moringa oleifera

Summary

Summary: A plant species of the family Moringaceae, order Capparales, subclass Dilleniidae. It is a source of niaziminin and hypotensive thiocarbamate glycosides.

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  1. Anwar F, Latif S, Ashraf M, Gilani A. Moringa oleifera: a food plant with multiple medicinal uses. Phytother Res. 2007;21:17-25 pubmed
    b>Moringa oleifera Lam (Moringaceae) is a highly valued plant, distributed in many countries of the tropics and subtropics. It has an impressive range of medicinal uses with high nutritional value...
  2. Cheenpracha S, Park E, Yoshida W, Barit C, Wall M, Pezzuto J, et al. Potential anti-inflammatory phenolic glycosides from the medicinal plant Moringa oleifera fruits. Bioorg Med Chem. 2010;18:6598-602 pubmed publisher
    Bioassay-guided isolation and purification of the ethyl acetate extract of Moringa oleifera fruits yielded three new phenolic glycosides; 4-[(2'-O-acetyl-alpha-l-rhamnosyloxy) benzyl]isothiocyanate (1), 4-[(3'-O-acetyl-alpha-l-..
  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
    ..Leaves of M. stenopetala contained quercetin 3-O-rhamnoglucoside (rutin) and 5-caffeoylquinic acid. Neither proanthocyanidins nor anthocyanins were detected in any of the tissues of either species...
  4. Gifoni J, Oliveira J, Oliveira H, Batista A, Pereira M, Gomes A, et al. A novel chitin-binding protein from Moringa oleifera seed with potential for plant disease control. Biopolymers. 2012;98:406-15 pubmed
    A thermostable chitin-binding protein (14.3 kDa) with antifungal activity was isolated from Moringa oleifera seeds by affinity chromatography on chitin followed by ion exchange chromatography...
  5. al Said M, Mothana R, Al Yahya M, Al Blowi A, Al Sohaibani M, Ahmed A, et al. Edible oils for liver protection: hepatoprotective potentiality of Moringa oleifera seed oil against chemical-induced hepatitis in rats. J Food Sci. 2012;77:T124-30 pubmed publisher
    In the present study, in vitro antioxidant, antioxidative stress and hepatoprotective activity of Moringa oleifera Lam...
  6. Ferreira R, Napoleão T, Santos A, Sá R, Carneiro da Cunha M, Morais M, et al. Coagulant and antibacterial activities of the water-soluble seed lectin from Moringa oleifera. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2011;53:186-92 pubmed publisher
    The aim of this work was to analyse the coagulant and antibacterial activities of lectin isolated from Moringa oleifera seeds that are used for water treatment. The water-soluble M...
  7. Gupta A, Gautam M, Singh R, Kumar M, Rao C, Goel R, et al. Immunomodulatory effect of Moringa oleifera Lam. extract on cyclophosphamide induced toxicity in mice. Indian J Exp Biol. 2010;48:1157-60 pubmed
    ..The results indicate that MOE significantly reduced cyclophosphamide induced immunosuppression by stimulating both cellular and humoral immunity. ..
  8. Firth J, Balraj V, Muliyil J, Roy S, Rani L, Chandresekhar R, et al. Point-of-use interventions to decrease contamination of drinking water: a randomized, controlled pilot study on efficacy, effectiveness, and acceptability of closed containers, Moringa oleifera, and in-home chlorination in rural South India. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010;82:759-65 pubmed publisher
    ..treatment in South India, we conducted a 6-month randomized, controlled intervention trial using chlorine, Moringa oleifera seeds, a closed valved container, and controls. One hundred twenty-six families participated...
  9. Karthivashan G, Tangestani Fard M, Arulselvan P, Abas F, Fakurazi S. Identification of bioactive candidate compounds responsible for oxidative challenge from hydro-ethanolic extract of Moringa oleifera leaves. J Food Sci. 2013;78:C1368-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Research conducted by the Natl. Inst. of Health claimed that Moringa oleifera Lam possess the highest antioxidant content among various natural food sources based on an oxygen radical ..

