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Abrin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Abrin
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.450.430.700.750.111
D12.776.503.499.249
D12.776.765.678.906.111
Unique ID
D000036
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000036
Scope Note
A toxic lectin from the seeds of jequirity, Abrus precatorius L. Very active poison. Five different proteins have so far been isolated: Abrus agglutinin, the component responsible for: hemagglutinating activity, & abrins a-d, the toxic principals each consisting of two peptide chains are held together by disulfide bonds.
Entry Term(s)
Abrin A
Abrin C
Registry Number
1393-62-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Abrins
Previous Indexing
Disulfides (1973-1974)
Plant Proteins (1971-1975)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under PLANT PROTEINS 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under PLANT PROTEINS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Abrin Preferred
Abrin C Narrower
Abrin A Narrower
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