King Cobra Venom ( Ophiophagus Hannah Snake) is a very venomous and dangerous snake which is widely distributed in India, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, and as far as the Philippines.
King Cobra Venom ( Ophiophagus Hannah Snake) is the largest venomous snake in the world, and can inject an extremely large quantity of venom in one bite. Envenomation signifies a true medical emergency. In this particular species, envenomation usually presents predominately with systemic neurologic manifestations. Drowsiness, neurological and neuromuscular symptoms may develop early; paralysis, ventilatory failure or death often ensue rapidly.
King Cobra ( Ophiophagus Hannah Snake) was found to actively interfere in hemostatic stages such as fibrin clot formation, platelet activation/aggregation, and fibrin clot dissolution. It decreased partial thromboplastin time (aPTT), prothrombin time (PT), and thrombin clotting time (TCT).
King Cobra ( Ophiophagus Hannah Snake) L-amino acid oxidase (LAAO), a heat-stable enzyme, is an extremely potent antiproliferative agent against cancer cells when compared with LAAO isolated from other snake venoms.
King Cobra Venom ( Ophiophagus Hannah Snake), also known as the hamadryad, is a venomous snake species in the family Elapidae, endemic to forests from India through Southeast Asia.