lens plant

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the FABACEAE family known for the seeds used as food.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Extensive macrosynteny between Medicago truncatula and Lens culinaris ssp. culinaris
    Huyen T T Phan
    Australian Centre for Nectrotropic Fungal Pathogens, State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, Department of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, WA 6150, Australia
    Theor Appl Genet 114:549-58. 2007
  2. pmc Cataloging proteins putatively secreted during the biotrophy-necrotrophy transition of the anthracnose pathogen Colletotrichum truncatum
    Vijai Bhadauria
    Crop Development Centre and Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK Canada
    Plant Signal Behav 6:1457-9. 2011
  3. ncbi Dual trypan-aniline blue fluorescence staining methods for studying fungus-plant interactions
    V Bhadauria
    Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan, 112 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Biotech Histochem 85:99-105. 2010
  4. ncbi An intersubspecific genetic map of Lens
    Y Duran
    Area de Genetica, Facultad Ciencia Biológicas y Ambientales, Universidad de Leon, 24071 Leon, Spain
    Theor Appl Genet 108:1265-73. 2004
  5. ncbi Leveraging genomic resources of model species for the assessment of diversity and phylogeny in wild and domesticated lentil
    Fida Alo
    International Center for Agriculture in the Dry Areas, Aleppo, Syria
    J Hered 102:315-29. 2011
  6. ncbi Occupational asthma in an agronomist caused by the lentil pest Bruchus lentis
    A Armentia
    Seccion de Alergia, Hospital Rio Hortega, Cardenal Torquemada, sn, 47010 Valladolid, Spain
    Allergy 58:1200-1. 2003
  7. ncbi Construction of an intraspecific linkage map of lentil ( Lens culinaris ssp. culinaris)
    - Rubeena
    BioMarka, Joint Centre for Crop Innovation, School of Agriculture and Food Systems, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 3010
    Theor Appl Genet 107:910-6. 2003
  8. ncbi A genetic linkage map of Lens sp. based on microsatellite and AFLP markers and the localization of fusarium vascular wilt resistance
    A Hamwieh
    Institut für Pflanzenbau und Pflanzenzüchtung, Universitat Kiel, Olshausenstrasse 40, Kiel, 24098, Germany
    Theor Appl Genet 110:669-77. 2005
  9. ncbi Clinical features of legume allergy in children from a Mediterranean area
    Mercedes Martínez San Ireneo
    Servicio de Alergia, Hospital Nuestra Señora del Prado, Talavera de la Reina, Toledo, Spain
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:179-84. 2008
  10. ncbi Genetics of resistance to anthracnose and identification of AFLP and RAPD markers linked to the resistance gene in PI 320937 germplasm of lentil (Lens culinaris Medikus)
    A Tullu
    Crop Development Centre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Theor Appl Genet 106:428-34. 2003

Research Grants

  1. INVASION AND ADHESION OF PERIOPATHOGENS
    Keith Mintz; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications158 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Extensive macrosynteny between Medicago truncatula and Lens culinaris ssp. culinaris
    Huyen T T Phan
    Australian Centre for Nectrotropic Fungal Pathogens, State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, Department of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, WA 6150, Australia
    Theor Appl Genet 114:549-58. 2007
    ..The composite map presented, anchored with orthologous markers mapped in M. truncatula, provides a strong foundation for the future use of genomic and genetic information in lentil genetic analysis and breeding...
  2. pmc Cataloging proteins putatively secreted during the biotrophy-necrotrophy transition of the anthracnose pathogen Colletotrichum truncatum
    Vijai Bhadauria
    Crop Development Centre and Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK Canada
    Plant Signal Behav 6:1457-9. 2011
    ..The microbial proteins employed during pathogenesis are likely to have defined roles at specific stages of pathogenesis...
  3. ncbi Dual trypan-aniline blue fluorescence staining methods for studying fungus-plant interactions
    V Bhadauria
    Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan, 112 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Biotech Histochem 85:99-105. 2010
    ..e., papilla formation and hypersensitive response. These staining techniques also were applied to the lentil-C. truncatum pathosystem to demonstrate their applicability for multiple pathosystems...
  4. ncbi An intersubspecific genetic map of Lens
    Y Duran
    Area de Genetica, Facultad Ciencia Biológicas y Ambientales, Universidad de Leon, 24071 Leon, Spain
    Theor Appl Genet 108:1265-73. 2004
    ..In addition, two SSR, three RAPD and one ISSR markers segregated as codominant. ISSR markers are valuable tools for Lens genetic mapping and they have a high potential in the generation of saturated Lens maps...
  5. ncbi Leveraging genomic resources of model species for the assessment of diversity and phylogeny in wild and domesticated lentil
    Fida Alo
    International Center for Agriculture in the Dry Areas, Aleppo, Syria
    J Hered 102:315-29. 2011
    ..The approach followed in this research has allowed us to rapidly exploit sequence information from model plant species for the study of genetic diversity of a crop such as lentil with limited genomic resources...
