lathyrogen

lath·y·ro·gen

(lath'ĭ-rō-jen),
An agent or drug, occurring naturally or used experimentally, that induces lathyrism.

lathyrogen

(lăth′ĭ-rō-jĕn) [″ + gennan, to produce]
Something that produces lathyrism.

lathyrogen

plant toxin in Lathyrus spp. causing lathyrism; includes 3-aminopropionitrile.
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Oral lathyrogen, such as penicillamine with colchicine, can interfere with collagen cross-linking; in a small case series there was no keloid recurrence after treatment.
Additional factors affecting digestibility of various legumes include: saponins, protease inhibitors, lathyrogens, phytohaemagglutinins, favism, and cyanogenic glucosides as reported by Gupta (1987).
ical toxins lactones Tannins Inhibit digestion by binding to proteins; some toxic Saponins Detergents; stimulate intestinal contractions and hemolyze blood cells Polyacetylenes Some toxic Unusual Lathyrogens cause paralysis, dipeptides premature in (lath rism) Unusual Allergens, hematemesis, proteins fainting, blood clots Selenium Appetite loss, reproductive compounds problems Fluorine Toxic respiratory enzyme compounds inhibitors Table 2: A Partial List of Common Toxic Prairie Garden Plants This list does not include houseplants, native species or fungi.