07:00 , Oct 18, 2012 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Indication: Neurology

Indication Target/marker/pathway Summary Licensing status Publication and contact information Neurology Pain Acid-sensing ion channel-1 (ASIC1); ASIC2 Cell culture and mouse studies suggest snake venom-derived peptides that antagonize ASIC1 and ASIC2 could be useful for treating...
07:00 , Oct 18, 2012 |  BC Innovations  |  Targets & Mechanisms

Black mamba takes away pain

A French team has identified a pair of peptides, mambalgin-1 and mambalgin-2, from black mamba venom that could be useful for treating pain. 1 The peptides, which inhibit a class of acid-sensing ion channels on...