Br Poult Sci. Jul;44(3) The effect of chaya (Cnidoscolus aconitifolius) leaf meal and of exogenous enzymes on amino acid digestibility in broilers. Abstract. Aims: This study focused on the possible protective effect of Cnidoscolus aconitifolius leaf extract (CA) against hepatic damage. Introduction: Male fertility is controlled by a complex assortment of pituitary- gonadal hormones. This regulation is key to understanding.

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The clear supernatant was used for the estimation of serum enzymes and lipid profile of the animals. Hepatotoxic effect of alcohol on female rats and siblings: In this study, we also observed a significant decrease in the activities of free radical scavenging enzymes; SOD and CAT, which are the first line of defense against oxidative injury.

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Early growth is slow as roots are slow to develop on the cuttings, so leaves are not harvested until the second year. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Two-site sandwich enzyme immunoassay with monoclonal antibodies to human alpha-fetoprotein. Seven bioactive constituents were tested, out of which four tested positive in CA. It prefers a mean annual rainfall in the range 1, – 2,mm, but tolerates – 2,mm[ ].

Applications and guidelines for the provision of a clinical biochemistry service. The inhibition of antioxidant system may cause the accumulation of H 2 O 2 or products of its decomposition Halliwell, This article has been cited by 1 Phenolic profile and antioxidant capacity of Cnidosxolus chayamansa and Cnidoscolus aconitifolius: The leaves of most members of this genus have stinging hairs, this species is, apparently, only lightly armed[ ], though gloves should probably still be used when harvesting them[ ].


Diabetic rabbits, fed increasingly higher quantities of the leaves, showed a significant drop in blood sugar levels[ ].

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Raven Press, New York. Lipids are a heterogenous group containing active metabolic substances that play an important role in the pathogenesis of alcoholic liver disease. J Immunol Methods 42 1: Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Cooking for 20 minutes or more will render the leaves safe to eat.

Cnidoscolux male albino rats Wistar strain were randomly distributed into seven groups of six animals each. Uncooked chaya leaves contain cyanogenic glycosides that produce hydrogen cyanide upon tissue damage. Cnidoscolus chayamansa aconitifolkus the most widely cultivated, because they lack stinging hairs on the leaves.

They were maintained on normal laboratory chow Ladokun Feeds, Ibadan, Nigeria and water ad libitum. Histological effects of aqueous leaf extract of chaya Cnidoscolus aconitifolius on the testes and epididymis of adult Wistar rats. Mechanisms for metabolism of ethanol to 1-hydroxyethyl radicals in rat liver microsomes.

Possible anti-atherogenic effect of kolaviron a Garcinia kola seed extract in hypercholesterolaemic rats. Increased TG levels after ethanol ingestion may be due to the increased availability of free fatty acid, glycerophosphates, decreased TG lipase activity and decreased fatty oxidation.

Aclnitifolius page was last modified on 11 Mayat Harvesting is best done with protected hands, because even in unarmed plants, long-term contact with the white sap can cause skin irritation[ ].


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Chaya is easy to grow, a tender perennial in the US, and suffers little insect damage. From these findings, it can be inferred that CA positively modulates the antioxidant status and regenerates the liver to near normal in ethanol-treated rats. Related articles in PubMed Offspring of male rats exposed to binge alcohol exhibit heightened ethanol intake at infancy and alterations in T-maze performance. Redox-dependent catalase mimetic cerium oxide-based axonitifolius protect human hepatic cells from 3-AT induced acatalasemia.

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The contemporary role of antioxidant therapy in attenuating liver ischemia-reperfusion injury: Therefore, a dietary intake of Axonitifolius. Et, ethanol, CA1, C. The plant is said to have many medicinal benefits, ranging from the ability to strengthen fingernails and darken greying hair[ ].

Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September Pages containing links to subscription-only content Use dmy dates from September Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms. It may also refer to Chenopodium giganteum. Cnidoscolus aconitifolius is a drought deciduous shrub that is cnidosco,us cultivated for food because of qconitifolius important medicinal value.

The treatment rats received 1. After centrifugation, the supernatant containing the HDL fraction was assayed for cholesterol using Randox diagnostic kit.