malpighiaceae

Summary

Summary: A plant family of the order Polygalales, subclass Rosidae class, Magnoliopsida that are mostly shrubs and small trees. Many of the members contain indole alkaloids.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Phylogeny of Acridocarpus-Brachylophon (Malpighiaceae): implications for tertiary tropical floras and Afroasian biogeography
    Charles C Davis
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan Herbarium, 3600 Varsity Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108 2287, USA
    Evolution 56:2395-405. 2002
  2. ncbi Toxicological evaluation of polyphenol extract from Acerola (Malpighia emarginata DC.) fruit
    T Hanamura
    Research and Development Div, Nichirei Foods, Inc, 9 Shinminato, Mihama ku, Chiba shi, Chiba 261 8545, Japan
    J Food Sci 73:T55-61. 2008
  3. pmc Laurasian migration explains Gondwanan disjunctions: evidence from Malpighiaceae
    Charles C Davis
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University Herbaria, 22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:6833-7. 2002
  4. ncbi Heteropterys aphrodisiaca infusion reduces the collateral effects of cyclosporine A on the testis
    Juliana C Monteiro
    Department of Cell Biology, Institute of Biology, State University of Campinas IB UNICAMP, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 291:809-17. 2008
  5. ncbi Heteropterys aphrodisiaca (extract BST0298): a Brazilian plant that improves memory in aged rats
    S M P Galvão
    Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu, 862, 1o andar, Vila Clementino, CEP 04023 062, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 79:305-11. 2002
  6. pmc Pollination and reproductive biology of twelve species of neotropical Malpighiaceae: stigma morphology and its implications for the breeding system
    Maria Rosângela Sigrist
    Departamento de Biologia, Caixa Postal 549, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul, 79070 900 Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
    Ann Bot 94:33-41. 2004
  7. ncbi Association of the infusion of Heteropterys aphrodisiaca and endurance training brings spermatogenetic advantages
    Marcos L M Gomes
    Departamento de Cièncias de Saúde, CEUNES, Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo, São Mateus, ES, Brasil
    Biol Res 44:235-41. 2011
  8. pmc More resistant tendons obtained from the association of Heteropterys aphrodisiaca and endurance training
    Juliana C Monteiro
    Departamento de Biologia Estrutural e Funcional, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:51. 2011
  9. ncbi Wound healing effect of Flabellaria paniculata leaf extracts
    Joseph A O Olugbuyiro
    Department of Chemistry, Covenant University, Canaanland, Ota, Ogun, Nigeria
    J Ethnopharmacol 127:786-8. 2010
  10. pmc Anti-Helicobacter pylori activity and immunostimulatory effect of extracts from Byrsonima crassa Nied. (Malpighiaceae)
    Cibele Bonacorsi
    Departamento de Analises Clinicas, Faculdade de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, Universidade Estadual Paulista UNESP, Rua Expedicionários do Brasil 1621, CEP14801 960, Araraquara, SP, Brazil
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:2. 2009

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  1. ncbi Phylogeny of Acridocarpus-Brachylophon (Malpighiaceae): implications for tertiary tropical floras and Afroasian biogeography
    Charles C Davis
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan Herbarium, 3600 Varsity Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108 2287, USA
    Evolution 56:2395-405. 2002
    ..the phylogeny and lineage divergence times within one such angiosperm group, the acridocarpoid clade (Malpighiaceae), with combined ITS, ndhF, and trnL-F data from 15 species that encompass the range of morphological and ..
  2. ncbi Toxicological evaluation of polyphenol extract from Acerola (Malpighia emarginata DC.) fruit
    T Hanamura
    Research and Development Div, Nichirei Foods, Inc, 9 Shinminato, Mihama ku, Chiba shi, Chiba 261 8545, Japan
    J Food Sci 73:T55-61. 2008
    ..Besides, there were no abnormal clinical signs related to administration of C-AP in any of the experimental animals. These results provide an important reference for the safety of APs as a food supplement for human consumption...
  3. pmc Laurasian migration explains Gondwanan disjunctions: evidence from Malpighiaceae
    Charles C Davis
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University Herbaria, 22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:6833-7. 2002
    ..Phylogenetic analyses of the angiosperm clade Malpighiaceae, combined with fossil evidence and molecular divergence-time estimates, suggest an alternative hypothesis to ..
  4. ncbi Heteropterys aphrodisiaca infusion reduces the collateral effects of cyclosporine A on the testis
    Juliana C Monteiro
    Department of Cell Biology, Institute of Biology, State University of Campinas IB UNICAMP, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 291:809-17. 2008
    ..aphrodisiaca infusion to CsA-treated rats diminished nearly all the CsA-induced damage to the testis ultrastructure, suggesting that H. aphrodisiaca infusion may be used combined with CsA to reduce CsA-induced injuries in the testis...
  5. ncbi Heteropterys aphrodisiaca (extract BST0298): a Brazilian plant that improves memory in aged rats
    S M P Galvão
    Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu, 862, 1o andar, Vila Clementino, CEP 04023 062, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 79:305-11. 2002
    ..These results suggest that treatment for 7 days or more with H. aphrodisiaca improves learning and memory deficits in aged rats...
  6. pmc Pollination and reproductive biology of twelve species of neotropical Malpighiaceae: stigma morphology and its implications for the breeding system
    Maria Rosângela Sigrist
    Departamento de Biologia, Caixa Postal 549, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul, 79070 900 Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
    Ann Bot 94:33-41. 2004
    This study on reproductive biology examines the stigmatic morphology of 12 Brazilian Malpighiaceae species with regard to their pollination and breeding system.
  7. ncbi Association of the infusion of Heteropterys aphrodisiaca and endurance training brings spermatogenetic advantages
    Marcos L M Gomes
    Departamento de Cièncias de Saúde, CEUNES, Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo, São Mateus, ES, Brasil
    Biol Res 44:235-41. 2011
    ..Therefore, the H. aphrodisiaca infusion increased both the testosterone production and the spermatogonia mitosis, thus increasing the spermatogenic yield...
