Scientific Journal Articles

Callum Lister, Kevin Arbuckle, Timothy NW Jackson, Jordan Debono, Christina N. Zdenek, Daniel Dashevsky, Nathan Dunstan, Luke Allen, Chris Hay, Brian Bush, Amber Gillett, Bryan G. Fry. (2017) Catch a tiger snake by its tail: differential toxicity, co-factor dependence and antivenom efficacy in a procoagulant clade of Australian venomous snakes. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part C 202: 39–54

Ivan Koludarov, Timothy NW Jackson, Bianca op den Brouw, James Dobson, Daniel Dashevsky, Kevin Arbuckle, Christofer J. Clemente, Edward J. Stockdale,Chip Cochran, Jordan Debono, Carson Stephens, Nadya Panagides, Bin Li,Mary‐Louise Roy Manchadi, Aude Violette, Rudy Fourmy, Iwan Hendrikx, Amanda Nouwens, Judith Clements, Paolo Martelli, Hang Fai Kwok, and Bryan G. Fry 2017. Enter the Dragon: The Dynamic and Multifunctional Evolution of Anguimorpha Lizard Venoms. Toxins 9, 242.

Yang DC, Dobson J, Cochran C, Dashevsky D, Arbuckle K, Benard M, Boyer L, Alagón A, Hendrikx I, Hodgson WC, Fry BG. (2017) The bold and the beautiful: a neurotoxicity comparison of New World coral snakes in the Micruroides and Micrurus genera and relative neutralization by antivenom. Neurotox Res. 2017 Jul 3. doi: 10.1007/s12640-017-9771-4.

Cipriani V, Debono J, Goldenberg J, Jackson TNW, Arbuckle K, Dobson J, Koludarov I, Li B, Hay C, Dunstan N, Allen L, Hendrikx I, Kwok HF, Fry BG. (2017) Correlation between ontogenetic dietary shifts and venom variation in Australian brown snakes (Pseudonaja).Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol. 2017 Jul;197:53-60. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpc.2017.04.007. Epub 2017 Apr 27.

 Debono J, Dobson J, Casewell NR, Romilio A, Li B, Kurniawan N, Mardon K, Weisbecker V, Nouwens A, Kwok HF, Fry BG (2017) Coagulating Colubrids: Evolutionary, Pathophysiological and Biodiscovery Implications of Venom Variations between Boomslang (Dispholidus typus) and Twig Snake (Thelotornis mossambicanus). Toxins (Basel). 2017 May 19;9(5). pii: E171. doi: 10.3390/toxins9050171.

Santana RC, Perez D, Dobson J, Panagides N, Raven RJ, Nouwens A, Jones A, King GF, Fry BG. (2017) Venom profiling of a population of the theraphosid spider Phlogius crassipes reveals continuous ontogenetic changes from juveniles through adulthood. Toxins (Basel). 9(4). pii: E116. doi: 10.3390/toxins9040116.

Panagides N, Jackson TN, Ikonomopoulou MP, Arbuckle K, Pretzler R, Yang DC, Ali SA, Koludarov I, Dobson J, Sanker B, Asselin A, Santana RC, Hendrikx I, van der Ploeg H, Tai-A-Pin J, van den Bergh R, Kerkkamp HM, Vonk FJ, Naude A, Strydom MA, Jacobsz L, Dunstan N, Jaeger M, Hodgson WC, Miles J, Fry BG. (2017) How the cobra got its flesh-eating venom: cytotoxicity as a defensive innovation and its co-evolution with hooding, aposematic marking, and spitting. Toxins (Basel). 9(3). pii: E103. doi: 10.3390/toxins9030103.

Casewell NR, Visser JC, Baumann K, Dobson J, Han H, Kuruppu S, Morgan M, Romilio A, Weisbecker V, Mardon K, Ali SA, Debono J, Koludarov I, Que I, Bird GC, Cooke GM, Nouwens A, Hodgson WC, Wagstaff SC, Cheney KL, Vetter I, van der Weerd L, Richardson MK, Fry BG. The evolution of fangs, venom and mimicry systems in blenny fishes. Current Biology22;27(10):1549-1550. 

H. Han, et al., Fry BG#, Kuruppu S#. (2017) The cardiovascular and neurotoxic effects of the venoms of six bony and cartilaginous fish species. Toxins 9(2), 67; doi:10.3390/toxins9020067 #joint corresponding authors

Walker AA, Madio B, Jin J, Undheim EA, Fry BG, King GF. (2017) Melt with this kiss: Paralysing and liquefying venom of the assassin bug Pristhesancus plagipennis (Hemiptera: Reduviidae). Mol Cell Proteomics. pii: mcp.M116.063321.

Maddock ST, Childerstone A, Fry BG, Williams DJ, Barlow A, Wüster W. (2016) Multi-locus phylogeny and species delimitation of Australo-Papuan blacksnakes (Pseudechis Wagler, 1830: Elapidae: Serpentes). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 107:48-55. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.09.005.

