oenothera

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Summary: A plant genus of the family ONAGRACEAE. Members contain oenotheins.

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  1. ncbi Phytotherapy of alcoholism
    Michał Tomczyk
    Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Białystok, ul Mickiewicza 2A, 15 230 Białystok, Poland
    Nat Prod Commun 7:273-80. 2012
  2. ncbi Construction, database integration, and application of an Oenothera EST library
    Jaroslav Mracek
    Department Biologie I, Botanik, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Menzinger Strasse 67, 80638 Munchen, Germany
    Genomics 88:372-80. 2006
  3. ncbi Menopause: a review of botanical dietary supplements
    Tieraona Low Dog
    Program in Integrative Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Am J Med 118:98-108. 2005
  4. ncbi Climate and life-history evolution in evening primroses (Oenothera, Onagraceae): a phylogenetic comparative analysis
    Margaret E K Evans
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Biological Sciences West, Room 310, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Evolution 59:1914-27. 2005
  5. ncbi Anti-tumour potential of a gallic acid-containing phenolic fraction from Oenothera biennis
    Chiara Dalla Pellegrina
    Dipartimento Scientifico e Tecnologico, Facolta di Scienze MM FF NN, Universita di Verona, Strada Le Grazie, 15 CV 1, I 37134 Verona, Italia
    Cancer Lett 226:17-25. 2005
  6. ncbi Oenothera paradoxa defatted seeds extract containing pentagalloylglucose and procyanidins potentiates the cytotoxicity of vincristine
    E Jaszewska
    Department of Pharmacognosy and Molecular Basis of Phytotherapy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    J Physiol Pharmacol 61:637-43. 2010
  7. pmc The complete nucleotide sequences of the 5 genetically distinct plastid genomes of Oenothera, subsection Oenothera: II. A microevolutionary view using bioinformatics and formal genetic data
    Stephan Greiner
    Lehrstuhl fur Botanik, Department Biology I, Botany, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 25:2019-30. 2008
  8. ncbi Ethanol extract of seeds of Oenothera odorata induces vasorelaxation via endothelium-dependent NO-cGMP signaling through activation of Akt-eNOS-sGC pathway
    Hye Yoom Kim
    Hanbang Body fluid Research Center and Professional Graduate School of Oriental Medicine, Wonkwang University, Iksan, Jeonbuk 570 749, Republic of Korea
    J Ethnopharmacol 133:315-23. 2011
  9. ncbi Chemical composition, antioxidative and anti-inflammatory activity of extracts prepared from aerial parts of Oenothera biennis L. and Oenothera paradoxa Hudziok obtained after seeds cultivation
    Sebastian Granica
    Department of Pharmacognosy and Molecular Basis of Phytotherapy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    J Agric Food Chem 61:801-10. 2013
  10. ncbi Ex vivo effects of an Oenothera paradoxa extract on the reactive oxygen species generation and neutral endopeptidase activity in neutrophils from patients after acute myocardial infarction
    Anna K Kiss
    Department of Pharmacognosy and Molecular Basis of Phytotherapy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Warsaw, Banacha 1, 02 097, Warsaw, Poland
    Phytother Res 26:482-7. 2012

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  1. ncbi Phytotherapy of alcoholism
    Michał Tomczyk
    Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Białystok, ul Mickiewicza 2A, 15 230 Białystok, Poland
    Nat Prod Commun 7:273-80. 2012
    ..A. Mey.), Japanese raisin tree (Hovenia dulcis Thunb.), ibogaine (Tabernanthe iboga H. Bn.), evening primrose (Oenothera biennis L.), prickly pear fruit (Opuntia ficus indica (L.) Mill.), purple passionflower (Passiflora incarnata L...
  2. ncbi Construction, database integration, and application of an Oenothera EST library
    Jaroslav Mracek
    Department Biologie I, Botanik, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Menzinger Strasse 67, 80638 Munchen, Germany
    Genomics 88:372-80. 2006
    ..The genus Oenothera represents a unique, at present the only available, resource to study the role of the compartmentalized plant ..
  3. ncbi Menopause: a review of botanical dietary supplements
    Tieraona Low Dog
    Program in Integrative Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Am J Med 118:98-108. 2005
    ..ginseng (Panax ginseng C.A. Mey), or evening primrose seed oil (Oenothera biennis L.) for improving menopausal symptoms...
  4. ncbi Climate and life-history evolution in evening primroses (Oenothera, Onagraceae): a phylogenetic comparative analysis
    Margaret E K Evans
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Biological Sciences West, Room 310, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Evolution 59:1914-27. 2005
    ..with respect to life history in a clade of winter-establishing evening primroses (sections Anogra and Kleinia; Oenothera; Onagraceae), which includes seven annuals, 12 perennials, and two variable taxa...
  5. ncbi Anti-tumour potential of a gallic acid-containing phenolic fraction from Oenothera biennis
    Chiara Dalla Pellegrina
    Dipartimento Scientifico e Tecnologico, Facolta di Scienze MM FF NN, Universita di Verona, Strada Le Grazie, 15 CV 1, I 37134 Verona, Italia
    Cancer Lett 226:17-25. 2005
    A phenolic fraction purified form defatted seeds of Oenothera biennis promoted selective apoptosis of human and mouse bone marrow-derived cell lines following first-order kinetics through a caspase-dependent pathway...
  6. ncbi Oenothera paradoxa defatted seeds extract containing pentagalloylglucose and procyanidins potentiates the cytotoxicity of vincristine
    E Jaszewska
    Department of Pharmacognosy and Molecular Basis of Phytotherapy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    J Physiol Pharmacol 61:637-43. 2010
    The purpose of the study was a comparison of Oenothera paradoxa Hudziok defatted seeds extract (EPE) effect with the activity of individual constituents of the extract: pentagalloylglucose (PGG), gallic acid, (+)-catechin and the ..
