Crataegus oxycantha


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Noun1.Crataegus oxycantha - thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berriesCrataegus oxycantha - thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America
Crataegus, genus Crataegus - thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple
haw, hawthorn - a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus
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Crataegus oxycantha extract attenuates apoptotic incidence in myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury by regulating Akt and HIF-1 signaling pathways.
Moreover, Crataegus oxycantha reduced myocardial oxidative stress in a model of ischemia-reperfusion injury (Swaminathan et al.
Extract of Crataegus oxycantha (COC) is traditionally used as a cardiotonic in China, India and Europe.
The hedge sank back into uniform privetness and only then did I begin to appreciate the sheer glorious cussedness of those few twigs of renegade Crataegus oxycantha.
The objective of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy and mechanism of Crataegus oxycantha (COC) extract in preventing ischemia-reperfusion (IR) injury in an in vivo rat model of acute myocardial infarction induced by a 30-minute regional ischemia followed by 72 hours of reperfusion.
The latest research proves that Crataegus oxycantha extract, which is aboundant in proanthocyanidins, reduce the oxidative stress and exert cardioprotective effect in the reperfused myocardium by inhibition of apoptotic pathways (Swaminathan et al.
a) A standardised extract of Crataegus oxycantha leaves and berries was extracted in 50% aqueous ethanol.
The aim of the study was to investigate the cardioprotective effect and mechanism of Crataegus oxycantha (COC) extract, a well-known natural antioxidant-based cardiotonic, against ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury.