pelargonium

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family GERANIACEAE. The common name of geranium is also used for the GERANIUM genus.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Efficacy of extract of Pelargonium sidoides in children with acute non-group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus tonsillopharyngitis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Viatcheslav V Bereznoy
    Pediatric Department II, Academy for Continuing Medical Education, Kiev, Ukraine
    Altern Ther Health Med 9:68-79. 2003
  2. ncbi Extract of Pelargonium sidoides (EPs 7630) inhibits the interactions of group A-streptococci and host epithelia in vitro
    Andreas Conrad
    Institute of Environmental Medicine and Hospital Epidemiology, University Medical Center Freiburg, Breisacher Strasse 115B, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Phytomedicine 14:52-9. 2007
  3. ncbi Studies on effects of Pelargonium citrosa leaf extracts on malarial vector, Anopheles stephensi Liston
    D Jeyabalan
    Department of Zoology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 641 046, India
    Bioresour Technol 89:185-9. 2003
  4. ncbi Pharmacological profile of extracts of Pelargonium sidoides and their constituents
    Herbert Kolodziej
    Institut fur Pharmazie, Pharmazeutische Biologie, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Phytomedicine 10:18-24. 2003
  5. ncbi A new approach to pharmacological effects on ciliary beat frequency in cell cultures--exemplary measurements under Pelargonium sidoides extract (EPs 7630)
    P Neugebauer
    ENT Department, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Phytomedicine 12:46-51. 2005
  6. ncbi The complete chloroplast genome sequence of Pelargonium x hortorum: organization and evolution of the largest and most highly rearranged chloroplast genome of land plants
    Timothy W Chumley
    The University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 23:2175-90. 2006
  7. doi Overexpression of RoDELLA impacts the height, branching, and flowering behaviour of Pelargonium × domesticum transgenic plants
    L Hamama
    Agrocampus Ouest, Institut de Recherche en Horticulture et Semences INRA, Agrocampus Ouest, Universite d Angers, SFR 149 QUASAV, PRES UNAM, 49045, Angers, France
    Plant Cell Rep 31:2015-29. 2012
  8. ncbi Complete nucleotide sequence and genome organization of Pelargonium line pattern virus and its relationship with the family Tombusviridae
    A Castano
    Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas UPV CSIC, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Arch Virol 150:949-65. 2005
  9. doi In vitro synergic efficacy of the combination of Nystatin with the essential oils of Origanum vulgare and Pelargonium graveolens against some Candida species
    Antonio Rosato
    Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Section of Microbiology University of Bari, Via E Orabona n 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
    Phytomedicine 16:972-5. 2009
  10. ncbi [Pelargonium sidoides-extract (EPs 7630): registration confirms efficacy and safety]
    Andreas Conrad
    Institut fur Umweltmedizin und Krankenhaushygiene, Universitatsklinikum Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Wien Med Wochenschr 157:331-6. 2007

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Publications162 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Efficacy of extract of Pelargonium sidoides in children with acute non-group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus tonsillopharyngitis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Viatcheslav V Bereznoy
    Pediatric Department II, Academy for Continuing Medical Education, Kiev, Ukraine
    Altern Ther Health Med 9:68-79. 2003
    ..Nevertheless patients are symptomatic and effective alternatives for its treatment are needed that have been evaluated in clinical trials...
  2. ncbi Extract of Pelargonium sidoides (EPs 7630) inhibits the interactions of group A-streptococci and host epithelia in vitro
    Andreas Conrad
    Institute of Environmental Medicine and Hospital Epidemiology, University Medical Center Freiburg, Breisacher Strasse 115B, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Phytomedicine 14:52-9. 2007
    EPs 7630 is an extract of the root of the South African geranium Pelargonium sidoides. Clinical data have shown that this herbal drug preparation can be used to treat upper respiratory tract infections (URTI)...
  3. ncbi Studies on effects of Pelargonium citrosa leaf extracts on malarial vector, Anopheles stephensi Liston
    D Jeyabalan
    Department of Zoology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 641 046, India
    Bioresour Technol 89:185-9. 2003
    Methanol extracts of Pelargonium citrosa leaf were tested for their biological, larvicidal, pupicidal, adulticidal, antiovipositional activity, repellency and biting deterrency against Anopheles stephensi...
  4. ncbi Pharmacological profile of extracts of Pelargonium sidoides and their constituents
    Herbert Kolodziej
    Institut fur Pharmazie, Pharmazeutische Biologie, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Phytomedicine 10:18-24. 2003
    In areas of southern Africa, aqueous extracts from the roots of Pelargonium sidoides are employed to cure various disorders...
  5. ncbi A new approach to pharmacological effects on ciliary beat frequency in cell cultures--exemplary measurements under Pelargonium sidoides extract (EPs 7630)
    P Neugebauer
    ENT Department, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Phytomedicine 12:46-51. 2005
    ..This study exemplary examines, if a special extract from the roots of Pelargonium sidoides (EPs 7630) has an effect on the CBF in vitro...
  6. ncbi The complete chloroplast genome sequence of Pelargonium x hortorum: organization and evolution of the largest and most highly rearranged chloroplast genome of land plants
    Timothy W Chumley
    The University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 23:2175-90. 2006
    The chloroplast genome of Pelargonium x hortorum has been completely sequenced. It maps as a circular molecule of 217,942 bp and is both the largest and most rearranged land plant chloroplast genome yet sequenced...
  7. doi Overexpression of RoDELLA impacts the height, branching, and flowering behaviour of Pelargonium × domesticum transgenic plants
    L Hamama
    Agrocampus Ouest, Institut de Recherche en Horticulture et Semences INRA, Agrocampus Ouest, Universite d Angers, SFR 149 QUASAV, PRES UNAM, 49045, Angers, France
    Plant Cell Rep 31:2015-29. 2012
    ..We obtained transgenic Pelargonium lines overexpressing this gene which presented several phenotypes in plant growth, root growth, flowering time ..
  8. ncbi Complete nucleotide sequence and genome organization of Pelargonium line pattern virus and its relationship with the family Tombusviridae
    A Castano
    Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas UPV CSIC, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Arch Virol 150:949-65. 2005
    The complete nucleotide sequence of Pelargonium line pattern virus (PLPV) has been determined...
  9. doi In vitro synergic efficacy of the combination of Nystatin with the essential oils of Origanum vulgare and Pelargonium graveolens against some Candida species
    Antonio Rosato
    Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Section of Microbiology University of Bari, Via E Orabona n 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
    Phytomedicine 16:972-5. 2009
    In this study we investigated a synergistic effect between the essential oils Origanum vulgare, Pelargonium graveolens and Melaleuca alternifolia and the antifungal compound Nystatin...
  10. ncbi [Pelargonium sidoides-extract (EPs 7630): registration confirms efficacy and safety]
    Andreas Conrad
    Institut fur Umweltmedizin und Krankenhaushygiene, Universitatsklinikum Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Wien Med Wochenschr 157:331-6. 2007
    For centuries the roots of Pelargonium sidoides DC have been used in South African ethno-medicine for the treatment of respiratory diseases...
  11. doi Efficacy of an aqueous Pelargonium sidoides extract against herpesvirus
    P Schnitzler
    Department of Virology, Hygiene Institute, University of Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Phytomedicine 15:1108-16. 2008
    The compounds of an aqueous root extract of the African medicinal plant Pelargonium sidoides were analysed by LC-MS spectroscopy and the antiviral effect of this extract against herpes simplex virus was examined in cell culture...
  12. ncbi Morpho-histological study of somatic embryo-like structures in hypocotyl cultures of Pelargonium x hortorum Bailey
    K T Haensch
    Department Plant Propagation, Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops Grossbeeren Erfurt e V, Kühnhäuser Str 101, 99189, Erfurt Kühnhausen, Germany
    Plant Cell Rep 22:376-81. 2004
    Somatic embryo-like structures were produced from the hypocotyls of ten cultivars of Pelargonium x hortorum using the protocols of Marsolais et al. (1991; Can J Bot 69:1188-1193) and Slimmon et al...
  13. ncbi Nitrogen- and storage-affected carbohydrate partitioning in high-light-adapted Pelargonium cuttings in relation to survival and adventitious root formation under low light
    U Druege
    Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops Grossbeeren Erfurt e V, Kuehnhaeuser Strasse 101, D 99189 Erfurt Kuehnhausen, Germany
    Ann Bot 94:831-42. 2004
    ..this study was to determine the role of nitrogen- and storage-affected carbohydrate availability in rooting of pelargonium cuttings, focusing on the environmental conditions of stock plant cultivation at low latitudes, transport of ..
  14. doi Insights into the translational regulation of biologically active open reading frames of Pelargonium line pattern virus
    Aurora Castaño
    Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas UPV, Campus Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Avenida de los Naranjos, 46022 Valencia, Spain
    Virology 386:417-26. 2009
    b>Pelargonium line pattern virus (PLPV), a proposed member of a prospective genus (Pelarspovirus) within family Tombusviridae, has a positive-sense, single-stranded genomic RNA...
  15. ncbi Efficacy and safety of an extract of Pelargonium sidoides (EPs 7630) in adults with acute bronchitis. A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Heinrich Matthys
    Lungs at Home, Freiburg i Br, Germany
    Phytomedicine 10:7-17. 2003
    ..New evidence-based treatment options are required to avoid antibiotic overuse in acute bronchitis and to replace potentially inefficacious initial antibiotic treatment...
  16. doi Chemical characterization (GC/MS and NMR Fingerprinting) and bioactivities of South-African Pelargonium capitatum (L.) L' Her. (Geraniaceae) essential oil
    Alessandra Guerrini
    Dipartimento di Biologia ed Evoluzione, Sez Risorse Agrotecnologiche e Farmaceutiche, AgriUnife, Universita degli Studi di Ferrara, C so Ercole I d Este 32, I 44100 Ferrara
    Chem Biodivers 8:624-42. 2011
    Chemical fingerprinting of commercial Pelargonium capitatum (Geraniaceae) essential oil samples of south African origin was performed by GC, GC/MS, and (13) C- and (1) H-NMR...
  17. doi A Pelargonium ARGONAUTE4 gene shows organ-specific expression and differences in RNA and protein levels
    Jie He
    Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Toledo, 2801 West Bancroft Street, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    J Plant Physiol 167:319-25. 2010
    ..Using a combination of polymerase chain reaction techniques, an ARGONAUTE4 gene, PhAGO4, was isolated from Pelargonium. PhAGO4 encodes a predicted product of 934 amino acids that contains the PAZ and PIWI domains typical of ..
  18. doi Pelargonium oil and methyl hexaneamine (MHA): analytical approaches supporting the absence of MHA in authenticated Pelargonium graveolens plant material and oil
    Mahmoud A ElSohly
    ElSohly Laboratories, Inc, 5 Industrial Park Drive, Oxford, MS 38655, USA
    J Anal Toxicol 36:457-71. 2012
    ..MHA) has been marketed in dietary supplements based on arguments that it is a constituent of geranium (Pelargonium graveolens) leaves, stems, roots or oil, and therefore qualifies as a dietary ingredient...
  19. doi Population differentiation and selective constraints in Pelargonium line pattern virus
    Aurora Castaño
    Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Plantas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, CPI, Ed 8E, Camino de Vera s n, 46022 Valencia, Spain
    Virus Res 155:274-82. 2011
    The genomic structure of Pelargonium line pattern virus (PLPV), a tentative member of a proposed new genus within the family Tombusviridae, has been recently determined...
