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Disease relevance of Plantago


High impact information on Plantago


Chemical compound and disease context of Plantago


Biological context of Plantago


Anatomical context of Plantago


Associations of Plantago with chemical compounds

  • Expression of the PmSUC1 sucrose carrier gene from Plantago major L. is induced during seed development [18].
  • The following fruits had a high serotonin concentration (mean +/- SEM) expressed in micrograms/g weight: plantain 30.3 +/- 7.5; pineapple 17.0 +/- 5.1; banana 15.0 +/- 2.4; Kiwi fruit 5.8 +/- 0.9; plums 4.7 +/- 0.8; and tomatoes 3.2 +/- 0 [19].
  • Cloning and expression of biologically active Plantago lanceolata pollen allergen Pla l 1 in the yeast Pichia pastoris [20].
  • Catalpol, verbenalin, loganin and possibly 10-cinnamoyl catalpol were found in an examination of seven plant species in the genera Plantago, Veronica, Melampyrum, Succisa, and Valeriana [21].
  • Six allergens (cat, dust mite, Cladosporium, grass pollen birch pollen and plantain pollen) were used, as well as histamine and a negative control [22].

Gene context of Plantago


Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Plantago


  1. Enhanced Escherichia coli adherence and invasion in Crohn's disease and colon cancer. Martin, H.M., Campbell, B.J., Hart, C.A., Mpofu, C., Nayar, M., Singh, R., Englyst, H., Williams, H.F., Rhodes, J.M. Gastroenterology (2004) [Pubmed]
  2. Randomized clinical trial of Plantago ovata seeds (dietary fiber) as compared with mesalamine in maintaining remission in ulcerative colitis. Spanish Group for the Study of Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis (GETECCU). Fernández-Bañares, F., Hinojosa, J., Sánchez-Lombraña, J.L., Navarro, E., Martínez-Salmerón, J.F., García-Pugés, A., González-Huix, F., Riera, J., González-Lara, V., Domínguez-Abascal, F., Giné, J.J., Moles, J., Gomollón, F., Gassull, M.A. Am. J. Gastroenterol. (1999) [Pubmed]
  3. Purification and characterization of the main allergen of Plantago lanceolata pollen, Pla l 1. Calabozo, B., Barber, D., Polo, F. Clin. Exp. Allergy (2001) [Pubmed]
  4. Mouse to human comparative genetics reveals a novel immunoglobulin E-controlling locus on Hsa8q12. Gusareva, E.S., Havelková, H., Blazková, H., Kosarová, M., Kucera, P., Král, V., Salyakina, D., Müller-Myhsok, B., Lipoldová, M. Immunogenetics. (2009) [Pubmed]
  5. A diet supplemented with husks of Plantago ovata reduces the development of endothelial dysfunction, hypertension, and obesity by affecting adiponectin and TNF-alpha in obese Zucker rats. Galisteo, M., Sánchez, M., Vera, R., González, M., Anguera, A., Duarte, J., Zarzuelo, A. J. Nutr. (2005) [Pubmed]
  6. Occupational asthma related to aescin inhalation. Muñoz, X., Culebras, M., Cruz, M.J., Morell, F. Ann. Allergy Asthma Immunol. (2006) [Pubmed]
  7. PmSUC3: characterization of a SUT2/SUC3-type sucrose transporter from Plantago major. Barth, I., Meyer, S., Sauer, N. Plant Cell (2003) [Pubmed]
  8. Differential expression of sucrose transporter and polyol transporter genes during maturation of common plantain companion cells. Ramsperger-Gleixner, M., Geiger, D., Hedrich, R., Sauer, N. Plant Physiol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  9. Protective effect of Plantago major L. Pectin polysaccharide against systemic Streptococcus pneumoniae infection in mice. Hetland, G., Samuelsen, A.B., Løvik, M., Paulsen, B.S., Aaberge, I.S., Groeng, E.C., Michaelsen, T.E. Scand. J. Immunol. (2000) [Pubmed]
  10. Phenylethanoid glucosides from in vitro propagated plants and callus cultures of Plantago lanceolata. Budzianowska, A., Skrzypczak, L., Budzianowski, J. Planta Med. (2004) [Pubmed]
  11. Hydrosoluble fiber (Plantago ovata husk) and levodopa I: experimental study of the pharmacokinetic interaction. Garcia, J.J., Fernandez, N., Carriedo, D., Diez, M.J., Sahagun, A., Gonzalez, A., Calle, A., Sierra, M. European neuropsychopharmacology : the journal of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology. (2005) [Pubmed]
  12. Interaction between human complement and a pectin type polysaccharide fraction, PMII, from the leaves of Plantago major L. Michaelsen, T.E., Gilje, A., Samuelsen, A.B., Høgåsen, K., Paulsen, B.S. Scand. J. Immunol. (2000) [Pubmed]
  13. Lowering glycemic index of food by acarbose and Plantago psyllium mucilage. Frati Munari, A.C., Benítez Pinto, W., Raúl Ariza Andraca, C., Casarrubias, M. Arch. Med. Res. (1998) [Pubmed]
