A new fibrin sealant from Crotalus durissus terrificus venom: applications in medicine.

Abstract

Fibrin sealant, a widely available tissue adhesive, has been used since 1940 in a variety of clinical applications. Commercially available fibrin sealant products are synthesized from bovine thrombin and human fibrinogen, which may transmit infectious diseases, and recipients may also develop antibodies against bovine thrombin. Bearing these disadvantages… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/10937400903442514

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