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Cover for Alkaloid profiles of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mimosa tenuiflora</i> and associated methods of analysis.

The alkaloid contents of the leaves and seeds of M. tenuiflora collected from northeastern Brazil were studied. Alkaloids were isolated by classical acid/base extraction procedures and by cation exchange solid phase extraction. The crude alkaloid fractions were then analysed by thin layer...

Author(s)
Gardner, D. R.; Riet-Correa, F.; Panter, K. E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Acute poisoning by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Crotalaria spectabilis</i> seeds in pigs of Mato Grosso State, Brazil.

This chapter reports an outbreak of acute intoxication by seeds of C. spectabilis in pigs in Mato Grosso, Brazil, due to contamination of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) grain, describing the epidemiology, clinical signs, pathological findings, and the experimental reproduction of the poisoning in pigs...

Author(s)
Boabaid, F. M.; Alberton, R. L.; Ubiali, D. G.; Cruz, R. A. S.; Silva, M. I. V.; Pescador, C. A.; Souza, M. A.; Colodel, E. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senna occidentalis</i> seeds ingested during gestation on kid behavior.

Despite the clinical and histopathological knowledge about Senna occidentalis (Cassia occidentalis) intoxication, little is known about the effects of this plant when eaten during the perinatal period. This chapter presents a study aiming to (i) evaluate some behavioural changes in the development...

Author(s)
Barbosa-Ferreira, M.; Pfister, J. A.; Gotardo, A. T.; Raspantini, P. C. F.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Osteolathyrism in calves in Uruguay.

This chapter reports spontaneous outbreaks of intoxication by Lathyrus hirsutus in calves in Uruguay and its experimental reproduction in the same species. Seven outbreaks during the years 2004-2008 were studied. Cases occurred in November in the Departments of San José and Canelones. Farms where...

Author(s)
García y Santos, C.; Sosa, S.; Capelli, A.; Pérez, W.; Domínguez, R.; Aldecoa, C.; Franco, C.; Moreira, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rotenoids, neurotoxic principles of seeds from <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aeschynomene indica</i> (Leguminosae).

The toxicological effects of the extract from A. indica seeds on mice and toxic compounds in the extract were studied. The ethanol extract of the seeds was suspended in 10 ml of 80% ethanol, yielding a white solid residue. This residue was filtered and identified as starch. After concentration...

Author(s)
Borghi, G. A.; Latorre, A. O.; Lopes, P. L.; Higa, K. C.; Lopes, L. M. X.; Maiorka, P. C.; Górniak, S. L.; Haraguchi, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisoning of sheep by shells of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Jatropha curcas</i> seeds.

The histopathological effects of the shells of J. curcas seeds on sheep were studied. Twenty 8-month-old clinically healthy male sheep were assigned to four groups of five animals each. Treatment groups received 15 (T1), 30 (T2) and 40% (T3) of their diet as shells of J. curcas seeds for 19 days,...

Author(s)
Ferreira, O. R.; Brito, S. S.; S Chagas, F. C. S.; Ramos, A. T.; Hosomi, F. Y. M.; Lima, F. G. de; Maiorka, P. C.; Araújo, V. L.; Neiva, J. N. M.; Fioravante, M. C. S.; Maruo, V. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Administration of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senna occidentalis</i> seeds to juvenile rats: effects on hematological parameters and immune lymphoid organs.

This study aims to verify the effects of Senna occidentalis (So) on hematological, inflammatory, and immunological responses in young rats as their immune system may be more sensitive to toxicity than that of the adult. So seeds used in the experiments were obtained from the Research Centre for...

Author(s)
Mariano-Souza, D. P.; Pinheiro, M. L.; Paulino, C. A.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for LC/MS/MS analysis of the daphnane orthoester simplexin in poisonous <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pimelea</i> species of Australian rangelands.

Liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (MS)/MS was used to analyse toxins in P. trichostachia, P. simplex subsp. continua, P. simplex subsp. continua and P. elongata samples (flowers, seeds, branches, main stem, leaves and roots) collected from various locations in Queensland, Saskatchewan and New ...

Author(s)
Fletcher, M. T.; Chow, K. Y. S.; Silcock, R. G.; Milson, J. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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