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Pharmacological activities of a toxic phospholipase A isolated from the venom of the snake Bothrops asper
A toxic phospholipase A was isolated from the venom of Bothrops asper. It induced skeletal muscle damage, anticoagulant effects and edema in the foot pad. The toxin had an intravenous LD50 of 95 micrograms/16-18 g mouse ...
Inflammatory infiltrate in skeletal muscle injected with Bothrops asper venom
The time-course and composition of inflammatory infiltrate in mouse gastrocnemius injected with Bothrops asper venom was studied. The venom induced myonecrosis, and a prominent decrease in muscle levels of creatine kinase ...