Australian New Crops Info 2016
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Basella rubra

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Basella rubra

 

This species has also been known as:

Basella rubra var. virescens

 

Common names:

Vine Spinach, Red Vine Spinach, Climbing Spinach, Creeping Spinach, Buffalo Spinach, Malabar Spinach, Ceylon Spinach

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Basella rubra: 134]

 

Basella rubra.jpg

 

Popularity of Basella rubra over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Basella rubra (histogram and left hand axis scale of left-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box); Right-hand Plot: Plot of a proportional micro index, derived from numbers of papers mentioning Basella rubra as a proportion (scaled by multiplying by one million) of the approximate total number of papers available in databases for that year (frequency polygon and left-hand axis scale of right-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box)] 

[For larger charts showing the numbers of papers that have mentioned this species over years, select this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

Keywords

[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 669]

 

Biodiesel (8), Basella alba (6), host plant (6), Medicinal plants (6), antioxidant (5), Betalains (5), Cetane number (5), Pectic polysaccharides (5), Herpes simplex virus type 2 (4), Overwintering (4), Purification (4), Ribosome-inactivating protein (4), seeds (4), Antifungal peptides (3), Ascorbic acid (3), Basella rubra L. (3), Carotenoid (3), Ceylon spinach (3), Co-polymers (3), Indicaxanthin (3), Lutein <ARROW (3), Pectin-complex models (3), placentation (3), Structural characteristics (3), total phenolic content (3), Transesterification (3), Vegetable (3), Vietnam (3), Wild vegetables (3), Zeaxanthin (3), AAS (2), Adelphocoris fasciaticollis (2), Adelphocoris lineolatus (2), Adelphocoris suturalis (2), Aedes aegypti (2), Alternative fuels (2), Amino acids (2), aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase (2), analysis (2), angiosperm (2), Anopheles stephensi (2), Anticancer (2), Antidiabetic (2), Anti-inflammatory (2), Antioxidant activity (2), Antioxidants (2), Anti-tumor (2), antiviral (2), Antiviral effect (2), Apolygus lucorum (2), Arabinogalactan (2), Aristolochia bracteata (2), Ayurveda (2), Bangladesh (2), Basella rubra (2), becoming a father (2), Bemisia tabaci (2), betacyanins (2), Betanin (2), Betaxanthin (2), Bioavailability (2), C18 fatty acid (2), Carpel septum (2), China (2), conformation (2), Culex quinquefasciatus (2), Culinary spices (2), Cultural importance (2), Cytotoxicity (2), Dietary diversity (DOWN>2), DNA topoisomerase I (2), Domestic cooking (2), dual targeting (2), Energy plants (2), Ester composition (2), Ethnobotany (2), Fabaceae (2), Fasting blood glucose (2), Fatty acid (2), Floral meristem (2), food composition (2), gomphrenins (2), Gracilaria lemaneiformis (2), grounded theory (2), Gynecology (2), Gynura pseudochina var. hispida (2), Heavy metals (2), Histological study (2), horizontal gene transfer (2), HSV-2 (2), Hylocerenin (2), hypostase (2), Immunomodulation (2), immunotoxin (2), Influenza A virus (2)…..

 

[If all keywords are not here (as indicated by .....), they can be accessed from this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):
[Please note: When there are only a few papers mentioning a species, care should be taken with the interpretation of these crop use/product results; as well, a mention may relate to the use of a species, or the context in which it grows, rather than a product]

 

vegetable (69.92), biofuel (14.01), timber (2.94), oilseed/fat (1.23), ornamental (0.85), nutraceutical (0.78), weed (0.72), beverage (0.67), boundary (0.63), breeding (0.61)…..

 

[To see the full list of crop use/product outcomes, from searching abstracts of the papers that have mentioned this species, select this link; details of the analysis process have also been included; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Recent mentions of this species in the literature:
[since 2012, with links to abstracts; The references from 1901-2013 which have been used for the trend, keyword and crop use/product analyses below, are listed below these references]

 

Lam NT and Duong NH (2017) Chapter 9 - Home Gardens in the Composite Swiddening Farming System of the Da Bac Tay Ethnic Minority in Vietnam’s Northern Mountain Region. In ‘Redefining Diversity and Dynamics of Natural Resources Management in Asia, Volume 2’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 137-154. (Elsevier). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128054536000097

Dressler W, de Koning J, Montefrio M and Firn J (2016) Land sharing not sparing in the “green economy”: The role of livelihood bricolage in conservation and development in the Philippines. Geoforum 76, 75-89. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016718516302184

