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Toxic Agents in Plants

ALKALOIDS

ALCOHOLS AND KETONES

  • Alcohols
    • Diacetone alcohol
    • Diethylene glycol
    • Ethanol
    • Ethylene glycol
    • Methanol
    • Propylene glycol
  • Ketones
    • Cicutoxin
    • Tremetone
    • Treratol

CARBOHYDRATES

  • Oligosaccharides
  • Beta-glucans
  • Pectins
  • Raffinose
  • Simple Sugars
  • Favism
  • Fructose
  • Galactose
  • Lactose
  • Sucrose
  • Xylose

CHELATING POISONS

GLYCOSIDES

LIPIDS

  • Fatty Acids
    • Cyclopropenoid fatty acids
    • Erucic acid
    • Fluoroacetate
  • Glycolipids

METALS

MYCOTOXINS

PHENOLIC TOXICANTS

  • Cinnamic Acid
  • Fagopyricin
  • Gossypol
  • Hypericin
  • Pterocin
  • Resoricinol
  • Urushiol
  • Tannins

PROTEINS AND AMINO ACIDS

  • Allergens
    • Amylase Inhibitors
    • Enzymes
    • Lipoxidases
    • Thiaminases
    • Tocopheroloxidase
  • Lectins
    • Abris
    • Concanavalin
    • Ricin
    • Robin
  • Plant Cytoplasmic Proteins
  • Polypeptides
  • Amino Acids
    • Nutrient
    • Non-nutrient
      • Arginine analogs
      • Canavanine
      • Indospecine
      • l amino D proline
      • dihydroxyphenylalanine
      • Lathyrogens
      • Mimosine

RESINS

SESQUITERPENE LACTONES

VITAMINS

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin D metabolites

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Ipomemaron - mycotoxin?
  • Alsike Poisoning - mycotoxin?
  • Red Maple Poisoning (similar to Brassica induced anemia)
  • Plant Carcinogens
  • n-Propyl Disulfide (similar to Brassica induced anemia)

 

 

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