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Catharanthus roseus

[‚kath·ə‚ran·thəs ′rō·zē·əs]
(botany)
The Madagascar periwinkle plant from which the anticancer compounds vinblastine and vincristine are derived.
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Growth and photosynthetic pigments responses of two varieties of Catharanthus roseus to triadimefon treatment.
Ezra, "The endophytic fungal complex of Catharanthus roseus (L.
Plug trays used for growing Marigold Tagetes patula, Zinnia Zinnia sp and Vinca Catharanthus roseus were treated with Zinc Chloride at 0, 7, 14, 21, and 28 percent using white latex paint as the source of zinc.
Effects of mercury (II) species on cell suspension cultures of Catharanthus roseus.
The leaf extract of Catharanthus roseus has been demonstrated to possess hypotensive effects in adrenaline-induced hypertensive rats (Ara, N.
The best known are the Vinca alkaloids, vinblastine and vincristine, isolated from Catharanthus roseus, etoposide and teniposide, which are semi-synthetic derivatives of the natural product epipodophyllotoxin, Paclitaxel isolated from the bark of Taxus brevifolia, the semi-synthetic derivatives of camptothecin, irinotecan and topotecan, isolated from Cam ptotheca acuminata, among several others (Cragg et al.
Changes in fatty acid composition of polar lipids associated with growth and senescence in leaves of Catharanthus roseus.
Elicitor-Induced Indole Alkaloid Biosynthesis in Catharanthus roseus Cell Cultures Is Related to [Ca.
A notorious example concerns to vinblastine and vincristine alkaloids, which were isolated from Catharanthus roseus and used in medical practice as antineoplastic agents (Cragg and Newman 2005).