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Chlorotoxin

Known as: CTX 
A neurotoxin with potential anticancer property. Chlorotoxin (CTX) is a 36-amino acid peptide found in the venom of the deathstalker scorpion, and a… Expand
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Review
2015
Review
2015
Chlorotoxin is a small 36 amino-acid peptide identified from the venom of the scorpion Leiurus quinquestriatus. Initially… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The chlorotoxin (ClTx), a scorpion-derived peptide, binding to gliomas with high specificity, was firstly applied to establish… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Glioma accounts for 80% of brain tumors and currently remains one of the most lethal forms of cancers. Gene therapy could… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Nanoparticles have been investigated as drug delivery vehicles, contrast agents, and multifunctional devices for patient care… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Converging advances in the development of nanoparticle-based imaging probes and improved understanding of the molecular biology… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Targeted therapies for cancer is a rapidly advancing field, but the identification of tumor-specific ligands has proven difficult… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Primary brain tumors (gliomas) have the unusual ability to diffusely infiltrate the normal brain thereby evading surgical… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Highly migratory neuroectodermal cells share a common embryonic origin with cells of the central nervous system (CNS). They… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Gliomas are primary brain tumors that arise from differentiated glial cells through a poorly understood malignant transformation… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We have previously demonstrated that the venom of the scorpion Leiurus quinquestriatus blocks small-conductance Cl- channels… Expand
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