eleocharis

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family CYPERACEAE.

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  1. Zedek F, Smerda J, Smarda P, Bures P. Correlated evolution of LTR retrotransposons and genome size in the genus Eleocharis. BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:265 pubmed publisher
    ..We focused on the holokinetic genus Eleocharis (Cyperaceae), which displays large variation in genome size and the occurrence of polyploidy and agmatoploidy/..
  2. Yano O, Katsuyama T, Tsubota H, Hoshino T. Molecular phylogeny of Japanese Eleocharis (Cyperaceae) based on ITS sequence data, and chromosomal evolution. J Plant Res. 2004;117:409-19 pubmed
    ITS sequence data were used to estimate the phylogeny of 24 Japanese Eleocharis species and to make karyomorphological observations on 19 of these taxa...
  3. Ueno O, Wakayama M. Cellular expression of C3 and C4 photosynthetic enzymes in the amphibious sedge Eleocharis retroflexa ssp. chaetaria. J Plant Res. 2004;117:433-41 pubmed
    The amphibious leafless sedge Eleocharis retroflexa ssp. chaetaria expresses C(4)-like biochemical characteristics in both the terrestrial and submerged forms...
  4. Park J, Kim J, Park S, Kim D. Characterization of CpSte11, a MAPKKK gene of Cryphonectria parasitica, and initial evidence of its involvement in the pheromone response pathway. Mol Plant Pathol. 2012;13:240-50 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the characteristics of the CpSte11 null mutant were fully phenocopied only in the cpst12 null mutant, but not in other studied null mutants of components of the putative mating response pathway...
  5. da Silva C, Quintas C, Vanzela A. Distribution of 45S and 5S rDNA sites in 23 species of Eleocharis (Cyperaceae). Genetica. 2010;138:951-7 pubmed publisher
    ..45S and 5S rDNA sites and distribution in holocentric chromosomes of the Cyperaceae, 23 Brazilian species of Eleocharis were studied. FISH showed 45S rDNA signals always located in terminal regions, which varied from two (E...
  6. Aizawa T, Bao Ve N, Vijarnsorn P, Nakajima M, Sunairi M. Burkholderia acidipaludis sp. nov., aluminum-tolerant bacteria isolated from Chinese water chestnut (Eleocharis dulcis) growing in highly acidic swamps in South-East Asia. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2010;60:2036-41 pubmed publisher
    Two strains of aluminium-tolerant bacteria, SA33(T) and 7A078, were isolated from Chinese water chestnut (Eleocharis dulcis) growing in highly acidic swamps (pH 2-4) in actual acid sulfate soil areas of Vietnam (SA33(T)) and Thailand (..
  7. Liao S, Li R, Shi L, Wang J, Shang J, Zhu P, et al. Functional analysis of an S-adenosylhomocysteine hydrolase homolog of chestnut blight fungus. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2012;336:64-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, we demonstrated that SAHH is required for virulence and multiple traits of phenotype in C. parasitica, by regulation of the expression of genes involved in key process of the cell...
  8. Guesdon G, de Santiago Martín A, Galvez Cloutier R. Phytodesalinization potential of Typha angustifolia, Juncus maritimus, and Eleocharis palustris for removal of de-icing salts from runoff water. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2016;23:19634-44 pubmed publisher
    Typha angustifolia, Juncus maritimus, and Eleocharis palustris were evaluated for de-icing salt removal from runoff water. Plants were exposed to a range of de-icing salt levels (0.2, 0...
  9. Zhan G, Pan L, Tu K, Jiao S. Antitumor, Antioxidant, and Nitrite Scavenging Effects of Chinese Water Chestnut (Eleocharis dulcis) Peel Flavonoids. J Food Sci. 2016;81:H2578-H2586 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings suggest that flavonoids are closely associated with antitumor, antioxidant, and nitrite scavenging effects of CWCP. ..

