lens plant


Summary: A plant genus of the FABACEAE family known for the seeds used as food.

Top Publications

  1. Phan H, Ellwood S, Hane J, Ford R, Materne M, Oliver R. Extensive macrosynteny between Medicago truncatula and Lens culinaris ssp. culinaris. Theor Appl Genet. 2007;114:549-58 pubmed
    ..The composite map presented, anchored with orthologous markers mapped in M. truncatula, provides a strong foundation for the future use of genomic and genetic information in lentil genetic analysis and breeding...
  2. Tullu A, Buchwaldt L, Warkentin T, Taran B, Vandenberg A. Genetics of resistance to anthracnose and identification of AFLP and RAPD markers linked to the resistance gene in PI 320937 germplasm of lentil (Lens culinaris Medikus). Theor Appl Genet. 2003;106:428-34 pubmed
    ..Further selection within the few F(5:6) lines should be effective in pyramiding one or several of the minor genes into the working germplasm of lentil, resulting in a more durable and higher level of resistance...
  3. Rubeena -, Ford R, Taylor P. Construction of an intraspecific linkage map of lentil ( Lens culinaris ssp. culinaris). Theor Appl Genet. 2003;107:910-6 pubmed
    ..0%) were distorted, usually at the end or middle of the linkage groups. The utility of ISSR and RGA markers for mapping in lentil was explored, and the primer with an (AC) repeat motif was found to be useful...
  4. Martínez San Ireneo M, Ibañez M, Sanchez J, Carnés J, Fernández Caldas E. Clinical features of legume allergy in children from a Mediterranean area. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2008;101:179-84 pubmed
    ..Lentils, chickpeas, beans, and peas are the most common consumed legumes in the Mediterranean area. However, there is little information about allergy to these legumes...
  5. Bhadauria V, Miraz P, Kennedy R, Banniza S, Wei Y. Dual trypan-aniline blue fluorescence staining methods for studying fungus-plant interactions. Biotech Histochem. 2010;85:99-105 pubmed publisher
    ..e., papilla formation and hypersensitive response. These staining techniques also were applied to the lentil-C. truncatum pathosystem to demonstrate their applicability for multiple pathosystems...
  6. Kaur S, Cogan N, Pembleton L, Shinozuka M, Savin K, Materne M, et al. Transcriptome sequencing of lentil based on second-generation technology permits large-scale unigene assembly and SSR marker discovery. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:265 pubmed publisher
    ..There is hence a significant need to enhance such resources in order to identify novel genes and alleles for molecular breeding to increase crop productivity and quality...
  7. Fernandez Orozco R, Zielinski H, Piskuła M. Contribution of low-molecular-weight antioxidants to the antioxidant capacity of raw and processed lentil seeds. Nahrung. 2003;47:291-9 pubmed
  8. Armentia A, Lombardero M, Barber D, Castrodeza J, Calderon S, Gil F, et al. Occupational asthma in an agronomist caused by the lentil pest Bruchus lentis. Allergy. 2003;58:1200-1 pubmed
  9. Duran Y, Fratini R, Garcia P, Pérez de la Vega M. An intersubspecific genetic map of Lens. Theor Appl Genet. 2004;108:1265-73 pubmed
    ..In addition, two SSR, three RAPD and one ISSR markers segregated as codominant. ISSR markers are valuable tools for Lens genetic mapping and they have a high potential in the generation of saturated Lens maps...

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  1. Hamwieh A, Udupa S, Choumane W, Sarker A, Dreyer F, Jung C, et al. A genetic linkage map of Lens sp. based on microsatellite and AFLP markers and the localization of fusarium vascular wilt resistance. Theor Appl Genet. 2005;110:669-77 pubmed
  2. Alo F, Furman B, Akhunov E, Dvorak J, Gepts P. Leveraging genomic resources of model species for the assessment of diversity and phylogeny in wild and domesticated lentil. J Hered. 2011;102:315-29 pubmed publisher
    ..The approach followed in this research has allowed us to rapidly exploit sequence information from model plant species for the study of genetic diversity of a crop such as lentil with limited genomic resources...
  3. Bhadauria V, Banniza S, Vandenberg A, Selvaraj G, Wei Y. Cataloging proteins putatively secreted during the biotrophy-necrotrophy transition of the anthracnose pathogen Colletotrichum truncatum. Plant Signal Behav. 2011;6:1457-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The microbial proteins employed during pathogenesis are likely to have defined roles at specific stages of pathogenesis...
