illicium

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family Illiciaceae, order Illiciales, subclass Magnoliidae, class Magnoliopsida. They have evergreen, aromatic leaves and bisexual flowers. The female portion of the flower consists of 7 to 15 carpels.

Top Publications

  1. Kim J, Kim S, Oh T, Baik J, Song G, Lee N, et al. Chemical composition, antioxidant, anti-elastase, and anti-inflammatory activities of Illicium anisatum essential oil. Acta Pharm. 2009;59:289-300 pubmed publisher
    The essential oil of air-dried Illicium anisatum (Illiciaceae), obtained by hydrodistillation was analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS)...
  2. Li J, Geng D, Xu J, Weng L, Liu Q, Yi L. Antidepressant-like effect of macranthol isolated from Illicium dunnianum tutch in mice. Eur J Pharmacol. 2013;707:112-9 pubmed publisher
    ..was aimed to evaluate the behavioral and biochemical effects of macranthol, a triphenyl lignan isolated from Illicium dunnianum...
  3. Chang K, Ahn Y. Fumigant activity of (E)-anethole identified in Illicium verum fruit against Blattella germanica. Pest Manag Sci. 2002;58:161-6 pubmed
    The insecticidal activities of materials derived from the fruit of star anise, Illicium verum, against adults of Blattella germanica were examined by direct contact application and fumigation methods, and compared with those of DDVP, ..
  4. Lee S, Li G, Lee K, Jung J, Xu M, Seo C, et al. Preventive agents against sepsis and new phenylpropanoid glucosides from the fruits of Illicium verum. Planta Med. 2003;69:861-4 pubmed
    The bioassay-guided fractionation of preventive agents against lethality due to septic shock from the fruits of Illicium verum led to the isolation of two known racemic mixtures of phenylpropanoids, [1-(4'-methoxyphenyl)-(1 R,2 S and 1 S,..
  5. Tang W, Liu Y, Yu S, Qu J, Su D. New sesquiterpene lactone and neolignan glycosides with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities from the fruits of Illicium oligandrum. Planta Med. 2007;73:484-90 pubmed
    Phytochemical investigations of the fruits of Illicium oligandrum resulted in a new sesquiterpene lactone, 3 beta-benzoyloxy-10-deoxyfloridanolide (1), and three new neolignan glycosides, including two dihydrobenzofuran neolignan ..
  6. Matsui T, Ito C, Itoigawa M, Okada T, Furukawa H. Anti-inflammatory activity of phenylpropanoids and phytoquinoids from Illicium species in RBL-2H3 cells. Planta Med. 2007;73:662-5 pubmed
    ..and two phytoquinoids, 4 R-(-)-illicinone-A ( 7) and 2 S,4 R-(-)-illicinone-B ( 8), isolated from plants of the ILLICIUM species significantly inhibited histamine release from rat basophilic leukemia (RBL-2H3) cells stimulated with ..
  7. Hansen D, Dastidar S, Cai Z, Penaflor C, Kuehl J, Boore J, et al. Phylogenetic and evolutionary implications of complete chloroplast genome sequences of four early-diverging angiosperms: Buxus (Buxaceae), Chloranthus (Chloranthaceae), Dioscorea (Dioscoreaceae), and Illicium (Schisandraceae). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2007;45:547-63 pubmed
    ..lineages of angiosperms, Buxus (Buxaceae), Chloranthus (Chloranthaceae), Dioscorea (Dioscoreaceae), and Illicium (Schisandraceae), to examine the organization and evolution of plastid genomes and to estimate phylogenetic ..
  8. Lee S, Park I, Choi G, Lim H, Jang K, Cho K, et al. Fumigant activity of essential oils and components of Illicium verum and Schizonepeta tenuifolia against Botrytis cinerea and Colletotrichum gloeosporioides. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2007;17:1568-72 pubmed
    ..The essential oil of Illicium verum strongly inhibited the mycelial growth of both B. cinerea and C. gloeosporioides by over 90%...
  9. Yang J, Yang C, Chang H, Yang C, Wang S, Hsieh M, et al. Chemical composition and antibacterial activities of Illicium verum against antibiotic-resistant pathogens. J Med Food. 2010;13:1254-62 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we identified four new antimicrobial compounds from the Chinese herbal medicine Illicium verum and assessed their antibacterial efficacies...

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  1. Yokoyama R, Huang J, Yang C, Fukuyama Y. New seco-prezizaane-type sesquiterpenes, jiadifenin with neurotrophic activity and 1,2-dehydroneomajucin from Illicium jiadifengpi. J Nat Prod. 2002;65:527-31 pubmed
    ..1,2-dehydroneomajucin (1) and jiadifenin (2), were isolated from the methanol extract of the pericarps of Illicium jiadifengpi, indigenous to the southern part of China. Their structures were elucidated on the basis of NMR data...
  2. Koehl V, Thien L, Heij E, Sage T. The Causes of self-sterility in natural populations of the relictual angiosperm, Illicium floridanum (Illiciaceae). Ann Bot. 2004;94:43-50 pubmed
    b>Illicium floridanum, a species belonging to the basal extant angiosperm taxon Illiciaceae, reportedly exhibits self-incompatibility (SI). To date, the site and timing of SI within the carpel of this species remains unidentified...
  3. Kubo M, Okada C, Huang J, Harada K, Hioki H, Fukuyama Y. Novel pentacyclic seco-prezizaane-type sesquiterpenoids with neurotrophic properties from Illicium jiadifengpi. Org Lett. 2009;11:5190-3 pubmed publisher
    ..jiadifenolide (1), jiadifenoxolane A (2), and jiadifenoxolane B (3), were isolated from the pericarps of Illicium jiadifengpi...
  4. Urakami K, Zangiacomi V, Yamaguchi K, Kusuhara M. Quantitative metabolome profiling of Illicium anisatum by capillary electrophoresis time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Biomed Res. 2010;31:161-3 pubmed
    ..mass spectrometry (CE-TOFMS) to characterize the metabolic profiles of the seed, pulp, stem and leaf of Illicium anisatum...
  5. Liang J, Huang B, Wang G. Chemical composition, antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory properties of essential oil from the roots of Illicium lanceolatum. Nat Prod Res. 2012;26:1712-4 pubmed publisher
    b>Illicium lanceolatum is a popular aromatic and medicinal plant in China. Essential oil from the roots of I. lanceolatum, obtained by hydrodistillation, was analysed by GC-MS. The essential oil was dominated by phenylpropenes...
  6. Sung Y, Yang W, Lee A, Kim D, Nho K, Kim Y, et al. Topical application of an ethanol extract prepared from Illicium verum suppresses atopic dermatitis in NC/Nga mice. J Ethnopharmacol. 2012;144:151-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Illicium verum is a traditional herbal medicine with anti-inflammatory properties used in Asia. However, its usefulness in the treatment of allergic diseases remains unclear...
  7. Fang L, Du D, Ding G, Si Y, Yu S, Liu Y, et al. Neolignans and glycosides from the stem bark of Illicium difengpi. J Nat Prod. 2010;73:818-24 pubmed publisher
    ..of neolignan epimers (5-8), and two new aromatic glycosides (10 and 11) have been isolated from the stem bark of Illicium difengpi...
  8. Wang G, Hu W, Huang B, Qin L. Illicium verum: a review on its botany, traditional use, chemistry and pharmacology. J Ethnopharmacol. 2011;136:10-20 pubmed publisher
    The fruit of Illicium verum Hook. f. (Chinese star anise) has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine and food industry with the actions of dispelling cold, regulating the flow of Qi and relieving pain.
  9. Benmalek Y, Yahia O, Belkebir A, Fardeau M. Anti-microbial and anti-oxidant activities of Illicium verum, Crataegus oxyacantha ssp monogyna and Allium cepa red and white varieties. Bioengineered. 2013;4:244-8 pubmed publisher
    b>Illicium verum (badiane or star anise), Crataegus oxyacantha ssp monogyna (hawthorn) and Allium cepa (onion), have traditionnally been used as medicinal plants in Algeria...
  10. Rabelo T, Zeidán Chuliá F, Caregnato F, Schnorr C, Gasparotto J, Serafini M, et al. In Vitro Neuroprotective Effect of Shikimic Acid Against Hydrogen Peroxide-Induced Oxidative Stress. J Mol Neurosci. 2015;56:956-65 pubmed publisher
    Shikimic acid (SA), originally extracted from Illicium verum Hook. fil...
  11. Huang J, Nakade K, Kondo M, Yang C, Fukuyama Y. Brine shrimp lethality test active constituents and new highly oxygenated seco-prezizaane-type sesquiterpenes from Illicium merrillianum. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2002;50:133-6 pubmed
    In the study of bioactive substances in Illicium plants, the methanol extract of I. merrillianum showed brine shrimp lethality test (BST) activity at 200 microg/ml...
  12. Bai J, Chen H, Fang Z, Yu S, Ma S, Li Y, et al. Sesquiterpenes and neolignans from the roots of Illicium dunnianum. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2012;14:940-9 pubmed publisher
    ..neolignans, dunnianeolignans A-B (4, 5), together with 10 known compounds (6-15), were isolated from the roots of Illicium dunnianum...
  13. Park S, Sung Y, Nho K, Kim H. Protective activity ethanol extract of the fruits of Illicium verum against atherogenesis in apolipoprotein E knockout mice. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2015;15:232 pubmed publisher
    b>Illicium verum Hook. fil. Illiciaceae (Illicium v.) has been traditionally used in herbal medicine for treating many inflammatory diseases, including skin inflammation and rheumatism...
  14. Hein A, Polsakiewicz M, Knoop V. Frequent chloroplast RNA editing in early-branching flowering plants: pilot studies on angiosperm-wide coexistence of editing sites and their nuclear specificity factors. BMC Evol Biol. 2016;16:23 pubmed publisher
    ..in chloroplasts of early-branching angiosperm genera like Amborella, Calycanthus, Ceratophyllum, Chloranthus, Illicium, Liriodendron, Magnolia, Nuphar and Zingiber...
  15. Matsuyama S, Nishi K. Genus identification of toxic plant by real-time PCR. Int J Legal Med. 2011;125:211-7 pubmed publisher
    ..specific primer pairs for identification of toxic plants, such as subgenus Aconitum, genus Ricinus, genus Illicium, and genus Scopolia, by internal transcribed spacer sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA...
  16. Huang D, Zhu H, Chen Y, Chen W, Xue D, Sun L. Prenylated phenylpropanoid compounds from the stem bark of Illicium burmanicum. Fitoterapia. 2015;107:22-28 pubmed publisher
    ..D-G (7-10), and seven known prenylated phenylpropanoid compounds, were isolated from the stem bark of Illicium burmanicum...
  17. Johanns E, van der Kolk L, van Gemert H, Sijben A, Peters P, de Vries I. [An epidemic of epileptic seizures after consumption of herbal tea]. Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2002;146:813-6 pubmed
    ..During consultations it was suggested that Japanese star anise (Illicium anisatum L.), which is known to contain a neurotoxin, may have been inadvertently mixed into the herbal tea...
  18. Ize Ludlow D, Ragone S, Bernstein J, Bruck I, Duchowny M, Garcia Pena B. Chemical composition of Chinese star anise (Illicium verum) and neurotoxicity in infants. JAMA. 2004;291:562-3 pubmed
  19. Bai J, Fang Z, Chen H, Yu S, Zhang D, Wei H, et al. Antioxidant phenolic glycosides from the roots of Illicium dunnianum. Carbohydr Res. 2012;361:206-11 pubmed publisher
    ..glycosides, dunnianosides A-H (1-8), and nine known phenolic glycosides (9-17), were isolated from the roots of Illicium dunnianum...
  20. Garzo Fernández C, Gómez Pintado P, Barrasa Blanco A, Martinez Arrieta R, Ramirez Fernandez R, Ramón Rosa F. [Cases of neurological symptoms associated with star anise consumption used as a carminative]. An Esp Pediatr. 2002;57:290-4 pubmed
    ..2 (95 % CI: 1.8-183.5) for high levels. Laboratory analyses revealed contamination of Illicium verum by Illicium anisatum...
  21. Birman V, Danishefsky S. The total synthesis of (+/-)-merrilactone A. J Am Chem Soc. 2002;124:2080-1 pubmed
    ..The oxetane moiety of merrilactone A is fashioned via a Payne-like rearrangement of a hydroxyepoxide (see 2 right arrow 1). ..
