Cytotoxicity of cobra (Naja naja kaouthia) venom on rabbit red blood cells and S-180 tumor cells in the presence of tetracaine, lidocaine and procaine.

  • Pei Ling Li
  • Published 1980 in
    Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung. Section C…

Abstract

The cytocidal action of Naja naja kaouthia venom on rabbit red blood cells and S-180 tumor cells treated with local anesthetics (tetracaine, lidocaine and procaine) were studied. The S-180 cells were more sensitive to the venom than the red blood cells which required albumin for efficient hemolysis in the 10 minute assay. All three local anesthetics at… (More)

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