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grapefruit

A tropical tree (scientific name: Citrus paradisi) which produces a large, yellow, tart (acidic) fruit, rich in flavonoids, lycopene, and vitamin C. C Its scientific name is Citrus paradisi.

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The consumption of the fruit alters the metabolism of a wide variety of medications, including HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins), calcium channel blockers, and immunosuppressive drugs, e.g., cyclosporine, among others, by inhibiting cytochrome CYPA34 enzymes in the liver.
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The aim of the study was the evaluation of hatching results and quality of Japanese quail chicks (Coturnix coturnix japonica) after applying red grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) juice for hatching eggs disinfection.
Ag-MgO nanoparticles were synthesized by seed growth via the bioreduction route by the precipitation method at room temperature using a natural mild reducing agent (aqueous Citrus paradisi peel extracts) in the presence of the metallic precursors.
Based on these results, then, it is easy to understand the interest of new comprehensive studies to determine the potential of treated grapefruit (Citrus paradisi Macf.) peel as a natural product that can serve as an outstanding low-cost antioxidant source.
Keywords: Citrus paradisi; Kinetics; Langmuir; FT-IR characterization
Grapefruit seeds were obtained from grapefruits (Citrus paradisi Macf.), variety Red.
La efectividad del tipo de estacion cebo MS2[R] y el atrayente Cera Trap[R] respecto a otros atrayentes alimenticios y estaciones cebo artesanales fueron estudiadas en la Comunidad Canadas, Municipio Martinez de la Torre, estado de Veracruz, Mexico, en toronja (Citrus paradisi Macf).
2006 Refinement of the Citrus tristeza virus resistance gene (CTV) positional map in Poncirus trifoliata and generation of transgenic grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) plant lines with candidate resistance genes in this region Plant Molecular Biology 61: 399-414
However, with this extract as well as with several self-made extracts from seed and juiceless pulp of grapefruits (Citrus paradisi), no antimicrobial activity could be detected.
10 Which fruit rejoices in the scientific name of Citrus paradisi?