vaccinium

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family ERICACEAE known for species with edible fruits.

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  1. Taruscio T, Barney D, Exon J. Content and profile of flavanoid and phenolic acid compounds in conjunction with the antioxidant capacity for a variety of northwest Vaccinium berries. J Agric Food Chem. 2004;52:3169-76 pubmed
    This investigation evaluated the content and profile of flavanoid and phenolic acid compounds present in nine Vaccinium species that included domestic blueberry cultivars and sample collections from undomesticated colonies...
  2. Harris C, Burt A, Saleem A, Le P, Martineau L, Haddad P, et al. A single HPLC-PAD-APCI/MS method for the quantitative comparison of phenolic compounds found in leaf, stem, root and fruit extracts of Vaccinium angustifolium. Phytochem Anal. 2007;18:161-9 pubmed
    A method was developed for the analysis of Vaccinium angustifolium Ait. (Lowbush blueberry), which is a widely used natural health product, particularly for the treatment of diabetic symptoms...
  3. Pyka A, Bober K, Stolarczyk A. Densitometric determination of arbutin in cowberry leaves (Vaccinium vitis idaeae). Acta Pol Pharm. 2007;64:395-400 pubmed
    Densitometry was used for quantitative determination of arbutin (Vaccinium vitis idaeae) in leaves of cowberry collected from region of Suwalszczyzna, Poland. Arbutin was extracted using methanol...
  4. Jaakola L, Pirttilä A, Halonen M, Hohtola A. Isolation of high quality RNA from bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) fruit. Mol Biotechnol. 2001;19:201-3 pubmed
    ..This method is a modification of the one described for pine trees, and yields high-quality RNA suitable for cDNA based methodologies. This method is applicable for a variety of plant tissues...
  5. Oakenfull R, Baxter R, Knight M. A C-repeat binding factor transcriptional activator (CBF/DREB1) from European bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) induces freezing tolerance when expressed in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e54119 pubmed publisher
    ..CBFs from highly freezing tolerant plants species we cloned and sequenced CBF transcription factors from three Vaccinium species (Vaccinium myrtillus, Vaccinium uliginosum and Vaccinium vitis-idaea) which we collected in the Arctic...
  6. Liu J, Zhang W, Jing H, Popovich D. Bog bilberry (Vaccinium uliginosum L.) extract reduces cultured Hep-G2, Caco-2, and 3T3-L1 cell viability, affects cell cycle progression, and has variable effects on membrane permeability. J Food Sci. 2010;75:H103-7 pubmed publisher
    Bog bilberry (Vaccinium uliginosum L.) is a blue-pigmented edible berry related to bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) and the common blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)...
  7. Poonnachit U, Darnell R. Effect of ammonium and nitrate on ferric chelate reductase and nitrate reductase in Vaccinium species. Ann Bot. 2004;93:399-405 pubmed
    Most Vaccinium species have strict soil requirements for optimal growth, requiring low pH, high iron availability and nitrogen primarily in the ammonium form. These soils are limited and are often located near wetlands...
  8. Matchett M, MacKinnon S, Sweeney M, Gottschall Pass K, Hurta R. Inhibition of matrix metalloproteinase activity in DU145 human prostate cancer cells by flavonoids from lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium): possible roles for protein kinase C and mitogen-activated protein-kinase-mediated events. J Nutr Biochem. 2006;17:117-25 pubmed
    ..This study investigated the mechanism(s) by which three flavonoid-enriched fractions from lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium) down-regulate MMP activity in DU145 human prostate cancer cells...
  9. Faria A, Oliveira J, Neves P, Gameiro P, Santos Buelga C, de Freitas V, et al. Antioxidant properties of prepared blueberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) extracts. J Agric Food Chem. 2005;53:6896-902 pubmed
    ..In addition, the antiradical properties and the reducing power of the extracts were determined by using DPPH and FRAP methods, respectively. The results from these assays were in agreement with those obtained with the liposome membranes...

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  1. Wang L, Zhang X, Zhang H, Yao H, Zhang H. Effect of Vaccinium bracteatum Thunb. leaves extract on blood glucose and plasma lipid levels in streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice. J Ethnopharmacol. 2010;130:465-9 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the hypoglycemic effects of Vaccinium bracteatum Thunb. leaves (VBTL) extract in streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice.
  2. Ramirez M, Izquierdo I, do Carmo Bassols Raseira M, Zuanazzi J, Barros D, Henriques A. Effect of lyophilised Vaccinium berries on memory, anxiety and locomotion in adult rats. Pharmacol Res. 2005;52:457-62 pubmed
    ..The present experiments were performed to study the possible effects of prolonged administration of lyophilised Vaccinium berries (blueberry, bilberry) on cognitive performance using step-down inhibitory avoidance, open field, ..
  3. Kim Y, Bang C, Won E, Kim J, Choung S. Antioxidant activities of Vaccinium uliginosum L. extract and its active components. J Med Food. 2009;12:885-92 pubmed publisher
    b>Vaccinium uliginosum L. (also known as bog bilberry) is a low-growing deciduous shrub classified in the Ericaceae family of plants, which includes numerous Vaccinium berries, blueberries, and cranberries...
  4. Del Bò C, Ciappellano S, Klimis Zacas D, Martini D, Gardana C, Riso P, et al. Anthocyanin absorption, metabolism, and distribution from a wild blueberry-enriched diet (Vaccinium angustifolium) is affected by diet duration in the Sprague-Dawley rat. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:2491-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Additionally, urinary hippuric acid content could represent a potential biomarker of ACNs absorption and metabolism in the SD rat under the present experimental conditions...
  5. Kondo M, MacKinnon S, Craft C, Matchett M, Hurta R, Neto C. Ursolic acid and its esters: occurrence in cranberries and other Vaccinium fruit and effects on matrix metalloproteinase activity in DU145 prostate tumor cells. J Sci Food Agric. 2011;91:789-96 pubmed publisher
    ..its cis- and trans-3-O-p-hydroxycinnamoyl esters have been identified as constituents of American cranberries (Vaccinium macrocarpon), which inhibit tumor cell proliferation...
  6. Schmidt B, Howell A, McEniry B, Knight C, Seigler D, Erdman J, et al. Effective separation of potent antiproliferation and antiadhesion components from wild blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium Ait.) fruits. J Agric Food Chem. 2004;52:6433-42 pubmed
    Extracts from wild blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium Ait.) were separated into proanthocyanidin-rich fractions using liquid vacuum and open column chromatography on Toyopearl and Sephadex LH-20, respectively...
  7. Vendrame S, Daugherty A, Kristo A, Klimis Zacas D. Wild blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium)-enriched diet improves dyslipidaemia and modulates the expression of genes related to lipid metabolism in obese Zucker rats. Br J Nutr. 2014;111:194-200 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, WB consumption appears to improve lipid profiles and modulate the expression of key enzymes and transcription factors of lipid metabolism in severely dyslipidaemic rats. ..
  8. Brown P, Turi C, Shipley P, Murch S. Comparisons of large (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.) and small (Vaccinium oxycoccos L., Vaccinium vitis-idaea L.) cranberry in British Columbia by phytochemical determination, antioxidant potential, and metabolomic profiling with chemometric analysis. Planta Med. 2012;78:630-40 pubmed publisher
    ..to characterize and compare the chemical composition of 2 west coast small cranberry species traditionally used (Vaccinium oxycoccos L. and Vaccinium vitis-idaea L...
  9. Song G, Walworth A, Zhao D, Hildebrandt B, Leasia M. Constitutive expression of the K-domain of a Vaccinium corymbosum SOC1-like (VcSOC1-K) MADS-box gene is sufficient to promote flowering in tobacco. Plant Cell Rep. 2013;32:1819-26 pubmed publisher
    ..The K-domain of a blueberry-derived SOC1 -like gene promotes flowering in tobacco without negatively impacting yield, demonstrating potential for manipulation of flowering time in horticultural crops...
  10. Lee J, Finn C, Wrolstad R. Comparison of anthocyanin pigment and other phenolic compounds of Vaccinium membranaceum and Vaccinium ovatum native to the Pacific Northwest of North America. J Agric Food Chem. 2004;52:7039-44 pubmed
    Two huckleberry species, Vaccinium membranaceum and Vaccinium ovatum, native to Pacific Northwestern North America, were evaluated for their total, and individual, anthocyanin and polyphenolic compositions...
  11. Valenzuela Estrada L, Richards J, Diaz A, Eissensat D. Patterns of nocturnal rehydration in root tissues of Vaccinium corymbosum L. under severe drought conditions. J Exp Bot. 2009;60:1241-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Rates of nocturnal rehydration were examined in roots of different orders in Vaccinium corymbosum L...
  12. Yoshimura Y, Enomoto H, Moriyama T, Kawamura Y, Setou M, Zaima N. Visualization of anthocyanin species in rabbiteye blueberry Vaccinium ashei by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization imaging mass spectrometry. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2012;403:1885-95 pubmed publisher
    ..by tandem mass spectrometry (MALDI-IMS-MS), of ten anthocyanin molecular species in rabbiteye blueberry (Vaccinium ashei)...
