Books et al.Biochemistry

Dangerous liaisons

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Science  12 Aug 2016:
Vol. 353, Issue 6300, pp. 655
DOI: 10.1126/science.aag2368

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An evolutionary biologist at the University of Hawaii, Christie Wilcox studies the evolution of toxins in lionfish, scorpionfish, and species like the Irukandji jellyfish. With Venomous, she takes us on a biochemical tour of the natural world, examining how certain species have evolved the ability to defend and kill with venom.