Publications

 

• Huang, H., Sun, J., McCoy, J., Harnly, J., Zhong, H., Chen, P. 2014. Flow Injection Mass Spectrometric Fingerprinting (FIMS) Analysis for Differentiation of Three Black Cohosh Species. Submitted.

• Eisenstein, E., McCoy, J., Kaur, B. Season-Independent Seed Germination in Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa L.). 2013. American Journal of Plant Sciences (AJPS). Paper ID: 2600753.

• Zhiyi, Q., Hauck, C., McCoy, J., Widrlechner, M., Reddy, M., Murphy, P., Hendrich, S. 2013. Echinacea sanguinea and Echinacea pallida extracts stimulate glucronidation and basolateral transfer of Bauer Alkamides 8 and 10 and Ketone 24 and inhibit P-glycoprotein transporters in CACO-2 cells. Planta Medica. 79(3-4):266-74.

• McCoy, J. 2013. Medicinal Plant Pathogens. In: Persons, W.S. and J.M. Davis. Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal & Other Woodland Medicinals. Second Edition. Consortium Book Sales & Distributors. Release- 4/2014. ISBN: 9780865717664

• Estes, J., Coe, B., McCoy, J., Okunji, Mowa, N. 2013. (submitted). Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench attenuates lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation in mice cervix. International Journal of Medicinal Plants.

• You, Q., Feng, C., Hui, N., Wang, X., Jiang, Y., McCoy, J. 2012. HPLC-MS analyses and bioactivities of novel chemicals in Devil’s Club (Oplopanax horridus). Food Chemistry. 135(1):199-207.

• Pate, S., Lance, S., McCoy, J., Mathews, K. 2012. Development and characterization of microsatellite markers for Actaea racemosa L. (black cohosh). American Journal of Botany. 99(7):274-276.

• ChoonSeok, O., Price, J., Brindley, M., Widrlechner, M., Luping Q., McCoy, J., Murphy, P., Hauck, C., Maury, W. 2011 Inhibition of HIV-1 infection by aqueous extracts of Prunella vulgaris L. Virology Journal. 8:188.

• Qiang, Z., Zhong, Y., Hauck, C., Murphy, P., McCoy, J., Widrlechner, M., Reddy, M., Hendrich, S. 2011. Permeability of Rosmarinic Acid from Prunella vulgaris and Ursolic Acid from Salvia officinalis Extracts Across Caco-2 Cell Monolayers. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 137(3):1107-12.

• Huang, N., Hauck, C., Yum, M., Rizshsky, L., Widrlechner, M., McCoy, J., Murphy, P., Dixon, P., Nikolau, B., Birt, D. 2009. Rosmarinic acid in Prunella vulgaris ethanol extract inhibits lipopolysaccharide-induced prostaglandin E2 and nitric oxide in RAW 264.7 mouse macrophages. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 57(22):10579–10589.

• Birt,D., Widrlechner, M., Hammer, K., Hillwig, M., Wei, J., Kraus, G., Murphy, P., McCoy, JA., Wurtele, E., Neighbors, J., Wiemer, D., Maury, W., and Price, J. 2009. Hypericum in Infection: Identification of anti-viral and anti-inflammatory constituents. Pharmaceutical Biology. 47(8): 774-782.

• Brindley, M., Widrlechner, M., McCoy, J., Murphy, P., Hauck, C., and Maury, W. 2009. Inhibition of Lentivirus Replication by Aqueous Extracts of Prunella vulgaris. Virology Journal. 6(8):1-30.

• Percifield, R., Hawkins, J., McCoy, J., and Wendel, J. 2007. Genetic Diversity in Hypericum and AFLP Markers for Species-specific Identification of H. perforatum L. Planta Medica. 73:1614-1621.

• Haidet, M., Byrne, M., and McCoy, J. 2007. Safeguarding the Seeds of Native Plants. A review of Germplasm Collection Efforts and Conservation Potential. HerbalGram. The Journal of the American Botanical Council. 75:30-37.

• McCoy, J. 2007. Medicinal Plant Curation for Conservation and New Crop Development Research. In: Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: Plants and Plant Systems for Small Farm Product Diversification. 5:65-68.

• McCoy, J. 2007. Propagation Research Results for Actaea racemosa and Analysis of Associated Triterpene Glycosides. In: Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: Plants and Plant Systems for Small Farm Product Diversification. 5:87-89.

• McCoy, J. 2007. Utilizing the National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS) for Medicinal Plant Research. In: Issues in New Crops and New Uses. (Jules Janick, Editor) 258-260.

• McCoy, J. 2007. Lavender – A Review. The Lavender Journal. Australia. 44:6-9.

• Senchina, D., Wu L., Flinn, G., Konopka, D., McCoy, J., Widrlechner, M., Wurtele, E., Kohut, M. 2006. Dried Echinacea sp. roots retain cytokine-modulating capabilities in an in vitro human adult model of influenza vaccination. Planta Medica. 72: 1207-1215.

• McCoy, J., Davis, J., Camper, N., Kahn, I. and Bharathi, A. 2006. Influence of Rhizome Propagule Size on Yields and Triterpene Glycoside Concentrations of Actaea racemosa. Hortscience. 42(1):61-64.

• McCoy, J. H. 2005. Medicinal Plant Pathogens. In: Persons, W.S. and J.M. Davis. Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal & Other Woodland Medicinals. Bright Mountain Books. p. 423-432. Fairview, NC, 466 p.

• McCoy, J. 2005. Disease and Pest Management of Medicinal Crops. In: Morales, M.R., Foster, J., Editors. Proceedings of the Third Annual Symposium Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. September 25, 2004, Beaver, West Virginia. P. 27-35.

• McCoy, J. 2004. Noteworthy Collections – Actaea racemosa var. dissecta. Castanea. 69(4).

• McCoy, J., Camper, N. 2002. Development of a Micropropagation Protocol for St. John’s Wort, Hypericum perforatum L. Hortscience. 37(6):978-980.

 PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS (select)

• Chen, P., Huang, H., Sun, J., McCoy, J., Harnly, J. 2014. Flow Injection Mass Spectrometric Fingerprinting (FIMS) Analysis for Differentiation of three (Actaea racemosa) Black Cohosh Species. American Society for Mass Spectrometry.

• Coe,B., Estes, J., Ohashi, T., Nguyen, B., Howington, R., McCoy, J., Okunji, C., Mowa, N. 2013. Heme-oxygenase-1 mediates the anti-inflammatory activities of whole hydro-ethanolic Echinacea in the birth canal of mice treated with lipopolysaccharide. Experimental Biology.

• Lyles, J. T., Levi, J. A., Clark, K., McCoy, J.H. 2012. Developing a Natural Products Extract Library Based on the Biodiversity of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. International Congress on Natural Products Research. Planta Medica. PD144.

• McCoy, J., Pate, S., Levi, J. 2012. Development & Maintenance of the national collection of Actaea racemosa L.(black cohosh) for collaborative research and economic development. 11th Annual Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicals.

• Clement, J., Looney, P., Pate, S., Mathews, K., McCoy, J. 2012. Variability of Phytochemical Concentrations and Phylogenetic Mapping of Black Cohosh (A. racemosa L.). Planta Medica. 78:515.

• McCoy, J. 2011. Utilizing National and State Germplasm Repositories as a Valuable Tool for Collaborative Biobased Research. Planta Medica. 77:510.

• Clement, J., Looney, P., Mathews, K., McCoy, J. 2011. Phytochemical Analysis of Actaea racemosa L. (black cohosh) for Identification of Plant Accessions with Desirable Properties for Development of a Regional Cultivar. Planta Medica. 77:9.

• Matthews, K., Pate, S., Clement, J., Looney, P., McCoy, J. 2011. Use of Genetic Markers and Chemical Quantification to Identify Populations of Actaea racemosa (Black Cohosh) With Desirable Properties for Breeding a Regional Cultivar. Economic Botany. PPG008 759.

