Plant tissue that carries nutrients, especially sucrose, by turgor pressure. Movement is bidirectional, in contrast to XYLEM where it is only upward. Phloem originates and grows outwards from meristematic cells (MERISTEM) in the vascular cambium. P-proteins, a type of LECTINS, are characteristically found in phloem.
An organism of the vegetable kingdom suitable by nature for use as a food, especially by human beings. Not all parts of any given plant are edible but all parts of edible plants have been known to figure as raw or cooked food: leaves, roots, tubers, stems, seeds, buds, fruits, and flowers. The most commonly edible parts of plants are FRUIT, usually sweet, fleshy, and succulent. Most edible plants are commonly cultivated for their nutritional value and are referred to as VEGETABLES.
Sugar-rich liquid produced in plant glands called nectaries. It is either produced in flowers or other plant structures, providing a source of attraction for pollinating insects and animals, as well as being a nutrient source to animal mutualists which provide protection of plants against herbivores.
Multicellular, eukaryotic life forms of kingdom Plantae (sensu lato), comprising the VIRIDIPLANTAE; RHODOPHYTA; and GLAUCOPHYTA; all of which acquired chloroplasts by direct endosymbiosis of CYANOBACTERIA. They are characterized by a mainly photosynthetic mode of nutrition; essentially unlimited growth at localized regions of cell divisions (MERISTEMS); cellulose within cells providing rigidity; the absence of organs of locomotion; absence of nervous and sensory systems; and an alternation of haploid and diploid generations.
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Identification of bacteria in pasteurized zucchini purees stored at different temperatures and comparison with those found in other pasteurized vegetable purees. (1/160)One hundred nineteen isolates from a commercial zucchini puree stored at 4, 10, and 20 to 25 degrees C were fingerprinted using repetitive sequence-based PCR (REP-PCR) and classified into 35 REP types. One representative isolate of each REP type was subsequently identified by API50CHB/20E profile and partial rrs gene sequence analysis. Nine REP types were misidentified by the API system. Strains were misidentified as being in the Bacillus circulans (group 2) API taxon or in taxa with a low number of positive API characters such as Brevibacillus brevis. A phylogenetic analysis pointed to one new species of Bacillus and three new species of Paenibacillus among the misidentified REP types. Bacterial components in zucchini puree were compared phenotypically with those obtained in previous work on broccoli, carrot, leek, potato, and split pea purees, based on simple matching coefficient and unweighted pair group method with averages cluster analysis. Out of 254 strains, 69 strains previously identified as B. circulans (group 2) or B. circulans/B. macerans/B. polymyxa were assigned to a new Paenibacillus taxon phylogenetically related to P. azotofixans. Storage conditions at 4 degrees C favored the development of "B. macroides/B. maroccanus" and Paenibacillus spp. in zucchini purees and Paenibacillus spp. in other purees. Storage conditions at 20 to 25 degrees C favored the development of B. subtilis group (B. licheniformis and B. subtilis) and B. cereus group strains. At 10 degrees C, Paenibacillus spp. were always present at high frequencies, whereas the occurrence of B. macroides/B. maroccanus (in zucchini purees), B. cereus, and B. pumilus varied with the experiment. (+info)
A novel membrane protein that is transported to protein storage vacuoles via precursor-accumulating vesicles. (2/160)A novel protein, MP73, was specifically found on the membrane of protein storage vacuoles of pumpkin seed. MP73 appeared during seed maturation and disappeared rapidly after seed germination, in association with the morphological changes of the protein storage vacuoles. The MP73 precursor deduced from the isolated cDNA was composed of a signal peptide, a 24-kD domain (P24), and the MP73 domain with a putative long alpha-helix of 13 repeats that are rich in glutamic acid and arginine residues. Immunocytochemistry and immunoblot analysis showed that the precursor-accumulating (PAC) vesicles (endoplasmic reticulum-derived vesicles responsible for the transport of storage proteins) accumulated proMP73, but not MP73, on the membranes. Subcellular fractionation of the pulse-labeled maturing seed demonstrated that the proMP73 form with N-linked oligosaccharides was synthesized on the endoplasmic reticulum and then transported to the protein storage vacuoles via PAC vesicles. Tunicamycin treatment of the seed resulted in the efficient deposition of proMP73 lacking the oligosaccharides (proMP73 Delta Psi) into the PAC vesicles but no accumulation of MP73 in vacuoles. Tunicamycin might impede the transport of proMP73 Delta Psi from the PAC vesicles to the vacuoles or might make the unglycosylated protein unstable in the vacuoles. After arrival at protein storage vacuoles, proMP73 was cleaved by the action of a vacuolar enzyme to form a 100-kD complex on the vacuolar membranes. These results suggest that PAC vesicles might mediate the delivery of not only storage proteins but also membrane proteins of the vacuoles. (+info)
Calcium-mediated association of a putative vacuolar sorting receptor PV72 with a propeptide of 2S albumin. (3/160)PV72, a type I membrane protein with three epidermal-growth factor (EGF)-like motifs, was found to be localized on the membranes of the precursor-accumulating (PAC) vesicles that accumulated precursors of various seed storage proteins. To clarify the function of PV72 as a sorting receptor, we expressed four modified PV72s and analyzed their ability to bind the internal propeptide (the 2S-I peptide) of pro2S albumin by affinity chromatography and surface plasmon resonance. The recombinant PV72 specifically bound to the 2S-I peptide with a K(D) value of 0.2 microm, which was low enough for it to function as a receptor. The EGF-like motifs modulated the Ca(2+)-dependent conformational change of PV72 to form a functional pocket for the ligand binding. The binding of Ca(2+) stabilizes the receptor-ligand complex even at pH 4.0. The association and dissociation of PV72 with the ligand is modulated by the Ca(2+) concentration (EC(50) value = 40 microm) rather than the environmental pH. Overall results suggest that Ca(2+) regulates the vacuolar sorting mechanism in higher plants. (+info)
Phylogenetic relationships among domesticated and wild species of Cucurbita (Cucurbitaceae) inferred from a mitochondrial gene: Implications for crop plant evolution and areas of origin. (4/160)We have investigated the phylogenetic relationships among six wild and six domesticated taxa of Cucurbita using as a marker an intron region from the mitochondrial nad1 gene. Our study represents one of the first successful uses of a mtDNA gene in resolving inter- and intraspecific taxonomic relationships in Angiosperms and yields several important insights into the origins of domesticated Cucurbita. First, our data suggest at least six independent domestication events from distinct wild ancestors. Second, Cucurbita argyrosperma likely was domesticated from a wild Mexican gourd, Cucurbita sororia, probably in the same region of southwest Mexico that gave rise to maize. Third, the wild ancestor of Cucurbita moschata is still unknown, but mtDNA data combined with other sources of information suggest that it will probably be found in lowland northern South America. Fourth, Cucurbita andreana is supported as the wild progenitor of Cucurbita maxima, but humid lowland regions of Bolivia in addition to warmer temperate zones in South America from where C. andreana was originally described should possibly be considered as an area of origin for C. maxima. Fifth, our data support other molecular results that indicate two separate domestications in the Cucurbita pepo complex. The potential zone of domestication for one of the domesticated subspecies, C. pepo subsp. ovifera, includes eastern North America and should be extended to northeastern Mexico. The wild ancestor of the other domesticated subspecies, C. pepo subsp. pepo, is undiscovered but is closely related to C. pepo subsp. fraterna and possibly will be found in southern Mexico. (+info)
Differential effects of satellite RNA on the accumulation of cucumber mosaic virus RNAs and their encoded proteins in tobacco vs zucchini squash with two strains of CMV helper virus. (5/160)The presence of cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) satellite RNA usually reduces the yield of accumulated helper virus, although more so in solanaceous than in cucurbit hosts. The accumulation of viral RNA and viral-encoded proteins of two strains of CMV (Fny- and Sny-) known to differ in their ability to support satellite RNA in zucchini squash was examined in squash and tobacco to determine the effect of satellite RNA on the accumulation of viral-associated components. In the absence of satellite RNA, Fny- and Sny-CMV showed similar levels of accumulation of RNA at 7 days postinoculation (p.i.), but by 14 days p.i. the Fny-CMV RNAs accumulated to lower levels than did both strains at 7 days p.i., in either host. The levels of accumulated Sny-CMV-encoded proteins were higher than those encoded by Fny-CMV in tobacco, but not squash plants, at 7 days p.i. At 14 days p.i., for Fny-CMV vs Sny-CMV, there were differences in the levels of accumulation of most CMV-encoded proteins in both hosts, more exacerbated in tobacco vs squash. The effect of satellite RNA was to intensify these differences; that is, by 7 days p.i., satellite RNA reduced the accumulation of Fny-CMV RNAs 1 and 2 and their encoded proteins in both tobacco and squash but had little or no effect on the accumulation of Sny-CMV RNAs or encoded proteins. By 14 days p.i., the levels of accumulation of all Fny-CMV RNAs and encoded proteins were severely reduced in both hosts, and the levels of accumulation of Sny-CMV RNAs 1 and 2 and their encoded proteins were also reduced in tobacco, but not squash. Sny-CMV did not support satellite RNA accumulation in squash plants or protoplasts. Satellite RNA did not appear to have a direct effect on the movement of either CMV strain. Rather, accumulation studies in tobacco protoplasts indicated that the difference in response of Fny-CMV vs Sny-CMV to satellite RNA in tobacco was due to the extent to which satellite RNA affected the levels of RNA 1, and to a lesser extent RNA 2, and their encoded proteins, 1a and 2a, both components of the CMV replicase. (+info)
