violaceae

Summary

Summary: A plant family of the order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida.

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  1. Marcussen T, Oxelman B, Skog A, Jakobsen K. Evolution of plant RNA polymerase IV/V genes: evidence of subneofunctionalization of duplicated NRPD2/NRPE2-like paralogs in Viola (Violaceae). BMC Evol Biol. 2010;10:45 pubmed publisher
  2. Trabi M, Mylne J, Sando L, Craik D. Circular proteins from Melicytus (Violaceae) refine the conserved protein and gene architecture of cyclotides. Org Biomol Chem. 2009;7:2378-88 pubmed publisher
    Cyclotides are cyclic disulfide rich mini-proteins found in various Rubiaceae (coffee family), Violaceae (violet family) and Cucurbitaceae (squash family) plant species...
  3. Patel D, Kumar R, Laloo D, Hemalatha S. Evaluation of phytochemical and antioxidant activities of the different fractions of Hybanthus enneaspermus (Linn.) F. Muell. (Violaceae). Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2011;4:391-6 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the naturally occurring antioxidant for the first time from the different solvent fractions of Hybanthus enneaspermus (H. enneaspermus) Linn F. Muell. family (Violaceae).
  4. Trabi M, Craik D. Tissue-specific expression of head-to-tail cyclized miniproteins in Violaceae and structure determination of the root cyclotide Viola hederacea root cyclotide1. Plant Cell. 2004;16:2204-16 pubmed
    ..We have examined the expression patterns of these fascinating peptides in various Viola species (Violaceae)...
  5. Goransson U, Svangård E, Claeson P, Bohlin L. Novel strategies for isolation and characterization of cyclotides: the discovery of bioactive macrocyclic plant polypeptides in the Violaceae. Curr Protein Pept Sci. 2004;5:317-29 pubmed
    This review focuses on the discovery of cyclotides in the Violaceae, their isolation and their anti-cancer effects...
  6. Simonsen S, Sando L, Ireland D, Colgrave M, Bharathi R, Goransson U, et al. A continent of plant defense peptide diversity: cyclotides in Australian Hybanthus (Violaceae). Plant Cell. 2005;17:3176-89 pubmed
    ..In this study, we sampled Australian Hybanthus (Violaceae) to gain an insight into the level of variation within populations, within species, and between species...
  7. Tokuoka T. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of Violaceae (Malpighiales) based on plastid and nuclear DNA sequences. J Plant Res. 2008;121:253-60 pubmed publisher
    A phylogenetic analysis of Violaceae is presented using sequences from rbcL, atpB, matK and 18S rDNA from 39 species and 19 genera...
  8. Dai J, Tao H, Min Q, Zhu Q. Anti-hepatitis B virus activities of friedelolactones from Viola diffusa Ging. Phytomedicine. 2015;22:724-9 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Violaceae)...
  9. Gil H, Kim S. Viola woosanensis, a recurrent spontaneous hybrid between V. ulleungdoensis and V. chaerophylloides (Violaceae) endemic to Ulleung Island, Korea. J Plant Res. 2016;129:807-822 pubmed publisher
    ..Viola woosanensis (Violaceae) is of purportedly hybrid origin between V. ulleungdoensis (i.e., formerly recognized as V...

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  1. Nazareno A, Dick C, Lohmann L. Wide but not impermeable: Testing the riverine barrier hypothesis for an Amazonian plant species. Mol Ecol. 2017;26:3636-3648 pubmed publisher
    ..We studied an Amazon shrub, Amphirrhox longifolia (A. St.-Hil.) Spreng (Violaceae), as a model to test the riverine barrier hypothesis. Twenty-six populations of A...
  2. Jeong Y, Oh Y, Cho W, Shin H, Lee K, Ma J. Anti-inflammatory effects of Viola yedoensis and the application of cell extraction methods for investigating bioactive constituents in macrophages. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2016;16:180 pubmed publisher
    Viola yedoensis (VY, Violaceae) is a popular medicinal herb used in traditional eastern medicine for treating lots of diseases, including inflammation and its related symptoms...
  3. Migdałek G, Nowak J, Saługa M, Cieslak E, Szczepaniak M, Ronikier M, et al. No evidence of contemporary interploidy gene flow between the closely related European woodland violets Viola reichenbachiana and V. riviniana (sect. Viola, Violaceae). Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2017;19:542-551 pubmed publisher
    ..reichenbachiana. The results indicate lack of gene flow between species, high influence of selfing on genetic variability, as well as probably only localised introgression toward V. riviniana...
  4. Weidmann J, Craik D. Discovery, structure, function, and applications of cyclotides: circular proteins from plants. J Exp Bot. 2016;67:4801-12 pubmed publisher
    ..They occur in plants from the Violaceae, Rubiaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Fabaceae, and Solanaceae families, typically with 10-100 cyclotides in a given plant ..
