Presynaptic neuromuscular activity of venom from the brown-headed snake (Glyphodon tristis).

@article{Kuruppu2005PresynapticNA,
  title={Presynaptic neuromuscular activity of venom from the brown-headed snake (Glyphodon tristis).},
  author={Shanika Kuruppu and Bryan G Fry and Wayne C. Hodgson},
  journal={Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology},
  year={2005},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={383-8}
}
The brown-headed snake (Glyphodon tristis) inhabits the forest regions of Papua New Guinea, Torres Strait Islands, and far northern Queensland, Australia. Although bites by Glyphodon dunmalli have been reported, G. tristis was regarded as innocuous until 1989 when a healthy 20 year old man was bitten (Sutherland, S.K., Tibballs, J., 2001. Australian Animal Toxins, the Creatures, their Toxins and Care of the Poisoned Patient. University Press, Oxford). Treatment of envenomation by this species… CONTINUE READING
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