Mapping lizard venom makes it possible to develop new drugs

Lizards and other reptiles are not normally considered venomous, but a number of lizard species actually do produce and use venom. The most classic venomous lizard is no doubt the gila monster — a heavy-bodied lizard. As the first in the world, a group of researchers at Aarhus University has made a comprehensive description of the proteins in the venom which can prove to be relevant in connection with developing new types of drugs. —> Read More Here


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