Myristica

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Alias: Myristica Gronov.

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  1. ncbi Drug abuse in Slovak Republic
    Jaroslav Kresanek
    Toxicological Information Centre, University Hospital, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Przegl Lek 62:357-60. 2005
  2. ncbi Assortment of the plants in the Medieval diet in Czech countries (based on archaeobotanical finds)
    V Culíková
    Institute of Archeology, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Department of Archaeobotany, Opava
    Acta Univ Carol Med (Praha) 41:105-18. 2000
  3. ncbi Correlation between chemical composition and antibacterial activity of essential oils of some aromatic medicinal plants growing in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    K Cimanga
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Antwerp U I A, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610, Wilrijk, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Ethnopharmacol 79:213-20. 2002
  4. ncbi In vitro anti-biofilm activity of macelignan isolated from Myristica fragrans Houtt. against oral primary colonizer bacteria
    Yaya Rukayadi
    Department of Biotechnology, Yonsei University, Seoul 120 749, Korea
    Phytother Res 22:308-12. 2008
  5. ncbi Transmammary modulation of xenobiotic metabolizing enzymes in liver of mouse pups by mace (Myristica fragrans Houtt.)
    S K Chhabra
    Cancer Biology Laboratory, School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 42:169-77. 1994
  6. ncbi Gas-phase reactivity of acylphenols in electrospray and matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization mass spectrometry
    Isabelle Schmitz Afonso
    CNRS, UPR2301 ICSN Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, Avenue de la Terrasse, Bat 27, 91198 Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France
    Eur J Mass Spectrom (Chichester, Eng) 15:221-30. 2009
  7. ncbi Healing properties of malabaricone B and malabaricone C, against indomethacin-induced gastric ulceration and mechanism of action
    Debashish Banerjee
    Department of Biochemistry, Dr B C Roy Post Graduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences and IPGME and R, 244B, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata 700 020, India
    Eur J Pharmacol 578:300-12. 2008
  8. ncbi Nutritional evaluation of some Nigerian wild seeds
    Ganiyu Oboh
    Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Technology PMB 704 Akure, Nigeria
    Nahrung 48:85-7. 2004
  9. doi New inhibitors of nitric oxide production from the seeds of Myristica fragrans
    Gui Yun Cao
    State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs Peking University, Department of Natural Medicines, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University Health Science Center, Peking University, Beijing 100191, PR China
    Food Chem Toxicol 62:167-71. 2013
  10. ncbi meso-dihydroguaiaretic acid from Machilus thunbergii down-regulates TGF-beta1 gene expression in activated hepatic stellate cells via inhibition of AP-1 activity
    Eun Young Park
    College of Pharmacy and Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    Planta Med 71:393-8. 2005

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  1. ncbi Drug abuse in Slovak Republic
    Jaroslav Kresanek
    Toxicological Information Centre, University Hospital, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Przegl Lek 62:357-60. 2005
    ..The plant drugs (Datura stramonium, hallucinogenic mushrooms Psilocybe semilanceata, nutmeg--the seed of Myristica fragrans) combined with the alcohol are popular among the young abusers...
  2. ncbi Assortment of the plants in the Medieval diet in Czech countries (based on archaeobotanical finds)
    V Culíková
    Institute of Archeology, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Department of Archaeobotany, Opava
    Acta Univ Carol Med (Praha) 41:105-18. 2000
    ..imported fruit and spices from the peak period of the Middle Ages we succeeded in finding a date-tree (Phoenix dactylifera), nutmeg tree (Myristica fragrans) and, by means of pollen analysis, maybe a clove tree (Eugenia caryophyllata).
  3. ncbi Correlation between chemical composition and antibacterial activity of essential oils of some aromatic medicinal plants growing in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    K Cimanga
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Antwerp U I A, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610, Wilrijk, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Ethnopharmacol 79:213-20. 2002
    ..robusta, Aframomum stipulatum, Cymbopogon citratus, Ocimum americanum and that of the seeds of Monodora myristica showed also a good antibacterial activity (10-18 mm)...
  4. ncbi In vitro anti-biofilm activity of macelignan isolated from Myristica fragrans Houtt. against oral primary colonizer bacteria
    Yaya Rukayadi
    Department of Biotechnology, Yonsei University, Seoul 120 749, Korea
    Phytother Res 22:308-12. 2008
    ..The study aimed to determine the efficacy of macelignan, isolated from nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt...
  5. ncbi Transmammary modulation of xenobiotic metabolizing enzymes in liver of mouse pups by mace (Myristica fragrans Houtt.)
    S K Chhabra
    Cancer Biology Laboratory, School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 42:169-77. 1994
    The present study examines the possible transfer of the active principle(s) of mace (aril of the plant Myristica fragrans) through the transmammary route and its ability to modulate hepatic xenobiotic metabolizing enzymes in the F1 ..
  6. ncbi Gas-phase reactivity of acylphenols in electrospray and matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization mass spectrometry
    Isabelle Schmitz Afonso
    CNRS, UPR2301 ICSN Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, Avenue de la Terrasse, Bat 27, 91198 Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France
    Eur J Mass Spectrom (Chichester, Eng) 15:221-30. 2009
    Acylphenols from Myristica crassa were identified based on liquid chromatography high-resolution mass spectrometry and liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) experiments...
  7. ncbi Healing properties of malabaricone B and malabaricone C, against indomethacin-induced gastric ulceration and mechanism of action
    Debashish Banerjee
    Department of Biochemistry, Dr B C Roy Post Graduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences and IPGME and R, 244B, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata 700 020, India
    Eur J Pharmacol 578:300-12. 2008
    The healing activity of malabaricone B and malabaricone C, the major antioxidant constituents of the spice Myristica malabarica against the indomethacin-induced gastric ulceration in mice has been studied...
  8. ncbi Nutritional evaluation of some Nigerian wild seeds
    Ganiyu Oboh
    Department of Biochemistry, Federal University of Technology PMB 704 Akure, Nigeria
    Nahrung 48:85-7. 2004
    ..conophorum, Pentaclethra macrophylla, Irvingia gabonensis, Afzelia africana, Prosporis africana and Monodora myristica, were randomly collected from various parts of Nigeria and analyzed with regard to their proximate, mineral, ..
