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.
Publications125 found, 100 shown here
- Urticaceae pollen concentration in the atmosphere of North Western SpainAna 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. 2003Plants of the Urticaceae family can develop into a pest on soils enriched with nitrogen. Urticaceae pollen is a biohazard because it elicits severe pollinosis...
- Antidiabetic and hypolipidaemic effects of a methanol/methylene-chloride extract of Laportea ovalifolia (Urticaceae), measured in rats with alloxan-induced diabetesC 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...
- Evaluation of antimicrobial, antioxidant and wound-healing potentials of Holoptelea integrifoliaBoreddy Srinivas Reddy
Pharmacology Division, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 500007, India
J Ethnopharmacol 115:249-56. 2008The methanolic extracts of Holoptelea integrifolia (Roxb.) (Urticaceae) leaves (MLE) and stem bark (MSBE) were studied for the wound-healing potential...
- Anti-HIV activity of dibenzylbutyrolactone-type lignans from Phenax species endemic in Costa RicaA 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)...
- Chemical standardization of the aqueous extract of Cecropia glaziovii Sneth endowed with antihypertensive, bronchodilator, antiacid secretion and antidepressant-like activitiesM 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...
- ACE activity during the hypotension produced by standardized aqueous extract of Cecropia glaziovii Sneth: a comparative study to captopril effects in ratsM 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...
- Inhibition of histamine-induced bronchospasm in guinea pigs treated with Cecropia glaziovi Sneth and correlation with the in vitro activity in tracheal musclesS 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...
- Effect of ficus relegiosa on blood glucose and total lipid levels of normal and alloxan diabetic rabbitsNoreen 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)..
- Major phenolic acids and total antioxidant activity in Mamaki leaves, Pipturus albidusH 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...
- In vivo effects of Urtica urens (dwarf nettle) on the expression of CYP1A in control and 3-methylcholanthrene-exposed ratsM Ozkarsli
Biology, Kinikli Campus, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey
Xenobiotica 38:48-61. 2008....
- Identification of oxalic acid and tartaric acid as major persistent pain-inducing toxins in the stinging hairs of the nettle, Urtica thunbergianaHan 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...
- Aeroallergens in clinical practice of allergy in India- ARIA Asia Pacific Workshop reportAnand 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...
- Airborne pollen calendar of Lublin, PolandElzbieta 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 ..
- Antiviral activity in vitro of Urtica dioica L., Parietaria diffusa M. et K. and Sambucus nigra LR 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. 2005Parietaria 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...
- Analysis of airborne pollen fall in Balikesir, Turkey, 1996-1997A 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...
- Platelet anti-aggregant property of some Moroccan medicinal plantsHassane 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)...
- Pollen spectrum and risk of pollen allergy in central SpainRosa 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...
- Non-linear short-term effects of airborne pollen levels with allergenic capacity on asthma emergency room admissions in Madrid, SpainA 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...
- Correlation between Olea europaea and Parietaria judaica pollen counts and quantification of their major allergens Ole e 1 and Par j 1-Par j 2Stella 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...
- The role of urtica dioica (urticaceae) in the prevention of oxidative stress caused by tourniquet application in ratsErcan 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...
- Acute diuretic, natriuretic and hypotensive effects of a continuous perfusion of aqueous extract of Urtica dioica in the ratA 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/..
- Annual variation of airborne pollen in the city of Vinkovci, northeastern CroatiaEdita 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...
- Antioxidant properties of Urtica pilulifera root, seed, flower, and leaf extractTevfik 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)...
- 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)...
- Detection and release of allergenic proteins in Parietaria judaica pollen grainsA 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...
- Cytotoxic alkaloids from Boehmeria siamensisYinggang 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...
- Nutritional quality of some wild leafy vegetables in South AfricaA 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...
- Phytochemical, phylogenetic, and anti-inflammatory evaluation of 43 Urtica accessions (stinging nettle) based on UPLC-Q-TOF-MS metabolomic profilesMohamed 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. 2013Several species of the genus Urtica (especially Urtica dioica, Urticaceae), are used medicinally to treat a variety of ailments...
- Lipid transfer proteins in Parietaria judaica L. pollen grains: immunocytochemical localization and functionAna M Vega-Maray
Department of Plant Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Leon, Leon, Spain
Eur J Cell Biol 83:493-7. 2004Parietariajudaica 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...
- Molecular characterization of a novel monopartite begomovirus isolated from Pouzolzia zeylanica in ChinaY 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. ..
- Concentrations of airborne pollen grains in Sivrihisar (Eskisehir), TurkeyIsmuhan 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...
- A rat model of Urtica ferox neuropathyMami 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...
- [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...
- Two new secolignan glycosides from the roots of Urtica triangularis Hand.-MazzBaomin 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...
- [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...
- Total coumarins from Urtica dentata Hand prevent murine autoimmune diabetes via suppression of the TLR4-signaling pathwaysJun 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...
- Pharmacological and toxicological evaluation of Urtica dioicaSabzar Ahmad Dar
Limnology and Fisheries Laboratory, Centre of Research for Development, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J and K, India
Pharm Biol 51:170-80. 2013Medicinal plants are a largely unexplored source of drug repository. Urtica dioica L. (Urticaceae) is used in traditional medicine to treat diverse conditions.
- [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...
- Structure of a polysaccharide from Urtica fissa determined by NMR spectraYan 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-->..
- Seed banks on Attalea phalerata (Arecaceae) stems in the Pantanal wetland, BrazilChristiane 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)...
- Polyphenolic fraction of Pilea microphylla (L.) protects Chinese hamster lung fibroblasts against γ-radiation-induced cytotoxicity and genotoxicityPiya 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...
- Thirty-year survey on airborne pollen concentrations in Genoa, Italy: relationship with sensitizations, meteorological data, and air pollutionArsenio 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...
- Antidiabetic, antihyperlipidemic and antioxidant effects of the flavonoid rich fraction of Pilea microphylla (L.) in high fat diet/streptozotocin-induced diabetes in micePunit 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...
- Discovery of a β-glucosidase inhibitor from a chemically engineered extract prepared through sulfonylationMario 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...
- Sesquiterpenoids from Pilea cavaleriei subsp. crenataGui 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...
- An aerobiological study on pollen grains in the atmosphere of North-West TurkeySevcan 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...
- Combined HPLC-CUPRAC (cupric ion reducing antioxidant capacity) assay of parsley, celery leaves, and nettleLeyla 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 ..
- [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...
- In vitro antimalarial activity of extracts of some plants from a biological reserve in Costa RicaMisael 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...
- Biology of weed pollen allergensGabriele 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...
- Transport of airborne pollen into the city of Thessaloniki: the effects of wind direction, speed and persistenceAthanasios 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...
- Short-term effects of air pollution on daily asthma emergency room admissionsI 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)...
- Correlation between meteorological conditions and Parietaria pollen concentration in Alassio, north-west ItalyP 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...
- Hypoglycemic activity of Urtica pilulifera in streptozotocin-diabetic ratsG Kavalali
Herbal Medicines Research and Development Center, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, University of Istanbul, 34303 Istanbul, Turkey
J Ethnopharmacol 84:241-5. 2003The 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...
- Antioxidant properties of some medicinal plants: Prangos ferulacea (Apiaceae), Sedum sempervivoides (Crassulaceae), Malva neglecta (Malvaceae), Cruciata taurica (Rubiaceae), Rosa pimpinellifolia (Rosaceae), Galium verum subsp. verum (Rubiaceae), Urtica diAhmet Mavi
Kazim Karabekir Education Faculty, Department of Chemistry, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
Biol Pharm Bull 27:702-5. 2004..However, the highest DPPH radical scavenging activity, reducing power and the amount of phenolic compounds were shown by R. pimpinellifolia. The lowest antioxidant properties were shown by aqueous extract of M. neglecta...
- 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 diagnosisR E Rossi
Allergy Unit National Health Service, Regione Piemonte, Cuneo, Italy
Int Arch Allergy Immunol 138:105-10. 2005The 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...
- Pinus pollen aerobiology and clinical sensitization in northwest SpainC 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.
- Comparison between outdoor and indoor airborne allergenic activityM 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 ..
- The constituents of Urtica cannabina used in Uighur medicineHalisha Aishan
Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, China
Pharm Biol 48:577-83. 2010Urtica 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...
- 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...
- Interactions between climatic changes and allergenic plantsG 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...
- Parietaria judaica flowering phenology, pollen production, viability and atmospheric circulation, and expansive ability in the urban environment: impacts of environmental factorsChristina Fotiou
Department of Ecology, School of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Aristotle University, GR 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece
Int J Biometeorol 55:35-50. 2011Parietaria judaica (Urticaceae) grows abundantly in urban areas of the Mediterranean region. Its pollen is a major allergy source...
- Antimicrobial triterpenes from Debregeasia salicifoliaErum 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...
- 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...
- Comparison of Pouzolzia indica methanolic extract and Virkon against cysts of Acanthamoeba sppKosol 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...
- Assessment of heavy metal pollution in Republic of Macedonia using a plant assayDarinka Gjorgieva
University Goce Delčev, Štip, Republic of Macedonia
Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 60:233-40. 2011Different plant organs (leaves, flowers, stems, or roots) from four plant species-Urtica dioica L. (Urticaceae), Robinia pseudoacacia L...
- A new natural azulene-type pigment from Oreocnide frutescensChanghao 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...
- Evaluation of antinociceptive, antinflammatory activities and phytochemical analysis of aerial parts of Urtica urens LCarla 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...
- The allergens of ParietariaPaolo Colombo
Istituto di Biomedicina e di Immunologia Molecolare Alberto Monroy del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Palermo, Italy
Int Arch Allergy Immunol 130:173-9. 2003Parietaria 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...
- Antioxidant, Antimicrobial Activity and Toxicity Test of Pilea microphyllaAmir 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...
- Antinociceptive activity of ethanolic extract and isolated compounds of Urtica circularisS 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...
- Two new 3-oxo-α-ionol glucosides from Urtica laetevirens MaximYuan 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...
- Antiproliferative effect on human prostate cancer cells by a stinging nettle root (Urtica dioica) extractL Konrad
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Germany
Planta Med 66:44-7. 2000In 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 ..
- Anti-inflammatory activity of aqueous extracts of five Costa Rican medicinal plants in Sprague-Dawley ratsB 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...
- Evolutionary dynamics of host-plant specialization: a case study of the tribe NymphaliniN 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...
- Trade-offs in performance on different plants may not restrict the host plant range of the phytophagous mite, Tetranychus urticaeS 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...
- Hypoallergenic variants of the Parietaria judaica major allergen Par j 1: a member of the non-specific lipid transfer protein plant familyA 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...
- Coleopterans associated with plants that form phytotelmata in subtropical and temperate Argentina, South AmericaRaúl 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...
- Allergy to Parietaria pollen and the ETAC study. Early Treatment of the Atopic ChildGiovanni B Pajno
J Allergy Clin Immunol 109:890; author reply 890. 2002
- Cardiovascular effects of Urtica dioica L. in isolated rat heart and aortaAbdelkhaleq 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. 2002Urtica 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...
- Antioxidant and antitopoisomerase activities in plant extracts of some Colombian flora from La Marcada Natural Regional ParkJaime 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...
- Population structure in relation to host-plant ecology and Wolbachia infestation in the comma butterflyU 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...
- Cadmium-induced oxidative stress and response of the ascorbate-glutathione cycle in Bechmeria nivea (L.) GaudYunguo Liu
College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha 410082, China
Chemosphere 69:99-107. 2007....
- Aerobiological study in east-central Iberian Peninsula: pollen diversity and dynamics for major taxaRosa 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...
- Vicenin-2, a potential anti-inflammatory constituent of Urtica circularisCarla 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...
- Multi-gene analysis provides a well-supported phylogeny of RosalesShu 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)...
- [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...
- Structural characterization of polysaccharides from the roots of Urtica fissaYan Li
Beijing Institute of Radiation Medicine, Beijing, China
J Asian Nat Prod Res 11:951-7. 2009....
- Alternative therapy for autosensitization dermatitisYa 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...
- [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...
- A new triterpenoid from roots of Laportea crenulata and its antifungal activityAlam 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...
- [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...
- [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...
- Evaluation of cross-reactivity between Holoptelea integrifolia and Parietaria judaicaS Sharma
Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Delhi University, Delhi, India
Int Arch Allergy Immunol 136:103-12. 2005Holoptelea 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...
- Analgesic and antipyretic activities of the aqueous extract of Urtica macrorrhiza in experimental animalsZhao 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...
- A comprehensive review on nettle effect and efficacy profiles, Part I: herba urticaeJulia 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...
- Antihypertensive effect of a standardized aqueous extract of Cecropia glaziovii Sneth in rats: an in vivo approach to the hypotensive mechanismM 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...
- Aerobiological investigation in Bitlis, TurkeySevcan 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...
- 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
- Urtica ferox neuropathyGraeme 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...
- Antioxidant and radioprotective effect of the active fraction of Pilea microphylla (L.) ethanolic extractK 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...