abelmoschus

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family MALVACEAE, order Malvales, subclass Dilleniidae, of which okra is best known example.

Top Publications

  1. Romanchik Cerpovicz J, Costantino A, Gunn L. Sensory evaluation ratings and melting characteristics show that okra gum is an acceptable milk-fat ingredient substitute in chocolate frozen dairy dessert. J Am Diet Assoc. 2006;106:594-7 pubmed
    ..05). Overall, this study shows that okra gum is an acceptable milk-fat ingredient substitute in chocolate frozen dairy dessert. ..
  2. Wittschier N, Lengsfeld C, Vorthems S, Stratmann U, Ernst J, Verspohl E, et al. Large molecules as anti-adhesive compounds against pathogens. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2007;59:777-86 pubmed
    ..stomach tissue was effectively blocked by glucuronic acid-enriched polysaccharides from immature okra fruits (Abelmoschus esculentus). These compounds also had strong in-vitro effects against C...
  3. Sengkhamparn N, Verhoef R, Schols H, Sajjaanantakul T, Voragen A. Characterisation of cell wall polysaccharides from okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench). Carbohydr Res. 2009;344:1824-32 pubmed publisher
    ..The CASS fraction consisted of XXXG-type xyloglucan and 4-methylglucuronoxylan as shown by their sugar (linkage) composition and enzymatic digestion...
  4. Jose J, Usha R. Bhendi yellow vein mosaic disease in India is caused by association of a DNA Beta satellite with a begomovirus. Virology. 2003;305:310-7 pubmed
    Yellow vein mosaic disease is the major limitation in the production of bhendi or okra (Abelmoschus esculentus), an important vegetable crop of India...
  5. Tiendr b ogo F, Lefeuvre P, Hoareau M, Villemot J, Konat G, Traor A, et al. Molecular diversity of cotton leaf curl Gezira virus isolates and their satellite DNAs associated with okra leaf curl disease in Burkina Faso. Virol J. 2010;7:48 pubmed publisher
    Okra leaf curl disease (OLCD) is a major constraint on okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) production and is widespread in Africa...
  6. Prommakool A, Sajjaanantakul T, Janjarasskul T, Krochta J. Whey protein-okra polysaccharide fraction blend edible films: tensile properties, water vapor permeability and oxygen permeability. J Sci Food Agric. 2011;91:362-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Effects of OKP fraction and content on tensile properties, water vapor permeability (WVP) and oxygen permeability (OP) were determined...
  7. Guo J, Xue C, Duan J, Qian D, Tang Y, You Y. Anticonvulsant, antidepressant-like activity of Abelmoschus manihot ethanol extract and its potential active components in vivo. Phytomedicine. 2011;18:1250-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The flower of Abelmoschus manihot (Linn.) Medicus has been reported to have neuroprotective effect against cerebral ischemia injury...
  8. Gul M, Bhakshu L, Ahmad F, Kondapi A, Qureshi I, Ghazi I. Evaluation of Abelmoschus moschatus extracts for antioxidant, free radical scavenging, antimicrobial and antiproliferative activities using in vitro assays. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2011;11:64 pubmed publisher
    b>Abelmoschus moschatus Medik. leaves and seeds are considered as valuable traditional medicine...
  9. de Sousa Ferreira Soares G, Assreuy A, de Almeida Gadelha C, de Morais Gomes V, Delatorre P, da Conceição Simões R, et al. Purification and biological activities of Abelmoschus esculentus seed lectin. Protein J. 2012;31:674-80 pubmed publisher
    The Abelmoschus esculentus (Malvaceae) plant originated in Africa and has spread across a number of tropic countries, including northeastern Brazil...

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Publications129 found, 100 shown here

  1. Wu L, Yang X, Huang Z, Liu H, Wu G. In vivo and in vitro antiviral activity of hyperoside extracted from Abelmoschus manihot (L) medik. Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2007;28:404-9 pubmed
    To assess the anti-hepatitis B virus (HBV) effect of hyperoside extracted from Abelmoschus manihot (L) medik.
  2. Arya S, Khalique S, Kumar S, Roy B. Glutathione and cysteine biosynthesis in two varieties of Abelmoschus esculentus in response to mine spoil. J Environ Biol. 2008;29:93-9 pubmed
    ..The present results also indicate that metal tolerance is in part associated with anti-oxidant system activity...
