A plant genus of the family CUCURBITACEAE, order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae, which includes pumpkin, gourd and squash.
The gourd plant family of the order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida. It is sometimes placed in its own order, Cucurbitales. 'Melon' generally refers to CUCUMIS; CITRULLUS; or MOMORDICA.
Books containing photographs, prints, drawings, portraits, plates, diagrams, facsimiles, maps, tables, or other representations or systematic arrangement of data designed to elucidate or decorate its contents. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983, p114)
An enzyme that converts ascorbic acid to dehydroascorbic acid. EC 1.10.3.3.
The scientific study of past societies through artifacts, fossils, etc.
A plant genus of the family CUCURBITACEAE known for the edible fruit.
The study of the origin, structure, development, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of plants.
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.
Serine proteinase inhibitors which inhibit trypsin. They may be endogenous or exogenous compounds.
Time period from 1501 through 1600 of the common era.
A creeping annual plant species of the CUCURBITACEAE family. It has a rough succulent, trailing stem and hairy leaves with three to five pointed lobes.
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.
Proteins found in plants (flowers, herbs, shrubs, trees, etc.). The concept does not include proteins found in vegetables for which VEGETABLE PROTEINS is available.
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.
A genus of gram negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria found in soil, plants, and marine mud.
The encapsulated embryos of flowering plants. They are used as is or for animal feed because of the high content of concentrated nutrients like starches, proteins, and fats. Rapeseed, cottonseed, and sunflower seed are also produced for the oils (fats) they yield.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
The fleshy or dry ripened ovary of a plant, enclosing the seed or seeds.
A plant genus of the family CUCURBITACEAE that is the source of bryodin 1 (a ribosome-inactivating protein).
The geographic area of the southwestern region of the United States. The states usually included in this region are Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah.
A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with improving and maintaining farm income and developing and expanding markets for agricultural products. Through inspection and grading services it safeguards and insures standards of quality in food supply and production.
The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.
Games in which players use a racquet to hit a ball or similar type object.
A plant genus of the family FAGACEAE that is a source of TANNINS. Do not confuse with Holly (ILEX).
Lists of words, usually in alphabetical order, giving information about form, pronunciation, etymology, grammar, and meaning.
A plant genus of the family ROSACEAE known for the edible fruit.
Worthless, damaged, defective, superfluous or effluent material from industrial operations.
Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.
Ribosome inactivating proteins consisting of only the toxic A subunit, which is a polypeptide of around 30 kDa.
N-Glycosidases that remove adenines from RIBOSOMAL RNA, depurinating the conserved alpha-sarcin loop of 28S RIBOSOMAL RNA. They often consist of a toxic A subunit and a binding lectin B subunit. They may be considered as PROTEIN SYNTHESIS INHIBITORS. They are found in many PLANTS and have cytotoxic and antiviral activity.
Ribosome inactivating proteins consisting of two polypeptide chains, the toxic A subunit and a lectin B subunit, linked by disulfide bridges. The lectin portion binds to cell surfaces and facilitates transport into the ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM.

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 2.3.1.15), 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)

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)
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).. ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, also the Japanese pie pumpkin[2] or cushaw pumpkin,[2] and silver-seed gourd,[2] is a species of winter squash originally from the south of Mexico.[3][4] 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,[5] which are used for sauces. It was formerly known as Cucurbita mixta.[5][6] It is a Cucurbita species, with pumpkin varieties that are commonly cultivated in the United States as part of the Eastern Agricultural Complex[7] 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.[5][8] ...
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 ...
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, ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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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Systematics Section/ASPT. Kates , Heather Rose [1], SOLTIS, PAMELA S. [2], Soltis, Douglas E. [2]. 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 ...
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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 ...
