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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Rubia cordifolia

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Rubia cordifolia, Rubia cordifolia subsp. conotricha

 

This species has also been known as:

Rubia cordifolia var. affinis, Rubia cordifolia var. alaschanica, Rubia cordifolia subsp. cordifolia, Rubia cordifolia var. coriacea, Rubia cordifolia var. discolor, Rubia cordifolia var. hexaphylla, Rubia cordifolia var. javana, Rubia cordifolia var. khasiana, Rubia cordifolia var. leiocaulis, Rubia cordifolia var. longifolia, Rubia cordifolia var. maillardii, Rubia cordifolia var. membranacea, Rubia cordifolia var. munjista, Rubia cordifolia f. pratensis, Rubia cordifolia var. pratensis, Rubia cordifolia subsp. pratensis, Rubia cordifolia var. pubescens, Rubia cordifolia var. rotundifolia, Rubia cordifolia f. strigosa, Rubia cordifolia var. sylvatica, Rubia cordifolia f. tetramera

 

Common names:

Common Madder, Indian Madder, Manjistha, Majith, Tamaralli, Manditti

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Rubia cordifolia: 528]

 

 

Popularity of Rubia cordifolia over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Rubia cordifolia (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 Rubia cordifolia 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: 2394]

 

Rubia cordifolia (42), Anthraquinones (22), Medicinal plants (22), Antioxidant (21), Anthraquinone (15), Cytotoxicity (14), Hepatoprotective (14), Antioxidants (12), Lipid peroxidation (12), Oxidative stress (12), Mollugin (11), Rubiaceae (11), Alizarin (10), Bouvardin (8), Natural dyes (8), rats (8), RA-VII (8), Rubia tinctorum (8), Secondary metabolites (8), Acetaminophen (7), apoptosis (7), Ayurveda <ARROW (7), Flavonoids (7), plant extracts (7), reactive oxygen species (7), Silymarin (7), anticarcinogenic activity, anticancer activity (6), Antioxidant activity (6), CCl4 (6), structure (organic substances) (6), amino acids, peptides (5), Antimicrobial activity (5), Callus culture (5), Cell culture (5), Cystone (5), Forest management (5), Hepatocellular carcinoma (5), Hepatoprotection (5), Histopathology (5), Lantana camara (5), Madder (5), N-Nitrosodiethylamine (5), Rubia yunnanensis (5), Self-medication (5), Superoxide dismutase (5), Tinospora cordifolia (5), Traditional medicine (5), Treatment (5), Wound healing (5), Biodiversity (4), carbon tetrachloride (4), chemical structure (4), Chimpanzees (4), Cisplatin (4), Cyclopeptides (4), hepatoprotective activity (4), Hepatoprotective effect (4), hepatotoxicity (4), Herbal (4), herbs (4), High-speed counter-current chromatography (4), Inhibition of NO production (4), Medicinal plant (4), medicinal properties (4), mice (4), Mordant (4), NephrotoDOWN>xicity (4), Neuroprotection (4), Nitric oxide (4), other natural products (4), Pharmacokinetics (4), Phenolic compounds (4), Phytochemical (4), plant biochemistry (4), plant physiology (4), Plants (4), psoriasis (4), Quinones (4), roots (4), Secondary metabolite (4), Seed loss (4), Solanum xanthocarpum (4), taxol (4), Uganda (4), Ultrasound (4), Urolithiasis (4), Wool (4), Zoopharmacognosy (4), Acacia nilotica (3), Agrobacterium (3), Agrobacterium rhizogenes (3), Angiogenesis (3), Anticancer (3)…..

 

[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]

 

dye (76.35), medicinal (8.47), poison (2.46), food dye (1.75), timber (1.42), oilseed/fat (1.25), weed (1.10), ornamental (0.87), fruit (0.81), starch (0.55)…..

