Erect shrubs with unbranched globose leafsheaths formed into a pseudostem of cm diam. Leaves spirally arranged, 3 x m, oblong, entire with. Ensete superbum, or cliff banana, is native to India and has a conical pseudo- stem made up of overlapping leaf sheaths. Its bright green leaves. Ensete superbum. This beautiful, very large ornamental banana from India has a bottle-shaped, blueish, waxy (pseudo-)trunk and enormous leaves. It is suitable.

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It can be propagate vegetatively by cutting at the base the enxete stem of a plant who is on the way of blooming and emptying the rhizome at the centre and filling it with topsoil, in this way we may get some plants that can be detached, not simple operation and, of course, at the expense of the mother plant.

Thiobarbituric Acid Reactive substances; HP: Histopathological findings of the kidneys Figure 2 revealed that STZ induced diabetic rats have degenerated renal corpuscles, glomerular hypertrophy, mesangial expansion, and hypercellularity.

GSH protects normal cell structure and function by keeping the redox homeostasis, participating in detoxification reactions, suprrbum quenching of free radicals. Wild edibles used by the palliyars of the western ghats, Thamil nadu. You are commenting using your Twitter account.


This may be due to enlargement of tubular cell lining, fatty infiltration, large hemorrhagic area, and lymphocyte infiltration in hyperglycemic rats Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Protein turnover in the hypertrophy in kidney. This page was last edited on 13 Decemberat In this context, various studies have reported the diminished activities of these enzymatic antioxidants in the diabetic kidney and several compounds with antioxidant activity have been shown to improve the activity of these enzymes.

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This rare plant in now on display in the Enid A. STZ administration elevated renal function markers, i. Biochemistry and molecular cell biology of diabetic complications. At the end of the experimental period, the rats were fasted overnight and sacrificed.

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Received Mar 14; Accepted Jul Effect of leaf harvesting on reproduction and natural populations of Indian Wild Banana Ensete superbu Effect of insulin and oral glutathione on glutathione levels and superoxide dismutase activities in organs of rats with streptozotocin induced diabetes. Ensete superbum was last modified: During DM, the excess glucose existing in the blood reacts with hemoglobin to form HbA1c. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.

December 10, at 6: The above result proposes that the ESSE may exert antioxidant efficacy and protect the tissues from lipid peroxidation. Hyperglycemia and glycation in diabetic complications. Anthracnose Colletotrichum siamense [5] disease reported from Vithura and Kottiyur forest regions located in Kerala state of India.


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It is the widely accepted animal model and reported to resemble human hyperglycemic DM, and is often associated with kidney hypertrophy that may contribute to end-stage renal damage, hepatotoxicity, oxidative stress, and hypercholesterolemia 31 In Ayurvedic system of medicine, the pseudostem and seeds of E. Retrieved from ” https: At the suerbum of the inflorescence are present female flowers, followed by the male ones in the terminal part.

Effect of vitamin E and vitamin C supplementation on antioxidative state and renal glomerular basement membrane thickness in diabetic kidney. Join other followers.

Diabetes Metab Res Rev. Indigenous communities consume its flowers, fruits and stem as a vegetable 13 – Technology Biodiversity in India. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Ratio of kidney weights to body weight of various groups of rats was calculated to assess the renal hypertrophy.