  9. doi New inhibitors of nitric oxide production from the seeds of Myristica fragrans
    Gui Yun Cao
    State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs Peking University, Department of Natural Medicines, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University Health Science Center, Peking University, Beijing 100191, PR China
    Food Chem Toxicol 62:167-71. 2013
    Six dihydrobenzofuran type neolignans were isolated from the dried ripe seeds of Myristica fragrans Houtt...
  10. ncbi meso-dihydroguaiaretic acid from Machilus thunbergii down-regulates TGF-beta1 gene expression in activated hepatic stellate cells via inhibition of AP-1 activity
    Eun Young Park
    College of Pharmacy and Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    Planta Med 71:393-8. 2005
    meso-dihydroguaiaretic acid (DGA), naturally occurring in plants such as Machilus thunbergii and Myristica fragrans, exhibits a neuroprotective effect and also exerts cytotoxicity to certain cancer cells...
  11. pmc Do Ecological Niche Model Predictions Reflect the Adaptive Landscape of Species?: A Test Using Myristica malabarica Lam., an Endemic Tree in the Western Ghats, India
    Shivaprakash K Nagaraju
    Department of Crop Physiology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India School of Ecology and Conservation, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Department of Biology and Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Québec Centre for Biodiversity Science, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e82066. 2013
    ..We used Bioclim (DIVA GIS version 7.3) and Maxent (version 3.3.2) to predict the habitat suitability of Myristica malabarica Lam., an economically important tree occurring in the Western Ghats, India...
  12. ncbi Screening of some New Caledonian and Vanuatu medicinal plants for antimycobacterial activity
    M Billo
    Laboratoire de Pharmacognosie Associé au CNRS BioCIS, Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Paris Sud, rue J B Clement, 92296 Chatenay Malabry Cedex, France
    J Ethnopharmacol 96:195-200. 2005
    ..Methanolic and dichloromethane extracts of Amborella trichopoda, Codiaeum peltatum, Myristica fatua, and essential oils Myoporum crassifolium showed an activity at this concentration...
  13. ncbi Antiparasitic activities of medicinal plants used in Ivory Coast
    T Okpekon
    Laboratoire de Chimie, UFR des Sciences Pharmaceutiques et Biologiques, 22 BP 714, République de Côte d Ivoire, Abidjan, France
    J Ethnopharmacol 90:91-7. 2004
    ..Anthelmintic activities were found for 10 active species and 2 species (Uvaria afzelli and Monodora myristica) were actives against mites.
  14. ncbi Myristica fragrans [nutmeg] and its activity against the enteric pathogens
    Mamatha Ballal
    Department of Microbiology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 46:524-5. 2003
  15. ncbi Element analysis and biological studies on ten oriental spices using XRF and Ames test
    Barakat A Al-Bataina
    Physics Department, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 17:85-90. 2003
    Ten oriental spices were analyzed for their element composition using X-ray fluorescence (XRF): nutmeg (Myristica fragrans), coriander (Coriandrum sativum), safflower (Carthamus tinctorius), caraway (Carum carvi), Sicilian sumac (Rhus ..
  16. ncbi Hepatoprotective effect of myristicin from nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) on lipopolysaccharide/d-galactosamine-induced liver injury
    Tatsuya Morita
    Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Shizuoka University, 836 Ohya, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 51:1560-5. 2003
    ..However, further studies are needed to elucidate the hepatoprotective mechanism(s) of myristicin...
  17. doi Anti-platelet activity of erythro-(7S,8R)-7-acetoxy-3,4,3',5'-tetramethoxy-8-O-4'-neolignan from Myristica fragrans
    Jung Won Kang
    Department of Biochemistry, College of Natural Sciences, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, Gangwon Do, 200 701, Republic of Korea
    Phytother Res 27:1694-9. 2013
    ..activity of erythro-(7S,8R)-7-acetoxy-3,4,3',5'-tetramethoxy-8-O-4'-neolignan (EATN), a neolignan isolated from Myristica fragrans, using human platelets...
  18. ncbi [Study on chemical constituents of the essential oil from Myristica fragrans Houtt. by supercritical fluid extraction and steam distillation]
    Qin Qiu
    School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan
    Zhong Yao Cai 27:823-6. 2004
    Essential oils were extracted from Myristica fragrans Houtt. by supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) and steam distillation (SD). Their components were analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and compared...
  19. doi Macelignan attenuated allergic lung inflammation and airway hyper-responsiveness in murine experimental asthma
    Kihyuk Shin
    Graduate School of Medical Science and Engineering, Biomedical Research Center, KAIST Institute for the Biocentury, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology KAIST, Daejeon 305 701, Republic of Korea
    Life Sci 92:1093-9. 2013
    Macelignan isolated from Myristica fragrans Houtt. is widely used for spice and flavoring for foods, and has been reported to have anti-inflammatory activity...
  20. ncbi Pediculicidal effect of herbal shampoo against Pediculus humanus capitis in vitro
    R Watcharawit
    Entomology and Environment Program, Plant Production Technology Section, Faculty of Agricultural Technology, King Mongkut s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Chalong Krung Road, Ladkrabang, Bangkok 10520, Thailand
    Trop Biomed 30:315-24. 2013
    ..cassumunar, Piper betle, Piper ribesioides, Averrhoa bilimbi, Clitoria ternatea, Plectranthus amboincus, Myristica fragrans, Tacca chantrieri and Zanthoxylum limonella were more effective pediculicide than malathion shampoo ..
  21. pmc In vitro evaluation of five different herbal extracts as an antimicrobial endodontic irrigant using real time quantitative polymerase chain reaction
    Thilla S Vinothkumar
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Conserv Dent 16:167-70. 2013
    ..Literature has shown that these 5 extracts namely Terminalia chebula, Myristica frangrans, Aloe barbadensis, Curcuma longa and Azadaricta indica has good properties which can be used as a ..
