K. Elangovan

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The present study reveals the efficiency of Andrographis echioides for green synthesis of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs). The leaf aqueous extract of A. echioides was used for the synthesis of AgNPs and they were characterized by UV-visible, High Resonance Scanning Electron Microscope (HRSEM), Energy-Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (EDX), Atomic Force(More)
The Parambikulam Aliyar Project is a unique project showing the symbol of interstate cooperation by sharing water. This project interlinks 8 Reservoirs in various altitudes located in four sub basins. This study is carried out to assess the impact on the groundwater due to introduction of Alternative Sluice Method of Irrigation in this Project area during(More)
Objective: Phytochemistry is a study and exploration of metabolic products of plants possessing high medicinal values. The metabolites produced provide protection against microbial infections and infectious diseases. The inappropriate and indiscriminate use of antimicrobials has increased the prevalence of multidrug resistant microorganisms ushering the(More)
Salem is one of the industrial, agricultural and mineral deposit based district in Tamil Nadu. In this paper, an attempt is made to assess the quality of groundwater in this district, during the month of May 2007 (pre-monsoon). The government of Tamil Nadu has divided the district into twenty blocks. Sixty six samples were collected covering all the blocks(More)
Redox mediated cancer therapeutics are of immense interest in the recent decade due to their anticancer activity. Piperine is the principal alkaloid of black and long pepper. Although its anticancer activity has been reported in number of cancers , the precise molecular mechanism of action remains to be unravelled. Hence, in this study, for the first time,(More)
In recent years, the recurring environmental issues regarding hazardous waste, global climate change, stratospheric ozone depletion, groundwater contamination, disaster mitigation and removal of pollutant have become the focus of environmental attention. In the management of water resources, quality of water is just as important as its quantity. In order to(More)
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