Important references in the field of Maca study

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Title Source Publication Author Year
The "Maca" (Lepidium meyenii), A Little Known Food Plant Of Peru Economic Botany JORGE LEON 1964
Chemical composition of Lepidium meyenii Food Chemistry A. Dini, G. Migliuolo , L. Rastrelli, P. Saturnino , O. Schettino 1994
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
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
Investigation of the Tuber Constituents of Maca (Lepidium meyenii Walp.) J. Agric. Food Chem. "SONIA PIACENTE,VIRGINIA CARBONE,ALBERTO PLAZA,AURELIA ZAMPELLI, AND COSIMO PIZZA" 2002
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
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
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
Constituents of Lepidium meyenii ‘maca’ Phytochemistry Ilias Muhammad*, Jianping Zhao, D. Chuck Dunbar, Ikhlas A. Khan, 2002
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. Co´rdova, K. Vega, A. Chung, A. Villena, C. Go´n˜ez and S. Castillo 2002
Glucosinolates from Maca (Lepidium meyenii) Biochemical Systematics and Ecology Irene Dini *, Gian Carlo Tenore, Antonio Dini 2002
Effects of lepidium meyenii walp and jatropha macrantha on Blood Levels of estradiol-17β,progesterone,testosterone and the rate of emdryo implantation in mice Theriogenology Masami OSHIMA, Yeunhwa GU,and Sekihito TSUKADA 2003
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
SMALLANTHUS SONCHIFOLIUS AND LEPIDIUM MEYENIIPROSPECTIVE ANDEAN CROPS FOR THE PREVENTION OF CHRONIC DISEASES Biomed. Papers Kateřina Valentová, Jitka Ulrichová 2003
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
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
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
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
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
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
New Alkamides from Maca (Lepidium meyenii) J. Agric. Food Chem. JIANPING ZHAO, ILIAS MUHAMMAD, D. CHUCK DUNBAR,JAMAL MUSTAFA, AND IKHLAS A. KHAN* 2005
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
Effect of Black maca (Lepidium meyenii) on one spermatogenic cycle in rats Andrologia G. F. Gonzales, J. Nieto, J. Rubio & M. Gasco 2006
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
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
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
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
The in vitro biological activity of Lepidium meyenii extracts Cell Biol Toxicol K. Valentov´ a, D. Buckiov´ a, V. Kˇren, J. Pˇ eknicov´ a, J. Ulrichov´ a and V. Sim´ ˘ anek 2006
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
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
Maca: An Andean crop with multi-pharmacological functions Food Research International Yali Wang , Yuchun Wang *, Brian McNeil *, Linda M. Harvey 2007
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 2008
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
Physical–chemical and functional properties of maca root starch(Lepidium meyenii Walpers) Food Chemistry Gerby Giovanna Rondán-Sanabria, Flavio Finardi-Filho 2009
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
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
Ethnobiology and Ethnopharmacology of Lepidium meyenii(Maca), a Plant from the Peruvian Highlands Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Gustavo F. Gonzales 2011
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
Identification and characterization of microRNAs and their targets in high-altitude stress-adaptive plant maca (Lepidium meyenii Walp) Biotech Sujay Paul 2017