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Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) is a native perennial, herbaceous (dies to the ground in the fall), multistemmed plant growing to 4 feet tall, with white flowers in spring.
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One of our plants of interest that grows locally and is found in both wooded areas and the city is pokeweed (Phytolacca americana).
Pokeweed mitogen (Gibco BRL, USA) was used to stimulate the lymphocytes to proliferate in culture.
The banks were overgrown with bushes and vines; some bushes called pokeweed grew dark indigo berries that were poisonous.
campion, potato vine, pokeweed, lopseed, the dodder,
Aperennial which is new to me is Plant World's phytolacca Silberstein, a new and lovely variegated form of the hardy herbaceous pokeweed from north America.
The cells were incubated for 96h with both VA-E at 0, 10, 100 and 1000 [micro]g/ml, interleukin-6 at 1000 U/ml, and pokeweed mitogen and phytohaemagglutinine at 2.
phytohemagglutinin (PHA) to stimulate T cells, pokeweed mitogen (PWM) to induce B and T cells, and lipopolysaccharide (LPS) to activate monocytes and B cells, HCV RNA was detected in all of the individuals.
7,9) Our patient had normal lymphocyte proliferative responses to pokeweed mitogen, phytohemagglutinin, and concanavalin A, while having weak responses to both Candida antigens and tetanus toxoid.
The veterans and controls were compared for the percentage of T cells (CD3); B cells (CD19); helper:suppressor (CD4:CD8) ratio; natural killer (NK) cell activity; mitogenic response to phytohemagglutin (PHA) and pokeweed mitogen (PWM); level of immune complexes; myelin basic protein (MBP) and striated and smooth muscle autoantibodies; and antibodies against Epstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), HSV-2, human herpes Type 6 (HHV-6), and Varicella zoster virus (VZV).
However, total immunoglobulin G levels are higher in HTLV-II-infected persons (29), in vitro cell proliferation in response to pokeweed mitogen is suppressed in HTLV-II infection (28), and HTLV-II may induce expression of interferon-[gamma], granulocyte macrophage-colony-stimulating factor, and other cytokines (30,31).
Purple pokeweed crowded the edge of the in-ground pool, which was filled with black water.
The tonic consisted of prickly ash bark, red clover blossoms, barberry root, liquorice root, pokeweed, alfalfa, buckthorn bark, and burdock root--all dissolved in cascara.
and pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) to germinate, and produce a valuable food source (seeds and soft mast) for many bird species, including northern bobwhites.