Summary: The mallow family of the order Malvales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida. The common names of hollyhock and mallow are used for several genera of Malvaceae.

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  1. Karou D, Dicko M, Sanon S, Simpore J, Traore A. Antimalarial activity of Sida acuta Burm. f. (Malvaceae) and Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir. (Fabaceae). J Ethnopharmacol. 2003;89:291-4 pubmed
    ..Further chemical screening showed that the activity of the most active plant, Sida acuta, was related to its alkaloid contents...
  2. Seetharam Y, Chalageri G, Setty S, Bheemachar -. Hypoglycemic activity of Abutilon indicum leaf extracts in rats. Fitoterapia. 2002;73:156-9 pubmed
    ..Alcohol and water extracts of Abutilon indicum leaves (400 mg/kg, p.o.) showed significant hypoglycemic effect in normal rats 4 h after administration (23.10% and 26.95%, respectively). ..
  3. Silva R, Melo G, Melo V, Antoniolli A, Michellone P, Zucoloto S, et al. Effect of the aqueous extract of Sida cordifolia on liver regeneration after partial hepatectomy. Acta Cir Bras. 2006;21 Suppl 1:37-9 pubmed
    ..001 and p<0.05, respectively). The aqueous extract of Sida cordifolia stimulates liver regeneration after 67% partial hepatectomy in rats. ..
  4. Islam M, Haque M, Mosaddik M. Cytotoxicity and antibacterial activity of Sida rhombifolia (Malvaceae) grown in Bangladesh. Phytother Res. 2003;17:973-5 pubmed
    ..41 ppm) comparable to the reference standard, gallic acid. All the extracts showed weak antibacterial activity against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative test organisms...
  5. Andreasen K, Baldwin B. Nuclear ribosomal DNA sequence polymorphism and hybridization in checker mallows (Sidalcea, Malvaceae). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2003;29:563-81 pubmed
    Checker mallows (Sidalcea, Malvaceae) constitute a western North American genus of annuals and perennials that have been regarded as taxonomically difficult because of complex patterns of morphological variation putatively stemming from ..
  6. Mavi A, Terzi Z, Ozgen U, Yildirim A, Coskun M. Antioxidant properties of some medicinal plants: Prangos ferulacea (Apiaceae), Sedum sempervivoides (Crassulaceae), Malva neglecta (Malvaceae), Cruciata taurica (Rubiaceae), Rosa pimpinellifolia (Rosaceae), Galium verum subsp. verum (Rubiaceae), Urti. Biol Pharm Bull. 2004;27:702-5 pubmed
    ..However, the highest DPPH radical scavenging activity, reducing power and the amount of phenolic compounds were shown by R. pimpinellifolia. The lowest antioxidant properties were shown by aqueous extract of M. neglecta...
  7. Alvarez I, Wendel J. Cryptic interspecific introgression and genetic differentiation within Gossypium aridum (Malvaceae) and its relatives. Evolution. 2006;60:505-17 pubmed
    ..We suggest that cryptic and seemingly improbable interspecific introgression and molecular differentiation may be more common than appreciated in angiosperm evolution...
  8. Dick C, Bermingham E, Lemes M, Gribel R. Extreme long-distance dispersal of the lowland tropical rainforest tree Ceiba pentandra L. (Malvaceae) in Africa and the Neotropics. Mol Ecol. 2007;16:3039-49 pubmed
    ..The study shows how extreme long-distance dispersal, via wind or marine currents, creates taxonomic similarities in the plant communities of Africa and the Neotropics...
  9. Felicio L, Silva E, Ribeiro V, Miranda C, Vieira I, Passos D, et al. Mutagenic potential and modulatory effects of the medicinal plant Luehea divaricata (Malvaceae) in somatic cells of Drosophila melanogaster: SMART/wing. Genet Mol Res. 2011;10:16-24 pubmed publisher
    ..Further studies with other experimental models would be useful to confirm that L. divaricata extract is not harmful and that it could be used in the prevention of cancer...

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  1. Konaté K, Hilou A, Mavoungou J, Lepengué A, Souza A, Barro N, et al. Antimicrobial activity of polyphenol-rich fractions from Sida alba L. (Malvaceae) against co-trimoxazol-resistant bacteria strains. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2012;11:5 pubmed publisher
    ..Medicinal plants are sources of phytochemicals which are able to initiate different biological activities including antimicrobials..
