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News tag: spider venom


Spider venom compounds may improve painkillers

4 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Spider venom contains seven compounds that could inspire a new class of painkillers, researchers from University of Queensland, Australia announced. The new painkillers may have fewer side effects than current medications. The peptides found in spider venom are able to block the pathway which is responsible for sending the pain…