The ability of specific antivenom and low temperature to inhibit the myotoxicity and neuromuscular block induced by Micrurus nigrocinctus venom

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Goularte, F. C.; Cruz Höfling, Maria Alice; Cogo, J. C.; Gutiérrez, José María; Rodrigues Simioni, Lea;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/0041-0101(94)00178-B
  • Subject: Antivenins | In Vitro Techniques | Neuromuscular Junction | Snake venom | Diaphragm | Creatine Kinase | Animals | Cryotherapy | Elapid Venoms | Mice | Male
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In the isolated mouse diaphragm preparation, Micrurus nigrocinctus venom produced a dose-dependent contracture and blockade of the contractile response to direct and indirect electrical stimulation of the muscle. This effect could not be completely reversed by repeated ... View more
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