malvaceae

Summary

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.

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  1. ncbi 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
  2. ncbi Hypoglycemic activity of Abutilon indicum leaf extracts in rats
    Y N Seetharam
    Biosystematics and Medicinal Plant Laboratory, Department of Botany, Gulbarga University, 585 106, Gulbarga, India
    Fitoterapia 73:156-9. 2002
  3. ncbi Cardiovascular effects of Sida cordifolia leaves extract in rats
    I A Medeiros
    Laboratorio de Tecnologia Farmaceutica, Universidade Federal da Paraiba, Joao Pessoa, PB, Brazil
    Fitoterapia 77:19-27. 2006
  4. ncbi Effect of the aqueous extract of Sida cordifolia on liver regeneration after partial hepatectomy
    Renata Lemos Silva
    Department of Medicine, Federal University of Sergipe, Brazil
    Acta Cir Bras 21:37-9. 2006
  5. ncbi Alternative food sources and overwintering feeding behavior of the boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis boheman (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) under the tropical conditions of Central Brazil
    Paulina de A Ribeiro
    Cenargen, EMBRAPA Recursos Geneticos e Biotecnologia, Brasilia, DF, Brasil 70770 900
    Neotrop Entomol 39:28-34. 2010
  6. doi 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
  7. ncbi Extreme long-distance dispersal of the lowland tropical rainforest tree Ceiba pentandra L. (Malvaceae) in Africa and the Neotropics
    Christopher 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
  8. pmc Antimicrobial activity of polyphenol-rich fractions from Sida alba L. (Malvaceae) against co-trimoxazol-resistant bacteria strains
    Kiessoun 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
  9. ncbi 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
  10. doi Mutagenic potential and modulatory effects of the medicinal plant Luehea divaricata (Malvaceae) in somatic cells of Drosophila melanogaster: SMART/wing
    L P Felicio
    Departamento de Biologia Geral, Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidade Federal de Goias, Goiania, GO, Brasil
    Genet Mol Res 10:16-24. 2011

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  1. ncbi 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...
  2. ncbi Hypoglycemic activity of Abutilon indicum leaf extracts in rats
    Y N Seetharam
    Biosystematics and Medicinal Plant Laboratory, Department of Botany, Gulbarga University, 585 106, Gulbarga, India
    Fitoterapia 73:156-9. 2002
    ..Alcohol and water extracts of Abutilon indicum leaves (400 mg/kg, p.o.) showed significant hypoglycemic effect in normal rats 4 h after administration (23.10% and 26.95%, respectively)...
  3. ncbi Cardiovascular effects of Sida cordifolia leaves extract in rats
    I 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...
  4. ncbi Effect of the aqueous extract of Sida cordifolia on liver regeneration after partial hepatectomy
    Renata 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...
  5. ncbi Alternative food sources and overwintering feeding behavior of the boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis boheman (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) under the tropical conditions of Central Brazil
    Paulina 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 ..
  6. doi 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 ..
  7. ncbi Extreme long-distance dispersal of the lowland tropical rainforest tree Ceiba pentandra L. (Malvaceae) in Africa and the Neotropics
    Christopher 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...
  8. pmc Antimicrobial activity of polyphenol-rich fractions from Sida alba L. (Malvaceae) against co-trimoxazol-resistant bacteria strains
    Kiessoun 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..
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. doi Mutagenic potential and modulatory effects of the medicinal plant Luehea divaricata (Malvaceae) in somatic cells of Drosophila melanogaster: SMART/wing
    L 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...
  11. ncbi Anaphylaxis to Cyphomandra betacea Sendth (tamarillo) in an obeche wood (Triplochiton scleroxylon)--allergic patient
    Carmen 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...
  12. pmc Molecular variation of satellite DNA beta molecules associated with Malvastrum yellow vein virus and their role in pathogenicity
    Wei 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...
  13. ncbi 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. 2003
    Checker 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 ..
  14. ncbi Cryptic interspecific introgression and genetic differentiation within Gossypium aridum (Malvaceae) and its relatives
    Ines 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...
  15. ncbi Cytotoxicity and antibacterial activity of Sida rhombifolia (Malvaceae) grown in Bangladesh
    M 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...
  16. ncbi Paralogy and orthology in the MALVACEAE rpb2 gene family: investigation of gene duplication in hibiscus
    B E Pfeil
    CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, Australia
    Mol Biol Evol 21:1428-37. 2004
    A 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...
  17. ncbi Screening of antioxidant activity of three Indian medicinal plants, traditionally used for the management of neurodegenerative diseases
    B 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)...
  18. doi Preliminary evaluation of anti-pyretic and anti-ulcerogenic activities of Sida cordifolia methanolic extract
    Binu 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...
  19. ncbi Pentameric procyanidin from Theobroma cacao selectively inhibits growth of human breast cancer cells
    Danica 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
    ....
  20. ncbi CNS pharmacological effects of the hydroalcoholic extract of Sida cordifolia L. leaves
    C 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. 2005
    Sida cordifolia L. (Malvaceae), known as "malva branca", is a plant used in the popular medicine for the treatment stomatits, of asthma and nasal congestion...
  21. ncbi Anti-ulcerogenic activity of some plants used as folk remedy in Turkey
    Ilhan 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...
  22. ncbi Hepatoprotective activity of Abutilon indicum on experimental liver damage in rats
    E 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...
  23. ncbi 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 di
    Ahmet 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...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. ncbi Neolignan and megastigmane glycosides from the leaves of Pterospermum semisagittatum
    M 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...
  26. ncbi Decoupling of light intensity effects on the growth and development of C3 and C4 weed species through sucrose supplementation
    Sultan 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
    ....
  27. ncbi Studies on medicinal plants of Ivory Coast: investigation of Sida acuta for in vitro antiplasmodial activities and identification of an active constituent
    J T Banzouzi
    Laboratoire de Chimie Organique Pharmaceutique, E A 2414, Faculte de Pharmacie, Montpellier Cedex, France
    Phytomedicine 11:338-41. 2004
    Sida acuta Burm. (Malvaceae) originating from Ivory Coast was selected after an ethnobotanical survey: traditional healers of malaria commonly used this plant for the treatment...
  28. ncbi Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory effects of Thespesia populnea bark extract
    Mani 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.)...
  29. ncbi 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...
  30. ncbi Pyrrole carboxamidine tryptase inhibitors from Leptonychia pubescens
    Lay 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...
  31. ncbi Constituents of the roots of Melochia chamaedrys
    G 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)...
  32. doi Isolation and identification of mosquito larvicidal compound from Abutilon indicum (Linn.) Sweet
    A 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...
  33. ncbi Pharmacological actions of Thespesia populnea relevant to Alzheimer's disease
    M Vasudevan
    Pharmacology Division, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Post Box 38, Guru Jambheshwar University State Technical University, Hisar 125001, Haryana, India
    Phytomedicine 13:677-87. 2006
    Thespesia populnea (Malvaceae) is a large tree found in the tropical regions and coastal forests of India. Various parts of T...
  34. ncbi Coumarins with monoamine oxidase inhibitory activity and antioxidative coumarino-lignans from Hibiscus syriacus
    B 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...
  35. ncbi Anti-inflammatory and analgesic alkaloid from Sida cordifolia linn
    Ranajit 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...
  36. ncbi 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 model
    Dae 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...
  37. ncbi SPE-HPLC method for the determination of four flavonols in rat plasma and urine after oral administration of Abelmoschus manihot extract
    Xianyin 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
    ....
  38. ncbi Lowering of blood sugar by water extract of Azadirachta indica and Abroma augusta in diabetes rats
    Eshrat 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...
  39. ncbi Larvicidal efficacy of Pavonia zeylanica L. and Acacia ferruginea D.C. against Culex quinquefasciatus Say
    R Vahitha
    Department of Zoology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India
    Bioresour Technol 82:203-4. 2002
    ..The larval mortality was observed after 24 h of treatment. The LC50 values of P. zeylanica and A. ferruginea were 2214.7 and 5362.6 ppm, respectively...
  40. ncbi Effect of the extract of Thespesia populnea leaves on mice testis
    P 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...
  41. ncbi Structural characterization and identification of ecdysteroids from Sida rhombifolia L. in positive electrospray ionization by tandem mass spectrometry
    Yan 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...
  42. ncbi 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).
  43. ncbi Identification and genetic variation among Hibiscus species (Malvaceae) using RAPD markers
    Suvakanta 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...
  44. ncbi Influence of nutrient application rate on growth and rooting potential of the West African hardwood Triplochiton scleroxylon
    J 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...
  45. ncbi Complete nucleotide sequence and host range of South African cassava mosaic virus: further evidence for recombination amongst begomoviruses
    L 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...
  46. ncbi Leaf gas exchange and carbohydrates in tropical trees differing in successional status in two light environments in central Amazonia
    R 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...
  47. ncbi Bioassay-guided isolation of antifungal alkaloids from Melochia odorata
    Aurélie 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
    ....
  48. ncbi 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...
  49. ncbi [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...
  50. ncbi [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...
  51. ncbi Erysipeloid cutaneous leishmaniasis: treatment with a new, topical, pure herbal extract
    Fereidoun 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...
  52. ncbi Revised structure for a sesquiterpene lactone from Bombax malbaricum
    L S Puckhaber
    Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    J Nat Prod 64:260-1. 2001
    ..2D NMR experiments have shown this is a new compound, isohemigossylic acid lactone-2-methyl ether (2)...
  53. ncbi Chemical constituents of Lavatera trimestris L.--antioxidant and antimicrobial activities
    Krystyna 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...
  54. ncbi Performance of potential non-crop or wild species under OECD 208 testing guideline study conditions for terrestrial non-target plants
    Ken Pallett
    Bayer CropScience Ltd, 230 Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WB, UK
    Pest Manag Sci 63:134-40. 2007
    ..However, there is a need for further studies on seed source, seed quality and conditions for uniform emergence before their use in routine regulatory testing...
  55. ncbi Biofumigant compounds released by field pennycress (Thlaspi arvense) seedmeal
    Steven 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...
  56. ncbi 1H NMR, a rapid method to monitor organic acids during cupuassu (Theobroma grandiflorum Spreng) processing
    Isis M Figueiredo
    Departamento de Quimica Organica, Instituto de Quimica, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, P O Box 6154, 13084 971 Campinas, SP, Brazil
    J Agric Food Chem 54:4102-6. 2006
    ..Application of these analytical conditions to some cupuassu samples revealed that this methodology can be applied to the quality profiles of fermentation and roasting processes...
  57. ncbi Muscodor albus E-6, an endophyte of Guazuma ulmifolia making volatile antibiotics: isolation, characterization and experimental establishment in the host plant
    Gary 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...
  58. ncbi 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 Sida
    E C Andrade
    Departamento de Fitopatologia, Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Vicosa, MG 36570 000, Brazil
    J Gen Virol 87:3687-96. 2006
    ....
  59. ncbi Four DNA-A variants among Pakistani isolates of cotton leaf curl virus and their affinities to DNA-A of geminivirus isolates from okra
    X 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...
  60. doi Systematic analysis of in vitro photo-cytotoxic activity in extracts from terrestrial plants in Peninsula Malaysia for photodynamic therapy
    Cheng 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...
  61. ncbi Snakebites and ethnobotany in the northwest region of Colombia. Part III: neutralization of the haemorrhagic effect of Bothrops atrox venom
    R 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 ..
  62. pmc Effect of ethnomedicinal plants used in folklore medicine in Jordan as antibiotic resistant inhibitors on Escherichia coli
    Rula M Darwish
    Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
    BMC Complement Altern Med 10:9. 2010
    ..This is the first report testing the antibiotic resistance-modifying activity of nineteen Jordanian plants against multidrug-resistant E. coli...
  63. ncbi Snakebites and ethnobotany in the northwest region of Colombia: Part II: neutralization of lethal and enzymatic effects of Bothrops atrox venom
    R 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 ..
  64. ncbi Three years survey of Tomato yellow leaf curl Sardinia virus reservoir weed hosts in southern Italy
    Angele 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...
  65. pmc Traditional leafy vegetables in senegal: diversity and medicinal uses
    Gueye 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...
  66. ncbi Sequence and RT-PCR expression analysis of two peroxidases from Arabidopsis thaliana belonging to a novel evolutionary branch of plant peroxidases
    I 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 ..
  67. ncbi Tea, coffee, and cocoa as ultraviolet radiation protectants for the beet armyworm nucleopolyhedrovirus
    S El-Salamouny
    Clemson University Coastal Research and Education Center, 2700 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29414, USA
    J Econ Entomol 102:1767-73. 2009
    The 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...
  68. ncbi An S-RNase-based gametophytic self-incompatibility system evolved only once in eudicots
    Jorge 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...
  69. pmc Seed dispersal anachronisms: rethinking the fruits extinct megafauna ate
    Paulo 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...
  70. ncbi Nuclear DNA amounts in 112 species of tropical hardwoods -- new estimates
    D 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 ..
  71. ncbi Wound healing activity of Malva sylvestris and Punica granatum in alloxan-induced diabetic rats
    Abdollah 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. 2010
    The flowers of Malva sylvestris Linn. (Malvaceae) and Punica granatum Linn...
  72. ncbi Contrasting structure and composition of the understory in species-rich tropical rain forests
    James 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...
  73. doi 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...
  74. ncbi Complete nucleotide sequence and experimental host range of Okra mosaic virus
    Dirk Stephan
    Institute of Plant Diseases and Plant Protection, Leibniz University Hannover, Herrenhaeuser Str 2, 30419 Hannover, Germany
    Virus Genes 36:231-40. 2008
    Okra 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%...
  75. ncbi Wetting and spreading of a surfactant film on solid particles: influence of sharp edges and surface irregularities
    Peter 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...
  76. ncbi Clinical effects produced by a standardized herbal medicinal product of Hibiscus sabdariffa on patients with hypertension. A randomized, double-blind, lisinopril-controlled clinical trial
    Armando Herrera-Arellano
    Centro de Investigacion Biomedica del Sur, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social IMSS, Argentina, Mexico
    Planta Med 73:6-12. 2007
    Hibiscus sabdariffa L. (Malvaceae) has been used in different countries as an antihypertensive...
  77. doi Aqueous extracts and polysaccharides from Marshmallow roots (Althea officinalis L.): cellular internalisation and stimulation of cell physiology of human epithelial cells in vitro
    Alexandra Deters
    University of Munster, Institute for Pharmaceutical Biology and Phytochemistry IPBP, Hittorfstrasse 56, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    J Ethnopharmacol 127:62-9. 2010
    Aqueous extracts from the roots of Althea officinalis L. (Malvaceae) are widely used for treatment of irritated mucosa...
  78. ncbi 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...
  79. ncbi Molecular evidence supporting the confirmation of maracuja mosaic virus as a species of the genus Tobamovirus and production of an infectious cDNA transcript
    Y 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...
  80. pmc Effects of vegetated field borders on arthropods in cotton fields in eastern North Carolina
    Randy 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...
  81. ncbi Elemental sulphur as an induced antifungal substance in plant defence
    Richard 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...
  82. ncbi Effect of Hibiscus anthocyanins-rich extract induces apoptosis of proliferating smooth muscle cell via activation of P38 MAPK and p53 pathway
    Chia 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. 2007
    Hibiscus 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...
  83. ncbi Trichoderma evansii and T. lieckfeldtiae: two new T. hamatum-like species
    Gary 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...
  84. ncbi Effects of Hibiscus rosa sinensis L (Malvaceae) on wound healing activity: a preclinical study in a Sprague Dawley rat
    B 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...
  85. ncbi Mechanism of the delayed puberty onset in offspring of rats that consumed aqueous extract of Hibiscus sabdariffa during pregnancy
    E E Iyare
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idiaraba, Lagos State, Nigeria
    Niger J Physiol Sci 23:71-7. 2008
    Consumption 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 ..
  86. ncbi 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...
  87. ncbi Improvement of insulin sensitivity in obese Zucker rats by myricetin extracted from Abelmoschus moschatus
    I 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...
  88. ncbi Hypolipidemic activity of Hibiscus rosa sinensis root in rats
    Vishnu Kumar
    Department of Biochemistry and Pathology, Era s Lucknow Medical College and Hospital, Lucknow, India
    Indian J Biochem Biophys 46:507-10. 2009
    The 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...
  89. ncbi Chemopreventive properties of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. on human gastric carcinoma cells through apoptosis induction and JNK/p38 MAPK signaling activation
    Hui 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...
  90. ncbi Hibiscus polyphenol-rich extract induces apoptosis in human gastric carcinoma cells via p53 phosphorylation and p38 MAPK/FasL cascade pathway
    Hui 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...
  91. ncbi Trichoderma theobromicola and T. paucisporum: two new species isolated from cacao in South America
    Gary 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...
  92. ncbi Trade-offs underlying polyphagy in a facultative ant-tended florivorous butterfly: the role of host plant quality and enemy-free space
    Daniela 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...
  93. ncbi Endomelanconiopsis, a new anamorph genus in the Botryosphaeriaceae
    Enith 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...
  94. pmc Fungal endophytes limit pathogen damage in a tropical tree
    A 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...
  95. ncbi Urease from cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) seeds: isolation, physicochemical characterization, and antifungal properties of the protein
    Angela 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...
  96. doi Mechanism of delayed puberty in rats whose mothers consumed Hibiscus sabdariffa during lactation
    Eghosa E Iyare
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Enugu State, Nigeria
    Pharm Biol 48:1170-6. 2010
    Extract 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...
  97. ncbi 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...
  98. ncbi Feast and famine in plant genomes
    Jonathan 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...
  99. doi Leaf photosynthetic and solar-tracking responses of mallow, Malva parviflora, to photon flux density
    Dennis 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...
  100. doi Abelmoschus moschatus (Malvaceae), an aromatic plant, suitable for medical or food uses to improve insulin sensitivity
    I 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. 2010
    Abelmoschus 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...
  101. ncbi Immunomodulatory effect of Hibiscus cannabinus extract on macrophage functions
    Yong Gyu Lee
    School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Kangwon National University, Hyoja 2 Dong, Chuncheon 200 701, South Korea
    J Ethnopharmacol 113:62-71. 2007
    Hibiscus 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...

Research Grants1

  1. Marine Fatty Acids as New Antifungal, Antimycobacterial, and Topo-l Agents
    NESTOR CARBALLEIRA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The novel antifungal compounds could also be used as yeast and mold inhibitors in food stuffs and as systematic antifungals. ..