cajanus

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Summary: A plant genus of the family FABACEAE that is used for food in NIGERIA.

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  1. Manna P, Sinha M, Sil P. Galactosamine-induced hepatotoxic effect and hepatoprotective role of a protein isolated from the herb Cajanus indicus L in vivo. J Biochem Mol Toxicol. 2007;21:13-23 pubmed
    ..study was conducted to determine the protective role of a 43-kD protein isolated from the leaves of the herb Cajanus indicus L against D(+)-galactosamine (GalN) induced liver damage in mice...
  2. Manna P, Sinha M, Sil P. A 43 kD protein isolated from the herb Cajanus indicus L attenuates sodium fluoride-induced hepatic and renal disorders in vivo. J Biochem Mol Biol. 2007;40:382-95 pubmed
    The herb, Cajanus indicus L, is well known for its hepatoprotective action. A 43 kD protein has been isolated, purified and partially sequenced from the leaves of this herb...
  3. Raju N, Gnanesh B, Lekha P, Jayashree B, Pande S, Hiremath P, et al. The first set of EST resource for gene discovery and marker development in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.). BMC Plant Biol. 2010;10:45 pubmed publisher
    Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp) is one of the major grain legume crops of the tropics and subtropics, but biotic stresses [Fusarium wilt (FW), sterility mosaic disease (SMD), etc...
  4. Dubey A, Farmer A, Schlueter J, Cannon S, Abernathy B, Tuteja R, et al. Defining the transcriptome assembly and its use for genome dynamics and transcriptome profiling studies in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.). DNA Res. 2011;18:153-64 pubmed publisher
    ..Genomic resources developed in this study should be useful for basic and applied research, not only for pigeonpea improvement but also for other related, agronomically important legumes...
  5. Ashidi J, Houghton P, Hylands P, Efferth T. Ethnobotanical survey and cytotoxicity testing of plants of South-western Nigeria used to treat cancer, with isolation of cytotoxic constituents from Cajanus cajan Millsp. leaves. J Ethnopharmacol. 2010;128:501-12 pubmed publisher
  6. Yang S, Pang W, Ash G, Harper J, Carling J, Wenzl P, et al. Low level of genetic diversity in cultivated Pigeonpea compared to its wild relatives is revealed by diversity arrays technology. Theor Appl Genet. 2006;113:585-95 pubmed
    ..Here we report on the development of Diversity Arrays Technology (DArT) for pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan) and its wild relatives...
  7. Das N, Kayastha A, Srivastava P. Purification and characterization of urease from dehusked pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L) seeds. Phytochemistry. 2002;61:513-21 pubmed
    Urease has been purified from the dehusked seeds of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.) to apparent electrophoretic homogeneity with approximately 200 fold purification, with a specific activity of 6.24 x10(3) U mg(-1) protein...
  8. Rajendran G, Mistry S, Desai A, Archana G. Functional expression of Escherichia coli fhuA gene in Rhizobium spp. of Cajanus cajan provides growth advantage in presence of Fe3+: ferrichrome as iron source. Arch Microbiol. 2007;187:257-64 pubmed
    b>Cajanus cajan rhizobial isolates were found to be unable to utilize iron bound to ferrichrome, desferrioxamine B or rhodotorulic acid, all being hydroxamate type siderophores...
  9. Sarkar K, Ghosh A, Kinter M, Mazumder B, Sil P. Purification and characterization of a 43 kD hepatoprotective protein from the herb Cajanus indicus L. Protein J. 2006;25:411-21 pubmed
    b>Cajanus indicus L, a herb, is popularly known for its hepatoprotective activity. Aqueous extract of the leaves of this plant contains hepatoprotective and hepatostimulatory molecule(s)...

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  1. Lomate P, Hivrale V. Induction of leucine aminopeptidase (LAP) like activity with wounding and methyl jasmonate in pigeonpea (Cajanas cajan) suggests the role of these enzymes in plant defense in leguminosae. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2011;49:609-16 pubmed publisher
    ..LAP-like activity was increased upto 19.5 fold after gel filtration chromatography. Results suggest that these enzymes may have functional defensive role in pigeonpea...
