G . A . Kalyani

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Problem statement: Cucumis trigonus Roxb fruit is used for various ailments in Indian traditional system of medicine such as anthelmintic, liver tonic, cardio tonic, appetizer, expectorant and intellect promoting. However, there is lack of information regarding the effect of Cucumis trigonus on the cardiac changes associated with ISO induced myocardial(More)
The hepatoprotective and antioxidant activities of ethanol extract of Desmodium triquetrum DC leaf were investigated against carbon tetrachloride (1 ml/kg i.p) induced hepatic damage in rats at a dose of 200 mg/kg body weight p.o. The test extract significantly (P<0.05) reduced the elevated levels of serum transaminases, alkaline phosphatase, bilirubin and(More)
Rarely, SSRIs including sertraline, fluoxetine, escitalopram, and fluvoxamine may also lead to increase in prolactin levels with resultant symptoms.[5] Furthermore, drug interaction between risperidone and fluoxetine through CYP2D6 leading to increased prolactin levels and gynecomastia has been reported previously.[6] Therefore, it is possible that the(More)
This communication deals with the detailed pharmacognostical aspects of commiphora mukul leaves which include morphological and anatomical characters and preliminary phytochemical analysis of the leaves. The microscopical characters of leaf powder are also reported with its salient features. The fluorescent behaviour of powdered drugs with some chemical(More)
The aqueous and ethanolic extract of Myrsine africana fruits was evaluated for their anthelmintic activity against tape, hook, nodular and earthworms. The ethanolic extract was found to possess considerable lethal action against tape worms but it was not significant against the other helminths, Similarly ethereal, alcoholic and aqueous extracts of the(More)
Biodiesel is the name for a variety of ester-based oxygenated fuels derived from natural, renewable biological sources such as vegetable oils. Biodiesel operates in compression ignition engines like petroleum diesel thereby requiring no essential engine modifications. Biodiesel fuel can be made from new or used vegetable oils and animal fats. Biodiesel can(More)
The effect of oral administration of the pyrrolizidine alkaloids, seneciphylline and senecionine, from Senecio vulgaris (Compositae) on activities of hepatic epoxide hydrase, glutathione-S-transferase, aminopyrine-N-demethylase and arylhydrocarbon hydroxylase (AHH) was investigated in microsomes of young male albino rats. Seneciphylline significantly(More)
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