Pharmacological Properties of Vochysia Haenkeana (Vochysiaceae) Extract to Neutralize the Neuromuscular Blockade Induced by Bothropstoxin-I (Lys49 Phospholipase A2) Myotoxin

@inproceedings{Harder2017PharmacologicalPO,
  title={Pharmacological Properties of Vochysia Haenkeana (Vochysiaceae) Extract to Neutralize the Neuromuscular Blockade Induced by Bothropstoxin-I (Lys49 Phospholipase A2) Myotoxin},
  author={Carolina Harder and Akila Lara de Oliveira and Andr{\'e}ia Borges Scriboni and Ad{\'e}lia Cristina Oliveira Cintra and Raphael Schezaro-Ramos and M{\'a}rcio Galdino dos Santos and Karina Cogo-M{\"u}ller and Regina Yuri Hashimoto Miura and Rafael Stuani Floriano and Sandro Rostelato-Ferreira and Yoko Oshima-Franco},
  booktitle={Advanced pharmaceutical bulletin},
  year={2017}
}
Purpose: Bothrops snakes are responsible for more than 70 % of snakebites every year in Brazil and their venoms cause severe local and systemic damages. The pharmacological properties of medicinal plants have been widely investigated in order to discover new alternative treatments for different classes of diseases including neglected tropical diseases as envenomation by snakebites. In this work, we have investigated the ability of Vochysia haenkeana stem barks extract (VhE) to neutralize the… CONTINUE READING