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  1. Bianchini I, Cunha Santino M, Panhota R. Oxygen uptake from aquatic macrophyte decomposition from Piraju Reservoir (Piraju, SP, Brazil). Braz J Biol. 2011;71:27-35 pubmed
    ..macrophytes (Cyperus sp, Azolla caroliniana, Echinodorus macrophyllus, Eichhornia azurea, Eichhornia crassipes, Eleocharis sp1, Eleocharis sp2, Hetereanthera multiflora, Hydrocotyle raniculoides, Ludwigia sp, Myriophyllum aquaticum, ..
  2. Valles Aragón M, Alarcón Herrera M, Llorens E, Obradors Prats J, Leyva A. Simulation of arsenic retention in constructed wetlands. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2017;24:2394-2401 pubmed publisher
    ..Two CWs prototypes were used: one planted with Eleocharis macrostachya (CW_planted) and another one unplanted (CW_unplanted) as a control...
  3. Means M, Ahn C, Korol A, Williams L. Carbon storage potential by four macrophytes as affected by planting diversity in a created wetland. J Environ Manage. 2016;165:133-139 pubmed publisher
    ..wetland plant species that are commonly planted in created mitigation wetlands in Virginia - Carex vulpinoidea, Eleocharis obtusa, Juncus effusus, and Mimulus ringens. The plants were grown under the four distinctive PD treatments [i.e...
  4. Li Y, Pan Y, He F, Yuan M, Li S. Pathway Analysis and Metabolites Identification by Metabolomics of Etiolation Substrate from Fresh-Cut Chinese Water Chestnut (Eleocharis tuberosa). Molecules. 2016;21: pubmed
    ..The eriodictyol can be further transformed to luteolin, cyanidin, dihydroquercetin, dihydrotricetin, and others. This is the first reported use of metabolomics to study the metabolic pathways of the etiolation of fresh-cut CWC. ..
  5. Cunha Santino M, Fushita A, Peret A, Bianchini Júnior I. Morphometry and retention time as forcing functions to establishment and maintenance of aquatic macrophytes in a tropical reservoir. Braz J Biol. 2016;76:673-85 pubmed publisher
    ..Myriophyllum aquaticum (Vell.) Verdec, Salvinia auriculata Aubl., Eichhornia azurea (Sw.) Kunth, Eleocharis sp1, Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms, Oxycaryum cubense (Poepp...
  6. Olmos Márquez M, Alarcón Herrera M, Martín Domínguez I. Performance of Eleocharis macrostachya and its importance for arsenic retention in constructed wetlands. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2012;19:763-71 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the performance of Eleocharis macrostachya in constructed wetland prototypes, as well as the plant's arsenic mass retention and the ..
  7. Peng L, Jiang Y, Yang S, Pan S. [Accelerated senescence of fresh-cut Chinese water chestnut tissues in relation to hydrogen peroxide accumulation]. Zhi Wu Sheng Li Yu Fen Zi Sheng Wu Xue Xue Bao. 2005;31:527-32 pubmed
    ..5). AOS production rate and activities of SOD, CAT and APX changed little while no obvious hydrogen peroxide accumulation was observed, in intact CWC during storage...
  8. Jiang N, Wang Y, Dong X. Methanol as the primary methanogenic and acetogenic precursor in the cold Zoige wetland at Tibetan plateau. Microb Ecol. 2010;60:206-13 pubmed publisher
    ..determined that methanol supported the highest CH(4) formation rate in the enrichments of the soil grown with Eleocharis valleculosa, and even higher at 15 degrees C than at 30 degrees C; while hydrogenotrophic methanogenesis was ..
  9. Akao S, Hosoi Y, Fujiwara T. Utilization of water chestnut for reclamation of water environment and control of cyanobacterial blooms. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2014;21:2249-2255 pubmed publisher
    ..Utilization of these resources, including nutrients, will contribute to reclamation of the water environment, and also to disposal of wet biomass...
