Heloderma suspectum


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Related to Heloderma suspectum: Helodermatidae
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Noun1.Heloderma suspectum - large orange and black lizard of southwestern United StatesHeloderma suspectum - large orange and black lizard of southwestern United States; not dangerous unless molested
venomous lizard - any of two or three large heavy-bodied lizards; only known venomous lizards
genus Heloderma, Heloderma - type genus of the Helodermatidae; American venomous lizards
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Investigation aimed at overcoming this rapid inactivation by DPP-4 led to the discovery that the saliva of the lizard Heloderma suspectum includes exendin-4, a peptide closely related to GLP-1, that is resistant to DPP-4.
Agonistic interactions between Gopherus agassizii (Testudinidae) and Heloderma suspectum (Helodermatidae).
Notes about Heloderma suspectum along the western extremity of its range.