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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Opuntia streptacantha

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Opuntia streptacantha

 

This species has also been known as:

Opuntia cardona, Opuntia pachona

 

No common names have been found

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Opuntia streptacantha: 188]

 

 

Popularity of Opuntia streptacantha over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Opuntia streptacantha (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 Opuntia streptacantha 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: 864]

 

Spray drying (16), Opuntia (15), Prickly pear (12), Diabetes mellitus (10), Betalains (8), Lead (8), Adsorption (7), Biosorption (7), Insulin (7), Mexico (7), Opuntia streptacantha (7), Cactaceae (6), diabetes (6), Medicinal plants (6), Opuntia ficus-indica (6), Antioxidant (5), antioxidant activity (5), Carotenoids (5), Isotherms (5), Type 2 diabetes (5), Activated carbon (4), Adsorption isotherms (4), <ARROW Ascorbic acid (4), blood glucose (4), Heavy metals (4), kinetics (4), Medicinal plant (4), Microencapsulation (4), Nopal (4), Physicochemical properties (4), Phytoconstituents (4), Response surface methodology (4), Spray-drying (4), Streptozotocin (4), Trypsin inhibitor (4), Anthocyanins (3), Antioxidants (3), Bulk density (3), Cactus pear (3), Carrier agents (3), Fiber (3), Glass transition temperature (3), Herbal medicine (3), Optimization (3), Physical properties (3), seed germination (3), Yield (3), (Postmeal) Glucose management (2), 17-Decarboxy-betanin (2), 2-Decarboxy-betanin (2), Açai (2), Activation (2), Agroecosystem (2), Aldose reductase (2), Alien plant (2), Alloxan (2), Alpha glucosidase inhibitors (2), Antidiabetic activity (2), Anti-diabetic plants (2), antiviral activity (2), Aqueous extract (2), Arabic gum (2), Arid environment (2), Basin of Mexico (2), Beta cell (2), Beta vulgaris L. (2), Betacyanins (2), Betanin (2), Cactoideae (2), Cactus cladodes (2), Cactus pearOutcrDOWN>ossing (2), Cadmium (2), Calcite (2), Calcium bioaccessibility (2), Calcium content (2), chlorophyll (2), chlorophyllase (2), Circular dichroism (2), Clonal propagation (2), Complementary and alternative medicine (2), Computational fluid dynamics (2), Cooking (2), Decarboxylation (2), Dehydrogenation (2), Desert (2), Drum drying (2), Dyes (2), Entada acaciifolia (2), Enteromorpha prolifera (2), Erythrocytes (2), Ethanol (2), Ethanol poisoning (2), Ethnobotanical survey (2), Ethnopahrmacology (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]

 

food dye (24.84), medicinal (17.31), beverage (10.41), nutraceutical (9.67), rubber (6.76), industrial product (4.53), timber (4.09), dietary fibre (4.00), weed (2.56), fruit (2.35)…..

 

[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]

 

Adli B, Boutekrabt A, Touati M, Bakria T, Touati A and Bezini E (2017) Phenotypic diversity of Opuntia ficus indica (L.) MILL. in the Algerian steppe. South African Journal of Botany 109, 66-74. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629916339102

Dias DR, Duarte WF and Schwan RF (2017) Chapter 5 - Methods of Evaluation of Fruit Wines A2 - Kosseva, Maria R. In ‘Science and Technology of Fruit Wine Production’ (Ed.^(Eds Joshi VK and Panesar PS) pp. 227-252. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128008508000053

Hara M, Endo T, Kamiya K and Kameyama A (2017) The role of hydrophobic amino acids of K-segments in the cryoprotection of lactate dehydrogenase by dehydrins. Journal of Plant Physiology 210, 18-23. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0176161716302814

Rasoulpour R, Afsharifar A, Izadpanah K and Aminlari M (2017) Purification and characterization of an antiviral protein from prickly pear (Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Miller) cladode. Crop Protection 93, 33-42. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261219416303180

Badano EI, Samour-Nieva OR, Flores J, Flores-Flores JL, Flores-Cano JA and Rodas-Ortiz JP (2016) Facilitation by nurse plants contributes to vegetation recovery in human-disturbed desert ecosystems. J Plant Ecol 9, 485-497. http://jpe.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/9/5/485

Bonkovsky HL, Kleiner DE, et al. (2016) Clinical Presentations and Outcomes of Bile Duct Loss caused by Drugs and Herbal and Dietary Supplements. Hepatology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hep.28967