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  1. Ghebremichael K, Gunaratna K, Henriksson H, Brumer H, Dalhammar G. A simple purification and activity assay of the coagulant protein from Moringa oleifera seed. Water Res. 2005;39:2338-44 pubmed
    Use of extracts from Moringa oleifera (MO) is of great interest for low-cost water treatment...
  2. Chumark P, Khunawat P, Sanvarinda Y, Phornchirasilp S, Morales N, Phivthong Ngam L, et al. The in vitro and ex vivo antioxidant properties, hypolipidaemic and antiatherosclerotic activities of water extract of Moringa oleifera Lam. leaves. J Ethnopharmacol. 2008;116:439-46 pubmed publisher
    b>Moringa oleifera is used in Thai traditional medicine as cardiotonic. Recent studies demonstrated its hypocholesterolaemic effect. However, to be clinically useful, more scientific data are needed.
  3. Fakurazi S, Hairuszah I, Nanthini U. Moringa oleifera Lam prevents acetaminophen induced liver injury through restoration of glutathione level. Food Chem Toxicol. 2008;46:2611-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the hepatoprotective action of Moringa oleifera Lam (MO), an Asian plant of high medicinal value, against a single high dose of APAP...
  4. Rathi B, Bodhankar S, Baheti A. Evaluation of aqueous leaves extract of Moringa oleifera Linn for wound healing in albino rats. Indian J Exp Biol. 2006;44:898-901 pubmed
    ..From the results obtained, it may be concluded that the aqueous extract of M. oleifera has significant wound healing property...
  5. Karadi R, Gadge N, Alagawadi K, Savadi R. Effect of Moringa oleifera Lam. root-wood on ethylene glycol induced urolithiasis in rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2006;105:306-11 pubmed
    In India, drumstick (Moringa oleifera Lam. (Moringaceae)) is commonly used as a phytotherapeutic agent...
  6. Ashok Kumar N, Pari L. Antioxidant action of Moringa oleifera Lam. (drumstick) against antitubercular drugs induced lipid peroxidation in rats. J Med Food. 2003;6:255-9 pubmed
    The protective effect of Moringa oleifera Lam. (Moringaceae) on hepatic marker enzymes, lipid peroxidation, and antioxidants was investigated during antitubercular drug (isoniazid, rifampicin, and pyrazinamide)-induced toxicity in rats...
  7. Sinha M, Das D, Bhattacharjee S, Majumdar S, Dey S. Leaf extract of Moringa oleifera prevents ionizing radiation-induced oxidative stress in mice. J Med Food. 2011;14:1167-72 pubmed publisher
    The present study evaluated the hepatoprotective effect of aqueous ethanolic Moringa oleifera leaf extract (MoLE) against radiation-induced oxidative stress, which is assessed in terms of inflammation and lipid peroxidation...
  8. Siddhuraju P, Becker K. Antioxidant properties of various solvent extracts of total phenolic constituents from three different agroclimatic origins of drumstick tree (Moringa oleifera Lam.) leaves. J Agric Food Chem. 2003;51:2144-55 pubmed
    Water, aqueous methanol, and aqueous ethanol extracts of freeze-dried leaves of Moringa oleifera Lam. from different agroclimatic regions were examined for radical scavenging capacities and antioxidant activities...
  9. Silva N, Mendes Bonato A, Sales J, Pagliarini M. Meiotic behavior and pollen viability in Moringa oleifera (Moringaceae) cultivated in southern Brazil. Genet Mol Res. 2011;10:1728-32 pubmed
    Although originally from India, Moringa oleifera is now cultivated throughout most of the tropics, including Brazil...
  10. Rao A, Devi P, Kamath R. In vivo radioprotective effect of Moringa oleifera leaves. Indian J Exp Biol. 2001;39:858-63 pubmed
    Radioprotective property of Moringa oleifera leaves was investigated in healthy adult Swiss albino mice. Animals were injected (ip) with 150 mg/kg body weight of 50% methanolic extract (ME) of M...