Analysis of the complexity of protein kinases within the phloem sieve tube system. Characterization of Cucurbita maxima calmodulin-like domain protein kinase 1. (6/160)In angiosperms, functional, mature sieve elements lack nuclei, vacuoles, ribosomes, and most of the endomembrane network. In this study, the complexity, number, and nature of protein kinases within the phloem sap of Cucurbita maxima were investigated to test the hypothesis that the enucleate sieve tube system utilizes a simplified signal transduction network. Supporting evidence was obtained in that only five putative protein kinases (three calcium-independent and two calcium-dependent protein kinases) were detected within the phloem sap extracted from stem tissues. Biochemical methods were used to purify one such calcium-dependent protein kinase. The gene for this C. maxima calmodulin-like domain protein kinase 1 (CmCPK1), was cloned using peptide microsequences. A combination of mass spectrometry, peptide fingerprinting, and amino-terminal sequencing established that, in the phloem sap, CmCPK1 exists as an amino-terminally cleaved protein. A second highly homologous isoform, CmCPK2, was identified, but although transcripts could be detected in the companion cells, peptide fingerprint analysis suggested that CmCPK2 does not enter the phloem sap. Potential substrates for CmCPK1, within the phloem sap, were also detected using an on-membrane phosphorylation assay. Entry of CmCPK1 into sieve elements via plasmodesmata and the potential roles played by these phloem protein kinases are discussed. (+info)
Kinetic mechanism and order of substrate binding for sn-glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase from squash (Cucurbita moschata). (7/160)sn-Glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase (G3PAT, EC 18.104.22.168), a component of glycerolipid biosynthesis, is an important enzyme in chilling sensitivity in plants. The three-dimensional structure of the enzyme from squash (Cucurbita moschata), without bound substrate, has been determined [Turnbull et al. (2001) Acta Crystallogr. D 57, 451-453; Turnbull et al. (2001) Structure 9, 347-353]. Here we report the kinetic mechanism of plastidial G3PAT from squash and the order of substrate binding using acyl-acyl carrier protein (acyl-ACP) substrates. The reaction proceeds via a compulsory-ordered ternary complex with acyl-ACP binding before glycerol-3-phosphate. We have also determined that the reaction will proceed with C(4:0)-CoA, C(6:0)-CoA and C(12:0)-ACP substrates, allowing a wider choice of acyl groups for future co-crystallisation studies. (+info)
Subcellular localization of endo-beta-N-acetylglucosaminidase and high-mannose type free N-glycans in plant cell. (8/160)Subcellular distribution of plant endo-beta-N-acetylglucosaminidase (endo-beta-GlcNAc-ase) and high-mannose type free N-glycans produced by the endoglycosidase has been analyzed using cotyledons of pumpkin seedlings as the model plant cells. Each organelle in the cotyledons was fractionated by ultracentrifugation with the sucrose density gradient system and the endo-beta-GlcNAc-ase activity in each fraction was assayed with fluorescence labeled N-glycans as substrates. The endoglycosidase activity was exclusively recovered in the soluble fraction (cytosol fraction) but not in other specific organellar fractions, suggesting that the endoglycosidase would reside predominantly in the cytosol. The quantitative analysis of high-mannose type free N-glycans occurring in each fraction showed that more than 70% of the free N-glycans was recovered from the soluble fraction, suggesting the endoglycosidase would work in the cytosol and the resulting free N-glycans would accumulate in the same fraction. The pumpkin endo-beta-GlcNAc-ase (endo-CM) partially purified from the cotyledons showed optimum activity around pH 6.5, supporting this enzyme would reside in the cytosol. Furthermore, the detailed analysis of substrate specificity of endo-CM using various high-mannose type N-glycans showed that the pumpkin enzyme, as well as other plant endo-beta-N-acetylglucosaminidases, were highly active toward the high-mannose type glycans bearing the Man(alpha1)-2Man(alpha1)-3Man(beta1)-structural unit. (+info)
Frontiers | Draft of Zucchini (Cucurbita pepo L.) Proteome: A Resource for Genetic and Genomic Studies | Genetics
The Cucurbitaceae family is the second most large horticultural family in terms of economic importance after Solanaceae. It includes several important crops, such as melon (Cucumis melo), watermelon (Citrullus lanatus), cucumber (Cucumis sativus) and many Cucurbita species with edible fruits (Jeffrey, 1980). The genus Cucurbita (2x = 2n = 40), originated in the Americas, encompasses three economically important crop species such as Cucurbita pepo, Cucurbita moschata and Cucurbita maxima, cultivated throughout temperate, sub-tropical, and tropical regions (Wang et al., 2011). Cucurbita pepo includes a wide assortment of varieties and cultivars, known for their unique fruit shape and colour and appreciated for their culinary properties. Among different species of this genus, Cucurbita pepo have the greatest monetary value (Paris, 2008). Botanical classification based on allozyme variation recognized three subspecies in this species including: pepo, ovifera (syn. texana), and fraterna. Paris (1986)
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Two phenolic glycosides compounds have been isolated from the seeds of Cucurbita moschata are (2-hydroxy)phenylcarbinyl 5-O-benzoyl-beta-D-apiofuranosyl(1-,2)-beta-D-glucopyranoside (1) dan 4-beta-D-(glucopyranosyl hydroxymethyl)phenyl 5-O-benzoyl-beta-D-apiofuranosyl(1-,2)-beta-D-glucopyranoside (2) (Li et al., 2009).. Five new phenolic glycoside compounds cucurbitosidesA-E (1-5), isolated from the seeds Cucurbita moschata are 2-(4-hydroxy)phenylethanol 4-O-(5-O-benzoyl)-β-D-apiofuranosyl(1→2)-β-D-glucopyranoside (1), 2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanol 4-O-[5-O-(4-hydroxy)benzoyl]-β-D-apiofuranosyl(1→2)-β-D-glucopyranoside (2), 4-hydroxybenzyl alcohol 4-O-(5-O-benzoyl)-β-D-apiofuranosyl(1→2)-β-D-glucopyranoside (3), 4-hydroxybenzyl alcohol 4-O-[5-O-(4-hydroxy)benzoyl]-β-D-apiofuranosyl(1→2)-β-D-glucopyranoside (4) and 4-hydroxyphenyl 5-O-benzoyl-β-D-apiofuranosyl(1→2)-β-D-glucopyranoside (5) (Koike K., et al., 2005).. ...
AID 1089951 - Phytotoxicity against inter-specific squash hybrid Cucurbita moschata x Cucurbita maxima (Strong tosa) rootstock...
BioAssay record AID 1089951 submitted by ChEMBL: Phytotoxicity against inter-specific squash hybrid Cucurbita moschata x Cucurbita maxima (Strong tosa) rootstock seedlings assessed as stunting.
Frontiers | A Major QTL Located in Chromosome 8 of Cucurbita moschata Is Responsible for Resistance to Tomato Leaf Curl New...
Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus (ToLCNDV) is a bipartite whitefly transmitted begomovirus, responsible since 2013 of severe damages in cucurbit crops in Southeastern Spain. Zucchini (Cucurbita pepo) is the most affected species, but melon (Cucumis melo) and cucumber (Cucumis sativus) are also highly damaged by the infection. The virus has spread across Mediterranean basin and European countries, and integrated control measures are not being enough to reduce economic losses. The identification of resistance genes is required to develop resistant cultivars. In this assay, we studied the inheritance of the resistance to ToLCNDV previously identified in two Cucurbita moschata accessions. We generated segregating populations crossing both resistant pumpkins, an American improved cultivar Large Cheese (PI 604506) and an Indian landrace (PI 381814), with a susceptible C. moschata genotype (PI 419083). The analysis of symptoms and viral titers of all populations established the same monogenic recessive genetic
In vitro plant regeneration system for tropical butternut squash genotypes (Cucurbita moschata)
The Cucurbitaceae is a large family that includes a number of valuable edible crop species. Collectively world production of cucurbits in 2004 reached 19.7 million metric tons (FAOSTAT 2005). Squash (Cucurbita moschata) is an important crop for countries of tropical and temperate zones (Chee 1991). In Costa Rica, squash is a crop of increasing economic and social importance. In 2006, Costa Rica exported 8 348 kg of squash with a total value of US$ 2 509 472 (BCCR 2006). Despite its importance, this species has not been subject of sufficient genetic or biotechnological investigations. Improvement of this crop to resist viruses, insects, weeds and somat to improve its growth and vigor would be of considerable commercial value. Plant biotechnology techniques could help overcoming these problems, but their use requires a reliable and efficient in vitro culture system (Debeaujon & Branchard 1993). Plant regeneration from in vitro cultured cells can be accomplished thought somatic embryogenesis or ...