  2. Kumawat G, Raje R, Bhutani S, Pal J, Mithra A, Gaikwad K, et al. Molecular mapping of QTLs for plant type and earliness traits in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L. Millsp.). BMC Genet. 2012;13:84 pubmed publisher
  3. Akinsulie A, Temiye E, Akanmu A, Lesi F, Whyte C. Clinical evaluation of extract of Cajanus cajan (Ciklavit) in sickle cell anaemia. J Trop Pediatr. 2005;51:200-5 pubmed
    ..We report our experience with extract of Cajanus cajan as a possible antisickling agent by determining changes, if any, in clinical and laboratory features of the ..
  4. Ghosh A, Sil P. A protein from Cajanus indicus Spreng protects liver and kidney against mercuric chloride-induced oxidative stress. Biol Pharm Bull. 2008;31:1651-8 pubmed
    ..has been carried out to investigate the protective action of a protein (the CI protein) isolated from the herb, Cajanus indicus Spreng against HgCl(2) induced renal and hepatic toxicities in mice...
  5. Wu N, Kong Y, Fu Y, Zu Y, Yang Z, Yang M, et al. In vitro antioxidant properties, DNA damage protective activity, and xanthine oxidase inhibitory effect of cajaninstilbene acid, a stilbene compound derived from pigeon pea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.] leaves. J Agric Food Chem. 2011;59:437-43 pubmed publisher
    ..71 kcal mol(-1)). On the basis of the results, we conclude that CSA represents a valuable natural antioxidant source and may potentially be applicable in health food industry...
  6. Zhao J, Fu Y, Luo M, Zu Y, Wang W, Zhao C, et al. Endophytic fungi from pigeon pea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.] produce antioxidant Cajaninstilbene acid. J Agric Food Chem. 2012;60:4314-9 pubmed publisher
    In this study, novel endophytic fungi producing cajaninstilbene acid (CSA) from pigeon pea [ Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.] were investigated and screened. CSA has prominent pharmacological activities...
  7. Saxena R, Cui X, Thakur V, Walter B, Close T, Varshney R. Single feature polymorphisms (SFPs) for drought tolerance in pigeonpea (Cajanus spp.). Funct Integr Genomics. 2011;11:651-7 pubmed publisher
    ..With an objective to identify the potential polymorphic markers for drought tolerance in pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L...
  8. Zheng Y, Yang J, Chen D, Sun L. [Effects of the stilbene extracts from Cajanus cajan L. on ovariectomy-induced bone loss in rats]. Yao Xue Xue Bao. 2007;42:562-5 pubmed
    The Cajanus cajan L. is a natural plant, which contains lots of potential active components. The effects of the stilbene extracts from Cajanus cajan L. (sECC) on ovariectomy (OVX)-induced bone loss in rats were identified...
  9. Misra A, Kumar R, Mishra V, Chaudhari B, Tripathi A, Das M, et al. Partial characterization of red gram (Cajanus cajan L. Millsp) polypeptides recognized by patients exhibiting rhinitis and bronchial asthma. Food Chem Toxicol. 2010;48:2725-36 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, five novel IgE binding proteins (namely Caj c1, Caj c2, Caj c3, Caj c4 and Caj c5) were identified as putative clinically relevant allergens...
  10. Ogoda Onah J, Akubue P, Okide G. The kinetics of reversal of pre-sickled erythrocytes by the aqueous extract of Cajanus cajan seeds. Phytother Res. 2002;16:748-50 pubmed
    The aqueous methanol extract (3:1, v/v) of the seeds of Cajanus cajan was investigated for antisickling properties. The extract possessed significant antisickling activity and was found to be concentration-dependent...
  11. Kundu R, Dasgupta S, Biswas A, Bhattacharya A, Pal B, Bandyopadhyay D, et al. Cajanus cajan Linn. (Leguminosae) prevents alcohol-induced rat liver damage and augments cytoprotective function. J Ethnopharmacol. 2008;118:440-7 pubmed publisher
    b>Cajanus cajan Linn. (Leguminosae) is a nontoxic edible herb, widely used in Indian folk medicine for the prevention of various liver disorders...