  20. doi Investigation of the influence of EPs® 7630, a herbal drug preparation from Pelargonium sidoides, on replication of a broad panel of respiratory viruses
    Martin Michaelis
    Institut fur Medizinische Virologie, Klinikum der JW Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Phytomedicine 18:384-6. 2011
    The Pelargonium sidoides extract EPs® 7630 is an approved drug for the treatment of acute bronchitis in Germany...
  21. ncbi Nitric oxide synthase and cytokines gene expression analyses in Leishmania-infected RAW 264.7 cells treated with an extract of Pelargonium sidoides (Eps 7630)
    W Trun
    Institut fur Pharmazie, Pharmazeutische Biologie, Freie Universitat Berlin, Konigin Luise Str 2 4, D 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Phytomedicine 13:570-5. 2006
    A modern aqueous-ethanolic formulation of the roots of Pelargonium sidoides (Eps 7630), elaborated from the traditional herbal medicine used in areas of southern Africa, is effectively employed for the treatment of ENT and respiratory ..
  22. doi Identification and characterization of RNA-binding activity in the ORF1-encoded replicase protein of Pelargonium flower break virus
    Sandra Martínez-Turiño
    Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Ciudad Politecnica de la Innovacion, Ed 8E, Camino de Vera s n, 46022 Valencia, Spain
    J Gen Virol 91:3075-84. 2010
    b>Pelargonium flower break virus (PFBV) belongs to the genus Carmovirus (family Tombusviridae) and, as with the remaining members of the group, possesses a monopartite genome of single-stranded, positive-sense RNA that contains five ORFs...
  23. doi Acaricidal effect of Pelargonium roseum and Eucalyptus globulus essential oils against adult stage of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus in vitro
    Khodadad Pirali-Kheirabadi
    Department of Pathobiology, University of Shahrekord, Shahrekord 115, Iran
    Vet Parasitol 162:346-9. 2009
    ..e. Pelargonium roseum and Eucalyptus globulus on the adult stage of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus were evaluated...
  24. ncbi Efficacy of a pelargonium sidoides preparation in patients with the common cold: a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Viktor G Lizogub
    Faculty Therapy No 2, National Medical University, Kiev, Ukraine
    Explore (NY) 3:573-84. 2007
    ..Therefore, it is of utmost importance to evaluate alternative treatments such as herbal medications, whose efficacy and safety is proven by pharmacological and clinical studies...
  25. doi Nitric oxide, induced by wounding, mediates redox regulation in pelargonium leaves
    M Arasimowicz
    Department of Plant Physiology, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poznan, Poland
    Plant Biol (Stuttg) 11:650-63. 2009
    ..of this study was the participation of nitric oxide (NO) in plant responses to wounding, promoted by nicking of pelargonium (Pelargonium peltatum L.) leaves...
  26. ncbi Complete nucleotide sequence and genome organization of Pelargonium flower break virus
    P Rico
    Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas UPV CSIC, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Arch Virol 149:641-51. 2004
    The complete nucleotide sequence of Pelargonium flower break virus (PFBV) has been determined. The genomic RNA is 3923 nucleotides (nt) long and contains five open reading frames (ORFs)...
  27. doi Inhibition of RNA silencing by the coat protein of Pelargonium flower break virus: distinctions from closely related suppressors
    Sandra Martínez-Turiño
    Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas UPV, Valencia, Spain
    J Gen Virol 90:519-25. 2009
    ..Here, we show that the coat protein (CP) of Pelargonium flower break virus (PFBV), a member of the genus Carmovirus, is able to efficiently inhibit RNA silencing...
  28. ncbi Treatment of acute bronchitis in adults with a pelargonium sidoides preparation (EPs 7630): a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    A G Chuchalin
    Russian Research Institute of Pulmonology, Moscow, Russia
    Explore (NY) 1:437-45. 2005
    ..Therefore, it is of utmost importance to evaluate the use of alternative treatments for acute bronchitis...
  29. ncbi EPs 7630, an extract from Pelargonium sidoides roots inhibits adherence of Helicobacter pylori to gastric epithelial cells
    W Beil
    Department of Pharmacology, Hannover Medical University, Carl Neuberg Str 1, D 30625 Hannover, Germany
    Phytomedicine 14:5-8. 2007
    ..The extract of Pelargonium sidoides roots (EPs) 7630), a South African herbal remedy, is currently used to treat acute bronchitis...
  30. pmc Biparental inheritance of plastidial and mitochondrial DNA and hybrid variegation in Pelargonium
    Andreas Weihe
    Institut fur Biologie, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Chausseestr 117, 10115, Berlin, Germany
    Mol Genet Genomics 282:587-93. 2009
    ..of plastids was first described by Baur (Z Indukt Abstamm Vererbungslehre 1:330-351, 1909) for crosses between Pelargonium cultivars...
  31. ncbi In vitro evaluation of antibacterial and immunomodulatory activities of Pelargonium reniforme, Pelargonium sidoides and the related herbal drug preparation EPs 7630
    Herbert Kolodziej
    Freie Universitat Berlin, Institute of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Biology, Konigin Luise Str 2 4, D 14195 Berlin, Germany
    Phytomedicine 14:18-26. 2007
    The importance of Pelargonium species, most notably Pelargonium reniforme and Pelargonium sidoides, in traditional medicine in the Southern African region is well documented...
  32. ncbi Treatment of acute bronchitis with a liquid herbal drug preparation from Pelargonium sidoides (EPs 7630): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre study
    H Matthys
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:323-31. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the efficacy and safety of a herbal drug preparation from the roots of Pelargonium sidoides (EPs 7630) in the treatment of acute bronchitis in adults outside the very restricted indication for ..
  33. ncbi Treatment effect and safety of EPs 7630-solution in acute bronchitis in childhood: report of a multicentre observational study
    M Haidvogl
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Homoeopathy, Graz, Austria
    Phytomedicine 14:60-4. 2007
    ..Adverse events were minor and transitory. In conclusion, EPs 7630-solution was shown to be a safe and an effective treatment option for acute bronchitis or acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis in children...
