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viscum

(ˈvɪskəm)
n
(Plants) a member of a genus of parasitic shrubs, which includes the European mistletoe
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Noun1.viscum - type genus of the Viscaceae: Old World evergreen shrubs parasitic on many trees including oaks but especially apple trees, poplars, aspens and cottonwoodsViscum - type genus of the Viscaceae: Old World evergreen shrubs parasitic on many trees including oaks but especially apple trees, poplars, aspens and cottonwoods
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Viscaceae, mistletoe family, Viscaceae - in some classifications considered a subfamily of Loranthaceae
Old World mistletoe, Viscum album, mistletoe - Old World parasitic shrub having branching greenish stems with leathery leaves and waxy white glutinous berries; the traditional mistletoe of Christmas
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ED50 of Viscum album extract (VAE) Mali and anthroposophically processed Viscum album extract (APVAE) Mali was determined in five different cell lines (NCI-H460, DU-145, HCC1143, MV3, and PA-TU-8902), based on eight independent and coded (blinded) dose-response experiments each.
Viscum album extract (VAE) is a widely used herbal cancer treatment with cytotoxic, apoptogenic and immunological effects, but has not been investigated in CSCC.
One of the most obvious differences in the practice of oncology in the US and in Europe is the attitude toward mistletoe (Viscum album).
Purpose: Botanical aspects of presence and dynamics of the pharmacologically active substances in Viscum album not only allow characterising mistletoe but also represent fundamentals of pharmaceutical research.
Iscador is an extract of the white berries of the mistletoe plant (Viscum album), an unusual evergreen that grows as a kind of parasite in trees across Europe.
Keywords: NALM-6; Mistletoe; ALL; Apoptosis; Phytotherapy; Oleanolic acid; Viscum album L.
Keywords: Triterpenoids; Oleanolic acid; Melanoma; Mistletoe; Viscum album L.
Purpose: Viscum album (mistletoe) is a common complementary therapy used by cancer patients in Germany.
Introduction: Viscum album L extracts (VAEs) are widely used in integrative cancer treatment, usually with subcutaneous administration of low doses of VAEs - and this approach has been shown to improve quality of life of patients with cancer.
hirta Velen, Pinus brutia Ten., Taraxacum androssovii Schischk., Taraxacum fedtschenkoi Hand.-Mazz., Taraxacum macrolepium Schischk., Viscum album L.
Kim, Diarylheptanoids and Flavonoids from Viscum album Inhibit LPS-Stimulated Production of Pro-inflammatory Cytokines in Bone Marrow-Derived Dendritic Cells, J.