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Toxins 2017, 9(1), 33; doi:10.3390/toxins9010033

Understanding the Snake Venom Metalloproteinases: An Interview with Jay Fox and José María Gutiérrez

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Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, P.O. Box 800734, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
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Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiología Universidad de Costa Rica, San José 11501-2060, Costa Rica
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Interview by Chao Xiao (Managing Editor, Toxins Editorial Office)
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Received: 3 January 2017 / Accepted: 11 January 2017 / Published: 16 January 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Snake Venom Metalloproteinases)
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Jay W. Fox and José María Gutiérrez recently finished editing a Special Issue on the topic “Snake Venom Metalloproteinases” in Toxins. The Special Issue covers a wide range of topics, including the molecular evolution and structure of snake venom metalloproteinases (SVMPs), the mechanisms involved in the generation of diversity of SVMPs, the mechanism of action of SVMPs, and their role in the pathophysiology of envenomings, with implications for improving the therapy of envenomings. In this interview, we discussed with Jay W. Fox and José María Gutiérrez their research on the SVMPs and their perspectives on the future trends and challenges for studying snake venoms. View Full-Text
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Fox, J.W.; Gutiérrez, J.M. Understanding the Snake Venom Metalloproteinases: An Interview with Jay Fox and José María Gutiérrez. Toxins 2017, 9, 33.

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