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cyanogenic glycosides

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... cyanogenic glycosides. An example of one such compound is amygdalin (from stems of cherry, apricot, etc., Prunus spp.). In this form, cyanide is nontoxic to the plant; only in the breakdown of cyanogenic glycosides, during animal consumption or digestion, is hydrogen cyanide gas released. For example, cows feeding on some species of grasses containing cyanogenic glycosides ...

Passiflora toxicology
... , like Gynocardin, are cyanogenic glycosides which when broken down will quickly release cyanide. Foliage ''Many Passiflora species are cyanogenic (Olafsdottir et al. 1989; ... cyanogenic glycoside and the necessary enzyme (a b-glycosidase) that when combined during structural damage to the leaf, as they would be during herbivory, liberate HCN. In most cyanogenic plants, the cyanogenic glycosides ...

Passiflora toxicity
... occasionally P. ligularis which has a hard brittle shell. Unripe fruit can also contain poisonous cyanogenic glycosides. P. adenopoda & possibly P. gibertii unripe fruit are of particular concern. There is also a ...
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Brabejum stellatifolium
... of the fruit to the almond. The bitter taste is due to the presence of cyanogenic glycosides that liberate prussic acid (the toxic principle) when eaten. The ghoe- in the names ghoeboontjie ...

Database entry for Bobinsana - Calliandra angustifolia - Bobinsana - Calliandra angustifolia - Bobinsana - Calliandra angustifolia - Bobinsana - Calliandra angustifolia
... in bobinsana are not well documented. It is believed to contain harmala alkaloids, amino acids, cyanogenic glycosides, flavonoids, tannins, saponins, and sterols. Two studies reports the presence of several pipecolic acids. BIOLOGICAL ...

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