*  Aristolochic acid - Wikipedia
Aristolochic acid first appeared in Chinese medicine in the fifth century CE, but the birthwort plants in which it is found are ... Since aristolochic acid is a mutagen, it does damage over time. Patients are often first diagnosed with aristolochic acid ... Excretion of aristolochic acids and their metabolites is through the urine. The exact mechanism of action of aristolochic acid ... Aristolochic acids are metabolized by oxidation and reduction pathways, or phase I metabolism. Reduction of aristolochic acid I ...
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*  Asarum - Wikipedia
... as it is nephrotoxic and contains the potent carcinogen aristolochic acid. The birthwort family also contains the genus ... "Aristolochic Acid: FDA Warns Consumers to Discontinue Use of Botanical Products that Contain Aristolochic Acid". U.S. Food and ... "Determination of aristolochic acid I and II in North American species of Asarum and Aristolochia". Pharmazie. 57 (10): 686-9. ... Asarum is a genus of plants in the birthwort family Aristolochiaceae, commonly known as wild ginger. Asarum is the genitive ...
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*  Ochratoxin A - Wikipedia
... and many authors are in favor of aristolochic acid, that is contained in a plant: birthwort (Aristolochia clematitis). ...
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*  Aristolochia - Wikipedia
Despite the toxic properties of aristolochic acid, naturopaths claim that a decoction of birthwort stimulates the production ... Aristolochic acid was linked to aristolochic acid-associated urothelial cancer in a Taiwanese study in 2012. In 2013, two ... Metabolites of aristolochic acid enter the cell nucleus and form adducts on DNA. While adducts on the transcribed DNA strand ... 2009) Aristolochic acid nephropathy: An environmental and iatrogenic disease. In: Fishbein, J. C. (ed.) Advances in Molecular ...
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*  Bladder cancer: Causes, symptoms, and treatment
Some medications and dietary supplements, such as pioglitazone (Actos) and aristolochic acid, may increase the risk. ... These mainly come from plants in the Aristolochia family, such as birthwort, or Dutchman's pipe, commonly used in traditional ...
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*  Plants that Grow in the U.S.A.
... as it is nephrotoxic and contains the potent carcinogen aristolochic acid. The birthwort family also contains the genus ... meaning altar or sanctuary.Asarum is a genus of plants in the birthwort family Aristolochiaceae, commonly known as wild ginger. ...
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*  List of traditional Chinese medicines - Wikipedia
Aristolochic acid-associated urothelial cancer in Taiwan. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2012; DOI: 10.1073/ ... Birthworts (family Aristolochiaceae) are often used to treat many aliments, including hypertension, hemorrhoids, and colic. ... β-aminobutyric acid, γ-aminobutyric acid, ephedrine, trigonelline, phytosterols and glucoronic acid. Care should be taken as ... However - they are of little medicinal value and contain the carcinogen aristolochic acid. The over-use of this plant family in ...
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*  Balkan endemic nephropathy - Wikipedia
... dietary aristolochic acid exposure may come from the consumption of the seeds of Aristolochia clematitis (European birthwort), ... 2007). "Aristolochic acid and the etiology of endemic (Balkan) nephropathy". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 104 (29): 12129-34. ... Aristolochic-acid-containing herbal remedies used in traditional Chinese medicine are associated with a related-possibly ... De Broe ME (March 2012). "Chinese herbs nephropathy and Balkan endemic nephropathy: toward a single entity, aristolochic acid ...
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*  Aristolochia macrophylla - Wikipedia
... aristolochic acid. Even though aristolochic acid has been found to expedite and arouse the activity of white blood cells, speed ... "Aristolochia Birthwort PFAF Plant Database". Aristolochia Birthwort PFAF Plant Database. Retrieved 2014-05-05. "Aristolochia ... Aristolochic acid is a very dangerous compound in that this acid is a potent mutagen and carcinogen that can cause urological ... Aristolochia macrophylla contains the natural substance aristolochic acid. Aristoclochic acid is found in all plants of the ...
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*  आयुष दर्पण: 2013-08-04
Aristolochic [pronounced a-ris-to-lo-kik] acid is found in the plant family "Aristolochia," a vine known widely as birthwort, ... But the genome-wide spectrum of mutations associated with aristolochic acid exposure remained largely unknown.. For the current ... "Genome-wide sequencing has allowed us to tie aristolochic acid exposure directly to an individual getting cancer," Kenneth ... at Stony Brook University to reveal a striking mutational signature of upper urinary tract cancers caused by aristolochic acid ...