  3. Liu M, Jiang Q, Hao J, Zhou L. Protective effect of total flavones of Abelmoschus manihot L. Medic against poststroke depression injury in mice and its action mechanism. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2009;292:412-22 pubmed publisher
    Total flavones of Abelmoschus manihot L. Medic (TFA) is the major active component isolated from the traditional Chinese herb Abelmoschus manihot L. Medic...
  4. Kon T, Rojas M, Abdourhamane I, Gilbertson R. Roles and interactions of begomoviruses and satellite DNAs associated with okra leaf curl disease in Mali, West Africa. J Gen Virol. 2009;90:1001-13 pubmed publisher
    Okra leaf curl disease (OLCD) is a major constraint on okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) production in West Africa...
  5. Tongjaroenbuangam W, Ruksee N, Chantiratikul P, Pakdeenarong N, Kongbuntad W, Govitrapong P. Neuroprotective effects of quercetin, rutin and okra (Abelmoschus esculentus Linn.) in dexamethasone-treated mice. Neurochem Int. 2011;59:677-85 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aimed to examine the ability of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus Linn...
  6. Puel C, Mathey J, Kati Coulibaly S, Davicco M, Lebecque P, Chanteranne B, et al. Preventive effect of Abelmoschus manihot (L.) Medik. on bone loss in the ovariectomised rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2005;99:55-60 pubmed
    ..We thus investigated the ability of Abelmoschus manihot, a herbal medicine to prevent bone loss in ovariectomised rats...
  7. Liu I, Liou S, Lan T, Hsu F, Cheng J. Myricetin as the active principle of Abelmoschus moschatus to lower plasma glucose in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Planta Med. 2005;71:617-21 pubmed
    The antihyperglycemic action of myricetin, purified from the aerial part of Abelmoschus moschatus (Malvaceae), was investigated in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats (STZ-diabetic rats)...
  8. Dhingra S, Walia S, Kumar J, Singh S, Singh G, Parmar B. Field efficacy of azadirachtin-A, tetrahydroazadirachtin-A, NeemAzal and endosulfan against key pests of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus). Pest Manag Sci. 2008;64:1187-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Their use is, however, limited by the instability of azadirachtin, necessitating application at short intervals. The efficacy of relatively stable tetrahydroazadirachtin-A, therefore, needed to be established under field conditions...
  9. Adelakun O, Oyelade O, Ade Omowaye B, Adeyemi I, van de Venter M. Chemical composition and the antioxidative properties of Nigerian Okra Seed (Abelmoschus esculentus Moench) Flour. Food Chem Toxicol. 2009;47:1123-6 pubmed
    Studies on the chemical composition and the antioxidative properties of Nigerian Okra Seed (Abelmoschus esculentus Moench) Flour were carried out...
  10. An Y, Zhang Y, Li C, Qian Q, He W, Wang T. Inhibitory effects of flavonoids from Abelmoschus manihot flowers on triglyceride accumulation in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Fitoterapia. 2011;82:595-600 pubmed publisher
    The 95% EtOH extract from the flowers of Abelmoschus manihot (L.) Medic showed inhibitory activity on TG accumulation in 3T3-L1 preadipocyte. Chemical studies on the active fraction led to the isolation of 14 flavonoids (1-14)...
  11. Liu I, Tzeng T, Liou S, Lan T. Improvement of insulin sensitivity in obese Zucker rats by myricetin extracted from Abelmoschus moschatus. Planta Med. 2007;73:1054-60 pubmed
    ..insulin resistance, obese Zucker rats were employed to screen the effect of myricetin, an active principle of Abelmoschus moschatus (Malvaceae), on insulin resistance...
  12. Shih S, Kumar S, Tsai W, Lee L, Green S. Complete nucleotide sequences of okra isolates of Cotton leaf curl Gezira virus and their associated DNA-beta from Niger. Arch Virol. 2009;154:369-72 pubmed publisher
    Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) is a major crop in Niger. In the fall of 2007, okra leaf curl disease was observed in Niger and the begomovirus and DNA-beta satellite were found associated with the disease...
  13. Emeje M, Olaleye O, Isimi C, Fortunak J, BYRN S, Kunle O, et al. Oral sustained release tablets of zidovudine using binary blends of natural and synthetic polymers. Biol Pharm Bull. 2010;33:1561-7 pubmed
    ..were prepared using different types, proportions and blends of carbopol 71G (C71) and a plant gum obtained from Abelmoschus esculentus (AEG)...
