Genomes and Genes
Summary: The mallow family of the order Malvales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida. Members include GOSSYPIUM, okra (ABELMOSCHUS), HIBISCUS, and CACAO. The common names of hollyhock and mallow are used for several genera of Malvaceae.
Publications226 found, 100 shown here
- Antimalarial activity of Sida acuta Burm. f. (Malvaceae) and Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir. (Fabaceae)Damintoti Karou
Universite de Ouagadougou, Centre de Recherche en Sciences Biologiques, Alimentaires et Nutritionnelles, Laboratoire de Biochimie, 03 BP 7131 Ouagadougou 03, Burkina Faso
J Ethnopharmacol 89:291-4. 2003..Further chemical screening showed that the activity of the most active plant, Sida acuta, was related to its alkaloid contents...
- Cardiovascular effects of Sida cordifolia leaves extract in ratsI A Medeiros
Laboratorio de Tecnologia Farmaceutica, Universidade Federal da Paraiba, Joao Pessoa, PB, Brazil
Fitoterapia 77:19-27. 2006..In conclusion, the results obtained so far show that AFSC produce hypotension and bradycardia, mainly due to a direct stimulation of the endothelial vascular muscarinic receptor and indirect cardiac muscarinic activation, respectively...
- Effect of the aqueous extract of Sida cordifolia on liver regeneration after partial hepatectomyRenata Lemos Silva
Department of Medicine, Federal University of Sergipe, Brazil
Acta Cir Bras 21:37-9. 2006..Therefore, this study aimed at assessing the effects of the aqueous extract of Sida cordifolia leaves, popularly known in Brazil as "malva-branca", on liver regeneration...
- Alternative food sources and overwintering feeding behavior of the boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis boheman (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) under the tropical conditions of Central BrazilPaulina de A Ribeiro
Cenargen, EMBRAPA Recursos Geneticos e Biotecnologia, Brasilia, DF, Brasil 70770 900
Neotrop Entomol 39:28-34. 2010..cycle, the plant families used for pollen feeding were varied: in cotton area 1, the weevil fed on Poaceae(50%), Malvaceae and Smilacaceae (25% each); in cotton area 2 the pollen sources were Malvaceae (50%), Asteraceae (25%) and ..
- Extreme long-distance dispersal of the lowland tropical rainforest tree Ceiba pentandra L. (Malvaceae) in Africa and the NeotropicsChristopher W Dick
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Herbarium, University of Michigan, 830 North University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Mol Ecol 16:3039-49. 2007..The study shows how extreme long-distance dispersal, via wind or marine currents, creates taxonomic similarities in the plant communities of Africa and the Neotropics...
- Modulation of drug resistance in Staphylococcus aureus by a kaempferol glycoside from Herissantia tiubae (Malvaceae)Vivyanne S Falcão-Silva
Departamento de Biologia Molecular, Universidade Federal da Paraiba, João Pessoa PB, Brazil
Phytother Res 23:1367-70. 2009..kaempferol-3-O-beta-d-(6''-E-p-coumaroyl) glucopyranoside (tiliroside), isolated from Herissantia tiubae (Malvaceae) was investigated using the strain SA-1199B of Staphylococcus aureus, which overexpresses the norA gene encoding ..
- Anaphylaxis to Cyphomandra betacea Sendth (tamarillo) in an obeche wood (Triplochiton scleroxylon)--allergic patientCarmen Vidal
Department of Allergy, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Santiago, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 96:870-3. 2006..Anaphylaxis after the first exposure to a food allergen is uncommon unless a cross-reaction is present...
- Mutagenic potential and modulatory effects of the medicinal plant Luehea divaricata (Malvaceae) in somatic cells of Drosophila melanogaster: SMART/wingL P Felicio
Departamento de Biologia Geral, Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidade Federal de Goias, Goiania, GO, Brasil
Genet Mol Res 10:16-24. 2011..Further studies with other experimental models would be useful to confirm that L. divaricata extract is not harmful and that it could be used in the prevention of cancer...
- In vitro antioxidant, lipoxygenase and xanthine oxidase inhibitory activities of fractions from Cienfuegosia digitata Cav., Sida alba L. and Sida acuta Burn f. (Malvaceae)K Konate
Laboratoire de Biochimie et Chimie Appliquées LABIOCA, UFR SVT, Universite de Ouagadougou, 09 BP 848 Ouagadougou 09, Burkina Faso
Pak J Biol Sci 13:1092-8. 2010..Present results showed that ethyl acetate and dichloromethane fractions elicit the highest polyphenol content, antioxidant and enzymatic activities...
- Antimicrobial activity of polyphenol-rich fractions from Sida alba L. (Malvaceae) against co-trimoxazol-resistant bacteria strainsKiessoun Konaté
Laboratoire de Biochimie et Chimie Appliquées LABIOCA, UFR SVT, Universite de Ouagadougou, 09 BP 848 Ouagadougou 09, Burkina Faso
Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 11:5. 2012..Medicinal plants are sources of phytochemicals which are able to initiate different biological activities including antimicrobials..
- Molecular variation of satellite DNA beta molecules associated with Malvastrum yellow vein virus and their role in pathogenicityWei Guo
Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, People s Republic of China
Appl Environ Microbiol 74:1909-13. 2008..glutinosa, Petunia hybrida, and M. coromandelianum plants. Furthermore, we showed that MYVV interacts functionally with heterologous DNA beta molecules in N. benthamiana plants...
