corchorus

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family TILIACEAE. Members contain cycloartane saponins and CARDENOLIDES.

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  1. Pal D, Mandal M, Senthilkumar G, Padhiari A. Antibacterial activity of Cuscuta reflexa stem and Corchorus olitorius seed. Fitoterapia. 2006;77:589-91 pubmed
    The methanol extracts of Cuscuta reflexa stem and Corchorus olitorius seed showed a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity.
  2. Zakaria Z, Sulaiman M, Gopalan H, Abdul Ghani Z, Raden Mohd Nor R, Mat Jais A, et al. Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory properties of Corchorus capsularis leaves chloroform extract in experimental animal models. Yakugaku Zasshi. 2007;127:359-65 pubmed
    The antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory properties of Corchorus capsularis leaves chloroform extract were investigated in experimental animal models...
  3. Oboh G, Raddatz H, Henle T. Characterization of the antioxidant properties of hydrophilic and lipophilic extracts of Jute (Corchorus olitorius) leaf. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2009;60 Suppl 2:124-34 pubmed publisher
    b>Corchorus olitorius (jute) is a native plant of tropical Africa and Asia, and has since spread to Australia, South America and some parts of Europe...
  4. Mallick S, Ghosh P, Samanta S, Kinra S, Pal B, Gomes A, et al. Corchorusin-D, a saikosaponin-like compound isolated from Corchorus acutangulus Lam., targets mitochondrial apoptotic pathways in leukemic cell lines (HL-60 and U937). Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2010;66:709-19 pubmed publisher
    The presence of triterpene saponins in Corchorus acutangulus Lam. has been reported. However, no studies concerning biological activity of the plant extracts have been done so far...
  5. Das A, Sahu R, Dua T, Bag S, Gangopadhyay M, Sinha M, et al. Arsenic-induced myocardial injury: protective role of Corchorus olitorius leaves. Food Chem Toxicol. 2010;48:1210-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Tossa jute, Corchorus olitorius is a popular crop of this arsenic prone population...
  6. Del Río J, Rencoret J, Marques G, Li J, Gellerstedt G, Jimenez Barbero J, et al. Structural characterization of the lignin from jute (Corchorus capsularis) fibers. J Agric Food Chem. 2009;57:10271-81 pubmed publisher
    The structural characteristics of the lignin from jute (Corchorus capsularis ) fibers, which are used for high-quality paper pulp production, were studied. The lignin content (13...
  7. Gupta M, Mazumder U, Pal D, Bhattacharya S. Onset of puberty and ovarian steroidogenesis following adminstration of methanolic extract of Cuscuta reflexa Roxb. stem and Corchorus olitorius Linn. seed in mice. J Ethnopharmacol. 2003;89:55-9 pubmed
    The effect of methanolic extract (ME) of Cuscuta reflexa stem Roxb. and Corchorus olitorius Linn. seed on the onset of reproductive maturity and the ovarian steroidogenesis was studied by means of biochemical techniques...
  8. Zakaria Z, Safarul M, Valsala R, Sulaiman M, Fatimah C, Somchit M, et al. The influences of temperature and naloxone on the antinociceptive activity of Corchorus olitorius L. in mice. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol. 2005;372:55-62 pubmed
    ..studies was carried out to evaluate the antinociceptive (pain relief) activity of the aqueous extract of Corchorus olitorius L...
  9. Das A, Bag S, Sahu R, Dua T, Sinha M, Gangopadhyay M, et al. Protective effect of Corchorus olitorius leaves on sodium arsenite-induced toxicity in experimental rats. Food Chem Toxicol. 2010;48:326-35 pubmed publisher
    The present study was undertaken to evaluate the protective effect of aqueous extract of Corchorus olitorius leaves (AECO) against sodium arsenite-induced toxicity in experimental rats...

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  1. Mazumder U, Gupta M, Pal D, Bhattacharya S. Chemical and toxicological evaluation of methanol extract of Cuscuta reflexa Roxb. stem and Corchorus olitorius Linn. seed on hematological parameters and hepatorenal functions in mice. Acta Pol Pharm. 2003;60:317-23 pubmed
    Methanol extract of Cuscuta reflexa Roxb. stem (MECR) contain flavonoids (0.2%) and Corchorus olitorius Linn. seed (MECO) was found to contain steroids and cardenolide glycosides...
  2. Dewanjee S, Sahu R, Karmakar S, Gangopadhyay M. Toxic effects of lead exposure in Wistar rats: involvement of oxidative stress and the beneficial role of edible jute (Corchorus olitorius) leaves. Food Chem Toxicol. 2013;55:78-91 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study was undertaken to evaluate the protective effect of aqueous extract of Corchorus olitorius leaves against Pb-acetate induced toxic manifestation in blood, liver, kidney, brain and heart of ..
  3. Al Batran R, Al Bayaty F, Abdulla M, Al Obaidi M, Hajrezaei M, Hassandarvish P, et al. Gastroprotective effects of Corchorus olitorius leaf extract against ethanol-induced gastric mucosal hemorrhagic lesions in rats. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013;28:1321-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Corchorus olitorius is a medicinal plant traditionally utilized as an antifertility, anti-convulsive, and purgative agent. This study aimed to evaluate the gastroprotective effect of an ethanolic extract of C...
  4. Kataria S, Kaur D, Rao S, Khajuria R. In vitro and in vivo aphrodisiac properties of Corchorus depressus Linn. on rabbit corpus cavernosum smooth muscle relaxation and sexual behavior of normal male rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2013;148:210-7 pubmed publisher
    b>Corchorus depressus Linn. has been used as an aphrodisiac in traditional Indian medicine to treat male sexual dysfunction and impotency.
  5. Zeghichi S, Kallithraka S, Simopoulos A. Nutritional composition of molokhia (Corchorus olitorius) and stamnagathi (Cichorium spinosum). World Rev Nutr Diet. 2003;91:1-21 pubmed
  6. Ha C, Coombs S, Revill P, Harding R, Vu M, Dale J. Corchorus yellow vein virus, a New World geminivirus from the Old World. J Gen Virol. 2006;87:997-1003 pubmed publisher
    A bipartite begomovirus infecting Jute mallow (Corchorus capsularis, Tilliaceae) in Vietnam was identified using novel degenerate PCR primers...
  7. Sengupta G, Palit P. Characterization of a lignified secondary phloem fibre-deficient mutant of jute (Corchorus capsularis). Ann Bot. 2004;93:211-20 pubmed
    ..To aid the development of low-lignin jute fibre, this study aimed to identify a phloem fibre mutant with reduced lignin...
  8. Radwan A, Zaid A, Jaradat N, Odeh Y. Food effect: The combined effect of media pH and viscosity on the gastrointestinal absorption of ciprofloxacin tablet. Eur J Pharm Sci. 2017;101:100-106 pubmed publisher
    ..viscosity and pHon the oral absorption of ciprofloxacin HCl from solid formulations using a model food: Corchorus olitorius (Jute) Soup...
  9. Gupta M, Mazumder U, Pal D, Bhattacharya S. Anti-steroidogenic activity of methanolic extract of Cuscuta reflexa roxb. stem and Corchorus olitorius Linn. seed in mouse ovary. Indian J Exp Biol. 2003;41:641-4 pubmed
    ..reflexa stem and C. olitorius seed after 17 days of treatment. High level of substrates and low level of enzymes indicate the inhibition of steroidogenesis in treated mice and may be due to the presence of flavonoids. ..
  10. Yang Z, Dai Z, Xie D, Chen J, Tang Q, Cheng C, et al. Development of an InDel polymorphism database for jute via comparative transcriptome analysis. Genome. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    Jute (Corchorus spp.) is one of the most commercially important bast fiber crops in the world. However, molecular markers and high-density genetic maps are still lacking on jute compared with other crops...
  11. Topdar N, Kundu A, Sinha M, Sarkar D, Das M, Banerjee S, et al. A complete genetic linkage map and QTL analyses for bast fibre quality traits, yield and yield components in jute (Corchorus olitorius L.). Tsitol Genet. 2013;47:3-13 pubmed
    We report the first complete microsatellite genetic map of jute (Corchorus olitorius L.; 2n = 2x = 14) using an F6 recombinant inbred population...
  12. Yang Z, Dai Z, Lu R, Wu B, Tang Q, Xu Y, et al. Transcriptome Analysis of Two Species of Jute in Response to Polyethylene Glycol (PEG)- induced Drought Stress. Sci Rep. 2017;7:16565 pubmed publisher
    ..We present a comprehensive study on drought tolerance in two jute species-a drought tolerant species (Corchorus olitorius L., GF) and a drought sensitive species (Corchorus capsularis L., YY)...
