Thalassophryne nattereri fish venom: biological and biochemical characterization and serum neutralization of its toxic activities.


Envenomation by Thalassophryne nattereri fishes are an important medical problem in northeast of Brazil, causing in human victims considerable pain and edema followed by necrosis. Venom obtained from fresh captured specimens of this fish was tested in vitro or in animal models for a better characterization of its toxic activities. Intradermal injection of… (More)


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