  12. Zu Y, Liu X, Fu Y, Wu N, Kong Y, Wink M. Chemical composition of the SFE-CO extracts from Cajanus cajan (L.) Huth and their antimicrobial activity in vitro and in vivo. Phytomedicine. 2010;17:1095-101 pubmed publisher
    ..in vivo antimicrobial activities of SFE-CO?(supercritical fluid extraction) extracts and ethanol extracts from Cajanus cajan (L.) Huth were investigated...
  13. Haq S, Khan R. Characterization of a proteinase inhibitor from Cajanus cajan (L.). J Protein Chem. 2003;22:543-54 pubmed
    A protein proteinase inhibitor (PI) has been purified from pigeonpea Cajanus cajan (L.) PUSA 33 variety by acetic-acid precipitation, salt fractionation and chromatography on a DEAE-Cellulose column...
  14. Varshney R, Chen W, Li Y, Bharti A, Saxena R, Schlueter J, et al. Draft genome sequence of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan), an orphan legume crop of resource-poor farmers. Nat Biotechnol. 2011;30:83-9 pubmed publisher
  15. Ghosh A, Sil P. A 43-kDa protein from the leaves of the herb Cajanus indicus L. modulates chloroform induced hepatotoxicity in vitro. Drug Chem Toxicol. 2006;29:397-413 pubmed
    A 43-kDa protein isolated from the leaves of the herb Cajanus indicus L. has been shown to possess a protective role against drug- and toxin- induced hepatotoxicity both in vivo and in vitro...
  16. Sarkar K, Sil P. A 43 kDa protein from the herb Cajanus indicus L. protects thioacetamide induced cytotoxicity in hepatocytes. Toxicol In Vitro. 2006;20:634-40 pubmed
    The aim of this study was to investigate the role of a hepatoprotective protein isolated from the herb Cajanus indicus L. on thioacetamide (TAA) induced toxicity in isolated mouse hepatocytes...
  17. Bohra A, Saxena R, Gnanesh B, Saxena K, Byregowda M, Rathore A, et al. An intra-specific consensus genetic map of pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millspaugh] derived from six mapping populations. Theor Appl Genet. 2012;125:1325-38 pubmed publisher
    Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.) is an important food legume crop of rainfed agriculture...
  18. Pal S, Sil P. A 43 kD protein from the leaves of the herb Cajanus indicus L. modulates doxorubicin induced nephrotoxicity via MAPKs and both mitochondria dependent and independent pathways. Biochimie. 2012;94:1356-67 pubmed publisher
    ..this work is to investigate the nephroprotecive role of a 43 kD protein (CI protein) isolated from the leaves of Cajanus indicus L, against Dox-induced oxidative impairment and kidney tissue damage...
  19. Amarteifio J, Munthali D, Karikari S, Morake T. The composition of pigeon peas (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.) grown in Botswana. Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 2002;57:173-7 pubmed
    This study investigated the composition of pigeon peas (Cajanus cajan), grown at Sebele, Botswana...
  20. Luo M, Liu X, Zu Y, Fu Y, Zhang S, Yao L, et al. Cajanol, a novel anticancer agent from Pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.] roots, induces apoptosis in human breast cancer cells through a ROS-mediated mitochondrial pathway. Chem Biol Interact. 2010;188:151-60 pubmed publisher
    Cajanol (5-hydroxy-3-(4-hydroxy-2-methoxyphenyl)-7-methoxychroman-4-one) is an isoflavanone from Pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.] roots...
  21. Duker Eshun G, Jaroszewski J, Asomaning W, Oppong Boachie F, Brøgger Christensen S. Antiplasmodial constituents of Cajanus cajan. Phytother Res. 2004;18:128-30 pubmed
    Bioactivity-guided fractionation of extracts of roots and leaves of Cajanus cajan afforded 8 compounds: betulinic acid, biochanin A, cajanol, genistein and 2'-hydroxygenistein, longistylin A and C, and pinostrobin...
