citrus aurantiifolia

Summary

Summary: A plant species of the genus CITRUS, family RUTACEAE that provides the familiar lime fruit. Its common name of lime is similar to the limetree (TILIA).

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  1. Piccinelli A, García Mesa M, Armenteros D, Alfonso M, Arevalo A, Campone L, et al. HPLC-PDA-MS and NMR characterization of C-glycosyl flavones in a hydroalcoholic extract of Citrus aurantifolia leaves with antiplatelet activity. J Agric Food Chem. 2008;56:1574-81 pubmed publisher
    ..TLL inhibited significantly ADP and epinephrine-induced platelet aggregation in a concentration-dependent manner (IC 50=0.40 and 0.32 mg/mL, respectively)...
  2. Imade G, Sagay A, Egah D, Onwuliri V, Grigg M, Egbodo C, et al. Prevalence of HIV and other sexually transmissible infections in relation to lemon or lime juice douching among female sex workers in Jos, Nigeria. Sex Health. 2008;5:55-60 pubmed
    ..The present study was aimed at determining whether any association exists between current lime or lemon douching and the prevalence of STI and HIV infections among FSW in Jos, Nigeria...
  3. Banerjee A, George C, Bharathwaj S, Chandrakumar N. Postharvest ripening study of sweet lime (Citrus limettioides) in situ by volume-localized NMR spectroscopy. J Agric Food Chem. 2009;57:1183-7 pubmed publisher
    ..g., T(1) or T(2) maps) may be employed for "macro" monitoring of processes such as these, this work demonstrates that the molecular imprint of the process may be tracked noninvasively by VLS...
  4. Hemmerling A, Potts M, Walsh J, Young Holt B, Whaley K, Stefanski D. Lime juice as a candidate microbicide? An open-label safety trial of 10% and 20% lime juice used vaginally. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2007;16:1041-51 pubmed
    ..Lime has a long history as a contraceptive and vaginal hygiene douche, and ongoing use in Africa is documented. We report on the first safety study on diluted lime juice to assess its potential as a candidate microbicide...
  5. Imade G, Sagay A, Onwuliri V, Egah D, Potts M, Short R. Use of lemon or lime juice douches in women in Jos, Nigeria. Sex Health. 2005;2:237-9 pubmed
    ..To describe the use of lemon/lime juice for douching by female sex workers (FSWs) and family planning clients (FPCs) in Jos, Nigeria...
  6. Pekdemir M, Yanturali S, Akay S, Alagoz G. Acute anticholinergic syndrome due to Datura innoxia Miller mixed with lime tea leaves. Vet Hum Toxicol. 2004;46:176-7 pubmed
    ..Toxicities of herbal medicine should always be considered and queried when a patient presents with unusual systemic symptoms...
  7. Silva M, Seneviratne S, Weerakoon D, Goonasekara C. Characterization of Daboia russelii and Naja naja venom neutralizing ability of an undocumented indigenous medication in Sri Lanka. J Ayurveda Integr Med. 2017;8:20-26 pubmed publisher
    ..practiced in indigenous medicine of Sri Lanka, consisting of Sansevieria cylindrica, Jatropha podagrica and Citrus aurantiifolia, for its ability to neutralize venom toxins of Naja naja (Common Cobra) and Daboia russelii (Russell's ..
  8. Saina J, Li Z, Gichira A, Liao Y. The Complete Chloroplast Genome Sequence of Tree of Heaven (Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) (Sapindales: Simaroubaceae), an Important Pantropical Tree. Int J Mol Sci. 2018;19: pubmed publisher
    ..viscosa, Leitneria floridana, while Azadirachta indica, Boswellia sacra, and Citrus aurantiifolia had a total of 48 repeats. The phylogenetic analysis using protein coding genes revealed that A...
  9. Johann S, Smânia A, Pizzolatti M, Schripsema J, Braz Filho R, Branco A. Complete 1H and 13C NMR assignments and anti fungal activity of two 8-hydroxy flavonoids in mixture. An Acad Bras Cienc. 2007;79:215-22 pubmed
    ..In addition, the antifungal activity of these compounds against phytopathogenic and human pathogenic fungi was investigated. ..

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  1. Jost X, Ansel J, Lecellier G, Raharivelomanana P, Butaud J. Ethnobotanical survey of cosmetic plants used in Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia). J Ethnobiol Ethnomed. 2016;12:55 pubmed
    ..through informant citations and fidelity levels, and included Calophyllum inophyllum, Cananga odorata, Citrus aurantiifolia, Cocos nucifera, Curcuma longa, Gardenia taitensis, Mentha spp...
  2. Acharya R, Mukhia M, Sen S, Acharya K. Nitric oxide: a common antipathogenic factor of plants. Indian J Exp Biol. 2005;43:100-3 pubmed
    ..The nature of enzyme kinetics and the manner of disease protection by nitric oxide donor (NO-donor) was similar in all the three cases of infection. It was concluded that nitric oxide was a common antipathogenic factor of plants...
  3. Nersesyan A, Kundi M, Krupitza G, Barcelos G, Mišík M, Wultsch G, et al. Induction of nuclear anomalies in exfoliated buccal cells of coca chewers: results of a field study. Arch Toxicol. 2013;87:529-34 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the significant increase in certain anomalies shows that acute toxic effects are caused by coca consumption...
  4. Jantarat J, Malhotra W, Sutimuntanakul S. Efficacy of grapefruit, tangerine, lime, and lemon oils as solvents for softening gutta-percha in root canal retreatment procedures. J Investig Clin Dent. 2013;4:60-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Under the conditions of the present study, grapefruit oil and tangerine oil performed best as gutta-perch solvents among four natural oils. ..
  5. Curk F, Ollitrault F, Garcia Lor A, Luro F, Navarro L, Ollitrault P. Phylogenetic origin of limes and lemons revealed by cytoplasmic and nuclear markers. Ann Bot. 2016;117:565-83 pubmed publisher
    ..aurantifolia fertilized by C. medica). As limes and lemons were vegetatively propagated (apomixis, horticultural practices) the intra-sub-group phenotypic diversity results from asexual variations. ..
  6. Schmidt J. Phytophotodermatitis. Dermatol Nurs. 2007;19:486 pubmed
  7. Gancel A, Grimplet J, Sauvage F, Ollitrault P, Brillouet J. Predominant expression of diploid mandarin leaf proteome in two citrus mandarin-derived somatic allotetraploid hybrids. J Agric Food Chem. 2006;54:6212-8 pubmed
    ..This approach has to be related to the already observed dominance of mandarin in allotetraploids with regard to volatile compound biosynthesis in leaves. ..
  8. Ralet M, Thibault J. Interchain heterogeneity of enzymatically deesterified lime pectins. Biomacromolecules. 2002;3:917-25 pubmed
  9. Lin M, Chou F, Huang H, Hsu J, Chou M, Wang C. The tumor promoting effect of lime-piper betel quid in JB6 cells. Food Chem Toxicol. 2003;41:1463-71 pubmed
    ..When treating with 0.5 mg/ml LPB for 15 days as a promoter, type III foci were formed in the JB6 culture. These results demonstrated the tumor promotional effect of LPB in JB6 cells. ..
  10. Cho E, Noor N, Kim H, Rao V, Engelmann F. Cryopreservation of Citrus aurantifolia seeds and embryonic axes using a desiccation protocol. Cryo Letters. 2002;23:309-16 pubmed
    ..5 % with 0.1 M sucrose to 77.5 % with 0.7 M sucrose. Survival of desiccated and cryopreserved embryos was always high, whatever the preculture treatment and desiccation period, ranging from 55.8 % to 92.5 %. ..
  11. Swerdlin A, Rainey D, Storrs F. Fragrance mix reactions and lime allergic contact dermatitis. Dermatitis. 2010;21:214-6 pubmed
    ..An initial positive reaction to fragrance mixes should prompt further testing to citrus in these individuals. ..
  12. Roth L, Levin E, Schwartz A, Roth D. Phytophotodermatitis due to puncture from lime tree thorn. South Med J. 2007;100:544-5 pubmed
  13. Joanis C, Hart C. Acceptability of a non-woven device for vaginal drug delivery of microbicides or other active agents. AIDS Behav. 2010;14:600-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, women found the concept of non-woven materials for vaginal drug delivery acceptable for use in delivering yeast medications (13 of 16) and STI/HIV preventives (10 of 16). ..
  14. Tundis R, Loizzo M, Bonesi M, Menichini F, Mastellone V, Colica C, et al. Comparative study on the antioxidant capacity and cholinesterase inhibitory activity of Citrus aurantifolia Swingle, C. aurantium L., and C. bergamia Risso and Poit. peel essential oils. J Food Sci. 2012;77:H40-6 pubmed publisher
  15. Xu C, Ye Z, Li D, Zhou D, Shui W. [Study on technology in preparation of Fructus Auranti extract]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2011;36:2971-4 pubmed
    ..8 with a flow rate of 2 BV x h(-1) and 4 BV 50% aqueous ethanol as elusion solven. By using this method, the naringin in the product could reach above 30%. Besides, the optimum method is simple and practical. ..
  16. Taheri F, Nematzadeh G, Zamharir M, Nekouei M, Naghavi M, Mardi M, et al. Proteomic analysis of the Mexican lime tree response to "Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia" infection. Mol Biosyst. 2011;7:3028-35 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results provide the first proteomic view of the molecular basis of the infection process and identify genes that could help inhibit the effects of the pathogen...
  17. Malhotra G, Upadhye T, Nabar A, Asopa R, Nayak U, Rajan M. Can carbonated lime drink intake prior to myocardial perfusion imaging with Tc-99m MIBI reduce the extracardiac activity that degrades the image quality and leads to fallacies in interpretation?. Clin Nucl Med. 2010;35:160-4 pubmed publisher
    ..This technique may also help in reducing the time interval between injection of radiotracer and imaging, which is otherwise delayed in routine practice. ..
  18. Patil J, Chidambara Murthy K, Jayaprakasha G, Chetti M, Patil B. Bioactive compounds from Mexican lime ( Citrus aurantifolia ) juice induce apoptosis in human pancreatic cells. J Agric Food Chem. 2009;57:10933-42 pubmed publisher
    ..The results of the present study clearly indicate that antioxidant activity is proportionate to the content of flavonoids and proliferation inhibition ability is proportionate to the content of both flavonoids and limonoids. ..
  19. Gharagozloo M, Doroudchi M, Ghaderi A. Effects of Citrus aurantifolia concentrated extract on the spontaneous proliferation of MDA-MB-453 and RPMI-8866 tumor cell lines. Phytomedicine. 2002;9:475-7 pubmed
  20. Fletcher P, Harman S, Boothe A, Doncel G, Shattock R. Preclinical evaluation of lime juice as a topical microbicide candidate. Retrovirology. 2008;5:3 pubmed publisher
    ..One suggested practice would be vaginal douching with natural products including lime or lemon juice. Here we present a comprehensive preclinical evaluation of lime juice (LiJ) as a potential intervention strategy against HIV...
  21. Lin M, Wang C, Huang H, Chou M, Chou F. The tumorigenic characteristics of lime-piper betel quid-transformed JB6 cells. Arch Toxicol. 2004;78:167-73 pubmed
    ..These results demonstrated the promotion effect of LPB and indicate that it could be a tumor promoter...
  22. Shahryari F, Safarnejad M, Shams Bakhsh M, Schillberg S, Nölke G. Generation and expression in plants of a single-chain variable fragment antibody against the immunodominant membrane protein of Candidatus phytoplasma aurantifolia. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013;23:1047-54 pubmed
    ..Our results indicate that scFvIMP6 binds with high activity and can be used for the detection of Ca. Phytoplasma aurantifolia and is also a suitable candidate for stable expression in lime trees to suppress witches' broom of lime. ..
  23. Pomeranz M, Karen J. Images in clinical medicine. Phytophotodermatitis and limes. N Engl J Med. 2007;357:e1 pubmed
  24. Guimarães R, Barros L, Barreira J, Sousa M, Carvalho A, Ferreira I. Targeting excessive free radicals with peels and juices of citrus fruits: grapefruit, lemon, lime and orange. Food Chem Toxicol. 2010;48:99-106 pubmed publisher
    ..Peels volatile fractions were clearly separated using discriminant analysis, which is in agreement with their lowest antioxidant potential...
  25. Saeidi I, Hadjmohammadi M, Peyrovi M, Iranshahi M, Barfi B, Babaei A, et al. HPLC determination of hesperidin, diosmin and eriocitrin in Iranian lime juice using polyamide as an adsorbent for solid phase extraction. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2011;56:419-22 pubmed publisher
    ..0283-0.0512 ?g/mL, 0.0857-0.155 ?g/mL, 0.0283-105.0 ?g/mL (R² > 0.99), 93.3-98.1%, 3.2-4.7% and 2.8-3.6%, respectively. The method was applied to analysis of lime juice samples obtained from different locations of Iran...
  26. Adeleye I, Opiah L. Antimicrobial activity of extracts of local cough mixtures on upper respiratory tract bacterial pathogens. West Indian Med J. 2003;52:188-90 pubmed
    ..None of the extracts inhibited the growth of Salmonella paratyphi and Shigella sonnei and the most susceptible organisms were Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp...
  27. Monavarfeshani A, Mirzaei M, Sarhadi E, Amirkhani A, Khayam Nekouei M, Haynes P, et al. Shotgun proteomic analysis of the Mexican lime tree infected with "CandidatusPhytoplasma aurantifolia". J Proteome Res. 2013;12:785-95 pubmed publisher
  28. Geis Asteggiante L, Lehotay S, Heinzen H. Effects of temperature and purity of magnesium sulfate during extraction of pesticide residues using the QuEChERS method. J AOAC Int. 2012;95:1311-8 pubmed
    ..The use of an ice bath aided recovery for some of the analytes in broccoli, but no significant differences were observed for limes, which already provided greater stability of the base-sensitive analytes due to acidity of the matrix...
  29. Lewis D, Cuda J, Stevens B. A novel biorational pesticide: efficacy of methionine against Heraclides (Papilio) cresphontes, a surrogate of the invasive Princeps (Papilio) demoleus (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae). J Econ Entomol. 2011;104:1986-90 pubmed
    ..It is concluded that methionine is an effective larvicide against H. cresphontes, and therefore may be a candidate environmentally safe biorational pesticide for use against invasive P. demoleus in the Americas...
  30. Cervera M, Esteban O, Gil M, Gorris M, Martinez M, Peña L, et al. Transgenic expression in citrus of single-chain antibody fragments specific to Citrus tristeza virus confers virus resistance. Transgenic Res. 2010;19:1001-15 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first report describing successful protection against a pathogen in woody transgenic plants by ectopic expression of scFv recombinant antibodies...
  31. Bamise C, Dinyain V, Kolawole K. Dental erosion due to lime consumption; review of literature and case report. East Afr J Public Health. 2009;6:141-3 pubmed
    ..Dental health is increasingly threatened by dental erosion introduced by today's lifestyle. Extrinsic factor is the most implicated. Few literatures mentioned lime-incited dental erosion...
  32. Borah B, Johnson A, Sai Gopal D, Dasgupta I. Sequencing and computational analysis of complete genome sequences of Citrus yellow mosaic badna virus from acid lime and pummelo. Virus Genes. 2009;39:137-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on in silico sequence analysis, we predict the possible function of the protein encoded by one of the five ORFs...
  33. Nag N, Halder S, Chaudhuri R, Adhikary S, Mazumder S. Role of bilirubin as antioxidant in neonatal jaundice and effect of ethanolic extract of sweet lime peel on experimentally induced jaundice in rat. Indian J Biochem Biophys. 2009;46:73-8 pubmed
    ..The ethanolic extract of sweet lime peel, administered orally at a dose of 72 microg is found to reduce the oxidative stress in erythrocytes of phenylhydrazine-induced jaundiced rats treated with phototherapy...
  34. Thomson M, Preston P, Prais L, Foulds I. Lime dermatitis from gin and tonic with a twist of lime. Contact Dermatitis. 2007;56:114-5 pubmed
  35. Patil J, Jayaprakasha G, Kim J, Murthy K, Chetti M, Nam S, et al. 5-Geranyloxy-7-methoxycoumarin inhibits colon cancer (SW480) cells growth by inducing apoptosis. Planta Med. 2013;79:219-26 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that 5-geranyloxy-7-methoxycoumarin has potential as a cancer preventive agent...
  36. Madhok M, Kumar H, Hans D. Images in emergency medicine. Phytophotodermatitis. Ann Emerg Med. 2006;47:119, 127 pubmed
  37. Harding A, Schwab K. Using limes and synthetic psoralens to enhance solar disinfection of water (SODIS): a laboratory evaluation with norovirus, Escherichia coli, and MS2. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012;86:566-72 pubmed publisher
    ..4 logs by SODIS in 2.5-hour solar exposures (N = 3; P < 0.05). MNV was resistant to SODIS, with < 2 log reductions after 6 hours. Efficacy of SODIS against human norovirus should be investigated further...
