Pseudonaja textilis

Pseudonaja textilis

(soo″dō-nă-jă tĕks′tĭl-ĭs) [″ + ″] [L., lit. “woven”]
The Australian eastern brown snake. Venom from this snake contains an anticoagulant that activates prothrombin and causes bleeding. Purified venom from the brown snake is used in laboratory assays for lupus anticoagulants.
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A novel serine protease inhibitor from the Australian brown snake, Pseudonaja textilis textilis: Inhibition kinetics.