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Snake Venoms / P. Gopalakrishnakone, Hidetoshi Inagaki, Carl-Wilhelm Vogel, Ashis K. Mukherjee, Tarek R. Rahmy

Publication year: 2017

ISBN: 978-94-007-6410-1

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Provides a complete, current and comprehensive overview of snake venoms Contributes to a series on all areas of toxinology, representing a valuable reference tool Presents the work of experts from all around the world Provides the readers an updated and comprehensive presentation on snake venoms. The subjects are divided into six sections, starting with the overview of snake venom compositions in Malaysian species, followed by description of enzymes and enzyme inhibitors contained in snake venoms. Also discussed are the effects of snake venom on cellular receptors, ion channels, blood, and lymph, as well as cytotoxic and antimicrobial molecules present in snake venoms. The last section covers the clinical consequences of envenomation and the management of snakebites using antivenins.

Subject: Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Life Sciences, Chemical Biology, Animal Physiology, Drug Development, Drug Discovery, Toxin, Toxinology, Venom, Cytotoxic Effects of Snake Venoms, Snake Venom Effects on Receptor and Ion Channel, Snake Venom Enzymes, Composition of Snake Venoms