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Descriptor in English: Balanites
Descriptor in Spanish: Balanites
Descriptor in Portuguese: Balanites
Descriptor in French: Balanites
Entry term(s): Balanite
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.987.088
Scope note: A plant genus of the family ZYGOPHYLLACEAE. Feruloyltyramine, balanitoside (a furostanol glycoside), and cytostatic steroidal saponins have been found in this genus. B. aegyptiaca fruit water extract is traditionally used as an anthelmintic in the Sudan.
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
History Note: 2003
DeCS UI: 37219
Descriptor UI: D032430
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Balanites - Preferred
Concept UI M0400513
Scope note A plant genus of the family ZYGOPHYLLACEAE. Feruloyltyramine, balanitoside (a furostanol glycoside), and cytostatic steroidal saponins have been found in this genus. B. aegyptiaca fruit water extract is traditionally used as an anthelmintic in the Sudan.
Preferred term Balanites
Entry term(s) Balanite



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