snake venom

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venom secreted by certain snakes

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Evans, "Effects of snake venom proteins on blood platelets," Toxicon, vol.
The effect of extracts on the neutralization of toxicity of snake venom was determined by mixing each extract with snake venom (2LD50) before injection.
Phospholipase A2 myotoxins from Bothrops snake venoms. Mem Inst Butantan 51: 211-223.
Histological and functional renal alterations caused by Bothrops alternatus snake venom: Expression and activity of Na+/K+-ATPase.
Snake venom is a mixture of different enzymes like Oxydoreductase Transferase Hydrolases and Lyases.
Medicinal plants (natural antidotes) have been documented previously to have various constituents to inhibit snake venom enzymes.
Conclusion: Pakistani anti-snake venom was significantly quicker and better as well as cheaper than the Indian anti- snake venom.
The envenomation symptomatology has always stimulated researches on snake venom composition and function.
Snake venom phospholipases A2 (PLA2) show myotoxic activity and also evoke inflammatory and nociceptive responses (12).
Biancone, now based at Santa Anita in California, claims comments made by Strawbridge during a high-profile speech in October slandered his reputation, alleging the owner falsely accused him of possessing "enough snake venom to poison a small country".
A bite site swab was sent for testing with a snake venom detection kit and was positive for tiger snake.
Since snake venom is a complex mixture of polypeptides and proteins, the researchers believe that they are a veritable gold mine for various drug leads.