  11. Sharifudin S, Fakurazi S, Hidayat M, Hairuszah I, Moklas M, Arulselvan P. Therapeutic potential of Moringa oleifera extracts against acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity in rats. Pharm Biol. 2013;51:279-88 pubmed publisher
    b>Moringa oleifera Lam. (Moringaceae) is a rich source of essential minerals and antioxidants; it has been used in human and animal nutrition. The leaves and flowers are being used by the population with great dietary importance.
  12. Fakurazi S, Sharifudin S, Arulselvan P. Moringa oleifera hydroethanolic extracts effectively alleviate acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity in experimental rats through their antioxidant nature. Molecules. 2012;17:8334-50 pubmed publisher
    The aim of the study was to investigate the in vitro antioxidant properties Moringa oleifera Lam. (MO) extracts and its curative role in acetaminophen (APAP)-induced toxic liver injury in rats caused by oxidative damage...
  13. Gupta R, Mathur M, Bajaj V, Katariya P, Yadav S, Kamal R, et al. Evaluation of antidiabetic and antioxidant activity of Moringa oleifera in experimental diabetes. J Diabetes. 2012;4:164-71 pubmed publisher
    b>Moringa oleifera, a widely cultivated species in India, is an exceptionally nutritious vegetable with a variety of potential uses in treating rheumatism, venomous bites, and microbial infections...
  14. Sudha P, Asdaq S, Dhamingi S, Chandrakala G. Immunomodulatory activity of methanolic leaf extract of Moringa oleifera in animals. Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. 2010;54:133-40 pubmed
    The aim of the present study was to investigate the immunomodulatory action of methanolic extract of Moringa oleifera (MEMO) in an experimental model of immunity...
  15. Posmontier B. The medicinal qualities of Moringa oleifera. Holist Nurs Pract. 2011;25:80-7 pubmed publisher
    b>Moringa oleifera is an ancient tree that is historically known to possess numerous medicinal qualities...
  16. Park E, Cheenpracha S, Chang L, Kondratyuk T, Pezzuto J. Inhibition of lipopolysaccharide-induced cyclooxygenase-2 and inducible nitric oxide synthase expression by 4-[(2'-O-acetyl-?-L-rhamnosyloxy)benzyl]isothiocyanate from Moringa oleifera. Nutr Cancer. 2011;63:971-82 pubmed publisher
    b>Moringa oleifera Lamarck is commonly consumed for nutritional or medicinal properties...
  17. Adisakwattana S, Chanathong B. Alpha-glucosidase inhibitory activity and lipid-lowering mechanisms of Moringa oleifera leaf extract. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2011;15:803-8 pubmed
    ..The purpose of present study was to investigate the effect of leaf extract of Moringa oleifera on inhibition of alpha-glucosidase and pancreatic alpha-amylase related to diabetes mellitus...
  18. Beltran Heredia J, Sanchez Martin J. Removal of sodium lauryl sulphate by coagulation/flocculation with Moringa oleifera seed extract. J Hazard Mater. 2009;164:713-9 pubmed publisher
    Among other natural flocculant/coagulant agents, Moringa oleifera seed extract ability to remove an anionic surfactant has been evaluated and it has been found to be very interesting...
  19. Alhakmani F, Kumar S, Khan S. Estimation of total phenolic content, in-vitro antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity of flowers of Moringa oleifera. Asian Pac J Trop Biomed. 2013;3:623-7; discussion 626-7 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate and compare the antioxidant potential and anti-inflammatory activity of ethanolic extract of flowers of Moringa oleifera (M. oleifera) grown in Oman.
  20. Luz L, Silva M, Ferreira R, Santana L, Silva Lucca R, Mentele R, et al. Structural characterization of coagulant Moringa oleifera Lectin and its effect on hemostatic parameters. Int J Biol Macromol. 2013;58:31-6 pubmed publisher
    Lectins are carbohydrate recognition proteins. cMoL, a coagulant Moringa oleifera Lectin, was isolated from seeds of the plant. Structural studies revealed a heat-stable and pH resistant protein with 101 amino acids, 11...
