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Biochemistry Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 251474, 11 pages
Research Article

Genetic Basis for Variation of Metalloproteinase-Associated Biochemical Activity in Venom of the Mojave Rattlesnake (Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus)

1Pharmacology Department, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Manville Building 19A, Reno, NV 89557, USA
2Science Department, Tashkent Ulugbek International School, 5-A J. Shoshiy Street, 100100 Tashkent, Uzbekistan
3Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 West University Avenue, El Paso, TX 79968, USA

Received 26 April 2013; Accepted 25 June 2013

Academic Editor: R. J. Linhardt

Copyright © 2013 Ruben K. Dagda et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplementary Figure 1. DNA alignment of fourteen C. s. scutulatus metalloproteinase genomic DNA sequences.

The assignment of exon and intron (underlined) regions were identified by comparing the metalloproteinase cDNA sequences from C. atrox [7] and A. contortrix [11, 31-33] with the C. s. scutulatus metalloproteinase genomic DNA sequences obtained in this study. Structural domains are indicated in bold. Nucleotide differences among the genomic DNA sequences are denoted by an asterisk (*).

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