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Crotalid Venoms MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Crotalid Venoms
Tree Number(s)
D20.888.850.960.200
D23.946.833.850.960.200
Unique ID
D003435
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003435
Annotation
from pit vipers (rattlesnake, cottonmouth, etc.); /‌antag permitted but consider also ANTIVENINS; /‌enzymology permitted; TN 241: common & scientific names of various crotalids
Scope Note
Venoms from snakes of the subfamily Crotalinae or pit vipers, found mostly in the Americas. They include the rattlesnake, cottonmouth, fer-de-lance, bushmaster, and American copperhead. Their venoms contain nontoxic proteins, cardio-, hemo-, cyto-, and neurotoxins, and many enzymes, especially phospholipases A. Many of the toxins have been characterized.
Entry Term(s)
Bothrops Venom
Crotactin
Crotalid Venom
Crotalidae Venoms
Crotalin
Crotaline Snake Venom
Crotalotoxin
Crotamin
Pit Viper Venom
Pit Viper Venoms
Rattlesnake Venom
Rattlesnake Venoms
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QW 630.5.V4
Previous Indexing
Snake Venoms (1975-1977)
Snakes (1966-1974)
Venoms (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/22
Revision Date
2023/04/05
Crotalid Venoms Preferred
Crotalin Narrower
Crotaline Snake Venom Narrower
Bothrops Venom Narrower
Crotamin Narrower
Rattlesnake Venoms Narrower
Crotactin Narrower
Crotalotoxin Narrower
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