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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29218571/culturable-endophytic-bacteria-of-ginger-rhizome%C3%A2-and-their-remarkable-multi-trait-plant-growth-promoting-features
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Sabu Rohini, R Aswani, M Kannan, V P Sylas, E K Radhakrishnan
Functional contribution of endophytic bacteria towards plant growth is highly impressive due to their species diversity and array of probiotic mechanisms. In the study, 96 endophytic bacteria isolated from rhizome of ginger (Zingiber officinale) were screened for phosphate solubilisation, 1-amino cyclopropane-1-carboxylate (ACC) deaminase activity, nitrogen fixation, ammonia and IAA production. Among these, sixteen endophytes with multiple plant growth-promoting activities were identified by 16S rDNA sequencing and all of them showed growth enhancement in Vigna unguiculata var Lola which make the study remarkably significant...
December 7, 2017: Current Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29207520/plants-of-the-genus-zingiber-as-a-source-of-bioactive-phytochemicals-from-tradition-to-pharmacy
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REVIEW
Mehdi Sharifi-Rad, Elena Maria Varoni, Bahare Salehi, Javad Sharifi-Rad, Karl R Matthews, Seyed Abdulmajid Ayatollahi, Farzad Kobarfard, Salam A Ibrahim, Dima Mnayer, Zainul Amiruddin Zakaria, Majid Sharifi-Rad, Zubaida Yousaf, Marcello Iriti, Adriana Basile, Daniela Rigano
Plants of the genus Zingiber (Family Zingiberaceae) are widely used throughout the world as food and medicinal plants. They represent very popular herbal remedies in various traditional healing systems; in particular, rhizome of Zingiber spp. plants has a long history of ethnobotanical uses because of a plethora of curative properties. Antimicrobial activity of rhizome essential oil has been extensively confirmed in vitro and attributed to its chemical components, mainly consisting of monoterpene and sesquiterpene hydrocarbons such as α-zingiberene, ar-curcumene, β-bisabolene and β-sesquiphellandrene...
December 4, 2017: Molecules: a Journal of Synthetic Chemistry and Natural Product Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29193411/a-systematic-review-of-the-anti-obesity-and-weight-lowering-effect-of-ginger-zingiber-officinale-roscoe-and-its-mechanisms-of-action
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REVIEW
Vahideh Ebrahimzadeh Attari, Aida Malek Mahdavi, Zeinab Javadivala, Sepideh Mahluji, Sepideh Zununi Vahed, Alireza Ostadrahimi
Recently, the beneficial effects of ginger on obesity is taken into consideration. Albeit, it seems that the anti-obesity effect of ginger and its mechanism of action has not yet been reviewed. Therefore, the aim of this study was to systematically review the effect of Zingiber officinale Roscoe on obesity management. Databases including PubMed, Scopus, Google scholar, and Science Direct were searched from 1995 until May 2017 using the definitive keywords. Searching was limited to articles with English language...
November 29, 2017: Phytotherapy Research: PTR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29188046/influence-of-particle-size-and-extraction-solvent-on-antioxidant-properties-of-extracts-of-tea-ginger-and-tea-ginger-blend
#4
Solomon A Makanjuola
The influence of particle size and extraction solvent on the antioxidant properties of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of tea (Camellia sinensis), ginger (Zingiber officinale), and tea-ginger (2:1) blend was investigated. The powder sizes studied were 0.425, 0.710, and 1.180 mm. Extracts were analyzed for DPPH radical scavenging activity, ABTS radical scavenging activity, total phenol content (TPC), iron chelating activity, total flavonoid content, and peroxide scavenging activity. The powder with the lowest particle size of 0...
November 2017: Food Science & Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29187559/reprograming-of-glucose-metabolism-by-zerumbone-suppresses-hepatocarcinogenesis
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Nissar Wani, Bo Zhang, Kun-Yu Teng, Juan Barajas, Tasneem Motiwala, Peng Hu, Lianbo Yu, Rafael Brüschweiler, Kalpana Ghoshal, Samson T Jacob
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most prevalent and a highly aggressive liver malignancy with limited therapeutic options. Here, the therapeutic potential of zerumbone, a sesquiterpene derived from the ginger plant Zingiber zerumbet, against HCC was explored. Zerumbone inhibited proliferation and clonogenic survival of HCC cells in a dose-dependent manner by arresting cell at the G2/M phase, and inducing apoptosis. To elucidate the underlying molecular mechanism, a phosphokinase array was performed that showed significant inhibition of the PI3K/AKT/mTOR and STAT3 signaling pathways in zerumbone treated HCC cells...
November 29, 2017: Molecular Cancer Research: MCR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29184437/antiallodynic-and-antihyperalgesic-activities-of-zerumbone-via-the-suppression-of-il-1%C3%AE-il-6-and-tnf-%C3%AE-in-a-mouse-model-of-neuropathic-pain
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Banulata Gopalsamy, Ahmad Akira Omar Farouk, Tengku Azam Shah Tengku Mohamad, Mohd Roslan Sulaiman, Enoch Kumar Perimal
Background: Neuropathic pain is a debilitating condition that severely affects the quality of life for those with this pain condition, and treatment for pain relief is greatly sought-after. Zerumbone (Zer), a sesquiterpene compound isolated from the rhizomes of a Southeast Asian ginger plant, Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Roscoe ex Smith. (Zingiberaceae), showed antinociceptive and antiinflammatory properties when previously tested on models of nociception and inflammation. Objective: This study investigated the effects of prophylactic administration of zerumbone on allodynia and hyperalgesia in a mouse model of chronic constriction injury (CCI)-induced neuropathic pain...
2017: Journal of Pain Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29175774/enhancement-in-spatial-and-recognition-memory-functions-following-long-term-oral-administration-of-ginger-extract-in-rats
#7
Saima Khaliq, Saida Haider, Misha Siddiqui, Sikander Khan Sherwani, Irfan Sajid, Sana Mustafa, Tanzeela Ejaz
Ginger (Zingiber Officinale) is known over the centuries for its medicinal properties and has been used worldwide as health supplement and for treatment of several diseases. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of whole ginger extract administration on spatial and recognition memory using experimental animal models. The antimicrobial properties of ginger extract against various pathogenic fungal and bacterial species were also examined. Aqueous extract of ginger at a dose of 500 mg/kg was orally administered to test rats and water was orally given to control rats for 6 weeks...
November 2017: Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29168275/6-shogaol-induces-apoptosis-and-enhances-radiosensitivity-in-head-and-neck-squamous-cell-carcinoma-cell-lines
#8
Ulana Kotowski, Lorenz Kadletz, Sven Schneider, Elisabeth Foki, Rainer Schmid, Rudolf Seemann, Dietmar Thurnher, Gregor Heiduschka
Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) is used for a wide array of conditions in traditional medicine in Asia, but little is known about the effect on head and neck cancer. In this study, the effect of two major pharmacologically active compounds of ginger, 6-gingerol and 6-shogaol, were studied on head and neck cancer cell lines. Furthermore, experiments in combination with established treatment methods for head and neck cancer were performed. Proliferation assays showed a dose-dependent reduction of cell viability...
November 23, 2017: Phytotherapy Research: PTR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29158639/mining-and-characterization-of-est-ssr-markers-for-zingiber-officinale-roscoe-with-transferability-to-other-species-of-zingiberaceae
#9
Praveen Awasthi, Ashish Singh, Gulfam Sheikh, Vidushi Mahajan, Ajai Prakash Gupta, Suphla Gupta, Yashbir S Bedi, Sumit G Gandhi
Zingiber officinale is a model spice herb, well known for its medicinal value. It is primarily a vegetatively propagated commercial crop. However, considerable diversity in its morphology, fiber content and chemoprofiles has been reported. The present study explores the utility of EST-derived markers in studying genetic diversity in different accessions of Z. officinale and their cross transferability within the Zingiberaceae family. A total of 38,115 ESTs sequences were assembled to generate 7850 contigs and 10,762 singletons...
October 2017: Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants: An International Journal of Functional Plant Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29154071/clinical-effects-of-zingiber-cassumunar-plai-a-systematic-review
#10
Bunchai Chongmelaxme, Rosarin Sruamsiri, Piyameth Dilokthornsakul, Teerapon Dhippayom, Chuenjid Kongkaew, Surasak Saokaew, Anchalee Chuthaputti, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk
Zingiber cassumunar Roxb. known locally as "Plai" in Thai, has been used for treating bruise, sprain and musculoskeletal pain. Several pre-clinical studies demonstrated the anti-inflammatory effect of Plai. However, current evidence of clinical effects of Plai is still unclear. This study aimed to determine the clinical efficacy and safety of Plai among all identified indications. Of the 808 articles identified by a systematic review, six studies were included. Four studies were randomized controlled trials, while two studies were quasi-experimental studies involving 178 patients in intervention group and 177 patients in control group...
