Summary: A monocot family within the order Liliales.

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  1. Li H, Jiang Y, Li P. Chemistry, bioactivity and geographical diversity of steroidal alkaloids from the Liliaceae family. Nat Prod Rep. 2006;23:735-52 pubmed
    Plants belonging to the Liliaceae family have been the topic of research in many phytochemical and pharmacological laboratories because they contain structurally complex and biologically fascinating steroidal alkaloids...
  2. Leitch I, Beaulieu J, Cheung K, Hanson L, Lysak M, Fay M. Punctuated genome size evolution in Liliaceae. J Evol Biol. 2007;20:2296-308 pubmed
    ..e. > or = 35 pg) are phylogenetically restricted to a few families and include Liliaceae - with species possessing some of the largest genomes so far reported for any plant as well as including species ..
  3. Peterson A, Levichev I, Peterson J. Systematics of Gagea and Lloydia (Liliaceae) and infrageneric classification of Gagea based on molecular and morphological data. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2008;46:446-65 pubmed publisher
    Our study represents the first phylogenetic analyses of the genus Gagea Salisb. (Liliaceae), including 58 species of Gagea and 6 species of the closely related genus Lloydia Salisb. ex Rchb...
  4. Gandin A, Lapointe L, Dizengremel P. The alternative respiratory pathway allows sink to cope with changes in carbon availability in the sink-limited plant Erythronium americanum. J Exp Bot. 2009;60:4235-48 pubmed publisher
    ..In this sink-limited species, the alternative respiratory pathway appears to balance carbon availability with sink capacity, thereby avoiding early feedback-inhibition of photosynthesis in conditions of excess carbon availability...
  5. Kim J, Kim D, Forest F, Fay M, Chase M. Molecular phylogenetics of Ruscaceae sensu lato and related families (Asparagales) based on plastid and nuclear DNA sequences. Ann Bot. 2010;106:775-90 pubmed publisher
    ..l., particularly Ruscaceae s.l. (= Nolinoideae of Asparagaceae s.l.), and examine other putatively important characters of Asparagales...
  6. Gao Y, Zhou S, He X, Wan J. Chromosome diversity and evolution in tribe Lilieae (Liliaceae) with emphasis on Chinese species. J Plant Res. 2012;125:55-69 pubmed publisher
    ..Combining the chromosomal structure variations and karyotype asymmetry, the chromosome diversity and evolution in Lilieae were quite clear in the light of molecular inference...
  7. Ali S, Yu Y, Pfosser M, Wetschnig W. Inferences of biogeographical histories within subfamily Hyacinthoideae using S-DIVA and Bayesian binary MCMC analysis implemented in RASP (Reconstruct Ancestral State in Phylogenies). Ann Bot. 2012;109:95-107 pubmed publisher
  8. 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
    ..Delimitation of genera based on seed morphology largely agrees with the results of molecular studies. Correlation between number, size and color of seeds, geographical distribution and phylogenetic position of the genera are discussed...
  9. Weiss Schneeweiss H, Riha K, Jang C, Puizina J, Scherthan H, Schweizer D. Chromosome termini of the monocot plant Othocallis siberica are maintained by telomerase, which specifically synthesises vertebrate-type telomere sequences. Plant J. 2004;37:484-93 pubmed
    ..This may be a reflection of the recent evolutionary switch from Arabidopsis- to vertebrate-type telomeric repeats in this plant group...

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  1. Elgorashi E, Stafford G, Jäger A, van Staden J. Inhibition of [3H]citalopram binding to the rat brain serotonin transporter by Amaryllidaceae alkaloids. Planta Med. 2006;72:470-3 pubmed
    ..Cherylline (21) and epivittatine (6) yielded the highest activity among the group. No GABA(A)-benzodiazepine receptor binding activity was exhibited by the alkaloids tested...
  2. Wang Y, Li X, Guo J, Guo Z, Li S, Zhao G. Chloroplast DNA phylogeography of Clintoniaudensis Trautv. & Mey. (Liliaceae) in East Asia. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2010;55:721-32 pubmed publisher
    In this paper, we report the phylogeographic history of Clintoniaudensis Trautv. & Mey. (Liliaceae) inferred from two types of chloroplast DNA markers, polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) and ..
  3. Jin Z. Amaryllidaceae and Sceletium alkaloids. Nat Prod Rep. 2011;28:1126-42 pubmed publisher
    ..The latest progress on the isolation, identification, biological activity, and chemical synthesis of Amaryllidaceae alkaloids and the structurally close Sceletium alkaloids is summarized in this review...
  4. Steele P, Hertweck K, Mayfield D, McKain M, Leebens Mack J, Pires J. Quality and quantity of data recovered from massively parallel sequencing: Examples in Asparagales and Poaceae. Am J Bot. 2012;99:330-48 pubmed publisher
  5. Seberg O, Petersen G, Davis J, Pires J, Stevenson D, Chase M, et al. Phylogeny of the Asparagales based on three plastid and two mitochondrial genes. Am J Bot. 2012;99:875-89 pubmed publisher
    ..Though the order is well defined, the number of recognized families, their circumscription, and relationships are somewhat controversial...
  6. Lopez Serrano M, Del Campo E, Sabater B, Martin M. Primary transcripts of ndhD of Liliaceae and Aloaceae require editing of the start and 20th codons. J Exp Bot. 2001;52:179-80 pubmed
    ..The comparison with other sequences in databanks showed that, in contrast to grasses and similarly to dicots, Liliaceae and Aloaceae require editing of the primary transcript to generate the AUG start codon...
  7. Wang G, Lin L, Chen C, Cheng J, Lo Y, Chou K, et al. Effect of timosaponin A-III, from Anemarrhenae asphodeloides Bunge (Liliaceae), on calcium mobilization in vascular endothelial and smooth muscle cells and on vascular tension. Life Sci. 2002;71:1081-90 pubmed
    ..TA-III acted by causing Ca(2+) influx without releasing intracellular Ca(2+). TA-III induced relaxation of phenylephrine-induced vascular contraction via inducing release of nitric oxide from endothelial cells...
  8. Yang W, Tian J, Peng S, Guan J, Ding L. [Chemical constituents of Diuranthera inarticulata]. Yao Xue Xue Bao. 2001;36:590-4 pubmed
    ..All of these compounds were isolated from this plant for the first time. Among them, VI and VII are new steroidal saponins. ..
  9. Berkov S, Bastida J, Tsvetkova R, Viladomat F, Codina C. Alkaloids from Sternbergia colchiciflora. Z Naturforsch C. 2009;64:311-6 pubmed
    ..The alkaloid pattern during both periods of leaf development and fructification was dominated by haemanthamine-type in the leaves and lycorine-type compounds in the bulbs, respectively. ..
  10. Quintero M, Castro L, Ortiz C, Guzmán C, Escalante H. Enhancement of starting up anaerobic digestion of lignocellulosic substrate: fique's bagasse as an example. Bioresour Technol. 2012;108:8-13 pubmed publisher
    ..068 g COD/g VSS day), whereas pig waste sludge inoculum showed high methanogenic activity (0.146 g COD/g VSS day). Mixtures of these two inoculums (RL+PWS) showed the best yields for biomethane potential (0.3 m(3) CH4/Kg VS ad). ..
  11. Matsuo Y, Akagi N, Hashimoto C, Tachikawa F, Mimaki Y. Steroidal glycosides from the bulbs of Bessera elegans and their cytotoxic activities. Phytochemistry. 2013;96:244-56 pubmed publisher
    Examination of the bulbs of Bessera elegans (Liliaceae) led to isolation of nine new and five known steroidal glycosides...
  12. Ori K, Koroda M, Mimaki Y, Sakagami H, Sashida Y. Lanosterol and tetranorlanosterol glycosides from the bulbs of Muscari paradoxum. Phytochemistry. 2003;64:1351-9 pubmed
    ..E-G, together with a known lanostane glycoside, were isolated from the MeOH extract of Muscari paradoxum (Liliaceae) bulbs, as confirmed by detailed analysis of their 1H, 13C, and two-dimensional NMR spectroscopic data, and by ..
  13. Ojha R, Sahu A, Muruganandam A, Singh G, Krishnamurthy S. Asparagus recemosus enhances memory and protects against amnesia in rodent models. Brain Cogn. 2010;74:1-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, MAR showed nootropic and anti-amnesic activities in the models tested and these effects may probably be mediated through augmentation of cholinergic system due to its anti-cholinesterase activity. ..
  14. Theobald E, Gabrielyan H, HilleRisLambers J. Lilies at the limit: Variation in plant-pollinator interactions across an elevational range. Am J Bot. 2016;103:189-97 pubmed publisher
    ..To test if pollinators influence the altitudinal distribution of Erythronium montanum (Liliaceae) at Mount Rainier National Park, we asked whether (1) seed production in this species relies on pollinators, (2) ..
  15. Pahwa P, Goel R. Asparagus adscendens root extract enhances cognition and protects against scopolamine induced amnesia: An in-silico and in-vivo studies. Chem Biol Interact. 2016;260:208-218 pubmed publisher
    Asparagus adscendens Roxb. commonly known as safed musli and belonging to the Liliaceae family is cultivated mainly in Asian countries. In traditional medicine, safed musli is recommended as nerve tonic and remedy for memory impairment...
  16. Szlávik L, Gyuris A, Minarovits J, Forgo P, Molnar J, Hohmann J. Alkaloids from Leucojum vernum and antiretroviral activity of Amaryllidaceae alkaloids. Planta Med. 2004;70:871-3 pubmed
    ..The results demonstrate that trisphaeridine, lycorine, homolycorine, and haemanthamine possess high antiretroviral activities (IC (50) = 0.4 - 7.3 microg/mL), accompanied by low therapeutic indices (TI (50) = 1.3 - 1.9). ..
  17. Cheng Z, Liu B, Qian X, Ding Y, Hu W, Sun J, et al. Proteomic analysis of anti-tumor effects by Rhizoma Paridis total saponin treatment in HepG2 cells. J Ethnopharmacol. 2008;120:129-37 pubmed publisher
    ..05). Most of the identified proteins were associated with tumor initiation, promotion, and progression. These findings might offer valuable insights into the mechanism of anti-tumor effect affected by RPTS treatment in HepG2 cells. ..
  18. Liang Y, Liu Z, Gao W, Man S. [Determination of nine steroidal saponins in Paris polyphylla from different areas of Guizhou province by HPLC]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2012;37:2309-12 pubmed
    ..62%), followed by Tongren (6.39%), and the lowest was Zunyi (0.99%). Saponins from different areas of Guizhou province show significant difference in variety and content, therefore Dushan is suitable for planting P. polyphylla. ..
  19. Sun Z, Zhang L, Li L, Tian J. [Studies on the extraction process of total saponins from Paris polyphylla Smith]. Zhong Yao Cai. 2007;30:726-9 pubmed
    ..5 hours. The yield of total saponins could be up to 4.24% and the total extraction rate of Paris polyphylla I and Paris polyphylla II was 93.28%. The optimum process obtained is steady, reasonable and feasible. ..
  20. Botha E, Kahler C, du Plooy W, du Plooy S, Mathibe L. Effect of Boophone disticha on human neutrophils. J Ethnopharmacol. 2005;96:385-8 pubmed
    ..ATP production was significantly decreased by ethanol extracts of the inner scales of the bulb. Superoxide production was significantly inhibited by aqueous extracts of the inner and outer scales of the bulb. ..
  21. El Seedi H. Antimicrobial arylcoumarins from Asphodelus microcarpus. J Nat Prod. 2007;70:118-20 pubmed
    ..This is the first report of a 3-arylcoumarin derivative, a rare class of isoflavonoids, from a plant in the family Liliaceae.
  22. Nair J, Bastida J, Viladomat F, van Staden J. Cytotoxic agents of the crinane series of amaryllidaceae alkaloids. Nat Prod Commun. 2012;7:1677-88 pubmed
    ..As the first of its kind, this review seeks to collate such information from the past few decades in advancing the crinane group as a viable platform for anticancer drug discovery. ..
  23. Agarwal K, Varma R. Ethnobotanical study of antilithic plants of Bhopal district. J Ethnopharmacol. 2015;174:17-24 pubmed publisher
    ..Cucurbitaceae), Malva sylvestris L. (Malvaceae), Urginea indica (Roxb.) Kunth (Liliaceae), Bauhinia variegata L. (Caesalpiniaceae), Dolichos uniflorus L.(Papilionaceae), Psidium guajava L...
  24. Anusha K, Asaeda T. Indirect mechanisms accelerated due to ultraviolet-B irradiation on nutrient cycling in a freshwater ecosystem. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2008;93:1-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study was able to identify UV-B induced mechanisms to alter the natural balance of nitrogen, oxygen and dissolved carbon in shallow freshwaters. ..
  25. Singh R, Dhaliwal R, Puri M. Partial purification and characterization of exoinulinase from Kluyveromyces marxianus YS-1 for preparation of high-fructose syrup. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2007;17:733-8 pubmed
    ..In a batch system, the exoinulinase hydrolyzed 84.8% of the pure inulin and 86.7% of the raw Asparagus racemosus inulin, where fructose represented 43.6 mg/ml and 41.3 mg/ml, respectively. ..
  26. Tsai Y, Chiang S, El Shazly M, Wu C, Beerhues L, Lai W, et al. The oestrogenic and anti-platelet activities of dihydrobenzofuroisocoumarins and homoisoflavonoids from Liriope platyphylla roots. Food Chem. 2013;140:305-14 pubmed publisher
    The ethanolic extract of Liriope platyphylla (Liliaceae) roots showed potential oestrogenic and anti-platelet activities...
  27. Van Goietsenoven G, Hutton J, Becker J, Lallemand B, Robert F, Lefranc F, et al. Targeting of eEF1A with Amaryllidaceae isocarbostyrils as a strategy to combat melanomas. FASEB J. 2010;24:4575-84 pubmed publisher
    ..eEF1A is thus a potential target to combat melanomas regardless of their apoptosis-sensitivity, and this finding reconciles the pleiotropic cytostatic of narciclasine. - ..
  28. Vieira P, Giordani R, De Carli G, Zuanazzi J, Tasca T. Screening and bioguided fractionation of Amaryllidaceae species with anti-Trichomonas vaginalis activity. Planta Med. 2011;77:1054-9 pubmed publisher
    ..vaginalis. This parasite causes trichomonosis, the most prevalent nonviral sexually transmitted diseases (STD) worldwide and a public health problem that requires new therapeutic alternatives as well bioactive natural products...
  29. Wang Q, Shen S, Zhang A, Wu C, Wu F, Zhang X, et al. [Isolation and diversity analyses of endophytic fungi from Paris polyphylla var. yunnanensis]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2013;38:3838-44 pubmed
    ..polyphylla var. yannanensis from different tissue and different sample sites has a certain difference which is possibly relate to their different habitats, different structure and composition of each tissue. ..
  30. Farshad Ashraf M, Abd Aziz M, Abdul Kadir M, Stanslas J, Farokhian E. In vitro tuberization of Chlorophytum Borivilianum Sant & Fern (Safed musli) as influenced by sucrose, CCC and culture systems. Plant Cell Physiol. 2013;54:1356-64 pubmed publisher
    ..Liquid culture with shaking at 80 r.p.m. resulted in a >2.5-fold increase in in vitro tuber production compared with solid culture...
  31. Urbancikova M, Masterova I, Toth J. Estrogenic/antiestrogenic activity of homoisoflavonoids from bulbs of Muscari racemosum (L.) Miller. Fitoterapia. 2002;73:724-6 pubmed
    ..In the presence of estradiol MRBEE exhibited a dose-dependent antiestrogenic activity. ..
  32. Induli M, Gebru M, Abdissa N, Akala H, Wekesa I, Byamukama R, et al. Antiplasmodial quinones from the rhizomes of Kniphofia foliosa. Nat Prod Commun. 2013;8:1261-4 pubmed
    ..The new compound, 10-acetonylknipholone cyclooxanthrone, also showed anti-plasmodial activity. In an in vivo assay, knipholone anthrone displayed marginal antimalarial activity. ..
  33. Mimaki Y, Aoki T, Jitsuno M, Kiliç C, Coskun M. Steroidal glycosides from the rhizomes of Ruscus hypophyllum. Phytochemistry. 2008;69:729-37 pubmed
    ..Seven steroidal glycosides, along with one known glycoside, were isolated from the rhizomes of Ruscus hypophyllum (Liliaceae)...
  34. Habtemariam S. Knipholone anthrone from Kniphofia foliosa induces a rapid onset of necrotic cell death in cancer cells. Fitoterapia. 2010;81:1013-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The study identified KA as a new class of natural potential anticancer agent with a wide range of toxicological and pharmacological implications. ..
