- Defensive function of herbivore-induced plant volatile emissions in nature
Department of Molecular Ecology, Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena 07745, Germany
Science 291:2141-4. 2001
..As a consequence, a plant could reduce the number of herbivores by more than 90% by releasing volatiles. These results confirm that indirect defenses can operate in nature...
- Formulation and acoustic studies of a new phase-shift agent for diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound
Paul S Sheeran
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Langmuir 27:10412-20. 2011
..This methodology offers a new means of developing extravascular contrast agents for diagnostic and therapeutic applications...
- Biochemistry of plant volatiles
Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Plant Physiol 135:1893-902. 2004
- Differential timing of spider mite-induced direct and indirect defenses in tomato plants
Merijn R Kant
Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, Department of Plant Physiology, University of Amsterdam, 1098 SM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Plant Physiol 135:483-95. 2004
..Our results indicate that tomato activates its indirect defenses (volatile production) to complement the direct defense response against spider mites...
- Terpenoid metabolism in wild-type and transgenic Arabidopsis plants
Plant Research International, 6700 AA, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Plant Cell 15:2866-84. 2003
..This study further demonstrates the value of Arabidopsis for studies of the biosynthesis and ecological role of terpenoids and provides new insights into their metabolism in wild-type and transgenic plants...
- Chemical complexity of volatiles from plants induced by multiple attack
Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Nat Chem Biol 5:317-24. 2009
- Qualitative and quantitative variation among volatile profiles induced by Tetranychus urticae feeding on plants from various families
Cindy E M van den Boom
Phytochemical Section, Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Wageningen University, Dreijenplein 8, 6703 HB Wageningen, The Netherlands
J Chem Ecol 30:69-89. 2004
..When plant species of the Fabaceae were compared to plant species of the Solanaceae, qualitative differences in spider mite-induced volatile blends seemed to be more prominent in the Fabaceae than in the Solanaceae...
- Semiochemicals used in host location by the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei
Department of Biological Chemistry, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts AL5 2JQ, UK
J Chem Ecol 35:944-50. 2009
..Attraction to the synthetic blend was comparable to that for the natural sample. The significance of the study is discussed in terms of semiochemical based pest management methods of the coffee berry borer...
- Biotransformation and volatilization of arsenic by three photosynthetic cyanobacteria
Xi Xiang Yin
Key Lab of Urban Environment and Health, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen 361021, China
Plant Physiol 156:1631-8. 2011
..PCC7120) were purified and were shown to methylate arsenite in vitro with trimethylarsine as the end product. Given that ArsM homologs are widespread in cyanobacteria, we propose that they play an important role in As biogeochemistry...
- Long-distance signalling in plant defence
Dpto de Ingeniería Genética, CINVESTAV Irapuato, Km 9 6 Libramiento Norte, CP 36821, Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
Trends Plant Sci 13:264-72. 2008
..We compare the advantages and constraints of vascular and airborne signals for the plant, and discuss how they can act in synergy to achieve optimised resistance in distal plant parts...
- Priming of indirect defences
Ecol Lett 9:813-7. 2006
..Plants can use chemical signals in their environment to assess the risk of herbivory and make use of this information to adjust their own defensive strategy accordingly...
- Combination of real-value smell and metaphor expression aids yeast detection
International Clinical Research Centre, Research Institute, International Medical Centre of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
PLoS ONE 4:e7939. 2009
..However, unlike information from gas chromatography, it is difficult to compare odour information collected by these devices because they are made for smelling specific smells and their data are relative intensities...
- Priming of plant defense responses in nature by airborne signaling between Artemisia tridentata and Nicotiana attenuata
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, 445 Corson Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Oecologia 148:280-92. 2006
..Although we describe priming as a potential mechanism for signaling between plants in nature, we critically discuss the ecological relevance of the particular interaction...
- Angiosperm bark volatiles disrupt response of Douglas-fir beetle, Dendroctonus pseudotsugae, to attractant-baited traps
D P Huber
Centre for Environmental Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, V5A 1S6
J Chem Ecol 27:217-33. 2001
..Nonhost angiosperm bark volatiles may have practical utility on their own or in combination with the antiaggregation pheromone 3-methylcyclohex-3-en-1-one (MCH) to protect single trees, logs, or stands from attack by the DFB...
