Condurango


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Con`du`ran´go


n.1.(Med.) See Cundurango.
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Highly diluted extracts from Hydrastis canadensis (goldenseal) and Marsdenia condurango (an Ecudorian vine), both of which are used in cancer treatment, altered gene expression and caused epigenetic modifications in HeLa cervical cancer cells, according to a 2015 Indian study.
Las comunidades culturales mas pobres, como eran las de los indigenas, los negros y los campesinos se valian de un saber terapeutico ancestral basado en el conocimiento de los recursos a su alcance, es decir una terapeutica indigena con influencia africana y europea, en la que se empleaban algunas plantas y substancias como las mencionadas por Vezga (sin fecha), tales como el curare, el guaco, la coca o hayo, el condurango y la otoba.
Latex protein or cross-reacting protein is found in many tropical fruits, for example bananas, avocado, kiwi, apricot, European chestnuts, grapes, papaya, potatoes, passion fruit, pineapple, peaches, cherry, tomatoes and condurango, all of which can cause allergic reactions (Beezhold, Sussman, Liss, & Chang, 1996; Blanco, Carrillo, Castillo, Quiralte, & Cuevas, 1994; Kelly, 1995).