chamaecyparis

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family CUPRESSACEAE which should not be confused with other cedar and cypress trees of THUJA or CUPRESSUS genera.

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  1. Xiao D, Kuroyanagi M, Itani T, Matsuura H, Udayama M, Murakami M, et al. Studies on constituents from Chamaecyparis pisifera and antibacterial activity of diterpenes. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2001;49:1479-81 pubmed
    ..a chromone derivative (1) and an abietane derivative (2) were isolated along with several diterpenes from Chamaecyparis pisifera...
  2. Zhang Y, Tan N, Lu Y, Chang Y, Jia R. Chamobtusin A, a novel skeleton diterpenoid alkaloid from Chamaecyparis obtusa cv. tetragon. Org Lett. 2007;9:4579-81 pubmed
    The novel diterpenoid alkaloid chamobtusin A (1) was isolated from the branches and leaves of Chamaecyparis obtusa cv. tetragon. Its structure and relative stereochemistry were mainly determined by MS, 2D NMR, and X-ray methods...
  3. Jang Y, Jeon J, Lee H. Mosquito larvicidal activity of active constituent derived from Chamaecyparis obtusa leaves against 3 mosquito species. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2005;21:400-3 pubmed
    Mosqutio larvicidal activity of Chamaecyparis obtusa leaf-derived materials against the 4th-stage larvae of Aedes aegypti (L.), Ochlerotatus togoi (Theobald), and Culex pipiens pallens (Coquillett) was examined in the laboratory...
  4. Quinn L, O Neill P, Harrison J, Paskiewicz K, McCracken A, Cooke L, et al. Genome-wide sequencing of Phytophthora lateralis reveals genetic variation among isolates from Lawson cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) in Northern Ireland. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2013;344:179-85 pubmed publisher
    Phytophthora lateralis is a fungus-like (oomycete) pathogen of trees in the family Cupressaceae, including Chamaecyparis lawsoniana (Lawson cypress or Port Orford cedar)...
  5. Yang J, Choi M, Seo W, Rinker D, Han S, Cheong G. Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of Chamaecyparis obtusa leaf essential oil. Fitoterapia. 2007;78:149-52 pubmed
    The essential oil obtained from the leaves of Chamaecyparis obtusa was analyzed by GC and GC-MS. alpha-Terpinyl acetate, sabinene, isobornyl acetate and limonene were found to be the major components...
  6. Kiyoto S, Yoshinaga A, Tanaka N, Wada M, Kamitakahara H, Takabe K. Immunolocalization of 8-5' and 8-8' linked structures of lignin in cell walls of Chamaecyparis obtusa using monoclonal antibodies. Planta. 2013;237:705-15 pubmed publisher
    ..In sections of Japanese cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa), labeling by the anti-dehydrodiconiferyl alcohol antibody was found in the secondary walls of phloem ..
  7. Yamashita S, Yoshida M, Yamamoto H, Okuyama T. Screening genes that change expression during compression wood formation in Chamaecyparis obtusa. Tree Physiol. 2008;28:1331-40 pubmed
    ..expression during compression wood formation by fluorescent differential display (FDD) in five adult trees (Chamaecyparis obtusa (Siebold & Zucc.) Endl...
  8. Smith E, Williamson E, Wareham N, Kaatz G, Gibbons S. Antibacterials and modulators of bacterial resistance from the immature cones of Chamaecyparis lawsoniana. Phytochemistry. 2007;68:210-7 pubmed
    ..multidrug-resistant (MDR) strains of Staphylococcus aureus, eight compounds were isolated from the cones of Chamaecyparis lawsoniana...
  9. Matsumoto A, Tsumura Y. Evaluation of cleaved amplified polymorphic sequence markers for Chamaecyparis obtusa based on expressed sequence tag information from Cryptomeria japonica. Theor Appl Genet. 2004;110:80-91 pubmed
    ..based on expressed sequence-tag information derived from sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) for use in hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa), a species that belongs to a different family (although it appears to be fairly closely related to ..

