In this issue of Cell, King et al. (2019) have discovered a cell penetrating peptide isolated from the venom of the Australian Black Rock scorpion that activates the TRPA1 receptor in a unique way to induce pain. Their findings offer new insights into how animals evolved venoms to target specific ion channel functions.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Sep 5 2019|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)