acacia

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. The gums and tanning agents obtained from Acacia are called GUM ARABIC. The common name of catechu is more often used for Areca catechu (ARECA).

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Antioxidant activities of natural phenolic compounds from Acacia confusa bark
    Yu Tang Tung
    School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Bioresour Technol 98:1120-3. 2007
  2. ncbi Antigenotoxic activities of crude extracts from Acacia salicina leaves
    Hédi B Mansour
    Unité de Pharmacognosie Biologie Moléculaire degrees 99 UR 07 03degrees Faculté de Pharmacie de Monastir Rue Avicenne, 5000 Monastir, Tunisie
    Environ Mol Mutagen 48:58-66. 2007
  3. pmc Identification of lignin genes and regulatory sequences involved in secondary cell wall formation in Acacia auriculiformis and Acacia mangium via de novo transcriptome sequencing
    Melissa M L Wong
    School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, UKM Bangi 43600, Selangor, Malaysia
    BMC Genomics 12:342. 2011
  4. doi Anti-hepatitis C virus activity of Acacia confusa extract via suppressing cyclooxygenase-2
    Jin Ching Lee
    Department of Biotechnology, College of Life Science, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC
    Antiviral Res 89:35-42. 2011
  5. ncbi Genomic DNA methylation of juvenile and mature Acacia mangium micropropagated in vitro with reference to leaf morphology as a phase change marker
    Franc Christophe Baurens
    CIRAD AMIS, Programme BIOTROP, TA 40 03, Avenue Agropolis, 34398, Montpellier 5, France
    Tree Physiol 24:401-7. 2004
  6. pmc Natural plant sugar sources of Anopheles mosquitoes strongly impact malaria transmission potential
    Weidong Gu
    Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e15996. 2011
  7. doi Antioxidant activity and protective effect against plasmid DNA strand scission of leaf, bark, and heartwood extracts from Acacia catechu
    Sanjay Guleria
    Div of Biochemistry and Plant Physiology, SK Univ of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Chatha 180 009, Jammu, India
    J Food Sci 76:C959-64. 2011
  8. doi Phytochemicals from Acacia confusa heartwood extracts reduce serum uric acid levels in oxonate-induced mice: their potential use as xanthine oxidase inhibitors
    Yu Tang Tung
    School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
    J Agric Food Chem 58:9936-41. 2010
  9. ncbi Acacia honey and chrysin reduce proliferation of melanoma cells through alterations in cell cycle progression
    Elena Pichichero
    Department of Biology, Honey Research Center, University of Rome Tor Vergata via della Ricerca Scientifica 1, I 00133 Rome, Italy
    Int J Oncol 37:973-81. 2010
  10. doi Antioxidant and anti-quorum sensing activities of green pod of Acacia nilotica L
    Brahma N Singh
    Nutraceutical Chemistry, National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, India
    Food Chem Toxicol 47:778-86. 2009

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  1. ncbi Antioxidant activities of natural phenolic compounds from Acacia confusa bark
    Yu Tang Tung
    School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Bioresour Technol 98:1120-3. 2007
    The present study showed that the ethanolic extracts from the bark of Acacia confusa exhibited a strong antioxidant activity...
  2. ncbi Antigenotoxic activities of crude extracts from Acacia salicina leaves
    Hédi B Mansour
    Unité de Pharmacognosie Biologie Moléculaire degrees 99 UR 07 03degrees Faculté de Pharmacie de Monastir Rue Avicenne, 5000 Monastir, Tunisie
    Environ Mol Mutagen 48:58-66. 2007
    ..In the present study, we investigated the effects of extracts of Acacia salicina leaves on the genotoxicity of benzo[a]pyrene (B(a)P) and nifuroxazide in the SOS Chromotest...
  3. pmc Identification of lignin genes and regulatory sequences involved in secondary cell wall formation in Acacia auriculiformis and Acacia mangium via de novo transcriptome sequencing
    Melissa M L Wong
    School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, UKM Bangi 43600, Selangor, Malaysia
    BMC Genomics 12:342. 2011
    b>Acacia auriculiformis × Acacia mangium hybrids are commercially important trees for the timber and pulp industry in Southeast Asia. Increasing pulp yield while reducing pulping costs are major objectives of tree breeding programs...
  4. doi Anti-hepatitis C virus activity of Acacia confusa extract via suppressing cyclooxygenase-2
    Jin Ching Lee
    Department of Biotechnology, College of Life Science, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC
    Antiviral Res 89:35-42. 2011
    ..Here we report that the n-butanol-methanol extract obtained from Acacia confusa plant, referred as ACSB-M4, exhibited the inhibition of HCV RNA replication in the HCV replicon assay ..
  5. ncbi Genomic DNA methylation of juvenile and mature Acacia mangium micropropagated in vitro with reference to leaf morphology as a phase change marker
    Franc Christophe Baurens
    CIRAD AMIS, Programme BIOTROP, TA 40 03, Avenue Agropolis, 34398, Montpellier 5, France
    Tree Physiol 24:401-7. 2004
    Genomic DNA methylation was analyzed in Acacia mangium Willd. microshoots micropropagated in vitro from juvenile and mature explants, and in relation to leaf morphology of the microshoots, which is considered a phase change indicator...
  6. pmc Natural plant sugar sources of Anopheles mosquitoes strongly impact malaria transmission potential
    Weidong Gu
    Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e15996. 2011
    ..were conducted in two oases in Israel with either absence or presence of the local primary sugar source, flowering Acacia raddiana trees. Compared with population estimates from the sugar-rich oasis, An...
  7. doi Antioxidant activity and protective effect against plasmid DNA strand scission of leaf, bark, and heartwood extracts from Acacia catechu
    Sanjay Guleria
    Div of Biochemistry and Plant Physiology, SK Univ of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Chatha 180 009, Jammu, India
    J Food Sci 76:C959-64. 2011
    The antioxidant activity of methanol extract/fractions of leaf, bark, and heartwood of Acacia catechu was evaluated by various antioxidant assays, including free radical, superoxide and hydroxyl radical, reducing power, metal ion ..
  8. doi Phytochemicals from Acacia confusa heartwood extracts reduce serum uric acid levels in oxonate-induced mice: their potential use as xanthine oxidase inhibitors
    Yu Tang Tung
    School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
    J Agric Food Chem 58:9936-41. 2010
    In this study, the antihyperuricemic effect of Acacia confusa heartwood extracts and their phytochemicals on potassium oxonate (PO)-induced acute hyperuricemia was investigated for the first time...
  9. ncbi Acacia honey and chrysin reduce proliferation of melanoma cells through alterations in cell cycle progression
    Elena Pichichero
    Department of Biology, Honey Research Center, University of Rome Tor Vergata via della Ricerca Scientifica 1, I 00133 Rome, Italy
    Int J Oncol 37:973-81. 2010
    ..Chrysin (5,7-dihydroxyflavone) is a natural flavone commonly found in acacia honey. It has previously been shown to be an anti-tumor agent...
  10. doi Antioxidant and anti-quorum sensing activities of green pod of Acacia nilotica L
    Brahma N Singh
    Nutraceutical Chemistry, National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, India
    Food Chem Toxicol 47:778-86. 2009
    The antioxidant and anti-quorum sensing activities of eight extracts were studied in green pods of Acacia nilotica...
  11. pmc Glucanases and chitinases as causal agents in the protection of Acacia extrafloral nectar from infestation by phytopathogens
    Marcia González-Teuber
    Department of General Botany Plant Ecology, University of Duisburg Essen, 45117 Essen, Germany
    Plant Physiol 152:1705-15. 2010
    ..By contrast, pathogenesis-related (PR) proteins were detected in Acacia extrafloral nectar (EFN), which is secreted in the context of defensive ant-plant mutualisms...
  12. doi Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of the aqueous extract of Acacia karroo stem bark in experimental animals
    Adeolu A Adedapo
    Agricultural and Rural Development Research Institute, University of Fort Hare, Alice, South Africa
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 103:397-400. 2008
    The aqueous extract of the stem bark of Acacia karroo Hayne was investigated for its anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities in animal models...
  13. ncbi Antioxidant activity of extracts from Acacia confusa bark and heartwood
    S T Chang
    Department of Forestry, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
    J Agric Food Chem 49:3420-4. 2001
    The antioxidant activity of extracts from bark and heartwood of Acacia confusa was evaluated by various antioxidant assays, including free radical and superoxide radical scavenging assays and lipid peroxidation assay as well as hydroxyl ..
  14. pmc Expression profile of small RNAs in Acacia mangium secondary xylem tissue with contrasting lignin content - potential regulatory sequences in monolignol biosynthetic pathway
    Seong Siang Ong
    School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia
    BMC Genomics 12:S13. 2011
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  15. pmc Divergent investment strategies of Acacia myrmecophytes and the coexistence of mutualists and exploiters
    Martin Heil
    Departamento de Ingeniería Genética, Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Libramiento Norte, CP 36821 Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:18091-6. 2009
    ..physiological, ecological, and phylogenetic approaches to study the evolution and coexistence of strategies in the Acacia-Pseudomyrmex system. Host plant species represented 2 different strategies...
  16. ncbi Antibacterial activity of ethanolic and aqueous extracts of Acacia aroma Gill. ex Hook et Arn
    M E Arias
    Cátedra de Farmacotecnia II, Argentina
    Life Sci 75:191-202. 2004
    ..The A. aroma extracts of leaves and flowers may be useful as antibacterial agents against Gram- negative and Gram-positive antibiotic multi-resistant microorganisms...
  17. ncbi Effects of Acacia condensed tannins on urinary parameters, body mass, and diet choice of an Acacia specialist rodent, Thallomys nigricauda
    Colleen T Downs
    School of Botany and Zoology, University of Natal, Private Bag X01, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg, 3209, South Africa
    J Chem Ecol 29:845-58. 2003
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  18. doi Effects of acacia honey on wound healing in various rat models
    F Iftikhar
    Department of Honey Bee Research, National Agricultural Research Council, PO NARC, Park Road, Islamabad, Pakistan
    Phytother Res 24:583-6. 2010
    ..A study was conducted to assess the wound-healing activity of Acacia honey using incision, excision, burn and dead-space wound models in rats...
  19. doi Turning over a new 'leaf': multiple functional significances of leaves versus phyllodes in Hawaiian Acacia koa
    Jessica Pasquet-Kok
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 90095 1606, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 33:2084-100. 2010
    Hawaiian endemic tree Acacia koa is a model for heteroblasty with bipinnately compound leaves and phyllodes...
  20. pmc Optimal allocation of resources in response to shading and neighbours in the heteroblastic species, Acacia implexa
    Michael A Forster
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Ann Bot 107:219-28. 2011
    ..Compound leaves of the shade-intolerant Acacia implexa allocate less biomass per unit photosynthetic area than transitional leaves or phyllodes and it is ..
  21. doi Effect of Acacia gum on blood pressure in rats with adenine-induced chronic renal failure
    Badreldin H Ali
    Department of Pharmacology, Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khod, Oman
    Phytomedicine 18:1176-80. 2011
    ..Further, we investigated the effect of giving acacia gum (AG, 10%, w/v) in the drinking water concomitantly with adenine on the above parameters...
  22. ncbi Evaluation of antioxidant potential of ethyl acetate extract/fractions of Acacia auriculiformis A. Cunn
    Rajbir Singh
    Department of Botanical and Environmental Sciences, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar 143005, Punjab, India
    Food Chem Toxicol 45:1216-23. 2007
    The present study estimates the free radical scavenging activity of the ethyl acetate extract/fractions of Acacia auriculiformis A. Cunn in different assays viz...
  23. doi Effect of phytocompounds from the heartwood of Acacia confusa on inflammatory mediator production
    Jyh Horng Wu
    Department of Forestry, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 402, Taiwan
    J Agric Food Chem 56:1567-73. 2008
    b>Acacia confusa Merr. (Leguminosae) is traditionally used as a medicinal plant in Taiwan. In the present study, anti-inflammatory activity of extracts from the heartwood of A. confusa were investigated for the first time...
  24. doi Dinitrogen-fixing Acacia species from phosphorus-impoverished soils resorb leaf phosphorus efficiently
    Honghua He
    School of Plant Biology, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Plant Cell Environ 34:2060-70. 2011
    ..and the contribution of N and P cycling through litterfall to soil nutrient patchiness was investigated for four Acacia species in the Great Sandy Desert in north-western Australia...
  25. doi Inhibition of xanthine oxidase by Acacia confusa extracts and their phytochemicals
    Yu Tang Tung
    School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
    J Agric Food Chem 58:781-6. 2010
    b>Acacia confusa Merr. (Leguminosae) is traditionally used as a medicinal plant in Taiwan. In the present study, the XOD-inhibitory activity of ethanolic extracts from A. confusa was investigated for the first time...
  26. ncbi Chemical composition and structural features of the macromolecular components of plantation Acacia mangium wood
    Paula C Pinto
    CICECO and Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, 3810 193 Aveiro, Portugal
    J Agric Food Chem 53:7856-62. 2005
    The wood of Acacia mangium, a prominent fast-growing plantation species used in the pulp-and-paper industry and, so far, poorly investigated for its chemical structure, was submitted to a detailed characterization of its main ..
  27. doi Antioxidant activities and phytochemical characteristics of extracts from Acacia confusa bark
    Yu Tang Tung
    School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Bioresour Technol 100:509-14. 2009
    The present study was carried out to evaluate the antioxidant activities of bark extract of Acacia confusa and some of the isolated constituents from its ethyl acetate (EtOAc) fraction in various in vitro systems to gain mechanistic ..
  28. ncbi Antinociceptive activity of natural honey in thermal-nociception models in mice
    M Kamran Azim
    Dr Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research
    Phytother Res 21:194-7. 2007
    ..Among the tested samples, Acacia honey showed most effective dose-dependent antinociceptive activity which was significantly different from the ..
  29. pmc Characterization of microRNAs expressed during secondary wall biosynthesis in Acacia mangium
    Seong Siang Ong
    School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
    PLoS ONE 7:e49662. 2012
    ..This study offers a comprehensive analysis on the involvement of highly conserved miRNAs implicated in the secondary wall formation of woody plants...
  30. doi Subjects with elevated LDL cholesterol and metabolic syndrome benefit from supplementation with soy protein, phytosterols, hops rho iso-alpha acids, and Acacia nilotica proanthocyanidins
    Robert H Lerman
    Functional Medicine Research Center, MetaProteomics, LLC, 9770 44th Avenue NW, Ste 100, Gig Harbor, WA 98332, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 4:59-68. 2010
    ..Whereas lifestyle therapies are the initial intervention of choice for both of these risk factors, it has not been clearly determined that this approach is efficacious when they occur concomitantly...
  31. doi Interaction between ungulates and bruchid beetles and its effect on Acacia trees: modeling the costs and benefits of seed dispersal to plant demography
    Javier Rodríguez-Pérez
    Institute of Ecology, University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    Oecologia 167:97-105. 2011
    ..The low regeneration capacity of many Acacia species in arid savannas is a consequence of a combination of reduction in seed dispersal and high seed predation...
  32. doi In vitro anti-uveal melanoma activity of phenolic compounds from the Egyptian medicinal plant Acacia nilotica
    Manar M Salem
    Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tanta University, Egypt
    Fitoterapia 82:1279-84. 2011
    Anti-uveal melanoma activity-guided fractionation of the MeOH extract of Acacia nilotica pods resulted in the isolation of the new compound gallocatechin 5-O-gallate in addition to methyl gallate, gallic acid, catechin, catechin 5-O-..
  33. doi Antifungal efficacy of Punica granatum, Acacia nilotica, Cuminum cyminum and Foeniculum vulgare on Candida albicans: an in vitro study
    Mithun B H Pai
    Department of Community Dentistry, College of Dental Sciences, Davangere, Karnataka 577 004, India
    Indian J Dent Res 21:334-6. 2010
    ..Objective: The main purpose of this study was to evaluate the in vitro antifungal efficacy of Punica granatum, Acacia nilotica, Cuminum cyminum and Foeniculum vulgare on Candida albicans.
  34. doi γ-Sitosterol from Acacia nilotica L. induces G2/M cell cycle arrest and apoptosis through c-Myc suppression in MCF-7 and A549 cells
    Shenbagamoorthy Sundarraj
    Department of Zoology, School of Life Sciences, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 641046, TN, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 141:803-9. 2012
    b>Acacia nilotica is widely distributed in Asia. In India, it occupies an important place in the indigenous system of medicine against anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, cancers, and/or tumors.
  35. doi Unexploited Acacia cyanophylla seeds: potential food sources of ω6 fatty acids and antioxidants?
    Nouha Youzbachi
    Laboratoire de Biochimie, Campus Universitaire, Tunis 2092, Tunisia
    J Sci Food Agric 92:1526-32. 2012
    ..In this study the total lipid contents, fatty acid profiles and levels of soluble proteins, minerals and antioxidants in seeds from 12 Acacia cyanophylla ecotypes commonly grown in Tunisia were determined.
  36. doi Pseudonocardia acaciae sp. nov., isolated from roots of Acacia auriculiformis A. Cunn. ex Benth
    Kannika Duangmal
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 59:1487-91. 2009
    ..Gram-positive-staining actinomycete designated strain GMKU095(T) was isolated from surface-sterilized roots of Acacia auriculiformis A. Cunn. ex Benth. (earpod wattle). The organism produced branching mycelium...
  37. doi 90-day oral toxicity study of UP446, a combination of defined extracts of Scutellaria baicalensis and Acacia catechu, in rats
    Mesfin Yimam
    Unigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Lacey, WA 98516, USA
    Food Chem Toxicol 48:1202-9. 2010
    ..with primarily baicalin from the roots of Scutellaria baicalensis and (+)-catechin from the heartwoods of Acacia catechu--has been used in both joint supplements and a prescription medical food...
  38. doi Ultrasound-assisted extraction of phenolic antioxidants from Acacia confusa flowers and buds
    Yu Tang Tung
    School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Sep Sci 34:844-51. 2011
    b>Acacia confusa Merr. (Leguminosae), a species native to Taiwan, is widely distributed on the hills and lowlands of Taiwan, and has been used in traditional medicines...
  39. doi How to prevent cheating: a digestive specialization ties mutualistic plant-ants to their ant-plant partners
    Stefanie Kautz
    Department of General Botany Plant Ecology, University Duisburg Essen, Universitatsstrasse 5, D 45117 Essen, Germany
    Evolution 63:839-53. 2009
    Mutualisms often involve reciprocal adaptations of both partners. Acacia ant-plants defended by symbiotic Pseudomyrmex ant mutualists secrete sucrose-free extrafloral nectar, which is unattractive to generalists...
  40. doi In vitro biological activities of niloticane, a new bioactive cassane diterpene from the bark of Acacia nilotica subsp. kraussiana
    I M S Eldeen
    Research Centre for Plant Growth and Development, School of Biological and Conservation Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal Pietermaritzburg, Private Bag X01, Scottsville 3209, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 128:555-60. 2010
    b>Acacia nilotica subsp. kraussiana was reported in African traditional medicine for the treatment of various ailments...
  41. doi Short-term clinical effects of commercially available gel containing Acacia arabica: a randomized controlled clinical trial
    A R Pradeep
    Department of Periodontics, Government Dental College and Research Institute, Fort, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
    Aust Dent J 55:65-9. 2010
    ..clinical trial was designed to evaluate the short-term clinical effects of a commercially available gel containing Acacia arabica in the reduction of plaque and gingival inflammation in subjects with gingivitis...
  42. doi Human epithelial carcinoma cytotoxicity and inhibition of DMBA/TPA induced squamous cell carcinoma in Balb/c mice by Acacia catechu heartwood
    Jitender Monga
    Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, Himachal Pradesh, India
    J Pharm Pharmacol 63:1470-82. 2011
    b>Acacia catechu heartwood contains significant amounts of polyphenolic compounds that exhibit powerful antioxidant activity. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the cytotoxicity of A...
  43. ncbi Characterization of rhizobia isolated from Albizia spp. in comparison with microsymbionts of Acacia spp. and Leucaena leucocephala grown in China
    Feng Qin Wang
    Key Laboratory of Agro Microbial Resource and Application, Ministry of Agriculture College of Biological Sciences, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100094, China
    Syst Appl Microbiol 29:502-17. 2006
    ..Among these eight rhizobial species, five were unique to Albizia and the remaining three were shared with Acacia and Leucaena, two legume trees coexisting with Albizia in China...
  44. doi Comparison of random and SSR-enriched shotgun pyrosequencing for microsatellite discovery and single multiplex PCR optimization in Acacia harpophylla F. Muell. Ex Benth
    Olivier Lepais
    Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Mol Ecol Resour 11:711-24. 2011
    ..Using the example of Acacia harpophylla, an acacia tree endemic of north-eastern Australia, we show that high-throughput shotgun ..
  45. ncbi The effects of seed quality and pipecolic and djenkolic acids on bruchid beetle infestation in water deficit-stressed Acacia trees
    K Or
    Mitrani Department of Desert Ecology, Blaustein Institute for Desert Research Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer, Israel
    J Chem Ecol 30:2297-307. 2004
    b>Acacia trees in the Negev desert and the Arava valley of Israel are suffering high levels of mortality due to water stress. Additionally, recruitment is negatively affected by bruchid beetles...
  46. doi Durability of five native Argentine wood species of the genera Prosopis and Acacia decayed by rot fungi and its relationship with extractive content
    Carolina L Pometti
    Departamento de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Biodegradation 21:753-60. 2010
    The natural durability of four Argentinean species of Prosopis and one of Acacia was evaluated in laboratory tests, according to European standards, using three brown rot and one white rot fungi...
  47. doi α-Amylase and lipase inhibitory activity and structural characterization of acacia bark proanthocyanidins
    Rie Kusano
    Laboratory of Natural Product Chemistry, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, 1 14 Bunkyo machi, Nagasaki 852 8521, Japan
    J Nat Prod 74:119-28. 2011
    The bark extract of Acacia mearnsii showed strong lipase and α-amylase inhibition activities...
  48. doi Protective effect of Acacia confusa bark extract and its active compound gallic acid against carbon tetrachloride-induced chronic liver injury in rats
    Yu Tang Tung
    School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
    Food Chem Toxicol 47:1385-92. 2009
    b>Acacia confusa Merr. (Leguminosae), a species native to Taiwan, is widely distributed on the hills and lowlands of Taiwan, and has been traditionally used as a medicine. The hepatoprotective effects of A...
  49. doi Effect of distance and depth on microbial biomass and mineral nitrogen content under Acacia senegal (L.) Willd. trees
    Dioumacor Fall
    Département de Biologie Végétale, Faculte des Sciences et Techniques, université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, BP 5005, Dakar, Senegal
    J Environ Manage 95:S260-4. 2012
    ..the north of Senegal for two years (2005 and 2006) in order to investigate the effect of depth and distance from Acacia senegal tree stem on soil microbial biomass and inorganic-N content...