Jackson T, Young B, Underwood G, McCarthy CJ, Kochva E, Vidal N, van der Weerd L, Nabuurs R, Dobson J, Whitehea D, Vonk FJ, Hendrikx I, Hay C, Fry BG  (2016) Endless forms most beautiful: the evolution of ophidian oral glands, including the venom system, and the use of appropriate terminology for homologous structures. Zoomorphology 136(1):107-130.

Debono J, Xie B, Violette A, Fourmy R, Jaeger M, Fry BG.  (2016) Viper Venom Botox: The Molecular Origin and Evolution of the Waglerin Peptides Used in Anti-Wrinkle Skin Cream. J Mol Evol. [Epub ahead of print]

Jackson TN, Koludarov I, Ali SA, Dobson J, Zdenek CN, Dashevsky D, Op den Brouw B, Masci PP, Nouwens A, Josh P, Goldenberg J, Cipriani V, Hay C, Hendrikx I, Dunstan N, Allen L, Fry BG.  (2016) Rapid Radiations and the Race to Redundancy: An Investigation of the Evolution of Australian Elapid Snake Venoms. Toxins (Basel). 8(11). pii: E309.

Yang DC, Deuis JR, Dashevsky D, Dobson J, Jackson TN, Brust A, Xie B, Koludarov I, Debono J, Hendrikx I, Hodgson WC, Josh P, Nouwens A, Baillie GJ, Bruxner TJ, Alewood PF, Lim KK, Frank N, Vetter I, Fry BG (2016) The Snake with the Scorpion's Sting: Novel Three-Finger Toxin Sodium Channel Activators from the Venom of the Long-Glanded Blue Coral Snake (Calliophis bivirgatus). Toxins (Basel). 8(10). pii: E303.

Jackson TN, Fry BG (2016) A Tricky Trait: Applying the Fruits of the "Function Debate" in the Philosophy of Biology to the "Venom Debate" in the Science of Toxinology. Toxins (Basel). 8(9). pii: E263. doi: 10.3390/toxins8090263.

Debono J, Cochran C, Kuruppu S, Nouwens A, Rajapakse NW, Kawasaki M, Wood K, Dobson J, Baumann K, Jouiaei M, Jackson TN, Koludarov I, Low D, Ali SA, Smith AI, Barnes A, Fry BG.(2016) Canopy Venom: Proteomic Comparison among New World Arboreal Pit-Viper Venoms. Toxins (Basel). 2016 Jul 8;8(7). pii: E210. doi: 10.3390/toxins8070210.

Walker A, Undheim EA, Fry BG, Kalbacher H, Voelter W.Walker AA, Weirauch C, Fry BG, King GF. (2016) Venoms of Heteropteran Insects: A Treasure Trove of Diverse Pharmacological Toolkits. Toxins (Basel). 2016 Feb 12;8(2):43. doi: 10.3390/toxins8020043. Review

Ali SA, Alam M, Abbasi A, Undheim EA, Fry BG, Kalbacher H, Voelter W. (2016) Structure-Activity Relationship of Chlorotoxin-Like Peptides. Toxins (Basel). 2016 Feb 2;8(2):36. doi: 10.3390/toxins8020036

Reeks T, Lavergne V, Sunagar K, Jones A, Undheim E, Dunstan N, Fry B, Alewood PF (2015) Deep venomics of the Pseudonaja genus reveals inter- and intra-specific variation J Proteomics. 133:20-32. doi: 10.1016/j.jprot.2015.11.019.

Ukuwela KDB, Lee MSY, Rasmussen AR, de Silva A, Mumpuni, Fry BG, Ghezellou P, Rezaie-Atagholipour M, Sanders KL(2015) Evaluating the drivers of Indo-Pacific biodiversity: speciation and dispersal of sea snakes (Elapidae: Hydrophiinae). Journal of Biogeography 43(2): 243-255.

Undheim EAB, Fry BG, King GF (2015) Centipede Venom: Recent Discoveries and Current State of Knowledge/  Toxins 7(3): 679-704.

Reeks TA, Fry BG, Alewood PF (2015) Privileged frameworks from snake venom. Cellular And Molecular Life Sciences 72(10): 1939-1958.

Jouiaei M, Yanagihara AA, Madio B, Nevalainen TJ, Alewood PF, Fry BG (2015) Ancient Venom Systems: A Review on Cnidaria Toxins. Toxins 7(6): 2251-2271.

Undheim EAB, Grimm, LL, Low CF, Morgenstern D, Herzig V, Zobel-Thropp P, Pineda SS, Habib R, Dziemborowicz S, Fry BG, Nicholson GM, Binford GJ, Mobli M, King G (2015) Weaponization of a Hormone: Convergent Recruitment of Hyperglycemic Hormone into the Venom of Arthropod Predators. Structure 23(7): 1283-1292.

Undheim EAB, Hamilton BR, Kurniawan N, Bowlay G, Cribb B, Merritt D, Fry BG, King GF, Venter D (2015) Production and packaging of a biological arsenal: do centipede venoms evolve under morphological constraints?  Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 112(13): 4026-4031.

Jouiaei M, Sunagar K, Gross AF, Scheib H, Alewood PF, Moran Y, Fry BG (2015) Evolution of an ancient venom: recognition of a novel family of cnidarian toxins and the common evolutionary origin of sodium and potassium neurotoxins in sea anemone. Molecular Biology & Evolution 32(6): 1598-1610.

