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  1. Case report

    Deinagkistrodon acutus envenomation: a report of three cases

    Deinagkistrodon acutus envenomation is associated with severe hematological and wound complications but is rarely described.

    Chin-Lung Cheng, Yan-Chiao Mao, Po-Yu Liu, Liao-Chun Chiang, Shu-Chen Liao and Chen-Chang Yang

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2017 23:20

    Published on: 23 March 2017

  2. Research

    Agaricus brasiliensis polysaccharides stimulate human monocytes to capture Candida albicans, express toll-like receptors 2 and 4, and produce pro-inflammatory cytokines

    Agaricus brasiliensis is a medicinal mushroom with immunomodulatory and antitumor activities attributed to the β-glucans presented in the polysaccharide fraction of its fruiting body. ...

    Priscila Raquel Martins, Ângela Maria Victoriano de Campos Soares, Andrea Vanessa da Silva Pinto Domeneghini, Márjorie Assis Golim and Ramon Kaneno

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2017 23:17

    Published on: 23 March 2017

  3. Review

    Alpha-type phospholipase A2 inhibitors from snake blood

    It is of popular and scientific knowledge that toxins from snake venom (among them the PLA2 and myotoxins) are neutralized by various compounds, such as antibodies and proteins purified from animal blood. Venomou...

    Norival A. Santos-Filho and Claudia T. Santos

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2017 23:19

    Published on: 23 March 2017

  4. Research

    Articular inflammation induced by an enzymatically-inactive Lys49 phospholipase A2: activation of endogenous phospholipases contributes to the pronociceptive effect

    Arthritis is a set of inflammatory conditions that induce aching, stiffness, swelling, pain and may cause functional disability with severe consequences to the patient’s lives. These are multi-mediated patholo...

    Renata Gonçalves Dias, Sandra Coccuzzo Sampaio, Morena Brazil Sant’Anna, Fernando Queiroz Cunha, José María Gutiérrez, Bruno Lomonte, Yara Cury and Gisele Picolo

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2017 23:18

    Published on: 23 March 2017

  5. Case report

    Reversible atrial fibrillation following Crotalinae envenomation

    Cardiotoxicity is a documented complication of Crotalinae envenomation. Reported cardiac complications following snake envenomation have included acute myocardial infarction, electrocardiogram abnormalities an...

    Dan Quan and Kenneth Zurcher

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2017 23:16

    Published on: 21 March 2017

  6. Research

    A clinical trial protocol to treat massive Africanized honeybee (Apis mellifera) attack with a new apilic antivenom

    Envenomation caused by multiple stings from Africanized honeybees Apis mellifera constitutes a public health problem in the Americas. In 2015, the Brazilian Ministry of Health reported 13,597 accidents (incidence...

    Alexandre Naime Barbosa, Leslie Boyer, Jean-Philippe Chippaux, Natalia Bronzatto Medolago, Carlos Antonio Caramori, Ariane Gomes Paixão, João Paulo Vasconcelos Poli, Mônica Bannwart Mendes, Lucilene Delazari dos Santos, Rui Seabra Ferreira and Benedito Barraviera

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2017 23:14

    Published on: 16 March 2017

  7. Review

    Multiple uses of fibrin sealant for nervous system treatment following injury and disease

    Lesions to the nervous system often produce hemorrhage and tissue loss that are difficult, if not impossible, to repair. Therefore, scar formation, inflammation and cavitation take place, expanding the lesion ...

    Natalia Perussi Biscola, Luciana Politti Cartarozzi, Suzana Ulian-Benitez, Roberta Barbizan, Mateus Vidigal Castro, Aline Barroso Spejo, Rui Seabra Ferreira, Benedito Barraviera and Alexandre Leite Rodrigues Oliveira

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2017 23:13

    Published on: 14 March 2017

  8. Research

    Can anti-bothropstoxin-I antibodies discriminate between Bothrops jararaca and Bothrops jararacussu venoms?