  21. Singh B, Singh B, Singh R, Prakash D, Dhakarey R, Upadhyay G, et al. Oxidative DNA damage protective activity, antioxidant and anti-quorum sensing potentials of Moringa oleifera. Food Chem Toxicol. 2009;47:1109-16 pubmed publisher
    The aqueous extract of leaf (LE), fruit (FE) and seed (SE) of Moringa oleifera was assessed to examine the ability to inhibit the oxidative DNA damage, antioxidant and anti-quorum sensing (QS) potentials...
  22. Santos N, de Moura K, Napoleão T, Santos G, Coelho L, Navarro D, et al. Oviposition-stimulant and ovicidal activities of Moringa oleifera lectin on Aedes aegypti. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e44840 pubmed publisher
    ..The water-soluble Moringa oleifera lectin (WSMoL) is a larvicidal agent against A. aegypti...
  23. Monera T, Wolfe A, Maponga C, Benet L, Guglielmo J. Moringa oleifera leaf extracts inhibit 6beta-hydroxylation of testosterone by CYP3A4. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2008;2:379-83 pubmed
    b>Moringa oleifera is a tropical tree often used as a herbal medicine, including by people who test positive for HIV...
  24. Bakre A, Aderibigbe A, Ademowo O. Studies on neuropharmacological profile of ethanol extract of Moringa oleifera leaves in mice. J Ethnopharmacol. 2013;149:783-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Moringa oleifera (family Moringaceae), commonly called Horseradish or tree of life, is traditionally used for the treatment of epilepsy and neurologic conditions.
  25. Awodele O, Oreagba I, Odoma S, da Silva J, Osunkalu V. Toxicological evaluation of the aqueous leaf extract of Moringa oleifera Lam. (Moringaceae). J Ethnopharmacol. 2012;139:330-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Despite the popular use of Moringa oleifera for treating various disorders, there is limited or no scientific data available regarding safety aspects of ..
  26. Sashidhara K, Rosaiah J, Tyagi E, Shukla R, Raghubir R, Rajendran S. Rare dipeptide and urea derivatives from roots of Moringa oleifera as potential anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive agents. Eur J Med Chem. 2009;44:432-6 pubmed publisher
    In the course of our studies on the isolation of bioactive compounds from the roots of Moringa oleifera, a traditional herb in southeast Asia, rare aurantiamide acetate 4 and 1,3-dibenzyl urea 5 have been isolated and characterized...
  27. Viera G, Mourão J, Angelo A, Costa R, Vieira R. Antibacterial effect (in vitro) of Moringa oleifera and Annona muricata against Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2010;52:129-32 pubmed
    Antibacterial effects of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of seeds of moringa (Moringa oleifera) and pods of soursop (Annona muricata) in the concentration of 1:5 and 1:10 in volumes 50, 100, 150 and 200 microL were examined against ..
  28. Kavitha C, Ramesh M, Kumaran S, Lakshmi S. Toxicity of Moringa oleifera seed extract on some hematological and biochemical profiles in a freshwater fish, Cyprinus carpio. Exp Toxicol Pathol. 2012;64:681-7 pubmed publisher
    The study was carried out to investigate the acute and sublethal toxicity of Moringa oleifera seed extract on hematological and biochemical variables of a freshwater fish Cyprinus carpio under laboratory conditions...
  29. Debnath S, Guha D. Role of Moringa oleifera on enterochromaffin cell count and serotonin content of experimental ulcer model. Indian J Exp Biol. 2007;45:726-31 pubmed
    ..The results suggest that the protective effect of MO on ulceration is mediated by increased EC cell count and 5-HT levels which may act via 5-HT3 receptors on gastric tissue...
  30. Tiloke C, Phulukdaree A, Chuturgoon A. The antiproliferative effect of Moringa oleifera crude aqueous leaf extract on cancerous human alveolar epithelial cells. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013;13:226 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Moringa oleifera (MO), a medicinal plant found mainly in Asia and South Africa is used in the traditional treatment of various ..
  31. Katre U, Suresh C, Khan M, Gaikwad S. Structure-activity relationship of a hemagglutinin from Moringa oleifera seeds. Int J Biol Macromol. 2008;42:203-7 pubmed
    The hemagglutinin from the seeds of Moringa oleifera (MoL) agglutinates human as well as rabbit erythrocytes; the affinity for the latter is almost 250 times more than that for the former...
