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Mammalian Sirt1: insights on its biological functions
Sirt1 (member of the sirtuin family) is a nicotinamide adenosine dinucleotide (NAD)-dependent deacetylase that removes acetyl groups from various proteins. Sirt1 performs a wide variety of functions… Expand
White button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) lowers blood glucose and cholesterol levels in diabetic and hypercholesterolemic rats.
Agaricus bisporus (white button mushroom; WBM) contains high levels of dietary fibers and antioxidants including vitamin C, D, and B(12); folates; and polyphenols that may provide beneficial effects… Expand
Ocimum sanctum L.: A Review of Phytochemical and Pharmacological Profile
The use of natural products as medicinal agents presumably predates the earliest recorded history. Ocimum sanctum L. is a plant which is used in several traditional medicine systems to cure various… Expand
Chemical composition and insecticidal properties of Cinnamomum aromaticum (Nees) essential oil against the stored product beetle Callosobruchus maculatus (F.).
- R. Islam, Rejaul Islam Khan, Sharif M. Al-Reza, Y. Jeong, C. Song, M. Khalequzzaman
- 1 May 2009
BACKGROUND: Cinnamomum aromaticum is a widely used cooking ingredient in South Asian countries. In this study the essential oil of C. aromaticum was tested against the stored product beetle… Expand
Antibacterial activity of natural spices on multiple drug resistant Escherichia coli isolated from drinking water, Bangladesh
- S. Rahman, A. Parvez, R. Islam, M. Khan
- Biology, Medicine
- Annals of Clinical Microbiology and…
- 15 March 2011
BackgroundSpices traditionally have been used as coloring agents, flavoring agents, preservatives, food additives and medicine in Bangladesh. The present work aimed to find out the antimicrobial… Expand
Antitumor and immunomodulating activities of endo-biopolymers obtained from a submerged culture of Pleurotus eryngii
Antitumor effect of endo-biopolymer (EBP) obtained from submerged mycelial culture of Pleurotus eryngii was investigated by using Sarcoma-180 bearing mice. The administration of EBP,… Expand
An insight on genistein as potential pharmacological and therapeutic agent
Abstract Genistein recognized as phytoestrogens is one of the most extensively studied isoflavones. It comprises of significant portion of Asian diet including Japanese and Chinese cuisine in the… Expand
In vitro antimicrobial and cytotoxicity screening of Terminalia arjuna ethanol extract.
The present study was carried out to evaluate the antibacterial and cytotoxic activity of 50% ethanol extract of bark from Terminalia arjuna on selected four Gram positive and eight Gram negative… Expand
Isolation and Identification of Antagonistic Bacteria for Biological Control of Large Patch Disease of Zoysiagrass Caused by Rhizoctonia solani AG2-2 (IV)
The objective of this study was to identify bacterial antagonists of R. solani AG2-2 (Ⅳ) on zoysiagrass and to evaluate their antifungal activity in vitro and in vivo to select an antagonistic… Expand
Optimal Culture Conditions for Mycelial Growth and Exo-polymer Production of Ganoderma applanatum
- Yong-Tae Jeong, Sang-Chul Jeong, B. Yang, R. Islam, Chi-Hyun Song
- Biology, Medicine
- 1 June 2009
The effect of fermentation parameters and medium composition on the simultaneous mycelial growth and exo-polymer production from submerged cultures of Ganoderma applanatum was investigated in… Expand