Jouiaei M, Casewell NR, Yanagihara AA, Nouwens A, Cribb BW, Whitehead D, Jackson TWN, Ali SA, Wagstaff SC, Koludarov I, Alewood PF, Hansen J, Fry BG (2015) Firing the sting: chemically induced discharge of cnidae reveals novel proteins and peptides from box jellyfish (Chironex fleckeri) venom. Toxins 7(3): 936-950.

Ali SA, Jackson TNW, Casewell NR, Low DHW, Rossi S, Baumann K, Fathinia B, Visser J, Nouwens A, Hendrikx I, Jones A, Fry BG* (2015) Extreme venom variation in Middle Eastern vipers: a proteomics comparison of Eristicophis macmahonii, Pseudocerastes fieldi and Pseudocerastes persicus. Journal of Proteomics 116:106-13.

Baumann, K, Casewell NR, Ali, SA, Jackson TNW, Vetter I, Dobson JS, Cutmore SC, Nouwens A, Lavergne V, Fry BG (2014) A ray of venom: Combined proteomic and transcriptomic investigation of fish venom composition using barb tissue from the blue-spotted stingray (Neotrygon kuhlii). Journal of Proteomics 109: 188-198.

Koludarov I, Jackson TNW, Sunagar K, Nouwens A, Hendrikx I, Fry BG (2014) Fossilized Venom: The Unusually Conserved Venom Profiles of Heloderma Species (Beaded Lizards and Gila Monsters). Toxins 6(12): 3582-3595 .

Ukuwela KDB, de Silva A, Mumpuni, Fry BG, Sanders KL (2014) Multilocus phylogeography of the sea snake Hydrophis curtus reveals historical vicariance and cryptic lineage diversity. Zoologica Scripta 43(5): 472-484.

Undheim E, Sunagar K, Hamilton BR, Brust A, Jones A, Morales JR, Winnen B, Vetter I, Lewis RJ,,Venter D, Alewood P, Fry BG* and King GF*. (2014) Multifunctional Warheads: Diversification of the toxin arsenal of centipede venoms via novel multidomain transcripts. Journal of Proteomics 102:1-10. * = joint corresponding authors

Dutertre S, Jin AI, Vetter I, Hamilton B, Sunagar K, Lavergne, Dutertre V, Fry BG, Antunes A,Venter DJ, Alewood PF, Lewis RJ (2014) Evolution of separate predation and defense-evoked venoms in carnivorous snails. Nature Communications 5:3521. doi: 10.1038/ncomms4521

Pineda SS, Sollod BL, Wilson D, Darling A, Sunagar K, Undheim EAB, Kely L, Antunes A, Fry BG, King GF (2014) Diversification of a single ancestral gene into a successful toxin superfamily in highly venomous Australian funnel-web spiders. BMC Genomics. 15(177).

Undheim EAB, Jones A, Clauser KR, Holland JW, Pineda SS, King GF, Fry BG (2014) Clawing through evolution: Toxin diversification and convergence in the ancient lineage Chilopoda (Centipedes). Molecular Biology & Evolution 31(8): 2124-2148.

Sunagar K, Undheim EAB, Scheib H, Gren ECK, Cochran C, Person CE, Koludarov I, Kelln W, Hayes WK, King GF, Antunes A, Fry BG (2014) Intraspecific venom variation in the medically significant Southern Pacific Rattlesnake (Crotalus oreganus helleri): Biodiscovery, clinical and evolutionary implications. Journal of Proteomics. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jprot.2014.01.013

Jesupret C, Baumann K, Jackson TNW, Ali SA, Yang DC, Greisman L, Kern L, Steuten J, Jouiaei M, Casewell NR, Undheim EA, Koludarov I, Debono J, Low DH, Rossi S, Panagides N, Winters K, Ignjatovic V, Summerhayes R, Jones A, Nouwens A, Dunstan N, Hodgson WC, Winkel KD, Monagle P, Fry BG (2014) Vintage venoms: Proteomic and pharmacological stability of snake venoms stored for up to eight decades. Journal of Proteomics. pii: S1874-3919(14)00014-1.

Jackson TN, Sunagar K, Undheim EA, Koludarov I, Chan AH, Sanders K, Ali SA, Hendrikx I, Dunstan N, Fry BG. (2013) Venom down under: dynamic evolution of Australian elapid snake toxins. Toxins. 5(12):2621-2655.

Sunagar K, Undheim EA, Chan AH, Koludarov I, Muñoz-Gómez SA, Antunes A, Fry BG (2013) Evolution stings: the origin and diversification of scorpion toxin peptide scaffolds. Toxins. 5(12):2456-2487.

Undheim EAB, Sunagar K, Herzig V, Kely L, Low DHW, Jackson TNW, Jones A, Kurniawan N, King GF, Ali SA, Antunes A, Ruder T, Fry BG (2013) Proteomics and transcriptomics investigation of the venom from the barychelid spider Trittame loki (Brush-Foot Trapdoor). Toxins 5(12), 2488-2503.

