Where Is Ricin Found and How Is It Used?
- Castor beans
are processed throughout the world to make castor oil. Ricin is part of the
waste “mash” produced when castor oil is made. Amateurs can make ricin from
- Ricin has
some potential medical uses, such as bone marrow transplants and cancer
treatment (to kill cancer cells).
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