ricinine


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ri·cin

(rī'sin)
Toxin derived from castor beans that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal mucosa and the respiratory tract.
[L. ricinus, castor oil plant]

ricinine

(rĭs′ĭn-ĕn) (-īn)
A poisonous alkaloid present in the leaves and seeds of the castor bean plant, Ricinus communis.
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However, rapid reactivation of AChE inhibited with ricinine in a stream of (pH 8.
Therefore, in this study we have investigated antioxidant activity of ricinine by its free radical scavenging potential.
Owing to the number of multiple bonds present in the ricinine molecule, it has a strong potential to act as a free radical inhibitor.
Similarly, ricinine has shown strong metal chelating activity.
Finally, this study connects memory-enhancing potential of ricinine with its anti-AChE, and antioxidant potential.