A. K. Maji

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Stereospermum suaveolens (Roxb.) DC. is used in various Ayurvedic formulations to treat variety of disorders including inflammations, asthma, blood disorders, fevers, liver disorders etc. Quantification of the bioactive compound in S. suaveolens root extract (SSRE) was determined through RP-HPLC, in order to standardize the plant material with optimal(More)
BACKGROUND Pueraria tuberosa (Fabaceae) is a well-known medicinal herbs used in Indian traditional medicines. The puerarin is one of the most important bioactive constituent found in the tubers of this plant. Quantitative estimation of bioactive molecules is essential for the purpose of quality control and dose determination of herbal medicines. The study(More)
ii iii ABSTRACT This report documents experiments conducted to determine the head-loss characteristics associated with calcium silicate insulation debris accumulated on a sump screen. These experiments were performed under the direction of Los Alamos National Laboratory in facilities operated by the Civil Engineering Department of the University of New(More)
Wedelia chinensis is a medicinal herb, traditionally used to treat variety of immunological disorders. The herb and its coumestans, wedelolactone (WL) and demethylwedelolactone (DWL) were demonstrated to possess several biological actions . This work was aimed to evaluate the in vitro immunomodulatory effect of DWL as well as the standardized Wedelia(More)
ii This page intentionally left blank. iii ABSTRACT This document describes a series of tests conducted to assess the potential for loss-of-coolant-accident (LOCA)–generated debris to be trapped in the throttle valve downstream of the sump screen. Trapping of debris in the valve has important consequences for emergency-core-cooling-system (ECCS) operation(More)
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