Vinca


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Vinca

(vĭn′kă)
A genus of herbs including periwinkles, from which vincristine and vinblastine are obtained.
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RP-HPLC-PDA determination of vincamine in Vinca minor.
The treatments evaluated included Azadirachta indica, Nicotiana tobacum, Vinca rosea, Benomyl 1 and water.
Vinca minor, an exotic vine used for landscaping through much of the eastern U.S., frequently invades forest habitats.
In the lounge she balanced on the rim of the vinca bed and listened over her shoulder to starlings and grackles grouped close to our front porch.
Legato said it had now successfully completed the integration of all acquired companies, including Vinca and Intelliguard Software Inc this year, and FullTime Software Inc and Software Moguls Inc last year.
And yet, Agim Vinca has managed, between the poles of liberalism and dogmatism, to string together enough elements to form a virtual pattern of alternative thought, including elements of incipient dissent, from 1945 to the end of the dictatorship in 1991.
Elsewhere, people are replacing grass with ground covers such as Japanese spurge and vinca.
And last month, at a symposium on natural products research in Oxford, Miss., Rodriguez reported that thiarurbrine-A shows as much anticancer activity in cultured human cervical cells as vincristine and vinblastine, standard chemotherapy agents derived from the periwinkle shrub (genus Vinca).
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Beware, ground-cover plants like vinca minor and lowgrowing cotoneaster are invasive themselves.
The common periwinkle, Vinca minor, is fast growing and trouble free and will make a spreading evergreen blanket over bare soil in full sun, shade and semi-shaded areas.
Meriton Vinca, President of the Democratic Albanian Youth addressed the audience in Struga stressing the need of a big change, because this politics endangers the future of the youth and the nation.