Bitis arietans (puff adder)

Venom composition image
Composition of B.arietans venom, studied at the proteomic level (Juarez et al., 2006). This venom contains the following families: disintegrin, kunitz-type inhibitor (venom Kunitz-type), PLA2 (phospholipase A2) , cystatin, serine proteinase (peptidase S1), C-type lectin-like (snaclec), venom metalloproteinase.
Clinical Effects, Treatment, Antivenoms See the Clinical Toxinology Resources Website
and the WHO venomous snake database to access snake distribution and antivenom products.
Lethal dose LD(50) is 285 μg/kg by intravenous injection, and
LD(50) is 870 μg/kg by intraperitoneal injection (Oukkache et al., 2014).

Venom protein entries in UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot

19 entries grouped by species (browse by taxonomy, browse by keywords)

19 entries

Bitis arietans (African puff adder)

CYT_BITAR Cystatin Cystatin family
HYAL1_BITAR Hyaluronidase-1 (Hy-1) (EC ... Glycosyl hydrolase 56 family
HYAL2_BITAR Hyaluronidase-2 (Hy-2) (EC ... Glycosyl hydrolase 56 family
LECG_BITAR C-type lectin PAL (CTL) (BaL) (Galactose-specific lectin) True venom lectin family
LECM2_BITAR C-type lectin 2 (CTL-2) True venom lectin family
PA2B_BITAR Phospholipase A2 bitanarin (svPLA2) (EC (Bitis arietans ... Phospholipase A2 family, Group ...
SL1_BITAR Snaclec 1 (C-type lectin 1) Snaclec family
SL2_BITAR Snaclec bitiscetin-2 (Fragment) Snaclec family
SL5_BITAR Snaclec 5 (C-type lectin 5) (CTL-5) Snaclec family
SL6_BITAR Snaclec 6 (C-type lectin 6) (CTL-6) Snaclec family
SL8_BITAR Snaclec 8 (C-type lectin 8) (CTL-8) Snaclec family
SLA_BITAR Snaclec bitiscetin subunit alpha Snaclec family
SLB_BITAR Snaclec bitiscetin subunit beta Snaclec family
TXVE_BITAR Snake venom vascular endothelial growth factor toxin barietin ... PDGF/VEGF growth factor family, ...
VM25A_BITAR Zinc metalloproteinase-disintegrin BA-5A (EC 3.4.24.-) (Snake ... Venom metalloproteinase (M12B) ...
VM2D2_BITAR Disintegrin isoform D-2 Venom metalloproteinase (M12B) ...
VM2D3_BITAR Disintegrin isoform D-3 Venom metalloproteinase (M12B) ...
VM2_BITAR Disintegrin bitistatin (Arietin) (Bitan-alpha) (Bitistatin D1) ... Venom metalloproteinase (M12B) ...
VSP_BITAR Snake venom serine proteinase (SVSP) (Kallidin-releasing enzyme) ... Peptidase S1 family, Snake venom ...