  5. Slazak B, Jacobsson E, Kuta E, Göransson U. Exogenous plant hormones and cyclotide expression in Viola uliginosa (Violaceae). Phytochemistry. 2015;117:527-36 pubmed publisher
    Plants from Violaceae produce cyclotides, peptides characterized by a circular peptide backbone and a cystine knot...
  6. Seri E, Maruvka Y, Shnerb N. Neutral dynamics and cluster statistics in a tropical forest. Am Nat. 2012;180:E161-73 pubmed publisher
    ..Our work emphasizes the importance of spatiotemporal cluster dynamics as an instrument for detecting the factors that govern community assembly...
  7. Patel D, Kumar R, Sairam K, Hemalatha S. Hybanthus enneaspermus (L.) F. Muell: a concise report on its phytopharmacological aspects. Chin J Nat Med. 2013;11:199-206 pubmed publisher
    Hybanthus enneaspermus (L.) F. Muell belonging to the family Violaceae, popularly known as Ratanpurus (Hindi) is a herb or a shrub distributed in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world...
  8. Burman R, Gruber C, Rizzardi K, Herrmann A, Craik D, Gupta M, et al. Cyclotide proteins and precursors from the genus Gloeospermum: filling a blank spot in the cyclotide map of Violaceae. Phytochemistry. 2010;71:13-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Cyclotides have been found mainly in the coffee (Rubiaceae) and violet (Violaceae) plant families...
  9. Ge X, Li Z. Extra divisions and nuclei fusions in microspores from Brassica allohexaploid (AABBCC) x Orychophragmus violaceus hybrids. Plant Cell Rep. 2006;25:1075-80 pubmed
    ..The extra divisions or fusions appeared only in some flower buds of one plant, some anthers in the same buds, or even in individual cells of tetrads. The possible mechanisms behind these cytological phenomena are discussed...
  10. Boominathan R, Parimaladevi B, Mandal S, Ghoshal S. Anti-inflammatory evaluation of Ionidium suffruticosam Ging. in rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2004;91:367-70 pubmed
    The anti-inflammatory activity of Ionidium suffruticosam (Violaceae) methanol extract was evaluated on carrageenin, histamine and serotonin-induced rat hind paw oedema acute models...
  11. Ziegler H, Staerk D, Christensen J, Hviid L, Hagerstrand H, Jaroszewski J. In vitro Plasmodium falciparum drug sensitivity assay: inhibition of parasite growth by incorporation of stomatocytogenic amphiphiles into the erythrocyte membrane. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2002;46:1441-6 pubmed
  12. Ravipati A, Poth A, Troeira Henriques S, Bhandari M, Huang Y, Niño J, et al. Understanding the Diversity and Distribution of Cyclotides from Plants of Varied Genetic Origin. J Nat Prod. 2017;80:1522-1530 pubmed publisher
    ..plant-derived macrocyclic cystine-knot peptides, with more than 400 having been identified in species from the Violaceae, Rubiaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Fabaceae, and Solanaceae families...
  13. Attah A, Hellinger R, Sonibare M, Moody J, Arrowsmith S, Wray S, et al. Ethnobotanical survey of Rinorea dentata (Violaceae) used in South-Western Nigerian ethnomedicine and detection of cyclotides. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016;179:83-91 pubmed publisher
    People living in the tropical rain forest of South-Western Nigeria use Rinorea dentata (P. Beauv.) Kuntze (Violaceae) in ethno-veterinary medicine to facilitate parturition...
  14. Chang J, Ma L, Zhou Y, Zhang S, Wang W. Remediation of nitrate-contaminated wastewater using denitrification biofilters with straws of ornamental flowers added as carbon source. Water Sci Technol. 2016;74:416-23 pubmed publisher
    ..881, p < 0.0001). It is feasible and economical to use the denitrification biofilter to treat nitrate-contaminated wastewater, although further optimization of carbon source addition is still required. ..
  15. Sripriya J, Anandhakumar S, Achiraman S, Antony J, Siva D, Raichur A. Laser receptive polyelectrolyte thin films doped with biosynthesized silver nanoparticles for antibacterial coatings and drug delivery applications. Int J Pharm. 2013;457:206-13 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the polyelectrolyte thin film reported in our study has significant potential in the field of remote activated drug delivery, antibacterial coatings and wound dressings. ..
  16. Murúa M, Espinoza C, Bustamante R, Marin V, Medel R. Does human-induced habitat transformation modify pollinator-mediated selection? A case study in Viola portalesia (Violaceae). Oecologia. 2010;163:153-62 pubmed publisher
    ..of pollinator assemblages and, hence, pollinator-mediated selection on the flower phenotype of Viola portalesia (Violaceae)...
  17. Perna A, Kuntz P, Douady S. Characterization of spatial networklike patterns from junction geometry. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2011;83:066106 pubmed
    ..The former class results from a sequential growth process and presents large scale organization, and the latter presents local, but not global, organization...
  18. Auge H, Neuffer B, Erlinghagen F, Grupe R, Brandl R. Demographic and random amplified polymorphic DNA analyses reveal high levels of genetic diversity in a clonal violet. Mol Ecol. 2001;10:1811-9 pubmed
    ..Although Viola riviniana is a clonal plant, traits associated with sexual reproduction rather than clonality per se are moulding the pattern of genetic variation in this species...
