Purification of a lethal fraction from the venom of the weever fish, Trachinus vipera C. V

Perriere, C.; Goudey-Perriere, F.; Petek, F.

Toxicon 26(12): 1222-1227

1988


ISSN/ISBN: 0041-0101
DOI: 10.1016/0041-0101(88)90309-1
Accession: 070436700

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Abstract
We report the purification of a lethal fraction of Weever fish venom using preparative electrophoresis. It was found to be composed of four identical subunits with an overall mol. wt of approximately 324,000. A 20 g mouse was killed instantly by an i.v. injection of 2 micrograms.