M H Burlacchini-de-Carvalho

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Tityustoxin (TsTx), the purified venom of the Brazilian scorpion Tityus serrulatus, was injected intravenously (50 micrograms/kg) into rats, producing a typical picture of chronic pancreatitis after 20 days. Nesidioblastosis, a lesion characterized by hyperplasia of the islets of Langerhans, was also detected in a high percentage (40%) of animals.(More)
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