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car·tha·mus

(kar'tha-mŭs),
The dried florets of Carthamus tinctorius (family Compositae).
See also: safflower oil.
Synonym(s): safflower
[Ar. qurtum, fr. qartama, paint; the plant yields a dye]
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The anti-nutrients present in the seeds under investigation are found to be very low however employing appropriate and effective processing techniques to eliminate the adverse effects of these anti-nutritive constituents in Helianthus annuus LSF-11 and LSF-8, Carthamus tinctorius PBNS-12, PBNS-40 and Arachis hypogaea JL-24 and thereby further improve their nutritive value.
These two sections are now considered to be distinct when compared with the section Carthamus which consists of only species with 2n=24 chromosomes [10].
Cytogenetic studies of Carthamus divaricatus with eleven pairs of chromosome and its relationship to other Carthamus species (Compositae).
Anti-inflammatory action of methanol extract of Carthamus tinctorius involves in heme oxygenase-1 induction.
The seeds of Carthamus tinctorius contain only small quantities of the active lignan-derivatives, e.
A cathartic lignan glycoside isolated from Carthamus tinctorus.
In fact, safflomide-type phenylpropanoid amides can be found in plants such as Coffea canephora, Theobroma cacao, and Carthamus tinctorius.
Characterization of a polysaccharide from Carthamus tinctorius that cross reacts with type III pneumococcal polysaccharide.
Caldes G, Prescott B, Thomas CA, Baker PJ (1981) Characterization of a polysaccharide from Carthamus tinctorius that cross reacts with type III pneumococcal polysaccharide.
The chemical is Natrulon OSF (INCI name: Carthamus tinctorius (safflower) oleosome).