  32. Mahajan S, Mehta A. Immunosuppressive activity of ethanolic extract of seeds of Moringa oleifera Lam. in experimental immune inflammation. J Ethnopharmacol. 2010;130:183-6 pubmed publisher
    Traditionally, the plant Moringa oleifera Lam. (Moringaceae) is used for the treatment of ascites and rheumatism, while the dried seeds of the plant are used as an 'anti-allergic' agent.
  33. Kwaambwa H, Hellsing M, Rennie A. Adsorption of a water treatment protein from Moringa oleifera seeds to a silicon oxide surface studied by neutron reflection. Langmuir. 2010;26:3902-10 pubmed publisher
    An extract from the seeds of the Moringa oleifera tree that is principally a low molecular mass protein is known to be efficient as a coagulating agent for water treatment...
  34. Ganguly R, Guha D. Alteration of brain monoamines & EEG wave pattern in rat model of Alzheimer's disease & protection by Moringa oleifera. Indian J Med Res. 2008;128:744-51 pubmed
    ..systems which exert a modulatory role in memory processing, are disturbed in Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Moringa oleifera (MO) has been shown to exert its effect in CNS by altering the brain monoamines...
  35. Sasikala V, Rooban B, Priya S, Sahasranamam V, Abraham A. Moringa oleifera prevents selenite-induced cataractogenesis in rat pups. J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 2010;26:441-7 pubmed publisher
    The aim of this study was to investigate the protective effects of the flavonoid fraction of Moringa oleifera leaves (FMO) on selenite cataract in vivo.
  36. Ouédraogo M, Lamien Sanou A, Ramdé N, Ouédraogo A, Ouedraogo M, Zongo S, et al. Protective effect of Moringa oleifera leaves against gentamicin-induced nephrotoxicity in rabbits. Exp Toxicol Pathol. 2013;65:335-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The nephroprotective effect of aqueous-ethanolic extract of Moringa oleifera leaves (150 and 300 mg/kg) was evaluated against gentamicin-induced (80 mg/kg) renal injury in rabbits...
  37. Ranjan R, Swarup D, Patra R, Chandra V. Tamarindus indica L. and Moringa oleifera M. extract administration ameliorates fluoride toxicity in rabbits. Indian J Exp Biol. 2009;47:900-5 pubmed
    ..Preliminary results revealed these plant extracts have some potential to mitigate fluoride toxicity...
  38. Nkukwana T, Muchenje V, Masika P, Hoffman L, Dzama K, Descalzo A. Fatty acid composition and oxidative stability of breast meat from broiler chickens supplemented with Moringa oleifera leaf meal over a period of refrigeration. Food Chem. 2014;142:255-61 pubmed publisher
    Effects of diets supplemented with or without Moringa oleifera leaf meal (MOLM) on fatty acid (FA) composition and oxidative stability of broiler breast meat during refrigerated storage was determined...
  39. Agra Neto A, Napoleão T, Pontual E, Santos N, Luz L, de Oliveira C, et al. Effect of Moringa oleifera lectins on survival and enzyme activities of Aedes aegypti larvae susceptible and resistant to organophosphate. Parasitol Res. 2014;113:175-84 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Moringa oleifera seeds contain the lectins WSMoL and cMoL. WSMoL has larvicidal activity on fourth-stage of A...
  40. Pari L, Kumar N. Hepatoprotective activity of Moringa oleifera on antitubercular drug-induced liver damage in rats. J Med Food. 2002;5:171-7 pubmed
    b>Moringa oleifera Lam (Moringaceae), commonly known as "Drumstick," is used in Indian folk medicine for the treatment of various illness. We have evaluated the hepatoprotective effect of an ethanolic extract of M...
  41. Pontual E, Napoleão T, Dias de Assis C, de Souza Bezerra R, Xavier H, Navarro D, et al. Effect of Moringa oleifera flower extract on larval trypsin and acetylcholinesterase activities in Aedes aegypti. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 2012;79:135-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report on larvicidal activity of Moringa oleifera flower extract against A...
