Scorpionidae

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  1. doi Scorpion katoikogenic ovariuterus - Much more alike to apoikogenic type than it seemed to be
    Izabela Jedrzejowska
    Institute of Experimental Biology, University of Wrocław, Sienkiewicza 21, 50 335 Wrocław, Poland Electronic address
    Arthropod Struct Dev 45:488-495. 2016
  2. doi Similar burrow architecture of three arid-zone scorpion species implies similar ecological function
    Amanda M Adams
    Mitrani Department of Desert Ecology, Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 84990, Midreshet Ben Gurion, Israel
    Naturwissenschaften 103:56. 2016
  3. doi The first report on coagulation and phospholipase A2 activities of Persian Gulf lionfish, Pterois russelli, an Iranian venomous fish
    Bahareh Memar
    Department of Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Sciences and Technologies, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
    Toxicon 113:25-31. 2016
  4. doi Scorpion speciation in the Holy Land: Multilocus phylogeography corroborates diagnostic differences in morphology and burrowing behavior among Scorpio subspecies and justifies recognition as phylogenetic, ecological and biological species
    Stav Talal
    Department of Biology and Environment, University of Haifa Oranim, Israel
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 91:226-37. 2015
  5. doi Diagnosis of Mesobuthus eupeus envenomation by skin test: reverse passive Arthus reaction
    M Khoobdel
    Health Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Toxicon 77:133-40. 2014
  6. doi Vietnamese Heterometrus laoticus scorpion venom: evidence for analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity and isolation of new polypeptide toxin acting on Kv1.3 potassium channel
    Anh N Hoang
    Institute of Applied Materials Science, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 01 Mac Dinh Chi Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam
    Toxicon 77:40-8. 2014
  7. ncbi Assignment of voltage-gated potassium channel blocking activity to kappa-KTx1.3, a non-toxic homologue of kappa-hefutoxin-1, from Heterometrus spinifer venom
    Selvanayagam Nirthanan
    Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Biochem Pharmacol 69:669-78. 2005
  8. doi Venom proteomic and venomous glands transcriptomic analysis of the Egyptian scorpion Scorpio maurus palmatus (Arachnida: Scorpionidae)
    Mohamed A Abdel-Rahman
    Molecular Physiology and Toxinology, Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia 41522, Egypt Electronic address
    Toxicon 74:193-207. 2013
  9. pmc Purification, molecular cloning and functional characterization of HelaTx1 (Heterometrus laoticus): the first member of a new κ-KTX subfamily
    Thomas Vandendriessche
    Laboratory of Toxicology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Onderwijs and Navorsing II, Herestraat 49, Leuven, Belgium
    Biochem Pharmacol 83:1307-17. 2012
  10. doi The new kappa-KTx 2.5 from the scorpion Opisthacanthus cayaporum
    Thalita Soares Camargos
    Laboratorio de Toxinologia, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, DF 70910 900, Brazil
    Peptides 32:1509-17. 2011

Scientific Experts

  • Izabela Jedrzejowska
  • Amanda M Adams
  • Eran Gefen
  • L D Possani
  • Matthew Choon Eng Gwee
  • C R Bridges
  • M R Warburg
  • Mukesh Kumar Chaubey
  • Jan Tytgat
  • Elia Diego-Garcia
  • Bahareh Memar
  • Stav Talal
  • M Khoobdel
  • Anh N Hoang
  • Mohamed A Abdel-Rahman
  • Thomas Vandendriessche
  • Elke Clynen
  • Liliane Schoofs
  • Steve Peigneur
  • Thalita Soares Camargos
  • Yousra Abdel-Mottaleb
  • Selvanayagam Nirthanan
  • Delavar Shahbazzadeh
  • Shahla Jamili
  • Kamran Pooshang Bagheri
  • Jaim Sivan
  • Itay Tesler
  • Sagi Snir
  • H Muhammad Tahir
  • Lorenzo Prendini
  • Rachel Ben-Shlomo
  • M Khosravi
  • S Bokaei
  • Nguyen P Vo
  • Kseniya S Kudryashova
  • Alexey V Feofanov
  • M Zamani-Ahmadmahmudi
  • Tatyana V Andreeva
  • Victor I Tsetlin
  • Marina V Serebryakova
  • F Sasani
  • A Koochakzadeh
  • Hoang D M Vo
  • Gh Nikbakhtboroujeni
  • Yuri N Utkin
  • Mikhail P Kirpichnikov
  • T Zahraeisalehi
  • Oksana V Nekrasova
  • A Akbari
  • Verónica Quintero-Hernández
  • Elke Vermassen
  • Heike Wulff
  • David Paul Jenkins
  • Tessa Marien
  • Dirk Snyders
  • Lene Czech
  • Ivan Kopljar
  • Carlos Alberto Schwartz
  • Erica Maria C Alves
  • Rita Restano-Cassulini
  • Sonia Maria de Freitas
  • Elisabeth Ferroni Schwartz
  • Yuko Sugahara
  • Kazuki Sato
  • Ponnampalam Gopalakrishnakone
  • Joost Pil
  • Jeremiah S Joseph

