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Descriptor English:   Ricin 
Descriptor Spanish:   Ricina 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Ricina 
Synonyms English:   A Chain, Ricin
B Chain, Ricin
Castor Bean Lectin
Lectin, Castor Bean
Lectin, Ricinus
RCA 60
Ricin A Chain
Ricin B Chain
Ricin D
Ricin I
Ricinus Lectin
Ricinus Toxin
Toxin, Ricinus  
Tree Number:   D08.811.277.450.430.700.750.666
Definition English:   A protein phytotoxin from the seeds of Ricinus communis, the castor oil plant. It agglutinates cells, is proteolytic, and causes lethal inflammation and hemorrhage if taken internally. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /antag: consider also ANTITOXINS
Pharmacological Action:   Chemical Warfare Agents
History Note English:   78(64); was see under PLANT PROTEINS 1975-77 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BI biosynthesis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification DF deficiency
DE drug effects EC economics
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UL ultrastructure
UR urine  
Record Number:   12686 
Unique Identifier:   D012276 

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