ulmaceae

Summary

Summary: A plant family of the order Urticales, subclass Hamamelidae, class Magnoliopsida. Members are trees and shrubs of temperate regions that have watery sap and alternate leaves which are lopsided at the base. The flowers lack petals.

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  1. Lafay B, Bullier E, Burdon J. Bradyrhizobia isolated from root nodules of Parasponia (Ulmaceae) do not constitute a separate coherent lineage. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2006;56:1013-8 pubmed
    ..of the families Fabaceae, Mimosaceae and Caesalpiniaceae, but are found on a single non-legume taxon, Parasponia (Ulmaceae)...
  2. Kim J, Lee H, Kim G, Choi D, Lee S, Kang J, et al. Inhibitory effects of 7-hydroxy-3-methoxy-cadalene on 4-(methylinitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone (NNK)-induced lung tumorigenesis in A/J mice. Cancer Lett. 2004;213:139-45 pubmed
    ..The results of our study strongly indicate that cadalene is capable of inhibiting development of NNK-induced lung tumorigenesis in A/J mice...
  3. Kim J, Lee H, Yeon S, Choi D, Lee S, Kang J, et al. Antioxidative effects of 7-hydroxy-3-methoxy-cadalene extracted from Zelkova serrata on 4-(methylinitros amino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone-induced oxidative stress in A/J mice. Phytother Res. 2004;18:425-7 pubmed
    ..05). The results of our study strongly indicate that cadalene exerts antioxidative effect on NNK-induced lung tumorigenesis in A/J mice...
  4. Liu T, Yan J. Review of the Palearctic <i>Atemelia</i> Herrich-Schäffer (Lepidoptera, Yponomeutoidea, Praydidae), with description of a new leafmining species. Zootaxa. 2017;4250:327-336 pubmed publisher
    ..Larvae of A. fusca sp. nov. mine leaves of Ulmus pumila (Ulmaceae), sharing the same host plant genus with another leaf miner A...
  5. Soika G, Gol A, Honarmand A, Wozińska A, Sadeghi H. New records of eriophyoid mites from Iran (Acari: Trombidiformes: Eriophyoidea) and a description of a new <i>Brevulacus</i> Manson species. Zootaxa. 2017;4216:zootaxa.4216.4.2 pubmed publisher
    ..sp. (Diptilomiopidae), found on Salix sp. (Salicaceae); Aceria wallichianae Keifer, 1975 from Ulmus minor (Ulmaceae); Aceria granulata Carmona, 1972 from Verbascum spp...
  6. Xue X, Guo J, Hong X. Eriophyoid mites from Northeast China (Acari: Eriophyoidea). Zootaxa. 2013;3689:1-123 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. on Ulmus davidiana Planch. var. japonica (Sarg. ex Rehder) Nakai (Ulmaceae), Shevtchenkella jingboicus sp. nov. on Acer sp. (Aceraceae), Calepitrimerus flexuosus sp. nov...
  7. Fazan L, Guillet S, Corona C, Kozlowski G, Stoffel M. Imprisoned in the Cretan mountains: How relict Zelkova abelicea (Ulmaceae) trees cope with Mediterranean climate. Sci Total Environ. 2017;599-600:797-805 pubmed publisher
    We investigate the sensitivity of the relict, endemic Cretan tree species Zelkova abelicea (Lam.) Boiss. (Ulmaceae) to several climate variables (temperature, precipitation and drought)...
  8. Li X, Zhang X, Liu K, Liu H, Shao J. Efficient development of polymorphic microsatellite loci for Pteroceltis tatarinowii (Ulmaceae). Genet Mol Res. 2015;14:16444-9 pubmed publisher
    Pteroceltis tatarinowii (Ulmaceae) is a scientifically and economically important temperate deciduous tree that is endemic to China. In the present study, 12 P...
  9. Norrbom A, Savaris M, Marinoni L. New species of Rhagoletotrypeta (Diptera: Tephritidae) from the Dominican Republic and southern Brazil and Paraguay. Zootaxa. 2016;4088:547-54 pubmed publisher
    ..The larvae of R. chapecensis develop in fruits of Celtis iguanaea (Jacq.) Sarg. (Ulmaceae). A key to the species of the xanthogastra species group is provided.