Carbajal-Márquez RA and Quintero-Díaz GE (2016) Poblaciones nuevas de Sceloporus goldmani (Squamata: Phrynosomatidae), especie considerada extinta. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 1395-1398. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1870345316301075

Chakroun M, Khemakhem B, Mabrouk HB, El Abed H, Makni M, Bouaziz M, Drira N, Marrakchi N and Mejdoub H (2016) Evaluation of anti-diabetic and anti-tumoral activities of bioactive compounds from Phoenix dactylifera L’s leaf: In vitro and in vivo approach. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 84, 415-422. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0753332216311118

Cota-Sánchez JH (2016) Chapter 28 - Nutritional Composition of the Prickly Pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) Fruit A2 - Simmonds, Monique S.J. In ‘Nutritional Composition of Fruit Cultivars’ (Ed.^(Eds Preedy VR) pp. 691-712. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780124081178000283

Eriksson S, Eremina N, Barth A, Danielsson J and Harryson P (2016) Membrane-Induced Folding of the Plant Stress Dehydrin Lti30. Plant Physiology 171, 932-943. http://www.plantphysiol.org/cgi/content/abstract/171/2/932

Hossain MA, Burritt DJ and Fujita M (2016) Cross-Stress Tolerance in Plants: Molecular Mechanisms and Possible Involvement of Reactive Oxygen Species and Methylglyoxal Detoxification Systems. In ‘Abiotic Stress Response in Plants’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 327-380. (Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9783527694570.ch16

Jones BO, John OO, Luke C, Ochieng A and Bassey BJ (2016) Application of mucilage from Dicerocaryum eriocarpum plant as biosorption medium in the removal of selected heavy metal ions. Journal of Environmental Management 177, 365-372. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479716301682

Khalilian Movahhed M and Mohebbi M (2016) Spray Drying and Process Optimization of Carrot–Celery Juice. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 40, 212-225. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfpp.12598

Mellink E, Riojas-López ME and Giraudoux P (2016) A neglected opportunity for bird conservation: The value of a perennial, semiarid agroecosystem in the Llanos de Ojuelos, central Mexico. Journal of Arid Environments 124, 1-9. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196315300148

Pichereaux C, Hernández-Domínguez EE, et al. (2016) Comparative shotgun proteomic analysis of wild and domesticated Opuntia spp. species shows a metabolic adaptation through domestication. Journal of Proteomics 143, 353-364. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1874391916301178

Qin Y, Pan X and Yuan Z (2016) Seed endophytic microbiota in a coastal plant and phytobeneficial properties of the fungus Cladosporium cladosporioides. Fungal Ecology 24, Part A, 53-60. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1754504816300927

Ricker M, Valencia-Avalos S, Hernández HM, Gómez-Hinostrosa C, Martínez-Salas EM, Alvarado-Cárdenas LO, Wallnöfer B, Ramos CH and Mendoza PE (2016) Tree and tree-like species of Mexico: Apocynaceae, Cactaceae, Ebenaceae, Fagaceae, and Sapotaceae. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 1189-1202. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1870345316301191

Robles-Martínez M, Barba-de la Rosa AP, Guéraud F, Negre-Salvayre A, Rossignol M and Santos-Díaz MdS (2016) Establishment of callus and cell suspensions of wild and domesticated Opuntia species: study on their potential as a source of metabolite production. Plant cell, tissue, and organ culture. 124, 181-189. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11240-015-0886-0

Rosique M, Angosto JM, Guibal E, Roca MJ and Fernández-López JA (2016) Factorial Design Methodological Approach for Enhanced Cadmium Ions Bioremoval by Opuntia Biomass. CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water 44, 959-966. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/clen.201500368

Samah S, De Teodoro Pardo CV, Serrato Cruz MA and Valadez-Moctezuma E (2016) Genetic Diversity, Genotype Discrimination, and Population Structure of Mexican Opuntia sp., Determined by SSR Markers. Plant molecular biology reporter. 34, 146-159. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11105-015-0908-4

Tontul I, Topuz A, Ozkan C and Karacan M (2016) Effect of vegetable proteins on physical characteristics of spray-dried tomato powders. Food Science and Technology International 22, 516-524. http://fst.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/22/6/516

Villaseñor JL (2016) Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 559-902. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1870345316300707

