onagraceae

Summary

Summary: The evening primrose plant family of the order Myrtales, subclass Rosidae, class Magnoliopsida. Flower parts are mostly in fours and the ovary is inferior.

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  1. Battinelli L, Tita B, Evandri M, Mazzanti G. Antimicrobial activity of Epilobium spp. extracts. Farmaco. 2001;56:345-8 pubmed
    ..The extracts were devoid of toxicity on Artemia salina within the range of antimicrobial concentrations, suggesting that the action is selective on microorganisms...
  2. Xie L, Wagner W, Ree R, Berry P, Wen J. Molecular phylogeny, divergence time estimates, and historical biogeography of Circaea (Onagraceae) in the Northern Hemisphere. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2009;53:995-1009 pubmed publisher
    Circaea (Onagraceae) consists of eight species and six subspecies distributed in Eurasia and North America...
  3. Maherali H, Walden A, Husband B. Genome duplication and the evolution of physiological responses to water stress. New Phytol. 2009;184:721-31 pubmed publisher
    ..angustifolium are unlikely to be caused solely by genome duplication. The enhanced ability of tetraploids to survive water stress likely evolved after polyploidization...
  4. Burton T, Husband B. Fecundity and offspring ploidy in matings among diploid, triploid and tetraploid Chamerion angustifolium (Onagraceae): consequences for tetraploid establishment. Heredity (Edinb). 2001;87:573-82 pubmed
    ..angustifolium can promote the coexistence of diploids and tetraploids, but, due to law triploid fitness, is insufficient to overcome tetraploid minority disadvantage...
  5. Kennedy B, Sabara H, Haydon D, Husband B. Pollinator-mediated assortative mating in mixed ploidy populations of Chamerion angustifolium (Onagraceae). Oecologia. 2006;150:398-408 pubmed
    ..behaviour to assortative pollen deposition in three mixed-ploidy populations of Chamerion angustifolium (Onagraceae). Diploids and tetraploids were not differentiated with respect to composition of insect visitors...
  6. Kuwabara A, Ikegami K, Koshiba T, Nagata T. Effects of ethylene and abscisic acid upon heterophylly in Ludwigia arcuata (Onagraceae). Planta. 2003;217:880-7 pubmed
    ..arcuata, resulting in the formation of submerged-type leaves. Thus the effects of ethylene and ABA upon heterophyllous leaf formation are discussed in relationship to the cross-talk between signaling pathways of ethylene and ABA...
  7. Moreno Anzúrez N, Marquina S, Alvarez L, Zamilpa A, Castillo Espana P, Perea Arango I, et al. A Cytotoxic and Anti-inflammatory Campesterol Derivative from Genetically Transformed Hairy Roots of Lopezia racemosa Cav. (Onagraceae). Molecules. 2017;22: pubmed publisher
    ..The present study reports the obtaining of the transformed hairy roots, the bioguided isolation of the new molecule 3, and its structure characterization. ..
  8. Martin S, Husband B. Adaptation of diploid and tetraploid chamerion angustifolium to elevation but not local environment. Evolution. 2013;67:1780-91 pubmed publisher
  9. Pérez Fernández M, Calvo Magro E, Montanero Fernández J, Oyola Velasco J. Seed germination in response to chemicals: effect of nitrogen and pH in the media. J Environ Biol. 2006;27:13-20 pubmed
    ..These differences in germination are species dependent. ..

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  1. Berger B, Kriebel R, Spalink D, Sytsma K. Divergence times, historical biogeography, and shifts in speciation rates of Myrtales. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2016;95:116-36 pubmed publisher
    ..families with moderate support, and within the latter clade, two strongly supported groups are seen: (1) Onagraceae+Lythraceae, and (2) Melastomataceae+the Crypteroniaceae, Alzateaceae, Penaeaceae clade along with Myrtaceae+..
  2. Oswald B, Nuismer S. A unified model of autopolyploid establishment and evolution. Am Nat. 2011;178:687-700 pubmed publisher
    ..These results help to explain recent empirical findings that suggest that many contemporary polyploid lineages arose during the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction, without invoking adaptive advantages of polyploidy...