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  1. Choi H, Choi H, Park M, Chung T, Joo M, Kim C, et al. n-Butyl-&#945;-D-fructofuranoside Isolated from Ulmus davidiana Enhances Nrf2 Activity Through Activation of JNK. Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2016;17:1181-1188 pubmed
    The root bark of Ulmus davidiana Nakai (Ulmaceae), a traditional Korean medicinal plant, is used for treating inflammatory diseases. We investigated the Nrf2-activating effect of U...
  2. Jia L, Manchester S, Su T, Xing Y, Chen W, Huang Y, et al. First occurrence of Cedrelospermum (Ulmaceae) in Asia and its biogeographic implications. J Plant Res. 2015;128:747-61 pubmed publisher
    Cedrelospermum (Ulmaceae) is an extinct genus with extensive fossil records in Europe and North America. However, no fossil of the genus has been reported from Asia. Here we describe Cedrelospermum asiaticum L.B. Jia, Y.J. Huang et Z.K...
  3. Vinod N, Haridas M, Sadasivan C. Isolation of 1,4-naphthalenedione, an antibacterial principle from the leaves of Holoptelea integrifolia and its activity against beta-lactam resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Indian J Biochem Biophys. 2010;47:53-5 pubmed
    ..Structural similarity of this compound with a functional group of a beta-lactamase-resistant antibiotic indicates that 1,4-naphthlenedione may be acting as an inhibitor to beta-lactamase...
  4. Zehrmann N, Zidorn C, Ganzera M. Analysis of rare flavonoid C-glycosides in Celtis australis L. by micellar electrokinetic chromatography. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2010;51:1165-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The quantitative analysis of several C. australis samples showed that isovitexin is the most abundant representative (0.06-0.09%), at a rather uniform content of total flavonoids of approx. 0.3% in all specimens...
  5. Borges F, Machado T, Cunha K, Pereira K, Costa E, De Paula J, et al. Assessment of the cytotoxic, genotoxic, and antigenotoxic activities of Celtis iguanaea (Jacq.) in mice. An Acad Bras Cienc. 2013;85:955-64 pubmed publisher
    ..We can conclude that CALE presented no cytotoxic and genotoxic effects, but showed antigenotoxic and anticytotoxic actions under the experimental conditions applied in this study. ..
  6. Chen L, Zhang Z, Ewers B. Urban tree species show the same hydraulic response to vapor pressure deficit across varying tree size and environmental conditions. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e47882 pubmed publisher
    ..We concluded that urban trees show the same hydraulic regulation over response to VPD across varying tree size and environmental conditions and thus tree transpiration could be predicted with appropriate assessment of G(cref). ..
  7. Hoang M, Jia Y, Jun H, Lee J, Lee D, Hwang B, et al. Ethyl 2,4,6-trihydroxybenzoate is an agonistic ligand for liver X receptor that induces cholesterol efflux from macrophages without affecting lipid accumulation in HepG2 cells. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2012;22:4094-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that ETB is a dual-LXR modulator that regulates the expression of key genes in cholesterol homeostasis in multiple cells without inducing lipid accumulation in HepG2 cells...
  8. Kang H, Jang Y. Selective apoptotic effect of Zelkova serrata twig extract on mouth epidermoid carcinoma through p53 activation. Int J Oral Sci. 2012;4:78-84 pubmed publisher
    ..These data indicate that Zelkova serrata twig extract exerted a cancer type-specific, p53-dependent apoptotic effect and disturbed the cell cycle, which suggests that herbal medicine could be a treatment for specific types of cancers...
  9. Perveen S, El Shafae A, Al Taweel A, Fawzy G, Malik A, Afza N, et al. Antioxidant and urease inhibitory C-glycosylflavonoids from Celtis africana. J Asian Nat Prod Res. 2011;13:799-804 pubmed publisher
    ..Their structures were assigned from 1D and 2D NMR spectra. These compounds were investigated for biological activities and showed significant antioxidant and urease inhibitory activities...
  10. Badoni R, Semwal D, Rawat U, Singh G. Celtisanin, a novel sulphonated phenolic from Celtis australis L. fruits. Nat Prod Res. 2010;24:1282-6 pubmed publisher
    ..acid]-5,6-dihydrobenzofuran, has been isolated from the fruits of Celtis australis (Ulmaceae), together with three known compounds: apigenin, quercetin and its glucoside...
  11. Yoda K, Wagatsuma H, Suzuki M, Suzuki H. Stem diameter changes before bud opening in Zelkova serrata saplings. J Plant Res. 2003;116:13-8 pubmed
    ..These internal activities cause fluctuations in stem diameter prior to winter bud opening in deciduous trees...
  12. Hultine K, Williams D, Burgess S, Keefer T. Contrasting patterns of hydraulic redistribution in three desert phreatophytes. Oecologia. 2003;135:167-75 pubmed
    ..Species differences in nocturnal root function may have significant impacts on ecosystem hydrological fluxes, and should be considered when scaling fluxes to catchment, landscape, and regional levels...
  13. Widory D, Kiyosu Y. Isotope composition of Zelkova serrata leaves as an indicator of atmospheric pollution in Japan. Isotopes Environ Health Stud. 2003;39:281-7 pubmed
    ..Our study also shows that LMA determination coupled with carbon-isotope compositions is a sensitive tracer of the local pollution-level variations...
  14. Saito T, Tanaka T, Tanabe H, Matsumoto Y, Morikawa Y. Variations in transpiration rate and leaf cell turgor maintenance in saplings of deciduous broad-leaved tree species common in cool temperate forests in Japan. Tree Physiol. 2003;23:59-66 pubmed
    ..Based on these results, we suggest that the leaf cell capacity for turgor maintenance strongly affects Psis - Psi(l,min) and consequently Emax via stomatal regulation...
  15. Rouhi Moghaddam E, Hosseini S, Ebrahimi E, Rahmani A, Tabari M. The regeneration structure and biodiversity of trees and shrub species in understory of pure plantations of oak and mixed with hornbeam in the Hyrcanian forests of Iran. Pak J Biol Sci. 2007;10:1276-81 pubmed
    ..The presence of primary forest species in under stories of mixed plantation showed the usage of these plantations in development of succession in natural..
  16. Jin Z, Akiyama T, Chung B, Matsumoto Y, Iiyama K, Watanabe S. Changes in lignin content of leaf litters during mulching. Phytochemistry. 2003;64:1023-31 pubmed
    ..The absolute amounts of the measured lignin somewhat decreased during mulching, while the structure of lignin remaining in leaf litters after mulching was considered not to be very different from its original structure...
  17. Huang W, Fu P, Jiang Y, Zhang J, Zhang S, Hu H, et al. Differences in the responses of photosystem I and photosystem II of three tree species Cleistanthus sumatranus, Celtis philippensis and Pistacia weinmannifolia exposed to a prolonged drought in a tropical limestone forest. Tree Physiol. 2013;33:211-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Muell. Arg. (Euphorbiaceae), Celtis philippensis Bl. (Ulmaceae) and Pistacia weinmannifolia J. Poisson ex Franch...
  18. Rizwani G, Mahmud S, Shareef H, Perveen R, Ahmed M. Analgesic activity of various extracts of Holoptelea integrifolia (Roxb.) Planch leaves. Pak J Pharm Sci. 2012;25:629-32 pubmed
    The various extracts of leaves Holoptelea integrifolia (Ulmaceae) were investigated for analgesic activity in mice by tail flick method. The fresh plant leaves of H...
  19. Yáñez Espinosa L, Terrazas T, López Mata L. Integrated analysis of tropical trees growth: a multivariate approach. Ann Bot. 2006;98:637-45 pubmed
    ..The relevance is to understand the nature of the process of growth and to model this as a function of the environment...
  20. Op den Camp R, Streng A, De Mita S, Cao Q, Polone E, Liu W, et al. LysM-type mycorrhizal receptor recruited for rhizobium symbiosis in nonlegume Parasponia. Science. 2011;331:909-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, we conclude that the Nod factor perception mechanism also is recruited from the widespread endomycorrhizal symbiosis...
  21. Kirika J, Farwig N, Böhning Gaese K. Effects of local disturbance of tropical forests on frugivores and seed removal of a small-seeded afrotropical tree. Conserv Biol. 2008;22:318-28 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, local forest disturbance appears to have a more general negative impact on frugivores and their seed dispersal services than anticipated previously...
  22. Kim D, Lee K. Inhibitory effect of trans-N-p-coumaroyl tryamine from the twigs of Celtis chinensis on the acetylcholinesterase. Arch Pharm Res. 2003;26:735-8 pubmed
    ..This compound inhibited AChE activity in a dose-dependent manner, and the IC50 value of trans-N-p-coumaroyl tyramine was 34.5 microg/mL (122 microM)...
  23. Guo H, Wang D, Rizwani G, Ahmed M, Ahmed M, Hassan A, et al. Antineoplastic activity of Holoptelea integrifolia (Roxb.) Planch bark extracts (in vitro). Pak J Pharm Sci. 2013;26:1151-6 pubmed
    ..Holoptelea integrifolia (Roxb) Planch (Ulmaceae) is a widely distributed plant in many parts of the world, also grown in gardens of Pakistan...
  24. de Sousa F, Martins J, Florentino I, do Couto R, Nascimento M, Galdino P, et al. Preliminary studies of gastroprotective effect of Celtis iguanaea (Jacq.) Sargent leaves (Ulmaceae). Nat Prod Res. 2013;27:1102-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Further studies need to be conducted with HF in order to elucidate the active principle and the pharmacological mechanism involved...
  25. Loureiro J, Rodriguez E, Gomes A, Santos C. Genome size estimations on Ulmus minor Mill., Ulmus glabra Huds., and Celtis australis L. using flow cytometry. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2007;9:541-4 pubmed
    The Ulmaceae family is composed of nearly 2000 species widely distributed in the northern hemisphere. Despite their wide distribution area, there are only four native species in the Iberian Peninsula...
  26. Rocha Estrada A, Alvarado Vázquez M, Torres Cepeda T, Foroughbakhch Pournavab R, Hernández Piñero J. Airborne pollen of Carya, Celtis, Cupressus, Fraxinus and Pinus in the metropolitan area of Monterrey Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Ann Agric Environ Med. 2008;15:205-9 pubmed
    ..7 % , and 0.6 % of total pollen, respectively. These results indicate that Fraxinus and Cupressus are present in the area in sufficient quantity to indicate likely involvement in the origin of allergic disorders in the human population...
  27. Gassmann M, Perez C. Trajectories associated to regional and extra-regional pollen transport in the southeast of Buenos Aires province, Mar del Plata (Argentina). Int J Biometeorol. 2006;50:280-91 pubmed
    ..The transport was associated to eastward displacement of the troughs corresponding to the Westerlies circulation and the presence of an anticyclone system that brings back Nothofagus pollen towards Mar del Plata area...
  28. Dimo T, Ntchapda F, Atchade A, Yewah M, Kamtchouing P, Ngassam P. Effects of methylene chloride/methanol leaf extract of Celtis durandii engler (Ulmaceae) on constriction of rat aorta. Pharmazie. 2005;60:548-50 pubmed
    ..These findings indicate that the vasorelaxation effect of the methylene chloride/methanol leaf extract of C. durandii may be mediated at least in part by prostacyclin...
  29. Sun W, Resco V, Williams D. Nocturnal and seasonal patterns of carbon isotope composition of leaf dark-respired carbon dioxide differ among dominant species in a semiarid savanna. Oecologia. 2010;164:297-310 pubmed publisher
  30. Liu H, Zhang R, Geng M, Zhu J, An J, Ma J. Chloroplast analysis of Zelkova schneideriana (Ulmaceae): genetic diversity, population structure, and conservation implications. Genet Mol Res. 2016;15: pubmed publisher
    Zelkova schneideriana is endemic to China and belongs to the Ulmaceae. It is listed as a Near Threatened species in the China Biodiversity Red Data Book...
  31. Carlson B, Rothman J, Mitani J. Diurnal variation in nutrients and chimpanzee foraging behavior. Am J Primatol. 2013;75:342-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In the future, foods collected for analyses must control for time of sampling to ensure biologically meaningful assays of nutrient composition...
  32. Chen L, Li Z, Zhang Z, Zhang W, Zhang X, Dong K, et al. [Environmental responses of four urban tree species transpiration in northern China]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2009;20:2861-70 pubmed
    ..380, P = 0.00, n=1296), though showing significant correlation in affecting sap flow. Observations also detected the saturation phenomenon of sap flow to the environmental demands...
