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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Blood was collected in clean, dry test tubes and centrifuged at rpm for about 10 min to obtain blood serum.

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The protective effects are, possibly, due to the decline in the free radical generation. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Some studies reported that the GSH level in diabetic kidney was found to be significantly reduced, suggesting that the GSH may play a role in the development of diabetic complications 45 Powered by the open source Suoerbum Informatics Platform.

Early oxidative stress in diabetic kidney: Microvascular deterioration is avertable either by the inhibition of superoxide accumulation or by modulating the blood glucose levels and among the microvascular complications of diabetes, nephropathy can be improved by antioxidants supeebum5. I’ve always liked how ensetes look like big shuttlecocks, kinda like birds nest ferns! Lipoic acid impairs glycine conjugation of benzoic acid and renal excretion of benzoylglycine.


Ensete superbum

As diabetes is a multifactorial disease which leads to complications, it demands a multiple therapeutic approach. Conflict of Interest The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records.

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Flowers many on each bracts; unisexual, female flowers towards the base and male flowers above; sepals and 2 petals united into a sheath, 3. Effect of vitamin E and vitamin C supplementation on antioxidative state and renal glomerular basement membrane thickness in diabetic kidney. N Engl J Med. Open in a separate window.

I’ve grown ensete “maurelli” but my soil was just too wet for it. The STZ-induced diabetic rats exhibited significantly higher serum urea, BUN, uric acid and creatinine levels compared to the control.

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It has shown that supplementation of ESSE to diabetic rats causes the reduction in blood glucose level. SOD, a principal antioxidant enzyme for the elimination of superoxide anion, dismutates superoxide into molecular oxygen and hydrogen peroxide. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation.

Yildirim O, Buyukbingol Z. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Indigenous communities consume its flowers, fruits and stem as a vegetable 13 – The administration of ESSE increased the total protein and albumin levels in diabetic rats. These results suggest that the antioxidant effect of E. It can be propagate vegetatively by cutting at the base the pseudo 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.


Our data revealed that there was a marked elevation in the kidney weight of the diabetic rats compared to that of the control.

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Erect shrubs with unbranched globose leafsheaths formed into a pseudostem of cm diam. Determination of progressive renal disease in diabetes mellitus. ESSE treatment in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats exhibited a prominent ameliorative potential, probably by mitigating hyperglycemia-mediated oxidative stress, thereby assuaging the basic alterations in kidneys.

Send a request for permission. An imbalance between antioxidants system and the enseete of ROS is believed to be involved in diabetes-induced renal failure General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, superbhm or microhabitat.

Composition and enzyme inhibitory properties of finger millet Eleusine coracana L. Antioxidant, Diabetes mellitus, Diabetic nephropathy, Ensete superbum Nephroprotection, Streptozotocin.

Moreover, ESSE treatment led to significant reduction in kidney enlargement. Effects of antioxidants in diabetes-induced oxidative stress in the glomeruli of diabetic rats.