diospyros

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family EBENACEAE, order Ebenales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida best known for the edible fruit and the antibacterial activity and compounds of the wood.

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  1. Adzu B, Amos S, Dzarma S, Muazzam I, Gamaniel K. Pharmacological evidence favouring the folkloric use of Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst in the relief of pain and fever. J Ethnopharmacol. 2002;82:191-5 pubmed
    The methanol extract of Diospyros mespiliformis was evaluated for its claimed folkloric usage in the relief of pain and fever. Antipyretic, analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects of the extract were evaluated in rats and mice...
  2. Furusawa M, Tanaka T, Ito T, Nakaya K, Iliya I, Ohyama M, et al. Flavonol glycosides in leaves of two Diospyros species. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2005;53:591-3 pubmed
    Fourteen flavonol glycosides including two new compounds were isolated from the leaves of two Diospyros plants (D. cathayensis and D. rhombifolia). The structures of isolated compounds were determined by spectroscopic analysis...
  3. An B, Kwak J, Park J, Lee J, Park T, Lee J, et al. Inhibition of enzyme activities and the antiwrinkle effect of polyphenol isolated from the persimmon leaf (Diospyros kaki folium) on human skin. Dermatol Surg. 2005;31:848-54; discussion 854 pubmed
    ..Persimmon leaf has a substantial amount of tannins in different forms; therefore, it was selected as a target material...
  4. Higa M, Noha N, Yokaryo H, Ogihara K, Yogi S. Three new naphthoquinone derivatives from Diospyros maritima Blume. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2002;50:590-3 pubmed
    ..12), methylene-3,3'-biplumbagin (13), 2,3-epoxyplumbagin (14), and 3,8'-biplumbagin (15), from the fruits of Diospyros maritima Blume (Ebenaceae). The structures of the new compounds were established by spectroscopic methods...
  5. Akagi T, Ikegami A, Yonemori K. DkMyb2 wound-induced transcription factor of persimmon (Diospyros kaki Thunb.), contributes to proanthocyanidin regulation. Planta. 2010;232:1045-59 pubmed publisher
    ..Persimmon (Diospyros kaki) accumulates abundant PAs in each plant organ, and some potential Myb-like transcription factors (Myb-TFs) ..
  6. Akagi T, Ikegami A, Tsujimoto T, Kobayashi S, Sato A, Kono A, et al. DkMyb4 is a Myb transcription factor involved in proanthocyanidin biosynthesis in persimmon fruit. Plant Physiol. 2009;151:2028-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Persimmon (Diospyros kaki) is unique in being able to accumulate abundant PAs in the fruit flesh...
  7. Akagi T, Ikegami A, Suzuki Y, Yoshida J, Yamada M, Sato A, et al. Expression balances of structural genes in shikimate and flavonoid biosynthesis cause a difference in proanthocyanidin accumulation in persimmon (Diospyros kaki Thunb.) fruit. Planta. 2009;230:899-915 pubmed publisher
    ..Lastly, we tested enzymatic activity of recombinant DkANR in vitro, which is thought to be an important enzyme for PA accumulation in persimmon fruits...
  8. Uchima C, de Castro M, Gallo C, Rezende A, Benato E, Penteado A. Incidence and growth of Listeria monocytogenes in persimmon (Diospyros kaki) fruit. Int J Food Microbiol. 2008;126:235-9 pubmed publisher
    The incidence of Listeria monocytogenes on persimmon (Diospyros kaki) surface of 'Fuyu' and 'Rama Forte' was evaluated during a 5-month-period (from March to July) of two seasons periods (years 2005 and 2006)...
  9. Dzoyem J, Tangmouo J, Lontsi D, Etoa F, Lohoue P. In vitro antifungal activity of extract and plumbagin from the stem bark of Diospyros crassiflora Hiern (Ebenaceae). Phytother Res. 2007;21:671-4 pubmed
    In this study the methanol/dichloromethane (1:1) extract and plumbagin isolated from extract of stem barks of Diospyros crassiflora were tested for their antifungal activity against 12 strains of yeast pathogens and filamentous fungi: ..

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  1. Hu J, Garo E, Goering M, Pasmore M, Yoo H, Esser T, et al. Bacterial biofilm inhibitors from Diospyros dendo. J Nat Prod. 2006;69:118-20 pubmed
    ..with potent inhibition of the formation of the bacterial biofilm Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA01 were obtained from Diospyros dendo using a high-throughput natural products chemistry procedure...
  2. Mondal S, Chakraborty G, Gupta M, Mazumder U. In vitro antioxidant activity of Diospyros malabarica Kostel bark. Indian J Exp Biol. 2006;44:39-44 pubmed
    ..The results indicate that the antioxidant property of the extract may be due to the high content of phenolic compounds. However, the underlying mechanism may not involve hydroxyl radical scavenging property...
  3. Turner B, Munzinger J, Duangjai S, Temsch E, Stockenhuber R, Barfuss M, et al. Molecular phylogenetics of New Caledonian Diospyros (Ebenaceae) using plastid and nuclear markers. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2013;69:740-63 pubmed publisher
    To clarify phylogenetic relationships among New Caledonian species of Diospyros, sequences of four plastid markers (atpB, rbcL, trnK-matK and trnS-trnG) and two low-copy nuclear markers (ncpGS and PHYA) were analysed...
  4. Trongsakul S, Panthong A, Kanjanapothi D, Taesotikul T. The analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory activity of Diospyros variegata Kruz. J Ethnopharmacol. 2003;85:221-5 pubmed
    Pharmacological studies were conducted with the hexane extract of the dry stem of Diospyros variegata Kruz. (Ebenaceae) on experimental animals for evaluating the analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory activities...
  5. Bei W, Peng W, Ma Y, Xu A. Flavonoids from the leaves of Diospyros kaki reduce hydrogen peroxide-induced injury of NG108-15 cells. Life Sci. 2005;76:1975-88 pubmed
    Flavonoids from the leaves of Diospyros kaki L (FLDK-P70) are main therapeutic components of NaoXingQing, which is a novel and patented Traditional Chinese Medicine drug used for the treatment of syndrome of apoplexy for years in China...
  6. Dewanjee S, Gangopadhyay M, Das A. Multimodal approaches of the hydroalcoholic extract of Diospyros peregrina fruits in diabetic therapy. Nat Prod Res. 2011;25:827-33 pubmed publisher
    The matured fruits of Diospyros peregrina possess significant antidiabetic activity. The present investigation was undertaken to evaluate the target of action of the hydroalcoholic extract of D...
  7. Matsumoto K, Kadowaki A, Ozaki N, Takenaka M, Ono H, Yokoyama S, et al. Bile acid-binding ability of kaki-tannin from young fruits of persimmon (Diospyros kaki) in vitro and in vivo. Phytother Res. 2011;25:624-8 pubmed publisher
    ..ability of a highly polymerized tannin (kaki-tannin) extracted from dried-young fruits of persimmon (Diospyros kaki) was examined...
  8. Kesavaraju B, Afify A, Gaugler R. Growth and survival of invasive Aedes albopictus larvae on Diospyros virginiana leaves. J Med Entomol. 2009;46:465-70 pubmed
    ..Lack of a significant slope for survival rate in combination with the results from the growth rate indicated that persimmon was a poor nutritional resource for Ae. albopictus...
  9. Lee Y, Cho E, Yokozawa T. Protective effect of persimmon (Diospyros kaki) peel proanthocyanidin against oxidative damage under H2O2-induced cellular senescence. Biol Pharm Bull. 2008;31:1265-9 pubmed
  10. Nakagawa T, Nakatsuka A, Yano K, Yasugahira S, Nakamura R, Sun N, et al. Expressed sequence tags from persimmon at different developmental stages. Plant Cell Rep. 2008;27:931-8 pubmed publisher
    Persimmon (Diospyros kaki Thunb.) is an important fruit in Asian countries, where it is eaten as a fresh fruit and is also used for many other purposes...
  11. Cesari I, Hoerlé M, Simões Pires C, Grisoli P, Queiroz E, Dacarro C, et al. Anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Diospyros bipindensis (Gürke) extracts and its main constituents. J Ethnopharmacol. 2013;146:264-70 pubmed publisher
    b>Diospyros bipindensis (Gürke) stem bark is used in Cameroon by Baka Pygmies for the treatment of respiratory disorders.
  12. Fan J, He C. Simultaneous quantification of three major bioactive triterpene acids in the leaves of Diospyros kaki by high-performance liquid chromatography method. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2006;41:950-6 pubmed
    The leaf of Diospyros kaki, which is a traditional Chinese medicine, has been used for the treatment of various diseases. In order to improve the quality assurance of the leaves of D...
  13. Zhang J, Kopparapu N, Yan Q, Yang S, Jiang Z. Purification and characterisation of a novel chitinase from persimmon (Diospyros kaki) with antifungal activity. Food Chem. 2013;138:1225-32 pubmed publisher
    A novel chitinase from the persimmon fruit was isolated, purified and characterised in this report. The Diospyros kaki chitinase (DKC) was found to be a monomer with a molecular mass of 29 kDa. It exhibited optimal activity at pH 4...
  14. Hidalgo C, Mateo E, Mas A, Torija M. Identification of yeast and acetic acid bacteria isolated from the fermentation and acetification of persimmon (Diospyros kaki). Food Microbiol. 2012;30:98-104 pubmed publisher
    Persimmon (Diospyros kaki) is a seasonal fruit with important health benefits...
  15. Dzoyem J, Kechia F, Kuete V, Pieme A, Akak C, Tangmouo J, et al. Phytotoxic, antifungal activities and acute toxicity studies of the crude extract and compounds from Diospyros canaliculata. Nat Prod Res. 2011;25:741-9 pubmed publisher
    ..as well as acute toxicity of the methanol extract, fractions and/or isolated compounds from the stem bark of Diospyros canaliculata were investigated...
  16. Tangmouo J, Ho R, Matheeussen A, Lannang A, Komguem J, Messi B, et al. Antimalarial activity of extract and norbergenin derivatives from the stem bark of Diospyros sanza-minika A. Chevalier (Ebenaceae). Phytother Res. 2010;24:1676-9 pubmed publisher
    The methanol extract from the stem bark of Diospyros sanza-minika as well as five norbergenin derivatives isolated from this crude extract were evaluated for their in vitro activity against Plasmodium falciparum K1 and cytotoxicity on ..
  17. Kawase M, Motohashi N, Satoh K, Sakagami H, Nakashima H, Tani S, et al. Biological activity of persimmon (Diospyros kaki) peel extracts. Phytother Res. 2003;17:495-500 pubmed
    Fractionated extracts of persimmon (Diospyros kaki) peels were studied for cytotoxic activity, multidrug resistance (MDR) reversal activity, anti-human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) activity and anti-Helicobacter pylori (H...
  18. Dewanjee S, Das A, Sahu R, Gangopadhyay M. Antidiabetic activity of Diospyros peregrina fruit: effect on hyperglycemia, hyperlipidemia and augmented oxidative stress in experimental type 2 diabetes. Food Chem Toxicol. 2009;47:2679-85 pubmed publisher
    b>Diospyros peregrina is an edible fruit of costal West-Bengal. The present investigation was undertaken to evaluate the role of aqueous extract of D. peregrina fruit in streptozotocin-nicotinamide induced type 2 diabetic rats...
  19. Kawakami K, Aketa S, Nakanami M, Iizuka S, Hirayama M. Major water-soluble polyphenols, proanthocyanidins, in leaves of persimmon (Diospyros kaki) and their alpha-amylase inhibitory activity. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2010;74:1380-5 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that persimmon leaf tea containing peculiar proanthocyanidins has a significant role in suppressing blood glucose elevation after starch intake, and that the best harvest time is June...
  20. Chang T, Huang S, Chang Y, Chang C, Yang H, Deng J, et al. Analgesic effects and mechanisms of anti-inflammation of taraxeren-3-one from Diospyros maritima in mice. J Agric Food Chem. 2011;59:9112-9 pubmed publisher
    This study investigated the analgesic effects of taraxeren-3-one, which is an ingredient from Diospyros maritima (DM), using the models of acetic acid-induced writhing response and the formalin test, and its anti-inflammatory effects ..
  21. Loizzo M, Said A, Tundis R, Hawas U, Rashed K, Menichini F, et al. Antioxidant and antiproliferative activity of Diospyros lotus L. extract and isolated compounds. Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 2009;64:264-70 pubmed publisher
    The object of the study was to determine the chemical composition of Diospyros lotus L. extract and their antioxidant and antiproliferative properties. Eight compounds were isolated from D...
  22. Min T, Yin X, Shi Y, Luo Z, Yao Y, Grierson D, et al. Ethylene-responsive transcription factors interact with promoters of ADH and PDC involved in persimmon (Diospyros kaki) fruit de-astringency. J Exp Bot. 2012;63:6393-405 pubmed publisher
    ..It is proposed that a DkERF-DkADH/DkPDC cascade is involved in regulating persimmon de-astringency...
  23. Bei W, Peng W, Zang L, Xie Z, Hu D, Xu A. Neuroprotective effects of a standardized extract of Diospyros kaki leaves on MCAO transient focal cerebral ischemic rats and cultured neurons injured by glutamate or hypoxia. Planta Med. 2007;73:636-43 pubmed
    Naoxinqing (NXQ, a standardized extract of Diospyros kaki leaves) is a patented and approved drug of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) used for the treatment of apoplexy syndrome for years in China, but its underlying mechanism remains ..
  24. Kato H, Nakamura M, Orito E, Ueda R, Mizokami M. The first report of successful nasogastric Coca-Cola lavage treatment for bitter persimmon phytobezoars in Japan. Am J Gastroenterol. 2003;98:1662-3 pubmed
  25. Thuong P, Lee C, Dao T, Nguyen P, Kim W, Lee S, et al. Triterpenoids from the leaves of Diospyros kaki (persimmon) and their inhibitory effects on protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B. J Nat Prod. 2008;71:1775-8 pubmed publisher
    Phytochemical study on a methanol-soluble extract of the leaves of persimmon (Diospyros kaki) resulted in the isolation of two new ursane-type triterpenoids, 3alpha,19alpha-dihydroxyurs-12,20(30)-dien-24,28-dioic acid (1) and 3alpha,..
  26. Duan J, Chen V, Dong Q, Ding K, Fang J. Chemical structure and immunoinhibitory activity of a pectic polysaccharide containing glucuronic acid from the leaves of Diospyros kaki. Int J Biol Macromol. 2010;46:465-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Herein we reported the structural and biological features of a pectic fraction DL-4OAC-1 from the leaves of Diospyros kaki...
  27. Zhou C, Sheng Y, Zhao D, Wang Z, Tao J. Variation of oleanolic and ursolic acid in the flesh of persimmon fruit among different cultivars. Molecules. 2010;15:6580-7 pubmed publisher
    Oleanolic acid (OA) and ursolic acid (UA) are important bioactive components in many plants, including persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.)...
  28. Duan J, Zheng Y, Dong Q, Fang J. Structural analysis of a pectic polysaccharide from the leaves of Diospyros kaki. Phytochemistry. 2004;65:609-15 pubmed
    A pectic polysaccharide DL-2A with a molar mass of 8.5 x 10(5), was obtained from the boiling water extract of Diospyros kaki leaves. It had [alpha]20D -21.8 degrees (c 0...
  29. Ueda K, Kawabata R, Irie T, Nakai Y, Tohya Y, Sakaguchi T. Inactivation of pathogenic viruses by plant-derived tannins: strong effects of extracts from persimmon (Diospyros kaki) on a broad range of viruses. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e55343 pubmed publisher
    ..We found that extracts from persimmon (Diospyros kaki), which contains ca...
  30. Ganapaty S, Thomas P, Fotso S, Laatsch H. Antitermitic quinones from Diospyros sylvatica. Phytochemistry. 2004;65:1265-71 pubmed
    Six quinones were isolated from the chloroform extract of the roots of Diospyros sylvatica and identified as 2-methyl-anthraquinone, plumbagin, diosindigo, diospyrin, isodiospyrin and microphyllone...
  31. Kuete V, Tangmouo J, Meyer J, Lall N. Diospyrone, crassiflorone and plumbagin: three antimycobacterial and antigonorrhoeal naphthoquinones from two Diospyros spp. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2009;34:322-5 pubmed publisher
    ..and antigonorrhoeal activities of three naphthoquinones (diospyrone, crassiflorone and plumbagin) from Diospyros canaliculata and Diospyros crassiflora as well as the crude extracts from these plants...