  3. Aizawa T, Ve N, Kimoto K, Iwabuchi N, Sumida H, Hasegawa I, et al. Curtobacterium ammoniigenes sp. nov., an ammonia-producing bacterium isolated from plants inhabiting acidic swamps in actual acid sulfate soil areas of Vietnam. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:1447-52 pubmed
    ..Therefore, strains B55(T), CA73, SA69 and SA72 represent a novel species, for which the name Curtobacterium ammoniigenes sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is B55(T) (=NBRC 101786(T)=VTCC D6-11(T)=JCM 14609(T))...
  4. Yoshida T, Yoshimura M, Amakura Y. Chemical and Biological Significance of Oenothein B and Related Ellagitannin Oligomers with Macrocyclic Structure. Molecules. 2018;23: pubmed publisher
    ..analogs, including trimeric-heptameric oligomers have been isolated from various medicinal plants belonging to Onagraceae, Lythraceae, and Myrtaceae...
  5. Kamal M, Ghaly A, Mahmoud N, Cote R. Phytoaccumulation of heavy metals by aquatic plants. Environ Int. 2004;29:1029-39 pubmed
    ..The mass balance preformed on the system showed that about 60.45-82.61% of the zinc and 38.96-60.75% of the copper were removed by precipitation as zinc phosphate and copper phosphate, respectively. ..
  6. Chang C, Kuo Y. Oleanane-type triterpenes from Ludwigia octovalvis. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2007;9:67-72 pubmed
    ..The structures of 1 and 2 were characterised on the basis of spectral evidence. ..
  7. Fatope M, Al Burtomani S, Takeda Y. Monoacylglycerol from Punica granatum seed oil. J Agric Food Chem. 2002;50:357-60 pubmed
    ..The structure of 1 was determined from NMR and MS spectral data. ..
  8. Gibbs J, Packer L, Dumesh S, Danforth B. Revision and reclassification of Lasioglossum (Evylaeus), L. (Hemihalictus) and L. (Sphecodogastra) in eastern North America (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Halictidae). Zootaxa. 2013;3672:1-117 pubmed publisher
    ..The recently revised Onagraceae-specialist species of L. (Sphecodogastra) are given abbreviated treatments...
  9. Jordheim M, Skaar I, Lunder H, Andersen Ø. Anthocyanins from Fuchsia flowers. Nat Prod Commun. 2011;6:35-40 pubmed
    Flowers of Fuchsia arborescens, F. boliviana, F. fulgens var. 'Variegata', F. magellanica (Onagraceae) and twenty-nine F...
  10. Anderson J, Eckhart V, Geber M. Experimental studies of adaptation in Clarkia xantiana. III. Phenotypic selection across a subspecies border. Evolution. 2015;69:2249-61 pubmed publisher
    ..experiment to test whether selection favors "native phenotypes" in two subspecies of Clarkia xantiana (Onagraceae), an annual plant in California...
  11. Kriebel R, Khabbazian M, Sytsma K. A continuous morphological approach to study the evolution of pollen in a phylogenetic context: An example with the order Myrtales. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0187228 pubmed publisher
    ..the "CAP clade"), as well as the large families Combretaceae, Lythraceae, Melastomataceae, Myrtaceae, Onagraceae and Vochysiaceae...
  12. Husband B. Effect of inbreeding on pollen tube growth in diploid and tetraploid Chamerion angustifolium: Do polyploids mask mutational load in pollen?. Am J Bot. 2016;103:532-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Pollen performance is influenced by the expression of mutational load, which is masked in polyploids. This effect may partly explain strong siring success of tetraploids in this species. ..
  13. Mitra S, Sarkar N, Barik A. Long-chain alkanes and fatty acids from Ludwigia octovalvis weed leaf surface waxes as short-range attractant and ovipositional stimulant to Altica cyanea (Weber) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Bull Entomol Res. 2017;107:391-400 pubmed publisher
    The importance of leaf surface wax compounds from the rice-field weed Ludwigia octovalvis (Jacq.) Raven (Onagraceae) was determined in the flea beetle Altica cyanea (Weber) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)...
  14. Heiser D, Shaw R. The fitness effects of outcrossing in Calylophus serrulatus, a permanent translocation heterozygote. Evolution. 2006;60:64-76 pubmed
    ..It appears that mean fitness in this species is maintained in the context of severe fragmentation of its populations, largely because of its genetic system. ..
  15. Yang H, Shen Z, Zhu S, Wang W. Heavy metals in wetland plants and soil of Lake Taihu, China. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2008;27:38-42 pubmed
    ..3 and 15.8, respectively. Aquatic-terrestrial ecotone plants are more effective in controlling Cu pollution than other heavy metals. This will be very significant for ATE reestablishment near Cu-polluted sites. ..
