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Anticancer activity of an essential oil from Cymbopogon flexuosus.
The essential oil from a lemon grass variety of Cymbopogon flexuosus was studied for its in vitro cytotoxicity against twelve human cancer cell lines. The in vivo anticancer activity of the oil wasExpand
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Effect of Neem gold on haemocytes of the tobacco armyworm, Spodoptera litura (Fabricius) (Lepidoptera; Noctuidae)
Neem gold (0.15% azadirachtin) was evaluated for its effect on haemogram and ultrastructure of haemocytes of Spodoptera litura (Fab.). Oral treatment of Neem gold (500, 1000 and 1500 ppm) inExpand
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Temperature induced sterilization for control of three stored grain beetles
Abstract Pupae (1, 2 and 3 days old) of three stored grain beetles, Trogoderma granarium, Tribolium castaneum and Callosobruchus chinensis, were subjected to temperatures of 30, 40 and 45°C with anExpand
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Synthesis of 3-O-propargylated betulinic acid and its 1,2,3-triazoles as potential apoptotic agents.
Cytotoxic agents from nature are presently the mainstay of anticancer chemotherapy, and the need to reinforce the arsenal of anticancer agents is highly desired. Chemical transformation studiesExpand
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Oxidative stress mediated Ca(2+) release manifests endoplasmic reticulum stress leading to unfolded protein response in UV-B irradiated human skin cells.
BACKGROUND Exposure of skin to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, an environmental stressor induces number of adverse biological effects (photodamage), including cancer. The damage induced by UV-irradiationExpand
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Effect of sweet flag rhizome oil (Acorus calamus) on hemogram and ultrastructure of hemocytes of the tobacco armyworm, Spodoptera litura (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).
Effect of the essential oil of Acorus calamus L. rhizomes, was studied on hemocytes of the tobacco armyworm, Spodoptera litura. The oil was administered in oral application at concentration of 500Expand
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Dynamics of essential oil biosynthesis in relation to inflorescence and glandular ontogeny in Salvia sclarea
ABSTRACT: Changes in the essential oil concentration, composition and glandular morphology of Salvia sclarea L. werestudied at different stages of inflorescence maturity. The chemical composition ofExpand
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A new clerodane furano diterpene glycoside from Tinospora cordifolia triggers autophagy and apoptosis in HCT-116 colon cancer cells.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Tinospora cordifolia is a miraculous ayurvedic herb used in the treatment of innumerable diseases such as diabetes, gonorrhea, secondary syphilis, anaemia, rheumatoidExpand
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4-epi-Pimaric acid: a phytomolecule as a potent antibacterial and anti-biofilm agent for oral cavity pathogens
The present study focused on the antibacterial and biofilm inhibitory potential of 4-epi-pimaric acid isolated from aerial parts (stem and leaves) of Aralia cachemirica L. (Araliaceae) against oralExpand
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Novel indole-bearing combretastatin analogues as tubulin polymerization inhibitors
Background The combretastatins are a class of natural stilbenoids. These molecules generally share three common structural features: a trimethoxy "A"-ring, a "B"-ring containing substituent often atExpand
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