 

[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]

 

Gilbert KG (2017) Dyes A2 - Thomas, Brian. In ‘Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (Second Edition)’. (Ed.^(Eds Murray BG and Murphy DJ) pp. 368-373. (Academic Press: Oxford). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123948076000691

Han J, Wanrooij J, van Bommel M and Quye A (2017) Characterisation of chemical components for identifying historical Chinese textile dyes by ultra high performance liquid chromatography – photodiode array – electrospray ionisation mass spectrometer. Journal of Chromatography A 1479, 87-96. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0021967316315564

Lim W, Yang C, Bazer FW and Song G (2017) Chrysophanol Induces Apoptosis of Choriocarcinoma Through Regulation of ROS and the AKT and ERK1/2 Pathways. Journal of Cellular Physiology 232, 331-339. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jcp.25423

S A and A G (2017) Callus culture and in vitro production of anthraquinone in Gynochthodes umbellata (L.) Razafim. &amp; B. Bremer (Rubiaceae). Industrial Crops and Products 95, 608-614. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669016307658

(2016) Issue Information - TOC. Environmental Toxicology 31, 1033-1034. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/tox.22332

(2016) All in One - Complete Issue: ChemInform 20/2016. ChemInform 47, no-no. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chin.201692001

Abderrahman SM, Abdallah S and Hatmal M (2016) Genotoxic and cytotoxic effects of alkaloids extracted from Rubia cordifolia roots on mice bone marrow cells. Toxicology Letters 258, Supplement, S94. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378427416315594

Acharya N, Acharya S, Shah U, Shah R and Hingorani L (2016) A comprehensive analysis on Symplocos racemosa Roxb.: Traditional uses, botany, phytochemistry and pharmacological activities. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 181, 236-251. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874116300423

Agyare C, Boakye YD, Bekoe EO, Hensel A, Dapaah SO and Appiah T (2016) Review: African medicinal plants with wound healing properties. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 177, 85-100. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874115302099

An J, Hao D, Zhang Q, Chen B, Zhang R, Wang Y and Yang H (2016) Natural products for treatment of bone erosive diseases: The effects and mechanisms on inhibiting osteoclastogenesis and bone resorption. International Immunopharmacology 36, 118-131. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1567576916301588

Anantharaman A, Priya RR, Hemachandran H, Akella S, Rajasekaran C, Ganesh J, Fulzele DP and Siva R (2016) Toxicity study of dibutyl phthalate of Rubia cordifolia fruits: in vivo and in silico analysis. Environmental Toxicology 31, 1059-1067. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/tox.22115

Averyanov LV, Тanaka N, Nguyen KS, Truong BV, Nghiem DT and Nguyen TH (2016) New species of Ophiopogon, Peliosanthes and Tupistra (Asparagaceae s.l.) in the flora of Vietnam. Nordic Journal of Botany 34, 23-37. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/njb.00854

Baqi Y (2016) Anthraquinones as a privileged scaffold in drug discovery targeting nucleotide-binding proteins. Drug Discovery Today 21, 1571-1577. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1359644616302458

Becker D (2016) 36 - Principles of Color Science. In ‘Color Trends and Selection for Product Design’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 171-177. (William Andrew Publishing). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780323393959000360

Bettini PP, Marvasi M, Fani F, Lazzara L, Cosi E, Melani L and Mauro ML (2016) Agrobacterium rhizogenes rolB gene affects photosynthesis and chlorophyll content in transgenic tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) plants. Journal of Plant Physiology 204, 27-35. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0176161716301419

Bulgakov VP, Veremeichik GN, Grigorchuk VP, Rybin VG and Shkryl YN (2016) The rolB gene activates secondary metabolism in Arabidopsis calli via selective activation of genes encoding MYB and bHLH transcription factors. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 102, 70-79. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0981942816300407

Bulman Page PC, Chan Y, Noor Armylisas AH and Alahmdi M (2016) Asymmetric epoxidation of chromenes mediated by iminium salts: Synthesis of mollugin and (3S,4R)-trans-3,4-dihydroxy-3,4-dihydromollugin. Tetrahedron 72, 8406-8416. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040402016311292

Carlson BA and Crowley BE (2016) Variation in carbon isotope values among chimpanzee foods at Ngogo, Kibale National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda. American Journal of Primatology 78, 1031-1040. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajp.22540

Chandrakumar A, Xavier A, Xavier A, Manakkadiyil A, Reghu A and Thomas L (2016) Implications of traditional medicine in the treatment of Hepatitis A in Kerala. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine 6, 316-320. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2225411016000201

Chen L, Mu X, Yuan Z, Deng Q, Chen Y, Yuan LY, Ryan LT and Kallenbach RL (2016) Soil nutrients and water affect the age-related fine root biomass but not production in two plantation forests on the Loess Plateau, China. Journal of Arid Environments 135, 173-180. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014019631630163X