  14. Ondo J, Biyogo R, Eba F, Prudent P, Fotio D, Ollui Mboulou M, et al. Accumulation of soil-borne aluminium, iron, manganese and zinc in plants cultivated in the region of Moanda (Gabon) and nutritional characteristics of the edible parts harvested. J Sci Food Agric. 2013;93:2549-55 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the high levels of Zn in vegetables could be a pathway for Zn supplementation in human nutrition to reduce Zn deficiency in developing countries. ..
  15. Yan J, Ai G, Zhang X, Xu H, Huang Z. Investigations of the total flavonoids extracted from flowers of Abelmoschus manihot (L.) Medic against α-naphthylisothiocyanate-induced cholestatic liver injury in rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2015;172:202-13 pubmed publisher
    The decoction of the flowers of Abelmoschus manihot (L.) Medic was traditionally used for the treatment of jaundice and various types of chronic and acute hepatitis in Anhui and Jiangsu Provinces of China for hundreds of years...
  16. Ge J, Miao J, Sun X, Yu J. Huangkui capsule, an extract from Abelmoschus manihot (L.) medic, improves diabetic nephropathy via activating peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR)-?/? and attenuating endoplasmic reticulum stress in rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016;189:238-49 pubmed publisher
    b>Abelmoschus manihot (L.) medic (AM) is a natural medicinal plant used for the treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in China...
  17. Tang L, Pan W, Zhu G, Liu Z, Lv D, Jiang M. Total flavones of abelmoschus manihot enhances angiogenic ability both in vitro and in vivo. Oncotarget. 2017;8:69768-69778 pubmed publisher
    ..Total flavones of Abelmoschus manihot (TFA) are the major constituents of the traditional Chinese herb Abelmoschus manihot L...
  18. Hussain N, Abbasi T, Abbasi S. Generation of highly potent organic fertilizer from pernicious aquatic weed Salvinia molesta. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2018;25:4989-5002 pubmed publisher
    ..75 to 40% by weight of the soil on three common food plants, ladies finger (Abelmoschus esculentus), cucumber (Cucumis sativus), and green gram (Vigna radiata). The influence of S...
  19. Lv D, Cheng X, Tang L, Jiang M. The cardioprotective effect of total flavonoids on myocardial ischemia/reperfusion in rats. Biomed Pharmacother. 2017;88:277-284 pubmed publisher
    The flowers of Abelmoschus manihot (L.) Medic is a traditional Chinese medicine used for the treatment of ischemic diseases. The present study is to investigate whether total flavones (TA) of extracted from Abelmoschus manihot L...
  20. Ray S, Mishra S, Bisen K, Singh S, Sarma B, Singh H. Modulation in phenolic root exudate profile of Abelmoschus esculentus expressing activation of defense pathway. Microbiol Res. 2018;207:100-107 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, shikimic, gallic, fumaric, ferulic, vanillic acid and quercetin in root exudates of Abelmoschus esculentus act as chemoattractants of endophytic Alcaligenes faecalis strains, BHU 12, BHU 16 and BHU M7...
  21. Tang L, Tan X, Zhang Y, Liu X. [Status and changes of soil nutrients in rhizosphere of Abelmoschus manihot different planting age]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2013;38:3871-4 pubmed
    ..with ICP-AES determination of mineral nutrition element content in rhizosphere soil of different planting age Abelmoschus Corolla Results show that along with the increase of planting age, the nitrogen (total N), available P and ..
  22. Peng C, Chyau C, Wang C, Lin H, Huang C, Ker Y. Abelmoschus esculentus fractions potently inhibited the pathogenic targets associated with diabetic renal epithelial to mesenchymal transition. Food Funct. 2016;7:728-40 pubmed publisher
    Although Abelmoschus esculentus (AE) is known for anti-hyperglycemia, few reports have addressed its target...
  23. Schafleitner R, Kumar S, Lin C, Hegde S, Ebert A. The okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) transcriptome as a source for gene sequence information and molecular markers for diversity analysis. Gene. 2013;517:27-36 pubmed publisher
    A combined leaf and pod transcriptome of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench) has been produced by RNA sequencing and short read assembly...
  24. Sharma R, Agrawal M, Agrawal S. Physiological, biochemical and growth responses of lady's finger (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) plants as affected by Cd contaminated soil. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2010;84:765-70 pubmed publisher
    ..physiological, biochemical, growth and yield characteristics, and bioaccumulation potential of lady's finger (Abelmoschus esculentus L.), an important vegetable crop at different levels of Cd in the soil...
