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persin

Known as: (Z,Z)-1-acetyloxy-2-hydroxy-12,15-heneicosadien-4-one, 1-acetyloxy-2-hydroxy-12,15-heneicosadien-4-one 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2016
2016
SummaryThe avocado toxin (+)-R-persin (persin) is active at low micromolar concentrations against breast cancer cells and… Expand
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2013
2013
Background:Persin is a plant toxin that displays synergistic cytotoxicity with tamoxifen in human breast cancer cell lines. Here… Expand
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2013
2013
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Avocado Avocado contains a toxic element called persin which can damage heart, lung and other tissue in many animals. Avocados… Expand
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2011
2011
A structure-activity study of several new synthetic analogues of the avocado-produced toxin persin has been conducted, with… Expand
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2007
2007
Phytochemicals have provided an abundant source of novel therapeutics for the treatment of human cancers. We have previously… Expand
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2006
2006
Phytochemicals have provided an abundant and effective source of therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. Here we describe the… Expand
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2004
2004
We isolated and identified (12Z,15Z)-1-acetoxy-2-hydroxy-4-oxoheneicosa-12,15-diene (persin) from avocado as a compound toxic to… Expand
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1998
1998
A new compound, (12Z,15Z)-1-hydroxy-4-oxo-heneicosa-12,15-dien-2-yl acetate, isopersin (2), has been isolated from avocado… Expand
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1995
1995
It is well known that when lactating livestock eat avocado (Persea americana) leaves they may develop non-infectious mastitis and… Expand
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