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Evaluation of Antibacterial Activity of Some Traditionally Used Medicinal Plants against Human Pathogenic Bacteria
Ethanolic extracts of 16 different traditionally used medicinal plants of Nepal against 13 clinical and 2 reference bacterial species using microbroth dilution method were found to exert a range of in vitro growth inhibitory action against the tested bacterial species.
Evidence for paclitaxel from three new endophytic fungi of Himalayan yew of Nepal.
Taxus wallichiana, collected from the Himalayan region of Nepal, yielded, among others, three different endophytic fungi including Sporormia minima, Trichothecium sp., and an unidentified dimorphic…
Storability and Chips Quality of Chemical Treated Potatoes under Ordinary Condition
Abstract: Storage experiments were conducted under ordinary room conditions in the mid hill, Khumaltar (1350 masl ; meter above sea level) and high hills, Daman (2200 masl) of Nepal during the summer…
ISOLATION AND SCREENING OF THERMOPHILIC CELLULOLYTIC BACTERIA FROM COMPOST PILES
The enzymatic degradation of cellulose waste has been suggested as a feasible alternative for the conversion of lignocelluloses substrate into fermentable sugars and application for biofuel production.
A Review on the Effect of Plant Extract on Mesenchymal Stem Cell Proliferation and Differentiation
The present review article is aimed at highlighting the roles and consequences of plant extracts on MSCs proliferation and desired lineage differentiations.
An antiproliferative norditerpene dilactone, Nagilactone C, from Podocarpus neriifolius.
- K. Shrestha, A. Banskota, S. Kodata, S. Shrivastava, G. Strobel, M. B. Gewali
- ChemistryPhytomedicine : international journal of…
An ethanolic extract of Podocarpus neriifolius D. Don (Podocarpaceae) showed antiproliferative activity against two major tumor cell lines, viz. human HT-1080 fibrosarcoma and murine color 26-L5 carcinoma, suggesting nagilactone C could be the active constituent present in this plant.
Novel cycloartane triterpenoids from the Nepal native plant Caragana sukiensis.
Synotis managensis (Senecioneae: Asteraceae) - a new species from Manang, Central Nepal
A new species, Synotis managensis, from Manang, Central Nepal, is characterized by its small dwarf shrubby habit, sessile leaves, lamina white tomentose below, fewer radiate terminal capitula with long peduncles and caudate anther base.
Secondary Metabolite variation in some species of Senecio L. from Nepal Himalaya
The result indicates the richness of secondary metabolites in Senecio species and thus could be potential source of useful compounds.
Biotechnological production of inducible defense-related proteins in edible radish (raphanus sativus) found in Nepal.
- Praval Khanal, Anil Karmacharya, S. Sharma, A. Nepal, K. Shrestha
- Biology, MedicineJournal of clinical and diagnostic research…
Defense related proteins were successfully produced in two varieties of radish found in Nepal and may reduce the use of biologically harmful synthetic pesticides.