Geographical variation in India in the composition and lethal potency of Russell's viper (Vipera russelli) venom.

@article{Jayanthi1988GeographicalVI,
  title={Geographical variation in India in the composition and lethal potency of Russell's viper (Vipera russelli) venom.},
  author={G P Jayanthi and T. Veerabasappa Gowda},
  journal={Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology},
  year={1988},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={257-64}
}
Venom samples of Russell's viper (Vipera russelli) from three localities in India were analysed for their composition and toxicity. Column chromatographic fractionation on CM-Sephadex C-25 showed the absence of three fractions in the venom samples of southern India compared with the samples from northern and western India. The SDS-PAGE pattern of southern Indian venom samples also showed lack of three protein bands corresponding to molecular weights of 66,000, 39,000 and 9000. Venom samples… CONTINUE READING

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