  35. Vaughton G, Ramsey M, Johnson S. Pollination and late-acting self-incompatibility in Cyrtanthus breviflorus (Amaryllidaceae): implications for seed production. Ann Bot. 2010;106:547-55 pubmed publisher
    ..This study thus contributes to growing evidence that seed production in plants with late-acting SI systems is frequently limited by pollen quality, even when pollinators are abundant. ..
  36. Zhang L, Qi J, Li H, Shu B, Zhao T, Li X. [Investigation of Paris genus resources in Xishuangbanna]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2010;35:1684-6 pubmed
    ..Paris genus resources declined rapidly in recent year, particular the P. polyphylla var. yunnanensis. Developing the breeding and cultivation technologies and enhancing the resources protection are needed urgently. ..
  37. Morohashi K, Minami M, Takase H, Hotta Y, Hiratsuka K. Isolation and characterization of a novel GRAS gene that regulates meiosis-associated gene expression. J Biol Chem. 2003;278:20865-73 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that LlSCL is involved in transcriptional regulation during microsporogenesis within the lily anther. ..
  38. Lenartowska M, Krzesłowska M, Bednarska E. Pectin dynamic and distribution of exchangeable Ca2+ in Haemanthus albiflos hollow style during pollen-pistil interactions. Protoplasma. 2011;248:695-705 pubmed publisher
    ..Instead, it seems to be based on Ca(2+) exocytosis from the transmitting tract epidermis cells providing a source of Ca(2+) for pollen tubes growing in Haemanthus hollow style. ..
  39. Rhee I, Appels N, Hofte B, Karabatak B, Erkelens C, Stark L, et al. Isolation of the acetylcholinesterase inhibitor ungeremine from Nerine bowdenii by preparative HPLC coupled on-line to a flow assay system. Biol Pharm Bull. 2004;27:1804-9 pubmed
    ..The IC(50) value of ungeremine was 0.35 microM, showing stronger activity than galanthamine (2.2 microM). ..
  40. Balzarini J, Van Laethem K, Hatse S, Froeyen M, Van Damme E, Bolmstedt A, et al. Marked depletion of glycosylation sites in HIV-1 gp120 under selection pressure by the mannose-specific plant lectins of Hippeastrum hybrid and Galanthus nivalis. Mol Pharmacol. 2005;67:1556-65 pubmed
    ..The mutant viruses containing the deleted glycosylation sites were markedly more infectious in CEM T-cell cultures than wild-type virus...
  41. Challinor V, Stuthe J, Bernhardt P, Lehmann R, Kitching W, De Voss J. Structure and absolute configuration of helosides A and B, new saponins from Chamaelirium luteum. J Nat Prod. 2011;74:1557-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Their structures and absolute configuration were elucidated through MS-MS, NMR, chemical degradation, and X-ray crystallography. ..
  42. Berkov S, Viladomat F, Codina C, Suárez S, Ravelo A, Bastida J. GC-MS of amaryllidaceous galanthamine-type alkaloids. J Mass Spectrom. 2012;47:1065-73 pubmed publisher
    ..GC-MS can be successfully applied to Amaryllidaceae plant samples in the routine screening for potentially new or known bioactive molecules, chemotaxonomy, biodiversity and identification of impurities in pharmaceutical substances. ..
  43. Hassani Sadi M, Shahidi Bonjar G. Plants used in folkloric medicine of Iran are exquisite bio-resources in production of silver nanoparticles. IET Nanobiotechnol. 2017;11:300-309 pubmed publisher
    ..Families of Lamiaceae (8 out of 12), Leguminosae (7 out of 9), Liliaceae (4 out of 7) contained most bio active species...
  44. Singh D, Verma N, Raghuwanshi S, Shukla P, Kulshreshtha D. Antifungal activity of Agapanthus africanus extractives. Fitoterapia. 2008;79:298-300 pubmed publisher
    ..6 microg/ml against Trychophyton mentagrophytes and Sporothrix schenekii, was isolated and identified as active constituent of the plant. ..
  45. Yan L, Gao W, Zhang Y, Wang Y. A new phenylpropanoid glycosides from Paris polyphylla var. yunnanensis. Fitoterapia. 2008;79:306-7 pubmed publisher
    ..yunnanensis. The structure of the new glycoside was elucidated by spectroscopic methods. Cytotoxicity test showed that it has cytotoxic effect in a dose-dependent manner against the mice lung adenocarcinoma cell line (LA795). ..
  46. Cedrón J, Oberti J, Estevez Braun A, Ravelo A, Del Arco Aguilar M, López M. Pancratium canariense as an important source of amaryllidaceae alkaloids. J Nat Prod. 2009;72:112-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The structures of the new alkaloids were determined by extensive 1D and 2D NMR spectroscopic studies and X-ray diffraction. ..
  47. Jenabian M, Saidi H, Charpentier C, Van Herrewege Y, Son J, Schols D, et al. In vitro synergistic activity against CCR5-tropic HIV-1 with combinations of potential candidate microbicide molecules HHA, KRV2110 and enfuvirtide (T20). J Antimicrob Chemother. 2009;64:1192-5 pubmed publisher
    ..These observations provide a rational basis for in vitro testing of microbicide candidate molecule combinations, including anti-HIV-1 and cytotoxic cellular assays. ..
  48. Huang W, Zhang H, Zou K, Chen J, Li X, Liu C, et al. Total saponins of Tupistra chinensis induces apoptosis in A549 cells. Neoplasma. 2012;59:613-21 pubmed publisher
  49. Shan L, Wu Y, Yuan L, Zhang Y, Xu Y, Li Y. Rapid Screening of Chemical Constituents in Rhizoma Anemarrhenae by UPLC-Q-TOF/MS Combined with Data Postprocessing Techniques. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2017;2017:4032820 pubmed publisher
    ..i>Anemarrhena Bunge of Liliaceae). The medicine presents anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, sedative, and diuretic effects...
  50. Moodley N, Mulholland D, Crouch N. Eucosterol-type nortriterpenoids from Merwilla natalensis. J Nat Prod. 2004;67:918-20 pubmed
    ..The structures of 1-3 were determined by spectroscopic methods. ..
  51. Nwafor P, Egwu G, Jahn G, Deis R. Effects of methanolic extract of Asparagus pubescens root on sexual behavior and pituitary hormone secretion on Wistar rats during pregnancy and lactation. J Ethnopharmacol. 2007;113:492-7 pubmed
    ..All the results taken together, indicate that the contraceptive effects of the extract may be exerted through interference with neural mechanisms that control preovulatory hormone release and sexual behavior. ..
  52. Otang W, Grierson D, Ndip R. Phytochemical studies and antioxidant activity of two South African medicinal plants traditionally used for the management of opportunistic fungal infections in HIV/AIDS patients. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2012;12:43 pubmed publisher
    ..two South African plants traditionally used for the management of opportunistic fungal infections (OFIs) in AIDS patients...
  53. Pu Y, Zhang Y, Gu R, Lai X, Du J, Li R. [Studies on quality standard of Yifu ointment]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2007;32:2368-70 pubmed
    ..064-2.0 microg, r = 0.9999, the average recovery was 101.4%, and RSD was 1.0% (n =6). The method is accurate with the good reproducibility and can be used for the quality control of Yifu Ointment. ..
  54. Tønnesen H, Mysterud I, Karlsen J, Skulberg O, Laane C, Schumacher T. Detection of singlet oxygen in blood serum samples of clinically healthy lambs and lambs suffering from alveld disease. Vet Res Commun. 2010;34:347-57 pubmed publisher
    ..The singlet oxygen level was not correlated to the concentration of bilirubin or phylloerythrin. The results indicate that the photosensitizing mechanism is quite complex and may involve other sensitizer(s) than phylloerythrin. ..
  55. Wang G, Han J, Zhao L, Jiang D, Liu Y, Liu X. Anthelmintic activity of steroidal saponins from Paris polyphylla. Phytomedicine. 2010;17:1102-5 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicated that P. polyphylla extract and the isolated compounds are potential natural agents for the control of Dactylogyrus infestation. This is the first report on in vivo anthelmintic investigation for P. polyphylla. ..
  56. Cho N, Yang H, Lee M, Huh J, Kim H, Kim H, et al. Neuroprotective benzyl benzoate glycosides from Disporum viridescens roots in HT22 hippocampal neuronal cells. J Nat Prod. 2013;76:2291-7 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that BBG-D could be a promising candidate for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases related to glutamate-induced oxidative neuronal cytotoxicity. ..