- Cytotoxicity and antibacterial activity of Sida rhombifolia (Malvaceae) grown in BangladeshM Ekramul Islam
Department of Pharmacy, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi 6205, Bangladesh
Phytother Res 17:973-5. 2003..41 ppm) comparable to the reference standard, gallic acid. All the extracts showed weak antibacterial activity against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative test organisms...
- Cryptic interspecific introgression and genetic differentiation within Gossypium aridum (Malvaceae) and its relativesInes Alvarez
Real Jardín Botánico de Madrid, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid, Spain
Evolution 60:505-17. 2006..We suggest that cryptic and seemingly improbable interspecific introgression and molecular differentiation may be more common than appreciated in angiosperm evolution...
- Nuclear ribosomal DNA sequence polymorphism and hybridization in checker mallows (Sidalcea, Malvaceae)Katarina Andreasen
Jepson Herbarium and Department of Integrative Biology, 1001 Valley Life Sciences Bldg 2465, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 2465, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 29:563-81. 2003Checker mallows (Sidalcea, Malvaceae) constitute a western North American genus of annuals and perennials that have been regarded as taxonomically difficult because of complex patterns of morphological variation putatively stemming from ..
- Paralogy and orthology in the MALVACEAE rpb2 gene family: investigation of gene duplication in hibiscusB E Pfeil
CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, Australia
Mol Biol Evol 21:1428-37. 2004A sample of the second largest subunit of low-copy nuclear RNA polymerase II (rpb2) sequences from Malvaceae subfamily Malvoideae suggests that rpb2 has been duplicated early in the subfamily's history...
- Antioxidant properties of some medicinal plants: Prangos ferulacea (Apiaceae), Sedum sempervivoides (Crassulaceae), Malva neglecta (Malvaceae), Cruciata taurica (Rubiaceae), Rosa pimpinellifolia (Rosaceae), Galium verum subsp. verum (Rubiaceae), Urtica diAhmet Mavi
Kazim Karabekir Education Faculty, Department of Chemistry, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
Biol Pharm Bull 27:702-5. 2004..However, the highest DPPH radical scavenging activity, reducing power and the amount of phenolic compounds were shown by R. pimpinellifolia. The lowest antioxidant properties were shown by aqueous extract of M. neglecta...
- Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory effects of Thespesia populnea bark extractMani Vasudevan
Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, Haryana, India
J Ethnopharmacol 109:264-70. 2007..From acute oral toxicity studies (OECD-423 guidelines), no mortality was observed even at highest dose of TPE (2000mg/kg, p.o.)...
- Evaluation of in vitro antioxidant activity of Sida rhombifolia (L.) ssp. retusa (L.)Kamlesh Dhalwal
Department of Pharmacognosy, Poona College of Pharmacy, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Erandwane, Pune, India
J Med Food 10:683-8. 2007..The highest antioxidant activity was observed in root extract. The results obtained from the current study indicate that S. rhombifolia ssp. retusa is a potential source of natural antioxidants...
- Decoupling of light intensity effects on the growth and development of C3 and C4 weed species through sucrose supplementationSultan H Begna
Plant Science Department, McGill University, Macdonald Campus, 21111 Lakeshore Road, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada H9X 3V9
J Exp Bot 53:1935-40. 2002....
- Pharmacological actions of Thespesia populnea relevant to Alzheimer's diseaseM Vasudevan
Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Post Box 38, Guru Jambheshwar University State Technical University, Hisar 125001, Haryana, India
Phytomedicine 13:677-87. 2006Thespesia populnea (Malvaceae) is a large tree found in the tropical regions and coastal forests of India. Various parts of T...
- Anti-ulcerogenic activity of some plants used as folk remedy in TurkeyIlhan Gurbuz
Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Gazi University, Etiler, 6330 Ankara, Turkey
J Ethnopharmacol 88:93-7. 2003..Elaeagnaceae), fresh fruits of Hibiscus esculentus L. (Malvaceae), fresh roots of Papaver rhoeas L. (Papaveraceae), leaves of Phlomis grandiflora H.S...
- Screening of antioxidant activity of three Indian medicinal plants, traditionally used for the management of neurodegenerative diseasesB Auddy
SN Pradhan Center for Neurosciences, University College of Medicine, Kolkata 700 020, India
J Ethnopharmacol 84:131-8. 2003..cordifolia (IC50 342.82 microg/ml). The results of water infusions of the plants on lipid peroxidation were as follows: E. alsinoides (IC50 89.23 microg/ml)>S. cordifolia) (IC50 126.78 microg/ml)>C. dactylon (IC50 608.31 microg/ml)...
- Studies on medicinal plants of Ivory Coast: investigation of Sida acuta for in vitro antiplasmodial activities and identification of an active constituentJ T Banzouzi
Laboratoire de Chimie Organique Pharmaceutique, E A 2414, Faculte de Pharmacie, Montpellier Cedex, France
Phytomedicine 11:338-41. 2004Sida acuta Burm. (Malvaceae) originating from Ivory Coast was selected after an ethnobotanical survey: traditional healers of malaria commonly used this plant for the treatment...
