pteris

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family PTERIDACEAE. Members contain entkaurane DITERPENES. The name is similar to bracken fern (PTERIDIUM).

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  1. Kertulis Tartar G, Ma L, Tu C, Chirenje T. Phytoremediation of an arsenic-contaminated site using Pteris vittata L.: a two-year study. Int J Phytoremediation. 2006;8:311-22 pubmed
    A field study was conducted to determine the efficiency of Chinese brake fern (Pteris vittata L.), an arsenic hyperaccumulator, on removal of arsenic from soil at an arsenic-contaminated site...
  2. Singh N, Ma L. Arsenic speciation, and arsenic and phosphate distribution in arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. and non-hyperaccumulator Pteris ensiformis L. Environ Pollut. 2006;141:238-46 pubmed
    ..study examined the roles of arsenic translocation and reduction, and P distribution in arsenic detoxification of Pteris vittata L. (Chinese Brake fern), an arsenic hyperaccumulator and Pteris ensiformis L...
  3. Wang J, Zhao F, Meharg A, Raab A, Feldmann J, McGrath S. Mechanisms of arsenic hyperaccumulation in Pteris vittata. Uptake kinetics, interactions with phosphate, and arsenic speciation. Plant Physiol. 2002;130:1552-61 pubmed
    The mechanisms of arsenic (As) hyperaccumulation in Pteris vittata, the first identified As hyperaccumulator, are unknown...
  4. Wang H, Wong M, Lan C, Baker A, Qin Y, Shu W, et al. Uptake and accumulation of arsenic by 11 Pteris taxa from southern China. Environ Pollut. 2007;145:225-33 pubmed
    ..In addition, young plants of 11 Pteris taxa were grown in glasshouse conditions for 12 weeks on As-amended soils with 0, 50 and 200 mg As kg(-1)...
  5. Gonzaga M, Santos J, Ma L. Phytoextraction by arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. from six arsenic-contaminated soils: Repeated harvests and arsenic redistribution. Environ Pollut. 2008;154:212-8 pubmed
    This greenhouse experiment evaluated arsenic removal by Pteris vittata and its effects on arsenic redistribution in soils. P...
  6. Shelmerdine P, Black C, McGrath S, Young S. Modelling phytoremediation by the hyperaccumulating fern, Pteris vittata, of soils historically contaminated with arsenic. Environ Pollut. 2009;157:1589-96 pubmed publisher
    b>Pteris vittata plants were grown on twenty-one UK soils contaminated with arsenic (As) from a wide range of natural and anthropogenic sources...
  7. Wu F, Leung H, Wu S, Ye Z, Wong M. Variation in arsenic, lead and zinc tolerance and accumulation in six populations of Pteris vittata L. from China. Environ Pollut. 2009;157:2394-404 pubmed publisher
    Arsenic, Pb and Zn tolerance and accumulation were investigated in six populations of Pteris vittata collected from As-contaminated and uncontaminated sites in southeast China compared with Pteris semipinnata (a non-As hyperaccumulator) ..
  8. Chen G, Liang N, Lee J, Chan U, Wang S, Leung B, et al. Over-expression of Bcl-2 against Pteris semipinnata L-induced apoptosis of human colon cancer cells via a NF-kappa B-related pathway. Apoptosis. 2004;9:619-27 pubmed
    ..alpha-hydroxy-15-oxo-kaur-16-en-19-oic-acid (5F), an antitumor component, is a chemical compound isolated from Pteris semipinnata L (PsL), a Chinese traditional herb...
  9. Ouyang D, Ni X, Xu H, Chen J, Yang P, Kong D. Pterosins from Pteris multifida. Planta Med. 2010;76:1896-900 pubmed publisher
    ..P (1), and a new natural product, named dehydropterosin B (3), were isolated from the aerial parts of Pteris multifida Poir., along with nine known compounds (2, 4-11)...

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  1. Bona E, Cattaneo C, Cesaro P, Marsano F, Lingua G, Cavaletto M, et al. Proteomic analysis of Pteris vittata fronds: two arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi differentially modulate protein expression under arsenic contamination. Proteomics. 2010;10:3811-34 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the frond proteome of the arsenic hyperaccumulator fern Pteris vittata in plants that had been inoculated with one of the two AM fungi (Glomus mosseae or Gigaspora margarita) ..