  38. Mauck C, Ballagh S, Creinin M, Weiner D, Doncel G, Fichorova R, et al. Six-day randomized safety trial of intravaginal lime juice. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2008;49:243-50 pubmed publisher
    ..In vitro data suggest that lime juice is virucidal, but only at cytotoxic concentrations. This is the first controlled, randomized safety trial of lime juice applied to the human vagina...
  39. Sagay A, Imade G, Onwuliri V, Egah D, Grigg M, Musa J, et al. Genital tract abnormalities among female sex workers who douche with lemon/lime juice in Nigeria. Afr J Reprod Health. 2009;13:37-45 pubmed
    ..03]. Lemon/lime use was associated with cervical dysplasia after controlling for HIV status (Adjusted OR=1.8; 95% CI, 1.0-3.0). Our data suggests an association between the practice of douching with citrus juice and cervical dysplasia...
  40. Mondello L, Shellie R, Casilli A, Quinto Tranchida P, Marriott P, Dugo G. Ultra-fast essential oil characterization by capillary GC on a 50 microm ID column. J Sep Sci. 2004;27:699-702 pubmed
    ..The fast GC analysis is approximately 33 times faster than the conventional GC method...
  41. Kung A, Stephens M, Darling T. Phytophotodermatitis: bulla formation and hyperpigmentation during spring break. Mil Med. 2009;174:657-61 pubmed
    ..Consider phytophotodermatitis when hyperpigmentation in bizarre streaks on sun-exposed areas with vesicles in a nondermatomal distribution is present. Presented is an illustrative case...
  42. Penjor T, Mimura T, Matsumoto R, Yamamoto M, Nagano Y. Characterization of limes (Citrus aurantifolia) grown in Bhutan and Indonesia using high-throughput sequencing. Sci Rep. 2014;4:4853 pubmed publisher
    ..The analysis suggests that the properties associated with asexual reproduction, and somatic homologous recombination, have contributed to the genetic diversification of limes. ..
  43. Fishman M, Cooke P, Coffin D. Nanostructure of native pectin sugar acid gels visualized by atomic force microscopy. Biomacromolecules. 2004;5:334-41 pubmed
    ..Finally, we demonstrated the advantage of simultaneous visualization of height and phase shift images for observing and quantitating the nanostructure of relatively soft gels which are fully hydrated with a buffer...
  44. Cook G. Scurvy in the British Mercantile Marine in the 19th century, and the contribution of the Seamen's Hospital Society. Postgrad Med J. 2004;80:224-9 pubmed
  45. Bui L, Nguyen D, Ambrose P. Blood pressure and heart rate effects following a single dose of bitter orange. Ann Pharmacother. 2006;40:53-7 pubmed
    ..Due to the similarity in chemical structure to ephedrine and the potential sympathomimetic effects of synephrine, it is hypothesized that bitter orange may increase blood pressure (BP) and heart rate (HR)...
  46. Anukam K, Reid G. In vitro evaluation of the viability of vaginal cells (VK2/E6E7) and probiotic Lactobacillus species in lemon juice. Sex Health. 2009;6:67-74 pubmed
    ..Few in vitro studies have been done on the effect of lemon juice on vaginal cells and lactobacilli that constitute the major microbiota in healthy women...
  47. Thippeswamy H, Kumar N, Anand S, Prashant G, Chandu G. Fluoride content in bottled drinking waters, carbonated soft drinks and fruit juices in Davangere city, India. Indian J Dent Res. 2010;21:528-30 pubmed publisher
    ..10 mg fluoride/kg body weight. The main source of fluoride is from drinking water and other beverages. As in other countries, consumption of bottled water, juices and carbonated beverages has increased in our country...
  48. Moore A, Chen S. Linear lesions on the face. Am Fam Physician. 2003;68:2239-40 pubmed
  49. Spadaro F, Costa R, Circosta C, Occhiuto F. Volatile composition and biological activity of key lime Citrus aurantifolia essential oil. Nat Prod Commun. 2012;7:1523-6 pubmed
    ..aurantifolia possesses important spasmolytic properties, which are likely to be due to its major constituents, limonene (58.4%), beta-pinene (15.4%), gamma-terpinene (8.5%), and citral (4.4%)...