  7. pmc The complete nucleotide sequences of the 5 genetically distinct plastid genomes of Oenothera, subsection Oenothera: II. A microevolutionary view using bioinformatics and formal genetic data
    Stephan Greiner
    Lehrstuhl fur Botanik, Department Biology I, Botany, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 25:2019-30. 2008
    A unique combination of genetic features and a rich stock of information make the flowering plant genus Oenothera an appealing model to explore the molecular basis of speciation processes including nucleus-organelle coevolution...
  8. ncbi Ethanol extract of seeds of Oenothera odorata induces vasorelaxation via endothelium-dependent NO-cGMP signaling through activation of Akt-eNOS-sGC pathway
    Hye Yoom Kim
    Hanbang Body fluid Research Center and Professional Graduate School of Oriental Medicine, Wonkwang University, Iksan, Jeonbuk 570 749, Republic of Korea
    J Ethnopharmacol 133:315-23. 2011
    The vasorelaxant effect of ethanol extract of seeds of Oenothera odorata (Onagraceae) (one species of evening primroses) (ESOO) and its mechanisms involved were defined.
  9. ncbi Chemical composition, antioxidative and anti-inflammatory activity of extracts prepared from aerial parts of Oenothera biennis L. and Oenothera paradoxa Hudziok obtained after seeds cultivation
    Sebastian Granica
    Department of Pharmacognosy and Molecular Basis of Phytotherapy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    J Agric Food Chem 61:801-10. 2013
    In the present study we investigated the chemical composition of extracts prepared from aerial parts of Oenothera paradoxa Hudziok and Oenothera biennis L. and their antioxidative and anti-inflammatory activities...
  10. ncbi Ex vivo effects of an Oenothera paradoxa extract on the reactive oxygen species generation and neutral endopeptidase activity in neutrophils from patients after acute myocardial infarction
    Anna K Kiss
    Department of Pharmacognosy and Molecular Basis of Phytotherapy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Warsaw, Banacha 1, 02 097, Warsaw, Poland
    Phytother Res 26:482-7. 2012
    ..from healthy volunteers and from patients after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) by an aqueous extract of Oenothera paradoxa...
  11. ncbi Climate, niche evolution, and diversification of the "bird-cage" evening primroses (Oenothera, sections Anogra and Kleinia)
    Margaret E K Evans
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Am Nat 173:225-40. 2009
    We integrate climatic niche models and dated phylogenies to characterize the evolution of climatic niches in Oenothera sections Anogra and Kleinia (Onagraceae), and from that we make inferences on diversification in relation to climate...
  12. pmc The complete nucleotide sequences of the five genetically distinct plastid genomes of Oenothera, subsection Oenothera: I. sequence evaluation and plastome evolution
    Stephan Greiner
    Department Biologie I, Bereich Botanik, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Menzinger Strasse 67, 80 638 Munich, Germany
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:2366-78. 2008
    The flowering plant genus Oenothera is uniquely suited for studying molecular mechanisms of speciation...
  13. ncbi Meiotic events in Oenothera - a non-standard pattern of chromosome behaviour
    Hieronim Golczyk
    Department of Plant Cytology and Embryology, Institute of Botany, Jagiellonian University, Grodzka 52, 31 044 Krakow, Poland
    Genome 51:952-8. 2008
    The genus Oenothera shows an intriguing extent of permanent translocation heterozygosity. Reciprocal translocations of chromosome arms in species or populations result in various kinds of chromosome multivalents in diakinesis...
  14. ncbi Polyphenolic profile and bioactivity study of Oenothera speciosa Nutt. aerial parts
    Mohamed S Marzouk
    Natural Products Group, Centre of Scientific Excellence, National Research Center, Cairo, Egypt
    Molecules 14:1456-67. 2009
    ..acid methyl ester (14), were identified from the 80 % methanol extract of the aerial parts (leaves and stems) of Oenothera speciosa Nutt. (Onagraceae)...
  15. pmc Plastid, nuclear and reverse transcriptase sequences in the mitochondrial genome of Oenothera: is genetic information transferred between organelles via RNA?
    W Schuster
    Lehrstuhl für Spezielle Botanik der Universität Tübingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 1, D 74 Tübingen, FRG
    EMBO J 6:2857-63. 1987
    ..We describe an open reading frame (ORF) with high homology to reverse transcriptase in the mitochondrial genome of Oenothera. This ORF displays all the characteristics of an active plant mitochondrial gene with a possible ribosome ..
  16. pmc Molecular marker systems for Oenothera genetics
    Uwe Rauwolf
    Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Lehrstuhl fur Botanik, Department Biologie I, Munich, Germany
    Genetics 180:1289-306. 2008
    The genus Oenothera has an outstanding scientific tradition. It has been a model for studying aspects of chromosome evolution and speciation, including the impact of plastid nuclear co-evolution...
  17. ncbi Effects of plant sex on range distributions and allocation to reproduction
    Marc T J Johnson
    Department of Plant Biology, North Carolina State University, Gardner Hall, Box 7612, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    New Phytol 186:769-79. 2010
    ..Here, we reconstructed the phylogeny of the genus Oenothera sections Oenothera and Calylophus (Onagraceae), which contain 35 sexual and 30 functionally asexual species...
  18. pmc An exceptional horizontal gene transfer in plastids: gene replacement by a distant bacterial paralog and evidence that haptophyte and cryptophyte plastids are sisters
    Danny W Rice
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    BMC Biol 4:31. 2006
    ..In this study, we analyzed all genes from sequenced plastid genomes to unearth any neglected cases of HGT and to obtain a measure of the overall extent of HGT to the plastid...
