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The Antiinflammatory and Antiarthritic Properties of Ethanol Extract of Hedera helix
- A. Rai
- MedicineIndian journal of pharmaceutical sciences
The visible reduction in arthritic symptoms by extract of Hedera helix suggests the potential of the plant extract against inflammation and arthritis.
Characterization of phosphate solubilizing fluorescent pseudomonads from the rhizosphere of Aloe vera (L.)
Pseudomonas strains evaluated in vitro for their ability to solubilize phosphate and to produce indole acetic acid, hydrogen cyanide, siderophore and 1-aminocyclopropane 1- carboxylate (ACC) deaminase would help in understanding their role in phosphorus Solubilization and identification of potent phosphorussolubilizers from the rhizosphere of commercially grown A. barbadensis.
Change in soil microbial biomass along a rural-urban gradient in Varanasi (U.P., India)
Abstract Soil microbial biomass has been used as an early indicator of change in soil properties resulting from urbanization. We analyzed the effect of urbanization along a rural–urban gradient on…
Deciphering the salinity adaptation mechanism in Penicilliopsis clavariiformis AP, a rare salt tolerant fungus from mangrove
- P. L. Kashyap, A. Rai, Ruchi Singh, H. Chakdar, Sudheer Kumar, A. Srivastava
- BiologyJournal of basic microbiology
- 1 July 2016
The present findings indicate that the rearrangement of the metabolic fluxes distribution and stress related genes play an important role in cell survival and adaptation under saline environment.
Forecasting the Demand for Medical Tourism in India
The purpose of this study is to predict as precisely as possible the medical tourism demand in India. As tourist arrivals is the most frequently used measure of tourism demand, the present study…
Medical Tourism: An Introduction
- A. Rai
- MedicineMedical Tourism in Kolkata, Eastern India
This chapter explores factors working behind the growth of this giant industry, drawing different estimates of market segmentation and brings about the gap present in existing knowledge of literature as revealed from an extensive survey of existing literature.
Alterations in lipid and fatty acid composition of the cyanobacterium Scytonema geitleri bharadwaja under water stress.
A significant reduction in the level of total lipid as well as individual class lipid was observed in S. geitleri in response to matric water potential to that of its total lipid andindividual class lipid in responseto osmotic water potential.
Poly-β-Hydroxybutyrate Production by the Cyanobacterium Scytonema geitleri Bharadwaja under Varying Environmental Conditions
The production of poly-β-hydroxybutyrate (PHB) under varying environmental conditions (pH, temperature and carbon sources) was examined in the cyanobacterium Scytonema geitleri Bharadwaja isolated…
An update on the distribution of yellow-throated marten Martes flavigula in Nepal
The yellow-throated marten Martes flavigula is encountered frequently by many researchers or nature guides but the information remains unavailable to the wider scientific community. The conservation…
THE EFFECTS OF ALCOHOLIC HEDERA HELIX PLANT EXTRACT ON EHRLICH ASCITIC TUMOUR CELLS IN VITRO AND ITS ANTITUMOUR ACTIVITIES IN VIVO. Research Article
- A. Rai
- Medicine, Biology
The plant extract curbed the growth of the tumours and increased the survivality of the animals compared to control animals and the alcoholic Hedera extract shows cytotoxic effect against Ehrlich ascitic cells.