Watercress

Known as: Nasturtium officinales, Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticums, Nasturtium nasturtium-aquaticum (L.) H.Karst., nom. inval. 
Parts of the flowering plant have been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. It may have anticancer effects. The scientific name… (More)
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2011
2011
Biological plant invasions pose a serious threat to native biodiversity and have received much attention, especially in… (More)
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2008
2008
This paper reports an ethnobotanical investigation, performed between 1999 and 2002, to determine the wild food plants… (More)
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2006
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2006
Xyloglucan endotransglucosylase/hydrolases (XTHs) are cell wall-modifying enzymes that align within three or four distinct… (More)
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2005
2005
Beta-phenylethyl (PEITC) and 8-methylsulphinyloctyl isothiocyanates (MSO) represent two phytochemical constituents present in… (More)
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2004
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2004
Plants that are infested by herbivores emit volatile cues that can be used by the natural enemies of the herbivores in their… (More)
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2001
2001
Field investigations were carried out over a two-year period in 52 natural watercress beds located in the Limousin region of… (More)
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2000
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2000
Epidemiological studies have linked consumption of broccoli to a reduced risk of colon cancer in individuals with the glutathione… (More)
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1999
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1999
Isothiocyanates (ITCs), major constituents of cruciferous vegetables, can inhibit tumorigenesis in rodents by modulating the… (More)
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1995
1995
Epidemiological studies indicate that vegetable consumption protects against lung cancer in humans, but the protective… (More)
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1992
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1992
Our previous studies showed that phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC), a cruciferous vegetable constituent, inhibited the lung… (More)
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