  34. ncbi Extract of Pelargonium sidoides (EPs 7630) improves phagocytosis, oxidative burst, and intracellular killing of human peripheral blood phagocytes in vitro
    Andreas Conrad
    Institute of Environmental Medicine and Hospital Epidemiology, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Phytomedicine 14:46-51. 2007
    Clinical data show that EPs 7630, an aqueous ethanolic extract from the roots of Pelargonium sidoides, can be used for the treatment of upper respiratory tract infections (URTI)...
  35. ncbi EPs 7630-solution--an effective therapeutic option in acute and exacerbating bronchitis
    H Matthys
    Medical Dir emeritus, Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Phytomedicine 14:65-8. 2007
    ..strict indication range for antibiotic administration is the liquid herbal drug preparation from the roots of Pelargonium sidoides, EPs 7630 (Umckaloabo), which has been tested against placebo in double-blind clinical trials...
  36. ncbi Fascinating metabolic pools of Pelargonium sidoides and Pelargonium reniforme, traditional and phytomedicinal sources of the herbal medicine Umckaloabo
    Herbert Kolodziej
    Institut fur Pharmazie, Pharmazeutische Biologie, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Phytomedicine 14:9-17. 2007
    The metabolic pools of Pelargonium sidoides DC and Pelargonium reniforme CURT, associated with the origin of the herbal medicine Umckaloabo, exhibit remarkable diversity and complexity...
  37. ncbi Inhibition of lipopolysaccharid-induced sickness behavior by a dry extract from the roots of Pelargonium sidoides (EPs 7630) in mice
    M Nöldner
    Department of Preclinical Research, Dr Willmar Schwabe GmbH and Co KG, Willmar Schwabe Str 4, D 76227 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Phytomedicine 14:27-31. 2007
    ..Preparations from roots of Pelargonium sidoides have been traditionally used in South African folk medicine for the treatment of different diseases (e...
  38. ncbi Pelargonium sidoides preparation (EPs 7630) in the treatment of acute bronchitis in adults and children
    H Matthys
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany
    Phytomedicine 14:69-73. 2007
    ..be prescribed upon strict indication, treatment options like a liquid herbal drug preparation from the roots of Pelargonium sidoides (EPs 7630) gain more and more interest...
  39. ncbi Leaf shape linked to photosynthetic rates and temperature optima in South African Pelargonium species
    A B Nicotra
    School of Botany and Zoology, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Oecologia 154:625-35. 2008
    ..We compared eight species of Pelargonium (Geraniaceae) selected as phylogenetically independent contrasts on leaf shape to determine whether: (1) the ..
  40. doi EPs 7630 improves acute bronchitic symptoms and shortens time to remission. Results of a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial
    Heinrich Matthys
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Planta Med 74:686-92. 2008
    ..clinical trial to investigate the efficacy and safety of a liquid herbal drug preparation from the roots of Pelargonium sidoides (EPs 7630) was conducted in 217 adult outpatients with acute bronchitis...
  41. ncbi Large molecules as anti-adhesive compounds against pathogens
    N Wittschier
    University of Munster, Institute for Pharmaceutical Biology and Phytochemistry, Hittorfstrasse 56, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    J Pharm Pharmacol 59:777-86. 2007
    ..pylori and P. gingivalis (inhibition 60-70%). Pelargonium sidoides extract, containing mainly polymeric proanthocyanidins, was effective against H...
  42. ncbi Topical hemostatic effect of a common ornamental plant, the geraniaceae Pelargonium zonale
    Ximena Paez
    Laboratory of Behavioral Physiology, School of Medicine, Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela
    J Clin Pharmacol 43:291-5. 2003
    ..In the present report, the leaves of a geraniaceae (Pelargonium zonale) were tested on a bleeding rat model...
  43. ncbi Liquid herbal drug preparation from the root of Pelargonium sidoides is effective against acute bronchitis: results of a double-blind study with 124 patients
    Volker Schulz
    Phytomedicine 14:74-5. 2007
  44. ncbi Treatment of rats with the Pelargonium sidoides extract EPs 7630 has no effect on blood coagulation parameters or on the pharmacokinetics of warfarin
    E Koch
    Preclinical Research, Dr Willmar Schwabe GmbH and Co KG, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Phytomedicine 14:40-5. 2007
    ..It contains an aqueous ethanolic extract from roots of Pelargonium sidoides DC (EPs) 7630) as the active ingredient...
  45. ncbi An extract of Pelargonium sidoides (EPs 7630) inhibits in situ adhesion of Helicobacter pylori to human stomach
    N Wittschier
    Institute for Pharmaceutical Biology and Phytochemistry, University of Munster, Hittorfstrasse 56, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Phytomedicine 14:285-8. 2007
    Root extract from Pelargonium sidoides DC is used therapeutically as antimicrobial agent against infections of the respiratory system. In order to elucidate possible modes of actions we investigated the influence of P...
  46. ncbi Mass spectroscopic characterisation of oligomeric proanthocyanidins derived from an extract of Pelargonium sidoides roots (EPs 7630) and pharmacological screening in CNS models
    Karl Schötz
    Department of Preclinical Research, Dr Willmar Schwabe GmbH and Co KG, 76227 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Phytomedicine 14:32-9. 2007
    Chromatographic fractionation of proanthocyanidin oligomers from an aqueous ethanolic extract of Pelargonium sidoides roots (EPs 7630) gave a diverse set of epigallo- and gallocatechin based oligomers, which are connected by A and B-type ..
  47. doi Anti-infective mode of action of EPs 7630 at the molecular level
    Carsten Thäle
    Institute of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Biology, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Planta Med 74:675-81. 2008
    Clinical trials have shown that EPs 7630, an aqueous ethanolic extract from the roots of Pelargonium sidoides, is an efficacious treatment for respiratory tract infections...