Aboye TL, Strömstedt AA, Gunasekera S, Bruhn JG, El-Seedi H, Rosengren KJ and Göransson U (2015) A Cactus-Derived Toxin-Like Cystine Knot Peptide with Selective Antimicrobial Activity. ChemBioChem 16, 1068-1077. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cbic.201402704

Almonacid L, Fuentes A, Ortiz J, Salas C, Garcia-Romera I, Ocampo J and Arriagada C (2015) Effect of mixing soil saprophytic fungi with organic residues on the response of Solanum lycopersicum to arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Soil Use and Management 31, 155-164. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sum.12160

Alonso-Castro AJ, Domínguez F, Zapata-Morales JR and Carranza-Álvarez C (2015) Plants used in the traditional medicine of Mesoamerica (Mexico and Central America) and the Caribbean for the treatment of obesity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 175, 335-345. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874115301549

Edwards SE, Rocha IdC, Williamson EM and Heinrich M (2015) Prickly Pear. In ‘Phytopharmacy’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 302-304. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118543436.ch84

Fichman Y, Gerdes SY, Kovács H, Szabados L, Zilberstein A and Csonka LN (2015) Evolution of proline biosynthesis: enzymology, bioinformatics, genetics, and transcriptional regulation. Biological Reviews 90, 1065-1099. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/brv.12146

Flores-Torres A and Montaña C (2015) From facilitative to competitive interaction between Larrea tridentata and Cylindropuntia leptocaulis in the southern Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Vegetation Science 26, 68-79. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12213

Guimarães LC, de Oliveira CFR, Marangoni S, de Oliveira DGL and Macedo MLR (2015) Purification and characterization of a Kunitz inhibitor from Poincianella pyramidalis with insecticide activity against the Mediterranean flour moth. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology 118, 1-9. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048357514002284

Jdir H, Khemakham B, Chakroun M, Zouari S, Ali YB and Zouari N (2015) Diplotaxis simplex suppresses postprandial hyperglycemia in mice by inhibiting key-enzymes linked to type 2 diabetes. Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosia 25, 152-157. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0102695X15000526

Kalemba EM and Litkowiec M (2015) Functional characterization of a dehydrin protein from Fagus sylvatica seeds using experimental and in silico approaches. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 97, 246-254. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0981942815301315

Long RL, Gorecki MJ, et al. (2015) The ecophysiology of seed persistence: a mechanistic view of the journey to germination or demise. Biological Reviews 90, 31-59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/brv.12095

Mishra P, Rai GK and Mahanta CL (2015) Process Standardization for Development of Spray-Dried Lemon Juice Powder and Optimization of Amla-Lemon Based RTS (Ready-to-Serve) Drink Using Response Surface Methodology. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 39, 1216-1228. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfpp.12338

Mohd Nawi N, Muhamad II and Mohd Marsin A (2015) The physicochemical properties of microwave-assisted encapsulated anthocyanins from Ipomoea batatas as affected by different wall materials. Food Science & Nutrition 3, 91-99. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fsn3.132

Pérez-Sánchez RM, Flores J, Jurado E and González-Salvatierra C (2015) Growth and ecophysiology of succulent seedlings under the protection of nurse plants in the Southern Chihuahuan Desert. Ecosphere 6, 1-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES14-00408.1

Saikia S, Mahnot NK and Mahanta CL (2015) Effect of Spray Drying of Four Fruit Juices on Physicochemical, Phytochemical and Antioxidant Properties. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 39, 1656-1664. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfpp.12395

Sleimi N, Guerfali S and Bankaji I (2015) Biochemical indicators of salt stress in Plantago maritima: Implications for environmental stress assessment. Ecological Indicators 48, 570-577. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X14004014

Suhag Y and Nanda V (2015) Optimisation of process parameters to develop nutritionally rich spray-dried honey powder with vitamin C content and antioxidant properties. International Journal of Food Science & Technology 50, 1771-1777. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.12841

Dunning T (2014) Overview of complementary and alternative medicine and diabetes. Practical Diabetes 31, 381-386. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pdi.1908

Ezhilarasi PN, Indrani D, Jena BS and Anandharamakrishnan C (2014) Microencapsulation of Garcinia fruit extract by spray drying and its effect on bread quality. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 94, 1116-1123. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.6378

Gupta S, MacLean DL, Heer J and Manning CD (2014) Induced lexico-syntactic patterns improve information extraction from online medical forums. J Am Med Inform Assoc 21, 902-909. http://jamia.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/21/5/902

