convolvulus

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family CONVOLVULACEAE. The common name of morning glory also refers to IPOMOEA. The common name of bindweed also refers to IPOMOEA; CALYSTEGIA; or POLYGONUM.

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  1. Montes Holguin M, Peralta Videa J, Meitzner G, Martinez Martinez A, de la Rosa G, Castillo Michel H, et al. Biochemical and spectroscopic studies of the response of Convolvulus arvensis L. to chromium(III) and chromium(VI) stress. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2006;25:220-6 pubmed
    ..the oxidative stress caused by hexavalent chromium (Cr[VI]), the chromium (Cr) uptake, and the Cr speciation in Convolvulus arvensis L. plants grown in hydroponics media containing either Cr(VI) or Cr(III)...
  2. Dhingra D, Valecha R. Evaluation of the antidepressant-like activity of Convolvulus pluricaulis choisy in the mouse forced swim and tail suspension tests. Med Sci Monit. 2007;13:BR155-61 pubmed
    This study investigates the effect of the petroleum ether, chloroform, and ethyl acetate fractions of the total ethanolic extract of Convolvulus pluricaulis Choisy (Family: Convolvulaceae) on depression in mice.
  3. Tokgun O, Akca H, Mammadov R, Aykurt C, Deniz G. Convolvulus galaticus, Crocus antalyensis, and Lilium candidum extracts show their antitumor activity through induction of p53-mediated apoptosis on human breast cancer cell line MCF-7 cells. J Med Food. 2012;15:1000-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we first report that Convolvulus galaticus, Crocus antalyensis, and Lilium candidum species have cytotoxic activity on human breast cancer cell ..
  4. Bihaqi S, Sharma M, Singh A, Tiwari M. Neuroprotective role of Convolvulus pluricaulis on aluminium induced neurotoxicity in rat brain. J Ethnopharmacol. 2009;124:409-15 pubmed publisher
    b>Convolvulus pluricaulis (Convolvulaceae) has long been used as traditional herbal medicine in India as nerve tonic...
  5. Bihaqi S, Singh A, Tiwari M. Supplementation of Convolvulus pluricaulis attenuates scopolamine-induced increased tau and amyloid precursor protein (A?PP) expression in rat brain. Indian J Pharmacol. 2012;44:593-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study investigated the potential of Convolvulus pluricaulis (CP) to attenuate scopolamine (2 mg/kg, i...
  6. Sharma K, Bhatnagar M, Kulkarni S. Effect of Convolvulus pluricaulis Choisy and Asparagus racemosus Willd on learning and memory in young and old mice: a comparative evaluation. Indian J Exp Biol. 2010;48:479-85 pubmed
    ..reacemosus and CA3 area with C. pluracaulis treatment. The underlying mechanism of these actions of A. racemosus and C. pluricaulis may be attributed to their antioxidant, neuroprotective and cholinergic properties...
  7. Johnson S, Raguso R. The long-tongued hawkmoth pollinator niche for native and invasive plants in Africa. Ann Bot. 2016;117:25-36 pubmed publisher
    ..The convolvulus hawkmoth Agrius convolvuli is identified as the most important pollinator of African plants with very long-..
  8. Azman N, Gallego M, Juliá L, Fajarí L, Almajano M. The Effect of Convolvulus arvensis Dried Extract as a Potential Antioxidant in Food Models. Antioxidants (Basel). 2015;4:170-84 pubmed publisher
    In this study, the antioxidant activity of the Convolvulus arvensis Linn (CA) ethanol extract has been evaluated by different ways...
  9. Abbas Z, Khan S, Abbasi A, Pieroni A, Ullah Z, Iqbal M, et al. Ethnobotany of the Balti community, Tormik valley, Karakorum range, Baltistan, Pakistan. J Ethnobiol Ethnomed. 2016;12:38 pubmed publisher
    ..Thymus linearis Benth, Hippophae rhamnoides ssp. turkestanica L. and Convolvulus arvensis L. were found to be the most utilized medicinal plant species, i.e...

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  1. Kizhakke P A, Olakkaran S, Antony A, Tilagul K S, Hunasanahally P G. Convolvulus pluricaulis (Shankhapushpi) ameliorates human microtubule-associated protein tau (hMAP?) induced neurotoxicity in Alzheimer's disease Drosophila model. J Chem Neuroanat. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    b>Convolvulus pluricaulis (Shankhapushpi) has long been used as traditional herbal medicine in India as nerve tonic. We studied the neuroprotective effects of C...
  2. Awaad A, Al Refaie A, El Meligy R, Zain M, Soliman H, Marzoke M, et al. Novel Compounds with new Anti-Ulcergenic Activity from Convolvulus pilosellifolius Using Bio-Guided Fractionation. Phytother Res. 2016;30:2060-2064 pubmed publisher
    Oral administration of the total alcohol extract of Convolvulus pilosellifolius Desr...
