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Mentha

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(mint; family Lamiaceae)

A genus of herbs that have creeping rhizomes and flowers with a 10–13-nerved calyx with 5 nearly equal teeth, a corolla with 4 nearly equal lobes, and 4...

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Mentha

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(mint; family Lamiaceae)

A genus of herbs that have creeping rhizomes and flowers with a 10–13-nerved calyx with 5 nearly equal teeth, a corolla with 4 nearly equal lobes, and 4...

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Mentha

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 75 words.

(mint; family Lamiaceae)

A genus of herbs that have creeping rhizomes and flowers with a 10–13-nerved calyx with 5

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Mentha

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 77 words.

A genus of herbs that have creeping rhizomes and flowers with a 10–13-nerved calyx with 5 nearly equal teeth, a ...

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<i>Mentha</i>

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 82 words.

A genus of herbs that have creeping *rhizomes and flowers with a 10–13-nerved *calyx with 5 nearly equal teeth, a ...

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VirusMentha: a new resource for virus-host protein interactions

Alberto Calderone, Luana Licata and Gianni Cesareni.

in Nucleic Acids Research

January 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Molecular and Cell Biology. 2432 words.

Viral infections often cause diseases by perturbing several cellular processes in the infected host. Viral proteins target host proteins and either form new complexes or modulate the...

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A Comparative Study of the Ability of Different Techniques to Extract Menthol from <i>Mentha piperita</i>

María Luisa Ruiz del Castillo, Guillermo Santa-María, Marta Herraiz and Gracia P. Blanch.

in Journal of Chromatographic Science

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry. 0 words.

Supercritical fluid extraction, direct thermal desorption, hydroalcoholic extraction, and atomization are used to extract menthol from leaf plants of Mentha piperita. The investigated...

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Use of RAPD and AFLP Markers to Identify Inter- and Intraspecific Hybrids of <i>Mentha</i>

A. K. Shasany, M. P. Darokar, S. Dhawan, A. K. Gupta, S. Gupta, A. K. Shukla, N. K. Patra and S. P. S. Khanuja.

in Journal of Heredity

September 2005; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 4515 words.

Three controlled crosses were carried out involving Mentha arvensis and Mentha spicata [M. spicata CIMAP/C30 × M. spicata CIMAP/C33 (cv. Neera); M. arvensis CIMAP/C18 × CIMAP/C17 (cv....

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<i>Mentha piperita</i> essential oil induces apoptosis in yeast associated with both cytosolic and mitochondrial ROS-mediated damage

Patrícia Ferreira, Teresa Cardoso, Filipa Ferreira, Manuel Fernandes-Ferreira, Peter Piper and Maria João Sousa.

in FEMS Yeast Research

November 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. 4577 words.

Essential oil from Mentha piperata induces both cytosolic and mitochondrial ROS-mediated damage in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, resulting in apoptotic cell death that can be...

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Protective effects of <i>Mentha piperita</i> Linn on benzo[<i>a</i>]pyrene-induced lung carcinogenicity and mutagenicity in Swiss albino mice

R.M. Samarth, Meenakshi Panwar, Madhu Kumar and Ashok Kumar.

in Mutagenesis

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics; Genetics and Genomics. 4716 words.

The chemopreventive and antimutagenic effects of an aqueous extract of Mentha piperita leaves were evaluated by using 9 week medium term model of benzo[a]pyrene (BP)-induced lung tumors....

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Insecticide activity of essential oils of <i>Mentha longifolia</i>, <i>Pulicaria gnaphalodes</i> and <i>Achillea wilhelmsii</i> against two stored product pests, the flour beetle, <i>Tribolium castaneum,</i> and the cowpea weevil, <i>Callosobruchus maculatus</i>

Abbas Khani and Javad Asghari.

in Journal of Insect Science

P ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. 3211 words.

Essential oils extracted from the foliage of Mentha longifolia (L.) (Lamiales: Lamiaceae) and Pulicaria gnaphalodes Ventenat (Asterales: Asteraceae), and flowers of Achillea wilhelmsii C....

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Protective Effects of <i>Mentha piperita</i> Linn on Benzo[a]-pyrene-induced Lung Carcinogenicity and Mutagenicity in Swiss Albino Mice

RM Samarth, M Panwar, M Kumar and A Kumar.

in Mutagenesis

July 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics; Genetics and Genomics. 108 words.

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The concept of the eudicot shoot apical meristem as it applies to four <i>Spiraea</i> (Rosaceae), one <i>Mentha</i> (Lamiaceae) and one <i>Euonymus</i> (Celastraceae) cultivars based on chimeric analysis

Robert W. Korn.

in Annals of Botany

May 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5597 words.

Background and Aims

Eversporting eudicots were sought to see if they behave like gymnosperms. Behaviour of eversporting gymnosperm chimeras indicates a...

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apple mint

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A herb, Mentha rotundifolia. See also mint.

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apple mint

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 9 words.

A herb, Mentha rotundifolia. See also mint.

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apple mint

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 9 words.

A herb, Mentha rotundifolia. See also mint.

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menthol

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 9 words.

XIX. — G. menthol, f. mentha MINT; see -OL.

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Māori mint

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 11 words.

noun a mint plant, Mentha cunninghamii (also called hīoi).

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<i>Peppermint</i>

J. G. Vaughan and P. A. Judd.

in The Oxford Book of Health Foods

January 2003; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 275 words.

Mentha × piperita

Family Labiatae/Lamiaceae

Origin and cultivation

Peppermint is a hybrid of Mentha aquatica (water mint) and null...

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mint jelly

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Apple jelly flavoured with spearmint (Mentha spicata), often eaten with lamb.

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mint jelly

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 14 words.

Apple jelly flavoured with spearmint (Mentha spicata), often eaten with lamb.

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