  19. ncbi Oenothera laciniata inhibits lipopolysaccharide induced production of nitric oxide, prostaglandin E2, and proinflammatory cytokines in RAW264.7 macrophages
    Weon Jong Yoon
    Research Group for Cosmetic Materials, Jeju Biodiversity Research Institute JBRI, Jeju High Tech Development Institute HiDI, Jeju, Republic of Korea
    J Biosci Bioeng 107:429-38. 2009
    We elucidated the pharmacological and biological effects of Oenothera laciniata extracts on the production of inflammatory mediators in macrophages. The CH(2)Cl(2) fraction of O...
  20. ncbi Identification of weed plants excluding the uptake of heavy metals
    Shuhe Wei
    Key Laboratory of Terrestrial Ecological Process, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang 110016, China
    Environ Int 31:829-34. 2005
    ..After a systematic identification, it was determined that Oenothera biennis and Commelina communis were Cd-excluders and Taraxacum mongolicum was a Zn-excluder. O...
  21. ncbi [Study on the encapsulation technique of high purity gamma-linolenic acid, part 1--Single factor, and two-factor tests for encapsulation process]
    Feng xia Liu
    Central China University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
    Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 30:433-5. 2005
    ..To study the effects of all factors during the process of urea encapsulation of gamma-linolenic acid on the purity and yield...
  22. ncbi [Photosynthetic characteristics and coenological survey of Lactuca serriola in its invaded area]
    Shui Liang Guo
    College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai 200234, China
    Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao 17:2316-20. 2006
    ..bonarinisis, Bidentis bipinnata, Oenothera laciniata, Ipomoea hederacea, Setaria viridis, Daucus carota, Xanthium sibiricum, Erigeron annuus, L...
  23. ncbi Surveys of microfungi in a former industrial area in Duisburg-Nord
    G B Feige
    Universitat Essen, FB 9 Botanik Universitätsstr 5, D 45117 Essen, Germany
    Meded Rijksuniv Gent Fak Landbouwkd Toegep Biol Wet 67:227-39. 2002
    ..Dactylaria aff. graminicola on Lolium perenne L., Siroplacodium aff. atrum on Oenothera beinnis L., Diatrypella favacea (Fr.) Sacc. on Prunus spec., Hapalosphaeria deformans (Syd.) Syd...
  24. ncbi Spatiotemporal variation in the reproductive ecology of two parapatric subspecies of Oenothera cespitosa (Onagraceae)
    Derek R Artz
    Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University, Seeley G Mudd Hall, Ithaca, New York 14853 USA
    Am J Bot 97:1498-510. 2010
    ..We investigated the reproductive ecology of two subspecies of the tufted evening primrose, Oenothera cespitosa, which occupy geographically and edaphically distinct habitats in western North America: O...
  25. ncbi Glomalin-related soil protein in a Mediterranean ecosystem affected by a copper smelter and its contribution to Cu and Zn sequestration
    Pablo Cornejo
    Departamento de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad de La Frontera, Casilla 54 D, Temuco, Chile
    Sci Total Environ 406:154-60. 2008
    ..R) and non-rhizospheric (NR) soil of four representative plants (Argemone subfusiformis, Baccharis linearis, Oenothera affinis and Polypogon viridis) was analyzed. The results showed a strong variability in GRSP (6.6-36...
  26. ncbi Partial conservation of the 5' ndhE-psaC-ndhD 3' gene arrangement of chloroplasts in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803: implications for NDH-D function in cyanobacteria and chloroplasts
    S L Anderson
    DOE Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824
    Plant Mol Biol 16:487-99. 1991
    ..PCC 7120 genomic DNA, but did hybridize to Oenothera chloroplast DNA...
  27. ncbi Breeding system variation in 10 evening primroses (Oenothera sections Anogra and Kleinia; Onagraceae)
    Kathryn E Theiss
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, 75 N Eagleville Road, U 3043, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 USA
    Am J Bot 97:1031-9. 2010
    ..accounts of the relationship between breeding system and life history variation in a clade of evening primroses (Oenothera, Onagraceae): (1) selection for reproductive assurance should generate an association between self-compatibility ..
  28. ncbi Heritability, covariation and natural selection on 24 traits of common evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) from a field experiment
    M T J Johnson
    Department of Plant Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    J Evol Biol 22:1295-307. 2009
    ..In a field experiment, we detected significant heritable variation for each of 24 traits of Oenothera biennis and extensive genetic covariance among traits...
  29. ncbi Arsenate tolerance mechanism of Oenothera odorata from a mine population involves the induction of phytochelatins in roots
    Dae Yeon Kim
    Division of Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Korea University, 1 5 Anam dong Seongbuk gu, 136 701 Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Chemosphere 75:505-12. 2009
    We investigated the arsenate tolerance mechanisms of Oenothera odorata by comparing two populations [i.e...
  30. ncbi Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the evolution of complex hybridity in Isotoma petraea
    John D Bussell
    Department of Botany, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    Evolution 56:1296-302. 2002
    Complex hybridity is a rare diploid genetic system of plants, extensively characterized in Oenothera, in which heterozygosity for one or more reciprocal translocations is maintained by means of autogamy and a balanced lethal system...
  31. ncbi Top 10 botanical ingredients in 2010 anti-aging creams
    Hyland Cronin
    Dermatology Resident, Clinical Dermatology Center, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA, USA
    J Cosmet Dermatol 9:218-25. 2010
    ..are hot off the market are: Rosmarinus officinalis, Vitis vinifera (grape seed extract), Citronellol, Limonene, Oenothera biennis (evening primrose), Glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice extract), Aframomum angustifolium seed extract, ..
  32. ncbi [The investigation of the influence of cryopreservation and inbreeding on the variability of morphological characteristics of the evening-primrose biennial (Oenothera biennis L.)]
    E P Chetviverikova
    Biofizika 50:559-66. 2005
    ..8 degrees Fahrenheit) and inbreeding on the morphological characteristics of the evening-primrose biennal (Oenothera biennis L...
