tradescantia

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Summary: A plant genus of the family COMMELINACEAE that is used in genotoxic bioassays.

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  1. Klumpp A, Ansel W, Fomin A, Schnirring S, Pickl C. Influence of climatic conditions on the mutations in pollen mother cells of Tradescantia clone 4430 and implications for the Trad-MCN bioassay protocol. Hereditas. 2004;141:142-8 pubmed
    ..Cuttings of Tradescantia clone 4430 were exposed to a negative control, to 4 mM maleic hydrazide (MH), and to a polluted water sample ..
  2. Minouflet M, Ayrault S, Badot P, Cotelle S, Férard J. Assessment of the genotoxicity of 137Cs radiation using Vicia-micronucleus, Tradescantia-micronucleus and Tradescantia-stamen-hair mutation bioassays. J Environ Radioact. 2005;81:143-53 pubmed
    ..three plant bioassays to assess DNA damage induced by low doses of 137Cs: Vicia-micronucleus test (Vicia-MCN), Tradescantia-micronucleus test (Trad-MCN) and Tradescantia-stamen-hair mutation test (Trad-SH) were used...
  3. Isidori M, Ferrara M, Lavorgna M, Nardelli A, Parrella A. In situ monitoring of urban air in Southern Italy with the Tradescantia micronucleus bioassay and semipermeable membrane devices (SPMDs). Chemosphere. 2003;52:121-6 pubmed
    ..to assess toxic and genotoxic compounds in the urban air of Caserta, South Italy using cuttings from the plant Tradescantia #4430. In situ monitoring of gaseous pollutans was made at 17 sampling points in two seasons of the year...
  4. Sapozhnikova V, Kamensky V, Kuranov R, Kutis I, Snopova L, Myakov A. In vivo visualization of Tradescantia leaf tissue and monitoring the physiological and morphological states under different water supply conditions using optical coherence tomography. Planta. 2004;219:601-9 pubmed
    The optical coherence tomography (OCT) capabilities of plants were evaluated using leaves of Tradescantia pallida (Rose) D. Hunt...
  5. Lah B, Vidic T, Glasencnik E, Cepeljnik T, Gorjanc G, Marinsek Logar R. Genotoxicity evaluation of water soil leachates by Ames test, comet assay, and preliminary Tradescantia micronucleus assay. Environ Monit Assess. 2008;139:107-18 pubmed
    ..parallel genotoxicity evaluation of the samples was performed by Ames test using Salmonella typhimurium and the Tradescantia micronucleus test...
  6. Rezaei Nejad A, Harbinson J, Van Meeteren U. Dynamics of spatial heterogeneity of stomatal closure in Tradescantia virginiana altered by growth at high relative air humidity. J Exp Bot. 2006;57:3669-78 pubmed
    The spatial heterogeneity of stomatal closure in response to rapid desiccation of excised well-watered Tradescantia virginiana leaves grown at moderate (55%) or high (90%) relative air humidity (RH) was studied using a chlorophyll ..
  7. Alves E, de Souza S, Pedroso A, Domingos M. Potential of the Trad-MCN assay applied with inflorescences of Tradescantia pallida 'Purpurea' for evaluating air contamination by naphthalene. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2008;71:717-21 pubmed
    The aims of this study were to determine clastogenic responses of Tradescantia pallida cv. Purpurea to naphthalene (NAPH) by means of the bioassay Trad-MCN with inflorescences of T. pallida cv...
  8. Barton D, Vantard M, Overall R. Analysis of cortical arrays from Tradescantia virginiana at high resolution reveals discrete microtubule subpopulations and demonstrates that confocal images of arrays can be misleading. Plant Cell. 2008;20:982-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Comparing confocal and electron microscope images of fluorescently tagged arrays, we demonstrate that optical images are misleading, highlighting the fundamental importance of studying cortical microtubule arrays at high resolution...
  9. Ye Q, Holbrook N, Zwieniecki M. Cell-to-cell pathway dominates xylem-epidermis hydraulic connection in Tradescantia fluminensis (Vell. Conc.) leaves. Planta. 2008;227:1311-9 pubmed publisher
    ..the hydraulic linkage between xylem and epidermis, epidermal cell turgor pressure (P (t)) in leaves of Tradescantia fluminensis was monitored using a cell pressure probe in response to a 0...

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  1. Carvalho Oliveira R, Pozo R, Lobo D, Lichtenfels A, Martins Junior H, Bustilho J, et al. Diesel emissions significantly influence composition and mutagenicity of ambient particles: a case study in São Paulo, Brazil. Environ Res. 2005;98:1-7 pubmed
    ..Mutagenesis of testing solutions was determined by means of the Tradescantia micronucleus assay in early tetrads of Tradescantia pallida...
