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Antibody neutralization of a myotoxin from the venom of Bothrops asper (terciopelo)
Neutralization of biological activities of B. asper myotoxin by a monospecific anti-myotoxin rabbit serum and polyvalent antivenom was studied. Both antisera neutralized myotoxic, phospholipase A and lethal activities of ...
Pharmacological activities of a toxic phospholipase A isolated from the venom of the snake Bothrops asper
A toxic phospholipase A was isolated from the venom of Bothrops asper. It induced skeletal muscle damage, anticoagulant effects and edema in the foot pad. The toxin had an intravenous LD50 of 95 micrograms/16-18 g mouse ...