  13. Traoré K, Parkouda C, Savadogo A, Ba Hama F, Kamga R, Traore Y. Effect of processing methods on the nutritional content of three traditional vegetables leaves: Amaranth, black nightshade and jute mallow. Food Sci Nutr. 2017;5:1139-1144 pubmed publisher
    ..Amaranth (Amaranthus cruentus L.), black nightshade (Solanum scabrum Mill.) and jute mallow (Corchorus olitorius L.) leaves used as vegetables were subjected to blanching, boiling and drying...
  14. Gupta M, Mazumder U, Pal D, Bhattacharya S, Chakrabarty S. Studies on brain biogenic amines in methanolic extract of Cuscuta reflexa Roxb. and Corchorus olitorius Linn. seed treated mice. Acta Pol Pharm. 2003;60:207-10 pubmed
    The methanolic extract of both Cuscuta reflexa stem and Corchorus olitorius seed showed marked protection against convulsion induced by chemoconvulsive agents in mice...
  15. Ahmed D, Slima D. Heavy metal accumulation by Corchorus olitorius L. irrigated with wastewater. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2018;25:14996-15005 pubmed publisher
    ..Herein, we investigated the effect of untreated industrial wastewater irrigation on the soil and fodder plant Corchorus olittorius (Jew mallow)...
  16. Afzal S, Chaudhry B, Ahmad A, Uzair M, Afzal K. Antioxidant, Acetylcholinesterase, Butyrylcholinesterase, and ?-glucosidase Inhibitory Activities of Corchorus depressus. Pharmacogn Mag. 2017;13:647-651 pubmed publisher
    i>Corchorus depressus (Cd) commonly known as Boa-phalee belonging to the family Tiliaceae having 50 genera and 450 species. Cd is not among the studied medicinal agent despite its potential in ethnopharmacology.
  17. Amagloh F, Atuna R, McBride R, Carey E, Christides T. Nutrient and Total Polyphenol Contents of Dark Green Leafy Vegetables, and Estimation of Their Iron Bioaccessibility Using the In Vitro Digestion/Caco-2 Cell Model. Foods. 2017;6: pubmed publisher
    ..potato cultivars, including three orange-fleshed types, with other commonly consumed DGLVs in Ghana: cocoyam, corchorus, baobab, kenaf and moringa, using the in vitro digestion/Caco-2 cell model...
  18. Islam W, Lin W, Islam S, Arif M, Li X, Yang Y, et al. Genetic diversity of begomoviruses in Pakistan captured through a vector based survey. Microb Pathog. 2018;118:91-97 pubmed publisher
    ..Putative novel strains of Corchorus yellow vein virus (CoYVV) and Chilli leaf curl virus (ChiLCV) showing less than 90% identity with the previously ..
  19. Hosen S, Das D, Kobi R, Chowdhury D, Alam M, Rudra B, et al. Study of arsenic accumulation in rice and evaluation of protective effects of Chorchorus olitorius leaves against arsenic contaminated rice induced toxicities in Wistar albino rats. BMC Pharmacol Toxicol. 2016;17:46 pubmed
    ..Besides, we also evaluated the protective effects of Corchorus olitorius leaves against arsenic contaminated rice induced toxicities in animal model...
  20. Tao A, Huang L, Wu G, Afshar R, Qi J, Xu J, et al. High-density genetic map construction and QTLs identification for plant height in white jute (Corchorus capsularis L.) using specific locus amplified fragment (SLAF) sequencing. BMC Genomics. 2017;18:355 pubmed publisher
    ..White jute (Corchorus capsularis L.) is an important industrial raw material fiber crop because of its elite characteristics...
  21. Chen Z, Hu M, Zhu X, Guo D, Liu S, Hu Z, et al. Characteristics and kinetic study on pyrolysis of five lignocellulosic biomass via thermogravimetric analysis. Bioresour Technol. 2015;192:441-50 pubmed publisher
    ..biomass pine wood sawdust, fern (Dicranopteris linearis) stem, wheat stalk, sugarcane bagasse and jute (Corchorus capsularis) stick were investigated using thermogravimetric analysis...
