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A SIMOPRO Research Team has characterized a green mamba venom toxin, mambaquetine, which is proving to be a very promising therapeutic candidate for the fight against polycystic kidney disease, a genetic disorder that causes cysts in kidneys.
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Ciolek, J., Reinfrank, H., Quinton, L., Viengchareun, S., Stura, E.A., Vera, L., Sigismeau, S., Mouillac, B., Orcel, H., Peigneur, S., Tytgat, J., Droctove, L., Beau, F., Nevoux, J., Lombes, M., Mourier, G., De Pauw, E., Servent, D., Mendre, C., Witzgall, R., Gilles, N. Green mamba peptide targets type-2 vasopressin receptor against polycystic kidney disease. (2017) Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.Usa sous presse
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