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Comparative study of the edema-forming activity of Costa Rican snake venoms and its neutralization by a polyvalent antivenom
The edema-forming activity of eight Costa Rican crotaline snake venoms and its neutralization by a polyvalent antivenom were studied using the mouse footpad test. All of the venoms induced edema, the highest activity being ...
Estudio comparativo de los venenos de serpiente Cascabel (Crotalus durissus durissus) de ejemplares adultos y recien nacidos
Comparative study of venoms of newborn and adult rattlesnakes (Crotalus durissus durissus)
Venoms from adult and newborn Central American rattlesnakes (Crotalus durissus durissus) were compared for lethal, proteolytic, hemorrhagic, myonecrotic, edematigenous and in vitro hemolytic activities. Electrophoretic and ...
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 ...