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Traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Ficus religiosa: a review.
F. religiosa emerged as a good source of traditional medicine for the treatment of asthma, diabetes, diarrhea, epilepsy, gastric problems, inflammatory disorders, infectious disorders and sexual disorders, and there is a need of phytochemical standardization and bioactivity-guided identification of bioactive metabolites.
Mechanisms Pertaining to Arsenic Toxicity
The present review addresses diverse mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of arsenic-induced toxicity and end-organ damage as well as investigating the mechanisms behind the induction of carcinogenicity.
PASS assisted prediction and pharmacological evaluation of novel nicotinic analogs for nootropic activity in mice.
The study showed that these compounds are true nicotine analogs with desirable efficacy and safety profile for their use as effective nootropic agents.
Mapping of adult plant stripe rust resistance genes in diploid A genome wheat species and their transfer to bread wheat
Genetic analysis of the RIL population revealed the presence of two genes for stripe rust resistance, with one gene each being contributed by each of the parental lines, and two QTLs, one each in T. monococcum acc.
Antiulcerogenic and antiinflammatory studies with shilajit.
Shilajit was found to have significant antiinflammatory effect in carrageenan-induced acute pedal oedema, granuloma pouch and adjuvant-induced arthritis in rats, substantiate the use of shilaj it in peptic ulcer and inflammation.
PASS-assisted exploration of new therapeutic potential of natural products
The present study investigated and correlate the biological activity spectrum of the main phytoconstituent of some selected Indian medicinal plants with their reported biological activities in order to evaluate the applicability of PASS.
A modified method to estimate dissolved mucosubstances in gastric juice.
Pharmacological actions of Shilajit.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism in hypertensive rural population of Haryana, India
It is demonstrated that ACE I/D polymorphism is not a risk factor for essential hypertension in the hitherto unstudied rural population of Haryana.