  22. doi Chemical constituents from Glyphaea brevis and Monodora myristica: chemotaxonomic significance
    Emmanuel Jean Teinkela Mbosso
    Laboratoire des biopolymères et des nanomatériaux supramoléculaires, Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Libre de Bruxelles ULB, Campus Plaine CP 206 4, Boulevard du Triomphe, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Chem Biodivers 10:224-32. 2013
    A chemical investigation of the Glyphaea brevis leaves and of the Monodora myristica fruits led to the identification of thirteen compounds, seven linear long-chain aliphatic compounds, 1, 2, 4, 6, and 9-11, three steroids, 3a, 3b, and 7,..
  23. pmc Antibacterial Activity of Myristica fragrans against Oral Pathogens
    Zaleha Shafiei
    Department of Clinical Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:825362. 2012
    b>Myristica fragrans Houtt is mostly cultivated for spices in Penang Island, Malaysia...
  24. ncbi Effects of macelignan isolated from Myristica fragrans (Nutmeg) on expression of matrix metalloproteinase-1 and type I procollagen in UVB-irradiated human skin fibroblasts
    Kyung Eun Lee
    Department of Biotechnology, Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei ro, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 749, South Korea
    Biol Pharm Bull 35:1669-75. 2012
    ..Macelignan, a natural lignan compound isolated from Myristica fragrans HOUTT. (nutmeg), has been reported to possess antioxidant and antiinflammatory activities...
  25. doi Estimation of trace elements in mace (Myristica fragrans Houtt) and their effect on uterine cervix cancer induced by methylcholanthrene
    Chunjing Zhang
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Qiqihar Medical University, Qiqihar 161006, People s Republic of China
    Biol Trace Elem Res 149:431-4. 2012
    In the present work, trace elemental analysis of mace (Myristica fragrans Houtt) was carried out by the atomic absorption spectrometry technique...
  26. doi Analysis of anti-inflammatory dehydrodiisoeugenol and metabolites excreted in rat feces and urine using HPLC-UV
    Fei Li
    State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs and Department of Natural Medicines, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Biomed Chromatogr 26:703-7. 2012
    Dehydrodiisoeugenol (DDIE) is a lignan in the fruit of Myristica fragrans. It can be converted into several metabolites in in vitro and in vivo metabolism...
  27. doi Macelignan inhibits histamine release and inflammatory mediator production in activated rat basophilic leukemia mast cells
    Young Sun Han
    Department of Biotechnology, Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei ro, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 749, South Korea
    Inflammation 35:1723-31. 2012
    ..To evaluate the anti-allergic effects of macelignan isolated from Myristica fragrans Houtt...
  28. doi Mutagenic and antimutagenic assessment of methanol leaf extract of Myristica fragrans (Houtt.) using in vitro and in vivo genetic assays
    Akeem Akinboro
    School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
    Drug Chem Toxicol 35:412-22. 2012
    ..This study determined the potential anticancer efficacy of the leaf extract of Myristica fragrans (Houtt.). Methanol leaf extract of M. fragrans (Houtt...
  29. doi Myrislignan attenuates lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation reaction in murine macrophage cells through inhibition of NF-κB signalling pathway activation
    Hong Jin
    Southern Medical University, Guangdong International Cooperation Base of Science and Technology, Guangdong Key Laboratory for New Drug Screening, Guangzhou 510515, China
    Phytother Res 26:1320-6. 2012
    Myrislignan is a new kind of lignan isolated from Myristica fragrans Houtt. Its antiinflammatory effects have not yet been reported...
  30. doi Inhibition of key enzymes linked to type 2 diabetes and sodium nitroprusside-induced lipid peroxidation in rat pancreas by water extractable phytochemicals from some tropical spices
    Stephen Adeniyi Adefegha
    Department of Biochemistry, School of Sciences, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria
    Pharm Biol 50:857-65. 2012
    ....
  31. doi Formulas used by Tibetan doctors at Men-Tsee-Khang in India for the treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders and their correlation with pharmacological data
    Raquel Luna Antonio
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de São Paulo Brazil, Rua Botucatu 862, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Phytother Res 27:552-63. 2013
    ..b>Myristica fragrans, nutmeg, is contained in 100% of the formulas, and its seeds exhibit stimulant and depressant actions ..
  32. ncbi Regulation of the nitric oxide synthesis pathway and cytokine balance contributes to the healing action of Myristica malabarica against indomethacin-induced gastric ulceration in mice
    B Maity
    Bio Organic Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India
    Drug Discov Ther 2:296-304. 2008
    The role of the ariginine-metabolism in the healing action of the methanol extract of Myristica malabarica (rampatri) (RM) and omeprazole (Omez) against indomethacin-induced stomach ulceration in mouse was investigated...
  33. pmc Interesting asian plants: their compounds and effects on electrophysiology and behaviour
    Jafri Malin Abdullah
    Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia Press, Universiti Sains Malaysia Health Campus, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
    Malays J Med Sci 18:1-4. 2011
    ..Centella asiatica and Myristica fragrans are used as herbs to improve memory and to treat epilepsy, respectively...
  34. ncbi In vitro anti-rotavirus activity of some medicinal plants used in Brazil against diarrhea
    J L S Gonçalves
    Departamento de Virologia, Instituto de Microbiologia Professor Paulo de Goes, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Centro de Ciências da Saúde CCS, Bloco I, Caixa Postal 68040, CEP 21941 590, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 99:403-7. 2005
    ..2% and 97%, respectively, for human rotavirus, and 96.4% and 96.2% for simian rotavirus. The extracts from Myristica fragrans Houtt (Myristicaceae) seeds (160 microg/ml) and Spongias lutea bark (40 microg/ml) inhibited human ..
  35. ncbi Macelignan inhibits melanosome transfer mediated by protease-activated receptor-2 in keratinocytes
    Eun Jung Choi
    Department of Biotechnology, College of Life Science and Biotechnology, Yonsei University, Japan
    Biol Pharm Bull 34:748-54. 2011
    ..We investigated the effects of macelignan isolated from Myristica fragrans HOUTT. (nutmeg) on melanosome transfer and the regulation of PAR-2 in human keratinocytes (HaCaT)...
