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Snake venoms

snake venoms

solutions or mixtures of toxic and nontoxic substances elaborated by snake (ophidia) salivary glands for the purpose of killing prey or disabling predators and delivered by grooved or hollow fangs. They usually contain enzymes, toxins, and other factors.


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What is the most poisonous snake in da world?

The most poisonous snake in the world is not the Black Mamba. People confuse the most poisonous with the ... but want bite a fly. Its poison is used to make the most powerful snake anti-venoms. Soldier1969

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by Soldier1969
Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:01 pm
 
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Topic: What is the most poisonous snake in da world?
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Re: What is the most poisonous snake in da world?

... here we go again! NickMonk is correct that we should not refer to these snakes as poisonous. A good rule of thumb is that venoms are injected and poinsons are ingested so anything which kills its prey by injected ...

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by cazmantis
Sun Jul 12, 2009 11:50 am
 
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What is the most dangerous snake in the world

Rattlesnakes are a group of venomous New World snakes, genera Crotalus and Sistrurus. They belong ... Myotoxins are small, basic peptides found in snake venoms, such as in that of certain rattlesnakes. This involves a non-enzymatic mechanism ...

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by sachin
Thu Nov 02, 2006 5:08 pm
 
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Topic: What is the most dangerous snake in the world
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Boomslang still

... this: "The Boomslang is the most seriously venomous rear-fanged snake in the world. They have very long fangs (actually my dad saw that they ... events reveal that several other species of rear-fanged snakes have venoms that are potentially lethal to large vertebrates. "When Chicago's ...

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by Chloe
Sun Mar 26, 2006 11:30 am
 
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What is the most poisonous snake in da world?

What I know is the diamondback snake in the South America...it has the same lysis venom.. Um, anyone knows about the ... between kobras and king kobras beside their body??are they have different venoms??

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by victor
Sat Jul 02, 2005 1:54 pm
 
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