  50. Burton A. Purifying drinking water with sun, salt, and limes. Environ Health Perspect. 2012;120:a305 pubmed publisher
  51. Tosukhowong P, Yachantha C, Sasivongsbhakdi T, Ratchanon S, Chaisawasdi S, Boonla C, et al. Citraturic, alkalinizing and antioxidative effects of limeade-based regimen in nephrolithiasis patients. Urol Res. 2008;36:149-55 pubmed publisher
    ..These pharmacological properties may be clinically useful to diminish the stone-forming potential in kidney stone patients and hence for preventing recurrent calculi...
  52. Bamba R, Sumbali G. Co-occurrence of aflatoxin B(1) and cyclopiazonic acid in sour lime (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle) during post-harvest pathogenesis by Aspergillus flavus. Mycopathologia. 2005;159:407-11 pubmed
    ..This study demonstrates for the first time that sour lime are a favourable substrate for aflatoxin B(1) and cyclopiazonic acid production by A. flavus isolates. This is of great concern to the health of consumers...
  53. Ruiz Ruiz S, Navarro B, Gisel A, Peña L, Navarro L, Moreno P, et al. Citrus tristeza virus infection induces the accumulation of viral small RNAs (21-24-nt) mapping preferentially at the 3'-terminal region of the genomic RNA and affects the host small RNA profile. Plant Mol Biol. 2011;75:607-19 pubmed publisher
    ..We have also identified novel citrus miRNAs and determined how CTV influences their accumulation...
  54. Ibañez S, Rosa M, Hilal M, Gonzalez J, Prado F. Leaves of Citrus aurantifolia exhibit a different sensibility to solar UV-B radiation according to development stage in relation to photosynthetic pigments and UV-B absorbing compounds production. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2008;90:163-9 pubmed publisher
    ..On the other hand, our results also demonstrated that solar UVBR acted as an effective feeding deterrent against citrus leafminer...
  55. Xi Y, Sullivan G, Jackson A, Zhou G, Sebranek J. Effects of natural antimicrobials on inhibition of Listeria monocytogenes and on chemical, physical and sensory attributes of naturally-cured frankfurters. Meat Sci. 2012;90:130-8 pubmed publisher
    ..3 logCFU/g compared to the uncured co006Etrol (P <0.05). However, cranberry addition over 1% also resulted in significant product pH decline and negatively impacted the color, texture and sensory attributes of the frankfurters...
  56. Xu J, Yang R, Ye L, Cao J, Cao W, Hu S, et al. Application of ionic liquids for elution of bioactive flavonoid glycosides from lime fruit by miniaturized matrix solid-phase dispersion. Food Chem. 2016;204:167-75 pubmed publisher
    ..The limits of detection of the two analytes ranged between 4.08 and 5.04?g/g. The results showed that the optimized method has a great potential for sample preparation in routine analysis of complex plant samples...
  57. Diaz M, Rosado J, Allen L, Abrams S, Garcia O. The efficacy of a local ascorbic acid-rich food in improving iron absorption from Mexican diets: a field study using stable isotopes. Am J Clin Nutr. 2003;78:436-40 pubmed
    ..One potentially sustainable approach to improving iron status at the community level is to encourage the consumption of local ascorbic acid-rich foods, in conjunction with meals high in nonheme iron...
  58. Mazdak H, Ardestani P, Nejadnik H. Effect of lime juice consumption on urine pH value. Saudi Med J. 2006;27:1923-4 pubmed
  59. Zamharir M, Mardi M, Alavi S, Hasanzadeh N, Nekouei M, Zamanizadeh H, et al. Identification of genes differentially expressed during interaction of Mexican lime tree infected with "Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia". BMC Microbiol. 2011;11:1 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, we have applied a cDNA- amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) approach to analyze gene expression in Mexican lime trees infected by "Ca. Phytoplasma aurantifolia"...
  60. Rybak M, Minsavage G, Stall R, Jones J. Identification of Xanthomonas citri ssp. citri host specificity genes in a heterologous expression host. Mol Plant Pathol. 2009;10:249-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Xac-A(w) contains other unidentified factors that suppress development in grapefruit...
  61. Rahman S, Parvez A, Islam R, Khan M. Antibacterial activity of natural spices on multiple drug resistant Escherichia coli isolated from drinking water, Bangladesh. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2011;10:10 pubmed publisher
    ..The present work aimed to find out the antimicrobial activity of natural spices on multi-drug resistant Escherichia coli isolates...