  36. doi Nectandrin B activates endothelial nitric-oxide synthase phosphorylation in endothelial cells: role of the AMP-activated protein kinase/estrogen receptor α/phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/Akt pathway
    Tran Thi Hien
    BK21 Project Team, College of Pharmacy, Chosun University, Gwangju, Republic of Korea
    Mol Pharmacol 80:1166-78. 2011
    We revealed previously that nectandrin B isolated from Myristica fragrans (nutmeg, Myristicaceae) functions as a potent AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) activator and showed its antiobesity effect...
  37. ncbi Antibacterial and antifungal activity of Xylopia aethiopica, Monodora myristica, Zanthoxylum xanthoxyloi;des and Zanthoxylum leprieurii from Cameroon
    L N Tatsadjieu
    National High School of Agro Industrial Science, PO Box 455, Ngaoundere, Cameroon
    Fitoterapia 74:469-72. 2003
    The essential oils of Xylopia aethiopica, Monodora myristica, Zanthoxylum xanthoxyloïdes and Z. leprieurii, four Cameroonian plants used as spices in local food, showed antibacterial and antifungal activity.
  38. doi Malabaricone C from Myristica cinnamomea exhibits anti-quorum sensing activity
    Yee Meng Chong
    Division of Genetics and Molecular Biology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Nat Prod 74:2261-4. 2011
    A methanol-soluble extract of the bark of Myristica cinnamomea was found to exhibit anti-quorum sensing activity, and subsequent bioassay-guided isolation led to the identification of the active compound malabaricone C (1)...
  39. doi Effects of licarin E on expression of matrix metalloproteinase-1 and type-1 procollagen in UVB-irradiated human skin fibroblasts
    Yi Young Kwon
    Department of Biotechnology, College of Life Science and Biotechnology, Yonsei University, Seodaemun gu, Seoul, 120 749, Korea
    Phytother Res 25:1891-4. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the effects of licarin E isolated from mace, the aril of Myristica fragrans Houtt., on MMP-1 and type-1 procollagen levels in UVB-irradiated human skin fibroblasts...
  40. doi Insulin secretagogue, alpha-glucosidase and antioxidant activity of some selected spices in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats
    Swapnil Balasaheb Patil
    Department of Biochemistry, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
    Plant Foods Hum Nutr 66:85-90. 2011
    ..b>Myristica fragrans, Parmelia perlata, Illicium verum, Trachyspermum copticum and Myristica malabarica, the commonly used ..
  41. pmc Identification of Compounds in the Essential Oil of Nutmeg Seeds (Myristica fragrans Houtt.) That Inhibit Locomotor Activity in Mice
    - Muchtaridi
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Universitas Padjadjaran, Jl KM 21 5 Bandung Sumedang, Jatinangor, Indonesia E Mails A S R M
    Int J Mol Sci 11:4771-81. 2010
    The present study was designed to evaluate the inhibitory effect of nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt.) seed essential oil on the locomotor activity of mice in a wheel cage...
  42. ncbi Effects of mace and nutmeg on human cytochrome P450 3A4 and 2C9 activity
    Yuka Kimura
    Okayama University, Japan
    Biol Pharm Bull 33:1977-82. 2010
    ..Furthermore, bioassay-guided fractionation of mace (Myristica fragrans) led to isolation and structural characterization of a new furan derivative (1) along with other 16 ..
  43. doi AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) activators from Myristica fragrans (nutmeg) and their anti-obesity effect
    Phi Hung Nguyen
    BK21 Project Team, College of Pharmacy, Chosun University, Gwangju 501 759, Republic of Korea
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 20:4128-31. 2010
    ..As part of an ongoing search for new AMPK activators from plants, this study found that the total extract of Myristica fragrans (nutmeg) activated the AMPK enzyme in differentiated C2C12 cells...
  44. doi The intestinal permeability of neolignans from the seeds of Myristica fragrans in the Caco-2 cell monolayer model
    Xiu Wei Yang
    Department of Natural Medicines, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Planta Med 76:1587-91. 2010
    The intestinal permeability and transport of 10 neolignans isolated from MYRISTICA FRAGRANS were studied by using the Caco-2 cell monolayer model. The 10 neolignans were measured by HPLC...
  45. doi In vitro antimicrobial activity of extracts and compounds of some selected medicinal plants from Cameroon
    Emmanuel Jean Teinkela Mbosso
    Laboratoire de Substances Naturelles et Synthèse Organique, Département de Chimie Organique, Faculte des Sciences, Universite de Yaounde I, BP 812 Yaounde, Cameroon
    J Ethnopharmacol 128:476-81. 2010
    ..Asteraceae), Monodora myristica Dunal (Annonaceae), Albizia gummifera (J.F. Gmel) C.A...
  46. doi Effects of macelignan isolated from Myristica fragrans Houtt. on UVB-induced matrix metalloproteinase-9 and cyclooxygenase-2 in HaCaT cells
    - Anggakusuma
    Department of Biotechnology, Yonsei University, 134 Shinchon dong, Seodaemun gu, Seoul 120 749, South Korea
    J Dermatol Sci 57:114-22. 2010
    ....
  47. ncbi Macelignan attenuates activations of mitogen-activated protein kinases and nuclear factor kappa B induced by lipopolysaccharide in microglial cells
    Jinhua Ma
    Department of Biological Sciences and Center for Geriatric Neuroscience Research, IBST, Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea
    Biol Pharm Bull 32:1085-90. 2009
    A previous study showed that macelignan extracted from Myristica fragrans has anti-inflammatory properties using hippocampal neuronal and primary microglial cells...
  48. pmc An experimental study of sexual function improving effect of Myristica fragrans Houtt. (nutmeg)
    - Tajuddin
    Department of Ilmul Advia Unani Pharmacology, Faculty of Unani Medicine, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India
    BMC Complement Altern Med 5:16. 2005
    b>Myristica fragrans Houtt. (nutmeg) has been mentioned in Unani medicine to be of value in the management of male sexual disorders...
