cerastes


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Synonyms for cerastes

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.
A fibrinogen-clotting serine proteinase from Cerastes cerastes (horned viper) venom with arginine-esterase and amidase activities.
Afaacytin, an alpha beta-fibrinogenase from Cerastes cerastes (horned viper) venom, activates purified factor X and induces serotonin release from human blood platelets.
The only anti-venom available in Abu Dhabi hospitals is Polyvalent Snake Antivenom (Equine), which contains immunoglobulin fraction in a sufficient quantity to neutralise 25 times the lethal dose of venom of six species of snakes, including Bitis Arietans, Cerastes Cerastes, Echis Carinatus, Echis Coloratus, Naja Haje and Walterinnesia Aegyptia.
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.
Reproductive cycle of the sidewinder, Crotalus cerastes (Serpentes: Viperidae), from California.
There are reports of helminths for Crotalus cerastes, C.
sulcatus series (cadenai, cerastes, cornutus, ingeri, laticorpus, necopinus, ruizi, sulcatus).
cerastes lateriorepens) lives in the most arid part of the desert-in northern Baja California and near the Gulf of California.
Autecology of the Mojave Desert sidewinder, Crotalus cerastes cerastes, at Kelso Dunes, Mojave Desert, California, USA.
A preliminary analysis of the movement and home range size of the sidewinder, Crotalus cerastes, p.
Food of Crotalus cerastes laterorepens in Yuma County, Arizona.
Episodes of rattlesnakes acquiring water from rain, sleet, or snow in arid habitats during the active or inactive (overwintering) seasons have been reported for Crotalus cerastes (Rorabaugh, 2007), C.
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.