sesamum

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Summary: A plant genus of the family PEDALIACEAE that is the source of the edible seed and SESAME OIL.

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  1. Bandyopadhyay K, Ghosh S. Preparation and characterization of papain-modified sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) protein isolates. J Agric Food Chem. 2002;50:6854-7 pubmed
    ..These improved functional properties of different protein hydrolysates would make them useful products, especially in the food, pharmaceutical, and related industries...
  2. Tsuruoka N, Kidokoro A, Matsumoto I, Abe K, Kiso Y. Modulating effect of sesamin, a functional lignan in sesame seeds, on the transcription levels of lipid- and alcohol-metabolizing enzymes in rat liver: a DNA microarray study. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2005;69:179-88 pubmed
    ..Interestingly, it induced the expression of the gene for aldehyde dehydrogenase, an alcohol-metabolizing enzyme. These results suggest that sesamin regulates the metabolism of lipids, xenobiotics, and alcohol at the mRNA level...
  3. Ke T, Dong C, Mao H, Zhao Y, Chen H, Liu H, et al. Analysis of expression sequence tags from a full-length-enriched cDNA library of developing sesame seeds (Sesamum indicum). BMC Plant Biol. 2011;11:180 pubmed publisher
    Sesame (Sesamum indicum) is one of the most important oilseed crops with high oil contents and rich nutrient value...
  4. Hu Y, Wang H, Ye W, Zhao S. [Flavones from flowers of Sesamum indicum]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2007;32:603-5 pubmed
    To investigate the chemical constituents from flowers of Sesamum indicum.
  5. Moreno F, Maldonado B, Wellner N, Mills E. Thermostability and in vitro digestibility of a purified major allergen 2S albumin (Ses i 1) from white sesame seeds (Sesamum indicum L.). Biochim Biophys Acta. 2005;1752:142-53 pubmed
  6. Biabani A, Pakniyat H. Evaluation of seed yield-related characters in sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) using factor and path analysis. Pak J Biol Sci. 2008;11:1157-60 pubmed
    ..Other factors (2, 3, 4 and 5) explained the rest of genetic variations and may not be important in sesame breeding programs...
  7. Hu Y, Ye W, Yin Z, Zhao S. [Chemical constituents from flos Sesamum indicum L]. Yao Xue Xue Bao. 2007;42:286-91 pubmed
    Sesame (Sesamum indicum L. ) belongs to Pedaliaceae, and its dry flowers have been used to cure alopecia, frostbite and constipation as a Traditional Chinese Medicine. Interestingly, the Flos Sesamum indicum L...
  8. Wei W, Zhang Y, Lu H, Li D, Wang L, Zhang X. Association analysis for quality traits in a diverse panel of Chinese sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) germplasm. J Integr Plant Biol. 2013;55:745-58 pubmed publisher
    The main objective of this study was to evaluate the potential of a sesame (Sesamum indicum L...
  9. Jan K, Hwang L, Ho C. Biotransformation of sesaminol triglucoside to mammalian lignans by intestinal microbiota. J Agric Food Chem. 2009;57:6101-6 pubmed publisher

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  1. Zhang H, Wei L, Miao H, Zhang T, Wang C. Development and validation of genic-SSR markers in sesame by RNA-seq. BMC Genomics. 2012;13:316 pubmed publisher
    Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) is one of the most important oil crops; however, a lack of useful molecular markers hinders current genetic research...
  2. Kim M, Kim H, Shin J, Chung C, Ohlrogge J, Suh M. Seed-specific expression of sesame microsomal oleic acid desaturase is controlled by combinatorial properties between negative cis-regulatory elements in the SeFAD2 promoter and enhancers in the 5'-UTR intron. Mol Genet Genomics. 2006;276:351-68 pubmed publisher
    ..we have characterized transcriptional regulatory mechanisms controlling seed-specific FAD2 expression in sesame (Sesamum indicum)...
  3. Ono E, Nakai M, Fukui Y, Tomimori N, Fukuchi Mizutani M, Saito M, et al. Formation of two methylenedioxy bridges by a Sesamum CYP81Q protein yielding a furofuran lignan, (+)-sesamin. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:10116-21 pubmed publisher
    Sesamin, a furofuran class lignan, is widespread in vascular plants and represented by Sesamum spp...