Cucurbita moschata - Wikispecies
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Cucurbita moschata in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed on 10 February 2009 ...
Holistica Integrative Care » Blog Archive Pumpkin Seeds - Holistica Integrative Care
Pumpkin seeds are enjoyable year round. Not just at Halloween. Chewy and slightly sweet, pumpkin seeds have a nutty flavor. They are delicious and nutritious!. Did you know that you can enjoy pumpkin seeds in healthy sautéed vegetables, mixed with green salads, or ground and chopped into salad dressings and cereal? Some people even enjoy them ground and added to vegetable, turkey or beef burgers.. Another bonus is that, unlike other nuts and seeds, pumpkin seeds are not generally known to be an allergenic food. Nutritionally, pumpkin seeds function best as an antioxidant and mineral nutrient.. Pumpkin seeds contain a vast number of antioxidant phytonutrients and healthy phytosterols. Pumpkin seeds also provide a wealth of phosphorus, magnesium. Manganese and copper are also found in the seeds, as well as zinc and iron. Additionally, pumpkin seeds are protein-rich.. Beyond the primary benefits, pumpkin seeds have been shown to help in other ways, as evidence by tests conducted in animal ...
Comparisons of antioxidant activities of two varieties of pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata and Cucurbita maxima) extracts | Lembaga...
Pumpkin is a plant that is widely found in the territory of Indonesia. This study has evaluated the antioxidant activity, morphological, physicochemical and chemical properties of three components of C. moschata and C. maxima (the pulp, seed, and rinds). The C. moschata and C. maxima extracts were obtained by the…
Cucurbita argyrosperma - Wikipedia
Cucurbita argyrosperma, also the Japanese pie pumpkin or cushaw pumpkin, and silver-seed gourd, is a species of winter squash originally from the south of Mexico. This annual herbaceous plant is cultivated in the Americas for its nutritional value: its flowers, shoots, and fruits are all harvested, but it is cultivated most of all for its seeds, which are used for sauces. It was formerly known as Cucurbita mixta. It is a Cucurbita species, with pumpkin varieties that are commonly cultivated in the United States as part of the Eastern Agricultural Complex and Mexico south to Nicaragua. Of all the cultivated Cucurbita species it is the least found outside the Americas. It originated in Mesoamerica and its wild ancestor is Cucurbita sororia. It is also closely related to Cucurbita kellyana and Cucurbita palmeri. ...
Cucurbita moschata in Chinese Plant Names @ efloras.org
Description from Flora of China. Cucurbita pepo Linnaeus var. moschata (Duchesne) Duchesne.. Plants prostrate. Stem to 2-5 m, densely white setose. Petiole robust, 8-19 cm, setose; leaf blade broadly ovate or ovate-orbicular, 12-25 × 20-30 cm, 5-angled or 5-lobed; lobes triangular, adaxially yellow-white setose and velvety. Male calyx tube campanulate, 5-6 mm; segments linear, 1-1.5 cm, pubescent, enlarged or leaflike at apex; corolla campanulate, ca. 8 × 6 cm; segments with revolute margin, rugose, apex acute; stamens 3; filaments 5-8 mm, glandular; anthers connivent, ca. 15 mm. Ovary 1-locular; style short; stigma enlarged, 2-lobed. Fruiting pedicel robust, 5-7 cm, angular-sulcate, strongly enlarged at apex; fruit variable in shape, size, and color. Seeds numerous, gray-white, ovate or oblong, 10-15 × 7-10 mm, margin thickened. Fl. and fr. Apr-Nov.. The fruit is used as a vegetable; the seeds are edible.. Commonly cultivated throughout China [native to Central America; cultivated worldwide ...
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Are Pumpkin Seeds a Natural Dewormer for Chickens? | Home Design, Garden & Architecture Blog Magazine
Our blog corrected this article because some people thought we were presenting a natural dewormer recipe for the chicken.. We changed the title, from Raw Pumpkin Seeds as Natural Dewormer for Chickens into Are Pumpkin Seeds a Natural Dewormer for Chickens?. Did you know that raw pumpkin seeds are a natural de-wormer for chickens? I had never heard this, but always looking for a good holistic remedy, I looked into this a bit and seems a lot of people put stock in this tasty treatment. According to Elaine from Sunny Simple Life, pumpkin seeds are coated in a naturally occurring chemical that paralyzes the worms so the chicken can then expel them. What do you think? published in May 2017. Did you hear that raw pumpkin seeds are a natural de-wormer for chickens? Elaine from Sunny Simple Life think that pumpkin seeds are a natural de-wormer for chickens because pumpkin seeds are coated in a naturally occurring chemical that paralyzes the worms so the chicken can then expel them. She does so, ...
Transcriptome characterization and high throughput SSRs and SNPs discovery in Cucurbita pepo (Cucurbitaceae) | BMC Genomics |...
Cucurbita pepo belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family. The Zucchini types rank among the highest-valued vegetables worldwide, and other C. pepo and related Cucurbita spp., are food staples and rich sources of fat and vitamins. A broad range of genomic tools are today available for other cucurbits that have become models for the study of different metabolic processes. However, these tools are still lacking in the Cucurbita genus, thus limiting gene discovery and the process of breeding. We report the generation of a total of 512,751 C. pepo EST sequences, using 454 GS FLX Titanium technology. ESTs were obtained from normalized cDNA libraries (root, leaves, and flower tissue) prepared using two varieties with contrasting phenotypes for plant, flowering and fruit traits, representing the two C. pepo subspecies: subsp. pepo cv. Zucchini and subsp. ovifera cv Scallop. De novo assembling was performed to generate a collection of 49,610 Cucurbita unigenes (average length of 626 bp) that represent the first
IMSEAR at HELLIS: Studies on the pectic polysaccarides of wattakka cultivar (Cucurbita spp.) and some applications in food...
In this study, pectin from the fruits of Cucurbita spp, namely, Wattakka, Meemini and Butternut cultivara, was investigated as a potential souce for use in food industry. Towards this end, basic and applied research on the following work was carried out. (a) Isolation and characterization of the cell wall polysaccharides of Cucurbita moschata, Watakka cultivar, using non-degradative methods. The native pectin was purified and characterized to obtain its monimer sugar composition. (b) A comparison was also made on the non-starch polysaccharide compositions of the three cultivars of Cucurbita spp. As components of dietary fibre. (c) Extraction of pectin from the three cultivars of Cucurbita spp. Using an industrial process and determination of chemical and physical characteristics and (d) a study of the applications of pectin from the Wattakka cultivar in some food formulations. The pectic polysaccharides of the cell walls of Wattakka were isolated as alcohol insoluble residue using a modified ...
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Pumpkin seeds may be small, but theyre packed full of valuable nutrients. Eating only a small amount of them can provide you with a substantial quantity of healthy fats, magnesium and zinc.. Because of this, pumpkin seeds have been associated with several health benefits. These include improved heart health, prostate health and protection against certain cancers.. Whats more, these seeds can be easily incorporated into your diet.. Here are the top 11 health benefits of pumpkin seeds that are supported by science.. 1. Full of Valuable Nutrients. Pumpkin seeds are the edible seeds of a pumpkin. They are also known as pepita - a Mexican Spanish term.. Unlike the hard white seeds from a carving pumpkin, most pumpkin seeds bought from the supermarket do not have a shell.. These shell-free seeds are flat and oval in shape, and have a green color. There are roughly 151 calories in one ounce (28 grams) of shell-free pumpkin seeds, mainly from fat and protein.In addition, a 1-oz (28-gram) serving ...
Toasted Pumpkin Seed - A Healthy Snacks - Online Ventolin Buy
Pumpkin is a nutritious vegetable as well as we are using it in Halloween. Most of us curve the pumpkin and throw the seeds. We never know that pumpkin seeds are also very nutritious. There are various vendors who roast and toast the pumpkin seeds and sell that with various packed options.. Americans are adopting such superfood in day-to-day life because of its high nutritious values. Toasted pumpkin seeds are easily replaceable with fried and unhealthy snacks. Peoples like us in United States want to cut down the calories without missing the tasty, crunchy snacks. So, there is no better option than roasted or toasted pumpkin seeds.. Lets check out the nutritious values of toasted pumpkin seed. It is high in fiber. If you look through vitamins side, it is having vitamin B as well vitamin E. There are various essential minerals like zinc iron and magnesium. There are some vendors who offer gluten free pumpkin seeds as packed snack food. Such kind of products can help people to maintain their ...
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Although weve been importing Austrian pumpkin seed oil for years, we had no idea such an amazing pumpkin seed oil was being made only a few hours north of us in upstate New York. This homegrown American version of Austrian pumpkin seed oil is just incredible. Stony Brooks roasted Pumpkin Seed Oil is made from the same Styrian oil seed pumpkin breed, just grown in upstate New York. Imagine that rich flavor of pumpkin seed oil you love, but fresher with a bigger impact on the palate. The oil has a deep mahogany color and flavors of toasted sesame and a smoky, savory umami. The oil makes a wonderful complement to grilled vegetables, roasted fish, or sauteed leafy greens. Try on fresh pasta or squash soup.. Stony Brook creates unrefined vegetable oils made from roasted squash seeds. While this process sounds simple. Stony Brook goes the extra mile to make sure everything is done right. The oils are expeller pressed, which means that the oil is mechanically pressed from the squash seed without ...
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Botany 2014 - A phylogenetic study of the wild and domesticated pumpkins and squashes (|em|Cucurbita|/em|, Cucurbitaceae)...
Systematics Section/ASPT. Kates , Heather Rose , SOLTIS, PAMELA S. , Soltis, Douglas E. . A phylogenetic study of the wild and domesticated pumpkins and squashes (Cucurbita, Cucurbitaceae) based on microfluidic PCR and next generation sequencing of 48 nuclear loci.. Phylogenetics can aid the study of plant domestication by resolving sister relationships between crops and their wild relatives, thereby identifying the ancestors of cultivated plants. Our preliminary phylogenetic study of Cucurbita (pumpkins and squashes) using five nuclear loci did not find strong support for some of the currently held domestication hypotheses and ecological divisions in the genus, demonstrating the need for increased genetic sampling. An updated phylogenetic study of Cucurbita using 48 loci derived from introns of single-copy nuclear genes provides new insight into relationships between wild and domesticated species and into the evolution of the two ecologically distinct types of Cucurbita. The keys to ...
Zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV, Potyvirus): Vertical transmission, seed infection and cryptic infections<...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV, Potyvirus). T2 - Vertical transmission, seed infection and cryptic infections. AU - Simmons, H. E.. AU - Dunham, J. P.. AU - Zinn, K. E.. AU - Munkvold, G. P.. AU - Holmes, E. C.. AU - Stephenson, A. G.. N1 - Funding Information: This work was supported by the National Science Foundation Doctorial Dissertation Grant Program No. 1010881 , the Biotechnology Risk Assessment Program Grant No. 2009-33120-20093 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture , and the USDA-FAS , Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops, Grant No. 2011-23 . JPD is supported by NIH RO1 EUREKA GM098741 . ECH is supported by an NHMRC Australia Fellowship . PY - 2013/9. Y1 - 2013/9. N2 - The role played by seed transmission in the evolution and epidemiology of viral crop pathogens remains unclear. We determined the seed infection and vertical transmission rates of zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV), in addition to undertaking Illumina sequencing of nine ...
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Weight loss -: The problem of obesity not only affects humans but dogs too. Excess weight can be dangerous for both humans and dogs. Dogs usually seem to love pumpkin seeds. If you want to take a few pounds off of your dog, try to reduce the portion of his foods and replace it with the same portion of canned pumpkin. His tummy will feel just as full and in some days, he will shed excess pounds.. Boosts immune health -: Pumpkin seeds for dogs are the best option as they will help in boosting the immune system of your dogs. Vitamin C is integral for human health and dogs health. When vitamin C combines with the beta-carotene, vitamin E and antioxidants of pumpkin seeds, they possibly reduce the risk of cancer development in dogs. Antioxidants also kill free radicals in pets system like in yours. They will also help to strengthen the immunity power of the dog.. Pumpkin seeds are nutrient-rich -: Pumpkin seeds are rich in nutrients and vitamins that are essential for human health as well as for ...
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Most of us know that berries are a good source for anti-oxidants, and now you can add pumpkin seeds to the list too. Stop inflammation with pumpkin seeds. For vegetarians, add pumpkin seeds to your list of foods rich in protein.100gms of seeds on a daily basis provide 54 percent of the daily requirement in terms of protein. Most of us pop pills to replenish deficiency of vitamin B-complex, try pumpkin seeds next time. Pumpkin seeds are a good source for vitamin B like thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B-6 and folates ...
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Systemic movement of a movement-deficient strain of Cucumber mosaic virus in zucchini squash is facilitated by a cucurbit...
Zucchini squash (Cucurbita pepo) is a systemic host for most strains of the cucumovirus Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV), although the long-distance movement of the M strain of CMV (M-CMV) is inhibited in some cultivars. However, co-infection of zucchini plants with M-CMV and the potyvirus Zucchini yellow mosaic virus strain A (ZYMV-A) allowed M-CMV to move systemically, as demonstrated by tissue-print analysis. These doubly infected plants exhibited severe synergism in pathology. Infection of zucchini squash by M-CMV and an attenuated strain of ZYMV (ZYMV-AG) showed a milder synergy in pathology, in which ZYMV-AG also facilitated the long-distance movement of M-CMV similar to that promoted by ZYMV-A. Variation in the extent of synergy in pathology by the two strains of ZYMV did not correlate with differences in levels of accumulation of either virus. Thus, the extent of synergy in pathology is at least in part independent of the resistance-neutralizing function of the potyvirus ...
Utvrđivanje gena s domenama MATH i BTB u genomu bundeve (Cucurbita pepo L.) | Repozitorij Prirodoslovno-matematičkog fakulteta
MATH-BTB domain-containing proteins (MAB) are essentially important in a variety of species during the time of embryogenesis and post-embryonic development. Also, MAB proteins are involved in establishing the order within the cortical microtubule network which builds the spindle during the cell division, and increase the specificity of cullin E3 ligase against different substrates. Because of its importance, the aim of this study was to investigate the existence of genes with the MATH and BTB domains in the C. pepo genome. Using the gene sequence of the BPM1 gene from A. thaliana, the probes for the Southern hybridization were constructed and MAB genes were identified in C. pepo. Based on similarities between different MAB gene sequences, primers were constructed for amplification of homologuos genes in pumpkin. Using genomic DNA as template, intergenic spacers of ribosomal genes were amplified, and using complementary DNA from embriogenic pumpkin tissue as template, no gene was amplified ...
Health benefits of edible round-fruited types of Cucurbita pepo. a short review -Dana Iulia Moraru, Gabriela Ploscutanu,...
Cucurbita pepo, one of the most popular edible plants, is widely used as functional food and medicinal remedies around the world, due to the presence of numerous biologically active components with interesting nutraceutical properties like carotenoids, hypoglycemic polysaccharides, minerals, pectin, polyphenols, saponins, tocopherols, vitamins, cucurbitacins, various anti-fungal proteins, essential fatty acids, essential and nonessential amino acids, and fibre. The edible round-fruited types of Cucurbita pepo are called pumpkins. Most parts of the pumpkin (fruit, flowers, and the seeds) have various health benefits including antidiabetic, anticarcinogenic, antiinflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antiparasitic, hepatoprotective, lipid-lowering, and hypotensive. This short review aims to discuss the antidiabetic, anticarcinogenic, antioxidant, antimicrobial, and antiparasitic benefits of pumpkin ...
Rapid affinity-purification and physicochemical characterization of pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima) phloem exudate lectin |...
The chito-oligosaccharide-specific lectin from pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima) phloem exudate has been purified to homogeneity by affinity chromatography on chitin. After SDS/PAGE in the presence of 2-mercaptoethanol, the pumpkin phloem lectin yielded a single band corresponding to a molecular mass of 23.7 kDa, whereas ESI-MS (electrospray ionization MS) gave the molecular masses of the subunit as 24645 Da. Analysis of the CD spectrum of the protein indicated that the secondary structure of the lectin consists of 9.7% α-helix, 35.8% β-sheet, 22.5% β-turn and 32.3% unordered structure. Saccharide binding did not significantly affect the secondary and tertiary structures of the protein. The haemagglutinating activity of pumpkin phloem lectin was mostly unaffected in the temperature range 4-70 °C, but a sharp decrease was seen between 75 and 85 °C. Differential scanning calorimetric and CD spectroscopic studies suggest that the lectin undergoes a co-operative thermal unfolding process centred at ...
DNase I hypersensitivity sites within the intergenic spacer of rRNA genes Cucurbita pepo L. (Zucchini) after hormone treatment ...
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Cucurbita pepo pepocin protein: type 1 ribosome-inactivating protein isolated from the fruit of Cucurbita pepo; amino acid sequence in first source
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Recipes using Harvest Roast pumpkin seeds include pumpkin butter, pumpkin seed pasta, Pepita Pesto or any recipe calling for roasted pumpkin seeds. Harvest Roast pumpkin seeds come in chili-lime,...