Chemicals found within pumpkin seeds may result in frequent urination because of the diuretic properties, and this will assist with reduction of discomfort to the bladder. There is also a type of chemical found in pumpkin seed that is believed to be capable of destroying worms in the intestines. The pumpkin Seed oil 500mg has anti-inflammatory action, indicated in a particular way in inflammations of the urinary tract, and is enhanced by its rich in zinc, a trace element that has a particular action in the male genito-urinary system, as directly involved in spermatogenesis, and is a mineral that acts as a cofactor of the enzyme delta-6-desaturase in the biosynthetic pathway of inflammatory prostaglandins.The pumpkin seed oil also has a positive effect on the sphincters, particularly for people with urinary incontinence, prostatitis, urethritis, benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) is equally effective in female urinary infections (cystitis).. ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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This is a triple blend tincture.. Pumpkin Seeds are sometimes called a Male Tonic, and a natural solution to help revitalize the prostate gland and stimulate male hormone production. Pumpkin Seeds have also been used for centuries to treat inflamed and irritable bladder. Pumpkin Seeds are protein rich and full of nutrients, they contain four times the amount of beta-carotene than carrots. Pumpkins are native to the Western Hemisphere and have been consumed by the native inhabitants of Mexico since 5500 B.C., according to research reports from James T. Ehler, and by the time European colonists came to America, the pumpkin had begun moving north and was an important food source of East Coast Indian tribes. Pumpkin seeds contain almost half of the recommended daily amount of magnesium, which is vital to physiological functions, including the heart, proper bone and tooth formation, proper bowel function and relaxation of blood vessels. This may be of benefit for blood pressure and to help prevent ...
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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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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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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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. × Cucurbita moschata Duch.) and Lagenaria siceraria rootstocks. Both non-grafted and self-garfted plants were used for control. For salt stress, 2.85 and 4.28 mM/l substrate doses of ...
Cucurbita pepo, is widely used like food and in folk medicine around of the world. This aims a comprehensive of the pharmacological, chemical constituents, and clinical u..
Abstract: There has been recent interest in the threat to bees posed by the use of systemic insecticides. One concern is that systemic insecticides may translocate from the soil into pollen and nectar of plants, where they would be ingested by pollinators. 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. All insecticide treatments were within labeled rates for these compounds. Pollen and nectar samples were analyzed using a standard extraction method widely used for pesticides (QuEChERS) and liquid chromatography mass spectrometric analysis. The concentrations found in nectar, 10±3 ppb (mean ± s.d) for imidacloprid and 11±6 ppb for thiamethoxam, are higher than ...
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The role of Cucurbita pepo in the management of patients affected by lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia: A narrative review
Once youve hollowed out your jack-o-lantern or made pumpkin pies in the fall, youll have a bunch of leftover pumpkin seeds. If youre thinking of trying to grow your own pumpkins next year, save them for planting in the spring. You can also obtain pumpkin seeds from any commercial seed supplier. Choose ...
The ancestral species of the genus Cucurbita were present in the Americas before the arrival of humans,[69][70] and are native to the New World. The likely center of origin is southern Mexico, spreading south through what is now known as Mesoamerica, on into South America, and north to what is now the southwestern United States.[69] Evolutionarily speaking, the genus is relatively recent in origin, dating back only to the Holocene, whereas the family Cucurbitaceae, in the shape of seeds similar to Bryonia, dates to the Paleocene.[71] No species within the genus is entirely genetically isolated. C. moschata can intercross with all the others, though the hybrid offspring may not themselves be fertile unless they become polyploid.[20] The genus was part of the culture of almost every native peoples group from southern South America to southern Canada.[70] Modern-day cultivated Cucurbita are not found in the wild.[6] Genetic studies of the mitochondrial gene nad1 show there were at least six ...
A pumpkin is a cultivar of a squash plant, most commonly of Cucurbita pepo, that is round, with smooth, slightly ribbed skin, and deep yellow to orange coloration. The thick shell contains the seeds and pulp. Some exceptionally large cultivars of squash with similar appearance have also been derived from Cucurbita maxima. Specific cultivars of winter squash derived from other species, including C. argyrosperma, and C. moschata, are also sometimes called pumpkin.. Pumpkins are a warm-weather crop that is usually planted in early July. The specific conditions necessary for growing pumpkins require that soil temperatures three inches (7.6 cm) deep are at least 60 °F (15.5 °C) and soil that holds water well. Pumpkin crops may suffer if there is a lack of water or because of cold temperatures (in this case, below 65 °F (18.3 °C); frost can be detrimental), and sandy soil with poor water retention or poorly drained soils that become waterlogged after heavy rain. Pumpkins are, however, rather ...
Cucurbita); and Jicama (Pachyrhizus), an edible root. The people of Pernil Alto also cultivated the bottle gourd (Lagenaria ...
This article is a list of diseases of cucurbits (Citrullus spp., Cucumis spp., Cucurbita spp., and others). Common Names of ...
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 ...
Cucurbita spp. Hibiscus sabdariffa Ipomoea aquatica Kerstingiella geocarpa Lablab purpureus Lathyrus spp. Leucaena leucocephala ...
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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... 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 ...
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 - ...
