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Descriptor English:   Viscum album 
Descriptor Spanish:   Viscum album 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Viscum album 
Synonyms English:   European Mistletoe
Mistletoe, European
Viscum albums
albums, Viscum  
Tree Number:   B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.884.916.500
Definition English:   A plant species of the family VISCACEAE, order Santalales, subclass Rosidae. This is the traditional mistletoe of literature and Christmas. Members contain viscotoxin (5 kDa basic polypeptides related to thionins), beta-galactoside- and N-acetyl-D-galactosamine-specific lectin II (60 kDa), and polysaccharides. Mistletoe lectin I is a type 2 ribosome-inactivating protein. Commercial extracts include Plenosol, Eurixor, Helixor Isorel, Iscador, and NSC 635089 (ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS, PHYTOGENIC). 
Indexing Annotation English:   X ref MISTLETOE, EUROPEAN: several mistletoe terms are available, check text and MeSH; Christmas mistletoe goes here
History Note English:   2002 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry CL classification
CY cytology DE drug effects
EM embryology EN enzymology
GE genetics GD growth & development
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   35889 
Unique Identifier:   D028182 

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