myrtaceae

Summary

Summary: The myrtle plant family of the order Myrtales. It includes several aromatic medicinal plants such as EUCALYPTUS.

Top Publications

  1. Salem M, Ali H, El Shanhorey N, Abdel Megeed A. Evaluation of extracts and essential oil from Callistemon viminalis leaves: antibacterial and antioxidant activities, total phenolic and flavonoid contents. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2013;6:785-91 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study revealed that the essential oil as well as the methanol extracts and ethyl acetate fraction of C. viminalis leaves exhibited highly significant antibacterial activity against the tested bacterial strains. ..
  2. Kim E, Park I. Fumigant antifungal activity of Myrtaceae essential oils and constituents from Leptospermum petersonii against three Aspergillus species. Molecules. 2012;17:10459-69 pubmed publisher
    Commercial plant essential oils obtained from 11 Myrtaceae plant species were tested for their fumigant antifungal activity against Aspergillus ochraceus, A. flavus, and A. niger...
  3. Ishikawa T, Donatini R, Diaz I, Yoshida M, Bacchi E, Kato E. Evaluation of gastroprotective activity of Plinia edulis (Vell.) Sobral (Myrtaceae) leaves in rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2008;118:527-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Since antiulcerogenic activity is not restricted to one class of compounds in plants, the triterpenoids isolated in the extract can be associated with the observed effect...
  4. Carnegie A, Burgess T, Beilharz V, Wingfield M. New species of Mycosphaerella from Myrtaceae in plantations and native forests in eastern Australia. Mycologia. 2007;99:461-74 pubmed
    ..In this study we describe four new species of Mycosphaerella from Eucalyptus spp. as well as other Myrtaceae. Mycosphaerella tumulosa sp. nov. (anamorph: Pseudocercospora sp...
  5. Gallo M, Rocha W, da Cunha U, Diogo F, da Silva F, Vieira P, et al. Bioactivity of extracts and isolated compounds from Vitex polygama (Verbenaceae) and Siphoneugena densiflora (Myrtaceae) against Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Pest Manag Sci. 2006;62:1072-81 pubmed
    ..polygama were the most active. Among the isolated compounds, flavonoids presented the best insecticidal results, and tannins the best larval growth inhibition...
  6. Bayly M, Rigault P, Spokevicius A, Ladiges P, Ades P, Anderson C, et al. Chloroplast genome analysis of Australian eucalypts--Eucalyptus, Corymbia, Angophora, Allosyncarpia and Stockwellia (Myrtaceae). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2013;69:704-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Analysis of whole chloroplast genomes resolved major eucalypt clades and revealed variable regions of the genome that will be useful in lower-level genetic studies (including phylogeography and geneflow). ..
  7. Ojewole J. Hypoglycemic and hypotensive effects of Psidium guajava Linn. (Myrtaceae) leaf aqueous extract. Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol. 2005;27:689-95 pubmed
    The leaf of Psidium guajava Linn. (family, Myrtaceae) is used traditionally in African folk medicine to manage, control, and/or treat a plethora of human ailments, including diabetes mellitus and hypertension...
  8. Victório C, Moreira C, Souza M, Sato A, Arruda R. Secretory cavities and volatiles of Myrrhinium atropurpureum Schott var. atropurpureum (Myrtaceae): an endemic species collected in the restingas of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Nat Prod Commun. 2011;6:1045-50 pubmed
    ..atropurpureum led us to conclude that volatile terpenoid class are the main secretory compounds and that they consist of a high concentration of monoterpenes, which may indicate the phytotherapeutic importance of this plant...
  9. Thornhill A, Popple L, Carter R, Ho S, Crisp M. Are pollen fossils useful for calibrating relaxed molecular clock dating of phylogenies? A comparative study using Myrtaceae. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2012;63:15-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Recent work has shown that pollen of the myrtle family, Myrtaceae, can be classified into a number of morphological groups that are synapomorphic with molecular groups...

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  1. Curlevski N, Chambers S, Anderson I, Cairney J. Identical genotypes of an ericoid mycorrhiza-forming fungus occur in roots of Epacris pulchella (Ericaceae) and Leptospermum polygalifolium (Myrtaceae) in an Australian sclerophyll forest. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2009;67:411-20 pubmed publisher
    ..of fungi associated with roots of cooccurring Epacris pulchella (Ericaceae) and Leptospermum polygalifolium (Myrtaceae) seedlings at a sclerophyll forest site in New South Wales, Australia, were investigated by direct DNA ..
