Luffa acutangula

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Noun1.Luffa acutangula - loofah of PakistanLuffa acutangula - loofah of Pakistan; widely cultivated throughout tropics
dishcloth gourd, rag gourd, sponge gourd, strainer vine, luffa - any of several tropical annual climbers having large yellow flowers and edible young fruits; grown commercially for the mature fruit's dried fibrous interior that is used as a sponge
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As part of the screening process to locate plants or plant parts with antihyperglycemic and antinociceptive properties, this study was conducted to evaluate the above two properties of methanolic extract of fruits of Luffa acutangula in Swiss albino mice.
Fruits of Luffa acutangula were collected from Jessore district, Bangladesh during May 2013.
Glucose tolerance property of methanol extract of Luffa acutangula fruits was determined as per the procedure previously described by Joy and Kuttan (1999) with minor modifications.
Antinociceptive activity of the methanol extract of Luffa acutangula fruits was examined using previously described procedures (Shanmugasundaram and Venkataraman, 2005).
Extratos nao autoclavados e extratos alcoolicos proporcionam maior inibicao do crescimento micelial de Colletotrichum gloeosporioides; os extratos aquoso e hidroetanolico de melao-de-sao-caetano e o extrato hidroetanolico de eucalipto proporcionam maiores inibicoes do crescimento micelial; os extratos aquosos de Luffa acutangula, Eucalyptus citriodora, Chenopodium ambrosioides e Bauhinia, e os extratos hidroetanolicos de Ruta graveolens, Eucalyptus citriodora, Zingiber officinale e Chenopodium ambrosioides inibiram mais de 90% da germinacao de esporos de C.
4] Curcumis melo [121, 261] Luffa acutangula [71] Momordica charantia [71] Trichosanthes kirilowii [175] CYCADALES Cycadaceae Cycas rumphii [211] Zamiaceae Encephalartos altensteinii [211] Macrozamia moorei [211] Zamia furfuracea [211] Z.