  32. Chung Y, Han D, Park Y, Son B, Paik C, Jeon Y, et al. Huge gastric diospyrobezoars successfully treated by oral intake and endoscopic injection of Coca-Cola. Dig Liver Dis. 2006;38:515-7 pubmed
    ..At endoscopy the next day, the bezoars were partially dissolved and turned to be softened. We performed direct endoscopic injection of Coca-Cola into each bezoar. At repeated endoscopy the next day, the bezoars were completely dissolved...
  33. Duan J, Wang X, Dong Q, Fang J, Li X. Structural features of a pectic arabinogalactan with immunological activity from the leaves of Diospyros kaki. Carbohydr Res. 2003;338:1291-7 pubmed
    A water-soluble acidic heteroglycan, DL-3Bb, isolated from the leaves of Diospyros kaki, had [alpha](D)(20) -19.9 degrees (c 0.30, water), and contained rhamnose, arabinose, xylose, galactose and galacturonic acid in the molar ratio of 1...
  34. Azadbakht M, Hosseinimehr S, Shokrzadeh M, Habibi E, Ahmadi A. Diospyros lotus L. fruit extract protects G6PD-deficient erythrocytes from hemolytic injury in vitro and in vivo: prevention of favism disorder. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2011;15:1270-81 pubmed
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the protective effect of Diospyros lotus L. fruit extract against the hemolytic damage induced by Vicia faba beans extract in both G6PD enzyme-deficient human and rat erythrocyte in vitro and in vivo.
  35. Sun L, Zhang J, Lu X, Zhang L, Zhang Y. Evaluation to the antioxidant activity of total flavonoids extract from persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.) leaves. Food Chem Toxicol. 2011;49:2689-96 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, TFPL possess potent antioxidant and free radical scavenging activities. These antioxidant activities could contribute, at least in part, to the traditionally claimed therapeutic benefits of persimmon leaves...
  36. Li C, Leverence R, Trombley J, Xu S, Yang J, Tian Y, et al. High molecular weight persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.) proanthocyanidin: a highly galloylated, A-linked tannin with an unusual flavonol terminal unit, myricetin. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:9033-42 pubmed publisher
    MALDI-TOF MS suggested that the high molecular weight proanthocyanidin (condensed tannin) from persimmon (Diospyros kaki L...
  37. Yin X, Shi Y, Min T, Luo Z, Yao Y, Xu Q, et al. Expression of ethylene response genes during persimmon fruit astringency removal. Planta. 2012;235:895-906 pubmed publisher
    ..The possible roles of ethylene signaling genes in persimmon fruit astringency removal are discussed...
  38. Akagi T, Tsujimoto T, Ikegami A, Yonemori K. Effects of seasonal temperature changes on DkMyb4 expression involved in proanthocyanidin regulation in two genotypes of persimmon (Diospyros kaki Thunb.) fruit. Planta. 2011;233:883-94 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that a cool ambient temperature may have induced DkMyb4 expression and resultant PA accumulation, but did not directly affect the expression of the AST gene...
  39. Ikegami A, Akagi T, Potter D, Yamada M, Sato A, Yonemori K, et al. Molecular identification of 1-Cys peroxiredoxin and anthocyanidin/flavonol 3-O-galactosyltransferase from proanthocyanidin-rich young fruits of persimmon (Diospyros kaki Thunb.). Planta. 2009;230:841-55 pubmed publisher
    Fruits of persimmon (Diospyros kaki Thunb.) accumulate large amounts of proanthocyanidins (PAs) in the early stages of development...
  40. Duangjai S, Samuel R, Munzinger J, Forest F, Wallnöfer B, Barfuss M, et al. A multi-locus plastid phylogenetic analysis of the pantropical genus Diospyros (Ebenaceae), with an emphasis on the radiation and biogeographic origins of the New Caledonian endemic species. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2009;52:602-20 pubmed publisher
    We aimed to clarify phylogenetic relationships within the pantropical genus Diospyros (Ebenaceae sensulato), and ascertain biogeographical patterns in the New Caledonian endemic species...