  4. Munjral N, Gupta A, Kaur N. Studies on glucose-metabolizing enzymes in cytosolic and bacteroidal fractions of mungbean (Vigna radiata L.) and lentil (Lens culinaris L.) nodules. Indian J Biochem Biophys. 2007;44:186-9 pubmed
    ..Higher activities of phosphoglucomutase and fructose-1,6-phosphatase in mungbean cytosolic fraction could lead to increased flow of carbon towards pentose phosphate pathway. ..
  5. Ma Z, Boye J, Swallow K, Malcolmson L, Simpson B. Techno-functional characterization of salad dressing emulsions supplemented with pea, lentil and chickpea flours. J Sci Food Agric. 2016;96:837-47 pubmed publisher
    ..This study should be useful for designing novel types of salad dressings to meet market requirements as well as helping to increase pulse consumption. ..
  6. Butterfield S, Tran D, Zhang H, Prestwich G, Matile S. Fluorometric detection of inositol phosphates and the activity of their enzymes with synthetic pores: discrimination of IP7 and IP6 and phytate sensing in complex matrices. J Am Chem Soc. 2008;130:3270-1 pubmed publisher
  7. Abbeddou S, Rischkowsky B, Hilali M, Hess H, Kreuzer M. Influence of feeding Mediterranean food industry by-products and forages to Awassi sheep on physicochemical properties of milk, yoghurt and cheese. J Dairy Res. 2011;78:426-35 pubmed publisher
  8. Muleta D, Ashenafi M. Salmonella, Shigella and growth potential of other food-borne pathogens in Ethiopian street vended foods. East Afr Med J. 2001;78:576-80 pubmed
    ..Street foods are heavily contaminated with micro-organisms and are potential sources of food borne infections. Health hazards from street foods may be significantly minimised by consumption within four hours of preparation. ..
  9. Gutierrez Mateo C, Benet J, Starke H, Oliver Bonet M, Munne S, Liehr T, et al. Karyotyping of human oocytes by cenM-FISH, a new 24-colour centromere-specific technique. Hum Reprod. 2005;20:3395-401 pubmed
    ..Despite the fact that the fixation efficiency remains low, the present results confirm the advantage of analysing the whole set of chromosomes to make an accurate estimation of the aneuploidy rate in human oocytes. ..
  10. Li Y, Ma H, Guo J, Shi J, Xu J, Liu A, et al. [The studies on early warning of Lens culinaris-reactive alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP-L3) detecting in primary hepatocellular carcinoma]. Zhonghua Shi Yan He Lin Chuang Bing Du Xue Za Zhi. 2008;22:336-8 pubmed
    ..The detection of AFP-L3 has a significant implication for the identification of benign or malignant liver disease and the early stage predictive diagnosis of HCC while AFP increases. ..
  11. Menat J, Cabral A, Vijayan P, Wei Y, Banniza S. Glomerella truncata: another Glomerella species with an atypical mating system. Mycologia. 2012;104:641-9 pubmed publisher
    ..G. truncata therefore appears to share unusual mating system characteristics with the other Glomerella species studied to date...
  12. Weller J, Liew L, Hecht V, Rajandran V, Laurie R, Ridge S, et al. A conserved molecular basis for photoperiod adaptation in two temperate legumes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:21158-63 pubmed publisher
  13. Longu S, Padiglia A, Pedersen J, Finazzi Agrò A, Mura A, Maccioni P, et al. Nitric oxide covalently labels a 6-hydroxydopa-derived free radical intermediate in the catalytic cycle of copper/quinone-containing amine oxidase from lentil seedlings. Biol Chem. 2005;386:25-31 pubmed
  14. Nunn P, Bell E, Watson A, Nash R. Toxicity of non-protein amino acids to humans and domestic animals. Nat Prod Commun. 2010;5:485-504 pubmed
    ..Some potential toxins may be passed along a food chain via animal intermediates. The increased interest in herbal medicines in the Western countries will increase exposure to such compounds...
  15. Bormashenko E, Grynyov R, Bormashenko Y, Drori E. Cold radiofrequency plasma treatment modifies wettability and germination speed of plant seeds. Sci Rep. 2012;2:741 pubmed publisher
    ..Significant growth of the peaks corresponding to the nitrogen containing groups in the mass spectra of air plasma treated seeds was registered by TOF-SIMS spectroscopy. ..