  49. ncbi meso-Dihydroguaiaretic acid inhibits hepatic lipid accumulation by activating AMP-activated protein kinase in human HepG2 cells
    Myoung Su Lee
    Department of Biotechnology, College of Life Science and Biotechnology, Yonsei University, Seoul 120 749, Korea
    Biol Pharm Bull 34:1628-30. 2011
    ..effects of meso-dihydroguaiaretic acid (MDA), anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory compound isolated from the Myristica fragrans HOUTT...
  50. doi Inhibitory effect on NO production of phenolic compounds from Myristica fragrans
    To Dao Cuong
    College of Pharmacy, Catholic University of Daegu, Gyeongbuk 712 702, Republic of Korea
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 21:6884-7. 2011
    ..3), along with four known compounds (4-7) were isolated from the seeds of Myristica fragrans. Their chemical structures were established mainly by 1D and 2D NMR techniques and mass spectrometry...
  51. ncbi Toxicological evaluation of myristicin
    H Hallstrom
    Division of Toxicology, National Food Administration, Uppsala, Sweden
    Nat Toxins 5:186-92. 1997
    ..or methoxysafrole, is the principal aromatic constituent of the volatile oil of nutmeg, the dried ripe seed of Myristica fragrans. Myristicin is also found in several members of the carrot family (Umbelliferae)...
  52. ncbi Microbial stability of mango (Mangifera indica L.) juice preserved by combined application of mild heat and extracts of two tropical spices
    B O Ejechi
    Department of Microbiology, Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria
    J Food Prot 61:725-7. 1998
    ..juice (pH 4.9) supplemented with extracts of ginger (Zingiber officinale) and nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) was investigated during 3 months of ambient-temperature storage...
  53. ncbi Antiproliferative, anti-aromatase, anti-17beta-HSD and antioxidant activities of lignans isolated from Myristica argentea
    F Filleur
    UPRES EA 1085, Biomolécules et cibles cellulaires tumorales, UFR de Pharmacie, Limoges, France
    Planta Med 67:700-4. 2001
    Four lignans were isolated from the petrol extract of Myristica argentea mace (Myristicaceae) and their structures were elucidated by means of NMR and mass spectrometry...
  54. ncbi Atropisomeric myristinins: selective COX-2 inhibitors and antifungal agents from Myristica cinnamomea
    Supaporn Sawadjoon
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
    J Org Chem 67:5470-5. 2002
    ..their corresponding trans-isomers, myristinins A (1) and D (3), were isolated from the CH(2)Cl(2) extract of Myristica cinnamomea fruits...
  55. ncbi Effect of some pulverised plant materials on the developmental stages of fish beetle, Dermestes maculatus Degeer in smoked catfish (Clarias gariepinus) during storage
    E A Fasakin
    Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria
    Bioresour Technol 85:173-7. 2002
    ..of pulverised plant materials; Tithonium diversifolia, Afromomum melegueta, Nicotiana tabacum, Monodora myristica and Piper guineense as ovicidal, larvicidal and adult deterents of fish beetle (Dermestes maculatus) in smoked ..
  56. ncbi Pharmacological studies on Myristica fragrans--antidiarrheal, hypnotic, analgesic and hemodynamic (blood pressure) parameters
    J K Grover
    Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol 24:675-80. 2002
    ..Thus, overall extracts of nutmeg showed a good antidiarrheal effect, with a significant sedative property. The extracts possessed only a weak analgesic effect, with no harmful effects on blood pressure and ECG...
  57. ncbi [Studies on the chemical constituents from Myristica yunnanensis Y. H. Li]
    J B Li
    Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100050, China
    Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 26:479-81. 2001
    To study the chemical constituents of Myristica yunnanensis.
  58. pmc Aphrodisiac activity of 50% ethanolic extracts of Myristica fragrans Houtt. (nutmeg) and Syzygium aromaticum (L) Merr. & Perry. (clove) in male mice: a comparative study
    - Tajuddin
    Department of Ilmul Advia Unani Pharmacology, Faculty of Unani Medicine, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India
    BMC Complement Altern Med 3:6. 2003
    ..In order to explore the sexual function improving effect of Myristica fragrans Houtt. (nutmeg) and Syzygium aromaticum (L) Merr. & Perry...
  59. ncbi Myristica fragrans Houtt. methanolic extract induces apoptosis in a human leukemia cell line through SIRT1 mRNA downregulation
    Chintana Chirathaworn
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 90:2422-8. 2007
    b>Myristica fragrans Houtt. (nutmeg) contains antibacterial, antiviral and anti-cancer activities. However the mechanisms underlying those activities have not been clearly explained.
  60. ncbi Antioxidative, antiproliferative and biochemical effects in HepG2 cells of a homeopathic remedy and its constituent plant tinctures tested separately or in combination
    Rolf Gebhardt
    Institute of Biochemistry, Medical Faculty, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Arzneimittelforschung 53:823-30. 2003
    ..Colocynthis from Citrullus colocynthis L., Lycopodium from Lycopodium clavatum L., Nux moschata from Myristica fragans, Houtt, and China from Cinchona pubescens, Vahl...
  61. ncbi Evaluation of five essential oils from aromatic plants of Cameroon for controlling food spoilage and mycotoxin producing fungi
    J Nguefack
    Danish Government Institute of Seed Pathology for Developing Countries DGISP, Thorvaldsensvej 57, DK 1871 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Int J Food Microbiol 94:329-34. 2004
    Five essential oils (EO) extracted from Cymbopogon citratus, Monodora myristica, Ocimum gratissimum, Thymus vulgaris and Zingiber officinale were investigated for their inhibitory effect against three food spoilage and mycotoxin ..
  62. ncbi Improvement of mouse memory by Myristica fragrans seeds
    Milind Parle
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar 125001, Haryana, India
    J Med Food 7:157-61. 2004
    ..The present study was undertaken to investigate the effect of Myristica fragrans (MF) seeds on learning and memory in mice...