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  1. Hsieh Y, Kuo P, Chien S, Shyur L, Wang S. Effects of Chamaecyparis formosensis Matasumura extractives on lipopolysaccharide-induced release of nitric oxide. Phytomedicine. 2007;14:675-80 pubmed
    b>Chamaecyparis formaosensis, commonly known as Taiwan red cypress, is native to Taiwan and grows at elevations of 1500-2150 m in Taiwan's central mountains. Many compounds have been identified from different pasts of C...
  2. Bérubé Y, Ritland C, Ritland K. Isolation, characterization, and cross-species utility of microsatellites in yellow cedar (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis). Genome. 2003;46:353-61 pubmed
    b>Chamaecyparis nootkatensis is an ecologically and economically important conifer of the north Pacific coastal forests...
  3. Tsai C, Tian G, Chiu C. Great fraction of dissolved organic C and N in the primary per-humid Chamaecyparis forest soil. Bot Stud. 2015;56:27 pubmed publisher
    ..e. summit, footslope and lakeshore) in a primary Chamaecyparis forest of Taiwan...
  4. Schmitz N, Abrams S, Kermode A. Changes in ABA turnover and sensitivity that accompany dormancy termination of yellow-cedar (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis) seeds. J Exp Bot. 2002;53:89-101 pubmed
    Yellow-cedar (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis [D. Don] Spach) seeds exhibit prolonged coat-imposed dormancy following their dispersal from the parent plant...
  5. Chen J, Chung T, Tian G, Chiu C. Characterization of soil organic matter in perhumid natural cypress forest: comparison of humification in different particle-size fractions. Bot Stud. 2013;54:56 pubmed publisher
    The Chamaecyparis forest is a valuable natural resource in eastern Asia...
  6. Yamato M, Yagame T, Shimomura N, Iwase K, Takahashi H, Ogura Tsujita Y, et al. Specific arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi associated with non-photosynthetic Petrosavia sakuraii (Petrosaviaceae). Mycorrhiza. 2011;21:631-639 pubmed publisher
    ..Habitats examined were plantations of the Japanese cypress Chamaecyparis obtusa in Honshu, an evergreen broad-leaved forest in Amami Island in Japan and a mixed deciduous and ..
  7. Tseng M, Lai W, Hsieh C, Kuo Y. Allelopathy on bark of downed logs of Chamaecyparis Obtusa sieb. and Zucc. var. formosana (Hayata) Rehder. J Chem Ecol. 2007;33:1283-96 pubmed
    b>Chamaecyparis obtusa Sieb. and Zucc. var. formosana (Hayata) Rehder is the dominant species in the temperate forest of Yuanyang Lake Nature Reserve (YYL), Taiwan. Although downed logs of C. obstusa var...
  8. Jin Y, Han D, Tian M, Row K. Supercritical CO2 extraction of essential oils from Chamaecyparis obtusa. Nat Prod Commun. 2010;5:461-4 pubmed
    ..and hydrodistillation (HD) were used to determine the essential oil composition of the trunks and leaves of Chamaecyparis obtusa...
  9. Massah N, Wang J, Russell J, Van Niejenhuis A, El Kassaby Y. Genealogical relationship among members of selection and production populations of yellow cedar (Callitropsis nootkatensis [D. Don] Oerst.) in the absence of parental information. J Hered. 2010;101:154-63 pubmed publisher
    ..The associated buildup of coancestry in selection and production populations is expected to result in inaccurate estimation of genetic parameters and an unintentional reduction in genetic diversity in reforestation stocks. ..
  10. Tian M, Bi W, Row K. Simultaneous extraction and separation of flavonols and flavones from Chamaecyparis obtusa by multi-phase extraction using an ionic liquid-modified microsphere polymer. Phytochem Anal. 2012;23:576-81 pubmed publisher
    ..especially quercitrin, myricetin and amentoflavone, are the main anti-bacterial and anti-cancer compounds in Chamaecyparis obtuse. Multi-phase extraction is a new method that can extract and separate target compounds simultaneously...
  11. Kim B, Goleva E, Hall C, Park S, Lee U, Brauweiler A, et al. Skin Wound Healing Is Accelerated by a Lipid Mixture Representing Major Lipid Components of Chamaecyparis obtusa Plant Extract. J Invest Dermatol. 2018;138:1176-1186 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, infection control is critical for wound care. In this study, we analyzed lipid composition of Chamaecyparis obtusa extract, and we describe the wound-healing properties of its combination of 10 major lipid components...
