gentianella

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family GENTIANACEAE that contains nitiol (a C25 sesterterpenoid) & nitidasin.

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  1. Acero N, Llinares F, Galán de Mera A, Oltra B, Muñoz Mingarro D. Apoptotic and free radical scavenging properties of the methanolic extract of Gentianella alborosea. Fitoterapia. 2006;77:475-7 pubmed
    b>Gentianella alborosea ("Hercampure") is a Peruvian species used in folk medicine for the treatment of a variety of health disorders...
  2. Rojas R, Doroteo V, Bustamante B, Bauer J, Lock O. Antimicrobial and free radical scavenging activity of Gentianella nitida. Fitoterapia. 2004;75:754-7 pubmed
    The antimicrobial and free radical scavenging activity of the ethanol extract and fractions of Gentianella nitida have been assessed...
  3. Paland S, Schmid B. Population size and the nature of genetic load in Gentianella germanica. Evolution. 2003;57:2242-51 pubmed
    ..the magnitude of genetic load due to recessive deleterious alleles (GL) both segregating and fixed within Gentianella germanica populations of varying size by selfing and reciprocally crossing plants within and between natural ..
  4. Leskovac A, Joksic G, Jankovic T, Savikin K, Menkovic N. Radioprotective properties of the phytochemically characterized extracts of Crataegus monogyna, Cornus mas and Gentianella austriaca on human lymphocytes in vitro. Planta Med. 2007;73:1169-75 pubmed
    ..Rosaceae) fruit, Cornus mas L. (Cornaceae) leaves and Gentianella austriaca (A. Kern. & Jos. Kern...
  5. Jankovic T, Savikin K, Menkovic N, Aljancić I, Leskovac A, Petrovic S, et al. Radioprotective effects of Gentianella austriaca fractions and polyphenolic constituents in human lymphocytes. Planta Med. 2008;74:736-40 pubmed publisher
    The aim of this study was to identify active principles of Gentianella austriaca responsible for the reduction of the incidence of micronuclei in irradiated lymphocytes in vitro...
  6. Wang Z, Wu Q, Yu Y, Yang C, Jiang H, Wang Q, et al. Determination and pharmacokinetic study of four xanthones in rat plasma after oral administration of Gentianella acuta extract by UHPLC-ESI-MS/MS. J Ethnopharmacol. 2015;174:261-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Gentianella acuta (Michx.) Hulten belonging to the family of Gentianaceae is an annual plant mainly distributed in north of China, Mongolia plateau, Siberia and Far East areas of Russia...
  7. Wang Z, Wu G, Liu H, Xing N, Sun Y, Zhai Y, et al. Cardioprotective effect of the xanthones from Gentianella acuta against myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury in isolated rat heart. Biomed Pharmacother. 2017;93:626-635 pubmed publisher
    b>Gentianella acuta (Michx.) Hulten is widely used for the treatment of arrhythmia and coronary heart disease in Ewenki Folk Medicinal Plants and Mongolian Medicine, popularly known as "Wenxincao" in China...
  8. Lu S, Tanaka N, Kawazoe K, Murakami K, Damdinjav D, Dorjbal E, et al. Tetrahydroxanthones from Mongolian medicinal plant Gentianella amarella ssp. acuta. J Nat Med. 2016;70:780-8 pubmed publisher
    ..glycosides, amarellins A-F (3-8), were isolated from the aerial parts of a Mongolian medicinal plant Gentianella amarella ssp. acuta (Gentianaceae)...
  9. Steinacher G, Wagner J. The Progamic Phase in High-Mountain Plants: From Pollination to Fertilization in the Cold. Plants (Basel). 2013;2:354-70 pubmed publisher
    ..of high-mountain species with different elevational distribution in the European Alps (Cerastium uniflorum, Gentianella germanica, Ranunculus glacialis, R. alpestris, Saxifraga bryoides, S. caesia, S...

