Electrical Pulse Generation from Mimosa pudica by Administering Other Plant Extracts

Shuhei Nakajima, Chiharu Aoki, Manabu Okamoto, Naomichi Baba, Junkichi Iwasa

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Abstract

While observing the weak electrical potential in Mimosa pudica, strong electrical pulses were recorded when the methanolic extract of other plants was administered. Sodium glutamate was identified as the active compound responsible for the pulses in the methanolic extract of Melia azedarach L.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1976-1977
Number of pages2
JournalBioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry
Volume57
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry

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