Summary: A plant genus of the family RHAMNACEAE. Members contain antifungal jujubogenin saponins.

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  1. Kwon J, Morden C. Population genetic structure of two rare tree species (Colubrina oppositifolia and Alphitonia ponderosa, Rhamnaceae) from Hawaiian dry and mesic forests using random amplified polymorphic DNA markers. Mol Ecol. 2002;11:991-1001 pubmed
    ..Two rare Rhamnaceae species in these ecosystems, Colubrina oppositifolia and Alphitonia ponderosa, were examined using random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) markers to ..
  2. Rodrigues P, Silva J, Eisenlohr P, Schaefer C. Climate change effects on the geographic distribution of specialist tree species of the Brazilian tropical dry forests. Braz J Biol. 2015;75:679-84 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the ecological niche models (ENMs) for three specialist trees (Anadenanthera colubrina, Aspidosperma pyrifolium and Myracrodruon urundeuva) in seasonally dry tropical forests (SDTFs) in Brazil, ..
  3. Alvarez Zapata R, Sánchez Medina A, Chan Bacab M, García Sosa K, Escalante Erosa F, García Rodríguez R, et al. Chemometrics-enhanced high performance liquid chromatography-ultraviolet detection of bioactive metabolites from phytochemically unknown plants. J Chromatogr A. 2015;1422:213-221 pubmed publisher
    This work describes the use of Colubrina greggii as a model to investigate the use of chemometric analysis combined with data from a leishmanicidal bioassay, using Principal Component Analysis (PCA) and Orthogonal Projections to Latent ..
  4. Tan C, Wong K, Tan K, Tan N. Venom proteome of the yellow-lipped sea krait, Laticauda colubrina from Bali: Insights into subvenomic diversity, venom antigenicity and cross-neutralization by antivenom. J Proteomics. 2017;166:48-58 pubmed publisher
    The venom proteome of Laticauda colubrina (Bali, Indonesia) was elucidated by nano-ESI-LCMS/MS of the venom reverse-phase HPLC fractions...
  5. Smith R, Hayes S, Smith P, Dickens J. Sleeping site preferences in Sapajus cay Illiger 1815 (Primates: Cebidae) in a disturbed fragment of the Upper Paraná Atlantic Forest, Rancho Laguna Blanca, Eastern Paraguay. Primates. 2018;59:79-88 pubmed publisher
    ..and was dominated by Albizia niopoides (Mimosaceae) as well as Peltophorum dubium (Fabaceae) and Anadenanthera colubrina (Fabaceae). The capuchins were found to sleep most often in these three tree species: 69...
  6. Alleyne T, Roache S, Thomas C, Shirley A. The control of hypertension by use of coconut water and mauby: two tropical food drinks. West Indian Med J. 2005;54:3-8 pubmed
    ..the effect of regular consumption of two tropical food drinks, coconut (Cocos nucifera) water and mauby (Colubrina arborescens), on the control of hypertension...
  7. Pereda M, Dieamant G, Eberlin S, Werka R, Colombi D, Queiroz M, et al. Expression of differential genes involved in the maintenance of water balance in human skin by Piptadenia colubrina extract. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2010;9:35-43 pubmed publisher
    ..The presence of aquaglyceroporins and envelope proteins are crucial to provide greater corneocyte cohesion to keep water and other moisturizers in the skin...