Phospholipase A2 activity of long-chain cardiotoxins in the venom of the banded krait (Bungarus fasciatus)

Wen Chang Chang, Muh Lin Lee, Tung Bin Lo

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Abstract

Reinvestigation of the long-chain cardiotoxins from Bungarus fasciatus venom reveals that they are weak phospholipases of the A2 type. The specific activities (units/mg) toward egg lecithin are 0.42, 1.65, and 0.29 for the long-chain cardiotoxins V-2, V-3 and VI, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)163-165
Number of pages3
JournalToxicon
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1983
Externally publishedYes

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Phospholipase A2 activity of long-chain cardiotoxins in the venom of the banded krait (Bungarus fasciatus). / Chang, Wen Chang; Lee, Muh Lin; Lo, Tung Bin.

In: Toxicon, Vol. 21, No. 1, 01.01.1983, p. 163-165.

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