Sunagar K, Fry BG, Jackson TNW, Vidal N, Casewell N, Vasudevan K, Vasconcelos V, Antunes A (2013) Molecular Evolution of Vertebrate Neurotrophins: Co-Option of the Highly Conserved Nerve Growth Factor Gene into the Advanced Snake Venom Arsenal. PLoS One Nov 29;8(11):e81827. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081827

Sunagar K, Jackson TN, Undheim EA, Ali SA, Antunes A, Fry BG. (2013) Three-Fingered RAVERs: Rapid accumulation of variations in exposed residues of snake venom toxins. Toxins. 5(11):2172-208.

Lomonte B, Tsai WC, Ureña-Diaz JM, Sanz L, Mora-Obando D, Sánchez EE, Fry BG, Gutiérrez JM, Gibbs HL, Sovic MG, Calvete JJ. (2013) Venomics of New World pit vipers: Genus-wide comparisons of venom proteomes across Agkistrodon. Journal of Proteomics. doi:pii: S1874-3919(13)00551-4.

Terrat Y, Sunagar K, Fry BG, Jackson TN, Scheib H, Fourmy R, Verdenaud M, Blanchet G, Antunes A, Ducancel F. 2013 Atractaspis aterrima toxins: The first insight into the molecular evolution of venom in side-stabbers. Toxins. 5(11):1948-64.

Nekaris A, Moore RS, Rode J, Fry BG (2013) Mad, bad and dangerous to know: the biochemistry, ecology and evolution of slow loris venom Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 19:21 doi:10.1186/1678-9199-19-21

Ruder T, Ali SA, Ormerod K, Brust A, Manchadi MLR, Ventura S, Undheim EAB, Jackson TNW, Mercier AJ, King GF, Alewood PF, Fry BG (2013) Functional characterization on invertebrate and vertebrate tissues of tachykinin peptides from octopus venoms. Peptides 47:71-6.

Ali SA, Baumann K, Wood K, Mason S, Jackson NW, Undheim EAB, Koludarov I, Jones A, Nouwens A, Hendrikx I, Fry BG (2013) Proteomic comparison of Hypnale hypnale (Hump-Nosed Pit-Viper) and Calloselasma rhodostoma (Malayan Pit-Viper) venoms. Journal of Proteomics. 8;91:338-43.

Roelants K, Fry BG, Ye L, Norman JA, Stijlemans B, Kok P, Clynen E, Schoofs L, Cornelis P, Franky Bossuyt F. Origin and functional diversification of an amphibian defense peptide arsenal, PLoS Genetics 2013;9(8):e1003662. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003662. Epub 2013 Aug 1.

Low, DHW Sunagar K, Undheim EAB, Ali SA, Alagon AC, Ruder , Jackson TNW, Gonzalez SP, King GF, Jones A, Antunes A, Fry BG (2013) Dracula’s children: Molecular evolution of vampire bat venom. Journal of Proteomics.

Fry BG, Undheim EAB, Ali SAA, Debono J, Scheib H, Ruder , Jackson TNW, Morgenstern D, Cadwallader L, Whitehead D, Nabuurs R, van der Weerd L, Vidal N, Roelants K, Hendrikx I, Gonzalez SP, Jones A, King GF, Antunes A, Sunagar K (2013) Squeezers and leaf-cutters: differential diversification and degeneration of the venom system in toxicoferan reptiles. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics.

Ali Sa, Yang D, Jackson TNW, Undheim EAB, Koludarov I, Wood K, Jones A, Hodgson WC, McCarthy S, Ruder T, Fry BG (2013) Venom proteomic characterization and relative antivenom neutralization of two medically important Pakistani elapid snakes (Bungarus sindanus and Naja naja) Journal of Proteomics.

Ruder T, Sunagar K, Undheim EAB, Ali SAA, Wai TK, Low DHW, Jackson TNW, King GF, Antunes A, Fry BG (2013) Molecular phylogeny and evolution of the proteins encoded by coleoid (cuttlefish, octopus, squid) posterior venom glands. Journal of Molecular Evolution 76(4):192-204

Goldstein EJC, Tyrrell KL, Citron DM, Cox CR, Recchio IM, Okimoto B, Bryja J, Fry BG (2013) The anaerobic and aerobic bacteriology of the saliva and gingiva from 16 captive komodo dragons (Varanus komodoensis): new implications for the “bacteria as venom” model. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 44(2):262-72.

Brust A, Sunagar K, Undheim EAB, Vetter I, Yang DC, Casewell NR, Jackson TNW, Koludarov I, Alewood PF, Hodgson WC, Lewis RJ, King GF, Antunes A, Hendrikx I, Fry BG (2013) Differential evolution and neofunctionalization of snake venom metalloprotease domains. Molecular & Cellular Proteomics 12(3):651-63

Casewell N, Wüster W, Vonk F, Harrison R, Fry BG (2013) Complex cocktails: the evolutionary novelty of venoms. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 28(4):219-29.

Ukuwela KDB, de Silva A, Mumpuni, Fry BG, Lee MSY, Sanders KL (2013) Molecular evidence that the deadliest sea snake Enhydrina schistosa (Elapidae: Hydrophiinae) consists of two convergent species. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 66(1):262-9

Koludarov I, Undheim EAB, Sunagar K, Jackson TNW, Ruder T, Whitehead D, Saucedo AC, Mora GR, Alagon AC, King G, Fry BG (2012) Structural and molecular diversification of the Anguimorpha lizard mandibular gland venom system in the arboreal species Abronia graminea. Journal of Molecular Evolution 75(5-6): 169-193.

