What is VenomZone?

VenomZone is a web-resource regrouping information on venom protein families, taxonomy on venomous species and activities of venom proteins (mostly with toxic activity). Each activity or family page gives an easy access to UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot venom protein entries.

Who are we?

The VenomZone project is managed by the toxin annotation program (Tox-Prot) of the Swiss-Prot group of the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics :

Florence Jungo, VenomZone leader, Biocuration
Edouard de Castro, PhD, Software development

License & Disclaimer


The images are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License. This means that you are free to copy, distribute, display and commercially use the images as long as you credit VenomZone as the source.


We do not guarantee the accuracy of the data and disclaim liability for any damages resulting from their use. All data are provided for research, educational and informational purposes only. They are not intended to be used for medical purposes such as diagnosis, treatment or care.


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VenomZone is brought to you by the Swiss-Prot group of the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics with support from the Swiss Federal Government through the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI).