bambusa

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family POACEAE. Young shoots are eaten in Asian foods while the stiff mature stems are used for construction of many things. The common name of bamboo is also used for other genera of Poaceae including Phyllostachys, SASA, and Dendrocalamus.

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  1. Muniappan M, Sundararaj T. Antiinflammatory and antiulcer activities of Bambusa arundinacea. J Ethnopharmacol. 2003;88:161-7 pubmed
    The extracts of Bambusa arundinacea have been used in Indian folk medicine to treat various inflammatory conditions. The plant has got antiulcer activity also...
  2. Sun Y, Xia N, Lin R. Phylogenetic analysis of Bambusa (Poaceae: Bambusoideae) based on internal transcribed spacer sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA. Biochem Genet. 2005;43:603-12 pubmed
    Phylogenetic analyses of Bambusa species were performed using internal transcribed spacer sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA...
  3. Chiu W, Lin C, Chang C, Hsieh M, Wang A. Molecular characterization and expression of four cDNAs encoding sucrose synthase from green bamboo Bambusa oldhamii. New Phytol. 2006;170:53-63 pubmed
    ..To investigate sucrose metabolism in this plant, we cloned the cDNAs encoding sucrose synthase (SuS) from Bambusa oldhamii and investigated their expression in growing shoots and leaves...
  4. Yakubu M, Bukoye B. Abortifacient potentials of the aqueous extract of Bambusa vulgaris leaves in pregnant Dutch rabbits. Contraception. 2009;80:308-13 pubmed publisher
    There is the claim in the folklore medicine of Nigeria of the use of Bambusa vulgaris leaves as an abortifacient. However, there has not been any scientific evidence in the literature that substantiated or refuted this claim.
  5. Chen Y, Chai L, Zhu Y, Yang Z, Zheng Y, Zhang H. Biodegradation of kraft lignin by a bacterial strain Comamonas sp. B-9 isolated from eroded bamboo slips. J Appl Microbiol. 2012;112:900-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim was to obtain evidences for lignin degradation by unicellular bacterium Comamonas sp. B-9...
  6. Nirmala C, David E, Sharma M. Changes in nutrient components during ageing of emerging juvenile bamboo shoots. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2007;58:612-8 pubmed
    ..Vitamins and mineral content also decreased in the older shoots. The present study indicates that the freshly emerging juvenile shoots are nutritionally superior to the older emerged shoots...
  7. Higa J, Panee J. Bamboo extract reduces interleukin 6 (IL-6) overproduction under lipotoxic conditions through inhibiting the activation of NF-?B and AP-1 pathways. Cytokine. 2011;55:18-23 pubmed publisher
  8. Waikhom S, Ghosh S, Talukdar N, Mandi S. Assessment of genetic diversity of landraces of Dendrocalamus hamiltonii using AFLP markers and association with biochemical traits. Genet Mol Res. 2012;11:2107-21 pubmed publisher
    ..694, P < 0.01). Thus, we found association of DNA markers with antioxidant activities and total cyanide content. These results could be of use for the identification of superior genotypes with desirable traits...
  9. Rai V, Ghosh J, Pal A, Dey N. Identification of genes involved in bamboo fiber development. Gene. 2011;478:19-27 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study was undertaken to generate information about fiber development process in bamboo (Bambusa balcooa) using PCR-based suppressive subtractive hybridization (PCR-SSH) technique, as molecular mechanism of its ..

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  1. Zhang X, Zhao L, Larson Rabin Z, Li D, Guo Z. De novo sequencing and characterization of the floral transcriptome of Dendrocalamus latiflorus (Poaceae: Bambusoideae). PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e42082 pubmed publisher
    ..Our further goal was to identify patterns of gene expression during bamboo flower development...
  2. Chen C, Hsieh M, Yang C, Lin C, Wang A. Analysis of the cellulose synthase genes associated with primary cell wall synthesis in Bambusa oldhamii. Phytochemistry. 2010;71:1270-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We cloned a set of BoCesA cDNAs that encode cellulose synthase from bamboo (Bambusa oldhamii) and investigated the expression patterns of the BoCesA2, BoCesA5, BoCesA6 and BoCesA7 genes...
  3. Zhao H, Yang J, Xu H, Zhang J. Pseudogenization of the umami taste receptor gene Tas1r1 in the giant panda coincided with its dietary switch to bamboo. Mol Biol Evol. 2010;27:2669-73 pubmed publisher
    ..Nonetheless, additional factors are likely involved because herbivores such as cow and horse still retain an intact Tas1r1...
