Sinapis


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Sinapis

(sĭn-ā′pĭs) [Gr. sinapi, mustard]
A genus of plants commonly known as mustard plants.

Sinapis

plant genus in the family Brassicaceae. The mustards. Cause poisoning due to sinalbin, sinigrin, mustard oil glucosinolates concentrated in the seeds, poisoning manifested by abdominal pain and diarrhea. Foliage can also cause nitrate-nitrite poisoning. Includes S. alba (white mustard, commercial mustard Brassica alba, B. hirta), S. arvensis (Brassica sinapis, B. arvensis, B. kaber, wild mustard, charlock—a common weed of cultivation), S. nigra (black mustard).
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The proteins encoded by two tapetum-specific transcripts, Satap35 and Satap44, from Sinapis alba L.
The Sinapis wood white and the Real's wood white, which is the one we thought we had here in Ireland.
The content of fixed oil in Brassica juncea seeds (32-36%) is significantly higher compared to Sinapis alba seeds (29%).
Environmental maternal effects on seed morphology and germination in Sinapis arvensis (Cruciferae).
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White Probably a Mediterranean native, white mustard mustard has become naturalized in Sinapis Eurasia and North America and is alba considered a weed in some regions.
Dr Donald Picker, Sinapis CEO, said "We are very pleased and excited to complete the next step in the development of this drug for stroke and traumatic brain injury patients.