Pycroft K, Fry BG, Isbister GK, O’Leary M, Kuruppu S, Lawrence J, Smith IA, Hodgson WC (2012) Toxinology of venoms from five Australian lesser known elapid snakes. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology 111:268–274.

Vidal N, Marin J, Sassi J, Battistuzzi FU, Donnellan S, Fitch AJ, Fry BG, Vonk FJ, de la Vega RCR, Couloux A, Hedges SB (2012) Molecular evidence for an Asian origin of monitor lizards followed by Tertiary dispersals to Africa and Australasia. Biology Letters 5:853-855.

Sanders KL, Rasmussen AR, Elmberg J, Mumpun M, Guinea M, Blias P, Lee MSY, Fry BG (2012) Aipysurus mosaicus, a new species of egg-eating sea snake (Elapidae: Hydrophiinae), with a redescription of Aipysurus eydouxii. Zootaxa 3431:1 –18.

Fry BG, Casewell NR, Wüster W, Vidal N, Young B, Jackson TNW (2012) The structural and functional diversification of the Toxicofera reptile venom system. Toxicon 60: 434–448.

Fry BG, Scheib H, Junqueira de Azevedo ILM, Silva DA, Casewell NR (2012) Novel transcripts in the maxillary venom glands of advanced snakes encoding for potentially new toxin classes. Toxicon 59:696–708..

Ukuwela KAD, Sanders KL, Fry BG (2012) Hydrophis donaldi (Elapidae, Hydrophiinae), a highly distinctive new species of sea snake from northern Australia. Zootaxa 3201:45–57.

*Fry BG, Winter K, Norman JA, Roelants K, Nabuurs RJA, van Osch MJP, Teeuwisse WM, van der Weerd L, Mcnaughtan JE, Kwok HF, Scheib H, Kochva E, Miller LJ, Gao F, Karas J, Scanlon D, Lin F, Griesman L, C Shaw, Wong L, Kuruppu S, Hodgson WC (2010) Functional and structural diversification of the Anguimorpha lizard venom system. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics 9(11):2369-2390.

Undheim EAB, Georgieva DN., Thoen HH., Norman JA., Mork J., Betzel C, Fry BG. (2010) Venom on ice: Adaptive evolution of Antarctic octopus venoms Toxicon 56(6):897-913.

Undheim EAB, Norman JA, Thoen HH, Fry BG (2010) Genetic identification of Southern Ocean octopod samples using mtCOI. CR Biologies 333:395-404.

Fry BG, Roelants K, Winter K, Hodgson WC, Griesman L, Kwok HF, Scanlon D, Karas J, Shaw C, Wong L, Berg M, Norman J (2010) Novel venom proteins produced by differential domain-expression strategies in Beaded Lizards and Gila Monsters (genus Heloderma). Molecular Biology and Evolution 27(2):395-407.

Roelants K, Fry BG, Norman JA, Clynen E, Schoofs L, Bossuyt F (2010) Identical skin toxins by convergent molecular adaptation in frogs. Current Biology 20(2):125-130. 

Kornhauser R, Hart AJ, Reeve S, Smith AI, Fry BG, Hodgson WC (2010) Variations in the pharmacological profile of post-synaptic neurotoxins isolated from the venoms of the Papuan (Oxyuranus scutellatus canni) and coastal (Oxyuranus scutellatus scutellatus) taipans. Neurotoxicology 31:239–243.

Fry BG, Wroe S, Teeuwisse W, van Osch MJP, Moreno K, Ingle J, McHenry C, Ferrara T, Clausen P, Scheib H, Winter KL, Greisman L, Roelants K, van der Weerd L, Clemente CJ, Giannakis E, Hodgson WC, Luz S, Martelli P, Krishnasamy K, Kochva E, Kwok HF, Scanlon D, Karas J, Citron DM, Goldstein EJC, Mcnaughtan JE, Norman JA (2009) A central role for venom in predation by Varanus komodoensis (Komodo Dragon) and the extinct giant Varanus (Megalania) prisca. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 106(22):8969-8974.

Fry BG, Vidal N, Van der Weerd L, Kochva E, Renjifo C. (2009) Evolution and diversification of the Toxicofera reptile venom system. Journal of Proteomics 72:127-136.

Fry BG, Roelants K, Norman J, King G, Tyndal J, Lewis R, Norton R, Renjifo C, Rodriguez de la Vega RC. (2009) The toxicogenomic multiverse: convergent recruitment of proteins into animal venoms. Annual Reviews: Genomics and Human Genetics 10:483-511.

Fry BG, Roelants K, Norman J (2009) Tentacles of venom: Toxic protein convergence in the Kingdom Animalia. Journal of Molecular Evolution 68(4):311-321.