- Recruitment of entomopathogenic nematodes by insect-damaged maize roots
University of Neuchatel, Institute of Zoology, Laboratory of Animal Ecology and Entomology, CP 2, CH 2007 Neuchatel, Switzerland
Nature 434:732-7. 2005
..Development of new varieties that release the attractant in adequate amounts should help enhance the efficacy of nematodes as biological control agents against root pests like D. v. virgifera...
- Characterization of a BAHD acyltransferase responsible for producing the green leaf volatile (Z)-3-hexen-1-yl acetate in Arabidopsis thaliana
John C D'Auria
Department of Biochemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans Knoll Strasse 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
Plant J 49:194-207. 2007
- Why plant volatile analysis needs bioinformatics--detecting signal from noise in increasingly complex profiles
N M van Dam
Netherlands Institute of Ecology NIOO KNAW, Multitrophic Interactions Department, P O Box 40, 6666 ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
Plant Biol (Stuttg) 10:29-37. 2008
..Successful implementation of bioinformatics in VOC research also includes the development of MVA that integrate time-resolved chemical and behavioural analyses, as well as databases that link plant VOCs to their effects on insects...
- Multiple biochemical and morphological factors underlie the production of methylketones in tomato trichomes
Robert H Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, Faculty of Agriculture, Food, and Environment, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
Plant Physiol 151:1952-64. 2009
..Furthermore, heterologous expression of MKS2 in Escherichia coli resulted in the production of methylketones in this host...
- Predatory mite attraction to herbivore-induced plant odors is not a consequence of attraction to individual herbivore-induced plant volatiles
Michiel van Wijk
Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, 1090 GB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Chem Ecol 34:791-803. 2008
..We suggest that predatory mites instead learn to respond to prey-associated mixtures of volatiles and, thus, to odor blends as a whole...
- Priming by airborne signals boosts direct and indirect resistance in maize
Laboratory of Evolutionary Entomology, Institute of Zoology, University of Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland
Plant J 49:16-26. 2007
..This study shows that VOC-induced priming targets a specific subset of JA-inducible genes, and links these responses at the molecular level to enhanced levels of direct and indirect resistance against insect attack...
- A study of the volatile organic compounds exhaled by lung cancer cells in vitro for breath diagnosis
Biosensor National Special Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Key Laboratory of Biomedical Engineering of National Education Ministry, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou PR China
Cancer 110:835-44. 2007
- Natural odor ligands for olfactory receptor neurons of the female mosquito Aedes aegypti: use of gas chromatography-linked single sensillum recordings
SLU, Department of Plant Protection Biology, 230 53 Alnarp, Sweden
J Exp Biol 211:3020-7. 2008
..Electrophysiologically active volatiles from human skin included heptanal, octanal, nonanal and decanal...
- Practical approaches to plant volatile analysis
Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Fralin Biotech Center, West Campus Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Plant J 45:540-60. 2006
..These include headspace analyses of plant VOCs emitted by the whole organism, organs or enzymes as well as advanced on-line analysis methods for simultaneous measurements of VOC emissions with other physiological parameters...
- (Z)-3-Hexenol induces defense genes and downstream metabolites in maize
Mohamed A Farag
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409 1061, USA
Planta 220:900-9. 2005
..These data indicate that (Z)-3-hexenol can serve as a signaling molecule that triggers defense responses in maize and can rapidly be turned over in planta...
- Effects of feeding Spodoptera littoralis on lima bean leaves. II. Continuous mechanical wounding resembling insect feeding is sufficient to elicit herbivory-related volatile emission
Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, D 07745 Jena, Germany
Plant Physiol 137:1160-8. 2005
- The sesquiterpene hydrocarbons of maize (Zea mays) form five groups with distinct developmental and organ-specific distributions
Tobias G Köllner
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Beutenberg Campus, Hans Knoll Strasse 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
Phytochemistry 65:1895-902. 2004
- Caterpillar-induced nocturnal plant volatiles repel conspecific females
C M De Moraes
USDA-ARS, CMAVE, PO Box 14565, Gainesville, Florida 32604, USA
Nature 410:577-80. 2001
- Antennal electrophysiological responses of three parasitic wasps to caterpillar-induced volatiles from maize (Zea mays mays), cotton (Gossypium herbaceum), and cowpea (Vigna unguiculata)
BCH Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ, UK
J Chem Ecol 31:1023-38. 2005
..These results indicate that wasps are able to detect many odorant compounds released by the plants. It remains to be determined how this information is processed and leads to the specific behavior of the parasitoids...
- C6-Green leaf volatiles trigger local and systemic VOC emissions in tomato
Mohamed A Farag
Texas Tech University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Lubbock, Texas 79409, USA
Phytochemistry 61:545-54. 2002
..Comparative measurements were made between aldehyde doses applied to the plant and levels naturally released from leaves with insect damage...
- Determination of volatile organic compounds in exhaled breath of patients with lung cancer using solid phase microextraction and gas chromatography mass spectrometry
Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
Clin Chem Lab Med 47:550-60. 2009
..This might lead to a future diagnostic test for lung cancer...
- Functional characterization of CmCCD1, a carotenoid cleavage dioxygenase from melon
Institute of Plant Sciences, Newe Ya ar Research Center, Agricultural Research Organization, P O Box 1021, Ramat Yishay 30095, Israel
Phytochemistry 67:1579-89. 2006
..Thus, the accumulation of beta-ionone in melon fruit is probably limited by the availability of carotenoid substrate...
- Acoustic droplet vaporization for enhancement of thermal ablation by high intensity focused ultrasound
Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
Acad Radiol 18:1123-32. 2011
..The investigators hypothesized that microbubbles generated by ADV could enhance high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) thermal ablation by controlling and increasing local energy absorption...
- Plant-plant signaling: ethylene synergizes volatile emission in Zea mays induced by exposure to (Z)-3-hexen-1-ol
Freie Universitat Berlin, Institute of Biology, Haderslebener Str 9, 12163, Berlin, Germany
J Chem Ecol 31:2217-22. 2005
..We suggest that ethylene plays a synergistic role in plant-plant signaling mediated by green leaf volatiles...
- Response of the aphid parasitoid Aphidius funebris to volatiles from undamaged and aphid-infested Centaurea nigra
Plant and Invertebrate Ecology Division, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 2JQ, UK
J Chem Ecol 33:695-710. 2007
..A. funebris appears to be using a combination of chemical cues to locate host-infested plants...
- Investigation of vaporized submicron perfluorocarbon droplets as an ultrasound contrast agent
Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Ultrasound Med Biol 37:1271-9. 2011
..These results suggest that submicron perfluorocarbon droplets, activated in situ, may be a candidate for an extravascular ultrasound contrast agent...
- Plasma vaporisation of the prostate: initial clinical results
Department of Urology, University Hospital Munich Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, D 81377 Munich, Germany
Eur Urol 57:693-7. 2010
..Laser vaporisation of the prostate has had a considerable impact in recent years. In an attempt to achieve tissue vaporisation with bipolar high-frequency generators, plasma vaporisation was recently introduced...
- TURis plasma vaporization in non-muscle invasive bladder cancer--the first Romanian experience with a new technique
St John Clinical Emergency Hospital, Department of Urology, Bucharest, Romania
J Med Life 3:100-5. 2010
..The aim of our study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a newly introduced endoscopic technique, the bipolar transurethral resection in saline-plasma vaporization of bladder tumors (TURis-PVBT)...
- Volatile communication in plant-aphid interactions
Martin De Vos
Keygene N V, P O Box 216, 6700 AE Wageningen, The Netherlands
Curr Opin Plant Biol 13:366-71. 2010
..Although the ecology of these interactions is well-studied, further research is needed to identify the molecular basis of aphid-induced and virus-induced changes in plant volatile release...
- Cellular and subcellular localization of S-adenosyl-L-methionine:benzoic acid carboxyl methyltransferase, the enzyme responsible for biosynthesis of the volatile ester methylbenzoate in snapdragon flowers
Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA
Plant Physiol 126:956-64. 2001
..The concentration of scent production on flower surfaces that face the pollinators during landing may increase pollination efficiency and also help to minimize the biosynthetic cost of advertising for pollinators...
- TURIS plasma vaporization--initial Romanian experience with a new technology
Sf Ioan Clinical Emergency Hospital, Department of Urology, 13 Vitan Barzesti Street, District 4, Code 042122, Bucharest, Romania
J Med Life 2:325-32. 2009
..IPSS, QoL, Qmax and RV measurements showed significant improvements at the 1 month follow-up...
- Chemical identity of a rotting animal-like odor emitted from the inflorescence of the titan arum (Amorphophallus titanum)
Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 74:2550-4. 2010
..The main odorant causing the smell during the flower-opening phase was identified as dimethyl trisulfide, a compound with a sulfury odor that has been found to be emitted from some vegetables, microorganisms, and cancerous wounds...
