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What is cucurbitacin?

Asked 2018-06-24 23:27:35 by Vidya Badri

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Cucurbitacin is a type of biochemical compound that some plants- notably, members of the family Cucurbitaceae, which includes the common pumpkins and gourds, produce. Cucurbitacin functions as a defense mechanism for these plants against herbivores. For more information, check this link.