moringa

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family Moringaceae, order Capparales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida.

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  1. Mekonnen Y, Dräger B. Glucosinolates in Moringa stenopetala. Planta Med. 2003;69:380-2 pubmed
    Bio-guided fractionation of seed extracts from Moringa stenopetala resulted in a myrosinase hydrolysis product, 5,5-dimethyloxazolidine-2-thione...
  2. Mekonnen N, Houghton P, Timbrell J. The toxicity of extracts of plant parts of Moringa stenopetala in HEPG2 cells in vitro. Phytother Res. 2005;19:870-5 pubmed
    The cytotoxicity of extracts from a widely used species of plant, Moringa stenopetala, was assessed in HEPG2 cells, by measuring the leakage of lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) and cell viability...
  3. Bennett R, Mellon F, Foidl N, Pratt J, DuPont M, Perkins L, et al. Profiling glucosinolates and phenolics in vegetative and reproductive tissues of the multi-purpose trees Moringa oleifera L. (horseradish tree) and Moringa stenopetala L. J Agric Food Chem. 2003;51:3546-53 pubmed
    b>Moringa species are important multi-purpose tropical crops, as human foods and for medicine and oil production. There has been no previous comprehensive analysis of the secondary metabolites in Moringa species. Tissues of M...
  4. Manguro L, Lemmen P. Phenolics of Moringa oleifera leaves. Nat Prod Res. 2007;21:56-68 pubmed
    ..gt; 2)-beta-glucoside and benzaldehyde 4-O-beta-glucoside have been isolated from methanolic extract of Moringa oleifera leaves...
  5. Bose C. Comments regarding: Benzyl isothiocyanate (BITC) induces apoptosis in ovarian cancer cells in vitro Kalkunte S, Swamy N, Dizon DS, Brard L. J Exp Ther Oncol.5(4):287-300, 2006. J Exp Ther Oncol. 2007;6:181-2 pubmed
  6. Sreelatha S, Padma P. Antioxidant activity and total phenolic content of Moringa oleifera leaves in two stages of maturity. Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 2009;64:303-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Current research is now directed towards natural antioxidants originated from plants due to safe therapeutics. Moringa oleifera is used in Indian traditional medicine for a wide range of various ailments...
  7. Nibret E, Wink M. Trypanocidal and antileukaemic effects of the essential oils of Hagenia abyssinica, Leonotis ocymifolia, Moringa stenopetala, and their main individual constituents. Phytomedicine. 2010;17:911-20 pubmed publisher
    ..oils from three Ethiopian medicinal plants; Hagenia abyssinica (Rosaceae), Leonotis ocymifolia (Lamiaceae), and Moringa stenopetala (Moringaceae) were investigated for their chemical composition, trypanocidal, and cytotoxic ..
  8. Gowrishankar R, Kumar M, Menon V, Divi S, Saravanan M, Magudapathy P, et al. Trace Element Studies on Tinospora cordifolia (Menispermaceae), Ocimum sanctum (Lamiaceae), Moringa oleifera (Moringaceae), and Phyllanthus niruri (Euphorbiaceae) Using PIXE. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2010;133:357-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Hook. F. & Thomson (Menispermaceae), Ocimum sanctum L. (Lamiaceae), Moringa oleifera Lam. (Moringaceae), and Phyllanthus niruri L...
  9. Hamza A. Ameliorative effects of Moringa oleifera Lam seed extract on liver fibrosis in rats. Food Chem Toxicol. 2010;48:345-55 pubmed publisher
    This study was carried out to evaluate the effect of Moringa oleifera Lam (Moringa) seed extract on liver fibrosis. Liver fibrosis was induced by the oral administration of 20% carbon tetrachloride (CCl(4)), twice weekly and for 8 weeks...

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  1. González Garza N, Chuc Koyoc J, Torres Castillo J, García Zambrano E, Betancur Ancona D, Chel Guerrero L, et al. Biofunctional properties of bioactive peptide fractions from protein isolates of moringa seed (Moringa oleifera). J Food Sci Technol. 2017;54:4268-4276 pubmed publisher
    i>Moringa oleifera (Moringaceae) is a specie of significant importance because of its multiple nutraceutical properties, that has led to increase in its consumption. The seeds contain a high percentage of protein (37.48%)...
  2. He T, Huang Y, Huang Y, Wang X, Hu J, Sheng J. Structural elucidation and antioxidant activity of an arabinogalactan from the leaves of Moringa oleifera. Int J Biol Macromol. 2018;112:126-133 pubmed publisher
    A novel arabinogalactan (MOP-1) was isolated from leaves of Moringa oleifera and was purified by macro-porous resin, DEAE-52 Cellulose and Sepharose 6B gel filtration chromatography...