  16. Yamamoto R, Ohkouchi T, Tabata K, Ebina Y, Watari H, Kudo M, et al. A study of oligosaccharide variants of alpha-fetoproteins produced by normal fetuses and fetuses with trisomy 21. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2005;84:1145-9 pubmed
  17. Amarowicz R, Estrella I, Hernandez T, Dueñas M, Troszyńska A, Agnieszka K, et al. Antioxidant activity of a red lentil extract and its fractions. Int J Mol Sci. 2009;10:5513-27 pubmed publisher
    ..There were 24 compounds identified in the crude extract using an HPLC-ESI-MS method: quercetin diglycoside, catechin, digallate procyanidin, and p-hydroxybenzoic were the dominant phenolics in the extract. ..
  18. Pandey N, Pathak G, Sharma C. Zinc is critically required for pollen function and fertilisation in lentil. J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2006;20:89-96 pubmed
  19. Verma P, Shah N, Bhatia S. Development of an expressed gene catalogue and molecular markers from the de novo assembly of short sequence reads of the lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) transcriptome. Plant Biotechnol J. 2013;11:894-905 pubmed publisher
    ..This study, which provides a large data set of annotated transcripts and gene-based SSR markers, would serve as a foundation for various applications in lentil breeding and genetics. ..
  20. Wu P, Ma D, Pierzchala M, Wu J, Yang L, Mai X, et al. The Drosophila acetylcholine receptor subunit D alpha5 is part of an alpha-bungarotoxin binding acetylcholine receptor. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:20987-94 pubmed
    ..A peptide-specific antibody raised against the D alpha5 subunit provides further evidence that this subunit is a component of an alpha-bungarotoxin binding nicotinic acetylcholine receptor from the central nervous system of Drosophila. ..
  21. Abbo S, Lev Yadun S, Heun M, Gopher A. On the 'lost' crops of the neolithic Near East. J Exp Bot. 2013;64:815-22 pubmed publisher
    ..In the remaining three cases, there are alternative, more likely, explanations for the archaeological finds or the recent botanical observations rather than 'lost' domestication episodes. ..
  22. Yavuz S, Sahiner U, Buyuktiryaki B, Tuncer A, Yilmaz E, Cavkaytar O, et al. Role of specific IgE in predicting the clinical course of lentil allergy in children. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2013;24:382-8 pubmed publisher
    ..18.2%) of outgrowing the lentil allergy than children with an initial lentil sIgE ? 4.9 k/l (p = 0.008). Our results suggest that sIgE levels may be important for predicting clinical reactivity and persistence of lentil allergy. ..
  23. Nagy V, Szakacs G. Production of transglutaminase by Streptomyces isolates in solid-state fermentation. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2008;47:122-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Owing to much reduced production cost and direct applicability, SSF TGase without downstream processing (cheap in situ enzyme, crude enzyme) may be an excellent candidate for some nonfood applications. ..
  24. Sagratini G, Zuo Y, Caprioli G, Cristalli G, Giardina D, Maggi F, et al. Quantification of soyasaponins I and betag in Italian lentil seeds by solid-phase extraction (SPE) and high-performance liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (HPLC-MS). J Agric Food Chem. 2009;57:11226-33 pubmed publisher
    ..In the 32 lentil samples, contents of soyasaponin I ranged from 28 to 407 mg kg(-1), whereas that of soyasaponin betag ranged from 110 to 1242 mg kg(-1). ..
  25. Miller A, Benson J, Muanza D, Smith J, Shepherd D. Anti-inflammatory effects of natural product formulations on murine dendritic cells. J Diet Suppl. 2011;8:19-33 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that these commercially available formulations modulate the innate responsiveness of murine DCs and may enhance their ability to initiate T cell-mediated immunity. ..
  26. Stetsyshyn Y, Zemla J, Zolobko O, Fornal K, Budkowski A, Kostruba A, et al. Temperature and pH dual-responsive coatings of oligoperoxide-graft-poly(N-isopropylacrylamide): wettability, morphology, and protein adsorption. J Colloid Interface Sci. 2012;387:95-105 pubmed publisher
    ..Protein adsorption response to pH was confirmed by TOF-SIMS and Principal Component Analysis. ..