  22. Green P, Stevenson P, Simmonds M, Sharma H. Phenolic compounds on the pod-surface of pigeonpea, Cajanus cajan, mediate feeding behavior of Helicoverpa armigera larvae. J Chem Ecol. 2003;29:811-21 pubmed
    A methanol extract of the pod surfaces of Cajanus cajan, a feeding stimulant for fifth-instar Helicoverpa armigera, was shown to contain four main phenolic compounds...
  23. Dwevedi A, Routh S, Yadav A, Singh A, Srivastava O, Kayastha A. Response surface analysis of nano-ureases from Canavalia ensiformis and Cajanus cajan. Int J Biol Macromol. 2011;49:674-80 pubmed publisher
    Ureases isolated from leguminous sources, Canavalia ensiformis and Cajanus cajan were immobilized onto gold nanoparticles (nano-ureases)...
  24. Sinha M, Manna P, Sil P. Attenuation of cadmium chloride induced cytotoxicity in murine hepatocytes by a protein isolated from the leaves of the herb Cajanus indicus L. Arch Toxicol. 2007;81:397-406 pubmed
    ..study was conducted to evaluate the protective effect of a 43 kDa protein, isolated from the leaves of the herb Cajanus indicus, against cadmium-induced cytotoxicity in hepatocytes...
  25. Dutta S, Kumawat G, Singh B, Gupta D, Singh S, Dogra V, et al. Development of genic-SSR markers by deep transcriptome sequencing in pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millspaugh]. BMC Plant Biol. 2011;11:17 pubmed publisher
    Pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millspaugh], one of the most important food legumes of semi-arid tropical and subtropical regions, has limited genomic resources, particularly expressed sequence based (genic) markers...
  26. Luo Q, Sun L, Si J, Chen D, Du G. [Hypocholesterolemic effect of stilbene extract from Cajanus cajan L. on serum and hepatic lipid in diet-induced hyperlipidemic mice]. Yao Xue Xue Bao. 2008;43:145-9 pubmed
    b>Cajanus cajan L. is a natural plant, which contains a lot of potential active components. In the present study, we identified the effects of the stilbene extract from Cajanus cajan L...
  27. Fu Y, Zu Y, Liu W, Zhang L, Tong M, Efferth T, et al. Determination of vitexin and isovitexin in pigeonpea using ultrasonic extraction followed by LC-MS. J Sep Sci. 2008;31:268-75 pubmed publisher
    ..From all these results, we may conclude that the developed method is appropriate for the quality control of pigeonpea and other plant extract products developed from pigeonpea...
  28. Wu N, Fu K, Fu Y, Zu Y, Chang F, Chen Y, et al. Antioxidant activities of extracts and main components of Pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.] leaves. Molecules. 2009;14:1032-43 pubmed publisher
    Antioxidant activities of the aqueous and ethanol extracts of pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp...
  29. Sinha M, Manna P, Sil P. Amelioration of galactosamine-induced nephrotoxicity by a protein isolated from the leaves of the herb, Cajanus indicus L. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2007;7:11 pubmed
    ..Present study was designed to find out the effect of a protein isolated from the leaves of the herb Cajanus indicus against GalN induced renal damage.
  30. Ruan C, Si J, Zhang L, Chen D, Du G, Su L. Protective effect of stilbenes containing extract-fraction from Cajanus cajan L. on Abeta(25-35)-induced cognitive deficits in mice. Neurosci Lett. 2009;467:159-63 pubmed publisher
    b>Cajanus cajan (L.) is a traditional Chinese herb medicine which contains a lot of potential active components. In the present study, we identified the effects of the stilbenes containing extract-fraction from C. cajan L...
  31. Bohra A, Dubey A, Saxena R, Penmetsa R, Poornima K, Kumar N, et al. Analysis of BAC-end sequences (BESs) and development of BES-SSR markers for genetic mapping and hybrid purity assessment in pigeonpea (Cajanus spp.). BMC Plant Biol. 2011;11:56 pubmed publisher
    Pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.] is an important legume crop of rainfed agriculture...