  16. Antoń S, Komoń Janczara E, Denisow B. Floral nectary, nectar production dynamics and chemical composition in five nocturnal Oenothera species (Onagraceae) in relation to floral visitors. Planta. 2017;246:1051-1067 pubmed publisher
    ..We noted both diurnal and nocturnal generalist, opportunistic floral insect visitors. ..
  17. Liu S, Edwards C, Hoch P, Raven P, Barber J. Complete Plastome Sequence of Ludwigia octovalvis (Onagraceae), a Globally Distributed Wetland Plant. Genome Announc. 2016;4: pubmed publisher
    Here, we present the first plastome of Ludwigia octovalvis (Onagraceae, Myrtales) as well as the first plastome in the subfamily Ludwigioideae...
  18. Anstett D, Chen W, Johnson M. Latitudinal Gradients in Induced and Constitutive Resistance against Herbivores. J Chem Ecol. 2016;42:772-781 pubmed
    ..are latitudinal gradients in constitutive versus induced resistance by using genotypes of Oenothera biennis (Onagraceae) sampled along an 18° latitudinal gradient...
  19. Lin W, Lo J, Yang J, Wang H, Fan S, Yen J, et al. Ludwigia octovalvis extract improves glycemic control and memory performance in diabetic mice. J Ethnopharmacol. 2017;207:211-219 pubmed publisher
    Ludwigia octovalvis (Jacq.) P.H. Raven (Onagraceae) extracts have historically been consumed as a healthful drink for treating various conditions, including edema, nephritis, hypotension and diabetes...
  20. Isbister K, Lamb E, Stewart K. Herbicide Toxicity Testing with Non-Target Boreal Plants: The Sensitivity of Achillea millefolium L. and Chamerion angustifolium L. to Triclopyr and Imazapyr. Environ Manage. 2017;60:136-156 pubmed publisher
    ..A. millefolium performed well and is recommended for use in toxicity testing relevant to boreal regions. ..
  21. Zimmels Y, Kirzhner F, Malkovskaja A. Advanced extraction and lower bounds for removal of pollutants from wastewater by water plants. Water Environ Res. 2007;79:287-96 pubmed
    ..3%, COD by 66.6%, ammonia by 97.8%, and phosphorus by 65.0% after 11 days of a batch experiment. The capacity of water plants to purify dilute wastewater streams opens new options for their application in the water treatment industry...
  22. Routley M, Husband B. Responses to selection on male-phase duration in Chamerion angustifolium. J Evol Biol. 2005;18:1050-9 pubmed
    ..We examined these potential constraints in protandrous Chamerion angustifolium (Onagraceae) by estimating genetic variation in male-phase duration and associated floral traits using a paternal half-sib ..
  23. Cruz Paredes C, Bolívar Balbás P, Gómez Velasco A, Juárez Z, Sánchez Arreola E, Hernández L, et al. Antimicrobial, antiparasitic, anti-inflammatory, and cytotoxic activities of Lopezia racemosa. ScientificWorldJournal. 2013;2013:237438 pubmed publisher
    The present study investigates the potential benefits of the Mexican medicinal plant Lopezia racemosa (Onagraceae)...
  24. Mabou F, Tebou P, Ngnokam D, Harakat D, Voutquenne Nazabadioko L. Leptocarposide: a new triterpenoid glycoside from Ludwigia leptocarpa (Onagraceae). Magn Reson Chem. 2014;52:32-6 pubmed publisher
    ..3) was isolated from the n-butanol-soluble fraction of whole plant of Ludwigia leptocarpa (Nutt) Hara (Onagraceae)...
  25. Bouldin J, Farris J, Moore M, Smith S, Cooper C. Hydroponic uptake of atrazine and lambda-cyhalothrin in Juncus effusus and Ludwigia peploides. Chemosphere. 2006;65:1049-57 pubmed
  26. Granica S, Bazylko A, Kiss A. Determination of macrocyclic ellagitannin oenothein B in plant materials by HPLC-DAD-MS: method development and validation. Phytochem Anal. 2012;23:582-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Oenothein B (OeB) is a dimeric macrocyclic ellagitannin occurring mainly in the genus Oenothera. In the literature no validated HPLC method for quantification of this compound has been reported...
