Structure of silica in Equisetum arvense
- common horsetail:. Schlegel, Rolf H. J. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of Plant Breeding & Related Subjects;2003, p455
The article presents an encyclopedia entry for common horsetail or Equisetum arvense, a member of Equisetaceae.
- Minerals Form a Continuum Phase in Mature Cancellous Bone. Chen, Po-Yu; Toroian, Damon; Price, Paul; McKittrick, Joanna // Calcified Tissue International;May2011, Vol. 88 Issue 5, p351
Bone is a hierarchically structured composite consisting of a protein phase (type I collagen) and a mineral phase (carbonated apatite). The objective of this study was to investigate the hierarchical structure of mineral in mature bone. A method to completely deproteinize bone without altering...
- Horsetails. Hall, Carol // Gardens West;Apr2004, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p24
The article offers information regarding weeding horsetails plants. Also called mare's tails, horsetails are 20 to 30 centimeter high, primitive-looking green or brownish stems with tufts of thin, wiry green leaves arranged in whorls at each stem joint. It was stated that horsetails are...
- FIELD HORSETAIL. Foster, Steven; Duke, James A. // Peterson Field Guide to Medicinal Plants & Herbs of Eastern & Ce;2000, p342
The article provides information on Field Horsetail, a medicinal plant also known as Equisetum arvense. It is described as stiff-stemmed, apparently leafless herb. Its internodes are elongated and sheaths of nodes with 8 to 12 distinct teeth. The branchlets of the plant are radiating upward from...
- Chemical Composition of the Essential Oils of Equisetum palustre L. and Equisetum telmateia Ehrh. Milovanović, Vesna; Radulović, Niko; Mitić, Violeta; Palić, Radosav; Stojanović, Gordana // Journal of Essential Oil Research;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p310
The essential oils obtained by hydrodistillation of dry sterile stems of Equisetum palustre L. and Equisetum telmateia Ehrh. from Serbia were analyzed by GC and GC/MS. In total, one hundred ninety-five compounds were identified in the both oils, 103 in E. palustre and 171 in E. telmateia oil,...
- Equisetum (Equisetaceae) species or hybrids? ISSR fingerprinting profiles help improve diagnoses based on morphology and anatomy. Brune, T.; Thiv, M.; Haas, K. // Plant Systematics & Evolution;Aug2008, Vol. 274 Issue 1/2, p67
The applicability of â€œinter-simple sequence repeatsâ€ (ISSR)-PCR as a molecular character complex for differentiation of Equisetum taxa is described with a special focus on the detection of hybrids. All Central European Equisetum species and the four most frequent hybrids are...
- Equisetum Xylem: SEM Studies and their Implications. Carlquist, Sherwin // American Fern Journal;Jul-Sep2011, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p133
The article presents a study on the implications of scanning electron microscope (SEM) studies of xylem on the three species of Equisetum including E. giganteum and E. myriochaetum on the basis of light microscopy. It states that the SEM images shows cell contexts, pit shapes, and microstructure...
- Silica The Forgotten Nutrient. Gursche, Siegfried // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Mar2002, Issue 233, p74
Focuses on the factors affecting the absorption of silica in the body. Capacity of horsetail herbs to absorb silica; Effects of silica on health; Food products with silica content.
- Bone Bio-Mineralization: in Depth Analysis of Hydroxylapatite Crystallization Through Experiments and Simulations. Pavan, Barbara; Zhou, Dan; Whitman, Brandon; Fornari, Marco; Tecklenburg, Mary // AIP Conference Proceedings;8/6/2010, Vol. 1267 Issue 1, p344
The article presents an abstract of a study on bone bio-mineralization.