- Enhanced alcohol self-administration after intermittent versus continuous alcohol vapor exposure
Laura E O'Dell
Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA
Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1676-82. 2004
..Ethanol self-administering rats exhibit enhanced responding during withdrawal from continuous exposure to ethanol vapor. This study compared self-administration of ethanol during withdrawal from continuous versus intermittent ethanol vapor...
- Within-plant signalling via volatiles overcomes vascular constraints on systemic signalling and primes responses against herbivores
Christopher J Frost
Center for Chemical Ecology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Ecol Lett 10:490-8. 2007
- Physiological and physicochemical controls on foliar volatile organic compound emissions
Department of Plant Physiology, University of Tartu, Estonia
Trends Plant Sci 9:180-6. 2004
..Because natural conditions always fluctuate, both physiological and physicochemical controls exert a major influence over plant volatile emissions...
- Attraction of a leaf beetle (Oreina cacaliae) to damaged host plants
N M Kalberer
Institute de Zoologie, , , Switzerland
J Chem Ecol 27:647-61. 2001
..In the field, the long lasting attraction of flowering P. paradoxus early in the season may facilitate mating in O. cacaliae after a successful overwintering...
- Herbivore-induced volatiles in the perennial shrub, Vaccinium corymbosum, and their role in inter-branch signaling
Cesar R Rodriguez-Saona
Department of Entomology, PE Marucci Blueberry and Cranberry Center, Rutgers University, Chatsworth, NJ 08019, USA
J Chem Ecol 35:163-75. 2009
..Blueberry plants appear to rely on HIPVs as external signals for inter-branch communication...
- Chemical analysis of volatiles emitted by Pinus svlvestris after induction by insect oviposition
Institute of Biology, Freie Universitat Berlin, Haderslebener Str 9, 12163 Berlin, Germany
J Chem Ecol 29:1235-52. 2003
..The release of terpenoids by pine after wounding, egg deposition, and JA treatment is discussed with special respect to (E)-beta-farnesene...
- The role of methyl salicylate in prey searching behavior of the predatory mite phytoseiulus persimilis
Jetske G de Boer
Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, PO Box 8031, NL 6700 EH Wageningen, The Netherlands
J Chem Ecol 30:255-71. 2004
..This study is a new step toward unraveling the role of herbivore-induced plant volatiles in the foraging behavior of predatory arthropods...
- The influence of intact-plant and excised-leaf bioassay designs on volicitin- and jasmonic acid-induced sesquiterpene volatile release in Zea mays
E A Schmelz
Center of Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
Planta 214:171-9. 2001
..The large quantitative differences between intact plants and detached leaves suggest that the results of assays using excised tissues should be cautiously interpreted when considering intact-plant models...
- A novel approach for nontargeted data analysis for metabolomics. Large-scale profiling of tomato fruit volatiles
Centre for BioSystems Genomics, 6700 AB Wageningen, The Netherlands
Plant Physiol 139:1125-37. 2005
..The approach chosen will further enhance the comprehensiveness of GC-MS-based metabolomics approaches and will therefore prove a useful addition to nontargeted functional genomics research...
- Below-ground plant parts emit herbivore-induced volatiles: olfactory responses of a predatory mite to tulip bulbs infested by rust mites
N S Aratchige
Section Population Biology, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Kruislaan, SM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Exp Appl Acarol 33:21-30. 2004
..cucumeris. Since bulbs are belowground plant structures, the olfactometer results demonstrate the potential for odour-mediated interactions in the soil. However, their importance in the actual soil medium remains to be demonstrated...
- Reduction of benzenoid synthesis in petunia flowers reveals multiple pathways to benzoic acid and enhancement in auxin transport
Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA
Plant Cell 18:3458-75. 2006
..This suggests that BPBT is involved in metabolic processes in vegetative tissues as well...
- Induction of volatile terpene biosynthesis and diurnal emission by methyl jasmonate in foliage of Norway spruce
Diane M Martin
Biotechnology Laboratory, University of British Columbia, 6174 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z3
Plant Physiol 132:1586-99. 2003
..Based on precedents in other species, the induced emission of terpenes from Norway spruce foliage may have ecological and physiological significance...
