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Cover for Toxicology study of ethanolic extract from aerial parts of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Jatropha gossypiifolia</i> L. in rats.

The ethanolic extract of the leaves and stems of J. gossypiifolia was administered to male and female Wistar rats at 1.2, 1.8, 2.7, 4.0 or 5.0 g/kg body weight (BW). Each group was observed for 14 days after the treatment and monitored for clinical signs, lethality, body weight gain, and food and...

Author(s)
Mariz, S. R.; Cerqueira, G. S.; Araújo, W. C.; Dantas, J. G.; Ramalho, J. A.; Palomaro, T. V.; Barbosa Júnior, N. L.; Duarte, J. C.; Santos, H. B. dos; Olveira, K.; Araújo, M. S. T. de; Diniz, M. F. F. M.; Medeiros, I. A. de
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conditioning taste aversion to <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mascagnia rigida</i> (Malpighiaceae) in sheep.

Field studies were conducted in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, to determine whether lithium chloride (LiCl)-treated sheep could be averted from consuming Mascagnia rigida in the edaphic and climatic conditions of a semi-arid region of northeastern Brazil. Twelve 10- to 12-month-old female sheep were...

Author(s)
Silva, I. P. da; Soto-Blanco, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Determination of teratogenic effects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aspidosperma pyrifolium</i> ethanolic extract in rats.

This chapter presents the results of an experiment conducted to study the effect of an ethanolic extract of A. pyrifolium leaf on rat reproduction. From days 6-21 of pregnancy, the ethanolic extract was administrated daily by gavage at 0.06 g diluted in 2 ml of soya oil. The animals from the...

Author(s)
Figueiredo, A. P. M.; Dantas, F. P. M.; Medeiros, R. M. T.; Barbosa Filho, J. M.; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The guinea pig as an animal model for α-mannosidosis.

This study aims to evaluate the possible toxic effects promoted by Ipomoea carnea dry leaves in laboratory guinea pigs and propose a new experimental model for the reproduction of α-mannosidosis. Six male, 4-week-old, Hartley guinea pigs were fed with commercial pellet material mixed with I. carnea ...

Author(s)
Cholich, L. A.; Gimeno, E. J.; Teibler, P. G.; Jorge, N.; Acosta, O. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Variation in saponin concentration in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brachiaria brizantha</i> leaves as a function of maturation: preliminary data.

A study was conducted to detect the variation in protodioscin concentrations of Brachiaria brizantha [Urochloa brizantha] leaves collected in various stages of maturation, and to compare saponin variation in relation to meteorological data such as insolation (hours of exposure to solar radiation...

Author(s)
Ferreira, M. B.; Brum, K. B.; Fernandes, C. E.; Martins, C. F.; Pinto, G. S.; Castro, V. S.; Rezende, K. G.; Riet-Correa, F.; Haraguchi, M.; Wysocki, H. L., Jr.; Lemos, R. A. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Seasonal variation in pyrrolizidine alkaloid concentration and plant development in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senecio madagascariensis</i> Poir. (Asteraceae) in Brazil.

This chapter presents the results of studies conducted in the municipality of Eldorado do Sul, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, in July and October 2007 and January and May 2008 to measure the pyrrolizidine alkaloid (PA) concentrations of S. madagascariensis plant material (including leaves,...

Author(s)
Karam, F. S. C.; Haraguchi, M.; Gardner, D. R.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Concentration and effect in mice of the essential oil pulegone from <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mentha pulegium</i>, a suspected toxic plant in Eastern Uruguay.

The relative composition of the oil obtained from aerial parts of M. pulegium (OMP) growing wild in farms in Los Ajos, Uruguay, where bovines were suspected to be affected by its ingestion was studied. Samples of fresh leaves and stems were collected during the summer (January to February) of 2006. ...

Author(s)
Verdes, J. M.; Moraña, A.; Dehl, V.; Ruiz-Díaz, A.; Dellacasa, E.; Dutra, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for LC/MS/MS analysis of the daphnane orthoester simplexin in poisonous <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pimelea</i> species of Australian rangelands.

Liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (MS)/MS was used to analyse toxins in P. trichostachia, P. simplex subsp. continua, P. simplex subsp. continua and P. elongata samples (flowers, seeds, branches, main stem, leaves and roots) collected from various locations in Queensland, Saskatchewan and New ...

Author(s)
Fletcher, M. T.; Chow, K. Y. S.; Silcock, R. G.; Milson, J. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Alkaloid profiles of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mimosa tenuiflora</i> and associated methods of analysis.

The alkaloid contents of the leaves and seeds of M. tenuiflora collected from northeastern Brazil were studied. Alkaloids were isolated by classical acid/base extraction procedures and by cation exchange solid phase extraction. The crude alkaloid fractions were then analysed by thin layer...

Author(s)
Gardner, D. R.; Riet-Correa, F.; Panter, K. E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reproductive study of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Chenopodium ambrosioides</i> aqueous extract in rats.

Studies were conducted to investigate the reproductive alterations of Chenopodium ambrosioides aqueous extract in rats. Ten female 90-day-old Wistar rats were randomly distributed into control and experimental groups. The experimental group received the aqueous extract (100 mg/kg) by gavage from...

Author(s)
Medeiros, I. U.; Figueiredo, I. M. F.; Junior, V. F. M.; Oliveira, C. N.; Schwarz, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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