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*  Aristolochia debilis Ma Dou Ling PFAF Plant Database
Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist ... According to one report aristolochic acid stimulates white blood cell activity and speeds the healing of wounds, but is also ... Birthwort. 0. 2. Aristolochia contorta. Ma Dou Ling. 1. 3. Aristolochia fangchi. Guan Fang Chi. 0. 2. ... This has anti-cancer properties and can be used in conjunction with chemotherapy and radiotherapy[176]. Aristolochic acid can ...
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*  Aristolochia clematitis - Wikipedia
The link between renal failure and aristolochic acid, which the plant contains, was discovered after a clinic for obesity in ... Aristolochia clematitis, the (European) birthwort, is a twining herbaceous plant in the Aristolochiaceae family, which is ... Broe, M. E. D. (2012). "Chinese herbs nephropathy and Balkan endemic nephropathy: Toward a single entity, aristolochic acid ... "Aristolochic acid and the etiology of endemic (Balkan) nephropathy". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 104 (29 ...
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*  Aristolochia contorta - Wikipedia
Aristolochia contorta contains the carcinogenic chemical compounds aristolochic acid and derivatives. The plant also contains ... Aristolochia contorta, commonly known as northern pipevine, also known as birthwort, is a climbing perennial shrub. ...
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*  Aristolochia rotunda - Wikipedia
A. rotunda contains aristolochic acids which are carcinogenic, mutagenic, and nephrotoxic. Aristolochia rotunda subsp. rotunda ... Aristolochia rotunda, commonly known as smearwort or round-leaved birthwort, is a herbaceous perennial plant native to Southern ... Eating the leaves of the plant the larvae this insect ingest aristolochic acid that make them poisonous to birds. This plant is ... "Plants Containing Aristolochic Acid" (PDF). International Agency for Research on Cancer. Tela Botanica / 2000-2009 - Le réseau ...
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*  Aristolochia in Flora of North America @ efloras.org
All species contain aristolochic acid, which is variously reported as tumor-causing or tumor-inhibiting (J. A. Duke 1985).. The ... Dutchman's-pipe, aristoloche [Greek aristolocheia, birthwort, from aristos, best, and lochia, delivery, in reference to ancient ... The larvae eat leaves of these species and sequester aristolochic acid in their bodies, making them unpalatable to birds (W. H ...
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*  Aristolochiaceae - Wikipedia
International Agency for Research on Cancer evaluation Dietary Supplements: Aristolochic Acid, U.S. Food and Drug ... The Aristolochiaceae (English: /əˌrɪstəˈloʊkiəsii/) are a family, the birthwort family, of flowering plants with seven genera ... Many members of Aristolochia and some of Asarum contain the toxin aristolochic acid, which discourages herbivores and is known ...
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*  American Society for Horticultural Science | Find Me A Cure
The plant contains aristolochic acid, this has received rather mixed reports on its toxicity. According to one report ... Common Names; Manchurian pipevine, Chinese Aristolochia, Guan Mu Tong , Birthwort. Habitat : Aristolochia manshuriensis is ... The plant contains aristolochic acid, which is an active antitumour agent but is too toxic for clinical use. The stem treats ... Another report says that aristolochic acid has anti-cancer properties and can be used in conjunction with chemotherapy and ...
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*  What Do Caterpillars Eat | Species and Their Diet
There is a venomous acid inside these vines known as aristolochic acid which helps these caterpillars in staying away from the ... The caterpillars of False Apollo (Archon apollinus) like to eat Birthwort leaves of the plant genus, Aristolochia. Some of the ... The caterpillars of this tribe (like Palawan Birdwing - Trogonoptera trojana) of butterflies feed on the leaves of birthworts ( ... They also prey on plant leaves of birthworts (genus Aristolochia; more than 500 species). Specifically, they like to eat ...
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*  Herb to Know: Wild Ginger
Aristolochic Acid is less soluble in water than in alcohol or vinegar, so an infusion may be safe, but readers should be warned ... Wild ginger is a member of the birthwort family. The genus Asarum comprises about seventy species of low-growing, stemless ... Wild Ginger contains the constituent aristolochic acid, a naturally occurring toxin that can cause cancer, mutations in human ... Choose a spot in the shade with moist, humusy neutral to acid soil. Any degree of shade is fine. Amend the soil with compost, ...
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