- CNS pharmacological effects of the hydroalcoholic extract of Sida cordifolia L. leavesC I F Franco
Laboratório de Tecnologia Farmacêutica e Departamento de Fisiologia e Patologia, Universidade Federal da Paraiba, Caixa Postal 5009, CEP 58051 970 João Pessoa, PB, Brazil
J Ethnopharmacol 98:275-9. 2005Sida cordifolia L. (Malvaceae), known as "malva branca", is a plant used in the popular medicine for the treatment stomatits, of asthma and nasal congestion...
- Pentameric procyanidin from Theobroma cacao selectively inhibits growth of human breast cancer cellsDanica Ramljak
Department of Oncology, The Research Building, Room W417, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3970 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20057, USA
Mol Cancer Ther 4:537-46. 2005....
- Hepatoprotective activity of Abutilon indicum on experimental liver damage in ratsE Porchezhian
Dabur Research Foundation, 22, Site IV, Ghaziabad UP 201 010, India
Phytomedicine 12:62-4. 2005..The plant extract may interfere with free-radical formation, which may conclude in hepatoprotective action. Acute toxicity studies revealed that the LD50 value is more than the dose of 4 g/kg body wt...
- Isolation and identification of mosquito larvicidal compound from Abutilon indicum (Linn.) SweetA Abdul Rahuman
Unit of Bioactive Natural Products, Department of Zoology, C Abdul Hakeem College, Melvisharam 632 509, India
Parasitol Res 102:981-8. 2008..Results of this study show that the petroleum ether extract of A. indicum may be considered as a potent source and beta-sitosterol as a new natural mosquito larvicidal agent...
- Pyrrole carboxamidine tryptase inhibitors from Leptonychia pubescensLay Kien Yang
MerLion Pharmaceuticals, Singapore
Planta Med 71:1071-2. 2005..Bioassay-guided isolation led to the identification of 1-beta-ribofuranosylbrunfelsamidine as the active component with a tryptase IC (50) of 3 microM. Brunfelsamidine was also isolated, but was only weakly active...
- Effect of Aegle marmelos and Hibiscus rosa sinensis leaf extract on glucose tolerance in glucose induced hyperglycemic rats (Charles foster)A Sachdewa
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Dayalbagh, Agra-282 005, India
J Environ Biol 22:53-7. 2001..The mechanism of action could be speculated partly to increased utilization of glucose, either by direct stimulation of glucose uptake or via the mediation of enhanced insulin secretion...
- Constituents of the roots of Melochia chamaedrysG C D Dias
Departamento de Quimica, NPPN, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, 97045 100 Santa Maria, RS, Brazil
Phytochemistry 68:668-72. 2007..Their structures were elucidated on the basis of spectroscopic analysis, especially by 2D NMR ((1)H-(1)H-COSY, NOESY, HMQC, HMBC)...
- Coumarins with monoamine oxidase inhibitory activity and antioxidative coumarino-lignans from Hibiscus syriacusB S Yun
Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, P.O. Box 115, Yusong, Taejon 305-600, Korea
J Nat Prod 64:1238-40. 2001..The coumarin analogue and scopoletin inhibited monoamine oxidase with moderate IC(50) values. The new coumarino-lignan and cleomiscosin C showed lipid peroxidation inhibitory activity comparable to vitamin E...
- Neolignan and megastigmane glycosides from the leaves of Pterospermum semisagittatumM S H Khan
Department of Chemistry, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Pharmazie 60:72-4. 2005..The structures of these compounds were elucidated by spectroscopic methods. While glycosides 2 and 3 appear to be new, this is the third report of isolation of compound 1 from any natural source...
- Preliminary evaluation of anti-pyretic and anti-ulcerogenic activities of Sida cordifolia methanolic extractBinu K Philip
Department of Pharmacology and Environmental Toxicology, Dr A L M PGIBMS, University of Madras, Taramani Campus, Chennai 600113, India
Fitoterapia 79:229-31. 2008..MESC exhibited significant anti-ulcerogenic effect against aspirin and ethanol induced damage. Both these properties were comparable to the reference drugs...
- Anti-inflammatory and analgesic alkaloid from Sida cordifolia linnRanajit Kumar Sutradhar
Department of Chemistry, Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology CUET, Chittagong 4349, Bangladesh
Pak J Pharm Sci 20:185-8. 2007..In Carrageenan induced rat paw edema the compound 1 produced 16.93 and 24.43 % inhibition of paw edema at the doses of 25 and 50 mg/kg body weight respectively at the third hour of study...
- Compounds obtained from sida acuta with the potential to induce quinone reductase and to inhibit 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene-induced preneoplastic lesions in a mouse mammary organ culture modelDae Sik Jang
Program for Collaborative Research in the Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, U S A
Arch Pharm Res 26:585-90. 2003..3, 75.0, and 66.7% inhibition of 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene-induced preneoplastic lesions, respectively, at a dose of 10 microg/mL...
- SPE-HPLC method for the determination of four flavonols in rat plasma and urine after oral administration of Abelmoschus manihot extractXianyin Lai
Department of Natural Medicines and the State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University Health Science Centre, Beijing 100083, PR China
J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 852:108-14. 2007....
- Lowering of blood sugar by water extract of Azadirachta indica and Abroma augusta in diabetes ratsEshrat M Halim
National Chemical Laboratory, Pune 411008, India
Indian J Exp Biol 41:636-40. 2003..It also prevented decrease in body weight. Present study showed that Abroma augusta roots and A. indica leaves when given together as water extract had hypoglycaemic action and had better effect than given alone...
- Effect of the extract of Thespesia populnea leaves on mice testisP Krishnamoorthy
Department of Biochemistry, J J College of Arts and Science, Pudukkottai 622 404, Tamil Nadu, India
J Environ Biol 24:327-30. 2003..It is suggested that the extract of T. populnea treatment leads to pathological changes in the seminiferous tubules, Sertoli cells and spermatids of the testis...
- Structural characterization and identification of ecdysteroids from Sida rhombifolia L. in positive electrospray ionization by tandem mass spectrometryYan Hong Wang
National Center for Natural Products Research, Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, The University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677, USA
Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 22:2413-22. 2008..rhombifolia...
- Flavonoid compounds in the flowers of Abutilon indicum (L.) Sweet (Malvaceae)Irena Matławska
Department of Pharmacognosy, Karol Marcinkowski University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland
Acta Pol Pharm 59:227-9. 2002..Sweet (Malvaceae).
- Identification and genetic variation among Hibiscus species (Malvaceae) using RAPD markersSuvakanta Barik
Plant Biotechnology Division, Regional Plant Resource Centre, Bhubaneswar 751015, Orissa, India
Z Naturforsch C 61:123-8. 2006..This is also helpful in Hibiscus breeding programs and provides a major input into conservation biology...
- Influence of nutrient application rate on growth and rooting potential of the West African hardwood Triplochiton scleroxylonJ McP Dick
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Bush Estate, Penicuik, EH26 0QB, Scotland, UK
Tree Physiol 24:35-44. 2004..We conclude that genetic variation in rooting potential is mediated through variations in morphological and physiological traits, rather than through genetic variation in cell differentiation or related aspects of root initiation...
- Complete nucleotide sequence and host range of South African cassava mosaic virus: further evidence for recombination amongst begomovirusesL C Berrie
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag 3, PO Wits 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa
J Gen Virol 82:53-8. 2001..This is the first description of successful infection of cassava with a geminivirus using Agrobacterium tumefaciens...
- Leaf gas exchange and carbohydrates in tropical trees differing in successional status in two light environments in central AmazoniaR A Marenco
, , Caixa Postal 478, Manaus, AM 69011-970, Brazil
Tree Physiol 21:1311-8. 2001..We conclude that photosynthetic parameters of D. odorata are less affected by light environment than those of S. macrophylla, indicating that D. odorata has lower physiological plasticity to light than S. macrophylla...
- Bioassay-guided isolation of antifungal alkaloids from Melochia odorataAurélie Emile
Laboratoire de Pharmacognosie UMR 8076 CNRS, Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Paris Sud, rue J B Clement, 92296 Chatenay Malabry Cedex, France
Phytother Res 21:398-400. 2007....
- How do leaf hydraulics limit stomatal conductance at high water vapour pressure deficits?James A Bunce
Crop Systems and Global Change Laboratory, USDA ARS, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, MD 20705 2350, USA
Plant Cell Environ 29:1644-50. 2006..Reduced g at high D in these species resulted primarily from increased stomatal sensitivity to [CO2] at high D, and this increased sensitivity may mediate stomatal responses to leaf hydraulics at high D...
- [Decomposition processes of Tilia amurensis leaves in the Changbai Mountain forest ecosystem]Z Xu
Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang 110016
Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao 12:501-4. 2001..The leaves were acceleratively decomposed when the tested moisture was increased. Moisture affected the decomposition process more strongly than light...
- [Influence of the sucrose outflow from leaves of higher plants on delayed luminescence induction in photosynthesis]A A Tuleshova
Physical Department, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Vorob evy Gory, Moscow, 119899 Russia
Biofizika 47:691-5. 2002..It was concluded that the accumulation of sucrose in the conducting tissues of the leaf stimulates the increase in the CO2 fixation rate on rellumination after dark adaptation...
- Erysipeloid cutaneous leishmaniasis: treatment with a new, topical, pure herbal extractFereidoun Zerehsaz
Shiraz Multi Specialty Clinic, Saadi Ave, P O Box 71955 913, Shiraz, Iran
Eur J Dermatol 13:145-8. 2003..Further investigations are needed to illuminate its mechanism(s) of action and also controlled trials are recommended to confirm its efficacy...
- Chemical constituents of Lavatera trimestris L.--antioxidant and antimicrobial activitiesKrystyna Skalicka-Woźniak
Department of Pharmacognosy with Medicinal Plant Laboratory, Skubiszewski Medicinal University of Lublin, Poland
Z Naturforsch C 62:797-800. 2007..Also several non-polar constituents have been identified using GC and GC/MS methods. This is the first time that phenolic esters and non-polar constituents were identified in the flowers of L. trimestris L...
- Biofumigant compounds released by field pennycress (Thlaspi arvense) seedmealSteven F Vaughn
New Crops and Processing Technology Research USDA, ARS, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, 1815 N University St, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
J Chem Ecol 31:167-77. 2005..Field pennycress seedmeal appears to offer excellent potential as a biofumigant for high-value horticultural crops for both conventional and organic growers...
- Muscodor albus E-6, an endophyte of Guazuma ulmifolia making volatile antibiotics: isolation, characterization and experimental establishment in the host plantGary A Strobel
Department of Plant Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA
Microbiology 153:2613-20. 2007..ulmifolia. Overall, isolates of M. albus, including E-6, have chemical, biological and structural characteristics that make them potentially useful in medicine, agricultural and industrial applications...
