The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Bothrops atrox venom's biological activity was found to be of no less than 500KU/mg. (Klobusitzky Unit).
For long term storage it is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA).
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Shipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Store at -20°C long term.
pH: 7.40 Constituent: 0.16% Sodium acetate
This product is an active protein and may elicit a biological response in vivo, handle with caution.
Bothrops atrox serine proteinase
Bothrops atrox venom
Serine protease batroxobin
Bothrops atrox is a highly venomous pit viper species native to South America. It is also referred to as the common lancehead and the fer-de-lance. This species is very dangerous and is the cause of more human fatalities than any other American reptile.
has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.