  2. Lago J, Souza E, Mariane B, Pascon R, Vallim M, Martins R, et al. Chemical and biological evaluation of essential oils from two species of Myrtaceae - Eugenia uniflora L. and Plinia trunciflora (O. Berg) Kausel. Molecules. 2011;16:9827-37 pubmed publisher
    The chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of essential oils obtained from leaves of two Myrtaceae species-Eugenia uniflora L. and Plinia trunciflora (O. Berg) Kausel-were determined...
  3. Salvador M, de Lourenço C, Andreazza N, Pascoal A, Stefanello M. Antioxidant capacity and phenolic content of four Myrtaceae plants of the south of Brazil. Nat Prod Commun. 2011;6:977-82 pubmed
    ..Species of the Myrtaceae family are able to accumulate phenolic substances and those are closely related to the antioxidant activity due ..
  4. Morin L, Aveyard R, Lidbetter J, Wilson P. Investigating the host-range of the rust fungus Puccinia psidii sensu lato across tribes of the family Myrtaceae present in Australia. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e35434 pubmed publisher
    ..pathogenicity on plants of 122 taxa, representative of the 15 tribes of the subfamily Myrtoideae in the family Myrtaceae. Each taxon was tested in two separate trials (unless indicated otherwise) that comprised up to five replicates ..
  5. Bellosta S, Dell Agli M, Canavesi M, Mitro N, Monetti M, Crestani M, et al. Inhibition of metalloproteinase-9 activity and gene expression by polyphenolic compounds isolated from the bark of Tristaniopsis calobuxus (Myrtaceae). Cell Mol Life Sci. 2003;60:1440-8 pubmed
    ..methanolic extract and the identified compounds from the bark of Tristaniopsis calobuxus Brongniart & Gris (Myrtaceae) were tested on the activity, production, and gene expression of MMP-9...
  6. Harbaugh D, Wagner W, Percy D, James H, Fleischer R. Genetic structure of the polymorphic metrosideros (Myrtaceae) complex in the Hwaiian islands using nuclear microsatellite data. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e4698 pubmed publisher
    Five species of Metrosideros (Myrtaceae) are recognized in the Hawaiian Islands, including the widespread M. polymorpha, and are characterized by a multitude of distinctive, yet overlapping, habit, ecological, and morphological forms...
  7. Oyedeji O, Lawal O, Shode F, Oyedeji A. Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of the essential oils of Callistemon citrinus and Callistemon viminalis from South Africa. Molecules. 2009;14:1990-8 pubmed publisher
    ..0 mm) and S. macrcesens (11.3-23.7 mm) when compared to standard antibiotics gentamycin and tetracycline used as controls. Expect for P. aeruginosa and S. macrcescens, the MIC values of both essential oils ranged from 0.31-2.50 mg/mL...
  8. López Sepúlveda P, Takayama K, Greimler J, Peñailillo P, Crawford D, Baeza M, et al. Genetic variation (AFLPs and nuclear microsatellites) in two anagenetically derived endemic species of Myrceugenia (Myrtaceae) on the Juan Fernández Islands, Chile. Am J Bot. 2013;100:722-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Of two endemic species on the Juan Fernández Islands (Chile), Myrceugenia fernandeziana and M. schulzei (Myrtaceae), believed to have originated anagenetically from different continental progenitors, the first is endemic to ..
  9. Keszei A, Brubaker C, Carter R, Köllner T, Degenhardt J, Foley W. Functional and evolutionary relationships between terpene synthases from Australian Myrtaceae. Phytochemistry. 2010;71:844-52 pubmed publisher
    b>Myrtaceae is one of the chemically most variable and most significant essential oil yielding plant families...
  10. Biffin E, Lucas E, Craven L, Ribeiro da Costa I, Harrington M, Crisp M. Evolution of exceptional species richness among lineages of fleshy-fruited Myrtaceae. Ann Bot. 2010;106:79-93 pubmed publisher
    The angiosperm family Myrtaceae comprises 17 tribes with more than half of the estimated 5500 species being referred to the fleshy-fruited and predominantly rainforest associated Syzygieae and Myrteae...
