Important references in the field of Maca study

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1 Three new pyrrole alkaloids from the roots of Lepidium meyenii Phytochemistry Letters Min Zhou,Rui-Qi Zhang,Yan-Jun Chen,Ling-Min Liao,Yan-Qi Sun,Zu-Hong Ma,Qiao-Fen Yang,Ping Li,Yan-Qing Ye,Qiu-Fen Hu 2018
2 Identification and characterization of microRNAs and their targets in high-altitude stress-adaptive plant maca (Lepidium meyenii Walp) Biotech Sujay Paul 2017
3 Maca (Lepidium meyenii) as a source of macamides and polysaccharide in combating of oxidative stress and damage in human erythrocytes International Journal of Food Science & Technology Lianzhu Lin, Jiayi Huang, Dongxiao Sun-Waterhouse, Mouming Zhao, Kun Zhao & Junjie Que 2017
4 Long-term feeding of hydroalcoholic extract powder of Lepidium meyenii (maca) enhances the steroidogenic ability of Leydig cells to alleviate its decline with ageing in male rats Andrologia K. Yoshida, Y. Ohta, N. Kawate, M. Takahashi, T. Inaba, S. Hatoya, H. Morii, K. Takahashi, M. Ito, H. Tamada 2017
5 Red Maca (Lepidium meyenii), a Plant from the Peruvian Highlands, Promotes Skin Wound Healing at Sea Level and at High Altitude in Adult Male Mice High Altitude Medicine & Biology D Nuñez, P Olavegoya, GF Gonzales, C Gonzalescastañeda 2017
6 Biomimetic Synthesis of Macahydantoins A and B from Lepidium meyenii, and Structure Revision of Macahydantoin B as a Class of Thiohydantoin with a 4‑Methyl-hexahydropyrrolo[1,2‑c]imidazole Skeleton Organic Letters Min Zhou, Hang-Ying Ma, Huan-Huan Xing, Ping Li, Gan-Peng Li, Hui-Chun Geng, Qiu-Fen Hu, and Guang-Yu Yang 2017
7 Antioxidant and neuroprotector effect of Lepidium meyenii (maca) methanol leaf extract against 6-hydroxy dopamine (6-OHDA)-induced toxicity in PC12 cells Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods Ángel Rodríguez-Huamán, Sandra Casimiro-Gonzales, Jorge Antonio ChávezPérez, Carla Gonzales-Arimborgo, Richard Cisneros-Fernández, Luis Ángel Aguilar-Mendoza & Gustavo F. Gonzales 2017
8 Isolation, purification and antioxidant activity of polysaccharides from the leaves of maca (Lepidium Meyenii) International Journal of Biological Macromolecules Kang Caicai, Hao Limin, Zhang Liming, Zheng Zhiqiang, Yang Yongwu 2017
9 Genome of Plant Maca (Lepidium meyenii) Illuminates Genomic Basis for High-Altitude Adaptation in the Central Andes Molecular Plant Jing Zhang, Yang Tian, Liang Yan, Guanghui Zhang, Xiao Wang, Yan Zeng, Jiajin Zhang, Xiao Ma, Yuntao Tan, Ni Long, Yangzi Wang, Yujin Ma, Yuqi He, Yu Xue, Shumei Hao, Shengchao Yang, Wen Wang, Liangsheng Zhang, Yang Dong, Wei Chen, Jun Sheng 2016
10 The use of maca (Lepidium meyenii) to improve semen quality Asystematic review Maturitas Myeong Soo Lee, Hye Won Lee, Sooseong You, Ki-Tae Ha 2016
11 Systematic Review On The Use Of Maca (Lepidium Meyenii) In Sexual Dysfunction Pinnacle Medicine & Medical Sciences Alexander Oswaldo Ojeda Crespo Md-Mgs, Alexander Xavier Ojeda Cedillo Md Dr. Peter Oswaldo Ojeda Cedillo Md,Dra. Mercedes Elizabeth Sánchez López Md 2016
12 Structural Characterization and Immunomodulatory Activity of a Novel Polysaccharide from Lepidium meyenii Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry Mengmeng Zhang, Guang Wang, Furao Lai, and Hui Wu 2016
13 Immunomodulatory effects of a polysaccharide purified from Lepidium meyenii Walp. on macrophages Process Biochemistry Wei Wang, Ye Zou, Qian Li, Riwen Mao, Xingjun Shao, Dun Jin, Daheng Zheng, Ting Zhao, Huifen Zhu, Lin Zhang, Liuqing Yang, Xiangyang Wu 2016
14 Physicochemical and functional properties of dietary fiber from maca (Lepidium meyenii Walp.) liquor residue Carbohydrate Polymers Jinjin Chen, Qingsheng Zhao, LiweiWang, Shenghua Zha, Lijun Zhang, BingZhao 2015
