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Substance Name: Mitogens, pokeweed
RN: 63231-57-2


  • Proteins isolated from the roots of the pokeweed, Phytolacca americana, that agglutinate some erythrocytes, stimulate mitosis and antibody synthesis in lymphocytes, and induce activation of plasma cells.

Classification Codes

  • Mitogens
  • Mitosis Modulators
  • Mutation Data
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Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • Pokeweed Mitogens


  • Pokeweed mitogen
  • Pokeweed-mitogen

Systematic Name

  • Mitogens, pokeweed

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 63231-57-2

System Generated Number

  • 0063231572