  11. Hu Y, Hao D, Zhou L, Zhang Z, Huang N, Hoptroff M, et al. 2',4'-Dihydroxy-6'-methoxy-3',5'-dimethylchalcone protects the impaired insulin secretion induced by glucotoxicity in pancreatic ?-cells. J Agric Food Chem. 2014;62:1602-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Merr. et Perry (Myrtaceae), was investigated for its insulinotropic benefits against glucotoxicity using in vitro methods...
  12. Escandon P, Sanchez A, Firacative C, Castaneda E. Isolation of Cryptococcus gattii molecular type VGIII, from Corymbia ficifolia detritus in Colombia. Med Mycol. 2010;48:675-8 pubmed publisher
    ..ficifolia as a habitat for C. gattii and adds additional information to the ever growing spectrum of tree species from which C. gattii can be recovered. ..
  13. Chen B, Xiao Y, Li J, Liu H, Qin Z, Gai Y, et al. Identification of the CAD gene from Eucalyptus urophylla GLU4 and its functional analysis in transgenic tobacco. Genet Mol Res. 2016;15: pubmed publisher
    ..The genus Eucalyptus belongs to the family Myrtaceae, which is the main cultivated species in China. Eucalyptus urophylla GLU4 (GLU4) is widely grown in Guangxi...
  14. Barliana M, Diantini A, Subarnas A, Abdulah R, Izumi T. Inhibition of Phosphorylated c-Jun NH(2)-terminal Kinase by 2',4'-dihydroxy-6-methoxy-3,5-dimethylchalcone Isolated from Eugenia aquea Burm f. Leaves in Jurkat T-cells. Pharmacogn Mag. 2017;13:S573-S577 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Myrtaceae), had anticancer activity in MCF-7 human breast cancer cells through induction of apoptosis.
  15. Pino J, Marbot R, Bello A. Volatile compounds of Psidium salutare (H.B.K.) Berg. fruit. J Agric Food Chem. 2002;50:5146-8 pubmed
    ..Compounds were identified by capillary GC and GC-MS. One hundred and fifty compounds were identified in the aroma concentrate, from which limonene, myrcene, and alpha-pinene were found to be the major constituents in the fruit. ..
  16. Esperschuetz J, Anderson C, Bulman S, Katamian O, Horswell J, Dickinson N, et al. Response of Leptospermum scoparium, Kunzea robusta and Pinus radiata to contrasting biowastes. Sci Total Environ. 2017;587-588:258-265 pubmed publisher
    The myrtaceae family has a cosmopolitan distribution and includes the Australasian native species Leptospermum scoparium (m?nuka) and Kunzea robusta (k?nuka), which are of economic interest for the production of high-value honey and ..
  17. Simirgiotis M, Borquez J, Schmeda Hirschmann G. Antioxidant capacity, polyphenolic content and tandem HPLC-DAD-ESI/MS profiling of phenolic compounds from the South American berries Luma apiculata and L. chequén. Food Chem. 2013;139:289-99 pubmed publisher
    Native Myrtaceae fruits were gathered by South American Amerindians as a food source. At present, there is still some regional consume of the small berries from trees belonging to genus Luma that occurs in southern Chile and Argentina...
  18. Carli C, de Matos D, Lopes F, Maia D, Dias M, Sannomiya M, et al. Isolated flavonoids against mammary tumour cells LM2. Z Naturforsch C. 2009;64:32-6 pubmed
    ..Of all substances tested, flavonoids 2 (quercetin) and 6 (myricetin) may show promising activity in the treatment of murine breast cancer by immunomodulatory and antiproliferative activities...
  19. Wright S, Gray R, Gardner R. Energy and the rate of evolution: inferences from plant rDNA substitution rates in the western Pacific. Evolution. 2003;57:2893-8 pubmed
    ..If higher rates of molecular evolution where there is greater available energy are found to be widespread this might bring an additional dimension to the understanding of macroevolutionary pattern and process. ..
  20. Huang Z, Xu Z, Blumfield T, Bubb K. Foliar delta(13)C and delta(18)O reveal differential physiological responses of canopy foliage to pre-planting weed control in a young spotted gum (Corymbia citriodora subsp. Variegata) plantation. Tree Physiol. 2008;28:1535-43 pubmed
  21. Setzer W, Rozmus G, Setzer M, Schmidt J, Vogler B, Reeb S, et al. Bioactive principles in the bark of Pilidiostigma tropicum. J Mol Model. 2006;12:703-11 pubmed
    The crude dichloromethane bark extract of Pilidiostigma tropicum (Myrtaceae) from north Queensland, Australia, shows antibacterial and cytotoxic activity...