  13. Popov S, Markov P, Nikitina I, Petrishev S, Smirnov V, Ovodov Y. Preventive effect of a pectic polysaccharide of the common cranberry Vaccinium oxycoccos L. on acetic acid-induced colitis in mice. World J Gastroenterol. 2006;12:6646-51 pubmed
    To study isolation and chemical characterization of pectin derived from the common cranberry Vaccinium oxycoccos L. (oxycoccusan OP) and the testing of its preventive effect on experimental colitis.
  14. Yao Y, Vieira A. Protective activities of Vaccinium antioxidants with potential relevance to mitochondrial dysfunction and neurotoxicity. Neurotoxicology. 2007;28:93-100 pubmed
    ..Anthocyanin-rich preparations of Vaccinium species (Vaccinium myrtillus, Vaccinium corymbosum, and Vaccinium oxycoccus) as well as a purified glycosylated ..
  15. Määttä Riihinen K, Kähkönen M, Törrönen A, Heinonen I. Catechins and procyanidins in berries of vaccinium species and their antioxidant activity. J Agric Food Chem. 2005;53:8485-91 pubmed
    ..and the fractions of dimeric and trimeric procyanidins were extracted and concentrated from wild berries of Vaccinium species to study their antioxidant activities...
  16. Kawamura K, Takeda H. Cost and probability of flowering at the shoot level in relation to variability in shoot size within the crown of Vaccinium hirtum (Ericaceae). New Phytol. 2006;171:69-80 pubmed
    Size-related variation in the cost and probability of flowering among shoots within a crown of Vaccinium hirtum was investigated to clarify patterns and regulation of flowering at the shoot-module level, below the level of the individual...
  17. Ayaz F, Hayirlioglu Ayaz S, Gruz J, Novak O, Strnad M. Separation, characterization, and quantitation of phenolic acids in a little-known blueberry (Vaccinium arctostaphylos L.) fruit by HPLC-MS. J Agric Food Chem. 2005;53:8116-22 pubmed
    ..and quantitative determination of free, ester, glycoside, and ester-bound phenolic acids in the blueberry (Vaccinium arctostaphylos L.) fruit...
  18. Johnson M, Lucius A, Meyer T, de Mejia E. Cultivar evaluation and effect of fermentation on antioxidant capacity and in vitro inhibition of ?-amylase and ?-glucosidase by highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corombosum). J Agric Food Chem. 2011;59:8923-30 pubmed publisher
    The berry fruits of highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) contain bioactive compounds with potential health benefits...
  19. Vohník M, Fendrych M, Albrechtova J, Vosatka M. Intracellular colonization of Rhododendron and Vaccinium roots by Cenococcum geophilum, Geomyces pannorum and Meliniomyces variabilis. Folia Microbiol (Praha). 2007;52:407-14 pubmed
    ..mycorrhiza (ErM)-forming Meliniomyces variabilis Hambleton & Sigler (MVA-1) in roots of Rhododendron and Vaccinium. A typical ErM fungus, Rhizoscyphus ericae (Read) Zhuang & Korf (RER-1), was included for comparison...
  20. Rinnan R, Holopainen T. Ozone effects on the ultrastructure of peatland plants: Sphagnum mosses, Vaccinium oxycoccus, Andromeda polifolia and Eriophorum vaginatum. Ann Bot. 2004;94:623-34 pubmed
    ..Since stress responses are often first visible in cell ultrastructure, electron microscopy was used to assess the sensitivity of common peatland plants to elevated ozone concentrations...
  21. Inoue N, Nagao K, Nomura S, Shirouchi B, Inafuku M, Hirabaru H, et al. Effect of Vaccinium ashei reade leaf extracts on lipid metabolism in obese OLETF rats. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2011;75:2304-8 pubmed
    The effects of a hot water extract and fractional extracts from rabbiteye blueberry (Vaccinium ashei reade) leaves (BBL) on lipid metabolism were studied in obese Otsuka Long-Evans Tokushima Fatty (OLETF) rats...
  22. Ligarreto G, Patiño M, Magnitskiy S. Phenotypic plasticity of Vaccinium meridionale (Ericaceae) in wild populations of mountain forests in Colombia. Rev Biol Trop. 2011;59:569-83 pubmed
    b>Vaccinium meridionale is a promising crop for the Andean region of South America and is currently available only in the wild...
  23. Vasco C, Riihinen K, Ruales J, Kamal Eldin A. Chemical composition and phenolic compound profile of mortiño (Vaccinium floribundum Kunth). J Agric Food Chem. 2009;57:8274-81 pubmed publisher
    The phenolic compounds in mortiño (Vaccinium floribundum Kunth, family Ericaceae) from the páramos of Ecuador were studied by LC-DAD-MS/MS for the first time...
  24. Meyer J, Pépin M, Smith M. Anthocyanin production from Vaccinium pahalae: limitations of the physical microenvironment. J Biotechnol. 2002;93:45-57 pubmed
    Physical microenvironmental parameters conducive to production of flavonoids in vitro from continuous Vaccinium pahalae suspension cultures were examined first in shake flask culture experiments, and results were used to guide ..
  25. Yakimowski S, Eckert C. Populations do not become less genetically diverse or more differentiated towards the northern limit of the geographical range in clonal Vaccinium stamineum (Ericaceae). New Phytol. 2008;180:534-44 pubmed publisher
    ..by assaying 36 inter-simple sequence repeat (ISSR) polymorphisms in 21 populations of the woody, clonal plant Vaccinium stamineum in eastern North America, from the range center to its northern limit where it has 'threatened' status...
  26. Rimando A, Kalt W, Magee J, Dewey J, Ballington J. Resveratrol, pterostilbene, and piceatannol in vaccinium berries. J Agric Food Chem. 2004;52:4713-9 pubmed
    A study was conducted to determine the presence of resveratrol, pterostilbene, and piceatannol in Vaccinium berries...
  27. Moyer R, Hummer K, Finn C, Frei B, Wrolstad R. Anthocyanins, phenolics, and antioxidant capacity in diverse small fruits: vaccinium, rubus, and ribes. J Agric Food Chem. 2002;50:519-25 pubmed
    Fruits from 107 genotypes of Vaccinium L., Rubus L., and Ribes L...
  28. Rodriguez Saona C, Rodriguez Saona L, Frost C. Herbivore-induced volatiles in the perennial shrub, Vaccinium corymbosum, and their role in inter-branch signaling. J Chem Ecol. 2009;35:163-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Blueberry plants appear to rely on HIPVs as external signals for inter-branch communication...
  29. Jungfer E, Zimmermann B, Ruttkat A, Galensa R. Comparing procyanidins in selected Vaccinium species by UHPLC-MS(2) with regard to authenticity and health effects. J Agric Food Chem. 2012;60:9688-96 pubmed
    ..This study compares the procyanidin profiles and concentrations of American cranberry ( Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.), European cranberry ( Vaccinium oxycoccus L.), and lingonberry ( Vaccinium vitis-idaea L...
  30. Yang S, Bishop J, Webster M. Colonization genetics of an animal-dispersed plant (Vaccinium membranaceum) at Mount St Helens, Washington. Mol Ecol. 2008;17:731-40 pubmed publisher
    ..examined the genetic effects of founder group formation in a recently founded population of the animal-dispersed Vaccinium membranaceum (black huckleberry) on new volcanic deposits at Mount St Helens (Washington, USA) 24 years post-..
  31. Lyons M, Yu C, Toma R, Cho S, Reiboldt W, Lee J, et al. Resveratrol in raw and baked blueberries and bilberries. J Agric Food Chem. 2003;51:5867-70 pubmed
    Resveratrol in the fruits of bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.), the lowbush "wild" blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton), the rabbiteye blueberry (Vaccinium ashei Reade), and the highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L...
  32. Nagulsamy P, Ponnusamy R, Thangaraj P. Evaluation of antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antiulcer properties of Vaccinium leschenaultii Wight: A therapeutic supplement. J Food Drug Anal. 2015;23:376-386 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study was to determine antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antiulcerogenic activities of Vaccinium leschenaultii Wight leaf and fruit. The phenolic, tannin, and flavonoid contents of V...
  33. Toivanen M, Ryynänen A, Huttunen S, Duricová J, Riihinen K, Törrönen R, et al. Binding of Neisseria meningitidis pili to berry polyphenolic fractions. J Agric Food Chem. 2009;57:3120-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the findings identify several previously unknown binding and inhibitory activities and may suggest Vaccinium berries and crowberry as promising sources against meningococcal adherence.
