Ricinus plant

Known as: Ricinus, castor oil plant 
A plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae. The seed of Ricinus communis is the CASTOR BEAN which is the source of CASTOR OIL; RICIN; and other… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Borrelia miyamotoi is distantly related to B. burgdorferi and transmitted by the same hard-body tick species. We report 46 cases… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The transport of metal micronutrients to developing organs in a plant is mediated primarily by the sieve elements. Ligands are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We examined whether a reported northward expansion of the geographic distribution limit of the disease-transmitting tick Ixodes… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
A sensitive and specific PCR hybridization assay was developed for the simultaneous detection and identification of Ehrlichia and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The genetic diversity of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato was assessed in a focus of Lyme borreliosis in southern Britain… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
In angiosperms, the functional enucleate sieve tube system of the phloem appears to be maintained by the surrounding companion… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Recent spectroscopic evidence implicating a binuclear iron site at the reaction center of fatty acyl desaturases suggested to us… (More)
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Review
1989
Review
1989
Within the last decade, Lyme borreliosis has emerged as a complex new infection whose distribution is worldwide. The disorder is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
When young plants of Hordeum vulgare. Bryonia dioica. Cucumis sativus. Phaseolus vulgaris. Mimosa pudica. and Ricinus communis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
The chemical composition of exudate obtained from incisions made in the bark of the stem of actively growing Ricinus plants has… (More)
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