Etlingera elatior, commonly known as torch ginger, is a tropical rhizomatous perennial of the ginger family that grows to ‘ tall in tropical climates but much. Read fascinating facts and browse beautiful, detailed photos of the torch ginger ( Etlingera elatior): one of thousands of plant species growing at the Eden Project. Etlingera elatior or ‘pink torch ginger’ (Zingiberaceae) are widely cultivated in tropical countries and used as spices and food flavoring.
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Superoxide dismutase SOD assay This assay kit utilizes a tetrazolium salt for the detection of superoxide radicals O 2 – generated by xanthine oxidase and hypoxanthine.
Hence the present study was taken up to assess the effects of ethanol extract of E. Songklanakarin J Sci Technol.
The family Zingiberaceae, with more than species, is the largest of eight families included in the order Zingiberales Kress, ; Kress et al.
The stems also have potential as raw material for the manufacture of paper. Influence of lead acetate on glutathione and its related enzymes in different regions of rat brain. Cook Islands Biodiversity Database.
Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Rats were exposed to lead acetate in drinking water ppm for 14 days etlingerw or plus the ethanol extract of E.
Etlingera elatior – Wikipedia
Lead is known to cause oxidative damage in various tissues by bringing about imbalance in the generation and removal of reactive oxygen species [ 21 – 23 ].
Forest plants as vegetables for communities bordering the Crocker Range National Park. Notes on Natural Enemies Top of page Zingiberaceae plants are frequently infected with pathogens such as elahior rot caused by Phythium species and leaf spot due to Colletotrichum elatkor Keng and Ekatior, However, this property of Etlingera elatior extract requires further study. Antioxidative constituents of Etlingera elatior.
Congo – Rwanda – Burundi. Chronic exposure cases are more common than acute toxicity. Lipid peroxidation and concentration of glutathione in erythrocytes from workers exposed to lead. Environmental Impact Top of page E. The authors wish to thank Dr Mallikarjuna Rao for his help in getting the voucher specimen and International Medical University for the research grant. Phaeomeria magnifica Roscoe K.
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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Statistical differences among various groups and the significance were calculated by non-parametric Kruskal Wallis and Mann- Whitney’s U-Tests.
The mixture was heated in a boiling water-bath for 15 minutes. There has been increased interest among phytotherapy researchers to use medicinal plants with antioxidant activity for protection against heavy metal toxicity [ 68 ].
This assay kit measured GPx activity indirectly by a coupled reaction with glutathione reductase. The results prove for the first time that E.
Pathogenesis of lead poisoning is elxtior attributed to lead- induced oxidative stress. Journal of Essential Oil Research, The risk of introduction of E. Abstract Background Etlingera elatior or ‘pink torch ginger ‘ Zingiberaceae are widely cultivated in tropical countries and used as spices and food flavoring. Test for alkaloids 1 cm 3 of HCl was added to 3 cm 3 of each extract in a test tube. Recently, bioflavonoids and polyphenols of plant origin have been used extensively for free radical scavenging and to inhibit lipid peroxidation [ 824 ].
This assay kit utilizes a tetrazolium salt for the detection of superoxide radicals O 2 – generated by xanthine oxidase and hypoxanthine.
Antimicrobial and cytotoxic properties of some Malaysian traditional vegetables ulam.