THE EFFECT OF PH, TEMPERATURE, ANTIVENIN AND FUNCTIONAL GROUP INHIBITORS ON THE TOXICITY AND ENZYMATIC ACTIVITIES OF CROTALUS ATROX VENOM
ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY
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Venom of Crotalus atrox can be detoxified with N-bromosuccinimide. The toxins are not affected by treatment at low pH but are inactivated by heating at 75 or 100C. At these temperatures all of the enzymes tested are inactivated except phospholipase A.