  4. Inderjit -, Pollock J, Callaway R, Holben W. Phytotoxic effects of (+/-)-catechin in vitro, in soil, and in the field. PLoS ONE. 2008;3:e2536 pubmed publisher
  5. Panee J, Liu W, Lin Y, Gilman C, Berry M. A novel function of bamboo extract in relieving lipotoxicity. Phytother Res. 2008;22:675-80 pubmed publisher
    ..This study demonstrated a novel function of bamboo extract in preventing lipotoxicity in mammalian cells, implicating a promising phytotherapeutic approach for lipo-detoxification...
  6. Lin E, Peng H, Jin Q, Deng M, Li T, Xiao X, et al. Identification and characterization of two bamboo (Phyllostachys praecox) AP1/SQUA-like MADS-box genes during floral transition. Planta. 2009;231:109-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our results suggest that both PpMADS1 and PpMADS2 are involved in floral transition, and PpMADS2 might play more important roles than PpMADS1 in floral development of Phyllostachys praecox...
  7. Yeh S, Lin C, Wu F, Wang A. Analysis of the expression of BohLOL1, which encodes an LSD1-like zinc finger protein in Bambusa oldhamii. Planta. 2011;234:1179-89 pubmed publisher
    ..three zf-LSD1 (zinc finger-Lesions Simulating Disease resistance 1) domains was cloned from growing bamboo (Bambusa oldhamii) shoots...
  8. Lee H, Kim K, Kang K, Lee E, Kim C, Um B, et al. The compound isolated from the leaves of Phyllostachys nigra protects oxidative stress-induced retinal ganglion cells death. Food Chem Toxicol. 2010;48:1721-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This compound also replenished the reduced glutathione level. In conclusion, these results implicate that compound 6 isolated from P. nigra could be used as a leading compounds for retinal disease via anti-oxidative effects...
  9. Lin X, Chow T, Chen H, Liu C, Chou S, Huang B, et al. Understanding bamboo flowering based on large-scale analysis of expressed sequence tags. Genet Mol Res. 2010;9:1085-93 pubmed publisher
    ..sequence tags in the flower bud and vegetative shoot cDNA libraries, respectively, of the bamboo species, Bambusa oldhamii...
  10. Hsieh L, Ma G, Yang C, Lee P. Cloning, expression, site-directed mutagenesis and immunolocalization of phenylalanine ammonia-lyase in Bambusa oldhamii. Phytochemistry. 2010;71:1999-2009 pubmed publisher
    Phenylalanine ammonia-lyase (PAL, EC 4.3.1.5) from green bamboo was isolated and cloned from the shell of Bambusa oldhamii...
  11. Chien L, Wu Y, Chen H. Mitochondrial energy metabolism in young bamboo rhizomes from Bambusa oldhamii and Phyllostachys edulis during shooting stage. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2011;49:449-57 pubmed publisher
    The energy metabolism of mitochondria in young rhizomes of the bamboo species Bambusa oldhamii, which favors shooting during the summer, and Phyllostachys edulis, which favors shooting during the winter, was characterized...
  12. Zhang Y, Ma P, Li D. High-throughput sequencing of six bamboo chloroplast genomes: phylogenetic implications for temperate woody bamboos (Poaceae: Bambusoideae). PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e20596 pubmed publisher
    ..Phylogenomics is an alternative choice for resolving difficult phylogenies...
  13. Bhattacharya S, DAS M, Bar R, Pal A. Morphological and molecular characterization of Bambusa tulda with a note on flowering. Ann Bot. 2006;98:529-35 pubmed
    Flowering incidence in Bambusa tulda has a high socio-economic impact...
  14. Hsieh C, Liu L, Yeh S, Chen C, Lin H, Sung H, et al. Molecular cloning and functional identification of invertase isozymes from green bamboo Bambusa oldhamii. J Agric Food Chem. 2006;54:3101-7 pubmed
    Three Bo beta fruct cDNAs encoding acid invertases were cloned from shoots of the green bamboo Bambusa oldhamii...
  15. Wu F, Kan D, Lee S, Daniell H, Lee Y, Lin C, et al. Complete nucleotide sequence of Dendrocalamus latiflorus and Bambusa oldhamii chloroplast genomes. Tree Physiol. 2009;29:847-56 pubmed publisher
    ..the complete chloroplast genome of two economically important bamboo species, Dendrocalamus latiflorus Munro and Bambusa oldhamii Munro, was determined employing a strategy that involved polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification ..
