heliotropium

Summary

Summary: A plant genus in the family Boraginaceae, order Lamiales, subclass Asteridae. This is the True Heliotrope that should not be confused with an unrelated plant sometimes called Garden Heliotrope (VALERIAN).

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Constituents of Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp., Moringa oleifera Lam., Heliotropium indicum L. and Bidens pilosa L. from Nigeria
    Akinola O Ogunbinu
    Department of Chemistry, Nigeria Defense Academy NDA, Kaduna, Nigeria
    Nat Prod Commun 4:573-8. 2009
  2. ncbi Structure-antioxidant activity relationships of flavonoids isolated from the resinous exudate of Heliotropium sinuatum
    Brenda Modak
    Facultad de Quimica y Biologia, Departamento de Ciencias del Ambiente, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Casilla 307, Correo 2, Santiago, Chile
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 15:309-12. 2005
  3. doi Novel leads from Heliotropium ovalifolium, 4,7,8-trimethoxy-naphthalene-2-carboxylic acid and 6-hydroxy-5,7-dimethoxy-naphthalene-2-carbaldehyde show specific IL-6 inhibitory activity in THP-1 cells and primary human monocytes
    Asha Kulkarni-Almeida
    Screening and Biotechnology, Department of Pharmacology, Piramal Life Sciences Limited, 1 Nirlon Complex, Mumbai 400063, India
    Phytomedicine 15:1079-86. 2008
  4. ncbi Wound healing effects of Heliotropium indicum, Plumbago zeylanicum and Acalypha indica in rats
    J Suresh Reddy
    University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kakatiya University, Warangal 506 009 AP, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 79:249-51. 2002
  5. doi Neuroprotective effects of rosmarinic Acid on ciguatoxin in primary human neurons
    N Braidy
    Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing, School of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Neurotox Res 25:226-34. 2014
  6. doi Protective effect of Heliotropium foertherianum (Boraginaceae) folk remedy and its active compound, rosmarinic acid, against a Pacific ciguatoxin
    Fanny Rossi
    Universite de Toulouse, UPS, UMR 152 PHARMA DEV, 118, rte de Narbonne, Cedex 9, F 31062 Toulouse, France
    J Ethnopharmacol 143:33-40. 2012
  7. doi Ophiamides A-B, new potent urease inhibitory sphingolipids from Heliotropium ophioglossum
    Sadiqa Firdous
    Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi 75270, Pakistan
    Arch Pharm Res 35:1133-7. 2012
  8. doi Effects of low atmospheric CO2 and elevated temperature during growth on the gas exchange responses of C3, C3-C4 intermediate, and C4 species from three evolutionary lineages of C4 photosynthesis
    Patrick J Vogan
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Oecologia 169:341-52. 2012
  9. doi Structural screening by multiple reaction monitoring as a new approach for tandem mass spectrometry: presented for the determination of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in plants
    Anja These
    Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Department Safety in the Food Chain, Max Dohrn Strasse 8 10, 10589, Berlin, Germany
    Anal Bioanal Chem 405:9375-83. 2013
  10. doi A review of traditional remedies of ciguatera fish poisoning in the Pacific
    Shilpa Kumar-Roine
    UMR 152 Laboratoire de Pharmacochimie des Substances Naturelles et Pharmacophores Redox, Universite de Toulouse, UPS, 118 Rte de Narbonne, F 31062 Toulouse Cedex 9, France
    Phytother Res 25:947-58. 2011

Scientific Experts

  • Brenda Modak
  • Essam Abdel-Sattar
  • N Braidy
  • Surendra Kr Sharma
  • Anja These
  • Federico Luebert
  • Alejandro Urzua
  • Asha A Kulkarni-Almeida
  • Adiaratou Togola
  • M Reina
  • Michael W Frohlich
  • F A Macias
  • A K Dolui
  • Y Eroksuz
  • Patrick J Vogan
  • Shilpa Kumar-Roine
  • H Eroksuz
  • Rowan F Sage
  • H Ozer
  • Beatriz Valenzuela
  • Peter Taylor