  32. Yang S, Saxena R, Kulwal P, Ash G, Dubey A, Harper J, et al. The first genetic map of pigeon pea based on diversity arrays technology (DArT) markers. J Genet. 2011;90:103-9 pubmed
    With an objective to develop a genetic map in pigeon pea (Cajanus spp...
  33. Ogunbinu A, Flamini G, Cioni P, Adebayo M, Ogunwande I. Constituents of Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp., Moringa oleifera Lam., Heliotropium indicum L. and Bidens pilosa L. from Nigeria. Nat Prod Commun. 2009;4:573-8 pubmed
    ..The oils of Cajanus cajan were comprised of sesquiterpenes (92.5%, 81.2% and 94.3% respectively in the leaves, stem and seeds)...
  34. Luo Q, Sun L, Si J, Chen D. Hypocholesterolemic effect of stilbenes containing extract-fraction from Cajanus cajan L. on diet-induced hypercholesterolemia in mice. Phytomedicine. 2008;15:932-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Cajanus cajan (L) is a natural plant which contains a lot of potential active components...
  35. Ghosh A, Sil P. Anti-oxidative effect of a protein from Cajanus indicus L against acetaminophen-induced hepato-nephro toxicity. J Biochem Mol Biol. 2007;40:1039-49 pubmed
    ..The present study was undertaken to investigate the protective effect of a 43 kDa protein isolated from the herb Cajanus indicus, against acetaminophen-induced hepatic and renal toxicity...
  36. Nicholson R, David L, Pan R, Liu X. Pinostrobin from Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp. inhibits sodium channel-activated depolarization of mouse brain synaptoneurosomes. Fitoterapia. 2010;81:826-9 pubmed publisher
    This investigation focuses on the in vitro neuroactive properties of pinostrobin, a substituted flavanone from Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp. of the Fabaceae family...
  37. Kassa M, Penmetsa R, Carrasquilla Garcia N, Sarma B, Datta S, Upadhyaya H, et al. Genetic patterns of domestication in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.) and wild Cajanus relatives. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e39563 pubmed publisher
    Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan) is an annual or short-lived perennial food legume of acute regional importance, providing significant protein to the human diet in less developed regions of Asia and Africa...
  38. Pal S, Ahir M, Sil P. Doxorubicin-induced neurotoxicity is attenuated by a 43-kD protein from the leaves of Cajanus indicus L. via NF-?B and mitochondria dependent pathways. Free Radic Res. 2012;46:785-98 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study has been carried out to investigate the neuroprotecive role of a 43-kD protein (Cajanus indicus (CI) protein) against Dox-induced oxidative impairment and brain tissue damage...
  39. Balasubramanian A, Ponnuraj K. Purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of urease from pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan). Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2008;64:662-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The pigeon pea urease was crystallized and the resulting crystals diffracted to 2.5 A resolution. The crystals belong to the rhombohedral space group R32, with unit-cell parameters a = b = 176.29, c = 346.44 A...
  40. Ghosh A, Sarkar K, Sil P. Protective effect of a 43 kD protein from the leaves of the herb, Cajanus indicus L on chloroform induced hepatic-disorder. J Biochem Mol Biol. 2006;39:197-207 pubmed
    b>Cajanus indicus is a herb with medicinal properties and is traditionally used to treat various forms of liver disorders...
  41. Kudapa H, Bharti A, Cannon S, Farmer A, Mulaosmanovic B, Kramer R, et al. A comprehensive transcriptome assembly of Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.) using sanger and second-generation sequencing platforms. Mol Plant. 2012;5:1020-8 pubmed publisher
    ..16 polymorphism information content (PIC) value. In summary, the CcTA v2 transcript assembly and ISR markers will serve as a useful resource to accelerate genetic research and breeding applications in pigeonpea...
  42. Zheng Y, Yang J, Chen D, Sun L. [Effects of the extracts of Cajanus cajan L. on cell functions in human osteoblast-like TE85 cells and the derivation of osteoclast-like cells]. Yao Xue Xue Bao. 2007;42:386-91 pubmed
    The cajanine (longistylin A-2-carboxylic acid) is isolated and identified from extracts of Cajanus cajan L. (ECC) , which structure is similar to diethylstilbestrol...