  12. Ohashi S, Kuroda K, Takano T, Suzuki Y, Fujiwara T, Abe H, et al. Temporal trends in 137Cs concentrations in the bark, sapwood, heartwood, and whole wood of four tree species in Japanese forests from 2011 to 2016. J Environ Radioact. 2017;178-179:335-342 pubmed publisher
  13. Cheng S, Chang H, Wu C, Chang S. Anti-termitic activities of essential oils from coniferous trees against Coptotermes formosanus. Bioresour Technol. 2007;98:456-9 pubmed
    ..formosana and Cryptomeria japonica and the leaf essential oil of Chamaecyparis obtusa var. formosana had 100% mortality after 5 d of test...
  14. Nakaba S, Hirai A, Kudo K, Yamagishi Y, Yamane K, Kuroda K, et al. Cavitation of intercellular spaces is critical to establishment of hydraulic properties of compression wood of Chamaecyparis obtusa seedlings. Ann Bot. 2016;117:457-63 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, we evaluated the impact of these spaces in artificially induced compression wood in Chamaecyparis obtusa seedlings...
  15. Taniguchi T, Kurita M, Ohmiya Y, Kondo T. Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation of embryogenic tissue and transgenic plant regeneration in Chamaecyparis obtusa Sieb. et Zucc. Plant Cell Rep. 2005;23:796-802 pubmed
    A genetic transformation procedure for Chamaecyparis obtusa was developed after co-cultivation of embryogenic tissues with disarmed Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain C58/pMP90, which harbours the sgfp (synthetic green fluorescent protein) ..
  16. Aziz M, Adnan M, Khan A, Sufyan M, Khan S. Cross-Cultural Analysis of Medicinal Plants commonly used in Ethnoveterinary Practices at South Waziristan Agency and Bajaur Agency, Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA), Pakistan. J Ethnopharmacol. 2018;210:443-468 pubmed publisher
    ..On the other hand from Bajaur Agency, Boerhavia erecta, Celtis australis, Chamaecyparis obtusa var...
  17. Sakushima A, Ohno K, Coskun M, Seki K, Ohkura K. Separation and identification of Taxifolin 3-O-glucoside isomers from Chamaecyparis obtusa (Cupressaceae). Nat Prod Lett. 2002;16:383-7 pubmed
    Taxifolin 3-O-glucoside isomers, [(2R, 3R)-, (2R, 3S)-, (2S, 3R)- and (2S, 3S)-] were isolated from leaves of Chamaecyparis obtuse (Cupressaceae)...
  18. Kasuya H, Iida S, Ono K, Satou T, Koike K. Intracerebral Distribution of a-Pinene and the Anxiolytic-like Effect in Mice Following Inhaled Administration of Essential Oil from Chamaecyparis obtuse. Nat Prod Commun. 2015;10:1479-82 pubmed
    The anxiolytic-like and stress reduction effects following inhaled administration of essential oil from Chamaecyparis obtusa (EOCO) have been reported...
  19. Chung C, Leung K, Lu W, Yen T, He C, Sheu J, et al. Hinokitiol Negatively Regulates Immune Responses through Cell Cycle Arrest in Concanavalin A-Activated Lymphocytes. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015;2015:595824 pubmed publisher
    ..Hinokitiol, isolated from the wood of Chamaecyparis taiwanensis, engages in multiple biological activities...
  20. Kim H, Lee S, Oh T, Lim S, Kim S, Lee H, et al. Antiproliferative and Apoptotic Activity of Chamaecyparis obtusa Leaf Extract against the HCT116 Human Colorectal Cancer Cell Line and Investigation of the Bioactive Compound by Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry-Based Metabolomics. Molecules. 2015;20:18066-82 pubmed publisher
    b>Chamaecyparis obtusa (CO) belongs to the Cupressaceae family, and it is found widely distributed in Japan and Korea...
  21. Makita N, Hirano Y, Sugimoto T, Tanikawa T, Ishii H. Intraspecific variation in fine root respiration and morphology in response to in situ soil nitrogen fertility in a 100-year-old Chamaecyparis obtusa forest. Oecologia. 2015;179:959-67 pubmed publisher
    ..and morphology of fine root segments with 1-3 branching orders in a 100-year-old coniferous forest of Chamaecyparis obtusa...
