Dioscorea batata


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Noun1.Dioscorea batata - hardy Chinese vine naturalized in United States and cultivated as an ornamental climber for its glossy heart-shaped cinnamon-scented leaves and in the tropics for its edible tubersDioscorea batata - hardy Chinese vine naturalized in United States and cultivated as an ornamental climber for its glossy heart-shaped cinnamon-scented leaves and in the tropics for its edible tubers
yam plant, yam - any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots
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Among the specific topics discussed are influences of the aggregate on microwave absorbing properties of porous concrete, preparing cementitious material with a high dose of low-alkaline steel shag, the manufacture and nutritional analysis of the Dioscorea batatas F.
Dioscorea batatas, Epimedium koreanum, Poria cocos and Zizyphi jujuba) used in traditional Korean medicine for improvement of memory and cognition in old age were tested for cholinesterase inhibitory properties using the Ellman colorimetric method.
In this study, we investigated the inhibitory activities on AChE of several herbal medicines-Acorus calamus (AC), Acorus gramineus (AG), Bupleurum falcatum (BF), Dioscorea batatas (DB), Epimedium koreanum (EK), Poria cocos (= Pachyma hoelen; PC) and Zizyphus jujuba (ZJ).