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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Bothrops asper (Viperidae) Snakebite and Field Researchers in Middle America1.
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.
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.
Bothrops asper reaches range-wide distributional limits in Tamaulipas.
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).
A Bothrops asper female was collected in Siquirres, Limon (28/nI/2011) in the Caribbean region of Costa Rica and translated to the Department of Pathology at the Escuela de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidad Nacional (UNA).
En Venezuela, el envenenamiento por mordedura de serpiente constituye un problema de salud publica [4, 8], los expertos senalan una incidencia de 7000 accidentes al ano, de los cuales un 70 a 80% son atribuidos a serpientes del genero Bothrops [8, 18].
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Many of these biological properties have been validated, since several crude extracts of this plant have shown to possess antifungal, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activities [6, 8, 9] , and also ability to inhibit edema induced by Bothrops asper snake venom [10].
Los adultos de Porocephalus crotali son comunes en viperidos del genero Bothrops, mientras P.
A specific and nonspecific alkaline monophosphatase in the venom of Bothrops atrox and their occurrence in the purified venom phosphodiesterase.