Aldo Tava

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural Research Council
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Triterpenoid glycosides from leaves of Medicago arborea L
    Aldo Tava
    C R A Istituto Sperimentale per le Colture Foraggere, Viale Piacenza 29, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 53:9954-65. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Chemical investigation of saponins from twelve annual Medicago species and their bioassay with the brine shrimp Artemia salina
    Aldo Tava
    CRA FLC Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    Nat Prod Commun 7:837-40. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Triterpenoid glycosides from the leaves of two cultivars of Medicago polymorpha L
    Aldo Tava
    CRA FLC Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Viale Piacenza 29, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 59:6142-9. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Volatile constituents of Festuca nigrescens, Phleum alpinum and Poa alpina from N. W. Italian Alpine pastures
    Aldo Tava
    CRA FLC Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Viale Piacenza 29, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    Nat Prod Commun 6:101-5. 2011
  5. doi request reprint New triterpenic saponins from the aerial parts of Medicago arabica (L.) huds
    Aldo Tava
    CRA FLC Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Viale Piacenza 29, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 57:2826-35. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Volatile constituents of Trifolium pratense and T. repens from N.E. Italian alpine pastures
    Aldo Tava
    CRA FLC Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Viale Piacenza 29, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    Nat Prod Commun 4:835-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Characterization of two Agrostis-Festuca alpine pastures and their influence on cheese composition
    Milena Povolo
    Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura, Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Via A Lombardo 11, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 61:447-55. 2013
  8. pmc Medicago truncatula CYP716A12 is a multifunctional oxidase involved in the biosynthesis of hemolytic saponins
    Maria Carelli
    Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura, Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    Plant Cell 23:3070-81. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Variation in terpene and linear-chain hydrocarbon content in yarrow (Achillea millefolium L.) germplasm from the Rhaetian Alps, Italy
    Luciano Pecetti
    CRA FLC Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Viale Piacenza 29, I 26900 Lodi, Italy
    Chem Biodivers 9:2282-94. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Stability of saponins in alcoholic solutions: ester formation as artifacts
    Aldo Tava
    Istituto Sperimentale per le Colture Foraggere, Viale Piacenza 29, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 51:1797-800. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Triterpenoid glycosides from leaves of Medicago arborea L
    Aldo Tava
    C R A Istituto Sperimentale per le Colture Foraggere, Viale Piacenza 29, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 53:9954-65. 2005
    ..The presence of the aldehydic group on the sapogenin moiety of saponin 10 is discussed in the framework of a possible elucidation of the biosynthesis of these metabolites...
  2. ncbi request reprint Chemical investigation of saponins from twelve annual Medicago species and their bioassay with the brine shrimp Artemia salina
    Aldo Tava
    CRA FLC Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    Nat Prod Commun 7:837-40. 2012
    ..The most active compounds were the saponins from M. arabica and M. rigidula with LD50 values of 10.1 and 4.6 microg/mL, respectively. A structure-activity relationship for the tested saponin mixtures was observed...
  3. doi request reprint Triterpenoid glycosides from the leaves of two cultivars of Medicago polymorpha L
    Aldo Tava
    CRA FLC Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Viale Piacenza 29, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 59:6142-9. 2011
    ..Saponins from the cultivar 'Anglona' were characterized by a higher amount of echinocystic acid glycosydes, whereas saponins from the cultivar 'Santiago' were characterized by a higher amount of hederagenin glycosydes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Volatile constituents of Festuca nigrescens, Phleum alpinum and Poa alpina from N. W. Italian Alpine pastures
    Aldo Tava
    CRA FLC Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Viale Piacenza 29, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    Nat Prod Commun 6:101-5. 2011
    ..Several classes of compounds were found in the volatile fractions, including aldehydes, alcohols, acids, hydrocarbons, esters, ketones, terpenes, and phenolics. Qualitative and quantitative differences were observed...
  5. doi request reprint New triterpenic saponins from the aerial parts of Medicago arabica (L.) huds
    Aldo Tava
    CRA FLC Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Viale Piacenza 29, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 57:2826-35. 2009
    ..These new saponins, possessing a hydroxy group at the 30-methyl position of the triterpenic skeleton, have never been previously found in the genus Medicago...
  6. ncbi request reprint Volatile constituents of Trifolium pratense and T. repens from N.E. Italian alpine pastures
    Aldo Tava
    CRA FLC Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Viale Piacenza 29, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    Nat Prod Commun 4:835-8. 2009
    ..repens, respectively. Several classes of compounds were found in both the oils, including alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, terpenes, esters, hydrocarbons, phenolics and acids. Qualitative and quantitative differences were found...
  7. doi request reprint Characterization of two Agrostis-Festuca alpine pastures and their influence on cheese composition
    Milena Povolo
    Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura, Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Via A Lombardo 11, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 61:447-55. 2013
    ..The multidisciplinary approach can be considered a successful strategy, suitable for studying markers of authenticity...