  22. Poongunran J, Perera H, Jayasinghe L, Fernando I, Sivakanesan R, Araya H, et al. Bioassay-guided fractionation and identification of ?-amylase inhibitors from Syzygium cumini leaves. Pharm Biol. 2017;55:206-211 pubmed
    ..Even though Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels (Myrtaceae) (SC) is used extensively to treat diabetes; scientific evidence on antidiabetic effects of SC leaves is scarce...
  23. Breda C, Sanjinez Argandoña E, Correia C. Shelf life of powdered Campomanesia adamantium pulp in controlled environments. Food Chem. 2012;135:2960-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The moisture content for these conditions was 10.0% e 5.4% for 35°C and 25°C, respectively. The above demonstrate the efficiency of the accelerated test in predicting the shelf life of the product. ..
  24. Rubilar M, Jara C, Poo Y, Acevedo F, Gutierrez C, Sineiro J, et al. Extracts of Maqui ( Aristotelia chilensis ) and Murta ( Ugni molinae Turcz.): sources of antioxidant compounds and ?-Glucosidase/?-Amylase inhibitors. J Agric Food Chem. 2011;59:1630-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This preliminary observation provides the basis for further examination of the suitability of polyphenol-enriched extracts from maqui and murta as nutritional or medicinal supplements with potential human health benefits...
  25. Limsuwan S, Hesseling Meinders A, Voravuthikunchai S, van Dijl J, Kayser O. Potential antibiotic and anti-infective effects of rhodomyrtone from Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Aiton) Hassk. on Streptococcus pyogenes as revealed by proteomics. Phytomedicine. 2011;18:934-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these findings indicate that rhodomyrtone has both antimicrobial and anti-infective activities, which make it an interesting candidate drug. ..
  26. Na Phatthalung P, Chusri S, Suanyuk N, Voravuthikunchai S. In vitro and in vivo assessments of Rhodomyrtus tomentosa leaf extract as an alternative anti-streptococcal agent in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.). J Med Microbiol. 2017;66:430-439 pubmed publisher
    ..01) reduction in mortality of S. agalactiae-infected Nile tilapia. The results suggested that R. tomentosa could be further developed as a simple and effective agent for the treatment of streptococcosis in Nile tilapia. ..
  27. Eguiluz M, Yuyama P, Guzmán F, Rodrigues N, Margis R. Complete sequence and comparative analysis of the chloroplast genome of Plinia trunciflora. Genet Mol Biol. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    Plinia trunciflora is a Brazilian native fruit tree from the Myrtaceae family, also known as jaboticaba. This species has great potential by its fruit production...
  28. De Bona K, Bonfanti G, Bitencourt P, da Silva T, Borges R, Boligon A, et al. Protective effect of gallic acid and Syzygium cumini extract against oxidative stress-induced cellular injury in human lymphocytes. Drug Chem Toxicol. 2016;39:256-63 pubmed publisher
    Syzygium cumini (Myrtaceae) presents antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, hypoglycemic and antibacterial effects; however, the cellular and molecular mechanisms of action in the immune system are not yet completely elucidated...
  29. Kweka E, Mosha F, Lowassa A, Mahande A, Kitau J, Matowo J, et al. Ethnobotanical study of some of mosquito repellent plants in north-eastern Tanzania. Malar J. 2008;7:152 pubmed publisher
    ..The essential oils of Ocimum suave and Ocimum kilimandscharicum were evaluated against malaria vectors in north-eastern Tanzania...
  30. Perez C, Wingfield M, Altier N, Blanchette R. Species of Mycosphaerellaceae and Teratosphaeriaceae on native Myrtaceae in Uruguay: evidence of fungal host jumps. Fungal Biol. 2013;117:94-102 pubmed publisher
    ..Mycosphaerellaceae and Teratosphaeriaceae are found on Eucalyptus, but nothing is known of these fungi on native Myrtaceae. The aim of this study was to identify Mycosphaerellaceae and Teratosphaeriaceae species associated with leaf ..
