urticaceae

Summary

Summary: The nettles plant family of the order Urticales, subclass Hamamelidae, class Magnoliopsida. Many have stinging hairs on stems and leaves. Flowers are small and greenish in leaf axils. The fruit is dry and one-seeded.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Urticaceae pollen concentration in the atmosphere of North Western Spain
    Ana Maria Vega-Maray
    Departamento de Biologia Vegetal Botanica, Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas y Ambientales, Universidad de Leon Campus de Vegazana, 24071 Leon, Spain
    Ann Agric Environ Med 10:249-55. 2003
  2. ncbi Antidiabetic and hypolipidaemic effects of a methanol/methylene-chloride extract of Laportea ovalifolia (Urticaceae), measured in rats with alloxan-induced diabetes
    C E N Momo
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Yaounde I, P O Box 812, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 100:69-74. 2006
  3. ncbi Evaluation of antimicrobial, antioxidant and wound-healing potentials of Holoptelea integrifolia
    Boreddy Srinivas Reddy
    Pharmacology Division, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 500007, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 115:249-56. 2008
  4. ncbi Anti-HIV activity of dibenzylbutyrolactone-type lignans from Phenax species endemic in Costa Rica
    A L Piccinelli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Farmaceutiche, Universita di Salerno, Via Ponte Don Melillo, 84084 Fisciano, Salerno, Italy
    J Pharm Pharmacol 57:1109-15. 2005
  5. ncbi Chemical standardization of the aqueous extract of Cecropia glaziovii Sneth endowed with antihypertensive, bronchodilator, antiacid secretion and antidepressant-like activities
    M M Tanae
    Natural Products Section, Department of Pharmacology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, 04044 020 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Phytomedicine 14:309-13. 2007
  6. ncbi ACE activity during the hypotension produced by standardized aqueous extract of Cecropia glaziovii Sneth: a comparative study to captopril effects in rats
    M F M L Ninahuaman
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Department of Pharmacology, Natural Products Section, 04044 020 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Phytomedicine 14:321-7. 2007
  7. ncbi Inhibition of histamine-induced bronchospasm in guinea pigs treated with Cecropia glaziovi Sneth and correlation with the in vitro activity in tracheal muscles
    S Delarcina
    Natural Products Section, Department of Pharmacology, UNIFESP Escola Paulista de Medicina, 04044 020, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Phytomedicine 14:328-32. 2007
  8. ncbi Effect of ficus relegiosa on blood glucose and total lipid levels of normal and alloxan diabetic rabbits
    Noreen Wadood
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Khyber Medical College, Peshawar
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 15:40-2. 2003
  9. ncbi Major phenolic acids and total antioxidant activity in Mamaki leaves, Pipturus albidus
    H Kartika
    Dept of Human Nutrition, Food, and Animal Science, Univ of Hawaii at Manoa, 1955 East West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Food Sci 72:S696-701. 2007
  10. ncbi In vivo effects of Urtica urens (dwarf nettle) on the expression of CYP1A in control and 3-methylcholanthrene-exposed rats
    M Ozkarsli
    Biology, Kinikli Campus, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey
    Xenobiotica 38:48-61. 2008

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  1. ncbi Urticaceae pollen concentration in the atmosphere of North Western Spain
    Ana Maria Vega-Maray
    Departamento de Biologia Vegetal Botanica, Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas y Ambientales, Universidad de Leon Campus de Vegazana, 24071 Leon, Spain
    Ann Agric Environ Med 10:249-55. 2003
    Plants of the Urticaceae family can develop into a pest on soils enriched with nitrogen. Urticaceae pollen is a biohazard because it elicits severe pollinosis...
  2. ncbi Antidiabetic and hypolipidaemic effects of a methanol/methylene-chloride extract of Laportea ovalifolia (Urticaceae), measured in rats with alloxan-induced diabetes
    C E N Momo
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Yaounde I, P O Box 812, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 100:69-74. 2006
    ..At least in rats with alloxan-induced diabetes, the methanol/methylene-chloride extract of L. ovalifolia therefore appears to possess antidiabetic and hypolipidaemic properties...
  3. ncbi Evaluation of antimicrobial, antioxidant and wound-healing potentials of Holoptelea integrifolia
    Boreddy Srinivas Reddy
    Pharmacology Division, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 500007, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 115:249-56. 2008
    The methanolic extracts of Holoptelea integrifolia (Roxb.) (Urticaceae) leaves (MLE) and stem bark (MSBE) were studied for the wound-healing potential...
  4. ncbi Anti-HIV activity of dibenzylbutyrolactone-type lignans from Phenax species endemic in Costa Rica
    A L Piccinelli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Farmaceutiche, Universita di Salerno, Via Ponte Don Melillo, 84084 Fisciano, Salerno, Italy
    J Pharm Pharmacol 57:1109-15. 2005
    ..b>Urticaceae)...
  5. ncbi Chemical standardization of the aqueous extract of Cecropia glaziovii Sneth endowed with antihypertensive, bronchodilator, antiacid secretion and antidepressant-like activities
    M M Tanae
    Natural Products Section, Department of Pharmacology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, 04044 020 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Phytomedicine 14:309-13. 2007
    ..Their relative concentrations in AE were ca 12% catechins, 19% procyanidins and 19% flavonoids. The pharmacological activity of the standardized AE is reported in accompanying papers...