  2. Meireles J, Rocha R, Neto A, Cerqueira E. Genotoxic effects of vehicle traffic pollution as evaluated by micronuclei test in tradescantia (Trad-MCN). Mutat Res. 2009;675:46-50 pubmed publisher
    ..The results indicated that locations with the most intense vehicular traffic demonstrated significant atmospheric contamination by pollutants able to damage DNA...
  3. Mariani R, Jorge M, Pereira S, Melione L, Carvalho Oliveira R, Ma T, et al. Association between micronuclei frequency in pollen mother cells of Tradescantia and mortality due to cancer and cardiovascular diseases: a preliminary study in Sao José dos Campos, Brazil. Environ Pollut. 2009;157:1767-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Further studies, performed in different conditions of contamination and climate should be done before considering Trad-MN in the evaluation of human health risk imposed by air pollutants...
  4. Ruiz Flores L, Madrigal Bujaidar E, Salazar M, Chamorro G. Anticlastogenic effect of Spirulina maxima extract on the micronuclei induced by maleic hydrazide in Tradescantia. Life Sci. 2003;72:1345-51 pubmed
    ..if extracts of Spirulina maxima reduce the genotoxic damage induced by maleic hydrazide (MH) using the Tradescantia biosssay...
  5. Mišík M, Micieta K, Solenská M, Misíková K, Pisarcíková H, Knasmuller S. In situ biomonitoring of the genotoxic effects of mixed industrial emissions using the Tradescantia micronucleus and pollen abortion tests with wild life plants: demonstration of the efficacy of emission controls in an eastern European city. Environ Pollut. 2007;145:459-66 pubmed
    ..was to monitor changes of genotoxic activity of urban air caused by an incinerator and a petrochemical plant in Tradescantia micronucleus (Trad-MCN) and pollen fertility assays with wild plants (Chelidonium majus, Clematis vitalba, ..
  6. de Souza Lima E, de Souza S, Domingos M. Sensitivity of Tradescantia pallida (Rose) Hunt. 'Purpurea' Boom to genotoxicity induced by ozone. Mutat Res. 2009;675:41-5 pubmed publisher
    The aims of this study were to investigate the sensitivity of Tradescantia pallida 'Purpurea' to genotoxicity induced by ozone, by means of the micronucleus (MCN) bioassay, to verify whether the intensity of genotoxic responses in ..
  7. Franks P, Farquhar G. The effect of exogenous abscisic acid on stomatal development, stomatal mechanics, and leaf gas exchange in Tradescantia virginiana. Plant Physiol. 2001;125:935-42 pubmed
    Gas exchange parameters and stomatal physical properties were measured in Tradescantia virginiana plants grown under well-watered conditions and treated daily with either distilled water (control) or 3.0 mM abscisic acid (ABA)...
  8. Shope J, Peak D, Mott K. Stomatal responses to humidity in isolated epidermes. Plant Cell Environ. 2008;31:1290-8 pubmed publisher
    ..of guard cells to hydrate and dehydrate from the surrounding air was investigated using isolated epidermes of Tradescantia pallida and Vicia faba...
  9. Prajapati S, Tripathi B. Assessing the genotoxicity of urban air pollutants in Varanasi City using Tradescantia micronucleus (Trad-MCN) bioassay. Environ Int. 2008;34:1092-6 pubmed publisher
    In the present study Tradescantia micronucleus (Trad-MCN) bioassay was performed to assess the genotoxicity of air pollutants in Varanasi City. The experiment was performed during October 2006 to April 2007...
  10. Radford J, White R. Inhibitors of myosin, but not actin, alter transport through Tradescantia plasmodesmata. Protoplasma. 2011;248:205-16 pubmed publisher
    ..plasmodesmata in a well-studied, simple system comprising single filaments of cells which form stamen hairs in Tradescantia virginiana flowers...
  11. de Rainho C, Kaezer A, Aiub C, Felzenszwalb I. Ability of Allium cepa L. root tips and Tradescantia pallida var. purpurea in N-nitrosodiethylamine genotoxicity and mutagenicity evaluation. An Acad Bras Cienc. 2010;82:925-32 pubmed
    ..In this work, we evaluated the sensibility of Allium cepa L. root tips and Tradescantia stamen hair mutation assay (Trad-SH) using Tradescantia pallida var. purpurea for NDEA (0.1; 0...
