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Feeding behavior and venom toxicity of coral snake Micrurus nigrocinctus (Serpentes: Elapidae) on its natural prey in captivity
The feeding behavior and venom toxicity of the coral snake Micrurus nigrocinctus (Serpentes: Elapidae) on its natural prey in captivity were investigated. Coral snakes searched for their prey (the colubrid snake Geophis ...
Rear-fanged snake venoms: an untapped source of novel compounds and potential drug leads
Animal venoms represent a diverse source of potentially valuable therapeutic compounds due to the high specificity and the potent biological activity of many toxins. Snake venom toxins, particularly disintegrins and proteases ...
Biological Activities Of Leptodeira Annulata (banded Cat-eyed Snake) Venom On Vertebrate Neuromuscular Preparations
(Pergamon-Elsevier Science LTDOxford, 2016)
First report of parasitism by Hexametra boddaertii (Nematoda: Ascaridae) in Oxyrhopus guibei (Serpentes: Colubridae)
The current study summarizes the postmortem examination of a specimen of Oxyrhopus guibei (Serpentes, Colubridae) collected in Iguazu National Park (Argentina), and found deceased a week following arrival to the serpentarium ...
Report of a bite by the South American colubrid snake Philodryas olfersii latirostris (Squamata: Colubridae)
(Firenze University Press, 2007-01)
Following the bite of Philodryas olfersii latirostris Cope, 1862, a 29-year-old male herpetologist developed localized and burning pain, and minimal bleeding from the puncture marks of posterior maxillary teeth, which ...
Neutralization of local effects of the terciopelo (Bothrops asper) venom by blood serum of the colubrid snake Clelia clelia
The neutralizing capacity of the blood serum of the non-venomous snake Clelia clelia against the hemorrhagic, edematous and myonecrotic effects of Bothrops asper venom in white mice was tested using in vitro preincubation ...
Neuromuscular action of venom from the South American colubrid snake Philodryas patagoniensis
(Elsevier Science IncNew YorkEUA, 2008)