  31. Hernández J, Ragone M, Bonazzola P, Bandoni A, Consolini A. Antitussive, antispasmodic, bronchodilating and cardiac inotropic effects of the essential oil from Blepharocalyx salicifolius leaves. J Ethnopharmacol. 2018;210:107-117 pubmed publisher
    Blepharocalyx salicifolius (Kunth) O. Berg (Myrtaceae) is a tree native to Argentina and Uruguay that grows and is cultivated along the riverside of the Rio de la Plata...
  32. Rutz J, Zambiazi R, Borges C, Krumreich F, da Luz S, Hartwig N, et al. Microencapsulation of purple Brazilian cherry juice in xanthan, tara gums and xanthan-tara hydrogel matrixes. Carbohydr Polym. 2013;98:1256-65 pubmed publisher
    ..Xanthan and hydrogel wall material provided the greatest stability to these compounds. The microparticles' anti-oxidant activity decreased during storage due to the degradation of carotenoids. ..
  33. Hansen D, Kaiser C, Müller C. Seed dispersal and establishment of endangered plants on Oceanic Islands: the Janzen-Connell model, and the use of ecological analogues. PLoS ONE. 2008;3:e2111 pubmed publisher
    ..seed germination and seedling survival patterns of the critically endangered endemic plant Syzygium mamillatum (Myrtaceae) in relation to proximity to maternal trees...
  34. Larsen L, Benn M, Parvez M, Perry N. A cytotoxic triketone-phloroglucinol-bullatenone hybrid from Lophomyrtus bullata. Org Biomol Chem. 2005;3:3236-41 pubmed
    ..activity against the P388 cell line was seen in a crude extract of the New Zealand shrub Lophomyrtus bullata(Myrtaceae). Bioactivity-guided isolation led to a compound with NMR spectra complicated by the presence of two isomers...
  35. Liu B, Lai M, Liang K, Chen Y, Yan K, Cai Q, et al. [Study on quality analysis of essential oil from twig and leaf of Baeckea frutescens]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2004;29:539-42 pubmed
    ..Some components, such as linalool, can be used as a standard and chromatography fingerprint to analyze the quality of essential oil from B. frutescens. ..
  36. El Hadary A, Ramadan Hassanien M. Hepatoprotective effect of cold-pressed Syzygium aromaticum oil against carbon tetrachloride (CCl4)-induced hepatotoxicity in rats. Pharm Biol. 2016;54:1364-72 pubmed publisher
    ..There are claims that extracts from Syzygium aromaticum (Linn.) Merrill & L.M.Perry, (Myrtaceae) protects from such injuries. This study investigates the protective effects of cold-pressed S...
  37. Souza Moreira T, Salvagnini L, Santos E, Silva V, Moreira R, Salgado H, et al. Antidiarrheal activity of Campomanesia xanthocarpa fruit. J Med Food. 2011;14:528-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Although this fruit extract did not show great results as an antimicrobial or antidiarrheal agent, the study contributes to the search for new plant agents and could be referred to as a research protocol by investigators in this area. ..
  38. Allaker R, Douglas C. Novel anti-microbial therapies for dental plaque-related diseases. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2009;33:8-13 pubmed publisher
    ..Replacement therapy by which a resident pathogen is replaced with a non-pathogenic bacteriocin-producing variant is currently under development with respect to Streptococcus mutans and dental caries. ..
  39. Stefanello M, Pascoal A, Salvador M. Essential oils from neotropical Myrtaceae: chemical diversity and biological properties. Chem Biodivers. 2011;8:73-94 pubmed publisher
    b>Myrtaceae family (121 genera, 3800-5800 spp.) is one of the most important families in tropical forests. They are aromatic trees or shrubs, which frequently produce edible fruits. In the neotropics, ca. 1000 species were found...
  40. Bayly M, Ladiges P. Divergent paralogues of ribosomal DNA in eucalypts (Myrtaceae). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2007;44:346-56 pubmed
    ..The presence of divergent rDNA paralogues highlights the need for caution when interpreting eucalypt phylogenies based on ITS sequences. ..
  41. Jabri M, Rtibi K, Sakly M, Marzouki L, Sebai H. Role of gastrointestinal motility inhibition and antioxidant properties of myrtle berries (Myrtus communis L.) juice in diarrhea treatment. Biomed Pharmacother. 2016;84:1937-1944 pubmed publisher
    The myrtle (Myrtus communis) belongs to the Myrtaceae family; it is one of the central plants as part of the list of medicinal plants in the Tunisian Pharmacopoeia...
