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.
- Disturbed Enamel Biomineralization in col1-caPPR Mouse Incisor. Zhen-Jiang Cheng; Xiu-Mei Wang; Jun Ge; Di Chen; Fu-Zhai Cui // Calcified Tissue International;Jun2009, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p494
During the mineralization process of enamel, gene expression controls the activities of ameloblasts, the secretion and assembly of an extracellular protein matrix, affecting the final structure and functions. In this study, the enamel in the maxillary and mandibular incisors of wild-type and...
- Insights into the chemical composition of Equisetum hyemale by high resolution Raman imaging. Gierlinger, Notburga; Sapei, Lanny; Paris, Oskar // Planta;Apr2008, Vol. 227 Issue 5, p969
Equisetaceae has been of research interest for decades, as it is one of the oldest living plant families, and also due to its high accumulation of silica up to 25% dry wt. Aspects of silica deposition, its association with other biomolecules, as well as the chemical composition of the outer...
- 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...
- Damping Off Tea. Slinger, Don // Pomona;Summer2006, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p42
The article focuses on the use of horsetail to prepare tea for reducing and preventing the damping off of young plants. Instructions are given on preparing the tea and spraying it on plants. The effect of using the horsetail tea in reviving infected plants is described. Tips on improving plant...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...