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*  Calciseptine
Bioavailability measurements have been conducted for several snake venoms. For example, cobra venom has been found to have a ... 2010). "Proteolytic activity of elapid and viperid snake venoms and its implication to digestion". J Venom Res. 1: 18-28. Varon ... The snake can be milked to acquire the venom. Schweitz et al. used a three-step method to purify calciseptine to homology. The ... As calciseptine is injected by the snake into its prey along with the rest of its venom, it does not have to pass the ...
*  Snake scale
... by medical staff using scale diagrams so that an informed decision can be taken them as to whether and which anti-venom is to ... However, attempts to catch it or kill the venomous snake are not advised as the snake may bite more people. Snakes have been a ... Studies of fear imagery and psychological arousal indicate that snake scales are a vital component of snake imagery. Snake ... as can be seen when the snake sheds its skin as a whole. Snake scales are formed by the differentiation of the snake's ...
*  Sérgio Henrique Ferreira
While working on this subject, he discovered a family of peptides present in the venom of a Brazilian snake, Bothrops jararaca ...
*  Bothrops asper
Despite being one of the most venomous snakes in Central and South America, the snake is often preyed on by spiders, ... It has also been observed to eject venom over a distance of at least 6 ft (1.8 m) in fine jets from the tips of its fangs (Mole ... These are among the most sexually dimorphic of all snakes. The two sexes are born the same size, but by age 7 to 12 months, ... This species is considered to be the most prolific of all snakes in the Americas. Male-male combat in this species has not been ...
*  Naja
... have a rifled opening in the front surface which allows the snake to propel the venom out of the mouth. While typically ... a dry bite is a bite by venomous snake which does not inject venom).[citation needed] Many factors influence the differences in ... Once sprayed onto a victim's skin, the venom acts as a severe irritant. If it is introduced to the eye, it can cause a severe ... The origin of this genus name is from the Sanskrit nāga (with a hard "g") meaning "snake". Some hold that the Sanskrit word is ...
*  Agkistrodon
... venom. Today, this correlation has spread to modern research on the effects of snake venom in cancer patients and victims of ... Besides that 'deadly moccasin' and frequent 'black snakes,' there were 'whip snakes,' 'milk snakes,' and many others which the ... research shows that the venom has some clinical application. Deinagkistrodon acutus snake venom contains a protein called ACTX- ... Variation of venom proteins in Agkistrodon snakes from North America. Copeia 1976(3): 558-562. Knight A, Densmore III LD, Real ...
*  Snakebite
... and sea snakes. The majority of snake species do not have venom and kill their prey by squeezing them. Venomous snakes can be ... Dead snakes are also incapable of regulating the venom they inject, so a bite from a dead snake can often contain large amounts ... twig snakes, keelback snakes, green snakes, and slender snakes-have caused human fatalities. Worldwide, snakebites occur most ... However, subduing and killing prey became more difficult for the smaller snakes, leading to the evolution of snake venom. Other ...
*  Batroxobin
... that is naturally extracted from the snake venom is mainly obtained from the snake Bothrops moojeni. But the ... Normally the venom is directly injected into the bloodstream by the snake. In the experiments performed they also used ... 1991). "Expression of cDNA for batroxobin, a thrombin-like snake venom enzyme". J Biochem. 109 (4): 632-7. You, W.K.; et al. ( ... Serrano, S.M.T. (2013). "The long road of research on snake venom serine proteinases". Toxicon. 62 (0): 19-26. doi:10.1016/j. ...
*  Snake's Venom
... (Czech: Hadí jed) is a 1982 Czechoslovak drama film directed by František Vláčil. It stars Josef Vinklář. The ...
*  Snake venom
The effect of the venom of proteroglyphous snakes (sea snakes, kraits, mambas, black snakes, tiger snakes, death adders) is ... predators of the snake that are resistant to snake venom, prey that are in an evolutionary arms race with snakes, and the ... The boomslang's venom is the most potent of all rear-fanged snakes in the world based on LD50. Although its venom may be more ... Several snake lineages have since lost the ability to produce venom, often due to a change in diet. The evolution of venom is ...
*  Evolution of snake venom
The venoms of the sea snakes are nonetheless among the most toxic venoms known. It has been argued that since sea snakes are ... Venom in snakes and some lizards is a form of saliva that has been modified into venom over its evolutionary history. In snakes ... Some traditional hypotheses of snake venom evolution have supported the idea that most snakes inject far more venom into their ... According to the hypothesis that snake venom had a single evolutionary origin, venom in a number of lineages of snakes ...
