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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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Catharanthus roseus has been reported as a natural host for phytoplasmas groups 16SrI, 16SrIII, 16SrIX, 16SrXV, 16SrXIII, in North and South America, and the Caribbean islands, but not from the Central American region (Lee et al., 1998b; Lee, Davis, & Gundersen-Rindall, 2000; Montano, Dally, Davis, Pimentel, & Brioso, 2001b; Torres, Galdeano, Docampo, & Conci, 2004; Duduk, Mejia, Calari, & Bertaccini, 2008; Barbosa, Eckstein, Bergamin Filho, Bedendo, & Kitajima, 2012; Galdeano, Guzman, Fernandez, & Conci, 2013; Dumonceaux, Green, Hammond, Perez, & Olivier, 2014; Caicedo, Rivera-Vargas, Segarra, & Davis, 2015; Davis, Harrison, Zhao, Wei, & Dally, 2016; Perez-Lopez, LunaRodriguez, Olivier, & Dumonceaux, 2016a).
The experiment used seedlings of 'Boa noite' (Catharanthus roseus), white color, with 45 days of age, which were transplanted to 7 L pots filled with substrate made by a mixture of arisco (fine sand-sized particles used in constructions) + earthworm humus, at proportion of 2:1.
Verpoorte, "Elicitor-mediated induction of isochorismate synthase and accumulation of 2,3-dihydroxy benzoic acid in Catharanthus roseus cell suspension and shoot cultures," Plant Cell Reports, vol.
Catharanthus roseus is a novel plant, belongs to Apocynaceae which is very much famous for treatment of cancer and leukemia.
Rosa, [21] detected increased proline (PRO)-metabolizing enzymes contents of Catharanthus roseus (L.), when the plants were grown with NaCl and CaC[l.sub.2] .
Lin et al., "High-throughput transcriptome analysis of the leafy flower transition of Catharanthus roseus induced by peanut witches'-broom phytoplasma infection," Plant & Cell Physiology, vol.
Several African herbals were confirmed to inhibit this transporter thus improving sensitivity of cancer cells to a myriad of conventional anticancers like paclitaxel, doxorubicin, and vinca alkaloids which also happen to be the second most used anticancers and are derived from the African plant Catharanthus roseus.
Muell., Acacia dealbata Link., Acacia mearnsii De Wild., Agave americana L., Catharanthus roseus (L.) G.
[16] tested three botanicals, Sitaphal (Annona squamosa), Sadaphuli (Catharanthus roseus) and Kaner (Nerium oleander) @ 0.5, 1.0 and 1.5 per cent, against second-instar larvae of H.