marantaceae

Summary

Summary: A plant family of the order ZINGIBERALES, subclass Zingiberidae, class Liliopsida.

Top Publications

  1. Ley A, Hardy O. Improving AFLP analysis of large-scale patterns of genetic variation--a case study with the Central African lianas Haumania spp (Marantaceae) showing interspecific gene flow. Mol Ecol. 2013;22:1984-97 pubmed publisher
  2. Ley A, Hardy O. Species delimitation in the Central African herbs Haumania (Marantaceae) using georeferenced nuclear and chloroplastic DNA sequences. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2010;57:859-67 pubmed publisher
    ..It also shows that nr and cp sequence data might provide different but complementary information, questioning the reliability of the unique use of chloroplast data for species recognition by DNA barcoding...
  3. Pischtschan E, Classen Bockhoff R. Setting-up tension in the style of Marantaceae. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2008;10:441-50 pubmed publisher
    The Marantaceae stand out from other plant families through their unique style movement which is combined with a highly derived form of secondary pollen presentation...
  4. Darby M, Chaboo C. Phytotelmatrichis, a new genus of Acrotrichinae (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae) associated with the phytotelmata of Zingiberales plants in Peru. Zootaxa. 2015;4052:96-106 pubmed publisher
    ..The new taxa were found in the the Zingiberales genera Calathea (Marantaceae), Heliconia (Heliconiaceae), and Alpinia and Renealmia (Zingiberaceae) in southern Peru...
  5. Cuni Sanchez A, White L, Calders K, Jeffery K, Abernethy K, Burt A, et al. African Savanna-Forest Boundary Dynamics: A 20-Year Study. PLoS ONE. 2016;11:e0156934 pubmed publisher
    ..20 years for five vegetation types: savanna; colonising forest (F1), monodominant Okoume forest (F2); young Marantaceae forest (F3); and mixed Marantaceae forest (F4) in Lopé National Park, central Gabon, plus novel 3D terrestrial ..
  6. Santana F, Baccaro F, Costa F. Busy Nights: High Seed Dispersal by Crickets in a Neotropical Forest. Am Nat. 2016;188:E126-E133 pubmed
    ..However, their capability to remove seeds has been reported only once. We compared Marantaceae seed removal by crickets and ants to assess the role of crickets as secondary seed dispersers in Amazonia...
  7. Anning A, Korsah P, Addo Fordjour P. Phytoremediation of wastewater with Limnocharis flava, Thalia geniculata and Typha latifolia in constructed wetlands. Int J Phytoremediation. 2013;15:452-64 pubmed
    ..These results demonstrate the suitability of the species for phytoremediation, and the usefulness of the technique as an option for improving irrigation water quality in Ghana...
  8. Stojanoff V, Jakoncic J, Oren D, Nagarajan V, Poulsen J, Adams Cioaba M, et al. From screen to structure with a harvestable microfluidic device. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2011;67:971-5 pubmed publisher
    ..On the basis of these results, a crystallization strategy is proposed that uses multiple methods with distinct kinetic trajectories through the protein phase diagram to increase the output of crystallization pipelines...
  9. Saruhan N, Terzi R, Saglam A, Kadioglu A. Scavenging of reactive oxygen species in apoplastic and symplastic areas of rolled leaves in Ctenanthe setosa under drought stress. Acta Biol Hung. 2010;61:282-98 pubmed publisher
    ..Eichler (Marantaceae) under drought stress...

More Information

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  1. Cui X, Dai X, Khan K, Li T, Yang X, He Z. Removal of phosphate from aqueous solution using magnesium-alginate/chitosan modified biochar microspheres derived from Thalia dealbata. Bioresour Technol. 2016;218:1123-32 pubmed publisher
    ..These results imply that MgCl2-alginate modified biochar microspheres have potential as a green cost-effective sorbent for remediating P contaminated water environment. ..
  2. Surh J, Kim M, Koh E, Kim Y, Kwon H. Estimated intakes of isoflavones and coumestrol in Korean population. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2006;57:325-44 pubmed
    ..4 mg/day), 13-19 (10.1 mg/day), and 3-6 (8.9 mg/day). The intake levels are likely to be exceeded in groups who have preferably consumed high phytoestrogen-containing foods such as soy-protein-based infant formula and arrowroot...
  3. Yun Y, Satake M, Katsuki S, Kunugi A. Phenylpropanoid derivatives from edible canna, Canna edulis. Phytochemistry. 2004;65:2167-71 pubmed
  4. Angeles G, Lascurain M, Davalos Sotelo R, Zarate Morales R, Ortega Escalona F. Anatomical and physical changes in leaves during the production of tamales. Am J Bot. 2013;100:1509-21 pubmed publisher
  5. Royo A, Carson W. The herb community of a tropical forest in central Panamá: dynamics and impact of mammalian herbivores. Oecologia. 2005;145:66-75 pubmed
    ..Thus, we question the pervasiveness of top-down control on tropical plant communities and the paradigm that defaunation will inexorably lead to widespread, catastrophic shifts in plant communities...
  6. Wu J, Wang M, Wu J, Jiang Y, Sun C, Cao Y. [Study on the nitrogen and phosphorus uptake ability of four plants cultivated on floating-bed]. Huan Jing Ke Xue. 2011;32:995-9 pubmed
    ..86 times higher than that of roots, while 1.73 and 1.17 times higher respectively in Thalia dealbata. Thus, Canna indica and Thalia dealbata are recommended as the floating-bed plants to control the eutrophication in Dian-shan Lake...
  7. Terzi R, Saruhan N, Saglam A, Nar H, Kadioglu A. Photosystem II functionality and antioxidant system changes during leaf rolling in post-stress emerging Ctenanthe setosa exposed to drought. Acta Biol Hung. 2009;60:417-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Eichler (Marantaceae) plants (PSE plants) having reduced leaf area under drought stress causing leaf rolling and re-watering...
  8. Kim S, Yim H, Ahn J, Kim J, Kim J, Yoon I, et al. [Two cases of toxic hepatitis caused by arrowroot juice]. Korean J Hepatol. 2009;15:504-9 pubmed publisher
    ..After supportive care, the patients showed rapid improvements of clinical symptoms, laboratory findings, and liver stiffness. Clinicians should be aware that the consumption of arrowroot juice can cause toxic hepatitis...
  9. McKenna D, Farrell B. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution of host plant use in the Neotropical rolled leaf 'hispine' beetle genus Cephaloleia (Chevrolat) (Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2005;37:117-31 pubmed
    ..of beetles that normally feed only on the young rolled leaves of plants in the families Heliconiaceae and Marantaceae (the 'Heliconiaceae & Marantaceae-feeding clade')...
  10. Dickau R, Ranere A, Cooke R. Starch grain evidence for the preceramic dispersals of maize and root crops into tropical dry and humid forests of Panama. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104:3651-6 pubmed
    ..were also used. The data from both regions suggest that crop dispersals took place via diffusion or exchange of plant germplasm rather than movement of human populations practicing agriculture...
  11. Pepe L, Moraes J, Albano K, Telis V, Franco C. Effect of heat-moisture treatment on the structural, physicochemical, and rheological characteristics of arrowroot starch. Food Sci Technol Int. 2016;22:256-65 pubmed publisher
    ..A treatment time of 4 h was enough to deeply changing the physicochemical properties of starch. ..
  12. Pérez E, Lares M. Chemical composition, mineral profile, and functional properties of Canna (Canna edulis) and Arrowroot (Maranta spp.) starches. Plant Foods Hum Nutr. 2005;60:113-6 pubmed
    ..From the previous results, it can be concluded that Canna and Arrowroot starches could become interesting alternatives for food developers, depending on their characteristics and functional properties...
  13. Korn R. Anodic asymmetry of leaves and flowers and its relationship to phyllotaxis. Ann Bot. 2006;97:1011-5 pubmed
    ..New approaches are needed to evaluate the various hypotheses of phyllotaxis, and an examination of anodic leaf asymmetry may be one such approach...
  14. Ley A, Classen Bockhoff R. Pollination syndromes in African Marantaceae. Ann Bot. 2009;104:41-56 pubmed publisher
    The Marantaceae (550 spp.) is the most derived family in the order Zingiberales and exhibits a complex explosive pollination mechanism...
  15. Hogewoning S, Harbinson J. Insights on the development, kinetics, and variation of photoinhibition using chlorophyll fluorescence imaging of a chilled, variegated leaf. J Exp Bot. 2007;58:453-63 pubmed
    ..The slope of this curve was steeper for chilled leaves than it was for healthy, non-stressed leaves, suggesting that the coefficient of variation may be an important tool for assessing stress in leaves...
  16. Ide N, Masuda T, Kitabatake N. Effects of pre- and pro-sequence of thaumatin on the secretion by Pichia pastoris. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2007;363:708-14 pubmed
    ..The production yield of thaumatin was not affected by the C-terminal pro-sequence, and the pro-sequence was not processed in P. pastoris, indicating that pro-sequence is not necessary for thaumatin synthesis...
  17. He H, Gao H, Chen G, Li H, Lin H, Shu Z. Effects of perchlorate on growth of four wetland plants and its accumulation in plant tissues. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2013;20:7301-8 pubmed publisher
    ..indica > T. dealbata > A. calamus. Therefore, E. crassipes might be an ideal plant with high tolerance ability and accumulation ability for constructing wetland to remediate high levels of perchlorate polluted water...
  18. Healey R, Lebhar H, Hornung S, Thordarson P, Marquis C. An improved process for the production of highly purified recombinant thaumatin tagged-variants. Food Chem. 2017;237:825-832 pubmed publisher
    ..These new thaumatin variants are amenable for bioconjugation, providing chemical biology tools for thaumatin:taste receptor interaction studies. ..
  19. Meyer A, Dierks K, Hilterhaus D, Klupsch T, Mühlig P, Kleesiek J, et al. Single-drop optimization of protein crystallization. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2012;68:994-8 pubmed publisher
  20. Bauder J, Lieskonig N, Krenn H. The extremely long-tongued neotropical butterfly Eurybia lycisca (Riodinidae): proboscis morphology and flower handling. Arthropod Struct Dev. 2011;40:122-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The flower handling times on the preferred nectar plant, Calathea crotalifera (Marantaceae), were exceptionally long (mean 54.5 sec ± 28.5 S.D., N = 26)...
  21. Jyothi A, Sheriff J, Sajeev M. Physical and functional properties of arrowroot starch extrudates. J Food Sci. 2009;74:E97-104 pubmed publisher
    ..27% to 30.56%). Extrusion cooking of arrowroot starch resulted in products with very good expansion, color, and lower digestibility, which can be exploited for its potential use as a snack food...
  22. Tuljapurkar S, Horvitz C. From stage to age in variable environments: life expectancy and survivorship. Ecology. 2006;87:1497-509 pubmed
    ..This paper complements existing methods for time-invariant stage-based data, and adds to the information on population growth and dynamics available from stochastic demography...
  23. Gutierrez Lugo M, Wang Y, Franzblau S, Suarez E, Timmermann B. Antitubercular sterols from Thalia multiflora Horkel ex Koernicke. Phytother Res. 2005;19:876-80 pubmed
    ..17, 1.0 +/- 0.06 and 2.2 +/- 0.3 microg/mL, respectively. Compounds 2, 3, 7 and 8 were not cytotoxic to Vero cells at 102 microg/mL. This investigation constitutes the first report of a chemical study of a species of the genus Thalia...
  24. de Sanctis D, Nanao M. Segmenting data sets for RIP. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2012;68:1152-62 pubmed publisher
  25. Saruhan N, Terzi R, Saglam A, Kadioglu A. The relationship between leaf rolling and ascorbate-glutathione cycle enzymes in apoplastic and symplastic areas of Ctenanthe setosa subjected to drought stress. Biol Res. 2009;42:315-26 pubmed publisher
    ..Eichler (Marantaceae)...
  26. Paplomatas E, Pappas A, Syranidou E. Molecular characterization and biological response to respiration inhibitors of Pyricularia isolates from ctenanthe and rice plants. Pest Manag Sci. 2005;61:691-8 pubmed
    ..This is the first report of a comparison between the molecular profiles and sensitivities to respiration inhibitors for Pyricularia oryzae isolates from a non-gramineous host and from rice...