- Tomato yellow spot virus, a tomato-infecting begomovirus from Brazil with a closer relationship to viruses from Sida sp., forms pseudorecombinants with begomoviruses from tomato but not from SidaE C Andrade
Departamento de Fitopatologia, Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Vicosa, MG 36570 000, Brazil
J Gen Virol 87:3687-96. 2006....
- Four DNA-A variants among Pakistani isolates of cotton leaf curl virus and their affinities to DNA-A of geminivirus isolates from okraX Zhou
Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, UK
J Gen Virol 79:915-23. 1998..The cotton leaf curl epidemic in Pakistan is caused by several distinct variants, with recombination events involving OYVMV and other unspecified geminiviruses having probably been involved in their evolution...
- Systematic analysis of in vitro photo-cytotoxic activity in extracts from terrestrial plants in Peninsula Malaysia for photodynamic therapyCheng Yi Ong
Cancer Research Initiatives Foundation CARIF, Subang Jaya Medical Centre, 1, Jalan SS12 1A, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
J Photochem Photobiol B 96:216-22. 2009..Acanthaceae, Apocynaceae, Bignoniaceae, Celastraceae, Chrysobalanaceae, Irvingiaceae, Lauraceae, Lythraceae, Malvaceae, Meliaceae, Moraceae, Myristicaceae, Myrsinaceae, Olacaceae and Sapindaceae...
- Snakebites and ethnobotany in the northwest region of Colombia. Part III: neutralization of the haemorrhagic effect of Bothrops atrox venomR Otero
Programa de Ofidismo, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Antioquia, A A 1226, Medellin, Colombia
J Ethnopharmacol 73:233-41. 2000..whole plants of Aristolochia grandiflora (Aristolochiaceae), Columnea kalbreyeriana (Gesneriaceae), Sida acuta (Malvaceae), Selaginella articulata (Selaginellaceae) and Pseudoelephantopus spicatus (Asteraceae); rhizomes of Renealmia ..
- Snakebites and ethnobotany in the northwest region of Colombia: Part II: neutralization of lethal and enzymatic effects of Bothrops atrox venomR Otero
Programa de Ofidismo, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Antioquia, A A 1226, Medellin, Colombia
J Ethnopharmacol 71:505-11. 2000..05) were: leaves, branches and stem of Costus lasius (Costaceae); the whole plant of Sida acuta (Malvaceae); rhizomes of Dracontium croatii (Araceae); leaves and branches of Bixa orellana (Bixaceae) and Struthanthus ..
- Three years survey of Tomato yellow leaf curl Sardinia virus reservoir weed hosts in southern ItalyAngele Fanigliulo
Dipartimento di Biologia, Difesa e Biotecnologie Agro Forestali, Universita degli Studi della Basilicata, Campus Macchia Romana 1T 3A310 Potenza, Italy
Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci 72:1023-8. 2007..and symptomatic plants of the following botanic families: Graminaceae, Compositeae, Solanaceae, Portulacaceae, Malvaceae, Chenopodiaceae, Amaranthaceae, Convolvulaceae, Brassicaceae, Labiatae, Plantaginaceae, Asteraceae...
- Traditional leafy vegetables in senegal: diversity and medicinal usesGueye Mathieu
Laboratoire de Botanique, IFAN,
Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med 4:469-75. 2007..All species are members of twenty-one families the most numerous of which are Amaranthaceae Juss., Malvaceae Juss., Moraceae Link., the Papilionaceae Giseke and Tiliaceae Juss...
- Sequence and RT-PCR expression analysis of two peroxidases from Arabidopsis thaliana belonging to a novel evolutionary branch of plant peroxidasesI V Kjaersgård
Department of Protein Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Plant Mol Biol 33:699-708. 1997..As cotton and Arabidopsis belong to rather diverse families (Malvaceae and Crucifereae, respectively), in contrast with Arabidopsis and horseradish (both Crucifereae), the high degree ..
- Tea, coffee, and cocoa as ultraviolet radiation protectants for the beet armyworm nucleopolyhedrovirusS El-Salamouny
Clemson University Coastal Research and Education Center, 2700 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29414, USA
J Econ Entomol 102:1767-73. 2009The addition of 1% (wt:vol) aqueous extracts of cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) (Malvales: Malvaceae), coffee (Coffea arabica L.) (Gentianales: Rubiaceae), and green and black tea (Camellia sinensis L...
- An S-RNase-based gametophytic self-incompatibility system evolved only once in eudicotsJorge Vieira
Molecular Evolution Group, Instituto de Biologia Celular e Molecular IBMC, University of Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre 823, 4150 180, Porto, Portugal
J Mol Evol 67:179-90. 2008..to the S-RNase lineage are found in three new plant families, namely, the Rubiaceae, Euphorbiaceae, and Malvaceae. Acquisition of a new function by genes belonging to the S-RNase lineage is shown to be a frequent event...
- Seed dispersal anachronisms: rethinking the fruits extinct megafauna atePaulo R Guimarães
Departamento de Física da Matéria Condensada, Instituto de Fisica Gleb Wataghin, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
PLoS ONE 3:e1745. 2008..Anachronic dispersal systems are best explained by interactions with extinct animals and show impaired dispersal resulting in altered seed dispersal dynamics...