  22. Taiwo B, Taiwo G, Olubiyi O, Fatokun A. Polyphenolic compounds with anti-tumour potential from Corchorus olitorius (L.) Tiliaceae, a Nigerian leaf vegetable. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2016;26:3404-10 pubmed publisher
    Chromatographic fractionation of the methanolic extract of Corchorus olitorius (L.) (Tiliaceae), on silica gel yielded two polyphenolic compounds...
  23. Njoumi S, Bellagha S, Icard Vernière C, Picq C, Amiot M, Mouquet Rivier C. Effects of cooking and food matrix on estimated mineral bioavailability in Mloukhiya, a Mediterranean dish based on jute leaves and meat. Food Res Int. 2018;105:233-240 pubmed publisher
    ..bioavailability, the content in minerals and chelators of Mloukhiya, a Mediterranean dish based on jute leaves (Corchorus olitorius) that contains also meat, was monitored during the whole cooking process...
  24. Das A, Ahmed O, Baten A, Bushra S, Islam M, Ferdous A, et al. Draft Genome Sequence of Grammothele lineata SDL-CO-2015-1, a Jute Endophyte with a Potential for Paclitaxel Biosynthesis. Genome Announc. 2017;5: pubmed publisher
    ..lineata strain SDL-CO-2015-1, a basidiomycete fungus, was identified as an endophyte from a jute species, Corchorus olitorius var...
  25. Madkour S, Laurence J. Egyptian plant species as new ozone indicators. Environ Pollut. 2002;120:339-53 pubmed
    ..These plant species, jute (Corchorus olitorius c.v. local), clover (Trifolium alexandrinum L. c.v. Masry), garden rocket (Eruca sativa c.v...
  26. Biswas C, Dey P, Satpathy S. A method of direct PCR without DNA extraction for rapid detection of begomoviruses infecting jute and mesta. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2014;58:350-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Under optimized PCR conditions, both viral DNA as well as plant (jute and mesta) genomic DNA were amplified from the lysate. dPCR required fewer reagents and less incubation time reducing both time and cost of detection...
  27. Sudhakara P, Jagadeesh D, Wang Y, Prasad C, Devi A, Balakrishnan G, et al. Fabrication of borassus fruit lignocellulose fiber/PP composites and comparison with jute, sisal and coir fibers. Carbohydr Polym. 2013;98:1002-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Jute/PP and sisal/PP composites showed higher water absorption than BFF/PP and coir/PP composites. These results have demonstrated that the BFF/PP composites can also be an alternative material for composites applications...
  28. Iseri O, Yurtcu E, Sahin F, Haberal M. Corchorus olitorius (jute) extract induced cytotoxicity and genotoxicity on human multiple myeloma cells (ARH-77). Pharm Biol. 2013;51:766-70 pubmed publisher
    b>Corchorus olitorius L. (Malvaceae) has industrial importance in world jute production and is a widely cultivated and consumed crop in Cyprus and in some Arabic countries.
  29. Roy A, Chakraborty S, Kundu S, Majumder S, Adhikari B. Surface grafting of Corchorus olitorius fibre: a green approach for the development of activated bioadsorbent. Carbohydr Polym. 2013;92:2118-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Lignocellulosic Corchorus olitorius fibre (jute fibre) surface was grafted with naturally available polyphenol, tannin, preceded by the ..
  30. Hern ndez Zepeda C, Idris A, Carnevali G, Brown J, Moreno Valenzuela O. Molecular characterization and phylogenetic relationships of two new bipartite begomovirus infecting malvaceous plants in Yucatan, Mexico. Virus Genes. 2007;35:369-77 pubmed publisher
    Sida acuta and Corchorus siliquosus plants showing yellow mosaic and yellow vein symptoms, respectively, were collected in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico...
  31. Benor S, Fuchs J, Blattner F. Genome size variation in Corchorus olitorius (Malvaceae s.l.) and its correlation with elevation and phenotypic traits. Genome. 2011;54:575-85 pubmed publisher
    In this study, we report genome size variations in Corchorus olitorius L. (Malvaceae s.l.), a crop species known for its morphological plasticity and broad geographical distribution, and Corchorus capsularis L...
  32. Yang Z, Yan A, Lu R, Dai Z, Tang Q, Cheng C, et al. De novo transcriptome sequencing of two cultivated jute species under salinity stress. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0185863 pubmed publisher
    ..Jute (Corchorus spp...
