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Cyclooxygenase-2-derived prostaglandin D(2) is an early anti-inflammatory signal in experimental colitis.
- M. Ajuebor, A. Singh, J. Wallace
- Biology, Medicine
- American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal…
- 1 July 2000
The ability of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors to exacerbate inflammatory bowel disease suggests that prostaglandins are important anti-inflammatory mediators in… Expand
Estimation of the fern toxin, ptaquiloside, in certain Indian ferns other than bracken
Ptaquiloside (Pta) concentration was determined in 40 non-bracken fern samples collected mostly from the northern mountaineous State of Uttaranchal (Ut), India. Of these, only Onychium contiguum… Expand
Low temperature induced alterations in certain biochemical constituents of 5th instar larvae of Philosamia ricini (Lepidoptera: Satunidae)
Studies on cold acclimation of insects including silkworms have shown significant variations in the levels of various biomolecules to cope with heat-shock. The present study has been carried out on… Expand
Reduction of heavy metal load in food chain: technology assessment
Industrialization and urbanization activities lead to extensive environmental problems and one of the most challenging problems is heavy metal contamination. Heavy metal is responsible for causing… Expand
Antistress activity of ethanolic extract of Asparagus racemosus Willd roots in mice.
Ethanolic extract of the roots of A. racemosus improved the stress tolerance in chemical writhing test and swimming endurance test at all the doses as compared to stress control group. Restraint… Expand
Metabolic responses of Azolla pinnata to cadmium stress: photosynthesis, antioxidative system and phytoremediation
This present study deals with the growth, photosynthesis, oxidative stress and phytoremediation character of Azolla pinnata L. exposed to different levels (0.05, 0.1, 0.5, 1.0, 1.5 and 2.0 mg·L−1) of… Expand
Low temperature induced stress and biomolecular imbalances in insects with special reference to silkworms
Among the abiotic environmental factors, temperature is considered to be highly significant in ascertaining the state of activity, longevity, geographic distribution and productivity of organisms… Expand
A lucrative technique to reduce Ni toxicity in Raphanus sativus plant by phosphate amendment: Special reference to plant metabolism.
Nickel (Ni) contamination is one of the serious environmental problems. It creates hazard in soil environment and also in crop quality. In the present study, response of Raphanus sativus (radish) to… Expand
Phytochemical, Antidiabetic, and Cytoprotective Properties of Berberisaristata DC. Root Extracts
The present study was aimed to evaluate the phytochemical, antidiabetic, and cytoprotective properties of Ber- beris aristata DC. (Berberidaceae) root extracts. After phytochemical evaluation of… Expand
Role of Medicinal Plants for Health Perspective: Special Reference to Antioxidant Potential
Medicinal plants provide major source of molecules with medicinal properties due to presence of natural compounds. In these components, antioxidant substances are of particular interest. The… Expand