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cerastes

(sə-răs′tēz)
n. pl. cerastes
Either of two venomous snakes of the genus Cerastes that have a hornlike projection over each eye, including the horned viper.

Cerastes

(sĕ-ras′tēz) [Gr. kerastēs, horned serpent]
A genus of venomous snakes popularly known as horned vipers.
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cerastes were incubated with type IV collagen aliquots in the presence at first then in absence of Extracts E1 and E2 (1 mg).
cerastes venom or LAAO was pre-incubated with extracts for 30 min at 37C for the inhibition test.
First records of Ergasilus cerastes (Copepoda, Poecilostomatoida) on cage-reared Ictalurus from Northeast Mexico.
Alexander and Alexander (1957) described Oochoristica crotalicola from Crotalus cerastes and C.
Apparent rain harvesting by a Colorado Desert sidewinder (Crotalus cerastes laterorepens).
As they mentioned that grave renal complications in case of Naja haje and Cerastes cerastes envenomation escort to impairment of the excretory function of the kidney.
Ecological significance of movements and activity range for the sidewinder, Crotalus cerastes.
TABLE 1 Comparison of the N-terminal amino acid sequence of bothrasperin with other disintegrins isolated from snake venoms Sequence Disintegrin Snake species EAGEEXDXGTE * bothrasperin ** Bothrops asper EAGEECDCGTP jararacin Bothrops jararaca EAGEECDCGTP cerastin Crotalus cerastes cerastes EAGEECDCGAP lachesin Lachesis muta EAGEECDCGSP lutosin Crotalus viridis lutosus AGEECDCGSP crotatroxin Crotalus atrox EAGIECDCGSL molossin Crotalus molossus molossus AGEECDCGSP durissin Crotalus durissus durissus AGEECDCGSP viridin Crotalus viridis viridis EAGEECDCGSP cereberin Crotalus viridis cerebelus AGEECDCGSP basilicin Crotalus basilicus * "X" indicates an undetermined residue, possibly Cys.
aegyptia and Pseudo cerastes persicus fieldi have been found to have the highest hemolytic activity of the elapids and vipers and also possessed the highest phospholipase A2 activity (El-Hakim et al.
Crotalus cerastes and Dipsosaurus dorsalis) that occur just west in the neighboring Tucson Mountains do not occur to the east in the Rincon Mountains.
Reproductive tissue was examined from 159 museum specimens of Crotalus cerastes from California.
burti stictogrammus from Arizona (Goldberg and Bursey, 1989) and the rattlesnakes, Crotalus cerastes, C.