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In vitro study of antioxidant activity of Syzygium cumini fruit
Food rich in antioxidants plays an essential role in the prevention of diseases. The fruits of wild Indian Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels (Myrtaceae), also known as black plum, are edible. TraditionallyExpand
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Antioxidant activity of some leafy vegetables of India: A comparative study
Eleven edible leafy vegetables of India have been analysed for their free radical-scavenging activity in different systems of assay, e.g. DPPH radical-scavenging activity, superoxideExpand
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Antioxidant activity of Piper betle L. leaf extract in vitro
Abstract Piper betle leaves are used as masticatory in Asian countries. In the present study, antioxidant activities of aqueous extracts of three local varieties of P. betle leaves were evaluated byExpand
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Elicitation of diosgenin production in Trigonella foenum-graecum L. seedlings by heavy metals and signaling molecules
  • D. De, B. De
  • Chemistry
  • Acta Physiologiae Plantarum
  • 13 January 2011
Seedlings of Trigonella foenum-graecum were treated with four heavy metal salts (CdCl2, CoCl2, K2Cr2O7 and NiCl2) to study the effect of heavy metals on growth and diosgenin production. It was foundExpand
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Effect of ethephon on antioxidant enzymes and diosgenin production in seedlings of Trigonella foenum-graecum
Abstract To study the effect of ethylene on growth, diosgenin production and activities of the two antioxidant enzymes catalase and peroxidase, the seedlings of Trigonella foenum-graecum were treatedExpand
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Antioxidant and Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitory Properties of the Indian Medicinal Plant "Shankhapushpi" Used for Enhancing Memory Function
Objective - At least seven plants known as Shankhapushpi are used in Indian system of medicine for improving memory function. The present study was aimed to analyze the antioxidant andExpand
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Metabolomic and chemometric study of Achras sapota L. fruit extracts for identification of metabolites contributing to the inhibition of α-amylase and α-glucosidase
Achras sapota L. fruit extracts have previously been reported to have activities against the carbohydrate-digesting enzymes α-amylase and α-glucosidase. The present work was aimed to identify theExpand
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Sansevieria roxburghiana Schult. & Schult. F. (Family: Asparagaceae) Attenuates Type 2 Diabetes and Its Associated Cardiomyopathy
Background Sansevieria roxburghiana Schult. & Schult. F. (Family: Asparagaceae) rhizome has been claimed to possess antidiabetic activity in the ethno-medicinal literature in India. Therefore,Expand
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Effect of Acacia catechu (L.f.) Willd. on Oxidative Stress with Possible Implications in Alleviating Selected Cognitive Disorders
In human body, several categories of degenerative processes are largely determined by free radicals originating in cell. Free radicals are also known to have correlated with a variety of cognitiveExpand
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Antioxidant Activity of Ethnomedicinally Used Flowers of West Bengal, India
The present study reports medicinal uses and the antioxidant potential of a large number of flowers of West Bengal, India. Total 115 flowers were reported to have medicinal and / or aromatherapeuticExpand
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