Vonk FJ, Admiraal JF, Jackson K, Reshef R, de Bakker MA, Vanderschoot K, van den Berge I, van Atten M, Burgerhout E, Beck A, Mirtschin PJ, Kochva E, Witte F, Fry BG, Woods AE, Richardson MK. (2008) Evolutionary origin and development of snake fangs. Nature. 454(7204):630-633.

Fry BG, Scheib H, van der Weerd L, Young B, McNaughtan J, Ramjan SFR, Vidal N, Poelmann RE, Norman JA (2008) Evolution of an arsenal: structural and functional diversification of the venom system in the advanced snakes (Caenophidia). Molecular and Cellular Proteomics 7(2):215-46.

Thompson GG, Clemente CJ, Withers PC, Fry BG, Norman JA (2008) Is body shape of varanid lizards linked with retreat choice? Australian Journal of Zoology 56(5): 351-362.

Steuten J, Winkel K, Carrol T, Williamson N, Ignjatovic V, Fung K, Purcell T, Fry BG (2007) The molecular basis of cross-reactivity in the Australian sVDK (snake venom detection kit). Toxicon. 50(8):1041-52.

Kuruppu S, Robinson S, Hodgson WC, Fry BG (2007) The in vitro neurotoxic and myotoxic effects of the venom from the Suta genus (Curl Snakes) of elapid snakes. Basic Clin. Pharmacol. 101(6):407-10.

Pahari S, Bickford D, Fry BG, Kini RM. (2007) Expression pattern of three-finger toxin and phospholipase A2 genes in the venom glands of two sea snakes, Lapemis curtus and Acalyptophis peronii: comparison of evolution of these toxins in land snakes, sea kraits and sea snakes. BMC Evol Biol. 7:175-184.

Fry BG, Vidal N, Norman JA, Vonk FJ, Scheib H, Ramjan R, Kuruppu S, Fung K, Hedges SB, Richardson MK, Hodgson WC, Ignjatovic V, Summerhayes R and Kochva E (2006) Early evolution of the venom system in lizards and snakes. Nature 439(7076):584-588.

Pawlak J, Mackessy SP, Fry BG, Bhatia M, Mourier G, Fruchart-Gaillard C, Servent D, Menez R, Stura E, Menez A, Kini RM. (2006) Denmotoxin: a three-finger toxin from colubrid snake Boiga dendrophila (mangrove catsnake) with bird-specific activity. J Biol Chem. 39:29030–29041

Nair DG, Fry BG, Alewood P, Kumar PP, Kini RM. (2006) Antimicrobial activity of Omwaprin, a new member of Waprin family of snake venom proteins. Biochem J 402:93-104.

Williams D, Wüster W, Fry BG. (2006) The good, the bad and the ugly: Australian snake taxonomists and a history of the taxonomy of Australia's venomous snakes. Toxicon. 48(7):919-930.

Fry BG (2005) From genome to ‘venome’: Molecular origin and evolution of the snake venom proteome inferred from phylogenetic analysis of toxin sequences and related body proteins. Genome Research 15:403-420.

Li M, Fry BG, Kini RM (2005) Putting the brakes on snake venom evolution: the unique molecular evolutionary patterns of Aipysurus eydouxii (Marbled sea snake) phospholipase A2 toxins. Molecular Biology and Evolution 22(4):934-941.

Fry BG, Wickramaratana J, Lemme S, Beuve A, Garbers D, Hodgson WC, Alewood P (2005) Novel natriuretic peptides from the venom of the inland taipan (Oxyuranus microlepidotus): Isolation, chemical and biological characterization. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 327:1011-1015.

Li M, Fry BG, Kini RM (2005) Eggs-only diet: the shift in preferred prey by the Marbled sea snake (Aipysurus eydouxii) resulting in a loss of postsynaptic neurotoxicity. Journal of Molecular Evolution 60(1):81-9.

Pung YF, Kumar SV, Rajagopalan N, Fry BG, Kumar PP, Kini RM (2005) Ohanin, a novel protein from king cobra venom: Its cDNA and genomic organization. Gene 371(2):246-56.

Lumsden NG, Fry BG, Ventura S, Kini RM, Hodgson WC. (2005) Pharmacological characterisation of a neurotoxin from the venom of Boiga dendrophila (Mangrove snake). Toxicon 45(3):329-334.

Kuruppu S., Fry BG, Hodgson WC (2005) Presynaptic neuromuscular activity of venom from the Brown-Headed Snake (Glyphodon tristis). Toxicon 45(3):383-388.

Ramasamy S, Fry BG, Hodgson WC (2005) The neurotoxic effects of venoms from seven species of Australasian black snakes (Pseudechis): efficacy of CSL black and CSL tiger snake antivenoms. Clin Exp Pharmacol and Physiol 32(1-2):7-12.

Kuruppu S, Fry BG, Hodgson WC (2005) In vitro neurotoxic and myotoxic effects of the venom from the Black Whip Snake (Demansia papuensis). Clin Exp Pharmacol and Physiol 33:364–368.

Westhoff G, Fry BG, Bleckmann H (2005). Sea snakes (Lapemis curtus) are sensitive to low-amplitude water motions. Zoology 108:195-200.

Fry BG, Wüster W (2004). Assembling an arsenal: Origin and evolution of the snake venom proteome inferred from phylogenetic analysis of toxin sequences. Molecular Biology and Evolution 21(5): 870-883.