Ghosh Tarafdar R, Nath S, Das Talukdar A and Dutta Choudhury M (2016) Cicca acida L.: phytochemistry and pharmacological studies. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 68, 148-158. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jphp.12514

Handa N, Bhardwaj R, et al. (2016) Chapter 7 - Selenium: An Antioxidative Protectant in Plants Under Stress A2 - Ahmad, Parvaiz. In ‘Plant Metal Interaction’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 179-207. (Elsevier). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128031582000072

Khan MI (2016) Stabilization of betalains: A review. Food Chemistry 197, Part B, 1280-1285. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308814615301886

Khan MI (2016) Plant Betalains: Safety, Antioxidant Activity, Clinical Efficacy, and Bioavailability. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety 15, 316-330. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1541-4337.12185

Li Y, Wang K, Xie H, Xu C-l, Wang D-w, Li J, Huang X and Peng X-f (2016) Parasitism and pathogenicity of Radopholus similis to Ipomoea aquatica, Basella rubra and Cucurbita moschata and genetic diversity of different populations. Journal of Integrative Agriculture 15, 120-134. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2095311914610030

Nie Q, Feng L, Hu J, Wang S, Chen H, Huang X, Nie S, Xiong T and Xie M (2016) Effect of fermentation and sterilization on anthocyanins in blueberry. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.7885

Patterson AM, Kaabinejadian S, et al. (2016) Human Leukocyte Antigen-Presented Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor Is a Surface Biomarker and Potential Therapeutic Target for Ovarian Cancer. Mol. Cancer Ther. 15, 313-322. http://mct.aacrjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/15/2/313

Rodriguez-Amaya DB (2016) Natural food pigments and colorants. Current Opinion in Food Science 7, 20-26. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214799315001046

Abano EE and Amoah RS (2015) Microwave and blanch-assisted drying of white yam (Dioscorea rotundata). Food Science & Nutrition 3, 586-596. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fsn3.249

do Nascimento GE, Corso CR, de Paula Werner MF, Baggio CH, Iacomini M and Cordeiro LMC (2015) Structure of an arabinogalactan from the edible tropical fruit tamarillo (Solanum betaceum) and its antinociceptive activity. Carbohydrate Polymers 116, 300-306. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861714002641

Endress PK (2015) Patterns of angiospermy development before carpel sealing across living angiosperms: diversity, and morphological and systematic aspects. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 178, 556-591. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12294

Hassan STS, Masarčíková R and Berchová K (2015) Bioactive natural products with anti-herpes simplex virus properties. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 67, 1325-1336. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jphp.12436

Kaimainen M, Laaksonen O, Järvenpää E, Sandell M and Huopalahti R (2015) Consumer acceptance and stability of spray dried betanin in model juices. Food Chemistry 187, 398-406. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030881461500610X

Kumar SS, Manoj P and Giridhar P (2015) Nutrition facts and functional attributes of foliage of Basella spp. LWT - Food Science and Technology 64, 468-474. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0023643815003667

Kumar SS, Manoj P, Giridhar P, Shrivastava R and Bharadwaj M (2015) Fruit extracts of Basella rubra that are rich in bioactives and betalains exhibit antioxidant activity and cytotoxicity against human cervical carcinoma cells. Journal of Functional Foods 15, 509-515. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1756464615001693

Liu H-L, Lin W-F, Hu W-C, Lee Y-A and Chang Y-C (2015) A Strategy for Generating a Broad-Spectrum Monoclonal Antibody and Soluble Single-Chain Variable Fragments against Plant Potyviruses. Appl. Envir. Microbiol. 81, 6839-6849. http://aem.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/81/19/6839

Patel NK and Shah SN (2015) 11 - Biodiesel from Plant Oils. In ‘Food, Energy, and Water’ (Ed.^(Eds Ahuja S) pp. 277-307. (Elsevier: Boston). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128002117000119

Patel NK and Shah SN (2015) 11 - Biodiesel from Plant Oils A2 - Ahuja, Satinder. In ‘Food, Energy, and Water’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 277-307. (Elsevier: Boston). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128002117000119

Randhawa MA, Khan AA, Javed MS and Sajid MW (2015) Chapter 18 - Green Leafy Vegetables: A Health Promoting Source. In ‘Handbook of Fertility’ (Ed.^(Eds Watson RR) pp. 205-220. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128008720000184

Randhawa MA, Khan AA, Javed MS and Sajid MW (2015) Chapter 18 - Green Leafy Vegetables: A Health Promoting Source A2 - Watson, Ronald Ross. In ‘Handbook of Fertility’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 205-220. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128008720000184

Shakhmatov EG, Udoratina EV, Atukmaev KV and Makarova EN (2015) Extraction and structural characteristics of pectic polysaccharides from Abies sibirica L. Carbohydrate Polymers 123, 228-236. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861715000727

Shin LER, Zzaman W, Kuang YT and Bhat R (2015) Influence of Dehydration Techniques on Physicochemical, Antioxidant and Microbial Qualities of Ipomoea aquaticaForsk.: An Underutilized Green Leafy Vegetable. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 39, 1118-1124. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfpp.12326

Tiroutchelvame D, Sivakumar V and Prakash Maran J (2015) Retracted: Optimization of Mass Transfer Parameters during Osmotic Dehydration of Momordica Charantia Slices. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfpp.12600

(2014) Index. In ‘Ribosome-inactivating Proteins’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 287-296. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118847237.index

Baskin CC and Baskin JM (2014) Chapter 9 - A Geographical Perspective on Germination Ecology: Tropical and Subtropical Zones. In ‘Seeds (Second Edition)’ (Ed.^(Eds Baskin CC and Baskin JM) pp. 375-590. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780124166776000093

Killedar S, Pawar A, Nadaf S, Nale A, Tamboli U and Pishawikar S (2014) Novel analytical method development for some amide group containing drugs using Bougainvillea spectabilis bract extracts. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 7, Supplement 1, S560-S567. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S199576451460290X

Kruk J, Szymańska R, Cela J and Munne-Bosch S (2014) Plastochromanol-8: Fifty years of research. Phytochemistry 108, 9-16. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031942214003744

Lage-Yusty MA, Alvarado G, Ferraces-Casais P and López-Hernández J (2014) Modification of bioactive compounds in dried edible seaweeds. International Journal of Food Science & Technology 49, 298-304. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.12277

Lappi DA and Stirpe F (2014) Ribosome-inactivating Proteins in Cancer Treatment. In ‘Ribosome-inactivating Proteins’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 244-252. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118847237.ch16

Ng TB and Wong JH (2014) Ribosome-inactivating Proteins in Caryophyllaceae, Cucurbitaceae, and Euphorbiaceae. In ‘Ribosome-inactivating Proteins’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 44-66. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118847237.ch4

Ong HG and Kim Y-D (2014) Quantitative ethnobotanical study of the medicinal plants used by the Ati Negrito indigenous group in Guimaras island, Philippines. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 157, 228-242. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874114006692

Park H-J (2014) Immune stimulatory activity of BRP-4, an acidic polysaccharide from an edible plant, Basella rubra L. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 7, 849-853. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1995764514601486

Shin LER, Zzaman W, Kuang YT and Bhat R (2014) Influence of Dehydration Techniques on Physicochemical, Antioxidant and Microbial Qualities of Ipomoea aquaticaForsk.: An Underutilized Green Leafy Vegetable. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfpp.12326

(2013) Index. In ‘Chemistry of Plant Phosphorus Compounds’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 623-669. (Elsevier: Oxford). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780124071940099893

Beaulieu M and Schaefer HM (2013) Rethinking the role of dietary antioxidants through the lens of self-medication. Animal Behaviour 86, 17-24. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003347213002418

Dada OK, Akindele AJ, Morakinyo OA, Sofidiya MO and Ota D (2013) Hypoglycemic and antioxidant activities of the hydroethanolic leaf extract of Byrsocarpus coccineus Schumach. &amp; Thonn. (Connaraceae). Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines 11, 628-637. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875536413600734

Figueiredo RdC, Masullo FdA, Vieira RC and De Toni KLG (2013) Development of carpels and ovules in Psychotria carthagenensis (Psychotrieae) and Rudgea macrophylla (Palicoureeae) (Rubioideae, Rubiaceae). South African Journal of Botany 84, 110-114. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629912001640

Frank AW (2013) 2 - Phytic Acid. In ‘Chemistry of Plant Phosphorus Compounds’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 75-134. (Elsevier: Oxford). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780124071940000020

Fu J and Cui Y (2013) In vitro digestion/Caco-2 cell model to estimate cadmium and lead bioaccessibility/bioavailability in two vegetables: The influence of cooking and additives. Food and Chemical Toxicology 59, 215-221. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0278691513003827

Fu J and Cui Y (2013) In vitro digestion Caco-2 cell model to estimate cadmium and lead bioaccessibility bioavailability in two vegetables: The influence of cooking and additives. Food and chemical toxicology., 59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fct.2013.06.014

