• Aung from Myanmar isolated the new subspecies of Klebsiella pneumonae that can degrade mimosine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some rhizobia are known to produce rhizomimosinase, which consumes pyridoxal 5′-phosphate to degrade mimosine into 3,4-dihydroxypyridone, pyruvate, and ammonium. (wikipedia.org)
  • Phytochemical screening of the plant extract was carried to find the presence of phyto compounds present in the extract. (blogspot.com)
  • According to Inderjit & Callaway (2003), allelopathy is the negative effect that one plant can have on another by releasing chemical compounds into the environment. (scielo.br)
  • In addition, many authors have found interesting and promising effects of plant residues in the field, as well as of weed-crop interactions that are probably due to intense production and release of such bioactive compounds. (scielo.br)
  • Anti-nutritional factors are compounds which reduce the nutrient utilization and/or food intake of plants or plant products used as human foods and they play a vital role in determining the use of plants for humans. (sciencepublishinggroup.com)
  • The lower feed and nutrients intake as well as apparent digestibility values recorded for rabbits fed LLM treatments can be attributed to the possible effect of the anti-nutritional compounds such as mimosine and tannins present in L. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • 1991) makes it a viable feed component, but secondary plant compounds such as condensed tannin (Jackson & Barry 1996) and mimosine (National Academy of Sciences 1977) may reduce its value. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Phytotoxic allelochemicals, such as mimosine and certain phenolic compounds, including p-hydroxycinnamic acid, protocatechuic acid, and gallic acid, have been identified in the leaves of the species. (wikipedia.org)
  • The present study deals with the isolation of fourteen compounds from the active ethyl acetate (MPE) extract of M. pudica (L.) whole plant and their subsequent evaluation for the nitric oxide (NO), tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) and interleukin 1 beta (IL-1β) inhibitory activities in lipopolysaccharide (LPS) stimulated RAW 264.7 and J774A.1 cells. (tu-dortmund.de)
  • Based on the results, it can be estimated that these compounds imparting greatly to anti-inflammatory effects of M. pudica in vitro as well as in vivo through reduction of LPS-induced pro-inflammatory mediators which affirm the ethno-pharmacological use of this plant for prevention of inflammatory-related disorders. (tu-dortmund.de)
  • Due to its large size and geological isolation, Australia holds a vast number of native plants that are unique to this continent and are rich sources for natural compounds. (regional.org.au)
  • This is due to the fact that, although there has yet to be a true experimental separation of allelopathy from other forms of plant interactions, there is considerable evidence of phenomena that only can be explained in terms of accumulation of allelochemicals in the field. (scielo.br)
  • We searched the Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO) database ( www.scielo.br ), using the search terms "allelopathy"' and "allelochemicals", as well as browsing the archives of the Allelopathy Journal , limiting our searches to articles published between 1991 and 2010 and involving plant species found in Brazil. (scielo.br)
  • This research aims to explore the herbicide potential of naturally-occurring plant chemicals, allelochemicals, which can inhibit plant growth. (regional.org.au)
  • The purified recombinant enzyme was used in mimosine degradation assays, and the chromatogram of the major product was found to be identical to that of 3-hydroxy-4-pyridone ( 3H4P ), which was further verified by electrospray ionization-tandem mass spectrometry. (plantphysiol.org)
  • Plant Secondary Metabolites provides reliable assays that will equip researchers to meet the unprecedented challenge of fulfilling the huge demand for feed driven by increasing demand of animal protein in developing countries. (springer.com)
  • These findings further our understanding of the regulation of PvSR2 expression and provide a new heavy-metal-inducible promoter system in transgenic plants. (plantphysiol.org)
  • Considering its biochemical properties of inactivating various enzymes that require either bivalent metallic ions or PLP as cofactors, mimosine may have a role in plant defense, and based on its chemical composition, it may serve as a reservoir of carbon and nitrogen for survival and growth under nutrient-limiting conditions. (plantphysiol.org)
  • The Cyanidin s test for the various masses of the extracts of the plant materials after washing with hexane gave the evidence of the presence of flavonoids. (ijstr.org)
  • Aqueous extracts of the roots of the plant have shown significant neutralizing effects on the lethality of the venom of the monocled cobra (Naja Kaouthia). (blogspot.com)
  • Stage-1 screening of plant extracts has begun using Lemna aequinoctialis bioassays. (regional.org.au)
  • This method was adopted to develop a facile and rapid synthesis of iron oxide nanoparticles using a non-toxic, renewable plants [6,(Table 1). (juniperpublishers.com)
  • It was found to be highly efficient and specific in catalyzing mimosine degradation, with apparent K m and V max values of 1.16 × 10 −4 m and 5.05 × 10 −5 mol s −1 mg −1 , respectively. (plantphysiol.org)
  • Inhibition of cyclin D1 expression or induction of cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor p21WAF1 expression was found in mimosine-treated lung cancer cells. (spandidos-publications.com)
  • This paper is aimed to review the updated scientific information regarding the potential health benefits and adverse effects associated with major antinutritional factors found in plant foods. (sciencepublishinggroup.com)
  • Testing the herbicide potential of naturally-occurring chemicals found in some medicinal plants. (regional.org.au)
  • also called sensitive plant, sleepy plant, Dormilones, touch-me-not, or shy plant) is a creeping annual or perennial herb of the pea family Fabaceae often grown for its curiosity value: the compound leaves fold inward and droop when touched or shaken, defending themselves from harm, and re-open a few minutes later. (wikipedia.org)
  • No reports about animal toxicity one way or the other, but I would expect this plant to be more dangerous to animals than to humans. (blogspot.com)
  • asparagus ferns) Everybody agrees that the berries are toxic to cats/dogs/children, though there's not any information about how toxic, and neither Toxicity nor Handbook bothers to cover these plants, so I doubt that you'd see anything beyond the usual nausea-vomiting-diarrhea. (blogspot.com)
  • For thousands of years Australian native people, i.e. aboriginals, have been using native plants for medicinal purposes. (regional.org.au)
  • I would plant some perennial/annual legumes like pigeon pea or cow peas. (permies.com)
  • Variations in composition have been observed in different parts of the plant and at different stages of growth. (stuartxchange.com)
  • These aquatic plants are free-floating and can quickly reproduce via vegetative propagation, with each frond having the ability to produce daughter fronds. (regional.org.au)
  • The tree which is the dominant component in the agroforestry system affects the associated crops plants through the leaf fall, exudates and by chemicals which are released at various stages of decomposition of leaf litter. (springer.com)
  • Pedunculate (stalked) pale pink or purple flower heads arise from the leaf axils in mid summer with more and more flowers as the plant gets older. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aucuba japonica (Japanese laurel, spotted laurel) All parts of the plant are toxic, though most reports involve the (colorful) fruit. (blogspot.com)
  • This comprehensive new volume also offers readers a better understanding of plant-animal interactions. (springer.com)
  • In addition to a certain adaptation of the term for plant-plant interactions, this definition restricts the concept to negative effects of plants on other plants. (scielo.br)
  • Part 4 is about plants which are only potentially or theoretically dangerous. (blogspot.com)