  22. Palá Paúl J, Usano Alemany J, Granda E, Soria A. Antifungal and antibacterial activity of the essential oil of Chamaecyparis lawsoniana from Spain. Nat Prod Commun. 2012;7:1383-6 pubmed
    The essential oils extracted from the young stems and leaves of Chamaecyparis lawsoniana (A.Murray) Parl. have been analysed by Gas Chromatography and Gas Chromatography coupled to Mass Spectrometry...
  23. Park Y, Jung S, Yoo S, Kim W, Cho C, Park B, et al. Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory effects of essential oil extracted from Chamaecyparis obtusa in mice. Int Immunopharmacol. 2015;29:320-325 pubmed publisher
    Essential oil extracted from Chamaecyparis obtusa (EOCO) consists of several monoterpenes with anti-inflammatory effects. Monoterpenes are expected to have an analgesic effect through inhibition of pro-inflammatory mediators...
  24. Vourch G, Russell J, Martin J. Linking deer browsing and terpene production among genetic identities in Chamaecyparis nootkatensis and Thuja plicata (Cupressaceae). J Hered. 2002;93:370-6 pubmed
    ..in needle terpenes and damage caused by black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus) was analyzed on yellow-cedar (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis) and western redcedar (Thuja plicata)...
  25. Yoshinaga A, Kamitakahara H, Takabe K. Distribution of coniferin in differentiating normal and compression woods using MALDI mass spectrometric imaging coupled with osmium tetroxide vapor treatment. Tree Physiol. 2016;36:643-52 pubmed publisher
    ..to detect monolignol glucosides in differentiating normal and compression woods of two Japanese softwoods, Chamaecyparis obtusa and Cryptomeria japonica Comparison of matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass ..
  26. Aburai N, Yoshida M, Ohnishi M, Kimura K. Pisiferdiol and pisiferic acid isolated from Chamaecyparis pisifera activate protein phosphatase 2C in vitro and induce caspase-3/7-dependent apoptosis via dephosphorylation of Bad in HL60 cells. Phytomedicine. 2010;17:782-8 pubmed publisher
    ..activators from natural sources, we isolated abietane-type diterpenes, pisiferdiol and pisiferic acid from Chamaecyparis pisifera. Pisiferdiol having a unique seven-membered ring showed more specific PP2C activation activity (1...
  27. Chen Y, Lin C, Cheng S, Chang S. Phylogenetic relationships of the genus Chamaecyparis inferred from leaf essential oil. Chem Biodivers. 2011;8:1083-97 pubmed publisher
    The species differentiation between Chamaecyparis formosensis, C. obtusa var. formosana, and C. obtusa, based on the composition of the leaf essential oils, was studied...
  28. Sone T, Dairiki K, Morikubo K, Shimizu K, Tsunoo H, Mori T, et al. Recognition of T cell epitopes unique to Cha o 2, the major allergen in Japanese cypress pollen, in allergic patients cross-reactive to Japanese cedar and Japanese cypress pollen. Allergol Int. 2009;58:237-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Cha o 2 is a putative aeroallergen that can potentially sensitize human T cells. We concluded that generation of T cells specific to Cha o 2 in allergic patients acts as one of the causes of continuous allergic symptoms in April. ..
  29. Takebayashi Y, Koba K, Sasaki Y, Fang Y, Yoh M. The natural abundance of 15N in plant and soil-available N indicates a shift of main plant N resources to NO3(-) from NH4(+) along the N leaching gradient. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2010;24:1001-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Hinoki cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa Endlicher) planted broadly in Japan was selected for use in this study...
  30. Tang B, Bi W, Row K. Using poly([1-vinyl-3-hexylimidazolium] [bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide]) to adsorb bio-ethanol from a Chamaecyparis obtuse leaves fermentation broth. Bioresour Technol. 2013;137:25-32 pubmed publisher
    ..poly([VHIM][Tf2N])) was assessed for its ability to adsorb bio-ethanol from Chamaecyparis obtuse leaves fermentation broths...
