Table II Novel toxin types recovered from Anguimorpha lizard mandibular venom gland cDNA libraries
Toxin typeSpeciesGenBank accession no.Bioactivity
CelestoxinC. warreniGU441474, GU441475Shown in this study to be hypotensive (Fig. 11)
CholecystoxinV. variusGU441461Shown in this study to bind CCK-A receptor (Fig. 9)
Epididymal secretory proteinV. gouldii, V. indicus, V. komodoensis,GU441519, GU441520, GU441521, GU441522, GU441523Uncharacterized
GoannatyrotoxinV. eremiusGU441529Shown in this study to have a hypertensive/hypotensive triphasic effect (Fig. 10, B and C)
RibonucleaseG. infernalisGU441512, GU441513, GU441514, GU441515, GU441516, GU441517, GU441518,Uncharacterized