  4. Spandana B, Reddy V, Prasanna G, Anuradha G, Sivaramakrishnan S. Development and characterization of microsatellite markers (SSR) in Sesamum (Sesamum indicum L.) species. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2012;168:1594-607 pubmed publisher
    ..isolation by using multi-enzymes digestion, microsatellite oligoprobes, and streptavidin magnetic beads in Sesamum (Sesamum indicum L.)...
  5. Noguchi A, Fukui Y, Iuchi Okada A, Kakutani S, Satake H, Iwashita T, et al. Sequential glucosylation of a furofuran lignan, (+)-sesaminol, by Sesamum indicum UGT71A9 and UGT94D1 glucosyltransferases. Plant J. 2008;54:415-27 pubmed publisher
    Sesaminol 2-O-triglucoside is the most abundant water-soluble furofuran lignan in sesame seeds (Sesamum indicum) and is considered to be a beneficial compound for human health...
  6. Wei W, Qi X, Wang L, Zhang Y, Hua W, Li D, et al. Characterization of the sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) global transcriptome using Illumina paired-end sequencing and development of EST-SSR markers. BMC Genomics. 2011;12:451 pubmed publisher
    ..High-throughput transcriptomic sequencing is essential to generate a large transcriptome sequence dataset for gene discovery and molecular marker development...
  7. Yi D, Kim K. Complete chloroplast genome sequences of important oilseed crop Sesamum indicum L. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e35872 pubmed publisher
    b>Sesamum indicum is an important crop plant species for yielding oil. The complete chloroplast (cp) genome of S. indicum (GenBank acc no...
  8. Coulman K, Liu Z, Hum W, Michaelides J, Thompson L. Whole sesame seed is as rich a source of mammalian lignan precursors as whole flaxseed. Nutr Cancer. 2005;52:156-65 pubmed
  9. Suh M, Kim M, Hur C, Bae J, Park Y, Chung C, et al. Comparative analysis of expressed sequence tags from Sesamum indicum and Arabidopsis thaliana developing seeds. Plant Mol Biol. 2003;52:1107-23 pubmed
    Sesame (Sesamum indicum) is an important oilseed crop which produces seeds with 50% oil that have a distinct flavor and contains antioxidant lignans...
  10. Liu Z, Saarinen N, Thompson L. Sesamin is one of the major precursors of mammalian lignans in sesame seed (Sesamum indicum) as observed in vitro and in rats. J Nutr. 2006;136:906-12 pubmed
    ..From intermediate metabolites of sesamin identified in rat urine by GC-MS, a tentative metabolic pathway of sesamin to mammalian lignans is suggested...
  11. Kiran K, Asad M. Wound healing activity of Sesamum indicum L seed and oil in rats. Indian J Exp Biol. 2008;46:777-82 pubmed
    ..The results suggest that S. indicum seeds and oil applied topically or administered orally possesses wound healing activity...
  12. Biswas A, Dhar P, Ghosh S. Antihyperlipidemic effect of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) protein isolate in rats fed a normal and high cholesterol diet. J Food Sci. 2010;75:H274-9 pubmed publisher
  13. Radhakrishnan R, Shim K, Lee B, Hwang C, Pae S, Park C, et al. IAA-producing Penicillium sp. NICS01 triggers plant growth and suppresses Fusarium sp.-induced oxidative stress in sesame (Sesamum indicum L.). J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013;23:856-63 pubmed
    ..Thus, our findings suggest that Penicillium sp. is a potent plant growthpromoting fungus that has the ability to ameliorate damage caused by Fusarium infection in sesame cultivation...
  14. Asgary S, Rafieian Kopaei M, Najafi S, Heidarian E, Sahebkar A. Antihyperlipidemic effects of Sesamum indicum L. in rabbits fed a high-fat diet. ScientificWorldJournal. 2013;2013:365892 pubmed publisher
    ..05). Supplementation with sesame oil, but not sesame seed, can ameliorate serum levels of lipids and hepatic enzymes in rabbits under a high-fat diet. ..
  15. Kim M, Go Y, Lee S, Kim Y, Shin J, Min M, et al. Seed-expressed casein kinase I acts as a positive regulator of the SeFAD2 promoter via phosphorylation of the SebHLH transcription factor. Plant Mol Biol. 2010;73:425-37 pubmed publisher
    ..This co-expression revealed that SeCKI enhanced the SebHLH-mediated transactivation of the SeFAD2 gene promoter via phosphorylation of the SebHLH transcription factor...
