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Pueraria MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pueraria
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.401.714
Unique ID
D029908
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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).
Entry Term(s)
Kudzu
Pachyrhizus thunbergianus
Pueraria lobata
Pueraria montana
Pueraria tuberosa
Puerariae
Registry Number
txid3892
Related Numbers
txid132459
txid3893
txid457826
Public MeSH Note
2002
History Note
2002
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Pueraria Preferred
Kudzu Narrower
Pueraria tuberosa Narrower
Pueraria montana Narrower
Pueraria lobata Narrower
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