Ingredient ID 296 
Chinese Pronunciation YIYIREN 
English Name Coix Seed  
Latin Name Semen Coicis  
Aliases MiRen
Cancers Stomach
Identified Compounds

order by name

1. Campesterol

   C28H48O   400.68

2. Coixenolide

   C38H70O4   590.97

3. Myristic Acid

   C14H28O2   228.37

4. Coixolide


5. Coxienlide


Recipes that contain

    Available references (order by impact factor):

    1:  Ary MB, Shewry PR, Richardson M.
    The amino acid sequence of a cereal Bowman-Birk type trypsin inhibitor from seeds of Jobs' tears (Coix lachryma-jobi L.).
    FEBS Lett.    impact factor:   3.72
    1988;  229(1): 111-8

    2:  Garratt R, Oliva G, Caracelli I, Leite A, Arruda P.
    Studies of the zein-like alpha-prolamins based on an analysis of amino acid sequences: implications for their evolution and three-dimensional structure.
    Proteins.    impact factor:   3.58
    1993;  15(1): 88-99

    3:  de Souza Filho GA, da Silva MJ, Vettore AL, Yunes JA, Leite A, Arruda P, Ottoboni LM.
    Identification of a DNA-binding factor that recognizes an alpha-coixin promoter and interacts with a Coix Opaque-2 like protein.
    Plant Mol Biol.    impact factor:   3.102
    1999;  39(1): 95-104

    4:  Vettore AL, Yunes JA, Cord Neto G, da Silva MJ, Arruda P, Leite A.
    The molecular and functional characterization of an Opaque2 homologue gene from Coix and a new classification of plant bZIP proteins.
    Plant Mol Biol.    impact factor:   3.102
    1998;  36(2): 249-63

    5:  Vincentz M, Leite A, Neshich G, Vriend G, Mattar C, Barros L, Weinberg D, de Almeida ER, de Carvalho MP, Aragao F, Gander ES.
    ACGT and vicilin core sequences in a promoter domain required for seed-specific expression of a 2S storage protein gene are recognized by the opaque-2 regulatory protein.
    Plant Mol Biol.    impact factor:   3.102
    1997;  34(6): 879-89

    6:  Ary MB, Richardson M, Shewry PR.
    Purification and characterization of an insect alpha-amylase inhibitor/endochitinase from seeds of Job's Tears (Coix lachryma-jobi).
    Biochim Biophys Acta.    impact factor:   2.59
    1989;  999(3): 260-6

    7:  de Freitas FA, Yunes JA, da Silva MJ, Arruda P, Leite A.
    Structural characterization and promoter activity analysis of the gamma-kafirin gene from sorghum.
    Mol Gen Genet.    impact factor:   2.539
    1994;  245(2): 177-86

    8:  Kuo CC, Chiang W, Liu GP, Chien YL, Chang JY, Lee CK, Lo JM, Huang SL, Shih MC, Kuo YH.
    2,2'-Diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl radical-scavenging active components from adlay (Coix lachryma-jobi L. var. ma-yuen Stapf) hulls.
    J Agric Food Chem.    impact factor:   1.56
    2002;  50(21): 5850-5

    9:  Moreau RA, Singh V, Hicks KB.
    Comparison of oil and phytosterol levels in germplasm accessions of corn, teosinte, and Job's tears.
    J Agric Food Chem.    impact factor:   1.56
    2001;  49(8): 3793-5

    10:  Chiang W, Cheng C, Chiang M, Chung KT.
    Effects of dehulled adlay on the culture count of some microbiota and their metabolism in the gastrointestinal tract of rats.
    J Agric Food Chem.    impact factor:   1.56
    2000;  48(3): 829-32

    11:  Numata M, Yamamoto A, Moribayashi A, Yamada H.
    Antitumor components isolated from the Chinese herbal medicine Coix lachryma-jobi.
    Planta Med.    impact factor:   1.438
    1994;  60(4): 356-9

    12:  Seo WG, Pae HO, Chai KY, Yun YG, Kwon TH, Chung HT.
    Inhibitory effects of methanol extract of seeds of Job's Tears (Coix lachryma-jobi L. var. ma-yuen) on nitric oxide and superoxide production in RAW 264.7 macrophages.
    Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol.    impact factor:   .761
    2000;  22(3): 545-54

    13:  Zhang Y, Hou G, Yue Y.
    The analgesic action of semen coicis on severe functional dysmenorrhea--a sequential trial observation.
    J Tradit Chin Med.    impact factor:   0
    2000;  20(4): 293-6

    14:  Soh CT, Kim SH, Kim KY, Park H, Chung HT, Kim TU, Jeon SM, Han YB.
    Biostatic activity of Coix lacryma seed extract on Toxoplasma gondii in macrophages.
    Korean J Parasitol.    impact factor:   0
    1996;  34(3): 197-206

    15:  Check JB, K'Ombut FO.
    The effect on fibrinolytic system of blood plasma of Wister rats after feeding them with Coix mixed diet.
    East Afr Med J.    impact factor:   0
    1995;  72(1): 51-5

    16:  Kaneda T, Hidaka Y, Kashiwai T, Tada H, Takano T, Nishiyama S, Amino N, Miyai K.
    [Effect of coix seed on the changes in peripheral lymphocyte subsets]
    Rinsho Byori.    impact factor:   0
    1992;  40(2): 179-81


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