  27. Dandelot S, Matheron R, Le Petit J, Verlaque R, Cazaubon A. [Temporal variations of physicochemical and microbiological parameters in three freshwater ecosystems (southeastern France) invaded by Ludwigia spp]. C R Biol. 2005;328:991-9 pubmed
    In France, two amphibious hydrophytes of alien Ludwigia (Onagraceae) have for about the past twenty years been causing serious ecological and economic problems: L. peploides (Kunth) Raven et L. grandiflora (Michaux) Greuter & Burdet...
  28. Sato M, Tsutsumi M, Ohtsubo A, Nishii K, Kuwabara A, Nagata T. Temperature-dependent changes of cell shape during heterophyllous leaf formation in Ludwigia arcuata (Onagraceae). Planta. 2008;228:27-36 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Onagraceae)...
  29. Abu Ziada M. Ecological studies on the macrohydrophytes in Egypt II. Ludwigia stolonifera (Guill. and Perr.) P.H. Raven. Pak J Biol Sci. 2007;10:2025-38 pubmed
    ..Heavy metals accumulation showed considerable increase due to application of cattle manure and this appeared to be a reflection to the increased concentrations of these metals in the environment...
  30. Sabara H, Kron P, Husband B. Cytotype coexistence leads to triploid hybrid production in a diploid-tetraploid contact zone of Chamerion angustifolium (Onagraceae). Am J Bot. 2013;100:962-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Polyploids are often geographically segregated from their diploid progenitors, but the extent of sympatry and the consequences for reproductive isolation and coexistence are rarely quantified. •..
  31. Ahmed F, Selim M, Shilpi J. Antibacterial activity of Ludwigia adscendens. Fitoterapia. 2005;76:473-5 pubmed
    ..Methanolic extract of whole plants of Ludwigia adscendens was studied for its antibacterial activity. The extract showed a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity against all the bacteria tested except Stapylococcus aureus...
  32. Noda Y, Kaneyuki T, Mori A, Packer L. Antioxidant activities of pomegranate fruit extract and its anthocyanidins: delphinidin, cyanidin, and pelargonidin. J Agric Food Chem. 2002;50:166-71 pubmed
    ..The ID(50) values of delphinidin, cyanidin, and pelargonidin for them were 0.7, 3.5, and 85 microM, respectively. These findings suggest that the above anthocyanidins contribute to the antioxidant activity of pomegranate fruits...
  33. Mabou F, Tamokou J, Ngnokam D, Voutquenne Nazabadioko L, Kuiate J, Bag P. Complex secondary metabolites from Ludwigia leptocarpa with potent antibacterial and antioxidant activities. Drug Discov Ther. 2016;10:141-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, the present results show that L. leptocarpa has the potential to be a natural source of anti-diarrheal and antioxidant products, so further investigation is warranted. ..
  34. Dart S, Eckert C. Experimental and genetic analyses reveal that inbreeding depression declines with increased self-fertilization among populations of a coastal dune plant. J Evol Biol. 2013;26:587-99 pubmed publisher
  35. Kadum Yakob H, Manaf Uyub A, Fariza Sulaiman S. Toxicological evaluation of 80% methanol extract of Ludwigia octovalvis (Jacq.) P.H. Raven leaves (Onagraceae) in BALB/c mice. J Ethnopharmacol. 2012;142:663-8 pubmed publisher
    Ludwigia octovalvis (Jacq.) P. H. Raven (Family: Onagraceae), as a traditional Malay herbal medicine,has been used to treat gastrointestinal complaints such as diarrhea and dysentery.
  36. Baeten L, Vanhellemont M, De Frenne P, De Schrijver A, Hermy M, Verheyen K. Plasticity in response to phosphorus and light availability in four forest herbs. Oecologia. 2010;163:1021-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Such differential patterns of plasticity may be important in community dynamics, as they affect the interactions among species...
  37. Glover B, Walker R, Moyroud E, Brockington S. How to spot a flower. New Phytol. 2013;197:687-9 pubmed publisher
  38. Liu Y, Shi Y, Cai L. [Fast determination of heavy metal Cu in Ludwigia prostrata leaves using near infrared diffuse spectroscopy]. Guang Pu Xue Yu Guang Pu Fen Xi. 2012;32:3220-4 pubmed
    ..923 and 7.38 respectively. The study shows that fast determination of heavy metal Cu in Ludwigia prostrata leaves using near infrared diffuse spectroscopy is feasible...