  12. Fatigoni C, Dominici L, Moretti M, Villarini M, Monarca S. Genotoxic effects of extremely low frequency (ELF) magnetic fields (MF) evaluated by the Tradescantia-micronucleus assay. Environ Toxicol. 2005;20:585-91 pubmed
    ..In the present study, we investigated the possible genotoxicity of ELF-MF by using the Tradescantia-micronucleus (Trad-MN) assay, a sensitive, reproducible, well-standardized assay for genotoxicity testing...
  13. Mielli A, Matta M, Nersesyan A, Saldiva P, Umbuzeiro G. Evaluation of the genotoxicity of treated urban sludge in the Tradescantia micronucleus assay. Mutat Res. 2009;672:51-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Another objective of the study was to compare the responses of the Clone #4430 with the Tradescantia pallida...
  14. Savóia E, Domingos M, Guimarães E, Brumati F, Saldiva P. Biomonitoring genotoxic risks under the urban weather conditions and polluted atmosphere in Santo André, SP, Brazil, through Trad-MCN bioassay. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2009;72:255-60 pubmed publisher
    The present study was made to check if the Trad-MCN bioassay, developed with inflorescences of Tradescantia pallida cv...
  15. Mott K, Sibbernsen E, Shope J. The role of the mesophyll in stomatal responses to light and CO2. Plant Cell Environ. 2008;31:1299-306 pubmed publisher
    Stomatal responses to light and CO(2) were investigated using isolated epidermes of Tradescantia pallida, Vicia faba and Pisum sativum. Stomata in leaves of T. pallida and P. sativum responded to light and CO(2), but those from V...
  16. Sisenando H, de Medeiros S, Saldiva P, Artaxo P, Hacon S. Genotoxic potential generated by biomass burning in the Brazilian Legal Amazon by Tradescantia micronucleus bioassay: a toxicity assessment study. Environ Health. 2011;10:41 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the genotoxic potential of the atmosphere in the Tangará da Serra region, using Tradescantia pallida as in situ bioindicator.
  17. Rezaei Nejad A, Van Meeteren U. Dynamics of adaptation of stomatal behaviour to moderate or high relative air humidity in Tradescantia virginiana. J Exp Bot. 2008;59:289-301 pubmed publisher
    Chlorophyll fluorescence imaging was used to measure stomatal closure in response to desiccation of Tradescantia virginiana leaves grown under high (90%) and moderate (55%) relative humidities (RHs), or transferred between these ..
  18. Nejad A, Van Meeteren U. The role of abscisic acid in disturbed stomatal response characteristics of Tradescantia virginiana during growth at high relative air humidity. J Exp Bot. 2007;58:627-36 pubmed
    In this study, the role of abscisic acid (ABA) in altered stomatal responses of Tradescantia virginiana leaves grown at high relative air humidity (RH) was investigated...
  19. Busch D, Stark A, Kammann C, Glaser B. Genotoxic and phytotoxic risk assessment of fresh and treated hydrochar from hydrothermal carbonization compared to biochar from pyrolysis. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2013;97:59-66 pubmed publisher
    ..We tested genotoxic effects of different hydrochars and biochars with the Tradescantia micronucleus test...
  20. Ptushenko V, Zhigalova T, Avercheva O, Tikhonov A. Three phases of energy-dependent induction of [Formula: see text] and Chl a fluorescence in Tradescantia fluminensis leaves. Photosynth Res. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..time-courses of P700 photooxidation and Chl a fluorescence, we have investigated the STR events in Tradescantia fluminensis leaves...
  21. Pogányová A, Kerekeš E, Micieta K. The ecogenotoxic plant biomonitoring of a long-term polluted area in central Slovakia. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2017;24:27376-27383 pubmed publisher
    ..Pollen analysis of native flora and introduced Tradescantia plants indicates the long-time presence of ecogenotoxicity in this region due to the presence of aluminum plant. ..
  22. Pellegrini M. Morphological phylogeny of Tradescantia L. (Commelinaceae) sheds light on a new infrageneric classification for the genus and novelties on the systematics of subtribe Tradescantiinae. PhytoKeys. 2017;:11-72 pubmed publisher
    Throughout the years, three infrageneric classifications were proposed for Tradescantia along with several informal groups and species complexes. The current infrageneric classification accepts 12 sections - with T. sect...
  23. Tan J, Yap W, Tan S, Lim Y, Lee S. Antioxidant Content, Antioxidant Activity, and Antibacterial Activity of Five Plants from the Commelinaceae Family. Antioxidants (Basel). 2014;3:758-69 pubmed publisher
    ..reducing power (FRP), and ferrous ion chelating (FIC); of the five plants, the methanolic leaf extract of Tradescantia zebrina showed the highest antioxidant content and activity, and exhibited antibacterial activity against six ..