  42. Broin M, Santaella C, Cuine S, Kokou K, Peltier G, Joet T. Flocculent activity of a recombinant protein from Moringa oleifera Lam. seeds. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2002;60:114-9 pubmed
    Seeds of the tropical tree Moringa oleifera contain small storage proteins able to flocculate particles in suspension in water. The cDNA encoding one of these flocculent proteins, MO(2...
  43. Bharali R, Tabassum J, Azad M. Chemomodulatory effect of Moringa oleifera, Lam, on hepatic carcinogen metabolising enzymes, antioxidant parameters and skin papillomagenesis in mice. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2003;4:131-9 pubmed
    ..These findings are suggestive of a possible chemopreventive potential of Moringa oliefera drumstick extract against chemical carcinogenesis...
  44. Ray K, Hazra R, Guha D. Central inhibitory effect of Moringa oleifera root extract: possible role of neurotransmitters. Indian J Exp Biol. 2003;41:1279-84 pubmed
    Effect of chronic treatment of standardized aqueous extract of Moringa oleifera (MO) root (100, 200, 300, 350, 400, 450 mg/kg; po) on penicillin (PCN) induced convulsion, locomotor behaviour, brain serotonin (5-HTT), dopamine (DA) and ..
  45. Ndiaye M, Dieye A, Mariko F, Tall A, Sall Diallo A, Faye B. [Contribution to the study of the anti-inflammatory activity of Moringa oleifera (moringaceae)]. Dakar Med. 2002;47:210-2 pubmed
    b>Moringa oleifera is a bush of African savannah, used in folk Medicine for the treatment of rheumatic and articulary pain. We have tested the anti-inflammatory action of an aqueous extract of root in rats with weight between 120 and 160 g...
  46. Chuang P, Lee C, Chou J, Murugan M, Shieh B, Chen H. Anti-fungal activity of crude extracts and essential oil of Moringa oleifera Lam. Bioresour Technol. 2007;98:232-6 pubmed
    Investigations were carried out to evaluate the therapeutic properties of the seeds and leaves of Moringa oleifera Lam as herbal medicines...
  47. Bose C. Possible role of Moringa oleifera Lam. root in epithelial ovarian cancer. MedGenMed. 2007;9:26 pubmed
  48. Rolim L, Macedo M, Sisenando H, Napoleão T, Felzenszwalb I, Aiub C, et al. Genotoxicity evaluation of Moringa oleifera seed extract and lectin. J Food Sci. 2011;76:T53-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This article reports the genotoxicity assessment of an extract of M. oleifera seed powder and the water-soluble Moringa oleifera lectin (WSMoL) isolated from seeds...
  49. Mehta K, Balaraman R, Amin A, Bafna P, Gulati O. Effect of fruits of Moringa oleifera on the lipid profile of normal and hypercholesterolaemic rabbits. J Ethnopharmacol. 2003;86:191-5 pubmed
    Rabbits were fed Moringa oleifera (200mg/kg/day, p.o.) or lovastatin (6mg/kg/day, p.o.) in banana pulp along with standard laboratory diet and hypercholesterolaemic diet for 120 days...
  50. Anwar F, Bhanger M. Analytical characterization of Moringa oleifera seed oil grown in temperate regions of Pakistan. J Agric Food Chem. 2003;51:6558-63 pubmed
    The hexane-extracted oil content of Moringa oleifera seeds ranged from 38.00 to 42.00%. Protein, fiber, and ash contents were found to be 26.50-32.00, 5.80-9.29, and, 5.60-7.50%, respectively...
  51. Gupta R, Dubey D, Kannan G, Flora S. Concomitant administration of Moringa oleifera seed powder in the remediation of arsenic-induced oxidative stress in mouse. Cell Biol Int. 2007;31:44-56 pubmed
    ..b>Moringa oleifera Lamarack (English: Horseradish-tree, Drumstick-tree, Hindi: Saijan, Sanskrit: Shigru) belongs to the ..
