Antisnake venom activity of hibiscus aethiopicus L. against echis ocellatus and naja n. nigricollis

S. S. Hasson, A. A. Al-Jabri, T. A. Sallam, M. S. Al-Balushi, R. A A Mothana

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The objective of the study is to investigate whether the Hibiscus aethiopicus L. plant has neutralization activity against venoms of two clinically important snakes. The H. aethiopicus was dried and extracted with water. Different assays were performed to evaluate the plant's acute toxicity and its anti-snake venom activities. The results showed that H. aethiopicus extract alone had no effect on the viability of C2C12 muscle cells, but significantly (P

Original languageEnglish
Article number837864
JournalJournal of Toxicology
Publication statusPublished - 2010


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology
  • Pharmacology

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