  16. DAS M, Bhattacharya S, Pal A. Generation and characterization of SCARs by cloning and sequencing of RAPD products: a strategy for species-specific marker development in bamboo. Ann Bot. 2005;95:835-41 pubmed
    The aim of this study was to develop species-specific molecular markers for Bambusa balcooa and B...
  17. Rai V, Dey N. Identification of programmed cell death related genes in bamboo. Gene. 2012;497:243-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To identify genes involved in autolytic cell death in bamboo (Bambusa arundinacea/Bambusa bambos Voss), a suppressive subtractive cDNA hybridization (SSH) was performed between cDNA ..
  18. Wu T, Liao M, Kuo W, Huang C, Hsieh H, Jinn T. Characterization of copper/zinc and manganese superoxide dismutase in green bamboo (Bambusa oldhamii): Cloning, expression and regulation. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2011;49:195-200 pubmed publisher
    ..C.1.15.1.1), the first line of antioxidant enzymes, in green bamboo (Bambusa oldhamii)...
  19. Hong E, Jung E, Lee G, Kim J, Na K, Park M, et al. Protective effects of the pyrolyzates derived from bamboo against neuronal damage and hematoaggregation. J Ethnopharmacol. 2010;128:594-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Although the extracts from bamboo may have antioxidant activities and anti-inflammatory effects, their exact biological activities have not been elucidated...
  20. Kuo C, Liao Y, Yang J, Huang L, Chang C, Sung H. Cloning and characterization of an antifungal class III chitinase from suspension-cultured bamboo ( Bambusa oldhamii ) cells. J Agric Food Chem. 2008;56:11507-14 pubmed publisher
    A class III chitinase cDNA (BoChi3-1) was cloned using a cDNA library from suspension-cultured bamboo ( Bambusa oldhamii ) cells and then transformed into yeast ( Pichia pastoris X-33) for expression...
  21. Hsieh L, Yeh C, Pan H, Cheng C, Yang C, Lee P. Cloning and expression of a phenylalanine ammonia-lyase gene (BoPAL2) from Bambusa oldhamii in Escherichia coli and Pichia pastoris. Protein Expr Purif. 2010;71:224-30 pubmed publisher
    ..5) is the first committed enzyme of phenylpropanoid pathway. A PAL gene, designated as BoPAL2, was cloned from a Bambusa oldhamii cDNA library. The open reading frame of BoPAL2 was 2142bp in size encoding a 713-amino acid polypeptide...
  22. Hsieh L, Hsieh Y, Yeh C, Cheng C, Yang C, Lee P. Molecular characterization of a phenylalanine ammonia-lyase gene (BoPAL1) from Bambusa oldhamii. Mol Biol Rep. 2011;38:283-90 pubmed publisher
    ..A PAL gene, designated as BoPAL1, was cloned from a Bambusa oldhamii cDNA library...
  23. Gao Z, Li C, Peng Z. Generation and analysis of expressed sequence tags from a normalized cDNA library of young leaf from Ma bamboo (Dendrocalamus latiflorus Munro). Plant Cell Rep. 2011;30:2045-57 pubmed publisher
    ..These results will provide genome-wide knowledge about the molecular physiology of Ma bamboo young leaves and tools for advanced studies of molecular mechanism underlying leaf growth and development...
  24. Yang H, Yang J, Peng Z, Gao J, Yang Y, Peng S, et al. A molecular phylogenetic and fruit evolutionary analysis of the major groups of the paleotropical woody bamboos (Gramineae: Bambusoideae) based on nuclear ITS, GBSSI gene and plastid trnL-F DNA sequences. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2008;48:809-24 pubmed publisher
    ..e., the Bambusinae+Dinochloa clade and the Melocanninae clade. The former clade included Bambusa, Bonia, Dendrocalamus, Dendrocalamopsis, Dinochloa, Gigantochloa, Molecalamus, Neomicrocalamus, Neosinocalamus, ..
  25. Van Hoyweghen L, De Beer T, Deforce D, Heyerick A. Phenolic compounds and anti-oxidant capacity of twelve morphologically heterogeneous bamboo species. Phytochem Anal. 2012;23:433-43 pubmed publisher
    ..The information obtained in this study provides further support for the development of bamboo-based anti-oxidant food applications and food supplements. ..
  26. Saldaña E, Castillo L, Sánchez J, Siche R, de Almeida M, Behrens J, et al. Descriptive analysis of bacon smoked with Brazilian woods from reforestation: methodological aspects, statistical analysis, and study of sensory characteristics. Meat Sci. 2018;140:44-50 pubmed publisher
    ..bacon were selected: three smoked bacons with different wood species (Eucalyptus citriodora, Acacia mearnsii, and Bambusa vulgaris), two artificially smoked bacon samples (liquid smoke) and one negative control (unsmoked bacon)...
  27. Sriraman S, Ramanujam G, Ramasamy M, Dubey G. Identification of beta-sitosterol and stigmasterol in Bambusa bambos (L.) Voss leaf extract using HPLC and its estrogenic effect in vitro. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2015;115:55-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Therapy by identifying the presence of β-sitosterol and stigmasterol in the hydroalcoholic extract of Bambusa bambos using HPTLC and RP-HPLC-PDA; by evaluating the estrogenic effects of extract containing β-sitosterol ..
  28. Ingram V, Tieguhong J. Bars to jars: bamboo value chains in Cameroon. Ambio. 2013;42:320-33 pubmed publisher
    ..two African indigenous species (alpine Yushania alpina and savannah Oxytenanthera abyssinica) and exotic (Bambusa vulgaris spp.) bamboos were identified as most utilized...
  29. Jeyaram K, Romi W, Singh T, Devi A, Devi S. Bacterial species associated with traditional starter cultures used for fermented bamboo shoot production in Manipur state of India. Int J Food Microbiol. 2010;143:1-8 pubmed publisher
    ..These dominant strains of B. subtilis, L. brevis and L. plantarum would allow for developing a defined starter culture for the production of quality soidon. ..
  30. Toki W, Togashi K. Exaggerated asymmetric head morphology of female Doubledaya bucculenta (Coleoptera: Erotylidae: Languriinae) and ovipositional preference for bamboo internodes. Zoolog Sci. 2011;28:348-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Marked directional asymmetry of female mandibles and genae are discussed in relation to greater frequency of cutting bamboo fibers compared with adult males, and the traits of bamboo internode. ..
  31. Peng H, Zhou M, Yu Z, Zhang J, Ruan R, Wan Y, et al. Fractionation and characterization of hemicelluloses from young bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens Mazel) leaves. Carbohydr Polym. 2013;95:262-71 pubmed publisher
    ..The content of these polysaccharides was found to vary among the fractions depending on the separation method. Finally, the thermal behavior was also discussed. ..
  32. Tanabe C, Furuta K, Maeda M, Kimura Y. Structural feature of N-glycans of bamboo shoot glycoproteins: useful source of plant antigenic N-glycans. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2017;81:1405-1408 pubmed publisher
  33. Singh S, Juwarkar A, Pandey R, Chakrabarti T. Applicability of high rate transpiration system for treatment of biologically treated distillery effluent. Environ Monit Assess. 2008;141:201-12 pubmed
    ..The colour removal was 99 to 100% and BOD and COD were possible to treat with optimum hydraulic loading of BTDE through HRTS planted with Dendrocalamus strictus. ..
  34. Louis B, Waikhom S, Goyari S, Jose R, Roy P, Talukdar N. First proteome study of sporadic flowering in bamboo species (Bambusa vulgaris and Dendrocalamus manipureanus) reveal the boom is associated with stress and mobile genetic elements. Gene. 2015;574:255-64 pubmed publisher
    ..sporadic flowering, proteome changes in the initial and advanced floral buds of two edible bamboo species (Bambusa vulgaris and Dendrocalamus manipureanus) was dissected by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis (2-DE)...
  35. Fan W, Du H, Zhou G, Xu X, Cui R, Dong D. [Effects of atmospheric calibration on remote sensing estimation of Moso bamboo forest biomass]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2010;21:1-8 pubmed
  36. de Carvalho A, Nelson B, Bianchini M, Plagnol D, Kuplich T, Daly D. Bamboo-dominated forests of the southwest Amazon: detection, spatial extent, life cycle length and flowering waves. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e54852 pubmed publisher
    ..This may be a consequence of allochronic divergence from fewer ancestral populations and suggests a long history of widespread bamboo in the southwest Amazon. ..
