• 1991) makes it a viable feed component, but secondary plant compounds such as condensed tannin (Jackson & Barry 1996) and mimosine (National Academy of Sciences 1977) may reduce its value. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Background Knowledge Main Problem General Objective Significance of the Study Research Hypothesis Specific Objectives Usually, people's common of idea of Makahiya (Mimosa pudica) is that its leaves fold up when touched. (prezi.com)
  • Whether or not a farm animal receives the appropriate amount and kind of fodder usually can be seen by the shine of its hair or feathers.For ruminants, a majority of the fodder should consist of roughage (grass, leaves). (infonet-biovision.org)
  • FTIR results revealed that mimosine was responsible for formation of the magnetic nanoparticles by reducing ferrous sulphate to nanosized iron. (juniperpublishers.com)
  • The young pods are edible and occasionally eaten in Javanese vegetable salad with spicy peanut sauce, and spicy fish wrapped in papaya or taro leaves in Indonesia, and in papaya salad in Laos and Thailand, where they are known as phak krathin (Thai: ผักกระถิน). (wikipedia.org)
  • The pods, leaves and shoots of the lead tree are used in main course dishes in many different parts of the world but in fact you should know that it is not fully safe to consume them. (homenaturalcures.com)
  • They have compound leaves with many thin leaflets, white flowers and produce a lot of seeds in pods. (livestockkenya.com)
  • Considering its biochemical properties of inactivating various enzymes that require either bivalent metallic ions or PLP as cofactors, mimosine may have a role in plant defense, and based on its chemical composition, it may serve as a reservoir of carbon and nitrogen for survival and growth under nutrient-limiting conditions. (plantphysiol.org)
  • It is known that the leaves of lead tree have natural enzymes which are very good for our skin. (homenaturalcures.com)
  • Heads are solitary, at the axils of the leaves, long-peduncled, globose, and 2 to 5 centimeters in diameter, with many flowers. (stuartxchange.com)
  • Pedunculate (stalked) pale pink or purple flower heads arise from the leaf axils in mid summer with more and more flowers as the plant gets older. (wikipedia.org)
  • This nitrogen can be used in the main trunk, roots, leaves or anywhere in the plant. (permies.com)
  • also called sensitive plant, sleepy plant, Dormilones, touch-me-not, or shy plant) is a creeping annual or perennial herb of the pea family Fabaceae often grown for its curiosity value: the compound leaves fold inward and droop when touched or shaken, defending themselves from harm, and re-open a few minutes later. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was found to be highly efficient and specific in catalyzing mimosine degradation, with apparent K m and V max values of 1.16 × 10 −4 m and 5.05 × 10 −5 mol s −1 mg −1 , respectively. (plantphysiol.org)
  • Four supplements were used for the study: concentrate (Co ), Moringa oleifera leaf meal (Mo), concentrate and Moringa oleifera mixture (75/25: C75 and 50/50: C50). (lrrd.org)
  • Cut twice during the wet season when re-growth is 50-60 cm, or once at the end and conserve as dry leaf meal. (livestockkenya.com)
  • It is best cut and fed fresh or as dry leaf meal. (livestockkenya.com)
  • The tree which is the dominant component in the agroforestry system affects the associated crops plants through the leaf fall, exudates and by chemicals which are released at various stages of decomposition of leaf litter. (springer.com)
  • Influence of aqueous leaf extracts of Eucalyptus and Poplar on the germination and seedling growth of winter crops. (springer.com)
  • tops are very similar to & may be eaten like asparagus Lamb's quarters-leaves and shoots, raw, also prevents erosion, also distracts leaf miners from nearby crops Nettle-young leaves collected before flowering used as a tea or spinach substitute. (wikipedia.org)
  • The green leaves of Moringa oleifera were air-dried, ground through a 2-mm mesh hammer mill and stored in plastic airtight bottles. (lrrd.org)
  • I've incorporated thousands of pounds of coffee waste and the area is surrounded with alder trees , which provide good quality leaf litter. (permies.com)
  • One-day old sesame seedlings were incubated at 30 o C under a 12h photoperiod (white light), either in 1% (w/v) aqueous leaf extract or in distilled water. (regional.org.au)
  • The comparison of fluorograms of the control (water) and treated (leaf extract) seedlings showed a few differences. (regional.org.au)
  • The action potential then passes into the petiole, and finally to the large pulvinus at the end of the petiole, where the leaf attaches to the stem. (wikipedia.org)
  • Differences in turgidity in different regions of the leaf and stem results in the closing of the leaflets and the collapse of the leaf petiole. (wikipedia.org)
  • At night, the leaves also fold and bend, termed nyctonastic movements (reaction to absence of light). (stuartxchange.com)
  • When we gave the mice a pharmacologic agent called L -mimosine that stimulates the transcription factor, the agent knocked down Candida 100-fold, which translated into a 50 percent reduction in mortality from invasive Candida infection. (healthcanal.com)
  • More study is needed to pinpoint the optimal method of inducing the body's gut defense system, whether through use of an agent like L -mimosine or by administering short-chain fatty acids such as vinegar. (healthcanal.com)
  • Here, we aimed to reveal the effects of hypoxia and the hypoxia mimetic agent L-mimosine (L-MIM) on the production of sclerostin (SOST) and dickkopf-1 (DKK-1) in human dental pulp-derived cells (DPC). (biomedcentral.com)
  • Do hypoxia and L-mimosine modulate sclerostin and dickkopf-1 production in human dental pulp-derived cells? (biomedcentral.com)
  • Specifically, the researchers found that enhancing the transcription factor HIF-1α with L -mimosine led to increased production of the natural antibiotic peptide LL-37, which in turn killed the fungi. (healthcanal.com)
  • The results of the present study suggest that M or inga oleifera leaves when mixed with conventional concentrate could improved its utilization. (lrrd.org)