  2. Konaté K, Bassolé I, Hilou A, Aworet Samseny R, Souza A, Barro N, et al. Toxicity assessment and analgesic activity investigation of aqueous acetone extracts of Sida acuta Burn f . and Sida cordifolia L. (Malvaceae), medicinal plants of Burkina Faso. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2012;12:120 pubmed publisher
    Sida acuta Burn f. and Sida cordifolia L. (Malvaceae) are traditionally used in Burkina Faso to treat several ailments, mainly pains, including abdominal infections and associated diseases...
  3. Pfeil B, Brubaker C, Craven L, Crisp M. Paralogy and orthology in the MALVACEAE rpb2 gene family: investigation of gene duplication in hibiscus. Mol Biol Evol. 2004;21:1428-37 pubmed
    A sample of the second largest subunit of low-copy nuclear RNA polymerase II (rpb2) sequences from Malvaceae subfamily Malvoideae suggests that rpb2 has been duplicated early in the subfamily's history...
  4. Vidal C, Gonzalez Quintela A, Rodriguez V, Armisen M, Linares T, Fernández Caldas E. Anaphylaxis to Cyphomandra betacea Sendth (tamarillo) in an obeche wood (Triplochiton scleroxylon)--allergic patient. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2006;96:870-3 pubmed
    ..Anaphylaxis after the first exposure to a food allergen is uncommon unless a cross-reaction is present...
  5. Guo W, Jiang T, Zhang X, Li G, Zhou X. Molecular variation of satellite DNA beta molecules associated with Malvastrum yellow vein virus and their role in pathogenicity. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:1909-13 pubmed publisher
    ..glutinosa, Petunia hybrida, and M. coromandelianum plants. Furthermore, we showed that MYVV interacts functionally with heterologous DNA beta molecules in N. benthamiana plants...
  6. Falcão Silva V, Silva D, Souza M, Siqueira Júnior J. Modulation of drug resistance in Staphylococcus aureus by a kaempferol glycoside from Herissantia tiubae (Malvaceae). Phytother Res. 2009;23:1367-70 pubmed publisher
    ..kaempferol-3-O-beta-d-(6''-E-p-coumaroyl) glucopyranoside (tiliroside), isolated from Herissantia tiubae (Malvaceae) was investigated using the strain SA-1199B of Staphylococcus aureus, which overexpresses the norA gene encoding ..
  7. Le Péchon T, Dubuisson J, Haevermans T, Cruaud C, Couloux A, Gigord L. Multiple colonizations from Madagascar and converged acquisition of dioecy in the Mascarene Dombeyoideae (Malvaceae) as inferred from chloroplast and nuclear DNA sequence analyses. Ann Bot. 2010;106:343-57 pubmed publisher
    In the Mascarenes, a young oceanic archipelago composed of three main islands, the Dombeyoideae (Malvaceae) have diversified extensively with a high endemism rate...
  8. Konate K, Souza A, Coulibaly A, Meda N, Kiendrebeogo M, Lamien Meda A, et al. In vitro antioxidant, lipoxygenase and xanthine oxidase inhibitory activities of fractions from Cienfuegosia digitata Cav., Sida alba L. and Sida acuta Burn f. (Malvaceae). Pak J Biol Sci. 2010;13:1092-8 pubmed
    ..Present results showed that ethyl acetate and dichloromethane fractions elicit the highest polyphenol content, antioxidant and enzymatic activities...
  9. Jia L, A Y, Jing L, Zhou S, Kong D. Three new flavonoid glycosides from Urena lobata. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2011;13:907-14 pubmed publisher
    ..along with 10 known compounds (4-13). Their structures were determined based on spectroscopic methods including 1D and 2D NMR spectroscopy as well as HR-ESI-MS. ..
  10. Siripong P, Duangporn P, Takata E, Tsutsumi Y. Phosphoric acid pretreatment of Achyranthes aspera and Sida acuta weed biomass to improve enzymatic hydrolysis. Bioresour Technol. 2016;203:303-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The scanning electron microscopy images showed the exposed fibrous cellulose on the cell wall surface, and this substantial change of the surface structure contributed to improving the enzyme accessibility. ..
  11. Liu C, Wang J, Chu C, Cheng M, Tseng T. In vivo protective effect of protocatechuic acid on tert-butyl hydroperoxide-induced rat hepatotoxicity. Food Chem Toxicol. 2002;40:635-41 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that PCA protects against t-BHP-induced hepatotoxicity by its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory characteristics accompanied by blocking of stress signal transduction. ..
