"Ricin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A protein phytotoxin from the seeds of Ricinus communis, the castor oil plant. It agglutinates cells, is proteolytic, and causes lethal inflammation and hemorrhage if taken internally.
- Lectin, Castor Bean
- Ricinus Toxin
- Toxin, Ricinus
- RCA 60
- Castor Bean Lectin
- Lectin, Ricinus
- Ricinus Lectin
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Ricin" by people in Profiles.
Ricin depresses cardiac function in the rabbit heart. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 1996 May; 138(1):72-6.
Ricin disturbs calcium homeostasis in the rabbit heart. J Biochem Toxicol. 1995 Dec; 10(6):323-8.
Effects of ricin on the ability of rabbit arteries to contract and relax. J Appl Toxicol. 1995 Jan-Feb; 15(1):37-43.
The effects of ricin on the sympathetic vascular neuroeffector system of the rabbit. J Biochem Toxicol. 1994 Aug; 9(4):219-23.
The cardiovascular effects of ricin in rabbits. Pharmacol Toxicol. 1994 Mar; 74(3):148-52.