Studies of the necrotic actions of the venoms of several Australian spiders.

@article{Atkinson1991StudiesOT,
  title={Studies of the necrotic actions of the venoms of several Australian spiders.},
  author={Robert K. Atkinson and L G Wright},
  journal={Comparative biochemistry and physiology. C, Comparative pharmacology and toxicology},
  year={1991},
  volume={98 2-3},
  pages={441-4}
}
1. Raw venoms from a number of Australian Araneomorph spiders were found to cause epidermal disruption in cultured skin from both mice and humans. 2. The more potent ones also caused loss of epidermal cell-cell adhesion of mouse skin in vivo. 3. Raw venoms from three Mygalomorph species did not have these actions. 4. Venom gland extracts from the… CONTINUE READING