  39. Strgulc Krajsek S, Buh P, Zega A, Kreft S. Identification of herbarium whole-leaf samples of Epilobium species by ATR-IR spectroscopy. Chem Biodivers. 2008;5:310-7 pubmed publisher
    ..With the 100 most-informative wavenumbers in the range 700-1800 cm(-1), we obtained over 90% accuracy of species identification, with discriminant multivariate statistical analysis on the measurements made on whole dried leaves...
  40. Marzouk M, Soliman F, Shehata I, Rabee M, Fawzy G. Flavonoids and biological activities of Jussiaea repens. Nat Prod Res. 2007;21:436-43 pubmed
    ..b>Onagraceae)...
  41. Das B, Kundu J, Bachar S, Uddin M, Kundu J. Antitumor and antibacterial activity of ethylacetate extract of Ludwigia hyssopifolia linn and its active principle piperine. Pak J Pharm Sci. 2007;20:128-31 pubmed
    ..Family-Onagraceae)...
  42. Singh R, Chidambara Murthy K, Jayaprakasha G. Studies on the antioxidant activity of pomegranate (Punica granatum) peel and seed extracts using in vitro models. J Agric Food Chem. 2002;50:81-6 pubmed
    ..Owing to this property, the studies can be further extended to exploit them for their possible application for the preservation of food products as well as their use as health supplements and neutraceuticals...
  43. Parker J, Collins D, Kubanek J, Sullards M, Bostwick D, Hay M. Chemical defenses promote persistence of the aquatic plant Micranthemum umbrosum. J Chem Ecol. 2006;32:815-33 pubmed
    ..umbrosum, suggesting that plant defenses play critical yet understudied roles in the structure of freshwater plant communities...
  44. Kuwabara A, Nagata T. Cellular basis of developmental plasticity observed in heterophyllous leaf formation of Ludwigia arcuata (Onagraceae). Planta. 2006;224:761-70 pubmed
    When heterophyllous plants of Ludwigia arcuata Walt. (Onagraceae) were transferred from aerial condition to submergence, young developing leaves were matured into leaves with intermediate shape between aerial-type and submerged-type, ..
  45. Bouldin J, Farris J, Moore M, Smith S, Stephens W, Cooper C. Evaluated fate and effects of atrazine and lambda-cyhalothrin in vegetated and unvegetated microcosms. Environ Toxicol. 2005;20:487-98 pubmed
    ..The comparative survival of test organisms in this study suggests that effective mitigation of pesticides from runoff can depend on the macrophyte contact and vegetative attributes associated with ditches...
  46. Rai U, Sinha S. Distribution of metals in aquatic edible plants: Trapa natans (Roxb.) Makino and Ipomoea aquatica Forsk. Environ Monit Assess. 2001;70:241-52 pubmed
    ..The importance of these findings in the exploitation of these aquatic crops to meet the demand of food and health perspectives for human beings is highlighted...
  47. Honegr J, Pospísilová M. Determination of phenolic acids in plant extracts using CZE with on-line transient isotachophoretic preconcentration. J Sep Sci. 2013;36:729-35 pubmed publisher
    ..The validated method was applied to the ethanolic extract of Epilobium parviflorum, Onagraceae. The method of SPE was used for the precleaning of the sample.
  48. Titah H, Abdullah S, Mushrifah I, Anuar N, Basri H, Mukhlisin M. Arsenic toxicity on Ludwigia octovalvis in spiked sand. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2013;90:714-9 pubmed publisher
    ..9 ± 829.5, 1284.5 ± 242.9 and 1126.1 ± 117.2 mg kg?¹, respectively. In conclusion, As(V) could cause toxic effects in L. octovalvis and the plants could uptake and accumulate As in plant tissues...
  49. Lee D, Conran J, Bannister J, Kaulfuss U, Mildenhall D. A fossil Fuchsia (Onagraceae) flower and an anther mass with in situ pollen from the early Miocene of New Zealand. Am J Bot. 2013;100:2052-65 pubmed publisher
    Fuchsia (Onagraceae) anthers, pollen, and an ornithophilous Fuchsia-like flower from an earliest Miocene lacustrine diatomite deposit at Foulden Maar, southern New Zealand confirm a long record for Fuchsia in New Zealand and probably an ..
