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    • Brown spider dermonecrotic toxin directly induces nephrotoxicity 

      Chaim, O. M.; Sade, Y. B.; Silveira, R. B. da; Toma, L.; Kalapothakis, E.; Chavez-Olortegui, C.; Mangili, O. C.; Gremski, W.; von Dietrich, C. P.; Nader, H. B.; Veiga, S. S. (Elsevier B.V., 2006-02-15)
      Brown spider (Loxosceles genus) venom can induce dermonecrotic lesions at the bite site and systemic manifestations including fever, vomiting, convulsions, disseminated intravascular coagulation, hemolytic anemia and acute ...
    • Identification and partial characterisation of hyaluronidases in Lonomia obliqua venom 

      Gouveia, AID; Silveira, R. B. da; Nader, H. B.; Dietrich, C. P.; Gremski, W.; Veiga, S. S. (Elsevier B.V., 2005-03-15)
      By studying Lonomia obliqua (caterpillar) venom we were able to detect a lytic activity on purified hyaluronic acid. the venom hydrolyses purified chondroitin sulphate, but was unable to degrade either heparan sulphate or ...
    • Identification of proteases in the extract of venom glands from brown spiders 

      Silveira, R. B. da; Santos, J. F. dos; Mangili, O. C.; Veiga, S. S.; Gremski, W.; Nader, H. B.; von Dietrich, C. P. (Elsevier B.V., 2002-06-01)
      In the present investigation, in order to dispute the rational criticism against the presence of proteolytic enzymes in the electrostimulated venom obtained from spiders of the genus Loxosceles, as a consequence of ...
    • Structural and ultrastructural description of the venom gland of Loxosceles intermedia (brown spider) 

      Santos, VLP dos; Franco, CRC; Viggiano, RLL; Silveira, R. B. da; Cantao, M. P.; Mangili, O. C.; Veiga, S. S.; Gremski, W. (Elsevier B.V., 2000-02-01)
      The brown spider, genus Loxosceles, is becoming of great medical importance, with envenomation (Loxoscelism) occurring throughout the world. the biological activities of the brown spider venom usually include dermonecrotic ...