  14. Intracellular maltose is sufficient to induce MAL gene expression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Wang, X., Bali, M., Medintz, I., Michels, C.A. Eukaryotic Cell (2002) [Pubmed]
  15. Beta-sitosterol from psyllium seed husk (Plantago ovata Forsk) restores gap junctional intercellular communication in Ha-ras transfected rat liver cells. Nakamura, Y., Yoshikawa, N., Hiroki, I., Sato, K., Ohtsuki, K., Chang, C.C., Upham, B.L., Trosko, J.E. Nutrition and cancer. (2005) [Pubmed]
  16. Polysaccharides extracted from the leaves of Plantago palmata Hook.f. induce nitric oxide and tumor necrosis factor-alpha production by interferon-gamma-activated macrophages. Biringanine, G., Vray, B., Vercruysse, V., Vanhaelen-Fastré, R., Vanhaelen, M., Duez, P. Nitric Oxide (2005) [Pubmed]
  17. Investigation of influence of tungsten mine wastes on the elemental composition of some alpine and subalpine plants on Mount Uludağ, Bursa, Turkey. Güleryüz, G., Arslan, H., Kirmizi, S., Güçer, S. Environ. Pollut. (2002) [Pubmed]
  18. Expression of the PmSUC1 sucrose carrier gene from Plantago major L. is induced during seed development. Gahrtz, M., Schmelzer, E., Stolz, J., Sauer, N. Plant J. (1996) [Pubmed]
  19. Serotonin content of foods: effect on urinary excretion of 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid. Feldman, J.M., Lee, E.M. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. (1985) [Pubmed]
  20. Cloning and expression of biologically active Plantago lanceolata pollen allergen Pla l 1 in the yeast Pichia pastoris. Calabozo, B., Díaz-Perales, A., Salcedo, G., Barber, D., Polo, F. Biochem. J. (2003) [Pubmed]
  21. Determination of iridoid glycosides by micellar electrokinetic capillary chromatography-mass spectrometry with use of the partial filling technique. Suomi, J., Wiedmer, S.K., Jussila, M., Riekkola, M.L. Electrophoresis (2001) [Pubmed]
  22. Comparison of a new type of skin test (Phazet) with existing skin test methods and the radioallergosorbent test (RAST). Kemeny, D.M., Lambourn, E.M., Patel, S., Lessof, M.H. Clin. Exp. Allergy (1989) [Pubmed]
  23. Hydroalcoholic plant extracts with anti-inflammatory activity. Herold, A., Cremer, L., Călugaru, A., Tamaş, V., Ionescu, F., Manea, S., Szegli, G. Roumanian archives of microbiology and immunology. (2003) [Pubmed]
  24. Ursolic acid from Plantago major, a selective inhibitor of cyclooxygenase-2 catalyzed prostaglandin biosynthesis. Ringbom, T., Segura, L., Noreen, Y., Perera, P., Bohlin, L. J. Nat. Prod. (1998) [Pubmed]
  25. Complete nucleotide sequence and genome organization of a Cactus virus X strain from Hylocereus undatus (Cactaceae). Liou, M.R., Chen, Y.R., Liou, R.F. Arch. Virol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  26. Determinants of plasma pepsinogen levels in a population at high risk for stomach cancer in Venezuela. Kato, I., Miki, K., Muñoz, N., Vivas, J.H., Lopez, G., Peraza, S., Carillo, E., Castro, D., Andrade, O., Sanchez, V. Int. J. Cancer (1995) [Pubmed]
  27. The seeds from Plantago ovata lower plasma lipids by altering hepatic and bile acid metabolism in guinea pigs. Romero, A.L., West, K.L., Zern, T., Fernandez, M.L. J. Nutr. (2002) [Pubmed]
  28. Influence of senna, fibre, and fibre + senna on colonic transit in loperamide-induced constipation. Ewe, K., Ueberschaer, B., Press, A.G. Pharmacology (1993) [Pubmed]
  29. Antiviral activity of Petiveria alliacea against the bovine viral diarrhea virus. Ruffa, M.J., Perusina, M., Alfonso, V., Wagner, M.L., Suriano, M., Vicente, C., Campos, R., Cavallaro, L. Chemotherapy. (2002) [Pubmed]
  30. HPLC quantitative analysis of plantaginin in Shazenso (Plantago asiatica L.) extracts and isolation of plantamajoside. Komoda, Y., Chujo, H., Ishihara, S., Uchida, M. Iyō Kizai Kenkyūjo hōkoku. Reports of the Institute for Medical and Dental Engineering, Tokyo Medical and Dental University. (1989) [Pubmed]
  31. Allergic sensitivity confirmed by the release of histamine from small blood samples. Taylor, K.M., Ray, L.J., Hillas, J., Wilson, J.D. N. Z. Med. J. (1981) [Pubmed]
  32. A natural flavonoid present in unripe plantain banana pulp (Musa sapientum L. var. paradisiaca) protects the gastric mucosa from aspirin-induced erosions. Lewis, D.A., Fields, W.N., Shaw, G.P. Journal of ethnopharmacology. (1999) [Pubmed]
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