Solanum

Summary

Alias: Cyphomandra, Cyphomandra Mart. ex Sendtn., Solanum L.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Mycological and electron microscopic study of Solanum chrysotrichum saponin SC-2 antifungal activity on Candida species of medical significance
    Armando Herrera-Arellano
    Centro de Investigacion Biomedica del Sur, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social IMSS, Xochitepec, Morelos, Mexico
    Planta Med 73:1568-73. 2007
  2. ncbi Clinical and mycological evaluation of therapeutic effectiveness of Solanum chrysotrichum standardized extract on patients with Pityriasis capitis (dandruff). A double blind and randomized clinical trial controlled with ketoconazole
    Armando Herrera-Arellano
    Centro de Investigacion Biomedica del Sur, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Argentina 1, Xochitepec, Morelos, México 62790
    Planta Med 70:483-8. 2004
  3. ncbi Phytoremediation potentials of selected tropical plants for ethidium bromide
    Raynato B Uera
    Environmental Management Department, Institute of Graduate Studies, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines 3120
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 14:505-9. 2007
  4. ncbi [Chemical composition of essential oils from leaves of Helicteres guazumifolia (Sterculiaceae), Piper tuberculatum (Piperaceae), Scoparia dulcis (Arecaceae) and Solanum subinerme (Solanaceae) from Sucre, Venezuela]
    Gabriel Ordaz
    Departamento de Ciencias, Sección de Química, Núcleo de Monagas, Universidad de Oriente, Maturín 6201, Estado Monagas, Venezuela
    Rev Biol Trop 59:585-95. 2011
  5. ncbi Construction of two BAC libraries from the wild Mexican diploid potato, Solanum pinnatisectum, and the identification of clones near the late blight and Colorado potato beetle resistance loci
    Q Chen
    Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Lethbridge Research Centre, PO Box 3000, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4B1, Canada
    Theor Appl Genet 108:1002-9. 2004
  6. ncbi Host use of Bactrocera latifrons, a new invasive tephritid species in Tanzania
    Hendry A Mziray
    Department of Crop Science and Production, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania
    J Econ Entomol 103:70-6. 2010
  7. pmc Analysis of 90 Mb of the potato genome reveals conservation of gene structures and order with tomato but divergence in repetitive sequence composition
    Wei Zhu
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, 166 Plant Biology Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    BMC Genomics 9:286. 2008
  8. pmc Isolation and characterization of hydroxyproline-rich glycopeptide signals in black nightshade leaves
    Gregory Pearce
    Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164 6340, USA
    Plant Physiol 150:1422-33. 2009
  9. pmc Ploidy manipulation of the gametophyte, endosperm and sporophyte in nature and for crop improvement: a tribute to Professor Stanley J. Peloquin (1921-2008)
    Rodomiro Ortiz
    International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center CIMMYT, Apdo Postal 6 641, 06600 Mexico, D F, Mexico
    Ann Bot 104:795-807. 2009
  10. pmc The SOL Genomics Network: a comparative resource for Solanaceae biology and beyond
    Lukas A Mueller
    Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Plant Physiol 138:1310-7. 2005

Patents

  1. Manipulation of the phenolic acid content and digestibility of plant cell walls by targeted expression of genes encoding cell wall degrading enzymes
  2. Methods and compositions for modifying plant flavonoid composition and disease resistance
  3. Method for improving stress resistance in plants and materials therefor

Detail Information

Publications339 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Mycological and electron microscopic study of Solanum chrysotrichum saponin SC-2 antifungal activity on Candida species of medical significance
    Armando Herrera-Arellano
    Centro de Investigacion Biomedica del Sur, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social IMSS, Xochitepec, Morelos, Mexico
    Planta Med 73:1568-73. 2007
    b>Solanum chrysotrichum is utilized in traditional Mexican medicine for the treatment of mycotic skin infections. Several microbiological studies have provided evidence of its antifungal activity against dermatophytes and yeasts. S...
  2. ncbi Clinical and mycological evaluation of therapeutic effectiveness of Solanum chrysotrichum standardized extract on patients with Pityriasis capitis (dandruff). A double blind and randomized clinical trial controlled with ketoconazole
    Armando Herrera-Arellano
    Centro de Investigacion Biomedica del Sur, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Argentina 1, Xochitepec, Morelos, México 62790
    Planta Med 70:483-8. 2004
    ..It has been demonstrated that the extract obtained from leaves of the plant Solanum chrysotrichum possesses biological activity against dermatophytes and yeast...
  3. ncbi Phytoremediation potentials of selected tropical plants for ethidium bromide
    Raynato B Uera
    Environmental Management Department, Institute of Graduate Studies, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines 3120
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 14:505-9. 2007
    ..Phytoremediation requires somewhat limited resources and very useful in treating wide variety of environmental contaminants. This study aimed to assess the potential of selected tropical plants as phytoremediators of EtBr...
  4. ncbi [Chemical composition of essential oils from leaves of Helicteres guazumifolia (Sterculiaceae), Piper tuberculatum (Piperaceae), Scoparia dulcis (Arecaceae) and Solanum subinerme (Solanaceae) from Sucre, Venezuela]
    Gabriel Ordaz
    Departamento de Ciencias, Sección de Química, Núcleo de Monagas, Universidad de Oriente, Maturín 6201, Estado Monagas, Venezuela
    Rev Biol Trop 59:585-95. 2011
    ..Leaves from Helicteres guazumifolia, Piper tuberculatum, Scoparia dulcis and Solanum subinerme were collected and their essential oils were obtained by means of hydro-distillation...
  5. ncbi Construction of two BAC libraries from the wild Mexican diploid potato, Solanum pinnatisectum, and the identification of clones near the late blight and Colorado potato beetle resistance loci
    Q Chen
    Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Lethbridge Research Centre, PO Box 3000, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4B1, Canada
    Theor Appl Genet 108:1002-9. 2004
    ..artificial chromosome (BAC) libraries were constructed from genomic DNA of the Mexican wild diploid species, Solanum pinnatisectum, which carries high levels of resistance to the most important potato pathogen and pest, the late ..
  6. ncbi Host use of Bactrocera latifrons, a new invasive tephritid species in Tanzania
    Hendry A Mziray
    Department of Crop Science and Production, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania
    J Econ Entomol 103:70-6. 2010
    ..latifrons of which four are new host records: Capsicum annuum L. cov. longum A. DC., Capsicum chinense Jacq., Solanum sodomeum L., and Solanum scabrum Mill...
  7. pmc Analysis of 90 Mb of the potato genome reveals conservation of gene structures and order with tomato but divergence in repetitive sequence composition
    Wei Zhu
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, 166 Plant Biology Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    BMC Genomics 9:286. 2008
    The Solanaceae family contains a number of important crop species including potato (Solanum tuberosum) which is grown for its underground storage organ known as a tuber...
  8. pmc Isolation and characterization of hydroxyproline-rich glycopeptide signals in black nightshade leaves
    Gregory Pearce
    Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164 6340, USA
    Plant Physiol 150:1422-33. 2009
    ..a preprohydroxyproline-rich systemin, SnpreproHypSys, was identified from the leaves of black nightshade (Solanum nigrum), which is a member of a small gene family of at least three genes that have orthologs in tobacco (..
  9. pmc Ploidy manipulation of the gametophyte, endosperm and sporophyte in nature and for crop improvement: a tribute to Professor Stanley J. Peloquin (1921-2008)
    Rodomiro Ortiz
    International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center CIMMYT, Apdo Postal 6 641, 06600 Mexico, D F, Mexico
    Ann Bot 104:795-807. 2009
    ..five decades, Dr Peloquin merged basic research in plant reproduction, cytology, cytogenetics, genetics, potato (Solanum tuberosum) improvement and education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison...
  10. pmc The SOL Genomics Network: a comparative resource for Solanaceae biology and beyond
    Lukas A Mueller
    Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Plant Physiol 138:1310-7. 2005
    ..resource for the plants of the Solanaceae family, which includes important crop and model plants such as potato (Solanum tuberosum), eggplant (Solanum melongena), pepper (Capsicum annuum), and tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)...
  11. doi Potato (Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Gogu valley) protein as a novel antimicrobial agent in weanling pigs
    Z Jin
    Division of Animal Resources Science, Research Centre for Proteineous Materials, Chosun University, Kwangju, Republic of Korea
    J Anim Sci 86:1562-72. 2008
    ..Potato protein was extracted from a value-added type of the new potato variety, Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Gogu valley, and was shown to have a minimum inhibitory concentration of 300 to 500 mug/mL...
  12. pmc Transcriptomic and reverse genetic analyses of branched-chain fatty acid and acyl sugar production in Solanum pennellii and Nicotiana benthamiana
    Stephen P Slocombe
    Department of Biology, Area 7, University of York, York YO10 5YW, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 148:1830-46. 2008
    ..proposed: (1) fatty acid synthase-mediated two-carbon elongation in the high acyl sugar-producing tomato species Solanum pennellii and Datura metel; and (2) alpha-keto acid elongation-mediated one-carbon increments in several tobacco (..
  13. ncbi Laboratory assessment of the molluscicidal and cercaricidal activities of the Egyptian weed, Solanum nigrum L
    A H Ahmed
    Institute of Research for Tropical Medicine, General Organization for Teaching Hospitals and Institutes, Cairo, Egypt
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 91:931-7. 1997
    The molluscicidal properties of Solanum nigrum L...
  14. doi A metabolomics study of cultivated potato (Solanum tuberosum) groups Andigena, Phureja, Stenotomum, and tuberosum using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
    Gary Dobson
    Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, Scotland, UK
    J Agric Food Chem 58:1214-23. 2010
    ..in tubers of genotypes belonging to groups Andigena, Phureja, Stenotomum, and Tuberosum of the potato, Solanum tuberosum...
  15. doi Intake, growth and carcass yield of indigenous goats fed market wastes of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) vines and scarlet eggplant (Solanum aethiopicum)
    C B Katongole
    Department of Animal Science, Makerere University, P O Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Anim Health Prod 41:1623-31. 2009
    ..goats fed basal diets of market wastes of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) vines (SPV) and scarlet eggplant (Solanum aethiopicum) (SEP) were examined in two experiments...
  16. doi Development of a real-time PCR method for the differential detection and quantification of four solanaceae in GMO analysis: potato (Solanum tuberosum), tomato (Solanum lycopersicum), eggplant (Solanum melongena), and pepper (Capsicum annuum)
    Maher Chaouachi
    Unité Etude du Polymorphisme des Génomes Végétaux EPGV UR1279, Centre National de Génotypage CNG, 2 rue Gaston Crémieux 91057, CP5721, Evry Cedex, France
    J Agric Food Chem 56:1818-28. 2008
    ..primers were designed for the detection, quantification, and differentiation of four Solanaceae: potato (Solanum tuberosum), tomato (Solanum lycopersicum), pepper (Capsicum annuum), and eggplant (Solanum melongena)...
  17. ncbi Weed management in Solanaceae crops in Portugal
    M Júlia Afonso
    Direcção Geral de Agricultura e Desenvolvimento Rural, Quinta do Marquês PT 2780 155 Oeiras, Portugal
    Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci 73:919-27. 2008
    ..Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Miller.), potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) and pepper (Capsicum annuum L...
  18. ncbi Effect of the leafy vegetable Solanum nigrum on the activities of some liver drug-metabolizing enzymes after aflatoxin B1 treatment in female rats
    P F Moundipa
    Laboratoire de Biochimie, , , Cameroun
    Br J Nutr 65:81-91. 1991
    Wistar albino female rats were maintained for 10 d on diets containing various levels of the vegetable Solanum nigrum. Simultaneously, they received daily intraperitoneal injections of aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) (either 0.2 or 0...
  19. ncbi Decreased sucrose content triggers starch breakdown and respiration in stored potato tubers (Solanum tuberosum)
    Mohammad Reza Hajirezaei
    Institut fur Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung, Corrensstrasse 3, D 06466 Gatersleben, Germany
    J Exp Bot 54:477-88. 2003
    ..ratio within phloem cells, yeast-derived cytosolic invertase was expressed in transgenic potato (Solanum tuberosum cv. Desirée) plants under control of the rolC promoter...
  20. ncbi Combining engineered resistance, avidin, and natural resistance derived from Solanum chacoense bitter to control Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
    Susannah G Cooper
    Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Econ Entomol 102:1270-80. 2009
    ..Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), is the most destructive insect pest of potato, Solanum tuberosum (L.), in North America...
