Muntingia calabura

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Noun1.Muntingia calabura - a fast-growing tropical American evergreen having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fiber used in cordage and wood is valuable for staves
genus Muntingia, Muntingia - one species: Jamaican cherry; sometimes placed in family Flacourtiaceae
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Maria Isabel Layson was recognized by the 2019 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) for her study, "Bioactive Component, Antioxidant Activity, and Antidiabetic Properties of Muntingia calabura Linn.
The Best 6 Projects (team and individual) were awarded to John Eric Aggarao, Kathleen Chloie Antonio, and Anna Beatriz Suavengco of Taguig Science High School (National Capital Region) for "Isolation, Characterization, And Screening Of Endophytic Bacteria For Biocontrol Potential Against Brown Eye Spot In Coffee"; and Maria Isabel Layson of Iloilo National High School (Region VI) for "Bioactive Component, Antioxidant Activity, and Antidiabetic Properties of Muntingia calabura Linn, An In Vitro Study" in the Life Science category.
Salleh, "Antinociceptive activity of methanolic extract of Muntingia calabura leaves: further elucidation of the possible mechanisms," BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
Zaid et al., "Antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic effects of Muntingia calabura aqueous extract in animal models," Journal of Natural Medicines, vol.
With regard to gastric ulcer treatments, various studies have shown the ability of plant-based extracts to exert gastroprotective activity such as Bauhinia purpurea [3], Muntingia calabura [4], and Annona reticulate [5].
Jamil et al., "In vitro antiproliferative and antioxidant activities of the extracts of Muntingia calabura leaves," The American Journal of Chinese Medicine, vol.
Thirteen species were planted: the pioneers Croton floribundus, Guazuma ulmifolia, Muntingia calabura, Schinus terebinthifolius and Trema micrantha; and the non-pioneer: Cedrela fissilis, Clitoria fairchildiana, Enterolobium contortisiliquum, Handroanthus impetiginosus, Morus nigra, Myrsine umbellata and Peltophorum dubium.