  2. Sun L, Yan X, Liao X, Wen Y, Chong Z, Liang T. Interactions of arsenic and phenanthrene on their uptake and antioxidative response in Pteris vittata L. Environ Pollut. 2011;159:3398-405 pubmed publisher
    The interactions of arsenic and phenanthrene on plant uptake and antioxidative response of Pteris vitatta L. were studied hydroponically...
  3. Ellis D, Gumaelius L, Indriolo E, Pickering I, Banks J, Salt D. A novel arsenate reductase from the arsenic hyperaccumulating fern Pteris vittata. Plant Physiol. 2006;141:1544-54 pubmed
    b>Pteris vittata sporophytes hyperaccumulate arsenic to 1% to 2% of their dry weight. Like the sporophyte, the gametophyte was found to reduce arsenate [As(V)] to arsenite [As(III)] and store arsenic as free As(III)...
  4. Li L, Liu Y, Lv Y, Wu K, Chen G, Liang N. [Apoptosis effect and mechanism of 5F from Pteris semipinnata on HepG2 cells]. Zhong Yao Cai. 2010;33:77-80 pubmed
    To investigate the effect of Pteris semipinnata L. (PsL) extract Ent-11alpha-hydroxy-15-oxo-kaur-16-en-19-oic-acid (5F)-on HepG2 cells and explore its potential mechanism.
  5. Wang H, Ye Z, Shu W, Li W, Wong M, Lan C. Arsenic uptake and accumulation in fern species growing at arsenic-contaminated sites of southern China: field surveys. Int J Phytoremediation. 2006;8:1-11 pubmed
    ..The results show that among 24 fern species, Pteris multifida and P. oshimensis can (hyper)accumulate As in their fronds with high concentrations in addition to P...
  6. Su Y, McGrath S, Zhu Y, Zhao F. Highly efficient xylem transport of arsenite in the arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata. New Phytol. 2008;180:434-41 pubmed publisher
    The hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata translocates arsenic (As) from roots to fronds efficiently, but the form of As translocated in xylem and the main location of arsenate reduction have not been resolved. Here, P...
  7. Chen J, Shiyab S, Han F, Monts D, Waggoner C, Yang Z, et al. Bioaccumulation and physiological effects of mercury in Pteris vittata and Nephrolepis exaltata. Ecotoxicology. 2009;18:110-21 pubmed publisher
    ..mercury uptake and phytotoxicity as well as anti-oxidative responses in two species of ferns [Chinese brake fern (Pteris vittata) and Boston fern (Nephrolepis exaltata)], grown in a hydroponic system...
  8. Sundaram S, Wu S, Ma L, Rathinasabapathi B. Expression of a Pteris vittata glutaredoxin PvGRX5 in transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana increases plant arsenic tolerance and decreases arsenic accumulation in the leaves. Plant Cell Environ. 2009;32:851-8 pubmed publisher
    Chinese brake fern Pteris vittata hyperaccumulates arsenic in its fronds...
  9. Salido A, Hasty K, Lim J, Butcher D. Phytoremediation of arsenic and lead in contaminated soil using Chinese brake ferns (Pteris vittata) and Indian mustard (Brassica juncea). Int J Phytoremediation. 2003;5:89-103 pubmed
    ..Chinese Brake ferns (Pteris vittata) were used to extract arsenic...
  10. Onaga S, Taira T. A new type of plant chitinase containing LysM domains from a fern (Pteris ryukyuensis): roles of LysM domains in chitin binding and antifungal activity. Glycobiology. 2008;18:414-23 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first report of the presence in plants of a family-18 chitinase containing LysM domains...
  11. Fitz W, Wenzel W, Zhang H, Nurmi J, Stipek K, Fischerova Z, et al. Rhizosphere characteristics of the arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. and monitoring of phytoremoval efficiency. Environ Sci Technol. 2003;37:5008-14 pubmed
    ..We investigated changes in the rhizosphere characteristics of Pteris vittata (Chinese Brake fern) relevant for its use in phytoextraction...
  12. Wang T, Su Y, Hsu T, Yang C, Lin C. 28-day oral toxicity study of the aqueous extract from spider brake (Pteris multifida Poiret) in rats. Food Chem Toxicol. 2007;45:1757-63 pubmed
    Spider brake (Pteris multifida Poiret) is a very important folk herb and a constituent in most of the traditional herbal beverage formulas in Taiwan; however, little toxicological information is available regarding the safety following ..
  13. Dalli A, Saha G, Chakraborty U. Characterization of antimicrobial compounds from a common fern, Pteris biaurita. Indian J Exp Biol. 2007;45:285-90 pubmed
    Methanol extract was prepared from the fronds of Pteris biaurita and partial purification was done by solvent partitioning with diethyl ether and ethyl acetate, followed by hydrolysis and further partitioning with ethyl acetate...
  14. Bona E, Marsano F, Massa N, Cattaneo C, Cesaro P, Argese E, et al. Proteomic analysis as a tool for investigating arsenic stress in Pteris vittata roots colonized or not by arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis. J Proteomics. 2011;74:1338-50 pubmed publisher
    b>Pteris vittata can tolerate very high soil arsenic concentration and rapidly accumulates the metalloid in its fronds. However, its tolerance to arsenic has not been completely explored...
  15. Sundaram S, Rathinasabapathi B, Ma L, Rosen B. An arsenate-activated glutaredoxin from the arsenic hyperaccumulator fern Pteris vittata L. regulates intracellular arsenite. J Biol Chem. 2008;283:6095-101 pubmed
    To elucidate the mechanisms of arsenic resistance in the arsenic hyperaccumulator fern Pteris vittata L...
  16. Rathinasabapathi B, Wu S, Sundaram S, Rivoal J, Srivastava M, Ma L. Arsenic resistance in Pteris vittata L.: identification of a cytosolic triosephosphate isomerase based on cDNA expression cloning in Escherichia coli. Plant Mol Biol. 2006;62:845-57 pubmed
    Arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. (Chinese brake fern) grows well in arsenic-contaminated media, with an extraordinary ability to tolerate high levels of arsenic...
  17. Zheng Y, Dai X, Wang L, Xu W, He Z, Ma M. Arsenate reduces copper phytotoxicity in gametophytes of Pteris vittata. J Plant Physiol. 2008;165:1906-16 pubmed publisher
    The fern Pteris vittata is an arsenic (As) hyperaccumulator and can take up very high concentrations of arsenic from the soil. However, little is known about its response to co-contamination with arsenic and copper (Cu)...
  18. Srivastava M, Santos J, Srivastava P, Ma L. Comparison of arsenic accumulation in 18 fern species and four Pteris vittata accessions. Bioresour Technol. 2010;101:2691-9 pubmed publisher
    This study evaluated the ability and mechanisms of 19 Pteris and non-Pteris species to accumulate arsenic (As) in a hydroponic system spiked with 300 microM As...
  19. Tu C, Ma L. Effects of arsenic on concentration and distribution of nutrients in the fronds of the arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. Environ Pollut. 2005;135:333-40 pubmed
    b>Pteris vittata was the first terrestrial plant known to hyperaccumulate arsenic (As). However, it is unclear how As hyperaccumulation influences nutrient uptake by this plant. P...
  20. Indriolo E, Na G, Ellis D, Salt D, Banks J. A vacuolar arsenite transporter necessary for arsenic tolerance in the arsenic hyperaccumulating fern Pteris vittata is missing in flowering plants. Plant Cell. 2010;22:2045-57 pubmed publisher
    The fern Pteris vittata tolerates and hyperaccumulates exceptionally high levels of the toxic metalloid arsenic, and this trait appears unique to the Pteridaceae...
  21. Chen T, Huang Z, Huang Y, Lei M. Distributions of arsenic and essential elements in pinna of arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. Sci China C Life Sci. 2005;48:18-24 pubmed
    The distributions of arsenic and 6 essential elements in the pinna of As hyperaccumulator, Pteris vittata L., were studied using synchrotron radiation X-ray fluorescence (SRXRF)...
  22. Tu C, Ma L, Bondada B. Arsenic accumulation in the hyperaccumulator Chinese brake and its utilization potential for phytoremediation. J Environ Qual. 2002;31:1671-5 pubmed
    The unique property of arsenic hyperaccumulation by the newly discovered Chinese brake (Pteris vittata L.) fern is of great significance in the phytoremediation of arsenic-contaminated soils...