  24. Feretti D, Zerbini I, Ceretti E, Villarini M, Zani C, Moretti M, et al. Evaluation of chlorite and chlorate genotoxicity using plant bioassays and in vitro DNA damage tests. Water Res. 2008;42:4075-82 pubmed publisher
    ..The end-points included two plant tests (chromosomal aberration test in Allium cepa and micronucleus assay in Tradescantia, carried out at different times of exposure) and two genotoxicity tests in human HepG2 cells (comet assay and ..
  25. Maurer C, Khan S, Fassl S, Bernet S, Ritsch Marte M. Depth of field multiplexing in microscopy. Opt Express. 2010;18:3023-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Depth of field multiplexing allows to record motion in a three dimensional sample volume in real-time, which is exemplarily demonstrated for cytoplasmic streaming in plant cells and rapidly swimming protozoa. ..
  26. da Silveira Fleck A, Carneiro M, Barbosa F, Thiesen F, Amantea S, Rhoden C. Monitoring an outdoor smoking area by means of PM2.5 measurement and vegetal biomonitoring. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2016;23:21187-21194 pubmed
    ..Accumulated elements were also assessed in Tradescantia pallida leaves. The median concentration of PM2...
  27. Valster A, Vidali L, Hepler P. Nuclear localization of profilin during the cell cycle in Tradescantia virginiana stamen hair cells. Protoplasma. 2003;222:85-95 pubmed
    The localization of the actin-monomer-binding protein profilin during the cell cycle of living Tradescantia virginiana stamen hair cells has been studied by microinjection of a fluorescently labeled analog of the protein...
  28. Mišík M, Ma T, Nersesyan A, Monarca S, Kim J, Knasmueller S. Micronucleus assays with Tradescantia pollen tetrads: an update. Mutagenesis. 2011;26:215-21 pubmed publisher
    Micronucleus (MN) assays with early pollen tetrad cells of Tradescantia (Trad-MN assays) are at present the most widely used bioassays with plants for the detection of genotoxins in the environment...
  29. Mishanin V, Trubitsin B, Patsaeva S, Ptushenko V, Solovchenko A, Tikhonov A. Acclimation of shade-tolerant and light-resistant Tradescantia species to growth light: chlorophyll a fluorescence, electron transport, and xanthophyll content. Photosynth Res. 2017;133:87-102 pubmed publisher
    In this study, we have compared the photosynthetic characteristics of two contrasting species of Tradescantia plants, T. fluminensis (shade-tolerant species), and T...
  30. Crispim B, Vaini J, Grisolia A, Teixeira T, Mussury R, Seno L. Biomonitoring the genotoxic effects of pollutants on Tradescantia pallida (Rose) D.R. Hunt in Dourados, Brazil. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2012;19:718-23 pubmed publisher
    ..alterations in leaf physiology as measured by the quantity of micronuclei and the leaf surface parameters of Tradescantia pallida...
  31. Sumita N, Mendes M, Macchione M, Guimarães E, de Lichtenfels A, de Lobo D, et al. Tradescantia pallida cv. purpurea boom in the characterization of air pollution by accumulation of trace elements. J Air Waste Manag Assoc. 2003;53:574-9 pubmed
    b>Tradescantia pallida cv. purpurea, a plant species widely employed for ornamentation in Brazil, has been successfully used for monitoring the genotoxicity of various agents by the micronucleus assay...
  32. Cesniene T, Kleizaite V, Ursache R, Zvingila D, Radzevicius A, Patamsyte J, et al. Soil-surface genotoxicity of military and urban territories in Lithuania, as revealed by Tradescantia bioassays. Mutat Res. 2010;697:10-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The specific character of the soil-surface contamination was shown in a series of Tradescantia micronucleus (Trad-MN) and stamen-hair mutation (Trad-SHM) bioassays and tests...
  33. Kim J, Shin H, Lee J, Lee J, Lee J. Genotoxic effects of volatile organic compounds in a chemical factory as evaluated by the Tradescantia micronucleus assay and by chemical analysis. Mutat Res. 2003;541:55-61 pubmed
    ..effects of volatile organic compounds in the workplace air of a chemical factory were studied by means of the Tradescantia micronucleus (Trad-MCN) assay and chemical analysis...