• Diggins,N., McCoy, J., Hou,G., Okunj, C., Subrina, J., Mowa, N. 2011. Actaea racemosa L. (black cohosh) Hydroethanolic Extract Alters LPS-Induced Expression of Pro- and Anti-Inflammatory Factors in the Cervix of Ovariectomized Mice. Science in The Mountains, NC Biotech Center. 4/18/2011.

• Qiang Z, Ye Z, Hauck C, Murphy PA, McCoy JA, Widrlechner MP, Reddy MB, Hendrich S. 2011. Permeability of rosmarinic acid from Prunella vulgaris and ursolic acid from Salvia officinalis extracts across Caco-2 cell monolayers. The Annual Experimental Biology Meeting, April 24-28, 2010. Anaheim, CA. FASEB J. 24:209.7; Central States Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, November 4-5, 2010. Iowa City, IA.

• Qiang Z, Murphy PA, McCoy JA, Widrlechner MP, Reddy MB, Hendrich S. 2011. Permeability of Echinacea alkylamides and ketones across Caco-2 cell monolayers and their inhibitory effects on P-glycoprotein transporter. The Annual Experimental Biology Meeting, April 9-13, 2011. Washington DC.

• Simon, J., Acquaye, D., Asante-Dartes, J., Quansato, C., Juliani, H., Govindasamay, R., Akua, N., Amekuse, L., Anim, S., McCoy, J. 2010. Sustainable Production of Specialty Horticultural Crops in Ghana for Income Generation and Increased Export Value. In: ACMAP- American Council for Medicinally Active Plants. 1:45-46.

• McCoy, J. 2009. A New Research Resource, The Bent Creek Medicinal Germplasm Facility at the NC Arboretum in Asheville, NC. American Society of Pharmacognosy. O-023

• McCoy, J. 2009. Seed and Rhizome Propagation Studies with Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa) and Analysis of Associated Triterpene Glycosides. Appalachian Center for Ethnobotanical Studies Conference.

• McCoy, J. 2009. Establishing a new Southeastern Medicinal Germplasm Repository at the NC Arboretum. Economic Botany. 67.

• Clement, J., Willis, T., Kelly, R., McCoy, J., Schmitt, J. 2009. Antitumor Activity of Aralia racemosa. Planta Medica. 75:P-97.

• McCoy, J. 2009. Development of the Bent Creek Medicinal Plant Germplasm Repository at the NC Arboretum for Collaborative Research and Conservation. Planta Medica. 75:P-19.

• McCoy, J. 2006. Preservation of Medicinal and Aromatic Crops. The 6th National Symposium – Creating Markets for Economic Development of New Crops and New Uses. San Diego, CA. 10/14-18/2006. 6:5.

• Hillwig, M., Wurtele, E., Hammer, K., Birt, D., Maury, W., Price, J., McCoy, J. 2006. Understanding Bioactivity and Metabolite Diversity in St. John’s Wort and Related Species. The 2nd Scientific Meeting of the Metabolomics Society. Harvard Medical School. Boston, MA. 6/24-28/2006.

• McCoy, J. and Widrlechner, M. 2006. Utilizing the NPGS (National Plant Germplasm System) via GRIN for Medicinal Plant Research. In Proc. of 2006 American Society of Horticultural Science. New Orleans, LA. ASHS. 41(4): 961.

• McCoy, J., Widrlechner M., and Carstens, J. 2005. A Comprehensive Echinacea Germplasm Collection Located at the NCRPIS, Ames, IA. In Proceedings of the 2005 American Society of Horticultural Science. Las Vegas, NV. 40(4): 406.

• Marek, L.F., Brenner, D.M., McCoy, J.H., Gardner, C.A. 2005. Germplasm Resources for New Crops Research: North Central Regional Plant Introduction Station, Ames, IA. In Proceedings Association for Advancement of Industrial Crops (AAIC) Annual Meeting.