Showing 1-30 of 42 results for "83912"
Alejandro Ruiz Olivares et al.
Journal of environmental management, 114, 316-323 (2012-11-23)
Bioenergy production combined with phytoremediation has been suggested to help in solving two critical world problems: the gradual reduction of fossil fuels and soil contamination. The aim of this research was to investigate the potential for the use of Ricinus...
Anthony J Kelly et al.
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, 7(7), CD003099-CD003099 (2013-07-25)
Castor oil, a potent cathartic, is derived from the bean of the castor plant. Anecdotal reports, which date back to ancient Egypt have suggested the use of castor oil to stimulate labour. Castor oil has been widely used as a...
A J Kelly et al.
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, (2)(2), CD003099-CD003099 (2001-06-19)
Castor oil, a potent cathartic, is derived from the bean of the castor plant. Anecdotal reports, which date back to ancient Egypt have suggested the use of castor oil to stimulate labour. Castor oil has been widely used as a...
A L Rozza et al.
Chemico-biological interactions, 206(2), 272-278 (2013-10-15)
Based on ethnopharmacological indications that Mentha species may be used in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, this study aimed to characterize the gastroprotective mechanisms of menthol (ME), the major compound of the essential oil from species of the genus Mentha....
José María Arroyo-Caro et al.
Plant science : an international journal of experimental plant biology, 199-200, 29-40 (2012-12-26)
The multigene family encoding proteins related to lysophosphatidyl-acyltransferases (LPATs) has been analyzed in the castor plant Ricinus communis. Among them, two genes designated RcLPAT2 and RcLPATB, encoding proteins with LPAT activity and expressed in the developing seed, have been cloned...
Adelaide Braga et al.
Applied biochemistry and biotechnology, 169(7), 2202-2211 (2013-02-20)
The main aim of this study was to compare different materials for Y. lipolytica immobilization that could be used in the production of γ-decalactone (a peach-like aroma) in order to prevent the toxic effect both of the substrate and the...
T A Noble et al.
Pharmacotherapy, 9(6), 386-388 (1989-01-01)
Granulex is an aerosolized spray (Dow B. Hickman Pharmaceuticals, Sugar Land, TX 77487) that contains trypsin, Peru balsam, and castor oil. It has been available for many years as a topical spray for the treatment of decubitus ulcers. We used...
S Rajan et al.
Asian Pacific journal of tropical medicine, 5(8), 630-633 (2012-07-31)
To examine the antidiarrhoeal activity of alcoholic and aqueous seed kernel extract of Mangifera indica (M. indica) on castor oil-induced diarrhoeal activity in Swiss albino mice. Mango seed kernels were processed and extracted using alcohol and water. Antidiarrhoeal activity of...
O O Adeyemi et al.
Nigerian quarterly journal of hospital medicine, 22(1), 29-33 (2012-11-28)
Aristolochia ringens, an ornamental plant native to tropical America that now grows in a number of African countries has been reported to be used in African traditional medicine for the management of snake bite venom, gastrointestinal disturbances, rheumatoicd arthritis and...
A J Akindele et al.
Nigerian quarterly journal of hospital medicine, 21(4), 317-323 (2012-11-28)
DAS-77 is a traditional herbal preparation composed of the young callous bark of mango (Mangifera indica Linn., Anacardiaceae) and the dried root of pawpaw (Carica papaya Linn., Caricaceae). This phytomedicine is claimed to have beneficial effects in the treatment of...
B R Sampieri et al.
Parasitology research, 112(2), 611-619 (2012-10-23)
Tick control has been accomplished through the use of synthetic acaricides, which has created resistant individuals, as well as contaminating the environment and nontarget organisms. Substances of plant origin, such as oils and extracts of eucalyptus and neem leaves, have...
E C Alonso et al.
Journal of economic entomology, 106(2), 742-746 (2013-06-22)
Leaf-cutting ants are the main herbivores in the New World tropics. Although the toxicity of seed oils against these ants has been poorly investigated, previous results revealed that seed oils exert considerable toxic activity against these insects. This paper analyzes...
Tomasz Kubiak et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 12(13), 15810-15822 (2020-03-19)
A variety of approaches have been developed to release contents from capsules, including techniques that use electric or magnetic fields, light, or ultrasound as a stimulus. However, in the majority of the known approaches, capsules are disintegrated in violent way...
Zbigniew Rozynek et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 11(25), 22840-22850 (2019-05-31)
Active, tunable, and reversible opening and closing of particle shells on droplets may facilitate chemical reactions in droplets and enable various small-scale laboratory operations, including online detection, measurement, and adjustment of droplet liquid. Manipulating various types of particle shells in...
Enkhzaya Davaa et al.
Archives of pharmacal research, 35(7), 1205-1213 (2012-08-07)
To enhance the solubility of rosiglitazone, rosiglitazone-loaded cationic lipid emulsion was formulated using cationic lipid DOTAP, DOPE, castor oil, tween 20, and tween 80. The formulation parameters in terms of droplet size were optimized focused on the effect of the...
