Mad, bad and dangerous to know: the biochemistry, ecology and evolution of slow loris venom

Only seven types of mammals are known to be venomous, including slow lorises (Nycticebus spp.). Despite the evolutionary significance of this unique adaptation amongst Nycticebus, the structure and function of slow loris venom is only just beginning to be understood. Here we review what is known abo...

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Publication Date:2013
Main Author: Nekaris,K Anne-Isola
Other Authors: Moore,Richard S, Rode,E Johanna, Fry,Bryan G
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Centro de Estudos de Venenos e Animais Peçonhentos
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1678-91992013000100203
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