crotoxin


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cro·tox·in

(krō-tok'sin),
The toxin from the venom of the North American rattlesnake.
See also: Crotalus toxin.
[Crotalus + toxin]

crotoxin

(krō′tŏk′sĭn)
n.
A crystalline neurotoxin found in the venom of the rattlesnake Crotalus durissus subsp. terrificus.
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Crotoxin (CTX) was purified from whole venom of the C.
Bon, "Crotoxin, a phospholipase A2 neurotoxin from the South American rattlesnake Crotalus durissus terrificus: purification of several isoforms and comparison of their molecular structure and of their biological activities," Biochemistry, vol.
Bon, "Multiplicity of acidic subunit isoforms of crotoxin, the phospholipase A2 neurotoxin from Crotalus durissus terrificus venom, results from posttranslational modifications," Biochemistry, vol.
Fontes et al., "Crotoxin: novel activities for a classic [beta]-neurotoxin," Toxicon, vol.
Farsky, "Role of crotoxin, a phospholipase A2 isolated from Crotalus durissus terrificus snake venom, on inflammatory and immune reactions," Mediators of Inflammation, vol.
Sedation, diminution of locomotion and ataxia occurs due to the action of the crotoxin and crotamine on the central and outlying nervous system (Araujo& Belluomini 1962, Azevedo-Marques et al.
also produced a IgG against crotoxin (a basic [PLA.sub.2]), the principle toxin of C.
Name Snake species Neurotoxin Crotoxin Crotalus durissus terrificus Ms[PLA.sub.2]-I Micrurus spixii Taipoxin Oxyuranus scutellatus Textilotoxin Pseudonaja textilis Ammodytoxin Viper a ammodytes [beta]-Bungarotoxin Bungarus multicinctus Notexin Notechis scutatus Myotoxin Myotoxin III Bothrops asper Myotoxin II B.
A crotoxin homologue from the venom of the Uracoan rattlesnake (Crotalus vegrandis).
Muscle necrosis caused by the subunits of crotoxin. Toxicon.