  50. pmc Heteroblastic development and the optimal partitioning of traits among contrasting environments in Acacia implexa
    Michael A Forster
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Ann Bot 103:95-105. 2009
    ..b>Acacia implexa (Mimosaceae) is a heteroblastic species that develops compound (juvenile), transitional and phyllode (..
  51. doi Therapeutic effect of Acacia nilotica pods extract on streptozotocin induced diabetic nephropathy in rat
    Enayat A Omara
    Pathology Department, National Research Center, 12622 Dokki, Cairo, Egypt
    Phytomedicine 19:1059-67. 2012
    ..aim of the present study was to examine the effect of aqueous methanol extract (150 and 300 mg/kg body weight) of Acacia nilotica pods in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats for 60 days, and its biochemical, histopathological and ..
  52. doi Landscape genetics of the key African acacia species Senegalia mellifera (Vahl)- the importance of the Kenyan Rift Valley
    J C Ruiz Guajardo
    The University of Edinburgh, The Kings Buildings, Ashworth Laboratories, Institute of Evolutionary Biology, West Mains Road, EH9 3JT, Edinburgh, UK
    Mol Ecol 19:5126-39. 2010
    ..genetic structure and to identify potential ecological and geographic barriers to dispersal in the widespread acacia, Senegalia (Acacia) mellifera...
  53. ncbi The antiplatelet aggregatory activity of Acacia nilotica is due to blockade of calcium influx through membrane calcium channels
    B H Shah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Gen Pharmacol 29:251-5. 1997
    1. The extract of Acacia nilotica (A. nilotica) blocked platelet aggregation mediated by platelet agonists, arachidonic acid (0.75 mM), ADP (4.3 microM), platelet activating factor (800 nM) and collagen (638 nM) in a dose-dependent manner...
  54. doi Antioxidant activities and xanthine oxidase inhibitory effects of phenolic phytochemicals from Acacia confusa twigs and branches
    Ching Yu Hsieh
    School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
    J Agric Food Chem 58:1578-83. 2010
    ..bioactivities and active phytochemicals of the extracts of twigs and branches from the indigenous Taiwanese tree Acacia confusa Merr. The bioassay-guided fractionation yielded 8 potent antioxidative phytochemicals...
  55. ncbi In vitro bioactivity-guided fractionation and characterization of polyphenolic inhibitory fractions from Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Del
    Kamaljit Kaur
    Department of Botanical and Environmental Sciences, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar 143005, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 99:353-60. 2005
    The present study was undertaken to evaluate antimutagenic and cytotoxic effects of different extracts/fractions of Acacia nilotica prepared by maceration method...
  56. ncbi Phenolic antioxidants from the heartwood of Acacia confusa
    Jyh Horng Wu
    School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
    J Agric Food Chem 53:5917-21. 2005
    In the present study, the ethanolic extracts from the heartwood of Acacia confusa, a species indigenous to Taiwan, exhibit strong antioxidant effects...
  57. ncbi Comparison of antifungal and antioxidant activities of Acacia mangium and A. auriculiformis heartwood extracts
    Rie Mihara
    Faculty of Bioresources, Department of Environment Science and Engineering, Mie University, 1515 Kamihama, Tsu 514 8507, Japan
    J Chem Ecol 31:789-804. 2005
    The effect of heartwood extracts from Acacia mangium (heartrot-susceptible) and A. auriculiformis (heartrot-resistant) was examined on the growth of wood rotting fungi with in vitro assays. A...
  58. doi Biosorption of nickel from aqueous solutions by Acacia leucocephala bark: Kinetics and equilibrium studies
    M Venkata Subbaiah
    Biopolymers and Thermophysical Laboratories, Department of Chemistry, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati 517 502, A P, India
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 74:260-5. 2009
    The biosorption of nickel(II) ions from aqueous solution by Acacia leucocephala bark was studied in a batch adsorption system as a function of pH, initial metal ion concentration, adsorbent dosage, contact time and temperature...
  59. ncbi Variation in antioxidant activity of extracts of Acacia confusa of different ages
    Yu Tang Tung
    School of Forestry and Resource Conservation, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Nat Prod Commun 5:73-6. 2010
    The antioxidant activity of extracts of Acacia confusa of different ages has been evaluated...
  60. doi Online RP-HPLC-DPPH screening method for detection of radical-scavenging phytochemicals from flowers of Acacia confusa
    Jyh Horng Wu
    Department of Forestry, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 402, Taiwan
    J Agric Food Chem 56:328-32. 2008
    b>Acacia confusa is traditionally used as a medicinal plant in Taiwan. In this study, phytochemicals and antioxidant activities of extracts from flowers of A. confusa were investigated for the first time...
  61. ncbi Isolation and characterization of flower-specific transcripts in Acacia mangium
    Xing Jun Wang
    Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, 1 Research Link, The National University of Singapore, 117604, Republic of Singapore
    Tree Physiol 25:167-78. 2005
    b>Acacia mangium Willd. is a legume tree species native to subtropical and tropical regions of Asia and Australia. Many features of its flower development are common to other legume tree species...
  62. ncbi Isolation, characterization, and emulsifying properties of wattle seed (Acacia victoriae Bentham) extracts
    S Agboola
    School of Wine and Food Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Private Bag 588, Wagga Wagga 2678, Australia
    J Agric Food Chem 55:5858-63. 2007
    ..25-1% NaCl), and retorting (115 degrees C for 30 min). The study showed that water-soluble wattle extracts have great potential as emulsifiers and stabilizers for the food industry, especially at low pH levels...
  63. doi Genetic characterization of root-nodule bacteria associated with Acacia salicina and A. stenophylla (Mimosaceae) across south-eastern Australia
    Mohammad S Hoque
    CSIRO Plant Industry, PO Box 1600, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 61:299-309. 2011
    ..For example, nutrient-poor Australian soils are often dominated by shrubby legumes (e.g. species of Acacia)...
  64. ncbi Preparation of microencapsulated liposomes, II. Systems containing nylon-gelatin and nylon-gelatin-acacia walling material
    J R Nixon
    Chelsea Department of Pharmacy, King s College London
    J Microencapsul 6:43-52. 1989
    Liposome suspension was encapsulated and isolated in nylon-gelatin and nylon-gelatin-acacia walled microcapsules. The resulting liposomal microcapsules could be stored in the dry state as a free-flowing powder...
  65. ncbi Isolation and structures of avicins D and G: in vitro tumor-inhibitory saponins derived from Acacia victoriae
    Gamini S Jayatilake
    Hauser, Inc, 6880 N Broadway, Suite H, Denver, CO 80221, USA
    J Nat Prod 66:779-83. 2003
    Two new saponins named avicins D (1) and G (2) were isolated from the seed pods of the desert legume plant Acacia victoriae...
  66. ncbi Hydraulic lift in Acacia tortilis trees on an East African savanna
    F Ludwig
    Sub department of Nature Conservation, Wageningen University, Bornsesteeg 69, 6708 PD Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Oecologia 134:293-300. 2003
    ..HL in large Acacia tortilis trees was studied during the first 3 months of the dry season during a relatively wet year (1998) and a ..
  67. ncbi Sinorhizobium americanus sp. nov., a new Sinorhizobium species nodulating native Acacia spp. in Mexico
    Ivonne Toledo
    Centro de Investigacion Sobre Fijacion de Nitrogeno, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Syst Appl Microbiol 26:54-64. 2003
    The sinorhizobia isolated from root nodules of Acacia species native of Mexico constitute a diverse group of bacteria on the basis of their metabolic enzyme electromorphs but share restriction patterns of the PCR products of 16S rRNA ..
  68. doi Free radical scavenging activity from leaves of Acacia nilotica (L.) Wild. ex Delile, an Indian medicinal tree
    T Kalaivani
    School of Bio Sciences and Technology, VIT University, Vellore 632 014 TN, India
    Food Chem Toxicol 48:298-305. 2010
    The present study compares the two extraction methods and evaluates the free radical scavenging activity of Acacia nilotica...
  69. ncbi Minimum recruitment frequency in plants with episodic recruitment
    Kerstin Wiegand
    Institute of Ecology, University of Jena, Dornburger Strasse 159, 07743, Germany
    Oecologia 141:363-72. 2004
    There is concern about the lack of recruitment of Acacia trees in the Negev desert of Israel. We have developed three models to estimate the frequency of recruitment necessary for long-term population survival (i.e...
  70. ncbi Osmoadaptative responses in the rhizobia nodulating Acacia isolated from south-eastern Moroccan Sahara
    Mohammed Essendoubi
    Departement Osmorégulation chez les Bactéries, UMR CNRS 6026, IFR 140, Universite de Rennes 1, Campus de Beaulieu, Av du Général Leclerc, 35042 Rennes, France
    Environ Microbiol 9:603-11. 2007
    Four strains of rhizobia nodulating Acacia were isolated from the Moroccan desert soil by trapping with seedlings of Acacia gummifera and Acacia raddiana, and were studied for their ability to tolerate high salinity and dryness conditions...
  71. doi Pathogenesis-related proteins protect extrafloral nectar from microbial infestation
    Marcia González-Teuber
    Department of General Botany Plant Ecology, University of Duisburg Essen, Universitatsstrasse 5, 45117 Essen, Germany
    Plant J 58:464-73. 2009
    ..We investigated the proteins and anti-microbial activity in the EFN of two Central American Acacia myrmecophytes (A. cornigera and A. hindsii) and two related non-myrmecophytes (A...
  72. doi Huizache (Acacia farnesiana) whole pods (flesh and seeds) as an alternative feed for sheep in Mexico
    L R García-Winder
    Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, Instituto Literario 100, Col Centro, 50000 Toluca, Mexico
    Trop Anim Health Prod 41:1615-21. 2009
    Two experiments were undertaken to evaluate the use of pods from Huizache (Acacia farnesiana), common in the arid and semiarid regions of Mexico, on the perfromance and apparent digestibility in Pelibuey Mexican hair growing ewe lambs...
  73. doi Phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of Acacia senegal (L.) Willd. root-nodulating bacteria isolated from soils in the dryland part of Senegal
    D Fall
    Département de Biologie Végétale, Universite Cheikh Anta Diop, Laboratoire Commun de Microbiologie, IRD ISRA UCAD, Dakar, Senegal
    Lett Appl Microbiol 47:85-97. 2008
    We characterized phenotypically and genotypically root-nodulating bacteria associated with Acacia senegal (L.) Willd. isolated from the soils surrounding A. senegal trees in the dry land area of Senegal.
  74. ncbi A novel symbiotic nitrogen-fixing member of the Ochrobactrum clade isolated from root nodules of Acacia mangium
    Amy Ngom
    Laboratory of Plant and Microbe Interaction, Department of Chemistry and Bioscience, Faculty of Science, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima 890 0065, Japan
    J Gen Appl Microbiol 50:17-27. 2004
    Ten strains of root nodule bacteria were isolated from the nodules of Acacia mangium grown in the Philippines and Thailand. Partial sequences (approx. 300 bp) of the 16S rRNA gene of each isolate were analyzed...
  75. ncbi Phylogenetic analysis of partial bacterial 16S rDNA sequences of tropical grass pasture soil under Acacia tortilis subsp. raddiana in Senegal
    Moudjahidou Demba Diallo
    Laboratorium voor Microbiologie WE10, Universiteit Gent, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Syst Appl Microbiol 27:238-52. 2004
    We used direct recovery of bacterial 16S rRNA gene sequences to investigate the bacterial diversity under Acacia tortilis subsp. raddiana, a legume tree naturally growing in the dry land part of Senegal (West Africa)...
  76. ncbi Evolutionary change from induced to constitutive expression of an indirect plant resistance
    Martin Heil
    Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans Knoll Strasse 8, Beutenberg Campus, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    Nature 430:205-8. 2004
    ..Here we report that extrafloral nectar, a usually inducible trait, is constitutively secreted by Central American Acacia species that are obligately inhabited by ants...
  77. ncbi Larvicidal activity of Acacia nilotica extracts and isolation of D-pinitol--a bioactive carbohydrate
    Rohini Chaubal
    T R Ingle Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Sir Parshurambhau College, 411 030 Pune, Maharashtra, India
    Chem Biodivers 2:684-8. 2005
    ..than glucose, fructose, sucrose, or myo-inositol showing lipophilic nature was isolated from the EtOH extract of Acacia nilotica. The structure of the compound was determined by spectral methods...
  78. pmc Host-driven diversification of gall-inducing Acacia thrips and the aridification of Australia
    Michael J McLeish
    South African National Biodiversity Institute, Kirstenbosch Research Centre, Private Bag X7, Claremont, Cape Town, 7735, Republic of South Africa
    BMC Biol 5:3. 2007
    ....
  79. ncbi Ensifer mexicanus sp. nov. a new species nodulating Acacia angustissima (Mill.) Kuntze in Mexico
    Lourdes Lloret
    Centro de Ciencias Genomicas, UNAM, Apdo Postal 565 A, CP 62251, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Syst Appl Microbiol 30:280-90. 2007
    A new lineage of Ensifer nodulating the American legume Acacia angustissima in the tropical forest of Chiapas and Morelos, Mexico is described. Bacteria were identified as Ensifer with ssb or nolR specific primers...
  80. pmc Mortality, recruitment and change of desert tree populations in a hyper-arid environment
    Gidske L Andersen
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    PLoS ONE 2:e208. 2007
    ..recruitment and change in populations of the ecologically and culturally important and drought persistent Acacia tortilis and Balanites aegyptiaca are therefore estimated in the Eastern Desert of Egypt, and are related to the ..
  81. ncbi Positive and negative effects of grass, cattle, and wild herbivores on Acacia saplings in an East African savanna
    Corinna Riginos
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Oecologia 153:985-95. 2007
    ..experiment designed to quantify the positive, negative, and net effects of grasses, wild herbivores, and cattle on Acacia saplings in a Kenyan savanna...
  82. doi Anthelmintic activity of Ziziphus nummularia (bark) and Acacia nilotica (fruit) against Trichostrongylid nematodes of sheep
    Hafiz Allah Bachaya
    Chemotherapy Laboratory, Department of Parasitology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 38040, Pakistan
    J Ethnopharmacol 123:325-9. 2009
    Ziziphus nummularia (Rhamnaceae) and Acacia nilotica (Fabaceae) are being used as anthelmintics in ethnoveterinary medicinal system of Pakistan.
  83. doi Potential chemoprevention of N-nitrosodiethylamine-induced hepatocarcinogenesis by polyphenolics from Acacia nilotica bark
    Brahma N Singh
    Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Chem Biol Interact 181:20-8. 2009
    Chemopreventive potential of Acacia nilotica bark extract (ANBE) against single intraperitoneal injection of N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA, 200mg/kg) followed by weekly subcutaneous injections of carbon tetrachloride (CCl(4), 3 ml/kg) for 6 ..
  84. ncbi Postsecretory hydrolysis of nectar sucrose and specialization in ant/plant mutualism
    M Heil
    Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans Knoll Strasse 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
    Science 308:560-3. 2005
    Obligate Acacia ant plants house mutualistic ants as a defense mechanism and provide them with extrafloral nectar (EFN). Ant/plant mutualisms are widespread, but little is known about the biochemical basis of their species specificity...
  85. ncbi Parallel diversification of Australian gall-thrips on Acacia
    M J McLeish
    South African National Biodiversity Institute, Kirstenbosch Research Centre, Private Bag X7, Claremont, Cape Town, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:714-25. 2007
    The diversification of gall-inducing Australian Kladothrips (Insecta: Thysanoptera) on Acacia has produced a pair of sister-clades, each of which includes a suite of lineages that utilize virtually the same set of 15 closely related host ..
  86. ncbi A correlative study on antimutagenic and chemopreventive activity of Acacia auriculiformis A. Cunn. and Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. Ex Del
    Kamaljit Kaur
    Department of Botanical Sciences, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar 143 005, India
    Drug Chem Toxicol 25:39-64. 2002
    ..b>Acacia auriculiformis and Acacia nilotica...
  87. pmc Avicins, a family of triterpenoid saponins from Acacia victoriae (Bentham), inhibit activation of nuclear factor-kappaB by inhibiting both its nuclear localization and ability to bind DNA
    V Haridas
    Department of Molecular Therapeutics, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:11557-62. 2001
    ..reported the extraction of avicins, a family of triterpenoid saponins obtained from the Australian desert tree Acacia victoriae (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae) that inhibit tumor cell growth and induce apoptosis, in part, by perturbing ..
  88. pmc Avicins, a family of triterpenoid saponins from Acacia victoriae (Bentham), suppress H-ras mutations and aneuploidy in a murine skin carcinogenesis model
    M Hanausek
    Center for Cancer Causation and Prevention, American Medical Center Cancer Research Center, Denver, CO 80214, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:11551-6. 2001
    We tested the ability of avicins, a family of triterpenoid saponins obtained from Acacia victoriae (Bentham) (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae), to inhibit chemically induced mouse skin carcinogenesis...
  89. pmc Proapoptotic triterpene electrophiles (avicins) form channels in membranes: cholesterol dependence
    Xiao Xian Li
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA
    Biophys J 88:2577-84. 2005
    Avicins, a family of triterpenoid saponins from Acacia victoriae, can regulate the innate stress response in human cells. Their ability to induce apoptosis in transformed cells makes them potential anticancer agents...