  37. Shimokawa T, Ishida M, Yoshida S, Nojiri M. Effects of growth stage on enzymatic saccharification and simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of bamboo shoots for bioethanol production. Bioresour Technol. 2009;100:6651-4 pubmed publisher
  38. Jin Y, Yuan K, Zhang J. Chemical composition, and antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of essential Oil of Phyllostachys heterocycla cv. Pubescens varieties from China. Molecules. 2011;16:4318-27 pubmed publisher
    ..This paper provides evidence for studying the essential composition from different varieties of bamboo leaves. ..
  39. Lu S, Kong F. [Effects of low oxygen-modified atmosphere packaging on browning and lignification of peeled bamboo shoots]. Zhi Wu Sheng Li Yu Fen Zi Sheng Wu Xue Xue Bao. 2004;30:387-92 pubmed
    ..05). The browning of bamboo shoots was probably caused by POD and PAL activities, and the increase in POD and PAL activities might account for the lignification of bamboo shoots. ..
  40. Linderman M, An L, Bearer S, He G, Ouyang Z, Liu J. Interactive effects of natural and human disturbances on vegetation dynamics across landscapes. Ecol Appl. 2006;16:452-63 pubmed
    ..Our study showed not only the importance of the spatial distribution of direct household impacts on habitat, but also the far-reaching effects of the indirect interactions between humans and the landscapes they are modifying. ..
  41. Tamang B, Tamang J, Schillinger U, Franz C, Gores M, Holzapfel W. Phenotypic and genotypic identification of lactic acid bacteria isolated from ethnic fermented bamboo tender shoots of North East India. Int J Food Microbiol. 2008;121:35-40 pubmed
    ..plantarum, Lb. curvatus, Pediococcus pentosaceus, Leuconostoc mesenteroides subsp. mesenteroides, Leuc. fallax, Leuc. lactis, Leuc. citreum and Enterococcus durans. ..
  42. Chimphango A, Görgens J, Van Zyl W. In situ enzyme aided adsorption of soluble xylan biopolymers onto cellulosic material. Carbohydr Polym. 2016;143:172-8 pubmed publisher
    ..group removal, to increase adsorption of xylan from sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L) bagasse (BH), bamboo (Bambusa balcooa) (BM), Pinus patula (PP) and Eucalyptus grandis (EH) onto cotton lint...
  43. Li G, Huang A, Wang G, Qin D, Jiang Z. [Rapid determination of Klason lignin content in bamboo by NIR]. Guang Pu Xue Yu Guang Pu Fen Xi. 2007;27:1977-80 pubmed
    ..The standard error of calibration (SEC) and standard error of prediction (SEP) was 0.36% and 0.59%, respectively. It was found that the lignin content in bamboo could be determined rapidly with reasonable accuracy by the NIR method. ..
  44. Zhao P, Mei T, Ni G, Yu M, Zeng X. [Application of thermal dissipation probe in the study of Bambusa chungii sap flow]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2012;23:979-84 pubmed
    ..formula for calculating tree stem sap flux density, a comparative study was conducted on the measurement of Bambusa chungi sap flow by using different lengths of thermal dissipation probe (TDP), aimed to approach the ..
  45. Zihad S, Saha S, Rony M, Banu H, Uddin S, Shilpi J, et al. Assessment of the laxative activity of an ethanolic extract of Bambusa arundinacea (Retz.) Willd. shoot. J Ethnopharmacol. 2018;214:8-12 pubmed publisher
    b>Bambusa arundinacea (Retz.) Willd., commonly known as Kanta Bans, plays an important ethnobotanical role, especially in Asia...
  46. Hsieh M, Wen H, Shyu C, Chen S, Li W, Wang W, et al. Synthesis, in vitro macrophage response and detoxification of bamboo charcoal beads for purifying blood. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2010;94:1133-40 pubmed publisher
    ..This difference is attributed to the hydrophilicity and the pore size of the BCBs. Finally, the potential of BCBs as biocompatible adsorbents in blood detoxification is considered. ..
  47. Muhammad N, Man Z, Bustam M, Mutalib M, Wilfred C, Rafiq S. Dissolution and delignification of bamboo biomass using amino acid-based ionic liquid. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2011;165:998-1009 pubmed publisher
    ..The regenerated biomass was found to have a more homogenous macrostructure, which indicates that the crystalline form and structure of its cellulose has changed from type ? to type ?? during the dissolution and regeneration process. ..
