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Venom and antivenom

Abstract:

The fauna of Saudi Arabia comprises a large number of venomous species of snakes, fish, scorpions, insects, coelenterates and molluses. The venoms of these animals show a remarkable diversity of actions on human tissues. Neurotoxins (for example, from the Arabian cobra Naja haje arabica) interrupt transmission at peripheral neuromuscular junctions or (for example scorpion neurotoxins) stimulate voltage sensitive synaptic sodium and potassium channels with release of acetylcholine and catechol...

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Journal:
SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL
Volume:
18
Issue:
5
Pages:
447-452
Publication date:
1997-01-01
ISSN:
0379-5284
Source identifiers:
61309
Language:
English
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pubs:61309
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uuid:628e0151-5920-4ec1-8c13-cd6dd8543567
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pubs:61309
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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