  57. Thomson J. Flowering phenology, fruiting success and progressive deterioration of pollination in an early-flowering geophyte. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2010;365:3187-99 pubmed publisher
    ..patterns of snowmelt and flowering times affect fruiting success in Erythronium grandiflorum Pursh (Liliaceae) in subalpine western Colorado, USA...
  58. Duan Y, He Z, Liang S, Wang Y, Xiong J, Zhan F, et al. [Study on correlations between total saponins content in rhizome or mycorrhizal infection rate of Pairs polyphylla var. yunnanensis and soil factors]. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2011;36:3091-5 pubmed
    ..There is closed relationship between quality formation of P. polyphylla var. yunnanensis and soil factors. Path analysis is better for reflecting the contribution of soil factors to total saponins and mycorrhizal infection ratio. ..
  59. Chandrasena G, Deletic A, McCarthy D. Evaluating Escherichia coli removal performance in stormwater biofilters: a preliminary modelling approach. Water Sci Technol. 2013;67:2467-75 pubmed publisher
    ..The model is yet to be tested against field data and needs to be improved to represent the effect of some other biofilter design configurations, such as the inclusion of the submerged zone. ..
  60. Sershen -, Varghese B, Naidoo C, Pammenter N. The use of plant stress biomarkers in assessing the effects of desiccation in zygotic embryos from recalcitrant seeds: challenges and considerations. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2016;18:433-44 pubmed publisher
  61. Sadiq A, Ahmad S, Ali R, Ahmad F, Ahmad S, Zeb A, et al. Antibacterial and antifungal potentials of the solvents extracts from Eryngium caeruleum, Notholirion thomsonianum and Allium consanguineum. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2016;16:478 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, being the potent samples, the chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions of these plants can be subjected to column chromatography for the isolation of more effective antimicrobial drugs. ..
  62. Nguyen A, Fontaine J, Malonne H, Duez P. Homoisoflavanones from Disporopsis aspera. Phytochemistry. 2006;67:2159-63 pubmed
    From cytotoxic extracts of the roots of Disporopsis aspera Engl. (Liliaceae) a homoisoflavanone, disporopsin (3-(2',4'-dihydroxy-benzyl)-5,7-dihydroxy-chroman-4-one) (1) and three rare methyl-homoisoflavanones, 3-(4'-hydroxy-benzyl)-5,7-..
  63. Cai J, Zhu Z, Yu C, Lei L, Wu S. [Saponin from Tupistra chinensis Baker inhibits mouse sarcoma S-180 cell proliferation in vitro and implanted solid tumor growth in mice]. Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2007;27:188-90, 194 pubmed
    ..STCB inhibits the growth of S-180 cells both in vivo and in vitro possibly by inducing cell apoptosis and interfering with the cell cycle progression of the tumor cells. ..
  64. Rotková G, Sykorova E, Fajkus J. Characterization of nucleoprotein complexes in plants with human-type telomere motifs. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2007;45:716-21 pubmed
    ..These data are discussed in line with other known plant telomere-binding proteins and with the complex nature of the telomere in Asparagales carrying a human-type motif. ..
  65. Zhang Z, Chen J, Yan J, Qiu M. Three steroids with unique structural feature of 5?-Spirostan-1?,3?,17?-trihydroxyl from Reineckia carnea. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2011;59:53-6 pubmed
    ..Compounds 1, 2, and 3 are the first naturally occurring steroids with unique structural feature of 5?-spirostan-1?,3?,17?-trihydroxyl. ..
  66. Katoch D, Kumar D, Sharma U, Kumar N, Padwad Y, Lal B, et al. Zephgrabetaine: a new betaine-type amaryllidaceae alkaloid from Zephyranthes grandiflora. Nat Prod Commun. 2013;8:161-4 pubmed
    ..A dose dependent cytotoxic effect was exhibited by all the alkaloids on these two cancer cell lines with prominent activity of lycorine and haemanthamine. ..
  67. Matsuda H, Pongpiriyadacha Y, Morikawa T, Kishi A, Kataoka S, Yoshikawa M. Protective effects of steroid saponins from Paris polyphylla var. yunnanensis on ethanol- or indomethacin-induced gastric mucosal lesions in rats: structural requirement for activity and mode of action. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2003;13:1101-6 pubmed
    ..Compounds 1 and 3 weakly inhibited acid secretions in pylorus-ligated rats. These findings suggested that endogenous prostaglandins and sulfhydryl compounds were involved in the protective activity. ..
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