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The Indian cobra reference genome and transcriptome enables comprehensive identification of venom toxins.

Nature Genetics, volume 52, pages106–117 (2020)

Kushal Suryamohan, Sajesh P. Krishnankutty, Somasekar Seshagiri

Snakebite envenoming is a serious and neglected tropical disease that kills ~100,000 people annually. High-quality, genome-enabled comprehensive characterization of toxin genes will facilitate development of effective humanized recombinant antivenom. We report a de novo near-chromosomal genome assembly of Naja naja, the Indian cobra, a highly venomous, medically important snake.

  https://www.nature.com/articles/s41588-019-0559-8

 

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