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Chloroplast phylogeography of Dipentodon (Dipentodontaceae) in southwest China and northern Vietnam
The evolutionary history of plants in the southeast Tibetan Plateau might be the most complicated around the world because of the area's extremely complex topography and climate induced by strongExpand
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Impacts of recent cultivation on genetic diversity pattern of a medicinal plant, Scutellaria baicalensis (Lamiaceae)
BackgroundCultivation of medicinal plants is not only a means for meeting current and future demands for large volume production of plant-based drug and herbal remedies, but also a means of relievingExpand
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Identification of species and materia medica within Angelica L. (Umbelliferae) based on phylogeny inferred from DNA barcodes
DNA barcodes have been increasingly used in authentication of medicinal plants, while their wide application in materia medica is limited in their accuracy due to incomplete sampling of species andExpand
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Top-geoherbs of traditional Chinese medicine: common traits, quality characteristics and formation
Top-geoherbs used in China are always featured with high qualities, and they grow in specified areas with specific environment. Recently, researches on top-geoherbs have attracted increasingExpand
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Development of Chloroplast Genomic Resources in Chinese Yam (Dioscorea polystachya)
Chinese yam has been used both as a food and in traditional herbal medicine. Developing more effective genetic markers in this species is necessary to assess its genetic diversity and performExpand
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Molecular Systematics of Genus Atractylodes (Compositae, Cardueae): Evidence from Internal Transcribed Spacer (ITS) and trnL-F Sequences
To determine the evolutionary relationships among all members of the genus Atractylodes (Compositae, Cardueae), we conducted molecular phylogenetic analyses of one nuclear DNA (nrDNA) regionExpand
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Permanent Genetic Resources added to Molecular Ecology Resources Database 1 October 2010–30 November 2010
This article documents the addition of 277 microsatellite marker loci to the Molecular Ecology Resources Database. Loci were developed for the following species: Ascochyta rabiei, CambarellusExpand
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Development of new EST-derived SSRs in Salvia miltiorrhiza (Labiatae) in China and preliminary analysis of genetic diversity and population structure
Abstract Salvia miltiorrhiza , known as Dan-shen in China, is a well-known and important medicinal herb in Asia. Its root and rhizome has been used to treat cardiovascular diseases in China forExpand
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The complete chloroplast genome sequence of Bupleurum chinense DC. (Apiaceae)
Abstract Bupleurum chinense DC. is a traditional medicinal herb species widely distributed in most provinces of China. In this study, we constructed and annotated a complete circular chloroplast (cp)Expand
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The Chloroplast Genome Sequence of Scutellaria baicalensis Provides Insight into Intraspecific and Interspecific Chloroplast Genome Diversity in Scutellaria
Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi (Lamiaceae) is the source of the well-known traditional Chinese medicine “HuangQin” (Radix Scutellariae). Natural sources of S. baicalensis are rapidly declining due toExpand
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