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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 functionsExpand
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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 effectsExpand
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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 variousExpand
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Antibacterial activity of natural spices on multiple drug resistant Escherichia coli isolated from drinking water, Bangladesh
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 antimicrobialExpand
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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
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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 theExpand
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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 negativeExpand
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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 antagonisticExpand
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Chemical composition and antifungal properties of the essential oil and various extracts of Mikania scandens (L.) Willd
Abstract This study was undertaken to assess the antifungal potential of the essential oil and various extracts of Mikania scandens (L.) Willd. The hydrodistilled leaf essential oil of M. scandensExpand
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Antibacterial activity of Nymphaea nouchali (Burm. f) flower
BackgroundThe present work aimed to find out the antibacterial activity of Nymphaea nouchali flower on human and plant pathogenic bacteria.MethodsAntibacterial potency of methanol, acetone, ethylExpand
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