Catharanthus


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The objective of this research was to determine the effects of zinc chloride on root and foliar growth of three bedding plant species (Marigold Tagetes patula, Zinnia Zinnia elegans and Vinca Catharanthus roseus).
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.
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.
The positive effects of organic manure and chemical fertilizers on seed yield and oil content are in agreement with previous reports for other medicinal plants, such as, Catharanthus roseus [27], Cynbopogon winterianus [31], Pogostemon cablin [26], Plantago ovata [25], Ammi majus [1], P.
1988) for Anemarrhena asphodeloides, and el-Ghazaly and Nilsson (1991) for Catharanthus roseus.
The first anticancer drugs approved for clinical use were the dimeric indole alkaloids vinblastine and vincristine, isolated from the Madagascar periwinkle, Catharanthus roseus G.
Alterations in osmoregulation, antioxidant enzymes and indole alkaloid levels in Catharanthus roseus exposed to water deficit, Colloids Surf.
Catharanthus roseus flower extract has wound-healing activity in Sprague-Dawley rats.
The leaves of Catharanthus roseus are the sole source of bisindole alkaloids antineoplastics, vinblastine and vincristine, which are formed by the condensation of vindoline and catharanthine subunits[11,8].
Among others we can cite as plant-derived drugs, vincristine isolated from Catharanthus roseus, paclitaxel isolated from Taxus brevifolia, irinotecan, which is a hemisynthetic derivative of camptothecin isolated from Camptotheca acuminata, and etoposide, which is a hemisynthetic derivative of a compound isolated from Podophyllum.
Alkaloid production by transformed root cultures of Catharanthus roseus, Plant Cell Reports, 7(5): 309-312.
Successful [beta]-cell regeneration was achieved using diabetic medicinal plants such as Momordica charantia, Beta vulgaris, Catharanthus roseus, and Eugenia jambolana (Das et al.
The leaves of Catharanthus roseus constitute the only source of the well known indolomonoterpenic alkaloids vincristine and vinblastine.