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Effect of Pumpkin Seeds on the Dietary Fatty Acid Intake and Blood Pressure in Women - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of morbidity and mortality in United States. Diets high in polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids have been shown to decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease. Pumpkin seeds are a good source of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids. Oil extracted from pumpkin seeds has been shown to lower blood pressure. One purpose of this study is to determine whether eating 1.5 ounces of pumpkin seeds per day will improve polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acid intake in the diet in healthy adult women. Another purpose of this study is to determine whether eating 1.5 ounces of pumpkin seeds a day will lower blood pressure ...
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Genetic Diversity among Some Cucurbits Species Determined by Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA RAPD Marker
RAPD markers were used to determine the genetic relationships and evaluating similarity among some cucurbits species. Thirteen RAPD primers were used to amplify DNA extracted from the leaves of 10 cucurbit species using CTAB method. A total of 227 bands were amplified of which 225 showed polymorphism among the 10 species. PCR-RAPD analysis showed a number of differences in the size and number of bands among the species, which means that there are genetical differences among the studied cucurbit species. Based on these markers, genetic similarity coefficients were calculated and a dendrogram was constructed. The dendrogram analysis delineated three major clusters. The first cluster consisted of one group which comprised Cucurbita moschata and C. pepo at a level of 38.6 % genetic similarity. The second cluster consisted of four groups: Group I comprised Luffa aegyptiaca at a level of 20.6 % genetic similarity. Group II comprised the closely related species Cucumis melo var.
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I made this recipe with the seeds I took out of the pumpkin I used to bake this Pumpkin Stuffed with Cheese, Sausage, and Pasta. Whenever you play with pumpkins, you always end up with a sloppy mess of pumpkin seeds, right? Dont dump them in the compost (or worse yet, the garbage)…use them to make a healthy snack instead! (I am being more conscious about my food waste than ever these days, since I am participating in this program.. Seeds (and nuts and grains and some other foods) naturally contain something called enzyme inhibitors. To increase the amount of nutrients available to your body when you eat these foods (and to make them more digestible), its good to give them a good soaking. This is why I recommend soaking your pumpkin seeds in salted water before roasting them (doing this also simplifies removing all of the pulp that may stick to the seeds upon removal from the pumpkin).. These fiber and zinc-rich goodies are perfect for topping salads and side dishes. They are also ...
A Happy New Years Snack: Rosemary Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Happy New Years Eve! (If you are making resolutions, check out the Nourishing New Years Resolutions Carnival that I will be hosting next week!). I wanted to share a simple and delicious snack idea with you: Rosemary Roasted Pumpkin Seeds. The rosemary and oregano give an herby highlight to the roasted and salted pumpkin seeds that is just delicious and the red cayenne pepper adds a kick. Last year for Christmas I made these almonds for gifts and they were a big hit. You can really use whatever nuts or seeds you have on hand. The pumpkin seeds are a favorite around here, and I appreciate that they are full of nutrition as they are an excellent source of zinc and magnesium (among other things).. These are a great finger food-for parties, for watching movies, or just for a snack on the go. And I appreciate how fast and easy they are to make.. One quick note. As many of you will remember from my post about soaking nuts, there are enzyme inhibitors in nuts and seeds that are very irritating to our ...
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Media related to Cucurbita pepo crookneck group at Wikimedia Commons National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference v t e. ... "Cucurbita pepo". Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved September 2, 2013. Heistinger, Andrea (2013). The Manual of Seed Saving: ... Crookneck squash, also known as yellow squash, is a cultivar of Cucurbita pepo, the species that also includes some pumpkins ... ISBN 978-1-60469-382-9. Decker, Deena S.; Wilson, Hugh D. (1987). "Allozyme Variation in the Cucurbita pepo Complex: C. pepo ...
The earliest known evidence of the domestication of Cucurbita dates back 8,000-10,000 years ago, predating the domestication of ... Smith, Bruce D. (May 1997). "The Initial Domestication of Cucurbita pepo in the Americas 10,000 Years Ago". Science. 276 (5314 ... Lim, Tong Kwee (2012). "Cucurbita moschata". Edible Medicinal and Non-medicinal Plants. 2. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer ... The pressed oil of the roasted seeds of a Cucurbita pepo subsp. pepo var. 'styriaca' is also used in Central and Eastern Europe ...
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The 2-O-β-D-glucopyranosides of cucurbitacins K and L can be extracted with ethanol from fruits of Cucurbita pepo cv dayangua. ... Phylogenetic analysis showed that Bi is the ortholog of cucurbitadienol synthase gene CPQ in squash (Cucurbita pepo) The ... Strong antifeedant for the flea beetle, inhibits cell adhesion (also in e.g. Cucurbita andreana) 22,23-Dihydrocucurbitacin E ... Cucurbita andreana) 3-Epi-isocucurbitacin D, from species of Physocarpus and Phormium tenax 22-Deoxocucurbitacin D from ...
... (Cucurbita pepo var. turbinata), also called pepper squash or Des Moines squash, is a winter squash with ... Although considered a winter squash, acorn squash belongs to the same species (Cucurbita pepo) as all summer squashes ( ... ISBN 978-0-7566-6549-4. O'Connell, Mary; Jim Stefon; Sal Briones; Joe Meier; Laura Haas (June 5, 1998). "Squash Cucurbita spp ...
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Cucurbita; Cucurbitaceae) Red mulberry (Morus rubra; Moraceae) Salal berry (Gaultheria shallon; Ericaceae) Salmonberry (Rubus ... Cucurbita; Cucurbitaceae Strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa; Rosaceae) Thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus; Rosaceae) Toyon ( ...
Cucurbita etc.) Corymbiferae (Tanacetum) Pappiflorae (Senecio etc.) Capitatae (Scabiosa etc.) Campaniformes (Digitalis etc.) ...
... is an annual vegetable representing several squash species within the genus Cucurbita. It differs from summer ... are often applied indiscriminately to different cultivated species of the New World genus Cucurbita L. (Cucurbitaceae): C. pepo ...
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carrot - karot; Daucus carota L. kabasâ - kalabasâ; squash; Cucurbita maxima Duchesne; Curcubita sulcata Blanco kamatis - ... Cucurbita pepo radish; Raphanus repolyo - cabbage; Brassica oleracea saluyot - Corchorus olitorius; Jew's mallow sayote - ...
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Cucurbita pepo. Vegetal. Yellow. Squash, etc. Cymbopetalum costaricense. Spicy. White. ...
Nearly all summer squashes are varieties of Cucurbita pepo, though not all Cucurbita pepo are considered summer squashes. ... Tromboncino or zucchetta, unusual among summer squash as being a vining plant and a Cucurbita moschata variety. ... Aehobak (Korean zucchini) belongs to the species Cucurbita moschata.. In the journals of Lewis and Clark, on October 12, ... particularly Cucurbita pepo ssp. pepo, common name pattypan squash. The word simnel was used because of the visual similarity ...
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Cucurbita pepo Delicata squash.. *Vegetarians in Paradise, Squashes Star in a Famous ... It is a cultivar of the species Cucurbita pepo, which also includes the summer squash varieties pattypan squash, zucchini, and ... Nouvelles recherches sur les caracteres spécifiques et les variétés des plantes du genre Cucurbita. Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. ... Paris, HS (1989). "Historical Records, Origins, and Development of the Edible Cultivar Groups of Cucurbita pepo (Cucurbitaceae ...
Cucurbita maxima, Cucurbita pepo). They feed on every part of the plant above ground. In maize, their feeding on newly emerging ...
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Cucurbita argyrosperma has been found in the region dated to circa 1300-1500 BCE. C. pepo cultivars crookneck, acorn, and ... "Free-living Cucurbita pepo in the United States Viral Resistance, Gene Flow, and Risk Assessment". Texas A&M Bioinformatics ... macrocarpa), and squash (Cucurbita pepo ssp. ovifera). Several other species of plants were later domesticated. The term ... Smith, Bruce D. (9 May 1997). "The Initial Domestication of Cucurbita pepo in the Americas 10,000 Years Ago". Science. ...
The genus name comes from the Classical Latin word cucurbita, "gourd". Most of the plants in this family are annual vines, but ... 4-5 spp.) Cucurbita L. (15 spp.) Penelopeia Urb. (2 spp.) Peponopsis Naudin (1 sp.) Polyclathra Bertol. (6 spp.) Schizocarpum ... The name Cucurbitaceae comes to international scientific vocabulary from New Latin, from Cucurbita, the type genus, + -aceae, a ... Cucurbita - squash, pumpkin, zucchini, some gourds Lagenaria - calabash, and others that are inedible Citrullus - watermelon (C ...
Cucurbita pruriens Parkinson nom. inval.. *Cucurbita pruriens Seem.. *Cucurbita vacua F.Muell. ...
The sweet watermelon was formally described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753 and given the name Cucurbita citrullus. It was reassigned ...