  41. Sahu R, Dewanjee S, Dua T, Gangopadhyay M, Das A, Dey S. Dereplication coupled with in vitro antioxidant assay of two flavonoid glycosides from Diospyros peregrina fruit. Nat Prod Res. 2012;26:454-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Diospyros peregrina is an edible seasonal fruit found in coastal West Bengal, India. The fruits have been reported to possess a significant antioxidant activity...
  42. Prajoubklang A, Sirithunyalug B, Charoenchai P, Suvannakad R, Sriubolmas N, Piyamongkol S, et al. Bioactive deoxypreussomerins and dimeric naphthoquinones from Diospyros ehretioides fruits: deoxypreussomerins may not be plant metabolites but may be from fungal epiphytes or endophytes. Chem Biodivers. 2005;2:1358-67 pubmed
    ..naphthoquinones, isodiospyrin (3) and its new derivative isodiospyrol A (4), were isolated from dried fruits of Diospyros ehretioides. Structures of the isolated compounds were elucidated by spectroscopic analyses...
  43. Lee J, Lee M, Ha T, Bok S, Park H, Jeong K, et al. Supplementation of whole persimmon leaf improves lipid profiles and suppresses body weight gain in rats fed high-fat diet. Food Chem Toxicol. 2006;44:1875-83 pubmed
    ..These beneficial effects may be due to the properties of its phenolic compounds (1.15 g/100g) and high fiber (63.48 g/100g) content in the powdered persimmon leaf...
  44. Ganapaty S, Steve Thomas P, Karagianis G, Waterman P, Brun R. Antiprotozoal and cytotoxic naphthalene derivatives from Diospyros assimilis. Phytochemistry. 2006;67:1950-6 pubmed
    Chemical investigation of the roots of Diospyros assimilis had led to the isolation and characterization of six naphthalene derivatives, two 2-naphthaldehyes, namely 4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxy-2-naphthaldehyde 1, 4-hydroxy-5-methoxy-2-..
  45. Wang L, Xu M, Rasmussen S, Wang M. Vomifoliol 9-O-?-arabinofuranosyl (1?6)-?-D-glucopyranoside from the leaves of Diospyros Kaki stimulates the glucose uptake in HepG2 and 3T3-L1 cells. Carbohydr Res. 2011;346:1212-6 pubmed publisher
    ..vomifoliol 9-O-?-arabinofuranosyl (1?6)-?-D-glucopyranoside, was isolated for the first time from leaves of Diospyros Kaki and its bioactivity analyzed...
  46. Hu Q, Luo C, Zhang Q, Luo Z. Isolation and characterization of a laccase gene potentially involved in proanthocyanidin polymerization in Oriental persimmon (Diospyros kaki Thunb.) fruit. Mol Biol Rep. 2013;40:2809-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Oriental persimmon (Diospyros kaki Thunb...
  47. Nishiyama S, Onoue N, Kono A, Sato A, Yonemori K, Tao R. Characterization of a gene regulatory network underlying astringency loss in persimmon fruit. Planta. 2018;247:733-743 pubmed publisher
    ..Persimmon (Diospyros kaki; 2n = 6x = 90) accumulates a large amount of proanthocyanidins (PAs) in its fruit, resulting in an ..
  48. Kang Y, Choi J, Komakech R, Park J, Kim D, Cho K, et al. Characterization of a novel yeast species Metschnikowia persimmonesis KCTC 12991BP (KIOM G15050 type strain) isolated from a medicinal plant, Korean persimmon calyx (Diospyros kaki Thumb). AMB Express. 2017;7:199 pubmed publisher
    ..Collection for Type Cultures (KCTC) 12991BP] was isolated from the stalk of native persimmon cultivars (Diospyros kaki Thumb) obtained from different regions of South Korea and was characterized phenotypically, genetically, ..
  49. Zaghdoudi K, Framboisier X, Frochot C, Vanderesse R, Barth D, Kalthoum Cherif J, et al. Response surface methodology applied to Supercritical Fluid Extraction (SFE) of carotenoids from Persimmon (Diospyros kaki L.). Food Chem. 2016;208:209-19 pubmed publisher
    Supercritical carbon dioxide with ethanol as co-solvent was used to extract carotenoids from persimmon fruits (Diospyros kaki L.)...