  27. Zia Ul Haq M, Landa P, Kutil Z, Qayum M, Ahmad S. Evaluation of anti-inflammatory activity of selected legumes from Pakistan: in vitro inhibition of cyclooxygenase-2. Pak J Pharm Sci. 2013;26:185-7 pubmed
    ..The 100?g/ml concentration showed increase in the percent inhibition except for soybean. This is the first report on COX-2 inhibitory potential of food legumes. ..
  28. Khan D, Hassan F, Ullah H, Karim S, Baseer A, Abid M, et al. Antibacterial activity of Phyllantus emblica, Coriandrum sativum, Culinaris medic, Lawsonia alba and Cucumis sativus. Acta Pol Pharm. 2013;70:855-9 pubmed
    ..Hence, Phyllantus emblica exhibited strong antibacterial activity against a wide range of bacteria it means that Phyllantus emblica extract contains some compounds which have broad spectrum of bactericidal activity...
  29. Sáenz de Miera L, Pérez de la Vega M. Evidence that the N-terminal extension of the vicieae convicilin genes evolved by intragenic duplications and trinucleotide expansions. Genome. 2001;44:1022-30 pubmed
  30. Moosavi Movahedi A, Amani M, Moosavi Nejad S, Hashemnia S, Ahmad F, Floris G, et al. Thermal dissection of lentil seedling amine oxidase domains by differential scanning calorimetry. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2007;71:1644-9 pubmed
    ..Our results led us to conclude that deglycosylation of LSAO has no effect on thermal stability, whereas binding of the inhibitor imparts more stability to the enzyme. ..
  31. Tang G, Mintz K. Glycosylation of the collagen adhesin EmaA of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is dependent upon the lipopolysaccharide biosynthetic pathway. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:1395-404 pubmed publisher
    ..These data provide experimental evidence for the glycosylation of an oligomeric, coiled-coil adhesin and for the dependence of the posttranslational modification of EmaA on the LPS biosynthetic machinery in A. actinomycetemcomitans. ..
  32. Maccaferri S, Klinder A, Cacciatore S, Chitarrari R, Honda H, Luchinat C, et al. In vitro fermentation of potential prebiotic flours from natural sources: impact on the human colonic microbiota and metabolome. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2012;56:1342-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings support the utilization of the tested ingredients in the development of a variety of potentially prebiotic food products aimed at improving gastrointestinal health. ..
  33. Cortés Giraldo I, Girón Calle J, Alaiz M, Vioque J, Megías C. Hemagglutinating activity of polyphenols extracts from six grain legumes. Food Chem Toxicol. 2012;50:1951-4 pubmed publisher
  34. Larsen T, Thilsted S, Biswas S, Tetens I. The leafy vegetable amaranth (Amaranthus gangeticus) is a potent inhibitor of calcium availability and retention in rice-based diets. Br J Nutr. 2003;90:521-7 pubmed
    ..It is concluded that the formulation of a recommended diet cannot be based only on nutrient content values of individual food components due to interactions between nutrients and anti-nutrients in the diet. ..
  35. Rehman W, Shah S, Younis K, Nawaz M, Baloch M, Hameed G. A comparative study of various grains from the different cities of Pakistan. Environ Monit Assess. 2011;175:151-6 pubmed publisher
    ..However, those values did not exceed the upper limits described by the WHO in nearly all the cases. Based on these findings, the consumption of pulses in larger amounts may easily be recommended. ..
  36. Zemła J, Budkowski A, Rysz J, Raczkowska J, Lekka M. Reverse contrast and substructures in protein micro-patterns on 3D polymer surfaces. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2012;90:144-51 pubmed publisher
    ..This is due to the locally modified protein adsorption with silane concentration and surface topography, respectively. ..
  37. Vanderlinde E, Yost C. Mutation of the sensor kinase chvG in Rhizobium leguminosarum negatively impacts cellular metabolism, outer membrane stability, and symbiosis. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:768-77 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, the results of this study demonstrate the important and unique role the ChvG/ChvI TCS plays in the physiology, metabolism, and symbiotic competency of R. leguminosarum...
