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In vivo antidiabetic and antioxidant activities of Coccinia grandis leaf extract against streptozotocin induced diabetes in experimental rats
Abstract Objective To evaluate antidiabetic and antioxidative properties of Coccinia grandis leaf extract in experimental diabetic rats and to study the co-relation of the two in vivo. MethodsExpand
Plant metabolites: an alternative and sustainable approach towards post harvest pest management in pulses
Grain legumes are an important source of proteins in vegetarian diet besides their role in biological nitrogen fixation. They are prone to heavy pest infestation both on and off the field. PestExpand
Evaluation of Larvicidal Activity of Essential Oil from Leaves of Coccinia grandis against Three Mosquito Species
Background: To study the chemical constituents and larvicidal activity of essential oil extracted from the leaves of Coccinia grandis against three mosquito species. Methods: Essential oil wasExpand
Tinospora cordifolia (Willd.) Miers ex Hook.f. & Thoms.- plant tissue culture and comparative chemo-profiling study as a function of different supporting trees
Tinospora cordifolia (Willd.) Miers ex Hook. f. & Thoms., family Menispermaceae is an important medicinal plant, grows as a climber on various trees. In callus induction studies from leaf explants,Expand
Micropropagation and Agrobacterium rhizogenes mediated transformation studies in Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC.
An efficient protocol for micropropagation and Agrobacterium rhizogenes mediated transformation has been standardized for Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC. For micropropagation, shoot tips from asepticallyExpand
Protease Inhibitors and Their Applications: An Overview
Abstract This chapter describes the various sources (with an emphasis on microbial sources), classification, mechanisms of inhibition, purification, characterization, and applications of naturalExpand
Callus Induction and Antimicrobial Activity of Seed and Callus Extracts of Clitoria ternatea L.
Callus induction from leaf derived explant of C. ternatea was achieved with 100% frequency on Murashige and Skoog's basal medium fortified with 2 μM 2 4- D and 18 μM kinetin. Callus grew in sizeandExpand
Experimental Validation of Antidiabetic Potential of Cayratia trifolia (L.) Domin: An Indigenous Medicinal Plant
The present study was undertaken to evaluate antidiabetic and antioxidant activities of Cayratia trifolia root extract against streptozotocin induced diabetes in experimental rats to scientificallyExpand