Definition of Catharanthus

1. Noun. Small genus of erect annual or perennial herbs native to Madagascar; widely naturalized in the tropics; formerly included in genus Vinca.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Catharanthus

Catasetum
Catasetum macrocarpum
Catawba
Catawban
Catawbas
Catch-22
Cate
Catenabacterium
Cath
Catha
Catha edulis
Cathal
Cathar
Catharacta
Catharacta skua
Catharanthus (current term)
Catharanthus alkaloids
Catharanthus roseus
Cathari
Catharine
Catharism
Catharist
Cathars
Cathartes
Cathartes aura
Cathartidae
Cathay
Cathaya
Cathayan
Cathayans

Literary usage of Catharanthus

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1. Ethnobotany and Medicinal Plants: Bibliography: January 1990-June 1991 by Susan A. McCarthy (1993)
"29 (7): p. 2109-2114; 1990. Includes references. Language: English Descriptors: Catharanthus roseus; Leaves; Monoclonal antibodies; Biosynthesis; ..."

2. Tissue Culture: Plants: A Bibliography, January 1992-March 1994 by Henry Gilbert (1995)
"1992 Sep. Part 80 in the series: 'Studies on Plant Tissue Cultures'. Includes references. Language: English Descriptors: Catharanthus roseus; Amsonia taber- ..."

3. Thin-Layer Chromatography: A Camag Bibliography edited by Dieter Janchen (1992)
"4/A., Hungary): In vitro cultivation and cytologi- caj investigation of Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don. Herba Hungarica, 63-68 (1990). ..."

4. Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering from the 2005 by National Academy of Engineering, Nae (2006)
"Indole alkaloid biosynthesis in Catharanthus roseus: new enzyme activities and identification of cytochrome P450 ..."

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