Hemolytic Capacity, Properties, and Activation Requirements of Cobra Venom Factor-Treated Chicken Serum
In contrast to the depletion of complement (C’) activity which occurs following the addition of cobra venom factor (CoVF) to mammalian serum, we have found that CoVF-treated chicken serum retains its lytic potential. We report herein some of the lytic and physiochemical properties of CoVF-treated chicken serum, and compare its activity to that of similarly treated turtle and bullfrog sera.
KeywordsHemolytic Activity Lytic Activity Chicken Serum Rana Catesbeiana Cobra Venom
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