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"USDA GRIN Taxonomy: Cucurbita pepo". Retrieved 3 January 2017. "USDA GRIN Taxonomy: Sechium edule". Retrieved 11 January 2017 ... Cucurbita†) Chayote (Sechium†) Chia (Salvia) Columbian Exchange List of food origins New World crops Nunn, Nathan; Qian, Nancy ...
Cucurbita texana found in the southern and central United States and Cucurbita fraterna found in Mexico. The dark green ... Gem squash (Cucurbita pepo var. pepo) is a variety of summer squash that may have been domesticated from two wild varieties; ... "Characterization of the Cucurbita pepo collection at the Newe Ya'ar Research Center, Israel". Plant Genetics Resources ...
Cucurbita spp.) adapted to megafaunal extinction and ecological anachronism through domestication Barlow, Connie C. (2000). The ...
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Pumpkin leaves Cucurbita pepo 31. Red cabbage Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis 32. Spinach Spinacia oleracea 33. Watercress ... Pumpkin flowers Cucurbita pepo 23. Orange tomatoes Solanum lycopersicum 24. Okra Abelmoschus esculentus Leafy greens contain ...
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It was formerly known as Cucurbita mixta. It is a Cucurbita species, with pumpkin varieties that are commonly cultivated ... It originated in Mesoamerica and its wild ancestor is Cucurbita sororia. It is also closely related to Cucurbita kellyana and ... "Cucurbita argyrosperma Sets Fruit in Fields Where Cucurbita moschata is the only Pollen Source" (PDF). University of Puerto ... "Cucurbita argyrosperma". Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved September 15, 2013.. *^ a b c Nee, Michael (1990). "The ...
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Previous taxon: Cucurbita digitata. Next taxon: Cucurbita palmata. Name Search Botanical illustration including Cucurbita ... Cucurbita foetidissima. © 2014 Steve Matson. Cucurbita foetidissima. © 2014 Steve Matson. Cucurbita foetidissima. © 2011 Neal ... Cucurbita foetidissima. © 2011 Neal Kramer. Cucurbita foetidissima. © 2009 Neal Kramer. Cucurbita foetidissima. © 2014 Steve ... Genus: Cucurbita. View Description. Dichotomous Key. Common Name: GOURD, FIELD PUMPKIN, SQUASH. Habit: Annual, perennial herb, ...
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The dictionary definition of Cucurbita at Wiktionary Media related to Cucurbita at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Cucurbita ... Cucurbita fruits are large and fleshy. Botanists classify the Cucurbita fruit as a pepo, which is a special type of berry ... "Cucurbita". The Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project. Natural History Museum. Retrieved November 4, 2013. "Cucurbita". The ... Wilson, Hugh D. "What is Cucurbita texana?". Free-living Cucurbita pepo in the United States Viral Resistance, Gene Flow, and ...
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"Cucurbita pepo". Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved September 2, 2013.. *^ a b c d e f g h i Heistinger, Andrea (2013). The ... "Cucurbita Linnaeus". Flora of China. Retrieved February 21, 2015.. *^ a b c d e "Cucurbitaceae--Fruits for Peons, Pilgrims, and ... Cucurbita fruits are large and fleshy. Botanists classify the Cucurbita fruit as a pepo, which is a special type of berry ... Cucurmosin is a ribosome inactivating protein found in the flesh and seed of Cucurbita, notably Cucurbita moschata. ...
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Proper noun Cucurbita f 1. A taxonomic genus within the family Cucurbitaceae - some gourds and squashes. Origin From Latin ... Thus in Cucurbita the stamens are originally five in number, but subsequently some cohere, so that three stamens only are seen ... In the red variety of Cucurbita pepo these crystals may consist of rods, thin plates, flat ribbons or spirals. ...
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Cucurbita scabridifolia - Wikipedia
Cucurbita scabridifolia is a plant species of the genus Cucurbita native to Mexico. It is a xerophyte and has not been ... "Cucurbita scabridifolia". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States ... Andres, Thomas C. (1987). "Relationship of Cucurbita scabridifolia to C. foetidissima and C. pedatifolia: A Case of Natural ... Bailey, Liberty Hyde (1943). "Species of Cucurbita". Gentes Herbarum. Ithaca, NY. 6: 267-322. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter ...
Cucurbita moschata - Wikispecies
Cucurbita moschata Duchesne, 1786. Synonyms. *Homotypic *Cucurbita pepo moschata Duchesne ex Lam., Encycl. vol. 2, 152. ... Cucurbita hippopera Ser. , Fl. Jard. et Cult. 2: 531. 1847.. *Cucurbita macrocarpa Gaspar. , Osserv. Zucche in Acta. Acad. ... USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Cucurbita moschata in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U ... Cucurbita pepo var. meloniformis (Carriere) Makino, Bot. Mag. Tokyo 22: 170. 1908. ...
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Cucurbita pepo synonyms, Cucurbita pepo pronunciation, Cucurbita pepo translation, English dictionary definition of Cucurbita ... Noun 1. Cucurbita pepo - a coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and ... Cucurbita, genus Cucurbita - type genus of the Cucurbitaceae. squash, squash vine - any of numerous annual trailing plants of ... Cucurbita pepo. Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.. Related to Cucurbita pepo: spaghetti squash ...
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Cucurbita moschata is a ANNUAL CLIMBER growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 4 m (13ft 1in) at a fast rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) 3 and ... Cucurbita moschata is a ANNUAL CLIMBER growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 4 m (13ft 1in) at a fast rate.. It is hardy to zone (UK) 3 and ... Cucurbita pepo. Pumpkin, Field pumpkin, Ozark melon, Texas gourd. Annual Climber. 0.6. 2-11 F. LMH. SN. M. 4. 3. 2. ... Cucurbita ficifolia. Malabar Gourd, Figleaf gourd. Perennial Climber. 0.0. 9-11 F. LMH. SN. MWe. 3. 2. ...
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What is Cucurbita? Meaning of Cucurbita as a legal term. What does Cucurbita mean in law? ... Definition of Cucurbita in the Legal Dictionary - by Free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. ... Related to Cucurbita: Cucurbita moschata See: defeat, depress, extinguish, kill, obliterate, repress, stifle. ... pumpkin, summer or winter squash, marrow, Cucurbita maxima; Cucurbita pepo. Ethnobotanical notes on Thangmi plant names and ...
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mainly use the association corn (Zea mays L.) - butternut squash Cucurbita moschata (Duchesne ex Lam.). This crop growing ... probably because pumpkins have been bred from several Cucurbita species. Studying the damage caused by larvae on leaf ... Among the cucurbitaceae family, species of Cucurbita genre are essential in Santiago del Estero province; nevertheless plague ... L 2005 Maintenance of Squash (Cucurbita spp. 73-89. hyalinata. DR. Biol. Merrick. E. Farmer preferences for milpa diversity ...
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We show that E. tracheiphila also can be transmitted via the floral nectaries of Cucurbita pepo ssp. texana L. Andres (Texas ... Floral Transmission of Erwinia tracheiphila by Cucumber Beetlesin a Wild Cucurbita pepo. ... "Floral Transmission of Erwinia tracheiphila by Cucumber Beetlesin a Wild Cucurbita pepo," Environmental Entomology 39(1), 140- ... "Floral Transmission of Erwinia tracheiphila by Cucumber Beetlesin a Wild Cucurbita pepo," Environmental Entomology, 39(1), 140- ...
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Pumpkin ( Cucurbita sp.) seeds as nutraceutic: a review on status quo and scopes | SpringerLink
Cucurbita sp.) are generally considered to be agro-industrial wastes and discarded. In some parts of the world, the seeds are ... Pumpkin (Cucurbita sp.) seeds as nutraceutic: a review on status quo and scopes. *Seema Patel. 1. ... Patel, S. Pumpkin (Cucurbita sp.) seeds as nutraceutic: a review on status quo and scopes. Mediterr J Nutr Metab 6, 183-189 ( ... Radocaj O, Dimic E, Vujasinovic V (2012) Development of a hull-less pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo L.) seed oil press-cake spread. J ...
