lecythidaceae

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

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  1. Natesan S, Badami S, Dongre S, Godavarthi A. Antitumor activity and antioxidant status of the methanol extract of Careya arborea bark against Dalton's lymphoma ascites-induced ascitic and solid tumor in mice. J Pharmacol Sci. 2007;103:12-23 pubmed
    ..The extract at the dose of 5 or 25 mg/kg body weight given i.p. daily for 14 days significantly reduced the solid tumor volume induced by DLA cells...
  2. Hamilton M, Braverman J, Soria Hernanz D. Patterns and relative rates of nucleotide and insertion/deletion evolution at six chloroplast intergenic regions in new world species of the Lecythidaceae. Mol Biol Evol. 2003;20:1710-21 pubmed publisher
    ..atpB-rbcL, trnL-trnH, rpl20-5'rps12, trnS-trnG, and trnH-psbA) in 16 individuals from eight species in the Lecythidaceae and a Sapotaceae outgroup...
  3. Adiele L, Adiele R, Enye J. Wound healing effect of methanolic leaf extract of Napoleona vogelii (Family: Lecythidaceae) in rats. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2014;7:620-624 pubmed publisher
    ..These data indicate that Napoleona vogelii leaf extract contains potent bioactive compounds containing wound healing activity, substantiating its use as a wound healer in folkloric medicine. ..
  4. Oliveira D, Krettli A, Aguiar A, Leitão G, Vieira M, Martins K, et al. Ethnopharmacological evaluation of medicinal plants used against malaria by quilombola communities from Oriximiná, Brazil. J Ethnopharmacol. 2015;173:424-34 pubmed publisher
    ..6μg/mL, were obtained from Aspidosperma rigidum (Apocynaceae), Bertholletia excelsa (Lecythidaceae) and Simaba cedron (Simaroubaceae), all of which displayed an S value>1...
  5. Rose J, Kleist T, Löfstrand S, Drew B, Schönenberger J, Sytsma K. Phylogeny, historical biogeography, and diversification of angiosperm order Ericales suggest ancient Neotropical and East Asian connections. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2018;122:59-79 pubmed publisher
    ..Newly suggested relationships are: (1) holoparasitic Mitrastemonaceae is sister to Lecythidaceae, (2) the clade formed by Mitrastemonaceae?+?Lecythidaceae is sister to Ericales excluding balsaminoids, (3) ..
  6. Bomba F, Wandji B, Piegang B, Awouafack M, Sriram D, Yogeeswari P, et al. Antinociceptive properties of the aqueous and methanol extracts of the stem bark of Petersianthus macrocarpus (P. Beauv.) Liben (Lecythidaceae) in mice. J Ethnopharmacol. 2015;174:66-73 pubmed publisher
    Aqueous maceration from the stem barks of Petersianthus macrocarpus (P. Beauv.) Liben (Lecythidaceae) is taken orally in the central Africa for the management of various ailments, including pain...
  7. Begum R, Sheliya M, Mir S, Singh E, Sharma M. Inhibition of proinflammatory mediators by coumaroyl lupendioic acid, a new lupane-type triterpene from Careya arborea, on inflammation-induced animal model. J Ethnopharmacol. 2017;206:376-392 pubmed publisher
    Careya arborea Roxb. (Lecythidaceae) is a large tree found throughout India in deciduous forests and grasslands. C...
  8. Cabral J, Baldoni A, Tonini H, Azevedo V, Giustina L, Tiago A, et al. Diversity and genetic structure of the native Brazil nut tree (Bertholletia excelsa Bonpl.) population. Genet Mol Res. 2017;16: pubmed publisher
    The present study was carried out in a native Brazil nut tree population (Bertholletia excelsa Bonpl., Lecythidaceae) to assess its genetic diversity and structure. Ten microsatellite markers were used to genotype 198 adult trees (B...
  9. Vásquez Ocmín P, Cojean S, Rengifo E, Suyyagh Albouz S, Amasifuen Guerra C, Pomel S, et al. Antiprotozoal activity of medicinal plants used by Iquitos-Nauta road communities in Loreto (Peru). J Ethnopharmacol. 2018;210:372-385 pubmed publisher
    ..The ethanolic extract from Costus curvibracteatus (Costaceae) leaves and Grias neuberthii (Lecythidaceae) bark showed strong in vitro activity on P. falciparum (sensitive and resistant strain) and L...