  43. Fu Y, Zu Y, Liu W, Efferth T, Zhang N, Liu X, et al. Optimization of luteolin separation from pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.] leaves by macroporous resins. J Chromatogr A. 2006;1137:145-52 pubmed
    ..54%. The results showed that AL-2 resin revealed a good ability to separate LU. Therefore, we conclude that results in this study may provide scientific references for the large-scale LU production from pigeonpea or other plants extracts...
  44. Zhao J, Li C, Wang W, Zhao C, Luo M, Mu F, et al. Hypocrea lixii, novel endophytic fungi producing anticancer agent cajanol, isolated from pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan [L.] Millsp.). J Appl Microbiol. 2013;115:102-13 pubmed publisher
    The aim was to isolate, identify and characterize endophytes from pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan [L.] Millsp.), as novel producer of cajanol and its in vitro cytotoxicity assay.
  45. Parada M, Vinardell J, Ollero F, Hidalgo A, Guti rrez R, Buend a Claver a A, et al. Sinorhizobium fredii HH103 mutants affected in capsular polysaccharide (KPS) are impaired for nodulation with soybean and Cajanus cajan. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2006;19:43-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Glycine max (soybean) and Cajanus cajan (pigeon pea) plants inoculated with the rkpH, rkpG, and rkpH exoA derivatives of S...
  46. Sekhar K, Priyanka B, Reddy V, Rao K. Isolation and characterization of a pigeonpea cyclophilin (CcCYP) gene, and its over-expression in Arabidopsis confers multiple abiotic stress tolerance. Plant Cell Environ. 2010;33:1324-38 pubmed publisher
    A full-length cDNA clone of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.) encoding cyclophilin (CcCYP) has been isolated from the cDNA library of plants subjected to drought stress...
  47. Zhang J, Liu C, Sun J, Liu D, Wang P. Effects of water extract of Cajanus cajan leaves on the osteogenic and adipogenic differentiation of mouse primary bone marrow stromal cells and the adipocytic trans-differentiation of mouse primary osteoblasts. Pharm Biol. 2010;48:89-95 pubmed publisher
    The effects of water extract of Cajanus cajan (Linn.) Millsp...
  48. Singh R, Agnihotri S, Upadhyay S. Removal of toluene vapour using agro-waste as biofilter media. Bioresour Technol. 2006;97:2296-301 pubmed
    ..of toluene vapour was investigated in a laboratory scale biofilter packed with cylindrical pieces of yellow-gram (Cajanus cajan) stalk. Inlet concentrations and volumetric flow rates of toluene were varied from 2.56 to 34.73 g/m3 and 0...
  49. Garampalli R, Deene S, Reddy C. Infectivity and efficacy of Glomus aggregatum and growth response of Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp. in flyash amended sterile soil. J Environ Biol. 2005;26:705-8 pubmed
    ..20g and 30g flyash/kg soil) on the infectivity and effectiveness of VAM fungus Glomus aggregatum in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.) cv Maruti...
  50. Das S, Hussain N, Gogoi B, Buragohain A, Bhattacharya S. Vermicompost and farmyard manure improves food quality, antioxidant and antibacterial potential of Cajanus cajan (L. Mill sp.) leaves. J Sci Food Agric. 2017;97:956-966 pubmed publisher
    Pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) leaves are a good source of nutrition and health benefitting phenolic compounds. However, its importance has not yet been effectively addressed...
  51. Kumar P, Sharma V, Atmaram C, Singh B. Regulated partitioning of fixed carbon (14C), sodium (Na+), potassium (K+) and glycine betaine determined salinity stress tolerance of gamma irradiated pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp]. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2017;24:7285-7297 pubmed publisher
    ..The study provides evidence and physiological basis for exploring exploitation of pre-sowing exposure of seeds with low-dose gamma ray for enhancing the salt tolerance response of crop plants. ..