  12. Khan M, Nahar N, Mosihuzzaman M, Rashid M. Neolignan and megastigmane glycosides from the leaves of Pterospermum semisagittatum. Pharmazie. 2005;60:72-4 pubmed
    ..The structures of these compounds were elucidated by spectroscopic methods. While glycosides 2 and 3 appear to be new, this is the third report of isolation of compound 1 from any natural source. ..
  13. Chan S, Leu W, Hsu L, Chang H, Hwang T, Chen I, et al. Reevesioside F induces potent and efficient anti-proliferative and apoptotic activities through Na?/K?-ATPase ?3 subunit-involved mitochondrial stress and amplification of caspase cascades. Biochem Pharmacol. 2013;86:1564-75 pubmed publisher
    ..The loss of ??m and mitochondrial damage are responsible for the activation of caspases. Moreover, the amplification of caspase-3-mediated signaling pathway contributes largely to the execution of apoptosis in leukemic cells. ..
  14. Maskovic P, Velicković V, Đurović S, Zeković Z, Radojković M, Cvetanović A, et al. Biological activity and chemical profile of Lavatera thuringiaca L. extracts obtained by different extraction approaches. Phytomedicine. 2018;38:118-124 pubmed publisher
    Lavatera thuringiaca L. is herbaceous perennial plant from Malvaceae family, which is known for its biological activity and richness in polyphenolic compounds...
  15. Foba C, Salifu D, Lagat Z, Gitonga L, Akutse K, Fiaboe K. Species Composition, Distribution, and Seasonal Abundance of Liriomyza Leafminers (Diptera: Agromyzidae) Under Different Vegetable Production Systems and Agroecological Zones in Kenya. Environ Entomol. 2015;44:223-32 pubmed publisher
    ..infested incubated leaves of 20 crops surveyed belonging to seven families: Fabaceae, Solanaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Malvaceae, Brassicaceae, Amaranthaceae, and Amaryllidaceae. However, more than 87...
  16. Amsellem Z, Cohen B, Gressel J. Engineering hypervirulence in a mycoherbicidal fungus for efficient weed control. Nat Biotechnol. 2002;20:1035-9 pubmed
  17. Furlan F, Lucioli J, Veronezi L, Medeiros A, Barros S, Traverso S, et al. Spontaneous lysosomal storage disease caused by Sida carpinifolia (Malvaceae) poisoning in cattle. Vet Pathol. 2009;46:343-7 pubmed publisher
    ..It is concluded that the natural chronic consumption of S. carpinifolia was the etiologic cause of storage disease in cattle in this study. ..
  18. Obochi G, Abara A, Malu S, Obi Abang M, Edu F, Eteng M, et al. Effect of alcohol and kolanut interaction on brain sodium pump activity in Wistar albino rats. Niger J Physiol Sci. 2007;22:99-104 pubmed
  19. Thounaojam M, Jadeja R, Salunke S, Devkar R, Ramachandran A. Sida rhomboidea.Roxb aqueous extract down-regulates in vivo expression of vascular cell adhesion molecules in atherogenic rats and inhibits in vitro macrophage differentiation and foam cell formation. Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol. 2012;34:832-43 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, SR extract has the potency of controlling experimental atherosclerosis and can be used as promising herbal supplement in combating atherosclerosis. ..
  20. Shah A, Alagawadi K. Anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic properties of Thespesia populnea Soland ex. Correa seed extracts and its fractions in animal models. J Ethnopharmacol. 2011;137:1504-9 pubmed publisher
    Thespesia populnea Sol. ex Correa (Malvaceae) is commonly known as "Indian tulip tree"...
  21. Ferrer A, Marañón F, Casanovas M, Fernandez Caldas E. Asthma from inhalation of Triplochiton scleroxylon (Samba) wood dust. J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol. 2001;11:199-203 pubmed
    ..We conclude that the occupational asthma suffered by this patient is related to sensitization and occupational exposure to samba wood dust. ..
  22. Nascimento L, Silva S, Sobrinho R, Ferro M, Oliveira M, Zerbini F, et al. Complete nucleotide sequence of a new begomovirus infecting a malvaceous weed in Brazil. Arch Virol. 2016;161:1735-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The name triumfetta yellow mosaic virus is proposed. At least one recombination event was detected in this new begomovirus, with putative parents being begomoviruses from tomato and Centrosema. ..
