bot ch21

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bot ch21
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2011-12-05 20:43:08
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  1. strychnos nux-vomica
    • strychnine
    • alkaloid from asian tree
    • stimulates central nervous system
    • muscle spasms
    • used in rat poison
  2. strychnos toxifera
    • curare
    • used in hunting game
    • induces parylis quickly
  3. conium maculatum
    • poison hemlock
    • killed socrates
  4. cicuta spp.
    water hemlock
  5. ascelepias spp.
    milkweeds
  6. galitoxen
    resinous toxin in milkweeds
  7. nerium oleander
    • one of deadliest shrubs
    • all parts of the plant are poisinous
  8. taxuss spp.
    • yew
    • hedges, shrubs
    • everything but aril is poisonos
  9. liliaceae family contain deadly poisons
    glycosides and saponins
  10. euphorbiacaea
    • poinsettia family
    • milky latex
    • castor bean seeds toxic
    • ricin most deadly plant poison
  11. cactaceae
    • cactus
    • spines- modified leaves
  12. urticaceae
    • stinging hairs
    • inject toxins under skin
  13. photosensitivity
    uv light exposure causes burns
  14. st. johns wort
    • hypericin
    • swelling, irritation
  15. euphorbiaceae
    • latex can burn the skin
    • used to brand cattle
  16. pyrethrum
    • powder made from flower heads
    • nervous poisons, paralyze household insects
  17. rotenone
    • derived from roots of legumes
    • used to stun fish
    • widely used garden insecticide
  18. allergens are detected as
    antigens in the body
  19. antibodies are are produced to
    blind the substance
  20. body produces histamines in
    responce to the antigen
  21. hay fever plants
    pollen is airborn
  22. allergens contain
    glycoproteins
  23. glycoproteins
    used to help pollen grow on stigma
  24. toxicodendron radicans
    poison ivy
  25. t. quercifolium
    poison oak
  26. t. vernix
    sumac
  27. urushiol
    oily resin in poison ivys

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