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May apple:

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, common name for the family Berberidaceae, and specifically for the spiny barberries (Berberis species). The family includes perennial herbs and shrubs found in the Northern Hemisphere. The fruit is often a colorful, winter-persistent berry.
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The challenge was figuring out which of the many proteins found in the mayapple leaf were the ones involved in this pathway.
She put up an official-looking website, the Mayapple Center for the Arts and Humanities, replete with program descriptions and a lofty mission statement, and crowned it with a logo featuring two conjoined trees on a maroon background inspired, she said, by the color of her favorite Hermes scarf and bearing the motto "Studia Artis et Humanitatis.''
(Mayapple Press, 2013) and Little Heretic (Stephen F.
Traditional and historical naturopathic approaches to uterine fibroids have included castor oil packs over the liver, low-fat/low-saturated-fat/high-fiber diets, alterative herbs (Corydalis tubers, black alder bark, mayapple root, figwort flowering herb, yellow dock root); Turska's formula (gelsemium root, pokeroot, aconite, and bryonia--consult a botanical expert, as these are toxic herbs); and thuja, red root, mountain ash bark, prickly ash bark, Stillingia root, Helonias root, mayapple root, and ginger root.
Heteroblasty and preformation in mayapple, Podophyllum peltatum (Berberidaceae): Developmental flexibility and morphological constraint.
Her first poetry collection, After the Firestorm, was published last November by Mayapple Press.
Podophyllum peltatum L.; Mayapple; C = 3; BSUH 16593.
Washington, September 6 (ANI): A common weed called American mayapple has been found to produce anti-cancer compound podophyllotoxin, say researchers at Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi.
Seed production and seedling establishment in the mayapple, Podophyllum peltatum L.
For example, Mayapple (a forest herb) contains the chemical podophyllotoxin, which seems useful in treating skin cancer (Mayapple in the wild may be the only source of this chemical).
Only the tender pulp of the mayapple is edible; the rest--including the seeds--is poisonous."