  63. ncbi [Preliminary attempt at the speciation of 25-elements in the Chinese medicinal herbs]
    Jing Yu Wang
    School of Public Health, Peking University, Beijing 100083, China
    Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 29:753-9. 2004
    ..To make an attempt at the multi-element speciation in the Chinese medicinal herbs by determining the concentrations of 25 elements in different extraction solutions...
  64. pmc Antioxidants in aqueous extract of Myristica fragrans (Houtt.) suppress mitosis and cyclophosphamide-induced chromosomal aberrations in Allium cepa L. cells
    Akeem Akinboro
    School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
    J Zhejiang Univ Sci B 12:915-22. 2011
    In this study, freeze-dried water extract from the leaves of Myristica fragrans (Houtt.) was tested for mutagenic and antimutagenic potentials using the Allium cepa assay...
  65. doi Cytotoxic and antioxidative phenolic compounds from the traditional Chinese medicinal plant, Myristica fragrans
    Lin Duan
    Key Laboratory of Marine Drugs, Chinese Ministry of Education, School of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ocean University of, China, Qingdao, P R China
    Planta Med 75:1241-5. 2009
    Two new phenolic compounds were isolated from the fruits of Myristica fragrans and their structures were elucidated as (-)-1-(2,6-dihydroxyphenyl)-9-[4-hydroxy-3-(p-menth-1-en-8-oxy)-phenyl]-1-nonanone ( 1) and (7 R,8 R)-7,8-dihydro-7-(3,..
  66. ncbi Regulation of arginase/nitric oxide synthesis axis via cytokine balance contributes to the healing action of malabaricone B against indomethacin-induced gastric ulceration in mice
    Biswanath Maity
    Department of Biochemistry, Dr BC Roy Post Graduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences and IPGME and R, Kolkata, India
    Int Immunopharmacol 9:491-8. 2009
    The role of the arginine-metabolism in the healing action of the Myristica malabarica phenol malabaricone B (mal B) and omeprazole against indomethacin-induced stomach ulceration in mouse was investigated...
  67. ncbi [GC-MS analysis of essential oil from nutmeg processed by different traditional methods]
    Xin Hang
    Department of Natural Medicines and State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100083, China
    Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 32:1669-75. 2007
    To analyze the chemical components of the essential oil extracted from the seeds of Myristica fragrans (nutmeg) processed by different methods (steamed with water steam, roasted with flour, sauted with flour, roasted with talcum powder, ..
  68. ncbi Low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-antioxidant lignans from Myristica fragrans seeds
    Hyun Sook Kwon
    Division of Applied Life Science BK21 program, EB NCRC, Institute of Agriculture and Life Science, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju 660 701, Republic of Korea
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 18:194-8. 2008
    Six diarylbutane lignans 1-5 and one aryltetralin lignan 6 were isolated from the methanol (95%) extracts of Myristica fragrans seeds and then 7-methyl ether diarylbutane lignan 4 has proven to be new a compound...
  69. ncbi In vitro susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori to botanical extracts used traditionally for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders
    Gail B Mahady
    Program for Collaborative Research in the Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, 833 S Wood Street M C 877, 60612, USA
    Phytother Res 19:988-91. 2005
    ..Methanol extracts of Myristica fragrans (seed) had a MIC of 12...
  70. ncbi Gastroprotective properties of Myristica malabarica against indometacin-induced stomach ulceration: a mechanistic exploration
    Debashish Banerjee
    Department of Biochemistry, Dr B C Roy Post Graduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences and IPGME and R, 244B, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata 700 020, India
    J Pharm Pharmacol 59:1555-65. 2007
    The healing activity of the methanol extract of the spice rampatri, Myristica malabarica, (RM) and omeprazole against indometacin-induced stomach ulceration has been studied in a mouse model...
  71. ncbi Biotransformation of myrislignan by rat liver microsomes in vitro
    Fei Li
    The State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs and Department of Natural Medicines, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100083, PR China
    Phytochemistry 69:765-71. 2008
    ..propan-1-ol, is a major acyclic neolignan in seeds of Myristica fragrans...
  72. ncbi Antidepressant-like activity of n-hexane extract of nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) seeds in mice
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar, Haryana, India
    J Med Food 9:84-9. 2006
    The present study was undertaken to investigate the effect of an n-hexane extract of Myristica fragrans seeds on depression in mice by using the forced swim test (FST) and the tail suspension test (TST). M...
  73. ncbi [Chemical constituents of Myristica fragrans Houttuyn seed and their physiological activities]
    Aki Maeda
    Graduate School of System Engineering, Program in Systems Engineering, Kinki University, Umenobe, Takaya, Higashi Hiroshima City, Japan
    Yakugaku Zasshi 128:129-33. 2008
    The antioxidative activity of phenylpropanoid compound extracts from nutmeg (Myristica fragragrans Houttuyn) seed was determined...
  74. ncbi Isolation and antifungal activity of lignans from Myristica fragrans against various plant pathogenic fungi
    Jun Young Cho
    Bio Control Research Team, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, Yusong PO Box 107, Taejon 305 600, Republic of Korea
    Pest Manag Sci 63:935-40. 2007
    ..in vivo antifungal activity against various plant diseases, we found that treatment with a methanol extract of Myristica fragrans Houttyn (nutmeg) seeds reduced the development of various plant diseases...
  75. ncbi Screening of Indian medicinal plants for acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activity
    Pulok K Mukherjee
    Department of Pharmacy, Pharmacognosy Research Laboratories, Franklin Wilkins Building, King s College London, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NH, UK
    Phytother Res 21:1142-5. 2007
    ..Andrographis paniculata, Centella asiatica, Evalvulus alsinoides, Nardostachys jatamansi, Nelumbo nucifera, Myristica fragrans used in Indian systems of medicine, were tested for in vitro acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activity ..
