K Raveendran Pillai

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Trace elements have been extensively studied in recent years to assess whether they have any modifying effects in the etiology of cancer. In the present study serum levels of copper, zinc, ceruloplasmin, total iron and total protein were estimated in 92 patients with oral leukoplakia and squamous cell carcinoma and 45 age and sex matched controls. Copper(More)
Imatinib mesylate, a BCR/ABL fusion protein inhibitor, is the first-line treatment against chronic myelogenous leukemia. In spite of its advantageous viewpoints, imatinib still has genuine impediments like undesirable side effects and tumor resistance during chemotherapy. Nanoparticles with sustainable release profile will help in targeted delivery of(More)
Toxicity associated with chemotherapeutic drugs such as doxorubicin (Dox), is one of the major obstacles that is currently affecting patients. PST-Dox (Galactoxyloglucan, PST001-conjugated Dox) nanoparticles were synthesized by encapsulating Dox with polysaccharide PST001, isolated from Tamarindus indica (Ti) by ionic gelation with tripolyphosphate (TPP).(More)
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