Peptides from Mamba venom as pain killers

Craik, David J. and Schroeder, Christina I. (2013) Peptides from Mamba venom as pain killers. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 52 11: 3071-3073. doi:10.1002/anie.201209851

Author Craik, David J.
Schroeder, Christina I.
Title Peptides from Mamba venom as pain killers
Journal name Angewandte Chemie-International Edition   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1433-7851
Publication date 2013-01-01
Year available 2013
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1002/anie.201209851
Open Access Status
Volume 52
Issue 11
Start page 3071
End page 3073
Total pages 3
Place of publication Weinheim, Germany
Publisher Wiley - V C H Verlag
Language eng
Abstract The black mamba snake here illustrates the structure of mambaglin-1, a pain-relieving peptide found in its venom. Thick gray lines lines represent the four disulfide bonds linking Cys1-3, 2-4, 5-6, and 7-8. The N-terminus of the 57 amino acid peptide is at the head of the snake and the C-terminus at the tail. The peptide has potential as a pharmacological probe or drug lead.
Keyword Ion channels
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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