Iqbal N, Umar S, Khan NA and Khan MIR (2014) A new perspective of phytohormones in salinity tolerance: Regulation of proline metabolism. Environmental and Experimental Botany 100, 34-42. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0098847213002177

Iqbal N, Umar S and Nazar R (2014) Chapter 16 - Manipulating Osmolytes for Breeding Salinity-Tolerant Plants. In ‘Emerging Technologies and Management of Crop Stress Tolerance’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 385-404. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780128008751000168

Jiménez EIT, Castrejón AF and Sánchez MG (2014) Criteria for Selection of Plant Species for its Deployment in Thermally Efficient Architectural Green Roofs in the Metropolitan Area of Mexico City: Methodological Guidelines. Energy Procedia 57, 1798-1807. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876610214014106

Li H, Guo H, Zhang X and Fu J (2014) Expression profiles of Pr5CS1 and Pr5CS2 genes and proline accumulation under salinity stress in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.). Plant Breeding 133, 243-249. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pbr.12140

Luna M, Britton CM, Rideout-Hanzak S, Villalobos C, Sosebeex RE and Wester DB (2014) Season and Intensity of Burning on Two Grass Species of the Chihuahuan Desert. Rangeland Ecology & Management 67, 614-620. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S155074241450108X

Moussa-Ayoub TE, Abd El-Hady E-SA, Omran HT, El-Samahy SK, Kroh LW and Rohn S (2014) Influence of cultivar and origin on the flavonol profile of fruits and cladodes from cactus Opuntia ficus-indica. Food Research International 64, 864-872. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0963996914005596

Rodríguez-González S, Martínez-Flores HE, Chávez-Moreno CK, Macías-Rodríguez LI, Zavala-Mendoza E, Garnica-Romo MG and Chacón-García L (2014) Extraction and Characterization of Mucilage From Wild Species of Opuntia. Journal of Food Process Engineering 37, 285-292. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfpe.12084

Sasaki K, Christov NK, Tsuda S and Imai R (2014) Identification of a Novel LEA Protein Involved in Freezing Tolerance in Wheat. Plant Cell Physiol. 55, 136-147. http://pcp.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/55/1/136

Smith JD and Clinard VB (2014) Natural products for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus and comorbid conditions. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association 54, e304-e321. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S154431911530248X

AlmirÓN M and MartÍNez Carretero E (2013) Spatial distribution of Tephrocactus aoracanthus (Lem.) Lem. in relation to shrubs in the hyperarid regions of west-central Argentina. Austral Ecology 38, 131-138. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2012.02385.x

Arumugam G, Manjula P and Paari N (2013) A review: Anti diabetic medicinal plants used for diabetes mellitus. Journal of Acute Disease 2, 196-200. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2221618913601262

Ayyanar M, Subash-Babu P and Ignacimuthu S (2013) Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels., a novel therapeutic agent for diabetes: Folk medicinal and pharmacological evidences. Complementary Therapies in Medicine 21, 232-243. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0965229913000599

González-Stuart AE (2013) Chapter 46 - Prickly Pear Cactus (‘Nopal’) for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus A2 - Watson, Ronald Ross. In ‘Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Diabetes’ (Ed.^(Eds Preedy VR) pp. 601-607. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123971531000664

Hughes SL, Schart V, Malcolmson J, Hogarth KA, Martynowicz DM, Tralman-Baker E, Patel SN and Graether SP (2013) The Importance of Size and Disorder in the Cryoprotective Effects of Dehydrins. Plant Physiology 163, 1376-1386. http://www.plantphysiol.org/cgi/content/abstract/163/3/1376

Jiménez-Bremont JF, Maruri-López I, Ochoa-Alfaro AE, Delgado-Sánchez P, Bravo J and Rodríguez-Kessler M (2013) LEA Gene Introns: is the Intron of Dehydrin Genes a Characteristic of the Serine-Segment? Plant molecular biology reporter. 31, 128-140. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11105-012-0483-x

Jogaiah S, Abdelrahman M, Tran L-SP and Shin-ichi I (2013) Characterization of rhizosphere fungi that mediate resistance in tomato against bacterial wilt disease. J. Exp. Bot. 64, 3829-3842. http://jxb.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/64/12/3829

Lee K-H, Wu T-Y and Siow L-F (2013) Spray drying of red (Hylocereus polyrhizus) and white (Hylocereus undatus) dragon fruit juices: physicochemical and antioxidant properties of the powder. International Journal of Food Science & Technology 48, 2391-2399. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.12230

Lyra MCCPd, Santos DC, Silva MLRBd, Mondragón-Jacobo C and Martínez-Romero E (2013) Molecular characteristics of Opuntias based on internal transcribed spacer sequences (its) of Queretaro State - Mexico. Acta horticulturae., 995. http://www.actahort.org/books/995/995_2.htm

Navarrete-Bolaños JL, Fato-Aldeco E, Gutiérrez-Moreno K, Botello-Álvarez JE, Jiménez-Islas H and Rico-Martínez R (2013) A Strategy to Design Efficient Fermentation Processes for Traditional Beverages Production: Prickly Pear Wine. Journal of Food Science 78, M1560-M1568. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1750-3841.12237

Nazareno MA (2013) New insights about medicinal uses and health-beneficial properties of cactus products. Acta horticulturae., 995. http://www.actahort.org/books/995/995_28.htm

Orona-Tamayo D, Wielsch N, Blanco-Labra A, Svatos A, Farías-Rodríguez R and Heil M (2013) Exclusive rewards in mutualisms: ant proteases and plant protease inhibitors create a lock–key system to protect Acacia food bodies from exploitation. Molecular Ecology 22, 4087-4100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.12320

Rojas-Sandoval J and Melendez-Ackerman EJ (2013) Spatial patterns of distribution and abundance of Harrisia portoricensis, an endangered Caribbean cactus. J Plant Ecol, rtt014. http://jpe.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/rtt014v1

Rojas-Sandoval J and Melendez-Ackerman EJ (2013) Spatial patterns of distribution and abundance of Harrisia portoricensis, an endangered Caribbean cactus. J Plant Ecol 6, 489-498. http://jpe.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/6/6/489

Shishkova S, Las Penas ML, Napsucialy-Mendivil S, Matvienko M, Kozik A, Montiel J, Patino A and Dubrovsky JG (2013) Determinate primary root growth as an adaptation to aridity in Cactaceae: towards an understanding of the evolution and genetic control of the trait. Ann. Bot. 112, 239-252. http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/112/2/239

Alimi H, Hfaeidh N, Bouoni Z, Sakly M and Ben Rhouma K (2012) Protective effect of Opuntia ficus indica f. inermis prickly pear juice upon ethanol-induced damages in rat erythrocytes. Alcohol 46, 235-243. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0741832911005209

AlmirÓN M and MartÍNez Carretero E (2012) Spatial distribution of Tephrocactus aoracanthus (Lem.) Lem. in relation to shrubs in the hyperarid regions of west-central Argentina. Austral Ecology, no-no. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2012.02385.x

Becerra-Jimenez J and Andrade-Cetto A (2012) Effect of Opuntia streptacantha Lem. on alpha-glucosidase activity. J Ethnopharmacol 139, 493-6.

Becerra-Jiménez J and Andrade-Cetto A (2012) Effect of Opuntia streptacantha Lem. on alpha-glucosidase activity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 139, 493-496. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111008476

Caparino OA, Tang J, Nindo CI, Sablani SS, Powers JR and Fellman JK (2012) Effect of drying methods on the physical properties and microstructures of mango (Philippine ‘Carabao’ var.) powder. Journal of Food Engineering 111, 135-148. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0260877412000301

de Oliveira CFR, Vasconcelos IM, Aparicio R, Freire MdGM, Baldasso PA, Marangoni S and Macedo MLR (2012) Purification and biochemical properties of a Kunitz-type trypsin inhibitor from Entada acaciifolia (Benth.) seeds. Process Biochemistry 47, 929-935. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1359511312000979

Ferrari CC, Germer SPM, Alvim ID, Vissotto FZ and de Aguirre JM (2012) Influence of carrier agents on the physicochemical properties of blackberry powder produced by spray drying. International Journal of Food Science & Technology 47, 1237-1245. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2621.2012.02964.x

Flores-Torres A and Montaña C (2012) Recruiting mechanisms of Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (Cactaceae) in the Southern Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Arid Environments 84, 63-70. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196312001346

Galvez MJ, Prat MI and Villamil CB (2012) Immunochemical properties of seed proteins as systematic markers in Cactaceae. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 44, 20-26. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305197812000683