  10. Konnerup D, Sorrell B, Brix H. Do tropical wetland plants possess convective gas flow mechanisms?. New Phytol. 2011;190:379-86 pubmed publisher
    ..variation in pressurization in culms and the convective flow and gas composition from stubbles were examined for Eleocharis dulcis, Phragmites vallatoria and Hymenachne acutigluma, and related to light, humidity and air temperature...
  11. Puste A, Das D. Optimization of aquatic-terrestrial ecosystem in relation to soil nitrogen status for the cultivation of fish and aquatic food crops of the Indian subtropics. ScientificWorldJournal. 2001;1 Suppl 2:130-4 pubmed
  12. Malviya N, Jain S, Jain A, Jain S, Gurjar R. Evaluation of in vitro antioxidant potential of aqueous extract of Trapa natans L. fruits. Acta Pol Pharm. 2010;67:391-6 pubmed
    ..The data obtained in the present study suggest that the aqueous extract of Trapa natans L. fruit rind have significant antioxidant activity against free radicals...
  13. Aizawa T, Ve N, Kimoto K, Iwabuchi N, Sumida H, Hasegawa I, et al. Curtobacterium ammoniigenes sp. nov., an ammonia-producing bacterium isolated from plants inhabiting acidic swamps in actual acid sulfate soil areas of Vietnam. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:1447-52 pubmed
    ..bacteria B55(T), CA73, SA69 and SA72 were isolated from the waterweeds Ludwigia adscendens (B55(T)) and Eleocharis dulcis (CA73, SA69 and SA72) grown in highly acidic swamps (pH 2-4) in actual acid sulfate soil areas of Vietnam...
  14. Prescott J, Johnstone V, Francis J. Odor-taste interactions: effects of attentional strategies during exposure. Chem Senses. 2004;29:331-40 pubmed
    ..These data are consistent with associative leaning accounts of how odors take on taste qualities and also support the interpretation that these effects reflect the central integration of odors and tastes into flavors...
  15. Faruk M, Amin M, Sana N, Shaha R, Biswas K. Biochemical analysis of two varieties of water chestnuts (Trapa sp.). Pak J Biol Sci. 2012;15:1019-26 pubmed
    ..Thus, the present study sheds light on the nutrient contents of the two varieties of water chestnuts and suggests that water chestnuts may play a crucial role in human nutrition...
  16. Wu J, Wu M. Feasibility study of effect of ultrasound on water chestnuts. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2006;32:595-601 pubmed
    ..The treated plants started to die within 72 h and the mortality rate of water chestnut plants treated with the ultrasound application was 100%...
  17. Baldisserotto C, Ferroni L, Anfuso E, Pagnoni A, Fasulo M, Pancaldi S. Responses of Trapa natans L. floating laminae to high concentrations of manganese. Protoplasma. 2007;231:65-82 pubmed
    ..Finally, monitoring of the photosynthetic apparatus showed that photosynthetic function was not impaired, though differences in development occurred...
  18. Akao S, Maeda K, Hosoi Y, Nagare H, Maeda M, Fujiwara T. Cascade utilization of water chestnut: recovery of phenolics, phosphorus, and sugars. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2013;20:5373-8 pubmed publisher
    ..05) with the phenolic extraction step compared to alkaline pretreatment alone. This finding indicates that extraction of phenolics not only provides another useful material but also facilitates enzymatic saccharification...
  19. Vanderhaeghe F, Smolders A, Roelofs J, Hoffmann M. Selecting predictors for discriminant analysis of species performance: an example from an amphibious softwater plant. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2012;14:271-7 pubmed publisher
    ..e. discriminating) ones. As an example, we modelled the response of the amphibious softwater plant Eleocharis multicaulis using canonical discriminant function analysis...
