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Advancements in Bioequivalence & Bioavailability

Review on Genetic Engineering in Castor Bean

Submission: May 26, 2018; Published: June 15, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/ABB.2018.01.000516

ISSN 2640-9275
Volume1 Issue4


Castor (Ricinus communis L.) is a special industrial oil crop. Yearly, about 900 million pounds of castor oil and its derivatives are used in the manufacture of soaps, lubricants, waxes and polishes, nylon, hydraulic and brake fluids, paints, dyes, drugs, and perfumes. Castor is also widely used as a bio energy source. Research has shown a 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emission using biodiesel from castor compared to petroleum diesel and other oils.

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