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Studies related to the production of capsaicin by capsicum frutescens cells

D. Law

Studies related to the production of capsaicin by capsicum frutescens cells

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Published by UMIST in Manchester .
Written in English


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StatementD. Law ; supervised by F. Mavituna.
ContributionsMavituna, F., Chemical Engineering.
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Open LibraryOL20379050M

Capsicum Extracts, Fruit Extracts, and Resins are derived from the plant, fruit or dried fruit, respectively, of Capsicum annuum or Capsicum frutescens. Capsicum Frutescens Resin is also referred to as Capsicum Oleoresin. Capsaicin, isolated from hot peppers, is the compound responsible for the burning feeling when you eat hot peppers. A randomized, double-blind, controlled study of NGX, a capsaicin 8% dermal patch, for the treatment of painful HIV-associated distal sensory polyneuropathy. capsicum frutescens fruit. For nerve damage related to diabetes: A specific cream (Zostrix-HP, Link Medical Products Pty Ltd.) containing % capsaicin, the active chemical in capsicum, has been used 4 times daily for 8 weeks. Also, a specific patch (Qutenza, NeurogesX Inc.) containing 8% capsaicin has been applied once for . Capsicum consists of 20–27 species, five of which are domesticated: C. annuum, C. baccatum, C. chinense, C. frutescens, and C. pubescens. Phylogenetic relationships between species have been investigated using biogeographical, morphological, chemosystematic, hybridization, and genetic data. Fruits of Capsicum can vary tremendously in color, shape, and size both between and within species.


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Studies related to the production of capsaicin by capsicum frutescens cells by D. Law Download PDF EPUB FB2

Capsaicin, a secondary metabolite produced in capsicum, is in high demand in pharmaceutical industry because of its various medicinal properties. Capsaicin, an important food additive was produced in vitro by free cells and immobilized cells of Capsicum frutescens cultured in liquid medium.

Elicitation of capsaicin production by curdlan and xanthan treated immobilized capsicum cells was and folds higher than in control. Curdlan and xanthan combination had synergistic influence and elicited folds increase in capsaicin production Cited by: J. Farkas, Cs Mohácsi-Farkas, in Encyclopedia of Food Safety, Fruits.

Capsicum spices are produced from the dried fruits of the genus Capsicum (Solanaceae). Cayenne pepper and red pepper are the two synonyms of Capsicum frutescens, whereas paprika or chili is derived from Capsicum annuum.

Diverse groups of Capsicum cultivars encompass pungent and nonpungent fruits. The present study is set to investigate the comparative micro- and macro-morphological, anatomical, cytological and phytochemical properties of Capsicum frutescens Linn.

and Capsicum annuum Linn., members of the family Solanaceae predominantly found in the Niger Delta Tropics, Nigeria.

They are used as spices, vegetable and medicine. They are. Several recent studies have found that Capsaicin (CAP, 8-methyl-N-vanillylnoneamide), a pungent alkaloid found in the plant genus Capsicum, inhibits cell proliferation and induces apoptosis in various GC cell lines, and it is widely accepted that CAP target multiple signaling pathways in GC cells, including ROS (reactive oxygen species) production, cell cycle arrest, influence of transcription factor Cited by: 9.

sometimes from C. frutescens, and other times from a mixture. For this reason, it makes more sense to judge a Capsicum medicine by the active to which it is standardized and its heat units value. Capsaicin and Scoville Heat Units Cayenne consists of dried ripe fruits that contain up to % capsaicinoids.

The major component (about. Chili pepper consumption has been related to an increased risk Studies related to the production of capsaicin by capsicum frutescens cells book GC in studies performed in (Vac A+, CagA+ wild-type)-induced interleukin-8 (IL-8) production by gastric epithelial cells (AGS or MKN45 Capsicum annuum fruit powder, Capsicum frutescens fruit, Capsicum frutescens fruit extract, Capsicum frutescens resin, and capsaicin.

Int. 5 g fresh chili pepper (Capsicum frutescens): mg capsaicin ↑ EE above RMR immediately after ingestion n/a Lejeune et al. () 91 subjects in the Netherlands Capsaicin: 12 ♂ and 30 ♀Placebo: 11 ♂ and 38 ♀ Age 18–60 years BMI 25–35 kg/m 2 Not habitual capsaicin users Randomized double blind.

Capsaicin (trans methyl- N -vanillylnonenamide) is the principal pungent component in hot peppers, including red chili peppers, jalapeños, and habaneros. Consumed worldwide, capsaicin has a long and convoluted history of controversy about whether its consumption or topical application is entirely safe.

Conflicting epidemiologic data and basic research study results suggest that. A University of Cincinnati study has found that applying capsaicin to specific skin locations in mice caused sensory nerves in the skin to trigger signals in the nervous system.

