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The changing epitome of species identification - DNA barcoding.
The discipline taxonomy (the science of naming and classifying organisms, the original bioinformatics and a basis for all biology) is fundamentally important in ensuring the quality of life of futureExpand
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Unravelling lead antiviral phytochemicals for the inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 Mpro enzyme through in silico approach
Abstract A new SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) belonging to the genus Betacoronavirus has caused a pandemic known as COVID-19. Among coronaviruses, the main protease (Mpro) is an essential drugExpand
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Capparis gialaiensis (Capparaceae), a New Species from Vietnam
Capparis gialaiensis Sy, a new species of Capparaceae from Vietnam is described and illustrated. It is morphologically closest to C. longistipitata, but differs in length of thorns, filaments andExpand
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Capparis daknongensis (Capparaceae), a New Species from Vietnam
Capparis daknongensis D.T. Sy, G.C. Tucker, Cornejo & Joongku Lee, a new species of Capparaceae from Dak Nong province, Vietnam, is described and illustrated. It is morphologically similar to C.Expand
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Callicarpa japonica Thunb. reduces inflammatory responses: a mouse model of lipopolysaccharide-induced acute lung injury.
Callicarpa japonica Thunb. (CJT) is traditionally used as an herbal remedy for the treatment of inflammatory diseases. This study aimed to investigate the anti-inflammatory response of CJT inExpand
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Hoya sapaensis (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae), a New Species from Vietnam
Hoya sapaensis T.B. Tran & Rodda sp. nova (Apocynaceae) from Vietnam is described, illustrated and compared with the morphologically similar H. carnosa and H. bonii. Hoya sapaensis distinctly differsExpand
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Binding of small molecules at interface of protein–protein complex – A newer approach to rational drug design
Protein–protein interaction is a vital process which drives many important physiological processes in the cell and has also been implicated in several diseases. Though the protein–protein interactionExpand
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Phylogeny of Stephanomeria and related genera (compositae-lactuceae) based on analysis of 18S-26S nuclear rDNA ITS and ETS sequences.
A phylogenetic analysis of DNA sequences from the internal transcribed spacer (ITS), the external transcribed spacer (ETS), and the 5.8S regions of 18S-26S nuclear rDNA from all diploid species ofExpand
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Amelioration of an LPS-induced inflammatory response using a methanolic extract of Lagerstroemia ovalifolia to suppress the activation of NF-κB in RAW264.7 macrophages.
Lagerstroemia ovalifolia Teijsm. & Binn. has traditionally been used as an herbal medicine and possesses anti-inflammatory properties. However, the mechanisms underlying its anti-inflammatory effectsExpand
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Structure-based virtual screening of phytochemicals and repurposing of FDA approved antiviral drugs unravels lead molecules as potential inhibitors of coronavirus 3C-like protease enzyme
Abstract Coronaviruses are enveloped positive-strand RNA viruses belonging to family Coronaviridae and order Nidovirales which cause infections in birds and mammals. Among the humanExpand
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