1. 1. Blood was obtained from four species of snakes Pseudechis prophyriacus (black snake) Psuedonaja nuchalis (brown snake) Notechis scutatus (tiger snake) and Austrelaps superbus (copperhead snake).
2. 2. Activities of several enzymes of the glycolytic pathway and the level of some glycolytic intermediates were measured.
3. 3. There was a wide variation within and between species of snakes. 4. 4. Level of reduced glutathione (GSH) was considerably higher in reptilian red cells compared to mammalian red cells.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 1977|