Bilal Haider Abbasi

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The main objective of the current study is to investigate the potential of Carica papaya leaves extracts against Dengue fever in 45 year old patient bitten by carrier mosquitoes. For the treatment of Dengue fever the extract was prepared in water. 25 mL of aqueous extract of C. papaya leaves was administered to patient infected with Dengue fever twice daily(More)
Inoculation of leaf explants of Echinacea purpurea (Moench) with Agrobacterium rhizogenes induced hairy roots with the capacity to produce biologically active caffeic acid derivatives (CADs), especially cichoric acid. The kinetics of growth, the uptake of macronutrients, and the accumulation of CADs were investigated in heterotrophically cultured hairy(More)
Light plays an important role in almost all plant developmental processes and provides the fundamental building blocks for growth, development, primary and secondary metabolism. The effects of light on growth rate and caffeic acid derivative (CADs) biosynthesis in hairy root cultures of Echinacea purpurea (Moench) were assessed. Light-grown hairy roots(More)
Echinacea, better known as purple coneflower, has received a global attention because of its increasing medicinal value. There is enormous potential for the discovery of new medicinal compounds in this species and an immediate need for techniques to facilitate the production of high quality, chemically consistent plant material for drug development and(More)
The callogenic and shoot organogenic potential of the medicinaly important plant, S. rebaudiana were investigated. Callus induction and shoot regeneration were induced from flower explants of greenhouse plants incubated on Murashige and Skoog (MS)-medium supplemented with different plant growth regulators (PGRs). The best callogenic response was observed on(More)
Gibberellic acid (GA(3)) is reported to have diverse effects on hairy root cultures of many plant species; therefore, the effects of GA(3) on the growth, secondary metabolite production (caffeic acid derivatives and lignin), phenylalanine ammonia lyase (PAL) activity, and free radical scavenging activity of light-grown Echinacea purpurea L. hairy roots were(More)
Through its impact on morphogenesis, light is the key environmental factor that alters plant architectural development; however, the understanding that how light controls plant growth and developmental processes is still poor and needs further research. In this study, we monitored the effect of various monochromatic lights and plant growth regulators (PGRs)(More)
Light is one of the key elicitors that directly fluctuates plant developmental processes and biosynthesis of secondary metabolites. In this study, the effects of various spectral lights on biomass accumulation and production of antioxidant secondary metabolites in callus cultures of Prunella vulgaris were investigated. Among different spectral lights, green(More)
Feasible regeneration protocol for economically important plant Eruca sativa was established and 1, 1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl scavenging activity of regenerated tissues was evaluated and compared with plant material collected from the wild. Leaf portions inoculated onto Murashige and Skoog (MS) medium responded to all plant growth regulators exploited.(More)
The regeneration potential and antioxidative enzyme activities of economically important Brassica rapa var. turnip were evaluated. Calli were induced from leaf explants of seed-derived plantlets on Murashige and Skoog (MS) medium incorporated with different concentrations of various plant growth regulators (PGRs). The highest leaf explant response (83%) was(More)