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Publications20

  1. doi Scorpion katoikogenic ovariuterus - Much more alike to apoikogenic type than it seemed to be
    Izabela Jedrzejowska
    Institute of Experimental Biology, University of Wrocław, Sienkiewicza 21, 50 335 Wrocław, Poland Electronic address
    Arthropod Struct Dev 45:488-495. 2016
    ..was to show the development and structure of the diverticula in two katoikogenic scorpions from the family Scorpionidae: Ophistothalmus boehmei and Heterometrus spinifer...
  2. doi Similar burrow architecture of three arid-zone scorpion species implies similar ecological function
    Amanda M Adams
    Mitrani Department of Desert Ecology, Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 84990, Midreshet Ben Gurion, Israel
    Naturwissenschaften 103:56. 2016
    ..We examined the burrow architecture of three scorpion species of the family Scorpionidae: Scorpio palmatus from the Negev desert, Israel; Opistophthalmus setifrons, from the Central Highlands, Namibia;..
  3. doi The first report on coagulation and phospholipase A2 activities of Persian Gulf lionfish, Pterois russelli, an Iranian venomous fish
    Bahareh Memar
    Department of Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Sciences and Technologies, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
    Toxicon 113:25-31. 2016
    Pterois russelli is a venomous fish belonging to scorpionidae family...
  4. doi Scorpion speciation in the Holy Land: Multilocus phylogeography corroborates diagnostic differences in morphology and burrowing behavior among Scorpio subspecies and justifies recognition as phylogenetic, ecological and biological species
    Stav Talal
    Department of Biology and Environment, University of Haifa Oranim, Israel
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 91:226-37. 2015
    Scorpio Linnaeus, 1758 (family Scorpionidae Latreille, 1802) was considered monotypic for over a century, and comprised a single species, Scorpio maurus Linnaeus, 1758, with 19 subspecies, distributed from West Africa, throughout the ..
  5. doi Diagnosis of Mesobuthus eupeus envenomation by skin test: reverse passive Arthus reaction
    M Khoobdel
    Health Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Toxicon 77:133-40. 2014
    While being stung by two large families of scorpions, Buthidae and Scorpionidae have different symptoms and complications, a similar maintenance treatment usually considers as the scorpion species could not be identified easily...
  6. doi Vietnamese Heterometrus laoticus scorpion venom: evidence for analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity and isolation of new polypeptide toxin acting on Kv1.3 potassium channel
    Anh N Hoang
    Institute of Applied Materials Science, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 01 Mac Dinh Chi Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam
    Toxicon 77:40-8. 2014
    The scorpion Heterometrus laoticus (Scorpionidae) inhabits Indochinese peninsula and is widely distributed in South-West Vietnam. Since no human fatalities caused by H...
  7. ncbi Assignment of voltage-gated potassium channel blocking activity to kappa-KTx1.3, a non-toxic homologue of kappa-hefutoxin-1, from Heterometrus spinifer venom
    Selvanayagam Nirthanan
    Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Biochem Pharmacol 69:669-78. 2005
    ..with a novel "bi-helical" scaffold has recently been characterized from Heterometrus fulvipes (Scorpionidae) venom. Based on the presence of the minimum functional dyad (Y5 and K19), kappa-hefutoxin-1 (kappa-KTx1...
  8. doi Venom proteomic and venomous glands transcriptomic analysis of the Egyptian scorpion Scorpio maurus palmatus (Arachnida: Scorpionidae)
    Mohamed A Abdel-Rahman
    Molecular Physiology and Toxinology, Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia 41522, Egypt Electronic address
    Toxicon 74:193-207. 2013
    ..They belong to either known or unassigned types of scorpion venom peptides and proteins, and provide valuable information for evolutionary analysis and venomics. ..
  9. pmc Purification, molecular cloning and functional characterization of HelaTx1 (Heterometrus laoticus): the first member of a new κ-KTX subfamily
    Thomas Vandendriessche
    Laboratory of Toxicology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Onderwijs and Navorsing II, Herestraat 49, Leuven, Belgium
    Biochem Pharmacol 83:1307-17. 2012
    ..From the telson of the scorpion Heterometrus laoticus (Scorpionidae), a peptide, HelaTx1, with unique primary sequence was purified through HPLC and sequenced by Edman degradation...
  10. doi The new kappa-KTx 2.5 from the scorpion Opisthacanthus cayaporum
    Thalita Soares Camargos