  16. Visavadiya N, Narasimhacharya A. Sesame as a hypocholesteraemic and antioxidant dietary component. Food Chem Toxicol. 2008;46:1889-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Sesame seed (Sesamum indicum) powder was administered at 5% and 10% dose levels along with either normal or hypercholesteraemic diet ..
  17. Konan A, Datté J, Yapo P. Nitric oxide pathway-mediated relaxant effect of aqueous sesame leaves extract (Sesamum radiatum Schum. & Thonn.) in the guinea-pig isolated aorta smooth muscle. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2008;8:23 pubmed publisher
    b>Sesamum radiatum Schum. & Thonn. (Pedaliaceae) is an annual herbaceous plant, which belongs to the family Pedaliaceae and genus Sesamum. Sesame is used in traditional medicine in Africa and Asia for many diseases treatment...
  18. Visavadiya N, Soni B, Dalwadi N. Free radical scavenging and antiatherogenic activities of Sesamum indicum seed extracts in chemical and biological model systems. Food Chem Toxicol. 2009;47:2507-15 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Sesamum indicum has long been used extensively as a traditional food...
  19. Jan K, Ku K, Chu Y, Hwang L, Ho C. Tissue distribution and elimination of estrogenic and anti-inflammatory catechol metabolites from sesaminol triglucoside in rats. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:7693-700 pubmed publisher
    Sesaminol triglucoside (STG) is the main sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) lignan. Like many other plant lignans, STG can be converted to the mammalian lignans by intestinal microbiota...
  20. Husain F, Bretbacher I, Nemes A, Cichna Markl M. Development and validation of an indirect competitive enzyme linked-immunosorbent assay for the determination of potentially allergenic sesame (Sesamum indicum) in food. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:1434-41 pubmed publisher
    ..In crisp bread, cracker, cereals, and snacks the limit of detection (LOD) was found to be 5 microg of sesame protein/g of food, in fresh breads and rolls, the LOD was 11 microg of sesame protein/g of food...
  21. Choi A, Lee S, Cho S, Hwang I, Hur C, Suh M. Isolation and characterization of multiple abundant lipid transfer protein isoforms in developing sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) seeds. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2008;46:127-39 pubmed
    Sesame (Sesamum indicum) is an important oilseed crop; approximately 50% of the seed dry weight is storage oil...
  22. Namiki M. Nutraceutical functions of sesame: a review. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2007;47:651-73 pubmed
    ..Sesame lignans also showed other useful functions such as acceleration of alcohol decomposition in the liver, antihypertensive activity, immunoregulatory activities, anticarcinogenic activity, and others...
  23. Zhang Y, Zhang X, Che Z, Wang L, Wei W, Li D. Genetic diversity assessment of sesame core collection in China by phenotype and molecular markers and extraction of a mini-core collection. BMC Genet. 2012;13:102 pubmed publisher
    Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) is one of the four major oil crops in China...
  24. Chun J, Jin U, Lee J, Yi Y, Hyung N, Kang M, et al. Isolation and characterization of a myo-inositol 1-phosphate synthase cDNA from developing sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) seeds: functional and differential expression, and salt-induced transcription during germination. Planta. 2003;216:874-80 pubmed publisher
    ..A cDNA (SeMIPS1) encoding myo-inositol 1-phosphate synthase (EC 5.5.1.4) (MIPS) has been characterized from sesame (Sesamum indicum L. cv. Dan-Baek) seeds and its functional expression analyzed...
  25. Parsaeian M, Mirlohi A, Saeidi G. Study of genetic variation in sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) using agro-morphological traits and ISSR markers. Genetika. 2011;47:359-67 pubmed
    This research was conducted to study the genetic variation among eighteen genotypes of sesame (Sesamum indicum L...
  26. Kim M, Kim J, Shin J, Suh M. The SebHLH transcription factor mediates trans-activation of the SeFAD2 gene promoter through binding to E- and G-box elements. Plant Mol Biol. 2007;64:453-66 pubmed
    ..Seed-specific FAD2 (SeFAD2) produced 40% of linoleic acids in the total fatty acids of sesame (Sesamum indicum) seeds...
