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Naja

/Na·ja/ (na´jah) the cobras, a genus of venomous snakes (family Elapidae) found in Asia and Africa.

Naja

(na'ja) [L fr Sanskrit naga, snake]
A genus of venomous snakes of the family Elapidae, native to Africa, India, Asia, and Australia, commonly known as cobras. Their venom contains tissue-destroying enzymes that cause local necrosis at the site of a bite and produce cardiotoxic and neurotoxic polypeptides. See: cobra; Ophiophagus

Naja naja

The cobra, a venomous snake found primarily on the Indian subcontinent.

Naja

see cobra.
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However, hypoglycemia observed acutely in this study, could be due to stimulatory effects of phospholipase A, a component of Naja naja venom, on facilitated transport of glucose, indicating that the venom exhibits kinetics resembling insulin (Blecher, 1969).
Effects of a cardiotoxin from Naja naja kaouthia venom on skeletal muscle: involvement of calcium-induced calcium release sodium ion currents and phospholipases A2 and C.
who remain strangely silent, we believe in peace and justice and not war and oppression," Del Naja told the audience to howls of approval.
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Robert Del Naja, in dark blazer and white T-shirt, stands alongside Daddy G, decked out in leather jacket and jeans, who towers above him.
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Iran's Law Enforcement Agency, NAJA, wants cameras installed in the "crime-ridden areas" of major cities to battle law-breakers.
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