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Substance Name: Extract of mistletoe
RN: 84929-55-5


  • A plant species of the family VISCACEAE, order Santalales, subclass Rosidae. This is the traditional mistletoe of literature and Christmas. Members contain viscotoxin (5 kDa basic polypeptides related to thionins), beta-galactoside- and N-acetyl-D-galactosamine-specific lectin II (60 kDa), and polysaccharides. Mistletoe lectin I is a type 2 ribosome-inactivating protein. Commercial extracts include Plenosol, Eurixor, Helixor Isorel, Iscador, and NSC 635089 (ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS, PHYTOGENIC).

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Extract of mistletoe
  • Mistletoe extract
  • Viscum alba extract

MeSH Heading

  • Mistletoe


  • abnobaVISCUM
  • EINECS 284-538-3
  • European mistletoe
  • Mistletoe extract

Systematic Name

  • Viscum album, ext.

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 84929-55-5

System Generated Number

  • 0084929555