Ricin Toxin

Editor(s): John W. Cherwonogrodzky

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`Ricin Toxin’ brings together a collection of in depth and cutting edge reviews that focus on the current understanding of ricin toxins. This e-book provides a historical background, innovations in ...
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Editor’s Biography  Open Access Plus

Pp. i

John W. Cherwonogrodzky



Foreword  Open Access Plus

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Damien C. Chong



Preface  Open Access Plus

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John W. Cherwonogrodzky



List of Contributors  Open Access Plus

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John W. Cherwonogrodzky



Ricin - From Pharaohs to Bioterrorists and Beyond  Open Access Plus

Pp. 3-37 (35)

Martha L. Hale



Current Technologies for the Detection of Ricin in Different Matrices  Open Access Plus

Pp. 38-56 (19)

Xiaohua He



Ricin: Sorption by Soils, Minerals, Textiles, and Food; Soil Infiltration and Dust Transport  Open Access Plus

Pp. 57-85 (29)

Richard E. Zartman and William F. Jaynes



Risk of Ricin from Commercial Castor Production in North America  Open Access Plus

Pp. 86-97 (12)

Dick L. Auld, Calvin L. Trostle, Travis D. Miller, Xiaohua He and Robert W. Duncan



Generic Antibody Therapy, Polyclonal and Monoclonal, on Ricin Toxin Extracted from Several Cultivars of the Castor Plant (Ricinus Communis)  Open Access Plus

Pp. 98-109 (12)

Rayanne Hilsen, Scott J. Jager and John W. Cherwonogrodzky



Progress in the Development of Vaccines Against Ricin Intoxication  Open Access Plus

Pp. 110-129 (20)

Virginia I. Roxas-Duncan and Leonard A. Smith



Improving Anti-Ricin Antibodies: Chimerization and Selection of Ricin-Resistant Hybridoma Cell Lines  Open Access Plus

Pp. 130-144 (15)

Seth H. Pincus, Clorinda Johnson, Grace Maresh and Kejing Song



Anti-Ricin Protective Monoclonal Antibodies  Open Access Plus

Pp. 145-158 (14)

Wei-Gang Hu, Junfei Yin, Damon Chau, Charles C. Hu and John W. Cherwonogrodzky



Antibody Humanization by a Single Cycle of CDR-Grafting  Open Access Plus

Pp. 159-181 (23)

Wei-Gang Hu, Junfei Yin, Damon Chau, Charles C. Hu and John W. Cherwonogrodzky



Discovery of an Effective Ricin Antidote: An Old Drug for a New Use  Open Access Plus

Pp. 182-196 (15)

Junfei Yin, Michael Fung and John W. Cherwonogrodzky



A Ricin-Like Toxoid Used to Raise Goat Anti-Ricin Antibodies  Open Access Plus

Pp. 197-207 (11)

Donald I.H. Stewart, Erik J. Wiersma, Vadim Tsvetnitsky, Thor Borgford, Curtis Braun, Dominik Stoll, Veronica Restelli, John W. Cherwonogrodzky, Laurel M. Negrych and Charles C. Hu



Harnessing the Destructive Power of Ricin to Fight Human Cancer  Open Access Plus

Pp. 208-237 (30)

Maddalena de Virgilio and Bernard Degryse



Index  Open Access Plus

Pp. 238-254 (17)

John W. Cherwonogrodzky