cupressus

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family CUPRESSACEAE. Cypress ordinarily refers to this but also forms part of the name of plants in other genera.

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  1. Zhao J, Fujita K, Sakai K. Reactive oxygen species, nitric oxide, and their interactions play different roles in Cupressus lusitanica cell death and phytoalexin biosynthesis. New Phytol. 2007;175:215-29 pubmed
    ..Beta-thujaplicin production in yeast elicitor-treated Cupressus lusitanica cell culture and its relationships with reactive oxygen species (ROS) and nitric oxide (NO) ..
  2. Arilla M, Ibarrola I, Martinez A, Asturias J. Quantification assay for the major allergen of Cupressus sempervirens pollen, Cup s 1, by sandwich ELISA. Allergol Immunopathol (Madr). 2004;32:319-25 pubmed
    ..Cypress pollen allergenic extracts are difficult to produce since they have a low protein and a high carbohydrate content and consequently accurate standardization of these extracts is essential for diagnosis and immunotherapy...
  3. Agea E, Bistoni O, Russano A, Corazzi L, Minelli L, Bassotti G, et al. The biology of cypress allergy. Allergy. 2002;57:959-60 pubmed
  4. Togawa A, Panzani R, Garza M, Kishikawa R, Goldblum R, Midoro Horiuti T. Identification of italian cypress (Cupressus sempervirens) pollen allergen Cup s 3 using homology and cross-reactivity. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2006;97:336-42 pubmed
    ..The prevalence of seasonal allergic diseases of the upper airways is increasing in industrialized countries. The Cupressaceae are important causes of pollinosis, particularly in Europe...
  5. Suárez Cervera M, Castells T, Vega Maray A, Civantos E, del Pozo V, Fernandez Gonzalez D, et al. Effects of air pollution on cup a 3 allergen in Cupressus arizonica pollen grains. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2008;101:57-66 pubmed publisher
    ..Recently, a major allergen from Cupressus arizonica pollen grains, Cup a 3, was cloned and expressed.
  6. Zhao J, Sakai K. Multiple signalling pathways mediate fungal elicitor-induced beta-thujaplicin biosynthesis in Cupressus lusitanica cell cultures. J Exp Bot. 2003;54:647-56 pubmed
    The biosynthesis of a phytoalexin, beta-thujaplicin, in Cupressus lusitanica cell cultures can be stimulated by a yeast elicitor, H(2)O(2), or methyl jasmonate...
  7. Bagnoli F, Vendramin G, Buonamici A, Doulis A, González Martínez S, La Porta N, et al. Is Cupressus sempervirens native in Italy? An answer from genetic and palaeobotanical data. Mol Ecol. 2009;18:2276-86 pubmed publisher
    ..the first large-scale analysis using nuclear molecular markers to assess genetic diversity and structure of Cupressus sempervirens L....
  8. Kuiate J, Bessiere J, Zollo P, Kuate S. Chemical composition and antidermatophytic properties of volatile fractions of hexanic extract from leaves of Cupressus lusitanica Mill. from Cameroon. J Ethnopharmacol. 2006;103:160-5 pubmed
    The chemical composition of five column fractions of hexanic leaf extract of Cupressus lusitanica were analysed by gas chromatography and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and then tested for their antidermatophytic activities using ..
  9. Carroll J, Tabanca N, Kramer M, Elejalde N, Wedge D, Bernier U, et al. Essential oils of Cupressus funebris, Juniperus communis, and J. chinensis (Cupressaceae) as repellents against ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) and mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) and as toxicants against mosquitoes. J Vector Ecol. 2011;36:258-68 pubmed publisher
    Juniperus communis leaf oil, J. chinensis wood oil, and Cupressus funebris wood oil (Cupressaceae) from China were analyzed by gas chromatography and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. We identified 104 compounds, representing 66.8-95...

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  1. Pedron L, Baldi P, Hietala A, La Porta N. Genotype-specific regulation of cold-responsive genes in cypress (Cupressus sempervirens L.). Gene. 2009;437:45-53 pubmed
    ..In this work fifteen cypress (Cupressus sempervirens) genes putatively regulated during cold exposure were isolated and their expression was studied in ..
  2. Shahali Y, Majd A, Pourpak Z, Tajadod G, Haftlang M, Moin M. Comparative study of the pollen protein contents in two major varieties of Cupressus arizonica planted in Tehran. Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2007;6:123-7 pubmed
    During past few years, the Cupressus arizonica has been abundantly planted in Tehran, causing a significant increase of allergic diseases from the middle of winter to the beginning of spring...