  33. Icard Vernière C, Picq C, Courbis L, Mouquet Rivier C. The type of fortificant and the leaf matrix both influence iron and zinc bioaccessibility in iron-fortified green leafy vegetable sauces from Burkina Faso. Food Funct. 2016;7:1103-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Iron fortification could be an efficient way to greatly increase the available iron content of green leafy vegetable sauces and for this purpose NaFeEDTA is more effective than iron sulfate whatever the food matrix. ..
  34. Shukla S, Pai R. Adsorption of Cu(II), Ni(II) and Zn(II) on modified jute fibres. Bioresour Technol. 2005;96:1430-8 pubmed
    ..The adsorptive capacity was retained only when the caustic soda regeneration is carried out as an intermediate step after desorption. Possible mechanism has been given...
  35. Chattopadhyay T, Roy S, Mitra A, Maiti M. Development of a transgenic hairy root system in jute (Corchorus capsularis L.) with gusA reporter gene through Agrobacterium rhizogenes mediated co-transformation. Plant Cell Rep. 2011;30:485-93 pubmed publisher
    ..Jute (Corchorus spp...
  36. Qi J, Zhou D, Wu W, Lin L, Fang P, Wu J. [The application of RAPD technology in genetic diversity detection of Jute]. Yi Chuan Xue Bao. 2003;30:926-32 pubmed
    The fingerprints of 10 species including 27 accessions in genus Corchorus were investigated with the technique of RAPD...
  37. Chowdhury S, Basak R, Sen R, Adhikari B. Production of extracellular polysaccharide by Bacillus megaterium RB-05 using jute as substrate. Bioresour Technol. 2011;102:6629-32 pubmed publisher
    Bacillus megaterium RB-05 was grown on glucose and on "tossa-daisee" (Corchorus olitorius)-derived jute, and production and composition of extracellular polysaccharide (EPS) were monitored. An EPS yield of 0.065 ± 0...
  38. Mallick S, Pal B, Vedasiromoni J, Kumar D, Saha K. Corchorusin-D directed apoptosis of K562 cells occurs through activation of mitochondrial and death receptor pathways and suppression of AKT/PKB pathway. Cell Physiol Biochem. 2012;30:915-26 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore the effect of corchorusin-D (COR-D), a compound isolated from Corchorus acutangulus, was studied in the chronic myelogenous leukemic cell line K562, using MTT assay, phase contrast and ..
  39. Cao X, Ding B, Yu J, Al Deyab S. Cellulose nanowhiskers extracted from TEMPO-oxidized jute fibers. Carbohydr Polym. 2012;90:1075-80 pubmed publisher
  40. Zaman A, Fancy N. A computational prediction of structure and function of novel homologue of Arabidopsis thaliana Vps51/Vps67 subunit in Corchorus olitorius. Interdiscip Sci. 2012;4:256-67 pubmed publisher
    ..in sequence, which seems to also translate into substantial functional variation, is hardly characterized in Corchorus spp...
  41. Biswas C, Dey P, Satpathy S. A multiplex nested PCR assay for simultaneous detection of Corchorus golden mosaic virus and a phytoplasma in white jute (Corchorus capsularis L.). Lett Appl Microbiol. 2013;56:373-8 pubmed publisher
    ..was developed by optimizing reaction components and reaction cycling parameters for simultaneous detection of Corchorus golden mosaic virus (CoGMV) and a phytoplasma (Group 16Sr V-C) causing little leaf and bunchy top in white jute (..
  42. Senthilkumaar S, Varadarajan P, Porkodi K, Subbhuraam C. Adsorption of methylene blue onto jute fiber carbon: kinetics and equilibrium studies. J Colloid Interface Sci. 2005;284:78-82 pubmed
    ..Among the kinetic models studied, the intraparticle diffusion was the best applicable model to describe the adsorption of MB onto JFC...
  43. Majumder A, Bairagya M, Basu B, Gupta P, Sarkar S. Retting of jute grown in arsenic contaminated area and consequent arsenic pollution in surface water bodies. Sci Total Environ. 2013;442:247-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Importantly, identified bacterial strain Bacterium C-TJ19 (HQ834294) has As transforming ability as well as pectinolytic activity, which improves fibre quality of jute...
  44. Nishiumi S, Yabushita Y, Fukuda I, Mukai R, Yoshida K, Ashida H. Molokhia (Corchorus olitorius L.) extract suppresses transformation of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor induced by dioxins. Food Chem Toxicol. 2006;44:250-60 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that molokhia is an attractive food for isolation and identification of a natural antagonist for the AhR...