- Nuclear DNA amounts in 112 species of tropical hardwoods -- new estimatesD Ohri
Division of Genetics and Plant Breeding, National Botanical Research Institute, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow 226001, U P, India
Plant Biol (Stuttg) 6:555-61. 2004..0-fold) is shown by the Fabaceae. The Boraginaceae, Lauraceae, Malpighiaceae, and Malvaceae generally have higher 4C DNA values of > 10 pg, while the Bixaceae, Caricaceae, Oxalidaceae, and Santalaceae ..
- Chloroplast DNA phylogeography suggests a West African centre of origin for the baobab, Adansonia digitata L. (Bombacoideae, Malvaceae)Jean Michel Leong Pock Tsy
CIRAD, URP Forêts et Biodiversité, BP 853, 101 Antananarivo, Madagascar and Campus de Baillarguet, Montpellier Cedex 5, France
Mol Ecol 18:1707-15. 2009..digitata, or its diploid progenitor, probably originated in West Africa and migrated subsequently throughout the tropical parts of that continent, and beyond, by natural and human-mediated terrestrial and overseas dispersal...
- Contrasting structure and composition of the understory in species-rich tropical rain forestsJames V LaFrankie
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, c o National Institute of Education, 1 Nanyang Walk, 637616 Singapore
Ecology 87:2298-305. 2006..g., Melastomataceae sensu stricto, Piperaceae, and Malvaceae [Bombacacoidea]) were predominantly species of small classes...
- Wound healing activity of Malva sylvestris and Punica granatum in alloxan-induced diabetic ratsAbdollah Ghasemi Pirbalouti
Department of Medicinal Plants, Researches Centre of Medicinal Plants and Ethno veterinary, Islamic Azad University, Shahrekord Branch, Shahrekord, Iran
Acta Pol Pharm 67:511-6. 2010The flowers of Malva sylvestris Linn. (Malvaceae) and Punica granatum Linn...
- Wetting and spreading of a surfactant film on solid particles: influence of sharp edges and surface irregularitiesPeter J Gerber
Institute of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
Langmuir 22:5273-81. 2006..89, n = 20) and 5.8 mJ/m2 (SE = 0.52, n = 20) (p < 0.05), respectively. Further experiments with pollen of malvaceae and maize (spiky and fine knobbly surfaces) were wetted at 10.0 mJ/m2 (SE = 0.52, n = 10) and 22...
- Complete nucleotide sequence and experimental host range of Okra mosaic virusDirk Stephan
Institute of Plant Diseases and Plant Protection, Leibniz University Hannover, Herrenhaeuser Str 2, 30419 Hannover, Germany
Virus Genes 36:231-40. 2008Okra mosaic virus (OkMV) is a tymovirus infecting members of the family Malvaceae. Early infections in okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) lead to yield losses of 12-19.5%...
- Clinical effects produced by a standardized herbal medicinal product of Hibiscus sabdariffa on patients with hypertension. A randomized, double-blind, lisinopril-controlled clinical trialArmando Herrera-Arellano
Centro de Investigacion Biomedica del Sur, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social IMSS, Argentina, Mexico
Planta Med 73:6-12. 2007Hibiscus sabdariffa L. (Malvaceae) has been used in different countries as an antihypertensive...
- Aqueous extracts and polysaccharides from Marshmallow roots (Althea officinalis L.): cellular internalisation and stimulation of cell physiology of human epithelial cells in vitroAlexandra Deters
University of Munster, Institute for Pharmaceutical Biology and Phytochemistry IPBP, Hittorfstrasse 56, D 48149 Munster, Germany
J Ethnopharmacol 127:62-9. 2010Aqueous extracts from the roots of Althea officinalis L. (Malvaceae) are widely used for treatment of irritated mucosa...
- Volatile organic nitrogen-containing constituents in ambrette seed Abelmoschus moschatus Medik (Malvaceae)Zhizhi Du
Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650204, China
J Agric Food Chem 56:7388-92. 2008..The odors described suggest that these N-compounds contribute to what is described in perfumery terms as the "natural and rounded" character of the ambrette extract...
- Effects of vegetated field borders on arthropods in cotton fields in eastern North CarolinaRandy Outward
North Carolina State University, Department of Entomology, Raleigh, NC 27695 7630, USA
J Insect Sci 8:9. 2008..Malvales: Malvaceae), fields was measured through a variety of sampling techniques over three years...
- Molecular evidence supporting the confirmation of maracuja mosaic virus as a species of the genus Tobamovirus and production of an infectious cDNA transcriptY S Song
Plant Virus GenBank, Division of Environmental and Life Sciences, Seoul Women s University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Arch Virol 151:2337-48. 2006..Phylogenetic tree analysis revealed that these MarMV-encoded proteins are related to members of the Malvaceae- and Cucurbitaceae-infecting tobamoviruses...
- Elemental sulphur as an induced antifungal substance in plant defenceRichard M Cooper
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
J Exp Bot 55:1947-53. 2004..GC-MS as (32)S(8)) is produced in representative species of Sterculiaceae (cocoa), Solanaceae (tomato, tobacco), Malvaceae (cotton), and Leguminosae (French bean) in response to xylem-invading fungal and bacterial pathogens...
- Effect of Hibiscus anthocyanins-rich extract induces apoptosis of proliferating smooth muscle cell via activation of P38 MAPK and p53 pathwayChia Wen Lo
Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Chung Shan Medical University, No 110 Section 1 Chien Kuo N Road, Taichung, Taiwan
Mol Nutr Food Res 51:1452-60. 2007Hibiscus sabdariffa L. (Malvaceae), an attractive plant believed to be native to Africa, is cultivated in Sudan and in eastern Taiwan. It has been reported to contain a number of protocatechuic acid and anthocyanins...
