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FDA Poisonous Plant Database

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The Poisonous Plant database provides access to references in the scientific literature (primarily print literature through about 2007) describing studies and reports of the toxic properties and effects of plants and plant parts.

The information in this database is intended only for scientific exchange. It has not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for publication nor does it have any official status. The information is continually increasing and being modified; it is neither error-free not comprehensive. Information herein is in the public domain. Any copyrighted or privately owned material inadvertently included will be removed as soon as possible.

For information or concerns about the toxicity of plants, contact the local Poison Control Center in your area. A directory of these is available from The American Association of Poison Control Centers (http://www.aapcc.org/)

For poisoning emergency call 1-800-222-1222. If the victim has collapsed or is not breathing, call 911.

Search the FDA Poisonous Plant Database (Data updated May 2008)

    Enter a term or exact phrase (e.g., a plant name). All records containing the text will be displayed.
  • Use of common terms such as "poison" or "plant" will generate a large number of returns.
  • Searching on plant names will probably generate the most useful search results.
  • The details link provides a listing of all other plants cited in that particular reference, as well as the full text for abstracts.
  • Contact Fred Fry at frederick.fry@fda.hhs.gov to report problems or errors.

(search is not case-sensitive)

about 86 records meeting your search criteria returned for "Hordeum vulgare subsp. vulgare "
AUTHOR(S): Buonocore, V.; Silano, V.
TITLE:  Biochemical, nutritional and toxicological aspects of alpha-amylase inhibitors from plant foods.
YEAR: 1986 CITATION: Adv Exp Med Biol, 199(Chap 28), 483-507 [English]
ABSTRACT: This paper is a critical review of the available data on plant protein inhibitors active either on animal or endogenous plant alpha-amylases. The First Section is a review of available data on molecular properties of the purified inhibitors from cere ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Fowler, M. E.
TITLE:  Poisonous plants - Outline of clinical findings.
YEARCITATION: Univ California Mimeograph, - - [English]
FDA #: FB0117     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Hughes, C. L. J.
TITLE:  Phytochemical mimicry of reproductive hormones and modulation of herbivore fertility by phytoestrogens.
YEAR: 1988 CITATION: Environ Health Perspectives, 78 171-175 [English]
FDA #: F04363     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Jaffe, W. G.
TITLE:  Toxic proteins and peptides.
YEAR: 1973 CITATION: NAS/NRC Toxicants Occurring Naturally in Foods, 2nd ed., -(Chap 5), 106-129 [English]
FDA #: F10276     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Koplik, R.; Prugar, J.; Davidek, J.
TITLE:  Other toxic compounds.
YEAR: 199 CITATION: Davidek J (ed) Natural toxic compounds of foods. CRC Press. Boca Raton, Florida, -(Chap 2; pt K), 143-163 [English]
FDA #: NA     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Odani, S.; Koide, T.; Ono, T.; Ohnishi, K.
TITLE:  Structural relationship between barley (Hordeum vulgare) trypsin inhibitor and castor-bean (Ricinus communis) storage protein.
YEAR: 1983 CITATION: Biochem J, 213(2), 543-545 [English]
FDA #: F12043
ABSTRACT: A significant sequence homology was found between barley (Hordeum vulgare) trypsin inhibitor and castor-bean (Ricinus communis) seed glutamine-rich storage protein. This appears to suggest a divergent evolution of the two different classes of seed pr ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Ruhr, L. P.; Osweiler, G. D.
TITLE:  Nitrate accumulators.
YEAR: 1981 CITATION: Howard JL (ed) Current vet therapy - food animal practice., - 433-437 [English]
FDA #: F24864     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Stirpe, F.; Barbieri, L.
TITLE:  Ribosome-inactivating proteins up to date.
YEAR: 1986 CITATION: FEBS Lett, 195 1-8 [English]
FDA #: F10561     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Trautwein, K.; Breisgau, F. I.
TITLE:  [Health disorders in cattle due to harmful substances in feedstuffs and environment.]
YEAR: 1966 CITATION: Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd, 108(11), 598-612 [German]
FDA #: F23372     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Underwood, W. J.
TITLE:  Rumen lactic acidosis. 1. Epidemiology and pathophysiology.
YEAR: 1992 CITATION: Compend Cont Educ Pract Vet, 14(8), 1127-1133 [English]
FDA #: F25277     See Details

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