  3. Cortegano I, Civantos E, Aceituno E, del Moral A, Lopez E, Lombardero M, et al. Cloning and expression of a major allergen from Cupressus arizonica pollen, Cup a 3, a PR-5 protein expressed under polluted environment. Allergy. 2004;59:485-90 pubmed
    This paper describes the cloning and expression of the Cupressus arizonica pollen protein Cup a 3. In addition, we present its modulation under polluted environmental conditions...
  4. Zhao J, Zheng S, Fujita K, Sakai K. Jasmonate and ethylene signalling and their interaction are integral parts of the elicitor signalling pathway leading to beta-thujaplicin biosynthesis in Cupressus lusitanica cell cultures. J Exp Bot. 2004;55:1003-12 pubmed
    ..interaction in yeast elicitor-induced biosynthesis of a phytoalexin, beta-thujaplicin, were investigated in Cupressus lusitanica cell cultures...
  5. La Porta N, Bertamini M, Nedunchezhian N, Raddi P, Muthuchelian K. Photoinhibition of photosynthesis in needles of two cypress (Cupressus sempervirens) clones. Tree Physiol. 2005;25:1033-9 pubmed
    Photoinhibition of photosynthesis and photosynthetic recovery were studied in detached needles of cypress (Cupressus sempervirens L...
  6. Xu T, Abbott R, Milne R, Mao K, Du F, Wu G, et al. Phylogeography and allopatric divergence of cypress species (Cupressus L.) in the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and adjacent regions. BMC Evol Biol. 2010;10:194 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we report such a case study on eight putative cypress (Cupressus) species, which each have a mainly allopatric distribution in the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau (QTP) and adjacent ..
  7. Abdoun F, Beddiaf M. [Cupressus dupreziana A. Camus: distribution, decline and regeneration on the Tassili n'Ajjer, central Sahara]. C R Biol. 2002;325:617-27 pubmed
    As soon as it was first discovered in 1924, on the heights of the Tassili n'Ajjer, Cupressus dupreziana (A. Camus) was declared an endangered species...
  8. Pico de Coaña Y, Parody N, Fernández Caldas E, Alonso C. A modified protocol for RNA isolation from high polysaccharide containing Cupressus arizonica pollen. Applications for RT-PCR and phage display library construction. Mol Biotechnol. 2010;44:127-32 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Cupressus arizonica pollen, in addition to containing high polysaccharide levels, is a challenging starting material for ..
  9. Rawat P, Khan M, Kumar M, Tamarkar A, Srivastava A, Arya K, et al. Constituents from fruits of Cupressus sempervirens. Fitoterapia. 2010;81:162-6 pubmed publisher
    ..new phenolic glycosides (1, 2), along with fourteen known compounds (3-16) have been isolated from the fruit of Cupressus sempervirens...
  10. Rea G, Iacovacci P, Ferrante P, Zelli M, Brunetto B, Lamba D, et al. Refolding of the Cupressus arizonica major pollen allergen Cup a1.02 overexpressed in Escherichia coli. Protein Expr Purif. 2004;37:419-25 pubmed
    ..02 allergen suitable for structural biology studies and for the molecular and functional characterization of the IgE binding sites...
  11. Fleurant C, Duchesne J, Raimbault P. An allometric model for trees. J Theor Biol. 2004;227:137-47 pubmed
    ..An example of validation of this law is given here: the theoretical model of morphometric lengths is compared with experimental data of Cupressocyparis. ..
  12. Zhao J, Fujita K, Sakai K. Oxidative stress in plant cell culture: a role in production of beta-thujaplicin by Cupresssus lusitanica suspension culture. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2005;90:621-31 pubmed
    ..Here we used beta-thujaplicin production by Cupressus lusitanica cell culture as an example to demonstrate the common occurrence of oxidative stress in cultivated ..
  13. Charpin D, Gouitaa M, Dron Gonzalvez M, Fardeau M, Massabie Bouchat Y, Hugues B, et al. Immunotherapy with an aluminum hydroxide-adsorbed Juniperus ashei foreign pollen extract in seasonal indigenous cypress pollen rhinoconjunctivitis. A double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2007;143:83-91 pubmed
    ..01). This study therefore indirectly validates the concept of treatment by major allergen because J. ashei is absent from the region in which this study was conducted. ..
