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Venom and Venomics

Tomohisa Ogawa

Tohoku University

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Whole Genome Analysis Venom Proteome Snake Venom Arthopod Venom Mammalian Venom Marine Animal Venom Envenomation Therapeutic Strategy Drug Discovery Pharmacological Activity Bioinformatics 3D Structure

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Venomous animals on this planet cover more than 100,000 different species of reptile, arthopod, insects, fishes, mollusks, mammalian and others. During a several hundred million years, venomous animals have evolved to produce venom, which is a complex mixture of toxic proteins and peptides. Recently, in the era of genome science, venomics projects (including genome, transcriptome and proteome analyses of various venomous animal species) have been conducted to disclose divergent profiles and the evolution of venom-related genes. Venomics can provide the latest important information about the antivenom and therapeutic strategy against envenomations, new toxin-delived drugs/tools as leading compounds, and sophisticated mechanism of toxin producing and deliver systems. This book will be focusing on the venom and venomics of various venomous animals.

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Date completed: May 21st 2019

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Review results due: October 29th 2019

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Expected publication date: December 28th 2019

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Tomohisa Ogawa

Tohoku University

Dr. Tomohisa Ogawa has obtained his PhD degree in Chemistry from Kyushu University (in 1991). After that he was a JSPS Research fellow (DC/ PD) and Assistant professor at Faculty of Science, Kyushu University. In 1997 he became an Associate professor at Faculty of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University. From 2002 till 2004 he was a visiting associate professor at Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University. From 2004 till 2009 he was a Program leader at Center of Interdisciplinary Science, Tohoku University. Dr Ogawa has been an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Life Sciences, Department of Biomolecular Sciences, Tohoku University in Japan (from 2001 -present). He is active in the research fields of Applied Biochemistry (Protein engineering), Molecular biology (Molecular evolution) and Structural biochemistry (Biochemistry). He has published a number of various review and original papers in renowned journals.

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