Genus Dioscorea

Known as: yams, yam plant, Dioscorea 
A plant genus best known for edible underground tubers. Yam may also refer to a moist variety of sweet potato, IPOMOEA BATATAS.

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2012
2012
BACKGROUND Development of an environmentally benign process for the synthesis of silver nanomaterials is an important aspect of… (More)
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2010
2010
Antioxidant capacities of 56 selected Chinese medicinal plants were evaluated using the Trolox equivalent antioxidant capacity… (More)
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2007
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2007
Diosgenin (a steroidal saponin of yam) has long been used as a raw material for the industrial production of steroid drugs, and… (More)
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2007
2007
We have determined the complete chloroplast genome sequences of four early-diverging lineages of angiosperms, Buxus (Buxaceae… (More)
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2005
2005
Diosgenin, extracted from the root of wild yam (Dioscorea villosa), has been reported to demonstrate an opportunity for medical… (More)
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2004
2004
Methanolic extracts of seven herbs (Acorus calamus, Acorus gramineus, Bupleurm facaltum, Dioscorea batatas, Epimedium koreanum… (More)
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2004
2004
The SRB assay was used to test cytotoxicity against three human cancer cell lines and one normal cell line of 11 Thai medicinal… (More)
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2003
2003
In the process of screening for pancreatic lipase inhibitors, which could be used as an anti-obesity measure, the methanol… (More)
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2000
2000
Using a modified TAIL-PCR technique, the 5′-flanking regions of the phenylalanine ammonia lyase (Pal) genes of a yam species… (More)
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2000
2000
Native American populations are known to have cultivated a large number of plants and domesticated them for their starch-rich… (More)
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