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Better analgesic effect of crotoxin by encapsulating it in nanostructured silica, study

Publicado em 18 fevereiro 2020
Novel formulation permits use of toxin from rattlesnake venom to treat chronic pain. Researchers Butantan Institute succeeded in reducing the toxicity and potentiating the analgesic effect of crotoxin by encapsulating it in nanostructured silica — the results of tests in an animal model of neuropathic pain are promising. Crotoxin, extracted from the venom of the South American rattlesnake Crotalus durissus terrificus, has been studied for almost a century for its analgesic, [...]