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Asparagus officinalis
Cell Line ID AO-12561 C1
Media Type M62
Lowest Tolerable USDA Zone 4a
Drought Tolerance Average
Availability Low
Order Asparagales
Family Asparagaceae
Genus Asparagus
Antiviral Genus Level ➡ 1 citations
Antibacterial Species Level
Antifungal Genus Level ➡ 1 citations
Insecticidal Genus Level ➡ 19 citations
Anticancer Genus Level
Culture Initiation Site Paris-Sud
Plant Habit Herb
Plant Habitat Cool Temperate
Culture Start Material Seed
Native Range Europe, Asia, Northern Africa
Plant Supplier Botanical Garden Paris
Antiviral Citations
  1. Sidiq T, Khajuria A, Suden P, Singh S, Satti NK, Suri KA, Srinivas VK, Krishna E, Johri RK. A novel sarsasapogenin glycoside from Asparagus racemosus elicits protective immune responses against HBsAg. Immunol Lett. 2011 Mar 30;135(1-2):129-35. [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.imlet.2010.10.013.] Epub 2010 Oct 28. PubMed PMID: 21035507.
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Antifungal Citations
  1. Wang H, Ng TB. Isolation of a novel deoxyribonuclease with antifungal activity from Asparagus officinalis seeds. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2001 Nov 23;289(1):120-4. PubMed PMID: 11708787.
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Insecticidal Citations
  1. Irie, H. et al., Chem. Comm., 1970, 1066 (Stemofoline, cryst struct, abs config) [https://doi.org/10.1039/c29700001066]
  2. Lin, W. et al., Huaxue Xuebao, 1991, 49, 1034- 1037 (4'-Hydroxystemofoline, 4'-Methoxystemofoline)
  3. Sekine, T. et al., JCS Perkin 1, 1995, 391- 393 (Asparagamine A, cryst struct) [https://doi.org/10.1039/p19950000391]
  4. Kende, A.S. et al., JACS, 1999, 121, 7431- 7432 (Isostemofoline, synth) [https://doi.org/10.1021/ja991528a]
  5. Jiwajinda, S. et al., Phytochemistry, 2001, 56, 693- 695 (Didehydrostemofoline,Didehydroisostemofoline) [https://doi.org/10.1016/S0031-9422(00)00443-X]
  6. Brem, B. et al., J. Agric. Food Chem., 2002, 50, 6383- 6388 (2'S-Hydroxystemofoline, cmr) [https://doi.org/10.1021/jf0205615]
  7. Seger, C. et al., Chem. Biodiversity, 2004, 1, 265- 279 (isol, pmr, cmr, biosynth, cryst struct)
  8. Mungkornasawakul, P. et al., J. Nat. Prod., 2004, 67, 1740- 1743 (11,12-Dihydrostemofoline) [https://doi.org/10.1021/np049791z]
  9. Sastraruji, T. et al., J. Nat. Prod., 2005, 68, 1763- 1767 (2'-Hydroxystemofolines,Stemofolenols, Stemofolinoside, 1',2'-Didehydrostemofoline N-oxide) [https://doi.org/10.1021/np050361y]
  10. Sastraruji, T. et al., Nat. Prod. Commun., 2006, 1, 813- 818 (3'S-Hydroxystemofoline)
  11. Greger, H., Planta Med., 2006, 72, 99- 113 (rev, occur, activity) [https://doi.org/10.1055/s-2005-916258]
  12. Schinnerl, J. et al., Phytochemistry, 2007, 68, 1417- 1427 (occur) [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phytochem.2007.03.002]
  13. Tang, C.-P. et al., J. Nat. Prod., 2008, 71, 112- 116 (6-Hydroxystemofoline, 16-Hydroxystemofoline) [https://doi.org/10.1021/np070427k]
  14. Mungkornasawakul, P. et al., Acta Cryst. E, 2009, 65, o1878- o1879 (cryst struct)
  15. Sastraruji, K. et al., J. Nat. Prod., 2009, 72, 316- 318 (11,12-Dihydrostemofoline, synth) [https://doi.org/10.1021/np800755p]
  16. Sastraruji, T. et al., J. Nat. Prod., 2011, 74, 60- 64 (11,12-Dihydro-2-hydroxystemofoline) [https://doi.org/10.1021/np100668s]
  17. Fang, C. et al., Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 10596- 10599 (synth)
  18. Shanahan, C.S. et al., Tetrahedron, 2013, 69, 7592- 7607 (synth) [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tet.2013.03.104]
  19. Huang, P.-Q. et al., Chem. Comm., 2015, 51, 4576- 4578 (4'-Methoxystemofoline, synth)
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