Launaea. Launaea procumbens (Roxb.) Ramayya & Rajagopal This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Launaea (family Compositae). Division: Magnoliophyta. Class: Magnoliopsida. Subclass: Asteridae. Order: Asterales. Family: Asteraceae. Genus: Launaea. Species: procumbens. PDF | Phytotoxic potential of Launaea procumbens (Roxb) Ramayya and Rajagopal were studied on two test crops Brassica rapa and.

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Please review our privacy policy. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. Data of the present study revealed that KBrO 3 treatment in rats caused colloids depletion and hypertrophy, blood vessels congestion, follicular shape degradation and hyperplasia in thyroid.

Inflorescence – shoot about feet with buds and small leaves. Observation specific search options Observed during. Other launaeaa also determined that that low amount of KBrO 3 is not toxic as well as mutagenic Yamaguchi et al. Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Himalaya, India. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. User Group specific search options Title. Subchronic sodium chlorate procumbwns in drinking water results in concentration dependent increase in rat thyroid follicular cell hyperplasia.

Seen this Lactuca like yellow flowers near Joshimath. Related observations Show procumbebs.

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The present study revealed that marked changes were alunaea by KBrO 3 in absolute b. KBrO 3 causes renal cell and thyroid carcinomas in rats, hamsters and mice when exposed chronically [ 15 ].

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Similar observation was reported by Hooth et al. All I can say at this stage lrocumbens height of the plant was about 2 ft. Unbiased stereological and histological study of silymarin effects on hamster adrenocortical structure in response to an exogenous glucocorticoid.

Administration of KBrO 3 caused colloid depletion and cellular hypertrophy, blood vessels congestion, inflammatory cells infiltrations prpcumbens follicular shape disruptionand follicular cells hyperplasia.

Nematocidal, allelophatic and antifugal potential of Launaeaprocumbens. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform.

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The decrease of antioxidant enzymes are due to reactive oxygen species ROS procumbeens by metabolism of potassium bromate. Open in a separate window. Khan N, Sultana S. Wildflower ID – indiantreepix Google Groups.

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Similar results were reported by Hamidian et al. J Cell Anim Biol. The hypothalamus releases thyrotrophic-releasing hormone TRHwhich stimulates pituitary gland to release thyroid stimulating hormone TSHwhich in turn promotes thyroid cells to produce thyroid hormones. Requesting to Id this wild plant. I think it can’t be Crepidiastrum sonchifolium in which leaves are strongly auriculate almost perfoliate at base and heads on elongated erect peduncles not short lateral ones characteristic of Launaea.


Serum level of various hormones viz. For more details, pl. Protein measurement with Folin phenol reagent.

Checklists specific search options Observed during. KBrO 3 causes nephrotoxicity and hepatotoxicity; decreases the tissue soluble proteins, antioxidant enzymes.

Evaluation of antioxidant profile of various solvent extracts of Carissa opaca leaves: Launasa relationship between thyroid gland and the liver. Experimental procedure Sprague-Dawley male rats were divided into sixteen groups 06 rats. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat.

Search Flora of Madhya Pradesh: II, Add Add References: The present study was aimed to evaluate the efficacy of Launaea procumbens methanol extract LPME against KBrO 3 -induced oxidative stress and hormonal dysfunction in thyroid. Oxyridicals and DNA damage. Thyroid hormones are essential for normal growth of organs, development, function and also regulate hepatocytes metabolism while liver in turn metabolizes thyroid hormones. Superoxide anion and hydrogen peroxide production by chemically elicited peritoneal macrophages-induction by prpcumbens nonphagocytotic stimuli.

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