  25. Mishra N, Kumar D, Rizvi S. Protective Effect of Abelmoschus esculentus Against Alloxan-induced Diabetes in Wistar Strain Rats. J Diet Suppl. 2016;13:634-46 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Abelmoschus esculentus (Okra) has been reported to possess many important biological properties...
  26. Gao H, Zhang W, Wang B, Hui A, Du B, Wang T, et al. Purification, characterization and anti-fatigue activity of polysaccharide fractions from okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench). Food Funct. 2018;9:1088-1101 pubmed publisher
    The aim of this study was to investigate the anti-fatigue activity of polysaccharide fractions from Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench (AE) in mice...
  27. Molfetta I, Ceccarini L, Macchia M, Flamini G, Cioni P. Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench. and Abelmoschus moschatus Medik: seeds production and analysis of the volatile compounds. Food Chem. 2013;141:34-40 pubmed publisher
    Nine accessions of Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench. and three of Abelmoschus moschatus Medik were both grown in Central Italy for the evaluation of the production of seeds...
  28. Wang R, Liu Q, Wu Z, Wang M, Chen X. Target-guided isolation of polar antioxidants from Abelmoschus esculentus (L). Moench by high-speed counter-current chromatography method coupled with wavelength switching and extrusion elution mode. J Sep Sci. 2016;39:3983-3989 pubmed publisher
    ..and extrusion elution mode was successfully developed and applied to the isolation of polar antioxidants from Abelmoschus esculentus (L).Moench...
  29. Liu I, Tzeng T, Liou S. Abelmoschus moschatus (Malvaceae), an aromatic plant, suitable for medical or food uses to improve insulin sensitivity. Phytother Res. 2010;24:233-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Abelmoschus moschatus (Malvaceae) is an aromatic and medicinal plant, distributed in many parts of Asia, including south Taiwan. The present study was undertaken to clarify whether the herb is effective in improving insulin resistance...
  30. Nath P, Kumari B, Yadav P, Kathpal T. Persistence and dissipation of readymix formulations of insecticides in/on okra fruits. Environ Monit Assess. 2005;107:173-9 pubmed
    ..All the insecticides followed a first order kinetics. Profenophos and triazophos followed a biphasic dissipation pattern with faster dissipation in phase I (0-1 days) and manifesting slower rate of dissipation in phase II (1-7 days). ..
  31. Lengsfeld C, Titgemeyer F, Faller G, Hensel A. Glycosylated compounds from okra inhibit adhesion of Helicobacter pylori to human gastric mucosa. J Agric Food Chem. 2004;52:1495-503 pubmed
    In Asian medicine the fruit of the okra plant, Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench., is used as a mucilaginous food additive against gastric irritative and inflammative diseases...
  32. Ribeiro K, Chaves H, Filho S, Pinto I, Monteiro D, Matos S, et al. ?lpha-2 Adrenergic and Opioids Receptors Participation in Mice Gastroprotection of Abelmoschus esculentus Lectin. Curr Pharm Des. 2016;22:4736-4742 pubmed
    ..b>Abelmoschus esculentus (Okra), a horticultural plant of African origin, is cultivated in northeastern Brazil, and used for ..
  33. Chen H, Jiao H, Cheng Y, Xu K, Jia X, Shi Q, et al. In Vitro and In Vivo Immunomodulatory Activity of Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) Polysaccharides. J Med Food. 2016;19:253-65 pubmed publisher
    Crude okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) polysaccharide (RPS) was obtained by water extraction and alcohol precipitation...
  34. Liu S, Ye L, Tao J, Ge C, Huang L, Yu J. Total flavones of Abelmoschus manihot improve diabetic nephropathy by inhibiting the iRhom2/TACE signalling pathway activity in rats. Pharm Biol. 2017;56:1-11 pubmed publisher
    Total flavones extracted from Abelmoschus manihot L. (Malvaceae) medic (TFA) have been proven clinically effective at improving renal inflammation and glomerular injury in chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  35. Sen S, Mukherji S. Alterations in activities of acid phosphatase, alkaline phosphatase, ATPase and ATP content in response to seasonally varying Pi status in okra (Abelmoschus esculentus). J Environ Biol. 2004;25:181-5 pubmed
  36. Thapliyal A, Vasudevan P, Dastidar M, Tandon M, Mishra S. Irrigation with domestic wastewater: responses on growth and yield of ladyfinger Abelmoschus esculentus and on soil nutrients. J Environ Biol. 2011;32:645-51 pubmed
    ..It can serve as an alternative water nutrient source for irrigation. In the present study Abelmoschus esculentus L...
