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Elapid Venoms MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Elapid Venoms
Tree Number(s)
D20.888.850.325
D23.946.833.850.325
Unique ID
D004546
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004546
Annotation
/antag permitted but consider also ANTIVENINS
Scope Note
Venoms from snakes of the family Elapidae, including cobras, kraits, mambas, coral, tiger, and Australian snakes. The venoms contain polypeptide toxins of various kinds, cytolytic, hemolytic, and neurotoxic factors, but fewer enzymes than viper or crotalid venoms. Many of the toxins have been characterized.
Entry Term(s)
Cobra Venom
Cobra Venoms
Elapid Venom
Elapidae Venom
Elapidae Venoms
Hydrophid Venom
Hydrophid Venoms
King Cobra Venom
Naja Venom
Naja Venoms
Ophiophagus hannah Venom
Sea Snake Venom
Sea Snake Venoms
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QW 630.5.V4
Previous Indexing
Snake Venoms (1975-1977)
Snakes (1966-1974)
Venoms (1966-1974)
See Also
Bungarus
Coral Snakes
Dendroaspis
Elapidae
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/22
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Elapid Venoms Preferred
King Cobra Venom Narrower
Hydrophid Venoms Narrower
Cobra Venoms Narrower
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