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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2009
Review
2009
New generation vaccines such as recombinant, antigen purified and DNA vaccines are poorly immunogenic due to the lack of an… (More)
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2008
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2008
AIM OF THE STUDY This study was conducted to document herbal medicines (HMs) used in the treatment of malaria as well as the… (More)
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2008
2008
AIM To investigate the traditional antidiabetic uses of indigenous or naturalised South African plants using an optimised… (More)
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2005
2005
  • Valcineide O. A. Tanobea, Thais H. D. Sydenstrickera, Marilda Munarob, Sandro C. Amicoa
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Sponge-gourds, the fruit of Luffa cylindrica, are widely used throughout the world. Despite that, there is lack of scientific… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
  • International journal of systematic and…
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The trivial name 'phytoplasma' has been adopted to collectively name wall-less, non-helical prokaryotes that colonize plant… (More)
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2003
2003
The oral treatment with the aqueous extract of Momordica cymbalaria fruit (MC) (0.5 g/kg) for 6 weeks showed a significant… (More)
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2001
2001
Aqueous, ethanolic and hexane fractions of Momordica cymbalaria fruits were prepared and given individually at different doses to… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
This study was undertaken to investigate the effect of Momordica cymbalaria fruit powder on blood glucose and other biochemical… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
A global phylogenetic analysis using parsimony of 16S rRNA gene sequences from 46 mollicutes, 19 mycoplasmalike organisms (MLOs… (More)
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1991
1991
DNA was isolated from clover proliferation (CP) mycoplasmalike organism (MLO)-diseased periwinkle plants (Catharanthus roseus (L… (More)
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