It is a cultivar of the species Cucurbita pepo, which also includes the summer squash varieties pattypan squash, zucchini, and ... "Cucurbita pepo (Delicata Squash)". backyardgardener.com. 2010-11-18. Retrieved 2010-11-18. Frojo, Renee. "8 seasonal squash ... 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 ...
"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 ...
The larvae feed on Cucurbita species. They develop on the tubers of the host plant Checklist of the Sesiidae of the World ...
The name is most commonly used for cultivars of Cucurbita pepo, but some cultivars of Cucurbita maxima, C. argyrosperma, and C ... List of culinary fruits List of pumpkin varieties List of squash and pumpkin dishes "Cucurbita pepo L." Kew Science, Plants of ... All pumpkins are winter squash, mature fruit of certain species in the genus Cucurbita. Characteristics commonly used to define ... Baggett, J. R. "Attempts to Cross Cucurbita moschata (Duch.) Poir. 'Butternut' and C. pepo L. 'Delicata'". North Carolina State ...
"Taxon: Cucurbita moschata Duchesne Genus: Cucurbita". Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. March 2, 2006. Retrieved February 15, ... In North America, the Spanish word calabaza may refer to any of several species of squash of the genus Cucurbita. The term is ... Most plants have vine-type growth; however, there are some Cucurbita moschata that are recorded to have bush-type growth. They ... Calabaza is the common name for Cucurbita moschata in Cuba, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines (where it is also spelled ...
... is a cultivated variety of Cucurbita pepo grown as a type of summer squash that is usually yellow-colored. ... ISBN 978-1-60469-382-9. Decker, Deena S.; Wilson, Hugh D. (1987). "Allozyme Variation in the Cucurbita pepo Complex: C. pepo ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Cucurbita pepo". Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved September 2, 2013. CS1 maint: ...
Serra, Bruna D. V.; Campos, Lucio A. de O. (2010-04-01). "[Entomophilic pollination of squash, Cucurbita moschata ( ...
Two Cucurbita pepo seeds recovered from the site have been radiocarbon dated to 2530±60 Before Present (BP), during the Late ... Previously the oldest appearance of Cucurbita pepo in the region was from the Middle Woodland, found near Prairie du Chien, ... Cite journal requires ,journal= (help) Perkl, Bradley E. (1998). "Cucurbita pepo from King Coulee, Southeastern Minnesota". ... seeds dated to 2,500 years ago from the squash Cucurbita pepo. The King Coulee Site is located near the mouth of a valley that ...
ISBN 978-0-8173-1087-5. Cucurbita ecuadorensis "Cutler Hugh Carson (1912-1988)". Global Plants, JSTOR (plants.jstor.org). ...
Lithraea molloides.; C.Pun.39: Prosopis sp., Chenopodium/Amaranthus sp., Zea mays, P. vulgaris, P. lunatis, Cucurbita sp.; Río ... Prosopis sp.; Arroyo Tala Cañada 1: Zea mays, Cucurbita sp., Phaseolus vulgaris, P. lunatus.; Arroyo Talainín 2: cf. ...
1971 (GCI) (Cucurbitaceae) Cucurbita ecuadorensis H.C.Cutler & Whitaker Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 55: 392 (1969). (IK) ( ... Whitaker specialized in amaryllis, cantaloupes and other Cucurbita, and lettuce in the search for disease resistance and better ... 1969 (GCI) Whitaker was honored with an eponymous summer squash variety, Cucurbita pepo summer-squash zucchini variety ( ... Cucurbitaceae) Cucurbita ecuadorensis H.C.Cutler & Whitaker Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 55: 392. ...
... is an amino acid and a carboxypyrrolidine that is found in Cucurbita seeds. Cucurbitin causes degenerative changes ... Mihranian, Valentine H; Abou-Chaar, Charles I (1968). "Extraction, detection, and estimation of cucurbitin in Cucurbita seeds ...
Nearly all summer squashes are varieties of Cucurbita pepo, though not all Cucurbita pepo are considered summer squashes. Most ... Aehobak (Korean zucchini) belongs to the species Cucurbita moschata. In the journals of Lewis and Clark, on October 12, 1804, ... particularly Cucurbita pepo ssp. pepo, common name pattypan squash. The word simnel was used because of the visual similarity ... unusual among summer squash as being a vining plant and a Cucurbita moschata variety. Crookneck squash Straightneck squash ...
Paris, Harry S.; Daunay, Marie-Christine; Pitrat, Michel; Janick, Jules (July 2006). "First Known Image of Cucurbita in Europe ...
