Ophiophagus


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Ophiophagus

(o?fe-of'a-gus) [Gr. ophis, snake + Gr. phagein, to eat]
A genus of venomous snakes of the family Elapidae that includes the king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah). See: cobra; Naja
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Among the venomous snakes, Ophiophagus is a monotypic genus with only one species recognized, Ophiophagus hannah.
Tan, "Venomgland transcriptome and venom proteome of the Malaysian king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah)" BMC Genomics, vol.
Zhang, "Cloning and purification of a-neurotoxins from king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah)" Toxicon, vol.
Xu, "Novel genes encoding six kinds of three-finger toxins in Ophiophagus hannah (king cobra) and function characterization of two recombinant longchain neurotoxins," Biochemical Journal, vol.
Lin, "Preliminary crystallographic study of an acidic phospholipase A2 from Ophiophagus hannah (king cobra)," Acta Crystallographica Section D: Biological Crystallography, vol.
Gao, "Isolation and properties of a blood coagulation factor X activator from the venom of king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah)," Toxicon, vol.
Nik Jaafar, "An investigation into the antigenic cross-reactivity of Ophiophagus hannah (king cobra) venom neurotoxin, phospholipase A2, hemorrhagin and l-amino acid oxidase using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay," Toxicon, vol.
Kini, "Role of enzymatic activity in the antiplatelet effects of a phospholipase A2 from Ophiophagus hannah snake venom," Life Sciences, vol.