Colubridae (colubrid snakes)

The Colubridae family is found in the Neotropics, North America, Mexico, Africa, Asia and Southeast Asia, the Indian subcontinent, New Guinea, Europe, and Australia.

This family has traditionally and inaccurately grouped all the non-front-fanged snakes that did not fit in other families, that is it served to provide a kind of “interim” status. This family has undergone reclassification and is now collectively and more accurately termed, “non-front-fanged colubroids” (NFFC).

NFFC are different from elapids and viperids as they do not possess the canaliculated (hollow or lumenate) venom apparatus located on the anterior maxillae (forward part of the upper jaw) found in these front-fanged species.

A detailed description of this family can be found here

Venom protein entries in UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot

25 entries grouped by family (browse by taxonomy, browse by keywords)

6 entries

CRISP family

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CRVP1_DISTY Cysteine-rich venom protein DIS1 (CRVP) ... Dispholidus typus (Boomslang) (Bucephalus typus)
CRVP2_DISTY Cysteine-rich venom protein DIS2 (CRVP) ... Dispholidus typus (Boomslang) (Bucephalus typus)
CRVP3_DISTY Cysteine-rich venom protein DIS3 (CRVP) ... Dispholidus typus (Boomslang) (Bucephalus typus)
CRVP_RHATT Cysteine-rich venom protein tigrin (CRVP) ... Rhabdophis tigrinus tigrinus (Tiger keelback ...
CRVP_TELDH Cysteine-rich venom protein TEL1 (CRVP) ... Telescopus dhara (Egyptian catsnake)
CRVP_TRIBI Cysteine-rich venom protein TRI1 (CRVP) ... Trimorphodon biscutatus (Western lyre snake)

2 entries

Glutaminyl-peptide cyclotransferase family

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QPCT_BOIDE Glutaminyl-peptide cyclotransferase (EC 2.3.2.5) ... Boiga dendrophila (Mangrove snake) (Gold-ringed ...
QPCT_BOIIR Glutaminyl-peptide cyclotransferase (EC 2.3.2.5) ... Boiga irregularis (Brown tree snake)

1 entry

Natriuretic peptide family

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VNP_RHATT Natriuretic peptide Rhabdophis tigrinus tigrinus (Tiger keelback ...

1 entry

Phospholipase A2 family, Group I subfamily, D49 sub-subfamily

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PA2_TRILM Phospholipase A2 trimorphin (svPLA2) (EC ... Trimorphodon lambda (Sonoran lyre snake) ...

2 entries

Snake three-finger toxin family, Non-conventional subfamily

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3NX4_DISTY Toxin 3FTx-Dis4 Dispholidus typus (Boomslang) (Bucephalus typus)
3NX5_THRJA Toxin 3FTx-Thr5 Thrasops jacksonii (Jackson's black tree snake)

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Snake three-finger toxin family, Non-conventional subfamily, Boigatoxin sub-subfamily

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3NB2_TRIBI Toxin 3FTx-Tri2 Trimorphodon biscutatus (Western lyre snake)
3NB3_TRIBI Toxin 3FTx-Tri3 Trimorphodon biscutatus (Western lyre snake)
3NB4_TELDH Toxin 3FTx-Tel4 Telescopus dhara (Egyptian catsnake)
3NBA_BOIDE Boigatoxin-A (Fragment) Boiga dendrophila (Mangrove snake) (Gold-ringed ...
3NBA_BOIIR Irditoxin subunit A (IrTxA) Boiga irregularis (Brown tree snake)
3NBB_BOIIR Irditoxin subunit B (IrTxB) Boiga irregularis (Brown tree snake)
3NBB_COERA Alpha-colubritoxin Coelognathus radiatus (Radiated ratsnake) ...
3NB_BOIDE Denmotoxin Boiga dendrophila (Mangrove snake) (Gold-ringed ...
3NB_OXYFU Fulgimotoxin (FTx) Oxybelis fulgidus (Green vine snake) (Coluber ...

2 entries

Snake waprin family

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WAP1_RHATT Waprin-Rha1 Rhabdophis tigrinus tigrinus (Tiger keelback ...
WAP1_THRJA Waprin-Thr1 Thrasops jacksonii (Jackson's black tree snake)

1 entry

True venom lectin family

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LECM_THRJA C-type lectin lectoxin-Thr1 (CTL) Thrasops jacksonii (Jackson's black tree snake)

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Venom Kunitz-type family

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VKT1_TELDH Kunitz-type serine protease inhibitor ... Telescopus dhara (Egyptian catsnake)