    Snakes of the genus Bothrops, popularly known as pit vipers, are responsible for most cases of snakebite in Brazil. Within this genus, Bothrops jararacussu and B. jararaca deserve special attention due to the sev...

    Ricardo Teixeira Araujo, Carlos Corrêa-Netto, Leonora Brazil-Más, Caio Raony Farina Silveira, Irene Fernandes and Russolina Benedeta Zingali

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2017 23:12

    Published on: 11 March 2017

  9. Research

    Standardization and validation of Dot-ELISA assay for Paracoccidioides brasiliensis antibody detection

    Paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) is a neglected systemic mycosis caused by a dimorphic fungus of the Paracoccidioides genus. The standard diagnosis is based on isolation of the fungi in culture, and by microscopic vi...

    Camila Mika Kamikawa, Rinaldo Poncio Mendes and Adriana Pardini Vicentini

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2017 23:11

    Published on: 15 February 2017

  10. Case report

    Envenomation by the red-tailed coral snake (Micrurus mipartitus) in Colombia

    Although the red-tailed coral snake (Micrurus mipartitus) is widely distributed in Colombia and its venom is highly neurotoxic and life threatening, envenomation by this species is rare. Therefore, this report ma...

    Carlos A. Cañas, Fernando Castro-Herrera and Santiago Castaño-Valencia

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2017 23:9

    Published on: 14 February 2017

  11. Research

    Hematological and plasma biochemical parameters in a wild population of Naja naja (Linnaeus, 1758) in Sri Lanka

    Hematological studies of any animal species comprise an important diagnostic method in veterinary medicine and an essential tool for the conservation of species. In Sri Lanka, this essential technique has been...

    Duminda S. B. Dissanayake, Lasanthika D. Thewarage, Rathnayake M. P. Manel Rathnayake, Senanayake A. M. Kularatne, Jamburagoda G. Shirani Ranasinghe and Rajapakse P. V. Jayantha Rajapakse

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2017 23:8

    Published on: 13 February 2017

  12. Research

    Structural determinants of the hyperalgesic activity of myotoxic Lys49-phospholipase A2

    Bothropstoxin-I (BthTx-I) is a Lys49-phospholipase A2 (Lys49-PLA2) from the venom of Bothrops jararacussu, which despite of the lack of catalytic activity induces myotoxicity, inflammation and pain. The C-termina...

    Vanessa Olzon Zambelli, Lucimara Chioato, Vanessa Pacciari Gutierrez, Richard John Ward and Yara Cury

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2017 23:7

    Published on: 10 February 2017

  13. Review

    Highlights in the knowledge of brown spider toxins

    Brown spiders are venomous arthropods that use their venom for predation and defense. In humans, bites of these animals provoke injuries including dermonecrosis with gravitational spread of lesions, hematologi...

    Daniele Chaves-Moreira, Andrea Senff-Ribeiro, Ana Carolina Martins Wille, Luiza Helena Gremski, Olga Meiri Chaim and Silvio Sanches Veiga

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2017 23:6

    Published on: 8 February 2017

  14. Research

    Ocellatin peptides from the skin secretion of the South American frog Leptodactylus labyrinthicus (Leptodactylidae): characterization, antimicrobial activities and membrane interactions

    The availability of antimicrobial peptides from several different natural sources has opened an avenue for the discovery of new biologically active molecules. To the best of our knowledge, only two peptides is...

    Karla A. G. Gusmão, Daniel M. dos Santos, Virgílio M. Santos, María Esperanza Cortés, Pablo V. M. Reis, Vera L. Santos, Dorila Piló-Veloso, Rodrigo M. Verly, Maria Elena de Lima and Jarbas M. Resende

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2017 23:4

    Published on: 19 January 2017

  15. Review

    Antiviral activity of animal venom peptides and related compounds

    Viruses exhibit rapid mutational capacity to trick and infect host cells, sometimes assisted through virus-coded peptides that counteract host cellular immune defense. Although a large number of compounds have...

