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Castorbean Seed

Known as: RICINUS COMMUNIS SEED, Castor Beans, Bean, Castor 
Common name for Ricinus communis, a species in the family EUPHORBIACEAE. It is the source of CASTOR OIL.
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Osmotic adjustment (OA) and cellular compatible solute accumulation are widely recognized to have a role in plant adaptation to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Producing unusual fatty acids (FAs) in crop plants has been a long-standing goal of green chemistry. However, expression of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Castor bean (Ricinus communis) is an oilseed crop that belongs to the spurge (Euphorbiaceae) family, which comprises ∼6,300… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BackgroundThe castor bean (Ricinus communis L.), a monotypic species in the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae, 2n = 20), is an… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Seed oil from castor bean (Ricinus communis) contains high amounts of hydroxy fatty acid rich triacylglycerols (TAGs) that can… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A cDNA encoding the oleate 12-hydroxylase from castor bean (Ricinus communis L.) has previously been shown to direct the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The three-dimensional structure of recombinant homodimeric delta9 stearoyl-acyl carrier protein desaturase, the archetype of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Microsomal membrane preparations from the developing endosperm of castor bean (Ricinus communis) catalysed the transfer of oleate… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Suspension cultures of castor bean (Ricinus communis L.) which have been treated with pectic fragment elicitor rapidly accumulate… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Cellulose was produced heterotrophically from different carbon substrates by carrot tissue cultures and Acetobacter xylinum (a… Expand
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