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Spider Venoms

Known as: Spider Venom, spider poison, Venoms, Spider 
Venoms of arthropods of the order Araneida of the ARACHNIDA. The venoms usually contain several protein fractions, including ENZYMES, hemolytic… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Venoms as drug libraries Modern drug discovery is increasingly in need of a novel paradigm to replace the classical blockbuster… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The complexity of Australian funnel-web spider venoms has been explored via the combined use of MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Snake or honeybee envenomation can cause substantial morbidity and mortality, and it has been proposed that the activation of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Venomous animals produce small protein toxins that inhibit ion channels with high affinity. In several well-studied cases the… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
  • S. Aird
  • Toxicon : official journal of the International…
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  • Corpus ID: 35929174
Snake envenomation employs three well integrated strategies: prey immobilization via hypotension, prey immobilization via… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Toxins isolated from scorpion, snake, and spider venoms are valuable tools to probe the physiologic function and structure of ion… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
VOLTAGE-DEPENDENT calcium channels mediate calcium entry into neurons, which is crucial for many processes in the brain including… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
A Ca2+-channel blocker derived from funnel-web spider toxin (FTX) has made it possible to define and study the ionic channels… Expand
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
Curarized cutaneous pectoris nerve-muscle preparations from frogs were stimulated at 10/s or at 2/s for periods ranging from 20… Expand
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Highly Cited
1970
Highly Cited
1970
Black widow spider venom causes exhaustion of miniature end-plate activity and depletes the nerve terminal of vesicles. 
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