Keter LK and Mutiso PC (2012) Ethnobotanical studies of medicinal plants used by Traditional Health Practitioners in the management of diabetes in Lower Eastern Province, Kenya. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 139, 74-80. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007525

Leopoldo G-C, Santiago F-K, Arturo B-PL, Norma G-V and Aurea B-N (2012) CAROTENOID CONTENT, ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY AND SENSORY EVALUATION OF LOW-CALORIE NOPAL (OPUNTIA FICUS-INDICA) MARMALADE. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 36, 267-275. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-4549.2011.00589.x

Majure LC, Puente R, Griffith MP, Judd WS, Soltis PS and Soltis DE (2012) Phylogeny of Opuntia s.s. (Cactaceae): Clade delineation, geographic origins, and reticulate evolution. Am. J. Botany 99, 847-864. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/5/847

Najm WI (2012) Chapter 28 - An Overview on Nutraceuticals and Herbal Supplements for Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome. In ‘Nutritional and Therapeutic Interventions for Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome’ (Ed.^(Eds Debasis B and Nair S) pp. 355-365. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123850836000280

Najm WI (2012) Chapter 28 - An Overview on Nutraceuticals and Herbal Supplements for Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome A2 - Bagchi, Debasis. In ‘Nutritional and Therapeutic Interventions for Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome’ (Ed.^(Eds Sreejayan N) pp. 355-365. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123850836000280

Navarrete-Bolaños JL (2012) Improving traditional fermented beverages: How to evolve from spontaneous to directed fermentation. Engineering in Life Sciences 12, 410-418. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/elsc.201100128

Ochoa-Alfaro A, Rodriguez-Kessler M, Perez-Morales M, Delgado-Sanchez P, Cuevas-Velazquez C, Gomez-Anduro G and Jimenez-Bremont J (2012) Functional characterization of an acidic SK(3) dehydrin isolated from an Opuntia streptacantha cDNA library. Planta 235, 565-78.

Ochoa-Alfaro AE, Rodríguez-Kessler M, Pérez-Morales MB, Delgado-Sánchez P, Cuevas-Velazquez CL, Gómez-Anduro G and Jiménez-Bremont JF (2012) Functional characterization of an acidic SK3 dehydrin isolated from an Opuntia streptacantha cDNA library. Planta. 235, 565-578. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00425-011-1531-8

Patel DK, Kumar R, Laloo D and Hemalatha S (2012) Diabetes mellitus: An overview on its pharmacological aspects and reported medicinal plants having antidiabetic activity. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 2, 411-420. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2221169112600677

Patel DK, Prasad SK, Kumar R and Hemalatha S (2012) An overview on antidiabetic medicinal plants having insulin mimetic property. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 2, 320-330. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S222116911260032X

Prakash Maran J and Manikandan S (2012) Response surface modeling and optimization of process parameters for aqueous extraction of pigments from prickly pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) fruit. Dyes and Pigments 95, 465-472. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0143720812001581

Riojas-López ME (2012) Response of rodent assemblages to change in habitat heterogeneity in fruit-oriented nopal orchards in the Central High Plateau of Mexico. Journal of Arid Environments 85, 27-32. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196312001322

Salas-Munoz S, Gomez-Anduro G, Delgado-Sanchez P, Rodriguez-Kessler M and Jimenez-Bremont J (2012) The Opuntia streptacantha OpsHSP18 Gene Confers Salt and Osmotic Stress Tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana. Int J Mol Sci 13, 10154-75.

Sánchez-Salas J, Jurado E, Flores J, Estrada-Castillón E and Muro-Pérez G (2012) Desert species adapted for dispersal and germination during floods: Experimental evidence in two Astrophytum species (Cactaceae). Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 207, 707-711. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253012001260

Sterflinger K, Tesei D and Zakharova K (2012) Fungi in hot and cold deserts with particular reference to microcolonial fungi. Fungal Ecology 5, 453-462. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1754504811001437

Verdu M, Gomez-Aparicio L and Valiente-Banuet A (2012) Phylogenetic relatedness as a tool in restoration ecology: a meta-analysis. Proc R Soc B 279, 1761-1767. http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/cgi/content/abstract/279/1734/1761

Yahia EM (2012) Prickly Pear Fruit and Cladodes. In ‘Crop Post-Harvest: Science and Technology’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 264-285. (Wiley-Blackwell). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781444354652.ch13

