N. Madhusudhanan

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BACKGROUND A constellation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) capable of damaging cellular constituents generated in excess during the chronic, inflammatory, neurodegenerative disease process of leprosy. The consequences of this leads to enhanced oxidative stress and lower antioxidant status. Enzymatic antioxidants provide first line defense against ROS. We(More)
In the present study, fish (Labeo rohita) were treated with a single intraperitoneal administration of aflatoxin B(1) (AFB(1)) (100μg/100gBW). The resultant oxidative damage to lipids (measured as conjugated diene and lipid peroxidation (LPO)) and proteins (protein carbonyl) in liver, kidney and brain at the end of 3rd and 6th day was assessed. Our results(More)
BACKGROUND The homeopathic preparation of Pulsatilla nigricans is used in the treatment of anxiety related disorders. Though in clinical use for many years, the anxiolytic activity of Pulsatilla nigricans (Puls) has not been evaluated experimentally. Hence the present study was conducted in Swiss albino mice to evaluate the anxiolytic activity of Puls and(More)
Azadirachta indica commonly known as Neem, is an evergreen tree. Since time immemorial it has been used by Indian people for treatment of various diseases due to its medicinal properties. It possesses anti-bacterial, anti-cariogenic, anti-helminthic, anti-diabetic, anti-oxidant, astringent, anti-viral, cytotoxic, and anti-inflammatory activity. Nimbidin,(More)
The micronucleus test (MNT) on mammalian bone marrow is widely accepted as a toxicological screening test used as a sensitive method for measuring genetic damage. The aim of the current study was to evaluate frequency of micronucleated polychromatic erythrocytes (MNPCEs) in the bone marrow of mice treated with 2-Deoxy -DGlucose (2DG) and cyclophosphamide(More)
The present study was undertaken to investigate the effect of potent hepatocarcinogen aflatoxin B1 in adduct formation and DNA damage in Labeo rohita. Also, the salubrious efficacy of an antioxidant supplement Amrita Bindu (based on Indian system of Medicine) was investigated. Fish weighing 175-250 g were administered intraperitoneally a single dose of 100(More)
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