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Research Article

The Mitochondrial Genome of the Venomous Cone Snail Conus consors

  • Age Brauer mail,

    age.brauer@ut.ee

    Affiliations: Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia, University of Tartu, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Tartu, Estonia

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  • Alexander Kurz,

    Affiliation: Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Frankfurt Medical School, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

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  • Tim Stockwell,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Holly Baden-Tillson,

    Affiliation: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Juliana Heidler,

    Affiliation: Department for Molecular Hematology, University of Frankfurt Medical School, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

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  • Ilka Wittig,

    Affiliation: Molecular Bioenergetics Group, University of Frankfurt Medical School, Cluster of Excellence Frankfurt Macromolecular Complexes, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

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  • Silke Kauferstein,

    Affiliation: Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Frankfurt Medical School, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

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  • Dietrich Mebs,

    Affiliations: Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Frankfurt Medical School, Frankfurt/Main, Germany, Toxinomics Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Reto Stöcklin,

    Affiliation: Atheris Laboratories, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Maido Remm

    Affiliations: Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia, University of Tartu, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Tartu, Estonia

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  • Published: December 07, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051528

About the Authors

Age Brauer, Maido Remm
Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia
Age Brauer, Maido Remm
University of Tartu, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Tartu, Estonia
Alexander Kurz, Silke Kauferstein, Dietrich Mebs
Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Frankfurt Medical School, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Tim Stockwell, Holly Baden-Tillson
J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
Juliana Heidler
Department for Molecular Hematology, University of Frankfurt Medical School, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Ilka Wittig
Molecular Bioenergetics Group, University of Frankfurt Medical School, Cluster of Excellence Frankfurt Macromolecular Complexes, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Dietrich Mebs
Toxinomics Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland
Reto Stöcklin
Atheris Laboratories, Geneva, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: age.brauer@ut.ee

Competing Interests

RS is co-owner, President and CEO of Atheris Laboratories, a biotechnology company working in the field of discovery of bio-active molecules from animal venoms and other natural origins. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. None of the other authors have any ownership of stocks, employment or board membership in companies with competing interests with relation to data presented here, neither financial, professional nor personal. The authors’ declare that this article has no conflicts of interest relating to patents or products in development or marketed products etc. None of the sequences has been submitted to any intellectual property protection process, for development of marketed products nor used in consultancy.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AK TS HBT JH IW SK DM RS. Performed the experiments: AK JH IW HBT. Analyzed the data: AB MR AK. Wrote the paper: AB AK TS HBT JH IW SK DM RS MR.