  22. Ogura A, Yamada K, Yokoshima S, Fukuyama T. Total synthesis of (-)-anisatin. Org Lett. 2012;14:1632-5 pubmed publisher
    ..3.1] skeleton via cleavage of an epoxide by a primary amide. ..
  23. Mehta G, Singh S. Total synthesis of (+/-)-merrilactone A. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2006;45:953-5 pubmed
  24. Sakaguchi I, Ishimoto H, Matsuo M, Ikeda N, Minamino M, Kato Y. The water-soluble extract of Illicium anisatum stimulates mouse vibrissae follicles in organ culture. Exp Dermatol. 2004;13:499-504 pubmed
    ..We have shown previously that the extract of Illicium anisatum increases subcutaneous blood flow in mice...
  25. Tang W, Ma S, Yu S, Qu J, Liu Y, Liu J. Rearranged prenylated C6-C3 compounds and a highly oxygenated seco-prezizaane-type sesquiterpene from the stem bark of Illicium oligandrum. J Nat Prod. 2009;72:1017-21 pubmed publisher
    ..C(6)-C(3) compounds (4-6) and a known sesquiterpene lactone (8), have been isolated from the stem bark of Illicium oligandrum...
  26. Gil Campos M, Perez Navero J, Ibarra de la Rosa I. [Convulsive status secondary to star anise poisoning in a neonate]. An Esp Pediatr. 2002;57:366-8 pubmed
    ..Finally, the regulations of the Ministry of Health and Consumption for 2001 concerning the withdrawal of all anise-containing products are presented. ..
  27. Kim J, Jang M, Shin E, Kim J, Lee S, Park C. Fumigant and contact toxicity of 22 wooden essential oils and their major components against Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Pestic Biochem Physiol. 2016;133:35-43 pubmed publisher
    ..to the identification of 2, 16, 13, 4, 6, 9, and 10 compounds from Gaultheria fragrantissima, Croton anistatum, Illicium verum, Liquidamabar orientalis, Cinnamomum cassia, Rosa damasena, and Santalum album, respectively...
  28. Dwivedy A, Singh V, Prakash B, Dubey N. Nanoencapsulated Illicium verum Hook.f. essential oil as an effective novel plant-based preservative against aflatoxin B1 production and free radical generation. Food Chem Toxicol. 2018;111:102-113 pubmed publisher
    The study reports efficacy of Illicium verum essential oil (IvEO) against food borne moudls and its nanoencapsulation for enhancing antifungal and antiaflatoxigenic potency. Chemical characterization of the IvEO showed anethole (89...
  29. Xie H, Yu M, Cheng X. Leaf non-structural carbohydrate allocation and C:N:P stoichiometry in response to light acclimation in seedlings of two subtropical shade-tolerant tree species. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2018;124:146-154 pubmed publisher
    ..sylvestris) and Illicium henryi (I. henryi)...
  30. Tang W, Ma S, Qu J, Yu S, Liu Y, Su D, et al. Dimeric prenylated C6-C3 compounds from the stem bark of Illicium oligandrum. J Nat Prod. 2011;74:1268-71 pubmed publisher
    ..prenylated C6-C3 compounds, namely, illicidiones A (1), B (2), and C (3), were isolated from the stem bark of Illicium oligandrum...
  31. Yang Y, Fu X, Chen J, Zhai H. Total synthesis of (-)-jiadifenin. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2012;51:9825-8 pubmed publisher
  32. Zhou B, Wang S, Dou T, Liu S, Li M, Hua R, et al. Aphicidal Activity of Illicium verum Fruit Extracts and Their Effects on the Acetylcholinesterase and Glutathione S-transferases Activities in Myzus persicae (Hemiptera: Aphididae). J Insect Sci. 2016;16: pubmed publisher
    This study aims to explore the aphicidal activity and underlying mechanism of Illicium verum Hook. f. that is used as both food and medicine. The contact toxicity of the extracts from I...
  33. Reyer H, Zentek J, Männer K, Youssef I, Aumiller T, Weghuber J, et al. Possible Molecular Mechanisms by Which an Essential Oil Blend from Star Anise, Rosemary, Thyme, and Oregano and Saponins Increase the Performance and Ileal Protein Digestibility of Growing Broilers. J Agric Food Chem. 2017;65:6821-6830 pubmed publisher
  34. Vandenberghe N, Pittion Vouyouvitch S, Flesch F, Wagner M, Godet E. [An inaugural generalized tonic-clonic convulsive crisis following ingestion of Japanese star anise]. Presse Med. 2003;32:27-8 pubmed
  35. Moriyama M, Huang J, Yang C, Kubo M, Harada K, Hioki H, et al. Two new sesquiterpenoids and two new prenylated phenylpropanoids from Illicium fargesii, and neuroprotective activity of macranthol. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2008;56:1201-4 pubmed
    ..1, 2 and two new prenylated phenylpropanoids 4, 5 were isolated along with 15 known compounds from Illicium fargesii...
  36. Wu M, Fang M, Hu Y, Wang X. Four types of traditional Chinese medicine inducing epileptic seizures. Seizure. 2012;21:311-5 pubmed publisher
    ..In this review we will summarize the current knowledge about possible epileptogenic mechanisms of nux vomica, illicium henryi, betelnut and mulberry drawing on botanical, phytochemical, toxicological and animal studies.
  37. Vermaak I, Viljoen A, Lindström S. Hyperspectral imaging in the quality control of herbal medicines - the case of neurotoxic Japanese star anise. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2013;75:207-13 pubmed publisher
    b>Illicium verum (Chinese star anise) dried fruit is popularly used as a remedy to treat infant colic...
  38. De M, De A, Sen P, Banerjee A. Antimicrobial properties of star anise (Illicium verum Hook f). Phytother Res. 2002;16:94-5 pubmed
    Star anise (Illicium verum Hook f) has been shown to possess potent antimicrobial properties. Chemical studies indicate that a major portion of this antimicrobial property is due to anethole present in the dried fruit...
  39. Cook S, Polara A, Danishefsky S. The total synthesis of (+/-)-11-O-debenzoyltashironin. J Am Chem Soc. 2006;128:16440-1 pubmed
    ..The key transformation involves a biomimetic oxidative dearomatization/transannular Diels-Alder sequence that closes the tetracyclic carbon skeleton present in the natural product. ..
  40. Ma S, Tang W, Yu S, Chen X, Liu Y, Wang W, et al. Four new phenolic diglycosides from the roots of Illicium oligandrum. Carbohydr Res. 2011;346:1165-8 pubmed publisher
    ..diglycosides (1-4), named illoliganoside A-D, and three known glycosides (5-7), were isolated from the roots of Illicium oligandrum...
  41. Kim T, Shin B, Kim G, Choi H, Lee C, Woo M, et al. DNA Topoisomerase Inhibitory Activity of Constituents from the Fruits of Illicium verum. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2017;65:1179-1184 pubmed publisher
    ..and two glucosylated phenylpropanoids (2, 3), and seven known compounds (4-10), were isolated from the fruits of Illicium verum HOOK. FIL. (Illiciaceae)...
  42. Koch C, Reichling J, Kehm R, Sharaf M, Zentgraf H, Schneele J, et al. Efficacy of anise oil, dwarf-pine oil and chamomile oil against thymidine-kinase-positive and thymidine-kinase-negative herpesviruses. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2008;60:1545-50 pubmed publisher
  43. van den Boom R, Kempenaars M, van Oldruitenborgh Oosterbaan M. The healing effects of a topical phytogenic ointment on insect bite hypersensitivity lesions in horses. Tijdschr Diergeneeskd. 2011;136:20-6 pubmed
    ..01). Daily application of an ointment (verum or placebo) does not cure IBH, but use of the phytogenic ointment led to a decrease in the owner-assessed discomfort suffered by horses...
  44. Liu J, Jiang Z, Geng C, Zhang Q, Shi Y, Ma Y, et al. Two new lignans and anti-HBV constituents from Illicium henryi. Chem Biodivers. 2011;8:692-8 pubmed publisher
    ..1) and threo-4,9,9'-trihydroxy-3,3'-dimethoxy-8-O-4'-neolignan 7-O-?-rhamnopyranoside (2) were isolated from Illicium henryi, together with ten known compounds, 3-12...