Chen L-F, He Z-B, Zhu X, Du J, Yang J-J and Li J (2016) Impacts of afforestation on plant diversity, soil properties, and soil organic carbon storage in a semi-arid grassland of northwestern China. CATENA 147, 300-307. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0341816216302685

Chen X-Q, Zhao S-M, Wang Z, Zeng G-Z, Huang M-B and Tan N-H (2016) ChemInform Abstract: Rubicordins A—C, New Cyclopeptides from Rubia cordifolia with Cytotoxicity and Inhibiting NF-ϰB Signaling Pathway. ChemInform 47, no-no. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chin.201620202

Chinsembu KC (2016) Tuberculosis and nature’s pharmacy of putative anti-tuberculosis agents. Acta Tropica 153, 46-56. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0001706X15301261

Chorachoo J, Saeloh D, Srichana T, Amnuaikit T, Musthafa KS, Sretrirutchai S and Voravuthikunchai SP (2016) Rhodomyrtone as a potential anti-proliferative and apoptosis inducing agent in HaCaT keratinocyte cells. European Journal of Pharmacology 772, 144-151. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014299915304027

Duval J, Pecher V, Poujol M and Lesellier E (2016) Research advances for the extraction, analysis and uses of anthraquinones: A review. Industrial Crops and Products 94, 812-833. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669016306562

Hitotsuyanagi Y, Tsuchiya T, Ohata M, Yoshida A, Fukaya H, Park HS, Takeya K and Kawahara N (2016) RA-dimerB, a New Dimeric RA-series Cyclopeptide Incorporating Two Different Types of Cycloisodityrosine Units, from Rubia cordifoliaL. Chemistry – An Asian Journal 11, 3389-3397. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asia.201601138

Hung H-Y and Wu T-S (2016) Recent progress on the traditional Chinese medicines that regulate the blood. Journal of Food and Drug Analysis 24, 221-238. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1021949815001556

Hussain T (2016) Bleaching and Dyeing of Jute. In ‘Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. (Elsevier). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128035818040807

Jia Y, Liu B, Cheng D, Li J, Huang F and Lu Y (2016) Dyeing characteristics and functionability of tussah silk fabric with oak bark extract. Textile Research Journal, 0040517516659378. http://trj.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/0040517516659378v1

Kang J, Zhang P, Gao Z, Zhang J, Yan Z, Wang H and Chen R (2016) Naphthohydroquinones, naphthoquinones, anthraquinones, and a naphthohydroquinone dimer isolated from the aerial parts of Morinda parvifolia and their cytotoxic effects through up-regulation of p53. Phytochemistry 130, 144-151. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031942216300656

Karpova E, Vasiliev V, Mamatyuk V, Polosmak N and Kundo L (2016) Xiongnu burial complex: A study of ancient textiles from the 22nd Noin-Ula barrow (Mongolia, first century AD). Journal of Archaeological Science 70, 15-22. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440316300024

Kebede B, Soromessa T and Kelbessa E (2016) Floristic composition and community types of Gedo Dry Evergreen Montane Forest, West Shewa, Ethiopia. Acta Ecologica Sinica 36, 392-400. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1872203215300780

Kou M, Garcia-Fayos P, Hu S and Jiao J (2016) The effect of Robinia pseudoacacia afforestation on soil and vegetation properties in the Loess Plateau (China): A chronosequence approach. Forest Ecology and Management 375, 146-158. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378112716302663

Lipko A and Swiezewska E (2016) Isoprenoid generating systems in plants — A handy toolbox how to assess contribution of the mevalonate and methylerythritol phosphate pathways to the biosynthetic process. Progress in Lipid Research 63, 70-92. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0163782715300242

Malik EM and Müller CE (2016) Anthraquinones As Pharmacological Tools and Drugs. Medicinal Research Reviews 36, 705-748. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/med.21391

Mishra P, Kumar A, Nagireddy A, Mani DN, Shukla AK, Tiwari R and Sundaresan V (2016) DNA barcoding: an efficient tool to overcome authentication challenges in the herbal market. Plant Biotechnology Journal 14, 8-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12419

Munusamy RG, Appadurai DR, Kuppusamy S, Michael GP and Savarimuthu I (2016) Ovicidal and larvicidal activities of some plant extracts against Aedes aegypti L. and Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae). Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 6, 468-471. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2222180816610708

Nehete MN, Nipanikar S, Kanjilal AS, Kanjilal S and Tatke PA (2016) Comparative efficacy of two polyherbal creams with framycetin sulfate on diabetic wound model in rats. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine 7, 83-87. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0975947616301498

Ortega-Villasante C, Burén S, Barón-Sola Á, Martínez F and Hernández LE (2016) In vivo ROS and redox potential fluorescent detection in plants: Present approaches and future perspectives. Methods 109, 92-104. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1046202316302110

Qin S and Hou D-X (2016) Multiple regulations of Keap1/Nrf2 system by dietary phytochemicals. Molecular Nutrition & Food Research 60, 1731-1755. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mnfr.201501017

Scalabrin E, Radaelli M and Capodaglio G (2016) Simultaneous determination of shikimic acid, salicylic acid and jasmonic acid in wild and transgenic Nicotiana langsdorffii plants exposed to abiotic stresses. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 103, 53-60. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0981942816300651

Shang Z, Yang S, Wang Y, Shi J, Ding L and Long R (2016) Soil seed bank and its relation with above-ground vegetation along the degraded gradients of alpine meadow. Ecological Engineering 90, 268-277. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925857416300660

Shao-hui W, Meng-na L, Xu W, Ya-chen Z, Yi-wen H, Ce Z and Tong-xiang L (2016) Protection and Quality Control of Wild Chinese Herbal Medicine Resources in Nature Reserves by Taking Longyuwan Scenic Spot Within Funiu Mountain Nature Reserve as an Example. Journal of Northeast Agricultural University (English Edition) 23, 90-96. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1006810416300630

Shi G, Liu J, Zhao We, Liu Y and Tian X (2016) Separation and purification and in vitro anti-proliferative activity of leukemia cell K562 of Galium aparine L. petroleum ether phase. Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal 24, 241-244. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1319016416300068

Shivalingu BR, Vivek HK, Priya BS, Soujanya KN and Swamy SN (2016) Purification and characterization of novel fibrin(ogen)olytic protease from Curcuma aromatica Salisb.: Role in hemostasis. Phytomedicine 23, 1691-1698. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0944711316301647

Shruthi S and Vijayalaxmi KK (2016) Antigenotoxic effects of a polyherbal drug septilin against the genotoxicity of cyclophosphamide in mice. Toxicology Reports 3, 563-571. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214750016300506

Singh SK and Rajoria K (2016) Ayurvedic management of spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia tarda, a rare hereditary disorder. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine 7, 249-254. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0975947616300456

Singh U, Kaur M and Kaur L (2016) EP08.05: A caution for use of herbal products and flavonoids during pregnancy: uncommon causes of premature ductal restriction. Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology 48, 296-296. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/uog.16885

Thakker MR, Parikh JK and Desai MA (2016) Microwave assisted extraction of essential oil from the leaves of Palmarosa: Multi-response optimization and predictive modelling. Industrial Crops and Products 86, 311-319. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669016302151

Veremeichik G, Bulgakov V and Shkryl Y (2016) Modulation of NADPH-oxidase gene expression in rolB-transformed calli of Arabidopsis thaliana and Rubia cordifolia. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 105, 282-289. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S098194281630184X

Wang Y, Hu J-S, Lin H-Q, Ip T-M and Wan DC-C (2016) Herbalog: A tool for target-based identification of herbal drug efficacy through molecular docking. Phytomedicine 23, 1469-1474. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0944711316301519

Yan Y, Zhang Q and Feng F (2016) HPLC–TOF-MS and HPLC–MS/MS combined with multivariate analysis for the characterization and discrimination of phenolic profiles in nonfumigated and sulfur-fumigated rhubarb. Journal of Separation Science 39, 2667-2677. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jssc.201501382

Yao H, Hu C, Yin L, Tao X, Xu L, Qi Y, Han X, Xu Y, Zhao Y, Wang C and Peng J (2016) Dioscin reduces lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammatory liver injury via regulating TLR4/MyD88 signal pathway. International Immunopharmacology 36, 132-141. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1567576916301576

