Strychnos


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Strychnos

[′strik‚nōs]
(botany)
A genus of tropical trees and shrubs of the order Loganiaceae.
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In- vitro and in-vivo antioxidant activities of aqueous extract of Strychnos henningsii Gilg.
La estricnina es un alcaloide encontrado en las semillas de Strychnos nux vomica, un arbol nativo de la India que fue utilizado como rodenticida desde el siglo XVI y aun es usado en algunas partes del mundo para este fin (13,14).
Heparin-binding epidermal growth factor expression in KATO-III cells after Helicobacter pylori stimulation under the influence of strychnos Nux vomica and Calendula officionalis.
Atividade antimicrobiana de fungos endofiticos isolados de plantas toxicas da Amazonia: Palicourea longiflora (aubl) rich e Strychnos cogens bentham.
Mhango JL, Munthandi CR and T Tumea Organoleptic attributes and yield of products from Parinari curatellifolia, Strychnos, cocculoides, Mangifera indica, Uapaka kirkiana and Vitex doniana in Malawi.
Consumed in large quantities, nux vomica can cause nausea (it's a seed from the Strychnos nux-vomica tree that contains strychnine).
the skeletal muscle relaxant tubocurarine from Strychnos toxifera Bentham, and the antimicrobial compounds berberine and sanguinarine from divergent plant species including Berberis spp.
The leaf extract of Ricinus communis, Datura alba and Strychnos nux vomica causes in fish erratic swimming, loss of reflexes, slow opercular movement and settling at the bottom motionless (ASHRAF et al.
Although derived from a non-native Asian plant, Strychnos nux-vomica, strychnine is now cultivated in Hawaii and has been used for decades in the United States as a rodenticide, medicinal and antipyretic folk remedy, and heroin adulterant.
Strychnos nux-vomica, a source of strychnine, is the latest in the deadly collection.
The Strychnos plants are poisonous to humans but a favourite food for macaques, the conservation department says.