A biodistribution study of Hemiscorpius lepturus scorpion venom and available polyclonal antivenom in rats

@inproceedings{Jalali2012ABS,
  title={A biodistribution study of Hemiscorpius lepturus scorpion venom and available polyclonal antivenom in rats},
  author={Jalali and Babaee and Pipelzadeh and Rezaee},
  year={2012}
}
  • Jalali, Babaee, +1 author Rezaee
  • Published 2012
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the biodistribution profile of the venom of Hemiscorpius lepturus, the most dangerous scorpion in Iran. Blood and tissue samples were taken at various predetermined intervals during a 400-minute period for the venom and a 360-minute period for the antivenom in rats. The radio-iodination was carried out using the chloramine-T method. The results showed that the descending order of venom uptake was skin, kidneys and intestine, respectively. The… CONTINUE READING

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