Purification and partial characterization of a coagulant serine protease from the venom of the Iranian snake Agkistrodon halys

Agkistrodon halys is one of several dangerous snake species in Iran. Among the most important signs and symptoms in patients envenomated by this snake is disseminated intravascular coagulation. A thrombin-like enzyme, called AH143, was isolated from Agkistrodon halys venom by gel filtration on a Sep...

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Main Authors: M Ghorbanpur, A Zare Mirakabadi, F Zokaee, H Zolfagarrian, H Rabiei
Format: Article
Published: SciELO 2009-01-01
Series:Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases
Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1678-91992009000300005