Summary: A family of flowering subshrubs and shrubs in the class Magnoliopsida.

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  1. Lledias F, Hernandez F, Rivas V, García Mendoza A, Cassab G, Nieto Sotelo J. A Rapid and Reliable Method for Total Protein Extraction from Succulent Plants for Proteomic Analysis. Protein J. 2017;36:308-321 pubmed publisher
    ..Furostanol glycoside 26-O-?-glucosidase (an enzyme involved in steroid saponin synthesis) was successfully identified by mass spectrometry analysis and de novo sequencing of a 2DE spot from an Agave attenuata sample. ..
  2. Lou Q, Wang L, Liu H, Liu Y. Anthocyanin Profiles in Flowers of Grape Hyacinth. Molecules. 2017;22: pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, pelargonidin-type anthocyanins were found for the first time in the genus, bringing more opportunities in terms of breeding of flower color in grape hyacinth. ..
  3. Pannakal S, Jäger S, Duranton A, Tewari A, Saha S, Radhakrishnan A, et al. Longevity effect of a polysaccharide from Chlorophytum borivilianum on Caenorhabditis elegans and Saccharomyces cerevisiae. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0179813 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, these results suggest that in addition to life-span extension of S. cerevisiae and C. elegans, a polysaccharide from the Rasayana herb, C. borivilianum may have beneficial effects on skin aging parameters. ..