An in silico study to find angiogenesis inhibitory role for Naja oxiana snake venom cytotoxins
Volume 2, Issue 1 , July 2018, , Pages 12-20

  Cytotoxins especially CTX-I and CTX-II are components in the venom of cobra snakes. Cytotoxins as apoptotic agents are appropriate candidates to study of anticancer drugs. In this study we performed docking analysis of CTX-I and CTX-II against vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and its main receptor ...  Read More

Anticancer activity of H. lepturus venom and its hemolytic fraction (heminecrolysin)
Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2017, , Pages 46-53

  It is observed that some venom may have an anticancer effect. Hemiscorpius lepturus is a most dangerous scorpion in Iran. Heminecrolysin is the most toxic fraction of Hemiscorpius lepturus venom and it is responsible for hemolytic effects of the venom. In this research, we purified heminecrolysin by ...  Read More