  37. Ray S, Singh V, Singh S, Sarma B, Singh H. Biochemical and histochemical analyses revealing endophytic Alcaligenes faecalis mediated suppression of oxidative stress in Abelmoschus esculentus challenged with Sclerotium rolfsii. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2016;109:430-441 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, endophytic Alcaligenes sp. strain BHU 12, BHU 16 (isolated from Abelmoschus esculentus leaf) and BHU M7 (isolated from Andrographis paniculata leaf) were reported to trigger a wide range ..
  38. Romanchik Cerpovicz J, Tilmon R, Baldree K. Moisture retention and consumer acceptability of chocolate bar cookies prepared with okra gum as a fat ingredient substitute. J Am Diet Assoc. 2002;102:1301-3 pubmed
    ..01). After 48 hours, moistness ratings for fat-free cookies were acceptable and higher than CTL (P<.01). Okra gum is an acceptable fat replacer in chocolate bar cookies. ..
  39. Cai H, Su S, Qian D, Guo S, Tao W, Cong X, et al. Renal protective effect and action mechanism of Huangkui capsule and its main five flavonoids. J Ethnopharmacol. 2017;206:152-159 pubmed publisher
    The flower of Abelmoschus manihot (Linn.) Medicus (A. manihot), as a traditional Chinese Herbal medicine, was used widely in China with efficacy of inducing diuresis for treating strangurtia, and subdhing swelling and detoxicating...
  40. Vwioko E, Adinkwu O, El Esawi M. Comparative Physiological, Biochemical, and Genetic Responses to Prolonged Waterlogging Stress in Okra and Maize Given Exogenous Ethylene Priming. Front Physiol. 2017;8:632 pubmed publisher
    ..The ability of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L. Moench.) and maize (Zea mays L...
  41. Guo J, Shang E, Duan J, Tang Y, Qian D, Su S. Fast and automated characterization of major constituents in rat biofluid after oral administration of Abelmoschus manihot extract using ultra-performance liquid chromatography/quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry and MetaboLynx. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2010;24:443-53 pubmed publisher
    ..with automated data analysis software (MetaboLynx) for fast analysis of the metabolic profile of flavonoids in Abelmoschus manihot...
  42. Lu L, Qian D, Guo J, Qian Y, Xu B, Sha M, et al. Abelmoschi Corolla non-flavonoid components altered the pharmacokinetic profile of its flavonoids in rat. J Ethnopharmacol. 2013;148:804-11 pubmed publisher
    ..05) in group FFA-MF, FFA-SF and FFA-MF-SF by comparison with group FFA. These results indicate that non-flavonoid components could improve the bioavailability and delay the elimination of some flavonoids in rat. ..
  43. Liu L, Tang H, Liu H, Wang J, Zhang P, Tang Y. [Simultaneous determination of five flavonoids and specific chromatograms analysis of huangkui capsule]. Zhong Yao Cai. 2013;36:132-6 pubmed
    ..95. The proposed method of contents determination and chromatogram analysis has strong characteristic and specificity. This method is fast, easy and reliable, and can be applied for quality control of the preparation. ..
  44. Sengkhamparn N, Bakx E, Verhoef R, Schols H, Sajjaanantakul T, Voragen A. Okra pectin contains an unusual substitution of its rhamnosyl residues with acetyl and alpha-linked galactosyl groups. Carbohydr Res. 2009;344:1842-51 pubmed publisher
    The okra plant, Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench, a native plant from Africa, is now cultivated in many other areas such as Asia, Africa, Middle East, and the southern states of the USA...
  45. Du L, Tao J, Jiang S, Qian D, Guo J, Duan J. Metabolic profiles of the Flos Abelmoschus manihot extract by intestinal bacteria from the normal and CKD model rats based on UPLC-Q-TOF/MS. Biomed Chromatogr. 2017;31: pubmed publisher
    Flos Abelmoschus manihot is a traditional herbal medicine widely used in clinical practice to tackle chronic kidney disease (CKD) for thousands of years...