  38. Sultana T, Ghafoor A. Genetic diversity in ex-situ conserved Lens culinaris for botanical descriptors, biochemical and molecular markers and identification of landraces from indigenous genetic resources of Pakistan. J Integr Plant Biol. 2008;50:484-90 pubmed publisher
    ..RAPD is the best option for determining inter- and intra-accession variation, and will be required to extend germplasms and primers to continue the study of botanical descriptors. ..
  39. Can Karaca A, Low N, Nickerson M. Encapsulation of flaxseed oil using a benchtop spray dryer for legume protein-maltodextrin microcapsule preparation. J Agric Food Chem. 2013;61:5148-55 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, ?37.6% of encapsulated flaxseed oil was released after 2 h under simulated gastric fluid, followed by the release of an additional ?46.6% over a 3 h period under simulated intestinal fluid conditions. ..
  40. Krohn R, Lemaire M, Negro Silva L, Lemarié C, Bolt A, Mann K, et al. High-selenium lentil diet protects against arsenic-induced atherosclerosis in a mouse model. J Nutr Biochem. 2016;27:9-15 pubmed publisher
    ..This study is the first to show the potential of high-Se lentils to protect against As-triggered atherosclerosis, and this invites further investigations in human populations at risk from As contamination of their drinking water. ..
  41. Weder J. Identification of plant food raw material by RAPD-PCR: legumes. J Agric Food Chem. 2002;50:4456-63 pubmed
    ..Identification of all 27 species in homogeneous food or feed samples such as meals was demonstrated by applying either primer 5 or primer 6 and primer 3 to differentiate between swordbeans and jackbeans. ..
  42. Ellwood S, Phan H, Jordan M, Hane J, Torres A, Avila C, et al. Construction of a comparative genetic map in faba bean (Vicia faba L.); conservation of genome structure with Lens culinaris. BMC Genomics. 2008;9:380 pubmed publisher
    ..The composite map, anchored with orthologous markers mapped in M. truncatula, provides a central reference map for future use of genomic and genetic information in faba bean genetic analysis and breeding. ..
  43. Tsopmo A, Muir A. Chemical profiling of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) Cultivars and isolation of compounds. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:8715-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Structures were determined by high-resolution NMR experiments. ..
  44. Yao F, Sun C, Chang S. Lentil polyphenol extract prevents angiotensin II-induced hypertension, vascular remodelling and perivascular fibrosis. Food Funct. 2012;3:127-33 pubmed publisher
    ..9%. These findings demonstrated that lentil extract attenuated angiotensin II-induced hypertension and associated pathological changes, including remodelling and perivascular fibrosis in the small resistant arteries of heart and kidneys. ..
  45. Weder J, Hinkers S. Complete amino acid sequence of the lentil trypsin-chymotrypsin inhibitor LCI-1.7 and a discussion of atypical binding sites of Bowman-Birk inhibitors. J Agric Food Chem. 2004;52:4219-26 pubmed
    ..A concept to reduce the action of these inhibitors against human enzymes by genetic engineering was proposed...
  46. Tateno H, Nakamura Tsuruta S, Hirabayashi J. Comparative analysis of core-fucose-binding lectins from Lens culinaris and Pisum sativum using frontal affinity chromatography. Glycobiology. 2009;19:527-36 pubmed publisher
    ..These results explain why LCA is appropriate as a specific probe for AFP-L3, which mainly contains a core-fucosylated, biantennary N-glycan, but not its highly branched forms...
  47. Janas K, Zielińska Tomaszewska J, Rybaczek D, Maszewski J, Posmyk M, Amarowicz R, et al. The impact of copper ions on growth, lipid peroxidation, and phenolic compound accumulation and localization in lentil (Lens culinaris Medic.) seedlings. J Plant Physiol. 2010;167:270-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Krak, it was not sufficient to counteract the amount of ROS generated by the metal. The role of PhC in different reactions to Cu stress in lentil roots is discussed...
  48. Brito B, Prieto R, Cabrera E, Mandrand Berthelot M, Imperial J, Ruiz Argüeso T, et al. Rhizobium leguminosarum hupE encodes a nickel transporter required for hydrogenase activity. J Bacteriol. 2010;192:925-35 pubmed publisher
    ..These data support the role of R. leguminosarum HupE as a nickel permease required for hydrogen uptake under both free-living and symbiotic conditions...
  49. Celem E, Bolle S, Onal S. Efficient and rapid purification of lentil alpha-galactosidase by affinity precipitation with alginate. Indian J Biochem Biophys. 2009;46:366-70 pubmed
    ..191 mM and 0.73 U, respectively. Results suggest that affinity precipitation is an attractive process for the purification of alpha-galactosidase...
  50. Thavarajah P, Thavarajah D, Premakumara G, Vandenberg A. Detection of common vetch (Vicia sativa L.) in Lentil (Lens culinaris L.) using unique chemical fingerprint markers. Food Chem. 2012;135:2203-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The proposed method is a simple sample extraction and rapid HPLC analysis that could be widely used to detect intentional adulteration of lentils with common vetch...
  51. Hanson M, Zahradka P, Taylor C. Lentil-based diets attenuate hypertension and large-artery remodelling in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Br J Nutr. 2014;111:690-8 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that the effects of lentils on arterial remodelling and BP in the SHR are independent of circulating LDL-C levels...
  52. Galasso I, Lioi L, Lanave C, Bollini R, Sparvoli F. Identification and isolation of lectin nucleotide sequences and species relationships in the genus Lens Miller. Theor Appl Genet. 2004;108:1098-102 pubmed
    ..tomentosus. Phylogenetic analyses carried out on the lectin sequences showed the existence of two main clusters and clearly indicated that L. nigricans falls outside the two groups...
  53. Gupta P, Gaur V, Salunke D. Purification, identification and preliminary crystallographic studies of a 2S albumin seed protein from Lens culinaris. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2008;64:733-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Crystals of the 2S seed albumin obtained using the hanging-drop vapour-diffusion method diffracted to 2.5 A resolution and were indexed in space group P4(1) (or P4(3)), with unit-cell parameters a = b = 78.6, c = 135.2 A...
  54. Baird J, Walley F, Shirtliffe S. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi colonization and phosphorus nutrition in organic field pea and lentil. Mycorrhiza. 2010;20:541-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that organic farmers may increase seeding rates without adversely affecting P nutrition...
  55. Hernández Salazar M, Osorio Diaz P, Loarca Pina G, Reynoso Camacho R, Tovar J, Bello Perez L. In vitro fermentability and antioxidant capacity of the indigestible fraction of cooked black beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.), lentils (Lens culinaris L.) and chickpeas (Cicer arietinum L.). J Sci Food Agric. 2010;90:1417-22 pubmed publisher
    ..The cooked seeds of three pulses (black bean, chickpea and lentil) were evaluated for their indigestible fraction (IF), polyphenols content, antioxidant capacity and in vitro fermentability, including short-chain fatty acid production...
  56. Vollsnes A, Melø T, Futsaether C. Photomorphogenesis and pigment induction in lentil seedling roots exposed to low light conditions. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2012;14:467-74 pubmed publisher
    ..The light-induced changes in root morphogenesis and pigmentation appear to be primarily due to upper root light perception...
  57. Wani P, Khan M. Nickel detoxification and plant growth promotion by multi metal resistant plant growth promoting Rhizobium species RL9. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2013;91:117-24 pubmed publisher
    ..Due to these intrinsic abilities strain RL9 could be utilized for growth promotion as well as for the remediation of nickel in nickel contaminated soil. ..
  58. Bhadauria V, Bett K, Zhou T, Vandenberg A, Wei Y, Banniza S. Identification of Lens culinaris defense genes responsive to the anthracnose pathogen Colletotrichum truncatum. BMC Genet. 2013;14:31 pubmed publisher
  59. Kaseb F, Kimiagar M, Ghafarpoor M, Valaii N. Effect of traditional food supplementation during pregnancy on maternal weight gain and birthweight. Int J Vitam Nutr Res. 2002;72:389-93 pubmed
    ..05). While the two groups of newborns had equal breastfeeding duration, heights and weights of newborns were significantly higher in the experimental group. This was also confirmed when compared to the NCHS figures...
  60. Piergiovanni A, Taranto G. Simple and rapid method for the differentiation of Lens culinaris Medik. from false lentil species. J Agric Food Chem. 2005;53:6593-7 pubmed
    ..With respect to alternative techniques, such as DNA-based markers or thin-layer chromatography (TLC), CE has the advantages of being less expensive, faster, and fully automated...
  61. Salehi M, Haghnazari A, Shekari F, Faramarzi A. The study of seed yield and seed yield components of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik) under normal and drought stress conditions. Pak J Biol Sci. 2008;11:758-62 pubmed
    ..In addition harvest index, seed yield per plant, pods/plant and biological yield were the most important traits that have a relationship with grain yield...
  62. Armentia A, Duenas Laita A, Pineda F, Herrero M, Martin B. Vinegar decreases allergenic response in lentil and egg food allergy. Allergol Immunopathol (Madr). 2010;38:74-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Antacid medication inhibits the digestion of dietary proteins and causes food allergy. A decrease of the gastric pH might enhance the function of digestion and reduce the risk of food allergy...
  63. Akkerdaas J, Finkina E, Balandin S, Santos Magadan S, Knulst A, Fernandez Rivas M, et al. Lentil (Lens culinaris) lipid transfer protein Len c 3: a novel legume allergen. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2012;157:51-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Recently, peanut and green bean lipid transfer proteins (LTPs) have been identified as the first two members of an important group of allergens that might be associated with severe food allergies...
  64. Viadel B, Barbera R, Farre R. Effect of cooking and legume species upon calcium, iron and zinc uptake by Caco-2 cells. J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2006;20:115-20 pubmed
  65. Cheung A, Ng T. Isolation and characterization of a trypsin-chymotrypsin inhibitor from the seeds of green lentil (Lens culinaris). Protein Pept Lett. 2007;14:859-64 pubmed
    ..There was no suppressive action on several fungal species including Botrytis cinerea, Fusarium oxysporum and Mycosphaerella arachidicola. It slightly inhibited the activity of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase, with an IC50 of 30 mM...
  66. Ahemad M, Khan M. Ecotoxicological assessment of pesticides towards the plant growth promoting activities of Lentil (Lens esculentus)-specific Rhizobium sp. strain MRL3. Ecotoxicology. 2011;20:661-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Commonly, the maximum toxicity to plant growth promoting traits of Rhizobium was shown by glyphosate, imidacloprid and hexaconazole at three times the recommended rate among herbicides, insecticides and fungicides, respectively...
  67. Eleftheriou E, Adamakis I, Fatsiou M, Panteris E. Hexavalent chromium disrupts mitosis by stabilizing microtubules in Lens culinaris root tip cells. Physiol Plant. 2013;147:169-80 pubmed publisher
    ..culinaris root cells may be the result of MT stabilization rather than depolymerization, which consequently disturbs MT dynamics and their related functions...
  68. Funes Collado V, Morell Garcia A, Rubio R, Lopez Sanchez J. Study of selenocompounds from selenium-enriched culture of edible sprouts. Food Chem. 2013;141:3738-43 pubmed publisher
    ..These results contribute to our understanding of the uptake of inorganic Se and its biotransformation by edible plants...
  69. Harun Or Rashid M, Gonzalez J, Young J, Wink M. Rhizobium leguminosarum is the symbiont of lentils in the Middle East and Europe but not in Bangladesh. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2014;87:64-77 pubmed publisher
    ..Lentil seeds may have played a significant role in the initial dispersal of this Rhizobium species within the Middle East and on to other countries. Nodulation gene sequences revealed a high similarity to those of symbiovar viciae...
  70. Singh S, Abbasi -, Hisamuddin -. Histopathological response of Lens culinaris roots towards root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognito. Pak J Biol Sci. 2013;16:317-24 pubmed
    ..From this study, it might be inferred that alteration in the cells of galled tissue was essential for the sustenance of giant cells and for the survival of the nematode...
  71. Khalil S, Ali T, Skory C, Slininger P, Schisler D. Evaluation of economically feasible, natural plant extract-based microbiological media for producing biomass of the dry rot biocontrol strain Pseudomonas fluorescens P22Y05 in liquid culture. World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2016;32:25 pubmed publisher
    ..The potential of plant extract-based media to economically produce biomass of microbes active in reducing plant disease is considerable and deserves further research. ..
  72. Grela E, Samolińska W, Kiczorowska B, Klebaniuk R, Kiczorowski P. Content of Minerals and Fatty Acids and Their Correlation with Phytochemical Compounds and Antioxidant Activity of Leguminous Seeds. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2017;180:338-348 pubmed publisher
    ..The 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl antiradical activity was positively correlated with UFA and PUFA (P < 0.05). This indicates great protective potential of legume seeds for prevention and treatment of diet-dependent diseases. ..
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