Summary: A plant family of the order Caryophyllales, subclass Caryophyllidae, class Magnoliopsida. Some members contain triterpenoid saponins.
- Complex evolutionary transitions and the significance of c(3)-c(4) intermediate forms of photosynthesis in MolluginaceaePascal Antoine Christin
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, 80 Waterman St, Box G W, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
Evolution 65:643-60. 2011..To study the origin of C(4) photosynthesis, we reconstructed and dated the phylogeny of Molluginaceae, and identified C(4) taxa in the family...
- Recent progress in Glinus oppositifolius researchShi Yuan Sheu
School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
Pharm Biol 52:1079-84. 2014Glinus oppositifolius (L.) Aug. DC. (Molluginaceae), a perennial subshrubs herb, grows at low altitudes in the southern part of Taiwan, and is used in traditional Chinese medicine for herpes zoster and herpangina.
- A new triterpenoid saponin from Glinus oppositifolius with α-glucosidase inhibitory activityDeepak Kumar
Department of Natural Products, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, 4 Raja S C Mullick Road, Jadavpur, Kolkata, India
Nat Prod Res 27:624-9. 2013..Compound 1 exhibited the greatest inhibition of the enzyme with IC50 of 127 ± 30 µM. Kinetics study for the compound 1 demonstrated mixed type of inhibition (Ki = 157.9 µM)...
- An in vitro study on the DNA damaging effects of phytochemicals partially isolated from an extract of Glinus lotoidesJemal Demma
Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, Division of Toxicology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Phytother Res 27:507-14. 2013..lotoides...
- Protective effect of Mollugo nudicaulis Lam. on acute liver injury induced by perchloroethylene in experimental ratsSundaraj Rajamanikandan
Department of Bioinformatics, Karpagam University, Coimbatore, India
Asian Pac J Trop Med 5:862-7. 2012..To evaluate the protective effect of ethanol extract of Mollugo nudicaulis (M. nudicaulis) against perchloroethylene-induced hepatotoxicity...
- Molecular phylogenetic relationships among members of the family Phytolaccaceae sensu lato inferred from internal transcribed spacer sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNAJ Lee
International Biological Material Research Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Yuseong Gu, Daejeon, South Korea
Genet Mol Res 12:4515-25. 2013..internal transcribed spacer of nuclear ribosomal DNA from 11 families (Aizoaceae, Basellaceae, Didiereaceae, Molluginaceae, Nyctaginaceae, Phytolaccaceae s.l...
- Repeated origin of three-dimensional leaf venation releases constraints on the evolution of succulence in plantsR Matthew Ogburn
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, 80 Waterman Street, Box G W, Providence, RI 02912, USA
Curr Biol 23:722-6. 2013..The repeated evolution of 3D venation decouples leaf water storage from hydraulic path length, facilitating the evolutionary exploration of novel phenotypic space...
- Androecial evolution in Caryophyllales in light of a paraphyletic MolluginaceaeSamuel Brockington
Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 3EA, UK
Am J Bot 100:1757-78. 2013....
- Anticancer activity and nutritional value of extracts of the seed of Glinus lotoidesAbebe Endale Mengesha
Laboratory of Future Nanomedicines and Theoretical Chronopharmaceutics, Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Missouri Kansas City, 64108, USA
J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 56:311-8. 2010..The amount of protein, carbohydrate, fat, ash, moisture, sugar profile and fatty acids further support the nutritional value of the seeds...
- L-(-)-(N-trans-cinnamoyl)-arginine, an acylamino acid from Glinus oppositifolius (L.) Aug. DCPoolsak Sahakitpichan
Chulabhorn Research Institute, Vipavadee Rangsit Highway, Bangkok, Thailand
Molecules 15:6186-92. 2010..The structure determinations were based on analyses of chemical and spectroscopic methods...
- Potential genotoxicity of plant extracts used in Ethiopian traditional medicineJ Demma
Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, Division of Toxicology, Uppsala University, Box 594, 751 24 Uppsala, Sweden
J Ethnopharmacol 122:136-42. 2009..In the present study, hydroalcoholic extracts of Glinus lotoides, Plumbago zeylanica, Rumex steudelii and Thymus schimperi were evaluated for their DNA damaging effects using the comet assay...
- Antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects of Jeju medicinal plants against acne-inducing bacteriaSang Suk Kim
Department of Chemistry, Cheju National University
J Gen Appl Microbiol 54:101-6. 2008..Based on these results, we suggest that M. pentaphylla, A. anomala, M. orientalis, and O. japonica are attractive acne-mitigating candidates for topical application...
- Granulation by roller compaction and enteric coated tablet formulation of the extract of the seeds of Glinus lotoides loaded on Aeroperl 300 PharmaAbebe Endale
Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, Addis Ababa University, PO Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
AAPS PharmSciTech 9:31-8. 2008..8. In addition to controlling the release of the active agents, the enteric coating improved the strength and decreased friability of the core-tablets...
- Immunological and structural properties of a pectic polymer from Glinus oppositifoliusKari T Inngjerdingen
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
Glycobiology 17:1299-310. 2007..The ability of GOA2 to induce secretion of proinflammatory cytokines was examined. Marked upregulations in mRNA for IL-1beta from rat macrophages and IFN-gamma from NK cells were found...
- Immunomodulatory activity of Mollugo verticillata LA P Ferreira
Departamento de Parasitologia, Microbiologia e Imunologia, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil
Phytomedicine 10:154-8. 2003This article describes the evaluation of immunomodulatory activity of Mollugo verticillata L. (Molluginaceae), a weed plant common in warm and/or wet regions of the American continent...
- Standardisation and physicochemical characterisation of the extracts of seeds of Glinus lotoidesA Endale
Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Pharmazie 59:34-8. 2004..Measurements of angle of repose indicated that all of the extracts exhibit poor flow properties. Compaction studies revealed that extract C has higher compactibility than extracts A and B...
- Hopane-type saponins from Glinus lotoides LinnTanusree Biswas
Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Medicinal Chemistry Division, 4, Raja S C Mullick Road, Kolkata 700032, India
Phytochemistry 66:621-6. 2005..The known compound succulentoside B (7) was also encountered. Their structures were elucidated on the basis of one-and two-dimensional NMR spectroscopic techniques, ESIMS and chemical evidences...
- Hopane-type saponins from the seeds of Glinus lotoidesAbebe Endale
Pharmazeutisches Institut, Pharmazeutische Technologie, Auf der Morgenstelle 8, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
J Nat Prod 68:443-6. 2005....
- Antiproliferative hopane and oleanane glycosides from the roots of Glinus lotoidesArafa I Hamed
Botany Department, Aswan Faculty of Science, South Valley University, Aswan, Egypt
Planta Med 71:554-60. 2005..b>Molluginaceae). Their structures were determined by extensive 1D- and 2D-NMR spectroscopy and ESI-MS analysis...
- Bioactive pectic polysaccharides from Glinus oppositifolius (L.) Aug. DC., a Malian medicinal plant, isolation and partial characterizationKari Tvete Inngjerdingen
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, P O Box 1068 Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
J Ethnopharmacol 101:204-14. 2005..Both GOA1 and GOA2 were shown to exhibit potent dose-dependent complement fixating activities, and induced chemotaxis of macrophages, T cells and NK cells...
- Quantitative determination of the group of flavonoids and saponins from the extracts of the seeds of Glinus lotoides and tablet formulation thereof by high-performance liquid chromatographyAbebe Endale
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 8, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
J Chromatogr A 1083:32-41. 2005..Accordingly, the purified extract was found to contain 21.3% flavonoids (vicenin-2, 10%) and 25.4% saponins (glinuside G, 14.2%)...
- Synthesis and antitumor activity of two natural N-acetylglucosamine-bearing triterpenoid saponins: lotoidoside D and EMao Cai Yan
Key Lab of New Drugs Design and Discovery of Liaoning Province, School of Pharmaceutical Engineering, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, PR China
Bioorg Med Chem Lett 16:4200-4. 2006..Preliminary pharmacological research showed their antitumor activity against HeLa cell...
- In vitro and in vivo antiplasmodial activity of Momordica balsamina alone or in a traditional mixtureF Benoit-Vical
Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination du CNRS, UPR8241, Toulouse, France
Chemotherapy 52:288-92. 2006..Here we report the study of the in vitro and in vivo antimalarial activity of Momordica balsamina alone or in a traditional mixture used in Niger...
- Toxicological study on Glinus lotoides: a traditionally used taenicidal herb in EthiopiaJemal Demma
Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
J Ethnopharmacol 111:451-7. 2007Seeds of Glinus lotoides L. (Molluginaceae) are used traditionally in the treatment of tapeworm infestation in Ethiopia...
- Anti-inflammatory and hepatoprotective activity of peh-hue-juwa-chi-cao in male ratsChun Ching Lin
Graduate Institute of Natural Products, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
Am J Chin Med 30:225-34. 2002....