  3. Stotz G, Suárez L, Gonzáles W, Gianoli E. Local host adaptation and use of a novel host in the seed beetle Megacerus eulophus. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e53892 pubmed publisher
    ..of the seed beetle Megacerus eulophus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) in central Chile: a population from the host Convolvulus chilensis (in Aucó) and a population from C. bonariensis (in Algarrobo). In Aucó C...
  4. Ganie S, Ali Z, Das S, Srivastava P, Sharma M. Genetic diversity and chemical profiling of different populations of Convolvulus pluricaulis (convolvulaceae): an important herb of ayurvedic medicine. 3 Biotech. 2015;5:295-302 pubmed publisher
    b>Convolvulus pluricaulis Choisy, commonly known as "Shankhpushpi", is an ayurvedic medicinal plant recommended as a brain tonic to promote intellect and memory, eliminate nervous disorders and to treat hypertension...
  5. Sethiya N, Nahata A, Singh P, Mishra S. Neuropharmacological evaluation on four traditional herbs used as nervine tonic and commonly available as Shankhpushpi in India. J Ayurveda Integr Med. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..Four botanicals viz. Canscora decussata Schult. (CD), Clitorea ternatea Linn. (CT), Convolvulus pluricaulis Choisy. (CP) and Evolvulus alsinoides Linn...
  6. Razaghi P, Zafari D. Phoma crystallifera with phytotoxic effects and pathogenic potential against field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis L.) in Iran. J Appl Microbiol. 2017;122:1275-1285 pubmed publisher
    To identify a potential pathogenic isolate of fungus on Convolvulus arvensis and to determine its phytotoxic activity, which revealed the presence of toxic metabolites responsible for the toxicity against the target weed...
  7. Rasheed T, Bilal M, Li C, Nabeel F, Khalid M, Iqbal H. Catalytic potential of bio-synthesized silver nanoparticles using Convolvulus arvensis extract for the degradation of environmental pollutants. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2018;181:44-52 pubmed publisher
    Herein, we reported a facile, green and environmental friendlier biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using the Convolvulus arvensis extract...
  8. Hamedi S, Shojaosadati S, Mohammadi A. Evaluation of the catalytic, antibacterial and anti-biofilm activities of the Convolvulus arvensis extract functionalized silver nanoparticles. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2017;167:36-44 pubmed publisher
    In this study, a rapid green synthesis of the silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) using leaves extract of Convolvulus arvensis was investigated. UV-Visible spectra showed the SPR band at around 430nm which proved the AgNP formation...
  9. Gugole Ottaviano M, Cédola C, Sánchez N, Greco N. Conservation biological control in strawberry: effect of different pollen on development, survival, and reproduction of Neoseiulus californicus (Acari: Phytoseiidae). Exp Appl Acarol. 2015;67:507-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Pollen from Urtica urens, Lamium amplexicaule, Convolvulus arvensis, Sonchus oleraceous, Galega officinalis, and Fragaria x ananassa (strawberry) allowed development of N...
  10. Borges K, Cooper W, Garczynski S, Thinakaran J, Jensen A, Horton D, et al. "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" Associated With the Psyllid, Bactericera maculipennis (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Environ Entomol. 2017;46:210-216 pubmed publisher
    The psyllid Bactericera maculipennis (Crawford) (Hemiptera: Triozidae) often cohabits field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis, Solanales: Convolvulaceae) and other plants with the congeneric psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Šulc), in the ..
  11. Cabrita L. A Novel Acylated Anthocyanin with a Linear Trisaccharide from Flowers of Convolvulus althaeoides. Nat Prod Commun. 2015;10:1965-8 pubmed
    An acylated anthocyanin trioside was isolated from pink flowers of Convolvulus althaeoides using a combination of chromatographic techniques...
  12. Ali Shtayeh M, Jamous R, Hussein E, Mallah O, Abu Zeitoun S. Squash leaf curl virus (SLCV): a serious disease threatening cucurbits production in Palestine. Virus Genes. 2014;48:320-8 pubmed publisher
    ..SLCV was also found to occur naturally in Chenopodium murale, Convolvulus sp, and Prosporis farcta which showed yellowing...
  13. Dehghan H, Sarrafi Y, Salehi P. Antioxidant and antidiabetic activities of 11 herbal plants from Hyrcania region, Iran. J Food Drug Anal. 2016;24:179-188 pubmed publisher
    ..contents of n-hexane, ethyl acetate, and methanol extracts of various parts of Allium paradoxum, Buxus hyrcana, Convolvulus persicus, Eryngium caucasicum, Heracleum persicum, Pimpinella affinis, Parrotia persica, Primula heterochroma, ..