  46. Samavati V. Central composite rotatable design for investigation of microwave-assisted extraction of okra pod hydrocolloid. Int J Biol Macromol. 2013;61:142-9 pubmed publisher
    ..After method development, the DPPH radical scavenging activity of the OPH was evaluated. MAE showed obvious advantages in terms of high extraction efficiency and radical scavenging activity of extract within the shorter extraction time. ..
  47. Ko S, Cherry J, Prokop A, Tanner R. Effect of a natural contaminant on foam fractionation of bromelain. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2001;91-93:405-11 pubmed
    ..The control variables used in this process were the initial bulk solution pH, which ranged from 2.0 to 7.0, and the superficial air velocity, which varied between 1.7 and 6.2 cm/s. ..
  48. Banerjee T, Banerjee D, Roy S, Banerjee H, Pal S. A comparative study on the persistence of imidacloprid and beta-cyfluthrin in vegetables. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2012;89:193-6 pubmed publisher
  49. Zheng X, Liu Z, Li S, Wang L, Lv J, Li J, et al. Identification and characterization of a cytotoxic polysaccharide from the flower of Abelmoschus manihot. Int J Biol Macromol. 2016;82:284-90 pubmed publisher
    A low molecular weight polysaccharide was identified from the flower of Abelmoschus manihot (Linn.) Medicus, a popular herbal medicine also known as Flos A. manihot...
  50. Wen J, Chen Z. Protective effect of pharmacological preconditioning of total flavones of abelmoschl manihot on cerebral ischemic reperfusion injury in rats. Am J Chin Med. 2007;35:653-61 pubmed
    ..In addition, the serum NO level and the cerebral iNOS mRNA were up-regulated, suggesting a possible mechanism for the protective effect of TFA pretreatment on cerebral ischemic reperfusion injury. ..
  51. Adelakun O, Oyelade O, Ade Omowaye B, Adeyemi I, van de Venter M, Koekemoer T. Influence of pre-treatment on yield chemical and antioxidant properties of a Nigerian okra seed (Abelmoschus esculentus moench) flour. Food Chem Toxicol. 2009;47:657-61 pubmed publisher
    ..10-38.99, 28.08-25.08, 3.95-3.15 and 3.76-3.10, respectively. Slight but significant DPPH radical scavenging activity increase was observed in soaked samples at 18th-h while blanching resulted into progressive decrease. ..
  52. Brevault T, Carletto J, Tribot J, Vanlerberghe Masutti F. Insecticide use and competition shape the genetic diversity of the aphid Aphis gossypii in a cotton-growing landscape. Bull Entomol Res. 2011;101:407-13 pubmed publisher
    ..gossypii resistant to different classes of insecticides. Deployment of widespread and integrated pest management strategies are needed to restore cotton aphid control...
  53. Qiu Y, Ai P, Song J, Liu C, Li Z. Total Flavonoid Extract from Abelmoschus manihot (L.) Medic Flowers Attenuates d-Galactose-Induced Oxidative Stress in Mouse Liver Through the Nrf2 Pathway. J Med Food. 2017;20:557-567 pubmed publisher
    b>Abelmoschus manihot (L.) Medic is an edible hibiscus that is rich in flavonoids, and its use as Chinese herbal medicine for the treatment of diseases and health maintenance dates back to ancient times...
  54. Pan X, Tao J, Jiang S, Zhu Y, Qian D, Duan J. Characterization and immunomodulatory activity of polysaccharides from the stems and leaves of Abelmoschus manihot and a sulfated derivative. Int J Biol Macromol. 2018;107:9-16 pubmed publisher
    b>Abelmoschus manihot (Linn.) Medicus is a traditional herbal medicine whose flowers, stems and leaves exhibit widely pharmacological activities...
  55. Fung W, Yuen K, Liong M. Characterization of fibrous residues from agrowastes and the production of nanofibers. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:8077-84 pubmed publisher
    ..05). The soluble fraction from alkali treatment of fibers was successfully electrospun into nanofibers, which can be further developed into nanoencapsulants for bioactive compound or drug delivery. ..
  56. Tsumbu C, Deby Dupont G, Tits M, Angenot L, Franck T, Serteyn D, et al. Antioxidant and antiradical activities of Manihot esculenta Crantz (Euphorbiaceae) leaves and other selected tropical green vegetables investigated on lipoperoxidation and phorbol-12-myristate-13-acetate (PMA) activated monocytes. Nutrients. 2011;3:818-38 pubmed publisher
    b>Abelmoschus esculentus (Malvaceae), Hibiscus acetosella (Malvaceae), Manihot esculenta Crantz (Euphorbiaceae) and Pteridium aquilinum (Dennstaedtiaceae) leaves are currently consumed as vegetables by migrants from sub-Saharan Africa ..
