Cycasin

Known as: (Methyl-ONN-azoxy)methyl beta-D-Glucopyranoside, Methylazoxymethanol beta-D-Glucoside, Cycasin [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Carcinogenic and neurotoxic glycoside occurring in a number of plant species, including Cycas revoluta.
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2008
2008
One of the objectives of teaching engineering drawing to engineering students is to develop their spatial visualisation skills… (More)
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1998
1998
Although cycasin (methylazoxymethanol beta-D-glucoside) is proposed to be a significant etiological factor for the prototypical… (More)
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1992
1992
Exposure to cycad seed kernel is an etiologic factor for the western Pacific amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and parkinsonism… (More)
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1980
1980
The carcinogenic potential of cycasin and methylazoxymethanol (MAM) acetate was investigated in nonhuman primates. Old-world… (More)
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1975
Highly Cited
1975
About 300 carcinogens and non-carcinogens of a wide variety of chemical types have been tested for mutagenicity in the simple… (More)
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1972
1972
CYCASIN, the toxic principle found in the nuts, roots, and leaves of Cycas circinalis L. and Cycas revoluta, is carcinogenic to… (More)
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1967
1967
1. Rats were given the hepatotoxin and carcinogen cycasin by stomach tube. In one experiment, rats whose RNA had previously been… (More)
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1966
1966
Methylazoxymethanol, a carcinogenic and hepatotoxic methylating agent prepared from cycad plants, has been found to be a good… (More)
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1965
1965
Experiments are described dealing with the carcinogenic effects of (1) the crude cycad seed material, (2) the glycoside, cycasin… (More)
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1965
1965
Cycasin, methylazoxy-methanol-beta-glucoside, a carcinogenic compound that occurs naturally in cycad plants, induces chromosome… (More)
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