  8. pmc More resistant tendons obtained from the association of Heteropterys aphrodisiaca and endurance training
    Juliana C Monteiro
    Departamento de Biologia Estrutural e Funcional, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:51. 2011
    ..This study investigated the effects of Heteropterys aphrodisiaca infusion on the tendon properties and extracellular matrix of rats under endurance training...
  9. ncbi Wound healing effect of Flabellaria paniculata leaf extracts
    Joseph A O Olugbuyiro
    Department of Chemistry, Covenant University, Canaanland, Ota, Ogun, Nigeria
    J Ethnopharmacol 127:786-8. 2010
    ..This study evaluated wound healing activity of the chloroform and aqueous fractions of the methanolic extract of Flabellaria paniculata leaf on infected wounds in rats as a follow up to an initial study of the crude extract...
  10. pmc Anti-Helicobacter pylori activity and immunostimulatory effect of extracts from Byrsonima crassa Nied. (Malpighiaceae)
    Cibele Bonacorsi
    Departamento de Analises Clinicas, Faculdade de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, Universidade Estadual Paulista UNESP, Rua Expedicionários do Brasil 1621, CEP14801 960, Araraquara, SP, Brazil
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:2. 2009
    ..pylori. In this study, we evaluated the anti-H. pylori of B. crassa leaves extracts and its effects on reactive oxygen/nitrogen intermediates induction by murine peritoneal macrophages...
  11. ncbi Biological activity of barbados cherry (acerola fruits, fruit of Malpighia emarginata DC) extracts and fractions
    Noboru Motohashi
    Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Noshio, Kiyose, Tokyo, Japan
    Phytother Res 18:212-23. 2004
    ..The tumor specific cytotoxic activity and MDR reversal activity of barbados cherry may suggest its possible application for cancer therapy...
  12. ncbi Flavonoids and antiulcerogenic activity from Byrsonima crassa leaves extracts
    M Sannomiya
    Departamento de Quimica Organica, Instituto de Quimica, Rua Francisco Degni s n, Bairro Quitandinha, C P 355, CEP 14800 900, UNESP, Araraquara, SP, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 97:1-6. 2005
    Byrsonima crassa Niedenzu (IK) (Malpighiaceae) is used in Brazilian folk medicine for the treatment of diseases related mainly to gastric ulcers...
  13. ncbi Glochidiolide, isoglochidiolide, acuminaminoside, and glochidacuminosides A-D from the leaves of Glochidion acuminatum MUELL
    Hideaki Otsuka
    Department of Pharmacognosy, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, Japan
    Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 52:591-6. 2004
    ..The structures of glochidionolactone and acuminaminoside were determined by X-ray analyses, and those of the remaining C(8) glucosides by NMR spectroscopic analyses, chemical conversion, and a modified Mosher's method...
  14. ncbi Effect of acerola cherry extract on cell proliferation and activation of ras signal pathway at the promotion stage of lung tumorigenesis in mice
    Isao Nagamine
    Department of Agriculture and Biological Chemistry, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 48:69-72. 2002
    ..These results suggest that ACE regulates abnormal cell growth at the promotion stage of lung tumorigenesis in mice treated with NNK as a result of suppression of the initiation stage...
  15. ncbi Neurophysiological studies of Heteropteris glabra Hok. & Arn. (Malpighiaceae) in DBA/2J mice
    Gabriella Galietta
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    J Ethnopharmacol 97:415-9. 2005
    Fruits of Heteropterys glabra (Malpighiaceae) are used in South-American folk medicine as a sedative and anxiolytic agent. In present research, we studied neurophysiological effects of the plant...
  16. ncbi Free radical scavenging, enzyme inhibitory constituents from antidiabetic Ayurvedic medicinal plant Hydnocarpus wightiana Blume
    S Venkat Reddy
    Natural Products Laboratory, Division of Organic Chemistry I, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, India
    Phytother Res 19:277-81. 2005
    ..wightiana seed hulls may be responsible for the antidiabetic properties as advocated in traditional medicine...
  17. ncbi Mutagenic activity promoted by amentoflavone and methanolic extract of Byrsonima crassa Niedenzu
    Cássia Regina Primila Cardoso
    Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Faculdade de Ciencias Farmaceuticas de Araraquara, Universidade Estadual Paulista UNESP, Rodovia Araraquara Jaú, km 1, 14801 902 SP, Brazil
    Toxicology 225:55-63. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi Inhibition of LPS-stimulated NO production in mouse macrophage-like cells by Barbados cherry, a fruit of Malpighia emarginata DC
    Hidetsugu Wakabayashi
    Faculty of Science, Josai University, Sakado, Saitama 350 0295, Japan
    Anticancer Res 23:3237-41. 2003
    ..These data suggest that the inhibitory effect on NO production by Barbados cherry extracts is partly due to the inhibition of iNOS expression, and scavenging of O2- and NO radicals...
  19. ncbi Antihyperglycemic effect of polyphenols from Acerola (Malpighia emarginata DC.) fruit
    Takayuki Hanamura
    Research and Development Division, Nichirei Foods Inc, Chiba, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 70:1813-20. 2006
    ..Despite such a preventive effect, the therapeutic effect of C-AP on hyperglycemia appeared to be low from the experiment with KKAy mice...
  20. ncbi Biflavonoids with cytotoxic and antibacterial activity from Ochna macrocalyx
    Sharon Tang
    Centre for Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy, The School of Pharmacy, London, UK
    Planta Med 69:247-53. 2003
    ..The ethanolic extract of the bark also showed NF-kappaB inhibitory activity...
  21. ncbi Unusual naphthoquinones, catechin and triterpene from Byrsonima microphylla
    Rosane M Aguiar
    Instituto de Quimica, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Campus de Ondina, 40170290 Salvador BA, Brazil
    Phytochemistry 66:2388-92. 2005
    ..1), together with lupeol, beta-amyrin and betulin were isolated from the wood of Byrsonima microphylla (Malpighiaceae)...
  22. ncbi A novel chlorinated diphenyl ether from Byrsonima microphylla (Malpighiaceae)
    João H C Rocha
    Chemistry Institute, Federal University of Bahia, Campus Ondina, Salvador, BA, Brazil
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 70:2759-61. 2006
    ..that was obtained from the trunk of Byrsonima microphylla (Malpighiaceae)...
  23. ncbi Galls and gall makers in plants from the Pé-de-Gigante Cerrado Reserve, Santa Rita do Passa Quatro, SP, Brazil
    M V Urso-Guimarães
    UFSCar, CEP 18085 850, Sorocaba, SP, Brazil
    Braz J Biol 66:357-69. 2006
    ..families Anacardiaceae, Annonaceae, Asteraceae, Bignoniaceae, Caryocaraceae, Erythroxylaceae, Fabaceae, Malpighiaceae, Melastomataceae, Myrtaceae, Ochnaceae, Polygalaceae, Sapindaceae, Sapotaceae, and Smilacaceae...
  24. pmc The evolution and loss of oil-offering flowers: new insights from dated phylogenies for angiosperms and bees
    S S Renner
    Systematic Botany and Mycology, University of Munich, Menzinger Street 67, 80638 Munich, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:423-35. 2010
    ..The oldest oil flower systems evolved shortly after the K/T boundary independently in American Malpighiaceae, tropical African Cucurbitaceae and Laurasian Lysimachia (Myrsinaceae); the ages of the South African oil ..
  25. ncbi Antiplasmodial, anti-trypanosomal, anti-leishmanial and cytotoxicity activity of selected Tanzanian medicinal plants
    H M Malebo
    National Institute for Medical Research, P O Box 9653, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Tanzan J Health Res 11:226-34. 2009
    ..Pseudospondias microcarpa (Anacardiaceae), Drypetes natalensis (Euphorbiaceae), Acridocarpus chloropterus (Malpighiaceae), Maytenus senegalensis (Celastraceae) and Neurautanenia mitis (Papilonaceae), were evaluated in vitro against ..
  26. ncbi Potential oilseed crops from the semiarid region of northeastern Brazil
    R S Pinho
    Laboratório de Recursos Econômicos e Fitoquímica, Departamento de Biologia, Área de Botânica, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Av Dom Manoel de Medeiros s n, Dois Irmaos, CEP 52 171 900, Recife PE, Brazil
    Bioresour Technol 100:6114-7. 2009
    ..Standl. (Bignoniaceae) and 46.4% in Barnebya harleyi (W.R. Anderson & B. Gates) Malpighiaceae. Anemopaegma laeve DC. (Bignoniaceae) had the highest oleic acid content (63...
  27. ncbi Anti-hemorrhagic activity of four Brazilian vegetable species against Bothrops jararaca venom
    Catarine Massucato Nishijima Nishijima
    Department of Physiology, Sao Paulo State University, UNESP Botucatu, SP, Brazil
    Molecules 14:1072-80. 2009
    ..Melastomataceae), Byrsonima crassa Niedenzu (Malpighiaceae), Davilla elliptica St. Hill. (Dilleniaceae) and Strychnos pseudoquina St. Hil...
  28. ncbi Nesting behavior of Centris (Hemisiella) vittata Lepeletier (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in an area of the Cerrado in the northeast of the State of Maranhão, Brazil
    Marina Ramos
    Depto de Biologia, Lab de Estudos sobre Abelhas, Univ Federal do Maranhão, Bacanga, MA, Brazil, 65085580
    Neotrop Entomol 39:379-83. 2010
    ..b>Malpighiaceae)...
  29. ncbi Utilization of floral resources by bees of the genus Frieseomelitta von Ihering (Hymenoptera: Apidae)
    Alex F R Teixeira
    INCAPER Escritório Local de Desenvolvimento Rural de Ibiraçu, Instituto Capixaba de Pesquisa, Assisténcia e Extensão Rural, Ibiraçu, ES, 29670 000
    Neotrop Entomol 36:675-84. 2007
    ..F. doederleini, F. languida e F. varia centralized their activity in Caesalpiniaceae, Malpighiaceae e Anacardiaceae...
  30. ncbi Plants used by a Quilombola group in Brazil with potential central nervous system effects
    Eliana Rodrigues
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Phytother Res 18:748-53. 2004
    ..only 31 could be identified to the species level as belonging to 20 taxonomic families, with the Asteraceae, Malpighiaceae, Cyperaceae, and Myrtaceae as the most important families...
  31. pmc The complete nucleotide sequence of the cassava (Manihot esculenta) chloroplast genome and the evolution of atpF in Malpighiales: RNA editing and multiple losses of a group II intron
    Henry Daniell
    Department Molecular Biology and Microbiology, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Biomolecular Science Bldg 20, Room 336, Orlando, FL 32816 2364, USA
    Theor Appl Genet 116:723-37. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi Nest site selection and induced response in a dominant arboreal ant species
    Alain Dejean
    UPS 2561, CNRS Guyane, 16 avenue André Aron, 97300 Cayenne, France
    Naturwissenschaften 95:885-9. 2008
    ..These results show that contrary to what was previously believed, induced responses are also found in territorially dominant arboreal ants and so are not limited to the specific associations between myrmecophytes and plant ants...
  33. ncbi Removal of pyrene from contaminated sediments by mangrove microcosms
    L Ke
    Department of Biology and Chemistry, Center of Coastal Pollution and Conservation, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, SAR, Hong Kong, P R China
    Chemosphere 51:25-34. 2003
    ..gymnorrhiza) and in microcosms with contaminated sediments placed at the surface layer. Nevertheless, the overall contribution of root accumulation and plant uptake to the removal of pyrene from contaminated sediments was insignificant...
  34. ncbi An unusual glucoside from Cleistanthus gracilis
    Paulo M Pinho
    ICBAS Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar CIIMAR, Universidade do Porto, 4099 003 Porto, Portugal
    Phytochemistry 67:1789-92. 2006
    ..Extraction of roots and stems of Cleistanthus gracilis furnished common triterpenes, plant sterols and the unusual glucoside (+) gracicleistanthoside, the glucoside of 2-beta-hydroxy-8-azabicyclo-(5,2,0)-4beta,9beta-epoxynona-5,7-diene...
  35. ncbi [Nesting biology of Centris flavifrons (Friese) (Hymenoptera: Apidae, Centridini), one of the main pollinators of Byrsonima crassifolia L. Kunth in Maranhão, Brazil]
    Márcia M C Rego
    Lab Estudos sobre Abelhas LEA Depto Biologia, Univ Federal do Maranhão, Av dos Portugueses, S N, Campus do Bacanga, 65040 080, Sao Luis, MA
    Neotrop Entomol 35:579-87. 2006
    ..The pollen analysis of the contents of four cells allowed to identify 23 floral species, six of them Malpighiaceae. Six floral species were registered visiting C...
  36. ncbi Hepatoprotective activity of methanolic extract of Hiptage bengalensis leaves against CCl₄-induced hepatotoxicity in rats
    P Maheshwari
    Department of Pharmacology, Vaageswari College of Pharmacy, Karimanagar, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Toxicol Mech Methods 22:483-7. 2012
    ..The hepatoprotective effect of Hiptage bengalensis (L.) kurz was comparable to standard drug silymarin (50 mg/kg)...
  37. ncbi Antigenotoxicity and antioxidant activity of Acerola fruit (Malpighia glabra L.) at two stages of ripeness
    Roberta da Silva Nunes
    Laboratório de Genética Toxicológica Programa de Pós Graduação em Genética e Toxicologia Aplicada, Universidade Luterana do Brasil, 92425 900, Canoas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Plant Foods Hum Nutr 66:129-35. 2011
    ..Acerola is usually consumed when ripe (red fruit), although it is the green fruit (unripe) that has higher potential as beneficial to DNA, protecting it against oxidative stress...
  38. ncbi Oil collecting bees and Byrsonima cydoniifolia A. Juss. (Malpighiaceae) interactions: the prevalence of long-distance cross pollination driving reproductive success
    Morgana S Sazan
    Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciencias e Letras de Ribeirao Preto, USP, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brasil
    An Acad Bras Cienc 86:347-57. 2014
    ..cydoniifolia is the long-distance cross pollination and Centridini bees; Epicharis nigrita, particularly, are the pollinators promoting the gene flow between genetically distinct populations. ..
  39. ncbi Isolation of arginase inhibitors from the bioactivity-guided fractionation of Byrsonima coccolobifolia leaves and stems
    Lorena Ramos Freitas de Sousa
    Departamento de Quimica, Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos, Rod Washington Luis, km 235, 13565 905 Sao Carlos, SP, Brazil
    J Nat Prod 77:392-6. 2014
    ..24 to 3.8 μM, demonstrating strong affinity. Structure-activity relationship studies revealed some similarities in the structural features of flavonoids related to ARG activity. ..
  40. ncbi Antidepressant effect and pharmacological evaluation of standardized extract of flavonoids from Byrsonima crassifolia
    M Herrera-Ruiz
    Centro de Investigacion Biomedica del Sur, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social IMSS, Xochitepec, Morelos, Mexico
    Phytomedicine 18:1255-61. 2011
    Byrsonima crassifolia (Malpighiaceae) has been used in traditional medicine for the treatment of some mental-related diseases; however, its specific neuropharmacological activities remain to be defined...
  41. ncbi Apoptotic effects on B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia (B-CLL) cells of heterocyclic compounds isolated from Guttiferaes
    F Menasria
    UMRS 872 INSERM Université Pierre et Marie Curie Université Paris Descartes, Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, Paris, France
    Leuk Res 32:1914-26. 2008
    ..Blood mononuclear cells and B-lymphocytes from healthy donors appeared less sensitive than B-CLL cells. These results indicate that these molecules may be of interest in the development of new therapies for B-CLL...
  42. ncbi Structure of floral galls of Byrsonima sericea (Malpighiaceae) induced by Bruggmanniella byrsonimae (Cecidomyiidae, Diptera) and their effects on host plants
    A L A Guimarães
    Laboratório de Farmacobotânica, Faculdade de Farmacia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, CCS, Cidade Universitaria, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Plant Biol (Stuttg) 16:467-75. 2014
    ..Galls of Bruggmmaniella byrsonimae develop in the flower buds of Byrsonima sericea DC. (Malpighiaceae) and affect development of the reproductive organs and the reproductive effort of these plants...
  43. ncbi Seed development in Malpighiaceae species with an emphasis on the relationships between nutritive tissues
    Letícia Silva Souto
    Departamento de Biologia, Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias para Sustentabilidade, UFSCar Universidade Federal de São Carlos, Campus Sorocaba, Sorocaba, Sao Paulo, Brasil Programa de Pós Graduação em Ciências Biológicas Botânica, Instituto de Biociencias, UNESP Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    C R Biol 337:62-70. 2014
    b>Malpighiaceae ovules have a well-developed nucellus; previous observations indicate that during seed development, the endosperm does not proliferate, thus, remaining scarce...
  44. ncbi Pollination of Byrsonima coccolobifolia: short-distance isolation and possible causes for low fruit production
    M E Amorim
    Laboratório de Ecologia Teórica e Síntese, Departamento de Ecologia, UFG, Goiania, GO, Brazil
    Braz J Biol 71:709-17. 2011
    Byrsonima coccolobifolia is a tropical plant from the Malpighiaceae family, distributed in the neotropical savanna fields and pollinated by bees known as "collecting-oil bees"...
  45. pmc Cheaters in mutualism networks
    Julieta Genini
    Departamento de Botanica, Instituto de Biociencias, Unesp Univ Estadual Paulista, Rio Claro, SP, Brazil
    Biol Lett 6:494-7. 2010
    ..We studied two flower-visitation networks (Malpighiaceae and Bignoniaceae and their flower visitors), and divide the types of link into cheaters (i.e...
  46. ncbi Effect of post-fire resprouting on leaf fluctuating asymmetry, extrafloral nectar quality, and ant-plant-herbivore interactions
    Estevão Alves-Silva
    Institute of Biology, Federal University of Uberlandia, Ceará Str 2D building, Umuarama Campus, Zip code 38400 902, P O Box 593, Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Naturwissenschaften 100:525-32. 2013
    ..The study was performed on two groups of the extrafloral nectaried shrub Banisteriopsis campestris (Malpighiaceae); one group was recovering from fire while the other acted as control...