December 2017: Complementary Therapies in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29154059/traditional-herbal-medicine-use-among-people-living-with-hiv-aids-in-gondar-ethiopia-do-their-health-care-providers-know
#11
Kaleab Taye Haile, Asnakew Achaw Ayele, Abebe Basazn Mekuria, Chilot Abiyu Demeke, Begashaw Melaku Gebresillassie, Daniel Asfaw Erku
BACKGROUND: People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) are increasingly using herbal remedies due to the chronic nature of the disease, the complexities of treatment modalities and the difficulty in adhering to the therapeutic regimens. Yet, research on herbal medicine use in this patient population is scarce in Ethiopia. The present study aimed at investigating the prevalence and factors associated with the use of traditional herbal medicine among PLWHA in Gondar, Ethiopia. METHODS: A cross sectional survey was conducted on 360 PLWHA attending the outpatient clinic of University of Gondar referral and teaching hospital from September 1 to 30, 2016...
December 2017: Complementary Therapies in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29146336/effect-directed-analysis-of-ginger-zingiber-officinale-and-its-food-products-and-quantification-of-bioactive-compounds-via-high-performance-thin-layer-chromatography-and-mass-spectrometry
#12
S Krüger, A Bergin, G E Morlock
Decision makers responsible for quality management along the food chain need to reflect on their analytical tools that should ensure quality of food and especially superfood. The "4ables" in target analysis (stable, extractable, separable, detectable) focusing on marker compounds do not cover all relevant information about the sample. On the example of ginger, a streamlined quantitative bioprofiling was developed for effect-directed analysis of 17 commercially available ginger and ginger-containing products via high-performance thin-layer chromatography (HPTLC-UV/Vis/FLD-bioassay)...
March 15, 2018: Food Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29141544/recent-updates-on-the-phytochemistry-pharmacological-and-toxicological-activities-of-zingiber-zerumbet-l-roscoe-ex-sm
#13
Md Areeful Haque, Ibrahim Jantan
BACKGROUND: Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Roscoe ex Sm. (family, Zingiberaceae) is a potent medicinal herb widely known as shampoo ginger and its rhizome is used in numerous ethnomedicinal applications including as antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-diarrheal, antidiabetics, carminative, and diuretic. AIM: The aim of this review was to bring together all of scientific updates on the phytochemistry and pharmacological activities of this herb, including their toxicological studies, and critically analyzed the outcomes to provide directions for future research on the herb as potential source of bioactive metabolites for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical applications...
November 14, 2017: Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29114136/efficacy-of-zingiber-officinale-ethanol-extract-on-the-viability-embryogenesis-and-infectivity-of-toxocara-canis-eggs
#14
Nagwa Mostafa El-Sayed
This study evaluated the effect of Zingiber officinale (Z. officinale) ethanol extract on the viability, embryogenesis and infectivity Toxocara canis (T. canis) eggs. It was carried out both in vitro and in vivo. In the in vitro experiment, unembryonated T. canis eggs were incubated with 25, 50 and 100 mg/mL Z. officinale extract at 25 °C for 6, 12, and 24 h to assess the effect of Z. officinale on their viability and for two weeks to assess the effect of Z. officinale on their embryogenesis. In vivo experiment was performed to assess the effect of Z...
December 2017: Journal of Parasitic Diseases: Official Organ of the Indian Society for Parasitology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29113064/inhibition-of-cyclic-adenosine-monophosphate-specific-phosphodiesterase-by-various-food-plant-derived-phytotherapeutic-agents
#15
Teresa Röhrig, Olga Pacjuk, Silvia Hernández-Huguet, Johanna Körner, Katharina Scherer, Elke Richling
Background: Phosphodiesterases (PDEs) play a major role in the regulation of cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP)- and cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP)-mediated pathways. Their inhibitors exhibit anti-inflammatory, vasodilatory and antithrombotic effects. Therefore, consumption of foods with PDE-inhibiting potential may possess beneficial influence on the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Methods: Four plant extracts (Arbutus unedo, Camellia sinensis, Cynara scolymus, Zingiber officinale) with promising ingredient profiles and physiological effects were tested for their ability to inhibit cAMP-specific PDE in vitro in a radioactive assay...
