Cerastes cornutus

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Noun1.Cerastes cornutus - highly venomous viper of northern Africa and southwestern Asia having a horny spine above each eyeCerastes cornutus - highly venomous viper of northern Africa and southwestern Asia having a horny spine above each eye
viper - venomous Old World snakes characterized by hollow venom-conducting fangs in the upper jaw
Aspis, genus Aspis, genus Cerastes - horned vipers
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Many toxins have been identified from Cerastes cerastes venom.
Lethality in mice, inflammation and cytotoxicity induced by Cerastes cerastes venoms were significantly inhibited by the mixture of different amounts of E1 and E2 and the venom.
Increased antioxidant potential and decreased free radical production in response to mild injection of crude venom Cerastes cerastes gasperetti.
A fibrinogen-clotting serine proteinase from Cerastes cerastes (horned viper) venom with arginine-esterase and amidase activities.
Ademas, se disenaron dos parejas de iniciadores (18Sf-18Sr y 28Sf-28Sr), para los genes 18S y 28S del ADN ribosomal (Tabla 1), utilizando las secuencias del GenBank EF125058, de la especie Cerastes cerastes y M59413, de la especie Heterodon platirhinos.
scutellatus), rough scale snake (Tropidechis carinatus) and a number of viperidae including the Saharan horned viper (Cerastes cerastes) and Russell's viper (Daboia spp.) (2,3).
(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.
The only anti-venom available in Abu Dhabi hospitals is Polyvalent Snake Antivenom (Equine), which contains immunoglobulin fraction in a sufficient quantity to neutralise 25 times the lethal dose of venom of six species of snakes, including Bitis Arietans, Cerastes Cerastes, Echis Carinatus, Echis Coloratus, Naja Haje and Walterinnesia Aegyptia.
the nominate form of Cerastes cerastes on pg 173 and the North African carpet viper from Sudan on page 180), and the space may have been better used illustrating more Arabian snakes.
Autecology of the Mojave desert sidewinder, Crotalus cerastes cerastes, at Kelso Dunes, Mojave Desert, California, USA.
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.
Sidewinding means that short-bodied snakes such as the Egyptian asp (Cerastes cerastes), the Namib desert viper (Bitis peringueyi), and the American desert rattlesnake, or sidewinder (Crotalus cerastes) can move fast over smooth sandy surfaces while preventing most of their body from coming into contact with the hot soil surface (see figure 67).