  23. Teles Y, Horta C, Agra M, Siheri W, Boyd M, Igoli J, et al. New Sulphated Flavonoids from Wissadula periplocifolia (L.) C. Presl (Malvaceae). Molecules. 2015;20:20161-72 pubmed publisher
    Wissadula periplocifolia (L.) C. Presl (Malvaceae) is commonly used in Brazil to treat bee stings and as an antiseptic...
  24. Bamford M. Pleistocene fossil woods from the Okote Member, site FwJj 14 in the Ileret region, Koobi Fora Formation, northern Kenya. J Hum Evol. 2017;112:134-147 pubmed publisher
    ..Putranjivaceae (Euphorbiaceae; Drypetes sp.), Lamiaceae (cf Premna sp.), Malvaceae (Heritiera sp.) and Sapindaceae (Sapindoxylon sp.)...
  25. Höhnle M, Hofer P, Bedford I, Briddon R, Markham P, Frischmuth T. Exchange of three amino acids in the coat protein results in efficient whitefly transmission of a nontransmissible Abutilon mosaic virus isolate. Virology. 2001;290:164-71 pubmed
    ..tabaci. Instead it is the composition of the coat protein domain from amino acid 123 to 149, as a minimal transmission domain, with the contribution of amino acids 149 to 174 for efficient transmission. ..
  26. Vaughn S, Isbell T, Weisleder D, Berhow M. Biofumigant compounds released by field pennycress (Thlaspi arvense) seedmeal. J Chem Ecol. 2005;31:167-77 pubmed
    ..Field pennycress seedmeal appears to offer excellent potential as a biofumigant for high-value horticultural crops for both conventional and organic growers...
  27. Savo V, Joy R, Caneva G, McClatchey W. Plant selection for ethnobotanical uses on the Amalfi Coast (Southern Italy). J Ethnobiol Ethnomed. 2015;11:58 pubmed publisher
    ..All statistical methods in one flora agreed that Malvaceae was over-used and Poaceae under-used, but this was not found to be consistent with results of the second flora ..
  28. Appidi J, Grierson D, Afolayan A. Foliar micromorphology of Hermannia icana Cav. Pak J Biol Sci. 2008;11:2023-7 pubmed
    ..We hypothesize that the bioactive therapeutic compounds secreted by H. incana may be produced in the glandular trichomes. ..
  29. Silva R, Walter G, Wilson L, Furlong M. Effect of the postfeeding interval on olfactory responses of thrips to herbivore-induced cotton plants. Insect Sci. 2016;23:881-892 pubmed publisher
    ..Malvales: Malvaceae]) at a range of time intervals following damage by adult Tetranychus urticae (Koch), adult T...
  30. Koh D, Liu D, Wong S. A six-nucleotide segment within the 3' untranslated region of hibiscus chlorotic ringspot virus plays an essential role in translational enhancement. J Virol. 2002;76:1144-53 pubmed
  31. Thul S, Srivastava A, Singh S, Shanker K. Genetic and chemical diversity of high mucilaginous plants of Sida complex by ISSR markers and chemical fingerprinting. Mol Biotechnol. 2011;49:77-81 pubmed publisher
    ..rhombifolia shared most bands making them difficult to identify on chemical fingerprint basis. This report summarizes the genotypic and chemotypic diversity and the use of profiles for authentication of species of Sida complex. ..
  32. Loo S, Kam A, Xiao T, Nguyen G, Liu C, Tam J. Identification and Characterization of Roseltide, a Knottin-type Neutrophil Elastase Inhibitor Derived from Hibiscus sabdariffa. Sci Rep. 2016;6:39401 pubmed publisher
    ..and characterization of a knottin-type human neutrophil elastase inhibitor from Hibiscus sabdariffa of the Malvaceae family...
  33. Casas A, Otero Arnaiz A, Pérez Negrón E, Valiente Banuet A. In situ management and domestication of plants in Mesoamerica. Ann Bot. 2007;100:1101-15 pubmed
  34. Teles Y, Horta C, de Fátima Agra M, Siheri W, Boyd M, Igoli J, et al. New Sulphated Flavonoids from Wissadula periplocifolia (L.) C. Presl (Malvaceae). Molecules. 2015;20:20161-72 pubmed publisher
    Wissadula periplocifolia (L.) C. Presl (Malvaceae) is commonly used in Brazil to treat bee stings and as an antiseptic...