  23. Fayiga A, Ma L. Using phosphate rock to immobilize metals in soil and increase arsenic uptake by hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata. Sci Total Environ. 2006;359:17-25 pubmed
    ..evaluated the effects of phosphate rock (PR) on arsenic and metal uptake by the arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata in a soil spiked with arsenic and heavy metals Cd, Pb and Zn...
  24. Liu Z, Ng E, Liang N, Deng Y, Leung B, Chen G. Cell death induced by Pteris semipinnata L. is associated with p53 and oxidant stress in gastric cancer cells. FEBS Lett. 2005;579:1477-87 pubmed
    ..We conclude that the expression of Bax and its downstream molecules requires the presentation of a wild-type p53 in the cells treated by 5F...
  25. Yang Q, Tu S, Wang G, Liao X, Yan X. Effectiveness of applying arsenate reducing bacteria to enhance arsenic removal from polluted soils by Pteris vittata L. Int J Phytoremediation. 2012;14:89-99 pubmed
    Arsenic is a common contaminant in soils and water. It is well established that the fern Pteris vittata L. is an As hyperaccumulator and therefore has potential to phyroremediate As-polluted soils...
  26. Xiong J, Wu L, Tu S, Van Nostrand J, He Z, Zhou J, et al. Microbial communities and functional genes associated with soil arsenic contamination and the rhizosphere of the arsenic-hyperaccumulating plant Pteris vittata L. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:7277-84 pubmed publisher
    To understand how microbial communities and functional genes respond to arsenic contamination in the rhizosphere of Pteris vittata, five soil samples with different arsenic contamination levels were collected from the rhizosphere of P...
  27. Cao X, Ma L, Tu C. Antioxidative responses to arsenic in the arsenic-hyperaccumulator Chinese brake fern (Pteris vittata L.). Environ Pollut. 2004;128:317-25 pubmed
    This study measured antioxidative responses of Chinese brake fern (Pteris vittata L.) upon exposure to arsenic (As) of different concentrations...
  28. Wang X, Rathinasabapathi B, de Oliveira L, Guilherme L, Ma L. Bacteria-mediated arsenic oxidation and reduction in the growth media of arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata. Environ Sci Technol. 2012;46:11259-66 pubmed publisher
    ..Microbial arsenic oxidation and reduction were demonstrated in the growth media of arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. All arsenite (AsIII) at 0.1 mM in the media was oxidized after 48 h incubation...
  29. Wu F, Ye Z, Wu S, Wong M. Metal accumulation and arbuscular mycorrhizal status in metallicolous and nonmetallicolous populations of Pteris vittata L. and Sedum alfredii Hance. Planta. 2007;226:1363-78 pubmed
    Although Pteris vittata L...
  30. Gumaelius L, Lahner B, Salt D, Banks J. Arsenic hyperaccumulation in gametophytes of Pteris vittata. A new model system for analysis of arsenic hyperaccumulation. Plant Physiol. 2004;136:3198-208 pubmed
    The sporophyte of the fern Pteris vittata is known to hyperaccumulate arsenic (As) in its fronds to >1% of its dry weight...
  31. Srivastava M, Ma L, Santos J. Three new arsenic hyperaccumulating ferns. Sci Total Environ. 2006;364:24-31 pubmed
    ..This experiment identified Pteris biaurita L., P. quadriaurita Retz and P...
  32. Kertulis Tartar G, Rathinasabapathi B, Ma L. Characterization of glutathione reductase and catalase in the fronds of two Pteris ferns upon arsenic exposure. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2009;47:960-5 pubmed publisher
    ..arsenic, we characterized two antioxidant enzymes, glutathione reductase (GR) and catalase (CAT), in the fronds of Pteris vittata, an arsenic-hyperaccumulating fern, and Pteris ensiformis, an arsenic-sensitive fern...
  33. Lou L, Ye Z, Wong M. A comparison of arsenic tolerance, uptake and accumulation between arsenic hyperaccumulator, Pteris vittata L. and non-accumulator, P. semipinnata L.--a hydroponic study. J Hazard Mater. 2009;171:436-42 pubmed publisher
    The differences in arsenic (As) tolerance, uptake and accumulation between Pteris vittata (an As hyperaccumulator) and P. semipinnata (nonaccumulator) were investigated under hydroponic conditions. The results showed that As uptake by P...