  3. Vilaseca M, López Grimau V, Gutiérrez Bouzán C. Valorization of Waste Obtained from Oil Extraction in Moringa Oleifera Seeds: Coagulation of Reactive Dyes in Textile Effluents. Materials (Basel). 2014;7:6569-6584 pubmed publisher
    b>Moringa oleifera seeds contain about 40% of highly valued oil due to its wide range of applications, from nutritional issues to cosmetics or biodiesel production...
  4. Rimpy -, Abhishek -, Ahuja M. Evaluation of carboxymethyl moringa gum as nanometric carrier. Carbohydr Polym. 2017;174:896-903 pubmed publisher
    In the present study, carboxymethylation of Moringa oleifera gum was carried out by reacting with monochloroacetic acid...
  5. Kholif A, Gouda G, Olafadehan O, Abdo M. Effects of replacement of Moringa oleifera for berseem clover in the diets of Nubian goats on feed utilisation, and milk yield, composition and fatty acid profile. Animal. 2017;:1-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The study considered the effects of Moringa oleifera (MO) foliage in replacement of berseem clover (BC) on feed utilisation and lactational performance in ..
  6. Omobowale T, Oyagbemi A, Abiola J, Azeez I, Adedokun R, Nottidge H. Effect of Chronic Administration of Methanol Extract of Moringa Oleifera on Some Biochemical Indices in Female Wistar Rats. Niger J Physiol Sci. 2014;29:107-11 pubmed
    The study was conducted to investigate safety associated with prolonged consumption of Moringa oleifera leaves as beverage. Fourteen rats were used in this study. They were divided into 2 groups each containing 7 rats...
  7. Hani N, Torkamani A, Azarian M, Mahmood K, Ngalim S. Characterisation of electrospun gelatine nanofibres encapsulated with Moringa oleifera bioactive extract. J Sci Food Agric. 2017;97:3348-3358 pubmed publisher
    Drumstick (Moringa oleifera) leaves have been used as a folk herbal medicine across many cultures since ancient times...
  8. Choi E, Debnath T, Tang Y, Ryu Y, Moon S, Kim E. Topical application of Moringa oleifera leaf extract ameliorates experimentally induced atopic dermatitis by the regulation of Th1/Th2/Th17 balance. Biomed Pharmacother. 2016;84:870-877 pubmed publisher
    b>Moringa oleifera (M. oleifera) is widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions and has been used as a vegetable and in traditional medicine. In this study, the anti-atopic dermatitis activity of the ethanol extract of M...
  9. de Santana Silva L, Alves R, de Paulo D, da Silva J, de Oliveira A, Coelho L, et al. Ecotoxicity of water-soluble lectin from Moringa oleifera seeds to zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryos and larvae. Chemosphere. 2017;185:178-182 pubmed publisher
    The evaluation of ecotoxicity of mosquito larvicidal agents (such as the water-soluble lectin from Moringa oleifera seeds, WSMoL) is an essential step to establish the guidelines for their use...
  10. Giacoppo S, Rajan T, Iori R, Rollin P, Bramanti P, Mazzon E. The α-cyclodextrin complex of the Moringa isothiocyanate suppresses lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation in RAW 264.7 macrophage cells through Akt and p38 inhibition. Inflamm Res. 2017;66:487-503 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the anti-inflammatory effects of a new formulation of Moringa oleifera-derived 4-(α-L-rhamnopyranosyloxy)benzyl isothiocyanate as a complex with alpha-cyclodextrin (..
  11. Igado O, Olopade J. A Review on the Possible Neuroprotective Effects of Moringa Oleifera Leaf Extract. Niger J Physiol Sci. 2017;31:183-187 pubmed
    b>Moringa oleifera is an edible plant that has been reputed to be a miracle plant by numerous authors, with effects on practically every body system...
  12. Diab K, Guru S, Bhushan S, Saxena A. In Vitro Anticancer Activities of Anogeissus latifolia, Terminalia bellerica, Acacia catechu and Moringa oleiferna Indian Plants. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2015;16:6423-8 pubmed
    ..extracts from four Indian medicinal plants, namely Anogeissus latifolia, Terminalia bellerica, Acacia catechu and Moringa oleiferna...
  13. Ezhilarasi A, Vijaya J, Kaviyarasu K, Maaza M, Ayeshamariam A, Kennedy L. Green synthesis of NiO nanoparticles using Moringa oleifera extract and their biomedical applications: Cytotoxicity effect of nanoparticles against HT-29 cancer cells. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2016;164:352-360 pubmed publisher
    Green protocols for the synthesis of nickel oxide nanoparticles using Moringa oleifera plant extract has been reported in the present study as they are cost effective and ecofriendly, moreover this paper records that the nickel oxide (..