  14. Rivera D, Verde A, Obón C, Alcaraz F, Moreno C, Egea T, et al. Is there nothing new under the sun? The influence of herbals and pharmacopoeias on ethnobotanical traditions in Albacete (Spain). J Ethnopharmacol. 2017;195:96-117 pubmed publisher
    ..formulation are the flowers of Rosa gallica, honey (Apis mellifera), the roots of Nardostachys jatamansi, and Convolvulus scammonia, pistils of Crocus sativus, grapes and raisins (Vitis vinifera), rhizomes of Zingiber officinale, ..
  15. Verma S, Sinha R, Kumar P, Amin F, Jain J, Tanwar S. Study of Convolvulus pluricaulis for antioxidant and anticonvulsant activity. Cent Nerv Syst Agents Med Chem. 2012;12:55-9 pubmed
    b>Convolvulus pluricaulis Choisy is a perennial wild herb commonly found on sandy & rocky areas under xerophytic conditions in northern India...
  16. Gardea Torresdey J, Peralta Videa J, Montes M, de la Rosa G, Corral Diaz B. Bioaccumulation of cadmium, chromium and copper by Convolvulus arvensis L.: impact on plant growth and uptake of nutritional elements. Bioresour Technol. 2004;92:229-35 pubmed
    ..In this study, the potential accumulation of Convolvulus arvensis L. for Cd(II), Cr(VI), and Cu(II) was determined using an agar-based medium. The shoots of C...
  17. Chen W, Huang C, Chen J, Chen Z, Sheu S. Novosphingobium ipomoeae sp. nov., isolated from a water convolvulus field. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2017;67:3590-3596 pubmed publisher
    A bacterial strain designated Tese-5T was isolated from a water convolvulus field in Taiwan and characterized using the polyphasic taxonomic approach...
  18. Meng X, Riordan N, Casciari J, Zhu Y, Zhong J, Gonzalez M, et al. Effects of a high molecular mass Convolvulus arvensis extract on tumor growth and angiogenesis. P R Health Sci J. 2002;21:323-8 pubmed
    Plant materials represent promising sources of anti-cancer agents. We developed and tested a novel extract from the ubiquitous plant Convolvulus arvensis.
  19. El Sayed W, Hurle K. Efficacy of Phomopsis convolvulus as a mycoherbicide for Convolvulus arvensis. Meded Rijksuniv Gent Fak Landbouwkd Toegep Biol Wet. 2001;66:775-89 pubmed
    The purpose of the investigations was to determine the efficacy of different conidia concentrations of Phomopsis convolvulus Ormeno on different leaf stages of Convolvulus arvensis seedlings and regrowth potential of C...
  20. Sunar S, Yildirim N, Aksakal O, Agar G. Determination of the genotoxic effects of Convolvulus arvensis extracts on corn (Zea mays L.) seeds. Toxicol Ind Health. 2013;29:449-59 pubmed publisher
    In this research, the methanolic extracts of Convolvulus arvensis were tested for genotoxic and inhibitor activity on the total soluble protein content and the genomic template stability against corn Zea mays L. seed...
  21. El Raheim Mohammed Donia A, Alqasoumi S, Awaad A, Cracker L. Antioxidant activity of Convolvulus hystrix Vahl and its chemical constituents. Pak J Pharm Sci. 2011;24:143-7 pubmed
  22. El Shazly A, Wink M. Tropane and pyrrolidine alkaloids from Convolvulus lanatus Vahl. Z Naturforsch C. 2008;63:321-5 pubmed
    The alkaloid composition of Convolvulus lanatus was investigated by GLC and GLC-MS. Altogether, thirteen tropane and pyrrolidine alkaloids were identified on the basis of mass spectral data and/or Kovats retention indices...
  23. Montes M, Peralta Videa J, Parsons J, Corral Diaz B, Gardea Torresdey J. Spectroscopic determination of the toxicity, absorption, reduction, and translocation of Cr(VI) in two Magnoliopsida species. Int J Phytoremediation. 2013;15:168-87 pubmed
    ..In this work, the physiological response of Convolvulus arvensis and Medicago truncatula plants to Cr(VI) treatments was compared. C...
  24. Boss D, Maurhofer M, Zala M, Défago G, Brunner P. ISSR fingerprinting for the assessment of the bindweed biocontrol agent Stagonospora convolvuli LA39 after field release. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2007;45:244-51 pubmed
    ..To develop a molecular identification method based on ISSR fingerprints to monitor the fungal leaf pathogen Stagonospora convolvuli LA39 used to biologically control bindweeds after a field release...