  34. Hampton E, Koski C, Barsoian O, Faubert H, Cowles R, Alm S. Use of Early Ripening Cultivars to Avoid Infestation and Mass Trapping to Manage Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in Vaccinium corymbosum (Ericales: Ericaceae). J Econ Entomol. 2014;107:1849-57 pubmed publisher
    ..To protect crops, traps for mass trapping should be placed in a perimeter outside fruit fields and insecticides need to be applied to the surface of traps or on nearby fruit to function as an attract-and-kill strategy. ..
  35. Xu W, Zhou Q, Yao Y, Li X, Zhang J, Su G, et al. Inhibitory effect of Gardenblue blueberry (Vaccinium ashei Reade) anthocyanin extracts on lipopolysaccharide-stimulated inflammatory response in RAW 264.7 cells. J Zhejiang Univ Sci B. 2016;17:425-36 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study identified the functional Gardenblue blueberry (Vaccinium ashei Reade) anthocyanin extracts (GBBAEs) and evaluated their capacity and underlying mechanisms in protecting ..
  36. Roe A, Meyer C, Nibbelink N, Ben David M. Differential tree and shrub production in response to fertilization and disturbance by coastal river otters in Alaska. Ecology. 2010;91:3177-88 pubmed
    ..The reduced shrub production was caused by destruction of ramets, especially blueberry (Vaccinium spp.), through physical disturbance by river otters...
  37. Wang X, Zhang C, Zheng N, Ma J, Zhu Y. Determination of Arbutin in Rat Plasma Using Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry: Application to a Pharmacokinetic Study After Oral Administration of the Extract of Vaccinium vitis-idaea. J Chromatogr Sci. 2016;: pubmed
    ..79% relative standard deviation (RSD) and -1.15 to 1.49% relative error (RE). The method was successfully applied to a pharmacokinetic study to measure arbutin in rats after extracts of Vaccinium vitis-idaea was orally administered.
  38. Payá Milans M, Nunez G, Olmstead J, Rinehart T, Staton M. Regulation of gene expression in roots of the pH-sensitive Vaccinium corymbosum and the pH-tolerant Vaccinium arboreum in response to near neutral pH stress using RNA-Seq. BMC Genomics. 2017;18:580 pubmed publisher
    ..Neutral to basic soil pH is detrimental to all commonly cultivated blueberry species, including Vaccinium corymbosum (VC). In contrast, the wild species V. arboreum (VA) is able to tolerate a wider range of soil pH...
  39. Manquián Cerda K, Cruces E, Angelica Rubio M, Reyes C, Arancibia Miranda N. Preparation of nanoscale iron (oxide, oxyhydroxides and zero-valent) particles derived from blueberries: Reactivity, characterization and removal mechanism of arsenate. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2017;145:69-77 pubmed publisher
    ..Extracts of leaves and blueberry shoots (Vaccinium corymbosum) were used as reducing agents for FeCl3·6H2O solution in the green synthesis ..
  40. Del Bò C, Roursgaard M, Porrini M, Loft S, Møller P, Riso P. Different effects of anthocyanins and phenolic acids from wild blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium) on monocytes adhesion to endothelial cells in a TNF-? stimulated proinflammatory environment. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2016;60:2355-2366 pubmed publisher
    ..No effect was observed for the other compounds. These results suggest that ACNs/PA-RF may prevent atherogenesis while the effects of the single ACNs and metabolites are controversial and merit further exploration. ..
  41. Benvenuti S, Brighenti V, Pellati F. High-performance liquid chromatography for the analytical characterization of anthocyanins in Vaccinium myrtillus L. (bilberry) fruit and food products. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2018;410:3559-3571 pubmed publisher
    Anthocyanins represent the most abundant class of bioactive compounds present in Vaccinium myrtillus L. (bilberry) fruit, conferring it several health-promoting properties...
  42. Dawes M, Hagedorn F, Zumbrunn T, Handa I, Hättenschwiler S, Wipf S, et al. Growth and community responses of alpine dwarf shrubs to in situ CO? enrichment and soil warming. New Phytol. 2011;191:806-18 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigated how growth of dominant dwarf shrub species (Vaccinium myrtillus, Vaccinium gaultherioides and Empetrum hermaphroditum) and community composition in the understorey of ..
  43. Del Bò C, Porrini M, Campolo J, Parolini M, Lanti C, Klimis Zacas D, et al. A single blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) portion does not affect markers of antioxidant defence and oxidative stress in healthy volunteers following cigarette smoking. Mutagenesis. 2016;31:215-24 pubmed publisher
    ..Further studies are necessary to elucidate this finding and help clarifying the mechanisms of protection of blueberries against smoking-induced endothelial dysfunction. ..