  50. Kim D, Park H, Lee S, Koo N, Kim J. Arsenate tolerance mechanism of Oenothera odorata from a mine population involves the induction of phytochelatins in roots. Chemosphere. 2009;75:505-12 pubmed publisher
    ..89x[As](root), r(2)=0.979) plants. This relationship means that increased PC to As ratio may be associated with increased tolerance. Our results suggest that PC induction in roots plays a critical role in As tolerance of O. odorata...
  51. Correia R, Miranda M, Guimarães J. Mercury methylation and the microbial consortium in periphyton of tropical macrophytes: effect of different inhibitors. Environ Res. 2012;112:86-91 pubmed publisher
    ..The data suggest that MMHg formation may not be directly performed by all microorganisms in periphyton but depends on complex interactions among them...
  52. Sundaramoorthy P, Chidambaram A, Ganesh K, Unnikannan P, Baskaran L. Chromium stress in paddy: (i) nutrient status of paddy under chromium stress; (ii) phytoremediation of chromium by aquatic and terrestrial weeds. C R Biol. 2010;333:597-607 pubmed publisher
    ..Among them, Cyperus rotundus accumulated higher amount of chromium than the other plants tested...
  53. Vitalone A, Bordi F, Baldazzi C, Mazzanti G, Saso L, Tita B. Anti-proliferative effect on a prostatic epithelial cell line (PZ-HPV-7) by Epilobium angustifolium L. Farmaco. 2001;56:483-9 pubmed
    ..angustifolium extract against BPH seems to be justified. However, further experimental studies are needed to determine the biochemical mechanism of the action and the clinical value of the E. angustifolium extract...
  54. Taniguchi S, Imayoshi Y, Yabu uchi R, Ito H, Hatano T, Yoshida T. A macrocyclic ellagitannin trimer, oenotherin T(1), from Oenothera species. Phytochemistry. 2002;59:191-5 pubmed
    ..Its structure, that of a macrocyclic trimer with a new acyl group, an isodehydrovaloneoyl group, was established. This compound was also produced by callus tissues induced from O. laciniata leaves...
  55. Johnson M, Smith S, Rausher M. Plant sex and the evolution of plant defenses against herbivores. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:18079-84 pubmed publisher
    ..To test this hypothesis we focused on the evening primrose family (Onagraceae), which includes both sexual and functionally asexual species...
  56. Kim N, Mehta R, Yu W, Neeman I, Livney T, Amichay A, et al. Chemopreventive and adjuvant therapeutic potential of pomegranate (Punica granatum) for human breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2002;71:203-17 pubmed
    ..The findings suggest that clinical trials to further assess chemopreventive and adjuvant therapeutic applications of pomegranate in human breast cancer may be warranted...
  57. Beuerle T, Pichersky E. Purification and characterization of benzoate:coenzyme A ligase from Clarkia breweri. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2002;400:258-64 pubmed
    ..BZL is an AMP-forming enzyme. Overall, its properties suggest that it is related to the family of CoA ligase enzymes that includes the plant enzyme 4-hydroxycinnamate:CoA ligase...
  58. Barik A, Bhattacharya B, Laskar S, Banerjee T. The determination of n-alkanes in the cuticular wax of leaves of Ludwigia adscendens L. Phytochem Anal. 2004;15:109-11 pubmed
    ..The predominant n-alkane was C25 (11.02%), whilst C18 (7.62%), C20 (6.14%), C29 (5.36%) and C27 (5.29%) n-alkanes were moderately abundant: the C35 homologue was present only in minor amounts (0.22%)...
  59. Dungan R, Whitehead D, Duncan R. Seasonal and temperature dependence of photosynthesis and respiration for two co-occurring broad-leaved tree species with contrasting leaf phenology. Tree Physiol. 2003;23:561-8 pubmed
    ..4 and 32.9 kJ mol-1 K-1, respectively). These results show that rates of photosynthesis are higher in winter-deciduous fuchsia than in annual evergreen wineberry...
  60. Sargent R. Seasonal changes in pollen-packaging schedules in the protandrous plant Chamerion angustifolium. Oecologia. 2003;135:221-6 pubmed
    ..I used protandrous fireweed, Chamerion angustifolium (Onagraceae), to examine seasonal changes in pollinator visitation, population sex ratio, and pollen presentation schedules...
