Castor Oil

Known as: Oil, Castor, ricini oleum, oleum ricini 
A vegetable oil pressed from the seeds of the castor bean, Ricinus communis. Castor oil has many industrial applications and is used medicinally as a… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Silver nanoparticles have been prepared by the reduction of silver ions using respectively castor oil (ricinus communis), khat… (More)
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2012
2012
Castor oil is one of the oldest drugs. When given orally, it has a laxative effect and induces labor in pregnant females. The… (More)
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2008
2008
Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase (PEPC) is a tightly regulated enzyme situated at the core of plant C-metabolism. Although its… (More)
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2006
2006
The transesterification of castor oil with ethanol in the presence of sodium ethoxide as catalyst is an exceptional option for… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
This paper carried out experimental study, through extraction and characterization of both crude and refined castor oil. Normal… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE ABI-007, the first biologically interactive albumin-bound paclitaxel in a nanameter particle, free of solvents, was… (More)
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2002
2002
OBJECTIVE We developed low-concentration homogenized castor oil eye drops for the treatment of patients with noninflamed… (More)
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2000
2000
CONTEXT Despite wide use of castor oil to initiate labor, the obstetric literature contains few references to this botanical… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
One hundred thirteen patients were randomized to receive either oral sodium phosphate (Fleet Phospho-Soda), lemon-flavored castor… (More)
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1978
Highly Cited
1978
Forty-four non-steroidal anti-inflammatory compounds were tested for possible effects on castor oil-induced diarrhoea in rats. A… (More)
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