  48. ncbi Investigation of antimicrobial activity of Pelargonium radula (Cav.) L'Hérit
    Stjepan Pepeljnjak
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Pharm 55:409-15. 2005
    Antimicrobial activities of two ethanolic extracts, made from fresh and dried leaves of Pelargonium radula (Cav.) L'Hérit, were tested against fourteen species of bacteria and fifteen species of fungi...
  49. ncbi Antibacterial effect of some essential oils administered alone or in combination with Norfloxacin
    Antonio Rosato
    Department Farmaco Chimico, Section of Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Bari, Via Orabona 4, Bari, Italy
    Phytomedicine 14:727-32. 2007
    The objective of the present study was that of verifying a possible synergistic antibacterial effect between Pelargonium graveolens [Lis-Balchin, M., Deans, S.G., Hart, S., 1996. Bioactive Geranium oils from different commercial sources...
  50. ncbi Antimicrobial activity of flavonoids from Pelargonium radula (Cav.) L'Hérit
    Stjepan Pepeljnjak
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Acta Pharm 55:431-5. 2005
    Flavonoids from Pelargonium radula (Cav.) L'Hérit were purified by column chromatography. Two fractions were obtained: F1 (main flavonoid isoquercitrin) and F2 (main flavonoid rutin)...
  51. doi Extract of Pelargonium sidoides (EPs 7630) displays anti-infective properties by enhanced phagocytosis and differential modulation of host-bacteria interactions
    Andreas Conrad
    Institute of Environmental Medicine and Hospital Epidemiology, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Planta Med 74:682-5. 2008
    EPs 7630 is an aqueous-ethanolic extract of the roots of PELARGONIUM SIDOIDES that displays well-documented benefits in the treatment of upper respiratory tract infections (URTI)...
  52. doi Pelargonium sidoides for acute bronchitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Taofikat B Agbabiaka
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter EX2 4NT, UK
    Phytomedicine 15:378-85. 2008
    To critically assess the efficacy of Pelargonium sidoides for treating acute bronchitis.
  53. ncbi Allergic reactions to medicines derived from Pelargonium species
    Hugo J de Boer
    Department of Systematic Botany, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Drug Saf 30:677-80. 2007
    b>Pelargonium (Pelargonium sidoides DC and P...
  54. ncbi The effect of essential oils on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using a dressing model
    V Edwards-Jones
    Department of Biological Sciences, The Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester, M15GD, UK
    Burns 30:772-7. 2004
    ..aureus (Oxford strain). This study demonstrates the potential of essential oils and essential oil vapours as antibacterial agents and for use in the treatment of MRSA infection...
  55. ncbi In vitro activity of extracts and constituents of Pelagonium against rapidly growing mycobacteria
    Veronique Seidel
    Microbiology Group, School of Pharmacy, University of London, 29 39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX, UK
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 23:613-9. 2004
    ..We have examined dried roots of Pelargonium reniforme and P. sidoides for antibacterial activity against rapidly growing mycobacteria...
  56. ncbi Coumarins in herbal cold remedy are safe
    Donald Brown
    J Fam Pract 57:358; author reply 359. 2008
  57. doi Aqueous ethanolic extract of the roots of Pelargonium sidoides--new scientific evidence for an old anti-infective phytopharmaceutical
    Herbert Kolodziej
    Institute of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Biology, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Planta Med 74:661-6. 2008
    Among the PELARGONIUM-based herbal remedies that are widely used in traditional medical systems in the Southern African region is a highly valued root medicine (commonly termed UMCKALOABO) of initially unknown botanical origin for the ..
  58. doi A detailed view on the constituents of EPs 7630
    Karl Schoetz
    Analytical Development, Dr Willmar Schwabe GmbH and Co KG, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Planta Med 74:667-74. 2008
    Extracts of PELARGONIUM SIDOIDES, commonly known as EPs 7630, are produced by extraction of milled roots with 11 % (w/w) ethanol in water...
  59. ncbi [Study on antioxidant activity of essential oils and its monomer from Pelargonium graveolens]
    Wei Sun
    Shanghai Institute of Technology, Shanghai 200235
    Zhong Yao Cai 28:87-9. 2005
    ..essential oil and monomer as well as residue and waste water after distillation from buds, stems and leaves of Pelargonium graveolens were studied by the method of 1,1-diphenyl-2-picryl hydrazyl free redical (DPPH*)...
  60. ncbi Weed control in rose-scented geranium (Pelargonium spp)
    Sushil K Kothari
    Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Field Station, Boduppal Uppal PO, Hyderabad 500 039, India
    Pest Manag Sci 58:1254-8. 2002
    ..during 1999 and 2000 to identify effective chemical/ cultural methods of weed control in rose-scented geranium (Pelargonium spp). The treatments comprised pre-emergence applications of oxyfluorfen (0.15, 0.20 and 0...
  61. doi The inhibition of Candida species by selected essential oils and their synergism with amphotericin B
    Antonio Rosato
    Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Section of Microbiology, University of Bari, Via E Orabona n 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
    Phytomedicine 15:635-8. 2008
    ..we highlight a possible synergistic anti-Candida effect between Melaleuca alternifolia, Origanum vulgare and Pelargonium graveolens essential oils and the antifungal compound Amphotericin B...
  62. ncbi [Influence of propagating electrical signals on delayed fluorescence of geranium leaves. 1. Experimental analysis]
    V S Sukhov
    Biofizika 53:470-4. 2008
    ..The responses of delayed luminescence included two stages, which probably occur by different mechanisms...
  63. ncbi Purification of 3-indolylacetic acid by solid phase extraction
    Jakub Rolcik
    Laboratory of Growth Regulators, Palacký University and Institute of Experimental Botany ASCR, Olomouc, Czech Republic
    J Sep Sci 28:1370-4. 2005
    ..Overall recovery of the procedure was estimated as 89-94% and a physiological level of IAA equal to 0.48 nmol/g (84 ng/g) fresh weight was found using an optimized SPE-GC-MS method...
  64. ncbi Geographic variation and plasticity to water and nutrients in Pelargonium australe
    Adrienne B Nicotra
    School of Botany and Zoology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    New Phytol 176:136-49. 2007
    ..and trait integration of leaf characteristics in six geographically discrete populations of the perennial herb Pelargonium australe were compared...
  65. ncbi Repellency of oils of lemon eucalyptus, geranium, and lavender and the mosquito repellent MyggA natural to Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae) in the laboratory and field
    Thomas G T Jaenson
    Medical Entomology Unit, Department of Systematic Zoology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Med Entomol 43:731-6. 2006
    ..Lamiaceae), and geranium, Pelargonium graveolens L'Her. (Geraniaceae). In laboratory bioassays, MyggA Natural and C...
  66. doi Laboratory evaluation of aromatic essential oils from thirteen plant species as candidate repellents against Leptotrombidium chiggers (Acari: Trombiculidae), the vector of scrub typhus
    Praphathip Eamsobhana
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Exp Appl Acarol 47:257-62. 2009
    ..Of the remaining nine essential oils, only 100% Pelargonium graveolens (geranium) exhibited >50% repellency (viz. 57%)...
  67. ncbi Phenotypical differences among B. cinerea isolates from ornamental plants
    J A Martinez
    Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Agronómica, Dept Producción Vegetal, Paseo Alfonso XIII, 48, ES 30203 Cartagena, Spain
    Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci 73:121-9. 2008
    ..In this work, several B. cinerea isolates from ornamental plants (Chamelaucium uncinatum, Pelargonium x hortorum, Euphorbia pulcherrima, Lantana camara, Lonicera japonica, Hydrangea macrophylla, and Cyclamen ..
  68. doi A broad review of commercially important southern African medicinal plants
    B E van Wyk
    Department of Botany and Plant Biotechnology, University of Johannesburg, P O Box 524, Auckland Park 2006, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 119:342-55. 2008
    ..The aim is to explore the rapidly increasing number of scientific publications and to investigate the need for further research...
  69. ncbi The selective increase or decrease of organellar DNA in generative cells just after pollen mitosis one controls cytoplasmic inheritance
    N Nagata
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Planta 209:53-65. 1999
    ..Antirrhinum majus L., Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh., Medicago sativa L., Musa acuminata Colla, Pelargonium zonale (L.) L'Hér, Petunia hybrida Vilm. and Rhododendron mucronatum (Blume) G...
  70. doi Fumigant antitermitic activity of plant essential oils and components from Ajowan ( Trachyspermum ammi ), Allspice ( Pimenta dioica ), caraway ( Carum carvi ), dill ( Anethum graveolens ), Geranium ( Pelargonium graveolens ), and Litsea ( Litsea cubeba )
    Seon Mi Seo
    Division of Forest Insect Pests and Diseases, Korea Forest Research Institute, Seoul 130 712, Republic of Korea
    J Agric Food Chem 57:6596-602. 2009
    ..ammi ), allspice ( Pimenta dioica ), caraway ( Carum carvi ), dill ( Anethum graveolens ), geranium ( Pelargonium graveolens ), and litsea ( Litsea cubeba )...
  71. ncbi Applicability of leachates originating from solid-waste landfills for irrigation in landfill restoration projects
    Reyhan Erdogan
    Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Cukurova, Balcali Kampusu 01330, Yuregir, Adana, Turkey
    J Environ Biol 29:779-84. 2008
    ..Paspalum notatum, Pennisetum clandestinum, Mentha piperita, Rosmarinus officinalis, Nerium oleander, Pelargonium peltatum and Kochia scoparia species...
  72. ncbi Evaluating companion planting and non-host masking odors for protecting roses from the Japanese beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)
    D W Held
    Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546 0091, USA
    J Econ Entomol 96:81-7. 2003
    ..Three reputedly effective companion species, rue (Ruta graveolens L.), zonal geranium (Pelargonium x hortorum Bailey), and garlic chives (Allium scheonparum L...
  73. ncbi Essential oils and anxiolytic aromatherapy
    William N Setzer
    Department of Chemistry, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama 35899, USA
    Nat Prod Commun 4:1305-16. 2009
    ..Santalum album), clary sage (Salvia sclarea), Roman chamomile (Anthemis nobilis), and rose-scented geranium (Pelargonium spp.)...
  74. doi Extensive rearrangements in the chloroplast genome of Trachelium caeruleum are associated with repeats and tRNA genes
    Rosemarie C Haberle
    Section of Integrative Biology and Institute of Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Mol Evol 66:350-61. 2008
    ..The Trachelium chloroplast genome shares with Pelargonium and Jasminum both a higher number of repeats and larger repeated sequences in comparison to eight other ..
  75. ncbi Water soluble fractions of rose-scented geranium (Pelargonium species) essential oil
    B R Rajeswara Rao
    Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Field Station, Boduppal, Hyderabad, India
    Bioresour Technol 84:243-6. 2002
    The essential oil of rose-scented geranium (Pelargonium species, family: Geraniaceae) obtained through steam or water plus steam distillation of shoot biomass is extensively used in the fragrance industry and in aromatherapy...
  76. ncbi Patterns of nucleotide substitution in angiosperm cpDNA trnL (UAA)-trnF (GAA) regions
    F T Bakker
    Department of Botany, The University of Reading, Reading, England
    Mol Biol Evol 17:1146-55. 2000
    ..Scrophulariales), Drosera (Caryophyllales), Panicoideae (Poales), the small chromosome species clade of Pelargonium (Geraniales), each representing a different order of flowering plants, and Huperzia (Lycopodiales)...
  77. ncbi Brevipalpus mites Donnadieu (Prostigmata: Tenuipalpidae) associated with ornamental plants in Distrito Federal, Brazil
    Letícia C Miranda
    Lab Quarentena Vegetal, EMBRAPA Recursos Geneticos e Biotecnologia, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Neotrop Entomol 36:587-92. 2007
    ..Typical symptoms of Brevipalpus-borne viruses were observed in Ligustrum sinense Lour., Pelargonium hortorum L.H. Bailey, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. and orchids (Dendrobium and Oncidium)...
  78. doi Recent loss of plastid-encoded ndh genes within Erodium (Geraniaceae)
    J Chris Blazier
    Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Plant Mol Biol 76:263-72. 2011
    ..rearranged based on complete sequences representing the four major genera Erodium, Geranium, Monsonia, and Pelargonium. In this paper we report on the genome sequence of a second species of Erodium, E...
  79. doi Fungus gnat feeding and mechanical wounding inhibit Pythium aphanidermatum infection of geranium seedlings
    S E Braun
    Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 0901, USA
    Phytopathology 99:1421-8. 2009
    ..potential effects of fungus gnat (Bradysia impatiens) feeding damage on susceptibility of geranium seedlings (Pelargonium x hortorum) to infection by the root rot pathogen Pythium aphanidermatum...
  80. pmc Rare excitatory amino acid from flowers of zonal geranium responsible for paralyzing the Japanese beetle
    Christopher M Ranger
    United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Application Technology Research Unit, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:1217-21. 2011
    ..beetle (JB), Popillia japonica, exhibits rapid paralysis after consuming flower petals of zonal geranium, Pelargonium x hortorum. Activity-guided fractionations were conducted with polar flower petal extracts from P...
  81. doi Identification of plant viruses using one-dimensional gel electrophoresis and peptide mass fingerprints
    H Luo
    Plant Biotechnology Research Group, Western Australian State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Murdoch University, Perth, WA 6150, Australia
    J Virol Methods 165:297-301. 2010
    ..used to identify a virus that manifested symptoms in wild Cakile maritima plants, tentatively identified as Pelargonium zonate spot virus (PZSV) (genus Anulavirus) by its PMF, and then confirmed by nucleotide sequencing...
  82. ncbi Antimicrobial activity of Pelargonium essential oils added to a quiche filling as a model food system
    M Lis-Balchin
    School of Applied Science, South Bank University, London, UK
    Lett Appl Microbiol 27:207-10. 1998
    Eight essential oils obtained by steam distillation from the scented leaves of Pelargonium species and cultivars were added at 250, 500 and 1000 ppm to a quiche filling, inoculated with either Saccharomyces ludwigii or Zygosaccharomyces ..
  83. doi Extreme reconfiguration of plastid genomes in the angiosperm family Geraniaceae: rearrangements, repeats, and codon usage
    Mary M Guisinger
    Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas, Austin, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 28:583-600. 2011
    ..palmatum, and Monsonia speciosa were sequenced and compared with other rosids and the previously published Pelargonium hortorum plastome...
  84. doi A historical, scientific and commercial perspective on the medicinal use of Pelargonium sidoides (Geraniaceae)
    T Brendler
    PlantaPhile, Immanuelkirchstrasse 32, 10405 Berlin, Germany
    J Ethnopharmacol 119:420-33. 2008
    ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL CONTEXT: A detailed review of the ethnobotany and commercial history of Pelargonium sidoides is presented, together with a brief summary of pre-clinical and clinical scientific results that support the use of the ..
  85. pmc Anacardic acid inhibits estrogen receptor alpha-DNA binding and reduces target gene transcription and breast cancer cell proliferation
    David J Schultz
    Department of Biology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    Mol Cancer Ther 9:594-605. 2010
    ..AnAc 24:1(omega5) was purified from geranium (Pelargonium x hortorum) and shown to inhibit the proliferation of estrogen receptor alpha (ERalpha)-positive MCF-7 and ..
  86. doi The foundation of extranuclear inheritance: plastid and mitochondrial genetics
    Rudolf Hagemann
    Mol Genet Genomics 283:199-209. 2010
    ..Correns observed a purely maternal inheritance (in Mirabilis), whereas Baur found a biparental inheritance (in Pelargonium)...
  87. doi Characterization of the subgenomic RNAs produced by Pelargonium flower break virus: Identification of two novel RNAs species
    P Rico
    Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Plantas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas UPV, 46011 Valencia, Spain
    Virus Res 142:100-7. 2009
    b>Pelargonium flower break virus (PFBV), a member of the genus Carmovirus, has a single-stranded positive-sense genomic RNA (gRNA) of 3.9kb...
  88. doi 'Buchu' -Agathosma betulina and Agathosma crenulata (Rutaceae): a review
    A Moolla
    Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, 7 York Road, Parktown 2193, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 119:413-9. 2008
    ..world two indigenous aromatic plants from which commercially important natural products have been developed: Pelargonium graveolens (and its hybrids) the source of geranium oil and Agathosma betulina, from which 'Buchu' oil is ..
  89. ncbi In vitro synergistic antibacterial action of certain combinations of gentamicin and essential oils
    A Rosato
    Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 17:3289-95. 2010
    ..effect between four essential oils (Aniba rosaeodora, Melaleuca alternifolia, Origanum vulgare, and Pelargonium graveolens) individually combined with the antibacterial drug Gentamicin...
  90. ncbi Optical properties and nondestructive estimation of anthocyanin content in plant leaves
    A A Gitelson
    School of Natural Resource Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 113 Nebraska Hall, Lincoln, NE 68506, USA
    Photochem Photobiol 74:38-45. 2001
    ..reflectance spectra of maple (Acer platanoides), cotoneaster (Cotoneaster alaunica), dogwood (Cornus alba) and pelargonium (Pelargonium zonale) leaves with a wide range of pigment content and composition were studied in visible and ..