  76. ncbi Macelignan protects HepG2 cells against tert-butylhydroperoxide-induced oxidative damage
    Jong Hee Sohn
    Department of Biotechnology, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Biofactors 29:1-10. 2007
    In this study, we investigated the protective effect of macelignan, isolated from Myristica fragrans Houtt. (nutmeg) against tert-butylhydroperoxide (t-BHP)-induced cytotoxicity in a human hepatoma cell line, HepG2...
  77. ncbi Toxicity of Myristica fagrans seed compounds against Blattella germanica (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae)
    Woo Chul Jung
    School of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 921, Republic of Korea
    J Med Entomol 44:524-9. 2007
    The insecticidal constituents of hexane-soluble fraction from a methanolic extract of the seeds from Myristica fragrans (Myristicaceae) against adult females of Blattella germanica (L...
  78. ncbi Antipromastigote activity of the malabaricones of Myristica malabarica (rampatri)
    Rupashree Sen
    Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, 244 B, Acharya JC Bose Road, Kolkata 700020, India
    Phytother Res 21:592-5. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the antileishmanial activity of the fruit rind of Myristica malabarica that is used as a spice and is also credited with medicinal properties...
  79. ncbi Antiparasitic activity of some New Caledonian medicinal plants
    Julie Desrivot
    Laboratoire de Pharmacognosie UMR CNRS 8076 BioCIS, Universite Paris Sud 11, Faculte de Pharmacie, 92296 Chatenay Malabry, France
    J Ethnopharmacol 112:7-12. 2007
    ..The almond and aril extracts from Myristica fatua had an IC(50) value of 0.5-5microg/ml against Trypanosoma brucei brucei...
  80. ncbi Radioprotection of Swiss albino mice by Myristica fragrans houtt
    Mini Sharma
    Cell and Molecular Biology Lab, Department of Zoology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India
    J Radiat Res (Tokyo) 48:135-41. 2007
    Nutmeg, the dried seed kernel of Myristica fragrans, MF (Family: Myristicaceae) possesses antifungal, hepatoprotective and antioxidant properties...
  81. ncbi Therapeutic potential of peroxisome proliferators--activated receptor-alpha/gamma dual agonist with alleviation of endoplasmic reticulum stress for the treatment of diabetes
    Kyu Lee Han
    Department of Biotechnology, Yonsei University, Seodaemun gu, Seoul, South Korea
    Diabetes 57:737-45. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the function of macelignan, a natural compound isolated from Myristica fragrans, as a dual agonist for PPARalpha/gamma and investigated its antidiabetes effects in animal models.
  82. ncbi Comparative brain cholinesterase-inhibiting activity of Glycyrrhiza glabra, Myristica fragrans, ascorbic acid, and metrifonate in mice
    Dinesh Dhingra
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, Haryana, India
    J Med Food 9:281-3. 2006
    ..was undertaken to estimate the acetylcholinesterase- inhibiting activity of extracts of Glycyrrhiza glabra, Myristica fragrans seeds, and ascorbic acid and compare these values with a standard acetylcholinesterase-inhibiting drug, ..
  83. doi Myristica malabarica heals stomach ulceration by increasing prostaglandin synthesis and angiogenesis
    Biswanath Maity
    Department of Biochemistry, Dr B C Roy Post Graduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences and IPGME and R, Kolkata, India
    Planta Med 74:1774-8. 2008
    ..46, which was reduced by a 3-day treatment with the methanol extract of Myristica malabarica (40 mg kg (-1), P. O.) and omeprazole (3 mg kg (-1), P. O.) to 0.95 and 0.82, respectively...
  84. doi Larvicidal and adulticidal activities of some medicinal plants against the malarial vector, Anopheles stephensi (Liston)
    N Senthilkumar
    Department of Biotechnology, Mizoram University, Aizawl, 796 009 Mizoram, India
    Parasitol Res 104:237-44. 2009
    ..and plant extracts of mixture; Eucalyptus globulus, Cymbopogan citratus, Artemisia annua, Justicia gendarussa, Myristica fragrans, Annona squamosa, and Centella asiatica were found to be most effective...
  85. doi Acylphenols from Myristica crassa as new acetylcholinesterase inhibitors
    Alessandra Maia
    Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles, UPR 2301, CNRS, Gif sur Yvette Cedex France
    Planta Med 74:1457-62. 2008
    ..inhibitory activity was observed for the ethyl acetate and methanol extracts from the leaves and the fruits of MYRISTICA CRASSA...
  86. doi Determination of dehydrodiisoeugenol in rat tissues using HPLC method
    Fei Li
    State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs and Department of Natural Medicines, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100083, People s Republic of China
    Biomed Chromatogr 22:1206-12. 2008
    Dehydrodiisoeugenol (DDIE) is a bioactive neolignan from the seeds of Myristica fragrans Houtt., which exhibits good anti-inflammatory activity...
  87. doi Anticonvulsant activities of nutmeg oil of Myristica fragrans
    Abdul Wahab
    Section of Pharmacology, International Center for Chemical Sciences, H E J Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan
    Phytother Res 23:153-8. 2009
    ..study was to investigate the anticonvulsant activity of the volatile oil of nutmeg, the dried seed kernel of Myristica fragrans Houtt, using well-established animal seizure models and to evaluate its potential for acute toxicity ..
  88. ncbi [New neolignan from seed of Myristica fragrans]
    Xiu Wei Yang
    State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs, Department of Natural Medicines, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100083, China
    Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 33:397-402. 2008
    To study the chemical constituents in the nutmeg (seed of Myristica fragrans).
  89. doi Simultaneous determination of diastereomers (+)-licarin A and isolicarin A from Myristica fragrans in rat plasma by HPLC and its application to their pharmacokinetics
    Fei Li
    Department of Natural Medicines, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    Planta Med 74:880-4. 2008
    ..05 and 0.25 microg/mL for (+)-licarin A, and 0.05 and 0.10 microg/mL for isolicarin A, respectively. This assay method was successfully applied to study the pharmacokinetics of diastereomers (+)-licarin A and isolicarin A in rat plasma...
