Phaseolus


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Phaseolus

a genus of bean plants in the family Fabaceae; contain a number of phytotoxins including phaseolus hemolytic agent, lunatin, a cyanogenetic glucoside, and a hemagglutinating lectin which causes vomiting, diarrhea. Includes garden kidney beans (P. vulgaris, e.g. French beans, scarlet runner climbing bean) and crop beans such as Lima and Java beans (P. lunatus).
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Genera with the largest number of wild species were Dalea (28 species), Desmodium (16), Astragalus (13), Senna (13), Acacia (11, excluding two species currently included in Acaciella; Rico Arce and Bachman, 2006), Phaseolus (10), Crotalaria (9), and Lupinus (8); 24 genera had [greater than or equal to]3 species.
Leaf surface and histological perturbations of leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris and Helianthus annuus after exposure to simulated acid rain.
Phaseolus vulgaris extract has been shown in vitro to inhibit the activity of alpha-amylase and may help promote weight loss by interfering with the digestion of complex CHO to simple, absorbable sugars, potentially reducing carbohydrate-derived calories (12,13).
Characterization of the structural determinants required for the high affinity interaction of asparagine-linked oligosaccharides with immobilized Phaseolus vulgaris leukoagglutinating and erythroagglutinating lectins.
Laguerre G, Nour SM, Macheret V, Sanjuan J, Drouin P, Amarger N (2001) Classification of rhizobia based on nodC and nifH gene analysis reveals a close phylogenetic relationship among Phaseolus vulgaris symbionts.
Nitrogen-fixing bacteria specific to Phaseolus are rod shaped and Gram negative (Vincent 1970).
The use of solar radiation to remove bacteria was tested in water clarified by the most efficient natural coagulant, Phaseolus mungo (Table 4).
Thus, this is a major defect within tropical and sub-Saharan Africa as has been demonstrated in various cultivars of Phaseolus and Vigna as well as other legumes (Sefa-Dedeh et al.
Now Dr Leakey has teamed up with wholesalers Phaseolus, in Bottisham, Cambridgeshire, who hope to market the beans to manufacturers They are already in negotiations with an organic food company over adding the low-gas beans to their frozen meals.
Furthermore, Focke considered Mendel's work with Phaseolus and Hieracium in greater detail than his work on that genus which underpinned the subsequent formulation of Mendel's Laws: Pisum.
Composition and digestibility of albumin, globulins, and glutelins from Phaseolus vulgaris.