  57. Sharma N, Kulkarni G, Sharma A, Bhatnagar A, Kumar N. Natural mucoadhesive microspheres of Abelmoschus esculentus polysaccharide as a new carrier for nasal drug delivery. J Microencapsul. 2013;30:589-98 pubmed publisher
    This work describes the preparation and evaluation of mucoadhesive microspheres, using Abelmoschus esculentus polysaccharide as a novel carrier for safe and effective delivery of rizatriptan benzoate into nasal cavity...
  58. Ai G, Huang Z, Wang D, Liu Z. [Study on toxicity of hyperoside in rat embryo-fetal development]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2012;37:2452-5 pubmed
    ..05). Pregnant women are suggested to cautiously use hyperoside because it shows certain impact on development of fetal rats under the experimental conditions. ..
  59. Tu Y, Sun W, Wan Y, Che X, Pu H, Yin X, et al. Huangkui capsule, an extract from Abelmoschus manihot (L.) medic, ameliorates adriamycin-induced renal inflammation and glomerular injury via inhibiting p38MAPK signaling pathway activity in rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2013;147:311-20 pubmed publisher
    b>Abelmoschus manihot (L.) medic (AM) is a natural medicinal plant used for the treatment of inflammatory diseases in China...
  60. Saravanan S, Pandikumar P, Pazhanivel N, Paulraj M, Ignacimuthu S. Hepatoprotective role of Abelmoschus esculentus (Linn.) Moench., on carbon tetrachloride-induced liver injury. Toxicol Mech Methods. 2013;23:528-36 pubmed publisher
    ..The research for prominent herbal agents for the management of liver diseases is widely increased. The root of Abelmoschus esculentus (Linn.) Moench., (Malvaceae) has been used as a remedy for liver disorders...
  61. Sami R, Lianzhou J, Yang L, Ma Y, Jing J. Evaluation of fatty acid and amino acid compositions in okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) grown in different geographical locations. Biomed Res Int. 2013;2013:574283 pubmed publisher
    ..Statistical methods revealed how the fatty acid and amino acid contents in okra may be affected by the sampling location. ..
  62. Thöle C, Brandt S, Ahmed N, Hensel A. Acetylated Rhamnogalacturonans from Immature Fruits of Abelmoschus esculentus Inhibit the Adhesion of Helicobacter pylori to Human Gastric Cells by Interaction with Outer Membrane Proteins. Molecules. 2015;20:16770-87 pubmed publisher
    Polysaccharide containing extracts from immature fruits of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) are known to exhibit antiadhesive effects against bacterial adhesion of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) to stomach tissue...
  63. Moyin Jesu E. Use of plant residues for improving soil fertility, pod nutrients, root growth and pod weight of okra (Abelmoschus esculentum L). Bioresour Technol. 2007;98:2057-64 pubmed
    ..and rice bran upon root development, ash content, pod yield and nutrient status and soil fertility for okra (Abelmoschus esculentum L NHAe 47 variety) was studied...
  64. Benjawan C, Chutichudet P, Kaewsit S. Effects of green manures on growth, yield and quality of green okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) Har Lium Cultivar. Pak J Biol Sci. 2007;10:1028-35 pubmed
    ..Green manure of Jack bean was the best legume crop for green manure to be used in improving soil fertility, particularly for Roi-Et soil series (Oxic Paleustults). ..
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    ..DNA associated with Okra enation leaf curl virus (OELCuV) which causes enation and leaf curling in okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) plants was characterized...
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    ..These results suggest that OP may have therapeutic effects on metabolic diseases via the inhibition of LXR and PPAR signaling. ..
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    ..Therefore, denatured okra seed exhibited improved performance compared to the native crude extract and offers clear benefits as a water treatment coagulant. ..
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    b>Abelmoschus manihot (Linn.) Medicus has been clinically used to treat chronic kidney disease, oral ulcers, burns, and dysmenorrhea in China for many centuries. The major pharmacologically-active components of A. manihot are flavonoids...
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    In the present investigation, five varieties of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench.) were screened for their water use efficiency under two water regimes, viz., 60% and 100% filed capacity...
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    ..58-1.02 days for indoxacarb. Based on ADI, the suggested waiting period was 1 day for bifenthrin and indoxacarb and 3 days for fipronil. All the insecticides were found effective against leafhopper and shoot and fruit borer. ..
