Geeta Rai

Vikas Kumar6
Sudhir Kumar Chauhan3
Shyam Sunder Chatterjee3
Upendra Kumar Soni2
6Vikas Kumar
3Sudhir Kumar Chauhan
3Shyam Sunder Chatterjee
2Upendra Kumar Soni
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MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are non-coding RNA that modulate the expression of multiple target genes at the post-transcriptional level. Single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in pre-miRNAs can alter miRNA expression, and polymorphism in target molecules can affect binding to target mRNA. Studies have shown an association between miR-146a gene polymorphism and(More)
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients have a wide array of autoantibodies against nuclear antigens. The two predominant classes of these autoantibodies are directed either against dsDNA or RNA-associated antigens (extractable nuclear antigens; ENA). Nucleic-acid sensing Toll-like receptors (TLRs) that recognize dsDNA and RNA, have been well implicated(More)
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients have anti-nuclear autoantibodies directed against dsDNA and RNA-associated antigens (extractable nuclear antigens; ENA). In this study, we investigated the differences in microRNA (miRNA) expression and its biological implications in SLE patients with distinct autoantibody specificities. The SLE patients were(More)
BACKGROUND In the view of diverse CNS modulating properties of Fumaria indica, present study was planned to evaluate its putative anxiolytic activity in behavioural models of rats, followed by elucidation of mechanism of observed activity through biochemical estimations. MATERIALS AND METHODS Effects of seven daily 100, 200 and 400 mg/kg oral doses of a(More)
Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) is involved in triggering migraine. Many strategies for antimigraine drug designing have been employed using various CGRP antagonist/ligands but most of them have failed due to their inability to reach target CGRP receptor as they get metabolised before conferring their pharmacological action and they are also toxic to(More)
LXR (encoded by NR1H2 and 3) and FXR (known as bile acid receptor) encoded by NR1H4 (nuclear receptor subfamily 1, group H and member 4) are nuclear receptors in humans and are important regulators of bile acid production, cholesterol, fatty acid and glucose homeostasis hence responsible for liver detoxification. Several strategies for drug design with(More)
Results of the very first experiments conducted to evaluate therapeutic potentials of a fumarate containing Fumaria indica extract and of fairly low daily oral doses of monomethyl fumarate for prevention of chronic unavoidable foot-shock stress-induced gastric ulcers, and possible involvement of diverse neuro-hormonal and oxidative process in their stress(More)
This study was designed to experimentally verify the possibility that Andrographis paniculata could be another medicinal herb potentially useful for prevention of diverse spectrums of pathologies commonly associated with chronic unavoidable environmental stress, and whether andrographolide could as well be its quantitatively major bioactive secondary(More)
  • Gireesh Kumar Singh, Geeta Rai, Shyam Sunder Chatterjee, Vikas Kumar
  • 2013
Fumaria indica L. in Ayurveda is known as Parpat and traditionally used to calm the brain. Due to lack of scientific validation, 50% ethanolic extract of F. indica L. (FI) was evaluated for putative cognitive function modulating effects. Suspension of FI in 0.3% carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) was orally administered to rats during the entire experimental(More)
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