  47. ncbi Isolated flavonoids against mammary tumour cells LM2
    Camila B de A Carli
    UNESP Sao Paulo State University, Faculdade de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, C Postal 502, 14801 902, Araraquara, SP, Brazil
    Z Naturforsch C 64:32-6. 2009
    ..Of all substances tested, flavonoids 2 (quercetin) and 6 (myricetin) may show promising activity in the treatment of murine breast cancer by immunomodulatory and antiproliferative activities...
  48. ncbi Byrsonima intermedia A. Juss.: gastric and duodenal anti-ulcer, antimicrobial and antidiarrheal effects in experimental rodent models
    Raquel Cássia Santos
    Univ Estadual Paulista UNESP Departamento de Fisiologia, Instituto de Biociencias, CP 510, CEP 18618 970, Botucatu, SP, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 140:203-12. 2012
    An ethnopharmacological survey indicated that the leaves of Byrsonima intermedia A. Juss. (Malpighiaceae), a medicinal species commonly found in the Brazilian Cerrado, can be used against gastroduodenal disorders, such as gastric ulcers ..
  49. ncbi A comparative study of aluminium and nutrient concentrations in mistletoes on aluminium-accumulating and non-accumulating hosts
    M C Scalon
    Departamento de Ecologia, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
    Plant Biol (Stuttg) 15:851-7. 2013
    ..ovata. We suggest that Al might have some specific function in P. robustus, which only parasitizes Al-accumulator hosts, while the host generalist Ph. ovata can be considered a facultative Al-accumulator...
  50. ncbi Anti-inflammatory activity of the hexane extract of Byrsonima crassifolia seeds in experimental animal models
    Alethia Muñiz Ramirez
    Department of Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico
    Altern Ther Health Med 19:26-36. 2013
    ..Since pre- Hispanic times, the seeds of the fruits have been used in folklore medicine as an anti-inflammatory; however, currently no researchers have examined its potential pharmacological properties in scientific studies...
  51. ncbi Antioxidant, lipoxygenase and histone deacetylase inhibitory activities of Acridocarbus orientalis from Al Ain and Oman
    Taoufik Ksiksi
    Department of Biology, U A E University, Al Ain, UAE
    Molecules 17:12521-32. 2012
    ....
  52. ncbi Clinical, biometric and ultrasound assessment of the effects of daily use of a nutraceutical composed of lycopene, acerola extract, grape seed extract and Biomarine Complex in photoaged human skin
    Adilson Costa
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    An Bras Dermatol 87:52-61. 2012
    ..The use of nutraceuticals has become frequent in the cutaneous approach to photoaging...
  53. pmc Mutagenicity and antimutagenicity of six Brazilian Byrsonima species assessed by the Ames test
    Lívia Greghi Espanha
    Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Araraquara, UNESP Sao Paulo State University, Rodovia Araraquara Jaú, km 1, 14801 902 Araraquara, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Complement Altern Med 14:182. 2014
    In various regions of Brazil, several species of the genus Byrsonima (Malpighiaceae) are widely used to treat gastrointestinal complications...
  54. ncbi Nuclear and mitochondrial rDNA variability in Crinipellis perniciosa from different geographic origins and hosts
    Maricília C C de Arruda
    Departamento de Biologia Celular, Universidade de Brasilia, 70910 900, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Mycol Res 107:25-37. 2003
    ..Sequence differences also indicated that C. perniciosa from T. cacao in Bahia is less variable (98%) when compared to the pathogen on T. cacao in Amazonas (97-98%), perhaps reflecting a recent introduction to T. cacao in Bahia...
  55. ncbi Local genetic differentiation among populations of the mass-flowering tropical shrub Erythroxylum havanense (Erythroxylaceae)
    César A Domínguez
    Departamento de Ecologia Evolutiva, Instituto de Ecologia, UNAM AP 70 275, Mexico, DF 04510 Mexico
    New Phytol 166:663-72. 2005
    ....
  56. ncbi Immobilization of pectinmethylesterase from acerola (Malpighia glabra L.) in porous silica
    Sandra Aparecida de Assis
    Instituto de Quimica, Departamento de Bioquímica e Tecnologia Química, UNESP, Rua Prof Francisco Degni, s n o, C P 355, CEP 14801 970, Araraquara, SP, Brasil
    Biotechnol Lett 25:869-72. 2003
    ..These efficiency values were 114% for the total PME and 351% for the partially purified PME. In both forms the immobilization resulted in compounds with high thermal stability...
  57. ncbi Genetic transformation of Glaphimia glauca by Agrobacterium rhizogenes and the production of norfriedelanes
    Blanca L Nader
    Centro de Investigacion en Biotecnologia, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Planta Med 70:1174-9. 2004
    Transformed root cultures of Galphimia glauca (Malpighiaceae) were established by infecting cotyledons and hypocotyls with Agrobacterium rhizogenes ATCC 15 834...
  58. ncbi Anthelmintic potential of three plants used in Nigerian ethnoveterinary medicine
    Nwakaego E Nweze
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria
    Pharm Biol 51:311-5. 2013
    ..The anthelmintic potential of the ethanol extracts of the leaves of I. gabonensis, F. exasperata, and V. amygdalina was investigated...
  59. ncbi Genotoxic and antigenotoxic activity of acerola (Malpighia glabra L.) extract in relation to the geographic origin
    Roberta da Silva Nunes
    Laboratory of Toxicologic Genetics, Post graduation in Cellular and Molecular Biology Applied to Health PPGBioSaúde, Lutheran Univ Brazil, ULBRA, 92 425 900, Canoas, RS, Brazil Health Science Center, Region of Campanha University, URCAMP, 96 400 110, Bage, RS, Brazil
    Phytother Res 27:1495-501. 2013
    ..Additional studies with other treatment regimens are necessary to better understand the impact of the complex mixture of acerola on genomic stability...
  60. ncbi Comparison of the chemical composition and biological effects of the roots, branches and leaves of Heteropterys tomentosa A. Juss
    Lyvia I G Paula-Freire
    Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 145:647-52. 2013
    HETEROPTERYS TOMENTOSA: A. Juss (Malpighiaceae), commonly mistaken as Heteropterys aphrodisiaca, is chronically used by the Brazilian population to improve general health due to its claimed protective effects against a wide range of ..
  61. ncbi Neuropharmacological in vivo effects and phytochemical profile of the extract from the aerial parts of Heteropterys brachiata (L.) DC. (Malpighiaceae)
    Maira Huerta-Reyes
    Centro de Investigacion Biomedica del Sur, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Argentina No 1, Col Centro, Xochitepec, Morelos C P 62790, Mexico
    J Ethnopharmacol 146:311-7. 2013
    ..Heteropterys brachiata is a plant species that has been used in traditional Mexican medicine for the treatment of nervous disorders...
  62. ncbi Bioactive compounds and phenolic-linked functionality of powdered tropical fruit residues
    Roberta T P Correia
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Campus Lagoa Nova, Natal, Brazil
    Food Sci Technol Int 18:539-47. 2012
    ..15 to 2.37 mg CE/mL). Therefore, acerola, jambolan and pitanga dried residues are promising natural ingredients for food and nutraceutical manufacturers, due to their rich bioactive compound content...
  63. ncbi Gastroprotective effect of Byrsonima sericea DC leaf extract against ethanol-induced gastric injury and its possible mechanisms of action
    Patrícia A Rodrigues
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Ciências Veterinárias, Faculdade de Veterinaria, Universidade Estadual do Ceara, Fortaleza, CE, Brasil
    An Acad Bras Cienc 84:113-22. 2012
    ..These results suggest that BSLE affords gastroprotection through multiple mechanisms, which may be helpful in the treatment of pathologies associated with gastric dysfunctions...
  64. ncbi Anti-inflammatory, anti-hyperalgesic, antiplatelet and antiulcer activities of Byrsonima japurensis A. Juss. (Malpighiaceae)
    Fernanda Guilhon-Simplicio
    Faculdade de Ciencias Farmaceuticas, Universidade Federal do Amazonas, Rua Alexandre Amorim, 330, Aparecida, 69910 300, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 140:282-6. 2012
    Decoctions or infusions of the stem bark of Byrsonima japurensis A. Juss. (Malpighiaceae) are widely used as an anti-inflammatory drug in folk medicine of Amazonas State (Brazil).
  65. ncbi Norfriedelins A-C with acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activity from acerola tree (Malpighia emarginata)
    Jie Qing Liu
    State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources in West China, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Science, Kunming 650201, China
    Org Lett 15:1580-3. 2013
    ..Norfriedelin A (possessing an α-oxo-β-lactone group) and norfriedelin B (with a keto-lactone group) showed acetylcholinesterase inhibitory effects with the IC50 values of 10.3 and 28.7 μM, respectively...
  66. ncbi Amorimia exotropica poisoning as a presumptive cause of myocardial fibrosis in cattle
    Mauro Pereira Soares
    Laboratorio Regional de Diagnostico, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Faculdade de Veterinaria, Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    J Vet Diagn Invest 23:1226-9. 2011
    ..It is suggested that mitochondrial changes triggered alterations that lead to cardiac fibrosis and that all of these changes were induced by A. exotropica cardiotoxicity...
  67. ncbi Estimation of phytochemicals and antioxidant activity of underutilized fruits of Andaman Islands (India)
    D R Singh
    Division of Horticulture and Forestry, Central Agricultural Research Institute CARI, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 63:446-52. 2012
    ..846, r² = 0.864, r² = 0.915 and r² = 0.806, respectively) with antioxidant activity. The information generated in present study will be useful for bioprospecting of underutilized fruits of Andaman Islands...
  68. ncbi Absorption and excretion of ascorbic acid alone and in acerola (Malpighia emarginata) juice: comparison in healthy Japanese subjects
    Eriko Uchida
    Research and Development Division, Nichirei Foods Inc, Chiba, Japan
    Biol Pharm Bull 34:1744-7. 2011
    ..These results indicate that some component of acerola juice favorably affected the absorption and excretion of ascorbic acid...
  69. ncbi The in vitro antiviral activity of an aliphatic nitro compound from Heteropteris aphrodisiaca
    Fernando L Melo
    Departamento de Microbiologia CCB, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Caixa Postal 6001, CEP 86051 990 Londrina Paraná, Brazil
    Microbiol Res 163:136-9. 2008
    ..Mach. (Malpighiaceae), a Brazilian medicinal plant...
  70. ncbi Anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive effects of the stem bark of Byrsonima intermedia A. Juss
    Lidiane Orlandi
    Department of Physiological Sciences, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Federal University of Alfenas MG, 37130 000 Alfenas, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 137:1469-76. 2011
    ..This study employed in vivo inflammatory and nociceptive models to evaluate the scientific basis for the traditional use of Byrsonima intermedia...
  71. ncbi Isolation and characterization of sodium 2-fluoroacetate from Mascagnia rigida using chromatography and infrared spectroscopy
    Luciana Castro da Cunha
    Department of Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Av Prof Dr Orlando Marques de Paiva 87, 05508 270 SP, Brazil
    Toxicon 60:329-32. 2012
    ..The study of this material by planar chromatography and by infrared spectrometry indicated that the toxin can be a mixture of mono, di and trifluoroacetate...
  72. pmc Similar genetic mechanisms underlie the parallel evolution of floral phenotypes
    Wenheng Zhang
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e36033. 2012
    ..The floral morphology of neotropical Malpighiaceae is distinctive and highly conserved, especially with regard to symmetry, and is thought to result from ..
  73. ncbi Antioxidant metabolism during fruit development of different acerola (Malpighia emarginata D.C) clones
    Luciana De Siqueira Oliveira
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza CE, Brazil
    J Agric Food Chem 60:7957-64. 2012
    ..If antioxidants were to be used in the food supplement industry, immature green would be the most suitable harvest stage; for the consumer's market, fruit should be eaten ripe...
  74. ncbi DNA barcoding of the Mexican sedative and anxiolytic plant Galphimia glauca
    Ashutosh Sharma
    Centro de Investigacion en Biotecnologia, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    J Ethnopharmacol 144:371-8. 2012
    Galphimia glauca (Malpighiaceae) is a Mexican plant popularly used as a tranquilizer in the treatment of nervous system disorders, although it is also used to treat other common illnesses.
