Farhat Ali Khan

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Phytochemicals are nonessential nutrients derived from plants, most of them are physiologically active. Majority of the phytochemicals have been known to beer therapeutic activities like antibacterial, antioxidant, antifungal, antispasmodic, anticancer, hepatoprotective etc. Chemical compounds with antimicrobial activity isolated from plants have enormous(More)
In continuation to our recent interest in screening medicinal plants for anti-oxidant activities, 20 different medicinal plants have been collected from different areas of NWFP extracted and screened for their anti-oxidant potential using 2, 2-Diphenyl-Picryl_Hydrazyl Radical assay. The purpose of the present study is to identify the degree of anti oxidant(More)
Novel therapeutics to overcome the toxic effects of organophosphorus (OP) chemical agents are needed due to the documented use of OPs in warfare (e.g. 1980-1988 Iran/Iraq war) and terrorism (e.g. 1995 Tokyo subway attacks). Standard OP exposure therapy in the United States consists of atropine sulfate (to block muscarinic receptors), the(More)
BACKGROUND Aflatoxins are serious hazard to poultry industry and human health. Broiler chickens fed on aflatoxin contaminated feed develop various abnormal signs and behavior including less attraction toward feed, abnormal faeces consistency, growth retardation, dirty and ruffled feather, abnormal organs size and weight and blood serum biochemistry.(More)
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