  20. Amaral M, Faria A, Magalhães A, Magalhães E, Ruiz A. Steroids and triterpenes from Eleocharis acutangula and E. sellowiana (Cyperaceae). Phytochem Anal. 2004;15:125-9 pubmed
    From the hexane extract of the underground parts of Eleocharis acutangula (Roxb.) Schult., lup-20(29)-ene-3beta,16beta-diol and a mixture of campesterol, stigmasterol and sitosterol were isolated...
  21. Willis J, Gambrell R, Hester M. Growth response and tissue accumulation trends of herbaceous wetland plant species exposed to elevated aqueous mercury levels. Int J Phytoremediation. 2010;12:586-98 pubmed publisher
    ..of elevated aqueous mercury levels (0, 2, and 4 ppm) on the growth status and mercury tissue concentrations of Eleocharis parvula, Saururus cernuus, Juncus effuses, Typha latifolia, and Panicum hemitomon were determined...
  22. da Silva C, González Elizondo M, Laforga Vanzela A. Chromosome reduction in Eleocharis maculosa (Cyperaceae). Cytogenet Genome Res. 2008;122:175-80 pubmed publisher
    ..5 have been described for only three species: Rhynchospora tenuis (n = 2), Fimbristylis umbellaris (n = 3) and Eleocharis subarticulata (n = 3)...
  23. Overall R, Parry D. The uptake of uranium by Eleocharis dulcis (Chinese water chestnut) in the Ranger Uranium Mine constructed wetland filter. Environ Pollut. 2004;132:307-20 pubmed
    b>Eleocharis dulcis has proliferated in a constructed wetland used to treat uranium mine runoff water, where it rapidly accumulates significant quantities of uranium (U) in its roots and relatively little in its stems...
  24. Aizawa T, Ve N, Nakajima M, Sunairi M. Burkholderia heleia sp. nov., a nitrogen-fixing bacterium isolated from an aquatic plant, Eleocharis dulcis, that grows in highly acidic swamps in actual acid sulfate soil areas of Vietnam. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2010;60:1152-7 pubmed publisher
    Nitrogen-fixing bacteria, strains SA41(T), SA42 and SA53, were isolated from an aquatic plant, Eleocharis dulcis, that grows in highly acidic swamps (pH 2-4) in actual acid sulfate soil areas of Vietnam...
  25. Li Q, Shi X, Zhao Q, Cui Y, Ouyang J, Xu F. Effect of cooking methods on nutritional quality and volatile compounds of Chinese chestnut (Castanea mollissima Blume). Food Chem. 2016;201:80-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Principle component analysis demonstrated that roasting and frying had a similar effect on the nutritional composition of chestnuts, which differed from that of the boiling process. ..
  26. Miretzky P, Muñoz C, Carrillo Chavez A. Cd (II) removal from aqueous solution by Eleocharis acicularis biomass, equilibrium and kinetic studies. Bioresour Technol. 2010;101:2637-42 pubmed publisher
    Batch experiments were carried out to determine the capacity of Eleocharis acicularis biomass to adsorb Cd(2+) ions from contaminated solutions with respect to pH, initial Cd(2+) concentration, contact time, solution ionic strength and ..
  27. Havens K, Gu B, Fry B, Kendall C. Stable isotope food web analysis of a large subtropical lake: alternative explanations for 15N enrichment of pelagic vs. littoral fisheries. ScientificWorldJournal. 2003;3:613-22 pubmed
    ..4 per thousand per trophic level, and normalizing to the delta15N of primary consumers...
  28. Parker C, Parker M, Smith A, Waldron K. Thermal stability of texture in Chinese water chestnut may be dependent on 8,8'-diferulic acid (aryltetralyn form). J Agric Food Chem. 2003;51:2034-9 pubmed
    ..However, they do not exclude the other diferulates from involvement in cell adhesion...