  75. ncbi Genetic variability in accessions of the acerola germplasm bank of Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Brazil
    R M Moraes Filho
    Departamento de Genetica, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brasil
    Genet Mol Res 12:5145-51. 2013
    Brazil is the world's largest producer of acerola, Malpighia emarginata (Malpighiaceae); the Northeast is responsible for 60% of the national production...
  76. pmc Convergent evolution of floral signals underlies the success of Neotropical orchids
    Alexander S T Papadopulos
    Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20130960. 2013
    ..g. Trichocentrum ascendens and Oncidium nebulosum) and rewarding species of Malpighiaceae. We show that the species from these two distantly related families are often more similar in floral colour ..
  77. pmc Phylogenomics and a posteriori data partitioning resolve the Cretaceous angiosperm radiation Malpighiales
    Zhenxiang Xi
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:17519-24. 2012
    ..net diversification rates across Malpighiales, with bursts of diversification noted in the Barbados cherries (Malpighiaceae), cocas (Erythroxylaceae), and passion flowers (Passifloraceae)...
  78. ncbi Aqueous fraction of Sauropus androgynus might be responsible for bronchiolitis obliterans
    Izumi Hashimoto
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine Faculties of Pharmacy, Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan
    Respirology 18:340-7. 2013
    ..We sought to elucidate the direct effects of SA on airway resident cells or haematopoietic cells and identify the SA element responsible for the pathogenesis of BO...
  79. pmc Pterandra pyroidea: a case of pollination shift within neotropical Malpighiaceae
    Simone C Cappellari
    Integrative Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, One University Station, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Ann Bot 107:1323-34. 2011
    Most Neotropical species of Malpighiaceae produce floral fatty oils in calyx glands to attract pollinating oil-collecting bees, which depend on this resource for reproduction...
  80. ncbi A complete generic phylogeny of Malpighiaceae inferred from nucleotide sequence data and morphology
    Charles C Davis
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University Herbaria, 22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
    Am J Bot 97:2031-48. 2010
    Premise of the study: The Malpighiaceae include ∼1300 tropical flowering plant species in which generic definitions and intergeneric relationships have long been problematic...
  81. ncbi Phenolic compounds from Byrsonima crassifolia L. bark: phytochemical investigation and quantitative analysis by LC-ESI MS/MS
    Mariateresa Maldini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Farmaceutiche, Universita degli Studi di Salerno, Via Ponte Don Melillo, 84084 Fisciano SA, Italy
    J Pharm Biomed Anal 56:1-6. 2011
    ..The proposed analytical method is promising to be applied to other galloyl derivatives to quantify these bioactive compounds in raw material and final products...
  82. ncbi Crab spiders (Araneae: Thomisidae) in flowering plants in a Brazilian "Cerrado" ecosystem
    L C Rocha-Filho
    Departamento de Biologia, Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciencias e Letras de Ribeirao Preto, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil, 14040 901
    Braz J Biol 71:359-64. 2011
    ..The plants Senna rugosa (Fabaceae), Styrax ferrugineus (Styracaceae) and Banisteriopsis campestris (Malpighiaceae), hosted, each one, about 10 to 17% of the total spiders collected and these plants had diurnal anthesis, bee-..
  83. ncbi New species of Chelonus (Microchelonus) Szépligeti, 1908 (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Cheloninae) from Brazil
    A R Nascimento
    Programa de Pós graduação em Ecologia e Recursos Naturais, Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos, Sao Carlos, SP, Brazil, 13565 905
    Braz J Biol 71:511-5. 2011
    ..It was reared from an unknown host in murici fruits, Byrsonima verbascifolia (L.) Rich. ex A. L. Juss. (Malpighiaceae), a species from the Brazilian savannah whose fruits are widely consumed by the population in northern Brazil...
  84. ncbi Structural and functional characterization of polyphenols isolated from acerola (Malpighia emarginata DC.) fruit
    Takayuki Hanamura
    Research and Development Division, Processed Foods Company, Nichirei Corporation, Chiba, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 69:280-6. 2005
    ..C3R and quercitrin revealed strong radical scavenging activity. While the inhibitory profiles of isolated polyphenols except quercitrin towards alpha-glucosidase activity were low, all polyphenols strongly inhibited AGE formation...
  85. ncbi Application of liquid chromatography/electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry to the analysis of polyphenolic compounds from an infusion of Byrsonima crassa Niedenzu
    Miriam Sannomiya
    Instituto de Quimica, Departamento de Quimica Organica, UNESP, CP 355, CEP 14800 900, Araraquara, SP Brasil
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 19:2244-50. 2005
    ..was developed to investigate the infusion prepared from the leaves of Byrsonima crassa Niedenzu (Malpighiaceae), a native plant used in Brazil against gastric disorders...
  86. pmc Cytotoxic constituents from the stem bark of Dichapetalum gelonioides collected in the Philippines
    Liqiong Fang
    Program for Collaborative Research in the Pharmaceutical Sciences, and the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    J Nat Prod 69:332-7. 2006
    ..Dichapetalin A (1) was not active when evaluated in an in vivo hollow fiber assay in the dose range 1-6 mg/kg...
  87. ncbi Acylated and non-acylated flavonol monoglycosides from the Indian minor spice Nagkesar (Mammea longifolia)
    Lingamallu Jagan Mohan Rao
    National Food Research Institute, 2 1 12, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8642, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 50:3143-6. 2002
    ....
  88. ncbi Partial purification and characterization of pectin methylesterase from acerola (Malpighia glabra L.)
    Sandra Aparecida de Assis
    Instituto de Quimica, Departamento de Bioquímica e Tecnologia Química, UNESP, Rua Prof Francisco Degni s n, C P 355, CEP 14801 970, Araraquara, SP, Brazil
    J Agric Food Chem 50:4103-7. 2002
    ..081 and 0.12 mg/mL, respectively. The V(max) values of the total PME and the partially purified PME were 2.92 and 6.21 micromol/min/mL/mg of protein, respectively...