  27. Laurentin H, Karlovsky P. Genetic relationship and diversity in a sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) germplasm collection using amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP). BMC Genet. 2006;7:10 pubmed
  28. Shenoy R, Sudheendra A, Nayak P, Paul P, Kutty N, Rao C. Normal and delayed wound healing is improved by sesamol, an active constituent of Sesamum indicum (L.) in albino rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2011;133:608-12 pubmed publisher
    ETHNO-PHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: The seeds of Sesamum indicum Linn. (Pedaliaceae) has been used traditionally for the treatment of wounds in Buldhana district of Maharashtra state...
  29. Mochizuki M, Tsuchie Y, Yamada N, Miyake Y, Osawa T. Effect of sesame lignans on TNF-alpha-induced expression of adhesion molecules in endothelial cells. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2010;74:1539-44 pubmed
    ..This suggests, that sesaminol-6-catehcol suppresses the expression of CAMs, and may be an active component of sesame lignans...
  30. Suja K, Jayalekshmy A, Arumughan C. Free radical scavenging behavior of antioxidant compounds of sesame (sesamum indicum L.) in DPPH(*) system. J Agric Food Chem. 2004;52:912-5 pubmed
    ..00 x 10(-)(5), 0.50 x 10(-)(5), 0.36 x 10(-)(5), 0.13 x 10(-)(5), 0.33 x 10(-)(5), and 0.08 x 10(-)(5) microM(-)(1) s(-)(1), respectively...
  31. Tai S, Chen M, Peng C, Tzen J. Gene family of oleosin isoforms and their structural stabilization in sesame seed oil bodies. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2002;66:2146-53 pubmed publisher
    ..The results indicated that reconstituted oil bodies could be stabilized by both isoforms, but L-oleosin gave slightly more structural stability than H-oleosin...
  32. Wang L, Zhang Y, Qi X, Gao Y, Zhang X. Development and characterization of 59 polymorphic cDNA-SSR markers for the edible oil crop Sesamum indicum (Pedaliaceae). Am J Bot. 2012;99:e394-8 pubmed publisher
    Polymorphic simple sequence repeat markers from transcript sequences (cDNA-simple sequence repeat [SSR]) were developed for the edible oil crop Sesamum indicum to facilitate the genetic study of this species. •
  33. Liao C, Hung W, Lu W, Jan K, Shih D, Yeh A, et al. Differential tissue distribution of sesaminol triglucoside and its metabolites in rats fed with lignan glycosides from sesame meal with or without nano/submicrosizing. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:563-9 pubmed publisher
    ..After 3 h of oral administration, around 70% higher concentration of sesaminol glucuronide was found in N-LGSM compared to that in LGSM. This study clearly showed that LGSM is more bioavailable after nano/submicrosizing...
  34. Williamson K, Morris J, Pye Q, Kamat C, Hensley K. A survey of sesamin and composition of tocopherol variability from seeds of eleven diverse sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) genotypes using HPLC-PAD-ECD. Phytochem Anal. 2008;19:311-22 pubmed
    ..such as alpha-tocopherol (alphaT), delta-tocopherol (deltaT) and gamma-tocopherol (gammaT) in seeds of sesame (Sesamum indicum L...
  35. Laurentin H, Ratzinger A, Karlovsky P. Relationship between metabolic and genomic diversity in sesame (Sesamum indicum L.). BMC Genomics. 2008;9:250 pubmed publisher
    ..Our objective in this study was to assess metabolic diversity in sesame by nontargeted metabolic profiling and elucidate the relationship between metabolic and genome diversity in this crop...
  36. Wu K, Liu H, Yang M, Tao Y, Ma H, Wu W, et al. High-density genetic map construction and QTLs analysis of grain yield-related traits in sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) based on RAD-Seq techonology. BMC Plant Biol. 2014;14:274 pubmed publisher
    Sesame (Sesamum indicum L., 2n = 26) is an important oilseed crop with an estimated genome size of 369 Mb...
  37. Derby C, Gowland M, Hourihane J. Sesame allergy in Britain: a questionnaire survey of members of the Anaphylaxis Campaign. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2005;16:171-5 pubmed
    ..People at potential risk need clear allergy diagnosis and informed guidance to enable them to avoid this key allergen more easily. ..