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- Cucurbita moschata var. (wikipedia.org)
-  It is often grown in close proximity to Cucurbita moschata . (wikipedia.org)
- of squash-such as varieties of Cucurbita pepo , C. moschata , and C. maxima -in the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae), usually characterized by a hard orange rind with distinctive grooves. (britannica.com)
- The leaves of Cucurbita moschata often have white spots near the veins. (wikipedia.org)
- Cucurbita moschata Duchesne , 1786. (wikimedia.org)
- Cucurbita pepo moschata Duchesne ex Lam. (wikimedia.org)
- Cucurbita moschata in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) , U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. (wikimedia.org)
- Cucurbita moschata - (Duchesne. (pfaf.org)
- Cucurbita moschata is a ANNUAL CLIMBER growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 4 m (13ft 1in) at a fast rate. (pfaf.org)
- Though developed from their experiments with Cucurbita moschata, or Asian pumpkin--the kind you'll find in cans at your local supermarket--the technique should also be applicable to other members of the squash family, known to scientists as Cucurbitaceae, or cucurbits. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Cucurbita moschata (Duch. (efloras.org)
- Pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata) is a popular and nutritious vegetable consumed worldwide. (nih.gov)
- Third, the wild ancestor of Cucurbita moschata is still unknown, but mtDNA data combined with other sources of information suggest that it will probably be found in lowland northern South America. (pnas.org)
- An efficient and reproducible method for regeneration of commercial and pure lines of tropical butternut squash ( Cucurbita moschata ) plants via somatic embryogenesis was developed. (scielo.sa.cr)
- Squash ( Cucurbita moschata ) is an important crop for countries of tropical and temperate zones (Chee 1991). (scielo.sa.cr)
- This work aimed to evaluate the effect of different cooking styles on carotenoids content and antioxidant activity of two different genotypes of biofortified Cucurbita moschata . (scielo.br)
- Cucurbita moschata is a widely cultivated specie, consumed in different regions of the world. (scielo.br)
- Chen, S.-Y. (2014) Developing the Molecular Markers for Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus Resistance in Winter Squash (Cucurbita moschata). (scirp.org)
- In this assay, we studied the inheritance of the resistance to ToLCNDV previously identified in two Cucurbita moschata accessions. (frontiersin.org)
- Phenotypic effects and transmission rates of the extra chromosome in interspecific trisomics of Cucurbita moschata cv. (openrepository.com)
- Cucurbita moschata -- Cytology. (openrepository.com)
- Ada lima spesies labu yang umum dikenal, yaitu Cucubita maxima Duchenes, Cucurbita ficifolia Bouche, Cucurbita mixta, Cucubita moschata Duchenes, dan Cucurbita pipo L. Kelima spesies cucurbita tersebut di Indonesia disebut labu kuning (waluh) karena mempunyai ciri-ciri yang hampir sama. (ugm.ac.id)
- In this work, low-methoxyl pectin was extracted from pumpkin Cucurbita moschata species by acid hydrolysis and characterized by chemical techniques. (tsijournals.com)
- In the study, five pumpkin cultivars of the species Cucurbita moschata and C. ficifolia were dried using the new fountain-microwave method. (usda.gov)
- Cucurbita moschata (Winter Squash) is a species of annual herb in the family Cucurbitaceae . (eol.org)
- 104 days) Cucurbita moschata F-1 hybrid. (fedcoseeds.com)
- a) Isolation and characterization of the cell wall polysaccharides of Cucurbita moschata, Watakka cultivar, using non-degradative methods. (mahidol.ac.th)
- Most Cucurbita species are herbaceous vines that grow several meters in length and have tendrils, but non-vining "bush" cultivars of C. pepo and C. maxima have also been developed. (wikipedia.org)
- Cucurbitaceae Cultivated Cucurbita maxima Cucurbitaceae Cultivated Duchesne Cucurbita pepo L. (thefreedictionary.com)
- University of California (Oakland, CA) and Agrigenesis Biosciences Limited (Auckland, New Zealand) have patented a polynucleotide sequence encoding a component of the protein machinery involved in small RNA trafficking, Cucurbita maxima phloem small RNA-binding protein (CmPSRB 1), and the corresponding polypeptide sequence. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Cucurbita maxima is a squash native to subtropical areas of South America (Argentina-Bolivia-Uruguay) where it was first domesticated. (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
- Fourth, Cucurbita andreana is supported as the wild progenitor of Cucurbita maxima , but humid lowland regions of Bolivia in addition to warmer temperate zones in South America from where C. andreana was originally described should possibly be considered as an area of origin for C. maxima . (pnas.org)
- The chito-oligosaccharide-specific lectin from pumpkin ( Cucurbita maxima ) phloem exudate has been purified to homogeneity by affinity chromatography on chitin. (portlandpress.com)
- Nutritional and Lipid Composition Analysis of Pumpkin Seed (Cucurbita maxima Linn. (fao.org)
- Molecular cloning and characterization of a cDNA encoding the gibberellin biosynthetic enzyme ent-kaurene synthase B from pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima L. (nih.gov)
- A full-length KSB cDNA was isolated from developing cotyledons in immature seeds of pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima L.). Degenerate oligonucleotide primers were designed from the amino acid sequences obtained from the purified protein to amplify a cDNA fragment, which was used for library screening. (nih.gov)
- Ethanolic extract of dried leaves of Cucurbita maxima (Pumpkin) were screened for their phytochemical composition. (academicjournals.org)
- The aim of this study was to investigate the anthelmintic effect of pumpkin seeds ( Cucurbita maxima ) against Aspiculuris tetraptera in naturally infected mice. (academicjournals.org)
- Stored in the category " Food/Drink " and our photographer was tagged: Kabocha, Cucurbita Maxima, Pumpkins, Cucurbitaceae. (freegreatpicture.com)
- Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam. (blogspot.com)
- Cucurbita maxima, belongs to family Cucurbitaceae, is commonly known as pumpkin. (pharmaresearchlibrary.com)
- Fresh flowers of Cucurbita maxima were extracted and evaluated for antioxidant activities by 2,2-Diphenyl 1-picryl hydrazyl solution (DPPH), 2,2′-azino-bis (3-ethyl benzthiazoline-6-sul- phonic acid (ABTS) assay and anti inflammatory activities by human blood cell (HRBC) membrane stabilization method and Inhibition of albumin denaturation method. (pharmaresearchlibrary.com)
- The results obtained showed that the ethyl acetate fractions of Cucurbita maxima flowers can be considered as good sources of anti-oxidants, anti-inflammatory and can be incorporated into the drug formulations. (pharmaresearchlibrary.com)
- This study justifies the anti-oxidants, anti-inflammatory activity of the compound isolated from ethyl acetate fractions of Cucurbita maxima flowers. (pharmaresearchlibrary.com)
- In order to evaluate the salinity tolerance of grafted watermelon, two sets of experiments were conducted in a growing chamber where 'Esmeralda' varieties were grafted onto interspecific squash (Cucurbita maxima Duch. (usda.gov)
- Cucurbita (Latin for gourd) is a genus of herbaceous vines in the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae (also known as cucurbits or cucurbi) native to the Andes and Mesoamerica. (wikipedia.org)
- Other kinds of gourd, also called bottle-gourds, are native to Africa and belong to the genus Lagenaria, which is in the same family and subfamily as Cucurbita, but in a different tribe. (wikipedia.org)
- The fruits of the genus Cucurbita are good sources of nutrients, such as vitamin A and vitamin C, among other nutrients according to species. (wikipedia.org)
- Cucurbita scabridifolia is a plant species of the genus Cucurbita native to Mexico. (wikipedia.org)
- The New World genus Cucurbita (squashes, pumpkins, and yellow-flowered gourds) is composed of 12-14 species distributed from the U.S. to Argentina ( 1 - 3 ). (pnas.org)
- Previous molecular systematic work on the genus Cucurbita has been carried out by various investigators by using both nuclear and cytoplasmic markers. (pnas.org)
- Among different species of this genus, Cucurbita pepo have the greatest monetary value ( Paris, 2008 ). (frontiersin.org)
- Cucurbita could be a genus of nonwoody tracheophyte within the genus Cucurbitaceae, conjointly referred to as cucurbits, native to the range and geographical region. (assignmentpoint.com)
- The genus Cucurbita contains some of the fastest growing vegetables, usually known as Pumpkin, Squash, Marrow and Courgette. (candidegardening.com)
- grandis and to estimate a time period required for a phytosanitary cold treatment in zucchini squash, Cucurbita pepo L. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Oilseed pumpkins are Cucurbita pepo , the species that includes zucchini, summer squash, acorn squash and many pumpkins. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Yellow crookneck squash is part of the gourd family, a variety of Cucurbita pepo , which includes both winter and summer squash. (thefreedictionary.com)
- A long, slender, dark green variety of summer squash belong to the cucurbitaceae family of the genera cucurbita pepo, zucchini, in shape and size, resembles a cucumber. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Cucurbita pepo 'Little Gem Rolet' (Squash 'Little Gem Rolet') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.9m after 1-2 years. (shootgardening.co.uk)