  14. Piccagli L, Fabbri E, Borgatti M, Bezzerri V, Mancini I, Nicolis E, et al. Docking of molecules identified in bioactive medicinal plants extracts into the p50 NF-kappaB transcription factor: correlation with inhibition of NF-kappaB/DNA interactions and inhibitory effects on IL-8 gene expression. BMC Struct Biol. 2008;8:38 pubmed publisher
  15. Zhao J, Guo Y, Kosaihira A, Sakai K. Rapid accumulation and metabolism of polyphosphoinositol and its possible role in phytoalexin biosynthesis in yeast elicitor-treated Cupressus lusitanica cell cultures. Planta. 2004;219:121-31 pubmed
    Inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate [Ins(1,4,5)P(3)] rapidly accumulates in elicited Cupressus lusitanica Mill. cultured cells by 4- to 5-fold over the control, and then it is metabolized...
  16. Kim H. [Effect of aromatherapy massage on abdominal fat and body image in post-menopausal women]. Taehan Kanho Hakhoe Chi. 2007;37:603-12 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that Aromatherapy massage could be utilized as an effective intervention to reduce abdominal subcutaneous fat, waist circumference, and to improve body image in post-menopausal women. ..
  17. Hassanpouraghdam M. ?-Pinene- and ?-myrcene-rich volatile fruit oil of Cupressus arizonica Greene from northwest Iran. Nat Prod Res. 2011;25:634-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Cupressus arizonica Greene is an aromatic evergreen coniferous plant with great importance in urban horticulture and in the pharmaceutical and fragrance industries. The hydrodistilled volatile fruit oil of cultivated C...
  18. Awaya A, Sahashi N. The etiology of Kawasaki disease: does intense release of pollen induce pollinosis in constitutionally allergic adults, while constitutionally allergic infants develop Kawasaki disease?. Biomed Pharmacother. 2004;58:136-40 pubmed
  19. Caimmi D, Raschetti R, Pons P, Dhivert Donnadieu H, Bousquet P, Bousquet J, et al. Epidemiology of cypress pollen allergy in Montpellier. J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol. 2012;22:280-5 pubmed
    ..Symptoms are often severe and include pollen-induced asthma. Moreover,many patients need allergen immunotherapy in order to achieve better control of their symptoms. ..
  20. Soleimani A, Hosseini S, Massah Bavani A, Jafari M, Francaviglia R. Simulating soil organic carbon stock as affected by land cover change and climate change, Hyrcanian forests (northern Iran). Sci Total Environ. 2017;599-600:1646-1657 pubmed publisher
    ..following land covers were considered: Quercus castaneifolia (QC), Acer velutinum (AV), Alnus subcordata (AS), Cupressus sempervirens (CS) plantations and a natural forest (NF)...
  21. Barberini S, Della Rocca G, Danti R, Zanoni D, Mori B, Ariano R, et al. Different allergenicity of pollen extracts of three Mediterranean cypress species accounted for cytological observations. Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015;47:149-55 pubmed
    ..The aim of this work is to evaluate, in vivo and in vitro, the potential allergenicity of Cupressus macrocarpa pollen, and to compare it with the allergenicity observed for C. arizonica and C. sempervirens...
  22. Imai T, Nohara O, Endo T, Fukaya S. [Usefulness and practical use of an automatic counter for scattering pollen in spring]. Arerugi. 2005;54:559-68 pubmed
    ..In this decade some automatic pollen counters have been developed and showed them useful in some reports. However, the results of automatic counting have not been established...
  23. Okuda M, Usami A, Kisikawa R. [Study of recent yearly trend of increase in airborne pollen of Japanese cedar and cypress pollen]. Arerugi. 2006;55:1531-5 pubmed
    ..This study suggested that our method used for analysis of a recent increase in airborne JCP and JCyP was useful and scientific. ..
  24. Russano A, Agea E, Casciari C, de Benedictis F, Spinozzi F. Complementary roles for lipid and protein allergens in triggering innate and adaptive immune systems. Allergy. 2008;63:1428-37 pubmed publisher
    ..A final scenario may suggest that expansion and functional activation of CD1(+) DCs is a key step for mounting a Th0/Th2-deviated immune response, and that such innate response does not confer long-lasting protective immunity. ..