Wüster W, Dumbrell AJ, Hay C, Pook CE, Williams DJ, Fry BG (2004) Snakes across the Strait: Trans-Torresian Phylogeographic Relationships in Three Genera of Australasian Snakes (Serpentes: Elapidae: Acanthophis, Oxyuranus and Pseudechis). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34:1- 14.

Wickramaratna J, Fry BG, Loiacono RE, Aguilar MI, Hodgson WC (2004) Isolation and characterization at cholinergic nicotinic receptors of a neurotoxin from the venom of the Acanthophis sp. Seram death adder. Biochemical Pharmacology 68:383-394.

Lumsden NG, Fry BG, Ventura S, Kini RM, Hodgson WC (2004) The in vitro and in vivo pharmacological activity of Boiga dendrophila (Mangrove Catsnake) venom. Autonomic and Autacoid Pharmacology 24:107-113.

Lumsden NG, Fry BG, Kini RM, Hodgson WC (2004) In vitro neuromuscular activity of ‘colubrid’ snake venoms: clinical and evolutionary implications. Toxicon 43(7):819-827.

Chetty N, Du A, Hodgson WC, Winkel K and Fry BG (2004) The in vitro neuromuscular activity of Indo-Pacific sea-snake venoms: efficacy of two commercially available antivenoms. Toxicon 44(2):193-200.

Wickramaratna JC, Fry BG, Hodgson WC. (2003) Species-dependent variations in the in vitro myotoxicity of death adder (Acanthophis) venoms. Toxicological Sciences 74(2):352-360.

*Wickramaratna JC, Fry BG, Aguilar MI, Kini RM, Hodgson WC (2003) Isolation and pharmacological characterisation of a phospholipase A2 myotoxin from the venom of the Irian Jayan death adder (Acanthophis rugosus). British Journal of Pharmacology 138:333–342.

Fry BG, Lumsden N, Wüster W, Wickramaratna J, Hodgson WC, Kini RM. (2003) Isolation of a neurotoxin (alpha-colubritoxin) from a ‘non-venomous’ colubrid: evidence for early origin of venom in snakes. Journal of Molecular Evolution 57(4):446-452.

Fry BG, Wüster W, Kini RM., Brusic V, Khan A, Venkataraman D, Rooney AP. (2003) Molecular evolution and phylogeny of elapid snake venom three finger toxins. Journal of Molecular Evolution 57(1):110-129.

Fry BG, Wüster W, Ramjan SFR, Jackson T, Martelli P, Kini RM. (2003) Analysis of Colubroidea snake venoms by liquid chromatography with mass spectrometry: evolutionary and toxinological implications. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 17:2047-2062.

Hodgson WC, Eriksson CO, Alewood PF, Fry BG. (2003) Comparison of the in vitro neuromuscular activity of venom from three Australian snakes (Hoplocephalus stephensi, Austrelaps superbus and Notechis scutatus): efficacy of tiger snake antivenom. Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology 30(3):127-132.

Fry BG, Wickramaratna JC, Hodgson WC, Winkel K, Wuster W. (2003) Effectiveness of snake antivenom: species and regional venom variation and its clinical impact. Journal of Toxicology-Toxin Reviews. 22(1):23–34.

Fry BG, Wickramaratna JC, Hodgson WC, Alewood PF, Kini RM, Ho H, Wuster W. (2002) "Electrospray liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry fingerprinting of Acanthophis (death adder) venoms: taxonomic and toxinological implications" Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 16:600-608.

Fry BG, Wickramaratna JC, Jones A, Alewood P, Hodgson WC (2001) “Species and regional variations in the effectiveness of antivenom against the in vitro neurotoxicity of death adder (Acanthophis) venoms.” Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 175, 140–148.

Fry BG (1999) “Structure-function properties of venom from Australian elapids.” Toxicon 37(1):11-32.

 

