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Venomous snakes of Costa Rica: biological and medical implications of their venom proteomic profiles analyzed through the strategy of snake venomics
(Journal of Proteomics XX (2014) XXX – XXX, Available online 24 February 2014, 2014-02-24)
In spite of its small territory of ~50,000 km2, Costa Rica harbors a remarkably rich biodiversity. Its herpetofauna includes 138 species of snakes, of which sixteen pit vipers (family Viperidae, subfamily Crotalinae), five ...
Venomics of new world pit vipers: genus-wide comparisons of venom proteomes across Agkistrodon
(Journal of Proteomics vol 96, p.103-116, 2014-01-16)
Wereport a genus-wide comparison of venomproteomevariation acrossNewWorld pit vipers in the genus Agkistrodon. Despite the wide variety of habitats occupied by this genus and that all its taxa feed on diverse species of ...
Immunological profile of antivenoms: preclinical analysis of the efficacy of a polyspecific antivenom through antivenomics and neutralization assays
(En prensa, 2014-02-28)
Parenteral administration of animal-derived antivenoms constitutes the mainstay in the treatment of snakebite envenomings. Despite the fact that this therapy has been available for over a century, the detailed understanding ...