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Related to Claviceps: Claviceps purpurea, ergot alkaloid
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Noun1.Claviceps - fungi parasitic upon the ovaries of various grassesClaviceps - fungi parasitic upon the ovaries of various grasses
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Hypocreaceae, Hypocreaceae - family of fungi having brightly colored fleshy or membranous ascocarps; sometimes placed in its own order Hypocreales
Claviceps purpurea, ergot - a fungus that infects various cereal plants forming compact black masses of branching filaments that replace many grains of the plant; source of medicinally important alkaloids and of lysergic acid
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Ergosterol, also called provitamin D2, is found in fungi such as Saccharomyces and other yeasts, mushrooms, and Claviceps purpurea, which causes the fungal disease ergot, for which ergosterol is named.
Variation in chemical composition of orb webs built by the spider Nephila claviceps (Aranae, Tetragnathidae).
There are other plants such as cannabis, Abrus precatorius, toxalbumin in Ricinus communis, cocaine from Erythroxylum coca, ergot alkaloids from Claviceps purpureaand morning glory lily, poison hemlok, reserpine, and digitalis glycosides in foxglove involved in toxic manifestations in other parts of the country.
Los primeros casos documentados de estas intoxicaciones datan de la Edad Media en Europa, en donde se denomino a este cuadro clinico como "fuego del infierno", debido a las alucinaciones, psicosis, delirios, convulsiones, sensacion de quemazon y necrosis distal, que producian como resultado de la ingestion de alimentos preparados con cereales contaminados con alcaloides del cornezuelo o Claviceps puerpurea (3,4).
EA possess the properties of bases and have a strong physiological effect, and they were named based on a trivial name of the major producers of these compounds such as mushrooms and cereal parasites belonging to the genus Claviceps (ergot).
Claviceps purpurea, Mus rattus, parthenogenesis and Lamarckism have been misspelt in the text and names too suffer (Jokichi Takamine, Georges Cuvier, even Brown-Sequard).
compresum, al mismo tiempo que carecen de derivados del acido stictico; este ultimo junto con el acido constictico estan presentes en Stereocaulon claviceps, S.
Claviceps tainted grain, notably rye, causes ergotism.
L'us dels esclerocis de Claviceps purpurea dins la medicina popular andorrana.
1978 procyonis Biacetabulum Erimyzon sucetta Intestine Bangham & Venard, meridianum 1942 Parasite Host Species Location In/On Host Bothriocephalus Micopterus salmoides Intestine claviceps Capingens Carpiodes carpio Intestine singularis Corallobothrium Ictalurus anguilla Intestine fimbriatum C.