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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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2014
2014
The interface between the matrix phase and dispersed phase of a composite plays a critical role in influencing its properties… Expand
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1995
Review
1995
Pyrrolizidine alkaloids are among the most significant plant chemicals causing disease in animals and humans. After absorption… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Exposure to cycad seed kernel is an etiologic factor for the western Pacific amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and parkinsonism… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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1971
Review
1971
Colon cancer in man almost certainly is induced by environmental factors, probably consumed with food. Except for one breed of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
Summary The role of intestinal bacteria in converting the naturally occurring glucoside cycasin to its hepatotoxic and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1967
Highly Cited
1967
1. Rats were given the hepatotoxin and carcinogen cycasin by stomach tube. In one experiment, rats whose RNA had previously been… Expand
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Highly Cited
1966
Highly Cited
1966
Methylazoxymethanol, a carcinogenic and hepatotoxic methylating agent prepared from cycad plants, has been found to be a good… Expand
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1966
1966
Summary Urinary and fecal excretion of the naturally occurring toxic and carcinogenic glycoside, cycasin, β-D… Expand
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Highly Cited
1965
Highly Cited
1965
Abstract The glucoside cycasin administered intraperitoneally to rats is almost quantitatively excreted unchanged in the urine… Expand
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