- Trichoderma evansii and T. lieckfeldtiae: two new T. hamatum-like speciesGary J Samuels
United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, Systematic Mycology and Microbiology Lab, Room 304, B 01A, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
Mycologia 101:142-56. 2009..conidia; it was isolated as an endophyte from sapwood of Lophira alata (Ochnaceae) and Cola verticillata (Malvaceae) in Cameroon and Theobroma gileri (Malvaceae) in Peru...
- Effects of Hibiscus rosa sinensis L (Malvaceae) on wound healing activity: a preclinical study in a Sprague Dawley ratB Shivananda Nayak
Department of Preclinical Sciences, Biochemistry Unit, Faculty of Medical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Int J Low Extrem Wounds 6:76-81. 2007..002). The dry and wet weight of granulation tissue and hydroxyproline content were also increased significantly when compared with controls. The reported observations suggest H rosa sinensis aids wound healing in the rat model...
- Hypolipidemic activity of Hibiscus rosa sinensis root in ratsVishnu Kumar
Department of Biochemistry and Pathology, Era s Lucknow Medical College and Hospital, Lucknow, India
Indian J Biochem Biophys 46:507-10. 2009The hypolipidemic activity of Hibiscus rosa sinensis (family Malvaceae) root extract was studied on triton and cholesterol-rich high fat diet (HFD) induced models of hyperlipidemia in rats...
- Mechanism of the delayed puberty onset in offspring of rats that consumed aqueous extract of Hibiscus sabdariffa during pregnancyE E Iyare
Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idiaraba, Lagos State, Nigeria
Niger J Physiol Sci 23:71-7. 2008Consumption of extracts of Hibiscus sabdariffa (family: malvaceae) during pregnancy has been shown to cause maternal malnutrition which has been linked to various adverse conditions like increased postnatal weight gain, delayed puberty ..
- Urban vegetation change after a hundred years in a tropical city (San José de Costa Rica)Julián Monge-Nájera
Laboratorio de Ecología Urbana, Vicerrectoría de Investigación, Universidad Estatal a Distancia, 474 2050 San Pedro de Montes de Oca, San Jose, Costa Rica
Rev Biol Trop 58:1367-86. 2010..most species were Asteraceae, Fabaceae, Poaceae, Lamiaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Solanaceae, Cyperaceae, Acanthaceae, Malvaceae, Piperaceae and Verbenaceae...
- Improvement of insulin sensitivity in obese Zucker rats by myricetin extracted from Abelmoschus moschatusI Min Liu
Department of Pharmacy, Tajen University, Yanpu Shiang, Ping Tung Shien, Taiwan, ROC
Planta Med 73:1054-60. 2007..obese Zucker rats were employed to screen the effect of myricetin, an active principle of Abelmoschus moschatus (Malvaceae), on insulin resistance...
- Chemopreventive properties of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. on human gastric carcinoma cells through apoptosis induction and JNK/p38 MAPK signaling activationHui Hsuan Lin
Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
Chem Biol Interact 165:59-75. 2007..Hibiscus sabdariffa Linne (Malvaceae), an attractive plant believed to be native to Africa, is cultivated in the Sudan and Eastern Taiwan...
- Hibiscus polyphenol-rich extract induces apoptosis in human gastric carcinoma cells via p53 phosphorylation and p38 MAPK/FasL cascade pathwayHui Hsuan Lin
Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung 402, Taiwan
Mol Carcinog 43:86-99. 2005..Hibiscus sabdariffa Linne (Malvaceae), an attractive plant believed to be native to Africa, is cultivated in the Sudan and Eastern Taiwan...
- Trichoderma theobromicola and T. paucisporum: two new species isolated from cacao in South AmericaGary J Samuels
United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Systematic Botany and Mycology Lab, Rm 304, B 011A, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
Mycol Res 110:381-92. 2006..Trichoderma theobromicola was isolated as an endophyte from the trunk of a healthy cacao tree (Theobroma cacao, Malvaceae) in Amazonian Peru; it sporulates profusely on common mycological media...
- Trade-offs underlying polyphagy in a facultative ant-tended florivorous butterfly: the role of host plant quality and enemy-free spaceDaniela Rodrigues
Departamento de Biologia Animal, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil
Oecologia 163:719-28. 2010..three natural hosts: Schefflera vinosa (Araliaceae), Pyrostegia venusta (Bignoniaceae) and Luehea grandiflora (Malvaceae). Parasitism levels of larvae found on the three hosts were also determined...
- Endomelanconiopsis, a new anamorph genus in the BotryosphaeriaceaeEnith I Rojas
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado Postal 0843 03092, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama
Mycologia 100:760-75. 2008..Endomelanconiopsis endophytica was isolated as an endophyte from healthy leaves of Theobroma cacao (cacao, Malvaceae) and Heisteria concinna (Erythroplaceae) in Panama...
- Fungal endophytes limit pathogen damage in a tropical treeA Elizabeth Arnold
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:15649-54. 2003..spatial structure, and host affinity among foliar endophytes associated with a tropical tree (Theobroma cacao, Malvaceae) across lowland Panama...
