Br Poult Sci. Jul;44(3) The effect of chaya (Cnidoscolus aconitifolius) leaf meal and of exogenous enzymes on amino acid digestibility in broilers. Abstract. Aims: This study focused on the possible protective effect of Cnidoscolus aconitifolius leaf extract (CA) against hepatic damage. Introduction: Male fertility is controlled by a complex assortment of pituitary- gonadal hormones. This regulation is key to understanding.

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Afr J Biomed Res 9: Effect of ethanolic extract of Capparis aphylla Roth on testicular steroidogenesis in rat. A USDA study in Puerto Rico reported that higher yields of greens could be obtained with chaya than any other vegetable they had studied. It is a popular leaf vegetable in Mexican and Central American cuisinessimilar to spinach.

Evaluation of the possible persistence of potential human pathogenic bacteria in olive orchards irrigated with treated urban wastewater. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. The estimation of serum alkaline phosphatase ALP activity was based on the method of King and Armstrong Lipid peroxidation is accepted as one of the principal causes of ethanol-induced liver injury mediated by the production of free radical derivatives.

This article has been cited by 1 Phenolic profile and antioxidant capacity of Cnidoscolus chayamansa and Cnidoscolus aconitifolius: High alcohol consumption results in critical problems in the body including alcohol liver diseases ALDs Pari and Karthikesan, For a list of references used on this page please go here A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page.


Et, ethanol, CA1, C. The botanical identification was carried out at the herbarium in the Department of Botany, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, where a voucher specimen already exists.

The first group served as the control and was given corn oil Vehicle for drugs. Hepatic triacylglycerol accumulation induced by ethanol and CCl aconitifoolius This holds true for the production of superoxide anion radicals, hydrogen peroxide and hydroxyl radicals Koch et al.

SOD catalyzes the conversion of superoxide anion into H 2 O 2. The plant is grown as a hedge in home gardens[]. This regulation is key to understanding problems with fertility. Aspartate aminotransferase activity and isoenzymes proportions in human liver tissue.

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction. Neuropharmacological effects of aqueous leaf extract of Bryophyllum pinnatum in mice. To be safely eaten, the required cooking time is 5—15 minutes.

Simple method for measuring serum level of glutamate-oxaloacetate and glutamate-pyruvate transaminases in laboratories. Estrogen receptor alpha has a functional role in the mouse rete testis and efferent ductules. Our new book to be released cnidoscoluz is Edible Shrubs.

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Mol Cell Endocrinol The central role of Sertoli cells in spermatogenesis. Effect of Cnidoscolus aconitifolius leaf cnidosxolus on the blood glucose and insulin levels of inbred type 2 diabetic mice.

Serious diseases and pests are not known. Most species bear long stiff needle hairs, stinging the flesh much worse than most nettles, the pain often being excruciating and persistent for hours, sometimes accompanied by swelling and blistering.


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There are a number of named varieties[ ]. All drugs were administered daily to the animals by oral gavage.

Absolute ethanol and hydrogen peroxide were procured from Sigma Chemical Co. Seven bioactive constituents were tested, out of which four tested positive in CA.

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It is tolerant of heavy rain and has some drought tolerance. Estimation of the concentration of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in plasma, without use of the preparative ultra-centrifuge. This study focused on the possible protective effect of Cnidoscolus aconitifolius leaf extract CA against hepatic damage induced by chronic ethanol administration in rats.

All these radicals formed from ethanol-mediated process have a great potential to react rapidly with lipids, which in turn leads to lipid peroxidation.

Cnidoscolus aconitifolius

A wide variety of the folkloric use of this herb in ethno medicine includes treatment for alcoholism, insomnia, gout, scorpion stings and as cure for brain and vision improvement Atuahene et al. The stock or liquid the leaves are cooked in can also safely be consumed as the cyanide is volatilized as hydrogen cyanide HCN during cooking.

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