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Report of 15 injuries caused by lionfish (pterois volitans) in aquarists in Brazil: a critical assessment of the severity of envenomations
(Biomed Central Ltd, 2015-03-20)
Lionfish are venomous fish that belong to the Scorpaenidae family. Individuals of this family and those of the Synanceiidae family comprise most of the existing venomous fish in the world. Lionfish are originally found in ...
Systemic response induced by Scorpaena plumieri fish venom initiates acute lung injury in mice
(Pergamon-Elsevier B.V. Ltd, 2014)
Thalassophryne nattereri fish venom: from the envenoming to the understanding of the immune system
Abstract Thalassophryne nattereri (niquim) is a venomous fish found off North and Northeast coast of Brazil, where it is known by the severity of the accidents involving humans. This review ...
Skeletal muscle necrosis and regeneration after injection of Thalassophryne nattereri (niquim) fish venom in mice
Stings by Thalassophryne nattereri are responsible for envenomation of fishermen in north-eastern Brazil. Its venom induces prominent local tissue damage, characterized by pain, oedema and necrosis. The pathogenesis of ...
Delayed local inflammatory response induced by Thalassophryne nattereri venom is related to extracellular matrix degradation
(WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC, 2009)
Symptoms evoked by Thalassophryne nattereri fish envenomation include local oedema, severe pain and intense necrosis with strikingly inefficient healing, continuing for several weeks or months. Investigations carried out ...
Analysis of the inflammatory reaction induced by the catfish (Cathorops spixii) venoms
(Elsevier B.V., 2007-06-01)
Cathorops spixii is one of the most abundant venomous fish of the southeastern coast of the State of São Paulo, and consequently causes a great part of the accidents seen there. The accidents affect mainly fishermen, ...
Biological and biochemical properties of the Brazilian Potamotrygon stingrays : Potamotrygon cf. scobina and Potamotrygon gr. orbignyi
(Elsevier B.V., 2006-04-01)
Stingrays of the family Potamotrygonidae are widespread throughout river systems of South America that drain into the Atlantic Ocean. Some species are endemic to the most extreme freshwater environment of the Brazil and ...