  8. pmc Medicago truncatula CYP716A12 is a multifunctional oxidase involved in the biosynthesis of hemolytic saponins
    Maria Carelli
    Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura, Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    Plant Cell 23:3070-81. 2011
    ..The analysis of CYP716A12 expression in planta is reported together with the sapogenin content in different tissues and stages. This article provides evidence for CYP716A12 being a key gene in hemolytic saponin biosynthesis...
  9. doi request reprint Variation in terpene and linear-chain hydrocarbon content in yarrow (Achillea millefolium L.) germplasm from the Rhaetian Alps, Italy
    Luciano Pecetti
    CRA FLC Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Viale Piacenza 29, I 26900 Lodi, Italy
    Chem Biodivers 9:2282-94. 2012
    ..The geographic isolation from other germplasms, and the local ecotypization, likely originated a chemically distinct gene pool...
  10. ncbi request reprint Stability of saponins in alcoholic solutions: ester formation as artifacts
    Aldo Tava
    Istituto Sperimentale per le Colture Foraggere, Viale Piacenza 29, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 51:1797-800. 2003
    ..Saponins having the free carboxylic groups create enough acidity in their alcoholic solutions to catalyze the formation of the corresponding esters...
  11. doi request reprint Determination of the volatile fraction of Polygonum bistorta L. at different growing stages and evaluation of its antimicrobial activity against two major honeybee (Apis mellifera) pathogens
    Roberto Cecotti
    CRA FLC Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Viale Piacenza 29, IT 26900 Lodi, Italy
    Chem Biodivers 9:359-69. 2012
    ..Data were compared to those obtained with reference standards used against those pathogens such as the essential oils obtained from leaves and bark of Cinnamomum zeylanicum (cinnamon), and the antibiotic oxytetracyclin...
  12. doi request reprint Hydrocarbon and fatty acid composition of cheese as affected by the pasture vegetation type
    Milena Povolo
    CRA Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Via A Lombardo 11, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 60:299-308. 2012
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Enhanced triterpene saponin biosynthesis and root nodulation in transgenic barrel medic (Medicago truncatula Gaertn.) expressing a novel beta-amyrin synthase (AsOXA1) gene
    Massimo Confalonieri
    C R A Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Viale Piacenza 29, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    Plant Biotechnol J 7:172-82. 2009
    ..Our results indicate that the ectopic expression of AsOXA1 in barrel medic leads to a greater accumulation of triterpene saponins and enhanced root nodulation...
  14. doi request reprint Variation in saponin content during the growing season of spotted medic [Medicago arabica (L.) Huds.]
    Luciano Pecetti
    CRA Centre of Research for Fodder Crops and Dairy Productions, Lodi, Italy
    J Sci Food Agric 90:2405-10. 2010
    ..The pattern of saponins was based on identification and quantification of their constituent sapogenins. At senescence, individual saponin concentrations of aerial and subterranean plant organs were also determined...
  15. ncbi request reprint Volatile constituents of Trifolium pratense spp. nivale quantified at different growth stages, and evaluation of their antimicrobial activity
    Roberto Cecotti
    Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura Centro di Ricerca per le Produzioni Foraggere e Lattiero Casearie, Viale Piacenza 29, 26900 Lodi, Italy
    Nat Prod Commun 8:1625-8. 2013
    ..The essential oils obtained were tested for activity against two major bee pests, i.e. Paenibacillus larvae and Melissococcus plutonius, and against a reference bacterial species, Bacillus subtilis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Triterpene saponins from the roots of Medicago hybrida
    Zbigniew Bialy
    Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation, Czartoryskich 8, 24 100 Pulawy, Poland
    J Agric Food Chem 54:2520-6. 2006
    ..The presence of 2beta,3beta-dihydroxyolean-12-en-23-al-28-oic acid might represent an interesting intermediate in the biosynthesis of these substances...
  17. ncbi request reprint Triterpene saponins from aerial parts of Medicago arabica L
    Zbigniew Bialy
    Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation, Czartoryskich 8, 24 100 Pulawy, Poland
    J Agric Food Chem 52:1095-9. 2004
    ..sativa...
  18. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial activity of saponins from Medicago sp.: structure-activity relationship
    Pinarosa Avato
    Dipartimento Farmaco Chimico, Via Orabona 4, Universita, I 70125 Bari, Italy
    Phytother Res 20:454-7. 2006
    ..The observed antimicrobial properties of M. sativa and M. arborea were related to the content of medicagenic acid, while hederagenin seems to contribute to the bioactivity of M. arabica total sapogenins...
  19. ncbi request reprint Expression of the stilbene synthase (StSy) gene from grapevine in transgenic white poplar results in high accumulation of the antioxidant resveratrol glucosides
    Achille Giorcelli
    Istituto di Sperimentazione per la Pioppicoltura MiPAF, via di Frassineto 35, 1 15033 Casale Monferrato AL, Italy
    Transgenic Res 13:203-14. 2004
    ..Despite the presence of piceid, in our experimental conditions no increased resistance against the pathogen Melampsora pulcherrima, which causes rust disease, was observed when in vitro bioassays were performed...