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  1. Lv Y, Zhang H, Wang Y, Zhu H, Long P, Wang Z, et al. [Preliminary comparative study of swertiamarin and swertisin on three kinds of Digeda-species Mongolian medicinal materials]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2015;40:804-6 pubmed
    Lomatogonium rotatum (L.) Fries, Gentianopsis barbata (Froel) Ma, and Gentianella acuta (Michx...
  2. Lennartsson T, Ramula S, Tuomi J. Growing competitive or tolerant? Significance of apical dominance in the overcompensating herb Gentianella campestris. Ecology. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..for restrained branching, we compared the performance of two subspecies of the biennial grassland herb Gentianella campestris; the tall, apically dominant ssp. campestris and the short, multi-stemmed ssp...
  3. Ding Z, Liu Y, Ruan J, Yang S, Yu H, Chen M, et al. Bioactive Constituents from the Whole Plants of Gentianella acuta (Michx.) Hulten. Molecules. 2017;22: pubmed publisher
    As a Mongolian native medicine and Ewenki folk medicinal plant, Gentianella acuta has been widely used for the treatment of diarrhea, hepatitis, arrhythmia, and coronary heart disease...
  4. Plenk K, Göd F, Kriechbaum M, Kropf M. Genetic and reproductive characterisation of seasonal flowering morphs of Gentianella bohemica revealed strong reproductive isolation and possible single origin. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2016;18:111-23 pubmed publisher
    ..We studied the regional endemic Gentianella bohemica, which exhibits an early- and a late-flowering morph...
  5. Lima B, Sánchez M, Luna L, Agüero M, Zacchino S, Filippa E, et al. Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Gentianella multicaulis collected on the Andean Slopes of San Juan Province, Argentina. Z Naturforsch C. 2012;67:29-38 pubmed
    The infusion of the aerial parts of Gentianella multicaulis (Gillies ex Griseb...
  6. Senol F, Tüzün C, Toker G, Orhan I. An in vitro perspective to cholinesterase inhibitory and antioxidant activity of five Gentiana species and Gentianella caucasea. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2012;63:802-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Gentiana asclepiadea, Gentiana cruciata, Gentiana olivieri, Gentiana septemfida, and Gentiana verna) and Gentianella caucasea were investigated for their inhibitory activity against acetylcholinesterase (AChE) and ..
  7. Liu Y, Ni Y, Ruan J, Qu L, Yu H, Han L, et al. Bioactive gentixanthone and gentichromone from the whole plants of Gentianella acuta (Michx.) Hulten. Fitoterapia. 2016;113:164-9 pubmed publisher
    ..A1-A3 (3-5), together with thirteen known xanthones (6-18) were obtained from the whole plants of Gentianella acuta (Michx.) Hulten. Their structures were elucidated by chemical and spectroscopic methods...
  8. Urbain A, Marston A, Grilo L, Bravo J, Purev O, Purevsuren B, et al. Xanthones from Gentianella amarella ssp. acuta with acetylcholinesterase and monoamine oxidase inhibitory activities. J Nat Prod. 2008;71:895-7 pubmed publisher
    ..3-O-beta-D-glucopyranoside (1) and swertiabisxanthone-I 8'-O-beta- d-glucopyranoside (2), were isolated from Gentianella amarella ssp...
  9. Xu M, Dong J. Enhancing terpenoid indole alkaloid production by inducible expression of mammalian Bax in Catharanthus roseus cells. Sci China C Life Sci. 2007;50:234-41 pubmed
  10. Steinacher G, Wagner J. Effect of temperature on the progamic phase in high-mountain plants. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2012;14:295-305 pubmed publisher
    ..duration and thermal thresholds for progamic processes in six common plant species (Cerastium uniflorum, Gentianella germanica, Ranunculus alpestris, R. glacialis, Saxifraga bryoides, S...
  11. Urbain A, Marston A, Batsuren D, Purev O, Hostettmann K. Preparative isolation of closely-related xanthones from Gentianella amarella ssp. acuta by High-speed countercurrent chromatography. Phytochem Anal. 2008;19:514-9 pubmed publisher
    A methanolic extract from Gentianella amarella ssp. acuta was shown to contain several xanthones exhibiting acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activity...
  12. Wilson M, Woo J, Dake G. A synthetic approach toward nitiol: construction of two 1,22-dihydroxynitianes. J Org Chem. 2006;71:4237-45 pubmed
    ..Consequently, a synthesis of epimeric 1,22-dihydroxynitianes, which are compounds that are structural hybrids of two natural products, nitiol and variculanol, was completed...