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Venoms have evolved on numerous occasions throughout the animal kingdom. These 'biochemical weapon systems' typically function to… Expand Throughout evolution, numerous proteins have been convergently recruited into the venoms of various animals, including centipedes… Expand The purpose of diagnostic procedure is to classify a sting reaction by history, identify the underlying pathogenetic mechanism… Expand The cone snails (genus Conus) are venomous marine molluscs that use small, structured peptide toxins (conotoxins) for prey… Expand Venomous animals have evolved a vast array of peptide toxins for prey capture and defence. These peptides are directed against a… Expand The unpredictability of anaphylactic reactions and the need for immediate, often improvised treatment will make controlled trials… Expand Venomous and Poisonous Animals-A Biologist's View, J. Meier Poisonous and Venomous Animals-The Physician's View, J. White Biology… Expand The causes and implications of venom variability are discussed with a review of the literature. Venom variability may have an… Expand Abstract A sensitive, fixed-time, spectrophotometric assay for angiotensin-converting enzyme measures the rate of production of… Expand