Agkistrodon contortrix

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Related to Agkistrodon contortrix: Agkistrodon piscivorus, Sistrurus miliarius
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Noun1.Agkistrodon contortrix - common coppery brown pit viper of upland eastern United StatesAgkistrodon contortrix - common coppery brown pit viper of upland eastern United States
pit viper - New World vipers with hollow fangs and a heat-sensitive pit on each side of the head
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Contortrostatin, a disintegrin from Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix venom, is an example of an effective inhibitor of [[beta].
Wedelolactone also antagonized the myotoxic activity in mice of venoms from Crotalus viridis viridis and Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus and two phospholipase A2 myotoxins, CVV myotoxin and ACL myotoxin, isolated from them [126].
The approach I favor: Simply look quizzically at the person as though he's a bug under your microscope, note his more bizarre qualities, and silently classify him as a Mephitis mephitis (striped skunk) or Agkistrodon contortrix mokeson (northern copperhead).
Species 19-Oct-03 24-Oct-04 14-Oct-05 Agkistrodon contortrix (copperhead) 2 1 0 Agkistrodon piscivorus (cottonmouth) 11 8 12 Coluber constrictor (racer) 2 5 1 Crotalus horridus (timber rattlesnake) 2 1 4 Nerodia erythrogaster (plainbelly water snake) 3 1 0 Nerodia sipedon (northern water snake) 0 0 0 Opheodrys aestivus (rough green snake) 13 1 6 Pantherophis spiloides (gray ratsnake) 9 2 2 Storeria dekayi (brown snake) 4 0 0 Thamnophis proximus (western ribbon snake) 2 3 2 Thamnophis sirtalis (common garter snake) 0 4 0 Mean Total individuals 48 26 27 Survey hours 3 3.
1766 Red-bellied snake Storeria occipitomaculata Storer, 1839 Southern copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix L.
Por otro lado, la fibrolasa aislada de Agkistrodon contortrix puede degradar ambas cadenas de la fibrina (a y a) y tiene potencial como agente trombolitico.