15 Bioactive maca (Lepidium meyenii) alkamides are a result of traditional Andean postharvest drying practices Phytochemistry Eliana Esparza, Antonella Hadzich, Waltraud Kofer, AxelMithöfer, Eric G.Cosio 2015
16 Flavonolignans and Other Constituents from Lepidium meyenii with Activities in Anti-inflammation and Human Cancer Cell Lines Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry Naisheng Bai, Kan He, Marc Roller, Ching-Shu Lai, Lu Bai, and Min-Hsiung Pan 2015
17 Lepidium meyenii (Maca) enhances the serum levels of luteinising hormone in female rats Journal of Ethnopharmacology Fumiaki Uchiyama, Tamaki Jikyo, RyosukeTakeda, Misato Ogata 2014
18 Antiviral activity of maca (Lepidium meyenii) against human influenza virus Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine Juanadel Valle Mendoza, Tomàs Pumarola, Libertad Alzamora Gonzales, Luis J. del Valle 2014
19 Extraction, purification and antioxidant activities of the polysaccharides from maca (Lepidium meyenii) Carbohydrate Polymers ShenghuaZha, Qingsheng Zhao, Jinjin Chen, Liwei Wang, Guifeng Zhang, Hong Zhang, Bing Zhao 2014
20 Role of Maca (Lepidium meyenii) Consumption on Serum Interleukin-6 Levels and Health Status in Populations Living in the Peruvian Central Andes over 4000 m of Altitude Plant Foods for Human Nutrition Gustavo F. Gonzales, Manuel Gasco, and Ivan Lozada 2013
21 Optimized methodology for the simultaneous extraction of glucosinolates,phenolic compounds and antioxidant capacity from maca (Lepidium meyenii) Industrial Crops and Products David Campos, Rosana Chirinos, Omar Barreto, Giuliana Noratto, Romina Pedreschi 2013
22 Supplementation of standardized lipid-soluble extract from maca (Lepidium meyenii) increases swimming endurance capacity in rats Journal of Functional Foods Eun Hye Choi, Jung Il Kang, Jae Young cho, Seung Ho Lee, Tae Seok Kim, Ik Hyun Yeo, Hyang Sook Chun 2012
23 Aqueous Extractof Black Maca(Lepidiummeyenii) on Memory Impairment Induced by Ovariectomy in Mice Evidence-Based Complementaryand Alternative Medicine Julio Rubio, Wang Qiong, Xinmin Liu, Zhen Jiang, Haixia Dang, Shi-Lin Chen,and Gustavo F. Gonzales 2011
24 Glucosinolate content and myrosinase activity evolution in three maca (Lepidium meyenii Walp.) Food Chemistry Emilio Yábar, Romina Pedreschi, Rosana Chirinos, David Campos 2011
25 Ethnobiology and Ethnopharmacology of Lepidium meyenii(Maca), a Plant from the Peruvian Highlands Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Gustavo F. Gonzales 2011
26 Maca (Lepidium meyenii) for treatment of menopausal symptoms: A systematic review Maturitas Myeong Soo Lee, Byung-Cheul Shin, Eun Jin Yang, Hyun-Ja Lim, Edzard Ernst 2011
27 Effect of maca supplementation on bovine sperm quantity and quality followed over two spermatogenic cycles Theriogenology C. Clément, J. Kneubühler, A. Urwyler, U. Witschi, M. Kreuzer 2010
28 Neuroprotective effects of Lepidium meyenii (Maca) Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Alejandro Pino-Figueroa, Diane Nguyen, Timothy J. Maher 2010
29 Physical–chemical and functional properties of maca root starch(Lepidium meyenii Walpers) Food Chemistry Gerby Giovanna Rondán-Sanabria, Flavio Finardi-Filho 2009
30 Subjective effects of Lepidium meyenii (Maca) extract on well-being and sexual performances in patients with mild erectile dysfunction: a randomised, double-blind clinical trial Andrologia T. Zenico, A.F.G. Cicero, L. Valmorri, M. Mercuriali & E. Bercovich 2009
31 Beneficial effects of Lepidium meyenii (Maca) on psychological symptoms and measures of sexual dysfunction in postmenopausal women are not related to estrogen or androgen content Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society Nicole A. Brooks, BSci (Hons), Gisela Wilcox, BMedSc (Hons), MD, FRACP, FRCPA,Karen Z. Walker, MND, PhD, John F. Ashton, MSc, PhD, Marc B. Cox, MSPH, PhD,and Lily Stojanovska, MSc, PhD 2008
32 Maca: An Andean crop with multi-pharmacological functions Food Research International Yali Wang, Yuchun Wang, Brian McNeil, Linda M. Harvey 2007
33 Aqueous and hydroalcoholic extracts of Black Maca (Lepidium meyenii) improve scopolamine-induced memory impairment in mice Food and Chemical Toxicology Julio Rubio, Haixia Dang, Mengjuan Gong, Xinmin Liu, Shi-lin Chen, Gustavo F. Gonzales 2007
34 The influence of maca (Lepidium meyenii) on antioxidant status, lipid and glucose metabolism in rat Plant Foods for Human Nutrition Vecera R,Orolin J,Skottová N,Kazdová L,Oliyarnik O,Ulrichova J, Simanek V 2007
35 Dose–response effect of Red Maca (Lepidium meyenii) on benign prostatic hyperplasia induced by testosterone enanthate Phytomedicine M. Gasco, L. Villegas, S. Yucra, J. Rubio, G.F. Gonzales 2007
36 The in vitro biological activity of Lepidium meyenii extracts Cell Biol Toxicol K. Valentová, D. Buckiová, V. Křen, J. Pěknicová, J. Ulrichová and V. Šimánek 2006
37 Lepidium meyenii (Maca) reversed the lead acetate induced—Damage on reproductive function in male rats Food and Chemical Toxicology Julio Rubio, Marissa I. Riqueros, Manuel Gasco, Sandra Yucra, Sara Miranda , Gustavo F. Gonzales 2006
38 Effect of three different cultivars of Lepidium meyenii (Maca) on learning and depression in ovariectomized mice BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine Julio Rubio, Maria Caldas, Sonia Dávila, Manuel Gasco and Gustavo F Gonzales 2006
39 Effect of short-term and long-term treatments with three ecotypes of Lepidium meyenii (MACA) on spermatogenesis in rats Journal of Ethnopharmacology Carla Gonzales, Julio Rubio, Manuel Gasco, Jessica Nieto, Sandra Yucra, Gustavo F. Gonzales 2006
40 Effect of ethanol extract of Lepidium meyenii Walp. on osteoporosis in ovariectomized rat Journal of Ethnopharmacology Yongzhong Zhang, Longjiang Yu, Mingzhang Ao, Wenwen Jin 2006
40 Effect of Black maca (Lepidium meyenii) on one spermatogenic cycle in rats Andrologia G. F. Gonzales, J. Nieto, J. Rubio & M. Gasco 2006
41 Lepidium meyenii (Maca) does not exert direct androgenic activities Journal of Ethnopharmacology P. Bogani, F. Simonini, M. Iriti, M. Rossoni, F. Faoro, A. Poletti, F. Visioli 2006
42 New Alkamides from Maca (Lepidium meyenii) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry Jianping Zhao, Ilias Muhammad, D. Chuck Dunbar,Janal Mustafa, and Ikhlas A. Khan 2005
43 Red maca (Lepidium meyenii) reduced prostate size in rats Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology Gustavo F Gonzales, Sara Miranda, Jessica Nieto, Gilma Fernández,Sandra Yucra, Julio Rubio, Pedro Yi and Manuel Gasco 2005
44 Lepidium meyenii (Maca) reduces spermatogenic damage induced by a single dose of malathion in mice Asian J Androl Eduardo Bustos-Obregón, Sandra Yucra, Gustavo F. Gonzales 2005
45 Dose–response effects of Lepidium meyenii (Maca) aqueous extract on testicular function and weight of different organs in adult rats Journal of Ethnopharmacology Francisco Chung, Julio Rubio, Carla Gonzales, Manuel Gasco, Gustavo F. Gonzales 2005
46 Analysis of macamides in samples of Maca (Lepidium meyenii) by HPLC-UV-MS/MS PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS Megan M. McCollom, Jacquelyn R.Villinski, Kerry L. McPhail, Lyle E. Craker and Stefan Gafner 2005