  14. Abhishek -, Rimpy -, Ahuja M. Moringa gum-g-poly(N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone) - a potential buccoadhesive polymer. Int J Biol Macromol. 2018;109:732-739 pubmed publisher
    ..The influence of concentration of Moringa gum, N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone and ammonium persulfate on grafting efficiency of graft copolymer was studied using 3-..
  15. Rashedul H, Kalam M, Masjuki H, Teoh Y, How H, Monirul I, et al. Attempts to minimize nitrogen oxide emission from diesel engine by using antioxidant-treated diesel-biodiesel blend. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2017;24:9305-9313 pubmed publisher
    ..Biodiesel used in this investigation was produced through transesterification procedure from Moringa oleifera oil...
  16. Ibrahim A, Abdalla A. Impact of Moringa oleifera seed aqueous extract on some biological, biochemical, and histological aspects of Biomphalaria alexandrina snails. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2017;24:28072-28078 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate the molluscicidal activity of the aqueous seed extract of Moringa oleifera against B. alexandrina snails. The results showed that this aqueous extract was lethal for B...
  17. Dalvand A, Gholibegloo E, Ganjali M, Golchinpoor N, Khazaei M, Kamani H, et al. Comparison of Moringa stenopetala seed extract as a clean coagulant with Alum and Moringa stenopetala-Alum hybrid coagulant to remove direct dye from Textile Wastewater. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2016;23:16396-405 pubmed publisher
    In this study, the efficiency of Moringa stenopetala seed extract was compared with alum and M. stenopetala-alum hybrid coagulant to remove Direct Red 23 azo dye from textile wastewater...
  18. Anand K, Tiloke C, Phulukdaree A, Ranjan B, Chuturgoon A, Singh S, et al. Biosynthesis of palladium nanoparticles by using Moringa oleifera flower extract and their catalytic and biological properties. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2016;165:87-95 pubmed publisher
    ..For the synthesised PdNPs in solution, an agroforest biomass waste petal of Moringa oleifera derived bis-phthalate was used as natural reducing and biocapping agents...
  19. Falowo A, Mukumbo F, Idamokoro E, Lorenzo J, Afolayan A, Muchenje V. Multi-functional application of Moringa oleifera Lam. in nutrition and animal food products: A review. Food Res Int. 2018;106:317-334 pubmed publisher
    Research on the use of various parts of the Moringa oleifera Lam. plant (M...
  20. Kumssa D, Joy E, Young S, Odee D, Ander E, Magare C, et al. Challenges and opportunities for Moringa growers in southern Ethiopia and Kenya. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0187651 pubmed publisher
    b>Moringa oleifera (MO) and M. stenopetala (MS) are two commonly cultivated species of the Moringaceae family. Some households in southern Ethiopia (S. ETH) and Kenya (KEN) plant MS and MO, respectively...
  21. de Oliveira C, de Moura M, Napoleão T, Paiva P, Coelho L, Macedo M. A chitin-binding lectin from Moringa oleifera seeds (WSMoL) impairs the digestive physiology of the Mediterranean flour larvae, Anagasta kuehniella. Pestic Biochem Physiol. 2017;142:67-76 pubmed publisher
    ..We, herein, describe the negative effects of water-soluble lectin from Moringa oleifera seeds (WSMoL) on Anagasta kuehniella development...
  22. Rehana D, Mahendiran D, Kumar R, Rahiman A. In vitro antioxidant and antidiabetic activities of zinc oxide nanoparticles synthesized using different plant extracts. Bioprocess Biosyst Eng. 2017;40:943-957 pubmed publisher
    ..nanoparticles using different plant extracts of Azadirachta indica, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Murraya koenigii, Moringa oleifera, and Tamarindus indica for biological applications has been reported...
  23. Alzoubi K, Rawashdeh N, Khabour O, El Elimat T, Albataineh H, Al Zghool H, et al. Evaluation of the Effect of Moringa peregrina Extract on Learning and Memory: Role of Oxidative Stress. J Mol Neurosci. 2017;63:355-363 pubmed publisher
    ..The dried methanolic extract of the aboveground parts of Moringa peregrina (Forssk...
  24. Tuorkey M. Effects of Moringa oleifera aqueous leaf extract in alloxan induced diabetic mice. Interv Med Appl Sci. 2016;8:109-117 pubmed publisher
    There is a lack of knowledge regarding the underlying mechanisms of the antidiabetic activity of Moringa oleifera. This study investigates the antidiabetic effect of M. oleifera and its impact on the immune tolerance...
