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Ricin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ricin
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.450.430.700.750.666
D12.776.034.756
D12.776.503.499.937
D12.776.765.678.906.750
Unique ID
D012276
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012276
Annotation
/antag: consider also ANTITOXINS
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Castor Bean Lectin
Lectin, Castor Bean
Lectin, Ricinus
RCA 60
RCA60
Ricin A Chain
Ricin B Chain
Ricin D
Ricin I
Ricin Toxin
Ricinus Toxin
Pharm Action
Chemical Warfare Agents
Registry Number
9009-86-3
CAS Type 1 Name
Ricins
NLM Classification #
QW 630.5.R5
Public MeSH Note
78; was see under PLANT PROTEINS 1975-77
History Note
78(64); was see under PLANT PROTEINS 1975-77
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Ricin Preferred
Ricin I Narrower
Ricin D Narrower
Ricin A Chain Narrower
Ricin B Chain Narrower
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