  33. ncbi Phylogenetic diversity of phytopathogenic mycoplasmalike organisms
    S Namba
    Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Syst Bacteriol 43:461-7. 1993
    ..A high level of sequence homology (99%) between the Oenothera hookeri MLO and the severe strain of the western aster yellows MLO on the one hand and group I MLOs on the other ..
  34. ncbi Biophysical studies of interaction between hydrolysable tannins isolated from Oenothera gigas and Geranium sanguineum with human serum albumin
    Szymon Sekowski
    Department of Biophysics, Faculty of Biology and Chemistry, University of Bialystok, 15 950 Bialystok, Poland Electronic address
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 123:623-8. 2014
    ..BDTG) and 1-O-galloyl-4,6-hexahydroxydiphenoyl-β-d-glucose (OGβDG), isolated from Geranium sanguineum and Oenothera gigas leafs, respectively...
  35. ncbi Effects of functionally asexual reproduction on quantitative genetic variation in the evening primroses (Oenothera, Onagraceae)
    Ryan M Godfrey
    Department of Biology, University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, L5L 1C6, Canada
    Am J Bot 101:1906-14. 2014
    ..Here we test whether repeated losses of two critical components of sex (recombination and segregation) in the evening primroses (Oenothera L., Onagraceae) affect quantitative genetic variation within and between populations.
  36. ncbi Effect of compost and biodegradable chelate addition on phytoextraction of copper by Oenothera picensis grown in Cu-contaminated acid soils
    Isabel Gonzalez
    Programa de Doctorado en Geografía, Planificación Territorial y Gestión Ambiental, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Centro Regional de Innovación Hortofrutícola de Valparaíso, Ceres, Quillota, Chile
    Chemosphere 95:111-5. 2014
    b>Oenothera picensis plants (Fragrant Evening Primrose) grow in the acid soils contaminated by Cu smelting in the coastal region of central Chile...
  37. ncbi [Effects of chronic irradiation on the adaptive potential of plants]
    N A Gushcha
    Institute of Cell Biology and Genetic Engineering, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, 03143 Ukraine
    Radiats Biol Radioecol 42:155-8. 2002
    The content of anthocianins was determined in Oenothera biennis plants, grown from seeds, picked on the plots with different levels of radionuclide contamination in the 30-km Chernobyl zone...
  38. ncbi Morphogenesis in short-term and long-term anther derived calli of Oenothera hookeri de vries
    L D Martinez
    Centro de Microscopia Electronica, Universidad Catolica de Cordoba, Obispo Trejo 323, 5000 Cordoba, Argentina
    Biocell 24:239-46. 2000
    ..Peroxisomes with paracrystalline protein bodies were abundant in both types of calli...
  39. ncbi Cytochrome b-559 genes from Oenothera hookeri and Nicotiana tabacum show a remarkably high degree of conservation as compared to spinach. The enigma of cytochrome b-559: highly conserved genes and proteins but no known function
    N Carrillo
    Botanisches Institut der Universitat, Dusseldorf, Federal Republic of Germany
    Curr Genet 10:619-24. 1986
    ..The genes for this cytochrome, designated psbE and psbF, have been located on the chloroplast chromosome of Oenothera hookeri and Nicotiana tabacum by hybridization with fragments of the corresponding spinach genes, and ..
  40. pmc Translocations of chromosome end-segments and facultative heterochromatin promote meiotic ring formation in evening primroses
    Hieronim Golczyk
    Department of Molecular Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Konstantynów 1I 20 708, Poland
    Plant Cell 26:1280-93. 2014
    Due to reciprocal chromosomal translocations, many species of Oenothera (evening primrose) form permanent multichromosomal meiotic rings. However, regular bivalent pairing is also observed...
  41. pmc Floral humidity as a reliable sensory cue for profitability assessment by nectar-foraging hawkmoths
    Martin von Arx
    Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:9471-6. 2012
    ..Here we document such a cue--transient humidity gradients--using the night blooming flowers of Oenothera cespitosa (Onagraceae)...
  42. pmc Evolution in plant populations as a driver of ecological changes in arthropod communities
    Marc T J Johnson
    Department of Plant Biology, North Carolina State University, Gardner Hall, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:1593-605. 2009
    ..We tested these conditions in a field experiment examining the interactions between a native plant (Oenothera biennis) and its associated arthropod community (more than 90 spp.)...
  43. doi PERMANENT GENETIC RESOURCES: Isolation and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite loci in common evening primrose (Oenothera biennis)
    E L Larson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Corson Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA, Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Mol Ecol Resour 8:434-6. 2008
    We developed nine polymorphic microsatellite loci for evening primrose (Oenothera biennis). These loci have two to 18 alleles per locus and observed heterozygosities ranging from 0 to 0.879 in a sample of 34 individuals...
  44. pmc Whole-gene positive selection, elevated synonymous substitution rates, duplication, and indel evolution of the chloroplast clpP1 gene
    Per Erixon
    Department of Systematic Botany, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 3:e1386. 2008
    ..Until recently, positive selection has seldom been observed in chloroplast genes, and large-scale structural rearrangements leading to gene duplications are hitherto supposed to be rare...
  45. ncbi Flavanols from evening primrose (Oenothera paradoxa) defatted seeds inhibit prostate cells invasiveness and cause changes in Bcl-2/Bax mRNA ratio
    Urszula Lewandowska
    Department of Medical Enzymology, Medical University of Lodz, Mazowiecka 6 8, 92 215 Lodz, Poland
    J Agric Food Chem 61:2987-98. 2013
    ..In conclusion, this study suggests that EPFP may increase apoptosis and reduce angiogenesis of prostate cancer cells...
  46. ncbi Activity of some Mexican medicinal plant extracts on carrageenan-induced rat paw edema
    M Meckes
    Unidad de Investigación Médica en Farmacología de Productos Naturales, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, IMSS, Av Cuauhtemoc 330, Col Doctores, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Phytomedicine 11:446-51. 2004
    ..b>Oenothera rosea methanol extract, Sphaeralcea angustifolia chloroform extract, Acaciafarnesiana, Larrea tridentata and ..
  47. ncbi Quantitative analysis of anti-inflammatory and radical scavenging triterpenoid esters in evening primrose oil
    Roland Knorr
    Institute of Pharmacy, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Semmelweisstrasse 10, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    J Agric Food Chem 52:3319-24. 2004
    ..of extraction temperature on the content of caffeoyl esters in nonraffinated EPO was investigated with seeds of Oenothera biennis and Oenothera lamarckiana, respectively. With O...
  48. ncbi Local topography shapes fine-scale spatial genetic structure in the Arkansas Valley evening primrose, Oenothera harringtonii (Onagraceae)
    Matthew K Rhodes
    From the Division of Plant Science and Conservation, Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL 60022, USA Rhodes, Fant, and Skogen and the Program in Plant Biology and Conservation, Northwestern University, 2205 Tech Drive, O T Hogan Hall, Room 2 144, Evanston, IL 60208, USA Rhodes
    J Hered 105:806-15. 2014
    ..In this study, we explore fine-scale spatial genetic structure in Oenothera harringtonii (Onagraceae), an insect-pollinated, gravity-dispersed herb endemic to the grasslands of south-..
  49. ncbi Long-chain fatty alcohols from evening primrose oil inhibit the inflammatory response in murine peritoneal macrophages
    S Montserrat-de la Paz
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, University of Seville, C Profesor Garcia Gonzalez no 2, 41012 Seville, Spain
    J Ethnopharmacol 151:131-6. 2014
    Evening primrose (Oenothera biennis L., Onagraceae) is a wild medicinal plant of Central American origin that is now one of the most widely used herbal medicines in different parts of the world...
  50. ncbi Dual fitness benefits of post-mating sugar meals for female hawkmoths (Hyles lineata)
    Martin von Arx
    Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Insect Physiol 59:458-65. 2013
    ..lineata at multiple levels, which translates into strong selection for mated females to continue nectar foraging during or between oviposition bouts...
  51. ncbi Structured lipids via lipase-catalyzed incorporation of eicosapentaenoic acid into borage (Borago officinalis L.) and evening primrose (Oenothera biennis L.) oils
    S P J Namal Senanayake
    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, A1B 3X9 Canada
    J Agric Food Chem 50:477-83. 2002
    ..2-26.8 to 37.4-39.9% (after 24 h). The highest EPA incorporations of 39.9 and 37.4% in BO and EPO, respectively, occurred at the stoichiometric mole ratio of 1:3 for oil to EPA...
  52. ncbi Identification and quantification of low molecular weight phenolic antioxidants in seeds of evening primrose (Oenothera biennis L.)
    Mahinda Wettasinghe
    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, A1B 3X9 Canada
    J Agric Food Chem 50:1267-71. 2002
    ..These compounds accounted for about 10.5 and 1.7% of the dry mass of the crude extracts and meal, respectively...
  53. ncbi Structural characterization of triacylglycerol in several oils containing gamma-linolenic acid
    Satoru Shimizu
    The United Graduate School of Agriculture Sciences, Iwate University, Morioka, Iwate 020 8550, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 67:60-7. 2003
    ..are reported in the triacylglycerol (TG) structures of oils containing gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) from Oenothera biennis Linn seed oil (OBLO) from the wild plant, evening primrose seed oil (EPO) from a cultured plant, and bio-..
  54. ncbi The sterols isolated from Evening Primrose oil modulate the release of proinflammatory mediators
    Sergio Montserrat-de la Paz
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, University of Seville, C Profesor García González 2, 41012 Seville, Spain
    Phytomedicine 19:1072-6. 2012
    Evening Primrose oil is a natural product extracted by cold-pressed from Oenothera biennis L. seeds...
  55. ncbi Evolutionary potential of root chemical defense: genetic correlations with shoot chemistry and plant growth
    J D Parker
    Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, 647 Contees Wharf Road, Edgewater, MD 21037, USA
    J Chem Ecol 38:992-5. 2012
    ..root tissues of common evening primrose, Oenothera biennis. Across 20 genotypes, there were roughly similar concentrations of total phenolics in shoots vs...
  56. ncbi Functional analysis of plastid DNA replication origins in tobacco by targeted inactivation
    Stefan K Mühlbauer
    University of Munich, Department of Biology I Botany, Menzinger Str 67, D 80638, Munchen, Germany
    Plant J 32:175-84. 2002
    ..Similarly, deletion of sequence elements upstream of trnI, which have a possible ori function in Oenothera, did not show any effect in tobacco...
  57. ncbi Nutritional approaches to late toxicities of adjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer survivors
    Edwin Rock
    Division of Hematology Oncology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Nutr 133:3785S-3793S. 2003
    ..preparations including black cohosh (Actaea racemosa), dong quai (Angelica sinensis), evening primrose (Oenothera biennis), and red clover (Trifolium pretense) are used by patients experiencing hot flashes due to premature ..
  58. ncbi UVA-induced ROS generation inhibition by Oenothera paradoxa defatted seeds extract and subsequent cell death in human dermal fibroblasts
    Edyta Jaszewska
    Department of Pharmaceutical Care, Faculty of Pharmacy with the Laboratory Medicine Division, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    J Photochem Photobiol B 126:42-6. 2013
    ..This study evaluates the protective effect of the aqueous Oenothera paradoxa Hudziok defatted seeds extract, rich in polyphenolic compounds, against UVA (25 and 50J/cm(2))-induced ..