  25. Cheraghi M, Namdari M, Daraee H, Negahdari B. Cardioprotective effect of magnetic hydrogel nanocomposite loaded N,?-L-rhamnopyranosyl vincosamide isolated from Moringa oleifera leaves against doxorubicin-induced cardiac toxicity in rats: in vitro and in vivo studies. J Microencapsul. 2017;34:335-341 pubmed publisher
    Cardioprotective effect of N, ?-L-rhamnopyranosyl vincosamide (VR), isolated from the leaves of Moringa oleifera plant in doxorubicin (Dox)-induced cardiac toxicity rats was evaluated...
  26. de Andrade Luz L, Rossato F, Costa R, Napoleão T, Paiva P, Coelho L. Cytotoxicity of the coagulant Moringa oleifera lectin (cMoL) to B16-F10 melanoma cells. Toxicol In Vitro. 2017;44:94-99 pubmed publisher
    b>Moringa oleifera seeds are used in alternative medicine to treat inflammation, tumors and bacterial and protozoan infections, for example...
  27. Freita C, Freita L, Tralli L, Silva A, Mendes F, Teixeira V, et al. Bioethanol production with different dosages of the commercial Acrylamide polymer compared to a Bioextract in clarifying sugarcane juice. An Acad Bras Cienc. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..A bioextract that may be promising and has coagulant action is the Moringa oleifera Lam...
  28. Surendra T, Roopan S, Arasu M, Al Dhabi N, Sridharan M. Phenolic compounds in drumstick peel for the evaluation of antibacterial, hemolytic and photocatalytic activities. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2016;161:463-71 pubmed publisher
    ..is waste in this world with this concept we have investigated the phytochemical analysis of drumstick peel (Moringa oleifera). The result supports the presence of phenols, alkaloids, flavanoids, glycosides and tannins...
  29. Chen B, Gao L, Pan Q. Woody forages effect the intestinal bacteria diversity of golden pompano Trachinotus ovatus. AMB Express. 2018;8:29 pubmed publisher
    ..pompano (Trachinotus ovatus) intestinal bacteria diversity and exploit new aquafeed ingredients, the diets of Moringa oleifera Lam (MOL), Broussonetia papyrifera (BP), Neolamarckia cadamba (NC) and Folium mori (FM) formulated with ..
  30. Feustel S, Ayón Pérez F, Sandoval Rodriguez A, Rodríguez Echevarría R, Contreras Salinas H, Armendariz Borunda J, et al. Protective Effects of Moringa oleifera on HBV Genotypes C and H Transiently Transfected Huh7 Cells. J Immunol Res. 2017;2017:6063850 pubmed publisher
    ..oleifera treatment. M. oleifera treatment reduced fibrosis markers, IL-6, and HBsAg secretion in HBV genotypes C and H. However, at the level of replication, only HBV-DNA genotype C was slightly reduced with this treatment. ..
  31. Wright R, Lee K, Hyacinth H, Hibbert J, Reid M, Wheatley A, et al. An Investigation of the Antioxidant Capacity in Extracts from Moringa oleifera Plants Grown in Jamaica. Plants (Basel). 2017;6: pubmed publisher
    i>Moringa oleifera trees grow well in Jamaica and their parts are popularly used locally for various purposes and ailments...
  32. Ramabulana T, Mavunda R, Steenkamp P, Piater L, Dubery I, Madala N. Perturbation of pharmacologically relevant polyphenolic compounds in Moringa oleifera against photo-oxidative damages imposed by gamma radiation. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2016;156:79-86 pubmed publisher
    ..In the current study, changes in the levels of phenolic compounds from Moringa oleifera after gamma radiation treatment were investigated with reverse phase liquid chromatography and mass ..
  33. Castro López C, Ventura Sobrevilla J, González Hernández M, Rojas R, Ascacio Valdés J, Aguilar C, et al. Impact of extraction techniques on antioxidant capacities and phytochemical composition of polyphenol-rich extracts. Food Chem. 2017;237:1139-1148 pubmed publisher
    ..activity, and the mass fraction of phenolics in several plant extracts (Punica granatum, Juglans regia, Moringa oleifera, and Cassia fistula) was investigated...
  34. Dzotam J, Touani F, Kuete V. Antibacterial and antibiotic-modifying activities of three food plants (Xanthosoma mafaffa Lam., Moringa oleifera (L.) Schott and Passiflora edulis Sims) against multidrug-resistant (MDR) Gram-negative bacteria. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2016;16:9 pubmed publisher
    ..the antibacterial activities of the methanol extract of three edible plants, namely Xanthosoma mafaffa, Moringa oleifera and Passiflora edulis and their synergistic effects with some commonly used antibiotics against MDR Gram-..
