Cerastes cornutus

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Synonyms for Cerastes cornutus

highly venomous viper of northern Africa and southwestern Asia having a horny spine above each eye

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The Venom collection is realized from two species of snake: Cerastes cerastes and Macrovipera lebetina at the Pasteur Institute's serpentarium (Tunis, Tunisia) then stored at -20C.
Afaacytin, an alpha beta-fibrinogenase from Cerastes cerastes (horned viper) venom, activates purified factor X and induces serotonin release from human blood platelets.
the nominate form of Cerastes cerastes on pg 173 and the North African carpet viper from Sudan on page 180), and the space may have been better used illustrating more Arabian snakes.
Autecology of the Mojave desert sidewinder, Crotalus cerastes cerastes, at Kelso Dunes, Mojave Desert, California, USA.
TABLE 1 Comparison of the N-terminal amino acid sequence of bothrasperin with other disintegrins isolated from snake venoms Sequence Disintegrin Snake species EAGEEXDXGTE * bothrasperin ** Bothrops asper EAGEECDCGTP jararacin Bothrops jararaca EAGEECDCGTP cerastin Crotalus cerastes cerastes EAGEECDCGAP lachesin Lachesis muta EAGEECDCGSP lutosin Crotalus viridis lutosus AGEECDCGSP crotatroxin Crotalus atrox EAGIECDCGSL molossin Crotalus molossus molossus AGEECDCGSP durissin Crotalus durissus durissus AGEECDCGSP viridin Crotalus viridis viridis EAGEECDCGSP cereberin Crotalus viridis cerebelus AGEECDCGSP basilicin Crotalus basilicus * "X" indicates an undetermined residue, possibly Cys.
Abdel Nabi (1993) has reported that a sub-lethal dose of both crude viper Cerastes cerastes venom and its B fraction showed a significant rise in blood urea nitrogen and this was parallel to a significant increase in serum creatinine levels as well.
As they mentioned that grave renal complications in case of Naja haje and Cerastes cerastes envenomation escort to impairment of the excretory function of the kidney.
Effect of crude Cerastes cerastes venom and fraction B on the clinical parameters of white rat.