  45. Domiciano T, Dalálio M, Silva E, Ritter A, Estevão Silva C, Ramos F, et al. Inhibitory effect of anethole in nonimmune acute inflammation. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol. 2013;386:331-8 pubmed publisher
    ..1-methoxy-4-(1-propenyl)benzene] occurs naturally as a major component of the essential oil of star anise (Illicium verum Hook.f., family Illiciaceae), comprising more than 90 % of its volatile components...
  46. Ma S, Li M, Lin M, Li L, Liu Y, Qu J, et al. Illisimonin A, a Caged Sesquiterpenoid with a Tricyclo[5.2.1.01,6]decane Skeleton from the Fruits of Illicium simonsii. Org Lett. 2017;19:6160-6163 pubmed publisher
    ..2.1.01,6]decane skeleton, was isolated from the fruits of Illicium simonsii...
  47. Bradley D. Star role for bacteria in controlling flu pandemic?. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2005;4:945-6 pubmed
  48. Ma H, Ma C, Huang J. [Two new sesquiterpene lactones from the pericarp of Illicium macranthum]. Yao Xue Xue Bao. 2010;45:330-3 pubmed
    ..column chromatography was used for the isolation and purification of the chemical constituents of the pericarp of Illicium macranthum...
  49. Sung Y, Kim S, Kim D, Lee J, Kim H. Illicium verum Extract and Trans-Anethole Attenuate Ovalbumin-Induced Airway Inflammation via Enhancement of Foxp3+ Regulatory T Cells and Inhibition of Th2 Cytokines in Mice. Mediators Inflamm. 2017;2017:7506808 pubmed publisher
    i>Illicium verum is used in traditional medicine to treat inflammation. The study investigates the effects of IVE and its component, trans-anethole (AET), on airway inflammation in ovalbumin- (OVA-) induced asthmatic mice...
  50. Huang J, Yang C, Zhao R, Takahashi H, Fukuyama Y. Seven novel seco-prezizaane-type sesquiterpenes from the pericarps of Illicium merrillianum. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2004;52:104-7 pubmed
    Seven new seco-prezizaane-type sesquiterpenes were isolated from the methanol extract of the pericarps of Illicium merrillianum...
  51. Zhai Y, Sun S, Wang Z, Cheng J, Sun Y, Wang L, et al. Microwave extraction of essential oils from dried fruits of Illicium verum Hook. f. and Cuminum cyminum L. using ionic liquid as the microwave absorption medium. J Sep Sci. 2009;32:3544-9 pubmed publisher
    ..was used as microwave absorption medium and applied to the extraction of essential oils from dried fruits of the Illicium verum Hook. f. and Cuminum cyminum L. by microwave-assisted extraction...
  52. Hu Y, Duan T, Cao F, Yu J, Huang J. [Evaluation of LC-MS chromatograms of pericarps from Illium species]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2010;35:1836-9 pubmed
    To investigate the chemical characteristics of pericarps from Illicium species for developing a taxonomic and identification method for Illicium species. Twenty two samples from 17 Illicium species were detected with HPLC-MS...
  53. Patil S, Ghadyale V, Taklikar S, Kulkarni C, Arvindekar A. Insulin secretagogue, alpha-glucosidase and antioxidant activity of some selected spices in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 2011;66:85-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Myristica fragrans, Parmelia perlata, Illicium verum, Trachyspermum copticum and Myristica malabarica, the commonly used spices in India were assessed for ..
  54. Mathon C, Bongard B, Duret M, Ortelli D, Christen P, Bieri S. Analysis of the neurotoxin anisatin in star anise by LC-MS/MS. Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess. 2013;30:1598-605 pubmed publisher
    ..2 and 8 mg kg?¹. The applicability of this validated method was demonstrated by the analysis of several Illicium species and star anise samples purchased on the Swiss market...
  55. Zhang G, Zhuang P, Wang X, Yu S, Ma S, Qu J, et al. Sesquiterpenes from the roots of Illicium jiadifengpi. Planta Med. 2013;79:1056-62 pubmed publisher
    ..5-7), and a new acorane sesquiterpene (8) as well as 15 known analogues were isolated from the roots of Illicium jiadifengpi used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis...
