Request PDF on ResearchGate | Flavonoid triglycosides from Astragalus armatus | PG A water-soluble polysaccharide fraction (WSPF) was extracted and purified from Astragalus armatus Lam. (Fabaceae), a spontaneous plant found in North. Pharm Biol. Dec;54(12) Epub Jul Compounds from the pods of Astragalus armatus with antioxidant, anticholinesterase, antibacterial .

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Astragalus may interact with medications that suppress the immune systemsuch as cyclophosphamide. Astragalus onobrychis [ disputed — discuss ] L. Common names include milkvetch most specieslocoweed in North America, some species [2] and goat’s-thorn A. Other sites astragalhs entry edit. For example, several species native to North America contain the alkaloid swainsoninewhich may cause “locoism” in livestock.

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Wiktionary 0 entries edit. List of Astragalus species.

Retrieved from ” https: There is some preliminary evidence to suggest that astragalus, either alone or in combination with other herbs, may have potential benefits for the immune system, heart, and liver, and as an adjunctive therapy for cancer”. Asyragalus 0 entries edit. The genus was formally described in by Carl Linnaeus in his Species Plantarum.


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Thus, short telomeres result in chromosome instability, and the potential for telomere lengthening as a protection against cancer is possible. Hedyphylla Steven Hesperastragalus A. Wikipedia 6 entries edit. Also Astragalus propinquus syn. The name Astragalus is Greekan old name for this group of plants which were believed to have a positive effect on goat milk production.

The natural gum tragacanth is made from several species of Astragalus occurring in the Middle Eastincluding A. International Plant Names Index. The chemical constituent cycloastragenol also called TAT2 is being studied to help combat HIVas well as infections associated with chronic diseases or aging, [13] the National Institutes of Health states: Acanthophaca Nevski Aragallus Neck.

Flora of the Chicago Region: For the ankle bone, see talus bone. Retrieved January 28, Several species, including A.

It appears to increase the production of telomerasean enzyme that mediates the replacement of short bits of DNA known as telomereswhich play a key role in cell replication, including in cancer processes.

Views Read View history. L; Ramirez Kitchen, C. International Plant Names Index. This page was last edited on 14 Decemberat Uses authors parameter Pages using eFloras template without author names All accuracy disputes Articles with disputed statements from December Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs.


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Astragalus armatus

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Astragalus species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera asgragalus including many case-bearing moths of the genus Coleophora: Barnebyella Podlech Batidophaca Rydb.

Research at the UCLA AIDS Institute focused on the function of cycloastragenol in the aging process of immune cells, and its effects on the cells’ response to viral infections. Taxonomy database of the U. Encyclopedia of Life ID. Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera. Biotechnology firms are working on deriving a telomerase activator from Astraga,us.