scilla

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family Asparagaceae. Members contain the cardiotonic PROSCILLARIDIN. The common name of squill is also used for DRIMIA.

Top Publications

  1. Yamashita T, Yasuda K, Kizu H, Kameda Y, Watson A, Nash R, et al. New polyhydroxylated pyrrolidine, piperidine, and pyrrolizidine alkaloids from Scilla sibirica. J Nat Prod. 2002;65:1875-81 pubmed
    Chromatographic separation of an extract of the bulbs of Scilla sibirica resulted in the isolation of five pyrrolidines, two pyrrolidine glycosides, six piperidines, one piperidine glycoside, and eight pyrrolizidines...
  2. Bezabih M, Famuyiwa S, Abegaz B. HPLC analysis and NMR identification of homoisoflavonoids and stilbenoids from the inter-bulb surfaces of Scilla nervosa. Nat Prod Commun. 2009;4:1367-70 pubmed
    The yellow inter-bulb deposits from Scilla nervosa were analyzed by HPLC and found to contain 19 major components...
  3. Aliotta G, De Santo N, Pollio A, Sepe J, Touwaide A. The diuretic use of Scilla from Dioscorides to the end of the 18th century. J Nephrol. 2004;17:342-7 pubmed
    ..For this, invaluable help has come from new computer technologies which allow access to the most important libraries of the History of Medicine...
  4. Hafez Ghoran S, Saeidnia S, Babaei E, Kiuchi F, Hussain H. Scillapersicene: a new homoisoflavonoid with cytotoxic activity from the bulbs of Scilla persica HAUSSKN. Nat Prod Res. 2016;30:1309-14 pubmed publisher
    The phytochemical investigation of Scilla persica HAUSSKN bulbs led to the isolation of a novel homoisoflavonoid that named Scillapersicene (1) and identified as 3-(3',4'-dihydroxybenzylidene)-8-hydroxy-5,7-dimethoxychroman-4-one along ..
  5. Ren F, Wang L, Yu Q, Jiang X, Wang F. Lanostane-Type Triterpenoids from Scilla scilloides and Structure Revision of Drimiopsin D. Nat Prod Bioprospect. 2015;5:263-70 pubmed publisher
    ..glycoside, namely scillascilloside B-1 (3), were isolated from the ethanol extract of the whole plants of Scilla scilloides. Their structures were elucidated on the basis of extensive spectroscopic studies...
  6. Recchia I, Sparla F, Pupillo P. Photosynthetic properties of spring geophytes assessed by chlorophyll fluorescence analysis. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2017;118:510-518 pubmed publisher
    ..photosynthesis rates and KPAR were exhibited by five ephemerals (Eranthis, Erythronium, Narcissus, Scilla, Tulipa) with peak ETRem values equivalent to ?40 ?mol CO2 m-2 s-1 or ..
  7. Pfosser M, Wetschnig W, Ungar S, Prenner G. Phylogenetic relationships among genera of Massonieae (Hyacinthaceae) inferred from plastid DNA and seed morphology. J Plant Res. 2003;116:115-32 pubmed
    ..b>Scilla, Hyacinthus and allies), and thus a narrow concept of the essentially Eurasian genus Scilla is supported...
  8. Lee S, Chun H, Lee C, Min B, Lee E, Kho Y. Eucosterol oligoglycosides isolated from Scilla scilloides and their anti-tumor activity. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2002;50:1245-9 pubmed
    ..scillanoside L-2, 2), were isolated from the bulbs of Scilla scilloides, together with four that were known (3-6), have been isolated from the bulbs of Scilla scilloides...
  9. Dias C, Dias M, Borges C, Almoster Ferreira M, Paulo A, Nascimento J. Structural elucidation of natural 2-hydroxy di- and tricarboxylic acids and esters, phenylpropanoid esters and a flavonoid from Autonoë madeirensis using gas chromatographic/electron ionization, electrospray ionization and tandem mass spectrometric t. J Mass Spectrom. 2003;38:1240-4 pubmed
    ..The results may contribute to the chemotaxonomy of the Autonoë genus and lead to a rapid tool for the systematic characterization of these compounds in plant extracts...

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  1. Ono M, Toyohisa D, Morishita T, Horita H, Yasuda S, Nishida Y, et al. Three new nortriterpene glycosides and two new triterpene glycosides from the bulbs of Scilla scilloides. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2011;59:1348-54 pubmed
    ..and C, and two new lanostane-type triterpene glycosides, scillanostasides D and E, were isolated from the bulbs of Scilla scilloides Druce (Liliaceae) along with one known norlanostane-type triterpene heptaglycoside, scillascilloside G-..
  2. Yasuda S, Nishida Y, Wada K, Akiyama D, Toyohisa D, Tanaka T, et al. Anti-inflammatory and antioxidative effects of a methanol extract from bulbs of Scilla scilloides. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2013;77:1569-71 pubmed
    The extract from bulbs of Scilla scilloides exhibited inhibitory effects in lipoxygenase and hyaluronidase assays and various oxidation models in vitro...
  3. Ono M, Ochiai T, Yasuda S, Nishida Y, Tanaka T, Okawa M, et al. Five new nortriterpenoid glycosides from the bulbs of Scilla scilloides. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2013;61:592-8 pubmed
    Five new norlanostane-type triterpenoid glycosides were isolated from the bulbs of Scilla scilloides DRUCE (Liliaceae). Their chemical structures were determined on the basis of spectroscopic data as well as chemical evidence.
  4. Pillay P, Phulukdaree A, Chuturgoon A, du Toit K, Bodenstein J. The cytotoxic effects of Scilla nervosa (Burch.) Jessop (Hyacinthaceae) aqueous extract on cultured HepG2 cells. J Ethnopharmacol. 2013;145:200-4 pubmed publisher
    Bulbs of Scilla nervosa, a medicinal plant indigenous to Southern Africa, are traditionally used in aqueous decoctions to treat a diverse range of illnesses. The bulbs contain homoisoflavanones and stilbenoids...
  5. Ono M, Takatsu Y, Ochiai T, Yasuda S, Nishida Y, Tanaka T, et al. Two new nortriterpenoid glycosides and a new phenylpropanoid glycoside from the bulbs of Scilla scilloides. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2012;60:1314-9 pubmed
    ..new norlanostane-type triterpenoid glycosides and a new phenylpropanoid glycoside were isolated from the bulbs of Scilla scilloides DRUCE (Liliaceae), along with two known alkaloids...
  6. Nishida Y, Eto M, Miyashita H, Ikeda T, Yamaguchi K, Yoshimitsu H, et al. A new homostilbene and two new homoisoflavones from the bulbs of Scilla scilloides. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2008;56:1022-5 pubmed
    ..scillabene A (2), and two new homoisoflavones, named scillavones A (3) and B (4), were isolated from the bulbs of Scilla scilloides DRUCE (Liliaceae) along with 13 known compounds comprising a homostilbene, seven homoisoflavones, a ..
  7. Kato A, Kato N, Adachi I, Hollinshead J, Fleet G, Kuriyama C, et al. Isolation of glycosidase-inhibiting hyacinthacines and related alkaloids from Scilla socialis. J Nat Prod. 2007;70:993-7 pubmed
    An examination of the bulbs of Scilla socialis has resulted in the isolation of 11 hyacinthacines, two pyrrolidines, and three piperidines...
  8. Asano N, Ikeda K, Kasahara M, Arai Y, Kizu H. Glycosidase-inhibiting pyrrolidines and pyrrolizidines with a long side chain in Scilla peruviana. J Nat Prod. 2004;67:846-50 pubmed
    ..and 1,5,7,12,13-pentahydroxytridecyl (3) side chains at the C-1alpha position, respectively, from the bulbs of Scilla peruviana...
  9. Maggiori E, Bartoletti E, Mammucari M. Intradermal therapy (mesotherapy) with lymdiaral in chronic venous insufficiency and associated fibrosclerotic edema damage: a pilot study. J Altern Complement Med. 2013;19:777-81 pubmed publisher
    ..This study examined the effects of a complex naturopathic compound with vasoactive and antiedema activities (Lymdiaral®) administered intradermally...
  10. Miroslavov E, Barmicheva E. [Seasonal rhythmics of the leucoplast structure in bulb scales of Scilla sibirica L]. Tsitologiia. 2005;47:1035-8 pubmed
    A study was made of seasonal changes in plastids of ground tissue cells of bulb scales in early-spring ephemeroid Scilla sibirica L. In summer, plastids are represented by typical amyloplasts, with their main volume (97.0 +/- 4...
  11. Rotková G, Sklenicková M, Dvorácková M, Sykorova E, Sýrová E, Leitch A, et al. An evolutionary change in telomere sequence motif within the plant section Asparagales had significance for telomere nucleoprotein complexes. Cytogenet Genome Res. 2004;107:132-8 pubmed
    ..We discuss how the organisation of the telomere repeats in Asparagales may have arisen and stabilised the new telomere at the point of mutation...