  25. Fiorina A, Scordamaglia A, Guerra L, Canonica G, Passalacqua G. Prevalence of allergy to Cypress. Allergy. 2002;57:861-2 pubmed
  26. Horiguchi S, Okamoto Y, Yonekura S, Okawa T, Kunii N, Yamamoto H, et al. [Lowered effectiveness of immunotherapy for cypress pollinosis by using Japanese cedar pollen extract]. Arerugi. 2008;57:558-61 pubmed
    ..The presence of cypress pollinosis should therefore be taken into consideration when planning the optimal treatment for cedar pollinosis. Sublingual immunotherapy with cedar pollen extract may not be effective for cypress pollinosis. ..
  27. Matsunaga Y, Fujita K, Yamada J, Ashitani T, Sakai K. Monoterpenes produced by Cupressus lusitanica cultured cells including a novel monoterpene (1R, 2S, 6S)-(+)-1,6-epoxy-4(8)-p-menthen-2-ol [corrected]. Nat Prod Res. 2003;17:441-3 pubmed
    ..2S, 6S)-(+)-1,6-epoxy-4(8)-p-menthen-2-ol [corrected], was isolated from an elicitor-treated cell culture of Cupressus lusitanica (Mexican cypress)...
  28. Sasaki K, Okamoto Y, Yonekura S, Okawa T, Horiguchi S, Chazono H, et al. Cedar and cypress pollinosis and allergic rhinitis: quality of life effects of early intervention with leukotriene receptor antagonists. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2009;149:350-8 pubmed publisher
  29. Rocha Estrada A, Alvarado Vázquez M, Torres Cepeda T, Foroughbakhch Pournavab R, Hernández Piñero J. Airborne pollen of Carya, Celtis, Cupressus, Fraxinus and Pinus in the metropolitan area of Monterrey Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Ann Agric Environ Med. 2008;15:205-9 pubmed
    ..Leon, Mexico, was analyzed throughout a year from March 2003-February 2004, focused on the genus Carya, Celtis, Cupressus, Fraxinus and Pinus owing to their interest as etiological pollinosis agents in diverse regions of the world...
  30. Sadeghi S, Attarod P, Van Stan J, Pypker T. The importance of considering rainfall partitioning in afforestation initiatives in semiarid climates: A comparison of common planted tree species in Tehran, Iran. Sci Total Environ. 2016;568:845-855 pubmed publisher
    ..and comparison of gross rainfall (GR) partitioning across commonly-planted tree species (Pinus eldarica, Cupressus arizonica, Robinia pseudoacacia, and Fraxinus rotundifolia) in semiarid regions has great value for watershed ..
  31. Kim C, Lee T, Oh I, Nam K, Kim K, Oh K, et al. Mast cell stabilizing effect of (-)-Elema-1,3,11(13)-trien-12-ol and thujopsene from Thujopsis dolabrata is mediated by down-regulation of interleukin-4 secretion in antigen-induced RBL-2H3 cells. Biol Pharm Bull. 2013;36:339-45 pubmed
  32. Sorek A, Atzmon N, Dahan O, Gerstl Z, Kushisin L, Laor Y, et al. "Phytoscreening": the use of trees for discovering subsurface contamination by VOCs. Environ Sci Technol. 2008;42:536-42 pubmed
    ..Phytoscreening is a simple, fast, noninvasive, and inexpensive screening method for detecting subsurface contamination, and is particularly useful in urban settings where conventional methods are difficult and expensive to employ. ..
  33. Sparapano L, Bruno G, Fierro O, Evidente A. Studies on structure-activity relationship of sphaeropsidins A-F, phytotoxins produced by Sphaeropsis sapinea f. sp. cupressi. Phytochemistry. 2004;65:189-98 pubmed
  34. Caimmi D, Barber D, Hoffmann Sommergruber K, Amrane H, Bousquet P, Dhivert Donnadieu H, et al. Understanding the molecular sensitization for Cypress pollen and peach in the Languedoc-Roussillon area. Allergy. 2013;68:249-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Patients sensitized to peach were mainly positive for the peach-nonspecific lipid-transfer protein. Profilins or thaumatins could not explain the observed clinical association between cypress and peach. ..
  35. Zeity M, Srinivasa N, Gowda C. New species, new records and re-description of spider mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) from India. Zootaxa. 2016;4085:416-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Oligonychus coniferarum (McGregor), Oligonychus duncombei Meyer, Tetranychus marianae McGregor and Tetranychus okinawanus Ehara from Cupressus sp., an undetermined grass, Centrosema pubescens and Adenium obesum, respectively.
