Viscum album


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Synonyms for Viscum album

Old World parasitic shrub having branching greenish stems with leathery leaves and waxy white glutinous berries

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Itokawa, Studies on the Constituents of the Japanese Mistletoe, Viscum album L.
Similar results were obtained in a recent study done by Weissenstein and colleagues, as Viscum album extraction did not inhibit chemotherapy-induced toxicity on 5 different cell lines (22).
Viscum album was collected in the month of April from the hills of Khee Kada (Starsapan), Gulistan fort (Manzai Ghar) and Samana hills of Orakzai Agency (Pakistan), located between 33[degrees] -33' to 33[degrees] -54' north latitudes and 70[degrees] -36' to 71[degrees] -22' east longitudes.
Park, "Effects of Korean mistletoe lectin (Viscum album coloratum) on proliferation and cytokine expression in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells and T-lymphocytes," Archives of Pharmacal Research, vol.
Surprisingly, Viscum album contains a very long 1694bp coding sequence.
Exclusion criteria were bone sarcomas of other histological type or any other malignancy prior to study; missing staging criteria; last antineoplastic treatment received within 30 days prior to study entry; treatment with Etoposide or Viscum album extract prior to study entry; concomitant treatment with drugs having either immunostimulatory or immunosuppressive properties; pregnancy.
The leafy vegetable contained a relatively high total phenolic content compared to values reported in Viscum album [24].
Iscador is an extract of the white berries of the mistletoe plant (Viscum album), an unusual evergreen that grows as a kind of parasite in trees across Europe.
- - + 4.8 Viscum album - - - - Seeds of forbs 0.1 5.0 0.3 42.9 Fruits 9.0 95.0 0.6 52.4 Zea mays (grains) - - - - Ferns 4.0 60.0 2.1 66.7 Mosses + 5.0 0.6 33.3 Unidentified fragments 1.3 65.0 3.0 81.0 Number of samples 20 21 2007 Periods April June Items %v %oc %v %oc Graminoids 33.3 100.0 23.1 100.0 Juncus sp.
The plant is Viscum album, the most common holiday mistletoe of Europe, and the species that first inspired the tradition of couples sharing a kiss under its evergreen leaves and waxy berries.
Viscotoxins, mistletoe lectins and their isoforms in mistletoe (Viscum album L.) extracts Iscador.