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Saffron in phytotherapy: Pharmacology and clinical uses
Saffron extracts have the potential to make a major contribution to rational phytotherapy with promising and selective anti-cancer effects in vitro and in vivo and in clinical pilot studies. Expand
Discrimination of Members of the Family Pasteurellaceae Based on Polyamine Patterns
The data demonstrate that polyamine patterns are useful for discrimination within the family Pasteurellaceae and confirmed the findings of Dewhirst et al. ( 1993) that H. parainfluenzae is phylogenetically only distantly related to the type species of the genus Haemphilus, Haemophilus influenzae. Expand
An ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro confirmation of ethnopharmacological use of medicinal plants used for wound healing in Bosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma area, Ghana.
Traditional use of many wound-healing plants from Ghana can be well rationalized by the in vitro investigation of aqueous extracts. Expand
In vitro tests and ethnopharmacological investigations: wound healing as an example.
Novel findings are the ability of Buddleja globosa leaf extracts to induce differentiation in keratinocytes and to alter the profile of proteins produced by cultured fibroblasts, and investigations into effects on secondary messengers and protein expression. Expand
Diversity within the current algal species Prototheca zopfii: a proposal for two Prototheca zopfii genotypes and description of a novel species, Prototheca blaschkeae sp. nov.
Based on sequence analysis, the pattern of fatty acids and physiological characteristics, it is proposed that biotype 3 should be reclassified as representing a novel species, Prototheca blaschkeae sp. Expand
Changing Epidemiology of Human Brucellosis, Germany, 1962–2005
This endemic occupational disease has become a foodborne and travel-associated zoonosis primarily affecting Turkish immigrants.
Seroprevalence of brucellosis, tularemia, and yersiniosis in wild boars (Sus scrofa) from north-eastern Germany.
The high seroprevalence of tularemia and brucellosis in wild boars indicates that natural foci of these zoonoses are present in wildlife in Germany, and the impact of transmission of zoonotic pathogens from wildlife to livestock is unknown. Expand
Aqueous extracts and polysaccharides from liquorice roots (Glycyrrhiza glabra L.) inhibit adhesion of Helicobacter pylori to human gastric mucosa.
Aqueous extracts and polysaccharides from the roots of Glycyrrhiza glabra are strong antiadhesive systems, which may be used as potent tools for a further development of cytoprotective preparations with anti-infectious potential. Expand
Yeast KRE genes provide evidence for a pathway of cell wall beta-glucan assembly
Structural analysis of the (1----6)-beta-glucan fraction, isolated from a strain with a krel disruption mutation, showed that it had an altered structure with a smaller average polymer size. Expand
Immunization of sows in an integrated pig-breeding herd using a homologous inactivated Salmonella vaccine decreases the prevalence of Salmonella typhimurium infection in the offspring.
Bacteriological and serological results indicate a significantly lower Salmonella prevalence in piglets of the vaccinated group, and the offspring from vaccinated sows showed significantly decreased antibody activities of immunoglobulin (Ig)A and IgG. Expand