  59. ncbi Microsatellite primers in Oenothera harringtonii (Onagraceae), an annual endemic to the shortgrass prairie of Colorado
    Krissa A Skogen
    Plant Biology and Conservation, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Illinois 60022, USA
    Am J Bot 99:e313-6. 2012
    Microsatellite markers were developed in the annual herb, Oenothera harringtonii, to investigate patterns of genetic diversity, gene flow, and parentage within and among populations of this Colorado endemic.
  60. ncbi [Molecular identification of cytoplasmic male sterility associated gene orf 220 in leaf mustard (Brassica juncea var. multiceps Tsen et Lee)]
    Jing Hua Yang
    Key Laboratory of Horticultural Plant Growth, Development and Biotechnology, Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture, College of Agriculture and Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China
    Yi Chuan Xue Bao 32:594-9. 2005
    ..domains and its N-terminus shared high similarity in amino acids constituents with COX III protein from Oenothera berteriana, ATP8 protein from radish and ORFB protein from sunflower...
  61. ncbi Mutant utopias: evening primroses and imagined futures in early twentieth-century America
    Jim Endersby
    Department of History, University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9SH, UK
    Isis 104:471-503. 2013
    ..De Vries's theory--together with the plant, Oenothera lamarckiana, that had supplied most of his evidence--became the focus of a surprising variety of imaginative ..
  62. pmc Loss of sexual recombination and segregation is associated with increased diversification in evening primroses
    Marc T J Johnson
    Department of Plant Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Evolution 65:3230-40. 2011
    ..Although asexual reproduction may often constrain adaptive evolution, our results show that the loss of recombination and segregation need not be an evolutionary dead end in terms of diversification of lineages...
  63. ncbi Relationships between arthropod richness, evenness, and diversity are altered by complementarity among plant genotypes
    Scott H McArt
    Department of Entomology, Cornell University, 4125 Comstock Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Oecologia 168:1013-21. 2012
    ..Here, using common evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) and its associated arthropod community, we show that relationships between arthropod richness, evenness,..
  64. ncbi HILIC quantification of oenotheralanosterol A and B from Oenothera biennis and their suppression of IL-6 and TNF-α expression in mouse macrophages
    Rashmi Singh
    Analytical Chemistry Department, Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants CSIR CIMAP, Lucknow, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 141:357-62. 2012
    Evening primrose (Oenothera biennis L.) is a wild medicinal herb of Central American origin that is now globally widespread...
  65. ncbi Oenothera paradoxa defatted seeds extract and its bioactive component penta-O-galloyl-β-D-glucose decreased production of reactive oxygen species and inhibited release of leukotriene B4, interleukin-8, elastase, and myeloperoxidase in human neutrophils
    Anna K Kiss
    Department of Pharmacognosy and Molecular Basis of Phytotherapy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Warsaw, Banacha 1, 02 097, Warsaw, Poland
    J Agric Food Chem 58:9960-6. 2010
    In this study, we analyzed ex vivo the effect of an aqueous extract of Oenothera paradoxa defatted seeds on the formation of neutrophil-derived oxidants...
  66. ncbi Inhibitory effects of Oenothera biennis (evening primrose) seed extract on Streptococcus mutans and S. mutans-induced dental caries in rats
    M Matsumoto-Nakano
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Caries Res 45:56-63. 2011
    b>Oenothera biennis (evening primrose) seed extract (OBSE) is known to contain polyphenols, which may possess antioxidant activities...
  67. pmc Stomatal responses to flooding of the intercellular air spaces suggest a vapor-phase signal between the mesophyll and the guard cells
    Erik Sibbernsen
    Biology Department, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322 5305, USA
    Plant Physiol 153:1435-42. 2010
    ..was shown to cause rapid closure of stomata in Tradescantia pallida, Lactuca serriola, Helianthus annuus, and Oenothera caespitosa...
  68. ncbi Herbivory enhances positive effects of plant genotypic diversity
    John D Parker
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Corson Hall, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Ecol Lett 13:553-63. 2010
    ..We manipulated plant genotypic diversity of the native plant Oenothera biennis and monitored its survivorship and lifetime fitness with and without one of its major vertebrate ..
  69. ncbi Complete nucleotide sequence of the Oenothera elata plastid chromosome, representing plastome I of the five distinguishable euoenothera plastomes
    H Hupfer
    , , Germany
    Mol Gen Genet 263:581-5. 2000
    We describe the 159,443-bp [corrected] sequence of the plastid chromosome of Oenothera elata (evening primrose). The Oe...
  70. pmc Social dilemmas among supergenes: intragenomic sexual conflict and a selfing solution in Oenothera
    Sam P Brown
    Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Evolution 65:3360-7. 2011
    ..two members, or supergenes? Using a series of simple game-theoretic models inspired by the peculiar genetics of Oenothera sp...
  71. ncbi First evidence of hexameric and heptameric ellagitannins in plants detected by liquid chromatography/electrospray ionisation mass spectrometry
    Maarit Karonen
    Laboratory of Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Department of Chemistry, FI 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 24:3151-6. 2010
    ..An ellagitannin-rich fraction was isolated by Sephadex LH-20 from Oenothera biennis (common evening primrose) leaves and roots and analysed by high-performance liquid chromatography/diode-..
  72. pmc Uncoupling of sexual reproduction from homologous recombination in homozygous Oenothera species
    U Rauwolf
    Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Department Biologie I, Chair of Botany, Planegg Martinsried, Germany
    Heredity (Edinb) 107:87-94. 2011
    ..In this study, we constructed the first linkage maps of homozygous, bivalent-forming Oenothera species and provide evidence that HR was exclusively confined to the chromosome ends of all linkage groups in ..
  73. ncbi Extreme environments select for reproductive assurance: evidence from evening primroses (Oenothera)
    Margaret E K Evans
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    New Phytol 191:555-63. 2011
    ..data from a clade of plants remarkable for variation in breeding system, life history and climatic conditions (Oenothera, sections Anogra and Kleinia, Onagraceae)...
