Summary: A plant genus of the family Rosaceae whose members include blackberries and raspberries.

Top Publications

  1. Xie P, Zhang Y, Wang X, Wei J, Kang W. Antithrombotic effect and mechanism of Rubus spp. Blackberry. Food Funct. 2017;8:2000-2012 pubmed publisher
    The compounds of Rubus spp. Blackberry (RSB) were isolated and identified by a bioassay-guided method, and their antithrombotic effects and mechanism were investigated with the acute blood stasis rat model...
  2. Woltz J, Wiman N, Lee J. Two Pests Overlap: Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) Use of Fruit Exposed to Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). J Econ Entomol. 2017;110:1938-1941 pubmed publisher
    ..halys for 3 d or simultaneously exposed to both pests for 7 d. Natural infestation by D. suzukii in the field was similar among raspberries previously or simultaneously exposed to H. halys compared to control fruit. ..
  3. Dragišić Maksimović J, Poledica M, Radivojević D, Milivojević J. Enzymatic Profile of 'Willamette' Raspberry Leaf and Fruit Affected by Prohexadione-Ca and Young Canes Removal Treatments. J Agric Food Chem. 2017;65:5034-5040 pubmed publisher
    ..catalase, CAT; polyphenol oxidase, PPO; superoxide dismutase, SOD) activities in leaves and fruits of raspberry (Rubus idaeus L.) cultivar 'Willamette' was studied...
  4. Wallingford A, Cha D, Linn C, Wolfin M, Loeb G. Robust Manipulations of Pest Insect Behavior Using Repellents and Practical Application for Integrated Pest Management. Environ Entomol. 2017;46:1041-1050 pubmed publisher
    ..Recommendations for further study of repellents for practical use in the field are discussed...
  5. Kosmala M, Jurgoński A, Juśkiewicz J, Karlińska E, Macierzyński J, Rój E, et al. Chemical Composition of Blackberry Press Cake, Polyphenolic Extract, and Defatted Seeds, and Their Effects on Cecal Fermentation, Bacterial Metabolites, and Blood Lipid Profile in Rats. J Agric Food Chem. 2017;65:5470-5479 pubmed publisher
    ..Polyphenols beneficially decreased the activity of cecal ?-glucuronidase, but they may have also increased cholesterol levels in blood. Bacterial metabolism of ellagitannins in the colon gave rise to nasutin A and urolithin A. ..
  6. Abdel Fattah W, Eid M, Abd El Moez S, Mohamed E, Ali G. Synthesis of biogenic Ag@Pd Core-shell nanoparticles having anti-cancer/anti-microbial functions. Life Sci. 2017;183:28-36 pubmed publisher
    ..The obtained BCSnp are proposed for cancer therapy and bactericidal applications with improved efficiency applying the nanomedicine approach. Tailorable properties can be obtained by tuning the individual structures. ..
  7. Mimura M, Mishima M, Lascoux M, Yahara T. Range shift and introgression of the rear and leading populations in two ecologically distinct Rubus species. BMC Evol Biol. 2014;2014:209 pubmed publisher
    ..We sampled two closely related Rubus species, one temperate (Rubus palmatus) and the other subtropical (R...
  8. Li J, Du L, He Y, Yang L, Li Y, Wang Y, et al. Chemical Constituents and Biological Activities of Plants from the Genus Rubus. Chem Biodivers. 2015;12:1809-47 pubmed publisher
  9. Frewin A, Renkema J, Fraser H, Hallett R. Evaluation of Attractants for Monitoring Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae). J Econ Entomol. 2017;110:1156-1163 pubmed publisher
    ..Using commercial attractants improves D. suzukii monitoring and will allow growers to improve the timing of insecticide applications with D. suzukii activity in the field. ..

More Information


  1. Machado A, Pereira A, Barbero G, Martinez J. Recovery of anthocyanins from residues of Rubus fruticosus, Vaccinium myrtillus and Eugenia brasiliensis by ultrasound assisted extraction, pressurized liquid extraction and their combination. Food Chem. 2017;231:1-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Extractions with acidified water and ultrasound were not effective to recover phenolics. Two, four and fourteen anthocyanins were identified in the extracts from grumixama, blackberry and blueberry, respectively. ..
  2. Swoboda Bhattarai K, McPhie D, Burrack H. Reproductive Status of Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) Females Influences Attraction to Fermentation-Based Baits and Ripe Fruits. J Econ Entomol. 2017;110:1648-1652 pubmed publisher
    ..The results of this study have implications for D. suzukii monitoring and the development of effective baits for use in integrated pest management programs. ..
  3. Linck H, Krüger E, Reineke A. A multiplex TaqMan qPCR assay for sensitive and rapid detection of phytoplasmas infecting Rubus species. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0177808 pubmed publisher
    b>Rubus stunt is an economically important disease in the production of raspberries, blackberries, and loganberries...
  4. George B, Abrahamse H, Hemmaragala N. Phenolics from Rubus fairholmianus induces cytotoxicity and apoptosis in human breast adenocarcinoma cells. Chem Biol Interact. 2017;275:178-188 pubmed publisher
    Herbal medicine is an important part of health care system in most of the countries. Rubus fairholmianus is an unexplored berry in folkloric medicine. In this study, we aimed to understand the importance of R...
  5. Murphy H, Cinar H, Gopinath G, Noe K, Chatman L, Miranda N, et al. Interlaboratory validation of an improved method for detection of Cyclospora cayetanensis in produce using a real-time PCR assay. Food Microbiol. 2018;69:170-178 pubmed publisher
    ..Reproducibility between laboratories and analysts was high and the method was shown to be an effective analytical tool for detection of C. cayetanensis in produce. ..