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Opuntia streptacantha: 188; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Jogaiah S, Abdelrahman M, Tran L-SP and Shin-ichi I (2013) Characterization of rhizosphere fungi that mediate resistance in tomato against bacterial wilt disease. J. Exp. Bot. 64, 3829-3842.  http://jxb.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/64/12/3829

Rojas-Sandoval J and Melendez-Ackerman EJ (2013) Spatial patterns of distribution and abundance of Harrisia portoricensis, an endangered Caribbean cactus. J Plant Ecol, rtt014.  http://jpe.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/rtt014v1

Shishkova S, Las Penas ML, Napsucialy-Mendivil S, Matvienko M, Kozik A, Montiel J, Patino A and Dubrovsky JG (2013) Determinate primary root growth as an adaptation to aridity in Cactaceae: towards an understanding of the evolution and genetic control of the trait. Ann. Bot. 112, 239-252.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/112/2/239

Alimi H, Hfaeidh N, Bouoni Z, Sakly M and Ben Rhouma K (2012) Protective effect of Opuntia ficus indica f. inermis prickly pear juice upon ethanol-induced damages in rat erythrocytes. Alcohol 46, 235-243.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0741832911005209

AlmirÓN M and MartÍNez Carretero E (2012) Spatial distribution of Tephrocactus aoracanthus (Lem.) Lem. in relation to shrubs in the hyperarid regions of west-central Argentina. Austral Ecology, no-no.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-9993.2012.02385.x

Becerra-Jimenez J and Andrade-Cetto A (2012) Effect of Opuntia streptacantha Lem. on alpha-glucosidase activity. J Ethnopharmacol 139, 493-6.

Becerra-Jiménez J and Andrade-Cetto A (2012) Effect of Opuntia streptacantha Lem. on alpha-glucosidase activity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 139, 493-496.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111008476

Caparino OA, Tang J, Nindo CI, Sablani SS, Powers JR and Fellman JK (2012) Effect of drying methods on the physical properties and microstructures of mango (Philippine ‘Carabao’ var.) powder. Journal of Food Engineering 111, 135-148.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0260877412000301

de Oliveira CFR, Vasconcelos IM, Aparicio R, Freire MdGM, Baldasso PA, Marangoni S and Macedo MLR (2012) Purification and biochemical properties of a Kunitz-type trypsin inhibitor from Entada acaciifolia (Benth.) seeds. Process Biochemistry 47, 929-935.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1359511312000979

Ferrari CC, Germer SPM, Alvim ID, Vissotto FZ and de Aguirre JM (2012) Influence of carrier agents on the physicochemical properties of blackberry powder produced by spray drying. International Journal of Food Science & Technology 47, 1237-1245.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2621.2012.02964.x

Flores-Torres A and Montaña C (2012) Recruiting mechanisms of Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (Cactaceae) in the Southern Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Arid Environments 84, 63-70.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196312001346

Galvez MJ, Prat MI and Villamil CB (2012) Immunochemical properties of seed proteins as systematic markers in Cactaceae. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 44, 20-26.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305197812000683

Keter LK and Mutiso PC (2012) Ethnobotanical studies of medicinal plants used by Traditional Health Practitioners in the management of diabetes in Lower Eastern Province, Kenya. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 139, 74-80.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007525

Leopoldo G-C, Santiago F-K, Arturo B-PL, Norma G-V and Aurea B-N (2012) CAROTENOID CONTENT, ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY AND SENSORY EVALUATION OF LOW-CALORIE NOPAL (OPUNTIA FICUS-INDICA) MARMALADE. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 36, 267-275.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-4549.2011.00589.x

Majure LC, Puente R, Griffith MP, Judd WS, Soltis PS and Soltis DE (2012) Phylogeny of Opuntia s.s. (Cactaceae): Clade delineation, geographic origins, and reticulate evolution. Am. J. Botany 99, 847-864.  http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/5/847

Najm WI (2012) Chapter 28 - An Overview on Nutraceuticals and Herbal Supplements for Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome. In ‘Nutritional and Therapeutic Interventions for Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome’ (Ed.^(Eds Debasis B and Nair S) pp. 355-365. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123850836000280

Navarrete-Bolaños JL (2012) Improving traditional fermented beverages: How to evolve from spontaneous to directed fermentation. Engineering in Life Sciences 12, 410-418.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/elsc.201100128

Ochoa-Alfaro A, Rodriguez-Kessler M, Perez-Morales M, Delgado-Sanchez P, Cuevas-Velazquez C, Gomez-Anduro G and Jimenez-Bremont J (2012) Functional characterization of an acidic SK(3) dehydrin isolated from an Opuntia streptacantha cDNA library. Planta 235, 565-78.

