Snake venom has potential as diabetes cure, study finds. Most snake widely known for its dangerous bit, and its causes some deaths accidents. Now, the recent study from British-Australian team reveals how venom could be expected to cure deadly illness, including diabetes.
According to Gavin Huttley, the research team in AFP “it was the first time snakes’ venom had been shown to evolve back into regular tissues and was a significant finding for the development of drugs for conditions like cancer or diabetes.”
The AFP reported that the study of snake that venom not only evolved from regular cells but could be turned back into harmless proteins.
“It highlights that venom molecules, these things that actually kill us, in fact are just derivatives of normal proteins,” said Huttley, from the Australian National University.