  35. Pontual E, Pires Neto D, Fraige K, Higino T, Carvalho B, Alves N, et al. A trypsin inhibitor from Moringa oleifera flower extract is cytotoxic to Trypanosoma cruzi with high selectivity over mammalian cells. Nat Prod Res. 2017;:1-5 pubmed publisher
    In this study, Moringa oleifera flower extract and a trypsin inhibitor (MoFTI) isolated from it were evaluated for anti-protozoal activity against Trypanosoma cruzi and cytotoxicity to mammalian cells...
  36. Olurishe C, Kwanashie H, Zezi A, Danjuma N, Mohammed B. Chronic administration of ethanol leaf extract of Moringa oleifera Lam. (Moringaceae) may compromise glycaemic efficacy of Sitagliptin with no significant effect in retinopathy in a diabetic rat model. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016;194:895-903 pubmed publisher
    b>Moringa oleifera Lam. (Moringaceae) has gained awareness for its antidiabetic effect, and is used as alternative therapy or concurrently with orthodox medicines such as sitagliptin in diabetes mellitus...
  37. Dos Santos A, do Val D, da Silveira F, Gomes F, Freitas H, de Assis E, et al. Antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory and toxicological evaluation of semi-synthetic molecules obtained from a benzyl-isothiocyanate isolated from Moringa oleifera Lam. in a temporomandibular joint inflammatory hypernociception model in rats. Biomed Pharmacother. 2018;98:609-618 pubmed publisher
    Inflammation is a key component of many clinical conditions that affect the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and Moringa oleifera Lam. has been used to treat inflammatory diseases...
  38. Freitas J, de Santana K, do Nascimento A, de Paiva S, de Moura M, Coelho L, et al. Evaluation of using aluminum sulfate and water-soluble Moringa oleifera seed lectin to reduce turbidity and toxicity of polluted stream water. Chemosphere. 2016;163:133-141 pubmed publisher
    ..The water-soluble Moringa oleifera lectin (WSMoL), which is extracted with distilled water and isolated by chitin chromatography, has ..
  39. Gothai S, Muniandy K, Zarin M, Sean T, Kumar S, Munusamy M, et al. Chemical Composition of Moringa oleifera Ethyl Acetate Fraction and Its Biological Activity in Diabetic Human Dermal Fibroblasts. Pharmacogn Mag. 2017;13:S462-S469 pubmed publisher
    i>Moringa oleifera (MO), commonly known as the drumstick tree, is used in folklore medicine for the treatment of skin disease.
  40. Ngamukote S, Khannongpho T, Siriwatanapaiboon M, Sirikwanpong S, Dahlan W, Adisakwattana S. Moringa Oleifera leaf extract increases plasma antioxidant status associated with reduced plasma malondialdehyde concentration without hypoglycemia in fasting healthy volunteers. Chin J Integr Med. 2016;: pubmed publisher
    To investigate the effect of Moringa Oleifera leaf extract (MOLE) on plasma glucose concentration and antioxidant status in healthy volunteers. A randomized crossover design was used in this study...
  41. Pinto C, Farias D, Carvalho A, Oliveira J, Pereira M, Grangeiro T, et al. Food safety assessment of an antifungal protein from Moringa oleifera seeds in an agricultural biotechnology perspective. Food Chem Toxicol. 2015;83:1-9 pubmed publisher
    Mo-CBP3 is an antifungal protein produced by Moringa oleifera which has been investigated as potential candidate for developing transgenic crops. Before the use of novel proteins, food safety tests must be conducted...
  42. Omotoso G, Gbadamosi I, Olajide O, Dada Habeeb S, Arogundade T, Yawson E. Moringa oleifera phytochemicals protect the brain against experimental nicotine-induced neurobehavioral disturbances and cerebellar degeneration. Pathophysiology. 2018;25:57-62 pubmed publisher
    ..changes in the cerebellum of Wistar rats following nicotine insult and how such injuries respond to Moringa intervention. Twenty-four adult male Wistar rats were divided into 4 groups...
  43. Almatrafi M, Vergara Jimenez M, Murillo A, Norris G, Blesso C, Fernandez M. Moringa Leaves Prevent Hepatic Lipid Accumulation and Inflammation in Guinea Pigs by Reducing the Expression of Genes Involved in Lipid Metabolism. Int J Mol Sci. 2017;18: pubmed publisher
    To investigate the mechanisms by which Moringa oleifera leaves (ML) modulate hepatic lipids, guinea pigs were allocated to either control (0% ML), 10% Low Moringa (LM) or 15% High Moringa (HM) diets with 0...
  44. Ullah A, Mariutti R, Masood R, Caruso I, Costa G, Millena de Freita C, et al. Crystal structure of mature 2S albumin from Moringa oleifera seeds. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2015;468:365-71 pubmed publisher
    ..The mature form of Moringa oleifera (M...
