"Ricin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A protein phytotoxin from the seeds of Ricinus communis, the castor oil plant. It agglutinates cells, is proteolytic, and causes lethal inflammation and hemorrhage if taken internally.
- Ricinus Toxin
- Toxin, Ricinus
- Lectin, Castor Bean
- Castor Bean Lectin
- Lectin, Ricinus
- Ricinus Lectin
- RCA 60
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