crotoxin


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cro·tox·in

(krō-tok'sin),
The toxin from the venom of the North American rattlesnake.
See also: Crotalus toxin.
[Crotalus + toxin]

crotoxin

(krō′tŏk′sĭn)
n.
A crystalline neurotoxin found in the venom of the rattlesnake Crotalus durissus subsp. terrificus.
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Edema happens due to direct poison action in muscles, and it has systemic effects on crotoxin, phospholipase A2, and several other substances that are released in the acute inflammatory phase such as interleukin, bradikinine and histamine (Kini & Evans 1989, Barraviera 1994).
Sedation, diminution of locomotion and ataxia occurs due to the action of the crotoxin and crotamine on the central and outlying nervous system (Araujo& Belluomini 1962, Azevedo-Marques et al.
Crotoxin, the phospholipase A2 neurotoxin from the venom of Crotalus durissus terrificus.
A crotoxin homologue from the venom of the Uracoan rattlesnake (Crotalus vegrandis).