  45. Tsouh Fokou P, Nyarko A, Appiah Opong R, Tchokouaha Yamthe L, Addo P, Asante I, et al. Ethnopharmacological reports on anti-Buruli ulcer medicinal plants in three West African countries. J Ethnopharmacol. 2015;172:297-311 pubmed publisher
    ..cited as Mariscus alternifolius), Nicotiana tabacum, Mangifera indica, Solanum rugosum, Carica papaya, and Moringa oleifera demonstrated efficacy in hospitalised BU patients...
  46. Brilhante R, Sales J, de Souza Sampaio C, Barbosa F, de Araújo Neto Paiva M, de Melo Guedes G, et al. Vibrio spp. from Macrobrachium amazonicum prawn farming are inhibited by Moringa oleifera extracts. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2015;8:919-922 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the in vitro antimicrobial potential of extracts of stem, leaves, flowers, pods and seeds of Moringa oleifera (M. oleifera) against Vibrio spp. from hatchery water and the prawn Macrobrachium amazonicum...
  47. Paula P, Sousa D, Oliveira J, Carvalho A, Alves B, Pereira M, et al. A Protein Isolate from Moringa oleifera Leaves Has Hypoglycemic and Antioxidant Effects in Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Mice. Molecules. 2017;22: pubmed publisher
    i>Moringa oleifera has been used in traditional medicine to treat diabetes. However, few studies have been conducted to relate its antidiabetic properties to proteins. In this study, a leaf protein isolate was obtained from M...
  48. Mengistu M, Abebe Y, Mekonnen Y, Tolessa T. In vivo and in vitro hypotensive effect of aqueous extract of Moringa stenopetala. Afr Health Sci. 2012;12:545-51 pubmed
    b>Moringa stenopetala, Baker f. (Moringaceae) is used for food and medicine in Southern Ethiopia.
  49. Goyal B, Goyal R, Mehta A. Investigation into the mechanism of anti-asthmatic action of Moringa oleifera. J Diet Suppl. 2009;6:313-27 pubmed publisher
    We have studied the possible mechanism of the antiasthmatic action of Moringa oleifera seed kernel ethanolic extract (EXMO, 400 mg/kg)...
  50. Noolkar S, Jadhav N, Bhende S, Killedar S. Solid-state characterization and dissolution properties of meloxicam-moringa coagulant-PVP ternary solid dispersions. AAPS PharmSciTech. 2013;14:569-77 pubmed publisher
    The effect of ternary solid dispersions of poor water-soluble NSAID meloxicam with moringa coagulant (obtained by salt extraction of moringa seeds) and polyvinylpyrrolidone on the in vitro dissolution properties has been investigated...
  51. Abuye C, Urga K, Knapp H, Selmar D, Omwega A, Imungi J, et al. A compositional study of Moringa stenopetala leaves. East Afr Med J. 2003;80:247-52 pubmed
    To investigate nutrient composition in moringa leaves and compare with those of kale (Brassica carinata) and Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris).
  52. Lalas S, Gortzi O, Tsaknis J. Frying stability of Moringa stenopetala seed oil. Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 2006;61:99-108 pubmed
    The frying performance of Moringa stenopetala seed oil (extracted with cold press or n-hexane) was studied especially as regards repeated frying operations...
  53. Lee H, Jeong Y, Lee T, Park Y, Chae W, Chung I, et al. Moringa fruit inhibits LPS-induced NO/iNOS expression through suppressing the NF-? B activation in RAW264.7 cells. Am J Chin Med. 2013;41:1109-23 pubmed publisher
    In this study, we evaluated the anti-inflammatory effects of moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam...
  54. Tamrat Y, Nedi T, Assefa S, Teklehaymanot T, Shibeshi W. Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of solvent fractions of the leaves of Moringa stenopetala Bak. (Moringaceae) in mice models. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017;17:473 pubmed publisher
    ..This study evaluated the analgesic and anti- inflammatory activity of the solvent fractions of Moringa stenopetala in rodent models of pain and inflammation...
  55. Gomaa N, Pico F. Seed germination, seedling traits, and seed bank of the tree Moringa peregrina (Moringaceae) in a hyper-arid environment. Am J Bot. 2011;98:1024-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Trees are scarce in these environments but some manage to survive, such as the tree Moringa peregrina...
  56. Vlahov G, Chepkwony P, Ndalut P. (13)C NMR characterization of triacylglycerols of Moringa oleifera seed oil: an "oleic-vaccenic acid" oil. J Agric Food Chem. 2002;50:970-5 pubmed
    The composition of acyl chains and their positions in the triacylglycerols of the oil extracted from seeds of Moringa oleifera were studied by (13)C NMR spectroscopy. The unsaturated chains of M...