  35. Rodrigues D, Navia D, Oliveira A, Ferragut F. Eriomacrotergum flechtmanni n. gen. n. sp. (Trombidiformes: Eriophyidae), a new eriophyoid mite from the cupuaçu tree, Theobroma grandiflorum, from northern Brazil. Zootaxa. 2016;4072:465-76 pubmed publisher
    ..sp., is described from the Amazonian fruit tree cupuaçu Theobroma grandiflorum (Willd. Ex Spreng.) K. Schum. (Malvaceae), collected in northern Brazil...
  36. Jang D, Park E, Kang Y, Su B, Hawthorne M, Vigo J, et al. Compounds obtained from sida acuta with the potential to induce quinone reductase and to inhibit 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene-induced preneoplastic lesions in a mouse mammary organ culture model. Arch Pharm Res. 2003;26:585-90 pubmed
    ..3, 75.0, and 66.7% inhibition of 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene-induced preneoplastic lesions, respectively, at a dose of 10 microg/mL. ..
  37. Reddy N, Yang Y. Characterizing natural cellulose fibers from velvet leaf (Abutilon theophrasti) stems. Bioresour Technol. 2008;99:2449-54 pubmed
    ..Velvet leaves fibers could be processed on the current kenaf processing machineries for textile, composite, automotive and other fibrous applications. ..
  38. Aranda A, Campo P, Palacin A, Doña I, Gómez Casado C, Galindo L, et al. Antigenic proteins involved in occupational rhinitis and asthma caused by obeche wood (Triplochiton scleroxylon). PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e53926 pubmed publisher
    ..Further studies are required to evaluate cross reactivity with other plant allergens. ..
  39. Ilavarasan R, Vasudevan M, Anbazhagan S, Venkataraman S. Antioxidant activity of Thespesia populnea bark extracts against carbon tetrachloride-induced liver injury in rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2003;87:227-30 pubmed
    ..Thespesia populnea bark extracts, AET and MET, at a dose level of 500mg/kg showed significant antioxidant activity against carbon tetrachloride-induced liver injury in rats. ..
  40. Mahmood S, Khan M, Sarwar M, Nisa M. Chemical treatments to reduce antinutritional factors in salseed (Shorea robusta) meal: effect on nutrient digestibility in colostomized hens and intact broilers. Poult Sci. 2006;85:2207-15 pubmed
    ..Bicarbonate was the most effective treatment to improve nutrient digestibility and mitigate, to some extent, the poor digestion of SSM. ..
  41. Marenco R, de C Gonçalves J, Vieira G. Leaf gas exchange and carbohydrates in tropical trees differing in successional status in two light environments in central Amazonia. Tree Physiol. 2001;21:1311-8 pubmed
    ..We conclude that photosynthetic parameters of D. odorata are less affected by light environment than those of S. macrophylla, indicating that D. odorata has lower physiological plasticity to light than S. macrophylla. ..
  42. Ahmed F, Toume K, Ohtsuki T, Rahman M, Sadhu S, Ishibashi M. Cryptolepine, isolated from Sida acuta, sensitizes human gastric adenocarcinoma cells to TRAIL-induced apoptosis. Phytother Res. 2011;25:147-50 pubmed publisher
    ..25, 2.5 and 5??m. Combined treatment of 1 and TRAIL sensitized AGS cells to TRAIL-induced apoptosis at the aforementioned concentrations. ..
  43. Dixit P, Chand K, Khan M, Siddiqui J, Tewari D, Ngueguim F, et al. Phytoceramides and acylated phytosterol glucosides from Pterospermum acerifolium Willd. seed coat and their osteogenic activity. Phytochemistry. 2012;81:117-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Among these compounds, 1 and 2 markedly stimulated osteoblast differentiation assessed by alkaline phosphatase production and osteoblast mineralization by alizarin red-S staining. ..
  44. Stonis J, Diskus A, Remeikis A, Karsholt O, Torres N. Illustrated review of the leaf-mining Nepticulidae of the central Andes (Peru and Bolivia). Zootaxa. 2017;4257:1-70 pubmed publisher
    ..species are recorded here as leaf-miners on Euphorbiaceae (Acalypha), Fabaceae (Collaea), Rosaceae (Polylepis), Malvaceae (Sida), Calceolariaceae (Calceolaria), Lamiaceae (Clinopodium), and Asteraceae (Ageratina and Trixis)...
