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  1. abrinnoun

    A toxin akin to ricin found in jequirity beans.

    Etymology: From Abrus, from the genus Abrus precatorius.


  1. Abrin

    Abrin is a toxalbumin that is found in the seeds of a plant called the lucky bean, rosary pea or jequirity pea. Abrin is similar to—but far more deadly than—ricin, the toxin found in the seeds of the castor oil plant. It is classed as a "Select Agent" under U.S. law.

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  1. Abrin

    A toxic lectin from the seeds of jequirity, Abrus precatorius L. Very active poison. Five different proteins have so far been isolated: Abrus agglutinin, the component responsible for: hemagglutinating activity, & abrins a-d, the toxic principals each consisting of two peptide chains are held together by disulfide bonds.

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  1. Brian, brian

  2. brain

  3. riban

  4. bairn

  5. Brian

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abrin in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abrin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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