melissa

Summary

Summary: A plant genus of the family LAMIACEAE. The common names of beebalm or lemonbalm are also used for MONARDA.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Melissa officinalis extract in the treatment of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease: a double blind, randomised, placebo controlled trial
    S Akhondzadeh
    Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:863-6. 2003
  2. ncbi Variability in the content and composition of essential oil from lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.) cultivated in Poland
    Jolanta Patora
    Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Acta Pol Pharm 60:395-400. 2003
  3. ncbi A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of a standardized extract of Matricariae recutita, Foeniculum vulgare and Melissa officinalis (ColiMil) in the treatment of breastfed colicky infants
    Francesco Savino
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche e dell Adolescenza Università di Torino, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, Azienda Ospedaliera OIRM S Anna, Piazza Polonia, 94, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Phytother Res 19:335-40. 2005
  4. ncbi Attenuation of laboratory-induced stress in humans after acute administration of Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm)
    David O Kennedy
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Psychosom Med 66:607-13. 2004
  5. ncbi Anxiolytic effects of a combination of Melissa officinalis and Valeriana officinalis during laboratory induced stress
    David O Kennedy
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
    Phytother Res 20:96-102. 2006
  6. ncbi Triterpene, antioxidant, and antimicrobial compounds from Melissa officinalis
    Teresa Mencherini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Farmaceutiche, University of Salerno, Via Ponte Don Melillo, 84084, Fisciano, Salerno, Italy
    J Nat Prod 70:1889-94. 2007
  7. ncbi Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Melissa officinalis L. (Lamiaceae) essential oil
    Neda Mimica-Dukic
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Trg D Obradovica 3, University of Novi Sad, 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro
    J Agric Food Chem 52:2485-9. 2004
  8. doi Effects of Melissa officinalis L. on oxidative status and DNA damage in subjects exposed to long-term low-dose ionizing radiation
    Akbar Zeraatpishe
    Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
    Toxicol Ind Health 27:205-12. 2011
  9. ncbi Protective role of Melissa officinalis L. extract on liver of hyperlipidemic rats: a morphological and biochemical study
    S Bolkent
    Istanbul University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology, 34459 Vezneciler, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Ethnopharmacol 99:391-8. 2005
  10. ncbi Antioxidant activity of supercritical extract of Melissa officinalis subsp. officinalis and Melissa officinalis subsp. inodora
    Bruno Marongiu
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Universita di Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria di Monserrato, 09042 Cagliari, Italy
    Phytother Res 18:789-92. 2004

Research Grants

  1. CPCRA Clinical Trials Unit
    Fred Gordin; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. CPCRA Clinical Trials Unit
    Fred Gordin; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. UAB Clinical Research Training Program
    Larry Moreland; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. Use of Beta-Lapachone for Lung Cancer Chemotherapy
    David Boothman; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Use of Beta-Lapachone for Lung Cancer Chemotherapy
    David Boothman; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Neural mechanisms by which chronic stress regulates inflammation in asthma
    Melissa A Rosenkranz; Fiscal Year: 2010
  7. MEASUREMENTS AND METHODS
    Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2007
  8. Molecular Epidemiology of Secondary Lung Cancer
    Peter Shields; Fiscal Year: 2007
  9. Program Project,Restoration of Endocrine Pancreas Funct*
    JOEL HABENER; Fiscal Year: 2002
  10. Restoration of Endocrine Pancreas Function
    JOEL HABENER; Fiscal Year: 2001

Detail Information

Publications154 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Melissa officinalis extract in the treatment of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease: a double blind, randomised, placebo controlled trial
    S Akhondzadeh
    Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:863-6. 2003
    To assess the efficacy and safety of Melissa officinalis extract using a fixed dose (60 drops/day) in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.
  2. ncbi Variability in the content and composition of essential oil from lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.) cultivated in Poland
    Jolanta Patora
    Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Acta Pol Pharm 60:395-400. 2003
    ..Effect of the harvest time, drying and storage on the composition of lemon balm oil has also been studied...
  3. ncbi A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of a standardized extract of Matricariae recutita, Foeniculum vulgare and Melissa officinalis (ColiMil) in the treatment of breastfed colicky infants
    Francesco Savino
    Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche e dell Adolescenza Università di Torino, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, Azienda Ospedaliera OIRM S Anna, Piazza Polonia, 94, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Phytother Res 19:335-40. 2005
    ..double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was to investigate the effectiveness and side effects of a phytotherapeutic agent with Matricariae recutita, Foeniculum vulgare and Melissa officinalis in the treatment of infantile colic.
  4. ncbi Attenuation of laboratory-induced stress in humans after acute administration of Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm)
    David O Kennedy
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Psychosom Med 66:607-13. 2004
    b>Melissa officinalis (lemon balm) is contemporaneously used as a mild sedative and/or calming agent...
  5. ncbi Anxiolytic effects of a combination of Melissa officinalis and Valeriana officinalis during laboratory induced stress
    David O Kennedy
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
    Phytother Res 20:96-102. 2006
    b>Melissa officinalis (lemon balm) and Valeriana officinalis (valerian) have been used both traditionally and contemporaneously as mild sedatives, anxiolytics and hypnotics...
  6. ncbi Triterpene, antioxidant, and antimicrobial compounds from Melissa officinalis
    Teresa Mencherini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Farmaceutiche, University of Salerno, Via Ponte Don Melillo, 84084, Fisciano, Salerno, Italy
    J Nat Prod 70:1889-94. 2007
    Six new triterpenes (1- 6) and four known compounds have been isolated from dried stems and leaves of Melissa officinalis. The known compounds were identified as quadranoside III, salvianic acid A, rosmarinic acid, and luteolin...
  7. ncbi Antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Melissa officinalis L. (Lamiaceae) essential oil
    Neda Mimica-Dukic
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Trg D Obradovica 3, University of Novi Sad, 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro
    J Agric Food Chem 52:2485-9. 2004
    ..antimicrobial and free radical scavenging capacity (RSC) together with the effects on lipid peroxidation (LP) of Melissa officinalis essential oil...
  8. doi Effects of Melissa officinalis L. on oxidative status and DNA damage in subjects exposed to long-term low-dose ionizing radiation
    Akbar Zeraatpishe
    Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
    Toxicol Ind Health 27:205-12. 2011
    The aim of this study was to determine the capability of Melissa officinalis L. (Lemon balm) infusion on improvement of oxidative stress status in radiology staff that were exposed to persistent low-dose radiation during work...
  9. ncbi Protective role of Melissa officinalis L. extract on liver of hyperlipidemic rats: a morphological and biochemical study
    S Bolkent
    Istanbul University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology, 34459 Vezneciler, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Ethnopharmacol 99:391-8. 2005
    In this study, the effects of Melissa officinalis L. extract on hyperlipidemic rats were investigated, morphologically and biochemically. The animals were fed a lipogenic diet consisting of 2% cholesterol, 20% sunflower oil and 0...
  10. ncbi Antioxidant activity of supercritical extract of Melissa officinalis subsp. officinalis and Melissa officinalis subsp. inodora
    Bruno Marongiu
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Universita di Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria di Monserrato, 09042 Cagliari, Italy
    Phytother Res 18:789-92. 2004
    The antioxidant activity of Melissa officinalis subsp. officinalis and of Melissa officinalis subsp. inodora extracts, obtained by using carbon dioxide under supercritical conditions was investigated...
  11. ncbi Modulation of mood and cognitive performance following acute administration of single doses of Melissa officinalis (Lemon balm) with human CNS nicotinic and muscarinic receptor-binding properties
    D O Kennedy
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Neuropsychopharmacology 28:1871-81. 2003
    b>Melissa officinalis (Lemon balm) is a herbal medicine that has traditionally been attributed with memory-enhancing properties, but which is currently more widely used as a mild sedative and sleep aid...
  12. ncbi Effects of chronic administration of Melissa officinalis L. extract on anxiety-like reactivity and on circadian and exploratory activities in mice
    Alvin Ibarra
    Naturex Inc, 375 Huyler St, South Hackensack, NJ 07606, USA
    Phytomedicine 17:397-403. 2010
    This study aimed to determine the effects of chronic (15 consecutive days of treatment) per os administration of Melissa officinalis L. extract (Cyracos, Naturex) on anxiety-like reactivity in mice...
  13. doi Enzymes of phenylpropanoid metabolism in the important medicinal plant Melissa officinalis L
    Corinna Weitzel
    Institut fur Pharmazeutische Biologie und Biotechnologie, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Deutschhausstr 17A, 35037 Marburg, Germany
    Planta 232:731-42. 2010
    Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis, Lamiaceae) is a well-known medicinal plant. Amongst the biologically active ingredients are a number of phenolic compounds, the most prominent of which is rosmarinic acid...
  14. doi Anti-diabetic effects of lemon balm ( Melissa officinalis) essential oil on glucose- and lipid-regulating enzymes in type 2 diabetic mice
    Mi Ja Chung
    Division of Food Bioscience and Technology, College of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Korea University, Seoul 136 713, Korea
    Br J Nutr 104:180-8. 2010
    The antioxidant activity of lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) essential oil (LBEO) on 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) radicals and its hypoglycaemic effect in db/db mice were investigated...
  15. doi Endothelium-dependent induction of vasorelaxation by Melissa officinalis L. ssp. officinalis in rat isolated thoracic aorta
    S Ersoy
    Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Gazi University, 06330 Ankara, Turkey
    Phytomedicine 15:1087-92. 2008
    In the current study, vasorelaxant effect produced by the aqueous extract of Melissa officinalis L. ssp. officinalis (MOO) (Lamiaceae) and its possible mechanism in isolated rat aortic rings precontracted with phenylephrine were examined...
  16. doi Effects of Melissa officinalis L. (lemon balm) extract on neurogenesis associated with serum corticosterone and GABA in the mouse dentate gyrus
    Dae Young Yoo
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
    Neurochem Res 36:250-7. 2011
    Lemon balm, leaves of Melissa officinalis L., has been used for anti-anxiety and spasmolytics. We observed the extract of Melissa officinalis L...
  17. doi A double-blind placebo-controlled randomized trial of Melissa officinalis oil and donepezil for the treatment of agitation in Alzheimer's disease
    Alistair Burns
    Mental Health and Neurodegeneration, Age Psychiatry, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 31:158-64. 2011
    ..Based upon preliminary evidence from clinical trials, aromatherapy with melissa oil may be such an alternative, but initial studies have been modest in size, and adequate blinding has been ..
  18. ncbi The effect of the Melissa officinalis extract on immune response in mice
    Janina Drozd
    Department of Biochemistry and Biopharmaceuticals, National Institute of Public Health, 30 34 Chełmska Str, 00 725 Warszawa
    Acta Pol Pharm 60:467-70. 2003
    The effect of an extract from Melissa officinalis on immune response in mice was analysed using the cytotoxicity test in three dilutions (undiluted extract and extract diluted 10 and 100 times) and hemagglutination and rosette tests with ..
  19. ncbi Relaxant effect of essential oil of Melissa officinalis and citral on rat ileum contractions
    H Sadraei
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
    Fitoterapia 74:445-52. 2003
    The relaxant effect of the essential oil of Melissa officinalis and its main component, citral, on rat isolated ileum contractions was evaluated. M...
  20. doi Antioxidant effects of different extracts from Melissa officinalis, Matricaria recutita and Cymbopogon citratus
    Romaiana Picada Pereira
    Departamento de Quimica, Programa de Pos Graduacao em Bioquimica Toxicologica, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS, Brazil
    Neurochem Res 34:973-83. 2009
    ..study was to investigate the antioxidant capacity of three plants used in Brazil to treat neurological disorders: Melissa officinalis, Matricaria recutita and Cymbopogon citratus...
  21. ncbi Melissa officinalis L. essential oil: antitumoral and antioxidant activities
    Allyne Carvalho de Sousa
    Instituto de Biofisica Carlos Chagas Filho, Centro de Ciencias da Saude, Bloco C, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro 21941 900, Rio de Janeiro, R J, Brazil
    J Pharm Pharmacol 56:677-81. 2004
    b>Melissa officinalis L (lemon balm) is a traditional herbal medicine used widely as a mild sedative, spasmolytic and antibacterial agent. This paper focuses on the analysis of the chemical composition and the biological activities of M...
  22. doi Radical scavenging, antibacterial, and antiproliferative activities of Melissa officinalis L. extracts
    Jasna Canadanović-Brunet
    Facultie of Technology, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia
    J Med Food 11:133-43. 2008
    The aromatic herb Melissa officinalis L. can be used as an easily accessible source of natural antioxidants and as a possible food supplement and as a phytochemical...
  23. doi Chemical composition and larvicidal evaluation of Mentha, Salvia, and Melissa essential oils against the West Nile virus mosquito Culex pipiens
    George Koliopoulos
    Laboratory of Insecticides of Public Health Importance, Benaki Phytopathological Institute, 8 S Delta Str 14561 Kifissia, Athens, Greece
    Parasitol Res 107:327-35. 2010
    The volatile metabolites of wild-growing Mentha spicata, M. longifolia, M. suaveolens, Melissa officinalis, Salvia fruticosa, S. pomifera subsp. calycina, and S. pomifera subsp...
  24. ncbi Lippia alba, Melissa officinalis and Cymbopogon citratus: effects of the aqueous extracts on the isolated hearts of rats
    Ruth Gazola
    Escola de Farmacia e Odontologia de Alfenas, Centro Universitário Federal Rua Gabriel Monteiro da Silva, 714, Centro, CEP 37130000 Alfenas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Pharmacol Res 50:477-80. 2004
    1. This research was developed to evaluate the actions of the aqueous extracts of leaves of Lippia alba, Melissa officinalis and Cymbopogon citratus upon contractile force (CF) and cardiac rate (CR). 2...
  25. doi Neuroprotective and neurological properties of Melissa officinalis
    Victor Lopez
    Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    Neurochem Res 34:1955-61. 2009
    b>Melissa officinalis has traditionally been used due to its effects on nervous system...
  26. ncbi Regulation of obesity and lipid disorders by herbal extracts from Morus alba, Melissa officinalis, and Artemisia capillaris in high-fat diet-induced obese mice
    Jinmi Lee
    Department of Life Sciences, Mokwon University, Daejon 302 729, Republic of Korea
    J Ethnopharmacol 115:263-70. 2008
    b>Melissa officinalis L. (Labiatae), Morus alba L. (Moraceae), and Artemisia capillaris Thunb. (Compositae) are suggested to be involved in the regulation of hyperlipidemia...
  27. ncbi Modulation of mood and cognitive performance following acute administration of Melissa officinalis (lemon balm)
    D O Kennedy
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 72:953-64. 2002
    b>Melissa officinalis (lemon balm) is a traditional herbal medicine, which enjoys contemporary usage as a mild sedative, spasmolytic and antibacterial agent...
  28. ncbi Determination of water-soluble polyphenolic compounds in commercial herbal teas from Lamiaceae: peppermint, melissa, and sage
    Izabela Fecka
    Department of Pharmacognosy, Wrocław Medical University, Poland
    J Agric Food Chem 55:10908-17. 2007
    ..known compounds in commercial herbal teas from the Lamiaceae family: peppermint leaf (Menthae piperitae folium), melissa leaf (Melissae folium), and sage leaf (Salviae officinalis folium)...
  29. ncbi Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.): an evidence-based systematic review by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration
    Catherine Ulbricht
    PlantaPhile, Berlin, Germany
    J Herb Pharmacother 5:71-114. 2005
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  30. doi Mechanisms involved in the antinociception caused by ethanolic extract obtained from the leaves of Melissa officinalis (lemon balm) in mice
    Giselle Guginski
    Departamento de Farmacologia, Centro de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Campus Universitario, Trindade, Florianopolis, 88049 000, SC, Brazil
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 93:10-6. 2009
    The present study examined the antinociceptive effect of the ethanolic extract from Melissa officinalis L...
