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Laetrile

Known as: Cyanophenylmethyl-beta-D-glucopyranosiduronic acid, Mandelonitrile-beta-glucuronide, L-Mandelonitrile-beta-glucuronoside 
Originally, the name laetrile was the contraction of laevo-mandelonitrile glucoside, a cyanogenic glycoside found naturally in some plants. Over the… Expand
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE: To describe a case of severe accidental cyanide poisoning following a single ingestion of amygdalin with therapeutic… Expand
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2000
2000
Although cancer is not the leading cause of death (number two after arteria l diseases), nor the leading cause ofloss of"working… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
R-(-)-Mandelic acid was produced from racemic mandelonitrile by Alcaligenes faecalis ATCC 8750. Ammonium acetate or L-glutamic… Expand
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1984
1984
Laetrile preparations obtained from a cyanide intoxicated patient were analyzed for their cyanide content by a microdiffusion… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
One hundred seventy-eight patients with cancer were treated with amygdalin (Laetrile) plus a "metabolic therapy" program… Expand
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1981
1981
SummaryPlasma and urine concentrations of amygdalin, whole-blood concentrations of cyanide, and thiocyanate concentrations in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Alfalfa Aloe Angelica Apricot Pits (Laetrile) Arnica Barberry Bayberry Betony Black Cohosh Blue Cohosh Boneset Borage Bran Broom… Expand
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1981
1981
Amygdalin, the gentiobioside derivative of mandelonitrile commonly referred to as Laetrile, is presently under intensive… Expand
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1980
1980
When conventional rats were given single oral doses of amygdalin (600 mg/kg), they sometimes experienced lethargy and convulsions… Expand
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Highly Cited
1970
Highly Cited
1970
On Sundays before dinner, Aunt Mary, whose breast hadn't turned cancerous yet, insisted I climb to my grandmother's room. In the… Expand
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