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Conus genus

Known as: Conus, Cucullus, Snails, Conus 
A genus of cone-shaped marine snails in the family Conidae, class GASTROPODA. It comprises more than 600 species, many containing unique venoms… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Ziconotide (PRIALT) is a neuroactive peptide in the final stages of clinical development as a novel non-opioid treatment for… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Abstract. The oceans are the source of a large group of structurally unique natural products that are mainly accumulated in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
As classically described, the precardiac mesoderm of the paired heart-forming fields migrate and fuse anteriomedially in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
  • T. Duda, S. Palumbi
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  • 1999
  • Corpus ID: 12416646
Predatory snails in the marine gastropod genus Conus stun prey by injecting a complex mixture of peptide neurotoxins. These… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
A common structural motif consisting of a cystine knot and a small triple‐stranded β‐sheet has been defined from comparison of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Voltage-sensitive Ca2+ channels that control neurotransmitter release are blocked by omega-conotoxin (omega-CgTx) GVIA from the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Conus venoms contain a remarkable diversity of pharmacologically active small peptides. Their targets are ion channels and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Blockade of Ca2+ channels by omega-conotoxin GVIA, a 27 amino acid peptide from the venom of the marine snail Conus geographus… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
To paralyze their more agile prey, the venomous fish-hunting cone snails (Conus) have developed a potent biochemical strategy… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The venom of the fish-eating marine mollusc, Conus geographus, contains several neurotoxic peptides having different targets1–5… Expand
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