Vipera


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Related to Vipera: Vipera berus, Vipera aspis

Vipera

/Vi·pera/ (vi´per-ah) a genus of venomous snakes of the family Viperidae. V. ammody´tes is the sand viper; V. be´rus is the adder or European viper; and V. rus´selli is Russell's viper.
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Inhibitory effect of snake venom toxin from Vipera lebetina turanica on hormone-refractory human prostate cancer cell growth: induction of apoptosis through inactivation of nuclear factor kappaB.
In its initial phase, the agreement will see eight Vipera Cosmetics kiosks opening in Oman's major cities, including Muscat, Sohar, Nizwa and Salalah.
Last year VIP Ventures came out with the kiosks to sell the range of skin-care products from Vipera Cosmetics, a European brand that was yet to have a presence in the local market.
The European adder, Vipera berus, is the only venomous snake native to the UK.
Venoms of Bungarus caeruleus (BCV), Naja naja (NNV), Vipera russelli (VRV) and Naja kaouthia (NKV) at sub-lethal doses significantly reduced ehrlich ascite carcinoma (EAC) cell count {in vivo) both after 3-days pre-treatment and after 10 days post-treatment.
2006); as well as significant effect on antagonizing the Vipera russellii and Naja kaouthia venom induced lethal activity in both in vitro and in vivo studies (Alam and Gomes, 2003).
THE common adder - or Vipera Berus - is widespread throughout the UK and western Europe.
So, for example, Lui e una vipera and "He is a viper" do not match conceptually.
Comparisons made with other examples related to the series that have been found at both Caere and Punta della Vipera date this head to the first half of the second century.
Its common name may be adder, but its scientific name is vipera berus berus.
Vergiftungem durch einheimische (Vipera vipera berrus and Vipera aspis) Eine retrospective studies on 113 patient.
Dong Ju Son of National University, Chungbuk, Korea, and colleagues targeted the antiapoptotic transcriptional factor called NF-KB, which is activated in prostate cancer cell lines, by culturing prostate cancer cells with a toxin called Vipera lebetina turanica.