Caracterizacion parcial del veneno de la serpiente cascabel peruana crotalus durissus terrificus

Translated title of the contribution: Partial characterization of the venom of the peruvian rattlesnake crotalus durissus terrificus

Cesar Remuzgo, Miryam Paola Alvarez, Fanny Lazo, Armando Yarleque

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Abstract

The venom of the rattlesnake Crotalus durissus terrificus from the region of Sandia. Puno, has been investigated for its protein content and some enzymatic activities, using for it the whole venom as well as the fractions obtained by gel filtration chromatography in Sephadex G-100. The protein percentage calculated by the method of Lowry was of 68,6% for the whole venom; 3 peaks were obtained during the fractionation; the first showed proteolytic activity, the second, amidolytic, clotting and phospholipase activities, while the third, another proteolytic activity. Acetylcholinesterase activity was not found while L- Amino acid oxidase activity was found only in the whole venom.

Translated title of the contributionPartial characterization of the venom of the peruvian rattlesnake crotalus durissus terrificus
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)67-73
Number of pages7
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2000

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