Accession Number:

AD0627368

Title:

THE EFFECT OF PH, TEMPERATURE, ANTIVENIN AND FUNCTIONAL GROUP INHIBITORS ON THE TOXICITY AND ENZYMATIC ACTIVITIES OF CROTALUS ATROX VENOM

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-09-20

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Biochemistry
  • Toxicology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE