theaceae

Summary

Summary: A plant family of the order THEALES, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida, best known for CAMELLIA SINENSIS, which is the source of Oriental TEA.

Top Publications

  1. Chung M, Epperson B, Chung M. Genetic structure of age classes in Camellia japonica (Theaceae). Evolution. 2003;57:62-73 pubmed
    Camellia japonica L. (Theaceae), an insect- and bird-pollinated, broad-leaved evergreen tree, is widely distributed in Japan and the southern Korean peninsula...
  2. Tsou C, Li L, Vijayan K. The Intra-familial Relationships of Pentaphylacaceae s.l. as Revealed by DNA Sequence Analysis. Biochem Genet. 2016;54:270-82 pubmed publisher
    ..s. (Pentaphylax), Sladeniaceae s.s. (Sladenia), the subfamily Ternstroemioideae with 11 genera of Theaceae s.l. and the genus Ficalhoa...
  3. Borato D, Scoparo C, Maria Ferreira D, da Silva L, de Souza L, Iacomini M, et al. Healing mechanisms of the hydroalcoholic extract and ethyl acetate fraction of green tea (Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze) on chronic gastric ulcers. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol. 2016;389:259-68 pubmed publisher
    Green tea is an infusion of unfermented leaves of Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze (Theaceae), traditionally used for the treatment of obesity, hypercholesterolemia, and gastric complaints...
  4. Kitagawa N, Morikawa T, Motai C, Ninomiya K, Okugawa S, Nishida A, et al. The Antiproliferative Effect of Chakasaponins I and II, Floratheasaponin A, and Epigallocatechin 3-O-Gallate Isolated from Camellia sinensis on Human Digestive Tract Carcinoma Cell Lines. Int J Mol Sci. 2016;17: pubmed
    ..functional constituents from the extracts of "tea flower", the flower buds of Camellia sinensis (Theaceae), which have common components with that of the leaf part...
  5. Yang R, Wang W, Chen H, He Z, Jia A. The inhibition of advanced glycation end-products by five fractions and three main flavonoids from Camellia nitidissima Chi flowers. J Food Drug Anal. 2018;26:252-259 pubmed publisher
    Camellia nitidissima Chi (CNC), belonging to Camellia genus (Theaceae family), is a medicinal and edible plant in China...
  6. Wu C, Zhang R, Li H, Hu C, Liu B, Li Y, et al. Triterpenoid saponins from the root bark of Schima superba and their cytotoxic activity on B16 melanoma cell line. Carbohydr Res. 2015;413:107-14 pubmed publisher
    ..A-H, along with eight known triterpenoid saponins, were isolated from the root bark of Schima superb (Theaceae). Their structures were elucidated on the basis of extensive spectroscopic analyses and chemical methods...
  7. Huang H, Xia E, Zhang H, Yao Q, Gao L. De novo transcriptome sequencing of Camellia sasanqua and the analysis of major candidate genes related to floral traits. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2017;120:103-111 pubmed publisher
    Camellia sasanqua is one of the most famous horticultural plants in Camellia (Theaceae) due to its aesthetic appeal as landscape plant. Knowledge regarding the genetic basis of flowering time, floral aroma and color in C...
  8. He D, Zhang P, Sai X, Li X, Wang L, Xu Y. Hypolipidemic Activity of Camellia euphlebia Flower Extract in High-fat-fed Mice. Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 2017;72:372-379 pubmed publisher
    Camellia euphlebia (family, Theaceae) has been used for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases in Southern China. However, there has been no report on the hypolipidemic activity of Camellia euphlebia flower...
  9. Zhang C, Wang L, Wei K, Wu L, Li H, Zhang F, et al. Transcriptome analysis reveals self-incompatibility in the tea plant (Camellia sinensis) might be under gametophytic control. BMC Genomics. 2016;17:359 pubmed publisher
    ..Tea (Camellia sinensis L.) belonging to the family of Theaceae, exhibits high levels of SI and high heterozygosity...

More Information

Publications78

  1. Nakayama M, Iwashina T. Characteristics of green-blue fluorescence generated from the adaxial sides of leaves of tree species. J Plant Res. 2017;130:301-310 pubmed publisher
    ..brightest fluorescent leaves, with L* > 50, were Camellia japonica, Camellia sasanqua, and Cleyera japonica of Theaceae, Osmanthus heterophyllus and Ligustrum japonicum of Oleaceae, Aucuba japonica of Garryaceae, and Trochodendron ..
  2. Hayakawa S, Saito K, Miyoshi N, Ohishi T, Oishi Y, Miyoshi M, et al. Anti-Cancer Effects of Green Tea by Either Anti- or Pro- Oxidative Mechanisms. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016;17:1649-54 pubmed
    Tea derived from the leaves and buds of Camellia sinensis (Theaceae) is consumed worldwide...
  3. He D, Sai X, Wang N, Li X, Wang L, Xu Y. Camellia euphlebia exerts its antidepressant-like effect via modulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and brain monoaminergic systems. Metab Brain Dis. 2018;33:301-312 pubmed publisher
    Camellia euphlebia (family, Theaceae) is a Chinese folk medicine, known for its multiple pharmacological properties. The present study aimed to provide further insights into the therapeutic basis of C...
  4. Cao L, Guo C, Chen J. Fluctuation in seed abundance has contrasting effects on the fate of seeds from two rapidly germinating tree species in an Asian tropical forest. Integr Zool. 2017;12:2-11 pubmed publisher
    ..2 species of rapidly germinating seeds (Pittosporopsis kerrii, family Icacinaceae; Camellia kissi, family Theaceae), which depend on dispersal by scatter-hoarding rodents, we investigated the effects of seed abundance at the ..
  5. Thakur P, Chawla R, Tanwar A, Chakotiya A, Narula A, Goel R, et al. Attenuation of adhesion, quorum sensing and biofilm mediated virulence of carbapenem resistant Escherichia coli by selected natural plant products. Microb Pathog. 2016;92:76-85 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings indicated clearly that B. aristata (Family: Berberidaceae) and C. sinensis (Family: Theaceae) were potent herbal leads with significant therapeutic potential which further needs to be explored at pre-..
  6. Achor D, Childers C, Rogers M. Cellular injury to 1- to 3+-year-old stems of Camellia sinensis by Tuckerella japonica. Exp Appl Acarol. 2017;73:339-351 pubmed publisher
    ..O. Kuntze (Theaceae) where longitudinal bark splitting occurs...
  7. Eng Q, Thanikachalam P, Ramamurthy S. Molecular understanding of Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) in cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. J Ethnopharmacol. 2018;210:296-310 pubmed publisher
    ..epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), the major polyphenolic compound present in green tea [Camellia sinensis (Theaceae], has shown numerous cardiovascular health promoting activity through modulating various pathways...
  8. Shi X, Fu Q, Jin J, Quan C. Mummified Oligocene fruits of Schima (Theaceae) and their systematic and biogeographic implications. Sci Rep. 2017;7:4009 pubmed publisher
    ..More importantly, this discovery represents the earliest record of this genus in Asia and it explicitly moves the fossil record back to the late Oligocene in this region. ..
  9. Iwakawa T, Tanaka Y, Takashima A. A new galloylglucoside from Cleyera ochnacea DC. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2001;49:1498-9 pubmed
    ..b>Theaceae). Its structure was elucidated on the basis of chemical and spectral analysis...
  10. Jian Q, Boyer T, Yang X, Xia B, Yang X. Characteristics and DBP formation of dissolved organic matter from leachates of fresh and aged leaf litter. Chemosphere. 2016;152:335-44 pubmed publisher
    ..Specific UV absorbance showed some positive correlation with DBPs, but humic-acid-like and protein-like absorbance peaks correlated with CH and TCNM yields in only some leaf samples...
  11. Niu J, Zhao P, Sun Z, Zhu L, Ni G, Zeng X, et al. Stomatal uptake of O3 in a Schima superba plantation in subtropical China derived from sap flow measurements. Sci Total Environ. 2016;545-546:465-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Further studies are urgently needed to relate stomatal O3 uptake doses with tree growth reductions for an improved understanding of O3 effects on trees under natural conditions. ..
  12. Zhao L, Li W, Zhu S, Tsai S, Li J, Tracey K, et al. Green tea catechins quench the fluorescence of bacteria-conjugated Alexa fluor dyes. Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets. 2013;12:308-14 pubmed
    ..This possibility can now be explored by screening other fluorescence-quenching agents for possible antimicrobial activities. ..
  13. Lee T, Jung M, Bang M, Chung D, Kim J. Inhibitory effects of a spinasterol glycoside on lipopolysaccharide-induced production of nitric oxide and proinflammatory cytokines via down-regulating MAP kinase pathways and NF-?B activation in RAW264.7 macrophage cells. Int Immunopharmacol. 2012;13:264-70 pubmed publisher
  14. Lozada Lechuga J, Villarreal M, Fliniaux M, Bensaddek L, Mesnard F, Gutiérrez M, et al. Isolation of jacaranone, a sedative constituent extracted from the flowers of the Mexican tree Ternstroemia pringlei. J Ethnopharmacol. 2010;127:551-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Ternstroemia pringlei represents one of the most widely employed and commercially exploited medicinal plant in Mexico, used popularly as a tranquilizer and for the treatment of insomnia...
  15. Liu J, Zhou G, Zhang D. Simulated effects of acidic solutions on element dynamics in monsoon evergreen broad-leaved forest at Dinghushan, China. Part 1: dynamics of K, Na, Ca, Mg and P. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2007;14:123-9 pubmed
    ..The primary purpose of this study was to provide information about how the dynamics of K, Na, Ca, Mg and P are affected by acid deposition in a typical forest in southern China...
  16. Park S, Lee H, Yoon W, Kang G, Moon J, Lee N, et al. Inhibitory effects of eutigosides isolated from Eurya emarginata on the inflammatory mediators in RAW264.7 cells. Arch Pharm Res. 2005;28:1244-50 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that eutigoside B and C from E. emarginata may have anti-inflammatory activity through the inhibition of pro-inflammatory cytokines (TNF-alpha and IL-6), iNOS and COX-2...
  17. Wang C, Chen L, Yang L. Camelliin B induced apoptosis in HeLa cell line. Toxicology. 2001;168:231-40 pubmed
    Gordonia axillaris (Roxb.) Dietrich (Theaceae) is a native to Taiwan and the leaves have been used as an astringent folk medicine. Camelliin B (CB), a macrocyclic hydrolyzable tannin, was isolated from G...
  18. Xu W, Wang H, Zhou G, Yao X. Two new 8-O-4'-type lignans from the stem of Schima superba and their cell growth inhibitory activities against human cancer cell lines. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2010;12:874-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Compounds 1 and 2 showed cell growth inhibitory activity against HeLa, CNE, HepG-2, and HEp-2 cell lines. Compound 1 exhibited significant cytotoxicities with IC?? values of less than 4 ?g/ml against all the tested cell lines...
  19. Setsuko S, Uchiyama K, Sugai K, Yoshimaru H. Isolation and characterization of EST-SSR markers in Schima mertensiana (Theaceae) using pyrosequencing technology. Am J Bot. 2012;99:e38-42 pubmed publisher
  20. Lee T, Kwak H, Kim H, Lee Z, Chung D, Baek N, et al. Methanol extracts of Stewartia koreana inhibit cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) and inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) gene expression by blocking NF-kappaB transactivation in LPS-activated RAW 264.7 cells. Mol Cells. 2007;23:398-404 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that Stewartia extracts contain potentially useful agents for preventing and treating inflammatory diseases...
  21. Luo Y, Yuan J, Shen G, Zhao G, Yu M. [Decomposition of Schima superba leaf litter and dynamics change of soil meso-micro arthropods community structure in evergreen broad-leaved forest fragments]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2010;21:265-71 pubmed
    ..After two-year decomposition, the mass loss of S. superba leaf litter was 60%-70%, and the species diversity indices of soil arthropods showed certain changes, being different between forest fragments and continuous forest...
  22. Wang Y, Ye W, Yin Z, Zhao S. [Triterpene saponins from Adinandra nitida]. Yao Xue Xue Bao. 2008;43:504-8 pubmed
    ..Compound 1 is a new compound, and compounds 2 -6 were isolated from A. nitida for the first time...
  23. Shin M, Wang W, Nam K, Jo Y, Jung J, Im K. Triterpenoid saponins from the fruits of Ternstroemia japonica. J Nat Prod. 2003;66:1351-5 pubmed
    ..The structures of 1-6 (ternstroemiasides A-F) were elucidated on the basis of spectral analysis and chemical degradation...
  24. Lin L, Zhou Z, Fan H, Jin G, Chen Y, Hong G. [Provenance difference in stable carbon isotope discrimination of Schima superba]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2009;20:741-6 pubmed
    ..Two and four superior provenances with high growth rate and low leaf delta value (or high WUE) were selected for Jian' ou of Fujian and Chun' an of Zhejiang, respectively...
  25. Gao Q, Peng S, Zhao P, Zeng X, Cai X, Yu M, et al. Explanation of vegetation succession in subtropical southern China based on ecophysiological characteristics of plant species. Tree Physiol. 2003;23:641-8 pubmed
  26. Xue L, Chen H, Kuang L. [Soil nutrient, microorganism and enzyme activity in Pinus elliottii mixed stands]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2003;14:157-9 pubmed
    ..The amounts of bacteria, actinomyces and enzyme activity in Pinus elliottii mixed stand were higher than those in pure Pinus elliottii stand, whereas their fungi amount was lower than the latter...
  27. Herath H, Athukoralage P, Jamie J. A new oleanane triterpenoid from Gordonia ceylanica. Nat Prod Lett. 2001;15:339-44 pubmed
    ..The chemical investigation of the hexane extract of the stem bark of Gordonia ceylanica afforded 3beta-acetoxy-11alpha(2',3'-epoxyferulyloxy)-olean-13(18)-ene as a new natural product and alpha-spinasterol for the first time from Gordonia...
  28. Balderas López J, Alfaro Romero A, Monroy A, López Villafranco M, Rivero Cruz J, Navarrete A. Toxic rather than neuropharmacological effect of Ternstroemia sylvatica fruits and identification of 28-O-[?-l-6-rhamnopyranosyl]-R1-barrigenol as a new compound with toxic effects in mice. Pharm Biol. 2013;51:1451-8 pubmed publisher
    Fruits of Ternstroemia sylvatica Schltdl. and Cham. (Theaceae) are used in Mexican traditional medicine to alleviate anxiety, sleep disorders and seizures; however, the active principles have not been identified.
  29. Balderas J, Reza V, Ugalde M, Guzman L, Serrano M, Aguilar A, et al. Pharmacodynamic interaction of the sedative effects of Ternstroemia pringlei (Rose) Standl. with six central nervous system depressant drugs in mice. J Ethnopharmacol. 2008;119:47-52 pubmed publisher
    The decoction of dried fruits of Ternstroemia pringlei (Rose) Standl. (Theaceae), commonly known as "Flor de Tila", is used in the Mexican traditional medicine to diminish insomnia and fear.
  30. Oishi M, Sato H. Guild structure and coexistence mechanisms in the parasitoid assemblage associated with a leafminer, Coptotriche japoniella (Lepidoptera, Tischeriidae), on an evergreen tree, Eurya japonica (Theaceae). Environ Entomol. 2008;37:1231-40 pubmed
    ..with a lepidopteran leafminer, Coptotriche japoniella (Tischeriidae), on an evergreen tree, Eurya japonica (Theaceae), was studied in the center of Japan to explore parasitoid coexistence mechanisms...
  31. Fu H, Li C, Yang J, Shen Z, Zhang D. Potential anti-inflammatory constituents of the stems of Gordonia chrysandra. J Nat Prod. 2011;74:1066-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Their structures were elucidated by spectroscopic and chemical methods. In an in vitro bioassay, compound 1 showed a strong inhibitory effect on nitric oxide production in LPS-activated macrophages with an IC50 value of 0.14 ?M...
  32. Su Y, Wang T, Sun Y, Ye H. High ISSR variation in 14 surviving individuals of Euryodendron excelsum (Ternstroemiaceae) endemic to China. Biochem Genet. 2009;47:56-65 pubmed publisher
    ..Of the 225 loci generated by 21 primers, 147 (65.33%) were polymorphic. Compared with other species of Theaceae and related families, a high level of genetic variation was identified in E. excelsum (Nei's gene diversity, 0...
  33. Sethi K, Sahoo S, Pichikala J, Suresh P. Carbonic anhydrase I and II inhibition with natural products: caffeine and piperine. J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem. 2012;27:97-100 pubmed publisher
    ..The IC(50) values of caffeine and piperine against hCA II were of 2?mM. Although these are quite weak inhibitors they may constitute leads for developing tighter binding compounds...
  34. Suzuki A. Influence of shoot architectural position on shoot growth and branching patterns in Cleyera japonica. Tree Physiol. 2002;22:885-90 pubmed
    ..b>Theaceae), an understory, broad-leaf evergreen woody species...
  35. Zeng S, Su Z, Gu Y, Xie Z, Liu Y. [Litterfalls of major forest stands at Baiyunshan scenic spot of Guangzhou]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2003;14:154-6 pubmed
    ..30, 69.81, 54.9 and 152.24 kg.hm-2, respectively. The annual decomposition rates of the litterfalls were 24.4%, 53.4%, 52.4% and 57.4%...
  36. Dewanjee S, Mandal V, Sahu R, Dua T, Manna A, Mandal S. Anti-inflammatory activity of a polyphenolic enriched extract of Schima wallichii bark. Nat Prod Res. 2011;25:696-703 pubmed publisher
    ..o. exhibited significant dose-dependent anti-inflammatory responses, with 44.32 and 38.65% inhibition of inflammation in carrageenan-induced paw oedema and cotton pallet granuloma, respectively...
  37. Liu J, Zhou G, Zhang D. Effects of acidic solutions on element dynamics in the monsoon evergreen broad-leaved forest at Dinghushan, China. Part 2: dynamics of Fe, Cu, Mn and Al. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2007;14:215-8 pubmed
    ..Soil metal dynamics are affected by acid deposition. Little knowledge is available about the process in the lateritic soils under the monsoon forest in south China...
  38. Ohtsuki T, Miyagawa T, Koyano T, Kowithayakorn T, Kawahara N, Goda Y, et al. Acylated triterpenoid saponins from Schima noronhae and their cell growth inhibitory activity. J Nat Prod. 2008;71:918-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Compounds 1 and 2 showed cell growth inhibitory activity against both HeLa and DLD1 cells at a concentration of less than 10 microM...
  39. Park C, Kim H, Kwak H, Lee T, Bang M, Kim C, et al. Inhibitory effects of Stewartia koreana on osteoclast differentiation and bone resorption. Int Immunopharmacol. 2007;7:1507-16 pubmed
    ..Taken together, we demonstrated that SKE has inhibitory effects on osteoclast differentiation in vitro and confirmed its in vivo efficacy in prevention of inflammatory bone loss...
  40. Li J, Zhao G, Zhang Y, Klenk H, Pukall R, Qin S, et al. Dietzia schimae sp. nov. and Dietzia cercidiphylli sp. nov., from surface-sterilized plant tissues. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:2549-54 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. (type strain YIM 65001(T)=CCTCC AA 207015(T)=DSM 45139(T)) and Dietzia cercidiphylli sp. nov. (type strain YIM 65002(T)=CCTCC AA 207016(T)=DSM 45140(T)) are proposed...
  41. Hou W, Lin R, Cheng K, Hung Y, Cho C, Chen C, et al. Free radical-scavenging activity of Taiwanese native plants. Phytomedicine. 2003;10:170-5 pubmed
    ..buerferianum var. formosanum, C. japonica var. morii, C. stenophylla var. stenophylloides, and M. zuihoensis with great potency in these assay systems and may be candidates for the development of natural antioxidants...
  42. Ikuta A, Tomiyasu H, Morita Y, Yoshimura K. Ursane- and oleanane-type triterpenes from Ternstroemia gymnanthera callus tissues. J Nat Prod. 2003;66:1051-4 pubmed
    ..The isolated triterpenes were compared with those from actinidiaceous plant callus tissues from a chemotaxonomic point of view...
  43. Zhao G, Li J, Qin S, Zhang Y, Zhu W, Jiang C, et al. Micrococcus yunnanensis sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from surface-sterilized Polyspora axillaris roots. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2009;59:2383-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on the above data, a novel species of the genus Micrococcus, Micrococcus yunnanensis sp. nov., is proposed, with the type strain YIM 65004(T) (=CCTCC AA 208060(T)=DSM 21948(T))...
  44. Jo Y, Suh J, Shin M, Jung J, Im K. Jacaranone and related compounds from the fresh fruits of Ternstroemia japonica and their antioxidative activity. Arch Pharm Res. 2005;28:885-8 pubmed
    ..Jacaranone and its derivatives were isolated for the first time from Theaceae. Of the isolated compounds, compound 3 is a new compound...
  45. Niu H, Li X, Ye W, Wang Z, Cao H, Wang Z. Isolation and characterization of 36 polymorphic microsatellite markers in Schima superba (Theaceae). Am J Bot. 2012;99:e123-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Our objective was to develop microsatellite markers to investigate the level of genetic diversity within and among populations in a dominant evergreen broad-leaved tree, Schima superba, in southern China...
  46. Yang Kuo L, Zhang L, Huang H, Lin Z, Liaw C, Cheng H, et al. Antioxidant lignans and chromone glycosides from Eurya japonica. J Nat Prod. 2013;76:580-7 pubmed publisher
    ..21 ?M). On the other hand, compounds 1, 2, 7-9, 12-20, and 32 showed only weak anti-NO production activity when compared to the positive control quercetin...
  47. Yan H, Dong X, Feng G, Zhang S, Mucciardi A. Coarse root spatial distribution determined using a ground-penetrating radar technique in a subtropical evergreen broad-leaved forest, China. Sci China Life Sci. 2013;56:1038-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Significant relationships between coarse root density and these factors were found at the soil depth of 40-60 cm, which was the "potential distribution layer" for coarse root distribution...
  48. Lee T, Lee S, Lee D, Son Y, Chung D, Baek N, et al. A glycosidic spinasterol from Koreana stewartia promotes procollagen production and inhibits matrix metalloproteinase-1 expression in UVB-irradiated human dermal fibroblasts. Biol Pharm Bull. 2011;34:768-73 pubmed
    ..Spinasterol-Glc may be useful in the future development of therapeutic and cosmetic applications...
  49. Yu L, Yang J, Chen X, Shi J, Zhang D. Cytotoxic triterpenoid glycosides from the roots of Gordonia chrysandra. J Nat Prod. 2009;72:866-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Among these substances, compounds 1, 3, 5, and 6 exhibited cytotoxic activity against several human cancer cell lines, with 3 being the most potent...
  50. Yu X, Drew B, Yang J, Gao L, Li D. Comparative chloroplast genomes of eleven Schima (Theaceae) species: Insights into DNA barcoding and phylogeny. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0178026 pubmed publisher
    Schima is an ecologically and economically important woody genus in tea family (Theaceae)...
  51. Deng W, Ogita S, Ashihara H. Distribution and biosynthesis of theanine in Theaceae plants. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2010;48:70-2 pubmed publisher
    The theanine content of the leaves of 27 species or varieties of Theaceae plants was investigated. Theanine was present in 21 species or varieties, but in much lower amounts (<0...
  52. Liu B, Yang J, Ma Y, Yuan E, Chen C. Antioxidant and angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory activities of ethanol extract and pure flavonoids from Adinandra nitida leaves. Pharm Biol. 2010;48:1432-8 pubmed publisher
    Adinandra nitida Merr. ex. H.L. Li (Theaceae) is an indigenous plant in south China...
  53. Chen J, Wang W, Liu T, Wu F, Zheng H. Photosynthetic and antioxidant responses of Liquidambar formosana and Schima superba seedlings to sulfuric-rich and nitric-rich simulated acid rain. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2013;64:41-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, we concluded that the damages caused by SiAR in L. formosana were more severe and suffered from more negative impacts than in S. superba. S-SiAR induced more serious damages for the plants than did SN-SiAR and N-SiAR...
  54. Zhou C, Zhao P, Ni G, Wang Q, Zeng X, Zhu L, et al. [Water recharge through nighttime stem sap flow of Schima superba in Guangzhou region of Guangdong Province, South China: affecting factors and contribution to transpiration]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2012;23:1751-7 pubmed
    ..The contribution of nighttime water recharge to the total transpiration varied significantly with seasons, and was obviously higher in dry season than in wet season...
  55. Suzuki A. Shoot growth patterns in saplings of Cleyera japonica in relation to light and architectural position. Tree Physiol. 2003;23:67-71 pubmed
    ..position (branch order) and light environment on patterns of shoot growth of Cleyera japonica Thunberg (Theaceae) were investigated...
  56. Shen F, Lin J, Huang C, Ho Y, Arun A, Young L, et al. Molecular detection and phylogenetic analysis of the catechol 1,2-dioxygenase gene from Gordonia spp. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2009;32:291-300 pubmed publisher
    ..Such variations might influence the catabolic activities or substrate utilization patterns of catechol 1,2-dioxygenase among Gordonia...
  57. Huang H, Ko H, Jin Y, Yang S, Shih Y, Chen I. Dihydrochalcone glucosides and antioxidant activity from the roots of Anneslea fragrans var. lanceolata. Phytochemistry. 2012;78:120-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Lyoniresinol (10), isofraxidin (12), and syringic acid (13) also showed DPPH [1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl] radical scavenging activity, with SC(50) values of 8.4 ± 1.8, 51.6 ± 2.2, and 4.3 ± 0.7 ?g/mL in 30 min, respectively...
  58. Lee T, Lee G, Kim C, Bang M, Baek N, Kim S, et al. Stewartia koreana extract stimulates proliferation and migration of human endothelial cells and induces neovasculization in vivo. Phytother Res. 2010;24:20-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest that Stewartia koreana extracts may potentially be useful for the development of agents to accelerate vascular wound healing or to promote the growth of collateral blood vessels in ischemic tissues...
  59. Fu H, Li C, Yang J, Chen X, Zhang D. Triterpenoid glycosides from the stems of Gordonia kwangsiensis. Phytochemistry. 2013;85:167-74 pubmed publisher
    ..1 to 2.41 ?m...
  60. Wang Y, Yang Y, Wei C, Wan X, Thompson H. Principles of Biomedical Agriculture Applied to the Plant Family Theaceae To Identify Novel Interventions for Cancer Prevention and Control. J Agric Food Chem. 2016;64:2809-14 pubmed publisher
    Plant materials from the family Theaceae have been used for over a thousand years as integral components within the food systems of many globally distributed cultures and to treat a variety of human ailments...
  61. Li Z, Zou B, Xia H, Ding Y, Tan W, Ma Z. Effect of fertilizer and water content on N2O emission from three plantation soils in south China. J Environ Sci (China). 2005;17:970-6 pubmed
    ..Legume plantations like A. mangium should be avoided in low lands which could easily suffer from flooding or poor drainage...
  62. Mei T, Zhao P, Wang Q, Cai X, Yu M, Zhu L, et al. [Effects of tree diameter at breast height and soil moisture on transpiration of Schima superba based on sap flow pattern and normalization]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2010;21:2457-64 pubmed
  63. Khanduri V, Sharma C, Kumar K, Ghildiyal S. Annual variation in flowering phenology, pollination, mating system, and pollen yield in two natural populations of Schima wallichii (DC.) Korth. ScientificWorldJournal. 2013;2013:350157 pubmed publisher
  64. Romero I, Cantera K J, Peña S E. [Leaf consumption by herbivores in mangroves of the Dagua river estuary, Pacific coast of Colombia]. Rev Biol Trop. 2006;54:1205-14 pubmed
    ..Rhizophoraceae) and Pelliciera rhizophorae (Theaceae)...
  65. Whelan A, Jurgens T, Szeto V. Case report. Efficacy of Hoodia for weight loss: is there evidence to support the efficacy claims?. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2010;35:609-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Upon discussing this information, MH decided not to use Hoodia, and other evidence-based recommendations were discussed...
  66. Yang Z, Chen G, Xie J, Yang Y. [Litter fall production and carbon return in Cunninghamia lanceolata, Schima superba, and their mixed plantations]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2010;21:2235-40 pubmed
    ..This study demonstrated that comparing with pure coniferous or broadleaved plantation, coniferous-broadleaved mixed plantation had higher annual litter fall production and carbon return, and thus, higher potential of C sequestration...
  67. Tang J, Yu L, Fu H, Li C, Yang J, Zhou W, et al. Cytotoxic triterpenoid saponins from the stems of Gordonia longicarpa. Planta Med. 2013;79:353-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Compounds 5, 7, 8, 10, and 11 exhibited potent cytotoxic activity with IC50 values of 1.42-8.42 µM, while 6, 9, and 12 showed selective cytotoxic activity toward the tested cell lines...
  68. Oh M, Park K, Kim M, Kim H, Kim S, Lee M. Three new orcinol-conjugated hydrolysable tannins from the leaves of Cleyera japonica. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2013;61:340-3 pubmed
    ..To evaluate their anti-oxidative activities, 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH)/free radical scavenging activity and nitroblue tetrazolium (NBT)/superoxide anion scavenging activity were determined...
  69. Yang T, Song K, Da L, Li X, Wu J. The biomass and aboveground net primary productivity of Schima superba-Castanopsis carlesii forests in east China. Sci China Life Sci. 2010;53:811-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, its productivity was lower than the model estimate, indicating that without disturbance, this community has great developmental potential in terms of community biomass and productivity...