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The cone snails (genus Conus) are venomous marine molluscs that use small, structured peptide toxins (conotoxins) for prey… Expand Abstract. The oceans are the source of a large group of structurally unique natural products that are mainly accumulated in… Expand The literature on spinal vascular malformations contains a great deal of confusing terminology. Some of the nomenclature is… Expand As classically described, the precardiac mesoderm of the paired heart-forming fields migrate and fuse anteriomedially in the… Expand Predatory snails in the marine gastropod genus Conus stun prey by injecting a complex mixture of peptide neurotoxins. These… Expand A common structural motif consisting of a cystine knot and a small triple‐stranded β‐sheet has been defined from comparison of… Expand Voltage-sensitive Ca2+ channels that control neurotransmitter release are blocked by omega-conotoxin (omega-CgTx) GVIA from the… Expand Conus venoms contain a remarkable diversity of pharmacologically active small peptides. Their targets are ion channels and… Expand Blockade of Ca2+ channels by omega-conotoxin GVIA, a 27 amino acid peptide from the venom of the marine snail Conus geographus… Expand To paralyze their more agile prey, the venomous fish-hunting cone snails (Conus) have developed a potent biochemical strategy… Expand