  91. ncbi Evolutionary relationships among members of the Bromoviridae deduced from whole proteome analysis
    F M Codoñer
    Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Plantas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas UPV, Valencia, Spain
    Arch Virol 151:299-307. 2006
    ..are: i) Alfalfa mosaic virus (AMV) is a true Ilarvirus instead of constituting an independent genus; ii) Pelargonium zonate spot virus (PZSV) should be considered as a member of the Bromoviridae; and iii) the genus Ilarvirus ..
  92. ncbi Comparative antibacterial effects of novel Pelargonium essential oils and solvent extracts
    M Lis-Balchin
    School of Applied Science, South Bank University, London
    Lett Appl Microbiol 27:135-41. 1998
    The scented leaves of a number of Pelargonium (Geraniaceae) species and cultivars were extracted using steam distillation, petroleum spirit and methanol...
  93. ncbi Biological activity of transcripts from cDNA of Pelargonium line pattern virus
    A Castano
    Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Plantas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas UPV, Campus Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Ciudad de la Innovación, Valencia, Spain
    Acta Virol 51:271-4. 2007
    A set of cDNAs of Pelargonium line pattern virus (PLPV) was assembled under the control of T7 RNA polymerase promoter and ligated into the plasmid pUC18...
  94. ncbi Tannins and related compounds induce nitric oxide synthase and cytokines gene expressions in Leishmania major-infected macrophage-like RAW 264.7 cells
    Herbert Kolodziej
    Institute of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Biology, Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
    Bioorg Med Chem 13:6470-6. 2005
    Some polyphenol-containing extracts (Pelargonium sidoides, Phyllanthus amarus) and representatives of simple phenols (shikimic acid 3- and 5-O-gallate), flavan-3-ols (epigallocatechin 3-gallate), proanthocyanidins (a hexamer) and ..
  95. pmc The levels of male gametic mitochondrial DNA are highly regulated in angiosperms with regard to mitochondrial inheritance
    Dan Yang Wang
    Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education for Cell Proliferation and Differentiation, College of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China
    Plant Cell 22:2402-16. 2010
    ..majus. In contrast, markedly high levels of mtDNA are found in the male gametic cells of Cucumis melo and Pelargonium zonale (1296.3 and 256.7 copies, respectively)...
  96. ncbi Bioactivity of anacardic acid against colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) larvae
    David J Schultz
    Department of Biology, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 54:7522-9. 2006
    Anacardic acid (2-hydroxy-6-alkylbenzoic acid) produced and secreted from glandular trichomes of zonal geranium (Pelargonium x hortorum; Geraniaceae family) provides resistance to small pests (aphids and spider mites)...
  97. pmc Genome-wide analyses of Geraniaceae plastid DNA reveal unprecedented patterns of increased nucleotide substitutions
    Mary M Guisinger
    Section of Integrative Biology and Institute of Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas, Austin TX 78712, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:18424-9. 2008
    ..The complete plastid genome sequence of Pelargonium X hortorum (Geraniaceae) reveals the largest and most rearranged plastid genome identified to date...
  98. doi A review of Khoi-San and Cape Dutch medical ethnobotany
    B E van Wyk
    Department of Botany and Plant Biotechnology, University of Johannesburg, P O Box 524, Auckland Park, Johannesburg, Gauteng 2006, South Africa
    J Ethnopharmacol 119:331-41. 2008
    ..ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL CONTEXT: Cape herbal medicine as a distinct and unique healing system is conceptualized for the first time, together with a first compilation of the authentic materia medica of the system...
  99. ncbi Chloroplast division machinery as revealed by immunofluorescence and electron microscopy
    Haruko Kuroiwa
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Planta 215:185-90. 2002
    ..evidence of chloroplast division via complex machinery involving the FtsZ and PD rings in the higher plant Pelargonium zonale Ait. Prior to invagination, the FtsZ protein was attached to a ring at the stromal division site...
  100. doi Overexpression of an HPS/PHI fusion enzyme from Mycobacterium gastri in chloroplasts of geranium enhances its ability to assimilate and phytoremediate formaldehyde
    Zhongbang Song
    Biotechnology Research Center, Kunming University of Science and Technology, Bailong Campus, Bailongsi, Bailong Road, Kunming, 650224, China
    Biotechnol Lett 32:1541-8. 2010
    ..Overexpression of the fusion protein in chloroplasts of geranium (Pelargonium sp. Frensham) created a photosynthetic HCHO assimilation pathway according to (13)C-NMR analysis...
  101. doi Evaluation of an aqueous-ethanolic extract from Pelargonium sidoides (EPs® 7630) for its activity against group A-streptococci adhesion to human HEp-2 epithelial cells
    Aneta Janecki
    Freie Universitat Berlin, Institute of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Biology, Berlin, Germany
    J Ethnopharmacol 133:147-52. 2011
    The root extract of Pelargonium sidoides DC (Geraniaceae), EPs® 7630, is currently used to treat respiratory tract infections. The therapeutic benefits are largely related to the modulation of the non-specific immune system...

Research Grants6

  1. TRANSFER OF ORGANELLE GENES TO THE NUCLEUS
    Jeffrey Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Second, we will accurately measure the extraordinary elevation in mutation rate of the mitochondrial genome in Pelargonium, determine whether its lack of RNA editing reflects wholesale genome retroprocessing, and investigate a ..
  2. Transmucosal Intra-Oral Drug Delivery System for THC
    Mahmoud Elsohly; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Compositions for Prevention/Prophylactic Treatment of Poison Ivy Dermatitis
    Mahmoud Elsohly; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This proposal addresses a major public health problem, namely contact allergic dermatitis and promises the development of an effective agent to address this problem. ..
  4. Anti-Trypanosomal Agents from a Neotropical Cloudforest
    WILLIAM SETZER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The long-term benefit of this research project is the development of new medicines to treat patients with Chagas disease. ..