- The efficiency and stability of bubble formation by acoustic vaporization of submicron perfluorocarbon droplets
Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Ultrasonics 53:1368-76. 2013
- Wound-induced green leaf volatiles cause the release of acetylated derivatives and a terpenoid in maize
Zeng Guang Yan
State Key Laboratory of Integrated Management of Pest Insects and Rodents, Institute of Zoology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, 25 Beisihuanxi Road, Haidian, Beijing 100080, China
Phytochemistry 67:34-42. 2006
- Dispensing synthetic green leaf volatiles in maize fields increases the release of sesquiterpenes by the plants, but has little effect on the attraction of pest and beneficial insects
Georg von Mérey
Laboratory of Fundamental and Applied Research in Chemical Ecology FARCE, Institute of Biology, University of Neuchatel, Emile Argand 11, C P 158, 2009 Neuchatel, Switzerland
Phytochemistry 72:1838-47. 2011
..The results are discussed in the context of strategies to improve biological control by enhancing plant-mediated attraction of natural enemies...
- Stir bar sorptive extraction: a new quantitative and comprehensive sampling technique for determination of chemical signal profiles from biological media
Helena A Soini
Department of Chemistry, Institute for Pheromone Research Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
J Chem Ecol 31:377-92. 2005
..Its analytical merits are compared with those of the previously established purge-and-trap (dynamic headspace) technique...
- The role of gas in ultrasonically driven vapor bubble growth
Physics of Fluids Group, Mira Institute of Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine, University of Twente, PO Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
Phys Med Biol 58:2523-35. 2013
..We compare the numerical results with the experimental data and find good agreement. We underline the fundamental role of gas diffusion in order to prevent total recondensation of the bubble at collapse...
- In vivo microscopy of targeted vessel occlusion employing acoustic droplet vaporization
Department of Radiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Microcirculation 19:501-9. 2012
..We wanted to provide the first optical documentation of ADV, lodged bubbles, or vessel occlusion in vivo...
- Identification of human-derived volatile chemicals that interfere with attraction of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes
James G Logan
Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ, UK
J Chem Ecol 34:308-22. 2008
..Thus, unattractiveness of individuals may result from a repellent, or attractant "masking," mechanism...
- The scent of bacteria: headspace analysis for the discovery of natural products
Christian A Citron
Institute of Organic Chemistry, Technical University of Braunschweig, Hagenring 30, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany
J Nat Prod 75:1765-76. 2012
..Furthermore, several streptomycetes emitted compounds that were previously recognized as insect pheromones, thus questioning if bacterial symbionts are involved in insect communication...
- Efficiency of urease and nitrification inhibitors in reducing ammonia volatilization from diverse nitrogen fertilizers applied to different soil types and wheat straw mulching
Sara San Francisco
CIPAV TAI Roullier Group, Polígono Arazuri Orkoien, 31160 Orkoien, Spain
J Sci Food Agric 91:1569-75. 2011
..characteristics on the efficiency of a urease inhibitor (N-(n-butyl)thiophosphoric triamide, NBPT) and a nitrification inhibitor (diciandiamide, DCD) in decreasing ammonia volatilization from urea and ammonium nitrate (AN), respectively.
- Ultrasound-mediated cavitation thresholds of liquid perfluorocarbon droplets in vitro
Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Ultrasound Med Biol 29:1359-65. 2003
..The results indicate that the physical properties of these droplets are such that they may be useful for localized US therapies...
- Towards aberration correction of transcranial ultrasound using acoustic droplet vaporization
Kevin J Haworth
Department of Radiology and the Applied Physics Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Ultrasound Med Biol 34:435-45. 2008
..9 +/- 0.3 in an introduced focusing factor. This is a small fraction of the gain anticipated from complete transmit-receive of a fully-populated two-dimensional array with sub-wavelength elements. (E-mail: email@example.com)...
- The limitations on organic detection in Mars-like soils by thermal volatilization-gas chromatography-MS and their implications for the Viking results
Laboratorio de Quimica de Plasmas y Estudios Planetarios, Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Circuito Exterior, Ciudad Universitaria, P O Box 70 543, 04510 Mexico D F, Mexico
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:16089-94. 2006
The failure of Viking Lander thermal volatilization (TV) (without or with thermal degradation)-gas chromatography (GC)-MS experiments to detect organics suggests chemical rather than biological interpretations for the reactivity of the ..
- Effects of feeding Spodoptera littoralis on lima bean leaves: IV. Diurnal and nocturnal damage differentially initiate plant volatile emission
Gen Ichiro Arimura
Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany
Plant Physiol 146:965-73. 2008
..In summary, damage-dependent JA levels directly control the expression level of PlOS, regardless of light or dark conditions, and photosynthesis is the major source for the early precursors of the 2-C-methyl-D-erythritol 4-P pathway...
- Volatilization of ammonia from manure as affected by manure additives, temperature and mixing
B Van der Stelt
Department of Soil Quality, Wageningen University, P O Box 8005, 6700 EC Wageningen, The Netherlands
Bioresour Technol 98:3449-55. 2007
Ammonia (NH(3)) volatilization decreases the N-nutrient value of livestock manure slurries and can lead to soil acidification and eutrophication problems...
- Ammonia volatilization from a paddy field following applications of urea: rice plants are both an absorber and an emitter for atmospheric ammonia
Carbon and Nutrients Cycles Division, National Institute for Agro Environmental Sciences, 3 1 3, Kan nondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8604, Japan
Sci Total Environ 390:485-94. 2008
Ammonia (NH(3)) volatilization from a paddy field following applications of urea was measured. Two lysimeters of Gray Lowland soil with a pH (H(2)O) of 5.7 were used for the experiment...
- Intracellular acoustic droplet vaporization in a single peritoneal macrophage for drug delivery applications
Shih Tsung Kang
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Environmental Sciences, National Tsing Hua University, 101, Section 2, Kuang Fu Road, Hsinchu, Taiwan 30013
Langmuir 27:13183-8. 2011
..Macrophages can be potential carriers transporting PFP droplets to avascular and hypoxic regions in tumors for ultrasound-controlled drug release and ADV-based tumor therapies...
- Soil moisture and metolachlor volatilization observations over three years
Timothy J Gish
USDA ARS Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory, Beltsville, MD, USA
J Environ Qual 38:1785-95. 2009
..soil water content on metolachlor (2-chloro-N-(2-ethyl-6-methylphenyl)-N-(2-methoxy-1-methylethyl) acetamide) volatilization from a field with different surface soil water regimes created by subsurface water flow paths...
- Optical studies of vaporization and stability of fluorescently labelled perfluorocarbon droplets
Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Phys Med Biol 57:7205-17. 2012
..These results provide direct evidence of droplet encapsulation post-vaporization, and suggest that the behaviour of the vaporized droplets is strongly dependent on the choice of the stabilizing material for the emulsion...
- Volatile secretions and epicuticular hydrocarbons of the beetle Ulomoides dermestoides
M Luciana Villaverde
Instituto de Investigaciones Bioquímicas de La Plata CCT La Plata CONICET UNLP, Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, 1900 La Plata, Argentina
Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 154:381-6. 2009
..n-pentacosane (C(25:0)) and 9,11-pentacosadiene (9,11-C(25:2)) were the most abundant components, representing more than 40% of the cuticular hydrocarbons...
- Gaseous mercury emissions from unsterilized and sterilized soils: the effect of temperature and UV radiation
Hyun Deok Choi
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Clarkson University, 8 Clarkson Avenue, Potsdam, NY 13699 5710, USA
Environ Pollut 157:1673-8. 2009
..Overall these results indicate that for these soils biotic processes have a relatively constant and smaller influence on the Hg emission from the soil than the more variable abiotic processes...
- Phase-change contrast agents for imaging and therapy
Paul S Sheeran
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
Curr Pharm Des 18:2152-65. 2012
..Factors that influence the design of PCCAs are discussed, as well as the need for future studies to characterize potential bioeffects for administration in humans and optimization of ultrasound parameters...
- Changes in physicochemical characteristics and volatile constituents of yellow- and white-fleshed nectarines during maturation and artificial ripening
Centre Technique Interprofessionnel des Fruits et Légumes, route de Mollégès, 13210 Saint Rémy de Provence, France
J Agric Food Chem 51:3083-91. 2003
..However, in the latter the levels of SS and the SS/TA ratio were very close to those observed in the initial unripe samples and significantly lower than those observed in tree-ripe nectarines...
- Arsenic biotransformation and volatilization in transgenic rice
Xiang yan Meng
Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, People s Republic of China
New Phytol 191:49-56. 2011
..The present study demonstrates that expression of an arsM gene in rice induces arsenic methylation and volatilization, theoretically providing a potential stratagem for phytoremediation.
- Biosynthesis of plant volatiles: nature's diversity and ingenuity
Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, 830 North University Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Science 311:808-11. 2006
..Convergent evolution is often responsible for the ability of distally related species to synthesize the same volatile...