  36. Ariano R, Spadolini I, Panzani R. Efficacy of sublingual specific immunotherapy in Cupressaceae allergy using an extract of Cupressus arizonica. A double blind study. Allergol Immunopathol (Madr). 2001;29:238-44 pubmed
    ..We carried out a study to evaluate the clinical efficacy and effects sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) in patient with Cupressaceae pollen respiratory allergy...
  37. Nakajima D, Nagame S, Kuramochi H, Sugita K, Kageyama S, Shiozaki T, et al. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon generation behavior in the process of carbonization of wood. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2007;79:221-5 pubmed
    ..Of the 15 types of PAHs measured this time, the largest amount collected was fluorene, followed by phenanthrene and anthracene. The amount of PAHs generated accounted for 6 x 10(-6) to 16 x 10(-6) of the weight of the wood samples. ..
  38. Niwa Y, Sasaki Y. Plant self-defense mechanisms against oxidative injury and protection of the forest by planting trees of triploids and tetraploids. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2003;55:70-81 pubmed
    ..In order to protect forests from oxidative damage by UV light, we should plant trees of natural mutants and artificially crossed triploids and tetraploids. ..
  39. Demoly P, Persi L, Dhivert H, Delire M, Bousquet J. Immunotherapy with keyhole lampet hemocyanin-conjugated decapeptide vaccine in cypress pollen allergy. Clin Exp Allergy. 2002;32:1071-6 pubmed
    ..There was no significant difference in total symptom scores between the placebo and vaccine groups. The vaccine was safe. The KLH-conjugated decapeptide vaccine was not effective in cypress pollen allergy. ..
  40. Feucht W, Treutter D, Dithmar H, Polster J. Microspore development of three coniferous species: affinity of nuclei for flavonoids. Tree Physiol. 2008;28:1783-91 pubmed
    ..Don) Oerst., formerly Cupressus nootkatensis), juniper (Juniperus communis L.) and yew (Taxus baccata L.)...
  41. Ventura M, Carretta A, Tummolo R, Buquicchio R, Arsieni A, Murgia N. Clinical data and inflammation parameters in patients with cypress allergy treated with sublingual swallow therapy and subcutaneous immunotherapy. Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2009;22:403-13 pubmed
  42. Brown A. Kidney toxicity related to herbs and dietary supplements: Online table of case reports. Part 3 of 5 series. Food Chem Toxicol. 2017;107:502-519 pubmed publisher
    ..The implicated herbs include Chinese yew (Taxus celbica) extract, impila (Callilepis laureola), morning cypress (Cupressus funebris Endl), St...
  43. Higaki T, Okano M, Kariya S, Fujiwara T, Haruna T, Hirai H, et al. Determining minimal clinically important differences in Japanese cedar/cypress pollinosis patients. Allergol Int. 2013;62:487-93 pubmed publisher
    ..We sought to estimate the minimal clinically important difference (MCID) (the smallest change in a given endpoint that is meaningful to a patient) during seasonal alteration of Japanese cedar/cypress pollinosis (JCCP)...
  44. Popova M, Trusheva B, Cutajar S, Antonova D, Mifsud D, Farrugia C, et al. Identification of the plant origin of the botanical biomarkers of Mediterranean type propolis. Nat Prod Commun. 2012;7:569-70 pubmed
    ..In this study, using GC-MS analysis, we identify the resin of the common cypress, Cupressus_sempervirens, as the major plant source of the characteristic diterpene fingerprint profile of Mediterranean propolis...
  45. Bobolea I, Barranco P, Sastre B, Fernández Nieto M, del Pozo V, Quirce S. Seasonal eosinophilic bronchitis due to allergy to Cupressus arizonica pollen. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2011;106:448-9 pubmed publisher
  46. Piette V, Bousquet C, Kvedariene V, Dhivert Donnadieu H, Crampette L, Senac J, et al. Sinus CT scans and mediator release in nasal secretions after nasal challenge with cypress pollens. Allergy. 2004;59:863-8 pubmed
    ..Involvement of paranasal sinuses has been suggested in allergic rhinitis but not clearly demonstrated...
  47. Ouahmane L, Hafidi M, Thioulouse J, Ducousso M, Kisa M, Prin Y, et al. Improvement of Cupressus atlantica Gaussen growth by inoculation with native arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. J Appl Microbiol. 2007;103:683-90 pubmed
    ..The study aimed to determine whether inoculation with native arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi could improve survival and growth of seedlings in degraded soils of Morocco...