    Laboratorio de Toxinologia, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, DF 70910 900, Brazil
    Peptides 32:1509-17. 2011
    ..which is the newest K⁺-channel blocker family from scorpion venom, is present in scorpions from the families Scorpionidae and Liochelidae...
  11. doi Molecular diversity of the telson and venom components from Pandinus cavimanus (Scorpionidae Latreille 1802): transcriptome, venomics and function
    Elia Diego-Garcia
    Laboratory of Toxicology, University of Leuven, Campus Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Proteomics 12:313-28. 2012
    ..Expressed sequence tags from venom glands provide complementary information to MS and reveal undescribed components related to the biological activity of the venom...
  12. ncbi Ecophysiological adaptations to dry thermal environments measured in two unrestrained Namibian scorpions, Parabuthus villosus (Buthidae) and Opisthophthalmus flavescens (Scorpionidae)
    C R Bridges
    Desert Ecology Research Unit, Gobabeb, Namibia
    Physiol Zool 70:244-56. 1997
    ..Buthidae), a scorpion found on the gravel plains around Gobabeb, Namibia, and by Opisthophthalmus flavescens (Scorpionidae), a dune-dwelling species from the same area, were measured under similar field conditions...
  13. doi The relative importance of respiratory water loss in scorpions is correlated with species habitat type and activity pattern
    Eran Gefen
    Department of Biology, University of Haifa Oranim, Tivon 36006, Israel
    Physiol Biochem Zool 84:68-76. 2011
    ..This study reports RWL rates and their relative importance in scorpions from two families (Buthidae and Scorpionidae), including both xeric and mesic species (or subspecies)...
  14. doi Reproductive system of female scorpion: a partial review
    M R Warburg
    Department of Biology, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 293:1738-54. 2010
    ..scorpion ovariuterus was examined in 10 scorpion species belonging to five families: Buthidae, Vaejovidae, Scorpionidae, Urodacidae, and Diplocentridae...
  15. doi Biochemical and enzymatic changes after black scorpion Heterometrus fastigiousus Couzijn envenomation in experimental albino mice
    Mukesh Kumar Chaubey
    Post Graduate Department of Zoology, Mahatma Gandhi Post Graduate College, Gorakhpur 273001, U P, India
    J Appl Toxicol 28:874-84. 2008
    The toxic effects of Asian black scorpion Heterometrus fastigiousus (Family, Scorpionidae) venom were determined in albino mice (NIH strain). Venom was isolated and fractioned by Sepharose CL-6B column chromatography...
  16. ncbi Temperature dependence of water loss rates in scorpions and its effect on the distribution of Buthotus judaicus (Buthidae) in Israel
    Eran Gefen
    Department of Zoology, George S Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 144:58-62. 2006
    Scorpions of the family Buthidae have been shown to be more desiccation resistant in comparison with sympatric Scorpionidae species...
  17. ncbi The effect of desiccation on water management and compartmentalisation in scorpions: the hepatopancreas as a water reservoir
    Eran Gefen
    Department of Zoology, George S Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    J Exp Biol 208:1887-94. 2005
    ..b>Scorpionidae. In this study we followed changes in water content of different body compartments in four scorpion species ..
  18. ncbi Comparative water relations of four species of scorpions in Israel: evidence for phylogenetic differences
    Eran Gefen
    Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    J Exp Biol 207:1017-25. 2004
    ..responses to dehydration, the following species of two scorpion families were examined: Scorpio maurus fuscus (Scorpionidae) and Buthotus judaicus (Buthidae) from the mesic Lower Galilee (mean annual precipitation approximately 525 mm);..
  19. ncbi Autonomic effects of some scorpion venoms and toxins
    Matthew C E Gwee
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 29:795-801. 2002
    ..to Buthidae, and the Asian black scorpions Heterometrus longimanus and Heterometrus spinifer, belonging to Scorpionidae, are reviewed. 2. The effects of the venoms of M. tamulus and L. q...
  20. ncbi Peptides and genes coding for scorpion toxins that affect ion-channels
    L D Possani
    Institute of Biotechnology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Avenida Universidad, 2001, Apartado Postal 510 3, 62210, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    Biochimie 82:861-8. 2000
    ..obtained from 30 different species of scorpions, 27 from the family Buthidae and three from the family Scorpionidae. Toxins that recognize potassium and chloride channels are usually from 29 to 41 amino acids long, stabilized ..