  6. ncbi Occupational asthma in an agronomist caused by the lentil pest Bruchus lentis
    A Armentia
    Seccion de Alergia, Hospital Rio Hortega, Cardenal Torquemada, sn, 47010 Valladolid, Spain
    Allergy 58:1200-1. 2003
  7. ncbi Construction of an intraspecific linkage map of lentil ( Lens culinaris ssp. culinaris)
    - Rubeena
    BioMarka, Joint Centre for Crop Innovation, School of Agriculture and Food Systems, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 3010
    Theor Appl Genet 107:910-6. 2003
    ..0%) were distorted, usually at the end or middle of the linkage groups. The utility of ISSR and RGA markers for mapping in lentil was explored, and the primer with an (AC) repeat motif was found to be useful...
  8. ncbi A genetic linkage map of Lens sp. based on microsatellite and AFLP markers and the localization of fusarium vascular wilt resistance
    A Hamwieh
    Institut für Pflanzenbau und Pflanzenzüchtung, Universitat Kiel, Olshausenstrasse 40, Kiel, 24098, Germany
    Theor Appl Genet 110:669-77. 2005
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  9. ncbi Clinical features of legume allergy in children from a Mediterranean area
    Mercedes Martínez San Ireneo
    Servicio de Alergia, Hospital Nuestra Señora del Prado, Talavera de la Reina, Toledo, Spain
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 101:179-84. 2008
    ..Lentils, chickpeas, beans, and peas are the most common consumed legumes in the Mediterranean area. However, there is little information about allergy to these legumes...
  10. ncbi Genetics of resistance to anthracnose and identification of AFLP and RAPD markers linked to the resistance gene in PI 320937 germplasm of lentil (Lens culinaris Medikus)
    A Tullu
    Crop Development Centre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Theor Appl Genet 106:428-34. 2003
    ..Further selection within the few F(5:6) lines should be effective in pyramiding one or several of the minor genes into the working germplasm of lentil, resulting in a more durable and higher level of resistance...
  11. ncbi Contribution of low-molecular-weight antioxidants to the antioxidant capacity of raw and processed lentil seeds
    Rebeca Fernandez-Orozco
    EU Centre of Excellence CENEXFOOD, Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of Polish Academy of Sciences, Tuwima 10, 10 747 Olsztyn, Poland
    Nahrung 47:291-9. 2003
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  12. ncbi A comparative study of convicilin storage protein gene sequences in species of the tribe Vicieae
    L E Sáenz de Miera
    Area de Genetica, Departamento de Biologia Molecular, Universidad de Leon, 24071 Leon, Spain
    Genome 51:511-23. 2008
    ..Alternative maximum-likelihood trees of phylogenetic relationships among the 29 Vicieae species based on the convicilin exon sequences are presented and discussed...
  13. ncbi Supermarket smarts. Beans, peas, and lentils
    Lea Ann Holzmeister
    Diabetes Self Manag 25:79-82, 84-6, 88. 2008
  14. ncbi In vitro and in vivo cross-reactivity studies of legume allergy in a Mediterranean population
    Mercedes Martínez San Ireneo
    Servicio de Alergia, Hospital Ntra Sra del Prado, Talavera de la Reina, Spain
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 147:222-30. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the cross-reactivity among lentils, chickpeas, peas, white beans and peanuts and its clinical relevance in pediatric patients...
  15. ncbi Electroactive centers in Euphorbia latex and lentil seedling amine oxidases
    Hossein Heli
    Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 72:29-36. 2008
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  16. ncbi Production of transglutaminase by Streptomyces isolates in solid-state fermentation
    V Nagy
    Department of Applied Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary
    Lett Appl Microbiol 47:122-7. 2008
    ..To screen Streptomyces isolates for transglutaminase (TGase) production in solid-state fermentation (SSF) on various substrates...
  17. ncbi Complete amino acid sequence of the lentil trypsin-chymotrypsin inhibitor LCI-1.7 and a discussion of atypical binding sites of Bowman-Birk inhibitors
    Jürgen K P Weder
    Institut fur Lebensmittelchemie, Technische Universitat Munchen, Lichtenbergstrasse 4, 85748 Garching, Germany
    J Agric Food Chem 52:4219-26. 2004
    ..A concept to reduce the action of these inhibitors against human enzymes by genetic engineering was proposed...
  18. ncbi Simple and rapid method for the differentiation of Lens culinaris Medik. from false lentil species
    Angela R Piergiovanni
    Istituto di Genetica Vegetale CNR, Via Amendola 165 A, 70126 Bari, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 53:6593-7. 2005
    ..With respect to alternative techniques, such as DNA-based markers or thin-layer chromatography (TLC), CE has the advantages of being less expensive, faster, and fully automated...
  19. ncbi Comparative study of the conformational lock, dissociative thermal inactivation and stability of euphorbia latex and lentil seedling amine oxidases
    M Amani
    Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
    Protein J 24:183-91. 2005
    ..This study also gives a putative common mechanism for thermal inactivation of amine oxidases and explains the importance of C-terminal conserved amino acids residues in this class of enzymes...
  20. ncbi Effects of cyanobacteria producing microcystins on seed germination and seedling growth of several agricultural plants
    Sana Saqrane
    Faculty of Sciences Semlalia, Laboratory of Biology and Biotechnology of Micro organisms, University Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech, Morocco
    J Environ Sci Health B 43:443-51. 2008
    ..Therefore, the use of water for irrigation contaminated by MC could exert negative biochemical effects on seed and plant metabolism which might influence the agricultural crops...
