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Observed or Predicted Toxicity

Classa

Other Comments

Abortifacient

A

Mainly in livestock

Indigestion

Depression, death

A

Large amounts in livestock

Hepatotoxic, gastrointestinal

A

 

Respiratory failure, coma, death

B

Only one species implicated of many

Gastrointestinal, hepatotoxic, nephrotoxic, death

A

 

Hepatotoxic, carcinogenic

A

 

Convulsant, cardiotoxic

A

 

Cocarcinogen

A

 

Gastrointestinal

B

Mainly bulbs are implicated

Gastrointestinal, hepatotoxic, nephrotoxic

A

 

Anticholinergic

A

Atropine derivatives

Convulsant

A

All parts of plants

Abortifacient, gastroenteritis, nephrotoxic, hepatotoxic

A

See Canavalia

Neurotoxicity

B

Many species are not toxic

Neurotoxicity

B

Mainly seeds

Abortifacient

A

Mainly in livestock

Cardiotoxic

A

 

Neurotoxic, nephrotoxic

A

Mainly fruits are implicated

Respiratory failure, coma, death teratogenicity

A

 

Hepatotoxic, anithrombin, possible anticholinergic

A

 

Hepatotoxic, nephrotoxic

A

 

Neurotoxic, neurolathyrism (skeletal deformity)

A

 

Hair loss, cytotoxic, goitrogenic

A

Mimosine is metabolized to 3-hydroxy-4(1H)-pyridone

Hepatotoxic, carcinogenic

A

 



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