  6. ncbi ACE activity during the hypotension produced by standardized aqueous extract of Cecropia glaziovii Sneth: a comparative study to captopril effects in rats
    M F M L Ninahuaman
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Department of Pharmacology, Natural Products Section, 04044 020 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Phytomedicine 14:321-7. 2007
    ..It is concluded that the hypotension produced by prolonged treatment with AE of C. glaziovii is unrelated to ACE inhibition...
  7. ncbi Inhibition of histamine-induced bronchospasm in guinea pigs treated with Cecropia glaziovi Sneth and correlation with the in vitro activity in tracheal muscles
    S Delarcina
    Natural Products Section, Department of Pharmacology, UNIFESP Escola Paulista de Medicina, 04044 020, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Phytomedicine 14:328-32. 2007
    ..The bronchodilation observed in vivo seems to be related to beta-adrenergic activity observed in vitro only with high concentrations of the purified extract...
  8. ncbi Effect of ficus relegiosa on blood glucose and total lipid levels of normal and alloxan diabetic rabbits
    Noreen Wadood
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Khyber Medical College, Peshawar
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 15:40-2. 2003
    ..This study was performed to study the possible role of indigenous medicinal plants in the treatment of Diabetes mellitus (type-2)..
  9. ncbi Major phenolic acids and total antioxidant activity in Mamaki leaves, Pipturus albidus
    H Kartika
    Dept of Human Nutrition, Food, and Animal Science, Univ of Hawaii at Manoa, 1955 East West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Food Sci 72:S696-701. 2007
    ..The concentrations of (+)catechins and rutin in Mamaki leaves are compared to other types of popular teas. Mamaki teas contained relatively low amounts of TAA compared to green teas and Lipton teas...
  10. ncbi In vivo effects of Urtica urens (dwarf nettle) on the expression of CYP1A in control and 3-methylcholanthrene-exposed rats
    M Ozkarsli
    Biology, Kinikli Campus, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey
    Xenobiotica 38:48-61. 2008
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  11. pmc Identification of oxalic acid and tartaric acid as major persistent pain-inducing toxins in the stinging hairs of the nettle, Urtica thunbergiana
    Han Yi Fu
    Department of Life Science, College of Life Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei 106, Taiwan
    Ann Bot 98:57-65. 2006
    ..Experiments were therefore conducted to identify the persistent pain-inducing agents in the stinging hairs of U. thunbergiana...
  12. ncbi Aeroallergens in clinical practice of allergy in India- ARIA Asia Pacific Workshop report
    Anand B Singh
    Allergy and Aerobiology Laboratory, Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Delhi University Campus, Delhi 110007, India
    Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol 26:245-56. 2008
    ..cross reacts with pollen of Parietaria judaica from Mediterranean Europe, both of which are members of family Urticaceae. Several reports on pollen and fruit syndrome have been analyzed...
  13. ncbi Airborne pollen calendar of Lublin, Poland
    Elzbieta Weryszko-Chmielewska
    Department of Botany, Agricultural University, Akademicka 15, 20 950 Lublin, Poland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 11:91-7. 2004
    ..Fraxinus, Betula, Carpinus, Quercus, Fagus, Pinaceae, Poaceae, Rumex, Plantago, Chenopodiaceae, Artemisia, Urticaceae. Great differences referring to the course of pollen seasons for most of the studied taxa of trees within the 2 ..
  14. ncbi Antiviral activity in vitro of Urtica dioica L., Parietaria diffusa M. et K. and Sambucus nigra L
    R E Uncini Manganelli
    Department of Agronomia e Gestione dell Agroecosistema, University of Pisa, Via S Michele degli Scalzi 2, Pisa 56100, Italy
    J Ethnopharmacol 98:323-7. 2005
    Parietaria diffusa M. et K., Urtica dioica L. (Urticaceae) and Sambucus nigra L. (Caprifoliaceae) are plants usually used in popular medicine of central Italy for treating numerous diseases, first of all Herpes zoster...
  15. ncbi Analysis of airborne pollen fall in Balikesir, Turkey, 1996-1997
    A Bicakci
    Uludag University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology, Gorukle, 16059 Bursa, Turkey
    Ann Agric Environ Med 7:5-10. 2000
    ..Cupressaceae/Taxaceae, Gramineae, Platanus spp., Quercus spp., Olea spp., Salix spp., Urticaceae, Moraceae, Plantago spp., Chenopodiaceae/Amaranthaceae, Ailanthus spp., Juglans spp., Carpinus spp...
  16. ncbi Platelet anti-aggregant property of some Moroccan medicinal plants
    Hassane Mekhfi
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et Pharmacologie Cellulaire, Departement de Biologie, Université Mohamed 1er, Faculte des Sciences, Bd Mohamed VI, BP 717, Oujda 60000, Morocco
    J Ethnopharmacol 94:317-22. 2004
    ..which three were reported as antihypertensive in oriental Morocco: Arbutus unedo (Ericaceae), Urtica dioïca (Urticaceae), and Petroselinum crispum (Apiaceae)...
  17. ncbi Pollen spectrum and risk of pollen allergy in central Spain
    Rosa Pérez-Badia
    University of Castilla La Mancha, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Toledo, Spain
    Ann Agric Environ Med 17:139-51. 2010
    ..triggering most allergic processes in Toledo citizens and tourists are Cupressaceae, Platanus, Olea, Poaceae, Urticaceae and Chenopodiaceae-Amaranthaceae...
  18. ncbi Non-linear short-term effects of airborne pollen levels with allergenic capacity on asthma emergency room admissions in Madrid, Spain
    A Tobias
    Department of Statistics and Econometrics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Getafe, Spain
    Clin Exp Allergy 34:871-8. 2004
    ..However, few studies have included air pollution as a potential confounder when examining this relationship, and they have only done so on a linear basis...
  19. ncbi Correlation between Olea europaea and Parietaria judaica pollen counts and quantification of their major allergens Ole e 1 and Par j 1-Par j 2
    Stella Moreno-Grau
    Department of Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Technical University of Cartagena, Cartagena, Spain
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 96:858-64. 2006
    ..The direct measurement of the concentration of aeroallergens has only recently been introduced and is an important advance in public health information systems...
  20. ncbi The role of urtica dioica (urticaceae) in the prevention of oxidative stress caused by tourniquet application in rats
    Ercan Cetinus
    Department of Orthopedics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam, Turkey
    Tohoku J Exp Med 205:215-21. 2005
    ..These results indicate that UD has a potential antioxidant effect on ischemic muscle tissues...
  21. ncbi Acute diuretic, natriuretic and hypotensive effects of a continuous perfusion of aqueous extract of Urtica dioica in the rat
    A Tahri
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et Pharmacologie Cellulaire, Faculte des Sciences, Université Mohammed Premier, B P 524, 60000, Oujda, Morocco
    J Ethnopharmacol 73:95-100. 2000
    ..25 h of an aqueous extract of aerial parts of Urtica dioica L. (Urticaceae) at a low dose of 4 mg/kg/h or at a high dose of 24 mg/kg/h, or furosemide (control diuretic) at a dose of 2 mg/..
  22. ncbi Annual variation of airborne pollen in the city of Vinkovci, northeastern Croatia
    Edita Stefanic
    Faculty of Agriculture, J J Strossmayer University, Trg Svetog Trojstva 3, 31 000 Osijek, Croatia
    Ann Agric Environ Med 14:97-101. 2007
    ..The main pollen producers characterized by allergenic pollen were: Betula, Quercus, Fraxinus, Populus, Pinus, Urticaceae, Ambrosia, Poaceae, Plantago and Artemisia...
  23. doi Antioxidant properties of Urtica pilulifera root, seed, flower, and leaf extract
    Tevfik Ozen
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    J Med Food 13:1224-31. 2010
    ..Family Urticaceae), including leaf (UPL), flower (UPF), seed (UPS), and root (UPR)...
  24. pmc A new species of Andesipolis Whitfield & Choi from the eastern Andes of Ecuador with notes on biology and classification (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Rhysipolinae)
    Andrew C Townsend
    Yanayacu Biological Station, Napo prov, Cosanga, Ecuador
    J Insect Sci 9:36. 2009
    ..was reared as a gregarious koinobiont parasitoid of shelter building Pyralidae (Lepidoptera) larvae feeding on Urticaceae (Phenax rugosus and Boehmeria bullata)...
  25. ncbi Detection and release of allergenic proteins in Parietaria judaica pollen grains
    A M Vega-Maray
    Department of Plant Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Leon, Leon, Spain
    Protoplasma 228:115-20. 2006
    ..b>Urticaceae) and studied the diffusion of these proteins during the first 20 min of the hydration and activation processes...
  26. ncbi Cytotoxic alkaloids from Boehmeria siamensis
    Yinggang Luo
    Chengdu Institute of Biology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu 610 041, P R China
    Planta Med 69:842-5. 2003
    ..alkaloids, boehmeriasins A and B, were isolated from the aqueous ethanolic extract of Boehmeria siamensis Craib (Urticaceae) by bioassay-guided fractionation. Their structures were elucidated on the basis of spectral evidence...
  27. doi Nutritional quality of some wild leafy vegetables in South Africa
    A J Afolayan
    Department of Botany, University of Fort Hare, Alice, South Africa
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 60:424-31. 2009
    ..Considering the amount of available mineral elements in the vegetables, these plants could be valuable and important contributors to the diets of the people in South Africa...
  28. doi Phytochemical, phylogenetic, and anti-inflammatory evaluation of 43 Urtica accessions (stinging nettle) based on UPLC-Q-TOF-MS metabolomic profiles
    Mohamed A Farag
    Pharmacognosy Department, College of Pharmacy, Cairo University, Kasr El Aini St, P B 11562, Cairo, Egypt Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Dept Bioorganic Chemistry, Weinberg 3, D 06120Halle Saale, Germany
    Phytochemistry 96:170-83. 2013
    Several species of the genus Urtica (especially Urtica dioica, Urticaceae), are used medicinally to treat a variety of ailments...
  29. ncbi Lipid transfer proteins in Parietaria judaica L. pollen grains: immunocytochemical localization and function
    Ana M Vega-Maray
    Department of Plant Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Leon, Leon, Spain
    Eur J Cell Biol 83:493-7. 2004
    Parietariajudaica L. (Urticaceae) pollen is considered one of the most common causes of allergic respiratory symptoms in the Mediterranean area. The localization of lipid transfer proteins (LTPs) in P...
  30. doi Molecular characterization of a novel monopartite begomovirus isolated from Pouzolzia zeylanica in China
    Y F Tang
    Plant Protection Research Institute, Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Guangzhou, China
    Arch Virol 158:1617-20. 2013
    ..These results indicate that isolate TY01 is a member of a novel Begomovirus species, for which the name "Pouzolzia golden mosaic virus" (PGMV) is proposed. ..
  31. ncbi Concentrations of airborne pollen grains in Sivrihisar (Eskisehir), Turkey
    Ismuhan Potoglu Erkara
    Department of Biology, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, 26480, Meselik, Eskisehir, Turkey
    Environ Monit Assess 138:81-91. 2008
    ..Cedrus spp., Artemisia spp., Poaceae, Chenopodiaceae/Amaranthaceae, Populus spp., Quercus spp., Urticaceae and Asteraceae, respectively. Pollen concentrations reached their highest levels in May...
  32. doi A rat model of Urtica ferox neuropathy
    Mami Kanzaki
    Department of Medicine, University of Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Neurotoxicology 31:709-14. 2010
    ..The identity and mechanism of action of the toxin responsible for neuropathy are uncertain...
  33. ncbi [Chemical constituents of Pilea cavaleriei subsp. cavaleriei]
    Heng chun Ren
    School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100191, China
    Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 37:2581-4. 2012
    ..To investigate chemical constituents from folk herb Pilea cavaleriei subsp. cavaleriei...
  34. doi Two new secolignan glycosides from the roots of Urtica triangularis Hand.-Mazz
    Baomin Feng
    College of Bioengineering, Dalian University, Dalian 116622, China
    Fitoterapia 81:607-9. 2010
    ..Two secolignan glycoside isomers, urticaside A (1) and urticaside B (2), were isolated from the roots of Urtica triangularis Hand.-Mazz. Their structures were elucidated by means of spectral analyses including 1D, 2D NMR and HR-EI-MS...
  35. ncbi [Study on effect of total coumarins from Urtica dentata on dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis in mice]
    Jing Li Lu
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, Tongji Medical College, Wuhan 430030, China
    Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 37:3316-20. 2012
    ..To study the effect of total coumarins (TC) from Urtica dentata on dextran sulfate sodium (DSS)-induced colitis in mice...
  36. doi Total coumarins from Urtica dentata Hand prevent murine autoimmune diabetes via suppression of the TLR4-signaling pathways
    Jun Wang
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, China
    J Ethnopharmacol 146:379-92. 2013
    ..And the coumarins are the major components of UDH...
  37. doi Pharmacological and toxicological evaluation of Urtica dioica
    Sabzar Ahmad Dar
    Limnology and Fisheries Laboratory, Centre of Research for Development, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J and K, India
    Pharm Biol 51:170-80. 2013
    Medicinal plants are a largely unexplored source of drug repository. Urtica dioica L. (Urticaceae) is used in traditional medicine to treat diverse conditions.
  38. ncbi [Study on flavonoid chemical constituents contained in Memorialis hirta]
    Jun Lei
    School of Pharmacy, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
    Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 37:478-82. 2012
    ..To study the chemical constituents of Memorialis hirta...
  39. doi Structure of a polysaccharide from Urtica fissa determined by NMR spectra
    Yan Liang Wang
    Beijing Institute of Radiation Medicine, Beijing 100850, China
    J Asian Nat Prod Res 14:592-5. 2012
    ..experiments (¹H, ¹³C, ¹H--¹H COSY, TOCSY, HSQC, NOESY, and HMBC) revealed the structure as the following repeating unit: -->6)-α-D-Glcp-(1-->6)-α-D-Glcp-(1-->6)-β-D-Glcp--(1-->5)-β-D-Araf-(1-->3)-β-D-Glcp-(1-->..
  40. pmc Seed banks on Attalea phalerata (Arecaceae) stems in the Pantanal wetland, Brazil
    Christiane E Corrêa
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Ecologia e Conservação, Universidade Federal do Mato Grosso do Sul, Campo Grande, Brazil
    Ann Bot 109:729-34. 2012
    ..We also investigated whether the composition, richness and diversity of species of seeds in the persistent sheaths are determined by habitat (riparian forest and forest patches) and/or season (wet and dry)...
  41. doi Polyphenolic fraction of Pilea microphylla (L.) protects Chinese hamster lung fibroblasts against γ-radiation-induced cytotoxicity and genotoxicity
    Piya Paul
    Department of Pharmacology, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal 576104, Karnataka, India
    Environ Toxicol Pharmacol 33:107-19. 2012
    ..To conclude, radioprotection is possibly a synergistic effect of the phytochemicals present in the herbal extract, rather than any single component...
  42. doi Thirty-year survey on airborne pollen concentrations in Genoa, Italy: relationship with sensitizations, meteorological data, and air pollution
    Arsenio Corrado Negrini
    Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria San Martino, Genova, Italy
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 25:e232-41. 2011
    ..This study investigated possible relationships among pollen count, meteorological changes, air pollution, and sensitizations in this city during a 30-year period...
  43. doi Antidiabetic, antihyperlipidemic and antioxidant effects of the flavonoid rich fraction of Pilea microphylla (L.) in high fat diet/streptozotocin-induced diabetes in mice
    Punit Bansal
    Department of Pharmacology, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal 576 104, Karnataka, India
    Exp Toxicol Pathol 64:651-8. 2012
    ..In conclusion, PM1 exhibits antidiabetic effect possibly by inhibiting DPP-IV and improving antioxidant levels in high fat diet/streptozotocin (HFD/STZ) diabetic mice...
  44. doi Discovery of a β-glucosidase inhibitor from a chemically engineered extract prepared through sulfonylation
    Mario O Salazar
    Farmacognosia, Facultad de Ciencias Bioquimicas y Farmaceuticas, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Suipacha 531, 2000 Rosario, Argentina
    Mol Divers 15:713-9. 2011
    ..The structure includes a natural histamine portion and a benzenesulfonyl portion introduced during the diversification step...
  45. doi Sesquiterpenoids from Pilea cavaleriei subsp. crenata
    Gui Hua Tang
    Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650204, PR China
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 19:5737-40. 2009
    ..subsp. crenata C. J. Chen. Their structures were elucidated using spectroscopic methods. Cytotoxic and antimicrobial activities of the isolated compounds were evaluated...
  46. doi An aerobiological study on pollen grains in the atmosphere of North-West Turkey
    Sevcan Celenk
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Uludag University, Gorukle, Bursa, Turkey
    Environ Monit Assess 158:365-80. 2009
    ..Olea sp., Platanus sp., Cupressaceae/Taxaceae, Quercus sp., Poaceae, Moraceae, Urticaceae, and Castanea sp. were responsible for the greatest amounts of pollen...
  47. doi Combined HPLC-CUPRAC (cupric ion reducing antioxidant capacity) assay of parsley, celery leaves, and nettle
    Leyla Yildiz
    Istanbul University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Chemistry, Avcilar 34320, Istanbul, Turkey
    Talanta 77:304-13. 2008
    ..leaves belonging to the Umbelliferae (Apiaceae) family, and in stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) belonging to Urticaceae family, to measure the total antioxidant capacity (TAC) of these compounds with CUPRAC (cupric ion reducing ..
  48. ncbi [Characteristics and identification of an antagonistic XJUL-6 against cotton verticillium wilt]
    Hong Tao Zhang
    College of Life Science and Technology, Xinjiang University, Urumqi 830046, China
    Wei Sheng Wu Xue Bao 47:1084-7. 2007
    ..The XJUL-6 will offer potential material for studying the mechanism of bacteria against verticillium dahliae kleb. in cotton...
  49. ncbi In vitro antimalarial activity of extracts of some plants from a biological reserve in Costa Rica
    Misael Chinchilla
    Laboratorio de Investigación Universidad de Ciencias Medicas Dr Andrds Vesalio Guzmin UCIMED, San JosC, Costa Rica, Amdrica Central
    Rev Biol Trop 60:881-91. 2012
    ..Ticodendrum incognitum (Ticodendraceae); Heliocarpus appendiculatus (Tiliaceae) and Myriocarpa longipes (Urticaceae). We used different parts of the plants as well as fresh and dried extracts for testing IC50...
  50. ncbi Biology of weed pollen allergens
    Gabriele Gadermaier
    Department of Molecular Biology, Division of Allergy and Immunology, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, A 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 4:391-400. 2004
    ..Important allergenic weeds belong to the plant families Asteraceae, Amaranthaceae, Urticaceae, Euphorbiaceae, and Plantaginaceae...
  51. ncbi Transport of airborne pollen into the city of Thessaloniki: the effects of wind direction, speed and persistence
    Athanasios Damialis
    Department of Ecology, School of Biology, Aristotle University, UPB 119, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Biometeorol 49:139-45. 2005
    ..Cupressaceae, Olea europaea, Pinaceae, Platanus spp., Poaceae, Populus spp., Quercus spp., and Urticaceae. Airborne pollen of Cupressaceae, Urticaceae, Quercus spp. and O...
  52. ncbi Short-term effects of air pollution on daily asthma emergency room admissions
    I Galan
    Dept of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, Madrid, Spain
    Eur Respir J 22:802-8. 2003
    ..Poaceae and Urticaceae). Data were analysed using autoregressive Poisson regression and generalised additive models (GAM)...
  53. ncbi Correlation between meteorological conditions and Parietaria pollen concentration in Alassio, north-west Italy
    P Crimi
    Department of Health Sciences, Via Pastore 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Int J Biometeorol 49:13-7. 2004
    ..the blooming of extensive grasslands in the environment surrounding the town; these grasslands mainly comprise Urticaceae and shrubs...
  54. ncbi Hypoglycemic activity of Urtica pilulifera in streptozotocin-diabetic rats
    G Kavalali
    Herbal Medicines Research and Development Center, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, University of Istanbul, 34303 Istanbul, Turkey
    J Ethnopharmacol 84:241-5. 2003
    The hypoglycemic activity of lectin isolated from Urtica pilulifera L. seeds (Urticaceae) was investigated in streptozotocin (STZ) induced diabetic rats. Significant hypoglycemic effect was found at the dose of 100 mg/kg after i.p...
  55. 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...
  56. ncbi Possible relationship between systemic side effects and sensitization to rPar j 2 in allergic patients submitted to an ultra-rush (20 min) sublingual immunotherapy and selected by component resolved diagnosis
    R E Rossi
    Allergy Unit National Health Service, Regione Piemonte, Cuneo, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 138:105-10. 2005
    The pollen of Parietaria spp., a weed of the Urticaceae family, is a major cause of respiratory allergy in the Mediterranean area, where the most common species are Parietaria judaica and Parietaria officinalis...
  57. ncbi Pinus pollen aerobiology and clinical sensitization in northwest Spain
    C Marcos
    S Allergy, Complejo Hospitalario Xeral Cies, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 87:39-42. 2001
    ..In our geographical area, Pinus pollen constitutes one of the most predominant pollen together with Poaceae and Urticaceae pollen. Pinus pinaster and Pinus radiata are the main species.
  58. ncbi Comparison between outdoor and indoor airborne allergenic activity
    M Russo
    Department of Chest Diseases, Hospital A Cardarelli, Naples Italy
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 77:147-52. 1996
    ..METHODS: We used a Lanzoni spore trap to measure airborne Urticaceae pollen and filters collecting particles simultaneously indoors and outdoors and assayed each filter for ..
  59. doi The constituents of Urtica cannabina used in Uighur medicine
    Halisha Aishan
    Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, China
    Pharm Biol 48:577-83. 2010
    Urtica cannabina L. (Urticaceae) is a perennial herb that grows in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (northwest China). Two megastigmanes (1, 2) and five flavonoid glycosides (3-7) were isolated from its fruit...
  60. ncbi Polyphenolic and biological activities of leaves extracts of Argemone subfusiformis (Papaveraceae) and Urtica urens (Urticaceae)
    Florence Jimoh
    Department of Botany, University of Fort Hare, Alice 5700, South Africa
    Rev Biol Trop 58:1517-31. 2010
    ..Since the plants also exhibited some level of antibacterial activities, their use for medicinal purposes is to some extent being justified...
  61. ncbi Interactions between climatic changes and allergenic plants
    G Frenguelli
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Perugia, Italy
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 57:141-3. 2002
    ..The duration of the pollination of some taxa shows a trend to be shorter while Urticaceae reveal an increase of 20 days for its length over the same period...
  62. doi Parietaria judaica flowering phenology, pollen production, viability and atmospheric circulation, and expansive ability in the urban environment: impacts of environmental factors
    Christina Fotiou
    Department of Ecology, School of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Aristotle University, GR 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Int J Biometeorol 55:35-50. 2011
    Parietaria judaica (Urticaceae) grows abundantly in urban areas of the Mediterranean region. Its pollen is a major allergy source...
  63. ncbi Antimicrobial triterpenes from Debregeasia salicifolia
    Erum Akbar
    International Center for Chemical Sciences, H E J Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan
    Nat Prod Lett 16:339-44. 2002
    ..The compounds (1), (3) and (6) showed significant antimicrobial activity. The structure elucidation was made with the help of extensive 2D NMR spectroscopic techniques...
  64. doi Characterization and quantification of polyphenols in Amazon grape (Pourouma cecropiifolia Martius)
    Daise Lopes-Lutz
    Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, 410 Agriculture Forestry Centre, Edmonton, AB T6G 2P5, Canada
    Molecules 15:8543-52. 2010
    ..Rutin was the predominant flavonol found in Amazon grape (peel 155.45 ± 2.06 mg kg(-1) fresh weight and pulp 2.64±1.21 mg kg(-1) fresh weight). Total polyphenols content was higher in the peel than in the pulp...
  65. ncbi Comparison of Pouzolzia indica methanolic extract and Virkon against cysts of Acanthamoeba spp
    Kosol Roongruangchai
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:776-84. 2010
    ..Finally, the cyst walls broke into small pieces. This study may be beneficial to compare with future studies of pharmaceutical agents against Acanthamoeba keratitis...
  66. doi Assessment of heavy metal pollution in Republic of Macedonia using a plant assay
    Darinka Gjorgieva
    University Goce Delčev, Štip, Republic of Macedonia
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 60:233-40. 2011
    Different plant organs (leaves, flowers, stems, or roots) from four plant species-Urtica dioica L. (Urticaceae), Robinia pseudoacacia L...
  67. doi A new natural azulene-type pigment from Oreocnide frutescens
    Changhao Zhang
    State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100191, PR China
    Fitoterapia 81:849-51. 2010
    ..The structures were elucidated on the basis of spectroscopic analysis...
  68. doi Evaluation of antinociceptive, antinflammatory activities and phytochemical analysis of aerial parts of Urtica urens L
    Carla Marrassini
    Catedra de Farmacognosia, IQUIMEFA, Universidad de Buenos Aires, CONICET, Junin 956, C1113AAD Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Phytother Res 24:1807-12. 2010
    ..The major component of the extract was determined as chlorogenic acid (670 mg/1000 g dry weight) and could be partly responsible for this activity...
  69. ncbi The allergens of Parietaria
    Paolo Colombo
    Istituto di Biomedicina e di Immunologia Molecolare Alberto Monroy del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Palermo, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 130:173-9. 2003
    Parietaria is a genus of dicotyledonous weeds of the Urticaceae family including several species and its pollen grain is one of the most important allergenic sources in the Mediterranean area...
  70. pmc Antioxidant, Antimicrobial Activity and Toxicity Test of Pilea microphylla
    Amir Modarresi Chahardehi
    Industrial Biotechnology Research Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, 11800 Minden, Malaysia
    Int J Microbiol 2010:826830. 2010
    ..kinds of extracting methods to evaluate the antioxidant and antimicrobial activities from Pilea microphylla (Urticaceae family) and including toxicity test...
  71. doi Antinociceptive activity of ethanolic extract and isolated compounds of Urtica circularis
    S Gorzalczany
    Catedra de Farmacologia, Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquimica, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Junin 956, C1113AAD Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Ethnopharmacol 134:733-8. 2011
    ..Urtica circularis (Hicken) Sorarú is a medicinal plant commonly used in traditional medicine to relieve pain in inflammatory processes...
  72. doi Two new 3-oxo-α-ionol glucosides from Urtica laetevirens Maxim
    Yuan Zhou
    College of Bioengineering, Dalian University, Dalian 116622, China
    Nat Prod Res 25:1219-23. 2011
    ..Their structures, including stereochemistry, were established by spectral analyses (HR-ESI-MS, NMR and CD). Also, 3-oxo-α-ionol glucosides were isolated from Urtica species for the first time...
  73. ncbi Antiproliferative effect on human prostate cancer cells by a stinging nettle root (Urtica dioica) extract
    L Konrad
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Germany
    Planta Med 66:44-7. 2000
    In the present study the activity of a 20% methanolic extract of stinging nettle roots (Urtica dioica L., Urticaceae) on the proliferative activity of human prostatic epithelial (LNCaP) and stromal (hPCPs) cells was evaluated using a ..
  74. ncbi Anti-inflammatory activity of aqueous extracts of five Costa Rican medicinal plants in Sprague-Dawley rats
    B Badilla
    Instituto de Investigación en Ciencias Farmacéuticas INIFAR, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José Costa Rica
    Rev Biol Trop 47:723-7. 1999
    ..properties of Loasa speciosa and Loasa triphylla (Loasaceae), Urtica leptuphylla and Urera baccifera (Urticaceae), and Chaptalia nutans (Asteracene) were studied using the carregeenan induced rat paw edema model...
  75. ncbi Evolutionary dynamics of host-plant specialization: a case study of the tribe Nymphalini
    N Janz
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Evolution 55:783-96. 2001
    ..Optimizations suggested an ancestral association with Urticaceae, and most of the tested species showed a capacity to feed on Urtica dioica regardless of actual host-plant use...
  76. ncbi Trade-offs in performance on different plants may not restrict the host plant range of the phytophagous mite, Tetranychus urticae
    S Yano
    Laboratory of Ecological Information, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Japan
    Exp Appl Acarol 25:371-81. 2001
    ..Such correlations may contribute to the maintenance of genetic variation in the general performance of T. urticae...
  77. ncbi Hypoallergenic variants of the Parietaria judaica major allergen Par j 1: a member of the non-specific lipid transfer protein plant family
    A Bonura
    Istituto di Biologia dello Sviluppo del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Palermo, Italia
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 126:32-40. 2001
    ..It belongs to the non-specific lipid transfer protein family, sharing with them a common three-dimensional structure...
  78. pmc Coleopterans associated with plants that form phytotelmata in subtropical and temperate Argentina, South America
    Raúl E Campos
    Instituto, de Limnología Dr Raúl A Ringuelet, Universidad Nacional de La Plata CONICET, CC 712, 1900 La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Insect Sci 11:147. 2011
    ..Species of Poaceae (n = 3), Bromeliaceae (5), Apiaceae (6), Araceae (2), Urticaceae (1), Marantaceae (1), Arecaceae (1), Dipsacaceae (1) and Cyperaceae (1) were identified as phytotelmata...
  79. ncbi Allergy to Parietaria pollen and the ETAC study. Early Treatment of the Atopic Child
    Giovanni B Pajno
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 109:890; author reply 890. 2002
  80. ncbi Cardiovascular effects of Urtica dioica L. in isolated rat heart and aorta
    Abdelkhaleq Legssyer
    Laboratoire de Physiologie et Pharmacologie Cellulaire, Departement de Biologie, Facultedes Sciences, Université Mohamed Premier, BP 524, 60000 Oujda, Maroc
    Phytother Res 16:503-7. 2002
    Urtica dioica L. or Nettle (Urticaceae) is widely used in oriental Morocco to treat hypertension. Aqueous extract of Nettle (AEN) also exerts a hypotensive action in the rat in vivo...
  81. ncbi Antioxidant and antitopoisomerase activities in plant extracts of some Colombian flora from La Marcada Natural Regional Park
    Jaime Niño
    Grupo de Biotecnología Productos Naturales, Escuela de Tecnología Química, Universidad Tecnologica de Pereira, Pereira, Colombia
    Rev Biol Trop 59:1089-97. 2011
    ..belonging to seven families (Apocynaceae, Cactaceae, Costaceae, Eremolepidaceae, Passifloraceae, Solanaceae and Urticaceae) were collected from La Marcada Natural Regional Park (LMNRP), Colombia...
  82. doi Population structure in relation to host-plant ecology and Wolbachia infestation in the comma butterfly
    U Kodandaramaiah
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Evol Biol 24:2173-85. 2011
    ..are generalists with respect to host-plant preference, whereas females from UK and Spain are specialized on Urticaceae. Female preference is known to have a strong genetic component...
  83. ncbi Cadmium-induced oxidative stress and response of the ascorbate-glutathione cycle in Bechmeria nivea (L.) Gaud
    Yunguo Liu
    College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha 410082, China
    Chemosphere 69:99-107. 2007
    ....
  84. ncbi Aerobiological study in east-central Iberian Peninsula: pollen diversity and dynamics for major taxa
    Rosa Pérez-Badia
    Area of Botany, Institute of Environmental Sciences, University of Castilla La Mancha, Toledo, Spain
    Ann Agric Environ Med 18:99-111. 2011
    ..The 10 leading taxa, in order of abundance, were: Cupressaceae, Quercus, Urticaceae, Pinus, Olea, Poaceae, Populus, Platanus, Chenopodiaceae-Amaranthaceae and Plantago...
  85. doi Vicenin-2, a potential anti-inflammatory constituent of Urtica circularis
    Carla Marrassini
    Cátedra de Farmacognosia IQUIMEFA CONICET, Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquímica, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Junín 956, C1113AAD Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Nat Prod 74:1503-7. 2011
    ..In cultured murine macrophages, this compound modified LPS-induced total nitrite and TNF-α production, in addition to the LPS-induced translocation of the nuclear factor NF-κB...
  86. doi Multi-gene analysis provides a well-supported phylogeny of Rosales
    Shu Dong Zhang
    Key Laboratory of Biodiversity and Biogeography, Plant Germplasm and Genomics Center, Germplasm Bank of Wild Species, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan 650204, China
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 60:21-8. 2011
    ..Remaining Rosales can be divided into two subclades: (1) Ulmaceae are sister to Cannabaceae plus (Urticaceae+Moraceae); (2) Rhamnaceae are sister to Elaeagnaceae plus (Barbeyaceae+Dirachmaceae)...