  52. Ferreira P, Carvalho A, Farias D, Cariolano N, Melo V, Queiroz M, et al. Larvicidal activity of the water extract of Moringa oleifera seeds against Aedes aegypti and its toxicity upon laboratory animals. An Acad Bras Cienc. 2009;81:207-16 pubmed
    In this work, biological effects of the water extract of Moringa oleifera seeds (WEMOS) were assessed on eggs and 3rd instar larvae of Aedes aegypti and on its toxicity upon laboratory animals (Daphnia magna, mice and rats)...
  53. Sinha M, Das D, Datta S, Ghosh S, Dey S. Amelioration of ionizing radiation induced lipid peroxidation in mouse liver by Moringa oleifera Lam. leaf extract. Indian J Exp Biol. 2012;50:209-15 pubmed
    Protective effect of Moringa oleifera leaf extract (MoLE) against radiation-induced lipid peroxidation has been investigated...
  54. Asare G, Gyan B, Bugyei K, Adjei S, Mahama R, Addo P, et al. Toxicity potentials of the nutraceutical Moringa oleifera at supra-supplementation levels. J Ethnopharmacol. 2012;139:265-72 pubmed publisher
    b>Moringa oleifera Lam. (order -Moringales, family -Moringaceae and genus -Moringa) is a well known nutraceutical used in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia and hyperglycemia, and also, as a nutritional supplementation...
  55. Verma A, Vijayakumar M, Mathela C, Rao C. In vitro and in vivo antioxidant properties of different fractions of Moringa oleifera leaves. Food Chem Toxicol. 2009;47:2196-201 pubmed publisher
    The antioxidant potency of different fractions of Moringa oleifera leaves were investigated by employing various established in vitro systems, such as beta-Carotene bleaching, reducing power, DPPH/superoxide/hydroxyl radical scavenging, ..
  56. Reddy D, Seshaiah K, Reddy A, Rao M, Wang M. Biosorption of Pb2+ from aqueous solutions by Moringa oleifera bark: equilibrium and kinetic studies. J Hazard Mater. 2010;174:831-8 pubmed publisher
    Biosorption of Pb(2+) from aqueous solution by biomass prepared from Moringa oleifera bark (MOB), an agricultural solid waste has been studied...
  57. Budda S, Butryee C, Tuntipopipat S, Rungsipipat A, Wangnaithum S, Lee J, et al. Suppressive effects of Moringa oleifera Lam pod against mouse colon carcinogenesis induced by azoxymethane and dextran sodium sulfate. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2011;12:3221-8 pubmed
    b>Moringa oleifera Lam (horseradish tree; tender pod or fruits) is a major ingredient in Thai cuisine and has some medicinal properties...
  58. Sreelatha S, Padma P. Modulatory effects of Moringa oleifera extracts against hydrogen peroxide-induced cytotoxicity and oxidative damage. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2011;30:1359-68 pubmed publisher
    ..the hydrogen peroxide (H(2)O(2))-mediated DNA damage in human tumor KB cells and also assessed the ability of Moringa oleifera leaf extracts to inhibit the oxidative damage...
  59. Sreelatha S, Jeyachitra A, Padma P. Antiproliferation and induction of apoptosis by Moringa oleifera leaf extract on human cancer cells. Food Chem Toxicol. 2011;49:1270-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study was designed to determine the antiproliferative and apoptotic events of Moringa oleifera leaf extract (MLE) using human tumor (KB) cell line as a model system...
  60. Teixeira E, Carvalho M, Neves V, Silva M, Arantes Pereira L. Chemical characteristics and fractionation of proteins from Moringa oleifera Lam. leaves. Food Chem. 2014;147:51-4 pubmed publisher
    b>Moringa oleifera Lam. is a leguminous plant, originally from Asia, which is cultivated in Brazil because of its low production cost...
  61. Coelho J, Santos N, Napoleão T, Gomes F, Ferreira R, Zingali R, et al. Effect of Moringa oleifera lectin on development and mortality of Aedes aegypti larvae. Chemosphere. 2009;77:934-8 pubmed publisher
    Aedes aegypti larvae have developed tolerance to many insecticides used for mosquito control. Moringa oleifera seeds contain a water-soluble lectin (WSMoL) and this paper reports the effect of M...