  29. Li N, Chen Q, Zhu J, Wang X, Huang J, Huang G. Seasonal dynamics and spatial distribution pattern of Parapoynx crisonalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) on water chestnuts. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0184149 pubmed publisher
    ..In May and June, the eggs of P. crisonalis were present in an aggregate distribution, due to the effects of environmental heterogeneity. In July and August, however, they were found to be in a uniform distribution...
  30. Lottermoser B, Ashley P. Trace element uptake by Eleocharis equisetina (spike rush) in an abandoned acid mine tailings pond, northeastern Australia: implications for land and water reclamation in tropical regions. Environ Pollut. 2011;159:3028-35 pubmed publisher
    This study was conducted to determine the uptake of trace elements by the emergent wetland plant species Eleocharis equisetina at the historic Jumna tin processing plant, tropical Australia...
  31. Xiao F, Zhao X, Tang J, Gu X, Zhang J, Niu W. Necessity of screening water chestnuts for microcystins after cyanobacterial blooms break out. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2009;57:256-63 pubmed publisher
    ..MCs were not detected in the six samples bought at Wuxi markets. The results suggest that MCs can accumulate in water chestnuts, which is a potential hazard for human health...
  32. Ha N, Sakakibara M, Sano S. Accumulation of Indium and other heavy metals by Eleocharis acicularis: an option for phytoremediation and phytomining. Bioresour Technol. 2011;102:2228-34 pubmed publisher
    b>Eleocharis acicularis was exposed to different concentrations of In, Ag, Pb, Cu, Cd, and Zn in the laboratory to assess its capability in accumulating these metals. After 15 days, 477 mg/kg dry wt...
  33. Grassby T, Jay A, Merali Z, Parker M, Parr A, Faulds C, et al. Compositional analysis of Chinese water chestnut (Eleocharis dulcis) cell-wall material from parenchyma, epidermis, and subepidermal tissues. J Agric Food Chem. 2013;61:9680-8 pubmed publisher
    Chinese water chestnut (Eleocharis dulcis (Burman f.) Trin ex Henschel) is a corm consumed globally in Oriental-style cuisine...
  34. He Y, Liu F, Gong L, Di J, Ding Y, Ma C, et al. Enzymatic in situ saccharification of chestnut shell with high ionic liquid-tolerant cellulases from Galactomyces sp. CCZU11-1 in a biocompatible ionic liquid-cellulase media. Bioresour Technol. 2016;201:133-9 pubmed publisher
    ..1%, was obtained. Significantly, Galactomyces sp. CCZU11-1 showed high potential for the efficient transformation of lignocellulosic materials to glucose in a single-step process. ..
  35. Yao Z, Zou C, Zhou H, Wang J, Lu L, Li Y, et al. ?(1)-pyrroline-5-carboxylate/glutamate biogenesis is required for fungal virulence and sporulation. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e73483 pubmed publisher
    ..parasitica. ..
  36. Miyoshi T, Yoshida H. Emulsification action of longitudinal and torsional ultrasound tips and the effect on treatment of the nucleus during phacoemulsification. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2010;36:1201-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To compare the results of emulsification of test materials when applying torsional and longitudinal emulsification tips as well as to define emulsification and determine how it occurs by examining the effect of phacoemulsification...
  37. You Y, Duan X, Wei X, Su X, Zhao M, Sun J, et al. Identification of major phenolic compounds of Chinese water chestnut and their antioxidant activity. Molecules. 2007;12:842-52 pubmed
    ..This study suggests that CWC tissues exhibit great potential for antioxidant activity and may be useful for their nutritional and medicinal functions...
  38. Chen T, Ye R, Fan X, Li X, Lin Y. Identification of C4 photosynthesis metabolism and regulatory-associated genes in Eleocharis vivipara by SSH. Photosynth Res. 2011;108:157-70 pubmed publisher
    ..to investigate the candidate genes involved in kranz developmental regulation and C(4) metabolic fluxes in Eleocharis vivipara, which is a leafless freshwater amphibious plant and possesses a distinct culms anatomy structure and ..