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Bixa

Known as: Bixas 
A plant genus of the family BIXACEAE that contains bixin and is the source of annatto food coloring.
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2013
2013
BackgroundBixa orellana L. has been traditionally used in Central and South America to treat a number of ailments, including… Expand
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2010
2010
Establishment, maintenance, regeneration, and transformation of somatic embryos by both direct and indirect means (callus… Expand
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2010
2010
A dichloromethane extract of the air-dried leaves of Bixa orellana afforded ishwarane 1, phytol 2, polyprenol 3, and a mixture of… Expand
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2007
2007
SummaryA protocol has been developed for plantlet regeneration from seed callus of Bixa orellana L. Seeds demonstrated a high… Expand
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
  • Cheryl Lans
  • Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine
  • 2006
  • Corpus ID: 628767
BackgroundThis paper is based on ethnobotanical interviews conducted from 1996–2000 in Trinidad and Tobago with thirty male and… Expand
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2006
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2006
BackgroundThe antimicrobial activity and Minimal Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of the extracts of Bidens pilosa L., Bixa… Expand
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The ethanolic extracts of the leaves and seeds of Bixa orellana showed a broad spectrum of antimicrobial activity. The activity… Expand
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2003
2003
A subchronic oral toxicity study of annatto extract (norbixin), a natural food color, was conducted. Groups of 10 male and 10… Expand
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Ethanol extracts from the different parts of B. orellana showed differential antimicrobial activity. It was found that the… Expand
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2002
2002
Annatto is a natural food colorant extracted from the seeds of the Bixa orellana L. plant. Annatto is used in Latin American… Expand
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