  48. Rabasse J, Geria A, Molinari J. The Cypress aphids in the South of France. Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci. 2007;72:365-74 pubmed
    ..Cupressobium) cupressi, the main Cypress aphid, has been studied during 6 years on a mixed hedgerow in which Cupressus sempervirens and C. arizonica had been planted alternatively...
  49. Pichot C, Liens B, Nava J, Bachelier J, El Maataoui M. Cypress surrogate mother produces haploid progeny from alien pollen. Genetics. 2008;178:379-83 pubmed publisher
    ..A unique case of paternal apomixis in plants has been recently reported in Cupressus dupreziana, an endangered Mediterranean conifer...
  50. Inagaki T, Mitsui K, Tsuchikawa S. Near-infrared spectroscopic investigation of the hydrothermal degradation mechanism of wood as an analogue of archaeological objects. Part I: softwood. Appl Spectrosc. 2008;62:1209-15 pubmed publisher
    ..It was suggested that the variation of compressive Young's modulus with hydrothermal treatment was governed by two main components, that is, depolymerization of polysaccharides and variation of cellulose crystallinity...
  51. De Alwis R, Fujita K, Ashitani T, Kuroda K. Volatile and non-volatile monoterpenes produced by elicitor-stimulated Cupressus lusitanica cultured cells. J Plant Physiol. 2009;166:720-8 pubmed publisher
    Elicitor treatment initiates defense responses in cultured Cupressus lusitanica cells...
  52. Dawidowicz A, Czapczyńska N, Wianowska D. The loss of essential oil components induced by the Purge Time in the Pressurized Liquid Extraction (PLE) procedure of Cupressus sempervirens. Talanta. 2012;94:140-5 pubmed publisher
    ..the effectiveness of Pressurized Liquid Extraction (PLE) of volatile oil components from cypress plant matrix (Cupressus sempervirens) was investigated, applying solvents of diverse extraction efficiencies...
  53. Vervloet D, Birnbaum J, Laurent P, Hugues B, Fardeau M, Massabie Bouchat Y, et al. Safety and efficacy of Juniperus ashei sublingual-swallow ultra-rush pollen immunotherapy in cypress rhinoconjunctivitis. A double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2007;142:239-46 pubmed
    ..This treatment has now been evaluated using an ultra-rush incremental dose regimen with a Juniperus ashei allergen extract in patients allergic to Cupressus sempervirens and Cupressus arizonica.
  54. Makihara S, Okano M, Fujiwara T, Kimura M, Higaki T, Haruna T, et al. Early interventional treatment with intranasal mometasone furoate in Japanese cedar/cypress pollinosis: a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Allergol Int. 2012;61:295-304 pubmed publisher
    ..We designed a double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled 12-week trial of EIT with mometasone furoate nasal spray (MFNS) for Japanese cedar/cypress pollinosis (JCCP)...
  55. Evidente A, Fiore M, Bruno G, Sparapano L, Motta A. Chemical and biological characterisation of sapinopyridione, a phytotoxic 3,3,6-trisubstituted-2,4-pyridione produced by Sphaeropsis sapinea, a toxigenic pathogen of native and exotic conifers, and its derivatives. Phytochemistry. 2006;67:1019-28 pubmed
    ..Three strains were isolated from two cypress species. Strain D-55 isolated from Cupressus sempervirens resulted high producer of sapinopyridione (12...
  56. Ariano R, Panzani R, Mistrello G. Efficacy of sublingual coseasonal immunotherapy with a monomeric allergoid in Cupressaceae pollen allergy--preliminary data. Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol. 2005;37:103-8 pubmed
    Respiratory allergy to conifers pollens is a growing phenomenon all over the world (Mediterranean area, USA, Japan). In France and Italy Cupressus sempervirens is the commonest offender.
  57. Baldi P, Muthuchelian K, La Porta N. Leaf plasticity to light intensity in Italian cypress (Cupressus sempervirens L.): adaptability of a Mediterranean conifer cultivated in the Alps. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2012;117:61-9 pubmed publisher
    Italian cypress (Cupressus sempervirens L.) is native to the eastern Mediterranean, an area characterised by hot, dry summers and mild winters...
  58. Rosas Escobar P, Gernandt D, Piñero D, Garcillán P. Plastid DNA diversity is higher in the island endemic Guadalupe cypress than in the continental Tecate cypress. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e16133 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of the present study was to compare the genetic diversity of the island endemic to the continental species...