  34. Li W, Chen T, Chen Y, Lei M. Role of trichome of Pteris vittata L. in arsenic hyperaccumulation. Sci China C Life Sci. 2005;48:148-54 pubmed
    ..EDX) was used to investigate the surface micromorphology and arsenic (As) micro-distribution in Chinese brake (Pteris vittata L.)...
  35. Raab A, Feldmann J, Meharg A. The nature of arsenic-phytochelatin complexes in Holcus lanatus and Pteris cretica. Plant Physiol. 2004;134:1113-22 pubmed
    ..The As-tolerant grass Holcus lanatus and the As hyperaccumulator Pteris cretica were used as model plants...
  36. Han F, Su Y, Monts D, Waggoner C, Plodinec M. Binding, distribution, and plant uptake of mercury in a soil from Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Sci Total Environ. 2006;368:753-68 pubmed
    ..In addition, high mercury losses from soils contaminated with soluble mercury compounds were observed during a growing season through volatilization, accounting for 20-62% of the total initial mercury in soils. ..
  37. Niazi N, Singh B, Van Zwieten L, Kachenko A. Phytoremediation potential of Pityrogramma calomelanos var. austroamericana and Pteris vittata L. grown at a highly variable arsenic contaminated site. Int J Phytoremediation. 2011;13:912-32 pubmed
    This study examined the phytoextraction potential of two arsenic (As) hyperaccumulators, Pteris vittata L. and Pityrogramma calomelanos var...
  38. Gonzaga M, Ma L, Pacheco E, dos Santos W. Predicting arsenic bioavailability to hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata in arsenic-contaminated soils. Int J Phytoremediation. 2012;14:939-49 pubmed
    ..Further investigation is needed on the effect of Ca and Mg on As uptake by P. vittata. Moreover, additional As contaminated soils with different properties should be tested. ..
  39. Kim J, Seo J, Oh W, Sung S. Anti-Neuroinflammatory ent-Kaurane Diterpenoids from Pteris multifida Roots. Molecules. 2016;22: pubmed publisher
    ..to search for new bioactive phytochemicals against neuroinflammatory diseases, the 80% methanolic extract of Pteris multifida (Pteridaceae) roots was found to exhibit significant NO inhibitory activity in lipopolysaccharide (..
  40. Wan X, Lei M, Chen T. Interaction of As and Sb in the hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L.: changes in As and Sb speciation by XANES. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2016;23:19173-81 pubmed publisher
    ..The As hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. is a potential As-Sb co-accumulating species...
  41. Huang A, Teplitski M, Rathinasabapathi B, Ma L. Characterization of arsenic-resistant bacteria from the rhizosphere of arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata. Can J Microbiol. 2010;56:236-46 pubmed publisher
    Arsenic hyperaccumulator fern Pteris vittata L. produces large amounts of root exudates that are hypothesized to solubilize arsenic and maintain a unique rhizosphere microbial community...
  42. Zhao G, Liao X, Yan X, Zhu G, Tu S, Li S, et al. [Enhancement of As-accumulation by Pteris vittata L. affected by microorganisms]. Huan Jing Ke Xue. 2010;31:431-6 pubmed
    A pot experiment was carried out to study the root character and As accumulation of Pteris vittata L. affected by actinomycete PSQ, shf2 and bacteria Ts37, C13...
  43. Srivastava M, Ma L, Rathinasabapathi B, Srivastava P. Effects of selenium on arsenic uptake in arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. Bioresour Technol. 2009;100:1115-21 pubmed publisher
    ..The reported research investigated the effects of Se on arsenic (As) uptake by As hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. and determined possible mechanisms of interaction...
  44. Forino L, Ruffini Castiglione M, Bartoli G, Balestri M, Andreucci A, Tagliasacchi A. Arsenic-induced morphogenic response in roots of arsenic hyperaccumulator fern Pteris vittata. J Hazard Mater. 2012;235-236:271-8 pubmed publisher
    ..that arsenic induces stress morphogenetic responses involved in As tolerance and hyperaccumulation in the Pteris vittata fern, we analyzed the root system of young sporophytes grown in 250, 334, and 500 ?M As for five days and ..
