Search tips
Search criteria 


Logo of procrsmedFormerly medchtJournal of the Royal Society of MedicineProceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine
Proc R Soc Med. 1966 August; 59(8): 757–758.
PMCID: PMC1901170

Plant toxins and human disease. Collagen and lathyrism.

Full text

Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (341K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Links to PubMed are also available for Selected References.

Selected References

These references are in PubMed. This may not be the complete list of references from this article.
  • DASLER W. Isolation of toxic crystals from sweet peas (Lathyrus odoratus). Science. 1954 Aug 20;120(3112):307–308. [PubMed]
  • ENZINGER FM, WARNER ED. Wound healing in experimental lathyrism. Lab Invest. 1957 May-Jun;6(3):251–258. [PubMed]
  • KALLIOMAKI L, YLI-POHJA M, KULONEN E. Collagen in experimental lathyrism. Experientia. 1957 Dec 15;13(12):495–495. [PubMed]
  • KRIKOS GA, ORBISON JL. Histochemical studies of skin wounds in rats receiving beta-aminopropionitrile. Arch Pathol. 1960 Aug;70:188–194. [PubMed]
  • LEVENE CI. Structural requirements for lathyrogenic agents. J Exp Med. 1961 Sep 1;114:295–310. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • LEVENE CI, GROSS J. Alterations in state of molecular aggregation of collagen induced in chick embryos by beta-aminopropionitrile (lathyrus factor). J Exp Med. 1959 Nov 1;110:771–790. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • McKAY GF, LALICH JJ, SCHILLING ED, STRONG FM. A crystalline "lathyrus factor" from Lathyrus odoratus. Arch Biochem Biophys. 1954 Oct;52(2):313–322. [PubMed]
  • MARTIN GR, GROSS J, PIEZ KA, LEWIS MS. On the intramolecular cross-linking of collagen in lathyritic rats. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1961 Nov 11;53:599–601. [PubMed]
  • MIKKONEN L, TUOMINEN T, KULONEN E. Collagen fractions in lathyritic rats. Biochem Pharmacol. 1960 Jun;3:181–183. [PubMed]
  • PONSETI IV. Skeletal lesions produced by aminonitriles. Clin Orthop. 1957;9:131–144. [PubMed]
  • PONSETI IV, BAIRD WA. Scoliosis and dissecting aneurysm of the aorta in rats fed with Lathyrus odoratus seeds. Am J Pathol. 1952 Nov-Dec;28(6):1059–1077. [PubMed]
  • ROSENBERG EE. Teratogenic effects of beta-aminopropionitrile in the chick embryo. Nature. 1957 Oct 5;180(4588):706–707. [PubMed]
  • SELYE H. Lathyrism. Rev Can Biol. 1957 Apr;16(1):1–82. [PubMed]
  • STAMLER FW. Reproduction in rats fed Lathyrus peas or aminonitriles. Proc Soc Exp Biol Med. 1955 Oct;90(1):294–298. [PubMed]
  • WIRTSCHAFTER ZT, BENTLEY JP. The extractable collagen of lathyritic rats with relation to age. Lab Invest. 1962 May;11:365–367. [PubMed]

Articles from Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine are provided here courtesy of Royal Society of Medicine Press