cobra venom

V-Day venom: Youngsters flirt with cobra drug (With Images)

February 15th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) It wasn't just heart-shaped chocolates and bright red roses that saw a spurt in sales this Valentine's Day. A deadly drug prepared from cobra venom ... Read more...

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Two arrested while trying to sell snake venom

August 9th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Two men have been arrested while they were allegedly trying to sell 285 grams of cobra venom - valued at over Rs.20 lakh in the international market, ... Read more...

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Snake venom could advance drug discovery, understanding of diseases

March 9th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Snake venom contains a protein that has the potential for new drug discovery and to advance understanding of disease mechanisms, according to researchers.Called haditoxin, the novel protein was ... Read more...

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Spitting cobras spray venom in potential attackers eyes to hit their mark

January 23rd, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 23 (ANI): Spitting cobras have an exceptional ability to maximize their chances of hitting the target by spraying venom into the eyes of potential attackers, according to a study. ... Read more...

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