  50. Hosotani K, Yoshida M, Kitagawa M. Effects of administration of beta-carotene, ascorbic acid, persimmons, and pods on antioxidative ability in UV-irradiated ODS rats. Int J Vitam Nutr Res. 2005;75:227-34 pubmed
    ..AsA and +Po groups. These results confirmed that the administration of betaC, AsA, and persimmons and pods increases antioxidative ability in the skin and liver of ultraviolet-b(UV-B)-irradiated ODS rats. ..
  51. Matsumura Y, Kitabatake M, Ouji Sageshima N, Yasui S, Mochida N, Nakano R, et al. Persimmon-derived tannin has bacteriostatic and anti-inflammatory activity in a murine model of Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) disease. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0183489 pubmed publisher
    ..Persimmon (Ebenaceae Diospyros kaki Thunb.) tannin is a condensed tannin composed of a polymer of catechin groups...
  52. Son J, Hwang M, Lee E, Seo S, Kim J, Jung S, et al. Persimmon peel extract attenuates PDGF-BB-induced human aortic smooth muscle cell migration and invasion through inhibition of c-Src activity. Food Chem. 2013;141:3309-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Recently, the oriental persimmon extract (Diospyros kaki Thunb. cv...
  53. Wu X, Wang M, Kuang Y, Zhang W, Ao Q. [A clinical research of Naoxinqing tablet's effects on blood fat and viscosity]. Zhong Yao Cai. 2008;31:171-4 pubmed
    ..05), and no significance between group 2 and 3 (P > 0.05). The Naoxinqing tablet can improve the metabolism of blood fat, decrease blood viscosity obviously and treat hyperlipoidemia effectively with little side effect. ..
  54. Hibino G, Nadamoto T, Fujisawa F, Fushiki T. Regulation of the peripheral body temperature by foods: a temperature decrease induced by the Japanese persimmon (kaki, Diospyros kaki). Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2003;67:23-8 pubmed
    We investigated whether the ingestion of the Japanese persimmon (kaki, Diospyros kaki) could lower the human peripheral body temperature...
  55. Konic Ristic A, Srdic Rajic T, Kardum N, Aleksic Velickovic V, Kroon P, Hollands W, et al. Effects of bioactive-rich extracts of pomegranate, persimmon, nettle, dill, kale and Sideritis and isolated bioactives on arachidonic acid induced markers of platelet activation and aggregation. J Sci Food Agric. 2013;93:3581-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Markers of arachidonic acid induced platelet activation and platelet-leucocyte aggregation were assessed using flow cytometry...
  56. Akak C, Nkengfack A, Tu P. Norbergenin derivatives from Diospyros crassiflora (Ebenaceae). Nat Prod Commun. 2013;8:1575-8 pubmed
    From the ethyl acetate extract of the stems of Diospyros crassiflora Hiern, three new norbergenin derivatives, 4,11-di-O-galloylnorbergenin (1), 3-O-galloylnorbergenin (2), and 4-O-(4'-hydroxy-3'-methoxybenzoyl)-norbergenin (3), were ..
  57. Saral S, Ozcelik E, Cetin A, Saral O, Basak N, Aydin M, et al. Protective role of Diospyros lotus on cisplatin-induced changes in sperm characteristics, testicular damage and oxidative stress in rats. Andrologia. 2016;48:308-17 pubmed publisher
    The aim of this study was to investigate the protective effect of Diospyros lotus (DL) on cisplatin (CP)-induced testicular damage in male rats...
  58. Kim K, Hyun L, Jung S, Yang S. The leaves of Diospyros kaki exert beneficial effects on a benzalkonium chloride-induced murine dry eye model. Mol Vis. 2016;22:284-93 pubmed
    In this study, the beneficial effects of the oral administration of ethanol extract of Diospyros kaki (EEDK) were tested on a mouse dry eye model induced by benzalkonium chloride (BAC).
  59. Grimalt S, Sancho J, Pozo O, Garcia Baudin J, Fernandez Cruz M, Hernandez F. Analytical study of trichlorfon residues in Kaki fruit and cauliflower samples by liquid chromatography-electrospray tandem mass spectrometry. J Agric Food Chem. 2006;54:1188-95 pubmed
    ..All experiments have been made in compliance with the principles of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and following the European SANCO guidelines for pesticides residue analysis (PRA)...
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