Special Issue "Venom Proteomics and Transcriptomics 2.0"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2021).
Interests: mass spectrometry; physical chemistry; biophysics
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The deep analysis of venoms is receiving growing interest supported by important advances in sequencing methods, both at the nucleic acid and at the proteins/peptide level. The final toxins present in venoms can be characterized in detail, from their primary structure to their 3D fold. The level of detail that can be reached using mass spectrometry with only tiny amounts of sample opens new ways to characterize single organism toxins and to differentiate venoms from similar species of different geographical origin. The emphasis of this Special Issue will be on papers in which the methodological advances bring real breakthroughs and in which the complementarity of the approaches show a significant added value. Promising separation methods such as capillary electrophoresis and ion mobility are desired, as well as the 2D molecular mapping of venom glands by mass spectrometry imaging.
Prof. Dr. Edwin A. De Pauw
Prof. Loïc Quinton
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- Mass spectrometry
- Mass spectrometry imaging
- Hyphenated methods
- Ion mobility
- Capillary electrophoresis