Ricinus communis


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Ricinus communis

toxic plant in the Euphorbiaceae family; contains ricin which causes diarrhea and convulsions when eaten. Called also castor oil plant, castor bean, palma christi.
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Plants so far studied showing insecticidal or repellent effect to sandflies are Ricinus communis (Euphorbiaceae) (41-42), Solanum jasminoides (Solanaceae), Bougainvillea glabra (Nyctaginaceae) (41), Capparis spinosa (Capparidaceae) (41-42), Solanum luteum (Solanaceae), Malva nicaeensis (Malvaceae) (42), Tagetes minuta Linnaeus (Asteraceae), Acalypha fruticosa Forssk (Euphorbiaceae), Tarchonanthus camphoratus L.
Ricin is a 66-kilodalton (kDa) globular protein that makes up 1 to 15% of the weight of the bean of the castor plant, Ricinus communis (ROBERTUS, 1988).
Antifertility effects of Ricinus communis (Linn) on rats.
The present study was undertaken to characterize the peroxidases from the leaves of Ricinus communis and their kinetic studies.
Results: Butea monosperma leaves and roots, Vitex negando root and Aegle marmelo leaves showed significant inhibition of motility of microfilariae as compared to controls whereas inhibitory activity demonstrated by Ricinus communis L.
Ricinus communis (castorbean), first reported by land developers in 1869 (Dougherty 1869), was present in the Mediterranean fan palm (Chamaerops humilis) nursery and was fairly common on the banks of the Rio Grande.
The Castor oil plant, Ricinus communis,is another plant we will use as dot plants.
60/167,360, "Transformation of Ricinus communis, The Castor Plant").
The castor oil plant, Ricinus communis, is another large annual that will easily reach 8ft.
Because removal of sialic acid leads to the exposure of galactosyl residues, these authors first captured asialo-apolipoprotein B with Ricinus communis ([RCA.
One toxic plant with a healing side is Ricinus communis.