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Medical use of snake venom proteins
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0849358469, Hardcover)This fascinating book provides actual knowledge on evolution, anatomy habits, and classification of venomous snakes. It presents detailed, updated information on physicochemical, biochemical, and pharmacological characteristics of biomedically relevant snake venom proteins, their practical use and potential. This volume includes particular sections concerning neurotoxins and their application in neurophysiological and muscular research, snake venom proteins affecting the complement system, as well as the large field of snake venom components affecting the hemostatic and fibrinolytic system. Written in a comprehensive manner, this work communicates to the reader the importance of preventing the extinction of venomous snake species as the carriers of unique genetic information. This interesting book is a must for all who are involved with thrombosis, hemotology, toxinology, neurochemistry, as well as animal toxins within biological, medical or pharmaceutical education.
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