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Assessment of In Vivo Antidiabetic Properties of Umbelliferone and Lupeol Constituents of Banana (Musa sp. var. Nanjangud Rasa Bale) Flower in Hyperglycaemic Rodent Model
- R. Ramu, Prithvi S. Shirahatti, Nanjunda Swamy S., F. Zameer, Bhadrapura Lakkappa Dhananjaya, N. M. N.
- Biology, Medicine
- PloS one
- 22 March 2016
Banana is an extensively cultivated plant worldwide, mainly for its fruit, while its ancillary product, the banana flower is consumed as a vegetable and is highly recommended for diabetics in the… Expand
Inhibitory effect of banana (Musa sp. var. Nanjangud rasa bale) flower extract and its constituents Umbelliferone and Lupeol on α-glucosidase, aldose reductase and glycation at multiple stages
Abstract Postprandial hyperglycaemia is characterized as the earliest symptom of diabetes and its management attenuates several of the associated secondary complications. In this context, we… Expand
The effect of a plant extract enriched in stigmasterol and β-sitosterol on glycaemic status and glucose metabolism in alloxan-induced diabetic rats.
- R. Ramu, Prithvi S. Shirahatti, +4 authors Nagendra Prasad Mn
- Biology, Medicine
- Food & function
- 14 September 2016
Banana is an extensively cultivated plant worldwide, mainly for its fruit, while its ancillary product, the banana pseudostem, is consumed as a vegetable and is highly recommended for diabetics in… Expand
Therapeutic Potentials of Triterpenes in Diabetes and its Associated Complications.
- Swathi Putta, N. S. Yarla, +11 authors B. Dhananjaya
- Current topics in medicinal chemistry
- 31 August 2016
Diabetes is a major chronic metabolic disorder globally and around of 285 million people are affected by the disease and the number is expected to double in the next two decades. The major focus of… Expand
Bacteriocins and Their Applications in Food Preservation.
- R. Ramu, Prithvi S. Shirahatti, +6 authors N. M. N.
- Medicine, Biology
- Critical reviews in food science and nutrition
- 20 July 2015
Bacteriocins are ribosomally-synthesized antimicrobial peptides or proteinaceous compounds produced by bacterial strains. They are generally effective in inhibiting the growth of similar or closely… Expand
Investigation of antihyperglycaemic activity of banana (Musa sp. var. Nanjangud rasa bale) pseudostem in normal and diabetic rats.
- R. Ramu, Prithvi S. Shirahatti, F. Zameer, M. N. Prasad
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Journal of the science of food and agriculture
BACKGROUND Postprandial hyperglycaemia in diabetes could be ameliorated by inhibiting intestinal α-glucosidases, responsible for starch hydrolysis and its absorption. Different parts of banana have… Expand
Investigation of Antihyperglycaemic Activity of Banana (Musa sp. Var. Nanjangud rasa bale) Flower in Normal and Diabetic Rats
- R. Ramu, Prithvi S. Shirahatti, S. P. Dhanabal, F. Zameer, B. Dhananjaya, M. N. Nagendra Prasad
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Pharmacognosy magazine
- 1 July 2017
Background: The vital enzymes of starch digestion and absorption are intestinal α-glucosidases and their inhibition improves postprandial hyperglycaemia, constituting an effective mode of therapy in… Expand
Development of a simple and reliable species-specific detection of Phomopsis azadirachtae, using the translation elongation factor 1-alpha gene
- Prithvi S. Shirahatti, R. Ramu, C. Purushothama, M. N. Prasad
- European Journal of Plant Pathology
- 1 April 2015
Phomopsis azadirachtae (PA), a deuteromycetous fungus, is responsible for die-back disease in neem. The conventional method of identification of the causative fungi has been based on morphological… Expand
Assessment of Nutritional Quality and Global Antioxidant Response of Banana (Musa sp. CV. Nanjangud Rasa Bale) Pseudostem and Flower
- R. Ramu, Prithvi S. Shirahatti, +4 authors M. N. Nagendra Prasad
- Medicine, Chemistry
- Pharmacognosy research
- 1 December 2017
Background: The assessment of the nutritional composition and phytochemical screening of banana pseudostem (PB) and flower (FB) advocate this nonconventional food source for routine consumption,… Expand