Novel venom gene discovery in the platypus.
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Genome biology, ISSN: 1474-760X, Vol: 11, Issue: 9, Page: R95
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- Agricultural and Biological Sciences; Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
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To date, few peptides in the complex mixture of platypus venom have been identified and sequenced, in part due to the limited amounts of platypus venom available to study. We have constructed and sequenced a cDNA library from an active platypus venom gland to identify the remaining components.