  62. Bonaccorsi I, Sciarrone D, Schipilliti L, Dugo P, Mondello L, Dugo G. Multidimensional enantio gas chromtography/mass spectrometry and gas chromatography-combustion-isotopic ratio mass spectrometry for the authenticity assessment of lime essential oils (C. aurantifolia Swingle and C. latifolia Tanaka). J Chromatogr A. 2012;1226:87-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, the conventional analytical approach based on the evaluation of the whole volatile fraction can fail to reveal the quality of the oils, if the adulteration is extremely subtle...
  63. Matan N, Ketsa S. Enhanced inhibition of Aspergillus niger on sedge (Lepironia articulata) treated with heat-cured lime oil. J Appl Microbiol. 2013;115:376-81 pubmed publisher
  64. Xu J, Go M, Lim L. Modulation of digoxin transport across Caco-2 cell monolayers by citrus fruit juices: lime, lemon, grapefruit, and pummelo. Pharm Res. 2003;20:169-76 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the effects of fresh lime, lemon, grapefruit, and pummelo juices on the transport of digoxin, a P-glycoprotein (P-gp) substrate, in Caco-2 cell monolayers...
  65. Anabestani A, Izadpanah K, Abbà S, Galetto L, Ghorbani A, Palmano S, et al. Identification of putative effector genes and their transcripts in three strains related to 'Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia'. Microbiol Res. 2017;199:57-66 pubmed publisher
    ..This work reports the first sequence information for 14 putative effectors in three strains related to 'Ca. P. aurantifolia', and offers novel insight into the transcription profile of five of them during infection of periwinkle. ..
  66. Roy A, Ramachandran P, Brlansky R. Grouping and comparison of Indian citrus tristeza virus isolates based on coat protein gene sequences and restriction analysis patterns. Arch Virol. 2003;148:707-22 pubmed
    ..Specific primers to various genome segments of well-characterized CTV isolates were used to further classify the Indian CTV isolates...
  67. Jiang Y, Yang X, Zhang Q, Cao M, Gong Q, Shi J. [Analysis of volatile oil in Fructus Aurantii processed with Zhangband method by GC-MS]. Zhong Yao Cai. 2010;33:1233-6 pubmed
    ..To analyze the chemical components of the volatile oil in processed pieces of Fructus Aurantii (PPFA) with JiangXi Zhangband methods by GC-MS...
  68. Raak van den Berg C, De Lange H, van Lenteren J. Intraguild predation behaviour of ladybirds in semi-field experiments explains invasion success of Harmonia axyridis. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e40681 pubmed publisher
    ..The fact that H. axyridis is such a strong intraguild predator helps to explain its successful establishment as invasive alien species in Europe and the USA. ..
  69. Rungruanghiranya S, Ekpanyaskul C, Sakulisariyaporn C, Watcharanat P, Akkalakulawas K. Efficacy of fresh lime for smoking cessation. J Med Assoc Thai. 2012;95 Suppl 12:S76-82 pubmed
    ..To determine the efficacy of fresh lime as a smoking cessation aid compared with nicotine gum...
  70. Chaiyana W, Okonogi S. Inhibition of cholinesterase by essential oil from food plant. Phytomedicine. 2012;19:836-9 pubmed publisher
    ..GC/MS analysis revealed that the major constituents of C. aurantifolia leaf oil are monoterpenoids including limonene, l-camphor, citronellol, o-cymene and 1,8-cineole...
  71. Loizzo M, Tundis R, Bonesi M, Menichini F, De Luca D, Colica C, et al. Evaluation of Citrus aurantifolia peel and leaves extracts for their chemical composition, antioxidant and anti-cholinesterase activities. J Sci Food Agric. 2012;92:2960-7 pubmed publisher
  72. Sandoval Montemayor N, Garcia A, Elizondo Treviño E, Garza Gonzalez E, Alvarez L, del Rayo Camacho Corona M. Chemical composition of hexane extract of Citrus aurantifolia and anti-Mycobacterium tuberculosis activity of some of its constituents. Molecules. 2012;17:11173-84 pubmed
    ..study was to isolate and characterize the active compounds from the hexane extract of the fruit peels of Citrus aurantiifolia, which showed activity against one sensitive and three monoresistant (isoniazid, streptomycin or ethambutol)..
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    ..e. in the range of 548 and 2237 microg/day for the average and high consumer, respectively. The coumarin derivative limettin was mainly found in lime products...
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