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Understanding how different ethno-cultural groups value urban nature is important to understand the role of ethno-cultural diversity in urban ecosystem management. Based on a systematic literature review, this paper summarizes the empirical evidence on how different ethno-cultural groups use,...

Author(s)
Ordóñez-Barona, C.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 2017, 26, pp 65-77
Abstract

Cortex pseudolaricis, the root bark of Pseudolarix kaempferi Gord, has been used to treat tinea and other skin diseases for the antimicrobial activities in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Pseudolaric acid B (PAB) has been identified as the major component responsible for the action of C....

Author(s)
Liu MeiLun; Sun Dan; Li Tan; Chen Hong
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2017, 8, June, pp 394
Abstract

A Central nervous system (CNS) disease is the one which affects either the spinal cord or brain and causing neurological or psychiatric complications. During the nineteenth century, modern medicines have occupied the therapy for many ailments and are widely used these days. Herbal medicines have...

Author(s)
Kundap, U. P.; Saatheeyavaane Bhuvanendran; Yatinesh Kumari; Iekhsan Othman; Mohd. Farooq Shaikh
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2017, 8, February, pp 76
Abstract

Currently, many studies have demonstrated certain beneficial effects of interferon (IFN) combined with matrine (Mat) for chronic hepatitis B (CHB) in China. However, the evidence from these randomized control trials is still controversial. Therefore, the aim of this meta-analysis was to explore the ...

Author(s)
Wang XiaoTong; Lin HaiXiong; Zhang Ren
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
Phytotherapy Research, 2017, 31, 6, pp 849-857
Abstract

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a clustering of risk factors including high blood glucose, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and obesity that lead to the increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), which are among leading causes of death in the world. Metabolic syndrome...

Author(s)
Tabeshpour, J.; Razavi, B. M.; Hosseinzadeh, H.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
Phytotherapy Research, 2017, 31, 6, pp 819-837
Abstract

Tropical forests are the home of large biodiversity and important source for medicinal plants but are susceptible to human and natural disturbances. Its health status monitoring and assessment is important for any conservation measures. This study was done for assessing the biodiversity of the...

Author(s)
Nikita Kala; Rahi Jain
Publisher
Indian Forester, Dehradun, India
Citation
Indian Forester, 2017, 143, 4, pp 321-327
Abstract

Forests in Central Europe have been used since centuries and were systematically changed by silvicultural practices since the late 1700s. Focusing on possible biodiversity losses, forest stand management primarily impacts on the biodiversity attributes 'composition, structure and functioning' that...

Author(s)
Dieler, J.; Uhl, E.; Biber, P.; Müller, J.; Rötzer, T.; Pretzsch, H.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Forest Research, 2017, 136, 4, pp 739-766
Abstract

One of the main Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyopneumoniae) swine experimental model objectives is to reproduce mycoplasmal pneumonia (MP). Unfortunately, experimental validated protocols to maximize the chance to successfully achieve lung lesions induced by M. hyopneumoniae are not available at...

Author(s)
Garcia-Morante, B.; Segalés, J.; Serrano, E.; Sibila, M.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 7, pp e0181194
Abstract

Meta-analysis functions to increase the precision of empirical estimates and to broaden the scope of inference, making it a powerful tool for informing forest management and conservation actions around the world. Despite substantial advances in adapting meta-analytical techniques for use in...

Author(s)
Spake, R.; Doncaster, C. P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2017, 400, pp 429-437
Abstract

Climate-related flowering phenology has attracted increasing concerns due to its irreplaceable contribution to innovative theory and application of plant phenology at global scale. Most of previous long-term observations were focused on interannual variations in flowering time in Europe and North...

Author(s)
Mo Fei; Zhang Jian; Wang Jing; Cheng ZhengGuo; Sun GuoJun; Ren HongXu; Zhao XuZhe; Cheruiyot, W. K.; Kavagi, L.; Wang JianYong; Xiong YouCai
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2017, 246, pp 22-30

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