Yusuf M, Shahid ul I, Khan MA and Mohammad F (2016) Investigations of the colourimetric and fastness properties of wool dyed with colorants extracted from Indian madder using reflectance spectroscopy. Optik - International Journal for Light and Electron Optics 127, 6087-6093. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S003040261630359X

Zhang T, Zeng C-X, Yang J-B, Li H-T and Li D-Z (2016) Fifteen novel universal primer pairs for sequencing whole chloroplast genomes and a primer pair for nuclear ribosomal DNAs. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 54, 219-227. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jse.12197

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Ahn C, Zeng X and Obendorf SK (2015) High-performance liquid chromatography-diode array detector-mass selective detector analysis of major natural dyes with the application of H2O2/ultraviolet treatment as a way to simulate burial degradation of textiles. Textile Research Journal 85, 238-250. http://trj.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/85/3/238

Baek JM, Kim J-Y, Jung Y, Moon S-H, Choi MK, Kim SH, Lee MS, Kim I and Oh J (2015) Mollugin from Rubea cordifolia suppresses receptor activator of nuclear factor-κB ligand-induced osteoclastogenesis and bone resorbing activity in vitro and prevents lipopolysaccharide-induced bone loss in vivo. Phytomedicine 22, 27-35. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0944711314003638

Biswas R, Mukherjee PK, Dalai MK, Mandal PK and Nag M (2015) Tyrosinase inhibitory potential of purpurin in Rubia cordifolia—A bioactivity guided approach. Industrial Crops and Products 74, 319-326. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0926669015300765

Chen X-Q, Zhao S-M, Wang Z, Zeng G-Z, Huang M-B and Tan N-H (2015) Rubicordins A–C, new cyclopeptides from Rubia cordifolia with cytotoxicity and inhibiting NF-κB signaling pathway. Tetrahedron 71, 9673-9678. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040402015301447

Chingwaru W, Vidmar J and Kapewangolo PT (2015) The Potential of Sub-Saharan African Plants in the Management of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infections: A Review. Phytotherapy Research 29, 1452-1487. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ptr.5433

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Francis Xavier T, Kannan M and Auxilia A (2015) Observation on the traditional phytotherapy among the Malayali tribes in Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu, South India. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 165, 198-214. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874115001245

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Khan N, Liu C, Patel J, Yang N and Li X-M (2015) 2-Methyl-1, 3, 6-Trihydroxy-9, 10-Anthraquinone Isolated from Rubia Cordifolia L Inhibits IgE Production. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 135, AB68. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0091674914029364

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Hasuda T, Hitotsuyanagi Y and Takeya K (2012) Monoclonal antibodies from Rubia cordifolia against antitumor cyclohexapeptide deoxybouvardin and their use in immunoassay. Hybridoma (Larchmt) 31, 20-4.

Hitotsuyanagi Y, Kusano J-i, Kim I-H, Hasuda T, Fukaya H and Takeya K (2012) O-Seco-RA-XXIV, a possible precursor of an antitumor peptide RA-XXIV, from Rubia cordifolia L. Phytochemistry Letters 5, 335-339. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1874390012000456

Hitotsuyanagi Y, Odagiri M, Kato S, Kusano J, Hasuda T, Fukaya H and Takeya K (2012) Isolation, structure determination, and synthesis of allo-RA-V and neo-RA-V, RA-series bicyclic peptides from Rubia cordifolia L. Chemistry 18, 2839-46.

Hitotsuyanagi Y, Odagiri M, Kato S, Kusano J-i, Hasuda T, Fukaya H and Takeya K (2012) Isolation, Structure Determination, and Synthesis of Allo-RA-V and Neo-RA-V, RA-Series Bicyclic Peptides from Rubia cordifolia L. Chemistry – A European Journal 18, 2839-2846. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chem.201103185

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Hussain T, Gupta RK, Sweety K, Khan MS, Hussain MS, Arif M, Hussain A, Faiyazuddin M and Rao CV (2012) Evaluation of antihepatotoxic potential of Solanum xanthocarpum fruit extract against antitubercular drugs induced hepatopathy in experimental rodents. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 2, 454-460. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2221169112600756

Hussain T, Siddiqui HH, Fareed S, Sweety K, Vijayakumar M and Rao CV (2012) Chemopreventive effect of Fumaria indica that modulates the oxidant-antioxidant imbalance during N-nitrosodiethylamine and CC14-induced hepatocarcinogenesis in Wistar rats. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 2, S995-S1001. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2221169112603505