  48. Tsubouchi T, Ohta Y, Haga T, Usui K, Shimane Y, Mori K, et al. Thalassospira alkalitolerans sp. nov. and Thalassospira mesophila sp. nov., isolated from a decaying bamboo sunken in the marine environment, and emended description of the genus Thalassospira. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2014;64:107-15 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. are proposed. The type strains are MBE#61(T) (?=?JCM 18968(T)?=?CECT 8273(T)) and MBE#74(T) (?=?JCM 18969(T)?=?CECT 8274(T)), respectively. An emended description of the genus Thalassospira is also proposed. ..
  49. Buckingham K, Jepson P, Wu L, Rao I, Jiang S, Liese W, et al. The potential of bamboo is constrained by outmoded policy frames. Ambio. 2011;40:544-8 pubmed
  50. Hua L, Chen Y, Wu W, Ma H. Microorganism communities and chemical characteristics in sludge-bamboo charcoal composting system. Environ Technol. 2011;32:663-72 pubmed
    ..Therefore, the increase of functional groups accompanied with greater assimilation of nitrogen by microorganisms could reduce nitrogen loss in sludge composting...
  51. Jeong Y, Chung S, Han A, Sung M, Jang D, Lee J, et al. P-glycoprotein inhibitory activity of two phenolic compounds, (-)-syringaresinol and tricin from Sasa borealis. Chem Biodivers. 2007;4:12-6 pubmed
    ..Syringaresinol and tricin, isolated from the AcOEt-soluble extract of the whole plants of Sasa borealis (Gramineae), showed inhibitory effects on the P-glycoprotein in adriamycin-resistant human breast cancer cells, MCF-7/ADR...
  52. Zhang Z, Wang X, Wang Y, Xia S, Chen L, Zhang Y, et al. Pb(II) removal from water using Fe-coated bamboo charcoal with the assistance of microwaves. J Environ Sci (China). 2013;25:1044-53 pubmed
    ..These results have important implications for the design of low-cost and effective adsorbents in the removal of Pb(II) from wastewater...
  53. Choi C, Ha M, Youn H, Jeong S, Iijima Y, Sohn W, et al. Effect of bamboo salt-NaF dentifrice on enamel remineralization. Am J Dent. 2012;25:9-12 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the laboratory remineralization effects of a dentifrice with bamboo salt and NaF on artificial caries-like enamel lesions, at both the surface and deep areas...
  54. Guo X, Yue Y, Tang F, Wang J, Yao X. [Detection of antioxidative capacity of bamboo leaf extract by scavenging organic free radical DPPH]. Guang Pu Xue Yu Guang Pu Fen Xi. 2008;28:1578-82 pubmed
    ..The determining IC50 values were as follows: TBHQ (21.14 mg x L(-1)), BHT(42.09 mg x L(-1)) and M40 (108.40 mg x L(-1)). Bamboo leaf extract could be used as natural antioxidant...
  55. Song H, Gao S, Jiang M, Liu G, Yu X, Chen Q. The evolution and utility of ribosomal ITS sequences in Bambusinae and related species: divergence, pseudogenes, and implications for phylogeny. J Genet. 2012;91:129-39 pubmed
    ..Here we compared the ITS sequences of the members of Bambusa s. l...
  56. Kaur H, Kaur R, Kaur S, Baldwin I, Inderjit -. Taking ecological function seriously: soil microbial communities can obviate allelopathic effects of released metabolites. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e4700 pubmed publisher
  57. Peng Z, Lu Y, Li L, Zhao Q, Feng Q, Gao Z, et al. The draft genome of the fast-growing non-timber forest species moso bamboo (Phyllostachys heterocycla). Nat Genet. 2013;45:456-61, 461e1-2 pubmed publisher
    ..RNA sequencing analysis of bamboo flowering tissues suggests a potential connection between drought-responsive and flowering genes...
  58. Liang X, Cai Y, Liao X, Wu K, Wang L, Zhang D, et al. Isolation and identification of a new hypocrellin A-producing strain Shiraia sp. SUPER-H168. Microbiol Res. 2009;164:9-17 pubmed publisher
    ..The HA production could reach 2.02 mg/g dry solid substrate...