- This paper reports on the movement of two such systemic neonicotinoid insecticides, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam, into the pollen and nectar of flowers of squash (Cucurbita pepo cultivars "Multipik," "Sunray" and "Bush Delicata") when applied to soil by two methods: (1) sprayed into soil before seeding, or (2) applied through drip irrigation in a single treatment after transplant. (bijensterfte.nl)
- Winter Squash (Cucurbita spp. (candidegardening.com)
- Zucchini squash (Cucurbita pepo L.) plants were grown in a closed‐loop hydroponic system and supplied with nutrient solution (NS) containing NaCl at different concentrations (0.7, 3, 5, and 7 mM). (usda.gov)
- Citation for this treatment: John M. Miller & Robert L. Schlising 2012, Cucurbita foetidissima , in Jepson Flora Project (eds. (berkeley.edu)
- Zucchini ( Cucurbita pepo ) is the most affected species, but melon ( Cucumis melo ) and cucumber ( Cucumis sativus ) are also highly damaged by the infection. (frontiersin.org)
- It includes several important crops, such as melon ( Cucumis melo ), watermelon ( Citrullus lanatus ), cucumber ( Cucumis sativus ) and many Cucurbita species with edible fruits ( Jeffrey, 1980 ). (frontiersin.org)
- Lectins are present in the exudate (presumably from the phloem) of the fruits of three species of the Cucurbitaceae, namely vegetable marrow (Cucurbita pepo), melon (Cucumis melo) and cucumber (Cucumis sativus). (portlandpress.com)
- The Cucurbita Citrullus of Linnaeus, and Cucumis Citrullus of Seringe, is an annual plant with a prostrate, slender, hairy stem, with branching tendrils. (henriettes-herb.com)
- He knew at once that it was a kind of "Indian" Cucurbita, or Curbita, because that was what the learned ones of those days called the melons (Cucumis) and gourds (Lagenaria) of the Old World. (northatlanticbooks.com)
- Their results supported the separation of cultivars of Cucurbita pepo L. into two distinct lineages, C. pepo subsp. (pnas.org)
- Cucurbita pepo includes a wide assortment of varieties and cultivars, known for their unique fruit shape and color and appreciated for their culinary properties. (frontiersin.org)
- b) A comparison was also made on the non-starch polysaccharide compositions of the three cultivars of Cucurbita spp. (mahidol.ac.th)
- c) Extraction of pectin from the three cultivars of Cucurbita spp. (mahidol.ac.th)
- The pectin from all three cultivars of Cucurbita spp. (mahidol.ac.th)
- An extract derived from pumpkin ( Cucurbita ficifolia ) may improve blood glucose levels in diabetics and exert antioxidant effects, according to a new study. (nutritionreview.org)
- One of the most promising herbs to come out of this research was the lowly pumpkin, Cucurbita ficifolia, which is widely regarded throughout China as a health food especially suited to aid diabetics by regulating blood sugar levels. (nutritionreview.org)
- The yellow or orange flowers on a Cucurbita plant are of two types: female and male. (wikipedia.org)
- The pumpkin plant ( Cucurbita pepo ), believed to have originated in the North America, had been found by different cultures to be of great value in the prevention and treatment of prostrate aliments and impotence in man (Bodytalkhealth, 2005). (scielo.cl)
- Cucurbita Pepo is also an annual plant, hispid and scabrous, with a procumbent stem and branching tendrils. (henriettes-herb.com)
- They confirmed that MS-medium supplemented by 2 mg/1 2,4-D in combination with 1 mg/1 kin produced the highest biomass of callus tissues when induced from the rootless seedlings explants Cucurbita andreana. (thefreedictionary.com)
- It is a Cucurbita species, with pumpkin varieties that are commonly cultivated in the United States as part of the Eastern Agricultural Complex  and Mexico south to Nicaragua . (wikipedia.org)
Characterization of pumpkin1
- Abayeh, O.J., Ismail, A. and Abayeh, O.M. (2012) Characterization of Pumpkin (Cucurbita Pero) Seed Oil as a Biodiesels Produced through KOH-Catalzed Transesterification Process. (scirp.org)
- Cucurbita palmata -- Cytology. (openrepository.com)
- Cucurbita argyrosperma also has medicinal properties. (wikipedia.org)
- The Yucatán peasantry has traditionally used the flesh of Cucurbita argyrosperma to tend burns, sores, and eczema, while the seeds have been used with the aim of promoting lactation in nursing women, and provide pain relief. (wikipedia.org)
- Merrick, Laura C. "Characterization of Cucurbita argyrosperma , a Potential New Crop for Seed and Fruit Production" . (wikipedia.org)
- Precolumbian Cucurbita argyrosperma ssp. (wikipedia.org)
- Second, Cucurbita argyrosperma likely was domesticated from a wild Mexican gourd, Cucurbita sororia , probably in the same region of southwest Mexico that gave rise to maize. (pnas.org)
- Cucurbita citrullus. (henriettes-herb.com)
- 4 Pumpkin with the scientific name of Cucurbita pepo is a form of cucurbita ceae family. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Hasta el final de las etapas del estudio, hubo una reducción significativa en el número de células de esperma con anomalías como consecuencia de la alimentación diaria de los animales con la planta de calabaza. (scielo.cl)
- Desarrollo de botana extrudida lista para comer usando mezclas de harinas de semilla de calabaza (Cucurbita pepo) y maíz nixtamalizado (Zea mays). (edu.mx)
Seeds of pumpkin1
- The seeds of pumpkin ( Cucurbita sp. (springer.com)
- There is wide variation in size, shape, and color among Cucurbita fruits, and even within a single species. (wikipedia.org)
- Cucurbita fruits are large and fleshy. (wikipedia.org)
- Cucurbita fruits come in an assortment of colors and sizes. (wikipedia.org)
- In this study, pectin from the fruits of Cucurbita spp, namely, Wattakka, Meemini and Butternut cultivara, was investigated as a potential souce for use in food industry. (mahidol.ac.th)
- What is the common name for Cucurbita pepo of the gourd family? (thefreedictionary.com)
- The initial domestication of Cucurbita pepo in the Americas 10000 years ago. (thefreedictionary.com)
Activity of pumpkin1
- In Vitro antioxidative activity of pumpkin seed (Cucurbita pepo) protein isolate and its In Vivo effect on alanine transaminase and aspartate transaminase in acetaminophen-induced liver injury in low protein fed rats. (greenmedinfo.com)
Effects of pumpkin3
- The antioxidative effects of pumpkin seed protein isolate (Cucurbita pepo) were investigated in vitro. (greenmedinfo.com)
- Nkosi CZ, Opoku AR, Terblanche SE (2006) Antioxidative effects of pumpkin seed ( Cucurbita pepo ) protein isolate in CCl 4 -induced liver injury in low-protein fed rats. (springer.com)
- Hypoglycaemic and hypolipidemic effects of pumpkin (cucurbita pepo l.) on alloxan-induced diabetic rats," African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology , vol. 5, no. 23, pp. 2620-2626, 2011. (hindawi.com)
- Botanists classify the Cucurbita fruit as a pepo, which is a special type of berry derived from an inferior ovary, with a thick outer wall or rind with hypanthium tissue forming an exocarp around the ovary, and a fleshy interior composed of mesocarp and endocarp. (wikipedia.org)
- Thus, our studies support the notion that supplementation of Cucurbita fruit extract to diabetic patients would help in achieving good glycemic and metabolic control and prevent long-term complications as a result of the protection offered by its antioxidant actions, probably by preserving the residual beta-cell mass without further losses," they concluded. (nutritionreview.org)
- The lectin from Cucurbita pepo fruit was purified by affinity chromatography by using chitin oligosaccharides covalently attached to Sepharose. (portlandpress.com)
- It was formerly known as Cucurbita mixta . (wikipedia.org)
- It originated in Mesoamerica and its wild ancestor is Cucurbita sororia . (wikipedia.org)
- Cucurbita scabridifolia is a species of herb in the family Cucurbitaceae . (eol.org)
- Material and methods: In May 2016 a systematic search was carried out thorough National Library of Medicine Pubmed, Scopus database and the ISI Web of Knowledge official website in order to identify all published studies on Cucurbita pepo and BPH. (pagepressjournals.org)
- If the research by scientists from the East China Normal University can be reproduced in humans, then consuming cucurbita pumpkin extract may promote regeneration of damaged pancreatic cells, boost levels of insulin-producing beta cells and raise insulin levels in the blood. (nutritionreview.org)
- The present study provides substantial evidence to demonstrate the hypoglycemic (blood sugar lowering) action of Cucurbita extract, as well as its role as an antioxidant to reveal a mechanism for its cytoprotective (cell protecting) action," wrote authors Tao Xia and Qin Wang in the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture . (nutritionreview.org)
- At the end of the study the researchers discovered that plasma insulin levels in the diabetic rats receiving cucurbita extract were restored to 95 percent of insulin levels in normal healthy animals. (nutritionreview.org)
- Uso y manejo de las calabazas cultivadas (Cucurbita spp. (thefreedictionary.com)
- La Estrella Pumpkin is a annual native that is a member of the Cucurbita Family. (projectpurityseeds.com)
- This paper uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to map radiocarbon and accelerator mass spectrometry data on Zea mays and Cucurbita pepo published over the last sixty years to model the development of food production across North America. (thefreedictionary.com)
- Glycopeptides from soya-bean agglutinin and fetuin are also strong inhibitors of Cucurbita pepo lectin, indicating that it interacts with internal N-acetylglucosamine residues. (portlandpress.com)
- Cucurbita pepo Linnaeus var. (efloras.org)
- IMSEAR at HELLIS: Studies on the pectic polysaccarides of wattakka cultivar (Cucurbita spp. (mahidol.ac.th)