  74. ncbi Polyphenols from evening primrose ( Oenothera paradoxa ) defatted seeds induce apoptosis in human colon cancer Caco-2 cells
    Sylwia Gorlach
    Institute of Technical Biochemistry, Technical University of Lodz, Stefanowskiego 4 10, 90 924 Lodz, Poland
    J Agric Food Chem 59:6985-97. 2011
    ..The fractions strongly and dose-dependently reduced Caco-2 cell numbers, whereas HT-29 and IEC-6 cells were affected to lesser extents...
  75. ncbi Biodegradable chelate enhances the phytoextraction of copper by Oenothera picensis grown in copper-contaminated acid soils
    Isabel Gonzalez
    Doctorado en Geografía, Planificación Territorial y Gestión Ambiental, Universitat de Barcelona, Espana, Spain
    Chemosphere 84:490-6. 2011
    b>Oenothera picensis plants (Fragrant Evening Primrose) grow in the acid soils contaminated by copper smelting in the coastal region of central Chile...
  76. ncbi Evening primrose oil
    Bryan Bayles
    Dept of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Am Fam Physician 80:1405-8. 2009
    Evening primrose oil (Oenothera biennis) is a commonly used alternative therapy and a rich source of omega-6 essential fatty acids...
  77. pmc Extensive mis-splicing of a bi-partite plant mitochondrial group II intron
    Helen Elina
    Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1B1, Canada
    Nucleic Acids Res 38:996-1008. 2010
    ..Consistent with this hypothesis, we find that mis-splicing does not occur in Oenothera mitochondria, where intron 3 is further fragmented such that the predicted base-pairing region is not covalently ..
  78. ncbi Drug-herb interactions with herbal medicines for menopause
    Alyson Huntley
    Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter EX2 4NT, UK
    J Br Menopause Soc 10:162-5. 2004
    ..preparations used include red clover (Trifolium pratense), dong quai (Angelica sinesis) and evening primrose (Oenothera biennis)...
  79. ncbi 'Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris', a novel phytoplasma taxon associated with aster yellows and related diseases
    I M Lee
    USDA ARS Molecular Plant Pathology Laboratory, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:1037-48. 2004
    ..Strain OAY, which is a member of subgroups 16SrI-B, rpI-B and tufI-B and is associated with evening primrose (Oenothera hookeri) virescence in Michigan, USA, was selected as the reference strain for the novel taxon 'Candidatus ..
  80. pmc A maize protein associated with the G-box binding complex has homology to brain regulatory proteins
    N C de Vetten
    Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611
    Plant Cell 4:1295-307. 1992
    ..The deduced amino acid sequence of maize GF14 is more than 80% identical to Arabidopsis GF14 and Oenothera PHP-O, and is more than 60% identical to a class of mammalian brain proteins described as both protein kinase C ..
  81. ncbi Chloroplast mutations induced by 9-aminoacridine hydrochloride are independent of the plastome mutator in Oenothera
    M GuhaMajumdar
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, 37 Plant Biology Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Theor Appl Genet 108:543-9. 2004
    b>Oenothera plants homozygous for the recessive plastome mutator allele ( pm) show chloroplast DNA (cpDNA) mutation frequencies that are about 1,000-fold higher than spontaneous levels...
  82. ncbi Distribution of pectins in the pollen apertures of Oenothera hookeri.velans ster/+ster
    I Noher de Halac
    Centro de Estudio de las Metabolapatías Congénitas, Catedra de Clinica Pediatrica, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina
    Biocell 27:11-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this paper was to deepen the study of the spatial pattern of pectin distribution in the aperture of Oenothera hookeri.velans ster/+ster fertile pollen...
  83. ncbi Role of intracellular reactive oxygen species and mitochondrial dysfunction in evening primrose extract-induced apoptosis in Ehrlich ascites tumor cells
    Tsutomu Arimura
    Department of Food and Nutrition, Faculty of Human Life Science, Osaka City University, 3 3 138, Sugimoto, Sumiyoshi ku, Osaka 558 8585, Japan
    Chem Biol Interact 145:337-47. 2003
    ..Evening primrose extract (EPE) is extracted from Oenothera biennis L., one species of evening primroses, which has been shown to have several pharmacological effects...
  84. ncbi Structure and evolution of linalool synthase
    L Cseke
    Department of Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1048, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 15:1491-8. 1998
    ..The combined evolutionary mechanisms of duplication followed by divergence and/or "domain swapping" may explain the extraordinarily large diversity of proteins found in the plant terpene synthase family...
  85. pmc Evolution of flowering strategies in Oenothera glazioviana: an integral projection model approach
    Mark Rees
    Department of Biological Sciences and Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1509-15. 2002
    ..Here, we develop parameterized integral projection models of size-related flowering for the monocarpic perennial Oenothera glazioviana and use these to predict the evolutionarily stable strategy (ESS) for flowering...
  86. ncbi Enzyme-assisted acidolysis of borage (Borago officinalis L.) and evening primrose (Oenothera biennis L.) oils: incorporation of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids
    S P Senanayake
    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Canada
    J Agric Food Chem 47:3105-12. 1999
    Lipase-catalyzed acidolysis of borage (Borago officinalis L.) and evening primrose (Oenothera biennisL...
  87. ncbi Complex II subunit 4 (sdh4) homologous sequences in plant mitochondrial genomes
    P Giegé
    Allgemeine Botanik, Universitat Ulm, Albert Einstein Allee, D 89069 Ulm, Germany
    Curr Genet 34:313-7. 1998
    ..This sequence is conserved in other dicot plants such as Oenothera, pea and sunflower, but is not detected in wheat mitochondrial DNA...
