Fatema Nasrin

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BACKGROUND Oxidative stress not only develops complications in diabetic (type 1 and type 2) but also contributes to beta cell destruction in type 2 diabetes in insulin resistance hyperglycemia. Glucose control plays an important role in the pro-oxidant/antioxidant balance. Some antidiabetic agents may by themselves have antioxidant properties independently(More)
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Anti-nociceptive and anti-inflammatory effects of methanolic extract of Wrightia arborea (MEWA) were examined using different models in rats. MEWA was given to rats orally upto 2000 mg kg(-1) b.wt. for acute toxicity study and observed for 14 days. Anti-nociceptive activity was evaluated in rats against Acetic acid induced writhing (chemically induced pain)(More)
Plants are the important source of diverse range of bioactive principles. A large number of plants are constantly being screened for their possible medicinal value. The present study was designed to investigate the antimicrobial and cytotoxic activity of ethyl acetate (EAE), chloroform (CE) and n-hexane (HE) extracts of leaves of Cucumis sativus.(More)
Article history: Received on: 16/09/2012 Revised on: 08/10/2012 Accepted on: 16/10/2012 Available online: 29/10/2012 Methanolic extracts of Lagerstroemia speciosa leaves (MLL) & barks (MBL) have been evaluated for their antimicrobial, antioxidant & cytotoxic activity. Antimicrobial activity of the extracts was evaluated against 11 Gram-positive,(More)
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