Huong PTT, Everaarts AP, Neeteson JJ and Struik PC (2013) Vegetable production in the Red River Delta of Vietnam. I. Opportunities and constraints. NJAS - Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences 67, 27-36. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1573521413000547

Hwang HH, Wu ET, Liu SY, Chang SC, Tzeng KC and Kado CI (2013) Characterization and host range of five tumorigenic Agrobacterium tumefaciens strains and possible application in plant transient transformation assays. Plant Pathology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ppa.12046

Hwang HH, Wu ET, Liu SY, Chang SC, Tzeng KC and Kado CI (2013) Characterization and host range of five tumorigenic Agrobacterium tumefaciens strains and possible application in plant transient transformation assays. Plant Pathology 62, 1384-1397. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ppa.12046

Lage-Yusty MA, Alvarado G, Ferraces-Casais P and López-Hernández J (2013) Modification of bioactive compounds in dried edible seaweeds. International Journal of Food Science & Technology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.12277

Maitani Y, Ishigaki K, Nakazawa Y, Aragane D, Akimoto T, Iwamizu M, Kai T and Hayashi K (2013) Polyethylenimine combined with liposomes and with decreased numbers of primary amine residues strongly enhanced therapeutic antiviral efficiency against herpes simplex virus type 2 in a mouse model. Journal of Controlled Release 166, 139-146. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168365912008693

Nandini BP, Sudarshana MSS and Rajashekar N (2013) Assessment of antioxidant potentiality of leafy herbs subjecting to different cooking temperatures. International Journal of Chemical and Analytical Science 4, 197-200. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0976120913000338

Piloto-Rodríguez R, Sánchez-Borroto Y, Lapuerta M, Goyos-Pérez L and Verhelst S (2013) Prediction of the cetane number of biodiesel using artificial neural networks and multiple linear regression. Energy Conversion and Management 65, 255-261. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0196890412003093

Vila K, Fernández A, Gómez JM, Ferrández A and Díaz J (2013) Noise-tolerance feasibility for restricted-domain Information Retrieval systems. Data & Knowledge Engineering 86, 276-294. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169023X13000219

Dong C, Hayashi K, Mizukoshi Y, Lee J and Hayashi T (2012) Structures and anti-HSV-2 activities of neutral polysaccharides from an edible plant, Basella rubra L. Int J Biol Macromol 50, 245-9.

Dong C-X, Hayashi K, Mizukoshi Y, Lee J-B and Hayashi T (2012) Structures and anti-HSV-2 activities of neutral polysaccharides from an edible plant, Basella rubra L. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 50, 245-249. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0141813011004120

Fan Y, Wang W, Song W, Chen H, Teng A and Liu A (2012) Partial characterization and anti-tumor activity of an acidic polysaccharide from Gracilaria lemaneiformis. Carbohydrate Polymers 88, 1313-1318. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861712001403

Kao FJ, Chiu YS, Tsou MJ and Chiang WD (2012) Effects of Chinese domestic cooking methods on the carotenoid composition of vegetables in Taiwan. LWT - Food Science and Technology 46, 485-492. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0023643811003744

Molinar RH (2012) Indigenous Asian Specialty Vegetables in the Central Valley of California. HortScience 47, 835-838. http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/47/7/835

Ruan C-J, Xing W-H and Teixeira da Silva JA (2012) Potential of five plants growing on unproductive agricultural lands as biodiesel resources. Renewable Energy 41, 191-199. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960148111005982

Singh AU and Kumar V (2012) Studies on the disease complex incidence by Meloidogyne incognita and Fusarium solani on Poi, Basella rubra. Archives of phytopathology and plant protection. 45, 1968-1971. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03235408.2012.718689

Srithi K, Trisonthi C, Wangpakapattanawong P and Balslev H (2012) Medicinal plants used in Hmong women’s healthcare in northern Thailand. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 139, 119-135. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007677

(2011) Editorial Board. Carbohydrate Polymers 84, CO2-CO2. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861711000944

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Basella rubra: 134; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Anonymous (2013) Index. In ‘Chemistry of Plant Phosphorus Compounds’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 623-69. (Elsevier: Oxford). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780124071940099893

Beaulieu M and Schaefer HM (2013) Rethinking the role of dietary antioxidants through the lens of self-medication. Animal Behaviour 86, 17-24. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003347213002418

Figueiredo RdC, Masullo FdA, Vieira RC and De Toni KLG (2013) Development of carpels and ovules in Psychotria carthagenensis (Psychotrieae) and Rudgea macrophylla (Palicoureeae) (Rubioideae, Rubiaceae). South African Journal of Botany 84, 110-4. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629912001640

Frank AW (2013) 2 - Phytic Acid. In ‘Chemistry of Plant Phosphorus Compounds’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 75-134. (Elsevier: Oxford). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780124071940000020

Fu J and Cui Y (2013) In vitro digestion/Caco-2 cell model to estimate cadmium and lead bioaccessibility/bioavailability in two vegetables: The influence of cooking and additives. Food and Chemical Toxicology 59, 215-21. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0278691513003827

Hwang HH, Wu ET, Liu SY, Chang SC, Tzeng KC and Kado CI (2013) Characterization and host range of five tumorigenic Agrobacterium tumefaciens strains and possible application in plant transient transformation assays. Plant Pathology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ppa.12046

Lage-Yusty MA, Alvarado G, Ferraces-Casais P and López-Hernández J (2013) Modification of bioactive compounds in dried edible seaweeds. International Journal of Food Science & Technology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.12277

Maitani Y, Ishigaki K, Nakazawa Y, Aragane D, Akimoto T, Iwamizu M, Kai T and Hayashi K (2013) Polyethylenimine combined with liposomes and with decreased numbers of primary amine residues strongly enhanced therapeutic antiviral efficiency against herpes simplex virus type 2 in a mouse model. Journal of Controlled Release 166, 139-46. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168365912008693

Piloto-Rodríguez R, Sánchez-Borroto Y, Lapuerta M, Goyos-Pérez L and Verhelst S (2013) Prediction of the cetane number of biodiesel using artificial neural networks and multiple linear regression. Energy Conversion and Management 65, 255-61. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0196890412003093

Vila K, Fernández A, Gómez JM, Ferrández A and Díaz J (2013) Noise-tolerance feasibility for restricted-domain Information Retrieval systems. Data & Knowledge Engineering 86, 276-94. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169023X13000219

Yuan W, Wang P, Zhang Z, Su Z and Li S (2013) Triterpenoid saponins from Sesbania vesicaria. Phytochemistry Letters 6, 106-9. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1874390012002236

Dong C, Hayashi K, Mizukoshi Y, Lee J and Hayashi T (2012) Structures and anti-HSV-2 activities of neutral polysaccharides from an edible plant, Basella rubra L. Int J Biol Macromol 50, 245-9.

Dong C-X, Hayashi K, Mizukoshi Y, Lee J-B and Hayashi T (2012) Structures and anti-HSV-2 activities of neutral polysaccharides from an edible plant, Basella rubra L. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 50, 245-9. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0141813011004120

Fan Y, Wang W, Song W, Chen H, Teng A and Liu A (2012) Partial characterization and anti-tumor activity of an acidic polysaccharide from Gracilaria lemaneiformis. Carbohydrate Polymers 88, 1313-8. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861712001403

Kao FJ, Chiu YS, Tsou MJ and Chiang WD (2012) Effects of Chinese domestic cooking methods on the carotenoid composition of vegetables in Taiwan. LWT - Food Science and Technology 46, 485-92. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0023643811003744

Krishnappa K and Elumalai K (2012) Toxicity of Aristolochia bracteata methanol leaf extract against selected medically important vector mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 2, Supplement 2, S553-S7. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2222180812602199

Molinar RH (2012) Indigenous Asian Specialty Vegetables in the Central Valley of California. HortScience 47, 835-8. http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/47/7/835

Ruan C-J, Xing W-H and Teixeira da Silva JA (2012) Potential of five plants growing on unproductive agricultural lands as biodiesel resources. Renewable Energy 41, 191-9. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960148111005982

Srithi K, Trisonthi C, Wangpakapattanawong P and Balslev H (2012) Medicinal plants used in Hmong women’s healthcare in northern Thailand. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 139, 119-35. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007677

Subramanian R, Gayathri S, Rathnavel C and Raj V (2012) Analysis of mineral and heavy metals in some medicinal plants collected from local market. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 2, S74-S8. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2221169112601336

Anonymous (2011) Editorial Board. Carbohydrate Polymers 84, CO2-CO. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861711000944

Balamurugan R and Ignacimuthu S (2011) Antidiabetic and Hypolipidemic effect of methanol extract of Lippia nodiflora L. in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 1, S30-S6. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2221169111601172

Dong C-X, Hayashi K, Mizukoshi Y, Lee J-B and Hayashi T (2011) Structures of acidic polysaccharides from Basella rubra L. and their antiviral effects. Carbohydrate Polymers 84, 1084-92. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014486171100004X

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