  21. pmc Unilateral incompatibility in Capsicum (Solanaceae): occurrence and taxonomic distribution
    A Naci Onus
    Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, Akdeniz University, 07059 Antalya, Turkey
    Ann Bot 94:289-95. 2004
    ..and all those which have been studied most intensively, are found in the Solanaceae, particularly Lycopersicon, Solanum, Nicotiana and Petunia...
  22. pmc Mechanism and control of Solanum lycocarpum seed germination
    Lilian V A Pinto
    Escola Agrotécnica Federal de Inconfidentes CEP 37 576 000 Inconfidentes, MG, Brasil
    Ann Bot 100:1175-87. 2007
    ..The present study aimed to compare the seed morphology and the physiology of germination of Solanum lycocarpum, an important species native to the Brazilian Cerrado, with two species with endospermic seeds, tomato ..
  23. doi Anti-ulcerogenic properties of the aqueous and methanol extracts from the leaves of Solanum torvum Swartz (Solanaceae) in rats
    Télesphore B Nguelefack
    Laboratoire de Physiologie Animale et de Phytopharmacologie, Faculte des Sciences, BP 67, Université de Dschang, Cameroun
    J Ethnopharmacol 119:135-40. 2008
    b>Solanum torvum (Solanaceae) is a plant currently used in Cameroon ethnomedicine for the treatment of stomach ailments.
  24. doi Salicylic acid improves acclimation to salt stress by stimulating abscisic aldehyde oxidase activity and abscisic acid accumulation, and increases Na+ content in leaves without toxicity symptoms in Solanum lycopersicum L
    Agnes Szepesi
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Szeged, H 6701 Szeged, Kozepfasor 52, P O Box 654, Hungary
    J Plant Physiol 166:914-25. 2009
    ..salicylic acid (SA) in hydroponic culture medium provided protection against salinity stress in tomato plants (Solanum lycopersicum L. cv. Rio Fuego)...
  25. ncbi Susceptibility of cariogenic Streptococcus mutans to extracts of Garcinia kola, Hibiscus sabdariffa, and Solanum americanum
    O C Afolabi
    School of Dentistry, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria
    West Afr J Med 27:230-3. 2008
    ..Avariety of plants with potent activity are known to be used in indigenous communities for dental hygiene worldwide...
  26. pmc Do potatoes and tomatoes have a single evolutionary history, and what proportion of the genome supports this history?
    Flor Rodriguez
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service Department of Horticulture, 1575 Linden Drive, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706 1590, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 9:191. 2009
    ..of conserved orthologous set (COSII) nuclear loci to elucidate the phylogenetic relationships among 29 diploid Solanum species in the sister clades that include tomato and potato, and in Datura inoxia as a far outgroup...
  27. ncbi Effect of polyphenolic compounds from Solanum torvum on plasma lipid peroxidation, superoxide anion and cytochrome P450 2E1 in human liver microsomes
    Winthana Kusirisin
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    Med Chem 5:583-8. 2009
    ..We investigated the effect of Solanum torvum (ST) extracts on the inhibition of CYP2E1 activity in human liver microsomes...
  28. ncbi Tagging QTLs for late blight resistance and plant maturity from diploid wild relatives in a cultivated potato (Solanum tuberosum) background
    J Sliwka
    Research Centre Młochów, Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute, Platanowa 19, 05 831, Mlochow, Poland
    Theor Appl Genet 115:101-12. 2007
    ..The use of diploid Solanum tuberosum derived from European tetraploid cultivars enabled the introgression of novel genes encoding foliage ..
  29. doi Enhancing sucrose synthase activity in transgenic potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) tubers results in increased levels of starch, ADPglucose and UDPglucose and total yield
    Edurne Baroja-Fernandez
    Instituto de Agrobiotecnología CSIC UPNA Gobierno de Navarra, Mutiloako etorbidea z g, Nafarroa, Spain
    Plant Cell Physiol 50:1651-62. 2009
    ..To determine the impact of SuSy activity in starch metabolism and yield in potato (Solanum tuberosum L...
  30. ncbi Effect of nitrogen and water treatment on leaf chemistry in horsenettle (Solanum carolinense), and relationship to herbivory by flea beetles (Epitrix spp.) and tobacco hornworm (Manduca sexta)
    Martin L Cipollini
    Department of Biology, 430 Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia 30149, USA
    J Chem Ecol 28:2377-98. 2002
    We studied the interaction between plants (horsenettle; Solanum carolinense) and herbivorous insects (flea beetles; Epitrix spp...
  31. pmc Endogenous pararetroviral sequences in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) and related species
    Christina Staginnus
    Gregor Mendel Institute of Plant Molecular Biology GMI, Wien, Austria
    BMC Plant Biol 7:24. 2007
    ..tabacum (tobacco) and Solanum tuberosum (potato). Here we describe a family of EPRVs in cultivated tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L...
  32. doi ISSR and isozyme characterization of androgenetic dihaploids reveals tetrasomic inheritance in tetraploid somatic hybrids between Solanum melongena and Solanum aethiopicum group Gilo
    Laura Toppino
    CRA ORL, Research Unit for Vegetable Crops, Via Paullese 28, I 26836 Montanaso Lombardo, Italy
    J Hered 99:304-15. 2008
    Gene exchanges between Solanum melongena and its allied relative Solanum aethiopicum are a crucial prerequisite for introgression of useful traits from the allied species into the cultivated eggplant...
  33. doi Distribution of glycoalkaloids in potato tubers of 59 accessions of two wild and five cultivated Solanum species
    Nobuyuki Kozukue
    Department of Food Service Industry, Uiduk University, 780 713 Gangdong, Gyeongju, Gyongbuk, Republic of Korea
    J Agric Food Chem 56:11920-8. 2008
    ..The most common potato, Solanum tuberosum, contains primarily the glycoalkaloids, alpha-solanine and alpha-chaconine...
  34. doi Solanum nigrum L. extract inhibits 2-acetylaminofluorene-induced hepatocarcinogenesis through overexpression of glutathione S-transferase and antioxidant enzymes
    Jeng Dong Hsu
    Department of Pathology, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Agric Food Chem 57:8628-34. 2009
    b>Solanum nigrum L. (SN) is a widespread plant and is regarded as a common relish in the east and the south of Taiwan. Our previous study has found that SN water extract (SNWE) alleviated carbon tetrachloride-induced liver damage in rats...
  35. doi Cadmium-induced oxidative damage and protective effects of N-acetyl-L-cysteine against cadmium toxicity in Solanum nigrum L
    Xiaopeng Deng
    College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University, Weigang 1, Nanjing 210095, China
    J Hazard Mater 180:722-9. 2010
    ..of cadmium (Cd) on the accumulation of hydrogen peroxide (H(2)O(2)) and antioxidant enzyme activities in roots of Solanum nigrum L...
  36. pmc Mosquito larvicidal activities of Solanum villosum berry extract against the dengue vector Stegomyia aegypti
    Nandita Chowdhury
    Mosquito and Microbiology Research Units, Parasitology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Burdwan University, West Bengal, India
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:10. 2008
    ..b>Solanum villosum is a common weed distributed in many parts of India with medicinal properties, but the larvicidal ..
  37. ncbi Cancer-preventive peptide lunasin from Solanum nigrum L. inhibits acetylation of core histones H3 and H4 and phosphorylation of retinoblastoma protein (Rb)
    Jin Boo Jeong
    School of Bioresources Sciences, Andong National University, Korea
    J Agric Food Chem 55:10707-13. 2007
    ..herbal medicines and in search for new sources of lunasin, we report here the properties of lunasin from Solanum nigrum L. (SNL), a plant indigenous to northeast Asia...
  38. doi Molluscicidal and antiparasitic activity of Solanum nigrum villosum against Galba truncatula infected or uninfected with Fasciola hepatica
    H Hammami
    Fungal and Parasitic Molecular Biology Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Sfax, Tunisia
    J Helminthol 82:235-9. 2008
    The present study was based on assessments of the molluscicidal and antiparasitic activities of Solanum nigrum villosum. This plant has been collected in Tozeur's traditional oases (south-western Tunisia)...
  39. doi Chemical composition of Solanum nigrum linn extract and induction of autophagy by leaf water extract and its major flavonoids in AU565 breast cancer cells
    Hsiu Chen Huang
    Graduate Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Agric Food Chem 58:8699-708. 2010
    b>Solanum nigrum Linn (SN) belongs to the Solanaceae family, is a plant growing widely in south Asia, and has been used in traditional folk medicine. It is believed to have antipyretic, diuretic, anticancer, and hepatoprotective effects...
  40. doi Inhibitory effect of Solanum nigrum on thioacetamide-induced liver fibrosis in mice
    Chang Chi Hsieh
    Department of Animal Science and Biotechnology, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Ethnopharmacol 119:117-21. 2008
    b>Solanum nigrum (Solanaceae) has been used in traditional folk medicine for its hepatoprotective agent...
  41. doi Aqueous extract of Solanum nigrum inhibit growth of cervical carcinoma (U14) via modulating immune response of tumor bearing mice and inducing apoptosis of tumor cells
    Jian Li
    College of Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Yanshan University, Qinhuangdao, Hebei Province 066004, Peoples Republic of China
    Fitoterapia 79:548-56. 2008
    To explore the antitumor activity of aqueous extract of Solanum nigrum (SNL-AE) and its possible mechanism, we examined the effects of SNL-AE on the tumor growth in vivo, the number of CD4+, CD8+ T lymphocyte subsets of peripheral blood ..
  42. ncbi Complete chloroplast genome sequences of Solanum bulbocastanum, Solanum lycopersicum and comparative analyses with other Solanaceae genomes
    Henry Daniell
    Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Biomolecular Science, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Bldg 20, Room 336, Orlando, FL 32816 2364, USA
    Theor Appl Genet 112:1503-18. 2006
    ..It is possible that there has been a loss of conserved editing sites in potato and tomato...
  43. ncbi Andean potato cultivars (Solanum tuberosum L.) as a source of antioxidant and mineral micronutrients
    Christelle M Andre
    Institut des Sciences de la Vie, Universite Catholique de Louvain, B 1348 Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    J Agric Food Chem 55:366-78. 2007
    ..A genetically diverse sample of Solanum tuberosum L...
  44. pmc Oxidative stress and antioxidants in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) plants subjected to boron toxicity
    Luis M Cervilla
    Department of Plant Physiology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain
    Ann Bot 100:747-56. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to analyse how ascorbate and some other components of the antioxidant network respond to B toxicity...
  45. pmc Hormonal changes during salinity-induced leaf senescence in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.)
    Michel Edmond Ghanem
    Groupe de Recherche en Physiologie Végétale, Universite Catholique de Louvain UCL, Croix du Sud 5, boîte 13, B 1348 Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
    J Exp Bot 59:3039-50. 2008
    ..g. Na+) and changes in leaf hormone relations are involved in the regulation of this process. Tomato plants (Solanum lycopersicum L...
  46. ncbi Effects of anthocyanin-rich purple potato flakes on antioxidant status in F344 rats fed a cholesterol-rich diet
    Kyu Ho Han
    Department of Agriculture and Life Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Br J Nutr 98:914-21. 2007
    We examined the antioxidant effects of polyphenol/anthocyanin-rich potato (Solanum tuberosum cv. Shadow-Queen) flakes in male rats fed a high-cholesterol diet. The rats were served either a high-cholesterol (0.5% cholesterol plus 0...
  47. doi Performance of growing indigenous goats fed diets based on urban market crop wastes
    C B Katongole
    Department of Animal Science, Makerere University, P O Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Anim Health Prod 41:329-36. 2009
    ..effect of feeding diets including market crop wastes (sweet potato vines (Ipomoea batatas) and scarlet eggplant (Solanum aethiopicum)) on growth and digestibility was studied using 32 indigenous intact growing male goats...
  48. doi Application of indoxacarb for managing shoot and fruit borer of eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) and its decontamination
    Jayakrishnan Saimandir
    Department of Entomology, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio, USA
    J Environ Sci Health B 44:292-301. 2009
    Indoxacarb was applied at 75 and 150 g a.i. ha(-1) for two years to an eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) crop grown in the field plots in order to evaluate its efficacy for management of the lepidopteron pest, shoot and fruit borer...
  49. doi Anticonvulsant activity of solasodine isolated from Solanum sisymbriifolium fruits in rodents
    Kinjal Chauhan
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India
    Pharm Biol 49:194-9. 2011
    b>Solanum sisymbriifolium Lam. (Solanaceae), commonly known as sticky nightshade, is traditionally used for central nervous system (CNS) disorders...
  50. ncbi Resistance to Phytophthora infestans in somatic hybrids of Solanum nigrum L. and diploid potato
    E Zimnoch-Guzowska
    Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute IHAR, Młochów Research Center, 05 831 Młochów, Poland
    Theor Appl Genet 107:43-8. 2003
    ..important disease affecting potatoes, the search for new sources of durable resistance includes the non-host wild Solanum species. The aim of this work was to evaluate the resistance to P. infestans in the somatic hybrids between S...
  51. ncbi Paneth cells: histochemical and morphometric study in control and Solanum glaucophyllum intoxicated rabbits
    C N Zanuzzi
    Institute of Pathology Prof Dr Bernardo Epstein, School of Veterinary Sciences, National University of La Plata, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Eur J Histochem 52:93-100. 2008
    ..b>Solanum glaucophyllum, a calcinogenic plant containing high levels of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3, is responsible for a ..
  52. ncbi Cytotoxic effects of Argentinean plant extracts on tumour and normal cell lines
    L Mamone
    Centro de Investigaciones sobre Porfirinas y Porfirias CIPYP, CONICET and Hospital de Clínicas José de San Martín, University of Buenos Aires, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 57:OL1487-99. 2011
    ..Collaea argentina leaf, Iochroma australe leaf, Ipomoea bonariensis flower, Jacaranda mimosifolia flower, Solanum amygdalifolium flower, Solanum chacoense leaf, Solanum sisymbriifolium flower and Solanum verbascifolium flower...
  53. pmc Divergent regulation of terpenoid metabolism in the trichomes of wild and cultivated tomato species
    Katrin Besser
    Center for Novel Agricultural Products, Department of Biology, University of York, York YO10 5YW, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 149:499-514. 2009
    ..biochemical and molecular mechanisms that underlie the divergence in trichome metabolism between the wild species Solanum habrochaites LA1777 and its cultivated relative, Solanum lycopersicum...
  54. doi Novel somatic hybrids (Solanum tuberosum L.+Solanum tarnii) and their fertile BC1 progenies express extreme resistance to potato virus Y and late blight
    Ramona Thieme
    Julius Kuehn Institute, Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, Institute for Breeding Research on Agricultural Crops, Erwin Baur Str 27, 06484, Quedlinburg, Germany
    Theor Appl Genet 116:691-700. 2008
    b>Solanum tarnii, a wild diploid, tuber-bearing Mexican species belonging to the series Pinnatisecta is highly resistant to Potato virus Y (PVY) and Colorado potato beetle and shows a strong hypersensitive reaction to Phytophthora ..
  55. ncbi [Effects of hydroxyapatite on growth and quality of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) in Cd polluted soil]
    Yong Song
    College of Horticulture, Hunan Agricultural University, Changsha 410128, China
    Huan Jing Ke Xue 31:2240-7. 2010
    ..in a glasshouse to study effects of hydroxyapatite amending Cd polluted soil on growth and quality of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.)...
  56. ncbi Spirosolane-containing Solanum species and induction of congenital craniofacial malformations
    R F Keeler
    United States Department of Agriculture, Poisonous Plant Research Laboratory, Logan, UT 84321
    Toxicon 28:873-84. 1990
    Comparison by GC analysis of purified alkaloid extracts of Solanum species revealed no measurable free solasodine, other spirosolanes, or any non-spirosolane steroidal alkaloid aglycones in unhydrolyzed total alkaloid fractions of fruit ..
  57. ncbi Myzus persicae is arrested more by blends than by individual compounds elevated in headspace of PLRV-infected potato
    Esther Ngumbi
    Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844 2339, USA
    J Chem Ecol 33:1733-47. 2007
    Volatiles from potato plants (Solanum tuberosum L...
  58. ncbi Effects of steroidal glycoalkaloids from potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) on in vitro bovine embryo development
    S Wang
    US Sheep Experiment Station, USDA ARS, Dubois, ID 83423, USA
    Anim Reprod Sci 85:243-50. 2005
    alpha-Solanine and alpha-chaconine are two naturally occurring steroidal glycoalkaloids in potatoes (Solanum tuberosum), and solanidine-N-oxide is a corresponding steroidal aglycone...
  59. ncbi Antiulcerogenic and ulcer healing effects of Solanum nigrum (L.) on experimental ulcer models: possible mechanism for the inhibition of acid formation
    Mallika Jainu
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai 600025, Tamil Nadu, India
    J Ethnopharmacol 104:156-63. 2006
    b>Solanum nigrum, an herbal plant which is recommended in ayurveda for the management of gastric ulcers...
  60. ncbi Examination of resistance of potato genotypes to Erwinia ssp
    Mónika Kállai
    University of Pannonia, Georgikon Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology, H 8360, Keszthely, Deak F Str 16, Hungary
    Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci 72:813-7. 2007
    ..In the experiments back cross progenies (BC1, BC2, BC3 and BC4) of Solanum brevidens + Solanum tuberosum somatic hybrids produced by the Potato Research Centre, Keszthely were tested to ..
  61. doi A QTL that confers resistance to Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata [Say]) in tetraploid potato populations segregating for leptine
    Boris Sagredo
    Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias INIA, CRI Rayentué, Casilla 13, Rengo, Chile
    Theor Appl Genet 119:1171-81. 2009
    Genetic resistance to Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata [Say]) from Solanum chacoense has been incorporated in the tetraploid potato selection, ND4382-19, which is highly resistant and contains moderate level of foliar ..
  62. doi Accumulation, functional annotation, and comparative analysis of expressed sequence tags in eggplant (Solanum melongena L.), the third pole of the genus Solanum species after tomato and potato
    Hiroyuki Fukuoka
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science, NARO, Ano, Tsu, Mie 514 2392, Japan
    Gene 450:76-84. 2010
    Eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) is a widely grown vegetable crop that belongs to the genus Solanum, which is comprised of more than 1000 species of wide genetic and phenotypic variation...
  63. pmc Biochemical and molecular analysis of pink tomatoes: deregulated expression of the gene encoding transcription factor SlMYB12 leads to pink tomato fruit color
    Ana Rosa Ballester
    Plant Research International, 6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Plant Physiol 152:71-84. 2010
    ..Phenotypic analysis of an introgression line (IL) population derived from a cross between Solanum lycopersicum 'Moneyberg' and the wild species Solanum chmielewskii revealed three ILs with a pink fruit color...
  64. doi Studies on the toxicological effect of the aqueous extract of the fresh, dried and boiled berries of Solanum aculeastrum Dunal in male Wistar rats
    Om Aboyade
    Department of Botany, University of Fort Hare, Alice 5700, South Africa
    Hum Exp Toxicol 28:765-75. 2009
    The toxicological effect of the aqueous extract of fresh, dried and boiled berries of Solanum aculeastrum Dunal at 1, 10 and 25 mg/kg body weight was investigated in male Wistar rats for 28 days...
  65. ncbi Evaluation of larvicidal efficacy of Solanum xanthocarpum storage against vector mosquitoes in north - western Rajasthan
    S K Bansal
    Desert Medicine Research Centre ICMR, New Pali Road, Jodhpur 342 005, India
    J Environ Biol 30:883-8. 2009
    Efficacy of the methanol extracts from fruits without seeds, whole yellow ripe fruits and seeds of the plant Solanum xanthocarpum was evaluated against larvae of Anopheles culicifacies, Anopheles stephensi, Aedes aegypti and Culex ..
  66. doi Expression of thymosin alpha1 concatemer in transgenic tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) fruits
    Yuhui Chen
    Plant Biotechnology Research Center, Fudan Shanghai Jiao Tong University Nottingham Plant Biotechnology R and D Center, School of Agriculture and Biology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, People s Republic of China
    Biotechnol Appl Biochem 52:303-12. 2009
    ..reverse transcription-PCR) analysis showed that the 4 x Talpha1 gene was transcribed specifically in tomato [Solanum lycopersicum (formerly Lycopersicon esculentum)] fruits...
  67. ncbi cDNA cloning and expression of potato polyphenol oxidase
    M D Hunt
    Department of Plant Breeding and Biometry, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853
    Plant Mol Biol 21:59-68. 1993
    ..We report the cloning of two PPO cDNAs from Solanum tuberosum leaves...
  68. pmc Antisense repression of hexokinase 1 leads to an overaccumulation of starch in leaves of transgenic potato plants but not to significant changes in tuber carbohydrate metabolism
    J Veramendi
    Max Planck Institut fur Molekulare Pflanzenphysiologie, Karl Liebknecht Strasse 25, 14476 Golm, Germany
    Plant Physiol 121:123-34. 1999
    Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) plants transformed with sense and antisense constructs of a cDNA encoding the potato hexokinase 1 (StHK1) exhibited altered enzyme activities and expression of StHK1 mRNA...
  69. ncbi Early physiological and cytological events induced by wounding in potato tuber
    A A Fabbri
    Dipartimento Biologia Vegetale, Universita La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Exp Bot 51:1267-75. 2000
    The response of potato tuber (Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Kennebec) to mechanical wounding was investigated at different times...
  70. ncbi Susceptibility of Biomphalaria alexandrina to infection with Schistosoma mansoni: correlation with the activity of certain glycolytic enzymes
    A El-Ansary
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry, National Research Centre, Dokki, Giza, Egypt
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 30:547-60. 2000
    ..Effect of LC25 of Solanum nigrum leaves dry powder as plant molluscicide on HK, PK and GPI were tested...
  71. ncbi Profiles of pyrimidine biosynthesis, salvage and degradation in disks of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) tubers
    Riko Katahira
    Department of Advanced Bioscience, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan
    Planta 215:821-8. 2002
    In order to obtain general metabolic profiles of pyrimidine ribo- and deoxyribonucleotides in potato (Solanum tuberosum L...
  72. pmc Pollen performance before and during the autotrophic-heterotrophic transition of pollen tube growth
    Andrew G Stephenson
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 358:1009-18. 2003
    ..In a study of a weedy SI species, Solanum carolinense, we found that the ability of the styles to arrest self-pollen tubes at the autotrophic-heterotrophic ..
  73. ncbi Influence of near null magnetic field on in vitro growth of potato and wild Solanum species
    Lenuta Rakosy-Tican
    Department of Experimental Biology, Faculty of Biology and Geology, Babes Bolyai University Cluj Napoca, Romania
    Bioelectromagnetics 26:548-57. 2005
    The influence of near null magnetic field on in vitro growth of different cultures of potato and related Solanum species was investigated for various exposure times and dates. Potato (Solanum tuberosum L. cv...
  74. pmc A chromoplast-specific carotenoid biosynthesis pathway is revealed by cloning of the tomato white-flower locus
    Navot Galpaz
    Department of Genetics, Alexander Silberman Life Sciences Institute, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 91904 Israel
    Plant Cell 18:1947-60. 2006
    ..Wild-type tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) flowers are intensely yellow due to accumulation of the xanthophylls neoxanthin and violaxanthin...
  75. ncbi Proteomic analysis of shade-avoidance response in tomato leaves
    Emily Hattrup
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Department of Chemistry, and Bio5 Institute for Collaborative Bioresearch, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 55:8310-8. 2007
    The aim of this project was to investigate the molecular mechanisms of shade-avoidance response in tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum) plants...
  76. ncbi Downregulation of HER2/neu receptor by solamargine enhances anticancer drug-mediated cytotoxicity in breast cancer cells with high-expressing HER2/neu
    L Y Shiu
    Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Cell Biol Toxicol 24:1-10. 2008
    ..Solamargine (SM), a glycoalkaloid purified from the herb Solanum incanum, exhibits HER2/neu gene modulation of HER2/neu high-expressing human breast cancer cell line ZR-75-1...
  77. doi A major QTL and an SSR marker associated with glycoalkaloid content in potato tubers from Solanum tuberosum x S. sparsipilum located on chromosome I
    Kirsten Kørup Sørensen
    Department of Agroecology and Environment, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Aarhus, PO Box 50, 8830 Tjele, Denmark
    Theor Appl Genet 117:1-9. 2008
    New potato (Solanum tuberosum) varieties are required to contain low levels of the toxic glycoalkaloids and a potential approach to obtain this is through marker-assisted selection (MAS)...
  78. doi A snapshot of the Chinese SOL Project
    Changbao Li
    Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
    J Genet Genomics 35:387-90. 2008
    ..major effort of the SOL aimed to produce a DNA sequence map for euchromatin regions of 12 chromosomes of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) before 2010...
  79. doi Effect of cooking on the anthocyanins, phenolic acids, glycoalkaloids, and resistant starch content in two pigmented cultivars of Solanum tuberosum L
    Nadia Mulinacci
    Department of Pharmaceutical Science, University of Florence, Via Ugo Schiff 6, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino FI, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 56:11830-7. 2008
    HPLC/DAD/MS analysis of the phenolic acids and anthocyanin content of three cultivars of Solanum tuberosum L. (Vitelotte Noire, Highland Burgundy Red, with pigmented flesh, and Kennebec with white pulp) was performed...
  80. ncbi A test of taxonomic predictivity: resistance to the Colorado potato beetle in wild relatives of cultivated potato
    S H Jansky
    USDA ARS, Department of Horticulture, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Econ Entomol 102:422-31. 2009
    ..undertaken a series of studies to determine whether we can predict the distribution of valuable genes in wild Solanum species based on taxonomic or biogeographic data. This is the third study in the series...
  81. doi Molecular characterization and pathogenicity of tomato yellow leaf curl virus in China
    Hui Zhang
    Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Crop Pathogens and Insects of MOA, Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, People s Republic of China
    Virus Genes 39:249-55. 2009
    ..tabacum Samsun, N. glutinosa, Solanum lycopersicum, Petunia hybrida, Cucumis sativus, Gossypium hirsutum, S. melongena, and Capsicum annuum...
  82. pmc A virus-induced gene silencing screen identifies a role for Thylakoid Formation1 in Pseudomonas syringae pv tomato symptom development in tomato and Arabidopsis
    Tamding Wangdi
    Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401, USA
    Plant Physiol 152:281-92. 2010
    Pseudomonas syringae pv tomato DC3000 (Pst DC3000), which causes disease in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) and Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana), produces coronatine (COR), a non-host-specific phytotoxin...
  83. pmc The role of tobacco Aquaporin1 in improving water use efficiency, hydraulic conductivity, and yield production under salt stress
    Nir Sade
    Robert H Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Plant Physiol 152:245-54. 2010
    ..Expressing NtAQP1 in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) plants (TOM-NtAQP1) resulted in higher stomatal conductance, whole-plant transpiration, and A(N) ..
  84. pmc Regulated ethylene insensitivity through the inducible expression of the Arabidopsis etr1-1 mutant ethylene receptor in tomato
    Daniel R Gallie
    Department of Biochemistry, University of California, Riverside, California 92521 0129, USA
    Plant Physiol 152:1928-39. 2010
    ..In this study, regulated expression of the Arabidopsis etr1-1 in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) was achieved using an inducible promoter...
  85. doi Evaluation of botanical extracts against Haemaphysalis bispinosa Neumann and Hippobosca maculata Leach
    Abdul Abduz Zahir
    Unit of Nanotechnology and Bioactive Natural Products, Post Graduate and Research Department of Zoology, C Abdul Hakeem College, Melvisharam, Vellore District, Tamil Nadu, India
    Parasitol Res 107:585-92. 2010
    ..R. Br., Gloriosa superba L., Psidium guajava L., Ricinus communis L., and Solanum trilobatum L...
  86. pmc Principal component analysis of hormone profiling data suggests an important role for cytokinins in regulating leaf growth and senescence of salinized tomato
    Alfonso Albacete
    CEBAS CSIC, Campus de Espinardo, Espinardo, Murcia, Spain
    Plant Signal Behav 5:45-8. 2010
    ..When tomato plants (cv Boludo F1) were grafted onto a recombinant inbred line (RIL) population derived from a Solanum lycopersicum x S...
  87. doi Exogenous methyl jasmonate diminishes the formation of lipid-derived compounds in boiled potato (Solanum tuberosum L.)
    Maria Luisa Ruiz del Castillo
    Instituto de Fermentaciones Industriales, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Juan de la Cierva 3, E 28006 Madrid, Spain
    J Sci Food Agric 90:2263-7. 2010
    ..Methyl jasmonate (MJ) is a phytohormone capable of modifying plant and food composition. The aim of this work was to control the formation of off-flavours in different cultivars of raw potato during storage by MJ treatment...
  88. doi The structure of two CONSTANS-LIKE1 genes in potato and its wild relatives
    Polina E Drobyazina
    Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology, Moscow, Russia
    Gene 471:37-44. 2011
    ..zinc fingers, CCT domain, and a variable middle region (MR) which corresponds to exon 2 in the COL1 genes of Solanum species. Solanum COL1 proteins are over 85% identical within the genus and about 50% similar to Arabidopsis CO...
  89. pmc Functional gametophytic self-incompatibility in a peripheral population of Solanum peruvianum (Solanaceae)
    J S Miller
    Department of Biology, Amherst College, MA, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 107:30-9. 2011
    ..Geographically distinct populations of wild tomato species (Solanum section Lycopersicon (Solanaceae)) have been described as polymorphic for mating system with both self-..
  90. doi Energy efficiency and energy homeostasis as genetic and epigenetic components of plant performance and crop productivity
    Marc De Block
    Bayer BioScience N V, Gent, Belgium
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 14:275-82. 2011
    ..Similar reports in the nineties largely confirmed this correlation in Solanum lycopersicum (tomato) and Cucumis sativus (cucumber)...
  91. pmc Low-fluence red light increases the transport and biosynthesis of auxin
    Xing Liu
    Plant Biological Sciences Graduate Program, Department of Horticultural Science and Microbial and Plant Genomics Institute, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Plant Physiol 157:891-904. 2011
    ..We found that light increased polar auxin transport in dark-grown Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana) and tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) hypocotyls...
  92. pmc Multiple alleles for resistance and susceptibility modulate the defense response in the interaction of tetraploid potato (Solanum tuberosum) with Synchytrium endobioticum pathotypes 1, 2, 6 and 18
    Agim Ballvora
    Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany
    Theor Appl Genet 123:1281-92. 2011
    The obligate biotrophic, soil-borne fungus Synchytrium endobioticum causes wart disease of potato (Solanum tuberosum), which is a serious problem for crop production in countries with moderate climates. S...
  93. doi Dissipation pattern of flubendiamide in/on brinjal (Solanum melongena L.)
    Reenu Takkar
    Department of Entomology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana 141004, India
    Environ Monit Assess 184:5077-83. 2012
    ..05 mg kg(-1). An assessment of the total intake of flubendiamide resulting through the consumption of brinjal fruits and its comparison with acceptable daily intake seems to be quite safe from consumer point of view...
  94. doi Transfer of U, Al and Mn in the water-soil-plant (Solanum tuberosum L.) system near a former uranium mining area (Cunha Baixa, Portugal) and implications to human health
    M O Neves
    Centro de Petrologia e Geoquimica, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa TULisbon, Av Rovisco Pais 1049 001 Lisboa, Portugal
    Sci Total Environ 416:156-63. 2012
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess the effect of irrigation water quality on soil-potato (Solanum tuberosum L...
  95. doi Influence of repeated short-term nitrogen limitations on leaf phenolics metabolism in tomato
    Romain Larbat
    UMR 1121, Université de Lorraine INPL INRA Agronomie et Environnement Nancy Colmar, ENSAIA 2 avenue de la forêt de Haye, 54505 Vandœuvre Lès Nancy, France
    Phytochemistry 77:119-28. 2012
    ..Tomato plants (Solanum lycopersicum, cv. Pixie) were subjected to two successive 10-day N-limitation periods (0.15 mM NO(3)(-), 0...
  96. doi Molecular regulation of seed and fruit set
    Yong Ling Ruan
    Australia China Research Centre for Crop Improvement, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
    Trends Plant Sci 17:656-65. 2012
    ..The recently completed strawberry (Fragaria vesca) and tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) genomes have added to the existing crop databases, and new models are starting to be used in fruit ..
  97. doi Compositional and toxicological analysis of a GM potato line with reduced α-solanine content--a 90-day feeding study in the Syrian Golden hamster
    Søren Langkilde
    The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, DK 2860 Soeborg, Denmark
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 64:177-85. 2012
    Steroidal glycoalkaloids (GAs) are toxins, produced by plants of the Solanaceae family. The potato plant (Solanum tuberosum L.) and its tubers predominantly contain the two GAs α-chaconine and α-solanine...
  98. pmc A workflow for large-scale empirical identification of cell wall N-linked glycoproteins of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) fruit by tandem mass spectrometry
    Theodore W Thannhauser
    Robert W Holley Center for Agriculture and Health, USDA ARS, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Electrophoresis 34:2417-31. 2013
    ..The workflow reported is robust and capable of producing large amounts of empirical data involving N-linked glycosylation sites and their associated glycoforms. ..
  99. pmc Architecture and evolution of a minute plant genome
    Enrique Ibarra-Laclette
    Laboratorio Nacional de Genómica para la Biodiversidad, Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politecnico Nacional, 36821 Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
    Nature 498:94-8. 2013
    ..Unexpectedly, we identified at least three rounds of WGD in U. gibba since common ancestry with tomato (Solanum) and grape (Vitis). The compressed architecture of the U...
  100. pmc A dominant mutation in the light-oxygen and voltage2 domain vicinity impairs phototropin1 signaling in tomato
    Sulabha Sharma
    Repository of Tomato Genomics Resources, Department of Plant Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 500046, India
    Plant Physiol 164:2030-44. 2014
    ..Here, we report the isolation and characterization of a Nonphototropic seedling1 (Nps1) mutant of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)...
  101. pmc Host-range dynamics of Cochliobolus lunatus: from a biocontrol agent to a severe environmental threat
    Bengyella Louis
    Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development IBSD, Takyelpat, Imphal, Manipur 795001, India Department of Biotechnology, The University of Burdwan, Golapbag More, West Bengal 713104, India Department of Biochemistry, University of Yaounde I, BP 812, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Biomed Res Int 2014:378372. 2014
    ..Potato (Solanum tuberosum L) farms were routinely surveyed for brown-to-black leaf spot disease caused by C. lunatus...

Research Grants8

  1. Impact of cholinergic plant extracts on nociception
    ERIC WIERTELAK; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..will be investigated include: Atropa belladonna, Datura Stramonium, Mandragoras officinarum, Hyoscyamos niger and Solanum nigrum; each have documented use for pain relief in folk medicine...
  2. REGULATION OF DEFENSE SIGNALING IN TOMATO
    Gregg A Howe; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Studies with the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana and tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) indicate that the E3 ubiquitin ligase SCFCOI1 is strictly required for transcription of jasmonate-..
  3. Antitumor and chemopreventive activity of the Ecuadorian plant extract BIRM
    Bal L Lokeshwar; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..BIRM, an Ecuadorian oral solution, is a dietary supplement developed from the Andean variety of Solanum dulcamara L, which is widely consumed in the Americas for a variety of diseases, including prostate and breast ..
  4. MULTI-USE BIOREACTOR FOR TISSUE AND CELL CULTURE
    RICHARD DEDOLPH; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Using bioreactors of this design, the required protocol for optimized production of microtubers of Solanum tuberosum will be established...
  5. PATHOPHYSIOLOGICAL ROLE OF 12-R-LIPOXYGENASE
    ALAN BRASH; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Tissue-specific Overexpression of IKKbeta in mice
    PETER MELENDEZ; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These studies will determine whether tissue-specific increases in lKKb activity cause whole body insulin resistance and further ask whether lKKb activation in one tissue influences insulin sensitivity in others. ..
  7. NOVEL OXYGENATIONS OF ARACHIDONIC ACID
    ALAN BRASH; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These studies will develop new insights into the biochemistry of mammalian cyclooxygenases and as a consequence have practical benefits in development of therapeutics. ..
  8. Expression of Human Therapeutic Proteins in Transgenic Tobacco Chloroplasts
    Henry Daniell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Successful completion of these studies would make transgenic chloroplasts ideal bioreactors for the production of safe and less expensive therapeutic proteins and open the door for in depth studies of membrane proteins. ..

Patents3

  1. Manipulation of the phenolic acid content and digestibility of plant cell walls by targeted expression of genes encoding cell wall degrading enzymes
    Patent Number: EP2088200-A1; Date:2009-08-12
  2. Methods and compositions for modifying plant flavonoid composition and disease resistance
    Patent Number: WO2009103960-A2; Date:2009-08-27
  3. Method for improving stress resistance in plants and materials therefor
    Patent Number: EP2164959-A1; Date:2010-03-24