  44. Rodriguez Mateos A, Ishisaka A, Mawatari K, Vidal Diez A, Spencer J, Terao J. Blueberry intervention improves vascular reactivity and lowers blood pressure in high-fat-, high-cholesterol-fed rats. Br J Nutr. 2013;109:1746-54 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest that BB consumption can lower BP and improve endothelial dysfunction induced by a high fat, high cholesterol containing diet. ..
  45. Steffan S, Singleton M, Sojka J, Chasen E, Deutsch A, Zalapa J, et al. Flight Synchrony among the Major Moth Pests of Cranberries in the Upper Midwest, USA. Insects. 2017;8: pubmed publisher
    ..blackheaded fireworm (Rhopobota naevana Hübner) are historically significant pests of cranberries (Vaccinium macrocarpon Aiton) in the Upper Midwest (Wisconsin), USA...
  46. Rafsanjany N, Senker J, Brandt S, Dobrindt U, Hensel A. In Vivo Consumption of Cranberry Exerts ex Vivo Antiadhesive Activity against FimH-Dominated Uropathogenic Escherichia coli: A Combined in Vivo, ex Vivo, and in Vitro Study of an Extract from Vaccinium macrocarpon. J Agric Food Chem. 2015;63:8804-18 pubmed publisher
    ..conditions a dose-dependent increase in bacterial adhesion was observed with proanthocyanidin-enriched cranberry Vaccinium macrocarpon extract (proanthocyanidin content = 21%)...
  47. Zaffarano P, Duò A, Grünig C. Characterization of the mating type (MAT) locus in the Phialocephala fortinii s.l. -Acephala applanata species complex. Fungal Genet Biol. 2010;47:761-72 pubmed publisher
    ..However, this partial gene was not fixed in all populations of the species. The evolution of the MAT locus with regard to different mating systems is discussed for the species complex. ..
  48. Lowenthal M, Andriamaharavo N, Stein S, Phinney K. Characterizing Vaccinium berry Standard Reference Materials by GC-MS using NIST spectral libraries. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2013;405:4467-76 pubmed publisher
    ..spectrometry (GC-MS)-based method was developed for qualitative characterization of metabolites found in Vaccinium fruit (berry) dietary supplement Standard Reference Materials (SRMs)...
  49. Hicks J, Muhammad A, Ferrier J, Saleem A, Cuerrier A, Arnason J, et al. Quantification of chlorogenic acid and hyperoside directly from crude blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium) leaf extract by NMR spectroscopy analysis: single-laboratory validation. J AOAC Int. 2012;95:1406-11 pubmed
    ..the quantity of chlorogenic acid and hyperoside from crude extract material of blueberry leaves of the species Vaccinium angustifolium var. laevifolium House...
  50. Wang S, Feng R, Bowman L, Lu Y, Ballington J, Ding M. Antioxidant activity of Vaccinium stamineum: exhibition of anticancer capability in human lung and leukemia cells. Planta Med. 2007;73:451-60 pubmed
    Fruit of deerberry [Vaccinium stamineum L.] were evaluated for their antioxidant capacity and anticancer properties in JB6 P (+) mouse epidermal cells, human lung and leukemia cells...
  51. Byrne K, Mitchell D. Responses of mycorrhizal and non-mycorrhizal Erica cinerea and Vaccinium macrocarpon to Glomus mosseae. Mycorrhiza. 2004;14:31-6 pubmed
    ..This was undertaken by separating mycorrhizal (EM) and non-mycorrhizal (NEM) Erica cinerea and Vaccinium macrocarpon from AM (inoculated by Glomus mosseae) and non-mycorrhizal (NAM) Plantago lanceolata using a 30 ..
  52. Bajcz A, Drummond F. Bearing fruit: flower removal reveals the trade-offs associated with high reproductive effort for lowbush blueberry. Oecologia. 2017;185:13-26 pubmed publisher
    ..these questions in a long-lived, iteroparous shrub, we performed flower removal on plots of lowbush blueberry, Vaccinium angustifolium (Ericaceae), over 3 years...
  53. Marieschi M, Torelli A, Beghé D, Bruni R. Authentication of Punica granatum L.: Development of SCAR markers for the detection of 10 fruits potentially used in economically motivated adulteration. Food Chem. 2016;202:438-44 pubmed publisher
    ..Aronia melanocarpa, Dioscorea alata, Euterpe oleracea, Malus×domestica, Morus nigra, Sambucus nigra, Vaccinium macrocarpon, Vaccinium myrtillus, Vitis vinifera as bulking agents in Punica granatum...
