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 family (browse by taxonomy, browse by keywords)

1 entry

Cystatin family

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CYT_BITAR Cystatin Bitis arietans (African puff adder)

2 entries

Glycosyl hydrolase 56 family

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HYAL1_BITAR Hyaluronidase-1 (Hy-1) (EC 3.2.1.35) ... Bitis arietans (African puff adder)
HYAL2_BITAR Hyaluronidase-2 (Hy-2) (EC 3.2.1.35) ... Bitis arietans (African puff adder)

1 entry

PDGF/VEGF growth factor family, Snake venom VEGF subfamily

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TXVE_BITAR Snake venom vascular endothelial growth factor ... Bitis arietans (African puff adder)

1 entry

Peptidase S1 family, Snake venom subfamily

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VSP_BITAR Snake venom serine proteinase (SVSP) ... Bitis arietans (African puff adder)

1 entry

Phospholipase A2 family, Group II subfamily

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PA2B_BITAR Phospholipase A2 bitanarin (svPLA2) (EC 3.1.1.4) ... Bitis arietans (African puff adder)

7 entries

Snaclec family

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SL1_BITAR Snaclec 1 (C-type lectin 1) Bitis arietans (African puff adder)
SL2_BITAR Snaclec bitiscetin-2 (Fragment) Bitis arietans (African puff adder)
SL5_BITAR Snaclec 5 (C-type lectin 5) (CTL-5) Bitis arietans (African puff adder)
SL6_BITAR Snaclec 6 (C-type lectin 6) (CTL-6) Bitis arietans (African puff adder)
SL8_BITAR Snaclec 8 (C-type lectin 8) (CTL-8) Bitis arietans (African puff adder)
SLA_BITAR Snaclec bitiscetin subunit alpha Bitis arietans (African puff adder)
SLB_BITAR Snaclec bitiscetin subunit beta Bitis arietans (African puff adder)

2 entries

True venom lectin family

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LECG_BITAR C-type lectin PAL (CTL) (BaL) ... Bitis arietans (African puff adder)
LECM2_BITAR C-type lectin 2 (CTL-2) Bitis arietans (African puff adder)

1 entry

Venom metalloproteinase (M12B) family, P-II subfamily

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VM25A_BITAR Zinc metalloproteinase-disintegrin BA-5A (EC ... Bitis arietans (African puff adder)

3 entries

Venom metalloproteinase (M12B) family, P-II subfamily, P-IIa sub-subfamily

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VM2D2_BITAR Disintegrin isoform D-2 Bitis arietans (African puff adder)
VM2D3_BITAR Disintegrin isoform D-3 Bitis arietans (African puff adder)
VM2_BITAR Disintegrin bitistatin (Arietin) (Bitan-alpha) ... Bitis arietans (African puff adder)