  38. Gangur V, Kelly C, Navuluri L. Sesame allergy: a growing food allergy of global proportions?. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2005;95:4-11; quiz 11-3, 44 pubmed
    ..Evidence exists of the ability of protein and oil components of sesame to trigger immediate hypersensitivity via IgE antibody and delayed hypersensitivity via cell-mediated immune responses, respectively. ..
  39. Kumar P, Kalonia H, Kumar A. Sesamol attenuate 3-nitropropionic acid-induced Huntington-like behavioral, biochemical, and cellular alterations in rats. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2009;11:439-50 pubmed publisher
    Sesamol (SML) obtained from sesame seeds (Sesamum indicum, Linn, Pedaliaceae) has been used as a traditional health food in India and other countries since a long time...
  40. Ide T, Nakashima Y, Iida H, Yasumoto S, Katsuta M. Lipid metabolism and nutrigenomics - impact of sesame lignans on gene expression profiles and fatty acid oxidation in rat liver. Forum Nutr. 2009;61:10-24 pubmed publisher
    ..We also confirmed that dietary sesame seed affected the expression of genes related to fatty acid oxidation in a manner similar to isolated lignan compounds. ..
  41. Furumoto T. Biosynthetic origin of 2,3-epoxysesamone in a Sesamum indicum hairy root culture. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2009;73:2535-7 pubmed
    ..of [1-(13)C]glucose into 2,3-epoxysesamone, the main prenylnaphthoquinone in a hairy root culture of Sesamum indicum, indicated that the naphthoquinone moiety and dimethylallyl group were respectively derived from o-..
  42. Grougnet R, Magiatis P, Laborie H, Lazarou D, Papadopoulos A, Skaltsounis A. Sesamolinol glucoside, disaminyl ether, and other lignans from sesame seeds. J Agric Food Chem. 2012;60:108-11 pubmed publisher
    ..of a procedure based on XAD-4 adsorption resin permitted the obtainment of an enriched polyphenolic extract from Sesamum indicum seeds. Chemical analysis of the obtained extract led to the identification of 12 lignans...
  43. Saab B, Pashayan N, El Chemaly S, Sabra R. Sesame oil use in ameliorating cough in children: a randomised controlled trial. Complement Ther Med. 2006;14:92-9 pubmed
    ..Cough symptoms improved over the 3 days both in SO and placebo group. No evidence of undesirable effects were noted to SO. Like other over the counter antitussives, SO did not result in marked improvement in cough symptoms. ..
  44. Zhang M, Lee H, Park K, Park H, Choi H, Lim S, et al. Modulatory effects of sesamin on dopamine biosynthesis and L-DOPA-induced cytotoxicity in PC12 cells. Neuropharmacology. 2012;62:2219-26 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, sesamin might serve as an adjuvant phytonutrient for neurodegenerative diseases. ..
  45. Flohr C, Perkin M, Logan K, Marrs T, Radulovic S, Campbell L, et al. Atopic dermatitis and disease severity are the main risk factors for food sensitization in exclusively breastfed infants. J Invest Dermatol. 2014;134:345-350 pubmed publisher
    ..76, P=0.05). AD is the main skin-related risk factor for food sensitization in young infants. In exclusively breastfed children, this suggests that allergic sensitization to foods can be mediated by cutaneous antigen-presenting cells. ..
  46. Madhaiyan M, Poonguzhali S, Saravanan V, Selvapravin K, Duraipandiyan V, Al Dhabi N. Pseudomonas sesami sp. nov., a plant growth-promoting Gammaproteobacteria isolated from the rhizosphere of Sesamum indicum L. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2017;110:843-852 pubmed publisher
    A novel Gram-stain negative, aerobic, motile, rod-shaped bacterium was isolated from Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) rhizosphere soil. Based on the 16S rRNA gene similarity value (99.4-98...
  47. Tamura H, Fujita A, Steinhaus M, Takahisa E, Watanabe H, Schieberle P. Identification of novel aroma-active thiols in pan-roasted white sesame seeds. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:7368-75 pubmed publisher
    ..The relatively unstable 1-alkene-1-thiols represent a new class of food odorants and are suggested as the key contributors to the characteristic, but quickly vanishing, aroma of freshly ground roasted sesame seeds. ..
