Activities of Venom Proteins and Peptides with Possible Therapeutic Applications from Bees and WASPS

Author(s): Xiujuan Ye, Suzhen Guan, Jiwen Liu, Charlene C.W. Ng, Gabriel H.H. Chan, Stephen C.W. Sze, Kalin Y. Zhang, Ryno Naude, Krzysztof Rolka, Jack Ho Wong, Tzi Bun Ng.

Journal Name: Protein & Peptide Letters

Volume 23 , Issue 8 , 2016

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Abstract:

The variety of proteins and peptides isolated from honey bee venom and wasp venom includes melittin, adiapin, apamine, bradykinin, cardiopep, mast cell degranulating peptide, mastoparan, phospholipase A2 and secapin. Some of the activities they demonstrate may find therapeutic applications.

Keywords: Bee venom, wasp venom, proteins, peptides, therapeutic applications.

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VOLUME: 23
ISSUE: 8
Year: 2016
Page: [748 - 755]
Pages: 8
DOI: 10.2174/0929866523666160618120824
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