2015
DOI: 10.1186/s40409-015-0053-4
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Abstract: BackgroundMaintenance of scorpions under laboratory conditions is ideal for long-term venom collection to explore the therapeutic applications of scorpion venom. Collection of venom by electrical stimulation requires a reliable stimulator and effective restrainer. Thus, the present study was conducted to develop a convenient method to maintain scorpions and to extract their venom for toxicity studies via a modified restrainer and stimulator.MethodsFour different scorpion species were collected, among which thr…

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