*  Snake venom factor V activator
This enzyme is present in venom of Vipera russelli. Kisiel, W.; Canfield, W. (1981). "M. Snake venom proteases that activate ... Snake venom factor V activator (EC 3.4.21.95) is an enzyme. This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction Fully ... Snake venom factor V activator at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Molecular and Cellular ... from Russell's viper venom. Identification of isoproteins RVV-Vα, -Vβ and -Vγ and their complete amino acid sequences". J. Biol ...
*  Venom (Awesome Snakes album)
"Awesome Snakes - Venom". Razorcake. Retrieved Sep 2, 2015. Thompson, Tim (Aug 10, 2006). "Awesome Snakes - Venom". Local Sounds ... Awesome Snakes - Venom at AllMusic Awesome Snakes - Venom at Discogs. ... "The Awesome Snakes Discuss The Awesomeness Of Various Snakes". A/V Club. Retrieved Sep 2, 2015. "Awesome Snakes - Venom". Inter ... Venom is the debut album by punk rock band Awesome Snakes, released in 2006 on Crustacean Records. "a loose, loud set of ...
*  Adenorhinos
15-40 [24]. In: Lee CY (1979). Snake venoms. Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology (continuation of Handbuch der ... The largest egg measured 1.0 cm × 0.6 cm (0.39 in × 0.24 in). No information is available regarding the venom of A. barbouri, ... ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume). Spawls S, Branch B (1995). The Dangerous Snakes of Africa. Dubai: ... ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Adenorhinus barbouri, p. 16). U.S. Navy (1965). Poisonous Snakes of the World. Washington, District of ...
*  Sherman A. Minton
... and snake venoms, especially the effects of bites from rear-fanged venomous snakes. Madge worked as Sherman's field assistant, ... 1971). Snake Venoms and Envenomation. Marcel Dekker, New York. pp. 1-197. ISBN 978-0824714635. Minton, Sherman A., Jr. (1979 ... cared for his live reptile collection and learned to milk venomous snakes for his research into venoms. The couple also ... listed in the order they were described Tantilla cucullata (Minton, 1956) (Big Bend blackhead snake) (Colubridae) Microgecko ...
*  Crotalus
Hati, Rathanath (1999). "Snake Venom Hemorrhagins". Critical Reviews in Toxicology 29 (1): 1-19. Aird SD et al. (1985). " ... These include other snakes, such as kingsnakes (Lampropeltis), coachwhips (Masticophis), indigo snakes (Drymarchon) and racers ... ISBN 978-0-9754641-3-7. Keegan HL (1944). "Indigo snakes feeding upon poisonous snakes". Copeia 1944 (1): 59. Klauber LM (1927 ... In most other snakes, the tail tip, or terminal spine, is cone-shaped, hardly any thicker than the rest of the skin, and is ...
*  Black-necked spitting cobra
In conclusion, after discussion on the therapeutic uses of snake venom, he conjectured that in the future diluted venom or a ... and other snakes. Like other snakes, it may fall prey to raptors, especially different species of snake eagles that migrate to ... Other snakes also prey on this species. Like other spitting cobras, this species is known for its ability to project venom at a ... "LD50 for various snakes". Australian Venom and Toxin database. www.seanthomas.com. Archived from the original on 1 February ...
*  Epidemiology of snakebites
The brown snakes are not present on these islands. Despite the fact that many Australian snakes have unusually potent venom, ... twig snakes, keelback snakes, green snakes, and slender snakes-have caused human fatalities. Since reporting is not mandatory ... The brown snakes, death adders, mulga snakes, taipans, and tiger snakes are the five groups that inflict virtually all reported ... Snake Venom Poisoning. Great Neck, NY: Scholium International. p. 163. ISBN 0-87936-015-1. Russell, Findlay E. (1980). "Snake ...
*  Harold Ridley (ophthalmologist)
After discussion on the therapeutic uses of snake venom, he conjectured that in the future diluted venom or a constituent of ... From his own experiences in the Gold Coast, Ridley described snake venom ophthalmia in a 30 year old labourer, named Gogi ... Ridley, Harold (November 1944). "SNAKE VENOM OPHTHALMIA". Br J Ophthalmol. 28 (11): 568-572. doi:10.1136/bjo.28.11.568. Ridley ... paper in the British Journal of Ophthalmology on spitting snakes and an account on the composition and action of snake venom in ...
