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Related to Agave (botany): Agave americana, Agave tequilana
AGAVEArchitecture for Genomic Annotation, Visualization & Exchange. An XML format developed by DoubleTwist for managing, visualising and sharing annotations of genomic sequences, which provides a free open standard for the life sciences community.
agavea semi-woody perennial native of the American continent. Pulque and aquamiel are produced from it as fermented beverages, and mescal and tequila may in turn be distilled from these.
a genus of the plant family Agavaceae.
contains an unknown toxin; causes lameness, recumbency and muscle damage. Called also century plant, American aloe.
contains a steroidal or lithogenic saponin; causes photosensitive dermatitis. Called also lecheguilla, tula ixtle.