  45. Wang L, Yamasaki M, Katsube T, Sun X, Yamasaki Y, Shiwaku K. Antiobesity effect of polyphenolic compounds from molokheiya (Corchorus olitorius L.) leaves in LDL receptor-deficient mice. Eur J Nutr. 2011;50:127-33 pubmed publisher
    ..The antioxidative properties of polyphenolic compounds contribute to their antiobesity effect in animal experiments and human studies...
  46. Biswas C, Dey P, Satpathy S, Sarkar S, Bera A, Mahapatra B. A simple method of DNA isolation from jute (Corchorus olitorius) seed suitable for PCR-based detection of the pathogen Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi) Goid. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2013;56:105-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Macrophomina phaseolina could be detected by PCR from artificially inoculated as well as naturally infected jute seeds. The limit of PCR-based detection of M. phaseolina in jute seed was determined to be 0·62 × 10(-7) CFU g(-1) seed...
  47. Du Z, Zheng T, Wang P, Hao L, Wang Y. Fast microwave-assisted preparation of a low-cost and recyclable carboxyl modified lignocellulose-biomass jute fiber for enhanced heavy metal removal from water. Bioresour Technol. 2016;201:41-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, cheap and abundant production, rapid and facile preparation, fast and efficient adsorption of heavy metals and high regeneration ability can make the CMJFMH a preferred biosorbent for heavy metal removal from water. ..
  48. Salawu S, Akindahunsi A. Protective effect of some tropical vegetables against CCl4-induced hepatic damage. J Med Food. 2007;10:350-5 pubmed
    ..It could be concluded that all the evaluated vegetables exhibit good hepatoprotective activities, though to varying degrees...
  49. Zhang G, Qi J, Xu J, Niu X, Zhang Y, Tao A, et al. Overexpression of UDP-glucose pyrophosphorylase gene could increase cellulose content in Jute (Corchorus capsularis L.). Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2013;442:153-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The results indicate that the jute UGPase gene participates in cellulose biosynthesis. These data provide an important basis for the application of the CcUGPase gene in the improvement of jute fiber quality. ..
  50. Das A, Rahman M, Ferdous A, Amin A, Rahman M, Nahar N, et al. An endophytic Basidiomycete, Grammothele lineata, isolated from Corchorus olitorius, produces paclitaxel that shows cytotoxicity. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0178612 pubmed publisher
    Grammothele lineata, an endophyte isolated in our laboratory from jute (Corchorus olitorius acc. 2015) was found to be a substantial paclitaxel producer...
  51. Begum R, Zakrzewski F, Menzel G, Weber B, Alam S, Schmidt T. Comparative molecular cytogenetic analyses of a major tandemly repeated DNA family and retrotransposon sequences in cultivated jute Corchorus species (Malvaceae). Ann Bot. 2013;112:123-34 pubmed publisher
    The cultivated jute species Corchorus olitorius and Corchorus capsularis are important fibre crops...
  52. Mallick S, Pal B, Kumar D, Chatterjee N, Das S, Saha K. Effect of corchorusin-D, a saikosaponin like compound, on B16F10 melanoma cells (in vitro and in vivo). J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2013;15:1197-203 pubmed publisher
    Corchorusin-D (COR-D), isolated from Corchorus acutangulus, was reported to induce apoptosis in leukemic cells. However, no studies concerning its activity on melanoma cells have been reported...
  53. Dunbar M, Murphy T. DNA analysis of natural fiber rope. J Forensic Sci. 2009;54:108-13 pubmed publisher
    ..flax), and Corchorus olitorus L. (jute)...
  54. Samanta P, Sadhukhan S, Das S, Joshi A, Sen S, Basu A. Isolation of RNA from field-grown jute (Corchorus capsularis) plant in different developmental stages for effective downstream molecular analysis. Mol Biotechnol. 2011;49:109-15 pubmed publisher
    Jute (Corchorus capsularis), as a natural fibre producing plant species, ranks next to cotton only. Today, biotechnological approach has been considered as most accepted means for any genetic improvement of plant species...
  55. Li C, Huang S, Wu M, Chen Y, Tsang S, Chyuan J, et al. Induction of apoptosis by ethanolic extract of Corchorus olitorius leaf in human hepatocellular carcinoma (HepG2) cells via a mitochondria-dependent pathway. Molecules. 2012;17:9348-60 pubmed publisher
    b>Corchorus olitorius L.,is a culinary and medicinal herb, widely used as a vegetable in several countries in Asia. Many studies have shown that C...
