Blassan Plackal Adimuriyil George

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Rubus fairholmianus Gard. inhibits human melanoma (A375) and lung cancer (A549) cell growth by the caspase dependent apoptotic pathway. Herbal products have a long history of clinical use and acceptance. They are freely available natural compounds that can be safely used to prevent various ailments. The plants and plant derived products became the basis of(More)
The main objective of this study is to highlight the importance of Rubus niveus in the pharmaceutical industry for the development of cost-effective drugs. The study was undertaken to explore the HPLC profile, wound healing, antitumor, and free radical scavenging properties of R. niveus. The root of R. niveus was extracted using organic solvents and(More)
This review article presents an extensive examination of risk factors for breast cancer, treatment strategies with special attention to photodynamic therapy and natural product based treatments. Breast cancer remains the most commonly occurring cancer in women worldwide and the detection, treatment, and prevention are prominent concerns in public health.(More)
The present investigation has been undertaken to study the antioxidant, antitumor, and wound healing properties of Rubus ellipticus. The R. ellipticus leaves were extracted using organic solvents in Soxhlet and were subjected to in vitro antioxidant assays. R. ellipticus leaf methanol (RELM) extract, which showed higher in vitro antioxidant activity, was(More)
Plants are considered as one of the best sources of diabetic therapy. Being a reliable and sustainable medicinal hub, this study directs the use of Syzygium mundagam in exploring the antidiabetic property. Streptozotocin-Nicotinamide (STZ-NA) induced diabetic rats were treated with Syzygium mundagam bark methanol extract (SMBM). Based on acute toxicity(More)
BACKGROUND Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a novel approach for the treatment of cancer and other related diseases. Breast cancer remains the most common cause of cancer-related death in women. This study was carried out to investigate the photosensitizing capacity of Rubus fairholmianus root acetone extract (RFRA) in vitro. METHODS RFRA was coupled with(More)
Herbal medicine is an important part of health care system in most of the countries. Rubus fairholmianus is an unexplored berry in folkloric medicine. In this study, we aimed to understand the importance of R. fairholmianus in pharmaceutical industry for the development of cost-effective cancer therapeutic drugs using in vivo and in vitro analysis. Chemical(More)
INTRODUCTION Globally, breast cancer is the most common life-threatening malignant disease among women. Adjuvant chemotherapeutic treatment of anthracycline-based chemotherapy (e.g., doxorubicin) has been shown to be more advantageous over non-anthracycline-based therapies, yet possess the tenacity of developing resistance and potential side effects which(More)
The development of a strategy to stabilise the cubic phase of HfO2 at lower temperatures is necessary for the emergence of unique properties that are not realised in the thermodynamically stable monoclinic phase. A very high temperature (>2600 °C) is required to produce the cubic phase of HfO2, whereas the monoclinic phase is stable at low temperature.(More)
In the previous report, the authors showed the gold nanoparticle (GNP) functionalised multiple N-methylated fragments of the residue (32-37) of beta (β)-amyloid protein (1-42), CGGIGLMVG and CGGGGGIGLMVG toward disruption of β-amyloid (1-42), the predominant component of senile plaques. Herein the in vitro antimicrobial activities of both normal and(More)
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