  33. Kim D, Lim J, Kim J, Park H, Eun J. Antitumor and antiinflammatory constituents from Celtis sinensis. Arch Pharm Res. 2005;28:39-43 pubmed
  34. Hwang B, Chai H, Kardono L, Riswan S, Farnsworth N, Cordell G, et al. Cytotoxic triterpenes from the twigs of Celtis philippinensis. Phytochemistry. 2003;62:197-201 pubmed
    ..The structures of 1 and 2 were assigned from their 1D and 2D NMR spectroscopic data. All isolates were evaluated for cytotoxicity against several human cancer cell lines...
  35. Rodríguez D, Piepenbring M. Two new species of Appendiculella (Meliolaceae) from Panama. Mycologia. 2007;99:544-52 pubmed
    ..Sequence data of 18S and 28S rDNA are published for A. lozanellae, which becomes the third species of Meliolales and the first species of the genus Appendiculella for which molecular data are available...
  36. Shillito L, Almond M, Nicholson J, Pantos M, Matthews W. Rapid characterisation of archaeological midden components using FT-IR spectroscopy, SEM-EDX and micro-XRD. Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc. 2009;73:133-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Finely laminated ashy deposits have also been investigated allowing chemical and mineralogical variations to be explored. It is found that many layers which appear visually to be quite distinctive have, in fact, very similar mineralogy...
  37. Torretta J, Basilio A. [Pollen dispersion and reproductive success of four tree species of a xerophytic forest from Argentina]. Rev Biol Trop. 2009;57:283-92 pubmed
    ..Lastly, S. longifolia could be an ambophilous species (pollinated by insects and by the wind). This dual system may be the result of system flexibility mechanism or an evolutionary transition...
  38. Green B, Dettmann M. Quantitative trends in airborne loads of Celtis sinensis pollen and associations with meteorological variables in a subtropical Australian environment. Ann Agric Environ Med. 2004;11:297-302 pubmed
  39. Lee H, Kwon J, Koh M, Cho M, Park S. Enhanced efficacy of 7-hydroxy-3-methoxycadalene via glycosylation in in vivo xenograft study. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2007;17:6335-9 pubmed
    ..In an in vivo xenograft study in mice, the oral administration of glycosylated cadalenes caused a significant reduction in tumor size...
  40. Yang Y, Bai Y, Li J, Li L. [Spatial patterns of seed dispersal in Hemiptelea davidii woodland in Keerqin sandy land, China]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2010;21:1967-73 pubmed
    ..davidii woodland in Keerqin sandy land would be greater in more frequency down wind directions such as the south, southeast, and east than in more frequency upwind directions such as the north, northwest, and west...
  41. Fu X, Fang S, Tian Y, Hong S. [Effect of Ca2+ concentration on the growth and bark quality of Pteroceltis tatarinowii]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2004;15:1502-6 pubmed
    ..These results provided some information for the improvement of the growth and bark quality of Pteroceltis tatarinowii grown on non-limestone soil...
  42. Weber R. Northern hackberry. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2005;94:A6 pubmed
  43. Vinod N, Shijina R, Dileep K, Sadasivan C. Inhibition of beta-lactamase by 1,4-naphthalenedione from the plant Holoptelea integrifolia. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2010;160:1752-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Hence, the compound can serve as a potential lead compound for the development of effective beta-lactamase inhibitor that can be used against beta-lactam-resistant microbial strains...
  44. Yoshikawa T, Masaki T, Isagi Y, Kikuzawa K. Interspecific and annual variation in pre-dispersal seed predation by a granivorous bird in two East Asian hackberries, Celtis biondii and Celtis sinensis. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2012;14:506-14 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results demonstrate that seed predation by flocks of granivorous birds can dramatically disrupt seed dispersal in fleshy-fruited plants and suggest the importance of understanding their flocking behaviour...
  45. Bai Y, Han D, Dong Y, Zhao Y, Li J. [Structural characteristics of Hemiptelea davidii community on Kerqin sandy land]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2008;19:257-60 pubmed
    ..63%, respectively. Hemicryptophytes had a larger amount in six life forms, accounting for 31.25% of the total. H. davidii community had the typical life form characteristics of temperate steppe...