Posts Tagged ‘Chlorotoxin’

Venoms A to Z – C for Chlorotoxin

Venoms A to Z. C – Chlorotoxin. This unique protein from the death stalker scorpion (Lieurus quinquestriatus) preferentially binds to Glioma cells over normal brain tissue and therefore can be used as a contrast agent to identify tumour cells and even carry warheads to kill them. Our death stalkers will be appering on the BBC’s…

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