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Toxic plants as possible human teratogens

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Wendell W. Kilgore, Department of Environmental Toxicology
Donald Crosby, Department of Environmental Toxicology
Arthur L. Craigmill
Norman K. Poppen, School of Medicine.

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California Agriculture 35(11):6-6.

Published November 01, 1981

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Abstract

Circumstantial evidence points to lupine toxin in goat's milk as cause of human birth defects.Researchers suspect that a substance in milk from goats foraging on a range lupine, Lupinus latifolius, may cause human birth defects.

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All are with the University of California, Davis. The authors acknowledge the assistance of Thomas Nelson, California State University—Humboldt, in identifying the lupine species, Clayton Reese for mass spectral analysis, Jerry Ito for technical assistance, and Richard Keelerfor an authentic sample of anagyrine.

Toxic plants as possible human teratogens

Wendell W. Kilgore, Donald Crosby, Arthur L. Craigmill, Norman K. Poppen
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Toxic plants as possible human teratogens

Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article
Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article

Authors

Wendell W. Kilgore, Department of Environmental Toxicology
Donald Crosby, Department of Environmental Toxicology
Arthur L. Craigmill
Norman K. Poppen, School of Medicine.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 35(11):6-6.

Published November 01, 1981

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Circumstantial evidence points to lupine toxin in goat's milk as cause of human birth defects.Researchers suspect that a substance in milk from goats foraging on a range lupine, Lupinus latifolius, may cause human birth defects.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

All are with the University of California, Davis. The authors acknowledge the assistance of Thomas Nelson, California State University—Humboldt, in identifying the lupine species, Clayton Reese for mass spectral analysis, Jerry Ito for technical assistance, and Richard Keelerfor an authentic sample of anagyrine.


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