Durante, M.; Lenucci, M. S.; Mita, G. (2014). "Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Extraction of Carotenoids from Pumpkin (Cucurbita ... Cucurbita pepo subsp. pepo var. 'styriaca', also known as var. oleifera). High-temperature roasting improves the aromatic ... Cucurbita pepo L. var. Styriaca)". Chemical Papers. 63 (4): 406-413. doi:10.2478/s11696-009-0035-5. S2CID 97993637. Procida, G ...
... (/kəˈboʊtʃə/; from Japanese カボチャ, 南瓜) is a type of winter squash, a Japanese variety of the species Cucurbita maxima. ... Smith, Bruce D. (1997). "The Initial Domestication of Cucurbita pepoin the Americas 10,000 Years Ago". Science. 276 (5314): 932 ... Cucurbita maxima)". New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science. 30 (3): 197-208. doi:10.1080/01140671.2002.9514215. ...
... (also known as kumikumi) is a variety of Cucurbita pepo grown in New Zealand that is thought to have been introduced ... "Cucurbita pepo L." Ngā Tipu o Aotearoa - New Zealand Plants. Retrieved 2020-04-23.. ... Marshall, C.W.; Shepherd, L.D.; Roskruge, N. (2011). "Determining the identity of New Zealand kamokamo (Cucurbita pepo, ...
Larvae have been recorded feeding on the flowers of Cucurbita maxima. Nuss, M.; et al. (2003-2014). "GlobIZ search". Global ...
Pumpkin is a large orange squash fruit of the genus Cucurbita. Pumpkin may also refer to: Pumpkin (film), a 2002 film Pumpkin, ...
Cucurbita pepo, was domesticated into several varieties of squash, pumpkin and melon. Phaseolus vulgaris and other Phaseolus ... Other crops include the tubers of the Jerusalem artichoke and Cucurbita pepo, ancestor of various pumpkins, melons and squashes ...
"Kurbits" is a name that was originally derived from Cucurbita in Latin. It refers to a long-bodied gourd. Over time, this word ...
Cucurbita kellyana is a plant species of the genus Cucurbita. It is native to the Pacific coast of Mexico. It is part of the ... "Cucurbita kellyana". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States ... Nee, Michael (1990). "The Domestication of Cucurbita (Cucurbitaceae)". Economic Botany. New York: New York Botanical Gardens ... Cucurbita argyrosperma species group. The species was formally described by Liberty Hyde Bailey in 1948, in Gentes Herbarum. ...
Cucurbita andreana is a plant species of the genus Cucurbita, since 1982 in the rank of a C. maxima subspecies, C. maxima subsp ... Skilnyk, Hilary R.; Lott, John N. A. (1992). "Mineral analyses of storage reserves of Cucurbita maxima and Cucurbita andreana ... The species Cucurbita maxima originated in South America from wild C. andreana over 4,000 years ago. The two species hybridize ... "Cucurbita andreana". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States ...
It was formerly known as Cucurbita mixta.[5][6] 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 ...
Other articles where Cucurbita pepo is discussed: Cucurbitales: Cucurbitaceae: C. pepo, varieties of which provide summer ... of squash-such as varieties of Cucurbita pepo, C. moschata, and C. maxima-in the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae), usually ...
... as varieties of Cucurbita pepo, C. moschata, and C. maxima-in the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae), usually characterized by a hard ... Other articles where Cucurbita moschata is discussed: pumpkin: ... as varieties of Cucurbita pepo, C. moschata, and C. maxima-in ...
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, ...
