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Castor bean plant, Ricinus communis, is known to have several components with allergenic and/ or toxic properties. Castor bean meal is used as a fertilizer. The oil is known for its effect on intestinal peristalsis. Allergy to the pollen of this plant has also been reported (1, 2). Inhalation allergy to castor bean dust has mostly been reported from occupational settings (agricultural industry (3), docks, castor oil mills and coffee roasteries (4-8)). Copyright Copyright © 2006 Phadia AB. Source: ImmunoCap, ImmunoCap

Basic Part Properties

Part Display Name
Castor bean (Ricinus communis)
Part Type
Component (Describes the core component or analyte measured)
Created On
Construct for LOINC Short Name
Castor Bean

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Tag Language Translation
zh-CN Chinese (China) 蓖麻
Synonyms: 蓖麻子;蓖麻籽
fr-CA French (Canada) Ricinus communis
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Riitsinus
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Ricino (Ricinus communis)
it-IT Italian (Italy) Ricinus communis
Synonyms: Ricino (Ricinus communis)
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Risinus communis
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Ricinus communis
Synonyms: Клещевина обыкновенная (Ricinus communis)
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) Ricinus communis
fr-BE French (Belgium) Ricinus communis
Synonyms: Ricin commun,Ricin graine, k41