  56. Ebani V, Nardoni S, Bertelloni F, Najar B, Pistelli L, Mancianti F. Antibacterial and Antifungal Activity of Essential Oils against Pathogens Responsible for Otitis Externa in Dogs and Cats. Medicines (Basel). 2017;4: pubmed publisher
    ..b>Methods: Nine commercial EOs, from roman chamomile (Anthemis nobilis L.), star anise (Illicium verum), lavender (Lavandula hybrida), litsea (Litsea cubeba (Lour.) Pers...
  57. Wang X, Guo Y, Yang C. [Determination of shikimic acid in fruit of Illiciaceae plants by HPLC with diode-array detection]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2001;26:447-9 pubmed
    ..To establish the determination method of Shikimic acid...
  58. Bhadra S, Mukherjee P, Kumar N, Bandyopadhyay A. Anticholinesterase activity of standardized extract of Illicium verum Hook. f. fruits. Fitoterapia. 2011;82:342-6 pubmed publisher
    b>Illicium verum is a well known spice in traditional Indian system for its therapeutic potential...
  59. Perret C, Tabin R, Marcoz J, Llor J, Cheseaux J. [Apparent life-threatening event in infants: think about star anise intoxication!]. Arch Pediatr. 2011;18:750-3 pubmed publisher
    ..In most cases, the cause of intoxication was contamination of Chinese star anise (Illicium verum) by Japanese star anise (Illicium anisatum)...
  60. Wei D, Wang J, Zhang Y, Kong L. A new phenylpropanoid glycoside from the fruits of Illicium simonsii. Chin J Nat Med. 2012;10:20-3 pubmed publisher
    To study the constituents and bioactivity of Illicium simonsii.
  61. Zhou X, Qiu M, Zhao D, Lu F, Ding Y. Inhibitory Effects of Spices on Biogenic Amine Accumulation during Fish Sauce Fermentation. J Food Sci. 2016;81:M913-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, the garlic and star anise extracts showed antimicrobial activity against amine producers. These findings may be helpful for enhancing the safety of fish sauce. ..
  62. Lederer I, Schulzki G, Gross J, Steffen J. Combination of TLC and HPLC-MS/MS methods. Approach to a rational quality control of Chinese star anise. J Agric Food Chem. 2006;54:1970-4 pubmed
    In this study, a methodological approach for an effective and reliable quality control of Chinese star anise (Illicium verum Hook. F.) is developed and validated...
  63. Hirschfeld G, Weber L, Renkl A, Scharffetter Kochanek K, Weiss J. Anaphylaxis after Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) therapy in a patient with sensitization to star anise and celery-carrot-mugwort-spice syndrome. Allergy. 2008;63:243-4 pubmed publisher
  64. Zhou J, Sun J, Xu S, Zhou Q, Sun S. [Study on the identification of Illicium vatum Hook. f. and illicium lanceolatum A. C. Smith by multi-ateps infrared macro-fingerprint method]. Guang Pu Xue Yu Guang Pu Fen Xi. 2008;28:2864-7 pubmed
    b>Illicium vatum Hook. f. and its counterfeit Illicium lanceolatum A. C. Smith can be discriminated and identified by using multi-steps infrared maro-fingerprint method...
  65. Song T, Zhang W, Xia X, Shen Y, Liu C, Lin S, et al. Two new acorane sesquiterpenes from Illicium henryi. Arch Pharm Res. 2009;32:1233-6 pubmed publisher
    ..3), and one known acorane sesquiterpene, acoradiepoxide (4) were isolated from the twigs and leaves of Illicium henryi...
  66. Liu J, Jiang Z, Geng C, Zou X, Shi Y, Ma Y, et al. Two new phenylpropanoid derivatives and other constituents from Illicium simonsii active against oral microbial organisms. Planta Med. 2010;76:1464-7 pubmed publisher
    Bioassay-guided fractionation of the ethanol extract of the leaves and stems of Illicium simonsii led to the isolation of two new compounds, simonin A (1) and 1-hydroxyl-2- O- ?- D-6'-acetyl-glucopyranosyl-4-allylbenzene (2), along with ..
  67. Ma S, Tang W, Liu Y, Hu Y, Yu S, Zhang Y, et al. Prenylated C6-C3 compounds with molecular diversity from the roots of Illicium oligandrum. Phytochemistry. 2011;72:115-25 pubmed publisher
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