Naja naja

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Related to Naja naja: king cobra, Indian cobra
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Noun1.Naja naja - a cobra of tropical Africa and AsiaNaja naja - a cobra of tropical Africa and Asia
genus Naja, Naja - cobras
cobra - venomous Asiatic and African elapid snakes that can expand the skin of the neck into a hood
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The present study evaluated the acute bio-physiological effects of Lethal dose 50 (LD 50) of crude venom of Black Pakistani Cobra, Naja naja karachiensis, collected from Southern Punjab, Pakistan.
Background: Najanalgesin, a toxin isolated from the venom of Naja naja atra, has been shown to exert significant analgesic effects in a neuropathic pain model in rats.
Among the Elapidae, bites by Naja naja and Naja kaouthia can cause significant local swelling and sometimes extensive tissue necrosis of the bitten limb, whereas bites by kraits or sea snakes do not usually cause signs of local envenoming and can be virtually painless.
Naja Naja is the second most venomous species of Cobra.
Therapeutic potential of Naja naja atra venom in a rat model of diabetic nephropathy.
Venoms of Bungarus caeruleus (BCV), Naja naja (NNV), Vipera russelli (VRV) and Naja kaouthia (NKV) at sub-lethal doses significantly reduced ehrlich ascite carcinoma (EAC) cell count {in vivo) both after 3-days pre-treatment and after 10 days post-treatment.
18,20 The single most significant factor for anti snake venom producers is that venom sources for development are not readily available, with only Daboia russelii pulchella and Naja naja available for Sri Lanka.