Scholarly Book Chapters

Fry BG, Sunagar K, Casewell NR, Kochva E, Scheib H, Wüster W, Vidal N, Young B, Burbrink F, Pyron RA, Vonk FJ, Roelants K, Jackson TNW (2015). Chapter 1 The origin and evolution of the Toxicofera reptile venom system. In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Boyer L, Alagón A, Fry BG, Jackson TNW, Sunagar K, Chippaux J-P (2015). Chapter 2 Signs, symptoms and treatment of envenomation. In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Bénard-Valle M, Neri-Castro EE, Fry BG, Boyer L, Cochran C, Alam M, Jackson TNW, Paniagua, D, Olvera-Rodríguez F, Koludarov I, Sunagar K, Alagón A (2015). Chapter 3 Antivenom research and development. In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Bénard-Valle M, Neri-Castro EE, Boyer L, Jackson TNW, Sunagar K, Clarkson M, Fry BG (2015). Chapter 4 Ineffective traditional and modern techniques for the treatment of snakebite. In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Fry BG, Hendrikx I, Rowley P, Jackson TNW, van der Ploeg H, Johnson R, Sasa M, Dunstan N, Barve S, Lock B, Phillip T, Zivkovic M, Wiley K, Harrison J, Carmichael R, Morris MC, Brandl D, Shankar G, McCarthy S, Sunagar K, Pittman J, Cochran C (2015). Chapter 5 Maintaining venomous animal collections: protocols and occupational safety. In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Haberfield J, Martelli P, Johnson R, Barten S, Gillett A, Lock B, Jones R, Simpson S, Jackson TNW, Cochran C, Dunstan N, Sunagar K, Fry BG (2015). Chapter 6 Veterinary care of venomous reptiles. In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Fry BG, Undheim EAB, Jackson TNW, Georgieva D, Vetter I, Calvete JJ, Scheib H, Cribb B, Yang D, Daly N, Manchadi, MLR, Gutiérrez JM, Lomonte B, Nicholson GM, Dziemborowicz S, Lavergne V, Ragnarsson L, Rash L, Mobli M, Hodgson WC, Casewell NR, Nouwens A, Wagstaff S, Ali SA, Whitehead D, Herzig V, Monagle P, Kurniawan ND, Reeks T, Sunagar K (2015). Chapter 7 Research methods. In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Utkin Y, Sunagar K, Jackson TNW, Reeks T, Fry BG (2015). Chapter 8 Three finger toxins (3FTx). In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Prieto da Silva ARB, Fry BG, Sunagar K, Scheib H, Jackson TNW, Rádis-Baptista G, Kerkis I, Zaharenko AJ, De-Sá-Junior, PL, Pereira A, Oguiura N, Hayashi MAF, Kerkis A, Yamane T (2015). Chapter 9 β-defensins. In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Sunagar K, Jackson TNW, Reeks T, Fry BG (2015). Chapter 10 Cysteine-rich secretory proteins (TV-CRiSP). In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Fry BG, Jackson TNW, Sunagar K, Takacs Z, Reeks T, Kwok HF (2015). Chapter 11 Exendin peptides. In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Earl S, Sunagar K, Jackson TNW, Reeks T, Fry BG (2015). Chapter 12 Factor Va proteins (TV-fVa). In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Trabi M, Sunagar K, Jackson TNW, Fry BG (2015). Chapter 13 Factor Xa enzymes (TV-fXa). In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Vaiyapuri S, Sunagar K, Gibbins JM, Jackson TNW, Reeks T, Fry BG (2015). Chapter 14 Kallikrein enzymes (TV-kallikrein). In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Eng WS, Fry BG, Sunagar K, Takacs Z, Jackson TNW, Guddat LW (2015). Chapter 15 Kunitz peptides (TV-kunitz). In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Tan NH, Fry BG, Sunagar K, Jackson TNW, Reeks T, Fung SY (2015). Chapter 16 L-amino acid oxidase enzymes (TV-LAAO)

Arlinghaus FT, Fry BG, Sunagar K, Jackson TNW, Eble JA, Reeks T, Clemetson KJ (2015). Chapter 17 Lectin peptides (TV-lectin). In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Fry BG, Sunagar K, Jackson TNW, Reeks T, Kwok HF (2015). Chapter 18 Lizard venom B-type natriuretic peptides (LV-BNP). In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Fry BG, Jackson TNW, Takacs Z, Reeks T, Sunagar K (2015). Chapter 19 Snake venom C-type natriuretic peptides (SV-CNP). In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Sunagar K, Jackson TNW, Reeks T, Fry BG (2015). Chapter 20 Group-I phospholipase A2 enzymes (TV-PLA2-GI). In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Sunagar K, Tsai IH, Lomonte B, Jackson TNW, Fry BG (2015). Chapter 21 Group-II phospholipase A2 enzymes (TV-PLA2-GII). In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Bdolah A, Ducancel F, Sunagar K, Jackson TNW, Fry BG (2015). Chapter 22 Sarafotoxin peptides. In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Casewell NR, Sunagar K, Takacs Z, Calvete JJ, Jackson TNW, Fry BG (2015). Chapter 23 Snake venom metalloprotease enzymes (SVMP). In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Fry BG, Richards R, Earl S, Cousin X, Jackson TNW, Weise C, Sunagar K (2015). Chapter 24 Lesser-known or putative reptile toxins. In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Fry BG, Scheib H, Messenger K, Hocknull S, Wroe S, Sunagar K, Goldstein EJC, Tyrrell KL, Citron DM, Jackson TNW (2015). Chapter 25 Poisonous snakes and bacteria as a Komodo dragon weapon: which is a myth and which is reality? In Venomous Reptiles: Evolution, Pathophysiology and Biodiscovery. Fry BG editor. Oxford University Press May 15, 2015.

Fry BG, Jackson TNW, Koludarov I, Casewell N, Undheim E, Ali S, Holford M, Terrat Y, Ruder T and Sunagar K. (2015) Chapter I: Seeing the woods for the trees: an evolutionary guided search strategy for venom biodiscovery. In: Venom to Drugs. Editor: Glenn King. (in-press).

Hagey L. Fry BG, Snyder H (2007): Talking Defensively: A Dual Use for the Brachial Gland Exudate of Slow and Pygmy Lorises. In: Primates and their Predators. Editors: Nekaris & Gursky. Developments in Primatology, Kluwer. Citations 7.