November 4, 2017: Medicines (Basel, Switzerland)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29103416/inhibitory-effect-of-phlai-capsules-on-skin-test-responses-among-allergic-rhinitis-patients-a-randomized-three-way-crossover-study
#16
Pattara Tanticharoenwiwat, Prapasri Kulalert, Thaweephol Dechatiwongse Na Ayudhya, Sittichai Koontongkaew, Weena Jiratchariyakul, Ruedee Soawakontha, Prakongsiri Booncong, Orapan Poachanukoon
BACKGROUND: Zingiber cassumunar Roxb., commonly known as Phlai in Thai, has been used as a traditional medicine in Thailand for the treatment of various diseases, including inflammation and chronic airway disease. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to assess the antihistaminic effect of Phlai on skin testing. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS AND INTERVENTION: This was a randomized, open-label, three-way crossover study. Twenty allergic rhinitis (AR) patients were enrolled...
November 2017: Journal of Integrative Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29101453/endophytic-paraconiothyrium-sp-from-zingiber-officinale-rosc-displays-broad-spectrum-antimicrobial-activity-by-production-of-danthron
#17
C Anisha, P Sachidanandan, E K Radhakrishnan
The bioactivity spectrum of fungal endophytes isolated from Zingiber officinale was analyzed against clinical pathogens and against the phytopathogen Pythium myriotylum, which causes Pythium rot in ginger. One of the isolates GFM13 showed broad bioactivity against various pathogens tested including P. myriotylum. The spore suspension as well as the culture filtrate of the endophytic fungal isolate was found to effectively protect ginger rhizomes from Pythium rot. By molecular identification, the fungal endophyte was identified as Paraconiothyrium sp...
November 3, 2017: Current Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29096599/a-molecular-dynamics-study-of-components-of-the-ginger-zingiber-officinale-extract-inside-human-acetylcholinesterase-implications-for-alzheimer-disease
#18
Teobaldo Cuya, Leonardo Baptista, Tanos Celmar Costa França
Components of ginger (Zingiber officinale) extracts have been described as potential new drug candidates against Alzheimer disease (AD), able to interact with several molecular targets related to the AD treatment. However, there are very few theoretical studies in literature on the possible mechanisms of action by which these compounds can work as potential anti-AD drugs. For this reason, we performed here docking, molecular dynamic simulations and mmpbsa calculations on 4 components of ginger extracts former reported as active inhibitors of human acetylcholinesterase (HssAChE), and compared our results to the known HssAChE inhibitor and commercial drug in use against AD, donepezil (DNP)...
November 3, 2017: Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29069785/-10-gingerol-induces-apoptosis-and-inhibits-metastatic-dissemination-of-triple-negative-breast-cancer-in-vivo
#19
Ana Carolina B M Martin, Angelina M Fuzer, Amanda B Becceneri, James Almada da Silva, Rebeka Tomasin, Delphine Denoyer, Soo-Hyun Kim, Katherine A McIntyre, Helen B Pearson, Belinda Yeo, Aadya Nagpal, Xiawei Ling, Heloisa S Selistre-de-Araújo, Paulo Cézar Vieira, Marcia R Cominetti, Normand Pouliot
There is increasing interest in the use of non-toxic natural products for the treatment of various pathologies, including cancer. In particular, biologically active constituents of the ginger oleoresin (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) have been shown to mediate anti-tumour activity and to contribute to the anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, and antiemetic properties of ginger. Here we report on the inhibitory properties of [10]-gingerol against metastatic triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) in vitro and in vivo...
September 22, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29069633/bioreduction-potentials-of-dried-root-of-zingiber-officinale-for-a-simple-green-synthesis-of-silver-nanoparticles-antibacterial-studies
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J Judith Vijaya, N Jayaprakash, K Kombaiah, K Kaviyarasu, L John Kennedy, R Jothi Ramalingam, Hamad A Al-Lohedan, Mansoor-Ali V M, M Maaza
Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) using an extract of dried Zingiber officinale (ginger) root as a reducing and capping agent in the presence of microwave irradiation was herein reported for the first time. The formation of symmetrical spheres is confirmed from the UV-Visible spectrum of Ag NPs. Fourier transform infra-red spectroscopy confirms the formation of the Ag NPs. X-ray diffraction analysis was utilized to calculate the crystallite size of Ag NPs and the value was found to be 10nm. High-resolution transmission electron microscopy and high-resolution scanning electron microscopy were used to investigate the morphology and size of the synthesized samples...
October 7, 2017: Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology. B, Biology
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