  54. Yin L, Pi Y, Zhang M. [The effect of Vaccinium uliginosum to the electroretinogram and retina of rabbits before and after light-induced damage]. Zhonghua Yan Ke Za Zhi. 2010;46:446-51 pubmed
    Study the effect of Vaccinium uliginosum (VU) on the electroretinogram (ERG) and histology of rabbits' retina before and after light-induced damage.
  55. Nickavar B, Amin G, Salehi Sormagi M. Anatomical study on Vaccinium arctostaphylos L. Pharmazie. 2003;58:274-8 pubmed
    b>Vaccinium arctostaphylos L. (Ericaceae), locally named Qaraqat, is widely used in Iranian folk medicine as antidiabetic and antihypertensive agents...
  56. Tuell J, Isaacs R. Community and species-specific responses of wild bees to insect pest control programs applied to a pollinator-dependent crop. J Econ Entomol. 2010;103:668-75 pubmed
    ..The IPR index provides a standard method to compare pest management programs for their potential effect on wild bee communities, with broad application for use in other agricultural systems...
  57. Shabalina I, Shalbueva N, Dikalova A, Sinitsyna O, Krysanova Z, Kolosova N. [Use of mirtilene forte and adrusen zinco for correction of oxidative lesions in mitochondria in rats OXYS with inherited hyperproduction of free radicals]. Eksp Klin Farmakol. 2001;64:34-6 pubmed
    ..Adrusen Zinco sharply decreases the level of protein and lipid oxidation products. Possible mechanisms of the drug action are considered in relationship with their antioxidant properties...
  58. Parry J, Su L, Moore J, Cheng Z, Luther M, Rao J, et al. Chemical compositions, antioxidant capacities, and antiproliferative activities of selected fruit seed flours. J Agric Food Chem. 2006;54:3773-8 pubmed
    ..The data from this study suggest the potential of developing the value-added use of these fruit seed flours as dietary sources of natural antioxidants and antiproliferative agents for optimal human health...
  59. Putnam R, Nelson J, Clark J. The persistence and degradation of chlorothalonil and chlorpyrifos in a cranberry bog. J Agric Food Chem. 2003;51:170-6 pubmed
    ..Chlorpyrifos-oxon and 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol, however, were detected in earlier fruit samples and in foliage and soil samples...
  60. Fan H, Wang Y, Ren K, Gu R, Shen N, An Y, et al. [Inhibitory effect and mechanism of procyanidin from vaccinium on isoprenaline-induced myocardial fibrosis in rats]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2012;37:344-7 pubmed
    To detect the effect and mechanism of procyanidin foom vaccinium (PC) on myocardial fibrosis in rats.
  61. Kianbakht S, Abasi B, Hashem Dabaghian F. Improved lipid profile in hyperlipidemic patients taking Vaccinium arctostaphylos fruit hydroalcoholic extract: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial. Phytother Res. 2014;28:432-6 pubmed publisher
    Dyslipidemia is a common contributory cause of cardiovascular disease. Vaccinium arctostaphylos L. (Caucasian whortleberry) fruit is rich of anthocyanins...
  62. Follett P, Zee F. Host status of Vaccinium reticulatum (Ericaceae) to invasive tephritid fruit flies in Hawaii. J Econ Entomol. 2011;104:571-3 pubmed
    ..dorsalis puparia per g of fruit. Ohelo berry is a marginal host for B. dorsalis and apparently a nonhost for C. capitata, B. cucurbitae, and B. latifrons. Commercial plantings of ohelo will rarely be attacked by fruit flies in Hawaii...
  63. Li Z, Zhang L, Tian J, Zhou W. [Studies on chemical constituents from leaves of Vaccinium bracteatum]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2008;33:2087-9 pubmed
    To investigate the chemical constituents from the leaves of Vaccinium bracteatum.
  64. Torri E, Lemos M, Caliari V, Kassuya C, Bastos J, Andrade S. Anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive properties of blueberry extract (Vaccinium corymbosum). J Pharm Pharmacol. 2007;59:591-6 pubmed
    ..The crude extract from Vaccinium corymbosum was assessed in anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive models...
  65. Davidson E, Zimmermann B, Jungfer E, Chrubasik Hausmann S. Prevention of urinary tract infections with vaccinium products. Phytother Res. 2014;28:465-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Since the three species, American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon), European cranberry (Vaccinium oxycoccus) and/or lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea), have ..