"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.[10] 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,[98][99] 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 pepo var. (wikipedia.org)
  • Large orange pumpkin ( Cucurbita pepo ) ready for harvest. (britannica.com)
  • Both are considered summer squashes and are varieties of Cucurbita pepo . (britannica.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • The five domesticated species are Cucurbita argyrosperma , C. ficifolia , C. maxima , C. moschata , and C. pepo . (wikipedia.org)
  • In the red variety of Cucurbita pepo these crystals may consist of rods, thin plates, flat ribbons or spirals. (yourdictionary.com)
  • Cucurbita pepo moschata Duchesne ex Lam. (wikimedia.org)
  • Cucurbitaceae Cultivated Cucurbita maxima Cucurbitaceae Cultivated Duchesne Cucurbita pepo L. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • grandis and to estimate a time period required for a phytosanitary cold treatment in zucchini squash, Cucurbita pepo L. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • And most of what Americans call "pumpkins" are part of the cucurbita pepo species. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Transcriptome characterization and high throughput SSRs and SNPs discovery in Cucurbita pepo (Cucurbitaceae). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • displayed mottling and ringspots, and Cucurbita pepo L. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Oilseed pumpkins are Cucurbita pepo , the species that includes zucchini, summer squash, acorn squash and many pumpkins. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • What is the common name for Cucurbita pepo of the gourd family? (thefreedictionary.com)
  • For example, Cucurbita pepo submitted to priming at relatively high temperatures presented lower thermal requirements for germination than seeds primed at lower temperatures (Zehtab-Salmasi, 2006). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • 4 Pumpkin with the scientific name of Cucurbita pepo is a form of cucurbita ceae family. (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)
  • Seeds of Cucurbita pepo found among digesta of mastodon (Mammut americanum) suggest extinct proboscideans as likely dispersal agents (Newsom et al. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The initial domestication of Cucurbita pepo in the Americas 10000 years ago. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • History and geographic distribution of Cucurbita pepo gourds in Florida. (thefreedictionary.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)
  • 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)
  • We show that E. tracheiphila also can be transmitted via the floral nectaries of Cucurbita pepo ssp. (bioone.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Naghii MR, Mofid M (2007) Impact of daily consumption of iron fortified ready-to-eat cereal and pumpkin seed kernels ( Cucurbita pepo ) on serum iron in adult women. (springer.com)
  • Radocaj O, Dimic E, Vujasinovic V (2012) Development of a hull-less pumpkin ( Cucurbita pepo L.) seed oil press-cake spread. (springer.com)
  • Fifth, our data support other molecular results that indicate two separate domestications in the Cucurbita pepo complex. (pnas.org)
  • Their results supported the separation of cultivars of Cucurbita pepo L. into two distinct lineages, C. pepo subsp. (pnas.org)
  • 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)
  • Perez Gutierrez RM (2016) Review of Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin) its Phytochemistry and Pharmacology. (omicsonline.org)
  • Cucurbita pepo, is widely used like food and in folk medicine around of the world. (omicsonline.org)
  • Cucurbita pepo is one of the oldest known cultivated species, with Mexican archaeological evidence from 7000 BC. (omicsonline.org)
  • Ethnopharmacological studies show that Cucurbita pepo is used in many countries for treating numerous diseases, e.g., as an antiinflammatory , antiviral, analgesic urinary disorders, anti-ulcer, antidiabetic and antioxidant [ 1 , 2 ]. (omicsonline.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)
  • Among different species of this genus, Cucurbita pepo have the greatest monetary value ( Paris, 2008 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Desarrollo de botana extrudida lista para comer usando mezclas de harinas de semilla de calabaza (Cucurbita pepo) y maíz nixtamalizado (Zea mays). (edu.mx)
  • Here, we aimed to analyze all available evidence on the role of Cucurbita pepo in the treatment of LUTS-BPH. (pagepressjournals.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)
  • Conclusion: On the basis of our narrative review, the use of Cucurbita pepo in the management of patients affected by LUTS-BPH seems to be useful for improving symptoms and quality of life. (pagepressjournals.org)
  • Cucurbita Pepo is also an annual plant, hispid and scabrous, with a procumbent stem and branching tendrils. (henriettes-herb.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)
  • 100 days) Cucurbita pepo Open-pollinated. (fedcoseeds.com)
  • Fragments of Cucurbita pepo have been recovered from archaeological sites in northern Mexico dated from 7,000 to 5,500 BC and southwestern USA from 610 AD. (pollinator.org)
  • The current study aims to study the antioxidant and antimicrobial and antifungal potential of the methanolic extract of Cucurbita pepo var. (innovareacademics.in)
  • Maximum free radical scavenging activity of methanolic seed extract of cucurbita pepo var. (innovareacademics.in)
  • 9. Martha R, Gutierrez P. Review of Cucurbita pepo (Pumpkin) its phytochemistry and pharmacology. (innovareacademics.in)
  • Oil from pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo L.) Seeds: Evaluation of its functional properties on wound healing in rats. (innovareacademics.in)
