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An Integrated View of the Molecular Recognition and Toxinology

From Analytical Procedures to Biomedical Applications

Edited by Gandhi Radis-Baptista

Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil

Molecular Toxinology has been consolidated as a scientific area focused on the intertwined description of several aspects of animal toxins. In an inquiring biotechnological world, animal toxins appear as an invaluable source for the discovery of therapeutic polypeptides. Animal toxins rely on specific chemical interactions with their partner molecule to exert their biological actions. The comprehension of how molecules interact and recognize their target is essential for the rational exploration of bioactive polypeptides as therapeutics. Investigation on the mechanism of molecular interaction and recognition offers a window of opportunity for the pharmaceutical industry and clinical medicine. Thus, this book brings examples of two interconnected themes - molecular recognition and toxinology concerning to the integration between analytical procedures and biomedical applications.

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1. Peptidomic Analysis of Animal Venoms

By Ricardo Bastos Cunha

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2. Toxins from Venomous Animals: Gene Cloning, Protein Expression and Biotechnological Applications

By Matheus F. Fernandes-Pedrosa, Juliana Félix-Silva and Yamara A. S. Menezes

2749

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3. Computer-Based Methods of Inhibitor Prediction

By Silvana Giuliatti

1393

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4. New Perspectives in Drug Discovery Using Neuroactive Molecules From the Venom of Arthropods

By Márcia Renata Mortari and Alexandra Olimpio Siqueira Cunha

1199

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5. Venom Bradykinin-Related Peptides (BRPs) and Its Multiple Biological Roles

By Claudiana Lameu, Márcia Neiva and Mirian A. F. Hayashi

1211

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6. Serine proteases — Cloning, Expression and Potential Applications

By Camila Miyagui Yonamine, Álvaro Rossan de Brandão Prieto da Silva and Geraldo Santana Magalhães

1905

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7. Toxins from Lonomia obliqua — Recombinant Production and Molecular Approach

By Ana Marisa Chudzinski-Tavassi, Miryam Paola Alvarez-Flores, Linda Christian Carrijo-Carvalho and Maria Esther Ricci-Silva

1440

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8. Molecular Pharmacology and Toxinology of Venom from Ants

By A.F.C. Torres, Y.P. Quinet, A. Havt, G. Rádis-Baptista and A.M.C. Martins

1584

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9. Discovering the Role of MicroRNAs in Microcystin-Induced Toxicity in Fish

By Paweł Brzuzan, Maciej Woźny, Lidia Wolińska and Michał K. Łuczyński

1226

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10. Identification of Key Molecules Involved in the Protection of Vultures Against Pathogens and Toxins

By Lourdes Mateos-Hernández, Elena Crespo, José de la Fuente and José M. Pérez de la Lastra

1121

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11. Glutathione S-Transferase Genes from Ticks

By Yasser Shahein, Amira Abouelella and Ragaa Hamed

1277

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12. From Molecular Cloning to Vaccine Development for Allergic Diseases

By José Cantillo and Leonardo Puerta

1433

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13. Current Advances in Seaweed Transformation

By Koji Mikami

1489

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14. Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of the Hotoke Loach, Lefua echigonia, a Japanese Endangered Loach

By Noriyuki Koizumi, Masakazu Mizutani, Keiji Watabe, Atsushi Mori, Kazuya Nishida and Takeshi Takemura

1036

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15. The HIV-1 Integrase: Modeling and Beyond

By Rohit Arora and Luba Tchertanov

1560

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16. Similarities Between the Binding Sites of Monoamine Oxidase (MAO) from Different Species — Is Zebrafish a Useful Model for the Discovery of Novel MAO Inhibitors?

By Angelica Fierro, Alejandro Montecinos, Cristobal Gómez-Molina, Gabriel Núñez, Milagros Aldeco, Dale E. Edmondson, Marcelo Vilches-Herrera, Susan Lühr, Patricio Iturriaga-Vásquez and Miguel Reyes-Parada

1612

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17. Single-Molecule Imaging Measurements of Protein-Protein Interactions in Living Cells

By Kayo Hibino, Michio Hiroshima, Yuki Nakamura and Yasushi Sako

1198

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18. Molecular Recognition of Glycopolymer Interface

By Yoshiko Miura, Hirokazu Seto and Tomohiro Fukuda

1225

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19. Cyclodextrin Based Spectral Changes

By Lida Khalafi and Mohammad Rafiee

2831

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20. Potentiometry for Study of Supramolecular Recognition Processes Between Uncharged Molecules

By Jerzy Radecki and Hanna Radecka

836

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21. Molecular Recognition of Trans-Chiral Schiff Base Metal Complexes for Induced CD

By Takashiro Akitsu and Chigusa Kominato

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