Cephalotaxus


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Noun1.Cephalotaxus - the genus of Cephalotaxus (see plum-yews)
gymnosperm genus - a genus of gymnosperms
plum-yew - any of several evergreen trees and shrubs of eastern Asia resembling yew and having large seeds enclosed in a fleshy envelope; sometimes cultivated as ornamentals
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Molecular modes of action of cephalotaxine and homoharringtonine from the coniferous tree Cephalotaxus hainanensis in human tumor cell lines.
Secretion and composition of the pollination drop in Cephalotaxus drupacea (Gymnosperm, Cephalotaxeae).
Deep simple morphophysiological dormancy in seeds of the basal taxad Cephalotaxus.
If it has already, then because surgery will involve mutilating the hedge by cutting into old wood, which will not regenerate (unless yew, Cryptomeria, Sequoia, Cephalotaxus, Torreya) don't bother.
Omacetaxine, a new molecular entity and first in a class of cephalotaxines, is a synthetic formulation of homoharringtonine, a drug isolated from the evergreen tree Cephalotaxus in China.
Evergreens provide valuable winter residence for birds and insects, which is all part of life's green cycle, and one of the most elegant evergreens you can grow is cephalotaxus.
Group 2 consisted of the three genera of [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE III OMITTED] the Majonicaceae, Araucaria, Cephalotaxus, Pinus, and Podocarpus, with an outgroup made up of Ernestiodendron and Moyliostrobus.
Keng (1969) proposed the recent derivation of the Taxaceae from an ancestral group that contained features similar to present-day Taxus, Amentotaxus, and Cephalotaxus.
200311 Molecular modes of action of cephalotaxine and homoharringtonine from the coniferous tree Cephalotaxus hainanensis in human tumor cell lines.
50] = <100 [micro]g/ml) organic extracts include Anacardium occidentale, Annona reticulate, Garuga pinnata, Crateva religiosa, Cephalotaxus fortunei, Anogeissus pendula, Juniperus osteosperma, Dipterocarpus grandiflorus, Diospyros dichrophylla, Gnetum scandens, Mammea africana, Gonocaryum lobbianum, Strychnos aculeate, Melia azedarach, Mirabilis jalapa, Olax subscorpioidea, Ximenia americana, Pittosporum crassifolium, Plantago aristata, Albizia amara, and Strychnos potatorum.
Cephalotaxus fortunei (Cephalotaxaceae) was included on the basis that homoharringtonine, an alkaloid isolated from a related species, Cephalotaxus harringtonia, is undergoing clinical trials against leukemia (Cragg et al.