FUNTUMIA ELASTICA PDF

Common Name: West African Rubber Tree. Funtumia elastica. Drawing of the leaves and flowers. Photograph by: Matilda Smith Public domain. Funtumia elastica (Preuss) Stapf [family APOCYNACEAE]. Common names. English West African rubber tree; Lagos silk rubber tree; bush rubber (Ghana. Description. Tree to 30 m tall; bole straight and cylindrical, crown narrow; bark brown to dark, thin, slightly fissured, becoming granular on old trees; Slash orange.

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Antigen recognition by human T cell receptor gamma-positive lymphocytes. The bark contains a white latex which coagulates readily and produces about one-third of its weight of pure rubber. The seed has been used to adulterate Strophanthus seed in the production of strophantin.

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Yam-I obtained from before and after two sequential rounds of PMB treatment was tested in the peritonitis model using C3H: Where presented, statistical significance was calculated using an unpaired, one-tailed t-test in Prism 5 GraphPad, Inc. Percentage values represent live lymphocytes having divided at least once.

Jameson J, Havran WL. Stapf is rather similar to and often co-occurs with F. Please review our privacy policy. Adverse functions of ILA in experimental sepsis.

Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties of Funtumia elastica.

Eight hours after infection, mice were treated with varying doses of Yam-I by i. Induction of gamma delta T-lymphocyte effector functions by bisphosphonate zoledronic acid in cancer patients in vivo. Three fractions were obtained, designated as Yam-I-1 to Yam-I See other articles in PMC that cite the published article.

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Leastica products have been used as effective treatments for millennia and their use is increasing rapidly, yet in many cases their safety and specific mechanisms of action are not well defined. Down modulation of the elasticz response to bacterial infection by gamma delta T cells cytotoxic for activated macrophages. Biochem Biophys Res Commun.

Innate immunity for biodefense: A role for skin gamma delta T cells in funtumi repair. Jutilaand Jodi F. Three separate experiments are shown, thin bar indicates mean, thick error bars represent SEM. HeJ mice at least 3 per group. Around there were large plantations in Ghana, Nigeria and Cameroon.

We have recently focused on characterization of active components of common herbal products that have purported immune benefits [ 12 ].

The role of exogenous IL Human gamma delta T cells recognize alkylamines derived from microbes, edible plants, and tea: In a peritonitis assay, C3H: The wood is white and soft, not durable, used for carving household utensils like spoons and bowls; it burns well and is a good firewood.

Bradley Jones, University of Iowa for use in an enterocolitis model of ST infection involving pretreatment with streptomycin [ 33 ].

Funtumia elastica – Wikipedia

Clearly, Yam-I functionally overlaps with LPS to some extent but the intestinal mucosa is constantly exposed to LPS from food, environment and normal flora. Mice were pre-treated with streptomycin and infected with a streptomycin-resistant strain of ST.

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Introduction Herbal products have been used as effective treatments for millennia and their use fntumia increasing rapidly, yet in many cases their safety and specific mechanisms of action are not well defined.

Please note that during the production process errors may be discovered which could affect the content, and all legal disclaimers that apply to the journal pertain. J Allergy Clin Immunol. Slight differences were detected between the 3 sub-fractions. Thin bar indicates mean, thick error bars represent SEM.

Spleen cells from C3H: Representative of at least 3 experiments.

Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties of Funtumia elastica.

The rubber is of good quality compared with para rubber, but its yield is much smaller and plantations suffer much more from insect damage. Isolation, characterization and antiplasmodial activity of steroidal alkaloids from Funtumia elastica Preuss Stapf. Thus, we considered whether the active component was present in the polysaccharide fraction, as polysaccharides derived from various medicinal plants have been elsatica previously to have immunomodulatory activity elxstica can be large in size [ 38 ].