  34. Ptushenko V, Ptushenko O, Samoilova O, Solovchenko A. Analysis of Photoprotection and Apparent Non-photochemical Quenching of Chlorophyll Fluorescence in Tradescantia Leaves Based on the Rate of Irradiance-Induced Changes in Optical Transparence. Biochemistry (Mosc). 2017;82:67-74 pubmed publisher
    ..changes in leaf optical transparence (?T) and non-photochemical quenching (NPQ) of chlorophyll fluorescence in Tradescantia fluminensis and T. sillamontana leaves adapted to different irradiance in nature was analyzed...
  35. Feretti D, Ceretti E, Zerbini I, Limina R, Dominici L, Moretti M, et al. [Assessment of the genotoxic effects of gaseous emissions and percolates from three municipal landfills using plant bioassays]. Ann Ig. 2009;21:153-9 pubmed
    ..of gaseous emissions (biogas)from three municipal landfills were evaluated by in situ monitoring using the Tradescantia micronucleus assay. The cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of leachates were studied using the Allium cepa test...
  36. Isidori M, Lavorgna M, Russo C, Kundi M, Zegura B, Novak M, et al. Chemical and toxicological characterisation of anticancer drugs in hospital and municipal wastewaters from Slovenia and Spain. Environ Pollut. 2016;219:275-287 pubmed publisher
    ..chronic toxicity tests were performed on the crustacean Ceriodaphnia dubia, genotoxicity was determined with Tradescantia and Allium cepa micronucleus (MN) assays and in vitro comet assay in zebrafish (Danio rerio) liver cell line (..
  37. Ciuffo M, Masenga V, Turina M. Characterization of a potyvirus isolated from Tradescantia fluminensis in northern Italy. Arch Virol. 2006;151:1235-41 pubmed
    We isolated a potyvirus from Tradescantia fluminensis that was causing leaf distortion and mild mosaic. We cloned and sequenced a 1500 bp cDNA obtained by RT-PCR corresponding to the 3' proximal region of the genome...
  38. van Gisbergen P, Esseling Ozdoba A, Vos J. Microinjecting FM4-64 validates it as a marker of the endocytic pathway in plants. J Microsc. 2008;231:284-90 pubmed publisher
    ..by microinjecting FM4-64 into the cytoplasm and vacuole of Nicotiana tabacum BY-2 suspension culture cells and Tradescantia virginiana stamen hair cells...
  39. Amato Lourenço L, Lobo D, Guimarães E, Moreira T, Carvalho Oliveira R, Saiki M, et al. Biomonitoring of genotoxic effects and elemental accumulation derived from air pollution in community urban gardens. Sci Total Environ. 2017;575:1438-1444 pubmed publisher
    ..in ten urban gardens of Sao Paulo city and one control site: the micronuclei frequencies for early tetrads of Tradescantia pallida (Rose) Hunt. cv...
  40. Mišík M, Filipic M, Nersesyan A, Mišíková K, Knasmueller S, Kundi M. Analyses of combined effects of cytostatic drugs on micronucleus formation in the Tradescantia. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2016;23:14762-70 pubmed publisher
    ..induction of micronuclei (MN) which reflect structural and numerical chromosomal aberrations were assessed in Tradescantia tetrads...
  41. Ochiai T, Nakamura T, Mashiko Y, Fukuda T, Yokoyama J, Kanno A, et al. The differentiation of sepal and petal morphologies in Commelinaceae. Gene. 2004;343:253-62 pubmed
    ..class genes, TRGLOA, TRGLOB, CCGLO, TRDEF and CCDEF, isolated and characterized from two commelinaceous plants, Tradescantia reflexa and Commelina communis, with distinct sepal and petal morphologies in monocots...
  42. Hogan A, Myerscough M. A Model for the Spread of an Invasive Weed, Tradescantia fluminensis. Bull Math Biol. 2017;79:1201-1217 pubmed publisher
    b>Tradescantia fluminensis is an invasive weed and a serious threat to native forests in eastern Australia and New Zealand...
  43. de Brito K, de Lemos C, Rocha J, Mielli A, Matzenbacher C, Vargas V. Comparative genotoxicity of airborne particulate matter (PM2.5) using Salmonella, plants and mammalian cells. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2013;94:14-20 pubmed publisher
    ..pollution (Site 2) was evaluated using microsuspension assays in Salmonella/microsome, micronucleus test with Tradescantia pallida (Trad-MN) with acute exposure, and in V79 (V79-MN) cells, Comet assay in V79 and human lymphocyte, ..
