cicuta

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family APIACEAE. It is a source of cicutoxin.

Top Publications

  1. Tian J, Ban X, Zeng H, He J, Huang B, Wang Y. Chemical composition and antifungal activity of essential oil from Cicuta virosa L. var. latisecta Celak. Int J Food Microbiol. 2011;145:464-70 pubmed publisher
    The essential oil extracted from the fruits of Cicuta virosa L. var. latisecta Celak was tested in vitro and in vivo against four foodborne fungi, Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus oryzae, Aspergillus niger, and Alternaria alternata...
  2. Dyer S. Plant exposures: wilderness medicine. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2004;22:299-313, vii pubmed
    ..This article discusses poisonous plants, the symptoms that might arise if they are ingested, and the treatments that should be administered to patients...
  3. Haupt H. [Poisonous and less poisonous plants. Conium maculatum and Cicuta virosa]. Kinderkrankenschwester. 2003;22:495-6 pubmed
  4. Li Z, Qian S, Pu S. [Study on chemical constituents from Cicuta virosa var. latisecta]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2009;34:705-7 pubmed
    To investigate the chemical constituents in Cicuta virosa var. latisecta. Many kinds of column chromatography were used to isolate the compounds from the EtOH ext. of C. virosa var. latisecta...
  5. Short J. Water hemlock poisoning. Emerg Nurse. 2006;14:18-9 pubmed
  6. Tatar S. Seed longevity and germination characteristics of six fen plant species. Acta Biol Hung. 2010;61 Suppl:197-205 pubmed publisher
    ..pseudocyperus, C. davalliana and Peucedanum palustre and also that for the medium-seeded Cicuta virosa...
  7. Alm T. Plant species introduced by foreigners according to folk tradition in Norway and some other European countries: xenophobic tales or not?. J Ethnobiol Ethnomed. 2015;11:72 pubmed publisher
    ..work, eleven European examples of pseudo-historical plant origins are presented here, including Cakile maritima, Cicuta virosa, Lathyrus japonicus, Leymus arenarius, Primula vulgaris, and Scopolia carniolica in Norway, Heracleum ..
  8. Puchulú Figueiredo C, Santanna M, Rodrigues E. Six new species and new records of the spider genus <i>Chrosiothes</i> from Brazil with the description of the female of <i>Chrosiothes</i> <i>venturosus</i> Marques &amp; Buckup, 1997 (Araneae, Theridiidae, Sp. Zootaxa. 2017;4329:219-236 pubmed publisher
    ..are described from Brazil: Chrosiothes diabolicus new species; Chrosiothes carajaensis new species; Chrosiothes cicuta new species; Chrosiothes murici new species; Chrosiothes decorus new species and Chrosiothes una new species...
  9. Schep L, Slaughter R, Becket G, Beasley D. Poisoning due to water hemlock. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2009;47:270-8 pubmed publisher
    Water hemlock, which encompasses a range of species divided across two genera (Cicuta and Oenanthe), are regarded as being among the most poisonous plants both in North America and in the United Kingdom...

More Information

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  1. Green B, Goulart C, Welch K, Pfister J, McCollum I, Gardner D. The non-competitive blockade of GABAA receptors by an aqueous extract of water hemlock (Cicuta douglasii) tubers. Toxicon. 2015;108:11-4 pubmed publisher
    Water hemlocks (Cicuta spp.) are acutely toxic members of the Umbellierae family; the toxicity is due to the presence of C17-polyacetylenes such as cicutoxin...