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Hussain T, Siddiqui HH, Fareed S, Vijayakumar M and Rao CV (2012) Evaluation of chemopreventive effect of Fumaria indica against N-nitrosodiethylamine and CCl4-induced hepatocellular carcinoma in Wistar rats. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 5, 623-629. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S199576451260128X

Jeong S, Zhao B, Lee C, Son J, Min B and Woo M (2012) Constituents with DNA topoisomerases I and II inhibitory activity and cytotoxicity from the roots of Rubia cordifolia. Planta Med 78, 177-81.

Kalita S, Kumar G, Karthik L and Rao KVB (2012) In vitro antioxidant and DNA damage inhibition activity of aqueous extract of Lantana camara L. (Verbenaceae) leaves. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 2, S1675-S1679. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2221169112604766

Kaneria M, Kanani B and Chanda S (2012) Assessment of effect of hydroalcoholic and decoction methods on extraction of antioxidants from selected Indian medicinal plants. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 2, 195-202. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2221169112600410

Kazmi I, Rahman M, Afzal M, Gupta G, Saleem S, Afzal O, Shaharyar MA, Nautiyal U, Ahmed S and Anwar F (2012) Anti-diabetic potential of ursolic acid stearoyl glucoside: A new triterpenic gycosidic ester from Lantana camara. Fitoterapia 83, 142-146. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367326X11002619

Kim H, Choi H, Jeong T, Jahng Y, Kim D, Lee S and Lee S (2012) Selective inhibitory effects of mollugin on CYP1A2 in human liver microsomes. Food Chem Toxicol.

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Li Y-J, Xuan H-Z, Shou Q-Y, Zhan Z-G, Lu X and Hu F-L (2012) Therapeutic effects of propolis essential oil on anxiety of restraint-stressed mice. Human and Experimental Toxicology 31, 157-165. http://het.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/31/2/157

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Nam C-H, Park S-H, Jung S-Y, Oh SH, Hyun J-O, Kwon HJ and Chang KS (2012) The Vascular Plants of Sinan-gun Jeollanam-do Korea - Aphae-do (Is.), Bigeum-do (Is.) and Docho-do Island. Journal of Korean Nature 5, 65-87. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1976864814600992

Nirmal SA, Patel AP, Bhawar SB and Pattan SR (2012) Antihistaminic and antiallergic actions of extracts of Solanum nigrum berries: Possible role in the treatment of asthma. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 142, 91-97. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112002462

Patil R and Kasture S (2012) Protective effect of Rubia cordifolia on reserpine-induced orofacial dyskinesia. Nat Prod Res 26, 2159-61.

Pérez-Garrido A, Helguera AM, Morillas Ruiz JM and Zafrilla Rentero P (2012) Topological sub-structural molecular design approach: Radical scavenging activity. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 49, 86-94. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0223523411009111

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Raveendran VV, Vijayan FP and Padikkala J (2012) Antitumor Activities of an Anthraquinone Fraction Isolated From In Vitro Cultures of Ophiorrhiza rugosa var decumbens. Integr Cancer Ther 11, 120-128. http://ict.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/11/2/120

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Shilpa P, Sivaramakrishnan V and Niranjali Devaraj S (2012) Induction of apoptosis by methanolic extract of Rubia cordifolia Linn in HEp-2 cell line is mediated by reactive oxygen species. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13, 2753-8.

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References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Rubia cordifolia: 528; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Fukushima EO, Seki H, Sawai S, Suzuki M, Ohyama K, Saito K and Muranaka T (2013) Combinatorial Biosynthesis of Legume Natural and Rare Triterpenoids in Engineered Yeast. Plant Cell Physiol. 54, 740-9. http://pcp.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/54/5/740

Narahari SR, Bose KS, Aggithaya MG, Swamy GK, Ryan TJ, Unnikrishnan B, Washington RG, Rao BPS, Rajagopala S, Manjula K, Vandana U, Sreemol TA, Rojith M, Salimani SY and Shefuvan M (2013) Community level morbidity control of lymphoedema using self care and integrative treatment in two lymphatic filariasis endemic districts of South India: a non randomized interventional study. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 107, 566-77. http://trstmh.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/107/9/566

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