Bothrops


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Bothrops

 

a genus of poisonous reptiles of the family Crotalidae. Body length, 60 cm-2.5 m. Snakes in the genus lack a rattle. There are approximately 60 species, distributed in America (from southern Mexico to northeastern Patagonia). Asiatic spearheaded snakes (32 species, more often separated in the genus Trimeresurus) are sometimes assigned to Bothrops. The snakes are ovoviviparous. Some species live on trees and shrubs; one species is semiaquatic.

The most common member is the fer-de-lance (B. atrox), which prefers sparse forests and plantations of sugarcane and bananas; it is nocturnal and feeds on lizards, rodents, and birds. The bite of most species of Bothrops is dangerous to man.

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Venoms from Bothropoides erythromelas, Bothropoides jararaca, Bothropoides neuwiedi, Bothrops atrox, Bothrops jararacussu, Bothrops moojeni and Rhinocerophis alternatus were kindly donated by the Serpentarium of Fundacao Ezequiel Dias, which is a recipient of the authorization no.
Se obtuvo un pool de veneno de especimenes adultos de Bothrops diporus capturados en el nordeste argentino y mantenidos en un serpentario de la ciudad de Corrientes, Argentina.
Bothrops asper reaches range-wide distributional limits in Tamaulipas.
Another study on Bothrops jararaca reported several species of bacteria from the oral cavity including Providencia rettgeri, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella typhimurium, Citrobacter sp., and Morganella morganii [33].
Giglio, "Structural and functional characterization of neuwiedase, a nonhemorrhagic fibrin(ogen)olytic metalloprotease from Bothrops neuwiedi snake venom," Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, vol.
Del Brutto, "Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy in a venomous snake (Bothrops asper) bite victim," American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol.
Snakebites and ethnobotany in the northwest region of Colombia Part II: Neutralization of lethal and enzymatic effects of Bothrops atrox venom.
En los casos en los que se identifico mordedura por Bothrops, se hallo que de 348 casos solo el 25,2% manifesto nauseas (n: 88), el 12,9% vomito (n: 45), y el otro 9,1% Hipotension, Gingivorragia, Hematemesis y Hematuria (n: 32).
Medical management of snake bite in a dog caused by Bothrops asper: case report
Histological and functional renal alterations caused by Bothrops alternatus snake venom: Expression and activity of Na+/K+-ATPase.