  45. Bergeron C, Gafner S, Batcha L, Angerhofer C. Stabilization of caffeic acid derivatives in Echinacea purpurea L. glycerin extract. J Agric Food Chem. 2002;50:3967-70 pubmed
    ..2-O-Feruloyl-tartaric acid was stable during the whole testing period. All antioxidant treatments greatly improved the stability of caffeic acid derivatives. Stability was dependent upon the concentration of antioxidant added. ..
  46. Arulkumar M, Sathishkumar P, Palvannan T. Optimization of Orange G dye adsorption by activated carbon of Thespesia populnea pods using response surface methodology. J Hazard Mater. 2011;186:827-34 pubmed publisher
    ..XRD data showed that Orange G dye adsorbed activated carbon might not induce the bulk phase changes. SEM results showed that the surface of the activated carbon was turned from dark to light color after dye adsorption. ..
  47. Paprotka T, Deuschle K, Metzler V, Jeske H. Conformation-selective methylation of geminivirus DNA. J Virol. 2011;85:12001-12 pubmed publisher
  48. Ishwarya S, Sangeetha R. A new serine protease from the leaves of Thespesia populnea. Prep Biochem Biotechnol. 2013;43:95-107 pubmed publisher
    ..More studies are necessary to investigate the biological activity and applications of serine protease of T. populnea. ..
  49. Rao B, Rao Y, Rao T. Hepatoprotective and antioxidant capacity of Melochia corchorifolia extracts. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2013;6:537-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Further study is necessary for isolation and characterization of bioactive molecules which are responsible for hepatoprotective and antioxidant activity. ..
  50. Oluoti K, Pettersson A, Richards T. Investigating the morphology and reactivity of chars from Triplochiton scleroxylon pyrolysed under varied conditions. Bioresour Technol. 2016;208:94-99 pubmed publisher
  51. Noble R, Dobrovin Pennington A, Pietravalle S, Weekes R, Henry C. Indicator organisms for assessing sanitization during composting of plant wastes. Waste Manag. 2011;31:1711-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Plant waste type (woody or vegetable) had a small but significant effect on the relationship for tomato seeds but not for F. oxysporum chlamydospores. ..
  52. Bonjardim L, Silva A, Oliveira M, Guimarães A, Antoniolli A, Santana M, et al. Sida cordifolia leaf extract reduces the orofacial nociceptive response in mice. Phytother Res. 2011;25:1236-41 pubmed publisher
    ..However, pharmacological and chemical studies are necessary in order to characterize the responsible mechanisms for this antinociceptive action and also to identify other bioactive compounds present in S. cordifolia. ..
  53. Salgado J, Rodrigues B, Donado Pestana C, dos Santos Dias C, Morzelle M. Cupuassu (Theobroma grandiflorum) peel as potential source of dietary fiber and phytochemicals in whole-bread preparations. Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 2011;66:384-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, breads enhanced with CPF may be a convenient functional food, offering a good source of dietary fiber and phytochemicals. Breads prepared with 6% added CPF presented an acceptable overall quality to consumers. ..
  54. Carvalho Sobrinho J, Dorr L. A new combination and taxonomic notes in Pseudobombax Dugand (Malvaceae). PhytoKeys. 2017;:27-30 pubmed publisher
    Taxonomic notes in the Neotropical genus Pseudobombax (Malvaceae) are presented...
  55. Vasudevan M, Gunnam K, Parle M. Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory effects of Thespesia populnea bark extract. J Ethnopharmacol. 2007;109:264-70 pubmed
    ..From acute oral toxicity studies (OECD-423 guidelines), no mortality was observed even at highest dose of TPE (2000mg/kg, p.o.). ..
  56. Kleinow T, Nischang M, Beck A, Kratzer U, Tanwir F, Preiss W, et al. Three C-terminal phosphorylation sites in the Abutilon mosaic virus movement protein affect symptom development and viral DNA accumulation. Virology. 2009;390:89-101 pubmed publisher
    ..When co-inoculated with DNA A, all mutants were infectious. In systemically infected plants the symptoms and/or viral DNA accumulation were significantly altered for several of the mutants. ..
  57. Ai L, Wu J, Che N, Wu Y, Cui S. Extraction, partial characterization and bioactivity of polysaccharides from boat-fruited sterculia seeds. Int J Biol Macromol. 2012;51:815-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The acute anti-inflammatory bioactive results of polysaccharides indicated that WSP demonstrated an inhibitive effect toward acute inflammation. ..