  21. ncbi An unexpected formation of the spectroscopic Cu(I)-semiquinone radical by xenon-induced self-catalysis of a copper quinoprotein
    Rosaria Medda
    Department of Applied Sciences in Biosystems, University of Cagliari, 09042 Monserrato CA, Cagliari, Italy
    Biochimie 88:827-35. 2006
    ..A possible role of the lysine residue responsible for the formation of Cu(I)-semiquinolamine and quinolaldimine, is proposed...
  22. pmc The use of a principal axis model to examine individual plant harvest index in four grain legumes
    S Ayaz
    Plant Sciences Group, Agriculture and Life Sciences Division, PO Box 84, Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand
    Ann Bot 94:385-92. 2004
    ..The PAM enables plant-to-plant variability within crops to be quantified and compared. The aim of this paper is to validate the PAM for four grain legumes...
  23. ncbi An important lysine residue in copper/quinone-containing amine oxidases
    Anna Mura
    Department of Applied Sciences in Biosystems, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, CA, Italy
    FEBS J 274:2585-95. 2007
    ..It is proposed that the lysine residue at the active site of amine oxidase could be involved both in the formation of the reduced TPQ and in controlling catalytic activity...
  24. ncbi Total chemically available (free and intrachain) lysine and furosine in pea, bean, and lentil sprouts
    Carmen Rodriguez
    Departamento de Nutricion, Bromatologia y Toxicologia, Universidad de Alcala, Campus Universitario, 28871 Alcala de Henares Madrid, Spain
    J Agric Food Chem 55:10275-80. 2007
    ..Linear correlations were observed to exist between some of the parameters considered in the three legumes tested...
  25. ncbi Effect of field peas, chickpeas, and lentils on rumen fermentation, digestion, microbial protein synthesis, and feedlot performance in receiving diets for beef cattle
    T C Gilbery
    Department of Animal and Range Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo 58105, USA
    J Anim Sci 85:3045-53. 2007
    ..Pulse grains are a viable alternative for replacement of protein supplements in receiving diets for beef cattle...
  26. ncbi Isolation, selection, and characterization of beneficial rhizobacteria from pea, lentil, and chickpea grown in western Canada
    Russell K Hynes
    Department of Food and Bioproduct Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N0W9, Canada
    Can J Microbiol 54:248-58. 2008
    ..Several of these isolates may have potential for development as biofertilizers or biopesticides for western Canadian legume crops...
  27. ncbi An antifungal peptide from red lentil seeds
    H X Wang
    State Key Laboratory for Agrobiotechnology and Department of Microbiology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
    Peptides 28:547-52. 2007
    ..It also exhibited antifungal activity against Fusarium oxysporum, but there was no inhibitory activity toward tumor cell lines and human immunodeficiency virus type 1 reverse transcriptase (RT)...
  28. ncbi Identification of plant food raw material by RAPD-PCR: legumes
    Jürgen K P Weder
    Institut fur Lebensmittelchemie, Technische Universitat Munchen, Lichtenbergstrasse 4, 85748 Garching, Germany
    J Agric Food Chem 50:4456-63. 2002
    ..Identification of all 27 species in homogeneous food or feed samples such as meals was demonstrated by applying either primer 5 or primer 6 and primer 3 to differentiate between swordbeans and jackbeans...
  29. ncbi Studies on glucose-metabolizing enzymes in cytosolic and bacteroidal fractions of mungbean (Vigna radiata L.) and lentil (Lens culinaris L.) nodules
    N Munjral
    Department of Biochemistry and Chemistry, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana 141 004, India
    Indian J Biochem Biophys 44:186-9. 2007
    ..Higher activities of phosphoglucomutase and fructose-1,6-phosphatase in mungbean cytosolic fraction could lead to increased flow of carbon towards pentose phosphate pathway...
  30. ncbi Aerobic decolorization and detoxification of a disperse dye in textile effluent by a new isolate of Bacillus sp
    A A Pourbabaee
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
    Biotechnol Bioeng 93:631-5. 2006
    ..On the other hand the treated effluent allows 90% germination in Triticum boeoticum seeds and 100% germination in the other two...
  31. ncbi Chemical form of selenium in naturally selenium-rich lentils (Lens culinaris L.) from Saskatchewan
    Dil Thavarajah
    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, 114 Science Place, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 5E2
    J Agric Food Chem 55:7337-41. 2007
    ..As the toxicities of certain forms of arsenic and selenium are antagonistic, selenium-rich lentils may have a pivotal role to play in alleviating the chronic arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh...
  32. ncbi Chip-based nano-LC-MS/MS identification of proteins in complex biological samples using a novel polymer microfluidic device
    Jan Srbek
    Faculty of Science, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Sep Sci 30:2046-52. 2007
    ..This paper presents a practical application of the first commercially available microfluidic nano-ESI device coupled with nano-LC (i. e., HPLC-chip) for the analysis of samples of some biological protein mixtures...
  33. ncbi The study of seed yield and seed yield components of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik) under normal and drought stress conditions
    Mohammad Salehi
    Department of Agronomy and Plant Breeding, Young Researchers Club of Islamic Azad University, Miyaneh Branch, Iran
    Pak J Biol Sci 11:758-62. 2008
    ..In addition harvest index, seed yield per plant, pods/plant and biological yield were the most important traits that have a relationship with grain yield...
  34. ncbi Proanthocyanidin composition in the seed coat of lentils (Lens culinaris L.)
    M Duenas
    Instituto de Fermentaciones Industriales, Juan de la Cierva 3, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    J Agric Food Chem 51:7999-8004. 2003
    ..The most abundant proanthocyanidins in the seed coat of lentils are the polymers (65-75%), with a mDP of 7-9, followed by the oligomers (20-30%), with a mDP of 4-5...
  35. ncbi Reactions of plant copper/topaquinone amine oxidases with N6-aminoalkyl derivatives of adenine
    Zbynek Lamplot
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Palacky University, Slechtitelu 11, CZ 783 71 Olomouc, Czech Republic
    J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem 20:143-51. 2005
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  36. ncbi Large changes in the structure of the major histone H1 subtype result in small effects on quantitative traits in legumes
    Vladimir A Berdnikov
    Institute of Cytology and Genetics, The Siberian Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Acad Lavrentiev Ave 10, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russia
    Genetica 119:167-82. 2003
    ..The isogenic lines of lentil and grasspea were compared for a number of quantitative traits, some of them showing small (1-8%) significant differences...
  37. ncbi Nitric oxide covalently labels a 6-hydroxydopa-derived free radical intermediate in the catalytic cycle of copper/quinone-containing amine oxidase from lentil seedlings
    Silvia Longu
    Department of Applied Sciences in Biosystems, University of Cagliari, I 09042 Monserrato, Cagliari, Italy
    Biol Chem 386:25-31. 2005
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  38. ncbi Relationship between Lens culinaris agglutinin-reactive alpha-fetoprotein and pathologic features of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Toshifumi Tada
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ogaki Municipal Hospital, Ogaki, Japan
    Liver Int 25:848-53. 2005
    ..We investigated pathological features of Lens culinaris agglutinin-reactive alpha-fetoprotein (AFP-L3)-positive hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in order to seek a pathological basis of poor prognosis of HCC patients with elevated AFP-L3...
  39. ncbi Lens culinaris agglutinin-reactive alpha-fetoprotein as a prognostic marker in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing transcatheter arterial chemoembolization
    Byung Cheol Song
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cheju National University College of Medicine, Cheju National University Hospital, Korea
    J Clin Gastroenterol 35:398-402. 2002
    ..In conclusion, pretreatment status of AFP-L3 could be considered a useful marker for predicting clinical outcome in patients with HCC who underwent TACE...
  40. ncbi A rooting procedure for lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) and other hypogeous legumes (pea, chickpea and Lathyrus) based on explant polarity
    R Fratini
    Area de Genetica, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad de Leon, 24071, Leon, Spain
    Plant Cell Rep 21:726-32. 2003
    ..This procedure is a considerable improvement over other published procedures concerning in vitro rooting of lentil, pea, chickpea and Lathyrus...
  41. ncbi Genetic diversity in ex-situ conserved Lens culinaris for botanical descriptors, biochemical and molecular markers and identification of landraces from indigenous genetic resources of Pakistan
    Tayyaba Sultana
    Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan
    J Integr Plant Biol 50:484-90. 2008
    ..RAPD is the best option for determining inter- and intra-accession variation, and will be required to extend germplasms and primers to continue the study of botanical descriptors...
  42. ncbi Amphiphilic N-glycosyl-thiocarbamoyl cyclodextrins: synthesis, self-assembly, and fluorimetry of recognition by Lens culinaris lectin
    Simone McNicholas
    Centre for Synthesis and Chemical Biology of the Conway Institute, School of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Biomacromolecules 8:1851-7. 2007
    ..Selective binding of the hexylthio assemblies to a protein receptor (Lens culinaris lectin) was confirmed by fluorescence spectroscopy...
  43. ncbi Gain and movement time of convergence-accommodation in preschool children
    R Suryakumar
    School of Optometry, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Optom Vis Sci 81:835-43. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a technique for measuring convergence-accommodation and to study its dynamics (gain and movement time) in a sample of pre-school children...
  44. ncbi Geographical differentiation of dried lentil seed (Lens culinaris) samples using diffuse reflectance Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (DRIFTS) and discriminant analysis
    G Kouvoutsakis
    Agricultural University of Athens, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Laboratory of Chemistry, Iera Odos 75, 11855 Athens, Greece
    Food Chem 145:1011-4. 2014
    ..The differentiation is complete. The combination of DRIFTS and discriminant analysis enables simple, rapid, cheap and accurate differentiation of commercial lentil seeds in terms of geographical origin...
  45. ncbi Purification and primary structure of novel lipid transfer proteins from germinated lentil (Lens culinaris) seeds
    E I Finkina
    Shemyakin and Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul Miklukho Maklaya 16 10, 117997 Moscow, Russia
    Biochemistry (Mosc) 72:430-8. 2007
    ..Precursor 116-118-residue proteins with 24-25-residue signal peptides were found, and two of them are purified proteins Lc-LTP2 and Lc-LTP4...
  46. ncbi Gravisensitivity and automorphogenesis of lentil seedling roots grown on board the International Space Station
    Dominique Driss-Ecole
    Laboratoire CEMV, Site d Ivry Le Raphaël, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris Cedex 05, France
    Physiol Plant 134:191-201. 2008
    ..Gravisensing by statoliths should be possible at such a low level of acceleration because the actomyosin system could provide the necessary work to overcome the activation energy for gravisensing...
  47. ncbi Detection of common vetch (Vicia sativa L.) in Lentil (Lens culinaris L.) using unique chemical fingerprint markers
    Pushparajah Thavarajah
    School of Food Systems, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58108 5060, USA
    Food Chem 135:2203-6. 2012
    ..The proposed method is a simple sample extraction and rapid HPLC analysis that could be widely used to detect intentional adulteration of lentils with common vetch...
  48. pmc Antioxidant activity and phenolic compositions of lentil (Lens culinaris var. Morton) extract and its fractions
    Yanping Zou
    Department of Cereal and Food Science, College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota 58108 6050, United States
    J Agric Food Chem 59:2268-76. 2011
    ..The results suggested that the extract of Morton lentils is a promising source of antioxidant phenolics and may be used as a dietary supplement for health promotion...
  49. ncbi Application and opportunities of pulses in food system: a review
    Muhammad Asif
    Food Protein Research and Development Center, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 53:1168-79. 2013
    ..These show excellent opportunities in frozen dough foods either as added flour or as fillings. Pulses in view of their nutrient profile, seem to be ideal for inclusion in designing snack foods, baby, and sports foods. ..
  50. ncbi Lentils (Lens culinaris L.), a rich source of folates
    Debjyoti Sen Gupta
    School of Food Systems, Department 7640, 223 Harris Hall, North Dakota State University, P O Box 6050, Fargo, North Dakota 58108 6050, United States
    J Agric Food Chem 61:7794-9. 2013
    ..A significant year × location interaction on lentil folate concentration was observed; this indicates that possible location sourcing may be required for future lentil folate research...
  51. ncbi Assessing genotypic diversity and symbiotic efficiency of five rhizobial legume interactions under cadmium stress for soil phytoremediation
    I Guefrachi
    Research Unit Biodiversity and Valorization of Arid Areas Bioressources BVBAA Faculty of Sciences of Gabès Erriadh Zrig, Tunisia
    Int J Phytoremediation 15:938-51. 2013
    ..Knowledge on genetic and functional diversity of M. marina, L. sativus and L. culinaris microsymbiotes is very useful for inoculant strain selection and can be selected to develop inoculants for soil phytoremediation...
  52. ncbi Effect of arsenic contaminated irrigation water on Lens culinaris L. and toxicity assessment using lux marked biosensor
    F R Sadeque Ahmed
    Department of Environment Climate Change, E 16 Agargaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Environ Sci (China) 24:1106-16. 2012
    ..culinaris) plants overall performance. Moreover the use of bioassay demonstrated that mycorrhiza and clay particle reduced arsenic bioavailability in soil...
  53. ncbi Evaluation of anti-inflammatory activity of selected legumes from Pakistan: in vitro inhibition of cyclooxygenase-2
    Muhammad Zia-Ul-Haq
    Department of Pharmacognosy, University of Karachi, Karachi 75270, Pakistan
    Pak J Pharm Sci 26:185-7. 2013
    ..The 100μg/ml concentration showed increase in the percent inhibition except for soybean. This is the first report on COX-2 inhibitory potential of food legumes...
  54. ncbi In vitro protein digestibility and physico-chemical properties of flours and protein concentrates from two varieties of lentil (Lens culinaris)
    Chockry Barbana
    Food Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, St Hyacinthe, QC, Canada
    Food Funct 4:310-21. 2013
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  55. ncbi Integrated management of foot rot of lentil using biocontrol agents under field condition
    M A Hannan
    Department of Plant Pathology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh 2202, Bangladesh
    J Microbiol Biotechnol 22:883-8. 2012
    ..Seeds treating with BAUbiofungicide and BINA-biofertilizer and soil amendment with cowdung increased the biomass production of lentil up to 75.56% over the control...
  56. ncbi Lentil polyphenol extract prevents angiotensin II-induced hypertension, vascular remodelling and perivascular fibrosis
    Fanrong Yao
    Department of Food and Cereal Sciences, North Dakota State University, 1320 Albrecht Boulevard, Fargo, ND 58108, USA
    Food Funct 3:127-33. 2012
    ..9%. These findings demonstrated that lentil extract attenuated angiotensin II-induced hypertension and associated pathological changes, including remodelling and perivascular fibrosis in the small resistant arteries of heart and kidneys...
  57. ncbi Lentil (Lens culinaris) lipid transfer protein Len c 3: a novel legume allergen
    J Akkerdaas
    Clinica San Carlo, Paderno Dugnano, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 157:51-7. 2012
    ..Recently, peanut and green bean lipid transfer proteins (LTPs) have been identified as the first two members of an important group of allergens that might be associated with severe food allergies...
  58. ncbi A preliminary matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight approach for the characterization of Italian lentil varieties
    Giovanni Caprioli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Facolta di Farmacia, Universita di Camerino, Via S Agostino 1, 62032 Camerino, Italy
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 24:2843-8. 2010
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  59. ncbi Histopathological response of Lens culinaris roots towards root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognito
    Swarn Singh
    Section of Plant Pathology and Nematology, Department of Botany, Aligarh Muslim University, 202002, Aligarh, India
    Pak J Biol Sci 16:317-24. 2013
    ..From this study, it might be inferred that alteration in the cells of galled tissue was essential for the sustenance of giant cells and for the survival of the nematode...
  60. ncbi Effects of gluten and emulsifier on some properties of erişte prepared with legume flours
    Nermin Bilgicli
    Department of Food Engineering, Agriculture Faculty, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 62:63-70. 2011
    ..Samples made from CCF and CLF were preferred to samples made from FCF and FLF with respect to taste, odor and stickiness...
  61. ncbi [The studies on early warning of Lens culinaris-reactive alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP-L3) detecting in primary hepatocellular carcinoma]
    Yong li Li
    Center of Clinical Laboratory, The No 302 Hospital of the PLA, Beijing 100039, China
    Zhonghua Shi Yan He Lin Chuang Bing Du Xue Za Zhi 22:336-8. 2008
    ..To explore the significance of Lens culinaris-reactive alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP-L3) detection in primary hepatocellular carcinoma...
  62. ncbi Food-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis to lentil and anaphylaxis to chickpea in a 17-year-old boy
    F Orhan
    Karadeniz Technical University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Allergy, Trabzon, Turkey
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 18:465-8. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first case of food-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis due to lentil...
  63. ncbi Comprehensive hormone profiling of the developing seeds of four grain legumes
    Susan M H Slater
    Crop Development Centre CDC, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada
    Plant Cell Rep 32:1939-52. 2013
    ..Finally, the significance of non-polar gibberellins during lentil seed development is highlighted...
  64. ncbi Cortical granules behave differently in mouse oocytes matured under different conditions
    Xin Yong Liu
    Laboratory for Animal Reproduction and Embryology, College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Shandong Agricultural University, Tai an City 271018, Shandong Province, People s Republic of China
    Hum Reprod 20:3402-13. 2005
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  65. ncbi Differential effects of cooked common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) and lentil (Lens esculenta puyensis) feeding on protein and nucleic acid contents in intestines, liver and muscles in rats
    Tatjana Pirman
    Chair of Nutrition, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Domzaale, Slovenia
    Ann Nutr Metab 48:281-7. 2004
    ..Our aim was to investigate the influence of legume feeding on the protein and nucleic acid content of intestinal tissues and muscles...
  66. ncbi Effect of cooking and legume species upon calcium, iron and zinc uptake by Caco-2 cells
    Blanca Viadel
    Nutrition and Food Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Valencia, Avda Vicente Andres Estelles s n, 46100 Burjassot, Spain
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 20:115-20. 2006
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  67. ncbi Identification and isolation of lectin nucleotide sequences and species relationships in the genus Lens Miller
    I Galasso
    Istituto di Genetica Vegetale, CNR, Via G Amendola 165 A, 70126, Bari, Italy
    Theor Appl Genet 108:1098-102. 2004
    ..tomentosus. Phylogenetic analyses carried out on the lectin sequences showed the existence of two main clusters and clearly indicated that L. nigricans falls outside the two groups...
  68. ncbi A study of oligosaccharide variants of alpha-fetoproteins produced by normal fetuses and fetuses with trisomy 21
    Ritsu Yamamoto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15 Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:1145-9. 2005
    ..To investigate the oligosaccharide variants of AFP produced by normal fetuses and fetuses with trisomy 21, the lectin reactivity of AFP was analyzed...
  69. ncbi Recommendations by health organizations for pulse consumption
    Pascal Leterme
    Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Departamento de Ciencia Animal, A A 237 Palmira, Valle, Colombia
    Br J Nutr 88:S239-42. 2002
    ..Whatever their place, they have acquired the status of staple food for anyone who wants to eat a healthy diet...
  70. ncbi Delphinidin 3-O-(2-O-beta-D-Glucopyranosyl-alpha-l-arabinopyranoside): a novel anthocyanin identified in Beluga black lentils
    Gary R Takeoka
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 53:4932-7. 2005
    ..By means of electrospray ionization mass spectrometry and one- and two-dimensional nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, its structure was determined to be delphinidin 3-O-(2-O-beta-D-glucopyranosyl-alpha-l-arabinopyranoside)...
  71. ncbi Separation preconcentration method for platinum and rhodium from environmental samples using a chelating resin
    C Bosch Ojeda
    Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Malaga, E 29071, Malaga, Spain
    Ann Chim 96:707-14. 2006
    ..The sorbed metals were directly eluted with nitric acid into the graphite furnace and determined by AAS...
  72. ncbi Plant host associations of Penthaleus species and Halotydeus destructor (Acari: Penthaleidae) and implications for integrated pest management
    Paul A Umina
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Exp Appl Acarol 33:1-20. 2004
    ..Results are discussed with respect to cultural control options for the management of these winter pests...
  73. ncbi Isolation and characterization of a trypsin-chymotrypsin inhibitor from the seeds of green lentil (Lens culinaris)
    Allen H K Cheung
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong, China
    Protein Pept Lett 14:859-64. 2007
    ..There was no suppressive action on several fungal species including Botrytis cinerea, Fusarium oxysporum and Mycosphaerella arachidicola. It slightly inhibited the activity of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase, with an IC50 of 30 mM...
  74. ncbi Antioxidant and antihypertensive properties of liquid and solid state fermented lentils
    María Inés Torino
    CCT CERELA CONICET, Chacabuco 145, 4000 SM Tucumán, Argentina
    Food Chem 136:1030-7. 2013
    ..18 mg protein/ml and antioxidant capacity of 0.26 mmol Trolox equivalents/g extract. Therefore, water-soluble fermented lentil extracts obtained by LSF are particularly promising as functional ingredients in preventing hypertension...