- Mechanism of delayed puberty in rats whose mothers consumed Hibiscus sabdariffa during lactationEghosa E Iyare
Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Enugu State, Nigeria
Pharm Biol 48:1170-6. 2010Extract of the calyx of Hibiscus sabdariffa Linn. (HS) (Malvaceae) has been reported to decrease fluid and food intake in lactating rats through a mechanism not yet fully understood...
- Malvone A, a phytoalexin found in Malva sylvestris (family Malvaceae)Olga Veshkurova
A S Sadykov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Academy of Science Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Phytochemistry 67:2376-9. 2006..The structure of malvone A was determined by MS and NMR spectroscopy, and by X-ray crystallographic analysis. The X-ray analysis showed water molecules were located in channels that run along the a-axis...
- Urease from cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) seeds: isolation, physicochemical characterization, and antifungal properties of the proteinAngela Menegassi
Graduate Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology Center of Biotechnology and Department of Biophysics, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS CEP 91501 970, Brazil
J Agric Food Chem 56:4399-405. 2008..characterization of a urease from cotton ( Gossypium hirsutum) seeds, the first description of this enzyme in Malvaceae. The urease content varied among different cotton cultivars. Cotton seed urease (98...
- Abelmoschus moschatus (Malvaceae), an aromatic plant, suitable for medical or food uses to improve insulin sensitivityI M Liu
Department of Pharmacy and Graduate Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology, Tajen University, Yanpu Shiang, Ping Tung Shien, Taiwan, ROC
Phytother Res 24:233-9. 2010Abelmoschus moschatus (Malvaceae) is an aromatic and medicinal plant, distributed in many parts of Asia, including south Taiwan. The present study was undertaken to clarify whether the herb is effective in improving insulin resistance...
- Leaf photosynthetic and solar-tracking responses of mallow, Malva parviflora, to photon flux densityDennis H Greer
School of Agriculture and Wine Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Locked Bag 588, Wagga Wagga, NSW 2678, Australia
Plant Physiol Biochem 47:946-53. 2009..Species of the Malvaceae are known to solar track and anecdotal evidence suggests this species may also. How M...
- Feast and famine in plant genomesJonathan F Wendel
Department of Botany, Iowa State University, Ames 50011, USA
Genetica 115:37-47. 2002..of genome size evolution among Gossypium species and their relatives in the cotton tribe (Gossypieae, Malvaceae). Our results suggest that both DNA content increase and decrease have occurred repeatedly during evolution...
- Simple and efficient isolation of high-quality total RNA from Hibiscus tiliaceus, a mangrove associate and its relativesG Yang
State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol, Key Laboratory of Gene Engineering of the Ministry of Education, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China
Prep Biochem Biotechnol 38:257-64. 2008..tiliaceus. Moreover, we showed that this method could also be successfully applied to other plants in Malvaceae sensu lato (including Sida, Pachira, Sterculia, Urena, and Abelmoschus) with very abundant polyphenols and ..
- Immunomodulatory effect of Hibiscus cannabinus extract on macrophage functionsYong Gyu Lee
School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Kangwon National University, Hyoja 2 Dong, Chuncheon 200 701, South Korea
J Ethnopharmacol 113:62-71. 2007Hibiscus cannabinus L. (Malvaceae) (known as Kenaf) has long been used as a folk medicine in India and Africa for the treatment of blood and throat disorders, bilious conditions, fever and puerperium...
- How to look like a mallow: evidence of floral mimicry between Turneraceae and MalvaceaeSantiago Benitez-Vieyra
Instituto Multidisciplinario de Biología Vegetal CONICET U N Córdoba, CC 495, CP 5000, Cordoba, Argentina
Proc Biol Sci 274:2239-48. 2007..pinnatifida resemble co-flowering Malvaceae in colour as seen by bees' eyes, and that these pollinators do not distinguish between them when approaching ..
- Copy number lability and evolutionary dynamics of the Adh gene family in diploid and tetraploid cotton (Gossypium)R L Small
Department of Botany, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
Genetics 155:1913-26. 2000..of the alcohol dehydrogenase (Adh) gene family in diploid and tetraploid members of the cotton genus (Gossypium, Malvaceae)...
- Anxiolytic and sedative effects of extracts of Hibiscus sabdariffa Linn (family Malvaceae)T O Fakeye
In Vivo Testing Facility, Genetic Resources and Biotechlnology, Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow 226015, India
Afr J Med Med Sci 37:49-54. 2008..05) in sleep duration. The study showed that extracts of Hibiscus sabdariffa possess anxiolytic and sedative effects which become more pronounced with administration of repeated doses of the extracts...
- Effects of extracts from Hibiscus macranthus and Basella alba mixture on testosterone production in vitro in adult rat testes slicesPaul F Moundipa
Laboratory of Nutrition and Biochemical Toxicology, University of Yaounde I, P O Box 812, Yaounde, Cameroon
Asian J Androl 8:111-4. 2006To find an in vitro system for the measurement of the androgenic effects of different extracts of Hibiscus macranthus (Malvaceae) and Basella alba (Basellaceae).
- Phylogeny, duplication, and intraspecific variation of Adh sequences in New World diploid cottons (Gossypium l., malvaceae)R L Small
Department of Botany, Iowa State University, Iowa, Ames, 50011, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 16:73-84. 2000..Potential explanations for this latter phenomenon, including gene duplication, gene flow, and lineage sorting, are discussed...