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“Spicing Up” of the Immune System by Curcumin
Curcumin (diferuloylmethane) is an orange-yellow component of turmeric (Curcuma longa), a spice often found in curry powder. Traditionally known for its an antiinflammatory effects, curcumin has beenExpand
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The evaluation of the radioprotective effect of Triphala (an ayurvedic rejuvenating drug) in the mice exposed to gamma-radiation.
The effect of 0, 5, 6.25, 10, 12.5, 20, 25, 40, 50 and 80 mg/kg b. wt. of aqueous extract of triphala (an Ayurvedic herbal medicine) administrered intraperitoneally was studied on theExpand
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Radioprotective Potential of Plants and Herbs against the Effects of Ionizing Radiation.
Ionizing radiations produce deleterious effects in the living organisms and the rapid technological advancement has increased human exposure to ionizing radiations enormously. There is a need toExpand
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Influence of Ginger Rhizome (Zingiber officinale Rosc) on Survival, Glutathione and Lipid Peroxidation in Mice after Whole-Body Exposure to Gamma Radiation
Abstract Jagetia, G. C., Baliga, M. S., Venkatesh, P. and Ulloor, J. N. Influence of Ginger Rhizome (Zingiber officinale Rosc) on Survival, Glutathione and Lipid Peroxidation in Mice after Whole-BodyExpand
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Radioprotection and radiosensitization by curcumin.
  • G. Jagetia
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Advances in experimental medicine and biology
  • 2007
This chapter gives an overview of the radioprotective and radiosensitizing effect of curcumin. Ionizing radiations interact with biological molecules inducing radiolytic products like e(aq), *OH, *H,Expand
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Ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.), a dietary supplement, protects mice against radiation-induced lethality: mechanism of action.
The radioprotective effect of hydroalcoholic extract of ginger rhizome (Zingiber officinale; ZOE) was studied in mice administered 250 mg/kg ZOE orally using oral gavage once daily for 5 consecutiveExpand
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Evaluation of the antineoplastic activity of guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia) in cultured HeLa cells.
Exposure of HeLa cells to 0, 5, 10, 25, 50 and 100 microg/ml of guduchi extracts (methanol, aqueous and methylene chloride) resulted in a dose-dependent but significant increase in cell killing, whenExpand
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Evaluation of anticancer activity of the alkaloid fraction of Alstonia scholaris (Sapthaparna) in vitro and in vivo
The anticancer effect of various doses of an alkaloid fraction of Sapthaparna, Alstonia scholaris (ASERS), was studied in vitro in cultured human neoplastic cell lines (HeLa, HepG2, HL60, KB andExpand
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Acceleration of Wound Repair and Regeneration by Nigella Sativa in the Deep Dermal Excision Wound of Mice Whole Body Exposed to Different Doses of γ-radiation
The effect of kalonji (Nigella sativa) extract (NSE) was studied on dermal excision wound of mice whole body exposed to different doses of γ-radiation. The optimum dose was selected by administeringExpand
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The evaluation of nitric oxide scavenging activity of certain Indian medicinal plants in vitro: a preliminary study.
The plant extracts of 17 commonly used Indian medicinal plants were examined for their possible regulatory effect on nitric oxide (NO) levels using sodium nitroprusside as an NO donor in vitro. MostExpand
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