VENOM RESEARCH SOLUTIONS

Venom A-Z R is for ruber – as in Crotalus ruber

Venom A-Z R is for ruber – as in Crotalus ruber, also known as the red diamondback rattlesnake.  This North American pit viper is found across the southern United States has a venom that is potentially fatal; however like all rattlesnakes, it’s venom is a useful source of phosphodiesterases and other enzymes which play a key role in the drug discovery process.