- [Mitigation effect of several controlled-release N fertilizers on ammonia volatilization and related affecting factors]
College of Resources and Environment, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China
Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao 15:2347-50. 2004
..The results showed that under the application rate of 450 mg x kg(-1), total ammonia volatilization from three controlled-release fertilizers decreased by 49.7%, 28.0% and 71...
- Effect of needle damage on the release rate of Masson pine (Pinus massoniana) volatiles
Jian Wei Su
State Key Laboratory of Integrated Management of Pest Insects and Rodents, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, People s Republic of China
J Plant Res 122:193-200. 2009
- Effect of ethanol, temperature, and gas flow rate on volatile release from aqueous solutions under dynamic headspace dilution conditions
Samworth Flavor Laboratory, Division of Food Sciences, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Loughborough LE12 5RD, United Kingdom
J Agric Food Chem 56:5308-15. 2008
- Suitability of Tedlar gas sampling bags for siloxane quantification in landfill gas
Aachener Verfahrenstechnik, Chemical Process Engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Turmstr 46, 52064 Aachen, Germany
Talanta 82:92-8. 2010
..The method is therefore well applicable to biogas, greatly facilitating sampling in comparison with other common techniques involving siloxane enrichment using sorption media...
- Analytical studies on illicit heroin. V. Efficacy of volatilization during heroin smoking
Forensic Science Laboratory, Ministry of Justice, Rijswijk, The Netherlands
Pharm Weekbl Sci 9:203-11. 1987
..The efficiency of the volatilization of heroin using this procedure was studied under laboratory conditions using thin layer chromatography, gas ..
- Ammonia volatilization from surface-applied poultry litter under conservation tillage management practices
R R Sharpe
Southern Piedmont Conservation Research Unit, USDA ARS, 1420 Experiment Station Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677, USA
J Environ Qual 33:1183-8. 2004
..application of poultry litter can provide essential plant nutrients for crop production, but ammonia (NH(3)) volatilization from the litter can be detrimental to the environment...
- Selenium volatilization in vegetated agricultural drainage sediment from the San Luis Drain, Central California
G S Banuelos
USDA ARS, Water Management Research Laboratory, Parlier, CA 93648, USA
Chemosphere 60:1203-13. 2005
..Highest concentrations of Se, S, and Cl were observed in wild-type Brassica. Biogenic volatilization of Se by plants and soil microbes was greater in summer...
- Vaporization of prostates of > or =80 mL using a potassium-titanyl-phosphate laser: midterm-results and comparison with prostates of <80 mL
Department of Urology, Medical Center, University of Heidelberg, Germany
BJU Int 102:322-7. 2008
..To compare the safety and outcome of potassium-titanyl-phosphate (KTP) Greenlight (Laserscope, AMS, Minnetonka, MN, USA) vaporization for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in prostates of > or =80 vs <80 mL...
- Effect of UV radiation and temperature on mineralization and volatilization of coumaphos in water
Department of Zoology, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
J Environ Sci Health B 42:367-72. 2007
..22 degrees C, 37 degrees C and 53 degrees C in closed systems to study the effect of temperature. Volatilization, mineralization and degradation of coumaphos increased with an increase in temperature and exposure to solar ..
- Induction of volatile emissions in maize by different larval instars of Spodoptera littoralis
University of Neuchatel, Institute of Zoology, Laboratory of Animal Ecology and Entomology, C P 2, CH 2007 Neuchatel, Switzerland
J Chem Ecol 29:145-62. 2003
..littoralis provide parasitoids with poor information on the larval developmental stage. We discuss the results in the context of variability and lack of specificity in odorous plant signals...
- Disulfooxy fatty acids from the American bird grasshopper Schistocerca americana, elicitors of plant volatiles
Hans T Alborn
Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, United States Department of Agriculture, 1600 1700 Southwest 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:12976-81. 2007
..This adds a category of insect herbivore-produced elicitors of plant responses, providing further evidence of the ability of plants to detect and respond to a broad range of insect herbivore-produced compounds...
- Volatile composition of coffee berries at different stages of ripeness and their possible attraction to the coffee berry borer Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
Centro Nacional de Investigaciones de Café Cenicafé, Chinchina, Caldas, Colombia
J Agric Food Chem 52:5914-8. 2004
..The presence of ethanol and other alcohols in the volatile composition might explain the effectiveness of using traps with mixed alcohols for detection and capture of coffee berry borers...
- On the acoustic vaporization of micrometer-sized droplets
Oliver D Kripfgans
Applied Physics Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1120, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 116:272-81. 2004
..Smaller droplets required more acoustic intensity for vaporization than larger droplets, which is consistent with other experiments on emulsions...