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  1. Pettit G, Zhang Q, Pinilla V, Herald D, Doubek D, Duke J. Isolation and structure of gustastatin from the Brazilian nut tree Gustavia hexapetala. J Nat Prod. 2004;67:983-5 pubmed
    ..The structures were assigned on the basis of analyses of HRMS combined with 1D and 2D NMR data. The structure of portentol (5) was confirmed by an X-ray crystal structure determination...
  2. Kubota T, Silva A, Cambuim J, Silva A, Pupin S, Silva M, et al. Mendelian inheritance, genetic linkage, and genotypic disequilibrium for nine microsatellite loci in Cariniana estrellensis (Raddi) Kuntze (Lecythidaceae). Genet Mol Res. 2017;16: pubmed publisher
    ..Based on these results, we analyzed microsatellite loci that are suitable for use in population genetic studies assessing genetic diversity, mating system, and gene flow in C. estrellensis populations. ..
  3. Senthilkumar N, Badami S, Cherian M, Hariharapura R. Potent in vitro cytotoxic and antioxidant activity of Careya arborea bark extracts. Phytother Res. 2007;21:492-5 pubmed
    ..The total phenol content of these extracts was found to be high. The results suggest strong cytotoxic and antioxidant properties and support the ethnomedical claims for the plant...
  4. Németh A, García Reyes J, Kosáry J, Dernovics M. The relationship of selenium tolerance and speciation in Lecythidaceae species. Metallomics. 2013;5:1663-73 pubmed publisher
    ..A series of SeHCy derived species containing multiple Se atoms (>2) was also detected and their structures were validated by the synthesis of their S-Se analogues. ..
  5. Martinez A, Conde E, Moure A, Domínguez H, Estévez R. Protective effect against oxygen reactive species and skin fibroblast stimulation of Couroupita guianensis leaf extracts. Nat Prod Res. 2012;26:314-22 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, a high level of stimulation of HSF proliferation and significant absorption of UV radiation were also observed. The results suggest that the hydroalcoholic leaf extracts of C. guianensis have promising skin care properties...
  6. Muller D, Desel H. Acute selenium poisoning by paradise nuts (Lecythis ollaria). Hum Exp Toxicol. 2010;29:431-4 pubmed publisher
    ..In retrospect, a relation to the ingestion of paradise nuts could be established...
  7. Thomas E, Valdivia J, Alcázar Caicedo C, Quaedvlieg J, Wadt L, Corvera R. NTFP harvesters as citizen scientists: Validating traditional and crowdsourced knowledge on seed production of Brazil nut trees in the Peruvian Amazon. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0183743 pubmed publisher
    ..Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa, Lecythidaceae) seed harvesting from natural forests is one of the cornerstone NTFP economies in Amazonia...
  8. Crublet M, Pouny I, Delaude C, Lavaud C. Acylated triterpenoid saponins from the stem bark of Foetidia africana. J Nat Prod. 2002;65:1560-7 pubmed
    ..The structures were established by acid and alkaline hydrolysis, by NMR experiments including (1)H-(1)H (COSY, HOHAHA, ROESY) and (1)H-(13)C (HSQC, HMBC) spectroscopy, and by mass spectrometry (ESIMS, ESIMS(n))...
  9. Tambarussi E, Vencovsky R, Freitas M, Sebbenn A. Mendelian inheritance, genetic linkage, and genotypic disequilibrium at nine microsatellite loci of Cariniana legalis (Mart.) O. Kuntze. Genet Mol Res. 2013;12:5442-57 pubmed publisher
    ..7% of the locus pairs. Our results show clear evidence that the nine simple sequence repeat loci can be used without restriction in genetic diversity, mating system, and parentage analyses. ..
  10. Brandão M, Pereira S, Lima D, Oliveira J, Ferreira E, Chaves M, et al. Antinociceptive effect of Lecythis pisonis Camb. (Lecythidaceae) in models of acute pain in mice. J Ethnopharmacol. 2013;146:180-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Lecythis pisonis Camb., also known in Brazil as sapucaia, is used in folk medicine against pruritus, muscle pain and gastric ulcer...
  11. Janovik V, Boligon A, Frohlich J, Schwanz T, Pozzebon T, Alves S, et al. Isolation and chromatographic analysis of bioactive triterpenoids from the bark extract of Cariniana domestica (Mart) Miers. Nat Prod Res. 2012;26:66-71 pubmed publisher
    The Lecythidaceae family is composed of 25 genera and 400 species that occur in the form of trees with a pantropical distribution...
  12. Senthilkumar N, Badami S, Dongre S, Bhojraj S. Antioxidant and hepatoprotective activity of the methanol extract of Careya arborea bark in Ehrlich ascites carcinoma-bearing mice. J Nat Med. 2008;62:336-9 pubmed publisher
  13. Adams R, Brown K, Hamilton M. The impact of microsatellite electromorph size homoplasy on multilocus population structure estimates in a tropical tree (Corythophora alta) and an anadromous fish (Morone saxatilis). Mol Ecol. 2004;13:2579-88 pubmed
    ..4 and 7.3% for C. alta and M. saxatilis, respectively. Simulations showed that the increase in RST produced by homoplasy correction was only slightly larger than variation in RST estimates expected to be caused by methodological errors...
  14. Pinheiro M, Bessa S, Fingolo C, Kuster R, Matheus M, Menezes F, et al. Antinociceptive activity of fractions from Couroupita guianensis Aubl. leaves. J Ethnopharmacol. 2010;127:407-13 pubmed publisher
    Couroupitaguianensis Aubl. (Lecythidaceae) is popularly known in Brazil as "abricó-de-macaco"...
  15. Gumier Costa F. First record of the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari) (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), in Pará nut, Bertholletia excelsa (Lecythidaceae). Neotrop Entomol. 2009;38:430-1 pubmed
    ..Based on this observation, the Pará nuts can be used as an alternative food source in rearing the coffee berry borer. Also, attention should be brought to need of proper storage of these nuts to avoid infestation by this pest...
  16. Silva L, Gomes B, Sousa Neto B, Oliveira J, Ferreira E, Chaves M, et al. Effects of Lecythis pisonis Camb. (Lecythidaceae) in a mouse model of pruritus. J Ethnopharmacol. 2012;139:90-7 pubmed publisher
    Lecythis pisonis Camb. (Lecythidaceae), is popularly known as "Sapucaia". In traditional medicine, leaves are used for the treatment of pruritus.
  17. Rahman M, Khan O, Saha S, Alimuzzaman M. Antidiarrhoeal activity of the bark extract of Careya arborea Roxb. Fitoterapia. 2003;74:116-8 pubmed
    ..The methanol extract of the Careya arborea Roxb. bark significantly reduced castor oil-induced diarrhoea in mice. This effect supports the local traditional use of the plant against diarrhoea...
  18. Premanathan M, Radhakrishnan S, Kulangiappar K, Singaravelu G, Thirumalaiarasu V, Sivakumar T, et al. Antioxidant & anticancer activities of isatin (1H-indole-2,3-dione), isolated from the flowers of Couroupita guianensis Aubl. Indian J Med Res. 2012;136:822-6 pubmed
    ..This study was done to investigate the antioxidant and anticancer activities of isatin, extracted from flower of a folklore medicinal plant Couroupita guianensis against human promylocytic leukemia (HL60) cells...
  19. Santos E, Lima J, Noldin V, Cechinel Filho V, Rao V, Lima E, et al. Anti-inflammatory, antinociceptive, and antipyretic effects of methanol extract of Cariniana rubra stem bark in animal models. An Acad Bras Cienc. 2011;83:557-66 pubmed
    Cariniana rubra Miers (Lecythidaceae), popularly known as "jequitibá-vermelho'', is a large Brazilian tree whose bark is used in infusion and decoction for the treatment of inflammatory conditions...
  20. Dernovics M, García Barrera T, Bierla K, Preud homme H, Lobinski R. Standardless identification of selenocystathionine and its gamma-glutamyl derivatives in monkeypot nuts by 3D liquid chromatography with ICP-MS detection followed by nanoHPLC-Q-TOF-MS/MS. Analyst. 2007;132:439-49 pubmed
    ..This is the first MS and MS/MS-based formal evidence of the presence of these compounds in a biological sample...
  21. Ahmed M, Rahman M, Rahman M, Hossain C. Analgesic principle from the bark of Careya arborea. Pharmazie. 2002;57:698-701 pubmed
    ..At doses of 20 and 30 mg/kg body weight, the compound also showed 31.8 (p < 0.05) and 52.4% (p < 0.01) prolongation of tail flicking time of mice 30 min after the treatments determined by the radiant heat method...
  22. Hamilton M, Miller J. Comparing relative rates of pollen and seed gene flow in the island model using nuclear and organelle measures of population structure. Genetics. 2002;162:1897-909 pubmed
  23. Barnett A, Almeida T, Spironello W, Sousa Silva W, MacLarnon A, Ross C. Terrestrial foraging by Cacajao melanocephalus ouakary (primates) in Amazonian Brazil: is choice of seed patch size and position related to predation risk?. Folia Primatol (Basel). 2012;83:126-39 pubmed publisher
    ..Seedlings of Eschweilera tenuifolia (Lecythidaceae) were the most commonly eaten (88.9%)...
  24. da Costa P, de Carvalho M. New triterpene isolated from Eschweilera longipes (Lecythidaceae). An Acad Bras Cienc. 2003;75:21-5 pubmed
    The phytochemical studies of Eschweilera longipes Miers (Lecythidaceae) have led to the identification of a new triterpene 3beta, 24-dihydroxyfriedelane, the known 1beta, 2beta, 3beta, 19beta-tetrahydroxyurs-12-en-28-oic acid (1beta-..
  25. Mandal D, Panda N, Kumar S, Banerjee S, Mandal N, Sahu N. A triterpenoid saponin possessing antileishmanial activity from the leaves of Careya arborea. Phytochemistry. 2006;67:183-90 pubmed
    ..The structures were determined on the basis of extensive 2D NMR spectroscopic analysis. The saponin showed in vitro antileishmanial activity against Leishmania donovani (strain AG 83)...
  26. Souza G, Ribeiro R, Santos M, Ribeiro H, Oliveira R. Functional groups of forest succession as dissipative structures: an applied study. Braz J Biol. 2004;64:707-18 pubmed
    ..As a practical result, our study suggests the deltaT analysis in order to evaluate the efficiency of dissipative structures and as a aid in characterizing functional groups...
  27. McRae J, Yang Q, Crawford R, Palombo E. Antibacterial compounds from Planchonia careya leaf extracts. J Ethnopharmacol. 2008;116:554-60 pubmed publisher
    The leaves of Planchonia careya (F. Muell.) R. Knuth (Lecythidaceae) have been traditionally implemented in the treatment of wounds by the indigenous people of northern Australia, although the compounds responsible for the medicinal ..
  28. Crublet M, Long C, Sevenet T, Hadi H, Lavaud C. Acylated flavonol glycosides from leaves of Planchonia grandis. Phytochemistry. 2003;64:589-94 pubmed
    ..The first glycosidic unit of each chain is esterified by a cis or trans p-coumaric acid. Structural elucidation was achieved by means of UV, NMR and mass spectrometry...
  29. Pinheiro M, Fernandes S, Fingolo C, Boylan F, Fernandes P. Anti-inflammatory activity of ethanol extract and fractions from Couroupita guianensis Aublet leaves. J Ethnopharmacol. 2013;146:324-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Couroupita guianensis Aublet, 'macacarecuia', 'abricó-de-macaco', 'castanha-de-macaco' and 'amêndoa-dos-andes', is found in tropical regions and is widely used in the treatment of tumors, pain, and inflammatory processes...
  30. Al Dhabi N, Balachandran C, Raj M, Duraipandiyan V, Muthukumar C, Ignacimuthu S, et al. Antimicrobial, antimycobacterial and antibiofilm properties of Couroupita guianensis Aubl. fruit extract. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2012;12:242 pubmed publisher
    Couroupita guianensis Aubl. (Lecythidaceae) is commonly called Ayahuma and the Cannonball tree. It is distributed in the tropical regions of northern South America and Southern Caribbean. It has several medicinal properties...
  31. Dong D, Gao X, Zhu Z, Yu Q, Bian S, Gao Y. A 40-bp insertion/deletion polymorphism in the constitutive promoter of MDM2 confers risk for hepatocellular carcinoma in a Chinese population. Gene. 2012;497:66-70 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings indicated that the MDM2 indel polymorphism may be a genetic modifier for developing HCC in Chinese population...
  32. Egressy Molnár O, Vass A, Németh A, Garcia Reyes J, Dernovics M. Effect of sample preparation methods on the D,L-enantiomer ratio of extracted selenomethionine. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2011;401:373-80 pubmed publisher
    ..The study revealed significant differences in the ICP-MS-related sensitivity of the derivatised selenomethionine enantiomers, which calls attention to the quantification of this selenoamino acid after MSA hydrolysis...