  58. Yin L, Zhang M, Li Z, Duan L, Wang S. Enhanced UV-B radiation increases glyphosate resistance in velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti). Photochem Photobiol. 2012;88:1428-32 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that the responses of weeds to herbicides may be affected by increased UV-B radiation, to the extent that higher rates may be required to achieve the desired effects. ..
  59. Ouedraogo M, Konaté K, Lepengué A, Souza A, M Batchi B, Sawadogo L. Free radical scavenging capacity, anticandicidal effect of bioactive compounds from Sida cordifolia L., in combination with nystatin and clotrimazole and their effect on specific immune response in rats. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2012;11:33 pubmed publisher
    ..In this work, the total alkaloid compounds (AC) from Sida cordifolia L. (Malvaceae) have been investigated for their free radical scavenging capacity, antifungal and immunostimulatory properties...
  60. Chaves O, Teles Y, Monteiro M, Mendes Junior L, Agra M, Braga V, et al. Alkaloids and Phenolic Compounds from Sida rhombifolia L. (Malvaceae) and Vasorelaxant Activity of Two Indoquinoline Alkaloids. Molecules. 2017;22: pubmed publisher
    The follow-up of phytochemical and pharmacological studies of Sida rhombifolia L. (Malvaceae) aims to strengthen the chemosystematics and pharmacology of Sida genera and support the ethnopharmacological use of this species ..
  61. Beha E, Jung A, Wiesner J, Rimpler H, Lanzer M, Heinrich M. Antimalarial activity of extracts of Abutilon grandiflorum G. Don - a traditional Tanzanian medicinal plant. Phytother Res. 2004;18:236-40 pubmed
    ..e. early treatment with higher doses was more successful than applying the same overall amount over a longer period. Phytochemical analysis of the extract provided no conclusive evidence for the observed parasitological effects. ..
  62. Wyant P, Gotthardt D, Sch fer B, Krenz B, Jeske H. The genomes of four novel begomoviruses and a new Sida micrantha mosaic virus strain from Bolivian weeds. Arch Virol. 2011;156:347-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Three were variants of a new strain of Sida micrantha mosaic virus (SimMV), SimMV-rho[BoVi07], SimMV-rho[Bo:CF1:07] and SimMV-rho[Bo:CF2:07], and one was a new variant of a previously described SimMV, SimMV-MGS2:07-Bo...
  63. Narendhirakannan R, Limmy T. Anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties of Sida rhombifolia stems and roots in adjuvant induced arthritic rats. Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol. 2012;34:326-36 pubmed publisher
    ..The free radical scavenging activity of the plant was further evidenced by histological and transmission electron microscopy observations made on the hind limb tissue...
  64. Razafimamonjison G, Leong Pock Tsy J, Randriamiarinarivo M, Ramanoelina P, Rasoarahona J, Fawbush F, et al. Fatty Acid Composition of Baobab Seed and Its Relationship with the Genus Adansonia Taxonomy. Chem Biodivers. 2017;14: pubmed publisher
    ..also contain specific fatty acids such as cyclopropenic and cyclopropanic acids, which are characteristic of the Malvaceae family seed oils...
  65. Sreedevi C, Latha P, Ancy P, Suja S, Shyamal S, Shine V, et al. Hepatoprotective studies on Sida acuta Burm. f. J Ethnopharmacol. 2009;124:171-5 pubmed publisher
    Sida acuta Burm. f. (Malvaceae) is used in Indian traditional medicine to treat liver disorders and is useful in treating nervous and urinary diseases and also disorders of the blood and bile...
  66. Krisanapun C, Peungvicha P, Temsiririrkkul R, Wongkrajang Y. Aqueous extract of Abutilon indicum Sweet inhibits glucose absorption and stimulates insulin secretion in rodents. Nutr Res. 2009;29:579-87 pubmed publisher
    ..Phytochemical screening also revealed that the extract contained alkaloids, flavonoids, tannins, glycosides, and saponins that could account for the observed pharmacologic effects of the plant extract. ..
  67. Portes M, Damineli D, Ribeiro R, Monteiro J, Souza G. Evidence of higher photosynthetic plasticity in the early successional Guazuma ulmifolia Lam. compared to the late successional Hymenaea courbaril L. grown in contrasting light environments. Braz J Biol. 2010;70:75-83 pubmed
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