conus catus},
  author={Julien Giribaldi and D. Wilson and Annette Nicke and Yamina El Hamdaoui and Guillaume Laconde and Ad{\`e}le Faucherre and Hamid Moha ou Maati and Norelle L Daly and Christine Enjalbal and S{\'e}bastien Dutertre},
  booktitle={Toxins},
  year={2018}
}
Cone snails produce a fast-acting and often paralyzing venom that is usually injected into their prey or predator through a hypodermic needle-like modified radula tooth. Many diverse compounds are found in their venom including small molecules, peptides and enzymes. However, peptidic toxins called conotoxins (10⁻40 residues and 2⁻4 disulfide bonds) largely… CONTINUE READING