Thalassophryne nattereri fish venom: from the envenoming to the understanding of the immune system

@inproceedings{LopesFerreira2014ThalassophryneNF,
  title={Thalassophryne nattereri fish venom: from the envenoming to the understanding of the immune system},
  author={Monica Lopes-Ferreira and Lidiane Zito Grund and Carla Andrade Lima},
  booktitle={Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases},
  year={2014}
}
Thalassophryne nattereri (niquim) is a venomous fish found off North and Northeast coast of Brazil, where it is known by the severity of the accidents involving humans. This review article is divided into four topics. The first one provides a brief description of the animal biology and its distribution off Brazilian coastal waters, the venom apparatus, signs and symptoms observed in envenomated humans and also describes envenomation in mice. The second topic describes the use of modern genetic… CONTINUE READING
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