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Descriptor English: Pueraria
Descriptor Spanish: Pueraria
Descriptor Portuguese: Pueraria
Descriptor French: Pueraria
Entry term(s): Kudzu
Kudzus
Pachyrhizus thunbergianus
Pueraria lobata
Pueraria lobatas
Pueraria montana
Pueraria montanas
Pueraria tuberosa
Pueraria tuberosas
Puerariae
Puerarias
lobatas, Pueraria
montana, Pueraria
tuberosa, Pueraria
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.401.714
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D029908
Scope note: A plant genus of the family FABACEAE a common weed of the southeast US. There has been folk use for alcoholism and liver protection. It contains puerarin, kakkalide, daidzein (isoflavonoids), and kudzusaponins (oleanene-type triterpene glycosides).
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2002
History Note: 2002
DeCS ID: 35834
Unique ID: D029908
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Pueraria - Preferred
Concept UI M0385489
Scope note A plant genus of the family FABACEAE a common weed of the southeast US. There has been folk use for alcoholism and liver protection. It contains puerarin, kakkalide, daidzein (isoflavonoids), and kudzusaponins (oleanene-type triterpene glycosides).
Preferred term Pueraria
Entry term(s) Puerariae
Puerarias
Kudzu - Narrower
Concept UI M0385490
Preferred term Kudzu
Entry term(s) Kudzus
Pueraria tuberosa - Narrower
Concept UI M0389286
Preferred term Pueraria tuberosa
Entry term(s) Pueraria tuberosas
tuberosa, Pueraria
Pueraria montana - Narrower
Concept UI M0397079
Preferred term Pueraria montana
Entry term(s) Pachyrhizus thunbergianus
Pueraria montanas
montana, Pueraria
Pueraria lobata - Narrower
Concept UI M0389285
Preferred term Pueraria lobata
Entry term(s) Pueraria lobatas
lobatas, Pueraria



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