Intergeneric Relationships among Various Scorpion Venoms and Antivenins

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Science  09 Feb 1962:
Vol. 135, Issue 3502, pp. 434-435
DOI: 10.1126/science.135.3502.434


Several species of scorpions separated by geographical barriers have certain venom components in common. A study of the comparative venom-antivenin reactions by gel diffusion indicates an approach to the preparation of a polyvalent antivenin against scorpion stings.