Crotalus atrox


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Related to Crotalus atrox: Western diamondback rattlesnake
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Noun1.Crotalus atrox - largest and most dangerous North American snake; of southwestern United States and Mexico
rattler, rattlesnake - pit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken
Crotalus, genus Crotalus - large rattlesnakes; seldom bite unless startled or pursuing prey
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Proteolytic digestion of non-collagenous basement membrane proteins by the hemorrhagic metalloproteinase Ht-e from Crotalus atrox venom.
Researchers at Red Rock Biologies developed a rattlesnake vaccine, Crotalus Atrox Toxoid, that can be given to horses and dogs in advance of a trip to rattlesnake country or before rattlesnakes become active (generally in spring and summer), in an effort to reduce the adverse effects of rattlesnake bites and allow extra time for conventional treatment.
Western diamond-backed rattlesnake, Crotalus atrox (Serpentes: Viperidae), gain water by harvesting and drinking rain, sleet, and snow.
Fourteen adult rattlesnakes were used as subjects (4 Crotalus viridis, 3 Crotalus atrox, 3 Crotalus oreganus, 2 Crotalus helleri, 1 Crotalus horridus, and 1 Crotalus lutosus).
Response of western diamondback rattlesnakes Crotalus atrox to airborne sound.
17) Tambien existen otras enzimas con la capacidad de hidrolizar coagulos in vitro e in vivo tales como afaacytina aislada de Cerastes cerastes, (18) atroxasa, de Crotalus atrox (19) y la fibrogenasa, de Vipera lebetina.
One of the most prevalent is the avoidance of the various species of Crotalus--which, in my neck of the woods, includes Crotalus atrox, Crotalus lepidus and Crotalus viridis in particular.
Winter profile of plasma sex steroid levels in free-living male western diamond-backed rattlesnakes, Crotalus atrox (Serpentes: Viperidae).
However, other rattlesnake species may have an annual, biennial or triennial reproductive cycle in different parts of their range: Crotalus atrox (Tinkle 1962; Fitch and Pisani 19 93; Price 1998; Werler and Dixon 2000); Crotalus viridis (Rahn 1942; Diller and Wallace 1988; Macartney and Gregory 1988).
TABLE 1 Comparison of the N-terminal amino acid sequence of bothrasperin with other disintegrins isolated from snake venoms Sequence Disintegrin Snake species EAGEEXDXGTE * bothrasperin ** Bothrops asper EAGEECDCGTP jararacin Bothrops jararaca EAGEECDCGTP cerastin Crotalus cerastes cerastes EAGEECDCGAP lachesin Lachesis muta EAGEECDCGSP lutosin Crotalus viridis lutosus AGEECDCGSP crotatroxin Crotalus atrox EAGIECDCGSL molossin Crotalus molossus molossus AGEECDCGSP durissin Crotalus durissus durissus AGEECDCGSP viridin Crotalus viridis viridis EAGEECDCGSP cereberin Crotalus viridis cerebelus AGEECDCGSP basilicin Crotalus basilicus * "X" indicates an undetermined residue, possibly Cys.
Crotalus atrox regularly consumed lagomorphs at the three national monuments (Table 1).