  66. Saccardo F, Martini M, Palmano S, Ermacora P, Scortichini M, Loi N, et al. Genome drafts of four phytoplasma strains of the ribosomal group 16SrIII. Microbiology. 2012;158:2805-14 pubmed publisher
    ..drafts were obtained for four phytoplasma strains belonging to the 16SrIII group (X disease clade), namely Vaccinium Witches' Broom phytoplasma (647?754 nt in 272 contigs), Italian Clover Phyllody phytoplasma strain MA (597?245 ..
  67. Zhao P, Tanaka T, Hirabayashi K, Zhang Y, Yang C, Kouno I. Caffeoyl arbutin and related compounds from the buds of Vaccinium dunalianum. Phytochemistry. 2008;69:3087-94 pubmed publisher
    Dunalianosides A-I (1-9), esters of arbutin and related phenolic glucosides, were isolated from the buds of Vaccinium dunalianum Wight (Ericaceae) together with 20 known compounds, and their structures were established on the basis of 1- ..
  68. Albert T, Raspé O, Jacquemart A. Influence of clonal growth on selfing rate in Vaccinium myrtillus L. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2008;10:643-9 pubmed publisher
    ..was to analyse the combined effect of the diversity and intermingling of clones on the rate of selfing in Vaccinium myrtillus...
  69. Brambilla A, Lo Scalzo R, Bertolo G, Torreggiani D. Steam-blanched highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) juice: phenolic profile and antioxidant capacity in relation to cultivar selection. J Agric Food Chem. 2008;56:2643-8 pubmed publisher
    ..97) to the antioxidant capacity. A selective protective effect of berry blanching in juice processing can be observed on more labile anthocyanin compounds...
  70. Yakimowski S, Eckert C. Threatened peripheral populations in context: geographical variation in population frequency and size and sexual reproduction in a clonal woody shrub. Conserv Biol. 2007;21:811-22 pubmed
    ..predictions and in doing so evaluated the conservation value of peripheral populations for the clonal shrub Vaccinium stamineum L. (Ericaceae, deerberry), which is listed as threatened in Canada...
  71. Johnson B, Lin B, Bongard J. Genus vaccinium: medicine, cosmetics, and coatings. Recent Pat Biotechnol. 2010;4:112-24 pubmed
    b>Vaccinium is a genus of shrubs several of which, including cranberry, lingonberry, and blueberry, produce edible fruit. Consumption of the fruit of these plants and juices pressed from it has long been known to have healthful effects...
  72. Feng C, Wang W, Ye J, Li S, Wu Q, Yin D, et al. Polyphenol profile and antioxidant activity of the fruit and leaf of Vaccinium glaucoalbum from the Tibetan Himalayas. Food Chem. 2017;219:490-495 pubmed publisher
    b>Vaccinium glaucoalbum, a perennial evergreen shrub, is naturally distributed in high-altitude areas. In this study, the composition and content of polyphenolic compounds in the fruit and leaf of V. glaucoalbum were characterized...
  73. Ehala S, Vaher M, Kaljurand M. Characterization of phenolic profiles of Northern European berries by capillary electrophoresis and determination of their antioxidant activity. J Agric Food Chem. 2005;53:6484-90 pubmed
    ..The latter included bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), cowberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea), cranberry (Vaccinium oxycoccus), strawberry (Fragaria ananassa), ..
  74. Alsos I, Engelskjøn T, Gielly L, Taberlet P, Brochmann C. Impact of ice ages on circumpolar molecular diversity: insights from an ecological key species. Mol Ecol. 2005;14:2739-53 pubmed
    ..The bird-dispersed bog bilberry (or arctic blueberry, Vaccinium uliginosum) is a key component of northern ecosystems and is here used to assess diversity in previously ..
  75. Moze S, Polak T, Gasperlin L, Koron D, Vanzo A, Poklar Ulrih N, et al. Phenolics in Slovenian bilberries ( Vaccinium myrtillus L.) and blueberries ( Vaccinium corymbosum L.). J Agric Food Chem. 2011;59:6998-7004 pubmed publisher
    Phenolics from bilberries ( Vaccinium myrtillus L.) sampled from seven different locations and highbush blueberries ( Vaccinium corymbosum L.) from one location in Slovenia were analyzed...
  76. Tarvainen O, Hamberg L, Ohenoja E, Strömmer R, Markkola A. Responses of fungal and plant communities to partial humus removal in mid-boreal N-enriched forests. J Environ Manage. 2012;108:120-9 pubmed publisher
    ..recovery of bryophytes and lichens in the REMOVAL treatment was slow at both the urban and rural sites, whereas Vaccinium dwarf shrub cover, and herb and grass cover returned rapidly at the urban sites...