  19. Gruber C, Cemazar M, Anderson M, Craik D. Insecticidal plant cyclotides and related cystine knot toxins. Toxicon. 2007;49:561-75 pubmed
    Cyclotides are small disulphide-rich peptides found in plants from the violet (Violaceae), coffee (Rubiaceae) and cucurbit (Cucurbitaceae) families...
  20. Xie C, Kokubun T, Houghton P, Simmonds M. Antibacterial activity of the Chinese traditional medicine, Zi Hua Di Ding. Phytother Res. 2004;18:497-500 pubmed
    ..yedoensis, V. prionantha and C. bungeana showed activity against B. subtilis at 6.25 microg/mL. Preliminary analysis of these active fractions indicates that they contain long chain carboxylic acids...
  21. Boominathan R, Devi B, Mandal S. Evaluation of antitussive potential of Ionidium suffruticosam Ging. (Violaceae) extract in albino mice. Phytother Res. 2003;17:838-9 pubmed
    ..b>Violaceae) which was investigated for its effect on a cough model induced by sulfur dioxide gas in albino mice...
  22. Tuleshova A, Kuznetsova S, Kukushkin A. [Influence of the sucrose outflow from leaves of higher plants on delayed luminescence induction in photosynthesis]. Biofizika. 2002;47:691-5 pubmed
    ..It was concluded that the accumulation of sucrose in the conducting tissues of the leaf stimulates the increase in the CO2 fixation rate on rellumination after dark adaptation...
  23. Bohn S, Andreotti B, Douady S, Munzinger J, Couder Y. Constitutive property of the local organization of leaf venation networks. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2002;65:061914 pubmed
    ..This local organization principle is universal; all leaf venation patterns studied show the same behavior. The results are compared with physical networks such as fracture arrays or soap froth in terms of hierarchy and reorganization...
  24. Dharmarajan S, Arumugam K. Comparative evaluation of flavone from Mucuna pruriens and coumarin from Ionidium suffruticosum for hypolipidemic activity in rats fed with high fat diet. Lipids Health Dis. 2012;11:126 pubmed publisher
    ..However, treatment of coumarin isolated from (I.suffruticosum) had showed more cardio protective effect against hyperlipidemia than that of flavone (M.pruriens)...
  25. Vuda M, D Souza R, Upadhya S, Kumar V, Rao N, Kumar V, et al. Hepatoprotective and antioxidant activity of aqueous extract of Hybanthus enneaspermus against CCl4-induced liver injury in rats. Exp Toxicol Pathol. 2012;64:855-9 pubmed publisher
    The hepatoprotective, curative and anti-oxidant properties of aqueous extract of Hybanthus enneaspermus (Violaceae) used against CCl4-induced liver damage in rats were investigated in the present study...
  26. Olubajo A, Adefunke A, Olubusola I, Ibilola O. Experimental evaluation of the impact of maternal consumption of aqueous leaf extract of Hybanthus enneaspermus on pregnancy in Sprague Dawley rats. Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 2013;10:283-91 pubmed
    ..Maternal consumption of aqueous leaf extract of Hybanthus enneaspermus adversely affected pregnancy and development of the foetus, as it precipitated resorption of developing foetus and reduced size and weight of litter at term. ..
  27. Herrera C. Marcescent corollas as functional structures: effects on the fecundity of two insect-pollinated plants. Ann Bot. 2010;106:659-62 pubmed publisher
    ..This note reports the results of experiments assessing the fecundity effects of marcescent corollas in two southern Spanish insect-pollinated plants, Lavandula latifolia (Lamiaceae) and Viola cazorlensis (Violaceae).
  28. Sorensen A, Rouse D, Clements M, John P, Perotti E. Description of a fertilization-independent obligate apomictic species: Corunastylis apostasioides Fitzg. Sex Plant Reprod. 2009;22:153-65 pubmed publisher
    ..Typical of apomicts, C. apostasioides is polyploid compared to the sexual C. fimbriata. The divergences of C. apostasioides from sexuality to apomictic development are discussed...
  29. Ma N, Li Z, Cartagena J, Fukui K. GISH and AFLP analyses of novel Brassica napus lines derived from one hybrid between B. napus and Orychophragmus violaceus. Plant Cell Rep. 2006;25:1089-93 pubmed
    ..violaceus-specific bands, deleted bands in 'Oro' and novel bands for two parents were detected. The possible mechanisms for these results were discussed...
  30. Johansson S, Goransson U, Luijendijk T, Backlund A, Claeson P, Bohlin L. A neutrophil multitarget functional bioassay to detect anti-inflammatory natural products. J Nat Prod. 2002;65:32-41 pubmed
    ..Inhibition of trypsin by the extract of Reseda luteola was high (97%). Orders such as Lamiales and Brassicales were shown to include a comparably high proportion of plants with inhibitory extracts...