Mackessy, Shaun P (editor)
Title Handbook of Venoms and Toxins of Reptiles
0849391652 / 9780849391651
Inventory number 979393
2009. 28cm. Pp.528. Hardbound.
Handbook of Venoms and Toxins of Reptiles provides an overview of current taxonomy, explains the similarities and differences in the venom delivery apparatus in different groups of reptiles, reviews state-of-the-art knowledge about specific venom components and their action, and summarizes effects of envenomation and treatment in humans on different continents.
Presents a view of reptile toxinology from the whole animal to the glands producing venoms to the molecular models and the mechanisms of actions of the toxins themselves.
9780849391651. Handbook of Venoms and Toxins of Reptiles