Viscum album


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Viscum album

(vis'kum al'bum) [L. viscum album, white mistletoe] See: mistletoe
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Mistletoe lectin is not the only cytotoxic component in fermented preparations of Viscum album from white fir (Abiespectinata).
For the preparation of crude extract 500g of grinded materials of Viscum album stem, leaves and fruit was sinked in methanol taken in round bottom flask for about 24 hours.
Molecular characterization of the recombinant A-chain of a type 11 ribosome-inactivating protein (RIP) from Viscum album coloratum and structural basis on its ribosome-inactivating activity and the sugar-binding properties of the B-chain.
The Viscum album extract applied in this study is an approved drug and has a marketing authorization under the name "Iscador P" (Weleda AG, Arlesheim, Switzerland) in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
They are also characterized by the presence of the hemi-parasitic plant Viscum album (1-2%), which currently only parasitizes Pinus sylvestris populations of the northern slopes of the Gredos Range (LOPEZ-SAEZ, 1992, 1993; LOPEZ-SAEZ & SANZ de Bremond, 1992).
[24.] Ademiluyi AO and G Oboh Antioxidant properties of methanolic extracts of mistletoes (Viscum album) from cocoa and cashew trees in Nigeria.
There are two remedies which stand out in their action of reducing blood pressure irrespective of the constitution of patients and these are Viscum album and Sumbul.
Although largely of the same viscum album variety, the continental cousins are said to be limper and less generous with their berries.
There are about 70 species of mistletoe growing wild across the world's temperate zones but only one that matters at Christmas time in Britain ( Viscum album, with wishbone-shaped pairs of leaves and pairs of white berries that can be toxic to humans.
THERE are about 70 species of mistletoe growing wild across the world's temperate zones, but only one that matters at Christmas time in Britain - Viscum album , with wishbone-shaped pairs of leaves and pairs of white berries that can be toxic to humans.
Iscador therapy today--popular in special European clinics like the Lukas Klinik in Arlesheim, Switzerland-involves a series of injections of a fermented extract of Viscum album, given in conjunction with radiation and chemotherapy.