  88. pmc Expression of a borage desaturase cDNA containing an N-terminal cytochrome b5 domain results in the accumulation of high levels of delta6-desaturated fatty acids in transgenic tobacco
    O Sayanova
    Institute of Arable Crops Research Long Ashton Research Station, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:4211-6. 1997
    gamma-Linolenic acid (GLA; C18:3 delta(6,9,12)) is a component of the seed oils of evening primrose (Oenothera spp.), borage (Borago officinalis L.), and some other plants...
  89. ncbi A ribosomal protein L2 gene is transcribed, spliced, and edited at one site in rice mitochondria
    N Kubo
    Department of Molecular Biology, National Institute of Agrobiological Resources, Ibaraki, Japan
    Plant Mol Biol 31:853-62. 1996
    ..However, 60% nucleotide sequence identity is observed between the rice rpl2 intron and the Oenothera nad5 intron in a 234 nucleotide region...
  90. ncbi Proliferation of direct repeats near the Oenothera chloroplast DNA origin of replication
    B B Sears
    Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 13:850-63. 1996
    ..In the evening primrose, Oenothera, this site was found to vary greatly in size, with plastid genomes (plastomes) being readily distinguished...
  91. ncbi RNA editing is required for efficient excision of tRNA(Phe) from precursors in plant mitochondria
    A Marchfelder
    Institut fur Genbiologische Forschung, Berlin, Germany
    J Biol Chem 271:1898-903. 1996
    ..In vitro processing of edited and unedited Oenothera tRNA Phe precursor RNAs with pea mitochondrial protein extracts shows a significant effect of this RNA-editing ..
  92. ncbi Large unidentified open reading frame in plastid DNA (ORF2280) is expressed in chloroplasts
    R E Glick
    Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824
    Plant Mol Biol 21:99-108. 1993
    ..When incubated with proteins from the soluble fraction of tobacco, spinach and Oenothera chloroplasts, the antiserum detects relatively labile polypeptides, which have apparent molecular weights of 170 ..
  93. ncbi Molecular characterization of one of the maize polygalacturonase gene family members which are expressed during late pollen development
    R L Allen
    Cambridge Laboratory, John Innes Centre for Plant Science Research, Norwich, Norfolk, UK
    Plant J 3:261-71. 1993
    A gene exhibiting homology to the polygalacturonases of several species, including tomato and Oenothera, has been shown by RNA dot-blot analysis and in situ hybridization experiments to be expressed post-first microspore mitosis in maize...
  94. ncbi Pollen specific cDNA clones from Zea mays
    H J Rogers
    Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, Egham Hill, U K
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1089:411-3. 1991
    ..One of the clones shows significant homology to the tomato fruit-ripening polygalacturonase and to a pollen-specific polygalacturonase from Oenothera. The other three clones have no significant homologies to any reported sequence.
  95. ncbi [Effective productions of plant secondary metabolites having antitumor activity by plant cell and tissue cultures]
    Shoko Taniguchi
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, 1 1 1 Tsushima naka, Okayama 700 8530, Japan
    Yakugaku Zasshi 125:499-507. 2005
    ..The formation of oligomeric ellagitannins in shoots of Oenothera tetraptera was correlated with the differentiation of tissues...
  96. ncbi Pro-oxidative and pro-apoptotic action of defatted seeds of Oenothera paradoxa on human skin melanoma cells
    Edyta Jaszewska
    Department of Pharmacognosy and Molecular Basis of Phytotherapy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    J Agric Food Chem 57:8282-9. 2009
    Three extracts of defatted seeds of Oenothera paradoxa Hudziok, aqueous extract, 60% ethanolic extract, and 30% isopropanolic extract, differing by their total content of phenolic compounds and by their contents of individual polyphenols,..
  97. pmc Molecular characterization of a rice mutator-phenotype derived from an incompatible cross-pollination reveals transgenerational mobilization of multiple transposable elements and extensive epigenetic instability
    Hongyan Wang
    Key Laboratory of Molecular Epigenetics of MOE and Institute of Genetics and Cytology, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, PR China
    BMC Plant Biol 9:63. 2009
    ....
  98. ncbi Ecological recovery of vegetation on a coke-factory soil: role of plant antioxidant enzymes and possible implications in site restoration
    Marc Dazy
    Laboratoire Interactions Ecotoxicologie, Biodiversité, Ecosystèmes, CNRS UMR 7146, Universite Paul Verlaine Metz, Metz, France
    Chemosphere 74:57-63. 2008
    ..Indeed, for several species including Erigeron canadensis and Oenothera biennis, we observed toxic effects of the polluted soil on plant height and biomass...
  99. ncbi Novel biological properties of Oenothera paradoxa defatted seed extracts: effects on metallopeptidase activity
    Anna K Kiss
    Department of Pharmacognosy and Molecular Basis of Phytotherapy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
    J Agric Food Chem 56:7845-52. 2008
    ..PGG and procyanidins with different degrees of polymerization, as the dominating compounds in O. paradoxa seeds, seemed to play a role in the crude extract activity...
  100. ncbi A review of the clinical efficacy of evening primrose
    Diane Stonemetz
    OB GYN Associates of Western New York, West Seneca, NY 14224, USA
    Holist Nurs Pract 22:171-4. 2008
    The oil obtained from the evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) plant is usually taken orally in a gel cap form. This herbal supplement is most commonly used for the treatment of mastalgia and atopic dermatitis...
  101. ncbi Diurnal changes in epidermal UV transmittance of plants in naturally high UV environments
    Paul W Barnes
    Department of Biological Sciences, Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    Physiol Plant 133:363-72. 2008
    ..skies, T(UV), as measured with a UV-A-pulse amplitude modulation fluorometer for leaves of Verbascum thapsus and Oenothera stricta growing in native soils and Vicia faba growing in pots, was highest at predawn and sunset and lowest at ..