Carthamus tinctorius (plant)

Known as: Safflower, Centaurea carthamus, CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS WHOLE 
A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. Oil from the seed (SAFFLOWER OIL) is an important food oil of commerce.
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2005
2005
Carthamus tinctorius (2n = 2x = 24) (family Asteraceae), commonly known as safflower, is widely cultivated in agricultural… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND Laboratory studies have shown that n-3 fatty acids inhibit and n-6 fatty acids stimulate prostate tumor growth, but… (More)
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2004
2004
In order to develop a new skin whitening agent, safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) seeds were evaluated for melanogenesis… (More)
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2003
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2003
BACKGROUND Inflammation plays an important role in the pathogenesis of coronary artery disease. We examined whether dietary… (More)
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1999
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1999
Dietary fish oil induces hepatic peroxisomal and microsomal fatty acid oxidation by peroxisome proliferator-activator receptor… (More)
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1997
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1997
Microsomal membrane preparations from the immature cotyledons of safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) catalysed the interconversion… (More)
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1997
1997
Seven antioxidative serotonin derivatives were isolated from safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) oil cake. Their structures were… (More)
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1996
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1996
Mice fed a high-fat diet develop hyperglycemia and obesity. Using non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) model mice, we… (More)
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1989
Review
1989
Interest in food colorants as shown by the number of patents has doubled in recent years with natural pigments outnumbering… (More)
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1984
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1984
Acyl exchange between acyl-CoA and position 2 of sn-phosphatidylcholine occurs in the microsomal preparations of developing… (More)
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