  • Effect of pumpkin seed (Cucurbita pepo L.) Diets on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH ): Chemical and morphometric evaluation in rats. (innovareacademics.in)
  • 12. Ratnam N. A review on Cucurbita pepo. (innovareacademics.in)
  • 14. Jafarian A, Zolfaghari B, Parnianifard M. The effects of methanolic, chloroform, and ethylacetate extracts of the Cucurbita pepo L. On the delay type hypersensitivity and antibody production. (innovareacademics.in)
  • 16. Sayed H, Seif A. Ameliorative effect of pumpkin oil (Cucurbita pepo L.) against alcohol-induced hepatotoxicity and oxidative stress in albino rats. (innovareacademics.in)
  • In the national scenario, Cucurbita pepo L's cultivitation emerges as an important vegetable in our economy. (westvirginiaangerclass.com)
  • In this research, the fertilizer we will be using is Cucurbita pepo L. seeds for Solanum melongena cultivation. (westvirginiaangerclass.com)
  • Studies on a Virus Causing Mosaic Disease on Squash (Cucurbita pepo L. (amu.ac.in)
  • Cucurbita moschata var. (wikipedia.org)
  • [4] It is often grown in close proximity to Cucurbita moschata . (wikipedia.org)
  • The leaves of Cucurbita moschata often have white spots near the veins. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cucurbita moschata Duchesne , 1786. (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)
  • 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)
  • 15. Immaculata M, Insanu M, Anne C, Dass S. Development of immunonutrient from pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duchense Ex. (innovareacademics.in)
  • Cucurbita kellyana is a plant species of the genus Cucurbita. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cucurbita andreana is a plant species of the genus Cucurbita, since 1982 in the rank of a C. maxima subspecies, C. maxima subsp. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cucurbita ( Latin for gourd ) [3] [4] is a genus of herbaceous vines in the gourd family , Cucurbitaceae , also known as cucurbits, 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Cucurbita maxima is a squash native to subtropical areas of South America (Argentina-Bolivia-Uruguay) where it was first domesticated. (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
  • 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)
  • With 25 acres and more than 100 varieties of Cucurbita , Country Pumpkins has become a major fall attraction. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Stored in the category " Food/Drink " and our photographer was tagged: Kabocha, Cucurbita Maxima, Pumpkins, Cucurbitaceae. (freegreatpicture.com)
  • Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology Series: the new issue on the biology of Cucurbita L. species (squashes, pumpkins, zucchinis and gourds) is now available. (oecd.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)
  • 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)
  • Nutritional and Lipid Composition Analysis of Pumpkin Seed (Cucurbita maxima Linn. (fao.org)
  • Citation for this treatment: John M. Miller & Robert L. Schlising 2012, Cucurbita foetidissima , in Jepson Flora Project (eds. (berkeley.edu)
  • 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)
  • A month or so later, around November, the leaves of squashes (Benincasa hispida, Cucurbita spp. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Gourds and squashes ( Cucurbita spp. (blogspot.com)
  • These other gourds are used as utensils or vessels, and their young fruits are eaten much like those of Cucurbita species. (wikipedia.org)
  • The species Cucurbita maxima originated in South America from wild C. andreana over 4,000 years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • It is part of the Cucurbita argyrosperma species group. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • It is a Cucurbita species, with pumpkin varieties that are commonly cultivated in the United States as part of the Eastern Agricultural Complex [7] and Mexico south to Nicaragua . (wikipedia.org)
  • Phylogenetic Relationships among Domesticated and Wild Species of Cucurbita (Cucurbitaceae) Inferred from a Mitochondrial Gene: Implications for Crop Plant Evolution and Areas of Origin" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • The yellow or orange flowers on a Cucurbita plant are of two types: female and male. (wikipedia.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)
  • 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)
  • Ethanolic extract of dried leaves of Cucurbita maxima (Pumpkin) were screened for their phytochemical composition. (academicjournals.org)
  • Molecular cloning and characterization of a cDNA encoding the gibberellin biosynthetic enzyme ent-kaurene synthase B from pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima L. (nih.gov)
  • The seeds of pumpkin ( Cucurbita sp. (springer.com)
  • 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)
  • Cucurbita fruits come in an assortment of colors and sizes. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is wide variation in size, shape, and color among Cucurbita fruits, and even within a single species. (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)
  • 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)
  • Veronezi CM, Jorge N (2012) Bioactive compounds in lipid fractions of pumpkin ( Cucurbita sp. (springer.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)
  • The major neutral sugar in all fractions was galactose , which was a significant characteristic of Cucurbita spp. (mahidol.ac.th)
  • It originated in Mesoamerica and its wild ancestor is Cucurbita sororia . (wikipedia.org)
  • It is also closely related to Cucurbita kellyana and Cucurbita palmeri . (wikipedia.org)