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A substance derived from the Madagascar periwinkle, which

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A substance derived from the Madagascar periwinkle, which has proved useful in decreasing mortality among young leukemia patients, is cultivated in China as part of a program to integrate traditional herbal medicine into a contemporary system of health care.
(A) A substance derived from the Madagascar periwinkle, which has proved useful in decreasing mortality among young leukemia patients,
(B) A derivative, which has proved useful in decreasing mortality among young leukemia patients, of the Madagascar periwinkle,
(C) A Madagascar periwinkle derivative, which has proved useful in decreasing mortality among young leukemia patients,
(D) The Madagascar periwinkle has a derivative which has proved useful in decreasing mortality among young leukemia patients, that
(E) The Madagascar periwinkle, a derivative of which has proved useful in decreasing mortality among young leukemia patients,

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It is "the Madagascar periwinkle" that is being cultivated, instead of its derivative.

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New post 26 Jan 2005, 12:37
Agree with E, it is the Madagascar periwinkle cultivated in China and not the derivative
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(C)...I think it's the derivative that is cultivated in China.

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New post 26 Jan 2005, 22:21
Cultivate means plant right? And a derivative means something that is extacted or derived?

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New post 26 Jan 2005, 23:15
that was good one...I almost thought that the derivative was being cultivated.

I guess it shd be E

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Hmmmm.......when will these twists ever end? Rather than watch the Australian Open, I am here solving twists. :cry: :cry:

A for me.

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(E) for me too. Clearly, it is the herb which is being cultivated and not its derivative.

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