  31. doi Acetylcholinesterase inhibitory guided fractionation of Melissa officinalis L
    Keyvan Dastmalchi
    Division of Pharmaceutical Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, PO Box 56 Viikinkaari 5E, Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
    Bioorg Med Chem 17:867-71. 2009
    The plant Melissa officinalis L. has been used traditionally in the treatment of cognitive dysfunction. Based on its traditional medicinal use, it was assessed for its clinical efficacy in mild to moderate Alzheimer's patients...
  32. ncbi Antiviral activity of the volatile oils of Melissa officinalis L. against Herpes simplex virus type-2
    A Allahverdiyev
    Tropical Diseases Center, Faculty of Medicine, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey
    Phytomedicine 11:657-61. 2004
    b>Melissa officinalis L. (Lamiaceae) has been used in a variety of practical applications in medical science. Our objective in the current study was to determine the effects of the volatile oil components of M...
  33. ncbi Melissa officinalis oil affects infectivity of enveloped herpesviruses
    P Schnitzler
    Department of Virology, Hygiene Institute, University of Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Phytomedicine 15:734-40. 2008
    ..b>Melissa officinalis essential oil was phytochemically examined by GC-MS analysis, its main constituents were identified ..
  34. ncbi Bioassay-guided fractionation of lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.) using an in vitro measure of GABA transaminase activity
    Rosalie Awad
    Centre for Advanced Research in Environmental Genomics CAREG, Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Phytother Res 23:1075-81. 2009
    A novel pharmacological mechanism of action for the anxiolytic botanical Melissa officinalis L. (lemon balm) is reported...
  35. ncbi Determination of selected antioxidants in Melissae herba by isotachophoresis and capillary zone electrophoresis in the column-coupling configuration
    Jirí Safra
    Department of Analytical Chemistry, Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Pharmacy, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
    J Chromatogr A 1171:124-32. 2007
    ..The proposed method has been validated with correlation coefficients from 0.9842 to 0.9988, RSD values between 0.39% and 0.83% for migration times and between 0.40% and 2.05% for peak areas...
  36. ncbi A combination of valerian and lemon balm is effective in the treatment of restlessness and dyssomnia in children
    S F Müller
    Dr Willmar Schwabe Pharmaceuticals, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Phytomedicine 13:383-7. 2006
    ..No study medication-related adverse events occurred. In conclusion, Euvegal forte was effective in the treatment of younger children with restlessness and dyssomnia and it was very well tolerated...
  37. ncbi Selective extraction of derivates of p-hydroxy-benzoic acid from plant material by using a molecularly imprinted polymer
    Gabriela Karasová
    Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    J Sep Sci 28:2468-76. 2005
    Selective SPE of derivates of p-hydroxybenzoic acid (pHBA) from plant extract of Melissa officinalis is presented using a molecularly imprinted polymer (MIP) made with protocatechuic acid (PA) as template molecule...
  38. ncbi Herbal medicine in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease
    Shahin Akhondzadeh
    Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 21:113-8. 2006
    ..This paper reviews the clinical effects of a number of commonly used types of herbal medicines for the treatment of AD...
  39. ncbi Pharmacological profile of an essential oil derived from Melissa officinalis with anti-agitation properties: focus on ligand-gated channels
    Sawsan Abuhamdah
    Centre for Integrative Neuroscience, School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Science Park, South Road, Durham University, Durham, UK
    J Pharm Pharmacol 60:377-84. 2008
    ..on a range of ligand-gated ion channels, was performed with a chemically-validated essential oil derived from Melissa officinalis (MO), which has shown clinical benefit in treating agitation...
  40. ncbi Comparison of rosmarinic acid content in commercial tinctures produced from fresh and dried lemon balm (Melissa officinalis)
    Alberto Sanchez-Medina
    The Medicines Research Group, School of Health and Bioscience, University of East London, Romford Road, Stratford, London
    J Pharm Pharm Sci 10:455-63. 2007
    To measure the rosmarinic acid content of eight commercial tinctures derived from fresh (n= 5) and dried (n=3) Melissa officinalis herb.
  41. ncbi Flavonoids and phenolic acids of Nepeta cataria L. var. citriodora (Becker) Balb. (Lamiaceae)
    Daniel Modnicki
    Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Lodz
    Acta Pol Pharm 64:247-52. 2007
    ..the composition of flavonoid compounds and phenolic acids in lemon catnip are similar to those in lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.)...
  42. ncbi Application of poly(dimethylsiloxane) fiber sol-gel coated onto NiTi alloy electrodeposited with zirconium oxide for the determination of organochlorine pesticides in herbal infusions
    Dilma Budziak
    Departamento de Quimica, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil
    J Sep Sci 31:2875-81. 2008
    ..lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus Stapf), chamomile (Matricaria recutita L.), lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.), and anise seeds (Pimpinella anisum L.)...
  43. ncbi [Botanical sedatives]
    Matthias Unger
    Institut für Pharmazie und LMC, Universitat Wurzburg
    Pharm Unserer Zeit 36:206-12. 2007
  44. ncbi Citral is a new inducer of caspase-3 in tumor cell lines
    Nativ Dudai
    Hazeva Research and Development Center, Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Planta Med 71:484-8. 2005
    ..the lemon-scented essential oils extracted from several herbal plants such as lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus), melissa (Melissa officinalis), verbena (Verbena officinalis) is used as a food additive and as a fragrance in cosmetics...
  45. ncbi Inhibitory effects of rosmarinic acid extracts on porcine pancreatic amylase in vitro
    Patrick P McCue
    Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 13:101-6. 2004
    ..The significance of food-grade, plant-based amylase inhibitors for modulation of diabetes mellitus and other oxidation-linked diseases is hypothesized and discussed...
  46. ncbi Antibacterial activity of medicinal plant extracts against periodontopathic bacteria
    L Iauk
    Department of Microbiological Sciences, University of Catania, Via Androne 81, 95124 Catania, Italy
    Phytother Res 17:599-604. 2003
    ..flowers, Calendula officinalis L. flowers, Hamamelis virginiana L. leaves, Illicium verum Hook. fruits and Melissa officinalis L...
  47. ncbi Herbal medicines to treat Alzheimer's disease
    Angelo A Izzo
    Trends Pharmacol Sci 28:47-8. 2007
  48. ncbi In vitro assay of thyroid disruptors affecting TSH-stimulated adenylate cyclase activity
    F Santini
    Department of Endocrinology, Centro di Eccellenza AmbiSEN, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:950-5. 2003
    ..adenylate cyclase activity was produced by 1,1-bis-(4-chlorphenyl)-2,2,2-trichloroethan (DDT), Aroclor 1254 and Melissa Officinalis. All three substances also inhibited the cAMP production stimulated by TSH receptor antibody...
  49. pmc Ethnoveterinary medicines used for ruminants in British Columbia, Canada
    Cheryl Lans
    School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 3P5, Canada
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 3:11. 2007
    ..The use of medicinal plants is an option for livestock farmers who are not allowed to use allopathic drugs under certified organic programs or cannot afford to use allopathic drugs for minor health problems of livestock...
  50. ncbi Ethnoveterinary medicines used to treat endoparasites and stomach problems in pigs and pets in British Columbia, Canada
    Cheryl Lans
    BCICS, University of Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2Y2, Canada
    Vet Parasitol 148:325-40. 2007
    ..Desv. ex Nevski (Poaceae), Frangula purshiana (DC.) Cooper (Rhamnaceae), Juniperus communis L. (Cupressaceae), Melissa officinalis L. and M. piperita L. (Lamiaceae), Petroselinum crispum L. (Apiaceae), Plantago major L...
  51. ncbi Medicinal plant treatments for fleas and ear problems of cats and dogs in British Columbia, Canada
    Cheryl Lans
    DVM, P O Box 72045, Sasamat, Vancouver, BC V6R4P2, Canada
    Parasitol Res 103:889-98. 2008
    ..Juniperus communis L. var. depressa Pursh. (Cupressaceae), Lavandula officinalis L. (Labiatae), Melissa officinalis L. (Lamiaceae), and Thuja plicata Donn ex D. Don (Cupressaceae)...
  52. ncbi Phytotoxic activities of Mediterranean essential oils
    Luiz Fernando Rolim de Almeida
    Departamento de Botanica, Instituto de Biociencias de Botucatu, UNESP Campu de Botucatu Distrito de Rubião Júnior, S N, 18 618 000, Botucatu SP, Brazil
    Molecules 15:4309-23. 2010
    ..The essential oils were obtained from Hyssopus officinalis, Lavandula angustifolia, Majorana hortensis, Melissa officinalis, Ocimum basilicum, Origanum vulgare, Salvia officinalis and Thymus vulgaris (Lamiaceae), Verbena ..
  53. doi Anthelmintic effects of phytogenic feed additives in Ascaris suum inoculated pigs
    M M van Krimpen
    Animal Sciences Group of Wageningen UR, Animal Production, Lelystad, Netherlands
    Vet Parasitol 168:269-77. 2010
    ..available organic starter diet was supplemented with 3% of a herb mixture, adding 1% Thymus vulgaris, 1% Melissa officinalis and 1% Echinacea purpurea to the diet, or with 4% of a herb mixture, thereby adding the mentioned ..
  54. doi Phytochemistry and nematicidal activity of the essential oils from 8 Greek Lamiaceae aromatic plants and 13 terpene components
    Nikoletta G Ntalli
    Pesticide Science Laboratory, Faculty of Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Agric Food Chem 58:7856-63. 2010
    ..The EOs were isolated from eight Greek Lamiaceae species: Melissa officinalis , Sideritis clandestina , Origanum dictamnus , Ocimum basilicum , Mentha pulegium , Origanum vulgare ,..
  55. ncbi Medicinal plants and Alzheimer's disease: from ethnobotany to phytotherapy
    E K Perry
    Medical Research Council, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne
    J Pharm Pharmacol 51:527-34. 1999
    ..books, such as those on medicinal herbs, document a variety of other plants such as Salvia officinalis (sage) and Melissa officinalis (balm) with memory-improving properties, and cholinergic activities have recently been identified in ..
  56. ncbi Formulations of dietary supplements and herbal extracts for relaxation and anxiolytic action: Relarian
    Benjamin S Weeks
    Department of Biology, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY 11530, USA
    Med Sci Monit 15:RA256-62. 2009
    ..Skullcap (genus Scutellaria), hops (Humulus lupulus), lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) and Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) root are all herbs reported as anaxiolytic calming agents...
  57. ncbi Polyphenols and antioxidant capacity of Bulgarian medicinal plants
    D Ivanova
    Department of Pharmacology and Biochemistry, University of Medicine Varna, 55 Marin Drinov Street, 9002 Varna, Bulgaria
    J Ethnopharmacol 96:145-50. 2005
    ..5mM/QE 702.29+/-6.82 microM), Origanum vulgare L. (Lamiaceae) (TEAC 5.87+/-0.2mM/QE 1653.61+/-11.52 microM), Melissa officinalis L. (Lamiaceae) (TEAC 4.06+/-0.31 mM/QE 1370.09+/-41.38 microM), Rubus sp. diversa (Rosaceae) (TEAC 4...
  58. ncbi Chemical compositions and antioxidant properties of essential oils from nine species of Turkish plants obtained by supercritical carbon dioxide extraction and steam distillation
    Ummihan Topal
    Department of Applied Chemistry and Biochemistry, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 59:619-34. 2008
    ..compositions and antioxidant activities of essential oils from nine different species of Turkish plants, namely Melissa officinalis L., Rosmarinus officinalis L., Cuminum cyminum L., Piper nigrum L., Lavandula stoechas spp...
  59. ncbi Insecticidal activity of some essential oils against larvae of Spodoptera littoralis
    Roman Pavela
    Research Institute of Crop Production, Drnovska 507, Praha 6 Ruzyne, 161 06, Czech Republic
    Fitoterapia 76:691-6. 2005
    ..Eight essential oils Mentha citrata, N. cataria, S. sclarea, O. vulgare, O. compactum, Melissa officinalis, T. mastichina, and Lavandula angustifolia were highly toxic with LD50 < or =0.05 microl/larvae.
  60. ncbi Bacterial colonization of the phyllosphere of mediterranean perennial species as influenced by leaf structural and chemical features
    R K P Yadav
    Department of Ecology, School of Biology, Aristotle University, GR 541 24, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Microb Ecol 50:185-96. 2005
    ..species), Lavandula stoechas and Cistus incanus (drought semi-deciduous species), and Calamintha nepeta and Melissa officinalis (non-woody perennial species). M. communis, L. stoechas, C. nepeta, and M...
  61. ncbi [The content of Ca, Mg, Fe and Cu in selected species of herbs and herb infusions]
    Jolanta Raczuk
    Katedra Ekologii i Ochrony Srodowiska, Wydział Rolniczy Instytut Biologii, Akademia Podlaska, 08 110 Siedlce, ul B Prusa
    Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig 59:33-40. 2008
    ..of calcium, magnesium, iron and copper in 6 herb species (matricaria chamomila, tilia cordata, equisetum arvense, melissa officinalis, mentha piperita, hypericum perforatum) and in the herb infusions...
  62. pmc Toxicogenomic response of Rhodospirillum rubrum S1H to the micropollutant triclosan
    Benny F G Pycke
    Laboratory for Microbial Ecology and Technology LabMET, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, Ghent, Belgium
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:3503-13. 2010
    In the framework of the Micro-Ecological Life Support System Alternative (MELiSSA) project, a pilot study was performed to identify the effects of triclosan on the MELiSSA carbon-mineralizing microorganism Rhodospirillum rubrum S1H...
  63. pmc Aqueous extracts from peppermint, sage and lemon balm leaves display potent anti-HIV-1 activity by increasing the virion density
    Silvia Geuenich
    Department of Virology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Retrovirology 5:27. 2008
    ..Aqueous extracts from leaves of well known species of the Lamiaceae family were examined for their potency to inhibit infection by human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1)...
  64. ncbi Attitudes and knowledge toward natural products safety in the pharmacy setting: an Italian study
    Laura Cuzzolin
    Department of Medicine and Public Health Section of Pharmacology, University of Verona, Italy
    Phytother Res 23:1018-23. 2009
    ..and thyme; anxiety after hypericum; hypotension and tachycardia after a mix containing chamomile, valerian and melissa; pyrosis and stomach-ache after laxative-depurative herbs...
  65. ncbi Rosmarinic acid: a new inhibitor of complement C3-convertase with anti-inflammatory activity
    W Englberger
    Nattermann Research Laboratories, Cologne, F R G
    Int J Immunopharmacol 10:729-37. 1988
    Rosmarinic acid (RA) is a naturally occurring compound, isolated from Rosmarinus officinalis or Melissa officinalis which inhibits the in vitro immunohaemolysis of antibody-coated sheep erythrocytes by guinea pig serum...
  66. ncbi Larvicidal activity of some Labiatae (Lamiaceae) plant extracts from Turkey
    Huseyin Cetin
    Akdeniz University, Faculty of Arts and Science, Biology Department, 07058 Antalya, Turkey
    Phytother Res 20:1088-90. 2006
    ..Teucrium divaricatum Sieber was the most toxic, followed by Mentha longifolia (L.) Huds., Melissa officinalis L., Salvia sclarea L. and Mentha pulegium L. with LC(50) values of 18.6, 26.8, 39.1, 62.7 and 81...
  67. ncbi In vitro antioxidant and anti-rhizopus activities of Lamiaceae herbal extracts
    Victor Lopez
    Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, School of Pharmacy, University of Navarra, C Irunlarrea s n, 31080, Pamplona, Spain
    Plant Foods Hum Nutr 62:151-5. 2007
    ..The most interesting antioxidant activity was observed in polar extracts obtained from Lycopus europaeus, Melissa officinalis, Origanum vulgare subsp. virens and Lavandula latifolia...
  68. pmc Drought-induced changes in the redox state of alpha-tocopherol, ascorbate, and the diterpene carnosic acid in chloroplasts of Labiatae species differing in carnosic acid contents
    Sergi Munne-Bosch
    Departament de Biologia Vegetal, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Avinguda Diagonal 645, Spain
    Plant Physiol 131:1816-25. 2003
    ..species (rosemary [Rosmarinus officinalis]) and sage [Salvia officinalis]) nor in CA-free species (lemon balm [Melissa officinalis]) at relative leaf water contents between 86% and 58%, as indicated by constant maximum efficiency of ..
  69. ncbi Effect of lyophilized water extracts of Melissa officinalis on the stability of algae and linseed oil-in-water emulsion to be used as a functional ingredient in meat products
    Mikel García Iñiguez de Ciriano
    Department of Nutrition, Food Science, Physiology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Navarra, Irunlarrea s n, 31008 Pamplona, Spain
    Meat Sci 85:373-7. 2010
    ..as functional ingredient were stabilized with BHA (butylhydroxyanisol) or with a lyophilized water extract of Melissa officinalis L. (Lemon balm). The lipid profile of the oil mixture showed a high amount of DHA (31.7%), oleic (25...
  70. pmc Staminal evolution in the genus Salvia (Lamiaceae): molecular phylogenetic evidence for multiple origins of the staminal lever
    Jay B Walker
    Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 132 Birge Hall, 430 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Ann Bot 100:375-91. 2007
    ..In the context of a molecular phylogeny, the staminal morphology of the various lineages of Salvia and related genera is characterized and an evolutionary interpretation of staminal variation within the tribe Mentheae is presented...
  71. ncbi Authenticity control of essential oils containing citronellal and citral by chiral and stable-isotope gas-chromatographic analysis
    Tran Thi Nhu-Trang
    Service Central d Analyse, CNRS USR 059, Echangeur de Solaize, BP 22, 69390 Vernaison, France
    Anal Bioanal Chem 386:2141-52. 2006
    ..myrtle (Backhousia citriodora), lemon gum (Eucalyptus citriodora), and, especially, precious lemon balm oil (Melissa officinalis L.)...
  72. ncbi Effectiveness of a "cold dessert", with or without the addition of a mixture of digestive herbs, in subjects with "functional dyspepsia"
    G Gasbarrini
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 24:93-8. 2010
    ..It has already been shown that some herbs (Melissa Officinalis, Cynara scolymus) can have favorable effects on digestion...
  73. ncbi Screening for new antioxidative compounds for topical administration using skin lipid model systems
    Hagen Trommer
    Institute of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Wolfgang Langenbeck Strasse 4, D 06120 Halle Saale, Germany
    J Pharm Pharm Sci 8:494-506. 2005
    ..The effects of forty seven different substances (drugs, plant extracts, plant ingredients and polysaccharides) on UV irradiation induced lipid peroxidation were investigated...
  74. doi Host range evolution is not driven by the optimization of larval performance: the case of Lycaeides melissa (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) and the colonization of alfalfa
    Matthew L Forister
    Department of Biology MS 314, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
    Oecologia 160:551-61. 2009
    ..Lycaeides melissa has colonized both cultivated and feral alfalfa (Medicago sativa) throughout much of North America within the ..
  75. ncbi Aromatherapy as a safe and effective treatment for the management of agitation in severe dementia: the results of a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial with Melissa
    Clive G Ballard
    Wolfson Research Centre, Newcastle General Hospital, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:553-8. 2002
    ..We conducted a placebo-controlled trial to determine the value of aromatherapy with essential oil of Melissa officinalis (lemon balm) for agitation in people with severe dementia.
  76. ncbi On difference and capital: gender and the globalization of production
    Jennifer Bair
    Department of Sociology, University of Colorado at Boulder
    Signs (Chic) 36:203-26. 2010
    ..of six key texts analyzing export-oriented manufacturing, ranging from Maria Mies's Lace Makers of Narsapur to Melissa Wright's Disposable Women and Other Myths of Global Capitalism, I show that, over time, the focus has shifted ..
  77. doi Growth monitoring of Fibrobacter succinogenes by pressure measurement
    G Christophe
    Laboratoire de Genie Chimique et Biochimique, Polytech Clermont Ferrand, Universite Blaise Pascal, Aubiere Cedex, France
    Bioprocess Biosyst Eng 32:123-8. 2009
    In life support systems, such as the MELiSSA (Micro-Ecological Life Support Alternative) project, developed by the European Space Agency, the aim is to understand and assemble artificial ecosystems for ensuring human subsistence in space...
  78. ncbi MELISSA: a potential experiment for a precursor mission to the Moon
    C h Lasseur
    Thermal Control and Life Support Division, ESA ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
    Adv Space Res 18:111-7. 1996
    b>MELISSA (Micro-Ecological Life Support System Alternative) has been conceived as a micro-organism based ecosystem intended as a tool for developing the technology for a future artificial ecosystem for long term space missions, as for ..
  79. ncbi The conceptual design of a hybrid life support system based on the evaluation and comparison of terrestrial testbeds
    M Czupalla
    German Aerospace Center DLR, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Koeln, Germany
    Adv Space Res 35:1609-20. 2005
    ..The evaluation was based mainly on the terrestrial testbed projects MELISSA (ESA) and BIOS (Russia)...
  80. ncbi Neurobehavioral and genotoxic aspects of rosmarinic acid
    Patricia Pereira
    Universidade Luterana do Brasil, Curso de Farmácia, Rua Miguel Tostes 101, 92420 280 Canoas, RS, Brazil
    Pharmacol Res 52:199-203. 2005
    ..It is present in many plants, for example, it occurs in Artemisia capillaris, Calendulla officinalis, Melissa officinalis, Salvia officinalis and in other several plant families...
  81. ncbi Effect of different terpene-containing essential oils on permeation of estradiol through hairless mouse skin
    D Monti
    Department of Bioorganic Chemistry and Biopharmaceutics, University of Pisa, Via Bonanno 33, I 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Int J Pharm 237:209-14. 2002
    ..Tests on cajuput, cardamom, melissa, myrtle, niaouli and orange oil, all used at the 10% w/w concentration in propylene glycol (PG), evidenced ..
  82. ncbi Secondary contact between Lycaeides idas and L. melissa in the Rocky Mountains: extensive admixture and a patchy hybrid zone
    Zachariah Gompert
    Department of Botany, Program in Ecology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:3171-92. 2010
    ..b>melissa in the Rocky Mountains. Admixture proportions estimated from structure and geographical cline analysis indicate L...
  83. doi Dynamic aspects and controllability of the MELiSSA project: a bioregenerative system to provide life support in space
    Bérangère Farges
    Laboratoire de Genie Chimique et Biochimique, Bat Polytech Clermont Ferrand, Universite Blaise Pascal, Aubiere, Cedex, France
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 151:686-99. 2008
    ..By contrast, in a closed ecosystem such as the micro-ecological life support system alternative (MELiSSA system) developed by the European Space Agency for space exploration, a deterministic control is a prerequisite ..
  84. ncbi Antibacterial activities of plant essential oils and their components against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica in apple juice
    Mendel Friedman
    Western Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, California 94710, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 52:6042-8. 2004
    ..The corresponding compounds against S. enterica (BA(50) range, 0.0044-0.011%) were Melissa oil, carvacrol, oregano oil, terpeineol, geraniol, lemon oil, citral, lemongrass oil, cinnamon leaf oil, and ..
  85. ncbi Improving alcoholism treatment across the spectrum of services
    M E Hilton
    NIAAA, Division of Clinical Prevention Research, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 25:128-35. 2001
    ..Maisto, Joseph Conigliaro, Melissa McNiel, Kevin Kraemer, Mary E...
  86. doi Widespread mito-nuclear discordance with evidence for introgressive hybridization and selective sweeps in Lycaeides
    Zachariah Gompert
    Department of Biology, Population and Conservation Biology Program, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:5231-44. 2008
    ..fitness (in terms of survival to eclosion, fresh adult weight, and adult longevity) in a polymorphic Lycaeides melissa population...
  87. ncbi Assault on the thyroid by xenobiotics: another attack on G-protein coupled
    S Benvenga
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:948-9. 2003
  88. ncbi The identification of vitamin E homologues in medicinal plant samples using ESI(+)-LC-MS3
    Tomoko Inoue
    Ochanomizu University, 2 1 1 Otsuka, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 112 8610, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 60:9581-8. 2012
    ..The LC-MS3 method was applied to identify the eight vitamin E homologues in 11 medicinal plants...
  89. ncbi Up close. Melissa Reddoch. Interview by Sarah Quails
    Melissa Reddoch
    Imprint 54:42-3. 2007
  90. ncbi Egg of the Karner Blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis): morphology and elemental analysis
    Elizabeth P Nickles
    Department of Physics, The University at Albany, Albany, New York 12222, USA
    J Morphol 251:140-8. 2002
    Most insect eggshells are ornately sculptured; that of the Karner Blue butterfly, Lycaeides melissa samuelis, exhibits a series of interwoven ridges and depressions...
  91. ncbi Signaling molecules and cell death in Melissa officinalis plants exposed to ozone
    Elisa Pellegrini
    Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Pisa, Via del Borghetto 80, 56124, Pisa, Italy
    Plant Cell Rep 32:1965-80. 2013
    ..the interaction between reactive oxygen species and hormones that regulate the programmed cell death in plants of Melissa officinalis exposed to ozone...
  92. ncbi [The content and quality of Melissa officinalis essential oil after application of Rastim 30 DKV]
    S Vaverková
    Katedra farmakognózie a botaniky Farmaceutické fakulty Univerzity Komenského, Bratislava
    Ceska Slov Farm 50:46-50. 2001
    The paper deals with the evaluation of the content and quality of the essential oil of Melissa officinalis in various leaf insertions in the course of the ontogenetic development of the plant...
  93. doi The 2007-2008 photo competition award winner: Melissa Langhan, MD: A painful scalp rash: cutaneous myiasis secondary to new world screwworm
    Melissa L Langhan
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:502-4. 2008
  94. doi Correction to arbisi, rusch, polusny, thuras, and erbes (2013)
    Paul A Arbisi
    Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System
    Psychol Assess 25:996. 2013
    ..S. National Guard Soldiers" by Paul A. Arbisi, Laura Rusch, Melissa A. Polusny, Paul Thuras and Christopher R...
  95. ncbi Do I hear... anyone here? Tax-exempt healthcare facilities have taken a hit on auction-rate securities as the mortgage meltdown has investors skittish
    Melanie Evans
    Mod Healthc 38:6-7, 14-6, 1. 2008
    ..Some hospitals and other healthcare borrowers are being forced to pay maximum interest. "Basically, the investor pool has all but vanished," says Melissa Williams, left, of Christus Health.
  96. pmc Neuroprotective properties of melissa officinalis L. Extract against ecstasy-induced neurotoxicity
    Gholamreza Hassanzadeh
    1 Anatomy Department, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Cell J 13:25-30. 2011
    The aim of the present study was to investigate the neuroprotective effects of Melissa officinalis, a major antioxidant plant, against neuron toxicity in hippocampal primary culture induced by 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) or ..
  97. ncbi Intergenerational mobility for women and minorities in the United States
    Melissa S Kearney
    Economic Studies Program, Brookings Institution
    Future Child 16:37-53. 2006
    ..b>Melissa Kearney reviews evidence that improved economic opportunities for these two groups make sex and race less ..
  98. ncbi The in vitro screening for acetylcholinesterase inhibition and antioxidant activity of medicinal plants from Portugal
    A Ferreira
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Lisbon, Campo Grande, 1749 016 Lisboa, Portugal
    J Ethnopharmacol 108:31-7. 2006
    ..Of these, Melissa officinalis, Paronychia argentea, Sanguisorba minor, Hypericum undulatum and Malva silvestris are used in herbal ..
  99. ncbi Melissa Rowland and the rights of pregnant women
    Marwan Habiba
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1147-8; author reply 1148. 2005
  100. ncbi Analysis of plant galactolipids by reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry with accurate mass measurement
    Marie Zábranská
    Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v v i, Flemingovo nam 2, CZ 166 10 Prague 6, Czech Republic
    Chem Phys Lipids 165:601-7. 2012
    ..The elution order of non-oxidised MGDGs and DGDGs followed the equivalent carbon numbers. The methods were applied for detailed characterisation of the MGDGs and DGDGs in the leaves of Arabidopsis thaliana and Melissa officinalis.
  101. ncbi Recycling efficiencies of C, H, O, N, S, and P elements in a Biological Life Support System based on microorganisms and higher plants
    J B Gros
    Laboratoire de Genie Chimique et Biochimique, Université B Pascal, Aubiere Cedex, France
    Adv Space Res 31:195-9. 2003
    b>MELiSSA is a microorganism based artificial ecosystem conceived as a tool for understanding the behavior of ecosystems and developing the technology for future Manned Space Missions...

Research Grants69

  1. CPCRA Clinical Trials Unit
    Fred Gordin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Co-Pi Zarowny, Donald Co-Pi Finley, Elizabeth Executive Coordinator Mol, Laura Administrative Officer Turner, Melissa M CAB Liaison Vjecha, Michael J....
  2. CPCRA Clinical Trials Unit
    Fred Gordin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Co-Pi Zarowny, Donald Co-Pi Finley, Elizabeth Executive Coordinator Mol, Laura Administrative Officer Turner, Melissa M CAB Liaison Vjecha, Michael J....
  3. UAB Clinical Research Training Program
    Larry Moreland; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..See instructions. Start with Principal Investigator. List Name Moreland, Larry W. Brown, Samuel E. Galvin, Melissa M. Hook, Edward W., IV Hovinga, Mary Howard, George Kaslow, Richard A. Lane, Jane B. Perry, Cheryl A...
  4. Use of Beta-Lapachone for Lung Cancer Chemotherapy
    David Boothman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..D. William G. Bornmann, Ph.D. Charles Hoppel, M.D. Erik Bey, Ph.D. At Yu, Ph.D. Sharven Sherma, Ph.D. Melissa Bentle Andrew Wiedmann Andrew Bruening CONSULTANTS/COLLABORATORS...
  5. Use of Beta-Lapachone for Lung Cancer Chemotherapy
    David Boothman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..D. William G. Bornmann, Ph.D. Charles Hoppel, M.D. Erik Bey, Ph.D. At Yu, Ph.D. Sharven Sherma, Ph.D. Melissa Bentle Andrew Wiedmann Andrew Bruening CONSULTANTS/COLLABORATORS...
  6. Neural mechanisms by which chronic stress regulates inflammation in asthma
    Melissa A Rosenkranz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The immediate goal of the candidate, Dr. Melissa Rosenkranz, is to understand the neural mechanisms through which chronic stress regulates inflammatory processes ..
  7. MEASUREMENTS AND METHODS
    Vincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..09/04) Page Form Page 2 180 Clark, Melissa A. PhD CoreB Principal Investigator/Program Director (Last, First, Middle): PI/PD Mor, Vincent PhD KEY PERSONNEL...
  8. Molecular Epidemiology of Secondary Lung Cancer
    Peter Shields; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Frederik Granath Karolinska Institute, Sweden Dr. Melissa Bondy MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX Dr. Jo Freudenheim SUNY, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY Dr...
  9. Program Project,Restoration of Endocrine Pancreas Funct*
    JOEL HABENER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..b>Melissa Thomas (Massachusetts General Hospital) of active hedgehog signaling in the islets of the adult pancreas and (5) ..
  10. Restoration of Endocrine Pancreas Function
    JOEL HABENER; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..b>Melissa Thomas (Massachusetts General Hospital) of active hedgehog signaling in the islets of the adult pancreas and (5) ..
  11. Program Project,Restoration of Endocrine Pancreas Funct*
    JOEL HABENER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..b>Melissa Thomas (Massachusetts General Hospital) of active hedgehog signaling in the islets of the adult pancreas and (5) ..
  12. Program Project,Restoration of Endocrine Pancreas Funct*
    JOEL HABENER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..b>Melissa Thomas (Massachusetts General Hospital) of active hedgehog signaling in the islets of the adult pancreas and (5) ..
  13. Sources and Sins of Halogenated Organic Compounds in the Marine Environment
    Paul R Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..capitalize on small boat and shipboard resources available through SIO and expertise provided by plankton expert Melissa Carter (SIO) and collaborators at the J. Craig Venter Institute (see letter of support from L. Zeigler)...
  14. Increased Cardiovacular Risk and Early Natural Menopause in a Biracial Cohort
    Melissa Fair Wellons; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Melissa Wellons, MD, MHS is Assistant Professor in the Division of Preventive Medicine (DOPM) at the University of Alabama, Birmingham (DAB)...
  15. Increased Cardiovacular Risk and Early Natural Menopause in a Biracial Cohort
    Melissa Wellons; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Melissa Wellons, MD, MHS is Assistant Professor in the Division of Preventive Medicine (DOPM) at the University of Alabama, Birmingham (DAB)...
  16. Increased Cardiovacular Risk and Early Natural Menopause in a Biracial Cohort
    Melissa Fair Wellons; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Melissa Wellons, MD, MHS is Assistant Professor in the Division of Preventive Medicine (DOPM) at the University of Alabama, Birmingham (DAB)...
  17. Single Molecule Analysis of Spliceosome Catalysis and Fidelity
    Aaron Hoskins; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..As a NIH NRSA postdoctoral research fellow with Melissa Moore and Jeff Gelles, I have expanded my training to include RNA biochemistry, yeast genetics, and single ..
  18. A practical microbicide based on HIV-1 entry inhibitors
    John P Moore; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Moore;Administrative Core: John P. Moore. Other senior members of the team include Melissa Robbiani and Mark Mitchnick (Particle Sciences, Inc) who will participate in Research Projects I and III, ..
  19. A practical microbicide based on HIV-1 entry inhibitors
    John Moore; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moore;Administrative Core: John P. Moore. Other senior members of the team include Melissa Robbiani and Mark Mitchnick (Particle Sciences, Inc) who will participate in Research Projects I and III, ..
  20. CORE--ANIMAL
    Matthias Riewald; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Ms. Melissa Szeto will be responsible for maintenance of the mouse lines, record keeping, and genotyping...
  21. CORE--ANIMAL
    Matthias Riewald; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Ms. Melissa Szeto will be responsible for maintenance of the mouse lines, record keeping, and genotyping...
  22. Single Molecule Analysis of Spliceosome Catalysis and Fidelity
    AARON ANDREW HOSKINS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..As a NIH NRSA postdoctoral research fellow with Melissa Moore and Jeff Gelles, I have expanded my training to include RNA biochemistry, yeast genetics, and single ..
  23. CORE--ANIMAL
    Matthias Riewald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Ms. Melissa Szeto will be responsible for maintenance of the mouse lines, record keeping, and genotyping...
  24. CORE--ANIMAL
    Matthias Riewald; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Ms. Melissa Szeto will be responsible for maintenance of the mouse lines, record keeping, and genotyping...
  25. Infection and Inflammation in Adult Gliomas
    Michael Scheurer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..I have chosen four mentors who will supervise specific portions of my training and research. Dr. Melissa Bondy will mentor me in molecular and genetic epidemiology and cancer prevention and will guide my career ..
  26. Infection and Inflammation in Adult Gliomas
    Michael E Scheurer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..I have chosen four mentors who will supervise specific portions of my training and research. Dr. Melissa Bondy will mentor me in molecular and genetic epidemiology and cancer prevention and will guide my career ..
  27. Infection and Inflammation in Adult Gliomas
    Michael Scheurer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..I have chosen four mentors who will supervise specific portions of my training and research. Dr. Melissa Bondy will mentor me in molecular and genetic epidemiology and cancer prevention and will guide my career ..
  28. Host-Response Relationships in Patients with Candidemia
    Melissa Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The project will enable the candidate, Melissa Johnson, to learn the skills necessary to become a successful clinician-scientist...
  29. A Smart Telescope for Low Vision
    MARK NITZBERG; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Low vision experts Drs. Don Fletcher, Melissa Chun and Ian Bailey will work with the RERC to guarantee a practical product for the target audience...
  30. Host-Response Relationships in Patients with Candidemia
    Melissa Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The project will enable the candidate, Melissa Johnson, to learn the skills necessary to become a successful clinician-scientist...
  31. Host-Response Relationships in Patients with Candidemia
    Melissa Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The project will enable the candidate, Melissa Johnson, to learn the skills necessary to become a successful clinician-scientist...
  32. Host-Response Relationships in Patients with Candidemia
    Melissa Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The project will enable the candidate, Melissa Johnson, to learn the skills necessary to become a successful clinician-scientist...
  33. Host-Response Relationships in Patients with Candidemia
    Melissa Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The project will enable the candidate, Melissa Johnson, to learn the skills necessary to become a successful clinician-scientist...
  34. Training in Molecular Basis of Skin Pathobiology
    Molly Kulesz Martin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..years experience in skin research and mentorship, respectively, Steven Jacques (cutaneous optical imaging), and Melissa Wong (Beta-catenin pathway, stem cells), 2) a multidisciplinary team of scientists with international recognition ..
  35. EPISTEMOLOGY AND ETHICS OF QUALITY IMPROVEMENT
    DORCAS LYNN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..on specific questions and methodological approaches will be prepared by Joanne Lynn, MD, Bruce Jennings, MA, Melissa M. Bottrell, MPH, PhDc, and other members of the planning committee...
  36. Training in Molecular Basis of Skin Pathobiology
    Molly Kulesz Martin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..years experience in skin research and mentorship, respectively, Steven Jacques (cutaneous optical imaging), and Melissa Wong (Beta-catenin pathway, stem cells), 2) a multidisciplinary team of scientists with international recognition ..
  37. Training in Molecular Basis of Skin Pathobiology
    Molly Kulesz Martin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..years experience in skin research and mentorship, respectively, Steven Jacques (cutaneous optical imaging), and Melissa Wong (Beta-catenin pathway, stem cells), 2) a multidisciplinary team of scientists with international recognition ..
  38. Training in Molecular Basis of Skin Pathobiology
    Molly Kulesz Martin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..years experience in skin research and mentorship, respectively, Steven Jacques (cutaneous optical imaging), and Melissa Wong (Beta-catenin pathway, stem cells), 2) a multidisciplinary team of scientists with international recognition ..
  39. Brain Abnormalities in Adolescent Bipolar Disorder
    Melissa Delbello; Fiscal Year: 2002
    This NIMH Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development application is to support Dr. Melissa DelBello's long-term career objective of developing expertise integrating innovative neuroimaging techniques and longitudinal outcome ..
  40. Brain Abnormalities in Adolescent Bipolar Disorder
    Melissa Delbello; Fiscal Year: 2005
    This NIMH Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development application is to support Dr. Melissa DelBello's long-term career objective of developing expertise integrating innovative neuroimaging techniques and longitudinal outcome ..
  41. HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS E5 PROTEINS
    MELISSA STOPPLER; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..We have therefore designed a formal academic program and research project for Dr. Melissa Conrad which will provide her with the background and hands-on experience for developing into an independent ..
