convallaria

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family Asparagaceae that contains CARDIAC GLYCOSIDES.

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  1. Higano T, Kuroda M, Sakagami H, Mimaki Y. Convallasaponin A, a new 5beta-spirostanol triglycoside from the rhizomes of Convallaria majalis. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2007;55:337-9 pubmed
    The rhizomes of Convallaria majalis have been analyzed for their steroidal glycoside constituents, resulting in the isolation of a new 5beta-spirostanol triglycoside, named convallasaponin A, along with two known cardenolide glycosides ..
  2. Mancuso A, Groves M, Polozhentsev O, Williams G, McNulty I, Antony C, et al. Internal structure of an intact Convallaria majalis pollen grain observed with X-ray Fresnel coherent diffractive imaging. Opt Express. 2012;20:26778-85 pubmed publisher
    We have applied Fresnel Coherent Diffractive Imaging (FCDI) to image an intact pollen grain from Convallaria majalis...
  3. Szabó B, Vincze E, Czúcz B. Flowering phenological changes in relation to climate change in Hungary. Int J Biometeorol. 2016;60:1347-56 pubmed publisher
    ..assess possible influences of climate in Hungary, we studied flowering phenological records for six species (Convallaria majalis, Taraxacum officinale, Syringa vulgaris, Sambucus nigra, Robinia pseudoacacia, Tilia cordata) based on ..
  4. Lee H, Nam J, Shin J, Hong I, Yang I, You M, et al. Convallaria keiskei as a novel therapeutic alternative for salivary gland cancer treatment by targeting myeloid cell leukemia-1. Head Neck. 2016;38 Suppl 1:E761-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Salivary gland cancer cells treated with or without Convallaria keiskei (MECK) for 24 hours...
  5. Orhan I, Gökbulut A, Senol F. Adonis sp., Convallaria sp., Strophanthus sp., Thevetia sp., and Leonurus sp. - Cardiotonic Plants with Known Traditional Use and a Few Preclinical and Clinical Studies. Curr Pharm Des. 2017;23:1051-1059 pubmed publisher
    ..g. Adonis vernalis, Convallaria majalis, Strophanthus kombe, Thevetia peruviana, Leonurus cardiaca, etc...
  6. Li Y, Chen Y, Wang L, Yao L, Pan X, Lee D. Pollution tolerant protozoa in polluted wetland. Bioresour Technol. 2017;240:115-122 pubmed publisher
    ..erosa, Euglena axyuris, Euglena caudate, Euglena gasterosteus, Euglena acus, Vorticella campanula, Vorticella convallaria and Epistylis lacustris, were the pollution tolerant species at chemical oxygen demand 54-104mg/L...
  7. Matsuo Y, Shinoda D, Nakamaru A, Kamohara K, Sakagami H, Mimaki Y. Steroidal Glycosides from Convallaria majalis Whole Plants and Their Cytotoxic Activity. Int J Mol Sci. 2017;18: pubmed publisher
    Phytochemical examination of Convallaria majalis (Liliaceae) whole plants yielded 15 steroidal glycosides (1-15), including nine new compounds (4-6, 10-15) with a lycotetrose unit...
  8. Chung E, Ryu S. Stalk-length-dependence of the contractility of Vorticella convallaria. Phys Biol. 2017;14:066002 pubmed publisher
    Vorticella convallaria is a sessile protozoan of which the spasmoneme contracts on a millisecond timescale...
  9. Choi D, Kang D, Cui X, Cho K, Sohn E, Kim J, et al. The positive inotropic effect of the aqueous extract of Convallaria keiskei in beating rabbit atria. Life Sci. 2006;79:1178-85 pubmed
    The positive inotropic effect of the aqueous extract of Convallaria keiskei (ACK) and the possible mechanisms responsible for this effect were investigated in beating rabbit atria...

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  1. Esposito E, Keatings S, Gardner K, Harris J, Riis E, McConnell G. Confocal laser scanning microscopy using a frequency doubled vertical external cavity surface emitting laser. Rev Sci Instrum. 2008;79:083702 pubmed publisher
    ..Imaging of fluorescein and eGFP labeled biological samples using the attenuated solid-state source provided high-resolution images at lower cost and with improved reliability...
  2. Lönnberg K, Eriksson O. Relationships between intra-specific variation in seed size and recruitment in four species in two contrasting habitats. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2013;15:601-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, seeds from four plant species commonly occurring in ecotones between open and closed habitats (Convallaria majalis, Frangula alnus, Prunus padus and Prunus spinosa) were weighed and sown individually (3200 seeds per ..
  3. Kyrish M, Utzinger U, Descour M, Baggett B, Tkaczyk T. Ultra-slim plastic endomicroscope objective for non-linear microscopy. Opt Express. 2011;19:7603-15 pubmed publisher
    ..8 mm clear aperture. Initial images of second-harmonic generation signal (illumination at 780 nm) in collagen fibers and two-photon excited fluorescence (illumination at 920 nm) of Convallaria rhizome are reported.
  4. Stanciu S, Hristu R, Boriga R, Stanciu G. On the suitability of SIFT technique to deal with image modifications specific to confocal scanning laser microscopy. Microsc Microanal. 2010;16:515-30 pubmed publisher
  5. Krstajić N, Poland S, Levitt J, Walker R, Erdogan A, Ameer Beg S, et al. 0.5 billion events per second time correlated single photon counting using CMOS SPAD arrays. Opt Lett. 2015;40:4305-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the fastest direct TCSPC transfer from a single photon counting device to the computer to date. ..
  6. Vandepitte K, De Meyer T, Jacquemyn H, Roldan Ruiz I, Honnay O. The impact of extensive clonal growth on fine-scale mating patterns: a full paternity analysis of a lily-of-the-valley population (Convallaria majalis). Ann Bot. 2013;111:623-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aimed to quantify the impact of extensive clonal growth on fine-scale paternity patterns in a population of the allogamous Convallaria majalis.
  7. Liu H. [Determination of the azetidine-2-carboxylic acid from lily of the valley]. Se Pu. 1999;17:410-2 pubmed
    ..The retention time of azetidine-2-carboxylic acid was 5.86 minutes. The recovery was 96.4% and coefficient of variation was 0.94%. This method is simple, rapid and sensitive...
  8. Vandepitte K, Roldan Ruiz I, Jacquemyn H, Honnay O. Extremely low genotypic diversity and sexual reproduction in isolated populations of the self-incompatible lily-of-the-valley (Convallaria majalis) and the role of the local forest environment. Ann Bot. 2010;105:769-76 pubmed publisher
    ..Populations of the self-incompatible forest herb lily-of-the-valley (Convallaria majalis) were studied with the aim of inferring the relative importance of sexual and asexual recruitment...
  9. Ogorodnikova A, Latypova L, Mukhitova F, Mukhtarova L, Grechkin A. Detection of divinyl ether synthase in Lily-of-the-Valley (Convallaria majalis) roots. Phytochemistry. 2008;69:2793-8 pubmed publisher
    Incubations of linoleic acid with cell-free preparations from Lily-of-the-Valley (Convallaria majalis L., Ruscaceae) roots revealed the presence of 13-lipoxygenase and divinyl ether synthase (DES) activities...
  10. Stanciu S, Hristu R, Stanciu G. Influence of confocal scanning laser microscopy specific acquisition parameters on the detection and matching of speeded-up robust features. Ultramicroscopy. 2011;111:364-74 pubmed publisher
    ..In the final part, we exemplify the potential of SURF in CSLM imaging by presenting a SURF-based computer vision application that deals with the mosaicing of images collected by this technique...
  11. Tsikouras A, Ning J, Ng S, Berman R, Andrews D, Fang Q. Streak camera crosstalk reduction using a multiple delay optical fiber bundle. Opt Lett. 2012;37:250-2 pubmed publisher
    ..A prototype system has been developed that supports 100 input channels, and its performance in fluorescence microscopy is demonstrated...
  12. Leray A, Spriet C, Trinel D, Heliot L. Three-dimensional polar representation for multispectral fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy. Cytometry A. 2009;75:1007-14 pubmed publisher
    ..Analysis artifacts induced by the sample or by fitting algorithm choice become then totally inexistent...
  13. Bertolotti J, van Putten E, Blum C, Lagendijk A, Vos W, Mosk A. Non-invasive imaging through opaque scattering layers. Nature. 2012;491:232-4 pubmed publisher
    ..This approach to non-invasive imaging through strongly scattering media can be generalized to other contrast mechanisms and geometries...
  14. Araki K, Ohara M. Reproductive demography of ramets and genets in a rhizomatous clonal plant Convallaria keiskei. J Plant Res. 2008;121:147-54 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, genotypically identified ramets of a rhizomatous clonal herb, Convallaria keiskei Miq., were monitored for their growth, survival, and reproduction from 2003 to 2006...
  15. Steinbach G, Pomozi I, Zsiros O, Pay A, Horváth G, Garab G. Imaging fluorescence detected linear dichroism of plant cell walls in laser scanning confocal microscope. Cytometry A. 2008;73:202-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The authors demonstrate on sections of Convallaria majalis root tissue stained with Acridin Orange that while (nonconfocal) LD images remain smeared and weak, ..
  16. Owen D, Auksorius E, Manning H, Talbot C, de Beule P, Dunsby C, et al. Excitation-resolved hyperspectral fluorescence lifetime imaging using a UV-extended supercontinuum source. Opt Lett. 2007;32:3408-10 pubmed
    ..The system is capable of resolving the excitation spectrum, emission spectrum, and fluorescence decays in an optically sectioned image...
  17. De Beule P, Owen D, Manning H, Talbot C, Requejo Isidro J, Dunsby C, et al. Rapid hyperspectral fluorescence lifetime imaging. Microsc Res Tech. 2007;70:481-4 pubmed
    ..We demonstrate the acquisition of whole-field optically sectioned hyperspectral fluorescence lifetime image stacks (with 32 spectral bins) in less than 40 s and illustrate its application to unstained biological tissue...
  18. Mauch U. [A contribution to the development of the systematology of Lilium convallium]. Wurzbg Medizinhist Mitt. 2005;24:293-328 pubmed
    ..a development that, starting at the botanical characterization of the white lily, identified related genera as Convallaria as Lilium plants at first and assigned Convallaria to the species Lilium without any distinction...
  19. Nartowska J, Sommer E, Pastewka K, Sommer S, Skopinska Rozewska E. Anti-angiogenic activity of convallamaroside, the steroidal saponin isolated from the rhizomes and roots of Convallaria majalis L. Acta Pol Pharm. 2004;61:279-82 pubmed
    ..the effect of administration of convallamaroside, a steroidal saponin isolated from the lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis L.) to mice on tumor angiogenesis reaction induced by tumor cells...
  20. Yamashita J, Tamura M. Phylogenetic analyses and chromosome evolution in Convallarieae (Ruscaceae sensu lato), with some taxonomic treatments. J Plant Res. 2004;117:363-70 pubmed
    ..Although early branches did not receive strong bootstrap support, Convallaria diverged at the first branch, followed by Speirantha...