  90. ncbi Triterpenoid saponins from Acacia victoriae (Bentham) decrease tumor cell proliferation and induce apoptosis
    K Mujoo
    Department of Molecular Therapeutics, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer Res 61:5486-90. 2001
    ..saponins [Fraction 35 (F035)] and two pure biologically active derivatives (termed avicins D and G) from Acacia victoriae, an Australian desert tree of the Leguminosae family...
  91. pmc Small-subunit rRNA genotyping of rhizobia nodulating Australian Acacia spp
    B Lafay
    Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:396-402. 2001
    The structure of rhizobial communities nodulating Acacia in southeastern Australia from south Queensland to Tasmania was investigated by a molecular approach...
  92. doi MALDI-TOF MS analysis of condensed tannins with potent antioxidant activity from the leaf, stem bark and root bark of Acacia confusa
    Shu Dong Wei
    Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Education for Coastal and Wetland Ecosystems, School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, China
    Molecules 15:4369-81. 2010
    The structures of the condensed tannins from leaf, stem bark and root bark of Acacia confusa were characterized by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) analysis, and their antioxidant ..
  93. doi Inhibition of iron induced lipid peroxidation and antioxidant activity of Indian spices and Acacia in vitro
    Amit Singh Yadav
    School of Biochemistry, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, India
    Plant Foods Hum Nutr 65:18-24. 2010
    ..such as Star anise (Illicium verum), Bay leaves (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) and Cobra's saffron (Mesua ferrea), and Acacia (Acacia catechu), which have medicinal value, were used as test samples, to find their effect on in vitro lipid ..
  94. ncbi Termites, vertebrate herbivores, and the fruiting success of Acacia drepanolobium
    Alison K Brody
    Biology Department, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05465, USA
    Ecology 91:399-407. 2010
    ..of high soil fertility), vertebrate herbivores, and symbiotic ants, on the fruiting success of a dominant plant, Acacia drepanolobium, in East African savannas...
  95. ncbi Polymerase chain reaction denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis analysis of the N2-fixing bacterial diversity in soil under Acacia tortilis ssp. raddiana and Balanites aegyptiaca in the dryland part of Senegal
    Moudjahidou Demba Diallo
    Laboratorium voor Microbiologie WE10V, Universiteit Gent, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Environ Microbiol 6:400-15. 2004
    ..DGGE) of amplified nifH gene fragments was used to study the diazotrophic community of soil samples under Acacia tortilis ssp...
  96. ncbi Interspecific and temporal variation of ant species within Acacia drepanolobium ant domatia, a staple food of patas monkeys (Erythrocebus patas) in Laikipia, Kenya
    Lynne A Isbell
    Department of Anthropology, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Primatol 69:1387-98. 2007
    The ants that live in the swollen thorns (domatia) of Acacia drepanolobium are staple foods for patas monkeys (Erythrocebus patas)...
  97. ncbi A medicinal extract of Scutellaria baicalensis and Acacia catechu acts as a dual inhibitor of cyclooxygenase and 5-lipoxygenase to reduce inflammation
    B P Burnett
    Primus Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, USA
    J Med Food 10:442-51. 2007
    ..extract containing two naturally occurring flavonoids, baicalin from Scutellaria baicalensis and catechin from Acacia catechu, was tested for cyclooxygenase (COX) and 5-lipoxygenase (5-LOX) inhibition via enzyme, cellular, and in ..
  98. ncbi Conflict resolution in an ant-plant interaction: Acacia constricta traits reduce ant costs to reproduction
    E Fleur Nicklen
    Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775 7000, USA
    Oecologia 148:81-7. 2006
    ..However, ants can interfere with plant reproduction when they visit flowers. This study tests whether Acacia constricta separates visiting ant species temporally or spatially from newly opened inflorescences and pollinators...
  99. ncbi Anticancer and antimutagenic properties of Acacia nilotica (Linn.) on 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene-induced skin papillomagenesis in Swiss albino mice
    Punar Dutt Meena
    Radiation and Cancer Biology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 302 004, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:627-32. 2006
    We report the chemopreventive activity of Acacia nilotica (Linn.) gum, flower and leaf aqueous extracts, on 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene (DMBA) induced skin papillomagenesis in male Swiss albino mice...
  100. ncbi Antimicrobial activity of saponins from Acacia auriculiformis
    P Mandal
    Centre for Biotechnology, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan 731235, West Bengal, India
    Fitoterapia 76:462-5. 2005
    Acaciaside A and B, two acylated bisglycoside saponins originally isolated from the funicles of Acacia auriculiformis, are known to have antihelminthic activity. Their antifungal and antibacterial activities were investigated...
  101. ncbi Two new Fusicoccum species from Acacia and Eucalyptus in Venezuela, based on morphology and DNA sequence data
    Sari Mohali
    Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute FABI, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Pretoria, 74 Lunnon Road, Hillcrest, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
    Mycol Res 110:405-13. 2006
    ..are common endophytes of woody plants, and they also include some serious pathogens of Eucalyptus and Acacia species...

Research Grants6

  1. Flavocoxid: A Medical Food Therapy for Osteoarthritis
    Sarah Morgan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Flavocoxid is a botanical extract or medical food ingredient derived from two plants, Scutellaria baicalensis and Acacia catechu that inhibit COX-I and COX-2 as well as 5-LO...
  2. Vector-Borne Disease Control in Urban Environments (RMI)
    John C Beier; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A major outcome will include new testable interdisciplinary approaches for controlling vector-borne diseases in urban environments. ..
  3. Ecological dynamics of facultative bacterial pathogens
    JAMES DAVID BEVER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These results then form the basis for evaluating the importance of horizontal gene transfer of virulence genes and for scaling up to infection dynamics and disease incidence. ..
  4. Environmental Changes and Mosquito-Borne Diseases in Arid Environments
    JOHN C C BEIER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. The role of LKB1 in the maintenance of genomic stability.
    Zhi Xiang Xu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, the findings from these studies will be widely applicable. ..