Russell's viper


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Russell's viper

[′rəs·əlz ′vī·pər]
(vertebrate zoology)
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Among the cases, viper bites were seen to develop renal failure with two cases of Russell's viper bites, among the complicated viper bites that required haemodialysis succumbing to death.
The team handled the reptile with caution as the fangs of a Russell's viper are the largest in length among Indian snakes and they react violently to being picked up and bites with a snap.
Russell's Viper ( Daboia russelii) is mostly found in open country.
Piperaceae) possesses good anti-snake venom activities against Russell's viper venom and we have also characterized piperine as the active chemical compound responsible for the anti-snake venom activity of the extract (Shenoy et al.
The venom of the Russell's viper, like that of many snakes, is a complex combination of a variety of components that can either encourage or block blood coagulation.
Sequence of complete cytochrome b from Russell's viper (Daboia russelii) was included among the cytochrome sequences studied for myriad of Colubroidea (Lawson et al.
The skins of the cobra, king cobra, Russell's Viper and the rat snake are highly prized in the illegal market.
Thromboplastin generation: effect of the Bell-Alton reagent and Russell's viper venom on prothrombin consumption.
Every year, 30,000 people are injured and many hundreds die when they encounter the highly- aggressive Russell's viper.
He begins by visiting Sri Lanka, home of the Russell's viper,an aggressive snake which injures 30,000 people a year and kills hundreds of others with its deadly venom.
The one with the most insidious effect is the Burmese Russell's Viper," Bryan says.

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