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Cultivation of cotton in China and Iran with considering biological activities and its health benefits

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dc.contributor.author Sun, W
dc.contributor.author Shahrajabian, M.H.
dc.contributor.author Khoshkharam, M.
dc.contributor.author Shen, H.
dc.contributor.author Cheng, Q.
dc.date.accessioned 2021-02-12T07:47:12Z
dc.date.available 2021-02-12T07:47:12Z
dc.date.issued 2020-06-05
dc.identifier.citation Sun, W., M.H. Shahrajabian, M. Khoshkharam, H. Shen, Q. Cheng. 2020. ”Cultivation of cotton in China and Iran with considering biological activities and its health benefits”. Cercetări Agronomice în Moldova 53 (1): 105-120. DOI: 10.46909/cerce-2020-009. en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.uaiasi.ro/xmlui/handle/20.500.12811/185
dc.description.abstract Cotton (Gossypium L.) is one of the most important commercial crops and it is famous as white gold. Cotton has a diversity of applications, principally medicinal and many other usages, such as pigments, derivatives for cattle feed, different uses of the oil extracts and etc. Cottonseed oil has a ration of 2:1 of polyunsaturated to saturated fatty acids and generally consists of 65-70% unsaturated fatty acids, including 18-24% monounsaturated (oleic) and 42-52% polyunsaturated (linoleic), and 26-35% saturated (palmitic and stearic). The most important health benefits of cotton is treat respiratory diseases, treat skin problems, treat wounds, beneficial for breastfeeding mothers, a good cure for rat bite, an appropriate cure for scorpion bite, for joint and eye pains, for swollen legs, for removing bacteria in teeth, and alternative medicine for various diseases such as cancer, HIV and etc. Cotton seed oil mostly extracted from Gossypium hirsutum and Gossypium herbaceum, that are also grown for cotton fiber and animal feed. Gossypol is one of the most effective ingredients, both in traditional pharmaceutical practices and alternative modern medicinal preparations. It is a toxic polyphenolic bisesquiterpene, which may have antifertility and antiviral properties. The obtained findings suggest potential of cotton as a natural resource in pharmaceutical industries. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher ”Ion Ionescu de la Brad” University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Iași en_US
dc.subject gossypol en_US
dc.subject oil en_US
dc.subject Traditional Chinese Medicine en_US
dc.subject Traditional Iranian Medicine en_US
dc.title Cultivation of cotton in China and Iran with considering biological activities and its health benefits en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.author.affiliation W. Sun, M.H. Shahrajabian, Q. Cheng, Biotechnology Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China
dc.author.affiliation M.H. Shahrajabian, M. Khoshkharam, Faculty of Agriculture, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Isfahan, Iran
dc.author.affiliation H. Shen, NMPA Key Laboratory for Testing and Risk Warning of Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Biological Inspection Department, Zhejiang Institute for Food and Drug Control, Hangzhou, China
dc.author.affiliation Q. Cheng, College of Life Sciences, Hebei Agricultural University, Baoding, Hebei, China; Global Alliance of HeBAUCLS&HeQiS for BioAl-Manufacturing, Baoding, Hebei, China
dc.publicationName Cercetări Agronomice în Moldova
dc.volume 53
dc.issue 1
dc.publicationDate 2020
dc.startingPage 105
dc.endingPage 120
dc.identifier.eissn 2067-1865
dc.identifier.doi 10.46909/cerce-2020-009


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