Bites And Stings
... Introduction and guide from the City of Phoenix, Arizona on snake, insect, gila
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MONSTERS ... Learn to treat various bites and stings , from flea ...
A combined tooth-venom arsenal revealed as key to Komodo dragon's hunting strategy
...ch toxin genes were expressed in the dragon's venom gland.
The effects of venom were also tested by the team and found to be similar to that of the gila
monster and many snakes which cause a severe loss in blood pressure by widening blood vessels, thereby inducing shock in a victim. These findings may ...
Komodo even more deadly than thought: Research
...inally ill dragon in a zoo, the researchers used mass spectrometry to obtain a profile of the venom, finding that the toxin was similar to that of the gila
monster and many snakes. The venom causes a severe loss in blood pressure by preventing blood clotting and widening blood vessels, thus inducing shock...
Venom doc tracks down snake bioweapons
...se toxin types, CRISP and kallikrein, are closely related to toxins called helothermine and gilatoxin, which are produced by the Beaded Lizard and the gila
One of the toxins in this study (called the waglerin peptide) did not exhibit any similarity to known proteins. Fry believes...