  • Alain Azokou
  • F Al-Qurainy
  • Fanny Rossi
  • Jakob Schneider
  • Sadiqa Firdous
  • Daniel Niemüller
  • M Ahmad
  • Mireille Chinain
  • Dominique Laurent
  • H Taiana Darius
  • Mohamed Haddad
  • G K Dash
  • Riyadh Muhaidat
  • Marcelo A Muñoz
  • Bryan L Stegelmeier
  • Mohamed N Al-Yahya'ei
  • Dietrich Ober
  • Akinola O Ogunbinu
  • Kalantar Abdulghader
  • Akinlolu Abdulazeez Adelaja
  • B Singh
  • N G Passalacqua
  • Cordula Frölich
  • Kandasamy Murugesh
  • Kerrie A Beales
  • David Guilet
  • A Guntern
  • A O Ceribasi
  • J Suresh Reddy
  • F Tosun
  • Fabian Michelangeli
  • A Cevik
  • Miriam Arsenak
  • Reina Gonto
  • María Jesús Abad
  • Mamidou W Koné
  • I Yaman
  • Balentina Milano
  • Marie Christine Ruiz
  • S Khan
  • Silvia Fraile
  • Rene Torres
  • M Nadeem
  • Honora F Tra Bi
  • Omar Estrada
  • M Tarroum
  • Benjamin G Koudou
  • A Alaklabi
  • Sofia Taylor
  • Angel Fernandez
  • Monica Imarai
  • Ahmed Ali
  • Valérie Jullian
  • Yohannes Tsegaye
  • Teshale Seboxa
  • Nazia Ghafoor
  • Mehreen Lateef
  • Lubna Iqbal
  • Andreas Reimann
  • L Villarroel
  • Nighat Afza
  • Itrat Fatima
  • Nabila Gaertner-Mazouni
  • B De
  • Nida Hassan Ansari
  • Tewodros Haile
  • Atul Kumar
  • Mihret W/Tensae
  • Manabendra Debnath

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. ncbi Constituents of Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp., Moringa oleifera Lam., Heliotropium indicum L. and Bidens pilosa L. from Nigeria
    Akinola O Ogunbinu
    Department of Chemistry, Nigeria Defense Academy NDA, Kaduna, Nigeria
    Nat Prod Commun 4:573-8. 2009
    ..2%) and p-cymene (24.9%). On the other hand, aldehydes (52.8%) occurred in the highest amount in Heliotropium indicum, represented by phenylacetaldehyde (22.2%), (E)-2-nonenal (8.3%) and (E, Z)-2-nonadienal (6...
  2. ncbi Structure-antioxidant activity relationships of flavonoids isolated from the resinous exudate of Heliotropium sinuatum
    Brenda Modak
    Facultad de Quimica y Biologia, Departamento de Ciencias del Ambiente, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Casilla 307, Correo 2, Santiago, Chile
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 15:309-12. 2005
    Relationships between the structural characteristics of flavonoids isolated from the resinous exudate of Heliotropium sinuatum and their antioxidant activity were studied...
  3. doi Novel leads from Heliotropium ovalifolium, 4,7,8-trimethoxy-naphthalene-2-carboxylic acid and 6-hydroxy-5,7-dimethoxy-naphthalene-2-carbaldehyde show specific IL-6 inhibitory activity in THP-1 cells and primary human monocytes
    Asha Kulkarni-Almeida
    Screening and Biotechnology, Department of Pharmacology, Piramal Life Sciences Limited, 1 Nirlon Complex, Mumbai 400063, India
    Phytomedicine 15:1079-86. 2008
    From our screening program, we identified the anti-inflammatory effects of the extracts of Heliotropium ovalifolium in its ability to inhibit specific cytokines. The H...
  4. ncbi Wound healing effects of Heliotropium indicum, Plumbago zeylanicum and Acalypha indica in rats
    J Suresh Reddy
    University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kakatiya University, Warangal 506 009 AP, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 79:249-51. 2002
    The ethanolic extracts of Heliotropium indicum, Plumbago zeylanicum and Acalypha indica were evaluated for their wound healing activity in rats...
  5. doi Neuroprotective effects of rosmarinic Acid on ciguatoxin in primary human neurons
    N Braidy
    Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing, School of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Neurotox Res 25:226-34. 2014
    ..We also showed that pre- and post-treatment with rosmarinic acid (RA), the active constituent of the Heliotropium foertherianum (Boraginaceae) can attenuate CTX-mediated neurotoxicity...
  6. doi Protective effect of Heliotropium foertherianum (Boraginaceae) folk remedy and its active compound, rosmarinic acid, against a Pacific ciguatoxin
    Fanny Rossi
    Universite de Toulouse, UPS, UMR 152 PHARMA DEV, 118, rte de Narbonne, Cedex 9, F 31062 Toulouse, France
    J Ethnopharmacol 143:33-40. 2012
    Senescent leaves of Heliotropium foertherianum Diane & Hilger (Boraginaceae) are traditionally used in the Pacific region to treat Ciguatera Fish Poisoning...
  7. doi Ophiamides A-B, new potent urease inhibitory sphingolipids from Heliotropium ophioglossum
    Sadiqa Firdous
    Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi 75270, Pakistan
    Arch Pharm Res 35:1133-7. 2012
    ..new sphingolipids have been isolated from the n-hexane subfraction of the MeOH extract of the whole plant of Heliotropium ophioglossum along with glycerol monopalmitate (3) and β-sitosterol 3-O-β-D: -glucoside (4) reported for the ..
  8. doi Effects of low atmospheric CO2 and elevated temperature during growth on the gas exchange responses of C3, C3-C4 intermediate, and C4 species from three evolutionary lineages of C4 photosynthesis
    Patrick J Vogan
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Oecologia 169:341-52. 2012
    ..Closely related C(3), C(3)-C(4), and C(4) species in the genera Flaveria, Heliotropium, and Alternanthera were grown near 380 and 180 μmol CO(2) mol(-1) air and day/night temperatures of 37/29°C...
  9. doi Structural screening by multiple reaction monitoring as a new approach for tandem mass spectrometry: presented for the determination of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in plants
    Anja These
    Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Department Safety in the Food Chain, Max Dohrn Strasse 8 10, 10589, Berlin, Germany
    Anal Bioanal Chem 405:9375-83. 2013
    ..of Senecio and Eupatorium), Boraginaceae (Echium, Cynoglossum, Borago and Anchusa officinalis as well as Heliotropium europaeum) and Fabaceae (Crotalaria incana) for a complete qualitative and quantitative PA characterisation...
  10. doi A review of traditional remedies of ciguatera fish poisoning in the Pacific
    Shilpa Kumar-Roine
    UMR 152 Laboratoire de Pharmacochimie des Substances Naturelles et Pharmacophores Redox, Universite de Toulouse, UPS, 118 Rte de Narbonne, F 31062 Toulouse Cedex 9, France
    Phytother Res 25:947-58. 2011
    ..catalogued as useful in CFP, the most popular herbal remedy by far is a decoction prepared from the leaves of Heliotropium foertherianum Diane & Hilger (Boraginaceae)...
  11. ncbi Reproductive activities of Heliotropium indicum isolate against Helopeltis theivora and toxicity evaluation in mice
    A K Dolui
    Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh 786004, India
    J Environ Biol 33:603-7. 2012
    A new compound E was isolated from the methanolic extract of the leaves of Heliotropium indicum by chromatographic fractionation. In the present study, the effect of the compound E on reproduction of Helopeltis theivora has been evaluated...
  12. pmc Antibacterial activity of mother tinctures of cholistan desert plants in pakistan
    M Ahmad
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Alternative Medicine, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur 63100, Pakistan
    Indian J Pharm Sci 74:465-8. 2012
    ..b>Heliotropium europaeum mother tincture exhibited highly effective results against Bacillus subtilis in all concentrations...
  13. doi Immunomodulatory effects of the aromatic geranyl derivative filifolinone tested by the induction of cytokine expression
    Beatriz Valenzuela
    Laboratory of Immunology, Center of Aquatic Biotechnology, Department of Biology, Faculty of Chemistry and Biology, University of Santiago of Chile, Av Bernardo O Higgins, 3363 Santiago, Chile
    Dev Comp Immunol 41:675-82. 2013
    ..We evaluated the immunostimulant activity of terpenoid derivatives isolated from species of the Heliotropium genus, which had previously shown antiviral activity in salmon...
  14. ncbi Solid-phase extraction and LC-MS analysis of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in honeys
    Kerrie A Beales
    Plant Toxins Research Group, CSIRO Livestock Industries, Private Bag 24, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
    J Agric Food Chem 52:6664-72. 2004
    ..plantagineum and Heliotropium europaeum...
  15. pmc Distinct cell-specific expression of homospermidine synthase involved in pyrrolizidine alkaloid biosynthesis in three species of the boraginales
    Daniel Niemüller
    Botanisches Institut und Botanischer Garten, Universitat Kiel, D 24098 Kiel, Germany
    Plant Physiol 159:920-9. 2012
    ..Here, we demonstrate that the tissue-specific expression of HSS in three boraginaceous species, Heliotropium indicum, Symphytum officinale, and Cynoglossum officinale, is unique with respect to plant organ, tissue, and ..
  16. ncbi Antimicrobial activity of pyrrolizidine alkaloids from Heliotropium subulatum
    B Singh
    Department of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 302 004, India
    Fitoterapia 73:153-5. 2002
    Five pyrrolizidine alkaloids have been isolated from Heliotropium subulatum and tested for their antimicrobial activity.
  17. ncbi Evaluation of the biological activity of crude extracts from plants used in Yucatecan traditional medicine. Part II. DNA-interacting activity
    A Sanchez-Medina
    Unidad de Biotecnología, Centro de Investigación Científica de Yucatán, Merida, Mexico
    Phytomedicine 8:236-9. 2001
    ..The highest activity (17.6%) was detected in the leaf extract of Heliotropium angiospermum.
  18. ncbi Veno-occlusive liver disease: a case report
    Jakob Schneider
    Addis Ababa University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Ethiop Med J 50:47-51. 2012
    ..Hepatotoxic compounds in Crotalaria, Senecio, Heliotropium and other composite plants can also enter the diet through the contamination of cereals with weed seeds...
  19. ncbi Larvicidal potential of some plants from West Africa against Culex quinquefasciatus (Say) and Anopheles gambiae Giles (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Alain Azokou
    UFR Sciences de la Nature, Université Nangui Abrogoua Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d Ivoire, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire, United Kingdom
    J Vector Borne Dis 50:103-10. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to screen plants from Cτte d'Ivoire for larvicidal activity against mosquitoes...
  20. ncbi Protective effect of Heliotropium eichwaldi against cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity in mice
    Surendra Kr Sharma
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, Haryana, India
    Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Xue Bao 10:555-60. 2012
    The aim of the present study was to evaluate the nephroprotective effect of methanolic extract of Heliotropium eichwaldii (MHE) in mice with cisplatin-induced acute renal damage.
  21. doi Assessment of phylogenetic relationship of rare plant species collected from Saudi Arabia using internal transcribed spacer sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA
    F Al-Qurainy
    Department of Botany and Microbiology, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Genet Mol Res 12:723-30. 2013
    ..Two rare plant species viz, Heliotropium strigosum claded with H. pilosum (98% branch support) and Pancratium tortuosum claded with P...
  22. pmc Evaluation of the histo - gastroprotective and antimicrobial activities of heliotropium indicum linn (boraginaceae)
    Akinlolu Abdulazeez Adelaja
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences
    Malays J Med Sci 15:22-30. 2008
    b>Heliotropium indicum of the family Boraginaceae is used locally in Nigeria to treat ailments such as ulcer and fever...
  23. doi Screening of Venezuelan medicinal plant extracts for cytostatic and cytotoxic activity against tumor cell lines
    Peter Taylor
    Centro de Medicina Experimental, Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas, Caracas, Venezuela
    Phytother Res 27:530-9. 2013
    ..Extracts from Clavija lancifolia, Hamelia patens, Piper san-vicentense, Physalis cordata, Jacaranda copaia, Heliotropium indicum, and Annona squamosa were the most cytotoxic, whereas other extracts from Calotropis gigantea, Hyptis ..
  24. pmc Studies on Wound Healing Activity of Heliotropium indicum Linn. Leaves on Rats
    G K Dash
    Institute of Pharmacy and Technology, Salipur, Cuttack District, Odisha 754202, India
    ISRN Pharmacol 2011:847980. 2011
    The petroleum ether, chloroform, methanol, and aqueous extracts of Heliotropium indicum Linn...
  25. doi Chemical analysis of the resinous exudate isolated from Heliotropium taltalense and evaluation of the antioxidant activity of the phenolics components and the resin in homogeneous and heterogeneous systems
    Brenda Modak
    Departamento de Ciencias del Ambiente, Facultad de Quimica y Biologia, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Molecules 14:1980-9. 2009
    ..The initial velocity reactions for the pure compounds and for the extract were higher in SDS media than in ethanolic solution. The velocity of reaction observed was interpreted in terms of the reaction medium environment in the micelle...
  26. doi Inhibitory effect of aromatic geranyl derivatives isolated from Heliotropium filifolium on infectious pancreatic necrosis virus replication
    Brenda Modak
    Facultad de Quimica y Biologia, University de Santiago de Chile, Casilla 40 Correo 33, Santiago, Chile
    Vet Microbiol 141:53-8. 2010
    ..of a group of natural compounds (geranyl aromatic derivatives) isolated from the resinous exudate of the plant Heliotropium filifolium (Heliotropiaceae), semi-synthetics compounds obtained from them, and the resinous exudate, on CHSE-..
  27. doi Study of the chemical composition of the resinous exudate isolated from Heliotropium sclerocarpum and evaluation of the antioxidant properties of the phenolic compounds and the resin
    Brenda Modak
    Departamento de Ciencias del Ambiente, Facultad de Quimica y Biologia, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Molecules 14:4625-33. 2009
    b>Heliotropium sclerocarpum Phil. (Heliotropiaceae) is a resinous bush that grows in the Atacama of northern Chile. The chemical composition of its resinous exudate was analyzed for the first time...
  28. doi In vitro activities of plant extracts from Saudi Arabia against malaria, leishmaniasis, sleeping sickness and Chagas disease
    Essam Abdel-Sattar
    Department of Natural Products, Faculty of Pharmacy, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia
    Phytother Res 24:1322-8. 2010
    ..50 microg/mL in the absence of toxicity against MRC-5 cell line (CC(50) > 30 microg/mL). Heliotropium curassavicum (CHCl(3) fraction) showed similar activity against P. falciparum (IC(50) 0...
  29. pmc Unique arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities uncovered in date palm plantations and surrounding desert habitats of Southern Arabia
    Mohamed N Al-Yahya'ei
    Zurich Basel Plant Science Center, Institute of Botany, University of Basel, Hebelstrasse 1, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Mycorrhiza 21:195-209. 2011
    ..Sampling in a remote sand dune area under Heliotropium kotschyi yielded only two AMF morphospecies and only after trap culturing...
  30. ncbi Antifeedant activity of plant extracts to an insect Helopeltis theivora
    A K Dolui
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh 786 004, India
    J Environ Biol 31:557-9. 2010
    ..different solvent extracts (viz Petroleum ether Ethyl acetate and Methanol) obtained from leaves and flowers of Heliotropium indicum and Spilanthes calva were screened for antifeedant activity against Helopeltis theivora...
  31. ncbi Mortality supposedly due to intoxication by pyrrolizidine alkaloids from Heliotropium indicum in a horse population in Costa Rica: a case report
    P R van Weeren
    Clínica de Especies Mayores, Escuela de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
    Vet Q 21:59-62. 1999
    ..a case of massive mortality among horses which was probably due to intoxication by pyrrolizidine alkaloids from Heliotropium indicum...
  32. doi Characterization of C₃--C₄ intermediate species in the genus Heliotropium L. (Boraginaceae): anatomy, ultrastructure and enzyme activity
    Riyadh Muhaidat
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S3B2, Canada
    Plant Cell Environ 34:1723-36. 2011
    Photosynthetic pathway characteristics were studied in nine species of Heliotropium (sensu lato, including Euploca), using assessments of leaf anatomy and ultrastructure, activities of PEP carboxylase and C₄ acid decarboxylases, and ..
  33. doi Diversification in the Andes: age and origins of South American Heliotropium lineages (Heliotropiaceae, Boraginales)
    Federico Luebert
    Freie Universitat Berlin, Institut für Biologie Botanik, Altensteinstraße 6, D 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 61:90-102. 2011
    ..In this paper we examine the hypothesis that the Andean South American groups of Heliotropium originated and diversified in response to Andean orogeny during the late Miocene and a the subsequent ..
  34. ncbi Solid state structure and absolute configuration of filifolinol acetate
    Marcelo A Muñoz
    Instituto de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad Austral de Chile, Casilla 567, Valdivia, Chile
    Nat Prod Commun 6:759-62. 2011
    ....
  35. doi Pyrrolizidine alkaloid-containing toxic plants (Senecio, Crotalaria, Cynoglossum, Amsinckia, Heliotropium, and Echium spp.)
    Bryan L Stegelmeier
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Poisonous Plant Research Laboratory, 1150 East, 1400 North, Logan, UT 84341, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract 27:419-28, ix. 2011
    ..Current diagnostic techniques, treatments, and strategies to avoid losses to PA poisoning are also reviewed...
  36. doi Megalanthine, a bioactive sesquiterpenoid from Heliotropium megalanthum, its degradation products and their bioactivities
    Francisco A Macias
    Departamento de Quimica Organica, Universidad de Cadiz, Puerto Real, Spain
    J Chem Ecol 35:39-49. 2009
    ..named megalanthine, was isolated from the resinous exudates of Heliotropium megalanthum. The degradation products of this compound were identified...
  37. ncbi Toxicity of dietary Heliotropium dolosum seed to Japanese quail
    Y Eroksuz
    Firat University, Department of Pathology, Elazig, Turkey
    Vet Hum Toxicol 44:264-8. 2002
    ..However, the resistance to H dolosum is less than Senecio Jacobae and Crotalaria spectabilis when considering tissue injury...
  38. ncbi Heliotropium europaeum poisoning of sheep with low liver copper concentrations and the preventive efficacy of cobalt and antimethanogen
    J E Peterson
    CSIRO Division of Animal Health, Animal Health Research Laboratory, Parkville, Victoria
    Aust Vet J 69:51-6. 1992
    In a field experiment in the Mallee district of Victoria, Merlno xBorder Leicester ewes and wethers grazed Heliotropium europaeum (heliotrope) over periods of 3 to 4 months in 4 successive years...
  39. ncbi Toxicity of dietary Heliotropium dolosum seed to broiler chickens
    Y Eroksuz
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Firat University, Elazig Turkey
    Vet Hum Toxicol 43:334-8. 2001
    Five groups of 20 female broiler chicks were fed different levels of dehulled Heliotropium dolosum seed (w/w%; 0.0, 1.0, 3.0, 5.0 or 10.0%) from 10 to 52 d of age...
  40. ncbi Heliotropium huascoense resin exudate: chemical constituents and defensive properties
    L Villarroel
    Facultad de Quimica y Biologia, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Casilla 40, Correo 33, Santiago, Chile
    J Nat Prod 64:1123-6. 2001
    From the resinous exudate of Heliotropium huascoense a new compound, rel-(8R,9R)-carrizaloic acid, (1) (3-[rel-(8R,9R-9-hydroxy-9,13,13-trimethyl-12-oxo-10-cyclohexenyl)methyl]-4-methoxybenzoic acid), and three known flavonoids, [3-..
  41. ncbi Antimicrobial activity of triterpenoids from Heliotropium ellipticum
    S C Jain
    Department of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 302 004, India
    Fitoterapia 72:666-8. 2001
    ..Seven sterols and triterpenoids have been isolated from H. ellipticum and tested for their antimicrobial activity...
  42. ncbi Toxicity of dietary Heliotropium dolosum seed to mice
    Y Eroksuz
    Firat University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pathology, Elazig Turkey
    Vet Hum Toxicol 43:152-5. 2001
    ..Animals were fed diets containing 0, 1, 3, 5, or 10% Heliotropium dolosum seed for 24 w. The seeds contained 0...
  43. ncbi Pyrrolizidine alkaloids from Heliotropium megalanthum
    M Reina
    Instituto de Productos Naturales y Agrobiología IPNA, CSIC, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    J Nat Prod 61:1418-20. 1998
    Two pyrrolizidine alkaloids, megalanthonine (1) and lycopsamine (2), have been isolated from Heliotropium megalanthum. The structure of the novel compound 1 was determined by spectroscopic methods...
  44. ncbi The characteristics and causes of sheep losses in the Victorian Mallee
    D J Harris
    Agriculture Victoria, Swan HIll
    Aust Vet J 72:331-40. 1995
    ..blowfly strike (especially in Merino sheep and weaners), ewe losses in autumn close to lambing, and heliotrope (Heliotropium europaeum) poisoning...
  45. ncbi Effect of the ingestion of heliotrope and copper on the concentration of zinc, selenium and molybdenum in the liver of sheep
    H S Deol
    School of Veterinary Studies, Murdoch University, Western Australia
    J Comp Pathol 110:303-7. 1994
    ..The increase in liver Se may therefore have represented a passive or active response to liver necrosis, whereas effects on Zn and Mo represented specific metabolic disturbances attributable to heliotrope feeding...
  46. ncbi [An outbreak of Heliotrope food poisoning, Tadjikistan, November 1992-March 1993]
    P Chauvin
    Unite de Recherches Biomathematiques et Biostatistiques, INSERM U 263, B3E Faculté Saint Antoine, Paris, France
    Sante 4:263-8. 1994
    The seeds and roots of Heliotropium lasocarpium, contain a pyrrolizidine alkaloid which causes toxic liver injury and veno-occlusive disease (VOD), characterised by an occlusive lesion of the centrolobular veins of the liver, when ..
  47. ncbi Experimental copper and heliotrope intoxication in sheep: morphological changes
    J M Howell
    School of Veterinary Studies, Murdoch University, Western Australia
    J Comp Pathol 105:49-74. 1991
    ....
  48. ncbi Absolute configuration of a tetrahydrophenanthrene from Heliotropium ovalifolium by LC-NMR of its Mosher esters
    David Guilet
    Institut de Pharmacognosie et Phytochimie, Universite de Lausanne, BEP, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Nat Prod 66:17-20. 2003
    ..heliophenanthrone)) has been isolated from the aerial parts of Heliotropium ovalifolium...
  49. ncbi Toxicity of dietary Heliotropium circinatum to rats
    H Eroksuz
    Firat University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pathology, 23 1 19, Elazig Turkey
    Vet Hum Toxicol 45:198-201. 2003
    ..alkaloid intoxication was produced in adult, male rats by feeding different levels (0, 1, 3, 5 or 10%) of Heliotropium circinatum for 20 w. Combined GC-MS revealed 0...
  50. ncbi Antioxidant capacity of flavonoids and a new arylphenol of the resinous exudate from Heliotropium sinuatum
    Brenda Modak
    Departamento de Ciencias del Ambiente, Facultad de Química Biología, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Casilla 40, Correo 33, Santiago, Chile
    Nat Prod Res 17:403-7. 2003
    From the resinous exudate of Heliotropium sinuatum (family Boraginaceae), a new compound: 4-(3',5'-dihydroxynonadecyl)phenol 1, together with eight previously described flavonoids, were isolated and their antioxidant activities were ..
  51. doi Antiplasmodial and antitrypanosomal activity of plants from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Essam Abdel-Sattar
    Department of Natural Products, Faculty of Pharmacy, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    J Nat Med 63:232-9. 2009
    ..5 and > 1.56 microg/ml, score 2), the methanol extracts of Lycium shawii, Heliotropium zeylanicum and the petroleum ether-soluble fraction of the methanol extract of Caralluma tuberculata, while ..
  52. ncbi Antibacterial properties of 3 H-spiro[1-benzofuran-2,1'-cyclohexane] derivatives from Heliotropium filifolium
    Alejandro Urzua
    Facultad de Quimica y Biologia, Casilla 40, Correo 33, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Molecules 13:2385-93. 2008
    A re-examination of cuticular components of Heliotropium filifolium allowed the isolation of four new compounds: 3'-hydroxy-2',2',6'-trimethyl-3H-spiro[1-benzo-furan-2,1'-cyclohexane]-5-carboxylic acid(2), methyl 3'-acetyloxy-2',2',6'-..
  53. ncbi Chemical stress induced by heliotrope (Heliotropium europaeum L.) allelochemicals and increased activity of antioxidant enzymes
    Kalantar Abdulghader
    Department of Biology, Oshnaviyeh Payam Noor University, Islamic Republic of Iran
    Pak J Biol Sci 11:915-9. 2008
    ..These finding shows that the chemical stress induced by leaf extract produces super oxide (O2*) and H2O2, which is neutralized to H2O and O2 by these enzymes...
