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Viper Venoms MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Viper Venoms
Tree Number(s)
D20.888.850.960
D23.946.833.850.960
Unique ID
D014757
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014757
Annotation
/antag permitted but consider also ANTIVENINS; /‌enzymol permitted; includes adder venoms & viperotoxin; TN 241: common & scientific names of various viperids; note PIT VIPER VENOMS see CROTALID VENOMS
Scope Note
Venoms from SNAKES of the viperid family. They tend to be less toxic than elapid or hydrophid venoms and act mainly on the vascular system, interfering with coagulation and capillary membrane integrity and are highly cytotoxic. They contain large amounts of several enzymes, other factors, and some toxins.
Entry Term(s)
Cerastes Venom
Cerastes Venoms
Egyptian Sand Viper Venom
Russell Viper Venom
Russell Viper Venoms
Russell's Viper Venom
Russell's Viper Venoms
Viper Venom
Viperidae Venoms
Viperotoxin
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; CERASTES VENOM was indexed under VIPER VENOMS 1986-93
Online Note
use VIPER VENOMS to search CERASTES VENOM 1986-93
History Note
78; CERASTES VENOM was (NM) 1986-93
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/22
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Viper Venoms Preferred
Viperidae Venoms Broader
Egyptian Sand Viper Venom Narrower
Viperotoxin Narrower
Russell's Viper Venoms Narrower
Cerastes Venoms Narrower
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