  57. Melesse A, Steingass H, Boguhn J, Rodehutscord M. In vitro fermentation characteristics and effective utilisable crude protein in leaves and green pods of Moringa stenopetala and Moringa oleifera cultivated at low and mid-altitudes. J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl). 2013;97:537-46 pubmed publisher
    ..study was conducted to assess the in vitro nutrient digestibility and utilisation of leaves and green pods of two Moringa species in supplementing the feed of ruminant animals during the dry season...
  58. Gebregiorgis F, Negesse T, Nurfeta A. Feed intake and utilization in sheep fed graded levels of dried moringa (Moringa stenopetala) leaf as a supplement to Rhodes grass hay. Trop Anim Health Prod. 2012;44:511-7 pubmed publisher
    The effects of feeding graded levels of dried moringa (Moringa stenopetala) leaf on intake, body weight gain (BWG), digestibility and nitrogen utilization were studied using male sheep (BW of 13.8?±?0.12 kg)...
  59. Olson M, Rosell J. Using heterochrony to detect modularity in the evolution of stem diversity in the plant family moringaceae. Evolution. 2006;60:724-34 pubmed
    ..wood water conduits) and phloem fibers (bark support cells) in the stems of the 13 species of the plant genus Moringa (Moringaceae), which vary from massive bottle trees to tiny tuberous shrubs...
  60. Lalas S, Gortzi O, Athanasiadis V, Tsaknis J, Chinou I. Determination of antimicrobial activity and resistance to oxidation of moringa peregrina seed oil. Molecules. 2012;17:2330-4 pubmed publisher
    The antimicrobial activity of the oil extracted with n-hexane from the seeds of Moringa peregrina was tested against Staphylococcus aureus, S...
  61. Al Masri M. An in vitro evaluation of some unconventional ruminant feeds in terms of the organic matter digestibility, energy and microbial biomass. Trop Anim Health Prod. 2003;35:155-67 pubmed
    ..One ml of gas was generated from the true degradation of 5 mg of wheat straw, Moringa oleifera, Alhagi camelorum, Eucaliptus camaldulensis and A...
  62. Habtemariam S. Investigation into the antioxidant and antidiabetic potential of Moringa stenopetala: identification of the active principles. Nat Prod Commun. 2015;10:475-8 pubmed
    The fresh leaves of Moringa stenopetala (family, Moringaceae) are commonly eaten as cabbage while dried leaves are used as nutritional supplement and for treating a variety of disease conditions including diabetes...
  63. Adebayo I, Arsad H, Samian M. ANTIPROLIFERATIVE EFFECT ON BREAST CANCER (MCF7) OF MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED EXTRACTS. Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 2017;14:282-287 pubmed publisher
    i>Moringa oleifera belongs to plant family, Moringaceae and popularly called "wonderful tree", for it is used traditionally to cure many diseases including cancer in Africa and Asia, however, there is limited knowledge on ..
  64. Bindhu M, Sathe V, Umadevi M. Synthesis, characterization and SERS activity of biosynthesized silver nanoparticles. Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc. 2013;115:409-15 pubmed publisher
    Silver nanoparticles were rapidly synthesized using Moringa oleifera flower extract as the reducing agent shows surface plasmon resonance peak at 439nm. The size and shape of the nanoparticles controlled by varying the concentration of M...
  65. Giacoppo S, Iori R, Rollin P, Bramanti P, Mazzon E. Moringa isothiocyanate complexed with ?-cyclodextrin: a new perspective in neuroblastoma treatment. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017;17:362 pubmed publisher
    ..This study was designed to assess the anti-proliferative activities of a new preparation of Moringa oleifera-derived 4-(?-L-rhamnopyranosyloxy)benzyl ITC (moringin) complexed with alpha-cyclodextrin (moringin + ?-..
  66. Moyo B, Masika P, Muchenje V. Effect of supplementing crossbred Xhosa lop-eared goat castrates with Moringa oleifera leaves on growth performance, carcass and non-carcass characteristics. Trop Anim Health Prod. 2012;44:801-9 pubmed publisher
    The objective of the study was to determine the effect of supplementing Moringa oleifera leaves (MOL) on growth performance, carcass and non-carcass characteristics of crossbred Xhosa lop-eared goats...
  67. Kim Y, Wu A, Jaja Chimedza A, Graf B, Waterman C, Verzi M, et al. Isothiocyanate-enriched moringa seed extract alleviates ulcerative colitis symptoms in mice. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0184709 pubmed publisher
    b>Moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam.) seed extract (MSE) has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities...