  44. de Oliveira Alves N, Matos Loureiro A, Dos Santos F, Nascimento K, Dallacort R, de Castro Vasconcellos P, et al. Genotoxicity and composition of particulate matter from biomass burning in the eastern Brazilian Amazon region. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2011;74:1427-33 pubmed publisher
    In the present study Tradescantia pallida micronucleus (Trad-MCN) bioassay was used to assess the genotoxicity of particulate matter with a mass median aerodynamic diameter less than 10 ?m (PM??) in Tangara da Serra (MT), a Brazilian ..
  45. Guimarães E, Macchione M, Lobo D, Domingos M, Saldiva P. Evaluation of the mutagenic potential of urban air pollution in São Paulo, Southeastern Brazil, using the Tradescantia stamen-hair assay. Environ Toxicol. 2004;19:578-84 pubmed
    We used a short-term bioassay--the Tradescantia stamen-hair assay (TSH)--to evaluate the toxicity of ambient particles with an aerodynamic diameter less than 10 microm sampled in the metropolitan region of São Paulo, Brazil...
  46. Klumpp A, Ansel W, Klumpp G, Calatayud V, Garrec J, He S, et al. Tradescantia micronucleus test indicates genotoxic potential of traffic emissions in European cities. Environ Pollut. 2006;139:515-22 pubmed
    ..In the frame of a European network for the assessment of air quality by the use of bioindicator plants, the Tradescantia micronucleus (Trad-MCN) test was applied to examine the genotoxicity of urban air pollution...
  47. Pereira B, de Campos E, de Lima E, Barrozo M, Morelli S. Biomonitoring air quality during and after a public transportation strike in the center of Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil by Tradescantia micronucleus bioassay. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2014;21:3680-5 pubmed publisher
    ..biomonitoring of air genotoxicity in the city center during and after a public transportation strike using the Tradescantia micronucleus test...
  48. Samoilova O, Ptushenko V, Kuvykin I, Kiselev S, Ptushenko O, Tikhonov A. Effects of light environment on the induction of chlorophyll fluorescence in leaves: a comparative study of Tradescantia species of different ecotypes. Biosystems. 2011;105:41-8 pubmed publisher
    ..dark conditions on the kinetics of chlorophyll a fluorescence yield in Tradecantia leaves of several species (Tradescantia albiflora, Tradescantia fluminensis, Tradescantia navicularis, and Tradescantia sillamontana), which represent ..
  49. Mišík M, Pichler C, Rainer B, Nersesyan A, Knasmueller S. Micronucleus assay with tetrad cells of Tradescantia. Methods Mol Biol. 2013;1044:405-15 pubmed publisher
    The Tradescantia micronucleus assay is being used since almost 50 years for the detection of genotoxins (including carcinogens) in the environment...
  50. Ferreira M, Domingos M, Gomes H, Saldiva P, de Assunção J. Evaluation of mutagenic potential of contaminated atmosphere at Ibirapuera Park, São Paulo - SP, Brazil, using the Tradescantia stamen-hair assay. Environ Pollut. 2007;145:219-24 pubmed
    ..Park, located in São Paulo city, Brazil, and variation of risk along the year, besides determining which Tradescantia clone, BNL 4430 or KU-20, better indicates risk...
  51. McGregor J, Donald A. ESEM imaging of dynamic biological processes: the closure of stomatal pores. J Microsc. 2010;239:135-41 pubmed publisher
    ..changes in the microscope chamber and present a proof of principle study on the closure of stomatal pores in Tradescantia andersonia leaf tissue...
  52. Cesniene T, Kleizaite V, Bondzinskaitė S, Taraškevičius R, Zvingila D, Šiukšta R, et al. Metal bioaccumulation and mutagenesis in a Tradescantia clone following long-term exposure to soils from urban industrial areas and closed landfills. Mutat Res. 2017;823:65-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Often, due to urban growth, previous land uses may be forgotten and hazards overlooked. We exposed Tradescantia clone #4430 plants to soil from two industrial areas (with different former uses) and two urban waste landfills ..
  53. Golczyk H, Hasterok R, Joachimiak A. FISH-aimed karyotyping and characterization of Renner complexes in permanent heterozygote Rhoeo spathacea. Genome. 2005;48:145-53 pubmed
    ..These findings were discussed in relation to meiotic catenation in Rhoeo...
  54. Marciulioniene D, Montvydiene D, Kiponas D, Luksiene B, Butkus D. Toxicity to Tradescantia of technogenic radionuclides and their mixture with heavy metals. Environ Toxicol. 2004;19:346-50 pubmed
    The genotoxic effects on Tradescantia of (137)Cs, (90)Sr, and (236, 242)Pu, a heavy metal mixture [Cd, Cr(VI), Cu, Mn(II), Ni, Pb, Zn] and of a complex mixture of these toxicants were determined...
