Neutralization of the neuromuscular inhibition of venom and taipoxin from the taipan (Oxyuranus scutellatus) by F(ab0)2 and whole IgG antivenoms

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Herrera Vega, María ; de Cássia de O. Collaço, Rita ; Villalta Arrieta, Mauren ; Segura Ruiz, Álvaro ; Vargas Arroyo, Mariángela ; Wright, Christine E. ; Paiva, Owen K. ; Matainaho, Teatulohi ; Jensen, Simon D. ; León Montero, Guillermo ; Williams, David J. ; Rodrigues Simioni, Lea ; Gutiérrez, José María (2016)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.toxlet.2015.11.020
  • Subject: Taipan venom | Snake antivenom | Neutralization | Neuromuscular blocking activity | Phrenic nerve-diaphragm preparation
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The neuromuscular junction activity of Oxyuranus scutellatus venom and its presynaptic neurotoxin, taipoxin, and their neutralization by two antivenoms were examined in mouse phrenic nerve-diaphragm preparations. The action of taipoxin was also studied at 21 °C. The eff... View more
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