47 Lepidium meyenii (Maca) increases litter size in normal adult female mice Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology Ana C Ruiz-Luna, Stephanie Salazar, Norma J Aspajo, Julio Rubio, Manuel Gasco and Gustavo F Gonzales 2005
48 Toxicological Aspects of the South American Herbs Cat’s Claw (Uncaria tomentosa) and Maca (Lepidium meyenii) Toxicological Reviews Luis G. Valerio Jr and Gustavo F. Gonzales 2005
49 Supplementation of maca ( Lepidium meyenii ) tuber meal in diets improves growth rate and survival of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum) alevins and juveniles Aquaculture Research Kyeong-Jun Lee, Konrad Dabrowski, Jacques Rinchard, Carlos Gomez, Leszek Guz & CarlosVilchez 2004
50 Effect of Lepidium meyenii (Maca) on spermatogenesis in male rats acutely exposed to high altitude (4340 m) Journal of Endocrinology G F Gonzales, M Gasco, A Córdova, A Chung, J Rubio and L Villegas 2004
52 Effect of Lepidium meyenii (Maca), a root with aphrodisiac and fertility-enhancing properties, on serum reproductive hormone levels in adult healthy men Journal of Endocrinology G F Gonzales, A Córdova, K Vega, A Chung, A Villena and C Góñez 2003
53 Effects of lepidium meyenii walp and jatropha macrantha on Blood Levels of estradiol-17β,progesterone,testosterone and the rate of emdryo implantation in mice Journal of Veterinary Medical Science Masami OSHIMA, Yeunhwa GU,and Sekihito TSUKADA 2003
54 Glucosinolates from Maca (Lepidium meyenii) Biochemical Systematics and Ecology Irene Dini, Gian Carlo Tenore, Antonio Dini 2002
55 Effect of Lepidium meyenii (MACA) on sexual desire and its absent relationship with serum testosterone levels in adult healthy men Andrologia G. F. Gonzales, A. Córdova, K. Vega, A. Chung, A. Villena, C. Góñez and S. Castillo 2002
56 Constituents of Lepidium meyenii ‘maca’ Phytochemistry Ilias Muhammad, Jianping Zhao, D. Chuck Dunbar, Ikhlas A. Khan, 2002
57 Composition of the essential oil of Lepidium meyenii (Walp.) Phytochemistry Mario R. Tellez, Ikhlas A. Khan, Mozaina Kobaisy, Kevin K. Schrader,Franck E. Dayan, Weste Osbrink 2002
58 Chemical Profiling and Standardization of Lepidium meyenii (Maca) by Reversed Phase High Performance Liquid Chromatography Chem. Pharm. Bull. Markus GANZERA, Jianping ZHAO, Ilias MUHAMMAD, and Ikhlas Ahmad KHAN 2002
59 Antioxidant activity of the cruciferous vegetable Maca(Lepidium meyenii) Food Chemistry Manuel Sandovala, Nataly N. Okuhamaa, Fausto M. Angelesa, Vanessa V. Melchora, Luis A. Condezob, Juan Laob, Mark J.S. Millera 2002
60 Investigation of the Tuber Constituents of Maca (Lepidium meyenii Walp.) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry SONIA PIACENTE, VIRGINIA CARBONE, ALBERTO PLAZA, AURELIA ZAMPELLI, AND COSIMO PIZZA 2002
61 Lepidium meyenii (Maca) improved semen parameters in adult men Asian J Androl Gustavo F. Gonzales, Amanda Cordova, Carla Gonzales, Arturo Chung, Karla Vega, Arturo Villena. 2001
62 Effect of Lepidium meyenii (maca) roots on spermatogenesis of male rats Asian Journal of Andrology Gonzales GF, Ruiz A, Gonzales C, Villegas L, Cordova A. 2001
63 Lepidium meyenii Walp. improves sexual behaviour in male rats independently from its action on spontaneous locomotor activity Journal of Ethnopharmacology A.F.G. Cicero, E. Bandieri, R. Arletti 2001
64 Effect of a lipidic extract from Lepidium meyenii on sexual behavior in mice and rats Urology BO LIN ZHENG, KAN HE, CALVIN HYUNGCHAN KIM, LINGLING ROGERS, YU SHAO, ZHEN YEN HUANG, YANG LU, SUI JUN YAN, LU CHENG QIEN, AND QUN YI ZHENG 2000
65 Chemical composition of Lepidium meyenii Food Chemistry A. Dini, G. Migliuolo, L. Rastrelli, P. Saturnino, O. Schettino 1994
66 The "Maca" (Lepidium meyenii), A Little Known Food Plant Of Peru Economic Botany JORGE LEON 1964