  42. Lofego A, Demite P, De Moraes G. A new genus and species of Tarsonemidae (Acari: Heterostigmata) from the Atlantic Forest, Brazil. Zootaxa. 2015;3986:561-8 pubmed publisher
    Kaliszewskia ochoai gen. nov., sp. nov. (Tarsonemidae: Tarsoneminae: Tarsonemini) is described from adult females, collected on Blepharocalix salicifolius (Kunth) O.Berg and Plinia sp. (Myrtaceae), from the Atlantic Forest in Brazil.
  43. Dexheimer G, Becker Delving L, de Oliveira H, Biolchi V, Goettert M, Pozzobon A. Calyptranthes grandifolia O.Berg (Myrtaceae) ethanolic extract inhibits TNF-α gene expression and cytokine release in vitro. Mol Med Rep. 2017;15:2873-2880 pubmed publisher
    ..Berg (Myrtaceae)...
  44. Jurado Rivera J, Vogler A, Reid C, Petitpierre E, Gómez Zurita J. DNA barcoding insect-host plant associations. Proc Biol Sci. 2009;276:639-48 pubmed publisher
    ..per cent of the known Australian fauna-feed on 13 plant families, with preference for Australian radiations of Myrtaceae (eucalypts) and Fabaceae (acacias)...
  45. Park C, Jang M, Shin E, Kim J. Myrtaceae Plant Essential Oils and their β-Triketone Components as Insecticides against Drosophila suzukii. Molecules. 2017;22: pubmed publisher
    ..Assessments were made for fumigant and contact toxicities of six Myrtaceae plant essential oils (EOs) and their components to find new alternative types of insecticides active against SWD...
  46. Voravuthikunchai S, Dolah S, Charernjiratrakul W. Control of Bacillus cereus in foods by Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Ait.) Hassk. Leaf extract and its purified compound. J Food Prot. 2010;73:1907-12 pubmed
    ..Since the extract consistently produced remarkable activity against both cells and endospores, it could be used as an alternative food additive for controlling B. cereus without compromising food safety. ..
  47. Carroll A, Urban S, Lamb J, Moni R, Guymer G, Forster P, et al. Corymbones A and B, phloroglucinols with thyrotropin releasing hormone receptor 2 binding affinity from the flowers of Corymbia peltata. J Nat Prod. 2008;71:881-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Their structures were assigned from interpretation of 2D NMR and high-resolution ESIMS data. Compounds 1 and 2 showed rat TRH receptor 2 binding affinity with IC 50 values of 23 and 19 microM, respectively. ..
  48. Heskes A, Goodger J, Tsegay S, Quach T, Williams S, Woodrow I. Localization of oleuropeyl glucose esters and a flavanone to secretory cavities of Myrtaceae. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e40856 pubmed publisher
    ..The localization of oleuropeyl glucose esters to a specific and isolatable tissue type has the potential to aid in future elucidation of function and biosynthesis. ..
  49. Affek H, Yakir D. Protection by isoprene against singlet oxygen in leaves. Plant Physiol. 2002;129:269-77 pubmed
    ..77 to 0.27). The internal isoprene concentrations used in this study and possible rate of 1O2 production in leaves indicate that the protective effects observed should be beneficial also under natural conditions...
  50. Salem M, Elansary H, Ali H, El Settawy A, Elshikh M, Abdel Salam E, et al. Bioactivity of essential oils extracted from Cupressus macrocarpa branchlets and Corymbia citriodora leaves grown in Egypt. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2018;18:23 pubmed publisher
    ..citriodora leaves may possesses strong bactericidal and fungicidal activities and can be used as an agrochemical for controlling plant pathogens and in human disease management which will add crop additive value. ..
  51. Dillon S, Brawner J, Meder R, Lee D, Southerton S. Association genetics in Corymbia citriodora subsp. variegata identifies single nucleotide polymorphisms affecting wood growth and cellulosic pulp yield. New Phytol. 2012;195:596-608 pubmed publisher
    ..Existing evidence of gene function lends strength to the observed associations, and in the case of CIP7 supports a role in cortical photosynthesis...
