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.
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Chang, W. C., Lee, M. L., & Lo, T. B. (1983). Phospholipase A2 activity of long-chain cardiotoxins in the venom of the banded krait (Bungarus fasciatus). Toxicon, 21(1), 163-165. https://doi.org/10.1016/0041-0101(83)90059-4