  75. ncbi Glomerella truncata sp. nov., the teleomorph of Colletotrichum truncatum
    Cheryl L Armstrong-Cho
    Crop Development Centre, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8 Canada
    Mycol Res 110:951-6. 2006
    ..truncata sp. nov. The morphology of the new species is compared with that of other species in the genus, and future research on G. truncata is described...
  76. ncbi Label-free detection of lectins on carbohydrate-modified boron-doped diamond surfaces
    Sabine Szunerits
    Institut de Recherche Interdisciplinaire IRI, USR 3078, Universite Lille Nord de France, Parc de la Haute Borne, 50 avenue de Halley, BP 70478, 59658 Villeneuve d Ascq, France
    Anal Chem 82:8203-10. 2010
    ..A BDD interface with 60% surface-bound mannose showed a detection limit of ∼5 ± 0.5 nM for Lens culinaris lectin, with an affinity constant of K(A) = (2.63 ± 0.5) × 10(6) M(-1)...
  77. ncbi Effect of instant controlled pressure drop on IgE antibody reactivity to peanut, lentil, chickpea and soybean proteins
    Carmen Cuadrado
    Departamento de Tecnologia de Alimentos, SGIT INIA, Madrid, Spain
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 156:397-404. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of DIC treatment on peanut, lentil, chickpea and soybean IgE antibody reactivity...
  78. ncbi Phenolics content and antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of legume fractions
    Souhila Boudjou
    Université Abderahman Mira, Bejaia, Route Targa Ouzemour, Bejaia 06000, Algeria
    Food Chem 138:1543-50. 2013
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  79. ncbi Transcriptional regulation of the ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase isoforms in the leaf and the stem under long and short photoperiod in lentil
    Ayse Bengisu Seferoglu
    Koc University, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rumeli Feneri Yolu, 34450 Sariyer, Istanbul, Turkey
    Plant Sci 205:29-37. 2013
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  80. ncbi Study of catalase adsorption on two mixed-mode ligands and the mechanism involved therein
    S Shiva Ranjini
    Centre for BioSeparation Technology, VIT University, Vellore, India
    J Mol Recognit 25:542-8. 2012
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  81. ncbi Effects of Lens culinaris agglutinin on gene expression of gluconeogenic enzymes in the mouse intestine
    Monira Pervin
    Graduate School of Nutritional and Environmental Sciences and Global COE, University of Shizuoka, Yada, Shizuoka, Japan
    J Sci Food Agric 92:857-61. 2012
    ..This study examines the actions of Lens culinaris agglutinin (LCA) on the gene expression of gluconeogenic enzymes in the intestine...
  82. ncbi Report: Platelet aggregation inhibition activity of selected legumes of Pakistan
    Muhammad Zia-Ul-Haq
    Department of Pharmacognosy, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
    Pak J Pharm Sci 25:863-5. 2012
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  83. ncbi Use of artificial neural networks and genetic algorithms for prediction of sorption of an azo-metal complex dye onto lentil straw
    Abuzer Celekli
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Art and Science, University of Gaziantep, 27310 Gaziantep, Turkey
    Bioresour Technol 129:396-401. 2013
    ..Low cost adsorbent, LS, had a great potential to remove LR G as an eco-friendly process, which was well described by GEP and ANN...
  84. ncbi Photomorphogenesis and pigment induction in lentil seedling roots exposed to low light conditions
    A V Vollsnes
    Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, As, Norway
    Plant Biol (Stuttg) 14:467-74. 2012
    ..The light-induced changes in root morphogenesis and pigmentation appear to be primarily due to upper root light perception...
  85. ncbi Lentil and chickpea protein-stabilized emulsions: optimization of emulsion formulation
    Asli Can Karaca
    Department of Food and Bioproduct Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 5A8
    J Agric Food Chem 59:13203-11. 2011
    ..1% protein, 40% oil, and pH 3.0 or 8.0, regardless of the plant protein used for emulsion preparation...
  86. ncbi Continuous-flow biomolecule and cell concentrator by ion concentration polarization
    Rhokyun Kwak
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Anal Chem 83:7348-55. 2011
    ..This system is ideally suited for a generic concentration front-end for a wide variety of biosensors, with minimal integration-related complications...
  87. ncbi In vitro digestibility and starch content, predicted glycemic index and potential in vitro antidiabetic effect of lentil sprouts obtained by different germination techniques
    Michał Swieca
    Department of Biochemistry and Food Chemistry, University of Life Sciences, Skromna Str 8, 20 704 Lublin, Poland
    Food Chem 138:1414-20. 2013
    ..Sprouting conditions can modify starch content, its potential bioavailability and eGI values. Optimization of this process will allow for the maximum nutritional benefit...
  88. ncbi Antibacterial activity of Phyllantus emblica, Coriandrum sativum, Culinaris medic, Lawsonia alba and Cucumis sativus
    Dawood Ali Khan
    Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
    Acta Pol Pharm 70:855-9. 2013
    ..Hence, Phyllantus emblica exhibited strong antibacterial activity against a wide range of bacteria it means that Phyllantus emblica extract contains some compounds which have broad spectrum of bactericidal activity...
  89. ncbi Identification of cystathionine γ-synthase and threonine synthase from Cicer arietinum and Lens culinaris
    Dominique J K Morneau
    Department of Biology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6, Canada
    Biochem Cell Biol 91:95-101. 2013
    ..Putative processing sites that remove the targeting sequence and result in functional TS were identified in the target species...
  90. ncbi [Establishment of a purificatory method for alpha-fetoprotein variant by affinity adsorption]
    Yong Ji Song
    Center of Clinical Laboratory, No 302 Hospital of the PLA, Beijing 100039, China
    Zhonghua Shi Yan He Lin Chuang Bing Du Xue Za Zhi 27:129-31. 2013
    ..To establish a purificatory method of alpha-fetoprotein variant (AFP-L3) based on microspincolumn with lens culinaris agglutinin (LCA)...
  91. ncbi Ecotoxicological assessment of pesticides towards the plant growth promoting activities of Lentil (Lens esculentus)-specific Rhizobium sp. strain MRL3
    Munees Ahemad
    Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 202002, UP, India
    Ecotoxicology 20:661-9. 2011
    ..Commonly, the maximum toxicity to plant growth promoting traits of Rhizobium was shown by glyphosate, imidacloprid and hexaconazole at three times the recommended rate among herbicides, insecticides and fungicides, respectively...
  92. ncbi First and second meal effects of pulses on blood glucose, appetite, and food intake at a later meal
    Rebecca C Mollard
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 3E2, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 36:634-42. 2011
    ..05). The beneficial effects of consuming a pulse meal on appetite, FI at a later meal, and the BG response to a later meal are dependent on pulse type...
  93. ncbi Len c 1, a major allergen and vicilin from lentil seeds: protein isolation and cDNA cloning
    Gema Lopez-Torrejon
    Departamento de Biotecnologia, Ingenieros Agrónomos, UPM, Madrid, Spain
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:1208-15. 2003
    ..However, very few reports have been devoted to identifying lentil allergens. Seed storage proteins of the vicilin family have been characterized as major allergens in several seed legumes and tree nuts...
  94. ncbi Prenatal trisomy 21 screening using the Lens culinaris agglutinin-reactive alpha-fetoprotein ratio
    Ritsu Yamamoto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Sapporo, Japan
    Congenit Anom (Kyoto) 44:87-92. 2004
    ..05) and AFP MoM (P < 0.0005). However, no statistical difference was observed between the AUCs of L3 MoM and L3 MoM/AFP MoM. In conclusion, the L3 MoM should be an effective replacement for AFP-L3% in prenatal trisomy 21 screening...
  95. ncbi Dal water as weaning food: a common but inappropriate practice
    Bhavna Dhingra
    Indian J Pediatr 74:962-3. 2007
  96. ncbi Allergic hypersensitivity to the lentil pest Bruchus lentis
    A Armentia
    Seccion de Alergia, Hospital Universitario Rio Hortega, Valladolid, Spain
    Allergy 61:1112-6. 2006
    ..Lentil crops could be attacked by a wide range of insect species. Occupational asthma caused by the lentil pest Bruchus lentis has been described in the present study...
  97. pmc EST mining identifies proteins putatively secreted by the anthracnose pathogen Colletotrichum truncatum
    Vijai Bhadauria
    Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan, 112 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E2 Canada
    BMC Genomics 12:327. 2011
    ..C. truncatum likely secretes an arsenal of proteins that are implicated in maintaining a compatible interaction with its host. Some of them might be transition specific...
  98. ncbi Mechanotransduction in root gravity sensing cells
    Gerald Perbal
    Laboratoire CEMV, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
    Physiol Plant 120:303-11. 2004
    ..They could be stimulated by the action of statoliths on the actin network and/or on these elements of the cytoskeleton which link the mechanoreceptors (SACs)...
  99. ncbi Inhibition of lentil copper/TPQ amine oxidase by the mechanism-based inhibitor derived from tyramine
    Alessandra Padiglia
    Department of Applied Sciences in Biosystems, University of Cagliari, 1 09042 Monserrato, CA, Italy
    Biol Chem 385:323-9. 2004
    ..The kinetic data obtained in this study indicate that tyramine represents a new interesting type of physiological mechanism-based inhibitor for plant copper amine oxidases...
  100. ncbi Inhibitory properties and solution structure of a potent Bowman-Birk protease inhibitor from lentil (Lens culinaris, L) seeds
    Enzio M Ragg
    Department of Agri Food Molecular Sciences, Universita degli Studi, Milano, Italy
    FEBS J 273:4024-39. 2006
    ..The inhibitory properties of LCTI, related to the simultaneous presence of two key amino acids (Gln18 and His54), render the molecule unusual within the natural Bowman-Birk inhibitor family...
  101. ncbi Identification and assessment of symbiotic effectiveness of phage-typed Rhizobium leguminosarum strains on lentil (Lens culinaris Medik) cultivars
    Sanjay Kumar Jaiswal
    Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Microbiology Laboratory, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221005, India
    Curr Microbiol 62:1503-9. 2011
    ..The results have shown that phages can trustfully help selecting out the symbiotically efficient most rhizobial strains for advantageous use with lentil cultivars, in order to strengthen the BNF-based future lentil breeding programs...

Research Grants1

  1. INVASION AND ADHESION OF PERIOPATHOGENS
    Keith Mintz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..actinomycetemcomitans. The identification of these components will be important in understanding the processes that this pathogen uses to survive in the oral cavity and disperse into deeper tissues. ..