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- Medeiros, Carlos Roberto de; Souza, Solange Nogueira de; Silva, Milene Cirino da; Ventura, Janaina de Souza; Piorelli, Roberta de Oliveira; Puorto, Giuseppe
- Toxicon 2019 v.162 pp. 40-45
- Bothrops; Dipsadidae; adults; analgesics; antihistamines; antiseptics; antivenoms; blood; blood coagulation; complications (disease); edema; epidemiological studies; erythema; feet; hands; headache; health care workers; hemorrhage; hospitals; juveniles; males; men; patients; prognosis; snake bites; snakes; spring; summer; Brazil
- ... A total of 86 proven cases of Tomodon dorsatus bites admitted to Hospital Vital Brazil (HVB) of Butantan Institute, in São Paulo, Brazil, between 1945 and 2018, were retrospectively analyzed. The cases included were those in which the snake was brought to HVB and was correctly identified. Of the 86 cases of snake bites, it was possible to describe the sex of the snake in 52 cases; 31 (59.6%) snake ...
- Krämer, Jonas; Pohl, Hans; Predel, Reinhard
- Toxicon 2019 v.162 pp. 15-23
- Araneae; Chelifer cancroides; Scorpiones; antimicrobial peptides; arthropods; electrical treatment; hands; matrix-assisted laser desorption-ionization mass spectrometry; proteome; proteomics; transcriptomics; venoms
- ... Pseudoscorpions are very small arthropods with almost worldwide distribution. They possess a unique venom delivery system in the chelal hands of their pedipalps that has evolved independently from that of scorpions and spiders. Studies on the venom composition of pseudoscorpions are very rare. Recently, the potential venom composition of the pseudoscorpion Synsphyronus apimelus Harvey, 1987 (Pseud ...