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    ..In order to evaluate the genotoxic effect of cadmium, okra (Abelmoschus esculontus L...
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    ..It can be concluded that wastewater may have different effects on different crops, depending upon the nature of wastewater and sensitivity of a plant species to wastewater. ..
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    ..In conclusion, okra has potential application in the management of hyperlipidemia and its associated metabolic disorders. ..
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    To study the chemical constituents of Abelmoschus esculentus. The chemical constituents were isolated and purified by chromatography on silica gel and recrystallization...
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    ..blue (MB) dye from aqueous solution using different parts of abundantly available agricultural product, Abelmoschus esculentus (lady's finger), and the processed seed powder (designated as LFSP) was found as the best...
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    ..60% surface residue was removed by washing alone. The residues of both insecticides in soil persisted for 6-8 days depending on dose. The half-lives in soil were found to be 1.07-1.20 days for Quinalphos and 0.97-1.25 days for Methomyl...
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    ..This could result to minimizing the further erosion of such early okra germplasm still in the custody of the local farmers...
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    b>Abelmoschus manihot has drawn much attention recently due to its potential beneficial health effects after oral administration. However, the metabolic fate of A. manihot in intestinal flora is not well understood...
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    ..Both crop plants indicated that the mineral contents were in the order of P > K > Ca > Mg > Na > Fe which also signify their relative functional importance in growth and metabolism...
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    ..We found that lepidimoide easily epimerized to epi-lepidimoide in alkaline media. Both lepidimoide and epi-lepidimoide exhibited the same high activity in the cockscomb hypocotyls elongation test...
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    ..To measure biologic effects of music, noise, and healing energy without human preferences or placebo effects using seed germination as an objective biomarker...
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    Joint toxicity of methamidophos and cadmium (Cd) on the ornamental Abelmoschus manihot was firstly examined and compared with single-factor effects of the two pollutants using ecotoxicological indexes including the inhibitory rate of ..
  86. Dadali G, Ozbek B. Kinetic thermal degradation of vitamin C during microwave drying of okra and spinach. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2009;60:21-31 pubmed
    ..The activation energy for degradation of vitamin C for both okra and spinach was calculated using an exponential expression based on the Arrhenius equation...
  87. Vayssade M, Sengkhamparn N, Verhoef R, Delaigue C, Goundiam O, Vigneron P, et al. Antiproliferative and proapoptotic actions of okra pectin on B16F10 melanoma cells. Phytother Res. 2010;24:982-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that okra RG-I induces apoptosis in melanoma cells by interacting with Gal-3. As these interactions might open the way to new melanoma therapies, the next step will be to determine just how they occur...
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    ..Processing was found very effective in reducing the levels of chlorpyriphos residues in okra fruits. Maximum reduction (64-77%) was observed by washing + boiling followed by washing (13-35%)...
  89. Sahoo S, Chahil G, Mandal K, Battu R, Singh B. Estimation of ?-cyfluthrin and imidacloprid in okra fruits and soil by chromatography techniques. J Environ Sci Health B. 2012;47:42-50 pubmed publisher
    ..01 mg kg(-1), at single and double dosages respectively. Soil samples collected after 15 days of the last application did not show the presence of ?-cyfluthrin and imidacloprid at their detection limit of 0.01 mg kg(-1)...
  90. Das S, Mukherjee I, Das S. Dissipation of flubendiamide in/on okra [Abelmoschus esculenta (L.) Moench] fruits. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2012;88:381-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Soil sample collected from the treated field on the 15th day after the last spray revealed residues of flubendiamide or its metabolite below determination level (0.01 ?g g(-1)) at single and double dose...
  91. Zhou L, An X, Teng S, Liu J, Shang W, Zhang A, et al. Pretreatment with the total flavone glycosides of Flos Abelmoschus manihot and hyperoside prevents glomerular podocyte apoptosis in streptozotocin-induced diabetic nephropathy. J Med Food. 2012;15:461-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, we examined the preventive effect of the total flavone glycosides of Flos Abelmoschus manihot (TFA) on urinary microalbumin and glomerular podocyte apoptosis in experimental DN rats...
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    The ferti-irrigational effect of an agro-based paper mill effluent on Abelmoschus esculentus (var. IHR-31) was investigated. Different doses of paper mill effluent viz. 5, 10, 25, 50, 75 and 100% were used for fertigation ofA...