  59. Cabrera Freitag P, Goikoetxea M, Beorlegui C, Gamboa P, Gastaminza G, Fernandez Benitez M, et al. Can component-based microarray replace fluorescent enzimoimmunoassay in the diagnosis of grass and cypress pollen allergy?. Clin Exp Allergy. 2011;41:1440-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Few data on the diagnostic accuracy in pollinosis of the microarray ISAC of allergens are available...
  60. Yoda S, Enomoto T, Shibano A, Ikeda H, Yajin S, Dake Y, et al. [A comparative study between real time monitor KH-3000 and conventional Durham sampler measuring airborne pollen]. Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho. 2005;108:801-5 pubmed
    ..This report points out the need to take these conditions (snow and other plants pollen) into account when a real time monitor is used for collecting pollen information...
  61. Ali A, Tabanca N, Demirci B, Baser K, Ellis J, Gray S, et al. Composition, mosquito larvicidal, biting deterrent and antifungal activity of essential oils of different plant parts of Cupressus arizonica var. glabra ('Carolina Sapphire'). Nat Prod Commun. 2013;8:257-60 pubmed
    ..of female cones (FC), male cones (MC), needle-twigs (NT) and wood-bark (WB) of 'Carolina Sapphire' [Cupressus arizonica var glabra (Sudw...
  62. Kawaguchi C, Noda T, Tsutsui M, Taniguchi M, Kawano S, Kawai T. Electrical detection of single pollen allergen particles using electrode-embedded microchannels. J Phys Condens Matter. 2012;24:164202 pubmed publisher
    ..This sensing mechanism may open new avenues for a highly sensitive pollen allergen sensor...
  63. Parody N, Fuertes M, Alonso C, Pico de Coaña Y. Analysis of calcium-induced conformational changes in calcium-binding allergens and quantitative determination of their IgE binding properties. Methods Mol Biol. 2013;963:115-25 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe a protocol that uses three techniques (SDS-PAGE, circular dichroism spectroscopy, and ELISA) to describe the effects that calcium has on the structural changes in an allergen and its IgE binding properties...
  64. Tyrovolas S, Pounis G, Bountziouka V, Polychronopoulos E, Panagiotakos D. Repeatability and validation of a short, semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire designed for older adults living in Mediterranean areas: the MEDIS-FFQ. J Nutr Elder. 2010;29:311-24 pubmed publisher
    ..15-0.39, p-values < 0.05). The suggested FFQ seems to be a reasonably valid and repeatable measure of dietary intake and can be used in older persons living in the Mediterranean areas...
  65. Lee J, Chen H. Flavonoid-induced acute nephropathy by Cupressus funebris Endl (Mourning Cypress). Am J Kidney Dis. 2006;48:e81-5 pubmed
    ..hepatic failure, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, and thrombocytopenia after oral intake of hot-water extract of Cupressus funebris Endl (Mourning Cypress), which is rich in flavonoids...
  66. Achotegui Castells A, Della Rocca G, Llusià J, Danti R, Barberini S, Bouneb M, et al. Terpene arms race in the Seiridium cardinale - Cupressus sempervirens pathosystem. Sci Rep. 2016;6:18954 pubmed publisher
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    ..involved and the cross-reactivity with other pollen sources still remain poorly studied; in the case of Cupressus arizonica only two allergens have been described so far. A new allergen from C...
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    ..The most potent allergens in the Spermatophytae family exhibit significant homology with enzymes. Some of these are though to be involved in pectin metabolism, recognition of compatible stigma and delivery of sperm cells to the ovule...
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    Gene mapping for a Cupressus species is presented for the first time. Two linkage maps for the Mediterranean cypress (Cupressus sempervirens) varieties, C. sempervirens var. horizontalis and C. sempervirens var...
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    ..and species presenting lower ignitability were characterized by high GHC (Pittosporum tobira, Nerium oleander, Cupressus sempervirens)...
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    The objective of the present study was to evaluate the influence of pollen of Mediterranean Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens) on the effectiveness of the spa and health resort-based treatment (SHRT) of the patients with broncho-pulmonary ..
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    Italian cypress (Cupressus sempervirens, Cups) pollen causes allergic diseases in inhabitants of many of the cities surrounding the Mediterranean basin. However, allergens of Cups pollen are still poorly known...