Venom Toxins of Predatory Cone Snail Could Hold Promise for Cancer Patients

A team of scientists headed by Prof Paul Alewood of the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, has discovered more than 3,000 new peptide toxins hidden deep within the venom of a predatory sea snail, Conus episcopatus. Cone snails are marine gastropod mollusks, just as conch, octopi and squid, with more than 700 valid species [...] —> Read More