  52. Gao Y, Zhao J, Zu Y, Fu Y, Wang W, Luo M, et al. Characterization of five fungal endophytes producing Cajaninstilbene acid isolated from pigeon pea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp]. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e27589 pubmed publisher
    ..acid (CSA, 3-hydroxy-4-prenyl-5-methoxystilbene-2-carboxylic acid) were isolated from the roots of pigeon pea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.]. CSA is responsible for the prominent pharmacological activities in pigeon pea...
  53. Udensi O, Edu E, Umana E, Ikpeme E. Estimation of genetic variability in locally grown pulses (Cajans cajan (L.) Millsp and Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp): a panacea for sourcing superior genotypes. Pak J Biol Sci. 2011;14:404-7 pubmed
    ..The traits studied also show high genetic advance. These explicitly showed that there are sufficient genetic variations to warrant conservation and improvement in these extinction-threatened pulses studied. ..
  54. Torres A, Frias J, Granito M, Vidal Valverde C. Fermented pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) ingredients in pasta products. J Agric Food Chem. 2006;54:6685-91 pubmed
    Pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan var. aroíto) seeds were fermented in order to remove antinutritional factors and to obtain functional legume flour to be used as pasta ingredients...
  55. Wang Z, Cheng K, Wan L, Yan L, Jiang H, Liu S, et al. Genome-wide analysis of the basic leucine zipper (bZIP) transcription factor gene family in six legume genomes. BMC Genomics. 2015;16:1053 pubmed publisher
    ..585 distinct proteins in six legumes, Glycine max, Medicago truncatula, Phaseolus vulgaris, Cicer arietinum, Cajanus cajan, and Lotus japonicus...
  56. Ahalya N, Kanamadi R, Ramachandra T. Cr (VI) and Fe (III) removal using Cajanus cajan husk. J Environ Biol. 2007;28:765-9 pubmed
    Husk of tur dal (Cajanus cajan) was investigated as a new biosorbent for the removal of Fe (III) and Cr (VI) ions from aqueous solutions...
  57. Wang L, Tao X, Pan R, Cao F, Feng L, Liao Y, et al. Pharmacokinetics of Cajaninstilbene Acid and Its Main Glucuronide Metabolite in Rats. J Agric Food Chem. 2017;65:4066-4073 pubmed publisher
    As a major active stilbene from the leaves of pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan), cajaninstilbene acid (CSA) exerts various pharmacological activities...
  58. Varshney R, Saxena R, Upadhyaya H, Khan A, Yu Y, Kim C, et al. Whole-genome resequencing of 292 pigeonpea accessions identifies genomic regions associated with domestication and agronomic traits. Nat Genet. 2017;49:1082-1088 pubmed publisher
    Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan), a tropical grain legume with low input requirements, is expected to continue to have an important role in supplying food and nutritional security in developing countries in Asia, Africa and the tropical ..
  59. Wei Z, Jin S, Luo M, Pan Y, Li T, Qi X, et al. Variation in contents of main active components and antioxidant activity in leaves of different pigeon pea cultivars during growth. J Agric Food Chem. 2013;61:10002-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Cultivars ICP 13092, ICPL 87091, and ICPL 96053 were considered to be excellent cultivars with high antioxidant activity. Our findings can provide valuable information for producing a high-quality pigeon pea resource...
  60. Maurya R, Gopal R. Laser-induced fluorescence ratios of Cajanus cajan L. under the stress of cadmium and its correlation with pigment content and pigment ratios. Appl Spectrosc. 2008;62:433-8 pubmed publisher
    ..fluorescence spectra were used to characterize the effect of cadmium on the pigment status of the leaves of Cajanus cajan L. Laser-induced fluorescence spectra of untreated as well as cadmium treated (0.01 mM, 0.10 mM, and 1...
  61. Arora S, Mahato A, Singh S, Mandal P, Bhutani S, Dutta S, et al. A high-density intraspecific SNP linkage map of pigeonpea (Cajanas cajan L. Millsp.). PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0179747 pubmed publisher
    Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.) is a major food legume cultivated in semi-arid tropical regions including the Indian subcontinent, Africa, and Southeast Asia...