  87. ncbi [Pollen counts and allergies in Burgundy: profile and perspectives]
    M Laaidi
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 35:82-6. 2003
    ..Pollen counts showed that Betula, Poaceae and Urticaceae were the first pollens in the air...
  88. doi Structural characterization of polysaccharides from the roots of Urtica fissa
    Yan Li
    Beijing Institute of Radiation Medicine, Beijing, China
    J Asian Nat Prod Res 11:951-7. 2009
    ....
  89. ncbi Alternative therapy for autosensitization dermatitis
    Ya Ting Chang
    Department of Gynecology and Pediatrics, Center for Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Taipei, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Chang Gung Med J 32:668-73. 2009
    ..Follow-up of the patient showed no relapse. We therefore conclude that TCM herbs may provide an alternative treatment for autosensitization dermatitis caused by Dendrocnide meyeniana...
  90. ncbi [Study on phylogenetic relationships of urticaceae based on rbcL sequence]
    Dong Li Kang
    College of Bioscience and Biotechnology Hunan Agriculture University, Changsha 410128, China
    Fen Zi Xi Bao Sheng Wu Xue Bao 41:255-64. 2008
    ..By using MEGA3.1, MP tree and NJ tree of Urticaceae were constructed. Based on the difference in rbcL squence, the genetic distances among species were calculated...
  91. ncbi A new triterpenoid from roots of Laportea crenulata and its antifungal activity
    Alam Khan
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi 6205, Bangladesh
    Nat Prod Res 21:959-66. 2007
    ..This compound has shown moderate activity against tested fungi...
  92. ncbi [Macroscopic and microscopic identification of Memorialis hirta]
    Hai Tao Zhu
    Affiliated Taihe Hospital, Yunyang Medical College, Shiyan, China
    Zhong Yao Cai 30:401-3. 2007
    ..Objective: To provide the scientific basis for identification and utilization of Memorialis hirta ( BL) Wedd...
  93. ncbi [Pollen content of the Paris air: comparison of the results obtained by two samplers for the year 2003]
    C Distigny
    Laboratoire d Hygiène de la Ville de Paris 11, rue Georges Eastman, 75013 Paris
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 36:264-7. 2004
    ..05). The dominant species are Urticaceae, Poacae and Castenea species for the 2 collectors...
  94. ncbi Evaluation of cross-reactivity between Holoptelea integrifolia and Parietaria judaica
    S Sharma
    Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Delhi University, Delhi, India
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 136:103-12. 2005
    Holoptelea integrifolia and Parietaria judaica belong to the family Urticaceae, but are geographically distantly located. H. integrifolia is an important pollen allergen of India and sensitizes almost 10% of the atopic population in Delhi...
  95. ncbi Analgesic and antipyretic activities of the aqueous extract of Urtica macrorrhiza in experimental animals
    Zhao Yongna
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kunming Medical College, Kunming, Yunnan, 650031, PR China
    Fitoterapia 76:91-5. 2005
    ..At doses of 200 and 400 mg/kg, p.o. it suppressed yeast-induced fever in rats...
  96. ncbi A comprehensive review on nettle effect and efficacy profiles, Part I: herba urticae
    Julia E Chrubasik
    Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Freiburg, Albertstr 9, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Phytomedicine 14:423-35. 2007
    ..Nettle preparations exert a number of promising in vitro and in vivo effects, however, further studies are needed to support these results and to find out if these effects are surrogates for clinical relevant effects in humans...
  97. ncbi Antihypertensive effect of a standardized aqueous extract of Cecropia glaziovii Sneth in rats: an in vivo approach to the hypotensive mechanism
    M T R Lima-Landman
    Natural Products Section, Department of Pharmacology, UNIFESP Escola Paulista de Medicina, 04044 020 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Phytomedicine 14:314-20. 2007
    ..Although its mechanism is still unknown, AE seems to be an effective and safe antihypertensive phytomedicine...
  98. ncbi Aerobiological investigation in Bitlis, Turkey
    Sevcan Celenk
    Uludag University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology, Gorukle, Bursa, Turkey
    Ann Agric Environ Med 12:87-93. 2005
    ..Total pollen grains consist of 39.39 % AP, 59.28 % NAP plants and 1.32 % unidentified pollen grains. Gramineae, Urticaceae, Juglans spp., Quercus spp., Umbellifereae, Cupressaceae/Taxaceae, Fraxinus spp., Salix spp., Plantago spp...
  99. ncbi Allergenic pollen in the city of Porto (Portugal)
    I Abreu
    Faculdade de Ciências Departamento de Botânica Rua do Campo Alegre 1191, 4150 181 Porto Portugal
    Allergy 60:1452-3. 2005
  100. ncbi Urtica ferox neuropathy
    Graeme D Hammond-Tooke
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Otago Medical School, P O Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Muscle Nerve 35:804-7. 2007
    ..Recovery occurred over a period of a few weeks. This case demonstrates that cutaneous exposure to Urtica ferox can cause an acute polyneuropathy and that its stinging hairs contain an unidentified neurotoxin...
  101. ncbi Antioxidant and radioprotective effect of the active fraction of Pilea microphylla (L.) ethanolic extract
    K R Prabhakar
    Department of Pharmacology, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal 576104, Karnataka, India
    Chem Biol Interact 165:22-32. 2007
    ..The fraction also protected the hematopoietic system as assessed by endogenous spleen colony assay, contributing to the overall radioprotective ability...