Yam - dietary

Known as: Yellow Yam, DIOSCOREA CAYENNENSIS SUBSP. CAYENNENSIS TUBER, Yellow Guinea Yam 
 
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2012
2012
Diosgenin, a naturally occurring steroid saponin found abundantly in legumes and yams, is a precursor of various synthetic… (More)
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2011
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2011
Unlike other animals, humans are heavily dependent on cumulative bodies of culturally learned information. Selective processes… (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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2005
2005
Wild yams make a significant contribution to diets of tribal people in Nepal. However, these wild tubers are unpalatable, taste… (More)
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2005
2005
Cryopreservation of yams (Dioscorea spp.) is important for the preservation of valuable genotypes for food, medicine and breeding… (More)
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2005
2005
Hyperlipidemia may induce oxidative stress, which is important in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. Dioscorea rhizome (DR) is… (More)
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2004
2004
‘Domestication’ is a traditional farmers’ practice reported for yams (Dioscorea sp.) in Benin (West Africa). It involves… (More)
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2003
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2003
In Côte d'Ivoire, as in much of Africa, husbands and wives farm different crops on separate plots. These different crops are… (More)
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1994
1994
The nutrient and antinutrient components of tubers from seven cultivars of Dioscorea alata were determined. The average crude… (More)
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1981
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1981
A total of 21 different regions were found to have a very low relative frequency and/or low incidence rates of esophageal cancer… (More)
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