- Volatile emissions triggered by multiple herbivore damage: beet armyworm and whitefly feeding on cotton plants
USDA ARS, Western Cotton Research Laboratory, Phoenix, Arizona 85040, USA
J Chem Ecol 29:2539-50. 2003
..Possible mechanisms by which the presence of whiteflies may attenuate volatile emissions from caterpillar-damaged cotton plants are discussed...
- Simultaneous feeding by aboveground and belowground herbivores attenuates plant-mediated attraction of their respective natural enemies
Evolutionary Entomology, Institute of Zoology, University of Neuchatel, Rue Emile Argand 11, CP 158, CH 2009 Neuchatel, Switzerland
Ecol Lett 10:926-36. 2007
..This first study to measure effects of belowground herbivory on aboveground tritrophic signalling and vice-versa reemphasizes the important role of plants in bridging interactions between spatially distinct components of the ecosystem...
- Emission of di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate from PVC flooring into air and uptake in dust: emission and sorption experiments in FLEC and CLIMPAQ
Per Axel Clausen
National Institute of Occupational Health, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen O, Denmark
Environ Sci Technol 38:2531-7. 2004
..About one-half of the emitted DEHP was deposited on the internal surfaces of both the FLEC and the CLIMPAQ...
- Volatile signaling in plant-plant interactions: "talking trees" in the genomics era
Ian T Baldwin
Department of Molecular Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Hans Knoll Strasse 8, Jena 07745, Germany
Science 311:812-5. 2006
..Such plants, together with advances in VOC analytical instrumentation, will allow researchers to determine whether fluency enhances the fitness of plants in natural communities...
- In situ modification of herbivore-induced plant odors: a novel approach to study the attractiveness of volatile organic compounds to parasitic wasps
Laboratory of Evolutionary Entomology, Institute of Zoology, University of Neuchatel, Case Postale 2, CH 2007 Neuchatel, Switzerland
Chem Senses 30:739-53. 2005
..Advantages and disadvantages compared to other approaches are discussed...
- An electronic nose in the discrimination of patients with asthma and controls
Department of Pulmonology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:856-62. 2007
..Exhaled breath contains thousands of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that could serve as biomarkers of lung disease. Electronic noses can distinguish VOC mixtures by pattern recognition...
- Encoding social signals in the mouse main olfactory bulb
Da Yu Lin
HHMI and Department of Neurobiology, Box 3209, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
Nature 434:470-7. 2005
..We conclude that mitral cells represent natural odorant stimuli by acting as selective feature detectors, and that their activation is largely independent of the presence of other components in the olfactory stimulus...
- Behavioral and neurophysiological responses of an insect to changing ratios of constituents in host plant-derived volatile mixtures
A J Najar-Rodriguez
ETH Zurich, Institute of Plant, Animal and Agroecosystem Sciences Applied Entomology, Schmelzbergstrasse 9 LFO, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
J Exp Biol 213:3388-97. 2010
..Thus, final processing of this information probably takes place in higher-order brain centers...
- Direct defense or ecological costs: responses of herbivorous beetles to volatiles released by wild Lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus)
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Dept of Bioorganic Chemistry, Beurenberg Campus, Hans Knöll Str 8, D 07745 Jena, Germany
J Chem Ecol 30:1289-95. 2004
..Whether or not HIPV released by induced plants attracted herbivorous Curculionidae, thus incurring ecological costs, varied among plants. Such differences could be related to various HIPV blends released by individual plants...
- The role of fresh versus old leaf damage in the attraction of parasitic wasps to herbivore-induced maize volatiles
Maria Elena Hoballah
Institute of Plant Sciences, University of Bern, Altenbergrain 21, 3013, Bern, Switzerland
J Chem Ecol 31:2003-18. 2005
..The results demonstrate the complexity of the use of plant volatiles by parasitoids and show that different parasitoid species have evolved different strategies to exploit these signals...
- Investigation of bound aroma constituents of yellow-fleshed nectarines (Prunus persica L. Cv. Springbright). changes in bound aroma profile during maturation
Centre Technique Interprofessionnel des Fruits et Légumes, route de Mollégès, 13210 Saint Rémy de Provence, France
J Agric Food Chem 51:6280-6. 2003
..delta-Decalactone was the only lactone found in the enzymatic hydrolysate of yellow-fleshed nectarine, but its level was much lower than that of its free form...