  55. Tavera L, Balcazar M, Villalobos Pietrini R, Flores Márquez A, Meneses P. Dosimetric assessment of radon in a vegetable system. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2002;41:289-93 pubmed
    An alpha-dose calculation due to radon uptake in anthers of Tradescantia, clone 4430, has been performed...
  56. Cosentino Lagomarsino M, Tanase C, Vos J, Emons A, Mulder B, Dogterom M. Microtubule organization in three-dimensional confined geometries: evaluating the role of elasticity through a combined in vitro and modeling approach. Biophys J. 2007;92:1046-57 pubmed
    ..We therefore conclude that an additional active, force-generating process is necessary to create a coiling configuration perpendicular to the long axis of the cell...
  57. Alvin A, Kalaitzis J, Sasia B, Neilan B. Combined genetic and bioactivity-based prioritization leads to the isolation of an endophyte-derived antimycobacterial compound. J Appl Microbiol. 2016;120:1229-39 pubmed publisher
    ..To initiate a genetic and bioactivity-based screening programme of culturable endophytes to identify micro-organisms capable of producing bioactive polyketides and peptides...
  58. Avalyan R, Aghajanyan E, Khosrovyan A, Atoyants A, Simonyan A, Aroutiounian R. Assessment of mutagenicity of water from Lake Sevan, Armenia with application of Tradescantia (clone 02). Mutat Res. 2017;800-802:8-13 pubmed publisher
    ..from different parts of Lake Sevan were assessed by means of Trad-SHM (stamen hair mutation) assay using Tradescantia (clone 02)...
  59. Brizuela M, Montenegro T, Carjuzaa P, Maldonado S. Insolubilization of potassium chloride crystals in Tradescantia pallida. Protoplasma. 2007;231:145-9 pubmed
    ..In Tradescantia pallida, an evergreen perennial plant widely used as an ornamental plant, calcium oxalate crystals occur in the ..
  60. Gong P, Kuperman R, Sunahara G. Genotoxicity of 2,4- and 2,6-dinitrotoluene as measured by the Tradescantia micronucleus (Trad-MCN) bioassay. Mutat Res. 2003;538:13-8 pubmed
    The phytogenotoxicity of 2,4-dinitrotoluene (2,4-DNT) and 2,6-dinitrotoluene (2,6-DNT) was assessed using the Tradescantia micronucleus (Trad-MCN) bioassay...
  61. Crebelli R, Conti L, Marchini S, Monarca S, Feretti D, Zerbini I, et al. [Genotoxic and ecotoxic effects of urban waste water disinfected with sodium hypochlorite or peracetic acid]. Ann Ig. 2003;15:277-302 pubmed
    ..In particular, we have applied citogenetic tests to Allium cepa roots and Tradescantia inflorescence (Allium cepa test and Tradescantia/micronuclei test) and reversion test to Salmonella typhimurium ..
  62. Pereira B, Campos Júnior E, Morelli S. In situ biomonitoring of the genotoxic effects of vehicular pollution in Uberlândia, Brazil, using a Tradescantia micronucleus assay. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2013;87:17-22 pubmed publisher
    ..test whether the genotoxic risks in areas with different levels of vehicular traffic can be measured using the Tradescantia micronucleus assay (Trad-MN)...
  63. Patussi C, Bündchen M. [In situ genotoxity evaluation of triazines using Tradescantia clone 4430 Trad-SHM bioassay]. Cien Saude Colet. 2013;18:1173-8 pubmed
    b>Tradescantia 4430 clone stamen hair mutation (Trad-SHM) bioassay was used to evaluate the genotoxicity of a herbicide composed of triazines (atrazine and simazine) after in situ exposure...
  64. Techio V, Stolberg J, Kunz A, Zanin E, Perdomo C. Genotoxicity of swine effluents. Water Sci Technol. 2011;63:970-6 pubmed publisher
    ..different stages of a treatment system for swine wastes through bioassay of stamen hairs and micronuclei in Tradescantia (clone BNL 4430). No significant differences (p?0...
  65. Wang H, Zhou Y, Gilmer S, Cleary A, John P, Whitwill S, et al. Modifying plant growth and development using the CDK inhibitor ICK1. Cell Biol Int. 2003;27:297-9 pubmed
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    ..The micronucleus test in Tradescantia pollen cells and the chromosome aberration test in root cells of Allium cepa showed genotoxic effects only in ..