  56. Yamazaki E, Sago T, Kasubuchi Y, Imamura K, Matsuoka T, Kurita O, et al. Improvement on the freeze-thaw stability of corn starch gel by the polysaccharide from leaves of Corchorus olitorius L. Carbohydr Polym. 2013;94:555-60 pubmed publisher
    Effect of the polysaccharide from leaves of Corchorus olitorius L. (PLC) on the freeze-thaw (FT) stability of corn starch gel was studied. PLC was incorporated into the starch gel at 0.7% and total solid was adjusted to 6.0%...
  57. Senthilkumaar S, Kalaamani P, Porkodi K, Varadarajan P, Subburaam C. Adsorption of dissolved Reactive red dye from aqueous phase onto activated carbon prepared from agricultural waste. Bioresour Technol. 2006;97:1618-25 pubmed
    ..9 and 200 mg/g for CFC and JFC, respectively. The overall rate of dye adsorption appeared to be controlled by chemisorption, in this case in accordance with poor desorption studies...
  58. Mondal D, Kaviraj A. Ecotoxicological effects of jute retting on the survival of two freshwater fish and two invertebrates. Ecotoxicology. 2008;17:207-11 pubmed
    ..rohita being more sensitive (96 h LC(50) 37.55% JRW) than H. molitrix (96 h LC(50) 57.54% JRW). Mortality of fish was significantly correlated with the percentage of JRW...
  59. Goja A, Mahmoud M. Microbial quality of some vegetables sold in ED DueimTwon, Sudan. Pak J Biol Sci. 2013;16:585-8 pubmed
    ..Four species of vegetables were used, Arugula (Eruca sativa), Mloukhia (Corchorus olitorius), Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) and Green pepper (Capsicum annuum)...
  60. Innami S, Ishida H, Nakamura K, Kondo M, Tabata K, Koguchi T, et al. Jew's mellow leaves (Corchorus olitorius) suppress elevation of postprandial blood glucose levels in rats and humans. Int J Vitam Nutr Res. 2005;75:39-46 pubmed
    ..The mechanism by which this suppression occurs may be largely attributable to the delayed absorption of glucose from the intestinal membrane in the upper digestive tract by viscous SDF...
  61. Yan Y, Wang Y, Chen S, Zhuang S, Wang C. Anti-inflammatory effects of phenolic crude extracts from five fractions of Corchorus Olitorius L. Food Chem. 2013;138:1008-14 pubmed publisher
    b>Corchorus olitorius L. is grown in Taiwan during summer. Tender leaves are crushed and washed by running water before eating...
  62. Dewanjee S, Gangopadhyay M, Sahu R, Karmakar S. Cadmium induced pathophysiology: prophylactic role of edible jute (Corchorus olitorius) leaves with special emphasis on oxidative stress and mitochondrial involvement. Food Chem Toxicol. 2013;60:188-98 pubmed publisher
    The present study was undertaken to evaluate the protective effect of aqueous extract of Corchorus olitorius leaves (AECO) against CdCl? intoxication...
  63. Das M, Banerjee S, Dhariwal R, Vyas S, Mir R, Topdar N, et al. Development of SSR markers and construction of a linkage map in jute. J Genet. 2012;91:21-31 pubmed
    ..Hopefully, this map will be enriched with more SSR loci in future and will prove useful for identification of quantitative trait loci/genes for molecular breeding involving improvement of fibre fineness and other related traits in jute...
  64. Asadullah M, Anisur Rahman M, Mohsin Ali M, Abdul Motin M, Borhanus Sultan M, Robiul Alam M, et al. Jute stick pyrolysis for bio-oil production in fluidized bed reactor. Bioresour Technol. 2008;99:44-50 pubmed
    ..The water, lignin, solid and ash contents of bio-oil were determined and found to be around 15 wt%, 4.90 wt%, 0.02 wt% and 0.10 wt%, respectively...
  65. Ahmed A, Asim M, Zahid M, Ali A, Ahmad V. New triterpenoids from Corchorus trilocularis. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2003;51:851-3 pubmed
    ..A and trilocularol A 3-glucoside and one pentacyclic triterpenoid tirlocularoside A were isolated from Corchorus trilocularis L...
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