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Spotlighting toxinology: from animal toxins to next-generation technologies and products

Guest editors: Eliane C. Arantes, Isadora S. Oliveira, Ernesto L. Pinheiro-Júnior, and Johara Boldrini-França
Spotlighting toxinology: from animal toxins to next-generation technologies and products

Call for papers in the Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 

 

Edited by: Eliane C. Arantes, Isadora S. OliveiraErnesto L. Pinheiro-Júnior, and Johara Boldrini-França

 

Animal venoms and poisons are complex and rich sources of protein and peptides with different scaffolds and pharmacological activities, carefully assorted as a result of evolution and natural selection. Many of their targets play important roles in different biological functions and in the development and progression of many human diseases.  

Considering the relevance of this topic, the Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases is calling for papers in a thematic series on “Spotlighting toxinology: from animal toxins to next-generation technologies and products” edited by Dr. Eliane C. Arantes, Dr. Isadora S. Oliveira (University of São Paulo, Brazil), Dr. Ernesto L. Pinheiro-Júnior (University of Leuven, Belgium), and Dr. Johara Boldrini-França (University of Bristol, United Kingdom). This special collection will accept manuscripts concerning structural and biological functions of animal venoms and/or isolated toxins, their potential applications, and new strategies to envenoming therapy. 

The editors invite you to send your manuscripts of the following types: research articles, reviews, short reports, case reports and letters to the editor. The deadline for the submission is August 18, 2023.

Manuscripts must be formatted according to the submission guidelines  of  Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases and submitted via the online submission system. Please indicate clearly in the cover letter that the manuscript is to be considered for the aforementioned special collection. 

If you would like to enquire about the suitability of a manuscript for consideration, please send a pre-submission enquiry to editorial.jvatitd@unesp.br.   




Research  |   Fraction of C. d. collilineatus venom containing crotapotin protects PC12 cells against MPP+ toxicity by activating the NGF-signaling pathway

Carolina Petri Bernardes1, Ernesto Lopes Pinheiro-Junior2, Isabela Gobbo Ferreira2, Isadora Sousa de Oliveira2, Neife Aparecida Guinaim dos Santos1, Suely Vilela Sampaio1, Eliane Candiani Arantes2, Antonio Cardozo dos Santos1


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Review  |   Understanding the complexity of Tityus serrulatus venom: A focus on high molecular weight components

Isadora Sousa de Oliveira1,2, Nicoly Malachize Alano-da-Silva1, Isabela Gobbo Ferreira1, Felipe Augusto Cerni3, Jacqueline de Almeida Gonçalves Sachett4,5, Wuelton Marcelo Monteiro4,5, Manuela Berto Pucca6, Eliane Candiani Arantes1*


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Review  |   Towards better antivenoms: navigating the road to new types of snakebite envenoming therapies

Suthimon Thumtecho1, 2, Nick J. Burlet2, Anne Ljungars2, Andreas H. Laustsen2*


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Review  |   Snake venom disintegrins update: insights about new findings

Gabriela de Oliveira Almeida1, Isadora Sousa de Oliveira2,3, Eliane Candiani Arantes2, and Suely Vilela Sampaio1*


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