CHARACTERIZATION OF INDIAN COMMON KRAIT (BUNGARUS CAERULEUS) VENOM
|Submitted by :||ANJU DHIR|
|University:||H. P. UNIVERSITY|
|Supervisor's Name :||Late Dr. B. Das|
|Year of award :||1998|
Snakes are the limbless vertebrates and belong to the class of living creatures known as reptiles which include all the living orders of crocodiles, turtles, tortoises and lizards.Snakes like heat, it means life and vitality to them, and therefore the snakes are most abundant in the tropical and subtropical regions of the globe, in forests and places with thick vegetation.About 2000 different types of snakes exist and nearly 400 are known to be venomous. Nearly 20,000 people die every year from snake bite in India (Ahuja & Singh, 1954).Many workers have worked on the venom of Naja, Russel’s viper, Agkistrodon, Crotalus and Echis from time to time. But the venom of Indian common krait (Bung...
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