  89. ncbi Application of preparative high-speed counter-current chromatography for the separation of flavonoids from the leaves of Byrsonima crassa Niedenzu (IK)
    Miriam Sannomiya
    Departamento de Quimica Organica, Instituto de Quimica, UNESP, Rua Francisco Degni s n, Bairro Quitandinha, CP 355, CEP 14800 900 Araraquara, SP, Brazil
    J Chromatogr A 1035:47-51. 2004
    The methanolic extract of the leaves of the medicinal plant Byrsonima crassa (Malpighiaceae) contain flavonoids with antioxidant activity. They were separated in a preparative scale using high-speed counter-current chromatography...
  90. ncbi Acerola (Malpighia glabra L., M. punicifolia L., M. emarginata D.C.): agriculture, production and nutrition
    Paul D Johnson
    Nutrilite Health Institute, Access Business Group LLC, Lakeview, Calif, USA
    World Rev Nutr Diet 91:67-75. 2003
  91. ncbi Antioxidant activity of (+)-bergenin: a phytoconstituent isolated from the bark of Sacoglottis uchi Huber (Humireaceae)
    Heitor A De Abreu
    Departamento de Quimica, ICEx Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    Org Biomol Chem 6:2713-8. 2008
    ..The possibilities of attack at other sites on 1 were investigated in detail in order to understand the regiospecificity of this reaction...
  92. ncbi Nuclear DNA amounts in 112 species of tropical hardwoods -- new estimates
    D Ohri
    Division of Genetics and Plant Breeding, National Botanical Research Institute, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow 226001, U P, India
    Plant Biol (Stuttg) 6:555-61. 2004
    ..08-fold) of variation, while the maximum (5.0-fold) is shown by the Fabaceae. The Boraginaceae, Lauraceae, Malpighiaceae, and Malvaceae generally have higher 4C DNA values of > 10 pg, while the Bixaceae, Caricaceae, Oxalidaceae, ..
  93. ncbi Headspace gas chromatography-mass spectrometry of volatile compounds in murici (Byrsonima crassifolia l. Rich)
    G L Alves
    Faculdade de Engenharia de Alimentos, Departamento de Ciências de Alimentos, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Caixa Postal 6121, Campinas SP 13083 970, Brazil
    J Chromatogr A 985:297-301. 2003
    ..The most abundant compounds were ethanol (28.3%) and ethyl hexanoate (25.1%). Butanoic acid (5.1%), hexanoic acid (5.1%) and methyl butyrate (2.8%) were also detected in the headspace of the fruit and confirm its unusual cheese aroma...
  94. ncbi [Important bee plants to the africanized honey Bee Apis mellifera L. (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in a fragment of savannah in Itirapina, São Paulo State, Brazil]
    Kiára Mendonça
    Depto Entomologia, Fitopatologia e Zoologia Agricola, Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz, Piracicaba, SP, 13418 900
    Neotrop Entomol 37:513-21. 2008
    ..7% represented in hony samples and 6.1% in pollen loads. Asteraceae, Bignoniaceae, Malpighiaceae and Myrtaceae were the most representative families.
  95. ncbi Antibacterial potentiality of Mesua ferrea Linn. flowers
    Rupa Mazumder
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India
    Phytother Res 18:824-6. 2004
    ..The extract at 200 microg/g body weight dosage, could significantly reduce the viable count of the strain Sulmonella typhimurium ATCC 6539 in liver, spleen and heart blood of the extract treated challenged mice...
  96. ncbi Galphimine B modulates synaptic transmission on dopaminergic ventral tegmental area neurons
    B Prieto-Gomez
    Centro de Investigación Biomédica del Sur IMSS, Xochitepec, Mor, Mexico
    Planta Med 69:38-43. 2003
    Galphimine B (GB) is a bioactive compound isolated from the plant Galphimia glauca Cav. (Malpighiaceae) and has been shown to have central nervous system depressant properties...
  97. ncbi Mango and acerola pulps as antioxidant additives in cassava starch bio-based film
    Carolina O Souza
    Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Rua Barão de Geremoabo, S N, Ondina, CEP 40171 970, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    J Agric Food Chem 59:2248-54. 2011
    ..However, it was found that the high content of vitamin C in acerola pulp acted as a prooxidant agent, which suggests that the use of rich vitamin C pulps should be avoided as additives for films...
  98. ncbi Analysis of GDP-D-mannose pyrophosphorylase gene promoter from acerola (Malpighia glabra) and increase in ascorbate content of transgenic tobacco expressing the acerola gene
    Adebanjo A Badejo
    Graduate School of Biosphere Sciences, Hiroshima University, Kagamiyama, Higashi Hiroshima, Hiroshima, 739 8528 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 49:126-32. 2008
    ..The AsA content of transgenic tobacco plants expressing the MgGMP gene including its promoter was about 2-fold higher than that of the wild type...
  99. ncbi Frugivory in Lacistema hasslerianum Chodat (Lacistemaceae), a gallery forest understory treelet in Central Brazil
    C Melo
    Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia, Uberlandia, MG, Brazil
    Braz J Biol 69:201-7. 2009
    ..Antilophia galeata (Pipridae), although a territorial bird, presented the best dispersal efficiency for Lacistema hasslerianum, because of its consumption rate (2.82 whole fruits consumed/minute)...
  100. ncbi Brazilian plants as possible adaptogens: an ethnopharmacological survey of books edited in Brazil
    Fúlvio Rieli Mendes
    Cebrid, Department of Psychobiology at UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 109:493-500. 2007
    ..anti-stress, memory enhancement, increased physical and/or sexual performance): Heteropterys aphrodisiaca (Malpighiaceae), Paullinia cupana (Sapindaceae), Ptychopetalum olacoides (Olacaceae), and Turnera diffusa (Turneraceae)...
  101. ncbi A new type of floral oil from Malpighia coccigera (Malpighiaceae) and chemical considerations on the evolution of oil flowers
    Lars Seipold
    Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Weinberg 3, D 06120 Halle Saale
    Chem Biodivers 1:1519-28. 2004
    New, partially acetylated dihydroxy fatty acids could be identified in the floral oil of Malpighia coccigera (Malpighiaceae): 7-OAc,3-OH 20:0, 7-OAc,3-OH 22:0, 9-OAc,3-OH 22:0, 9-OAc,5-OH 22:0, 3,9-diOAc 22:0, 9-OAc,3-OH 24:0, and 11-OAc,..

Research Grants1

  1. 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. ..