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jararaca

(ˌdʒɑːrəˈrɑːkə)
n
(Animals) a venomous snake, Bothrops jararaca, found in South America
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In Brazil, snakes of the genus Bothrops-more popularly known as "jararaca," "ouricana," and "caicara," among other names-correspond to more than 90% of the poisonings (BRASIL, 2001).
[15.] Morais-Zani KD, Grego KF, Tanaka AS (2013) Proteomic Analysis of the Ontogenetic Variability in Plasma Composition of Juvenile and Adult Bothrops jararaca Snakes.
VII--Igarapes Mecejana, Tiririca e Jararaca a faixa de preservacao e 50m.
Varias toxinas de serpentes vem sendo usadas no tratamento de diabetes, dores musculares, doencas do coracao e hipertensao: o Captopril, por exemplo, e produzido a partir do veneno de Jararacas (Bothrops jararaca (Wied-Neuwied, 1824)) (BERNARDE, 2009).
Santoro, "Comparative analysis of newborn and adult Bothrops jararaca snake venoms," Toxicon, vol.
In one study it was illustrated that Bothrops jararaca venom proteases activated plasma kininogens to bradykinin, an inflammatory mediator responsible for vasodilation (and thus oedema) at the site of inflammation [48].
Gutieerrez, "Pulmonary hemorrhage induced by jararhagin, a metalloproteinase from Bothrops jararaca snake venom," Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, vol.