Andreimar Martins Soares

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Phospholipase A2 (PLA2, EC 3.1.1.4), a major component of snake venoms, specifically catalyzes the hydrolysis of fatty acid ester bonds at position 2 of 1,2-diacyl-sn-3-phosphoglycerides in the(More)
An acidic (pI approximately 4.5) phospholipase A(2) (BthA-I-PLA(2)) was isolated from Bothrops jararacussu snake venom by ion-exchange chromatography on a CM-Sepharose column followed by reverse(More)
This paper describes a biochemical and pharmacological characterization of BpirPLA2-I, the first acidic Asp49-PLA2 isolated from Bothrops pirajai. BpirPLA2-I caused hypotension in vivo, presented(More)