Pongamia glabra

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Pongamia glabra

Asian oil tree in plant legume family Fabaceae; toxicity is in cake made by expressing oil from seeds; contains an unidentified toxin which causes hepatitis and nephrosis; called also Pongamia pinnata, poonga oil tree, karanja, Indian beech.
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Contribution of phenolic compounds to the antioxidant potential and type II diabetes related enzyme inhibition properties of Pongamia pinnata L.
Table 1: Effect of Cytokinin and auxin on shoot proliferation from cotyledonary nodes of Pongamia pinnata grown on MS medium after 4 week.
Antifilarial potential of the fruits and leaves extracts of Pongamia pinnata on cattle filarial parasite Setaria cervi.
2005) prepared biodiesel from the Pongamia pinnata by transesterification in the presence of potassium hydroxide as catalyst [22].
2006) reported that a decoction from Pongamia pinnata leaves prevented the production of cholera toxin from Vibrio cholerae due to its effects on bacterial metabolism rather than to a reduction in bacterial growth.