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Luffa

Known as: Loofah, luffa, Momordica, Luffas 
A plant genus of the family CUCURBITACEAE known for the fruit which is the source of the luffa sponge and the seeds which contain luffin.
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) are a promising technology to recover electrical energy from different types of waste. However, the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
  • J. Tabuti
  • Journal of ethnopharmacology
  • 2008
  • Corpus ID: 21816546
AIM OF THE STUDY This study was conducted to document herbal medicines (HMs) used in the treatment of malaria as well as the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Abstract Sponge-gourds, the fruit of Luffa cylindrica, are widely used throughout the world. Despite that, there is lack of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Five vegetables traditionally consumed among South‐Asian migrants in Bradford (Yorkshire, UK) were tested for their free radical… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Two plants Cardiospermum halicacabum L. and Momordica foetida Schumch. Et Thonn traditionally used to treat symptoms of malaria… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The trivial name 'phytoplasma' has been adopted to collectively name wall-less, non-helical prokaryotes that colonize plant… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The oral treatment with the aqueous extract of Momordica cymbalaria fruit (MC) (0.5 g/kg) for 6 weeks showed a significant… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Aqueous, ethanolic and hexane fractions of Momordica cymbalaria fruits were prepared and given individually at different doses to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
This study was undertaken to investigate the effect of Momordica cymbalaria fruit powder on blood glucose and other biochemical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
A global phylogenetic analysis using parsimony of 16S rRNA gene sequences from 46 mollicutes, 19 mycoplasmalike organisms (MLOs… Expand
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