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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Elapidae — the kraits.

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Examples

  • Some 19 species of snake occur in the park including king cobra Ophiophagus hannah, green pit viper Trimeresurus albolabris, common krait Bungarus caeruleus and Indian python Python molurus (V).

    Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal

  • Reptiles include water snakes, Indian python Python molurus (V), banded krait Bungarus fasciatus, green rat snake Zaocys nigromarginatus, turtles (Lissemys punctatus, Trionyx gangeticus, Kachuga tectum and Hardella thurgi) and monitor lizard Varanus sp.

    Keoladeo (Bharatpur) National Park, India

  • Poisonous snakes include the banded-coral snake Maticora intestinalis, the red headed krait, Bungarus flaviceps and the white-spotted cat snake Boigo drapiezii.

    Gunung Mulu National Park, Malaysia

  • For example, people are bitten by kraits (genus Bungarus) in south Asia almost exclusively at night while lying asleep on the ground in their homes.

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  • Bungarus fasciatus acetylcholinesterase: Is aggregation a driving force in protein unfolding?

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  • In this work, a cathelicidin-like antimicrobial peptide named cathelicidin-BF has been purified from the snake venoms of Bungarus fasciatus and its cDNA sequence was cloned from the cDNA library, which confirm the presence of cathelicidin in reptiles.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • Snake Cathelicidin from Bungarus fasciatus Is a Potent Peptide Antibiotics

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