  67. Franks P, Farquhar G. The mechanical diversity of stomata and its significance in gas-exchange control. Plant Physiol. 2007;143:78-87 pubmed
    ..Such properties might underlie the success of grasses...
  68. Marciulioniene D, Kiponas D, Luksieni B, Montvydiene D. Evaluation of toxic and genotoxic effects of low-level 137Cs ionising radiation on plants. Arh Hig Rada Toksikol. 2006;57:3-8 pubmed
    ..sativum meristem cells and Tradescantia stamen hair cells...
  69. Golczyk H, Hasterok R, Szklarczyk M. Ribosomal DNA, tri- and bi-partite pericentromeres in the permanent translocation heterozygote Rhoeo spathacea. Cell Mol Biol Lett. 2010;15:651-64 pubmed publisher
    ..The arrangement of cytotogenetic landmarks and chromosome arm measurements are discussed with regard to genome repatterning in Rhoeo...
  70. Simonyan A, Gabrielyan B, Minasyan S, Hovhannisyan G, Aroutiounian R. Genotoxicity of Water Contaminants from the Basin of Lake Sevan, Armenia Evaluated by the Comet Assay in Gibel Carp (Carassius auratus gibelio) and Tradescantia Bioassays. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2016;96:309-13 pubmed publisher
    ..cell gel electrophoresis technique (comet assay) in erythrocytes of gibel carp (Carassius auratus gibelio), Tradescantia micronucleus (Trad-MCN) and Tradescantia stamen hair mutation (Trad-SHM) assays...
  71. Sibbernsen E, Mott K. Stomatal responses to flooding of the intercellular air spaces suggest a vapor-phase signal between the mesophyll and the guard cells. Plant Physiol. 2010;153:1435-42 pubmed publisher
    Flooding the intercellular air spaces of leaves with water was shown to cause rapid closure of stomata in Tradescantia pallida, Lactuca serriola, Helianthus annuus, and Oenothera caespitosa...
  72. Villarini M, Fatigoni C, Dominici L, Maestri S, Ederli L, Pasqualini S, et al. Assessing the genotoxicity of urban air pollutants using two in situ plant bioassays. Environ Pollut. 2009;157:3354-6 pubmed publisher
    ..bioindicators with different genetic endpoints were used: micronuclei in meiotic pollen mother cells using Tradescantia-micronucleus bioassay (Trad-MCN) and DNA damage in nuclei of Nicotiana tabacum leaves using comet assay (..
  73. Evseeva T, Geras kin S. [Mechanism of induction of cytogenetic damage in plant meristematic cells caused by combined effect of heavy natural radionuclides and heavy and alkaline metals]. Radiats Biol Radioecol. 2003;43:470-5 pubmed
    ..effect of 232Th and water from melted snow containing metal ions from industrally loaded territories on Tradescantia (clone 02) and on Allium shoenoprasum meristematic root tip cells treated with heavy natural radionuclides from ..
  74. Khomichenko A, Skorobogatova I, Karsunkina N, Zainullin V. [The hormonal and genetic effects induced by an irradiation in small dozes at Tradescantia (a clone 02)]. Radiats Biol Radioecol. 2007;47:578-83 pubmed
    ..The frequency of somatic mutations in strings Tradescantia (a clone 02) at an irradiation in dozes up to 28 cGy was estimated...
  75. Solenská M, Micieta K, Mišík M. Plant bioassays for an in situ monitoring of air near an industrial area and a municipal solid waste: Zilina (Slovakia). Environ Monit Assess. 2006;115:499-508 pubmed
    ..For a more complex monitoring we used: the Tradescantia micronucleus (Trad-MCN) assay, the Tradescantia microspore test and an evaluation of the abortivity of the ..
  76. Esseling Ozdoba A, Vos J, Van Lammeren A, Emons A. Synthetic lipid (DOPG) vesicles accumulate in the cell plate region but do not fuse. Plant Physiol. 2008;147:1699-709 pubmed publisher
    ..synthetic lipid vesicles that were made of 1,2-dioleoyl-sn-glycero-3-[phospho-rac-(1-glycerol)] (DOPG) into Tradescantia virginiana stamen hair cells...
  77. Kazlauskiene N, Svecevicius G, Vosyliene M, Marciulioniene D, Montvydiene D. Comparative study on sensitivity of higher plants and fish to heavy fuel oil. Environ Toxicol. 2004;19:449-51 pubmed
    ..were conducted on higher plants [garden cress (Lepidium sativum), great duckweed (Spirodela polyrrhiza), and Tradescantia clone BNL 02] and fish [rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) at all stages of development: eggs, larvae and ..