  45. Liu Y, Zhu Y, Chen B, Christie P, Li X. Influence of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus mosseae on uptake of arsenate by the As hyperaccumulator fern Pteris vittata L. Mycorrhiza. 2005;15:187-92 pubmed
    ..arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungus (Glomus mosseae) on the biomass and arsenate uptake of an As hyperaccumulator, Pteris vittata...
  46. Su Y, Han F, Chen J, Sridhar B, Monts D. Phytoextraction and accumulation of mercury in three plant species: Indian mustard (Brassica juncea), beard grass (Polypogon monospeliensis), and Chinese brake fern (Pteris vittata). Int J Phytoremediation. 2008;10:547-60 pubmed publisher
    ..for mercury: Indian mustard (Brassica juncea), beard grass (Polypogon monospeliensis), and Chinese brake fern (Pteris vittata)...
  47. Pham H, Michalet S, Bodillis J, Nguyen T, Nguyen T, Le T, et al. Impact of metal stress on the production of secondary metabolites in Pteris vittata L. and associated rhizosphere bacterial communities. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2017;24:16735-16750 pubmed publisher
    ..We then compared the secondary metabolites of the hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L...
  48. Wan X, Lei M, Chen T, Yang J. Intercropped Pteris vittata L. and Morus alba L. presents a safe utilization mode for arsenic-contaminated soil. Sci Total Environ. 2017;579:1467-1475 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, intercropping of arsenic (As) hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. with economic crops is now widely utilized in slightly or moderately As-contaminated farmlands...
  49. Wu M, Weng C, Wang L, Lian T. Immunomodulatory mechanism of the aqueous extract of sword brake fern (Pteris ensiformis Burm.). J Ethnopharmacol. 2005;98:73-81 pubmed
    Sword brake fern (Pteris ensiformis Burm.) is an ingredient in most of the traditional herbal beverage formulas in Taiwan; however, no information is available to explain its bioactivity...
  50. Barbafieri M, Pedron F, Petruzzelli G, Rosellini I, Franchi E, Bagatin R, et al. Assisted phytoremediation of a multi-contaminated soil: Investigation on arsenic and lead combined mobilization and removal. J Environ Manage. 2017;203:316-329 pubmed publisher
    ..contamination, which is certainly the most worrying, the possibility of employing a hyper-accumulator species (Pteris vittata) has also been investigated, highlighting advantages and difficulties associated with such an approach...
  51. Lei M, Wan X, Huang Z, Chen T, Li X, Liu Y. First evidence on different transportation modes of arsenic and phosphorus in arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata. Environ Pollut. 2012;161:1-7 pubmed publisher
    Arsenic (As) reduction and translocation are key processes for As hyperaccumulation by the hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. Micro-X-ray adsorption spectroscopy of P...
  52. Poynton C, Huang J, Blaylock M, Kochian L, Elless M. Mechanisms of arsenic hyperaccumulation in Pteris species: root As influx and translocation. Planta. 2004;219:1080-8 pubmed
    Several species of fern from the Pteris genus are able to accumulate extremely high concentrations of arsenic (As) in the fronds...
  53. Lee S, Lee J. Effect of arsenic absorption on the water-refilling speed of Pteris cretica. Microsc Res Tech. 2011;74:517-22 pubmed publisher
    ..In such context, some species of ferns such as Pteris cretica were found to be a hyper-accumulator of arsenic (As)...
  54. Tu C, Ma L, Zhang W, Cai Y, Harris W. Arsenic species and leachability in the fronds of the hyperaccumulator Chinese brake (Pteris vittata L.). Environ Pollut. 2003;124:223-30 pubmed
    ..of this research was to understand the speciation and leachability of arsenic in the fronds of Chinese brake (Pteris vittata L.), an arsenic hyperaccumulator, with an emphasis on the implications for arsenic-rich biomass disposal...
  55. Liu X, Fu J, Tang N, da Silva E, Cao Y, Turner B, et al. Phytate induced arsenic uptake and plant growth in arsenic-hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata. Environ Pollut. 2017;226:212-218 pubmed publisher
    ..However, it occurs in root exudates of As-hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata (PV). To elucidate its effect on As uptake and growth, P...