These signals activate cellular “pro-survival” pathways in the heart which protect the muscle. The relationship between the synthesis and accumulation of protein and capsaicin was investigated in cultured cells of Capsicum frutescens Mill. annuum immobilized in reticulate polyurethane. Intraduodenal and intragastric administration of 10% Capsicum as well as % capsaicin in % saline to male rats produced morphological damages in the duodenal mucosa (Nopanitaya and Nye, ).

Subacute/subchronic toxicity A 4-week feeding study with groups of 5 male B6C3F1 mice with 0,   Hot red chili peppers, which belong to the plant genus Capsicum, are among the most heavily and frequently consumed spices throughout the world.

Their principal pungent ingredient is the phenolic substance capsaicin (8-methyl-N-vanillylnonenamide).Although capsaicin can cause neurogenic inflammation per se under certain physiologic conditions, it also has analgesic and anti. Fig. is of the distribution of 2 H in natural capsaicin and 6,7-dihydrocapsaicin from Capsicum frutescens extract.

(A) Structures of the compounds. (B) The 2 H i values for the side-chain moieties of 6,7-dihydrocapsaicin (DHCAP) and capsaicin (CAP).

Note that the values shown for DHCAP for C4, C5, C6 are the mean for these positions which resonate at the same frequency in the 2 H NMR. Capsaicin is a unique alkaloid of the plant kingdom restricted to the genus Capsicum. Capsaicin is the pungency factor, a bioactive molecule of food and of medicinal importance.

Capsaicin is useful as a counterirritant, antiarthritic, analgesic, antioxidant, and anticancer agent. Capsicum frutescens is a wild chili pepper having genetic proximity to the cultivated pepper Capsicum chinense native to the Amazon Basin.

Pepper cultivars of C. frutescens can be annual or short-lived perennial plants. Flowers are white with a greenish white or greenish yellow corolla, and are either insect- or self-pollinated. The plants' berries typically grow erect; ellipsoid-conical to. Following Ethics approval by the Animal Ethics Committee of the University of KwaZulu—Natal; Westville Campus, various parallel and comparative studies were carried out on crude extract ethyl acetate of Capsicum frutescens and synthetic capsaicin.

The studies were to elucidate the analgesic, antiinflammatory, gastro‐intestinal effects and the effects on coagulation of both compounds. In the oleoresin capsicum samples, the pungency was proportional to the total concentration of capsaicinoids and was related by a fac-tor of approximat Scoville Heat Units (SHU)/ g of total capsaicinoids.

The principle analogues detected in oleoresin cap-sicum were capsaicin and dihydrocapsaicin and appeared to be the. Sudhakar Johnson T () Studies in production of capsaicin in immobilized cells and placental tissues of Capsicum annuum and C. frutescens. thesis. Submitted to the University of Mysore, Mysore Google Scholar.

Capsaicinoids, including capsaicin and its analogs, are responsible for the pungency of pepper (Capsicum species) fruits.

Even though capsaicin is familiar and used daily by humans, the genes involved in the capsaicin biosynthesis pathway have not been well characterized. The putative aminotransferase (pAMT) and Pungent gene 1 (Pun1) proteins are believed to catalyze the second to.

cultures of Capsicum frutescens in relation to calcium channel signal transduction. This study addresses these aspects to find out their relationship leading to enhanced production of capsaicin cell cultures.

High capsaicin-yielding seeds of C. frutescens. Keywords: Capsaicin, Capsicum frutescens, Pharmacokinetic, Insulin, Plasma glucose Capsicum frutescens is a household vegetable that has been consumed for a long time. The active substance that gives the hot and spicy flavor was identified as capsaicin (1).

A number of research studies have shown multiple pharmacological effects of. Background: Multidrug resistance (MDR) can develop in cancer cells after treatment with anticancer drugs, mainly due to the overexpression of the ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporters.

We analyzed the ability of two pungent-tasting alkaloids—capsaicin and piperine from Capsicum frutescens and Piper nigrum, respectively—to reverse multidrug resistance in the cancer cell lines Caco-2 and.

Capsaicin and the capiscum plant. Capiscum is the general name for plants in the Solanaceae family (nightshade). The whole plant may be either Capsicum annum or Capsicum frutescens, and these yield cayenne, chilli pepper, hot pepper, red pepper, paprika, pimiento, long pepper and conoids.

The plants are native to Mexico and Central America although they are now cultivated the world over. The capsicum pepper contains a chemical called capsaicin that is a powerful irritant. Because this compound can affect nerves that report painful stimuli to the brain, it has become useful in some forms such as over-the-counter creams for some skin conditions and nerve pain (See Capsaicin topical formulations).

Manipulation of culture strategies was adopted to study the influence of nutrient stress, pH stress and precursor feeding on the biosynthesis of capsaicin in suspension and immobilized cell cultures of C.

chinense. Cells cultured in the absence of one of the four nutrients (ammonium and potassium nitrate for nitrate and potassium stress, potassium dihydrogen orthophosphate for.

study was aimed at investigating the antibacterial properties of the widely consumed Capsicum frutescens varieties in South-Western part of Nigeria. Chemical composition of Capsicum fruits The sharp taste of Capsicum peppers is due to a mixture of seven related alkaloids of which capsaicin.

Chili pepper (Capsicum annuum L., cv. Tampiqueño 74) cell suspensions were employed to study the influence of phenylalanine and phenylpropanoids on the total production of capsaicinoids, the hot taste compounds of chili pepper effect of capsaicinoid precursors and intermediates on the accumulation of lignin as an indicator of metabolic diversion was also investigated.

For example, capsaicin has demonstrated chemopreventive and antiproliferative effects against various cell lines including breast, bladder, prostate cancer cells.

Also, a small study suggests utility of a high-concentration dermal capsaicin patch in relieving pain associated with chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN).

It stimulates excessive production of substance P (a neurotransmitter involved in pain, inflammation and pruritis) by peripheral neurons to the point of depletion.

Pharmacology: Capsaicinoids (mainly capsaicin) stimulate circulation and lipid motility from adipose tissue, and reduces triglycerides.

Capsaicin (8-methyl-N-vanillylnonenamide) is an active component of chili peppers, which are plants belonging to the genus is a chemical irritant for mammals, including humans, and produces a sensation of burning in any tissue with which it comes into contact.

Capsaicin and several related compounds are called capsaicinoids and are produced as secondary metabolites by chili. INTRODUCTION: Capsicum is a herbaceous plant belonging to the family genus Capsicum comprises over species among which five common cultivated species include Capsicum annuum L., Capsicum frutescens L., Capsicum chinense Jacq., Capsicum baccatum L., and Capsicum pubescens are indigenous and well distributed in Mexico, Australia, Britain.

The aim of the present study was to determine the content of capsaicin and dihydrocapsaicin in Capsicum samples collected from city markets in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), calculate their pungency in Scoville heat units (SHU) and evaluate the average daily intake of capsaicin for the population of Riyadh.

The investigated samples consisted of hot chillies, red chillies, green chillies, green peppers. Learn capsaicin with free interactive flashcards. Choose from 29 different sets of capsaicin flashcards on Quizlet.

In a 4-week feeding study, documented in the January edition of the “International Journal of Toxicology,” red chilli, or Capsicum annuum, was added to the diet of groups of male mice at concentrations up to 10 percent of the feed and was found to be relatively nontoxic 1.

However when the study was continued as an eight-week feeding study using rats, necrosis of liver cells and. The present study investigated pharmacological properties of Capsicum frutescens-derived capsaicin, including its analgesic, anti-inflammatory and coagulatory properties. The effects of capsaicin on gastrointestinal and myocardial muscles, as well as on myocardial.

Capsicum frutescens/annuum Common name: Cayenne, chilli pepper Family: Solanaceae Parts used: Fruit Constituents: Capsaicinoids (capsaicin, capsaicin, dihydrocapsaicin, & nordihydrocapsaicin) Carotenoids & Tocopherols Steroidal saponins (capsicidins) Medicinal actions: Analgesic Antimicrobial Antioxidant Cardiac Tonic Carminative & Antispasmodic Circulatory stimulant.

The aim of this study was to determine the pungency level of different accessions of Habanero peppers. The high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) technique was used to evaluate the content of total capsaicinoids in the whole fruit, placenta, and pericarp of 18 accessions of Habanero pepper from the germplasm bank of the Capsicum chinense species maintained in the Scientific Research.

Immuno-modulatory effect: The immunological effects of red pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) extracts and its main pungent capsaicin was investigated on T helper 1 (Th1) and 2 (Th2) cytokine production in cultured murine Peyer's patch (PP) cells in vitro and ex vivo.

Direct administration of capsicum extract (1 and 10 mug/ml) and capsaicin (3 and. Early research shows that taking capsules of a specific combination product containing capsaicin, the active ingredient in capsicum, and many other ingredients (Instaflex Joint Support) daily for 8 weeks reduces joint pain by about 21% compared to placebo.

The effects of capsicum alone cannot be determined from this study. Siling labuyo (Capsicum Frutescens) Herbal MedicineThis article discusses the medicinal uses, health benefits, side effects and warnings of Siling labuyo. Siling labuyo (Capsicum Frutescens) is a variety of cayenne pepper commonly found in Southeast Asian is small in size compared to its cousins from the west but this little chili pepper packs a lot more pungent odor and taste.Capsicum - History of Peppers.

Capsicum is the name of the genus of the flowering plants and their fruit that we know and eat as “bell peppers” or just “peppers”. Their name comes from the Greek word “kapto” which means “to bite” or “to swallow”. There are different types of peppers, and we used them as food vegetables, spices, and in medicine.Capsaicin is a related term of capsicum.

As nouns the difference between capsaicin and capsicum is that capsaicin is (organic compound) a chemical compound found in chilli peppers, which is responsible for their pungent flavor while capsicum is any of several tropical american plants, of the genus capsicum'', principally the species ''capsicum annuum'' and ''capsicum frutescens, that are.