  31. Bae D, Seol H, Yoon H, Na J, Oh K, Choi C, et al. Inhaled essential oil from Chamaecyparis obtuse ameliorates the impairments of cognitive function induced by injection of ?-amyloid in rats. Pharm Biol. 2012;50:900-10 pubmed publisher
    b>Chamaecyparis obtusa Sieb. & Zucc., Endlicher (Cupressaceae) forest bathing or aromatherapy has been shown in various studies to have biological functions such as anticancer, antiallergies, antiinflammatory, and antioxidant activity...
  32. Gao H, Wu L, Muto N, Fuchino H, Nakane T, Shirota O, et al. Beyerane derivatives and a sesquiterpene dimer from Japanese Cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa). Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2008;56:1030-4 pubmed
    ..as neurite outgrowth-promoting compounds from an ethyl acetate soluble fraction of Japanese Cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa)...
  33. Nonaka H, Kobayashi A, Funaoka M. Behavior of lignin-binding cellulase in the presence of fresh cellulosic substrate. Bioresour Technol. 2013;135:53-7 pubmed publisher
    ..As a result, the lignocresol-binding cellulase is highly stable and lignocresol can potentially be used for immobilizing cellulase in the active state. ..
  34. Kermode A, Zeng Y, Hu X, Lauson S, Abrams S, He X. Ectopic expression of a conifer Abscisic Acid Insensitive3 transcription factor induces high-level synthesis of recombinant human alpha-L-iduronidase in transgenic tobacco leaves. Plant Mol Biol. 2007;63:763-76 pubmed
    ..recombinant enzyme in vegetative tissues, transgenic tobacco plants were generated to co-express a CaMV35S:Chamaecyparis nootkatensis Abscisic Acid Insensitive3 (CnABI3) gene construct, along with the human gene construct...
  35. Kusumi J, Tsumura Y, Tachida H. Evolutionary rate variation in two conifer species, Taxodium distichum (L.) Rich. var. distichum (baldcypress) and Cryptomeria japonica (Thunb. ex L.f.) D. Don (Sugi, Japanese cedar). Genes Genet Syst. 2015;90:305-15 pubmed publisher
    ..to illuminate the molecular evolutionary features of these species, using hundreds of genes and employing Chamaecyparis obtusa as an outgroup...
  36. Okamoto Y, Horiguchi S, Yamamoto H, Yonekura S, Hanazawa T. Present situation of cedar pollinosis in Japan and its immune responses. Allergol Int. 2009;58:155-62 pubmed publisher
    ..In Japan, Japanese cedar (Cryptometria japonica) and Japanese cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) pollens are considered to be the major unique allergens and their extent of dispersal is quite large, ..
  37. Hwang W, Kartal S, Yoshimura T, Imamura Y. Synergistic effect of heartwood extractives and quaternary ammonium compounds on termite resistance of treated wood. Pest Manag Sci. 2007;63:90-5 pubmed
    ..Further studies are needed for a better understanding of the synergism between wood extractives and either DBF or DDAC using both the sapwood and heartwood portions of the same wood species...
  38. Ueda M, Shibata E. Why do trees decline or dieback after a strong wind? Water status of Hinoki cypress standing after a typhoon. Tree Physiol. 2004;24:701-6 pubmed
    We examined the water status of Hinoki cypress, Chamaecyparis obtusa (Siebold & Zucc.) Endl...
  39. Bi W, Tian M, Row K. Evaluation of alcohol-based deep eutectic solvent in extraction and determination of flavonoids with response surface methodology optimization. J Chromatogr A. 2013;1285:22-30 pubmed publisher
    ..1 × 10(-3) to 0.1 mg mL(-1) (r(2)>0.999). The excellent properties of DESs highlight their potential as promising green solvents for the extraction and determination of a range of bioactive compounds or drugs...
  40. Brasier C, Franceschini S, Vettraino A, Hansen E, Green S, Robin C, et al. Four phenotypically and phylogenetically distinct lineages in Phytophthora lateralis. Fungal Biol. 2012;116:1232-49 pubmed publisher
    Until recently Phytophthora lateralis was known only as the cause of dieback and mortality of Chamaecyparis lawsoniana in its native range in the Pacific Northwest (PNW)...
