- Structure, molecular modeling, and function of the novel potassium channel blocker urotoxin isolated from the venom of the Australian scorpion Urodacus yaschenkoiKaren Luna-Ramírez
Australian Venom Research Unit and Cardiovascular Therapeutics Unit, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia K L R, C E W Departamento de Medicina Molecular y Bioprocesos, Instituto de Biotecnologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Avenida Universidad, Cuernavaca, Mexico R R C, V Q H, F I V C, L D P Department of Biophysics and Cell Biology, Research Center for Molecular Medicine, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary A B, G P MTA DE Cell Biology and Signaling Research Group, Debrecen, Hungary G P and Department of Biochemistry, La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia J C
Mol Pharmacol 86:28-41. 2014..characterization of urotoxin, the first K(+) channel toxin isolated from the venom of the Australian scorpion Urodacus yaschenkoi. It is a basic peptide consisting of 37 amino acids with an amidated C-terminal residue...
- Effects of reconstruction of a pre-European vertebrate assemblage on ground-dwelling arachnids in arid AustraliaColin J Silvey
Department of Zoology, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic, 3068, Australia
Oecologia 178:497-509. 2015..The dominant dune scorpion, Urodacus yaschenkoi, was less abundant and a wolf spider (Lycosa gibsoni species group) more abundant in reconstructed ..
- Whole Transcriptome of the Venom Gland from Urodacus yaschenkoi ScorpionKaren Luna-Ramírez
Australian Venom Research Unit, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
PLoS ONE 10:e0127883. 2015..b>Urodacus yaschenkoi belongs to the most widely distributed family of Australian scorpions (Urodacidae) and it is found all ..
- Bioactivity of Natural and Engineered Antimicrobial Peptides from Venom of the Scorpions Urodacus yaschenkoi and U. manicatusKaren Luna-Ramírez
Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology, Winchester Strasse 2, D 35394 Giessen, Germany
Toxins (Basel) 9:. 2017..Here, we investigated natural and engineered AMPs from the scorpions Urodacus yaschenkoi and U...
- Genetic and morphological analyses indicate that the Australian endemic scorpion Urodacus yaschenkoi (Scorpiones: Urodacidae) is a species complexKaren Luna-Ramírez
Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Peerj 5:e2759. 2017..the first insight into the molecular variation and evolutionary history of the endemic Australian scorpion Urodacus yaschenkoi...
- Evolution stings: the origin and diversification of scorpion toxin peptide scaffoldsKartik Sunagar
CIMAR CIIMAR, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigacao Marinha e Ambiental, Universidade do Porto, Rua dos Bragas, 177, 4050 123 Porto, Portugal
Toxins (Basel) 5:2456-87. 2013..Australian scorpion lineages, for instance, have been completely neglected, with only a single scorpion species (Urodacus yaschenkoi) having its venom transcriptome sequenced...
- Characterization of the venom from the Australian scorpion Urodacus yaschenkoi: Molecular mass analysis of components, cDNA sequences and peptides with antimicrobial activityKaren Luna-Ramírez
Australian Venom Research Unit and Cardiovascular Therapeutics Unit, Pharmacology Department, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
Toxicon 63:44-54. 2013..This communication reports the first results of a proteome analysis of the venom of the scorpion Urodacus yaschenkoi performed by mass fingerprinting, after high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) separation...
- Australian scorpion stings: a prospective study of definite stingsGeoffrey K Isbister
Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Newcastle, Newcastle Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Clinical Sciences Building, Level 5 Edith Street, Waratah, NSW 2298, Australia
Toxicon 41:877-83. 2003..and Urodacidae (five, all Urodacus spp.). The majority of stings (76%) were by one genus of scorpion Lychas spp...
- Scorpion stings in Australia: five definite stings and a reviewG K Isbister
Newcastle Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Intern Med J 34:427-30. 2004..The stings from Australian buthid scorpions cause more severe effects than from the larger species in the families Urodacidae (genus Urodacus) and Liochelidae (genus Liocheles).