  90. ncbi Inhibitory effects of macelignan isolated from Myristica fragrans HOUTT. on melanin biosynthesis
    Yumi Cho
    Department of Biotechnology, Yonsei University, Seoul 120 749, Korea
    Biol Pharm Bull 31:986-9. 2008
    The aim of this study was to investigate the in vitro inhibitory effects of macelignan isolated from Myristica fragrans HOUTT...
  91. doi Immunomodulatory and radioprotective effects of lignans derived from fresh nutmeg mace (Myristica fragrans) in mammalian splenocytes
    Rahul Checker
    Immunology and Hyperthermia Section, Radiation Biology and Health Sciences Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, 400085 India
    Int Immunopharmacol 8:661-9. 2008
    Recently, the lignans present in the aqueous extract of fresh nutmeg mace (aril of the fruit of Myristica fragrans) were shown to possess antioxidant properties in cell free systems and protected PUC18 plasmid against radiation-induced ..
  92. ncbi Toxicity of plant essential oils and their components against Lycoriella ingenua (Diptera: Sciaridae)
    Il Kwon Park
    Division of Forest Insect Pests and Diseases, Korea Forest Research Institute, Seoul 130 012, Republic of Korea
    J Econ Entomol 101:139-44. 2008
    ..lemongrass [Cymbopogon citratus (D.C.) Stapf.], mandarine (Citrus reticulate Blanco), nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt), cade (Juniperus oxycedrus L.), spearmint (Mentha spicata L.), cumin (Cuminum cyminum L...
  93. ncbi Fumigant toxicity of essential oils from some common spices against pulse beetle, Callosobruchus chinensis (Coleoptera: Bruchidae)
    Mukesh Kumar Chaubey
    Department of Zoology, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur University, UP, India
    J Oleo Sci 57:171-9. 2008
    ..present study, the essential oil from seven common spices, Anethum graveolens, Cuminum cyminum, Illicium verum, Myristica fragrans, Nigella sativa, Piper nigrum and Trachyspermum ammi was isolated and its insecticidal, oviposition, ..
  94. ncbi Protective Effects of macelignan on cisplatin-induced hepatotoxicity is associated with JNK activation
    Jong Hee Sohn
    Department of Biotechnology, Yonsei University, Seodaemun gu, Seoul, Korea
    Biol Pharm Bull 31:273-7. 2008
    ..This study investigated the protective effect of macelignan, isolated from Myristica fragrans HOUTT...
  95. ncbi Antioxidant activity of Myristica malabarica extracts and their constituents
    Birija S Patro
    Bio Organic Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India
    J Agric Food Chem 53:6912-8. 2005
    The 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) assay of the ether, methanol, and aqueous extracts of the spice Myristica malabarica (rampatri) revealed the methanol extract to possess the best antioxidant activity...
  96. ncbi Free radical scavenging activity, metal chelation and antioxidant power of some of the Indian spices
    Amit Singh Yadav
    School of Biochemistry, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
    Biofactors 31:219-27. 2007
    ..Spices used in Indian foods such as cloves (Syzygium aromaticum), licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra), mace (aril of Myristica fragans), and greater cardamom (Amomum subulatum) were tested for their antioxidant properties in vitro...
  97. pmc Broad-range and binary-range acyl-acyl-carrier protein thioesterases suggest an alternative mechanism for medium-chain production in seeds
    T A Voelker
    Calgene, Inc, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Plant Physiol 114:669-77. 1997
    ..We have isolated and characterized FatB cDNAs from the maturing seeds of elm (Ulmus americana) and nutmeg (Myristica fragrans), which accumulate predominantly caprate (10:0)- and myristate (14:0)-containing oils, respectively...
  98. ncbi Lignans and neolignans from Myristica argentea Warb
    F Filleur
    UPRES EA 1085 Laboratoire de Pharmacognosie et de Phytochimie, UFR de Pharmacie, Universite de Limoges, France
    Nat Prod Lett 16:1-7. 2002
    The petrol extract from mace of Myristica argentea Warb...
  99. pmc Enzyme Inhibition by Molluscicidal Components of Myristica fragrans Houtt. in the Nervous Tissue of Snail Lymnaea acuminata
    Preetee Jaiswal
    Department of Zoology, D D U Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur 273009, India
    Enzyme Res 2010:478746. 2010
    This study was designed to investigate the effects of molluscicidal components of Myristica fragrans Houtt. (Myristicaceae) on certain enzymes in the nervous tissue of freshwater snail Lymnaea acuminata Lamarck (Lymnaeidae)...
  100. ncbi [Direct identification of Myristica fragrans and Myristica sp. by FTIR]
    Yixiang Wang
    Jinhua Institute for Drug Control, Zhejiang Province, Jinhua 321000
    Zhong Yao Cai 26:14-5. 2003
    To directly and accurately identify Myristica fragrans and Myristica sp.
  101. ncbi Modulatory effect of spice extracts on iron-induced lipid peroxidation in rat liver
    Amit Singh Yadav
    School of Biochemistry, Devi Ahilya University, Khandwa Road, Indore 452017, India
    Biofactors 29:147-57. 2007
    ..commonly used in Indian foods such as cloves (Syzygium aromaticum), licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra), mace (aril of Myristica fragrans) and greater cardamom (Amomum subulatum), were selected as the test samples to find their effect on the ..

Research Grants4

  1. EVALUATION OF BOTANICALS FOR H .PYLORI INFECTIONS
    Gail Mahady; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..pylori strains. Active extracts will be utilized for in vivo studies. The long-term objectives are to develop safe and effective botanical extracts for the treatment and prevention of H. pylori infections. ..
  2. Conference on Emerging Research Technologies
    Gail Mahady; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  3. Botanicals for Chlamydia pneumonia infections-Revision 1
    Gail Mahady; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Data and active standardized extracts developed during this work will be used as the basis for future clinical trials. ..
  4. Botanicals from Central America for Menopause
    Gail Mahady; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Successful validation and standardization of traditional plant-based medicines used to treat menopause has great significance not only for the women of Central America but the rest of the world as well. ..