Viscum


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viscum

(ˈvɪskəm)
n
(Plants) a member of a genus of parasitic shrubs, which includes the European mistletoe
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Noun1.viscum - type genus of the Viscaceae: Old World evergreen shrubs parasitic on many trees including oaks but especially apple trees, poplars, aspens and cottonwoodsViscum - type genus of the Viscaceae: Old World evergreen shrubs parasitic on many trees including oaks but especially apple trees, poplars, aspens and cottonwoods
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Viscaceae, mistletoe family, Viscaceae - in some classifications considered a subfamily of Loranthaceae
Old World mistletoe, Viscum album, mistletoe - Old World parasitic shrub having branching greenish stems with leathery leaves and waxy white glutinous berries; the traditional mistletoe of Christmas
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The species celebrated in ancient texts and used in European celebrations is the European mistletoe, whose scientific name is Viscum album.
In vitro and in vivo antidiabetic activity of lectin (N-acetyl-galactosamine, 64 kDa) isolated from endophytic fungi, Alternaria species from Viscum album on alloxan induced diabetic rats.
Finally, there are groups of herbs that may cause specific patterns of toxicity such as pyrrolizidine-alkaloid-containing plants (Comfrey, Dryopteris, Viscum, and Corynanthe) and may induce hepatotoxicity.
Elevated lysozyme was also observed in Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) after feeding with Korean mistletoe extract (KM-110; Viscum album Coloratum) (Choi et al.
In addition, Viscum album, also known as European mistletoe, is another very frequently suggested cancer therapy.
Por su parte, las especies Maytenus laveis, Caesalpinia coriaria y Viscum cruciatum mostraron actividad frente a tres especies bacterianas; S.
Se han adelantado estudios para establecer la utilidad de algunos compuestos como Curcuma longa, Viscum album, Camillia sinensis y Ginseng (14-16).
The triad of apo-STOM, SyDetox, and Viscum is particularly effective as a starting point.
In prevention of another model of ovalbumin-induced murine asthma, A study evaluated the anti-inflammatory effect of partially purified extract-structure viscum coloratum (PPE-SVC) and viscolin, isolated from Viscum Coloratum used in traditional Chinese medicine.
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