Dioscorea opposita | definition of Dioscorea opposita by Medical dictionary
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A tuberous plant commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine
Uses Anorexia, bacterial infections, chronic fatigue, cough, diabetes, diarrhoea, poor digestion, immune defects, nocturnal emissions, purulent discharges, spermatorrhoea, urinary frequency, vaginal discharges, wheezing, and to stimulate internal secretions
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. In vitro In vivo Nobiletin, flavonoid In vitro from citrus peels.
RD is the dried rhizoma of Dioscorea opposita
Thunb., which is produced in China.
Liu, "Dioscorea opposita
reverses dexamethasone induced insulin resistance," Fitoterapia, vol.
The molecular weight of LCL is 70 kDa, similar to other reported lectins like Dioscorea opposita
lectin (Chan and Ng, 2013).