Ximena María Vargas Ramírez et al.
Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research, 66(4), 824-830 (2012-07-07)
A coupled system of the photo-Fenton advanced oxidation technique and an aerobic sequential batch reactor (SBR) was used to treat wastewater from biodiesel production using either palm or castor oil. The photo-Fenton reaction and biological process were evaluated individually and...
A Mikkelsen et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 11(32), 29396-29407 (2019-07-23)
Similar to the human skin, a monolayer of packed particles capillary bound to a liquid interface wrinkles when subjected to compressive stress. The induced wrinkles absorb the applied stress and do not disappear unless the stress is removed. Experimental and...
Arjen Bot et al.
Faraday discussions, 158, 223-238 (2012-12-14)
Small-angle neutron scattering (SANS) experiments have been performed on self-assembled tubules of sitosterol and oryzanol in triglyceride oils to investigate details of their structure. Alternative organic phases (deuterated and non-deuterated decane, limonene, castor oil and eugenol) were used to both...
Anti-diarrheal activity of methanolic extract of Tephrosia purpurea.
Khalid Hussain Janbaz et al.
Acta poloniae pharmaceutica, 70(2), 345-347 (2013-04-26)
Luiz Fernando Kubrusly et al.
Revista brasileira de cirurgia cardiovascular : orgao oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular, 27(3), 392-400 (2013-01-05)
The aim of the present investigation is to determine if the tissue reaction to the Riccinus communis (mamona) polymer has significant statistical difference compared to the tissue reaction provoked by the titanium implant. Thirty two Cavia porcellus were divided into...
T A McKeon et al.
Advances in experimental medicine and biology, 464, 37-47 (1999-05-21)
Castor oil is 90% ricinoleate (12-hydroxyoleate) and has numerous industrial uses. Components of castor bean (Ricinus communis L.) pose serious problems to processors. Other researchers have cloned the gene for the oleoyl hydroxylase, but transgenic plants produce only about 20%...
Hypersensitivity reaction to intravenous but not oral tacrolimus.
Sarah Nicolai et al.
Transplantation, 94(9), e61-e63 (2012-11-07)
Bruno Rodrigues Sampieri et al.
Veterinary parasitology, 191(3-4), 315-322 (2012-10-09)
Rhipicephalus sanguineus are bloodsucking ectoparasites, whose main host is the domestic dog, thus being present in urban areas and closely located to people. Eventually, this tick species parasitize humans and can become a potential vector of infectious diseases. Methods to...
Z Rozynek et al.
Soft matter, 14(24), 5140-5149 (2018-06-09)
Droplets covered by adsorbed particles are used in a wide range of research studies and applications, including stabilising emulsions used in the food or cosmetic industries, and fabricating new materials, such as microcapsules or multi-cavity structures. Pickering emulsions are commonly...
E Ramos Morales et al.
Journal of animal science, 90(13), 4943-4950 (2012-07-26)
Ricinoleic acid (RA; 12-hydroxy-cis-9-18:1) is the main fatty acid component of castor oil. Although a precursor for CLA synthesis in lactic acid bacteria, RA was found previously not to form CLA in ruminal digesta but to have some inhibitory properties....
Melisa Panos et al.
Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 28(34), 12619-12628 (2012-08-04)
Poly(ethylene glycol)-based polyurethanes have been widely used in biomedical applications; however, they are prone to swelling. A natural polyol, castor oil, can be incorporated into these polyurethanes to control the degree of the swelling, which alters mechanical properties and protein...
Ricin poisoning: a case of internet-assisted parasuicide.
Ben Grimshaw et al.
British journal of hospital medicine (London, England : 2005), 74(9), 532-533 (2013-09-12)
International journal of toxicology, 26 Suppl 3, 31-77 (2008-02-19)
The oil derived from the seed of the Ricinus communis plant and its primary constituent, Ricinoleic Acid, along with certain of its salts and esters function primarily as skin-conditioning agents, emulsion stabilizers, and surfactants in cosmetics, although other functions are...
Janice M Beitz
Ostomy/wound management, 51(6), 52-54 (2005-07-15)
Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia syndrome is a serious, potentially life-threatening adverse reaction to the use of heparin anticoagulation therapy that can result in significant skin damage and organ morbidity. A case study design is used to describe the innovative use of a...
Patricia Rodrigues Orsi et al.
Journal of ethnopharmacology, 143(1), 81-90 (2012-07-04)
Hymenaea stigonocarpa Mart. ex Hayne (Fabaceae) is a medicinal species commonly found in the Brazilian savannah. The stem bark of this medicinal plant, popularly known as "jatobá-do-cerrado", is widely used in tea form to treat gastric pain, ulcers, diarrhoea and...

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