Toxins in Drug Discovery and Pharmacology

Toxins (Basel). 2018 Mar 16;10(3):126. doi: 10.3390/toxins10030126.


Venoms from marine and terrestrial animals (cone snails, scorpions, spiders, snakes, centipedes, cnidarian, etc.) can be seen as an untapped cocktail of biologically active compounds, being increasingly recognized as a new emerging source of peptide-based therapeutics.

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Introductory Journal Article

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Drug Discovery*
  • Humans
  • Toxins, Biological / pharmacology*
  • Toxins, Biological / therapeutic use*


  • Toxins, Biological