Blighia


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Related to Blighia: Blighia sapida, Hypoglycin
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Noun1.Blighia - small genus of western African evergreen trees and shrubs bearing fleshy capsular three-seeded fruits edible when neither unripe nor overripeBlighia - small genus of western African evergreen trees and shrubs bearing fleshy capsular three-seeded fruits edible when neither unripe nor overripe
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Sapindaceae, Sapindaceae, soapberry family - chiefly tropical New and Old World deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs bearing leathery drupes with yellow translucent flesh; most plants produce toxic saponins
akee, akee tree, Blighia sapida - widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruits; introduced in Jamaica by William Bligh
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Blighia sapida leaves halt elevated blood glucose, dyslipidemia and oxidative stress in alloxan-induced diabetic rats.
Hypoglycin A and B isolated from the fruits of Blighia sapida, which are chemically related to lysine were reported for their anti-hyperglycemic activity (Hassall and Reyle, 1954; Feng and Patrick, 1958).
Hypoglycin A, B: biologically active polypeptides from Blighia sapida.
Somatic embryogenesis from leaf and zygotic embryo explants of Blighia sapida 'cheese' ackee.
Proximate composition and possible industrial utilization of chemical Blighia sapida seed and seed oils.
Se realizo un diseno experimental para determinar el efecto de una solucion del arilo del fruto de Blighia sapida (Merey del Diablo), sobre la concentracion total de glucogeno en mejillones Geukensia demissa del Lago de Maracaibo, estado Zulia, Venezuela.
Adeyeye and Oyarekua [5] reported on the proximate composition and some nutritionally valuable minerals in the dehulled seeds and seed hull of Blighia sapida.
seed Sapindaceae Blighia sapida Konig seed Sapindaceae Euphoria longana Lam.