  25. Chaudhuri K, Das S, Bandyopadhyay M, Zalar A, Kollmann A, Jha S, et al. Transgenic mimicry of pathogen attack stimulates growth and secondary metabolite accumulation. Transgenic Res. 2009;18:121-34 pubmed publisher
    ..and biomass production in transformed root cultures of the medicinal plant, Withania somnifera, and the weed, Convolvulus sepium...
  26. Parihar M, Hemnani T. Phenolic antioxidants attenuate hippocampal neuronal cell damage against kainic acid induced excitotoxicity. J Biosci. 2003;28:121-8 pubmed
    ..Dried ethanolic plant extracts of Withania somnifera (WS), Convolvulus pleuricauas (CP) and Aloe vera (AV) dissolved in distilled water were tested for their total antioxidant ..
  27. Gianoli E, Molina Montenegro M. Leaf damage induces twining in a climbing plant. New Phytol. 2005;167:385-9 pubmed
    ..We assessed field herbivory in climbing and prostrate ramets of the twining vine Convolvulus arvensis...
  28. Atta A, Mouneir S. Evaluation of some medicinal plant extracts for antidiarrhoeal activity. Phytother Res. 2005;19:481-5 pubmed
    ..EP), Bidens bipinnata L. (BB), Cynachum acutum L. (CyAc), Diplotaxis acris (Forssk.) Boiss (DA), Convolvulus fatmensis (CF) and Schouwia thebaica Webb (ST) and the leaves of Plantago major L...
  29. Gyenes V, Béres I, Lehoczky E, Kazinczi G, Nyari A. Vegetative reproduction and chemical control with post-emergent herbicides of field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis L.). Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci. 2005;70:481-7 pubmed
    It is clearly seen from data that roots of Convolvulus arvensis L. have more and less intensive regenerative period during growing season...
  30. Boss D, Maurhofer M, Schläpfer E, Défago G. Elsinochrome A production by the bindweed biocontrol fungus Stagonospora convolvuli LA39 does not pose a risk to the environment or the consumer of treated crops. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2007;59:194-205 pubmed
    ..We conclude that the production of ELA by biocontrol strain LA39 does not pose a risk to the environment or to the consumer...
  31. Gianoli E, Molina Montenegro M, Becerra J. Interactive effects of leaf damage, light intensity and support availability on chemical defenses and morphology of a twining vine. J Chem Ecol. 2007;33:95-103 pubmed
    ..and support availability on the induction of tropane alkaloids (TAs) after leaf damage in the twining vine Convolvulus arvensis...
  32. Kazinczi G, Takacs A, Horvath J. Crop-weed competition between sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) and Convolvulus arvensis L. in substitutive experiments. Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci. 2006;71:781-6 pubmed
    ..In our experiments early competition between sunflower and field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis) was studied in a replacement studies under glasshouse conditions...
  33. Riolo P, Minuz R, Anfora G, Stacconi M, Carlin S, Isidoro N, et al. Perception of host plant volatiles in Hyalesthes obsoletus: behavior, morphology, and electrophysiology. J Chem Ecol. 2012;38:1017-30 pubmed publisher
    ..The volatile organic compounds that elicited electrophysiological responses in male and female antennae were identified. These findings are discussed with respect to behavior of H. obsoletus males and females in the field...
  34. Malik J, Karan M, Vasisht K. Nootropic, anxiolytic and CNS-depressant studies on different plant sources of shankhpushpi. Pharm Biol. 2011;49:1234-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Plants commonly used under the name shankhpushpi are: Convolvulus pluricaulis Chois., Evolvulus alsinoides Linn., both from Convolvulaceae, and Clitoria ternatea Linn...
  35. Liu L, Durairajan S, Lu J, Koo I, Li M. In vitro screening on amyloid precursor protein modulation of plants used in Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine for memory improvement. J Ethnopharmacol. 2012;141:754-60 pubmed publisher
    ..The 15 herbs for the screening have been traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine or in Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for the treatment of cognitive disorders clinically...
  36. Martini M, Marcone C, Mitrovic J, Maixner M, Delić D, Myrta A, et al. 'Candidatus Phytoplasma convolvuli', a new phytoplasma taxon associated with bindweed yellows in four European countries. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2012;62:2910-5 pubmed publisher
    Plants of Convolvulus arvensis exhibiting symptoms of undersized leaves, shoot proliferation and yellowing, collectively defined as bindweed yellows, were sampled in different regions of Europe and assessed for phytoplasma infection by ..
  37. Valizadeh R, Mahdavian L. Phytoremediation and absorption isotherms of heavy metal ions by Convolvulus tricolor (CTC). Int J Phytoremediation. 2016;18:329-36 pubmed publisher
    ..The current study tends to investigate the removal of lead and nickel ions by the Convolvulus tricolor (CTC), was grown for 30 days in different concentrations of lead and nickel ions...