Global Advanced Research Journal of Microbiology (GARJM) ISSN: 2315-5116
January 2020 Vol. 9(1): pp. 001-004
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A review on Citrulluscolocynthis plant and human poisoning

Khadije saravani1, Pantea Ramezannezhad2

1Assistant professor of forensic medicine and Toxicology, Zabol university of medical science, zabol, iran

2Assistant professor of forensic medicine and Toxicology,Shahre Kord  university of Medical Sciences, Shahre Kord, Iran


Accepted 05 August, 2019



Citrulluscolocynthis (L.) Schrad. is commonly known as colocynth. The fruit pulp of colocynth has medicinal properties while the seeds have nutritive qualities. C. colosynthis is resistant to high temperatures and grows in the desert regions of North Africa, the Middle East and Western Asia. C. colocyn this likely carries genes of interest that could be explored for inducing antibiotic resistance in transgenic plants. Although the tissue culture and molecular biology of this species have been explored, the latter has been primarily used to resolve taxonomic relationships with other members of the Citrulluscurcub its genus.

Keywords:  Citrulluscolocynthis, plant and human poisoning.





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