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a genus of venomous pit vipers. A. contor´trix is the copperhead and A. pisci´vorus is the water moccasin. See also snakebite.


(ag-kis'tro-don?, ang-) [L. fr. Gr. ankistron, fishhook + Gr. odon, tooth]
A genus of ovoviviparous pit vipers found in the U.S. and Central America.

Agkistrodon contortix

See: copperhead

Agkistrodon piscivorus

See: cottonmouth
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Yu et al., "Purification, partial characterization and crystallization of acucetin, a protein containing both disintegrin-like and cysteine-rich domains released by autoproteolysis of a P-III-type metalloproteinase AaH-IV from Agkistrodon acutus venom," Acta Crystallographica - Section D Biological Crystallography, vol.
Black circles indicate sinapomorfies for the generalized tracks: 14= Crotalus aquilus, 18= Crotalus ravus, 61= Storeira hidalgoensis, 75= Thamnophis sumichrasti, 31= Geophis mutitorques, 32=Geophis semidoliatus, 44= Micrurus tener, 55= Rhadinea gaigeae, 2= Agkistrodon taylori, 20= Crotalus totonacus, 42= Micrurus bernadi, 51= Pliocercus elapoides, 56= Rhadinaea marcellae, 57= Rhadinaea quinquelineata, 78= Chersodromus rubriventris 80= Geophis turbidus 81= Lampropeltis ruthveni, white circles indicate homoplasies.
The only viperid species captured was Agkistrodon con tortrix (n=3).
Grober, "Post-fight levels of plasma lactate and corticosterone in male copperheads, Agkistrodon contortrix (Serpentes, Viperidae): differences between winners and losers," Physiology and Behavior, vol.
Patient with purely extraocular manifestations from a pit viper snakebite (Agkistrodon halys brevicaudus).
Purification, characterization and bactericidal activities of basic phospholipase A2 from the venom of Agkistrodon halys (Chinese pallas).
The approach I favor: Simply look quizzically at the person as though he's a bug under your microscope, note his more bizarre qualities, and silently classify him as a Mephitis mephitis (striped skunk) or Agkistrodon contortrix mokeson (northern copperhead).
Three species: cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus; 49.8%), rough green snake (Opheodrys aestivus; 15.9%), and gray ratsnake (Pantherophis spiloides; 10.7%) comprised 76.5% of snakes encountered from 2003 2008.
Viperidae, subfamily Crotalinae, includes the Crotalus genus (rattlesnakes), Agkistrodon genus (copperheads and cottonmouths) and the Bothrops genus (Ferdelance).
Por otro lado, la fibrolasa aislada de Agkistrodon contortrix puede degradar ambas cadenas de la fibrina (a y a) y tiene potencial como agente trombolitico.15 En 2001 se produjo y fue sometida a estudios clinicos la Alfimeprasa[R] (Bayer Health Care) (una forma recombinante de esta fibrolasa).
Identification of the Myotoxic site of the Lys49 Phospholipase [A.sub.2] from Agkistrodon piscivorus piscivorus Snake Venom: Synthetic C-terminal Peptides from Lys49, but not from Asp49 Myotoxins, Exert Membrane-damaging Activities.