Pseudonaja textilis

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Pseudonaja textilis

(soo″dō-nă-jă tĕks′tĭl-ĭs) [″ + ″] [L., lit. “woven”]
The Australian eastern brown snake. Venom from this snake contains an anticoagulant that activates prothrombin and causes bleeding. Purified venom from the brown snake is used in laboratory assays for lupus anticoagulants.
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EASTERN BROWN SNAKE The second most venomous snake can be found in Sydney suburbs and, when agitated, will hold their necks high, appearing in an upright S-shape before pumping you full of venom.
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The group also tested the effects of the cream on rats injected with venom from the eastern brown snake (Pseudonaja textilis), native to Australia.
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The study concentrated on the common or eastern brown snake which inhabits the eastern third of Australia (the most populated part).

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