  54. ncbi Antioxidant activity of a new aromatic geranyl derivative of the resinous exudates from Heliotropium glutinosum Phil
    Brenda Modak
    Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Facultad de Quimica y Biologia, Departamento de Ciencias del Ambiente, Casilla 40, Correo 33, Santiago, Chile
    Molecules 12:1057-63. 2007
    b>Heliotropium glutinosum Phil. (Heliotropiceae) is a resinous bush that grows at a height of 2000 m in Chañaral, Chile. From the resinous exudates of Heliotropium glutinosum Phil...
  55. ncbi The functional significance of C3-C4 intermediate traits in Heliotropium L. (Boraginaceae): gas exchange perspectives
    Patrick J Vogan
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks St, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3B2, Canada
    Plant Cell Environ 30:1337-45. 2007
    We demonstrate for the first time the presence of species exhibiting C3-C4 intermediacy in Heliotropium (sensu lato), a genus with over 100 C3 and 150 C4 species...
  56. ncbi Tissue distribution, core biosynthesis and diversification of pyrrolizidine alkaloids of the lycopsamine type in three Boraginaceae species
    Cordula Frölich
    Institut fur Pharmazeutische Biologie, Technische Universitat Braunschweig, Mendelssohnstrasse 1, D 38106 Braunschweig, Germany
    Phytochemistry 68:1026-37. 2007
    Three species of the Boraginaceae were studied: greenhouse-grown plants of Heliotropium indicum and Agrobacterium rhizogenes transformed roots cultures (hairy roots) of Cynoglossum officinale and Symphytum officinale...
  57. ncbi Contribution to the knowledge of the folk plant medicine in Calabria region (Southern Italy)
    N G Passalacqua
    Museo di Storia Naturale della Calabria ed Orto Botanico, Universita della Calabria, 87030 Arcavacata di Rende, Italy
    Fitoterapia 78:52-68. 2007
    ..Among the major findings: Ceterach officinarum as hypotensive; Heliotropium europaeum in the case of urinary inflammations; Silybum marianum for haemorrhoids; Arundo donax for pertussis ..
  58. ncbi Antidiabetic, antioxidant and antihyperlipidemic status of Heliotropium zeylanicum extract on streptozotocin-induced diabetes in rats
    Kandasamy Murugesh
    Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Division of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    Biol Pharm Bull 29:2202-5. 2006
    The potential role of the methanolic extract of Heliotropium zeylanicum (BURM.F) LAMK (MEHZ) in the treatment of diabetes along with its antioxidant and antihyperlipidemic effects was studied in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats...
  59. pmc Ethnopharmacological survey of different uses of seven medicinal plants from Mali, (West Africa) in the regions Doila, Kolokani and Siby
    Adiaratou Togola
    Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Oslo, PO Box 1068, Blindern, 0316, Norway
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 1:7. 2005
    ..The plants were Opilia celtidifolia, Anthocleista djalonensis, Erythrina senegalensis, Heliotropium indicum, Trichilia emetica, Piliostigma thonningii and Cochlospermum tinctorium...
  60. ncbi A simple, cheap, one-minute method to mount insect pins for use as sharp-tipped probes in plant dissection
    Michael W Frohlich
    Department of Botany, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    J Electron Microsc (Tokyo) 54:409-11. 2005
    ..Insect pins, with their sharp points, are ideal for fine dissection of plants, especially of shoot tips and early developing flower buds. Twist mounting makes them convenient and effective dissecting tools to prepare specimens for SEM...
  61. ncbi Heliotropamide, a novel oxopyrrolidine-3-carboxamide from Heliotropium ovalifolium
    A Guntern
    Institut de Pharmacognosie et Phytochimie, Universite de Lausanne, BEP, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Nat Prod 66:1550-3. 2003
    ..central moiety, has been isolated as the major product of the dicholoromethane extract of Heliotropium ovalifolium aerial parts...
  62. ncbi The effect of copper and heliotrope on the composition of bile in sheep
    H S Deol
    School of Veterinary Studies, Murdoch University, Western Australia
    Res Vet Sci 53:324-30. 1992
    ..Increasing the intake of copper increased the rate of excretion of copper in bile. Copper output was lower when heliotrope was fed alone...