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In the present study, anti-anaphylactic, anti-inflammatory and membrane stabilizing properties of a lupine alkaloid plumerianine (compound 1), isolated from the root bark of Plumeria acutifolia Poir were investigated in animal models. The anti-anaphylactic activity of compound 1 (10, 25 and 50 mg/Kg) was studied by using models such as passive cutaneous(More)
  • Jeeyar, Hemalatha, Wilma Delphine Silvia CR
  • 2014
Cigarette smoking is acknowledged as one of the leading causes of preventable morbidity and mortality, and is one of the largest preventable causes of ill health in the world. Cigarette smoking is said to be responsible for 17%-30% of all deaths from cardiovascular illness. The effects of cigarette smoking are dose-related and life style modification(More)
AIM To determine and compare the antimicrobial efficacy of ten commercially available herbal dentifrices against specific strains of oral microflora using a standard diffusion method at full strength and 1:1 dilution at 24 h. MATERIALS AND METHODS The standard strains of Streptococcus. mutans (ATCC 21293), Streptococcus sangius (MTCC 442), Actinomyces(More)
Improper design involving the intaglio surfaces of the pontics can lead to food impaction, plaque accumulation and a subsequent severe inflammatory tissue response. Proper choice of pontic material and design is a crucial determinant ensuring clinical success of fixed partial dentures. This article elucidates restorative and comprehensive management of(More)
Silver is a precious metal used in photographic/X-ray film industry. The waste X-ray films contain 1.5-2%(w/w) black metallic silver which is recovered and reused. Around 18-20%of the world's silver needs are supplied by recycling photographic waste. Since silver is linked to gelatin in the emulsion layer, it is possible to break the same and release the(More)
In this present study, the effect of immobilized spores of Aspergillus fumigatus (MTCC NO. 1399) on amylase production was investigated on four different matrices like agar agar, agarose, sodium alginate and k-Carrageenan. Amylase activity was found to be increased by 11.4% with sodium alginate at 72hrs of incubation when compared with the free spores. The(More)
Nowadays globalization, urbanization and industrialization leads to various environmental concerns. The usage of synthetic dyes increases in many areas. Among the synthetic dyes, reactive dyes are most commonly used in all industries. Dye is an integral part which is used to impart colour to materials. The waste generated during the process and operation of(More)
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