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Structural insights into biosynthesis of resorcinolic lipids by a type III polyketide synthase in Neurospora crassa.
Secondary Metabolites and Antioxidant Activity of the Crude Leaf Extract of Bacopa monniera (L.) Pennel. and Coccinia grandis (L.) J. Voigt
Leaf extracts of Bacopa monniera (L.) Pennel. and Coccinia grandis (L.) J. Voigt. were assessed for their secondary metabolites content and antioxidant activities, which were measured by…
Phytochemical Characteristics, Antimitotic, Cytotoxic and Antiinflamatory Activities of Coccinia grandis (L.) J. Voigt
Coccinia grandis (L.) J. Voigt, grows in the wild all over Bangladesh, is known to exhibit certain therapeutic properties. In the present work, leaf extract of C. grandis was considered for…
Gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometric characterization of Curcuma longa: Protection against pathogenic microbes and lipid peroxidation in rat's tissue homogenate.
- W. Hassan, Shehnaz Gul, J. D. da Rocha
- BiologyPakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences
- 1 March 2016
The ethanolic extract of Curcuma Longa at 1-10 mg/kg significantly inhibited TBARS production in all tested homogenates, which confirms the significant antimicrobial and antioxidant potential of the studied plant, which can be considered as a diet supplement for a variety of oxidative stress induced or infectious diseases.
Morus alba Accumulates Reactive Oxygen Species to Initiate Apoptosis via FOXO-Caspase 3-Dependent Pathway in Neuroblastoma Cells
- Y. Kwon, K. Bishayee, Ataur Rahman, Jae-Seung Hong, S. Lim, S. Huh
- Biology, MedicineMolecules and cells
- 3 July 2015
It is suggested that MARE produces more cytotoxicity in cancer cells while having a relatively attenuated effect on normal cells, and may be a safer option in cancer therapeutics, and it also shows potential for the patients with symptoms of hyperglycemia and cancer.
Apoptosis and cancer: insights molecular mechanisms and treatments
This review provides references concerning the apoptotic molecules, their interactions, the mechanisms involved in apoptosis resistance, and also the modulation of apoptosis for the treatment of cancer.
Ethanolic extract of Nigella sativa protects Fe(II) induced lipid peroxidation in rat's brain, kidney and liver homogenates.
- W. Hassan, Hamsa Noreen, J. D. da Rocha
- Chemistry, MedicinePakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences
The data revealed that the extract has high DPPH radical scavenging activity at highest tested concentrations and significantly chelated Fe(II) and scavenged hydroxyl (OH) radical at 25-200μg/ml concentration.
Phytochemical screening of some anticancer designate medicinal plants of Polypetalae
The present work revels phytochemical screening of 23 anticancer medicinal plant species representing 17 families of Polypetalae for alkaloids, flavonoids, sterols, tannins, glycosides and saponins and results of the screening work on secondary metabolites were discussed.
Phytochemical characteristics, antimitotic, cytotoxic and antitumor activities of bark extract of Streblus asper Lour
Bark extract revealed anticarcenogenic i.e. antimitotic, cytotoxic and antitumor activities of the bark extract in relation to its secondary metabolite contents.
Screening of anticancer medicinal plants for secondary metabolites
23 anticancer medicinal plant species representing 10 families of Metachlamydeae were considered for qualitative assessment of the secondary metabolites such as alkaloids, flavonoids, sterols, tannins, glycosides and saponins.