*  Atrolysin A
Bjarnason, J.B.; Fox, J.W. (1989). "Hemorrhagic toxins from snake venoms". J. Toxicol. Toxin Rev. 7: 121-209. doi:10.3109/ ... Bjarnason, J.B.; Tu, A.T. (1978). "Hemorrhagic toxins from western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox) venom: isolation ... removes C-terminal Leu from small peptides This endopeptidase is one of six hemorrhagic toxins in the venom of western ... Crotalus ruber ruber venom". Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 253 (1): 108-121. doi:10.1016/0003-9861(87)90643-6. PMID 2949699. ...
*  Western diamondback rattlesnake
Bjarnason, Jon Bragi; Fox, Jay William (1988). "Hemorrhagic Toxins from Snake Venoms". Toxin Reviews. 7 (2): 121-209. doi: ... These snakes can go for up to two years without food in the wild. A 5½-month starvation study showed the snakes reduced energy ... The snakes also feed from within on energy-rich lipid stores. The most interesting finding was the snakes grew during the study ... The venom of C. atrox is primarily hemotoxic, affecting mainly the blood vessels, blood cells and the heart. The venom contains ...
*  Western green mamba
Like other mamba species, western green mamba venom is among the most rapid-acting venom of snakes. Human fatalities as a ... This snake pursues its prey, striking rapidly and often until the prey succumbs to the venom. The western green mamba, as a ... 2006). Snake Venoms and Envenomations. United States: Krieger Publishing Company. p. 300. ISBN 1-57524-272-9. Bushdrums.com - ... but humans and birds of prey are this snake's main threats. The western green mamba's venom is similar to those of other ...
*  Fasciculin
... s are a class of toxic proteins found in certain snake venoms, notably some species of mamba. Investigations have ... Reed, Tim; Eaton, Katie; Peng, Cathy; Doern, BettyLou (2002). "Neurotoxins in Snake Venom". Elements of Bioinformatics. ... interaction of a three-fingered toxin from snake venom with its target". Structure. 3 (12): 1355-1366. doi:10.1016/S0969-2126( ... This effect helps to incapacitate the muscles, either killing the prey, or paralysing it so that the snake can swallow it. The ...
*  Sistrurus miliarius barbouri
ISBN 0-398-02808-7. Markland FS (1998). "Snake Venoms and the Hemostatic System". Toxicon 36: 1749-1800. Scarborough RM, Rose ... ISBN 0-8014-4141-2. Brown JH (1973). Toxicology and Pharmacology of Venoms from Poisonous Snakes. Springfield, Illinois: ... Brown (1973) gives an average venom yield of 18 mg (dried venom) (Klauber, 1956) and LD50 values of 2.8,12.6 mg/kg IV, 6.0,6.8 ... "Florida Snake Venom Experiments". Proc. Florida Acad. Sci. 2: 70-76. Behler JM, King FW (1979). The Audubon Society Field Guide ...
*  Ophanin
"Wide distribution of cysteine-rich secretory proteins in snake venoms: isolation and cloning of novel snake venom cysteine-rich ... Other snake venom proteins in the CRISP family: Piscivorin from the Eastern Cottonmouth Triflin from the Habu snake Ablomin ... Snake venom CRISPs belonging to different subgroups act on different biological targets, contributing in this way to the ... Mebs D (1989). "Snake venoms: Toolbox of the neurobiologist". Endeavour. 13: 157-161. doi:10.1016/s0160-9327(89)80003-1. ...
*  Euchambersia
Handbook of Venoms and Toxins of Reptiles. Boca Raton: CRC Press. pp. 65-91. Goris, R.C. (2011). "Infrared Organs of Snakes: An ... In all, Euchambersia seems to have had a venom gland (housed in the maxillary fossae), a delivery mechanism of the venom (the ... most deliver venom through the lower jaw, while snakes have specialized ducts. An alternate hypothesis suggested by Benoit et ... grooved canines in Euchambersia would parallel the fangs of various venomous snakes as well as the venom-delivering incisors of ...
*  Karl Slotta
In 1938, Slotta and his brother-in-law Heinz Fraenkel-Conrat isolated crotoxin from venom, the first snake toxin to be isolated ... Chemistry and Biochemistry of Snake Venoms. Springer-Verlag, 1955. Slotta, Karl Heinrich. Grundriss der modernen Arzneistoff- ... Slotta, a sterol chemist, studied medical applications of snake venom. ... After moving to Miami, Florida with his wife and son in the 1956, Slotta unsuccessfully looked for a polio cure using venom. ...