  41. An B, Kang J, Yang H, Jung E, Kang H, Choi I, et al. Anti-inflammatory effects of essential oils from Chamaecyparis obtusa via the cyclooxygenase-2 pathway in rats. Mol Med Rep. 2013;8:255-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, the essential oil of Chamaecyparis obtusa (C. obtusa), which is commercially used in soap, toothpaste and cosmetics, was extracted...
  42. Kumagai A, Lee S, Endo T. Thin film of lignocellulosic nanofibrils with different chemical composition for QCM-D study. Biomacromolecules. 2013;14:2420-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of the preparation of thin films of LCNFs with high lignin and hemicellulose contents and their application in a QCM-D study. ..
  43. Park H, Kim S, Kang W, Woo J, Kim J. Effects of essential oil from Chamaecyparis obtusa on cytokine genes in the hippocampus of maternal separation rats. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2014;92:95-101 pubmed publisher
    We investigated the effects of an essential oil from Chamaecyparis obtusa (EOCO) on early life stress, using maternal separation (MS) rats and a microarray method to analyze the changes in gene expressions caused by EOCO in the ..
  44. Park Y, Yoo S, Kim W, Cho C, Woo J, Yoon C. Anti-inflammatory effects of essential oils extracted from Chamaecyparis obtusa on murine models of inflammation and RAW 264.7 cells. Mol Med Rep. 2016;13:3335-41 pubmed publisher
    Antimicrobial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory effects of essential oils extracted from Chamaecyparis obtusa (EOCO) have previously been reported...
  45. Dolan M, Jordan R, Schulze T, Schulze C, Manning M, Ruffolo D, et al. Ability of two natural products, nootkatone and carvacrol, to suppress Ixodes scapularis and Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) in a Lyme disease endemic area of New Jersey. J Econ Entomol. 2009;102:2316-24 pubmed
  46. Yu S, Ehrenfeld J. Relationships among plants, soils and microbial communities along a hydrological gradient in the New Jersey Pinelands, USA. Ann Bot. 2010;105:185-96 pubmed publisher
  47. Sagara H, Yukawa T, Kashima R, Okada T, Fukuda T. Effects of pranlukast hydrate on airway hyperresponsiveness in non-asthmatic patients with Japanese cedar pollinosis. Allergol Int. 2009;58:277-87 pubmed publisher
    ..It is unclear if the effects of pranlukast, a leukotriene-receptor antagonist, are consistent with this hypothesis...
  48. Ishibashi Y, Ohno H, Oh ishi S, Matsuoka T, Kizaki T, Yoshizumi K. Characterization of pollen dispersion in the neighborhood of Tokyo, Japan in the spring of 2005 and 2006. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2008;5:76-85 pubmed
    The behavior of Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) and Japanese cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) pollens in an urban area was examined through the measurements of the dispersion characteristics at the various sampling locations in both ..
  49. Lai I, Schroeder W, Wu J, Kuo Huang L, Mohl C, Chou C. Can fog contribute to the nutrition of Chamaecyparis obtusa var. formosana? Uptake of a fog solute tracer into foliage and transport to roots. Tree Physiol. 2007;27:1001-9 pubmed
    Yellow cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa (Siebold & Zucc.) Endl. var. formosana (Hayata) Rehder) is the predominant tree species of Taiwan's nutrient-poor, mountain fog forests...
  50. Quitain A, Sato N, Daimon H, Fujie K. Qualitative investigation on hydrothermal treatment of Hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa) bark for production of useful chemicals. J Agric Food Chem. 2003;51:7926-9 pubmed
    Hydrothermal treatment of an outer layer of a bark of Hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa) tree was investigated qualitatively for the possibility of utilizing residual forest biomass to produce valuable chemicals...
  51. Zeng Y, Zhao T, Kermode A. A conifer ABI3-interacting protein plays important roles during key transitions of the plant life cycle. Plant Physiol. 2013;161:179-95 pubmed publisher
    ..e. flowering). The nature of the effects of CnAIP2 on these processes and other evidence place CnAIP2 in the category of a "global" regulator, whose actions are antagonistic to those of ABI3...
  52. Zhang Y, Xu J, Xiao L, Zeng G, Sun Z, Tan N. A new phenolic glycoside from Chamaecyparis obtusa var. breviramea f. crippsii. Molecules. 2013;18:1255-61 pubmed publisher
    ..O-?-D-glucopyranoside (1), was isolated from the 90% acetone extract of the branches and leaves of Chamaecyparis obtusa var. breviramea f. crippsii along with another 10 known phenolics 2-11...