  42. Brain Abnormalities in Adolescent Bipolar Disorder
    Melissa Delbello; Fiscal Year: 2003
    This NIMH Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development application is to support Dr. Melissa DelBello's long-term career objective of developing expertise integrating innovative neuroimaging techniques and longitudinal outcome ..
  43. Brain Abnormalities in Adolescent Bipolar Disorder
    Melissa Delbello; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..b>Melissa DelBello's long-term career objective of developing expertise integrating innovative neuroimaging techniques ..
  44. Brain Abnormalities in Adolescent Bipolar Disorder
    Melissa Delbello; Fiscal Year: 2004
    This NIMH Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development application is to support Dr. Melissa DelBello's long-term career objective of developing expertise integrating innovative neuroimaging techniques and longitudinal outcome ..
  45. Quality of Life in Adolescent and Young Adult Testicular Cancer Survivors
    Melissa Y Carpentier; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Melissa Y...
  46. Practical formulations of HIV-1 entry inhibitors
    Mark Mitchnick; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Moore;Administrative Core: John P. Moore. Other senior members of the team include Melissa Robbiani and Mark Mitchnick (Particle Sciences, Inc) who will participate in Research Projects I and III, ..
  47. Core--Histopathology/Physiology
    Melissa Colbert; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..All of the Projects will use this core. The two Co-Directors, Dr. Melissa Colbert and Dr...
  48. IMPACT OF DIAGNOSIS AND PROPHYLAXIS OF TB AMONG HIV PATIENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA
    Melissa Bender; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Dr. Melissa A. Bender, guided by mentors Kenneth A. Freedberg, MD, MSc and C...
  49. IMPACT OF DIAGNOSIS AND PROPHYLAXIS OF TB AMONG HIV PATIENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA
    Melissa A Bender; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Dr. Melissa A. Bender, guided by mentors Kenneth A. Freedberg, MD, MSc and C...
  50. IMPACT OF DIAGNOSIS AND PROPHYLAXIS OF TB AMONG HIV PATIENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA
    Melissa A Bender; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Dr. Melissa A. Bender, guided by mentors Kenneth A. Freedberg, MD, MSc and C...
  51. MASTERS PROGRAM IN PATIENT-ORIENTED RESEARCH
    Henry Ginsberg; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Medicine, Program Director of the GCRC, and Director of the Irving Center for Clinical Research at Columbia, and Melissa Begg, Associate Professor and Director of the Master's degree track in Clinical Research Methods in Biostatistics...
  52. MASTERS PROGRAM IN PATIENT-ORIENTED RESEARCH
    Melissa Begg; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Medicine, Program Director of the GCRC, and Director of the Irving Center for Clinical Research at Columbia, and Melissa Begg, Associate Professor and Director of the Master's degree track in Clinical Research Methods in Biostatistics...
  53. MASTERS PROGRAM IN PATIENT-ORIENTED RESEARCH
    Melissa Begg; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Medicine, Program Director of the GCRC, and Director of the Irving Center for Clinical Research at Columbia, and Melissa Begg, Associate Professor and Director of the Master's degree track in Clinical Research Methods in Biostatistics...
  54. Optical Imaging of the Pulmonary Airways in the Assessment of Lung Cancer
    Melissa Suter; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The training and research contributions supported by this K99/ROO award will serve to establish Dr. Melissa Suter as a successful independent investigator.
  55. MASTERS PROGRAM IN PATIENT-ORIENTED RESEARCH
    Melissa Begg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Medicine, Program Director of the GCRC, and Director of the Irving Center for Clinical Research at Columbia, and Melissa Begg, Associate Professor and Director of the Master's degree track in Clinical Research Methods in Biostatistics...
  56. MASTERS PROGRAM IN PATIENT-ORIENTED RESEARCH
    Melissa Begg; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Medicine, Program Director of the GCRC, and Director of the Irving Center for Clinical Research at Columbia, and Melissa Begg, Associate Professor and Director of the Master's degree track in Clinical Research Methods in Biostatistics...
  57. MASTERS PROGRAM IN PATIENT-ORIENTED RESEARCH
    Melissa Begg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Medicine, Program Director of the GCRC, and Director of the Irving Center for Clinical Research at Columbia, and Melissa Begg, Associate Professor and Director of the Master's degree track in Clinical Research Methods in Biostatistics...
  58. ENTRY INHIBITORS AS TOPICAL MICROBICIDES AGAINST HIV-1
    John Moore; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..of HIV-1 fusion/entry inhibitors in human cervical and rectal tissue models; Research Project II: Melissa Pope, Ph.D., Assessment of fusion/entry inhibitors in DC-T cell mixtures; Research Project III: Ronald Veazey, Ph...
  59. ENTRY INHIBITORS AS TOPICAL MICROBICIDES AGAINST HIV-1
    John Moore; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..of HIV-1 fusion/entry inhibitors in human cervical and rectal tissue models; Research Project II: Melissa Pope, Ph.D., Assessment of fusion/entry inhibitors in DC-T cell mixtures; Research Project III: Ronald Veazey, Ph...
  60. Engaging Low-Income Caregivers in Preventive Interventions for Conduct Problems
    STEPHANIE SHEPARD; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..D.). Consultants include a survey methodologist (Melissa Clark, Ph.D.), the FCU program developer (Thomas Dishion, Ph.D...
  61. AFE inhibitor combinations as topical microbicides against HIV-1
    John Moore; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Characterization of HIV-1 AFE inhibitors in human cervical and rectal tissue models; Research Project II: Melissa Pope. Assessment of AFE inhibitors in DC-T cell mixtures; Research Project III: Ronald Veazey...
  62. ENTRY INHIBITORS AS TOPICAL MICROBICIDES AGAINST HIV-1
    John Moore; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..of HIV-1 fusion/entry inhibitors in human cervical and rectal tissue models; Research Project II: Melissa Pope, Ph.D., Assessment of fusion/entry inhibitors in DC-T cell mixtures; Research Project III: Ronald Veazey, Ph...
  63. AFE inhibitor combinations as HIV1 topical microbicides
    John Moore; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Characterization of HIV-1 AFE inhibitors in human cervical and rectal tissue models; Research Project II: Melissa Pope. Assessment of AFE inhibitors in DC-T cell mixtures; Research Project III: Ronald Veazey...
  64. Engaging Low-Income Caregivers in Preventive Interventions for Conduct Problems
    STEPHANIE SHEPARD; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..D.). Consultants include a survey methodologist (Melissa Clark, Ph.D.), the FCU program developer (Thomas Dishion, Ph.D...
  65. Engaging Low-Income Caregivers in Preventive Interventions for Conduct Problems
    Stephanie A Shepard; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..D.). Consultants include a survey methodologist (Melissa Clark, Ph.D.), the FCU program developer (Thomas Dishion, Ph.D...
  66. ENTRY INHIBITORS AS TOPICAL MICROBICIDES AGAINST HIV-1
    John Moore; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..of HIV-1 fusion/entry inhibitors in human cervical and rectal tissue models; Research Project II: Melissa Pope, Ph.D., Assessment of fusion/entry inhibitors in DC-T cell mixtures; Research Project III: Ronald Veazey, Ph...
  67. ENTRY INHIBITORS AS TOPICAL MICROBICIDES AGAINST HIV-1
    John Moore; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..of HIV-1 fusion/entry inhibitors in human cervical and rectal tissue models; Research Project II: Melissa Pope, Ph.D., Assessment of fusion/entry inhibitors in DC-T cell mixtures; Research Project III: Ronald Veazey, Ph...
  68. AFE inhibitor combinations as topical microbicides against HIV-1
    John Moore; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Characterization of HIV-1 AFE inhibitors in human cervical and rectal tissue models; Research Project II: Melissa Pope. Assessment of AFE inhibitors in DC-T cell mixtures; Research Project III: Ronald Veazey...