  48. Scott R, Winichayakul S, Roldan M, Cookson R, Willingham M, Castle M, et al. Elevation of oil body integrity and emulsion stability by polyoleosins, multiple oleosin units joined in tandem head-to-tail fusions. Plant Biotechnol J. 2010;8:912-27 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe here the construction of polyoleosins, their purification from E. coli, and properties imparted on seeds as well as native and artificial oil bodies. A putative mechanism to account for these properties is also proposed. ..
  49. Zhu X, Zhang X, Sun Y, Su D, Sun Y, Hu B, et al. Purification and fermentation in vitro of sesaminol triglucoside from sesame cake by human intestinal microbiota. J Agric Food Chem. 2013;61:1868-77 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings provided further evidence for the importance of human intestinal bacteria in the bioactivity of STG and its metabolites in the maintenance of human health. ..
  50. Lee T, Wang M, Hou R, Chen L, Su R, Wang C, et al. Enhanced methionine and cysteine levels in transgenic rice seeds by the accumulation of sesame 2S albumin. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2003;67:1699-705 pubmed
    ..64-3.54%, and the methionine and cysteine contents of these transgenic rice grains were respectively elevated by 29-76% and 31-75% compared with those of wild-type rice grains. ..
  51. Li D, Liu P, Yu J, Wang L, Dossa K, Zhang Y, et al. Genome-wide analysis of WRKY gene family in the sesame genome and identification of the WRKY genes involved in responses to abiotic stresses. BMC Plant Biol. 2017;17:152 pubmed publisher
    Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) is one of the world's most important oil crops. However, it is susceptible to abiotic stresses in general, and to waterlogging and drought stresses in particular...
  52. Hsiao E, Lin L, Li F, Wang M, Liao M, Tzen J. Gene families encoding isoforms of two major sesame seed storage proteins, 11S globulin and 2S albumin. J Agric Food Chem. 2006;54:9544-50 pubmed
    Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) seed has been recognized as a nutritional protein source owing to its richness in methionine. Storage proteins have been implicated in allergenic responses to sesame consumption...
  53. Lin L, Liao P, Yang H, Tzen J. Determination and analyses of the N-termini of oil-body proteins, steroleosin, caleosin and oleosin. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2005;43:770-6 pubmed
    ..In addition, deamidation was observed at a glutamine residue in the N-terminal region of 17 kDa oleosin...
  54. Dalal I, Goldberg M, Katz Y. Sesame seed food allergy. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2012;12:339-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Elimination of sesame from the diet of these children utilizing such criteria is not justified, and may even increase the risk for developing SFA...
  55. Wang J, Zhan X, Zhou L, Lin Y. Biological indicators capable of assessing thermal treatment efficiency of hydrocarbon mixture-contaminated soil. Chemosphere. 2010;80:837-44 pubmed publisher
    ..The results showed that residual hydrocarbon mixture content correlated strongly negatively with SGI for sesamum (Sesamum indicum L.), plant height, and biomass for ryegrass (Lolium perenne L...
  56. Mohdaly A, Sarhan M, Smetanska I, Mahmoud A. Antioxidant properties of various solvent extracts of potato peel, sugar beet pulp and sesame cake. J Sci Food Agric. 2010;90:218-26 pubmed publisher
    ..Since different antioxidant compounds have different mechanisms of action, several methods were used to assess the antioxidant efficacy of extracts...
  57. Rajab R, Rajan S, Satheesh L, Harish S, Sunukumar S, Sandeep B, et al. Hypersensitive response of Sesamum prostratum Retz. elicitated by Fusarium oxysporum f. sesame (Schelt) Jacz Butler. Indian J Exp Biol. 2009;47:834-8 pubmed
    ..of the ROS formation, lipid peroxidation and expression of antioxidant enzymes as initial responses of calli of Sesamum prostratum (SP) against Fusarium oxysporum f. sesame crude toxin metabolite of varying concentrations...