  68. Shah F, Razaq M, Ali A, Han P, CHEN J. Comparative role of neem seed extract, moringa leaf extract and imidacloprid in the management of wheat aphids in relation to yield losses in Pakistan. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0184639 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, we evaluated the comparative role of neem seed extract (NSE), moringa leaf extract (MLE) and imidacloprid (I) in the management of the aphid as well as the yield losses parameters in ..
  69. Mendieta Araica B, Spörndly E, Reyes Sánchez N, Spörndly R. Feeding Moringa oleifera fresh or ensiled to dairy cows--effects on milk yield and milk flavor. Trop Anim Health Prod. 2011;43:1039-47 pubmed publisher
    b>Moringa oleifera, either fresh or ensiled, was compared with Elephant grass as a main feedstuff for dairy cows...
  70. Lea M. Bioremediation of turbid surface water using seed extract from Moringa oleifera Lam. (drumstick) tree. Curr Protoc Microbiol. 2010;Chapter 1:Unit1G.2 pubmed publisher
    An indigenous water treatment method uses Moringa oleifera seeds in the form of a water-soluble extract in suspension, resulting in an effective natural clarification agent for highly turbid and untreated pathogenic surface water...
  71. Hanif M, Al Maskri A, Al Mahruqi Z, Al sabahi J, Al Azkawi A, Al Maskari M. Analytical evaluation of three wild growing Omani medicinal plants. Nat Prod Commun. 2011;6:1451-4 pubmed
    Three wild Omani plants, Moringa peregrina, Acacia nilotica and Rhazya stricta, were selected for the present study. Na, K and Ca contents were determined using flame photometric analysis. M. peregrina seeds (22.5 mg/g) and pods (27...
  72. Banji O, Banji D, Kavitha R. Immunomodulatory effects of alcbholic and hydroalcoholic extracts of Moringa olifera Lam leaves. Indian J Exp Biol. 2012;50:270-6 pubmed
    ..The ethanolic extract (200 mg/kg body weight) was efficient in improving immune response. The results suggest that M. olifera has a significant role to play as an immune stimulator...
  73. Firdaus e Bareen -, Shafiq M, Jamil S. Role of plant growth regulators and a saprobic fungus in enhancement of metal phytoextraction potential and stress alleviation in pearl millet. J Hazard Mater. 2012;237-238:186-93 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the biochemical properties of the plant depend on the level of TSW stress in the soil treatment as well as the type of phytoextraction assistants...
  74. Afolabi A, Aderoju H, Alagbonsi I. Effects of methanolic extract of Moringa oleifera leaves on semen and biochemical parameters in cryptorchid rats. Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 2013;10:230-5 pubmed
    While anti-oxidant effects of Moringa oleifera in much oxidative stress related diseases have been well reported, cryptorchidism on the other hand has been shown to cause oxidative stress...
  75. Parlesak A, Geelhoed D, Robertson A. Toward the prevention of childhood undernutrition: diet diversity strategies using locally produced food can overcome gaps in nutrient supply. Food Nutr Bull. 2014;35:191-9 pubmed
    ..Complete diet formulation products (CDFPs) are increasingly promoted to prevent chronic undernutrition...
  76. Suarez M, Haenni M, Canarelli S, Fisch F, Chodanowski P, Servis C, et al. Structure-function characterization and optimization of a plant-derived antibacterial peptide. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2005;49:3847-57 pubmed
    Crushed seeds of the Moringa oleifera tree have been used traditionally as natural flocculants to clarify drinking water...
  77. Preston K, Lantagne D, Kotlarz N, Jellison K. Turbidity and chlorine demand reduction using alum and moringa flocculation before household chlorination in developing countries. J Water Health. 2010;8:60-70 pubmed publisher
    ..This study investigated the efficacy of two locally available chemical water treatments-alum and Moringa oleifera flocculation-to reduce turbidity and chlorine demand at turbidities of 10, 30, 70, 100 and 300 NTU...
  78. Azim S, Abdelrahem M, Said M, Khattab A. PROTECTIVE EFFECT OF MORINGA PEREGRINA LEAVES EXTRACT ON ACETAMINOPHEN -INDUCED LIVER TOXICITY IN ALBINO RATS. Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 2017;14:206-216 pubmed publisher
  79. Qwele K, Hugo A, Oyedemi S, Moyo B, Masika P, Muchenje V. Chemical composition, fatty acid content and antioxidant potential of meat from goats supplemented with Moringa (Moringa oleifera) leaves, sunflower cake and grass hay. Meat Sci. 2013;93:455-62 pubmed publisher
    ..the chemical composition, fatty acid (FA) content and antioxidant capacity of meat from goats supplemented with Moringa oleifera leaves (MOL) or sunflower cake (SC) or grass hay (GH)...