  52. Anthony K, Deolu Sobogun S, Saleh M. Comprehensive assessment of antioxidant activity of essential oils. J Food Sci. 2012;77:C839-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Essential oils of the botanical families Lamiaceae and Myrtaceae were the most effective antioxidants...
  53. Dickinson G, Lee D, Wallace H. The influence of pre- and post-zygotic barriers on interspecific Corymbia hybridization. Ann Bot. 2012;109:1215-26 pubmed publisher
    ..This study explores the locations of reproductive barriers between interspecific Corymbia hybrids and investigates the reproductive success of a wide taxonomic range of C. torelliana hybrid crosses...
  54. Brown J, Pauly G. Increased rates of molecular evolution in an equatorial plant clade: an effect of environment or phylogenetic nonindependence?. Evolution. 2005;59:238-42 pubmed
  55. Yousif F, Wassel G, Boulos L, Labib T, Mahmoud K, El Hallouty S, et al. Contribution to in vitro screening of Egyptian plants for schistosomicidal activity. Pharm Biol. 2012;50:732-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This study is a continuation of our previous work in which a bioassay screening of 346 methanol extracts from 281 Egyptian plant species was carried out for in vitro schistosomicidal activity...
  56. Kumar P, Singh D. Molluscicidal activity of Ferula asafoetida, Syzygium aromaticum and Carum carvi and their active components against the snail Lymnaea acuminata. Chemosphere. 2006;63:1568-74 pubmed
    ..40 mg/l whereas those of flower-bud powder of S. aromaticum and dried root latex powder of F. asafoetida were 7.87 and 9.67 mg/l, respectively. The product of F. asafoetida, S. aromaticum and C. carvi may be used as potent molluscicides...
  57. Saito Y, Ito S, Koltunow A, Sakai H. Crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of geraniol dehydrogenase from Backhousia citriodora (lemon myrtle). Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2011;67:665-7 pubmed publisher
    ..00, b = 151.01, c = 51.18?Å. The asymmetric unit is expected to contain two BcGEDH molecules, with a corresponding crystal volume per protein weight of 3.1?Å(3)?Da(-1) and a solvent content of 60.6%...
  58. Landell M, Brandão L, Barbosa A, Ramos J, Safar S, Gomes F, et al. Hannaella pagnoccae sp. nov., a tremellaceous yeast species isolated from plants and soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2014;64:1970-7 pubmed publisher
    ..sources, including bromeliads, nectar of Heliconia psittacorum (Heliconiaceae), flowers of Pimenta dioica (Myrtaceae), roots and leaves of sugar cane (Saccharum spp...
  59. Peña Cerda M, Arancibia Radich J, Valenzuela Bustamante P, Pérez Arancibia R, Barriga A, Seguel I, et al. Phenolic composition and antioxidant capacity of Ugni molinae Turcz. leaves of different genotypes. Food Chem. 2017;215:219-27 pubmed publisher
    ..molinae leaves. ..
  60. Auharek S, do Carmo Vieira M, Cardoso C, Oliveira R, Cunha Laura A. Reproductive toxicity of Campomanesia xanthocarpa (Berg.) in female Wistar rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2013;148:341-3 pubmed publisher
    ..There is no evidence in the literature that substantiates the safety of Campomanesia xanthocarpa (Berg.) use during pregnancy...
  61. Suwalsky M, Orellana P, Avello M, Villena F, Sotomayor C. Human erythrocytes are affected in vitro by extracts of Ugni molinae leaves. Food Chem Toxicol. 2006;44:1393-8 pubmed
  62. Sakulnarmrat K, Konczak I. Composition of native Australian herbs polyphenolic-rich fractions and in vitro inhibitory activities against key enzymes relevant to metabolic syndrome. Food Chem. 2012;134:1011-9 pubmed publisher
  63. Chacón Fuentes M, Parra L, Lizama M, Seguel I, Urzua A, Quiroz A. Plant Flavonoid Content Modified by Domestication. Environ Entomol. 2017;46:1080-1089 pubmed publisher
    ..8 vs. 0.8 mm2) and no-choice (7.5 vs. 3.0 mm2) assays. Our study demonstrates that domestication in U. molinae reduces the amount of flavonoids in leaves, increasing the preference of C. rudis and the insect community...
  64. Hood J, Cavanagh H, Wilkinson J. Effect of essential oil concentration on the pH of nutrient and Iso-sensitest broth. Phytother Res. 2004;18:947-9 pubmed
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