  58. Baluchnejadmojarad T, Roghani M, Jalali Nadoushan M, Vaez Mahdavi M, Kalalian Moghaddam H, Roghani Dehkordi F, et al. The sesame lignan sesamin attenuates vascular dysfunction in streptozotocin diabetic rats: involvement of nitric oxide and oxidative stress. Eur J Pharmacol. 2013;698:316-21 pubmed publisher
  59. Wang C, Li B, Ao J. Separation and identification of zinc-chelating peptides from sesame protein hydrolysate using IMAC-Zn²? and LC-MS/MS. Food Chem. 2012;134:1231-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The results confirm that the zinc or iron chelating activity of these peptides, and provide further support to its feasibility as natural metal chelating agents from sesame protein...
  60. Cui Y, Hou X, Chen J, Xie L, Yang L, Le Y. Sesamin inhibits bacterial formylpeptide-induced inflammatory responses in a murine air-pouch model and in THP-1 human monocytes. J Nutr. 2010;140:377-81 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that sesamin inhibits leukocyte activation by fMLF through ERK1/2- and NF-kappaB-related signaling pathways and thus is a potential compound for the management of inflammatory diseases...
  61. Magni C, Ballabio C, Restani P, Fuggetta D, Alessandri C, Mari A, et al. Molecular insight into IgE-mediated reactions to sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) seed proteins. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2010;105:458-64 pubmed publisher
    ..However, sensitization toward these proteins does not follow a common and unique pattern of clinical reactivity, as shown by the differential geographic recognition of single proteins...
  62. Van Doren J, Blodgett R, Pouillot R, Westerman A, Kleinmeier D, Ziobro G, et al. Prevalence, level and distribution of Salmonella in shipments of imported capsicum and sesame seed spice offered for entry to the United States: observations and modeling results. Food Microbiol. 2013;36:149-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Sampling protocols examining 25 g samples are predicted to be able to identify a small fraction of contaminated shipments of imported capsicum or sesame seeds...
  63. Tomimori N, Tanaka Y, Kitagawa Y, Fujii W, Sakakibara Y, Shibata H. Pharmacokinetics and safety of the sesame lignans, sesamin and episesamin, in healthy subjects. Biopharm Drug Dispos. 2013;34:462-73 pubmed publisher
    ..Sesame lignans were confirmed to be safe and tolerable in healthy subjects. The results of the pharmacokinetic study demonstrate that no accumulation was observed following multiple 50 mg doses of sesame lignans...
  64. Anandham R, Indiragandhi P, Kwon S, Sa T, Jeon C, Kim Y, et al. Pandoraea thiooxydans sp. nov., a facultatively chemolithotrophic, thiosulfate-oxidizing bacterium isolated from rhizosphere soils of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2010;60:21-6 pubmed publisher
    ..motile, rod-shaped bacterial strain, designated ATSB16(T), was isolated from rhizosphere soils of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.)...
  65. Benoit Vical F, Grellier P, Abdoulaye A, Moussa I, Ousmane A, Berry A, et al. In vitro and in vivo antiplasmodial activity of Momordica balsamina alone or in a traditional mixture. Chemotherapy. 2006;52:288-92 pubmed
    ..Here we report the study of the in vitro and in vivo antimalarial activity of Momordica balsamina alone or in a traditional mixture used in Niger...
  66. Okwuosa C, Okoi Ewa R, Achukwu P, Onuba A, Azubuike N. Gastro-protective effect of crude hexane leaf extract of Sesamum indicum in rabbits. Niger J Physiol Sci. 2011;26:49-54 pubmed
    The gastroprotective effect of the hexane extract of the leaves of Sesamum indicum (HESI) was investigated in twenty-eight male rabbits. Gastroprotective activity against necrotizing agent induced ulceration was studied...
  67. Hachicha S, Cegarra J, Sellami F, Hachicha R, Drira N, Medhioub K, et al. Elimination of polyphenols toxicity from olive mill wastewater sludge by its co-composting with sesame bark. J Hazard Mater. 2009;161:1131-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The results obtained confirmed the stability of the compost prepared from OMW sludge with sesame bark and indicated a gradual detoxification as the compost matured...
  68. Furumoto T, Jindai A. Isolation and photoisomerization of a new anthraquinone from hairy root cultures of Sesamum indicum. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2008;72:2788-90 pubmed
    An unstable anthraquinone was isolated from hairy root cultures of Sesamum indicum after preventing light throughout all experimental procedures...
  69. Katsuno N, Fujimura M, Hanya A. The relationship between the fracture properties and the tissue structure of roasted sesame seeds. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2013;77:2046-50 pubmed
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