Specification

 

of

 

Apis Venunum Purum

 

Class of molecules

Component

% of dry venom

Enzymes Phospholipase A2

Hyaluronidase

Acid Phosphomonoesterase

Lysophospholipase

a -glucosidase

10-12

1-3

Other proteins and peptides Melittin

Pamine

Mast Cell Degranulating Peptide (MCD)

Secapin

Procamine

Adolapin

Protease inhibitor

Tertiapin

Small peptides (with less than 5 amino acids)

50

1-3

1-2

0.5-2.0

1-2

 1.0

0.1

13-15

Physiologically active amines Histamine

Dopamine

Noradrenaline

0.5-2.0

0.2-1.0

0.1-0.5

Amino Acids t -aminobutyric acid

a -amino acids

0.5

1

Sugars Glucose & fructose

2

Phospholipids  

5

Volatile compounds  

4-8