VenomZone news

July, 2021
• Addition of a new pages on species Naja philippinensis.
• Update of the Pharmacological target of venom proteins page.
• Integration of links to new UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries (release 2021_03).

May, 2021
• Addition of the G-protein coupled receptor ACP in Pharmacological target page and the new prefix Z as an activity descriptor (Links to UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries will be available in July).

March, 2021
• Addition of 14 new pages on Vipera species and supspecies (ammodytes, aspis, berus, kaznakovi, orlovi, renardi, transcaucasiana, ursini).

February, 2021
• Addition of the new discovered mammalian toxin target "Melanocortin receptor" on the activity descriptor page and on the Pharmacological target page.
• Update of the links page .
• Addition of new page on Vipera anatolica .
• Integration of links to new UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries.

November, 2020
• Update of the calcium activated potassium channels page.
• Integration of links to new UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries.

October, 2020
• Update of the links page .
• Integration of links to new UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries.

June, 2020
• Update of the conus page .
• Integration of links to new UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries.

May, 2020
Minor updates of the following pages:
dermonecrotic toxin,
Phospholipase A2 homolog,
Voltage-gated potassium channel impairing toxin,
Scorpktx nomenclature,
Pharmacological target family (for accessing toxins that target TRPA1 receptor and not only TRPV receptors), and
Nucleotide pyrophosphatase/phosphodiesterase family.
• Integration of links to new UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries.

May, 2019
• New line "EGF domain peptide" in venom protein family.
• New logo "other" added on the root page.
• New Chilopoda (centipete) page added, accessible from the new page other.
• Many new Ant toxins annotated in UniProt available from the insect page.
• Integration of links to new UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries.

February, 2019
• Addition of new protein superfamilies and new cysteine frameworks on the conus page.
• Addition of the pruritogenic receptor MRGPRX1 line in the pharmacological target page.
• Addition of a reference for ant toxin nomenclature on the venom protein nomenclature page.
• Integration of links to new UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries.

June, 2018
• Update of spider toxin families (according to Koua and Kuhn-Nentwig, 2017). See Araneae - Proteins by family page.
• Integration of links to new UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries.

April, 2018
• Addition of information that scorpion venom also target TRPV1 channels. See the Pharmacological target of venom proteins page.
• Correction of links of the PTMs page.
• Integration of links to new UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries.

December, 2017
• Addition of information that scorpion also produce phospholipase D dermonecrotic toxins in their venom. See venom protein activity, venom protein family, and dermonecrotic toxin pages.
• Addition of information that a snake 3-finger toxin has an activity on the muscle Nav1.4 sodium
channel. See Voltage-gated sodium channel impairing toxin which provides link to the UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entry P0DL82.
• Integration of links to new UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries.

September, 2017
• New page with all links to UniProtKB entries: Proton-gated sodium channel (Asic) impairing toxin
• New line "insulin" in the Venom protein family page
• Integration of links to new UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries.

March, 2017
• Update of the page Acetylcholine receptor inhibiting toxin, in order to show all subunits that compose receptors.
• Integration of links to new UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot entries.