    Élida Cleyse Gomes da Mata, Caroline Barbosa Farias Mourão, Marisa Rangel and Elisabeth Ferroni Schwartz

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2017 23:3

    Published on: 6 January 2017

  16. Research

    Exploring the in vivo wound healing effects of a recombinant hemolin from the caterpillar Lonomia obliqua

    Hemolin proteins are cell adhesion molecules from lepidopterans involved in a wide range of cell interactions concerning their adhesion properties. However, hemolin’s roles in cell proliferation and wound heal...

    Ana Claudia Sato, Rosemary Viola Bosch, Sonia Elisabete Alves Will, Miryam Paola Alvarez-Flores, Mauricio Barbugiani Goldfeder, Kerly Fernanda Mesquita Pasqualoto, Bárbara Athayde Vaz Galvão da Silva, Sonia Aparecida de Andrade and Ana Marisa Chudzinski-Tavassi

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2016 22:36

    Published on: 21 December 2016

  17. Research

    A spider derived peptide, PnPP-19, induces central antinociception mediated by opioid and cannabinoid systems

    Some peptides purified from the venom of the spider Phoneutria nigriventer have been identified as potential sources of drugs for pain treatment. In this study, we characterized the antinociceptive effect of the ...

    Daniela da Fonseca Pacheco, Ana Cristina Nogueira Freitas, Adriano Monteiro C. Pimenta, Igor Dimitri Gama Duarte and Maria Elena de Lima

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2016 22:34

    Published on: 21 December 2016

  18. Review

    Endogenous phospholipase A2 inhibitors in snakes: a brief overview

    The blood plasma of numerous snake species naturally comprises endogenous phospholipase A2 inhibitors, which primarily neutralize toxic phospholipases A2 that may eventually reach their circulation. This inhibito...

    Patrícia Cota Campos, Lutiana Amaral de Melo, Gabriel Latorre Fortes Dias and Consuelo Latorre Fortes-Dias

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2016 22:37

    Published on: 21 December 2016

  19. Review

    A review on the Scorpaena plumieri fish venom and its bioactive compounds

    The most poisonous fish species found along the Brazilian coast is the spotted scorpionfish Scorpaena plumieri. Though hardly ever life-threatening to humans, envenomation by S. plumieri can be quite hazardous, p...

    Fabiana V. Campos, Thiago N. Menezes, Pedro F. Malacarne, Fábio L. S. Costa, Gustavo B. Naumann, Helena L. Gomes and Suely G. Figueiredo

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2016 22:35

    Published on: 21 December 2016

  20. Letter to the Editor

    Melioidosis parotitis in children

    A recent paper published in JVATiTD reporting a child in Hainan with parotitis caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei misleadingly described parotitis as a rare manifestation of melioidosis. In fact, it is one of th...

    David Dance

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2016 22:33

    Published on: 5 December 2016

  21. Research

    Composition and biological activities of the aqueous extracts of three scleractinian corals from the Mexican Caribbean: Pseudodiploria strigosa, Porites astreoides and Siderastrea siderea

    Scleractinian corals (stony corals) are the most abundant reef-forming cnidarians found in coral reefs throughout the world. Despite their abundance and ecological importance, information about the diversity o...

    Alejandro García-Arredondo, Alejandra Rojas-Molina, César Ibarra-Alvarado, Fernando Lazcano-Pérez, Roberto Arreguín-Espinosa and Judith Sánchez-Rodríguez

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2016 22:32

    Published on: 24 November 2016

  22. Case report

    Pediatric suppurative parotitis caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei

    Suppurative parotitis caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei has been rarely found outside endemic areas.

    Zengzhen Fu, Yingzi Lin, Qiang Wu and Qianfeng Xia

    Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2016 22:31

    Published on: 9 November 2016

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases 2017 23:5

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