Saussurea

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Related to Saussurea involucrata: Saussurea lappa, Saussurea costus, Snow lotus
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Noun1.Saussurea - genus of herbs of temperate and cool regions of Eurasia
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
costusroot, Saussurea costus, Saussurea lappa - annual herb of the eastern Himalayas (Kashmir) having purple florets and a fragrant root that yields a volatile oil used in perfumery and for preserving furs
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NRT1/PTR family proteins (c220198_g1, c225222_g1, c208304_g1, c169637_g1, c212989_g1, c228990_g1, c204357_g1, c210835_g1, c229656_g3, c75070_g1, c207568_g1, and c214187_g1) are involved in nitrogen transport [39] and have been reported to undergo upregulation in response to cold stress in Saussurea involucrata [40].
Rutin, a flavonoid and principal component of Saussurea involucrata, attenuates physical fatigue in a forced swimming mouse model.
(2009) found that a DSE strain EF-37 enhanced the content of flavonoids in Saussurea involucrata seedlings.