  59. Shukla O, Juwarkar A, Singh S, Khan S, Rai U. Growth responses and metal accumulation capabilities of woody plants during the phytoremediation of tannery sludge. Waste Manag. 2011;31:115-23 pubmed publisher
    ..After one year of phytoremediation, the level of toxic metals were removed from tannery sludge up to Cr (70.22)%, Ni (59.21)%, Cd (58.4)%, Fe (49.75)%, Mn (30.95)%, Zn (22.80)%, Cu (20.46)% and Pb (14.05)%, respectively...
  60. Fan Y, Wang B, Yuan S, Wu X, Chen J, Wang L. Adsorptive removal of chloramphenicol from wastewater by NaOH modified bamboo charcoal. Bioresour Technol. 2010;101:7661-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The increased adsorption of CAP on NaOH modified BC was mainly ascribed to the enhancement of the pi-pi interaction between the adsorbent and adsorbate...
  61. Ahmad A, Hameed B. Effect of preparation conditions of activated carbon from bamboo waste for real textile wastewater. J Hazard Mater. 2010;173:487-93 pubmed publisher
    ..The optimum condition was obtained by using temperature of 556 degrees C, activation time of 2.33 h and chemical impregnation ratio of 5.24, which resulted in 93.08% of color and 73.98% of COD...
  62. Mui E, Cheung W, Valix M, McKay G. Dye adsorption onto char from bamboo. J Hazard Mater. 2010;177:1001-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Comparing the predicted data using optimised parameters from each model based on the SSE error function, the Redlich-Peterson isotherm appears the 'best' model to correlate experimental data...
  63. Lee H, Han S, Whang K. Catenulispora graminis sp. nov., a rhizobacterium from bamboo (Phyllostachys nigro var. henonis) rhizosphere soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2012;62:2589-92 pubmed publisher
    ..It is therefore considered to represent a novel species of the genus Catenulispora, for which the name Catenulispora graminis sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is BR-34(T) (=KACC 15070(T)=NBRC 107755(T))...
  64. Guo G, Gu X, Yuan J, Wu X. [Research on the features of DNA methylation in leaves of different chronological ages of Phyllostachys heterocycla var. pubescens based on the method of MSAP]. Yi Chuan. 2011;33:794-800 pubmed
    ..Throuygh ANOVA it showed that 6 pairs (E3/HM2, E3/HM6, E3/HM7, E4/HM5, E4/HM6 and E5/HM5) of primers had obvious influence on DNA methylation for ones with different chronological ages and could be used for further research...
  65. Witoonpanich R, Vichayanrat E, Tantisiriwit K, Wongtanate M, Sucharitchan N, Oranrigsupak P, et al. Survival analysis for respiratory failure in patients with food-borne botulism. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2010;48:177-83 pubmed publisher
    ..In March 2006, there was a large outbreak of food-borne botulism associated with the ingestion of home-canned bamboo shoots in Thailand. The survival analyses for respiratory failure in these patients were studied and are reported here...
  66. Guo X, Yue Y, Tang F, Wang J, Yao X. [Detection of antioxidative capacity of bamboo leaf extract by scavenging superoxide anion free radical]. Guang Pu Xue Yu Guang Pu Fen Xi. 2008;28:1823-6 pubmed
    ..IC50 value of TBHQ and most effective samples were as follows: TBHQ (95.01 mg x L(-1)) and M40 (298.69 mg x L(-1)). M40 and other bamboo leaf extract could be used as natural antioxidant...
  67. Wang S, Tang F, Yue Y, Yao X, Wei Q, Yu J. Simultaneous determination of 12 coumarins in bamboo leaves by HPLC. J AOAC Int. 2013;96:942-6 pubmed
    ..The concentrations of total coumarins were in the range of 8.67 to 99.2 mg/kg. The maximum concentration of total coumarins was found in Bambusa pervariabilis, and the minimum was in
  68. Liu L, Liu L, Lu B, Chen M, Zhang Y. Evaluation of bamboo shoot peptide preparation with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitory and antioxidant abilities from byproducts of canned bamboo shoots. J Agric Food Chem. 2013;61:5526-33 pubmed publisher
    ..This study provides further examples of utilization of byproducts from the processing of canned bamboo shoots for the prevention of hypertension and attenuation of oxidative stress...
  69. Zhao X, Kim S, Park K. Bamboo salt has in vitro anticancer activity in HCT-116 cells and exerts anti-metastatic effects in vivo. J Med Food. 2013;16:9-19 pubmed publisher
    ..Additionally, the anticancer, anti-inflammatory, and anti-metastatic effects of the 1× and 3× bamboo salts were stronger than those of the purified and solar salts...
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