Patel DK, Kumar R, Laloo D and Hemalatha S (2012) Diabetes mellitus: An overview on its pharmacological aspects and reported medicinal plants having antidiabetic activity. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 2, 411-420.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2221169112600677

Patel DK, Prasad SK, Kumar R and Hemalatha S (2012) An overview on antidiabetic medicinal plants having insulin mimetic property. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 2, 320-330.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S222116911260032X

Prakash Maran J and Manikandan S (2012) Response surface modeling and optimization of process parameters for aqueous extraction of pigments from prickly pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) fruit. Dyes and Pigments 95, 465-472.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0143720812001581

Riojas-López ME (2012) Response of rodent assemblages to change in habitat heterogeneity in fruit-oriented nopal orchards in the Central High Plateau of Mexico. Journal of Arid Environments 85, 27-32.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196312001322

Salas-Munoz S, Gomez-Anduro G, Delgado-Sanchez P, Rodriguez-Kessler M and Jimenez-Bremont J (2012) The Opuntia streptacantha OpsHSP18 Gene Confers Salt and Osmotic Stress Tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana. Int J Mol Sci 13, 10154-75.

Sterflinger K, Tesei D and Zakharova K (2012) Fungi in hot and cold deserts with particular reference to microcolonial fungi. Fungal Ecology 5, 453-462.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1754504811001437

Verdu M, Gomez-Aparicio L and Valiente-Banuet A (2012) Phylogenetic relatedness as a tool in restoration ecology: a meta-analysis. Proc R Soc B 279, 1761-1767.  http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/cgi/content/abstract/279/1734/1761

Yahia EM (2012) Prickly Pear Fruit and Cladodes. In ‘Crop Post-Harvest: Science and Technology’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 264-285. (Wiley-Blackwell). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781444354652.ch13

Andrade-Cetto A and Wiedenfeld H (2011) Anti-hyperglycemic effect of Opuntia streptacantha Lem. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 133, 940-943.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037887411000807X

Andrade-Cetto A and Wiedenfeld H (2011) Anti-hyperglycemic effect of Opuntia streptacantha Lem. J Ethnopharmacol 133, 940-3.

Butterweck V, Semlin L, Feistel B, Pischel I, Bauer K and Verspohl EJ (2011) Comparative evaluation of two different Opuntia ficus-indica extracts for blood sugar lowering effects in rats. Phytotherapy Research 25, 370-375.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ptr.3271

Delgado-Sanchez P, Ortega-Amaro M, Jimenez-Bremont J and Flores J (2011) Are fungi important for breaking seed dormancy in desert species? Experimental evidence in Opuntia streptacantha (Cactaceae). Plant Biol (Stuttg) 13, 154-9.

Delgado-Sánchez P, Ortega-Amaro MA, Jiménez-Bremont JF and Flores J (2011) Are fungi important for breaking seed dormancy in desert species? Experimental evidence in Opuntia streptacantha (Cactaceae). Plant Biology 13, 154-159.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1438-8677.2010.00333.x

Hernández-Montoya V, Mendoza-Castillo DI, Bonilla-Petriciolet A, Montes-Morán MA and Pérez-Cruz MA (2011) Role of the pericarp of Carya illinoinensis as biosorbent and as precursor of activated carbon for the removal of lead and acid blue 25 in aqueous solutions. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 92, 143-151.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016523701100101X

Lo Verde G and La Mantia T (2011) The role of native flower visitors in pollinating Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill., naturalized in Sicily. Acta Oecologica 37, 413-417.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1146609X11000798

Mallona I, Egea-Cortines M and Weiss J (2011) Conserved and Divergent Rhythms of Crassulacean Acid Metabolism-Related and Core Clock Gene Expression in the Cactus Opuntia ficus-indica. Plant Physiology 156, 1978-1989.  http://www.plantphysiol.org/cgi/content/abstract/156/4/1978

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Ramírez-Moreno E, Marqués CD, Sánchez-Mata MC and Goñi I (2011) In vitro calcium bioaccessibility in raw and cooked cladodes of prickly pear cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica L. Miller). LWT - Food Science and Technology 44, 1611-1615.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0023643811000028

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