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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.
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Walker EM, Gale GR, Glassman AB, Atkins LM, Bennett CE, Burgis JT. Antitumor effects of abrin and ricin used singly and in combination with cisplatin. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 1984 Jan-Feb; 14(1):10-20.