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Completed first sequencing of Brazilian pit viper – revealing the origin of its toxic toxin

Publicado em 16 agosto 2021
In the article published in PNAS Researchers at the Butantan Institute describe the genome of Bothrops jararaca and suggest the origin of the genes responsible for toxins in venoms. A group led by researchers at the Butantan Institute and funded by the São Paulo Research Foundation — FAPESP has completed the first sequence of the Brazilian snake genome.This study is reported in an article published in the journal PNAS..Nine genes encoding toxins produced by the [...]