  53. Piesman J. Response of nymphal Ixodes scapularis, the primary tick vector of Lyme disease spirochetes in North America, to barriers derived from wood products or related home and garden items. J Vector Ecol. 2006;31:412-7 pubmed
    ..Creating barriers at the woods-lawn interface may someday play a role in integrated campaigns to prevent Lyme disease but will not serve as a stand-alone measure to block transmission of Lyme disease spirochetes...
  54. Tada M, Ohkanda T, Kurabe J. Syntheses of carnosic acid and carnosol, anti-oxidants in Rosemary, from pisiferic acid, the major constituent of Sawara. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2010;58:27-9 pubmed
    ..rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), was synthesized from pisiferic acid (1), the major constituent of Sawara (Chamaecyparis pisifera), via ortho-oxidation of the phenol using meta-chlorobenzoyl peroxide (mCBPO), chloroacetyl meta-..
  55. Kuo Y, Kuo Y, Lin Y, Tsai W. Yatein from Chamaecyparis obtusa suppresses herpes simplex virus type 1 replication in HeLa cells by interruption the immediate-early gene expression. Antiviral Res. 2006;70:112-20 pubmed
    ..By a bioassay-guided fractionation procedure, yatein (C(22)H(23)O(7); M.W.399) was isolated from Chamaecyparis obtusa; yatein significantly suppressed HSV-1 multiplication in HeLa cells without apparent cytotoxicity...
  56. Hishi T, Takeda H. Dynamics of heterorhizic root systems: protoxylem groups within the fine-root system of Chamaecyparis obtusa. New Phytol. 2005;167:509-21 pubmed
    ..Here the heterogeneous dynamics within fine-root systems are reported. The fine roots of Chamaecyparis obtusa were sampled using a sequential ingrowth core method over 2 yr...
  57. Taniguchi T, Kurita M, Itahana N, Kondo T. Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from immature zygotic embryos of Hinoki cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa Sieb. et Zucc.). Plant Cell Rep. 2004;23:26-31 pubmed
    We established a plant regeneration system for Hinoki cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) via somatic embryogenesis...
  58. Joo S, Yoo Y, Ko S, Choi W, Park M, Kang H, et al. Effects of essential oil from Chamaecypris obtusa on the development of atopic dermatitis-like skin lesions and the suppression of Th cytokines. J Dermatol Sci. 2010;60:122-5 pubmed publisher
  59. Krauze Baranowska M, Pobłocka L, El Hela A. Biflavones from Chamaecyparis obtusa. Z Naturforsch C. 2005;60:679-85 pubmed
    From the leaves of Chamaecyparis obtusa several biflavones were isolated and identified, namely: sciadopitysin, ginkgetin, isoginkgetin, podocarpusflavone B, 7,7"-O-dimethylamentoflavone, bilobetin, podocarpusflavone A, and 7-O-..
  60. Fukuyama T, Takenaka C, Onda Y. 137Cs loss via soil erosion from a mountainous headwater catchment in central Japan. Sci Total Environ. 2005;350:238-47 pubmed
    ..Results confirm the applicability of 137Cs measurements to estimate erosion rates in other relatively stable forested areas...
  61. Park M, Choi W, Kang H, Gwak K, Lee G, Jeung E, et al. Inhibitory effect of the essential oil from Chamaecyparis obtusa on the growth of food-borne pathogens. J Microbiol. 2010;48:496-501 pubmed publisher
    In this study, the antibacterial activity of essential oil from Chamaecyparis obtusa (Sieb. et Zucc) leaves and twigs was investigated...
  62. Xu J, Zhang Y, Chen K, Tan N, Liu Y. [A new monoterpenoid glucoside from the twigs of Chamaecyparis obtusa var. breviramea f. crippsii]. Yao Xue Xue Bao. 2012;47:1179-82 pubmed
    To investigate the chemical constituents of Chamaecyparis obtusa var. breviramea f. crippsii, various column chromatography and spectroscopic methods were used for the isolation and elucidation of compounds...
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