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"Venomous" Bites from Non-Venomous Snakes

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This book is the first significant contribution to thoroughly examine the potential hazards associated with snakes of the former family, Colubridae. This family contained >65% of living snake species (approximately 3,000 taxa) and has recently been split into multiple families. Many of these snakes produce oral secretions that contain toxins and other biologically-active substances. A large variety of these snakes figure in the pet industry, yet little documented information or formal stud...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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"Venomous" Bites from Non-Venomous Snakes
Publication date:
2011-12-01
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uuid:7e0f025b-cd27-4655-b192-26f42b475800
Source identifiers:
419295
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pubs:419295

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