Abrin

Known as: Abrin [Chemical/Ingredient], Abrins 
A toxic lectin from the seeds of jequirity, Abrus precatorius L. Very active poison. Five different proteins have so far been isolated: Abrus… (More)
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2007
2007
Abrin toxin as the target protein, belongs to class II ribosome-inactivating proteins family, has high toxicity to eukaryotic… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
Abrin is a toxic protein obtained from the seeds of Abrus precatorius (jequirity bean), which is similar in structure and… (More)
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2002
2002
Abrin, a galactose specific lectin was purified using sepharose 4B affinity column from seeds of Abrus precatorius. It exhibited… (More)
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1995
1995
The crystal structure of abrin-a, a type II ribosome-inactivating protein from the seeds of Abrus precatorius, has been… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Ricin is a potent cytotoxic protein derived from the higher plant Ricinus communis that inactivates eukaryotic ribosomes. In this… (More)
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1982
1982
The toxicity of abrin, modeccin, and ricin to Vero cells was maximal at neutral and slightly alkaline pH, and it was strongly… (More)
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1981
1981
Radioimmunoassays for abrin and ricin are described. There is little cross-reactivity between the two toxins. The procedures… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Kinetic parameters of the interaction of the toxic lectins abrin and ricin with human erythrocytes and HeLa cells have been… (More)
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
The mechanism of action of the plant toxins abrin and ricin is described. The toxins inhibit protein synthesis probably by… (More)
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1970
1970
Abrin and ricin are highly toxic proteins isolated and crystallized from Abrus precatorius1 and Ricinus communis respectively2–4… (More)
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