  56. He T, Mo L, Liang N. [Effects of 5F from Pteri semipinnata on the expression of ETS-1 mRNA and VEGF protein of highly metastatic ovarian carcinoma HO-8910PM cells]. Zhong Yao Cai. 2005;28:307-9 pubmed
    ..To study the effect of 5F from Pteri semipinnata L. on the expression of ETS-1 mRNA and VEGF protein, and to investigate the antitumor mechanisms of 5F from Pteri semipinnata L...
  57. Silva Gonzaga M, Santos J, Ma L. Arsenic chemistry in the rhizosphere of Pteris vittata L. and Nephrolepis exaltata L. Environ Pollut. 2006;143:254-60 pubmed
    This greenhouse experiment evaluated the influence of arsenic uptake by arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. and non-arsenic hyperaccumulator Nephrolepis exaltata L. on arsenic chemistry in bulk and rhizosphere soil...
  58. Chen J, Wang T, Yang C, Liao H, Sung P, Chen I, et al. New pterosin sesquiterpenes and antitubercular constituents from Pteris ensiformis. Chem Biodivers. 2013;10:1903-8 pubmed publisher
    ..2S)-13-hydroxypterosin A (1) and (2S,3S)-12-hydroxypterosin Q (2), were isolated from the whole plants of Pteris ensiformis, together with six known compounds...
  59. de la Paix M, Lanhai L, de Dieu H, John M. Plant algae method for arsenic removal from arsenic contaminated groundwater. Water Sci Technol. 2012;65:927-31 pubmed publisher
    ..9 to 3.9 mg/kg and 1.95 to 4.0 mg/kg for 30-d and 60-d ferns respectively. This study showed that the plant algae method may be a good solution to maximize arsenic uptake in the short term under normal climatic conditions...
  60. de Oliveira L, Ma L, Santos J, Guilherme L, Lessl J. Effects of arsenate, chromate, and sulfate on arsenic and chromium uptake and translocation by arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata L. Environ Pollut. 2014;184:187-92 pubmed publisher
    ..of arsenate (AsV), chromate (CrVI) and sulfate on As and Cr uptake and translocation by arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata (PV), which was exposed to AsV, CrVI and sulfate at 0, 0.05, 0.25 or 1...
  61. Bai R, Zhou Y, Deng S, Dong P, Zhang B, Huang S, et al. Two new ent-kaurane diterpenoids from Pteris semipinnata. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2013;15:1107-11 pubmed publisher
    In this study, two new compounds and six known compounds were isolated from the aerial parts of Pteris semipinnata...
  62. Chen Y, Chang F, Lu M, Hsieh P, Wu M, Du Y, et al. New benzoyl glucosides and cytotoxic pterosin sesquiterpenes from Pteris ensiformis Burm. Molecules. 2008;13:255-66 pubmed
    ..3), together with nine known compounds, were isolated from the ethyl acetate extract of Pteris ensiformis...
  63. Raj A, Pandey A, Sharma Y, Khare P, Srivastava P, Singh N. Metabolic adaptation of Pteris vittata L. gametophyte to arsenic induced oxidative stress. Bioresour Technol. 2011;102:9827-32 pubmed publisher
    The sporophyte and gametophyte of Pteris vittata are arsenic hyperaccumulators, however, little is known about the mechanism by which the gametophyte deals with this toxic element...
  64. Cai Y, Su J, Ma L. Low molecular weight thiols in arsenic hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata upon exposure to arsenic and other trace elements. Environ Pollut. 2004;129:69-78 pubmed
    ..of these low molecular weight thiols in the recently discovered arsenic hyperaccumulator, Chinese Brake fern (Pteris vittata) upon exposure to arsenic and other trace metals was investigated...
  65. Potera C. The gene behind arsenic hyperaccumulation. Environ Health Perspect. 2010;118:a337 pubmed publisher
  66. Sarangi B, Chakrabarti T. Characterization of an ecotype of brake-fern, Pteris vittata, for arsenic tolerance and accumulation in plant biomass. Tsitol Genet. 2008;42:16-31 pubmed
    An ecotype of brake fern (Pteris vittata) was assessed for arsenic tolerance and accumulation in its biomass under in vivo and in vitro condition; using soil, and agar-gelled Murashige and Skoog (MS) medium supplemented with different ..
  67. Doi M, Wada M, Shimazaki K. The fern Adiantum capillus-veneris lacks stomatal responses to blue light. Plant Cell Physiol. 2006;47:748-55 pubmed
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