Detection and Purification of Insecticidal Peptides from Scorpions and Spiders: A Rapid Method for Their Isolation from Their Crude Venoms Using MALDI-TOF-MS Analysis
Keywords: Agelenopsis aperta; Androctonus australis; INSECTICIDAL PEPTIDES; Leiurus quinquestriatus; LqhIT; MALDI-TOF-MS; capillary zone electrophoresis; insecticidal neurotoxins AaIT; mass spectrometry
Document Type: Review Article
Affiliations: 1-Suntory Institute for Bioorganic Research, Mishima-Gun, Shimamoto-Cho, Wakayamadai 1-1-1, Osaka 618-8503, Japan
Publication date: 2001-10-01
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