This story was originally published on May 6.

Spiders, snakes, and centipedes may be the stuff nightmares are made of, but for one Australian firm they may form the foundation for its future.

Last month, Proteomics International announced the development of Bioven, a process that links mass spectrometry with proprietary algorithms to determine peptide identify and predict their functions. Using this process, the company said that up to five times as many potential drug candidates can be recovered from venom than had been previously achieved.

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