Abstract:SUMMARYVochysia haenkeana extract (Vh-E) was assessed against the neuromuscular blockade induced by Bothrops jararaca venom on chick biventer cervicis (BC) preparation. Pre-and post-venom incubation treatments (Pre-vit and Post-vit) were analysed here. Contractures ACh (110 μM) and KCl (20 mM) were evoked before and after addition of venom without stimulation. Vh-E (600 μg/mL) under Pre-vit was more effi cient to neutralize the neuromuscular blockade by venom (40 μg/mL) [72.5±4.6% (venom) vs. 45.2±14% (Vh-E) o… Show more
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