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Trigonella foenum graecum (fenugreek) seed powder improves glucose homeostasis in alloxan diabetic rat tissues by reversing the altered glycolytic, gluconeogenic and lipogenic enzymes
Trigonella foenum graecum (fenugreek) seed powder has been suggested to have potential antidiabetic effects. The effect of oral administration of Trigonella whole seed powder (5% in the diet) for 21Expand
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Modulatory influence of Adhatoda vesica (Justicia adhatoda) leaf extract on the enzymes of xenobiotic metabolism, antioxidant status and lipid peroxidation in mice
The effect of two different doses (50 and 100 mg/kg body wt/day for 14 days) of 80% ethanolic extract of the leaves of Adhatoda vesica were examined on drug metabolizing phase I and phase II enzymes,Expand
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Modifying influences of betel quid ingredients on B(a)P‐induced carcinogenesis in the buccal pouch of hamster
  • A. R. Rao
  • Medicine
  • International journal of cancer
  • 15 May 1984
The present study evaluates the incidence of tumors in hamster buccal pouches following short‐term (10 days) and long‐term (6 months) topical exposures to graded doses of benzo(a)pyrene, B(a)P (25Expand
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Experimental studies on betel nut and tobacco carcinogenicity
Sun‐dried Mangalore betel nut extracts in water and in DMSO, and sun‐cured Vadakkan tobacco extract in DMSO, were tested for their carcinogenic potency. Inbred Swiss and C17 mice and golden hamstersExpand
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Effect of amplitude modulated RF radiation on calcium ion efflux and ODC activity in chronically exposed rat brain.
The effect of exposing rats to amplitude modulated radiofrequency radiation (112 MHz modulated to 16 Hz) during development and growth has been examined. Wistar rats (35 days old) when exposed atExpand
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Chemopreventive potential of Triphala (a composite Indian drug) on benzo(a)pyrene induced forestomach tumorigenesis in murine tumor model system.
The present work is probably the first report on cancer chemopreventive potential of Triphala, a combination of fruit powder of three different plants namely Terminalia chebula, Terminalia belericaExpand
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Transplacental micronucleus inducing ability of arecoline, a betel nut alkaloid, in mice.
Arecoline, a major betel nut alkaloid, was tested for its effectiveness in inducing micronuclei in fetal mouse blood after transplacental exposure late in the gestation period. Positive results wereExpand
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Study of the genotoxicity of the total aqueous extract of betel nut and its tannin.
Frequencies of sister-chromatid exchanges (SCEs) were measured to study the genotoxicity of the total aqueous extract of betal nut and its tannin on mouse bone-marrow cells in vivo. Betal nut aqueousExpand
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Influence of arecoline on immune system: I. Short term effects on general parameters and on the adrenal and lymphoid organs.
Arecoline, a suspected carcinogenic/cocarcinogenic alkaloid was screened to explore in detail its immunomodulatory influence in murine model system. The oral LD50 value for male mice was 371 mg/kg bwExpand
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Embryotoxicity of betel nuts in mice.
The fetotoxic potential of betel nuts was investigated in Swiss albino mice. Total aqueous extracts of ripe betel nuts of unprocessed and processed varieties were administered to pregnant animals atExpand
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