  61. Tita B, Abdel Haq H, Vitalone A, Mazzanti G, Saso L. Analgesic properties of Epilobium angustifolium, evaluated by the hot plate test and the writhing test. Farmaco. 2001;56:341-3 pubmed
    ..The LD50 of this dry extract of Ea was 1.4+/-0.1 g/kg. Further studies are necessary for the identification of the active principles and the elucidation of their mechanism of action...
  62. Pérez D, Okada E, Menone M, Costa J. Can an aquatic macrophyte bioaccumulate glyphosate? Development of a new method of glyphosate extraction in Ludwigia peploides and watershed scale validation. Chemosphere. 2017;185:975-982 pubmed publisher
    ..peploides could be used as a biomonitor organism to evaluate glyphosate levels in freshwater aquatic ecosystems because, in addition to its capacity to bioconcentrate glyphosate, it is easy to sample and it has a restricted mobility. ..
  63. Martins T, Berg J, Blinka S, Rausher M, Baum D. Precise spatio-temporal regulation of the anthocyanin biosynthetic pathway leads to petal spot formation in Clarkia gracilis (Onagraceae). New Phytol. 2013;197:958-69 pubmed publisher
    ..The evolution of this spot production mechanism appears to have been facilitated by duplication of the Dfr gene and to have required substantial reworking of the anthocyanin pathway regulatory network...
  64. Dart S, Samis K, Austen E, Eckert C. Broad geographic covariation between floral traits and the mating system in Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia (Onagraceae): multiple stable mixed mating systems across the species' range?. Ann Bot. 2012;109:599-611 pubmed publisher
  65. Ozimec B, Husband B. Effect of recurrent selfing on inbreeding depression and mating system evolution in an autopolyploid plant. Evolution. 2011;65:2038-49 pubmed publisher
  66. Davidson A, Keller F, Turgeon R. Phloem loading, plant growth form, and climate. Protoplasma. 2011;248:153-63 pubmed publisher
    ..The correlations between loading types and both growth form and climate are subtle, probably indirect, and poorly understood...
  67. Wu S, Ng L, Wang G, Huang Y, Chen J, Sun F. Chlorophyll a, an active anti-proliferative compound of Ludwigia octovalvis, activates the CD95 (APO-1/CD95) system and AMPK pathway in 3T3-L1 cells. Food Chem Toxicol. 2010;48:716-21 pubmed publisher
    ..These results conclude that CHL-a possesses potent anti-proliferative activity, and its apoptotic effects on 3T3-L1 adipocytes are mediated through the activation of CD95 (APO-1/CD95) system and the AMPK signaling pathway...
  68. Pérez Vicente A, Gil Izquierdo A, García Viguera C. In vitro gastrointestinal digestion study of pomegranate juice phenolic compounds, anthocyanins, and vitamin C. J Agric Food Chem. 2002;50:2308-12 pubmed
    ..Nevertheless, due to pH, anthocyanins are largely transformed into non-red forms and/or degraded (97%), and similar results are obtained for vitamin C (>95% degradation)...
  69. Van der Welle M, Niggebrugge K, Lamers L, Roelofs J. Differential responses of the freshwater wetland species Juncus effusus L. and Caltha palustris L. to iron supply in sulfidic environments. Environ Pollut. 2007;147:222-30 pubmed
    ..The results of our experiments confirm that iron-rich groundwater discharge has the potential to affect vegetation composition through toxicity modification in sulfidic environments...
  70. Gimenes M. Interaction between visiting bees (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) and flowers of Ludwigia elegans (Camb.) hara (Onagraceae) during the year in two different areas in São Paulo, Brazil. Braz J Biol. 2003;63:617-25 pubmed
    ..The annual activity patterns of these specialist bees are synchronized to the phenology of L. elegans. Photoperiod and temperature cycles are suggested as the main synchronizers of both bees and plants...
  71. Chang C, Kuo C, Chang J, Kuo Y. Three new oleanane-type triterpenes from Ludwigia octovalvis with cytotoxic activity against two human cancer cell lines. J Nat Prod. 2004;67:91-3 pubmed
    ..All three new triterpenes showed significant cytotoxicity against two human tumor cell lines, namely, oral epidermoid carcinoma KB and colorectal carcinoma HT29, and gave IC(50) values in the range 1.2-3.6 microM...
  72. Chidambara Murthy K, Jayaprakasha G, Singh R. Studies on antioxidant activity of pomegranate (Punica granatum) peel extract using in vivo models. J Agric Food Chem. 2002;50:4791-5 pubmed
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