Echis carinatus


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Echis carinatus

(ĕ′kĭs kă-rĭ-nā′tŭs) [Gr. echis, viper + L carina, keel]
The Indian saw-scaled viper. Its venom contains a prothrombin activator, a potent anticoagulant.
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For example, Tirofiban, a lifesaving drug used for heart patients, comes from an Arabian snake, Echis carinatus, or "efa.
He has taken photographs of many snakes, such as the orange cobra, elegant racer, bitis arietans and red spitting cobra, as well as dotted bitis snake, black spitting cobra and echis carinatus.
Amphibian species captured from cultivated land included Bufo stomaticus, Hoplobatrachu stigerinus and Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis, while reptiles included Varanus bengalensis, Amphiesma stolatum, Ptyas mucosus, Echis carinatus, Calotes versicolor, Bungarus caeruleus.
El ECT (por las siglas de su nombre en ingles Ecarin Clotting Time) es una prueba de coagulacion basada en la activacion de la protrombina por accion de la ecarina, una enzima aislada del veneno de la serpiente Echis carinatus, generando meizotrombina, un precursor cataliticamente activo de la trombina capaz de transformar el fibrinogeno en fibrina (63).
naja species group), the Echis carinatus species complex, the fer-de-lance (Bothrops utrox) group, the Australian brown snakes (Pseudonaju spp.
Blood chemistry of rats pretreated with Mucuna Pruriens seed aqueous extract MP101UJ after Echis Carinatus venom challenge.
Protection of Mucuna pruriens seeds Echis carinatus venom is exerted through a ultiform glycoprotein whose oligosaccharide chains are functional in this role.
Population structure and behavioral ecology of Echis carinatus sochukari in Sindh (Makli, Thatta) (Unpublished Ph.
17) Isolated from the venom of the viper Echis carinatus, ecarin cleaves prothrombin to generate meizothrom-bin.
Echis carinatus sochureki, Daboia russelii russelii and Eristicophis macmahoni, belong to the subfamily Viperinae of the Family Viperidae.
Purification of a basic phospholipase A2 from indian saw scaled viper Echis carinatus venos: caracterization of antigenic, catalytic and pharmacological properties.
21) En primer lugar se encuentran los activadores del grupo A que pertenecen a la superfamilia de las metaloproteasas, que no dependen de cofactores para activar la protrombina; una de las mas estudiadas de este grupo es la ecarina aislada de Echis carinatus.