Effects of three cobra venoms on blood coagulation, platelet aggregation, and fibrinolysis.

@article{Mackay1969EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of three cobra venoms on blood coagulation, platelet aggregation, and fibrinolysis.},
  author={Nadine Mackay and John Carruthers Ferguson and G P Mcnicol},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  year={1969},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={304-11}
}
The effects of the venoms of Naja melanoleuca, Naja nigricollis, and Ophiophagus hannah on blood coagulation, platelet aggregation, and fibrinolysis were studied in vitro. All three venoms were shown to be anticoagulant. This action appeared to be due to an effect on both the extrinsic and blood thromboplastin mechanisms. Platelet aggregation in Chandler's… CONTINUE READING